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  1. Physical activity is associated with depression. However, benefits of physical activity on depression may differ for specific domains of physical activity (i.e., leisure-time, work, and travel). Moreover, the ...

    Authors: Emily R. Rutherford, Corneel Vandelanotte, Janine Chapman and Quyen G. To
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1618
  2. Understanding the perceptions of lower socioeconomic groups towards workplace health promotion is important because they are underrepresented in workplace health promotion activities and generally engage in un...

    Authors: Hanne C. S. Sponselee, Willemieke Kroeze, Suzan J. W. Robroek, Carry M. Renders and Ingrid H. M. Steenhuis
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1617
  3. Globally, 700 000 people die every year by suicide. Health care consultation patterns the period before suicide could be one potential way to identify people at risk for suicide. Therefore, this study examines...

    Authors: Elisabeth Bondesson, Tori Alpar, Ingemar F. Petersson, Maria E. C. Schelin and Anna Jöud
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1616
  4. Over 80% of new cervical cancer cases occur in women living in low- and middle-income countries. It is the second highest cause of female cancer deaths in Nigeria. School based vaccination programs are an effe...

    Authors: Michael Egbon, Tolulope Ojo, Aminu Aliyu and Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1611
  5. Many workplace health promotion programs (WHPPs) do not reach blue-collar workers. To enhance the fit and reach, a Citizen Science (CS) approach was applied to co-create and implement WHPPs. This study aims to...

    Authors: Lisa Lelie, Henk F. van der Molen, Mandy van den Berge, Sophie van der Feltz, Allard J. van der Beek, Carel T. J. Hulshof and Karin I. Proper
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1610
  6. In the United States (U.S.), several states have laws that allow individuals to obtain driver’s licenses regardless of their immigration status. Possession of a driver’s license can improve an individual’s acc...

    Authors: Cristian Escalera, Paula D. Strassle, Stephanie M. Quintero, Ana I. Maldonado, Diana Withrow, Alia Alhomsi, Jackie Bonilla, Veronica Santana-Ufret and Anna María Nápoles
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1609
  7. There is an increasing prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in China, which represents the leading cause of mortality. Precise CVD risk identification is the fundamental prevention component. This study ...

    Authors: Guo Zhiting, Tang Jiaying, Han Haiying, Zhang Yuping, Yu Qunfei and Jin Jingfen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1608
  8. Indonesia has not optimally provided complete and reliable civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS). Death certification is one of the elements of the CRVS system. Reliable data on death rates and causes...

    Authors: Kemal Nazarudin Siregar, Rico Kurniawan, Dion Zein Nuridzin, Ryza Jazid BaharuddinNur, Retnowati, Yolanda Handayani, Rohjayanti and Lindawati Halim
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1607
  9. Managing children’s screen time is challenging for most families. Interventions have had limited success in reducing screen time, potentially due to a lack of understanding of the experiences, needs and recomm...

    Authors: Lauren Arundell, Laura Gould, Nicola D. Ridgers, Ana Maria Contardo Ayala, Katherine L. Downing, Jo Salmon, Anna Timperio and Jenny Veitch
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1606
  10. Black cisgender women in the U.S. South bear a disproportionate burden of HIV compared to cisgender women in other racial and ethnic groups and in any other part of the US. Critical to decreasing new HIV infec...

    Authors: Tiara C. Willie, Deja Knight, Stefan D. Baral, Philip A. Chan, Trace Kershaw, Kenneth H. Mayer, Jamila K. Stockman, Adaora A. Adimora, Mauda Monger, Leandro A. Mena, Karlye A. Philllips and Amy Nunn
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1604
  11. Young people in Uganda face challenges in achieving their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), such as lack of information, limited access to services, teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted i...

    Authors: Tasneem Kakal, Christine Nalwadda, Miranda van Reeuwijk, Maaike van Veen, Lincie Kusters, Ophelia Chatterjee, Charles Owekmeno and Maryse Kok
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1603
  12. Public green spaces are important for human health, but they may expose visitors to ticks and tick-borne pathogens. We sought to understand, for the first time, visitors’ exposure risk and drivers of tick-prev...

    Authors: Erin Hassett, Maria Diuk-Wasser, Laura Harrington and Pilar Fernandez
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1602
  13. We compared the prevalence of unhealthy lifestyle factors between the hypertensive adults who were aware and unaware of their hypertensive status and assessed the factors associated with being aware of one’s h...

    Authors: Jeoffray Diendéré, Jean Kaboré, William Kofi Bosu, Jérome Winbetouréfâ Somé, Franck Garanet, Pingdéwendé Victor Ouédraogo, Abdoul Aziz Savadogo, Athanase Millogo and Augustin Nawidimbasba Zeba
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1601
  14. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which is highly contagious and has resulted in a protracted pandemic. Infect...

    Authors: Wen Luo, Qian Cai, You Zhou, Yepeng Cai, Huizi Song, Yiran Zhang, Yuying Chen and Yuexia Liao
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1600
  15. Primary Health Care (PHC) gained considerable momentum in the past four decades and led to improved health outcomes across a wide variety of settings. In low-and middle-income countries (LMICs), national or la...

