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  1. Many literature reviews summarized relationships between screen time and child health, but they only included a few studies conducted in Chinese children and adolescents. The potential influence of screen time...

    Authors: Youjie Zhang, Shun Tian, Dan Zou, Hengyan Zhang and Chen-Wei Pan
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:810
  2. The health of undocumented immigrants is an important concern in most societies. However, there is no conclusive evidence that inclusive health care policies lead to better outcomes for this group of the popul...

    Authors: Lorenzo Piccoli and Philippe Wanner
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:804
  3. Early diagnosis is crucial to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with breast cancer (BC). Awareness of BC symptoms plays a key role in this. This study aimed to evaluate the Palestinian women’s awar...

    Authors: Mohamedraed Elshami, Ibrahim Al-Slaibi, Roba Jamal Ghithan, Mohammed Alser, Nouran Ramzi Shurrab, Islam Osama Ismail, Ibtisam Ismail Mahfouz, Aseel AbdulQader Fannon, Malak Ayman Qawasmi, Mona Radi Hawa, Narmeen Giacaman, Manar Ahmaro, Heba Mahmoud Okshiya, Rula Khader Zaatreh, Wafa Aqel AbuKhalil, Faten Darwish Usrof…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:801
  4. Time spent outdoors and in nature has been associated with numerous benefits to health and well-being. We examined relationships between park access and mental health for children and parents during the COVID-...

    Authors: Marnie F. Hazlehurst, Sadiya Muqueeth, Kathleen L. Wolf, Cary Simmons, Emily Kroshus and Pooja S. Tandon
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:800
  5. Transportation is an important social determinant of health. We conducted a systematic review of the associations on health and health care utilization of interventions aimed at reducing barriers to non-emerge...

    Authors: Paul G. Shekelle, Meron M. Begashaw, Isomi M. Miake-Lye, Marika Booth, Bethany Myers and Andrew Renda
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:799
  6. Authors: Karen Sheehan, Punreet K. Bhatti, Sana Yousuf, William Rosenow, Douglas R. Roehler, Corey Hazekamp, Han-Wei Wu, Rachel Orbuch, Tami Bartell, Kyran Quinlan and Joseph DiCara
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:798

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  7. This study aimed to investigate sexual orientation disclosure and mental health among young men who have sex with men (YMSMs). To this end, we constructed a chained multimediator model of sexual minority stigm...

    Authors: Sumin Tan, Ping Cen, Ting Fang, Xing Yang, Yun Zhang, Jiawen Zhu, Haimei Huang, Min Wang, Li Jiang, Jieling Mo and Chuanyi Ning
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:797
  8. Many of the factors that increase risk of child marriage are common among refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs). We sought to address the gaps in knowledge surrounding child marriage in displaced an...

    Authors: Matthew Goers, Kara Hunersen, Luqman Saleh Karim, Allison Jeffery, Ali Zedan, Courtland Robinson and Janna Metzler
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:796
  9. Obesity is a highly prevalent, non-communicable, disease associated with numerous comorbid complications, such as cardiovascular disease. Following a healthy diet is known to help reduce the risk of both obesi...

    Authors: Maryam Sabbari, Atieh Mirzababaei, Farideh Shiraseb, Cain C. T. Clark and Khadijeh Mirzaei
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:795
  10. Africa is the global region where modern-slavery is most prevalent, especially among women and girls. Despite the severe health consequences of human trafficking, evidence on the risks and experiences of traff...

    Authors: Ligia Kiss, David Fotheringhame, Nambusi Kyegombe, Alys McAlpine, Ludmila Abilio, Agnes Kyamulabi, Eddy J. Walakira, Karen Devries and Clare Tanton
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:794
  11. The first 1000 days is the period between conception and a child’s second birthday. Globally, research on parenting is in an advanced stage, but parenting research focusing specifically on parenting in this de...

