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  1. Trait compliance involves people reacting favorably to demands made by others across different situations. This may lead to susceptibility to external pressures, exploitation, and manipulation. Moreover, trait...

    Authors: Yaming Hang, Gisli H. Gudjonsson, Yingying Yao, Yi Feng and Zhihong Qiao
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:473
  2. Cervical cancer remains the fourth most frequently diagnosed cancer among women, and its impact is particularly significant in women residing in less developed countries. This study aims to assess socioeconomi...

    Authors: Bahare Safari-Faramani, Roya Safari-Faramani, Farid Najafi, Davoud Khorasani Zavareh, Ali Kazemi Karyani and Mitra Darbandi
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:471
  3. Higher levels of socioeconomic deprivation have been consistently associated with increased risk of premature mortality, but a detailed analysis by causes of death is lacking in Belgium. We aim to investigate ...

    Authors: Martina Otavova, Bruno Masquelier, Christel Faes, Laura van den Borre, Bram Vandeninden, Eva de Clercq and Brecht Devleesschauwer
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:470
  4. The prevalence of depression is increasing in the elderly population, and growing evidence suggests that malnutrition impacts mental health. Despites, research on the factors that predict depression is limited.

    Authors: Zijiao Li, Li Zhang, Qiankun Yang, Xiang Zhou, Meng Yang, Yu Zhang and Youzan Li
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:469
  5. Job stress, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and negative psychological outcomes in firefighters can be caused, or aggravated, by their work. These mental disorders can impart musculoskeletal symptoms. T...

    Authors: Amir Hossein Khoshakhlagh, Saleh Al Sulaie, Saeid Yazdanirad, Robin Marc Orr and Fereydoon Laal
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:468
  6. Before the pandemic, research had already established the potential impact of perceived life stress and social support on the mental health status of Chinese students. However, in the Post-COVID Era, the speci...

    Authors: Moye Xin, Chengxi Yang, Lijin Zhang, Chenzhuo Gao and Sasa Wang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:467
  7. Despite many efforts to control leprosy worldwide, it is still a significant public health problem in low- and middle-income regions. It has been endemic in China for thousands of years, and southwest China ha...

    Authors: Mengyan Zhang, Longchong Qiao, Peiwen Sun, Haiqin Jiang, Ying Shi, Wenyue Zhang, Youming Mei, Meiwen Yu and Hongsheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:465
  8. The advent of Personalized Medicine (PM) holds significant promise in revolutionizing healthcare by tailoring treatments to individual patients based on their data. However, its successful implementation requi...

    Authors: Flavia Beccia, Marzia Di Marcantonio, Francesco Andrea Causio, Lena Schleicher, Lili Wang, Chiara Cadeddu, Walter Ricciardi and Stefania Boccia
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:464
  9. Spain's lockdown measures couldn't prevent the severe impact of the COVID-19 first wave, leading to high infections, deaths, and strain on healthcare workers (HCWs). This study aimed to explore the mental heal...

    Authors: J. Ripoll, X. Chela, E. MA Briones-VozmedianoFiol-de Roque, R. Zamanillo-Campos, I. Ricci-Cabello, J. Llobera, C. Calafat-Villalonga and M. J. Serrano-Ripoll
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:463
  10. In Norrtälje municipality, within Region Stockholm, there is a joint integrated care organisation providing health and social care, which may have facilitated a more coordinated response to the covid-19 pandem...

    Authors: Megan Doheny, Antonio Ponce de Leon, Bo Burström, Ann Liljas and Janne Agerholm
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:462
  11. The COVID-19 pandemic, extreme weather events, and the Russian invasion of Ukraine have highlighted global food system vulnerabilities and a lack of preparedness and prospective planning for increasingly compl...

    Authors: Jane Lloyd, E. R. H. Moore, Lyndsey Dowell and Roni Neff
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:461
  12. The COVID-19 pandemic has imposed unprecedented stress and challenges upon medical staff, potentially resulting in posttraumatic growth (PTG). This scoping review aims to synthesize the existing knowledge on P...

