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  1. Evidence has demonstrated that excess sodium intake is associated with development of several non-communicable diseases. The main source of sodium is salt. Therefore, reducing salt intake in foods is an import...

    Authors: Shiori Tanaka, Daisuke Yoneoka, Aya Ishizuka, Megumi Adachi, Hitomi Hayabuchi, Toshihide Nishimura, Yukari Takemi, Hisayuki Uneyama, Haruyo Nakamura, Kaung Suu Lwin, Kenji Shibuya and Shuhei Nomura
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:516
  2. The aims of this study were: (1) to explore the frequency of discrepancies in work accommodations reported by workers and their supervisors, and (2) to investigate whether these discrepancies are associated wi...

    Authors: Joke Jansen, Nicole Snippen, Pierre Koning, Cécile Boot, Raun van Ooijen and Sandra Brouwer
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:525
  3. In Nepal and across the globe, the COVID-19 pandemic has primed an environment for increased rates of violence against women (VAW). This paper explores pandemic-driven economic insecurity and increased alcohol...

    Authors: Alia Cornell, Ashley Mitchell, Mahesh Puri and Nadia Diamond-Smith
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:524
  4. Some children of parents with mental illness need support. This study aimed to develop and test the effectiveness of an e-learning program for training elementary schoolteachers to support children of parents ...

    Authors: Masako Kageyama, Atsunori Matsushita, Ayuna Kobayashi, Taku Sakamoto, Yasuhiro Endo, Setsuko Sakae, Keiko Koide, Ryotaro Saita, Hiyuka Kosaka, Satoko Iga and Keiko Yokoyama
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:523
  5. Active travel behavior such as walking and cycling is associated with several health benefits. Especially the family environment seems to be important for active travel in children and adolescents. Currently, ...

    Authors: Franziska Beck, Isabel Marzi, Denise Renninger, Yolanda Demetriou, Eliane Stephanie Engels, Christina Niermann and Anne Kerstin Reimers
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:522
  6. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a global health crisis, leading to stigmatization and discriminatory behaviors against people who have contracted or are suspected of having contracted the virus. Yet the caus...

    Authors: Sebastian Sattler, Dina Maskileyson, Eric Racine, Eldad Davidov and Alice Escande
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:521
  7. Despite evidence of the impact of breastfeeding information on breastfeeding rates, it is unknown if information sources and impact vary by race/ethnicity, thus this study assessed race/ethnicity-specific asso...

    Authors: Stephanie M. Quintero, Paula D. Strassle, Amalia Londoño Tobón, Stephanie Ponce, Alia Alhomsi, Ana I. Maldonado, Jamie S. Ko, Miciah J. Wilkerson and Anna María Nápoles
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:520
  8. There is mixed evidence on the influence of self-disclosure of one’s HIV status on mental health, health behaviours and clinical outcomes. We studied the patterns of self-disclosure among parents living with H...

    Authors: Cyrus Mugo, Olivia Firdawsi, Jiayu Wang, Irene N. Njuguna, Dalton C. Wamalwa, Jennifer A. Slyker, Grace C. John-Stewart, Gabrielle O’Malley and Anjuli D. Wagner
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:519
  9. Urban environments are important determinants of human health. The term walkability summarizes features of the urban built environment that promote walking and other types of physical activity. While the benef...

    Authors: Joachim Westenhöfer, Elham Nouri, Merle Linn Reschke, Fabian Seebach and Johanna Buchcik
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:518
  10. Surveying expected reasons for retirement may be a useful strategy to maintain labor market affiliation. The aim was to investigate the prospective association between self-reported expected reasons for leavin...

    Authors: Emil Sundstrup, Annette Meng, Sebastian Venge Skovlund, Karen Albertsen and Lars L. Andersen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:517
  11. Despite initial delay, Japan’s COVID-19 vaccination accelerated remarkably from May to September 2021 under the leadership of Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. His “campaign” for vaccination, however, did not yie...

