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  1. This study aims to explore the impacts of knowledge and attitude on the behavior of antibiotic use during the treatment of the common cold based on the expanding KAP model, and then identify the critical behav...

    Authors: Qianning Wang, Yuanyang Wu, Dan Wang, Xiaoquan Lai, Li Tan, Qian Zhou, Lixia Duan, Rujiao Lin, Xi Wang, Feiyang Zheng, Tiantian Yu, Lu Wang, Si Fan, Yanting Wang, Xinping Zhang and Chenxi Liu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1683
  2. Socioeconomic inequalities in labour market participation are well established. However, we do not fully know what causes these inequalities. The present study aims to examine to what extent factors in childho...

    Authors: Emma Carlsson, Tomas Hemmingsson, Jonas Landberg, Bo Burström and Emelie Thern
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1680
  3. In 2020, globally 685,000 people died, and 2.3 million women were diagnosed with breast cancer. The main cause of cancer deaths among women is breast cancer, which account for 15.5% of all cancer deaths. Most ...

    Authors: Jenifer Pataki, Viktor Dombrádi, Attila Sárváry and Gergő József Szőllősi
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1679
  4. Physical activity behavioral interventions to change individual-level drivers of activity, like motivation, attitudes, and self-efficacy, are often not sustained beyond the intervention period. Interventions a...

    Authors: Lisa M. Quintiliani, Julien Dedier, Marislena Amezquita, Melibea Sierra-Ruiz, Dariela Romero, Jennifer Murillo, Sarah Mahar, Melody Goodman, John B. Kane, Doreen Cummings, Timothy G. Woolley, Iolando Spinola and Scott E. Crouter
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1676
  5. Incidence and prevalence do not capture the risk of developing diabetes during a defined period and only limited evidence exists on the lifetime risk of diabetes based on longer and continuous follow-up studie...

    Authors: Palak Sharma, T. R. Dilip, Udaya Shankar Mishra and Anjali Kulkarni
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1673
  6. Youth experiencing homelessness (YEH) are uniquely vulnerable to COVID-19 infection, yet are often excluded from response planning during the COVID-19 pandemic and other public health crises. As part of a larg...

    Authors: Brandon Balma, Lauren Vasilakos, Ingie Osman, Asha Elgonda and Janna R. Gewirtz O’Brien
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1672
  7. Determining the potential barriers responsible for delaying access to care, and elucidating pathways to early intervention should be a priority, especially in Arab countries where mental health resources are l...

    Authors: Feten Fekih-Romdhane, Suhad Daher-Nashif, Manel Stambouli, Amthal Alhuwailah, Mai Helmy, Hanaa Ahmed Mohamed Shuwiekh, Cheikh Mohamed Fadel Mohamed Lemine, Eqbal Radwan, Juliann Saquib, Nazmus Saquib, Mirna Fawaz, Btissame Zarrouq, Abdallah Y. Naser, Sahar Obeid, Maan Saleh, Sanad Haider…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1671
  8. The resilience of democracy is tested under exogenous shocks such as crises. The COVID-19 pandemic has recently tested the resilience of democratic institutions and practices around the world.

    Authors: Ville-Pekka Sorsa and Katja Kivikoski
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1668
  9. While early detection and timely treatments can prevent diabetic retinopathy (DR) related blindness, barriers to receiving these DR services may cause permanent sight loss. Despite having similar prevalence to...

    Authors: Md Abul Kalam, Chowdhury Abdullah Al Asif, Md. Mehedi Hasan, Md. Arif-Ur-Rahman, Dipak Kumar Nag, Pallab Kumar Sen, Md. Aminul Haque Akhanda, Thomas P. Davis Jr. and Aminuzzaman Talukder
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1667
  10. Sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy diet combined with overweight are risk factors for type 2 diabetes (T2D). Lifestyle interventions with weight-loss are effective in T2D-prevention, but unsuccessful completion...

    Authors: Maija Huttunen-Lenz, Anne Raben, Tanja Adam, Ian Macdonald, Moira A. Taylor, Gareth Stratton, Kelly Mackintosh, J. Alfredo Martinez, Teodora Handjieva-Darlenska, Georgi Assenov Bogdanov, Sally D. Poppitt, Marta P. Silvestre, Mikael Fogelholm, Elli Jalo, Jennie Brand-Miller, Roslyn Muirhead…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1666
  11. Self-efficacy has been identified as an important health-promoting factor for both physical and mental health. Previous studies have examined self-efficacy as a moderating factor between negative psychosocial ...

    Authors: Annette Løvheim Kleppang, Anne Mari Steigen and Hanne Søberg Finbråten
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1665
  12. There is a lack of reliable data on the size, characteristics, and experiences of sexual and gender minority (SGM) young people (ages 10–24) in low- and lower-middle- income countries (LMICs). This review exam...

    Authors: Cara Frances, Camille Garnsey and Jessica DeMulder
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1664
  13. While spicy food is believed to have cardiovascular-protective effects, its impact on hypertension remains uncertain due to conflicting findings from previous studies. This study aimed to explore the associati...