    Authors: Shagufta Perveen, Caroline Laurence and Mohammad Afzal Mahmood
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1599
  16. Youth voice has been largely absent from deliberations regarding public health measures intended to prevent SARS-CoV-2 transmission, despite being one of the populations most impacted by school-based policies....

    Authors: Karen A. Patte, Terrance J. Wade, Adam J. MacNeil, Richard E. Bélanger, Markus J. Duncan, Negin Riazi and Scott T. Leatherdale
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1598
  17. Persons experiencing homelessness (PEH) suffer a high burden of chronic diseases and multi-morbidity, yet face significant barriers in accessing healthcare services. These health inequalities were further aggr...

    Authors: Wandini Lutchmun, Janina Gach, Christiane Borup and Guenter Froeschl
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1597
  18. Burns is a type of injury, caused by unintentional exposure to substances of high temperature, including hot liquid, solid, and objects radiating heat energy, placing a high burden not only on patients’ famili...

    Authors: Aobuliaximu Yakupu, Jie Zhang, Wei Dong, Fei Song, Jiaoyun Dong and Shuliang Lu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1596
  19. Oral health is composed of various oral health indices (OHIs), such as oral self-care habits, oral hygiene, oral function, and mastication ability. Oral self-care habits have frequently been examined for obesi...

    Authors: Hiroko Tanaka, Mirei Nakano and Kiyonori Kuriki
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1595
  20. The outbreak of Coronavirus disease, which originated in Wuhan, China in 2019, has affected the lives of billions of people globally. Throughout 2020, the reproduction number of COVID-19 was widely used by dec...

    Authors: Zahra Mohammadi, Monica Gabriela Cojocaru and Edward Wolfgang Thommes
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1594
  21. 1) identify different trajectories of annual mean number of sickness absence (SA) and disability pension (DP) days among privately employed white-collar workers in the trade and retail industries and 2) invest...

    Authors: Kristin Farrants and Kristina Alexanderson
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1592
  22. Gender is increasingly recognised as a critical factor in designing community-based health promotion programmes. Men’s Sheds (‘Sheds’) are community-based informal environments that represent a safe space in w...

    Authors: Aisling McGrath, Niamh Murphy, Tom Egan and Noel Richardson
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1590
  23. The elderly population has proven to be a particularly vulnerable group with regard to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The aim of this study was to study the psychometric properties of the Ansiedad y MIe...

    Authors: Aurora Vélez-Morón, Rafael T. Andújar-Barroso, Regina Allande-Cussó, Juan Jesús García-Iglesias, Gregoria Aquino-Cárdenas and Juan Gómez-Salgado
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1589
  24. Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, physical distancing and hand washing have been used as effective means to reduce virus transmission in the Netherlands. However, these measures pose a societal chal...

    Authors: Chao Zhang, Marieke A. Adriaanse, Renske Potgieter, Lars Tummers, John de Wit, Jan Broersen, Marijn de Bruin and Henk Aarts
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1588
  25. Weight gain is common after breast cancer. The aim of this study was to identify and describe the barriers to and enablers of successful weight management for women with breast cancer.

    Authors: Carolyn Ee, Freya MacMillan, John Boyages and Kate McBride
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1587
  26. Working time characteristics have been used to link work schedule features to health impairment; however, extant working time exposure assessments are narrow in scope. Prominent working time frameworks suggest...

    Authors: Jennifer M. Cavallari, Rick Laguerre, Jacqueline M. Ferguson, Jennifer L. Garza, Adekemi O. Suleiman, Caitlin Mc Pherran Lombardi, Janet L. Barnes-Farrell and Alicia G. Dugan
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1586
  27. By 2025, adult obesity prevalence is projected to increase in 44 of 53 of European-region countries. Childhood obesity tracks directly onto adult obesity, and children of low socioeconomic position families ar...

    Authors: Frances M. Cronin, Sinead M. Hurley, Thomas Buckley, Delfina Mancebo Guinea Arquez, Naeha Lakshmanan, Alice O’Gorman, Richard Layte and Debbi Stanistreet
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1585
  28. The Kingdom of Morocco approved BBIBP-CorV (Sinopharm) COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use on 22 January 2021 in a two-dose, three-to-four-week interval schedule. We conducted a retrospective cohort study to de...

    Authors: Yaowen Zhang, Jihane Belayachi, Yunkai Yang, Qiang Fu, Lance Rodewald, Hongling Li, Bing Yan, Ying Wang, Yanna Shen, Qian Yang, Weiyun Mu, Rong Tang, Chen Su, Tianfang Xu, Majdouline Obtel, Abdelkader Mhayi…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1584
  29. Mental health problems are important public health issues among college students and are associated with various social factors. However, these influencing factors were scarcely summarized in Chinese college s...

    Authors: Chao Wang, Shijiao Yan, Heng Jiang, Yingying Guo, Yong Gan, Chuanzhu Lv and Zuxun Lu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1583
  30. Therapeutic lifestyle changes can reduce individual risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D) by up to 58%. In Singapore, rates of preventive practices were low, despite a high level of knowledge and awareness of T2D risk...

