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  1. Gender inequity and the subsequent health impacts disproportionately affect communities in the Global South. However, most gender equity measures, such as Pulerwitz’ (2000) Sexual Relationship Power Scale (SRP...

    Authors: Kalysha Closson, Campion Zharima, Michelle Kuchena, Janan J. Dietrich, Anne Gadermann, Gina Ogilvie, Mags Beksinska and Angela Kaida
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1368
  2. Health-related behaviours (HRBs) cluster within individuals. Evidence for the association between HRB clustering and cognitive functioning is limited. We aimed to examine and compare the associations between t...

    Authors: Jing Liao, Shaun Scholes, Claire Mawditt, Shannon T. Mejía and Wentian Lu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1367
  3. High adherence and proper usage of micronutrient powder (MNP) influence child nutritional outcomes, yet few studies explore the role of delivery patterns. This study explores the association between MNP delive...

    Authors: Rong Liu, Ruixue Ye, Qingzhi Wang, Lucy Pappas, Sarah-Eve Dill, Scott Rozelle and Huan Zhou
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1366
  4. The number of food banks (charitable outlets of emergency food parcels) and the volume of food distributed by them increased multi-fold in the United Kingdom (UK) since 2010. The overwhelming majority of users...

    Authors: Filip Sosenko, Glen Bramley and Arnab Bhattacharjee
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1363
  5. Decision makers want to know if there is a financial benefit in investing scarce resources in occupational health management (OHM). Economic evaluations (EEs) of OHM-strategies try to answer this question. How...

    Authors: Nathanael Lutz, Lena Dalle Grave, Dirk Richter, Tom Deliens, Nick Verhaeghe, Jan Taeymans and Peter Clarys
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1362
  6. COVID-19 has caused over 305 million infections and nearly 5.5 million deaths globally. With complete eradication unlikely, organizations will need to evaluate their risk and the benefits of mitigation strateg...

    Authors: Jesse Smith, Yilun Sun, Diego R. Hijano, James M. Hoffman, Hana Hakim, Richard J. Webby, Randall T Hayden, Aditya H. Gaur, Gregory T. Armstrong, Motomi Mori and Li Tang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1361
  7. Suicide rates in the United States (US) reached a peak in 2018 and declined in 2019 and 2020, with substantial and often growing disparities by age, sex, race/ethnicity, geography, veteran status, sexual minor...

    Authors: Seth W. Perry, Jacob C. Rainey, Stephen Allison, Tarun Bastiampillai, Ma-Li Wong, Julio Licinio, Steven S. Sharfstein and Holly C. Wilcox
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1360
  8. Persistent smoking among patients diagnosed with cancer is associated with adverse clinical outcomes, yet an evidence-based tobacco use intervention has not been well-integrated into cancer care in community o...

    Authors: Brett M. Goshe, Autumn W. Rasmussen, Lynne I. Wagner, JoRean D. Sicks, Ilana F. Gareen, Ruth C. Carlos, Benjamin A. Herman, Angela Wangari Walter, Susan Regan, Douglas E. Levy, Irene Mahon, Alona Muzikansky, Jordan M. Neil, Michelle Lui, Deepika Dilip, Laura Malloy…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1359
  9. Coalitions are a popular mechanism for delivering community-based health promotion. The aim of this systematic review was to synthesize research that has quantitatively analyzed the association between coaliti...

    Authors: Phoebe Nagorcka-Smith, Kristy A. Bolton, Jennifer Dam, Melanie Nichols, Laura Alston, Michael Johnstone and Steven Allender
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1358
  10. Electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use has spread among adolescents in many countries, however users’ characteristics are not well known. We aimed to compare characteristics of exclusive e-cigarette users to t...

    Authors: Hugo Torregrossa, Bertrand Dautzenberg, Pierre Birkui, Nicole Rieu, Marie-Dominique Dautzenberg, Maria Melchior and Murielle Mary-Krause
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1357
  11. High-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV) testing has been recommended by the World Health Organization as the primary screening test in cervical screening programs. The option of self-sampling for this screening...

    Authors: Marat Sultanov, Janine de Zeeuw, Jaap Koot, Jurjen van der Schans, Jogchum J. Beltman, Marlieke de Fouw, Marek Majdan, Martin Rusnak, Naheed Nazrul, Aminur Rahman, Carolyn Nakisige, Arathi P. Rao, Keerthana Prasad, Shyamala Guruvare, Regien Biesma, Marco Versluis…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1356
  12. A growing need and focus on preventing and controlling the diseases and promoting a healthier lifestyle is more evident at global, regional, and national levels. In this respect, it is well-known the positive ...

    Authors: Dănuț-Vasile Jemna, Mihaela David, Marc-Hubert Depret and Lydie Ancelot
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1355
  13. Household water security encompasses water-related factors that pose threats to public health at the household level. It presents a reliable access to water in sufficient quantity and quality towards meeting b...

    Authors: Patrick A. Akinyemi, Olusegun T. Afolabi and Olufemi O. Aluko
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1354
  14. Childcare centres are important environments for promoting physical activity and healthy eating. Blended approaches to professional learning may help overcome existing challenges for educators in promoting the...