    Authors: Qian Li, Yirong Zhu, Xuefeng Qi, Haifei Lu, Nafei Han, Yan Xiang, Jingjing Guo and Lizhu Wang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:460
  13. Although China has eliminated absolute poverty, the effects of sickness still pose a threat to the prospect of returning to poverty in western rural areas. However, poverty governance extends beyond solving ab...

    Authors: Wenlong Wang, Kexin Chen, Wenwen Xiao, Jiancai Du and Hui Qiao
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:459
  14. Biological aging reflects a decline in the functions and integrity of the human body that is closely related to chronological aging. A variety of biomarkers have been found to predict biological age. Biologica...

    Authors: Andrea Dalecka, Anna Bartoskova Polcrova, Hynek Pikhart, Martin Bobak and Albert J. Ksinan
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:458
  15. Metabolic risks play a key role in the progression of pancreatic cancer. This study aimed to present global, regional and national data on mortality and disability-adjusted life-year (DALY) for pancreatic canc...

    Authors: Ru He, Wenkai Jiang, Chenyu Wang, Xiao Li and Wence Zhou
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:456
  16. The COVID-19 pandemic had socioeconomic effects in Africa. This study assessed the social and economic determinants of healthcare utilization during the first wave of COVID-19 among adults in Ghana.

    Authors: Martin Amogre Ayanore, Martin Adjuik, Roberto Ariel Abeldaño Zuñiga, Paul Amuna, Oliver Ezechi, Brandon Brown, Benjamin Uzochukwu, Nourhan M. Aly, Mir Faeq Ali Quadri, Bamidele Olubukola Popoola, Anthonia Omotola Ishabiyi, Passent Ellakany, Muhammad Abrar Yousaf, Jorma I. Virtanen, Folake Barakat Lawal, Eshrat Ara…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:455
  17. Depression is a common issue among university students and has been particularly exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, limited research has specifically focused on depression among university entr...

    Authors: Pearlie Mei En Yeo, Vicky Mengqi Qin, Chin-Siang Ang, Michael Chia, Ringo Moon-Ho Ho, Andy Hau Yan Ho and Josip Car
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:454
  18. Multimorbidity, the concurrent presence of two or more chronic conditions is an emerging public health challenge. Till date, most of the research have focused on the presence and interaction of selected co-mor...

    Authors: A. Chauhan, M. Parmar, J. D. Rajesham, S. Shukla, K. C. Sahoo, S. Chauhan, S. Chitiboyina, A. Sinha, G. Srigana, M. Gorla and Sanghamitra Pati
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:453
  19. The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a global mental health crisis. Yet, we know little about the lasting effects of COVID-19 infection on mental health. This prospective longitudinal study aimed to investigate...

    Authors: Farzaneh Badinlou, Fatemeh Rahimian, Maria Hedman-Lagerlöf, Tobias Lundgren, Tamar Abzhandadze and Markus Jansson-Fröjmark
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:452
  20. Food safety is a critical factor in promoting public health and nutrition, especially in developing countries like India, which experience several foodborne disease outbreaks, often with multidrug-resistant pa...

    Authors: Madhuchhanda Das, Venencia Albert, Samaresh Das, Karma Gurmey Dolma, Tapan Majumdar, Pranjal Jyoti Baruah, Suranjana Chaliha Hazarika, Basumoti Apum and Thandavarayan Ramamurthy
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:451
  21. Malaria is one of the major vector-borne diseases most sensitive to climatic change in West Africa. The prevention and reduction of malaria are very difficult in Benin due to poverty, economic insatiability an...

    Authors: Gouvidé Jean Gbaguidi, Nikita Topanou, Walter Leal Filho and Guillaume K. Ketoh
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:450
  22. This study aims to describe the preference for primary healthcare (PHC) and investigate associated factors among homebound residents in both rural and urban areas of China. It provides valuable insights to fac...

