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  1. Depression and anxiety are the most common mental health issues experienced by workers. Although organizational intervention has been extensively evaluated as a primary prevention of depression and anxiety, th...

    Authors: Kazuhiro Watanabe, Hiroyuki Hikichi, Kotaro Imamura, Asuka Sakuraya, Toru Yoshikawa, Shuhei Izawa, Hisashi Eguchi, Akiomi Inoue, Kengo Yoshida, Yasushi Orihashi and Akizumi Tsutsumi
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:601
  2. Estimated pulse wave velocity (ePWV) has been proposed as a potential approach to estimate carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity. However, the potential of ePWV in predicting all-cause mortality (ACM) and cardio...

    Authors: Wenke Cheng, Fanliang Kong, Huachun Pan, Sisi Luan, Shumin Yang and Siwei Chen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:600
  3. Chile did not adopt general and unified lockdowns for the whole nation but organized itself with dynamic and sometimes irregular lockdowns. These dynamics and consequences of social isolation could be generali...

    Authors: Alessandra Patrono, Stefano Renzetti, Cristian Guerini, Mark Macgowan, Stefanny M Moncada, Donatella Placidi, Maurizio Memo and Roberto G. Lucchini
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:599
  4. Physical activity has been proven to be beneficial for physical and psychological health as well as for academic achievement. However, especially university students are insufficiently physically active becaus...

    Authors: Monika Teuber, Daniel Leyhr and Gorden Sudeck
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:598
  5. With the world’s population increasing in age, there has been a significant rise in the prevalence of cognitive impairment and dementia among individuals. This study aims to investigate the association between...

    Authors: Xuebei Hou, Yujun Luo, Fen Yang, Xinhong Zhu, Xiaolian Gao, Wenqiang Wang, Guiyuan Qiao and Jing Zhou
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:597
  6. The psychosocial underpinnings of vaccine hesitancy are complex. Research is needed to pinpoint the exact reasons why people hesitate to vaccinate themselves or their children against vaccine-preventable disea...

    Authors: Felicia Zhang, Jia Ren, Colin Garon, Zhuoying Huang, John Kubale and Abram L. Wagner
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:596
  7. Contact tracing forms a crucial part of the public-health toolbox in mitigating and understanding emergent pathogens and nascent disease outbreaks. Contact tracing in the United States was conducted during the...

    Authors: Henry Bayly, Madison Stoddard, Debra Van Egeren, Eleanor J Murray, Julia Raifman, Arijit Chakravarty and Laura F White
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:595
  8. Previous research has indicated the inverse association between physical activity (PA) and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). However, the dose–response relationship currently remains undetermined. This stud...

    Authors: Wanting Xie, Liuwei Zhang, Jiaoying Cheng, Yirui Wang, Haixin Kang and Yi Gao
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:594
  9. Authors: R. Kettlitz, M. Harries, J. Ortmann, G. Krause, A. Aigner and B. Lange
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:593

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  10. Globally, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) 2023 report, more than 14.3 million children in low- and middle-income countries, primarily in Africa and South-East Asia, are not receiving any vacci...

    Authors: Gashaw Andargie Biks, Fisseha Shiferie, Dawit Abraham Tsegaye, Wondwossen Asefa, Legese Alemayehu, Tamiru Wondie, Meseret Zelalem, Yohannes Lakew, Kidist Belete and Samson Gebremedhin
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:592
  11. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection prevention is most effective early in childhood with vaccination programme. However, where this is missed, primary prevention modes of intervention become an alternative recom...

    Authors: Titilayo Olaoye, Blessing Osie-Efietie, Ololade O. Ogunsanmi, Adebayo M. Mustapha, Ifeoluwapo Asekun-Olarinmoye and Nnodimele Onuigbo Atulomah
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:591
  12. Physical exercise has the potential to mitigate addictive behaviors and relevant health issues. However, the nighttime exercise has not been studied regarding this research topic. This study aims to explore th...

    Authors: Yuqin Su, Hansen Li, Sijia Jiang, Yaqi Li, Yun Li and Guodong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:590
  13. Migration is common among transgender women (TGW), often driven by the desire to escape stigma, find acceptance, establish new connections, access body modifications, or enter new avenues of sex work. Given th...

    Authors: Beo Oliveira Leite, Laio Magno, Francisco Inacio Bastos and Ines Dourado
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:589
  14. Little is known about the use of mid-upper arm circumference for age (MUACZ) for diagnosing of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and its correlation with WHZ (weight-for-height Z-score) in an area endemic for se...

    Authors: Gaylord Ngaboyeka, Ghislain Bisimwa, Anouk Neven, Pacifique Mwene-Batu, Richard Kambale, Emmanuel Ongezi, Christine Chimanuka, Joseph Ntagerwa, Serge Balolebwami, Francis Mulume, Oreste Battisti, Michèle Dramaix and Philippe Donnen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:587
  15. Food taxation and food marketing policy are very cost-effectiveness to improve healthy diets among children. The objective of this study was to investigate the socio-demographic characteristics of Thais and at...