    Authors: Babatope O. Adebiyi, Tessa Goldschmidt, Fatiema Benjamin, Inge K. Sonn, Edna Rich and Nicolette V. Roman
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:793
  12. Improved knowledge regarding socio-demographic correlates of people with substance use disorders (SUDs) is essential to better plan and provide adequate services for SUD patients and their families, and to imp...

    Authors: Ellen J. Amundsen, Anne Line Bretteville-Jensen and Ingeborg Rossow
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:792
  13. Mineworkers in Southern Africa have the highest rates of tuberculosis (TB) among working populations in the world (The World Bank, Benefits and costs associated with reducing tuberculosis among Southern Africa...

    Authors: Laura Jean Podewils, Elizabeth F. Long, Tyler J. Fuller, David Mwakazanga, Kelvin Kapungu, Mathias Tembo, Sydney Mwanza, Kathryn G. Curran, Jonathan P. Smith, James L. Tobias and Webster Kasongo
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:791
  14. The sense of gain has gradually become the main evaluation index for the effectiveness of China’s deepening reform and is affected by many factors. However, there is no relevant research on the sense of gain o...

    Authors: SU Yuan and LI Yueping
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:790
  15. This paper investigates trends in rape-related crimes against women and girls reported in the Indian administrative data from 2001 to 2018 to assess the burden of crime, describe sub-national variations, and h...

    Authors: Rakhi Dandona, Aradhita Gupta, Sibin George, Somy Kishan and G. Anil Kumar
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:788
  16. Children's physical activity (PA) is an important guarantee for children's physical and mental health. Influencing factors of children's PA in family is related to the healthy growth of children and the happy ...

    Authors: Jie Cai, Yaping Zhao, Jing Wang and Lei Wang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:787
  17. Living in a cold home and being fuel poor can contribute to adverse physical and mental health. Energy efficiency interventions are considered the simplest ways of tackling fuel poverty and preventing associat...

    Authors: Alexandra Sawyer, Nigel Sherriff, David Bishop, Mary Darking and Jörg W. Huber
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:786
  18. Given prior research finding that young adults are less likely to engage in recommended public health behaviors (PHBs) than older adults, understanding who is and is not likely to engage in PHBs among young ad...

    Authors: Justin F. Landy, Aya Shigeto, Daniel J. Laxman and Lawrence M. Scheier
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:784
  19. Many environmental pollutants are known to have disproportionate effects on Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) as well as communities of low-income and wealth. The reasons for these disproportionate...

    Authors: Nathan Donley, Robert D. Bullard, Jeannie Economos, Iris Figueroa, Jovita Lee, Amy K. Liebman, Dominica Navarro Martinez and Fatemeh Shafiei
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:708
  20. Despite prison settings presenting opportunities for healthy eating and regular exercise, many incarcerated men supplement prison food with unhealthy snacks and drinks, and are less likely to achieve recommend...

    Authors: Alice MacLean, Matthew Maycock, Kate Hunt, Craig Mailer, Keith Mason and Cindy M. Gray
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:783
  21. Women’s education and empowerment are important predictors of contraceptive use across countries. However, two of the Indian states, namely, Punjab and Manipur, showed large variations in contraceptive use, de...

    Authors: Anjali Sharma, Abhishek Kumar, S. K. Mohanty and Arupendra Mozumdar
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:781
  22. The impact of COVID-19 and its control measures have exacerbated existing mental health conditions. Although the deleterious effects of mental health problems are well known, fewer studies have examined the li...

    Authors: Alejandra Aguilar-Latorre, Bárbara Oliván-Blázquez, Ana Porroche-Escudero, Fátima Méndez-López, Valentín García-Gallego, Belén Benedé-Azagra and Rosa Magallón-Botaya
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:780
  23. Healthcare workers need to be at work 24 h a day to ensure continuity of care in hospitals. However, shift work - particularly night shifts - can have negative acute and long-term effects on health and product...