    Authors: M. Kikuchi, S. Ishihara and M. Kohno
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:515
  12. HIV incidence has recently increased among people who inject drugs (PWID) across the United States, with outbreaks occurring in states with long-standing syringe service programs (SSPs) including Massachusetts...

    Authors: Angela R. Bazzi, Michelle Bordeu, Katrina Baumgartner, Darien M. Sproesser, Christopher M. Bositis, Douglas S. Krakower, Matthew J. Mimiaga and Katie B. Biello
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:513
  13. The global population is ageing in a serious way and the number of disabled elderly people is increasing. Disability is a combination of physical and functional impairments, activity limitations, and social pa...

    Authors: Mengke Gao, Yan Zhang, Yutong Tian, Yue Gao, Xiaohua Li and Yixin Lu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:512
  14. Education is expected to bring about positive behavioral changes which could lead to improved health behaviors. Parental education is a primary determinant of child health and development. However, some eviden...

    Authors: Plabon Sarkar, M. A. Rifat, Progati Bakshi, Imdadul Haque Talukdar, Sarah M. L. Pechtl, Tobias Lindström Battle and Sanjib Saha
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:510
  15. The preconception period represents transgenerational opportunities to optimize modifiable risk factors associated with both short and long-term adverse health outcomes for women, men, and children. As such, p...

    Authors: Tristan Carter, Danielle Schoenaker, Jon Adams and Amie Steel
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:509
  16. Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS) is an emerging infectious disease, which is caused by severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus (SFTSV) with high fatality. Recently, the incidence of...

    Authors: Shuyi Liang, Zhifeng Li, Nan Zhang, Xiaochen Wang, Yuanfang Qin, Wei Xie, Changjun Bao and Jianli Hu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:508
  17. Dengue has become a major health problem in globally as well as locally. The delay in health-seeking is significantly associated with complications leading to severe dengue and active engagement of communitie...

    Authors: R. M. Nayani Umesha Rajapaksha, Chrishantha Abeysena and Aindralal Balasuriya
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:507
  18. In October 2020, amidst the second COVID-19 epidemic wave and before the second-national lockdown, Austria introduced a policy of population-wide point-of-care lateral flow antigen testing (POC-LFT). This stud...

    Authors: Stephanie Reitzinger, Thomas Czypionka, Oliver Lammel, Jasmina Panovska-Griffiths and Werner Leber
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:506
  19. Sexual health knowledge among international students in Australia is lower than domestic students, however, little is known about what factors affect the uptake of STI testing, nor if there are differences for...

    Authors: Teyl Engstrom, Michael Waller, Amy B Mullens, Joseph Debattista, Jo Durham, Zhihong Gu, Kathryn Wenham, Kirstie Daken, Armin Ariana, Charles F Gilks, Sara F E Bell, Owain D Williams, Kaeleen Dingle and Judith A Dean
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:505
  20. Tuberculosis (TB) stigma is a barrier to active case finding and delivery of care in fighting the TB epidemic. As part of a project exploring different models for delivery of TB contact tracing, we conducted a...

    Authors: Daniel DeSanto, Kavindhran Velen, Richard Lessells, Sewele Makgopa, Dumile Gumede, Katherine Fielding, Alison D Grant, Salome Charalambous and Candice M Chetty-Makkan
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:504
  21. No studies have assessed the association between sleep duration and obesity in Chinese ethnic minorities. Whether the relationship between sleep duration and obesity is different between Chinese Han people and...

    Authors: Zhengxing Xu, Min Chen, Yuntong Yao, Lisha Yu, Peijing Yan, Huijie Cui, Ping Li, Jiaqiang Liao, Ben Zhang, Yuqin Yao, Zhenmi Liu, Xia Jiang, Tao Liu and Chenghan Xiao
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:503
  22. Men are less likely than women to test for HIV and promptly initiate antiretroviral treatment, resulting in advanced HIV disease and increased mortality rates among them.

    Authors: Leila Katirayi, Patrice Tchendjou, Boris Tchounga, Muhamed Mbunka, Madison Wicks and Donaldson F. Conserve
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:501
  23. The evolution of smoking rates according to migrant status has not been examined in France, despite a recent reduction in overall smoking rates.