    Authors: Jinxin Zhang, Xiaojie Sun and Aaron Yao
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:449
  23. Whether a family history of diabetes (FHD) and exposure to perfluoroalkyl acids (PFAAs) are correlated with an increased risk of developing arthritis remains unclear. This cross-sectional study was conducted t...

    Authors: Shuting Yang, Xuqi Li and Zhengdong Jiang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:448
  24. Vaccine hesitancy is a significant threat to global health. A key part of addressing hesitancy is to ensure that public health messaging prioritises information that is considered important to the public. This...

    Authors: Amy Hai Yan Chan, Marvin Tao, Samantha Marsh and Helen Petousis-Harris
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:447
  25. Subjective well-being (SWB) plays an essential role in general health. Although beneficial effects of selected micronutrients and foods on SWB have been reported, they do not reflect the impact of the habitual...

    Authors: Jiaci Lin, Fuhua Yang, Miaosen Lan, Yichen Ding and Keli Yin
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:445
  26. Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Controversial views exist over the effects of metabolically unhealthy obesity phenotypes on CVDs. This study aimed to perf...

    Authors: Zahra Sedaghat, Soheila Khodakarim, Seyed Aria Nejadghaderi and Siamak Sabour
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:444
  27. In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, women in (peri-)urban areas are commonly engaged in small trade, which allows them to meet the basic needs of their families. Microsaving approaches are a low-risk opti...

    Authors: Wyvine Ansima Bapolisi, Jean Makelele, Giovanfrancesco Ferrari, Lenneke Kono-Tange, Ghislain Bisimwa, Christian Schindler and Sonja Merten
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:443
  28. Environmental factors can impact the ability of food retail businesses to implement best practice health-enabling food retail.

    Authors: Emma van Burgel, Molly Fairweather, Amanda Hill, Meaghan Christian, Megan Ferguson, Amanda Lee, Sarah Funston, Bronwyn Fredericks, Emma McMahon, Christina Pollard and Julie Brimblecombe
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:442
  29. Due to the chronic nature of HIV, mental health has become a critical concern in people living with HIV (PLWHIV). However, little knowledge exists about the association between fear of progression (FoP) and me...

    Authors: Bing Li, Xiaoli Lin, Suling Chen, Zhe Qian, Houji Wu, Guichan Liao, Hongjie Chen, Zixin Kang, Jie Peng and Guangyu Liang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:440
  30. General practitioners (GPs) have an important gatekeeping role in the Norwegian sickness insurance system. This role includes limiting access to paid sick leave when this is not justified according to sick lea...

    Authors: Eivor Hovde Hoff, Kristian B Kraft, Cathrine F Moe, Magne Nylenna, Kristian A Østby and Arnstein Mykletun
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:439
  31. Over one-third of women worldwide suffer from anaemia. The prevalence of anaemia is particularly pronounced among women of reproductive age (WRA) in developing countries, such as India. No prior study has ever...

    Authors: Subhojit Let, Seema Tiwari, Aditya Singh and Mahashweta Chakrabarty
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:437
  32. Edaravone dexborneol and dl-3-n-butylphthalide are two innovative brain cytoprotective drugs from China that have been approved and widely prescribed for acute ischemic stroke, and the cost of the two drugs ar...

    Authors: Jianchun Li, Weihan Cao, Fei Zhao and Pengfei Jin
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:436
  33. South Africa (SA) has one of the highest rates of migration on the continent, largely comprised of men seeking labor opportunities in urban centers. Migrant men are at risk for challenges engaging in HIV care....

    Authors: Maria Francesca Nardell, Caroline Govathson, Sithabile Mngadi-Ncube, Nkosinathi Ngcobo, Daniel Letswalo, Mark Lurie, Jacqui Miot, Lawrence Long, Ingrid Theresa Katz and Sophie Pascoe
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:435
  34. Problem gambling can lead to health-related harms, such as poor mental health and suicide. In the UK there is interest in introducing guidance around effective and cost-effective interventions to prevent harm ...

