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  1. Severe procedures were undertaken globally because of the COVID-19 pandemic to overcome the spread of the disease and to prevent catastrophic results affecting the health care system including social distancin...

    Authors: Mai A. Khatib
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1649
  2. Chronic disease is the leading cause of premature death globally, and many of these deaths are preventable by modifying some key behavioural and metabolic risk factors. This study examines changes in health be...

    Authors: Charrlotte Seib, Stephanie Moriarty, Nicole McDonald, Debra Anderson and Joy Parkinson
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1648
  3. High prevalence of Human Immune virus/Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) in Female Sex Workers (FSWs) is identified as a bottleneck in fighting against HIV/AIDS. To this end, the international commu...

    Authors: Adane Asefa, Gachana Midaksa, Qaro Qanche, Wondimagegn Wondimu, Tadesse Nigussie, Biruk Bogale, Frehiwot Birhanu, Zufan Asaye, Nuredin Mohammed and Tewodros Yosef
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1646
  4. Mobile health (mHealth), wearable activity trackers (WATs) and other digital solutions could support physical activity (PA) in individuals with hip and knee osteoarthritis (OA), but little is described regardi...

    Authors: Elin Östlind, Eva Ekvall Hansson, Frida Eek and Kjerstin Stigmar
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1641
  5. Adolescence to young adulthood is a critical developmental period that determines lifelong patterns of tobacco use. We examined the longitudinal trajectories of tobacco use, and risk factors for its use, and e...

    Authors: Seong Yeon Kim and Sung-il Cho
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1636
  6. Interpreters in the care of refugees work in various different settings. Qualitative studies suggest that interpreters are confronted with a variety of demands depending on the context in which they work, whic...

    Authors: Angelika Geiling, Maria Böttche, Christine Knaevelsrud and Nadine Stammel
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1635

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  7. Currently, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death, and dyslipidaemia is an independent and modifiable major risk factor. Previous studies on shift work with dyslipidaemia and hair cortisol concen...

    Authors: Lejia Zhu, Yu Zhang, Lin Song, Ziqi Zhou, Jin Wang, Yangmei Wang, Lingli Sang, Jing Xiao and Yulong Lian
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1634
  8. COVID-19 caused a worldwide outbreak leading the majority of human activities to a rough breakdown. Many stakeholders proposed multiple interventions to slow down the disease and number of papers were devoted ...

    Authors: Mostapha El Jai, Mehdi Zhar, Driss Ouazar, Iatimad Akhrif and Nourddin Saidou
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1633
  9. Many countries have started pursuing tobacco ‘endgame’ goals of creating a ‘tobacco-free’ country by a certain date. Researchers have presented models to attain this goal, including shifting the supply of toba...

    Authors: Hala Alaouie, J Robert Branston and Michael John Bloomfield
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1632
  10. Prevalence of short and long sleep duration varies in different countries and changes over time. There are limited studies on Iranians’ sleep duration, and we aimed to evaluate the prevalence of short and long...

    Authors: Arezu Najafi, Samaneh Akbarpour, Farid Najafi, Roya Safari-Faramani, Khosro Sadeghniiat-Haghighi, Faezeh Aghajani, Samaneh Asgari, Forugh Aleebrahim and Amin Nakhostin-Ansari
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1631
  11. Indigenous youth in Canada face profound health inequities which are shaped by the rippling effects of intergenerational trauma, caused by the historical and contemporary colonial policies that reinforce negat...

    Authors: Udoka Okpalauwaekwe, Clifford Ballantyne, Scott Tunison and Vivian R. Ramsden
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1630
  12. Recently, a new metabolic health (MH) definition was developed from NHANES-III. In the origin study, the definition may stratify mortality risks in people who are overweight or normal weight. We aimed to inves...

    Authors: Ziqiong Wang, Yan He, Liying Li, Muxin Zhang, Haiyan Ruan, Ye Zhu, Xin Wei, Jiafu Wei, Xiaoping Chen and Sen He
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1629
  13. Cannabidiol (CBD), a safe, non-intoxicating cannabis component, is growing in popularity in Europe and worldwide. However, CBD EU regulation is blurry, and consequent labelling and product quality issues may h...

    Authors: Clémence Casanova, Clémence Ramier, Davide Fortin, Patrizia Carrieri, Julien Mancini and Tangui Barré
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1628
  14. Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are at very high risk of violence but there is little evidence about the age at which their higher exposure to violence commences. The aim of this study w...

    Authors: Susan Moore, John R. Condon, Vincent YF He, Kylie Stothers, Tamika Williams and Steven Guthridge
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1627
  15. Many factors influence the health and well-being of children and the adults they will become. Yet there are significant gaps in how trajectories of healthy development are measured, how the potential for leadi...

    Authors: Neal Halfon, Anita Chandra, Jill S. Cannon, William Gardner and Christopher B. Forrest
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1626
  16. Identification of modifiable risk factors that may impact chronic disease risk is critical to public health. Our study objective was to conduct a theoretical population attributable risk analysis to estimate t...