    Authors: Sarah Mahdjoub, Mégane Héron, Ramchandar Gomajee, Simon Ducarroz, Maria Melchior and Fabienne El-Khoury Lesueur
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:500
  24. Antenatal care (ANC) is a maternal health care service given by skilled health professionals to pregnant women. Women may give birth at home or in health institutions. Home delivery care (DC) increases the lik...

    Authors: Shegaw Mamaru Awoke, Lijalem Melie Tesfaw, Muluwerk Ayele Derebe and Haile Mekonnen Fenta
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:499
  25. Mechanisms underlying the associations between changes in the urban environment and changes in health-related outcomes are complex and their study requires specific approaches. We describe the protocol of the ...

    Authors: Hélène Charreire, Benoit Conti, Lucile Bauchard, Ndèye Aïta Cissé, Marlène Perignon, Pascaline Rollet, Coline Perrin, Sophie Blanchard, Céline Roda, Thierry Feuillet, Malika Madelin, Vincent Dupuis, Anne-Sophie Evrard, Anne-Peggy Hellequin, Isabelle Coll, Corinne Larrue…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:498
  26. Indigenous communities in Peru has been historically affected by high mortality rates attributable to HIV-AIDS infection, associated with a low access to health services, and socio-cultural barriers. In this c...

    Authors: Félix Valenzuela-Oré, Yolanda Angulo-Bazán, Lucy D. Lazóriga-Sandoval, Norma L. Cruz-Vilcarromero and Cecilia R. Cubas-Sagardia
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:497
  27. Cancer is a major health problem and cause of mortality worldwide. Despite the prevalence of other cancers in males and females, genital cancers are especially important because of their psychological effects ...

    Authors: Gita Shafiee, Amir-hossein Mousavian, Ali Sheidaei, Mehdi Ebrahimi, Fatemeh Khatami, Kimiya Gohari, Mohammad Jabbari, Ali Ghanbari-Motlagh, Afshin Ostovar, Seyed Mohammad Kazem Aghamir and Ramin Heshmat
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:495
  28. Spain as multiple other countries has been experiencing an increasing and sustained trend in the use of psychotropic medications since the mid 90s. Recent studies show public health measures implemented to con...

    Authors: María Luisa Nicieza García, Paula Fernández Martínez, Eva Fernández Bretón, Marta M. Martínez Alfonso and Patricio Suárez Gil
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:494
  29. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many challenges in adolescent health have been exacerbated including increased cases of early marriages, domestic violence, higher rates of anxiety and depression, and reduced acc...

    Authors: Adeyemi Okunogbe, Meagan Meekins, Khalida Saalim, Mary Angeli Conti-Lopez, Rosario Marilyn Benabaye, Ophelia M. Mendoza, Rio Julio, Laurentiu Stan and Cristina Bisson
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:493
  30. Inequalities in access to and utilization of maternal and child health (MCH) care are hampering progress on the path to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. In a number of Low- and Middle-Income Countr...

    Authors: Devaki Nambiar, Bincy Mathew, Shubhankar Dubey and Sandeep Moola
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:492
  31. Vaccination is one of the best ways to stop the transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In this regard, uunderstanding the features related to the intention of different populations to receive the...

    Authors: Hassan Soleimanpour, Ehsan Sarbazi, Elham Davtalab Esmaeili, Ahmad Mehri, Saber Ghaffari Fam, Hossein-Ali Nikbakht, Mohammad Saadati, Saman Sedighi, Mohebat Vali and Hosein Azizi
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:490
  32. Although patients frequently use patient information leaflets (PILs) to obtain information about medicine, their confidence in using it may be diminished after reading it. This study aimed to assess the public...

    Authors: Majed Al Jeraisy, Heba Alshammari, Mashael Albassam, Kholoud Al Aamer and Mostafa A. Abolfotouh
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:488
  33. COVID-19 mitigation strategies such as masking, social distancing, avoiding group gatherings, and vaccination uptake are crucial interventions to preventing the spread of COVID-19. At present, COVID-19 data ar...

