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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. Due to population aging, it is essential to examine to what extent rises in life expectancy (LE) consist of healthy or unhealthy years. Most health expectancy studies have been based on single health measures ...

    Authors: Bettina Meinow, Peng Li, Domantas Jasilionis, Anna Oksuzyan, Louise Sundberg, Susanne Kelfve and Jonas W. Wastesson
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:759
  33. The study examined the prevalence of self-reported menstrual irregularities during adolescence and explored the association of depressive symptoms with self-reported menstrual irregularities in adolescents in ...

    Authors: Priya Maurya, Trupti Meher and T. Muhammad
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:758
  34. In Australia, and throughout the world, it is evident that the mental health and wellbeing of young males aged 15–24, is not a priority. In Australia suicide is the leading cause of death in people aged 15–24 ...

    Authors: Murray Drummond, Ben Wadham, Ivanka Prichard, Sam Elliott, Claire Drummond and Sarah Crossman
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:756
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. An overlooked problem in food and nutrition system analysis is assuring adequate diversity for a healthy diet. Little is known about nutrient diversity in food and nutrition systems and how it transmits to die...

    Authors: Mahdieh Sheikhi, Nasrin Omidvar, Seyed Mehdi Tabatabaei and Hassan Eini-Zinab
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:751
  38. 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
  39. Evidence continues to demonstrate that certain marginalised populations are disproportionately affected by COVID-19. While many studies document the impacts of COVID-19 on social inequalities in health, none h...

    Authors: Marie-Catherine Gagnon-Dufresne, Lara Gautier, Camille Beaujoin, Ashley Savard Lamothe, Rachel Mikanagu, Patrick Cloos, Valéry Ridde and Kate Zinszer
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:749
  40. Reliable mortality data are essential for the development of public health policies. In Brazil, although there is a well-consolidated universal system for mortality data, the quality of information on causes o...

    Authors: Carmen Diva Saldiva de André, Ana Luiza Bierrenbach, Lucia Pereira Barroso, Paulo Afonso de André, Lisie Tocci Justo, Luiz Alberto Amador Pereira, Mauro T. Taniguchi, Cátia Martinez Minto, Pedro Losco Takecian, Leonardo Tadashi Kamaura, João Eduardo Ferreira, Riley H. Hazard, Deirdre Mclaughlin, Ian Riley, Alan D. Lopez, Ana Maria de Oliveira Ramos…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:748
  41. There is a need to evaluate how the choice of time interval contributes to the lack of consistency of SDoH variables that appear as important to COVID-19 disease burden within an analysis for both case counts ...

    Authors: Charisse Madlock-Brown, Ken Wilkens, Nicole Weiskopf, Nina Cesare, Sharmodeep Bhattacharyya, Naomi O. Riches, Juan Espinoza, David Dorr, Kerry Goetz, Jimmy Phuong, Anupam Sule, Hadi Kharrazi, Feifan Liu, Cindy Lemon and William G. Adams
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:747
  42. 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
  43. While problem gambling does not directly cause intimate partner violence (IPV), it exacerbates that violence significantly. Women experiencing both gambling harm and IPV often find themselves in challenging si...

    Authors: Cathy O’Mullan, Nerilee Hing, Elaine Nuske, Helen Breen and Lydia Mainey
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:745

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