    Authors: Esther Moore, Robert Pryce, Hazel Squires and Elizabeth Goyder
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:434
  35. The COVID-19 pandemic restrictions posed challenges to maintaining healthy lifestyles and physical well-being. During the first mobility restrictions from March to mid-July 2020, the German population was advi...

    Authors: Florian Herbolsheimer, Annette Peters, Sarah Wagner, Stefan N. Willich, Lilian Krist, Tobias Pischon, Katharina Nimptsch, Sylvia Gastell, Mirko Brandes, Berit Brandes, Tamara Schikowski, Börge Schmidt, Karin B. Michels, Rafael Mikolajczyk, Volker Harth, Nadia Obi…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:433
  36. Intimate partner violence has adverse outcomes on the sexual and reproductive health of women. In this study, we examined the association between sexual violence and multiple high-risk fertility behaviours (MH...

    Authors: Richard Gyan Aboagye, Irene Esi Donkoh, Joshua Okyere, Abdul-Aziz Seidu, Bright Opoku Ahinkorah and Sanni Yaya
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:432
  37. Cancer is a major socioeconomic burden that seriously affects the life and spirit of patients. However, little is known about the role of environmental toxicant exposure in diseases, especially ubiquitous di-(...

    Authors: Luchen Yang, Xiaoyang Liu, Zhufeng Peng, Zhenghuan Liu, Pan Song, Jing Zhou, Kai Ma, Yunfei Yu and Qiang Dong
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:430
  38. Chronic malnutrition is a condition associated with negative impacts on physical and cognitive development. It is multi-causal and can start very early in life, already in utero, thus it is especially challeng...

    Authors: E Custodio, Z Herrador, E Trigo, M Romay-Barja, F Ramirez, I Aguado, E Iraizoz, A Silva-Gerardo, ML Faria, R Martin-Cañavate, T Marques, A Vargas, A Gómez and I Molina
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:429
  39. Child marriage of girls is one example of human rights violations, and is increasingly recognized as a key obstacle to global public health. Given the importance of a comprehensive understanding of the motivat...

    Authors: Asma Pourtaheri, Mehrsadat Mahdizadeh, Hadi Tehrani, Jamshid Jamali and Nooshin Peyman
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:428
  40. Information is scarce regarding the economic burden of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) disease in low-resource settings. This study aimed to estimate the cost per episode of hospital admissions due to RSV se...

    Authors: Julia Dvorkin, Emiliano Sosa, Elizabeth Vodicka, Ranju Baral, Andrea Sancilio, Karina Dueñas, Andrea Rodriguez, Carlos Rojas-Roque, Patricia B. Carruitero, Fernando P. Polack, Clint Pecenka, Romina Libster and Mauricio T. Caballero
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:427
  41. Poor development of young children is a common issue in developing countries and it is well established that iron deficiency anemia is one of the risk factors. Research has shown that iron deficiency is a comm...

    Authors: Siqi Zhang, Lei Wang, Renfu Luo, Scott Rozelle and Sean Sylvia
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:426
  42. Physical activity is important for all aspects of health, yet most university students are not active enough to reap these benefits. Understanding the factors that influence physical activity in the context of...

    Authors: Catherine E. B. Brown, Karyn Richardson, Bengianni Halil-Pizzirani, Lou Atkins, Murat Yücel and Rebecca A. Segrave
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:418
  43. Adaptation is a key strategy to extend the reach of evidence-based interventions to prevent violence in new populations, but there is a dearth of practical case examples. The Good School Toolkit was developed ...

    Authors: Heidi Grundlingh, Nambusi Kyegombe, Sophie Namy, Janet Nakuti, Yvonne Laruni, Barbrah Nanyunja, Hassan Muluusi, Mastula Nakiboneka, Aggrey Mukuwa, Clare Tanton, Louise Knight, Dipak Naker and Karen Devries
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:417

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