    Authors: Liling Chen, Rui Ding, Qinwen Luo, Xiaojun Tang, Xianbin Ding, Xianxian Yang, Xiang Liu, Zhifeng Li, Jingru Xu, Jiantong Meng, Xufang Gao, Wenge Tang and Jing Wu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1663
  14. The proliferation of false and misleading health claims poses a major threat to public health. This ongoing “infodemic” has prompted numerous organizations to develop tools and approaches to manage the spread ...

    Authors: Anne E. Sundelson, Amelia M. Jamison, Noelle Huhn, Sarah-Louise Pasquino and Tara Kirk Sell
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1662
  15. Patients who identify as 2SLGBTQIA + report negative experiences with physiotherapy. The objectives were to evaluate student attitudes, beliefs and perceptions related to 2SLGBTQIA + health education and worki...

    Authors: Codie A. Primeau, Holly T. Philpott, Kyle Vader, Janelle Unger, Christina Y. Le, Trevor B. Birmingham and Joy C. MacDermid
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1661
  16. Little is known about the prevalence of overweight/obesity and socio-economic position (SEP) in children with immigrant background in Scandinavia. The purpose of this study is to examine the prevalence of over...

    Authors: B. Øvrebø, M. Kjøllesdal, T. H. Stea, A. K. Wills, E. Bere, P. Magnus, P. B. Juliusson and I. H. Bergh
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1660
  17. Social determinants of health have a key role in the growth and development of children, particularly in early childhood which is mentioned from infancy to the age of six years old. These factors might cause d...

    Authors: Mitra Sadrkhanlou, Ali Maher, Khalil Alimohammadzadeh, Mehrnoosh Jafari and Mohammadkarim Bahadori
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1659
  18. Authors: Chiara Lorini, Marco Del Riccio, Patrizio Zanobini, Luigi Roberto Biasio, Paolo Bonanni, Duccio Giorgetti, Valerio Ferro Allodola, Andrea Guazzini, Olfa Maghrebi, Vieri Lastrucci, Lisa Rigon, Orkan Okan, Kristine Sørensen and Guglielmo Bonaccorsi
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1658

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  19. It is evident that public health education interventions to promote the use of condoms against HIV infections in Ghana have yielded modest results. However, existing studies in the field of sexual and reproduc...

    Authors: Abel Gbogbolu and Edward Nketiah-Amponsah
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1657
  20. Low health literacy is associated with worse pain and poorer self-management. This study (1) examined the level of health literacy and associations with lifestyle habits, health status, chronic pain, and radio...

    Authors: Charlotte Sylwander, Astrid Klopstad Wahl, Maria L.E Andersson, Emma Haglund and Ingrid Larsson
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1656
  21. Previous studies have shown that associations between obesity and other comorbidities favor worse outcomes in COVID-19. However, it is not clear how these factors interrelate and whether effects on men and wom...

    Authors: Erika Cardoso dos Reis, Elma Lúcia de Freitas Monteiro, Joilson Meneguci, Phillipe Rodrigues, Alexandre Palma, Jair Sindra Virtuoso Junior, Sonia Regina Lambert Passos and Maria Angelica Borges dos Santos
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1655
  22. With the emergence of SARS-CoV-2 a global pandemic impacted on health promotion, overlapping and hindering efforts to overcome the worldwide pandemic of lacking physical activity (PA). Nationwide lockdowns, th...

    Authors: Sauter A., Linder S., Abu-Omar K., Sommer R. and Herrmann-Johns A.
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1654
  23. The association between vitamin D deficiency and lipid profiles in adults with overweight or obesity remains unclear and inconsistent. The aim of our study was to determine the relationship between lipid profi...

    Authors: Xiao Huang, Yan Yang, Yingling Jiang, Zhiguang Zhou and Jingjing Zhang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1653
  24. Despite significant progress in sanitation status and public health awareness, intestinal infectious diseases (IID) have caused a serious disease burden in China. Little was known about the spatio-temporal pat...

    Authors: Zhixin Zhu, Yan Feng, Lanfang Gu, Xifei Guan, Nawen Liu, Xiaoxia Zhu, Hua Gu, Jian Cai and Xiuyang Li
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1652
  25. In 2016–17, the government of British Columbia (BC) enacted a mandatory policy outlining Active Play Standards (AP Standards) alongside a capacity building initiative (Appetite to Play) focused on implementing...

    Authors: Claire N. Tugault-Lafleur, Patti-Jean Naylor, Valerie Carson, Guy Faulkner, Erica Y. Lau, Luke Wolfenden and Louise C. Mâsse
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1651
  26. In September 2022, a new Ebola outbreak was reported in Uganda, East Africa, and 142 confirmed cases, including 19 Healthcare workers (HCWs) reported. Ebola is not endemic in Somalia, but the country is at a r...

    Authors: Abdirahman Khalif Mohamud, Ikran Abdulkadir Ali, Ahmed Isse Ali, Najib Isse Dirie, Pamornsri Inchon, Omar Abdullahi Ahmed and Abdulrahman Ahmed Mohamud
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1650
  27. National comprehensive smoke-free legislation has been found to decrease the incidence of several smoking-related diseases. In 2007, Denmark introduced a national smoking ban, which banned smoking indoor in wo...