    Authors: Jumana Hashim, Helen Elizabeth Smith, E Shyong Tai and Huso Yi
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1582
  31. Childhood obesity has become a significant public health issue worldwide. Socioeconomic status is among its key determinants. This study examined the socioeconomic inequality in different phenotypes of childho...

    Authors: Zohreh Mahmoodi, Paramjit Gill, Mostafa Qorbani, Nami Mohammadian Khonsari, Ali Sheidaei, Ramin Heshmat, Motahar Heidari-Beni and Roya Kelishadi
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1580
  32. Lack of financial preparedness for pregnancy can lead to adverse outcomes during childbirth. Behavioral science interventions have been shown to influence savings behavior. Financial savings interventions can ...

    Authors: Lisa Hartwig, Victoria Namukose, Junko Kiriya, Chrispinus Onyancha, Akira Shibanuma and Masamine Jimba
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1579
  33. Nearly 11% of the European population is affected by energy poverty. Energy poverty is defined by the European Commission (2016) as the inability to afford basic energy services to guarantee a decent standard ...

    Authors: Merel Stevens, Hein Raat, Maite Ferrando, Beatriz Vallina, Rebeca Lucas, Lucie Middlemiss, Josep Rédon, Elena Rocher and Amy van Grieken
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1578
  34. Between 2012 and 2015, the Uthando Lwethu (UL) study demonstrated that a theory-based behavioural couples-focused intervention significantly increased participation in couples HIV testing and counselling (CHTC...

    Authors: Nuala McGrath, Nathi Ngcobo, Zhixin Feng, Phillip Joseph, Pumla Dladla, Thulani Ngubane, Victoria Hosegood, Katherine Morton, Heidi Van Rooyen and Alastair Van Heerden
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1577
  35. Delay Discounting is the extent to which one prioritizes smaller immediate rewards over larger, delayed rewards. The ability to prospect into the future is associated with better health decision-making, which ...

    Authors: Amanda K. Crandall, Nayana Madhudi, Bernadette Osborne, Autum Carter, Aliaya K. Williams and Jennifer L. Temple
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1576
  36. Previous research has shown that school recess can provide children with physical, social and cognitive benefits; yet, recess opportunities and experiences may be different for different groups of children, sp...

    Authors: Isabella Ozenbaugh, Janelle Thalken, Sam Logan, Megan B. Stellino and William V. Massey
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1575
  37. Dengue vaccine is a promising alternative for protecting communities from dengue. Nevertheless, public acceptance of the dengue vaccine must be considered before the authorities decide to carry out intensified...

    Authors: Ahmad Firdhaus Arham, Latifah Amin, Muhammad Adzran Che Mustapa, Zurina Mahadi, Mashitoh Yaacob, Ahmad Fadhly Arham and Nor Sabrena Norizan
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1574
  38. During adolescence and youth there are relevant changes in the consolidation, gain or loss of consumption habits and lifestyles and the family factors has a fundamental role to development these habits. The st...

    Authors: Esperanza Romero-Rodríguez, Carmen Amezcua-Prieto, María Morales-Suárez-Varela, Carlos Ayán Pérez, Ramona Mateos-Campos, Alba Marcos-Delgado, Rocío Ortíz-Moncada, Susana Redondo Martín, Carmen Rodríguez-Reinado, Miguel Delgado-Rodríguez, Gemma Blázquez Abellán, Jessica Alonso Molero, Sandra Martín-Peláez, José M. Cancela-Carral, Luis F. Valero Juan, Virginia Martínez-Ruiz…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1573
  39. Hypertension, also referred to as the silent killer, is known to be one of the most common chronic diseases in the world today. This study aimed to identify the prevalence and risk factors of prehypertension a...

    Authors: Abdellatif Moussouni, Adel Sidi-yakhlef, Houari Hamdaoui, Amaria Aouar and Djamel Belkhatir
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1571
  40. Children are susceptible to the food environment. This research assessed changes in retail food environments near schools in Flanders between 2008 and 2020 and associations with children’s and adolescents’ wei...

    Authors: Vincent Smets and Stefanie Vandevijvere
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1570
  41. Pharmacovigilance (PV) systems in many countries in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are not fully functional. The spontaneous adverse events (AE) reporting rate in SSA is lower than in any other region of the world, ...

    Authors: Jens-Ulrich Stegmann, Viviane Jusot, Olga Menang, Gregory Gardiner, Sabino Vesce, Stephanie Volpe, Anderson Ndalama, Felix Adou, Opokua Ofori-Anyinam, Olakunle Oladehin and Yolanda Guerra Mendoza
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1568
  42. Understanding how pandemics differentially impact on the socio-protective and psychological outcomes of males and females is important to develop more equitable public health policies. We assessed whether male...

    Authors: Frédérique Vallières, Jamie Murphy, Orla McBride, Mark Shevlin, Brynne Gilmore, Áine Travers, Ann Nolan, Sarah Butter, Thanos Karatzias, Richard Bentall and Philip Hyland
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1563

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