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  1. Chlamydia trachomatis infection can cause a significant disease burden in high-risk populations. This study aimed to assess the overall prevalence of C. trachomatis infection, and determine the long-term trends a...

    Authors: Hui Jian, Wen-Jie Lu, Ze-Wei Chen, Shi-Qing Liang, Xiao-Li Yue, Jing Li, Jia-Hui Zhang and Xiang-Dong Gong
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1579
  2. Although one’s socioeconomic status affects health outcomes, limited research explored how South Korea’s National Health Insurance (NHI) system affects mortality rates. This study investigated whether health i...

    Authors: Ye-Seul Kim, Joungyoun Kim, Yonghoon Kim and Hee-Taik Kang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1577
  3. Over 250 million individuals live with chronic hepatitis B (CHB) infection worldwide. A significant proportion of these people often face discrimination defined as the unjust, unfair, or prejudicial treatment ...

    Authors: Catherine Freeland, Anousha Qureshi, Jack Wallace, Kenneth Kabagambe, Hailemichael Desalegn, Chris Munoz, Dee Lee, Theobald Owusu-Ansah, Danjuma Adda, Gibril Ndow, Sarra Yousif, Hala Abdalla, Omer Kheir, Thomas Tu and Chari Cohen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1575
  4. The U.S. mpox outbreak in 2022 introduced new and exacerbated existing challenges that disproportionately stigmatize gay, bisexual, and other sexual minoritized men (GBSMM). This study contextualizes the perce...

    Authors: Bryce Puesta Takenaka, Sally J. Kirklewski, Frances J. Griffith, Jeremy J. Gibbs, Carolyn K. Lauckner, Erin Nicholson, Cecil Tengatenga, Nathan B. Hansen and Trace Kershaw
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1574
  5. Dengue causes approximately 10.000 deaths and 100 million symptomatic infections annually worldwide, making it a significant public health concern. To address this, artificial intelligence tools like machine l...

    Authors: Bianca Conrad Bohm, Fernando Elias de Melo Borges, Suellen Caroline Matos Silva, Alessandra Talaska Soares, Danton Diego Ferreira, Vinícius Silva Belo, Julia Somavilla Lignon and Fábio Raphael Pascoti Bruhn
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1573
  6. There is a well-established cross-sectional association between income and health, but estimates of the causal effects of income vary substantially. Different definitions of income may lead to substantially di...

    Authors: Erik Igelström, Daniel Kopasker, Peter Craig, Jim Lewsey and Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1572
  7. As of 2024, vaccination remains the main mitigation measure against COVID-19, but there are contradictory results on whether people living with HIV (PLWH) are less protected by vaccines than people living with...

    Authors: Alberto Mateo-Urdiales, Massimo Fabiani, Flavia Mayer, Chiara Sacco, Valeria Belleudi, Roberto Da Cas, Emmanouil Alexandros Fotakis, Luigi De Angelis, Maria Cutillo, Daniele Petrone, Cristina Morciano, Andrea Cannone, Martina Del Manso, Flavia Riccardo, Antonino Bella, Franscesca Menniti-Ippolito…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1569
  8. To solve the problem of workplace bullying among nurses, it is necessary to review the effects of interventions and generalize the findings. We conducted a systematic literature review and meta-analysis to eva...

    Authors: Yulliana Jeong, Hye Sun Jung and Eun Mi Baek
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1568
  9. This study explores how the goals of collaboration in the return-to-work (RTW) process for people with common mental disorders are described by the stakeholders involved, and how they experience stakeholders’ ...

    Authors: Veronica Svärd, Zana Arapovic Johansson, Lisa Holmlund, Therese Hellman, Lydia Kwak and Elisabeth Björk Brämberg
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1567
  10. Female informal caregivers of older adults experience a higher burden of physical and mental health problems compared to their male counterparts due to the greater intensity of care they provide. This is likel...