    Authors: Nongnuch Jindarattanaporn, Sirinya Phulkerd, Aphichat Chamratrithirong, Rossarin Soottipong Gray, Umaporn Pattaravanich, Nutnicha Loyfah, Sasinee Thapsuwan and Natjera Thongcharoenchupong
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:586
  16. Medication adherence (MA) is a key factor in maintaining adequate blood pressure and preventing complications. However, some older adults experience difficulties in taking medicine properly due to declines in ...

    Authors: Jeong Sun Kim and Eunji Kim
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:585
  17. The present study examines, as research questions, which and to what extent psychological and demographic variables significantly predict individual, community, and societal resilience among a sample of Czech ...

    Authors: Alice Koubová and Shaul Kimhi
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:583
  18. The vast majority of people have experienced the problem of back pain at least once in their lives for a variety of reasons. It is well known that regular physical activity at a moderate level has a number of ...

    Authors: Monika Gałczyk, Anna Zalewska, Marek Sobolewski and Hélder Fernandes
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:582
  19. Despite technological, political and economic progress, Pakistan is still a traditionally patriarchal society, and cultural norms curb women’s freedom of socialization, which contributes to poor mental health....

    Authors: Liu He, Amira Firdaus, Jiankun Gong, Nasrullah Dharejo and Iffat Ali Aksar
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:581
  20. Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is considered a chronic disease with numerous secondary complications that negatively affect the quality of life of patients. However, the specific, known and validated instruments for B...

    Authors: Denilson Menezes Almeida, Aldair Darlan Santos-de-Araújo, José Mário Costa Brito Júnior, Marcela Cacere, André Pontes-Silva, Cyrene Piazera Costa, Maria Cláudia Gonçalves, José Márcio Soares Leite, Almir Vieira Dibai-Filho and Daniela Bassi-Dibai
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:580
  21. Resection of colorectal adenoma (CRA) prevents colorectal cancer; however, recurrence is common. We aimed to assess the association of the triglyceride-glucose (TyG) index with CRA occurrence and recurrence.

    Authors: Jiaoyan Li, Jingfeng Chen, Haoshuang Liu, Su Yan, Youxiang Wang, Miao Xing and Suying Ding
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:579
  22. Understanding why patients experience loss to follow-up (LTFU) is essential for TB control. This analysis examines the impact of travel distance to RR-TB treatment on LTFU, which has yet to be analyzed within ...

    Authors: Katherine C. McNabb, Alanna J. Bergman, Amita Patil, Kelly Lowensen, Nomusa Mthimkhulu, Chakra Budhathoki, Nancy Perrin and Jason E. Farley
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:578
  23. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated struggles for youth living in poor households. Youth in rural Tanzania are particularly vulnerable given widespread poverty, lack of formal sector employment opportunities...

    Authors: Stephanie Simmons Zuilkowski, Sarah Quinones, Hassan Kihanzah, Graca Marwerwe, Leah Prencipe, Lusajo Kajula and Tia Palermo
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:577
  24. Age-mixing (age-disparate [5–9 years difference] and intergenerational [≥ 10 years difference]) partnerships are hypothesized drivers of HIV in adolescent girls and young women (AGYW; 15–24 years). These partn...

    Authors: Domonique M. Reed, Elizabeth Radin, Evelyn Kim, Nellie Wadonda-Kabondo, Danielle Payne, Myrline Gillot, Andreas Jahn, George Bello, Thokozani Kalua and Jessica E. Justman
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:575
  25. The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked unprecedented transformations in the lives of adolescents, with reshaping their routines, social dynamics, educational experiences, and overall well-being. Our study delves in...

    Authors: Hongjin Li, Zhiping Yang, Libin You and Shaojie Liu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:573
  26. Pancreatic cancer, ranking seventh in global cancer-related deaths, poses a significant public health challenge with increasing incidence and mortality. Most cases are diagnosed at an advanced stage, resulting...

    Authors: Tara Anderson, Gillian Prue, Glenn McDowell, Patrick Stark, Christine Brown Wilson, Lisa Graham Wisener, Helen Kerr, Gemma Caughers, Katherine Rogers, Lana Cook, Stephanie Craig, Abdulelah Alanazi and Gary Mitchell
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:570
  27. Loneliness is more common in older adults and those who face structural vulnerabilities, including homelessness. The homeless population is aging in the United States; now, 48% of single homeless adults are 50...

    Authors: Yeqing Yuan, Kelly R. Knight, John Weeks, Stephen King, Pamela Olsen and Margot Kushel
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:569
  28. Allergic diseases (ADs) have been increasingly reported in infants and children over the last decade. Diet, especially the inclusion of fish intake, may help to lower the risk of ADs. However, fish also, can b...

    Authors: Surabhi Shah, Hae Soon Kim, Yun-Chul Hong, Hyesook Park, Mina Ha, Yangho Kim, Ji Hyen Lee and Eun-Hee Ha
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:568
  29. COVID-19 is still a disease of global public health importance which requires long term application of control measures as millions of new infections or re-infections and thousands of related deaths still occu...