    Authors: Sarah S. Cohen, Lauren C. Bylsma, Naimisha Movva and Dominik D. Alexander
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1625
  17. Previous research on employee well-being for those who have experienced social and economic disadvantage and those with previous or existing mental health conditions has focused mainly on programmatic interven...

    Authors: Andrew Joyce, Batool Moussa, Aurora Elmes, Perri Campbell, Roksolana Suchowerska, Fiona Buick, Jo Barraket and Gemma Carey
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1624
  18. Examining the correlates of adolescent’s physical activity (PA) and how they may differ according to the intersection of gender and family socioeconomic status (SES) can support the development of tailored int...

    Authors: André Mamede, Özcan Erdem, Gera Noordzij, Inge Merkelbach, Paul Kocken and Semiha Denktaş
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1623
  19. During the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, governments imposed numerous regulations to protect public health, particularly the (mandatory) use of face masks. However, the appropriateness and effectiveness of face mask...

    Authors: Annelot Wismans, Peter van der Zwan, Karl Wennberg, Ingmar Franken, Jinia Mukerjee, Rui Baptista, Jorge Barrientos Marín, Andrew Burke, Marcus Dejardin, Frank Janssen, Srebrenka Letina, José María Millán, Enrico Santarelli, Olivier Torrès and Roy Thurik
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1622
  20. Malnutrition happens when there are insufficient amounts of nutrients and energy consumed improperly. Included are both undernutrition and overnutrition. This study is aimed to evaluate the relationship among ...

    Authors: Abebew Aklog Asmare and Yitateku Adugna Agmas
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1621
  21. Over the last decade, the provision of online gambling has intensified with increased access, enhanced betting markets, a broader product range, and prolific marketing. However, little research has explored ho...

    Authors: Nerilee Hing, Michele Smith, Matthew Rockloff, Hannah Thorne, Alex M. T. Russell, Nicki A. Dowling and Helen Breen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1620
  22. Physical activity is associated with depression. However, benefits of physical activity on depression may differ for specific domains of physical activity (i.e., leisure-time, work, and travel). Moreover, the ...

    Authors: Emily R. Rutherford, Corneel Vandelanotte, Janine Chapman and Quyen G. To
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1618
  23. Understanding the perceptions of lower socioeconomic groups towards workplace health promotion is important because they are underrepresented in workplace health promotion activities and generally engage in un...

    Authors: Hanne C. S. Sponselee, Willemieke Kroeze, Suzan J. W. Robroek, Carry M. Renders and Ingrid H. M. Steenhuis
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1617
  24. Globally, 700 000 people die every year by suicide. Health care consultation patterns the period before suicide could be one potential way to identify people at risk for suicide. Therefore, this study examines...

    Authors: Elisabeth Bondesson, Tori Alpar, Ingemar F. Petersson, Maria E. C. Schelin and Anna Jöud
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1616
  25. Imported malaria cases could be considered one of the threats to malaria elimination. Therefore, increasing migrants’ access to malaria preventive measures can play an essential role in maintaining appropriate...

    Authors: Hassan Okati-Aliabad, Alireza Ansari-Moghaddam, Mahdi Mohammadi, Jalil Nejati, Mansour Ranjbar, Ahmad Raeisi, Goodarz Kolifarhood, Fariba Shahraki-Sanavi and Alireza Khorram
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1615
  26. Opportunities for paid employment provide meaningful ways for those with disabilities to participate in society and achieve financial independence. Although the onset age of disabilities can alter individuals’...

    Authors: Boyoung Jeon, Heejo Koo, Hye-Jae Lee and Euna Han
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1613
  27. Over 80% of new cervical cancer cases occur in women living in low- and middle-income countries. It is the second highest cause of female cancer deaths in Nigeria. School based vaccination programs are an effe...

    Authors: Michael Egbon, Tolulope Ojo, Aminu Aliyu and Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1611
  28. Many workplace health promotion programs (WHPPs) do not reach blue-collar workers. To enhance the fit and reach, a Citizen Science (CS) approach was applied to co-create and implement WHPPs. This study aims to...

    Authors: Lisa Lelie, Henk F. van der Molen, Mandy van den Berge, Sophie van der Feltz, Allard J. van der Beek, Carel T. J. Hulshof and Karin I. Proper
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1610
  29. In the United States (U.S.), several states have laws that allow individuals to obtain driver’s licenses regardless of their immigration status. Possession of a driver’s license can improve an individual’s acc...

    Authors: Cristian Escalera, Paula D. Strassle, Stephanie M. Quintero, Ana I. Maldonado, Diana Withrow, Alia Alhomsi, Jackie Bonilla, Veronica Santana-Ufret and Anna María Nápoles
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1609
  30. There is an increasing prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in China, which represents the leading cause of mortality. Precise CVD risk identification is the fundamental prevention component. This study ...

    Authors: Guo Zhiting, Tang Jiaying, Han Haiying, Zhang Yuping, Yu Qunfei and Jin Jingfen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1608
  31. Indonesia has not optimally provided complete and reliable civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS). Death certification is one of the elements of the CRVS system. Reliable data on death rates and causes...