    Authors: Williams Agyemang-Duah, Michael Safo Oduro, Prince Peprah, Dina Adei and Jacob Oppong Nkansah
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1566
  11. The health impact of retirement is controversial. Most previous studies have been based on self-reported health indicators or the endpoints of some chronic diseases (e.g., morbidity or mortality), but objectiv...

    Authors: Jiarun Mi, Xueyan Han, Man Cao, Hanchao Cheng, Zhaoyang Pan, Jian Guo, Wei Sun, Yuanli Liu, Congyi Zheng, Xin Wang, Xue Cao, Zhen Hu, Yixin Tian, Zengwu Wang and Tianjia Guan
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1565
  12. Smuggling health goods given the importance and critical nature of health services should be undeniably addressed and controlled by all countries. This issue is especially more widespread in developing countri...

    Authors: Farzaneh Mahmoudi Meymand, Amirhossein Takian and Ebrahim Jaafaripooyan
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1564
  13. The IAC Policy Index was developed to allow comparison in alcohol policy between countries and within countries over time including in low resource settings. It measures four effective alcohol policies and tak...

    Authors: Sally Casswell, Steve Randerson, Karl Parker and Taisia Huckle
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1563
  14. The Ayeyarwady Basin in Myanmar, a critical economic zone, faces severe ecological degradation due to unsustainable agricultural practices. These practices pose significant threats to human health and marine b...

    Authors: Lazarus Obed Livingstone Banda, Chigonjetso Victoria Banda, Jane Thokozani Banda, Eretia Mwaene, George N. Chidimbah Munthali, Thin Thin Hlaing and Blessings Chiwosi
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1562
  15. In the field of health promotion, interorganisational networks are of growing relevance. However, systematic and target-oriented network management is of utmost importance for network development. The aim of t...

    Authors: Madeleine Gernert, Gabriele Fohr and Andrea Schaller
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1560
  16. E-cigarette use represents a contemporary mode of nicotine product use that may be changing the risk profile of participating adolescents. Understanding differences in sociodemographic characteristics of adole...

    Authors: Katelyn Battista, Karen A Patte, Terrance J Wade, Adam G. Cole, Tara Elton-Marshall, Kristen M Lucibello, William Pickett and Scott T Leatherdale
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1558
  17. College students’ physical fitness is likely to be directly related to their cells’ health. However, there is a lack of literature on whether the relationship between cell health and college students’ physical...

    Authors: Jian Zhu, Yi Yang, Yanmin Zhao, Guoyang Qin and Xin Su
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1557
  18. The prevalence of consanguineous marriages (CMs) varies worldwide from one country to another. However, the Middle East stands out as a region with a notably high rate of CMs. CM is particularly widespread in ...

    Authors: Mariam M. Al Eissa, Fahad Almsned, Reem R. Alkharji, Yousif M. Aldossary, Raghad AlQurashi, Esraa A. Hawsa, Sahar M. AlDosari, Amerh S. Alqahtani, Raniah S. Alotibi, Raed Farzan, Reema Alduaiji, Suha M. Sulimani, Shaker A. Alomary and Abdullah M. Assiri
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1556
  19. Acute upper respiratory tract infections (AURTIs) are prevalent in the general population. However, studies on the association of short-term exposure to air pollution with the risk of hospital visits for AURTI...

    Authors: Jin-Ying Huang, Wei Feng, Guo-Xin Sang, Stuart McDonald, Tian-Feng He and Yi Lin
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1555
  20. Growing evidence supports the important role of 24-hour movement behaviours (MB) in preventing childhood obesity. However, research to understand the heterogeneity and variability of MB among individuals and w...

    Authors: David Janda, Aleš Gába, Karel Hron, Lauren Arundell and Ana Maria Contardo Ayala
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1553
  21. Migrants have complex health needs but face multiple barriers to accessing health care. In France, permanent healthcare access offices (PASSs), as specific primary health care facilities (SPHCs), provide care ...