    Authors: Fleur van Elk, Suzan J. W. Robroek, Sonja Smits-de Boer, Tessa A. Kouwenhoven-Pasmooij, Alex Burdorf and Karen M. Oude Hengel
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:779
  24. COVID-19 mitigation strategies have had an untold effect on food retail stores and restaurants. Early evidence from New York City (NYC) indicated that these strategies, among decreased travel from China and in...

    Authors: Rienna G. Russo, Shahmir H. Ali, Tamar Adjoian Mezzacca, Ashley Radee, Stella Chong, Julie Kranick, Felice Tsui, Victoria Foster, Simona C. Kwon and Stella S. Yi
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:778
  25. Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines have been proven effective against cervical cancer. However, HPV vaccination is not included in the Chinese immunization program. This study aimed to assess the cost-effecti...

    Authors: Liangru Zhou, Baiyang Gu, Jian Wang, Guoxiang Liu and Xin Zhang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:777
  26. Mobile produce markets are becoming an increasingly prevalent, accepted, and effective strategy for improving fruit and vegetable (F&V) access and consumption across underserved and lower-income communities. H...

    Authors: Christina M. Kasprzak, Anne E. Lally, Julia J. Schoonover, Deanna Gallicchio, Lindsey Haynes-Maslow, Leah N. Vermont, Alice S. Ammerman, Samina Raja, Laurene Tumiel-Berhalter, Jill N. Tirabassi and Lucia A. Leone
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:776
  27. The novel coronavirus disease 2019 has severely affected communities around the world. Fear and stress of being infected, along with pressure caused by lockdown, prevention protocols, and the economic downturn...

    Authors: Kamran Bagheri Lankarani, Camellia Hemyari, Behnam Honarvar, Elahe Khaksar, Fatemeh Shaygani, Mohammad Reza Rahmanian Haghighi and Mohammad Reza Shaygani
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:774
  28. The clustering of Big Four contributors to morbidity and mortality—alcohol misuse, smoking, poor diet, and physical inactivity—may further elevate chronic health risk, but there is limited information about th...

    Authors: Won Kim Cook, Libo Li, Christina C. Tam, Nina Mulia and William C. Kerr
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:773
  29. This study aimed to decompose the age and cause inequality in life expectancy between two Iranian provinces with the highest and the lowest life expectancy using the Arriaga method.

    Authors: Mehri Mehregan, Ardeshir Khosravi, Maryam Farhadian and Younes Mohammadi
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:772
  30. Community-based physical activity (PA) programs are appealing to women in Latin America and show potential for improving women’s health. This study aimed to engage healthy middle-aged women, breast cancer surv...

    Authors: María Alejandra Rubio, Paula Guevara-Aladino, Marcela Urbano, Santiago Cabas, Carlos Mejia-Arbelaez, Patricia Rodriguez Espinosa, Lisa G. Rosas, Abby C. King, Scott Chazdon and Olga L. Sarmiento
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:771
  31. A novel strategy to combat malaria was tested using a methodology adapted to a complex setting in the Amazon region and a hard-to-reach, mobile community. The intervention strategy tested was the distribution,...

    Authors: Muriel Suzanne Galindo, Yann Lambert, Louise Mutricy, Laure Garancher, Jane Bordalo Miller, José Hermenegildo Gomes, Alice Sanna, Cassio Peterka, Hedley Cairo, Helene Hiwat, Antoine Adenis, Mathieu Nacher, Martha Cecilia Suárez-Mutis, Stephen Vreden and Maylis Douine
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:770
  32. The burden of under-5 deaths is disproportionately high among poor households relative to economically viable ones in developing countries. Despite this, the factors driving this inequality has not been well e...

    Authors: Adeniyi Francis Fagbamigbe, Folashayo Ikenna Peter Adeniji and Oyewale Mayowa Morakinyo
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:769
  33. This paper aims to assess the presence of gender differences in medication use and mortality in a cohort of patients affected exclusively by hypertension, in 193 municipalities in the Lombardy Region (Northern...

