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  1. The objective of this research was to assess physical and sexual violence experienced by sexual and gender minorities in nine African countries, and to examine factors associated with violence.

    Authors: Alex Müller, Kristen Daskilewicz, Mc Lean Kabwe, Anna Mmolai-Chalmers, Chelsea Morroni, Nelson Muparamoto, Adamson S. Muula, Vincent Odira and Martin Zimba

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:357

    Content type: Research article

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  2. The prevalence of poor diet quality and type 2 diabetes are exceedingly high in many rural American Indian (AI) communities. Because of limited resources and infrastructure in some communities, implementation ...

    Authors: Caitlin N. Hawley, Corrine M. Huber, Lyle G. Best, Barbara V. Howard, Jason Umans, Shirley A. A. Beresford, Barbara McKnight, Arlette Hager, Marcia O’Leary, Anne N. Thorndike, India J. Ornelas, Meagan C. Brown and Amanda M. Fretts

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:356

    Content type: Study protocol

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  3. There is growing recognition of the need for fish to be better integrated into nutrition-sensitive strategies for addressing malnutrition. Fish are overwhelmingly produced by the small-scale sector, which supp...

    Authors: Emily Gibson, Natasha Stacey, Terry C. H. Sunderland and Dedi S. Adhuri

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:355

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  4. There is limited information about the types of recreational drugs used by men who have sex with men (MSM) in China or the consequent impact on sexual health and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) acquisition.

    Authors: Xiang Mao, Sequoia I. Leuba, Qinghai Hu, Hongjing Yan, Zhe Wang, Lin Lu, Minghua Zhuang, Xi Chen, Jihua Fu, Wenqing Geng, Yongjun Jiang, Hong Shang and Junjie Xu

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:354

    Content type: Research article

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  5. On March 23, 2020, the government of the United Kingdom told the British people to stay home, an unprecedented request designed to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus and stop the National Health Service fr...

    Authors: Stephen Hills and Yolanda Eraso

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:352

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Infant immunization coverage worldwide has plateaued at about 85%. Using existing survey data to conduct analyses beyond estimating coverage may help immunization programmes better tailor strategies to reach u...

    Authors: Yue Huang and M. Carolina Danovaro-Holliday

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:351

    Content type: Research article

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  7. The continuing impetus for universal health coverage has given rise to publicly funded health insurance schemes in lower-middle income countries. However, there is insufficient understanding of how universal h...

    Authors: Rajalakshmi RamPrakash and Lakshmi Lingam

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:350

    Content type: Research article

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  8. The adoption and evaluation of good practices in food handling in food service are essential to minimizing foodborne diseases. The present study aimed to evaluate food safety knowledge, attitudes, and practice...

    Authors: Alyne Gomes da Vitória, Jhenifer de Souza Couto Oliveira, Louise Caroline de Almeida Pereira, Carolina Perim de Faria and Jackline Freitas Brilhante de São José

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:349

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Obesity in children is one of the most severe public health challenges of the current century and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) frequency is also escalating. More so, the importance of process evaluation (PE...

    Authors: M. Seral-Cortes, P. De Miguel-Etayo, P. Zapata, M. L. Miguel-Berges and L. A. Moreno

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:348

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Sedentary behavior is influenced by contextual, social, and individual factors, including the built environment. However, associations between the built environment and sitting time have not been extensively i...

    Authors: Alex Antonio Florindo, Gavin Turrell, Leandro Martin Totaro Garcia, João Paulo dos Anjos Souza Barbosa, Michele Santos Cruz, Marcelo Antunes Failla, Breno Souza de Aguiar, Ligia Vizeu Barrozo and Moises Goldbaum

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:347

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Exposure to gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is associated with increased risk for type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in mothers, and poor cardiovascular health among offspring. Identifying effective methods to mitigat...

    Authors: David G. Marrero, Robert M. Blew, Kelly N. B. Palmer, Kyla James, Denise J. Roe and Melanie D. Hingle

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:346

    Content type: Study protocol

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  12. Sedentary Behaviour (SB) gets an increasing attention from ergonomics and public health due to its associated detrimental health effects. A large number of studies record SB with ActiGraph counts-per-minute cu...