    Authors: Jego Maeva, Desrues Anne, Fall Marie, Janczewski Aurélie, Gentile Gaetan, Auquier Pascal, Tabélé Clémence and Khouani Jérémy
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1552
  22. Previous researches examining the impact of dietary nutrition on mortality risk have mainly focused on individual nutrients, however the interaction of these nutrients has not been considered. The purpose of t...

    Authors: YuJiao Sun, HuanRui Zhang, GuoXian Qi and Wen Tian
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1551
  23. Obesity is characterized by excessive fat accumulation in the body. Physical activity (PA) is an effective intervention to combat obesity, but the effectiveness of different PA patterns on controlling obesity ...

    Authors: Wei Dai, DongYang Zhang, ZhiYuan Wei, Pan Liu, QianKun Yang, Li Zhang, Jie Zhang, Chao Zhang, Hao Xue, Zhao Xie and Fei Luo
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1550
  24. People living with HIV (PLWH) live longer and face new health challenges resulting from the confluence of chronic HIV infection and the natural effect of aging and comorbidities. However, there is a dearth of ...

    Authors: Pierre Debeaudrap, Nadine Etoundi, Joseph Tegbe, Nelly Assoumou, Zelica Dialo, Aristophane Tanon, Charlotte Bernard, Fabrice Bonnet, Hortense Aka and Patrick Coffie
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1549
  25. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection is a significant public health concern globally, especially in low- and middle-income countries. In Africa, including Nigeria, HPV prevalence is high, contributing to a sub...

    Authors: Evelyn Erdoo Orya, Kayode Khalid Bello, Sidney Sampson, Esther Awazzi Envuladu and Hilary I. Okagbue
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1548
  26. YouTube is a widely used video sharing and social networking platform among children and adolescents. However, research on YouTube usage among this population remains scarce. Specifically, studies on factors t...

    Authors: Donghee Kim, Sangha Lee, Hyojin Kim and Yunmi Shin
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1547
  27. Metabolic dysfunction-associated steatotic liver disease (MASLD) represents a significantly costly and increasingly prevalent disease, with treatment focused on lifestyle intervention. Integrating education an...

    Authors: Nicole Dalal, Lisa Catalli, Sara A. Miller, Simone Madan, Riley Tan, Eliana Agudelo and Danielle Brandman
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1546
  28. Globally, the COVID-19 pandemic upended healthcare services and created economic vulnerability for many. Criminalization of sex work meant sex workers were largely ineligible for Canada’s government-based fina...

    Authors: Elizabeth Frost, Kate Shannon, Melissa Braschel, Mary Kestler, Jennie Pearson, Chelsey Perry and Shira M. Goldenberg
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1544
  29. Lung cancer is one of the most lethal cancers worldwide and patient clinical outcomes seem influenced by their socioeconomic position (SEP). Since little has been investigated on this topic in the Italian cont...

    Authors: Michela Servadio, Alessandro C. Rosa, Antonio Addis, Ursula Kirchmayer, Ilaria Cozzi, Paola Michelozzi, Riccardo Cipelli, Franca Heiman, Marina Davoli and Valeria Belleudi
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1543
  30. Pulmonary function is very important for the healthy development of children and adolescents. However, fewer studies have been conducted on pulmonary function trends in children and adolescents in remote areas...

    Authors: Feng Zhang, Cunjian Bi, Xiaojian Yin, Yuan Liu, Yaru Guo, Pengwei Sun, Jun Hong and Yanyan Hu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1542
  31. Dose-response and nonlinear relationships of cigarette exposure with sleep disturbances and depression are warranted, and the potential mechanism of sex hormones in such associations remains unclear.

    Authors: Jing Huang, Peiwen Shi, Yuan Zhao, Huinan Zhang, Tian Gao and Xing Wang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1541
  32. To assess the impact of self-medication on the transmission dynamics of COVID-19 across different age groups, examine the interplay of vaccination and self-medication in disease spread, and identify the age gr...