    Authors: Ugwu I. Omale, Victor U. Uduma, Azuka S. Adeke, Cordis O. Ikegwuonu, Glory E. Nkwo, Ugochi IA. Nwali, Olaedo O. Nnachi, Okechukwu O. Ukpabi, Ifeyinwa M. Okeke, Richard L. Ewah, Osarhiemen Iyare, Onyinyechukwu U. Oka and Chidinma I. Amuzie
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:567
  30. The risk of workplace violence and job burnout among Chinese correctional officers is high. Stress and insomnia may influence the relationship between workplace violence and job burnout; however, this influenc...

    Authors: Jizhi Wang, Ying Huang, Siyuan Wang, Zheng Zhang, Yuqiong He, Xiaoping Wang and Huijuan Guo
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:566
  31. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines quality health services as being effective, safe, people-centered, timely, equitable, integrated and efficient. It is critical to understand people’s perspectives an...

    Authors: Amit Aryal, Emma Clarke-Deelder, Souksanh Phommalangsy, Sengchanh Kounnavong and Günther Fink
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:565
  32. The Census of Populations and Dwellings’ is the five yearly population count of Aotearoa New Zealand. Best available populations (BAP) are subnational projections based on census data and demographic assumptio...

    Authors: Gerard J.B Sonder, Corina Grey, Debbie Ryan, Jacqueline Cumming, Andrew Sporle and Philip C. Hill
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:564
  33. Globally, close to one-third of all workplace violence (WV) occurs in the health sector. Exposure to WV among healthcare professionals in Ghana has been widely speculated, but there is limited evidence on the ...

    Authors: Philip Apraku Tawiah, Emmanuel Appiah-Brempong, Paul Okyere, Geoffrey Adu-Fosu and Mary Eyram Ashinyo
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:563
  34. Active health is a new concept, model, and system to maintain the state of whole-person health. In the context of the increasingly serious health problems of primary and secondary school teachers, it is of gre...

    Authors: Xiaofeng Gao, Meichao Cheng and Rong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:562
  35. In the UK, unique and unforeseen factors, including COVID-19, Brexit, and Ukraine-Russia war, have resulted in an unprecedented cost of living crisis, creating a second health emergency. We present, one of the...

    Authors: Jade Meadows, Miranda Montano, Abdelrahman J. K. Alfar, Ömer Yetkin Başkan, Caroline De Brún, Jennifer Hill, Rachael McClatchey, Nevila Kallfa and Gwen Sascha Fernandes
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:561
  36. Given the increased risk of chronic diseases and comorbidity among middle-aged and older adults in China, it is pivotal to identify the disease trajectory of developing chronic multimorbidity and address the t...

    Authors: Jiade Chen, Fan Zhang, Yuan Zhang, Ziqiang Lin, Kaisheng Deng, Qingqin Hou, Lixia Li and Yanhui Gao
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:559
  37. Extensive research has explored the association between heavy metal exposure and various health outcomes, including malignant neoplasms, hypertension, diabetes, and heart diseases. This study aimed to investig...

    Authors: Xiangyu Wang, Xinhao Han, Shufang Guo, Yujie Ma and Yafeng Zhang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:558
  38. The geographical differences in incidence rates of colorectal cancer (CRC) and its burden due to modifiable risk factors warrant investigating the CRC burden and its risk factors in different regions. In the c...

    Authors: Fahimeh Haghighatdoost, Kamran Mehrabani-Zeinabad, Parisa Hajihashemi, Noushin Mohammadifard and Peyman Adibi
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:557
  39. SARS-CoV-2 infections usually cause immune dysregulation in the human body. Studies of immunological changes resulting from coinfections with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) or HIV are limited.

    Authors: Lei Li, Jianxiang Zhang, Ranran Sun, Hong Liu, Genyang Cheng, Feifei Fan, Chong Wang, Ang Li, Hongxia Liang, Zujiang Yu, Guiqiang Wang and Zhigang Ren
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:556
  40. Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) is a common public health issue affecting many women of reproductive age worldwide. This study has been designed to investigate of computer-based stress inoculation training (SIT) c...

    Authors: Fatemeh Zolfaghary, Hajar Adib-Rad, Fatemeh Nasiri‑Amiri, Mahbobeh Faramarzi, Hajar Pasha and Hemmat gholinia-ahangar
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:555
  41. Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) and Treatment as Prevention (TasP) are effective strategies to prevent HIV transmission within serodifferent couples. However, limited usage of PrEP, knowledge and interest has ...

    Authors: Xolani Ntinga, Oluwaseyi O. Isehunwa, Lindani I. Msimango, Patricia M. Smith, Lynn T. Matthews and Alastair Van Heerden
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:553
  42. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Taiwan has implemented strict border controls and community spread prevention measures. As part of these efforts, the government also implemented measures for public transportatio...

    Authors: Ning Chang, Yi-chen Tsai, Wei J. Chen, Chung-Chuan Lo and Hsiao-Han Chang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:551
  43. This study describes regional differences and dynamic changes in the prevalence of comorbidities among middle-aged and elderly people with chronic diseases (PCMC) in China from 2011–2018, and explores distribu...

    Authors: Liangwen Zhang, Linjiang Wei and Ya Fang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2024 24:550

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