    Authors: Roman P. Kuster, Maria Hagströmer, Daniel Baumgartner and Wilhelmus J. A. Grooten

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:345

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  13. Having children is a major life course event yet some disabilities could make it biologically challenging and some others could limit access to necessary socioeconomic resources. To date, there is relatively l...

    Authors: Fredinah Namatovu, Erling Häggström Lundevaller and Lotta Vikström

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:343

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  14. Reproductive tract infections (RTIs) have become major but silent public health problems devastating women’s lives in Bangladesh. Accurately and precisely identifying high-risk areas of RTIs through high-resol...

    Authors: Chenyang Feng, Ruixue Li, Abu Ahmed Shamim, Md Barkat Ullah, Mengjie Li, Rubee Dev, Yijing Wang, Tingting Zhao, Jing Liao, Zhicheng Du, Yuheng Ling, Yingsi Lai and Yuantao Hao

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:342

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  15. We developed a novel intervention that uses behavioral economics incentives and mobile-health text messages to increase HIV knowledge and testing frequency among Latinx sexual minority men and Latinx transgend...

    Authors: Sarah MacCarthy, Alexandra Mendoza-Graf, Zachary Wagner, Joanna L. Barreras, Alice Kim, Rebecca Giguere, Alex Carballo-Dieguez and Sebastian Linnemayr

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:341

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Although successful, assessment of multi-component initiatives (MCIs) prove to be very challenging. Further, rigorous evaluations may not be viable, especially when assessing the impact of MCIs on long-term po...

    Authors: Tamara Vehige Calise, Natalie Spitzer, Laura Ruggiero, Amanda Ryder, Chloe Wingerter and Ashley Hatcher

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:340

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is becoming an epidemic with significant disability and premature death in Sub-Saharan Africa, including Benin. However, little is known about the level of knowledge, attitude, and practi...

    Authors: Halimatou Alaofè, Waliou Amoussa Hounkpatin, Francois Djrolo, John Ehiri and Cecilia Rosales

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:339

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  18. We aim to describe the prevalence and trends of hypertension among 9–17 school-aged students from 2017 to 2019 in Yunnan, China.

    Authors: Yunjuan Yang, Jieqing Min, Litao Chang, Jiajia Chai, Zhizhong Song, Shun Zha, Min Zhang, Hong Liu and Fan Yang

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:338

    Content type: Research article

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  19. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Zehra Yonel, Asma Yahyouche, Zahra Jalal, Alistair James, Thomas Dietrich and Iain L. C. Chapple

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:337

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in BMC Public Health 2020 20:1576

  20. UK migrants born in intermediate to high prevalence areas for blood borne viruses (BBV) including hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV are at increased risk of these infections. National guidance from Public Healt...

    Authors: Rachel Roche, Ruth Simmons, Alison F. Crawshaw, Pip Fisher, Manish Pareek, Will Morton, Theresa Shryane, Kristina Poole, Arpana Verma, Ines Campos-Matos and Sema Mandal

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:336

    Content type: Research article

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  21. We intend to explore whether sleep duration is associated with overweight and obesity among the adult American population. Furthermore, we stratified the study population by age and sex in the subgroup analysi...

    Authors: Qing Li

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:335

    Content type: Research article

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  22. The outbreak of COVID-19 has caused mental health problems and increased unemployment due to the economic recession. This survey aimed to assess the psychological impact of the state of emergency. We estimated...

    Authors: Shota Saito, Huyen Thi Thanh Tran, Ruan Qi, Kenji Suzuki, Toru Takiguchi, Kazuo Ishigami, Shinichi Noto, Sachiko Ohde and Osamu Takahashi

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:334

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  23. For many years smoking has been the major threat to public health in developed countries. However, smoking prevalence has declined over a period when adiposity has increased. The aim of this study was to deter...

    Authors: Frederick K. Ho, Carlos Celis-Morales, Fanny Petermann-Rocha, Solange Liliana Parra-Soto, James Lewsey, Daniel Mackay and Jill P. Pell

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:169

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  24. Parenting styles are significantly associated with self-harm (SH) in adolescents. Nevertheless, little is known about the mechanism underlying this association. This study primarily aimed to evaluate the poten...