    Authors: Wisdom S. Avusuglo, Qing Han, Woldegebriel Assefa Woldegerima, Nicola Bragazzi, Ali Asgary, Ali Ahmadi, James Orbinski, Jianhong Wu, Bruce Mellado and Jude Dzevela Kong
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1540
  33. Vaccination is one of the greatest tools for individuals to stay healthy. Individuals are, however, often exposed to misinformation via digital and social media, and thus, may miss the opportunity to develop s...

    Authors: Mary Bruns, Tanis Walch, Claire Wagner, Rylee Bergeron and Soojung Kim
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1539
  34. Bread is one of the most consumed foods all over the world. Several contaminants are identified in bread. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) is one of these contaminants. This systematic study evaluates t...

    Authors: Gholamreza Tavoosidana, Mansoreh Abdolhosseini, Yeghaneh Mazaheri, Burhan Basaran, Parisa Shavali-gilani and Parisa Sadighara
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1538
  35. : Early sexual initiation has negative health, social, and economic consequences for both women and future generations. The trend of early sexual initiation is increasing globally, leading to higher rates of s...

    Authors: Shimels Derso Kebede, Natnael Kebede, Mengistu Mera Mihiretu, Ermias Bekele Enyew, Kokeb Ayele, Lakew Asmare, Fekade Demeke Bayou, Mastewal Arfaynie, Agmasie Damtew Walle, Yawkal Tsega and Abel Endawkie
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1536
  36. Breast cancer is the leading cause of death from cancer in women and is a major public health problem worldwide. Despite the lower incidence rates of breast cancer in resource-limited settings, especially sub-...

    Authors: Gloria Yawavi Gbenonsi, Jessica Martini and Céline Mahieu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1535
  37. Choosing a suitable job and leading a fulfilling professional life is vital for individuals, regardless of disability. Governments provide rehabilitation services to promote employment for individuals with dis...

    Authors: Han Nah Park, Su Jin Lee and Ju Young Yoon
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1534
  38. We sought to determine whether the Good School Toolkit-Primary violence prevention intervention was associated with reduced victimisation and perpetration of peer and intimate partner violence four years later...

    Authors: Louise Knight, Lydia Atuhaire, Amiya Bhatia, Elizabeth Allen, Sophie Namy, Katharina Anton-Erxleben, Janet Nakuti, Angel Mirembe, Mastula Nakiboneka, Janet Seeley, Helen A. Weiss, Jenny Parkes, Chris Bonell, Dipak Naker and Karen Devries
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1532
  39. To investigate the changes in the unhealthy eye-related behaviors of junior middle school students during the COVID-19 pandemic and the double reduction policy and its relationship with myopia.

    Authors: Fengqin Li, Yin Li, Zhonghui Liu, Chang Xu, Huiwen Li, Ying Sun, Xin Zhang and Lei Gao
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1531
  40. The incidence of arterial hypertension increases with the aging of the population, but its magnitude remains insufficiently assessed. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of hypertension and...

    Authors: Alioune Camara, Alpha Koné, Thierno Mamadou Millimono, Abdoulaye Sow, Amadou Kaké, Pierre-Marie Preux, Mamadou Dadhi Balde and Pierre Jesus
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1530
  41. Epilepsy is a global health and economic burden with major problems that have an impact on physical, psychological, and social activities. Quality of life (QoL) is often disturbed and can be influenced by many...

    Authors: Fantahun Andualem, Mamaru Melkam, Gebrieslassie Tadesse, Girum Nakie, Techilo Tinsae, Setegn Fentahun, Gidey Rtbey, Girmaw Medfu Takelle, Berihun Agegn Mengistie and Getachew Muluye Gedef
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1529
  42. To investigate the “supercompensation” effect of preschoolers during the coronavirus disease 2019 lockdown by comparing the changes in physical activity (PA), psychological, and sleep indicators before and aft...

    Authors: Yunong Li, Guanggao Zhao, Liqiang Su, Jinmei Fu, Shunli Sun, Ruiming Chen, Delong Chen, Xuewen Hu, Tianle Jiang and Fanchao Shen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:1522

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