    Authors: Peden ME, Eady MJ, Okely AD, Patterson K, Batterham M and Jones RA
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1353
  15. Gender dynamics influence household-level decision-making about health behaviors and subsequent outcomes. Health and development programs in Niger are addressing gender norms through social and behavior change...

    Authors: Sara Chace Dwyer, Sanyukta Mathur, Karen Kirk, Chaibou Dadi and Leanne Dougherty
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1350
  16. Since December 2020, public health agencies have implemented a variety of vaccination strategies to curb the spread of SARS-CoV-2, along with pre-existing Nonpharmaceutical Interventions (NPIs). Initial strate...

    Authors: Elena Aruffo, Pei Yuan, Yi Tan, Evgenia Gatov, Iain Moyles, Jacques Bélair, James Watmough, Sarah Collier, Julien Arino and Huaiping Zhu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1349
  17. Grid management is a grassroots governance strategy widely implemented in China since 2004 to improve the government’s efficiency to actively find and solve problems among populated regions. A grid-based strat...

    Authors: Shen-ning Lu, Wei Ding, Jia-zhi Wang, Shou-qin Yin, Sheng-guo Li, Xing-wu Zhou, Qiu-li Xu, Xiao-dong Sun, Chris Cotter, Michelle S Hsiang, Allison Tatarsky, Roly Gosling, Shan Lv and Duo-quan Wang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1347
  18. Along with the development of the times and progress of the society, the total fertility rate (TFR) markedly changed in each country. Therefore, it is critical to describe the trend of TFR and explore its infl...

    Authors: Haoyue Cheng, Wenliang Luo, Shuting Si, Xing Xin, Zhicheng Peng, Haibo Zhou, Hui Liu and Yunxian Yu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1346
  19. In Benin, access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) remains an issue. This study aims to provide an overview of household access to basic WASH services based on nationally representative data.

    Authors: Nicolas Gaffan, Alphonse Kpozèhouen, Cyriaque Dégbey, Yolaine Glèlè Ahanhanzo, Romain Glèlè Kakaï and Roger Salamon
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1345
  20. Antibiotic resistance is one of the greatest threats to global public health. Inappropriate use of antibiotics can lead to an increase in antibiotic resistance. Individual self-efficacy in the appropriate use ...

    Authors: Liying Wang, Chunguang Liang, Haitao Yu, Hui Zhang and Xiangru Yan
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1344
  21. Glyphosate is a herbicide which is commonly used in agricultural areas. However, previous studies on glyphosate exposure in farmers and their health are still scarce.

    Authors: Sutthinee Sidthilaw, Ratana Sapbamrer, Chaicharn Pothirat, Klintean Wunnapuk and Supakit Khacha-ananda
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1343
  22. The present research explored the effect of an educational program based on the health belief model (HBM) on prisoners’ HIV preventive behaviors in the south of Iran.

    Authors: Zahra Hosseini, Pirdad Najafi, Shokrollah Mohseni, Teamur Aghamolaei and Sara Dadipoor
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1342
  23. Local government has become a key constituent for addressing health inequalities and influencing the health of individuals and communities in England. Lauded as an effective approach to tackle the multiple det...

    Authors: Catherine Homer, James Woodall, Charlotte Freeman, Jane South, Jo Cooke, Judith Holliday, Anna Hartley and Shane Mullen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1341
  24. Evidence on the association between hearing loss and sick leave or disability pension is to a great extent based on few cross-sectional studies and remains unclear. We aim to assess the associations in a long-...

    Authors: Astrid Ytrehus Jørgensen, Lisa Aarhus, Bo Engdahl, Bernt Bratsberg, Vegard Fykse Skirbekk and Ingrid Sivesind Mehlum
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1340
  25. Participating in voluntary exercise training is important to meet occupational requirements as well as firefighters’ health and safety. The purpose of this study is to identify salient beliefs associated with ...

    Authors: Junhye Kwon, Joohee Choi, Juhyuk Kwon, Chung Gun Lee, Dong-il Seo, Wook Song, Jung-jun Park, Han-joon Lee, Hyun Joo Kang and Yeon Soon Ahn
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1339
  26. The costs and benefits of an intervention within the intervention testing phase may differ from those experienced when that intervention is implemented and delivered at scale. Yet limited empirical work has be...

    Authors: Vicki Brown, Huong Tran, Joanne Williams, Rachel Laws and Marj Moodie
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1338
  27. For assessing the HIV epidemic in Kenya, a series of independent HIV indicator household-based surveys of similar design can be used to investigate the trends in key indicators relevant to HIV prevention and c...

    Authors: Thomas Achia, Ismael Flores Cervantes, Paul Stupp, Paul Musingila, Jacques Muthusi, Anthony Waruru, Mary Schmitz, Megan Bronson, Gregory Chang, John Bore, Leonard Kingwara, Samuel Mwalili, James Muttunga, Joshua Gitonga, Kevin M. De Cock and Peter Young
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1337
  28. Coping with the pandemic caused by the SARS-COV- 2 has been a global challenge. To this end, several measures have been adopted to control the transmission of the disease and to ensure public safety. One facto...