    Authors: Hailiang Ran, Die Fang, Ahouanse Roland Donald, Rui Wang, Yusan Che, Xingting He, Tianlan Wang, Xiufeng Xu, Jin Lu and Yuanyuan Xiao

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:332

    Content type: Research article

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  25. While poor mental health and psychiatric disorders attributed to stressful work conditions are a public health concern in many countries, the health consequences of the occupational stress experienced by schoo...

    Authors: Roger Persson, Ulf Leo, Inger Arvidsson, Carita Håkansson, Kerstin Nilsson and Kai Österberg

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:331

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Violence against healthcare personnel is a major public health problem. Healthcare personnel are at the frontline dealing with people in stressful and unpredictable situations. Therefore, this study was conduc...

    Authors: Muhammad Naseem Khan, Zia Ul Haq, Mirwais Khan, Sadia Wali, Faryal Baddia, Shaista Rasul, Salman Khan, Maciej Polkowski and Jessica Yohana Ramirez-Mendoza

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:330

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Breastfeeding is important for the physical and psychological health of the mother and child. Basic data on breastfeeding practice in China are out-of-date and vary widely. This study aimed to evaluate the pro...

    Authors: Leni Kang, Juan Liang, Chunhua He, Lei Miao, Xiaohong Li, Li Dai, Qi Li, Zheng Liu, Jun Zhu, Yanping Wang and Hanmin Liu

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:329

    Content type: Research article

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  28. The number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive adolescents in secondary school has increased over the years. Little is known on how the students cope to the pressures and demands of their academic a...

    Authors: Raymond Bernard Kihumuro, David Jolly Muganzi, Elton George Wandira, Racheal Alinaiswe, Jovitah Joselyne Nanyunja, Ruth Kugumisiriza, Paul E. Alele and Vincent Mubangizi

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:327

    Content type: Research

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  29. This article has been retracted. Please see the Retraction Notice for more detail: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3494-y.

    Authors: J. Mwai, S. Njenga and M. Barasa

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:326

    Content type: Retraction Note

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    The original article was published in BMC Public Health 2016 16:819

  30. Work participation is an important determinant of public health; being unemployed leads to a decrease in an individual’s health. In the Netherlands, people with a work disability can apply for disability benef...

    Authors: Marloes Vooijs, Nicole M. C. van Kesteren, Astrid M. Hazelzet and Wilma Otten

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:325

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Noise pollution in coal mines is of great concern. Personal injuries directly or indirectly related to noise occur from time to time. Its effects impact the health and safety of coal mine workers. This study a...

    Authors: Jing Li, Yaru Qin, Lei Yang, Zhen Wang, Ke Han and Cheng Guan

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:324

    Content type: Research article

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  32. More than half of adolescents have jobs in summer or sometime during the year. While employers are ultimately responsible for their safety, parents are often important in helping their children navigate the wo...

    Authors: Viswanathan Shankar, Carol W. Runyan, Scott B. Harpin and John Lewko

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:323

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  33. There is a need to understand the psychological characteristics of suicide attempters to prevent future suicide attempts. This study aims to examine potential differences between individuals who have attempted...

    Authors: Bob Lew, Augustine Osman, Caryn Mei Hsien Chan, Won Sun Chen, Norhayati Ibrahim, Cun-Xian Jia and Ching Sin Siau

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:322

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  34. We aimed to investigate the association between preterm birth and body composition at 6, 18, and 30 years of age using data from three population-based birth cohort studies.

    Authors: Caroline Cardozo Bortolotto, Iná S. Santos, Juliana dos Santos Vaz, Alicia Matijasevich, Aluísio J. D. Barros, Fernando C. Barros, Leonardo Pozza Santos and Tiago Neuenfeld Munhoz

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:321

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  35. Fasting plasma glucose (FPG) variability is a significant predictor of mortality, especially in patients with poor glycemic control. This study aimed to explore the temporal age- and sex-specific profiles of t...

    Authors: Agyei Helena Lartey, Xiaona Li, Zhongqi Li, Qun Zhang and Jianming Wang

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:320

    Content type: Research article

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  36. Adequate nutrition is a public health challenge due to the increase in the incidence of diet-related diseases. The aim of this study was to examine food and nutrient intakes in the light of the current dietary...