    Authors: Kemal Nazarudin Siregar, Rico Kurniawan, Dion Zein Nuridzin, Ryza Jazid BaharuddinNur, Retnowati, Yolanda Handayani, Rohjayanti and Lindawati Halim
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1607
  32. Managing children’s screen time is challenging for most families. Interventions have had limited success in reducing screen time, potentially due to a lack of understanding of the experiences, needs and recomm...

    Authors: Lauren Arundell, Laura Gould, Nicola D. Ridgers, Ana Maria Contardo Ayala, Katherine L. Downing, Jo Salmon, Anna Timperio and Jenny Veitch
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1606
  33. Black cisgender women in the U.S. South bear a disproportionate burden of HIV compared to cisgender women in other racial and ethnic groups and in any other part of the US. Critical to decreasing new HIV infec...

    Authors: Tiara C. Willie, Deja Knight, Stefan D. Baral, Philip A. Chan, Trace Kershaw, Kenneth H. Mayer, Jamila K. Stockman, Adaora A. Adimora, Mauda Monger, Leandro A. Mena, Karlye A. Philllips and Amy Nunn
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1604
  34. Young people in Uganda face challenges in achieving their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), such as lack of information, limited access to services, teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted i...

    Authors: Tasneem Kakal, Christine Nalwadda, Miranda van Reeuwijk, Maaike van Veen, Lincie Kusters, Ophelia Chatterjee, Charles Owekmeno and Maryse Kok
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1603
  35. Public green spaces are important for human health, but they may expose visitors to ticks and tick-borne pathogens. We sought to understand, for the first time, visitors’ exposure risk and drivers of tick-prev...

    Authors: Erin Hassett, Maria Diuk-Wasser, Laura Harrington and Pilar Fernandez
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1602
  36. We compared the prevalence of unhealthy lifestyle factors between the hypertensive adults who were aware and unaware of their hypertensive status and assessed the factors associated with being aware of one’s h...

    Authors: Jeoffray Diendéré, Jean Kaboré, William Kofi Bosu, Jérome Winbetouréfâ Somé, Franck Garanet, Pingdéwendé Victor Ouédraogo, Abdoul Aziz Savadogo, Athanase Millogo and Augustin Nawidimbasba Zeba
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1601
  37. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which is highly contagious and has resulted in a protracted pandemic. Infect...

    Authors: Wen Luo, Qian Cai, You Zhou, Yepeng Cai, Huizi Song, Yiran Zhang, Yuying Chen and Yuexia Liao
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1600
  38. Primary Health Care (PHC) gained considerable momentum in the past four decades and led to improved health outcomes across a wide variety of settings. In low-and middle-income countries (LMICs), national or la...

    Authors: Shagufta Perveen, Caroline Laurence and Mohammad Afzal Mahmood
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1599
  39. Youth voice has been largely absent from deliberations regarding public health measures intended to prevent SARS-CoV-2 transmission, despite being one of the populations most impacted by school-based policies....

    Authors: Karen A. Patte, Terrance J. Wade, Adam J. MacNeil, Richard E. Bélanger, Markus J. Duncan, Negin Riazi and Scott T. Leatherdale
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1598
  40. Persons experiencing homelessness (PEH) suffer a high burden of chronic diseases and multi-morbidity, yet face significant barriers in accessing healthcare services. These health inequalities were further aggr...

    Authors: Wandini Lutchmun, Janina Gach, Christiane Borup and Guenter Froeschl
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1597
  41. Burns is a type of injury, caused by unintentional exposure to substances of high temperature, including hot liquid, solid, and objects radiating heat energy, placing a high burden not only on patients’ famili...

    Authors: Aobuliaximu Yakupu, Jie Zhang, Wei Dong, Fei Song, Jiaoyun Dong and Shuliang Lu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1596
  42. Oral health is composed of various oral health indices (OHIs), such as oral self-care habits, oral hygiene, oral function, and mastication ability. Oral self-care habits have frequently been examined for obesi...

    Authors: Hiroko Tanaka, Mirei Nakano and Kiyonori Kuriki
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1595
  43. The outbreak of Coronavirus disease, which originated in Wuhan, China in 2019, has affected the lives of billions of people globally. Throughout 2020, the reproduction number of COVID-19 was widely used by dec...

    Authors: Zahra Mohammadi, Monica Gabriela Cojocaru and Edward Wolfgang Thommes
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1594
  44. 1) identify different trajectories of annual mean number of sickness absence (SA) and disability pension (DP) days among privately employed white-collar workers in the trade and retail industries and 2) invest...

    Authors: Kristin Farrants and Kristina Alexanderson
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1592
  45. The Kingdom of Morocco approved BBIBP-CorV (Sinopharm) COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use on 22 January 2021 in a two-dose, three-to-four-week interval schedule. We conducted a retrospective cohort study to de...

    Authors: Yaowen Zhang, Jihane Belayachi, Yunkai Yang, Qiang Fu, Lance Rodewald, Hongling Li, Bing Yan, Ying Wang, Yanna Shen, Qian Yang, Weiyun Mu, Rong Tang, Chen Su, Tianfang Xu, Majdouline Obtel, Abdelkader Mhayi…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1584

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