    Authors: Munther Saeedi, Nihad Al-Othman, Maha Rabayaa and Saeed Dwaikat
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1336
  29. Following an ecological framework, the aim of this study was to highlight the way adolescents invested their time in opportunities to engage in moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) according to whethe...

    Authors: Thibaut Derigny, Christophe Schnitzler, Teun Remmers, Dave Van Kann, Joseph Gandrieau, Ndongo Seye, Georges Baquet and François Potdevin
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1332
  30. The growing number of employed women has been associated with an increase in the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children. We sought to determine whether childhood overweight/obesity in Spain is associ...

    Authors: Néboa Zozaya, Juan Oliva-Moreno and Laura Vallejo-Torres
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1331
  31. The development of physical literacy (PL) early in life may influence children's subsequent physical activity (PA) participation and consequent health benefits across the life course. Interventions designed fo...

    Authors: Amy S. Ha, Qing He, David R. Lubans, Cecilia H. Chan and Johan Y. Y. Ng
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1330
  32. During recent decades intraregional migration has increased in Latin America. Chile became one of the main receiving countries and hosted diverse international migrant groups. Evidence have suggested a healthy...

    Authors: Isabel Rada, Marcela Oyarte and Báltica Cabieses
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1329
  33. Research to date suggests that physical activity is associated with improved sleep, but studies have predominantly relied on self-report measures and have not accounted for school day/free day variability. To ...

    Authors: Chiara E. G. Castiglione-Fontanellaz, Tammy T. Timmers, Stefan Lerch, Christoph Hamann, Michael Kaess and Leila Tarokh
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1328
  34. People experiencing homelessness are uniquely susceptible and disproportionately affected by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Understanding context-specific challenges, responses, and perspectives of peop...

    Authors: Natalia M. Rodriguez, Rebecca G. Martinez, Rebecca Ziolkowski, Cealia Tolliver, Hope Young and Yumary Ruiz
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1327
  35. Cigarette smoking cessation has been described as the world’s most important public health intervention. Electronic cigarettes are a relatively new tool for assisting smoking cessation but there is a lack of d...

    Authors: Alan D. Price, Margaret Coffey, Lawrence Houston and Penny A. Cook
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1326
  36. Falls are associated with cognitive and physical function deterioration. Attention decline, inaccurate affordance perception, and balance impairment are considered to be risk factors for falls. Furthermore, fe...

    Authors: Hugo Rosado, Jorge Bravo, Armando Raimundo, Joana Carvalho, Gabriela Almeida and Catarina Pereira
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 21(Suppl 2):2336

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 21 Supplement 2

  37. Studies have demonstrated that a culturally and linguistically tailored Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) can be effective in reducing diabetes risk in Chinese Americans. The purpose of this study was to explo...

    Authors: Ming-Chin Yeh, Wincy Lau, Siqian Chen, Ada Wong, Ho-Jui Tung, Grace X. Ma and Judith Wylie-Rosett
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1325
  38. The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is recommended for all adolescents age 11–12 years. HPV vaccine coverage remains suboptimal in the United States though, particularly in rural areas. We surveyed adolesce...

    Authors: Cody L. Goessl, Ben Christianson, Kayla E. Hanson, Elizabeth J. Polter, Scott C. Olson, Thomas G. Boyce, Denise Dunn, Charnetta L. Williams, Edward A. Belongia, Huong Q. McLean and Jeffrey J. VanWormer
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1322
  39. Anaemia occurs in children when the haemoglobin level in the blood is less than the normal (11 g/dL), the consequence is the decrease of oxygen quantity in the tissues. It is a prevalent public health problem ...

    Authors: Mirella Malala Randrianarisoa, Maheninasy Rakotondrainipiana, Ravaka Randriamparany, Prisca Vega Andriantsalama, Anjasoa Randrianarijaona, Azimdine Habib, Annick Robinson, Lisette Raharimalala, Francis Allen Hunald, Aurélie Etienne, Jean-Marc Collard, Frédérique Randrianirina, Robert Barouki, Clement Pontoizeau, Alison Nestoret, Nathalie Kapel…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1320
  40. The use of research evidence to underpin public health practice and policy decisions in local government is strongly promoted but its implementation has not been straightforward. This study aimed to explore th...

    Authors: Ciara E. McGee, Megan Barlow-Pay, Ivaylo Vassilev, Janis Baird, Lee-Ann Fenge, Debbie Chase and Julie Parkes
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1316
  41. Educational environments are considered important in strengthening students’ health status and knowledge, which are associated with good educational outcomes. It has been suggested to establish healthy univers...

    Authors: Inger Ahlstrand, Ingrid Larsson, Margaretha Larsson, Aimée Ekman, Lena Hedén, Katja Laakso, Ulrika Lindmark, Håkan Nunstedt, Lena Oxelmark, Sandra Pennbrant, Annelie J. Sundler and Jenny Hallgren
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1314

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