    Authors: David Consolazio, Maria Elena Gattoni and Antonio Giampiero Russo
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:768
  34. Previous research suggested an association between maternal exposure to ambient air pollutants and the risk of congenital heart disease (CHD). However, the effect of individual prenatal exposure to indoor air ...

    Authors: Jing Sun, Jian Wang, Jing Yang, Xin Shi, Shujing Li, Jinping Cheng, Sun Chen, Kun Sun and Yurong Wu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:767
  35. Co-creation approaches are increasingly used in physical activity promotion to develop interventions tailored to the target group and setting. The resulting complexity of such interventions raises challenges i...

    Authors: Eva Grüne, Johanna Popp, Johannes Carl, Jana Semrau and Klaus Pfeifer
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:765
  36. Planning and decision-making for the elderly requires a special attention due to the beginning of aging process in Iran. By emphasizing the concept of active aging, determining the status of the elderly like t...

    Authors: Vahid Saberzadeh, Sara Emamgholipour Sefiddashti and Majid Safaei Lari
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:764
  37. Successful mitigation of emerging infectious disease requires that the public adopt recommended behaviours, which is directly influenced by effective crisis communication. Social media has become an important ...

    Authors: Melissa MacKay, Caitlin Ford, Taylor Colangeli, Daniel Gillis, Jennifer E. McWhirter and Andrew Papadopoulos
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:763
  38. Many children in low- and middle-income countries fail to reach their cognitive potential, with experiences before age 3 critical in shaping long-term development. Zanzibar’s Jamii ni Afya program is the first...

    Authors: Allyson L. Russell, Elizabeth Hentschel, Isabel Fulcher, Matteo Santangelo Ravà, Gulam Abdulkarim, Omar Abdalla, Samira Said, Halima Khamis, Bethany Hedt-Gauthier and Kim Wilson
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:762
  39. Air pollution has fast become an issue with great environmental and human health problems that can be attributed to rapid global industrialization and urbanization that has strong negative impacts on human hea...

    Authors: Siu-Kei Woo, Ben LePage, Yi-Te Chiang and Wei-Ta Fang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:761
  40. There are over seven million older adult immigrants in the United States, and that number is expected to increase. Older adult immigrants in the United States have unique factors that influence their health.

    Authors: Maren M. Hawkins, Daniel D. Holliday, Lance S. Weinhardt, Paul Florsheim, Emmanuel Ngui and Tala AbuZahra
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:755
  41. We evaluated the validity and reliability of the Neilands sexual stigma scale administered to 871 gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (GBMSM) at two research locations in Kenya.

    Authors: Christine J. Korhonen, Brian P. Flaherty, Elizabeth Wahome, Pascal Macharia, Helgar Musyoki, Parinita Battacharjee, Joshua Kimani, Monika Doshi, John Mathenge, Robert R. Lorway, Eduard J. Sanders and Susan M. Graham
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:754
  42. Testing is a foundational component of any COVID-19 management strategy; however, emerging evidence suggests that barriers and hesitancy to COVID-19 testing may affect uptake or participation and often these a...

    Authors: Mark Embrett, S. Meaghan Sim, Hilary A. T. Caldwell, Leah Boulos, Ziwa Yu, Gina Agarwal, Rhiannon Cooper, Allyson J. Gallant AJ, Iwona A. Bielska, Jawad Chishtie, Kathryn Stone, Janet Curran and Andrea Tricco
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:750
  43. Health at older ages is a key public health challenge especially among the developing countries. Older adults are at greater risk of vulnerability due to their physical and functional health risks. With rapidl...

    Authors: Mohd. Rashid Khan, Manzoor Ahmad Malik, Saddaf Naaz Akhtar, Suryakant Yadav and Ratna Patel
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:746

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