    Authors: Nanna Schneekloth Jarlstrup, Lau C. Thygesen, Charlotta Pisinger, Jørgen Vestbo, Morten Grønbæk and Janne S. Tolstrup
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1648
  28. Leukemia is a threat to human health, and there are relatively few studies on the incidence, mortality and disease burden analysis of leukemia in China. This study aimed to analyze the incidence and mortality ...

    Authors: Kangqian Lin, Huaimiao Jia, Miao Cao, Tongtong Xu, Zuhai Chen, Xi Song, Yingfang Miao, Teng Yao, Chenxian Dong, Jianjiang Shao, Heng Guo, Yunhua Hu and Yizhong Yan
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1647
  29. Klotho has anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory properties. However, little is known about whether high Klotho concentrations were associated with reduced hyperlipidemia risk and improved plasma lipid levels.

    Authors: Shunli Jiang, Yongxin Wang, Zengliang Wang, Lu Zhang, Feng Jin and Bo Li
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1645
  30. Multimorbidity, typically defined as having two or more long-term health conditions, is associated with reduced wellbeing and life expectancy. Understanding the determinants of multimorbidity, including whethe...

    Authors: Teri-Louise North, Sean Harrison, Deborah C Bishop, Robyn E Wootton, Alice R Carter, Tom G Richardson, Rupert A Payne, Chris Salisbury and Laura D Howe
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1644
  31. Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) persistence among men who have sex with men (MSM) in real world clinical settings for HIV prevention is suboptimal. New longer-acting formulations of PrEP are becoming available...

    Authors: Brooke G. Rogers, P. A. Chan, C. Sutten-Coats, A. Zanowick-Marr, R. R. Patel, L. Mena, W. C. Goedel, C. Chu, E. Silva, D. Galipeau, T. Arnold, C. Gomillia, K. Curoe, J. Villalobos, A. Underwood, C. Sosnowy…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1643
  32. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every aspect of our lives, including the decision to become pregnant. Existing literature suggests that infertility and the decision to delay childbearing at a younger age ar...

    Authors: Midori Matsushima, Hiroyuki Yamada, Naoki Kondo, Yuki Arakawa and Takahiro Tabuchi
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1642
  33. There are few studies on the relationship between diet during pregnancy and infantile eczema and the conclusions are inconsistent. The aim of the present study was to explore the impact of dietary patterns dur...

    Authors: Xuening Li, Zhe Xiao, Chenyang Li, Qi Chen and Lihong Jia
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1641
  34. We aimed to assess the performance of the risk assessment questionnaire and fecal immunochemical test (FIT) in a population-based colorectal cancer (CRC) screening program to provide timely evidence for tailor...

    Authors: Xi Zhang, Lei Yang, Shuo Liu, Huichao Li, Qingyu Li, Haoxin Li, Ning Wang and Jiafu Ji
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1640
  35. Cervical cancer stands as one of the most prevalent cancer types among women, despite its preventable nature through early screening and vaccination strategies. The link between being overweight or obese and v...

    Authors: Mfundi P. S. Motsa, Wanda Estinfort, Yohane V. A. Phiri, Maswati S. Simelane and Peter A. M. Ntenda
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1638
  36. Last responders constitute an occupational category that includes all those that are involved in the postmortem care of deceased persons and their families. Last responders are exposed to several categories of...

    Authors: Rima A. Afifi, Jorge Luis Calderon, Hanh Pham, Peter Teahen, Sydney Zarate-Sada, Daniel K. Sewell and Mark W. Vander Weg
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1637
  37. Studies investigating vulnerable populations have shown that work-related musculoskeletal disorders have a negative impact on quality of life. However, no study has examined the body regions commonly affected ...

    Authors: Marcele Pereira Silvestre Gotardelo, Allana Lima Moreira Rodrigues, Fernando Rodrigues Peixoto Quaresma, André Pontes-Silva and Erika da Silva Maciel
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1635
  38. The knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) of Chinese patients with allergic rhinitis (AR) on AR is poorly known. This study investigated the KAP towards AR in patients with this disease and explored the fact...

    Authors: Wenzhe Gu, Daonan Yan, Zijiang Yuan, Xiaoting Jiang, Yuhan Qian, Hongjun Dong and Zhengjie Shen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1633
  39. Hypertension and diabetes are on the rise both in Rwanda and South Africa. The responsibility for NCD risk factors cut across different sectors, which makes it complex to effectively manage. Policy-relevant in...

    Authors: Uwimana Nicol J, Nganabashaka JP, Tumusiime KD, Young T, Rehfuess E and Burns J
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1630
  40. The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has continued since the outbreak in December 2019. People experience depression and anxiety due to government policies and restrictions on physical activity due to t...

    Authors: Dong-Kyu Kim, Inyup Lee, Chulhwan Choi and Sung-Un Park
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1628
  41. It is crucial to study the public’s perceptions and behaviour during a pandemic as this will be the driving force for practicing recommended precautions. The current study aimed to identify perceptions of a gr...

    Authors: Dina N. K. Boulos and Azza Mohammed Hassan
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:1624

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