    Authors: Ewelina Janowska-Miasik, Anna Waśkiewicz, Anna Maria Witkowska, Wojciech Drygas, Maria Wik Markhus, Małgorzata Elżbieta Zujko and Marian Kjellevold

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:319

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Household air pollution (HAP) is a recognised risk factor for many diseases, including respiratory diseases, cardiovascular/circulatory disorders, adverse pregnancy outcomes and cataracts. Population exposure ...

    Authors: Miranda Baame Esong, André Pascal Goura, Bertrand Hugo Ngahane Mbatchou, Berenice Walage, Herman Styve Yomi Simo, Romarique Mboumo Medjou, Martial Pianta Sonkoue, Cyrielle Douanla Djouda, Rose Suzie Fowoh Ngnewa, Milaine Sandra Teugueu Guiagain, Brice-Donald Kemnang Agokeng, Olivia Tania Megaptche Homla, Dan Pope and Jerome Ateudjieu

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:318

    Content type: Research article

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  38. The internet has become the most widely used medium among teenagers, who spend much of their time online, which raises parental concerns. Notwithstanding teens’ increased internet use and exposure to online ri...

    Authors: Sarosh Iqbal, Rubeena Zakar and Florian Fischer

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:317

    Content type: Research article

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  39. This study examined sociodemographic and tobacco-related factors of heated tobacco products (HTPs) use among adult ever smokers in South Korea where the sales of HTPs have been rapidly increasing since their l...

    Authors: Jeeeun Yi, Cheol Min Lee, Seung-sik Hwang and Sung-il Cho

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:316

    Content type: Research article

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  40. In Canada, heterosexual African, Caribbean, and Black (ACB) men’s heightened risk of HIV infection has been linked to behavioral characteristics, including practices of hegemonic masculinity that discourage th...

    Authors: Roger Antabe, Irenius Konkor, Martin McIntosh, Erica Lawson, Winston Husbands, Josephine Wong, Godwin Arku and Isaac Luginaah

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:315

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and its public health measures go beyond physical and mental health and incorporate wider well-being impacts in terms of what people are free to do or be. We explored the impac...

    Authors: Judit Simon, Timea M. Helter, Ross G. White, Catharina van der Boor and Agata Łaszewska

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:314

    Content type: Research

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  42. Front of pack nutrition labelling is part of United Kingdom government’s programme of activities aiming to tackle diet-related diseases. There are several front of pack labelling formats available and they dif...

    Authors: D. A. Ogundijo, A. A. Tas and B. A. Onarinde

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:220

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  43. Several studies conducted to access the status of household food insecurity in Ethiopia show that the nutrition problem is still highly prevalent especially in pregnant women and children. This study was condu...

    Authors: Mehariw Birhan Ambaw, Getasew Shitaye, Mekuanint Taddele and Zewdie Aderaw

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:311

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  44. Wood dust in a form of inhalable particulates can penetrate the lung tissues and affect respiratory health. Woodwork factory workers are at a greater risk of developing respiratory health problems because of e...

    Authors: Tegegnework Yitayew Awoke, Abera Kumie Takele, Worku Tefera Mekonnen, Samson Wakuma Abaya, Yifokire Tefera Zele, Embay Amare Alemseged and Bezayit Girma Abay

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:309

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  45. Firearms injuries present a major pediatric public health challenge in the United States. This study protocol describes research to develop and then conduct a randomized clinical trial to evaluate ShootSafe, a...

    Authors: David C. Schwebel, D. Leann Long, Marissa Gowey, Joan Severson, Yefei He and Katelyn Trullinger

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:308

    Content type: Study protocol

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  46. Polytobacco product use is increasingly popular, but little is known about the prevalence, trend, and factors of such use particularly in non-western countries.

    Authors: S. L. Chau, M. P. Wang, Y. Wu, D. Y. T. Cheung, A. Kong, V. Lai, T. H. Lam and S. Y. Ho

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:307

    Content type: Research article

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  47. Although all 11- or 12-year-olds in the US were recommended to receive a 3-dose series of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine within a 12-month period prior to 2016, rates of completion of the HPV vaccine s...

    Authors: Summer Sherburne Hawkins, Krisztina Horvath, Jessica Cohen, Lydia E. Pace and Christopher F. Baum

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:304

    Content type: Research article

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