    Authors: Kao Kang Kue Vang, Sheryl Catz, Christiana Drake, Dian Baker and Lorena Garcia
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:487
  34. HPV vaccine coverage in France remained lower than in most other high-income countries. Within the diagnostic phase of the national PrevHPV program, we carried out a mixed methods study among school staff to a...

    Authors: Aurélie Bocquier, Marion Branchereau, Aurélie Gauchet, Stéphanie Bonnay, Maïa Simon, Marie Ecollan, Karine Chevreul, Judith E. Mueller, Amandine Gagneux-Brunon and Nathalie Thilly
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:486
  35. Over 500 million people live with chronic respiratory diseases globally and approximately 4 million of these, mostly from the low- and middle-income countries including sub-Saharan Africa, die prematurely ever...

    Authors: Uzochukwu Egere, Elizabeth H Shayo, Martha Chinouya, Miriam Taegtmeyer, Jane Ardrey, Stellah Mpagama, Nyanda Elias Ntinginya, Rana Ahmed, El Hafiz Hussein, Asma El Sony, Tom Wingfield, Angela Obasi and Rachel Tolhurst
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:485
  36. The study of climate change through a generational lens is meaningful when one considers the distinct attitudes, behaviors, values, and motivations of each generation. Individuals born between 1980 and 1999, r...

    Authors: Ruxandra Malina Petrescu-Mag, Dacinia Crina Petrescu, Adrian Ivan and Ancuta Tenter
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:484
  37. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) threatens our ability to treat and prevent infectious diseases worldwide. A significant driver of AMR is antimicrobial use (AMU) in human and veterinary medicine. Therefore, educ...

    Authors: Courtney A. Primeau, Jennifer E. McWhirter, Carolee Carson, Scott A. McEwen and E. Jane Parmley
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:483
  38. Young people are disproportionately affected by poor mental health. Youth sport settings hold immense potential to improve the mental health outcomes of this demographic. Efforts to leverage youth sport settin...

    Authors: Jasmine M Petersen, Murray Drummond, Sarah Crossman, Sam Elliott, Claire Drummond and Ivanka Prichard
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:481
  39. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the main noncommunicable diseases encountered in primary health care clinics. DM is considered one of the most common causes of chronic kidney disease (CKD). In this study, we ...

    Authors: Asem Badran, Anas Bahar, Mohammed Tammam, Sami Bahar, Amani Khalil, Amer A. Koni and Sa’ed H. Zyoud
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:480
  40. Alcohol consumption is a social phenomenon that involves society, groups, and individuals from different cultures around the world. Among some Indigenous groups located in Colombia, South America, alcohol cons...

    Authors: Canma Liliana Arévalo Velásquez, Jovana Alexandra Ocampo Cañas and María Teresa Buitrago Echeverri
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:478
  41. Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) due to atherosclerosis have become one of the major causes of death among people living with HIV (PLHIV) since effective antiretroviral therapy (ART) has been available throughout...

    Authors: Witchakorn Ruamtawee, Mathuros Tipayamongkholgul, Natnaree Aimyong and Weerawat Manosuthi
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:477
  42. Prior research on the effect of tea consumption on blood pressure (BP) generated inconsistent findings. The objective of this study was to explore the effects of different types of tea consumption on BP.

    Authors: Ying Zhao, Chengmeng Tang, Wenge Tang, Xuehui Zhang, Xiaoman Jiang, Zhuoma Duoji, Yixi Kangzhu, Xing Zhao, Xiaohe Xu, Feng Hong and Qiaolan Liu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:476
  43. Prevalence of depressive symptoms among seafarers is higher than the general population because of their unique work conditions. Factors that can be changed must be considered and promptly addressed in order t...

    Authors: Woraluk Jonglertmontree, Orawan Kaewboonchoo, Ikuharu Morioka and Plernpit Boonyamalik
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:475
  44. As reported, hypertension (HTN) plays a leading role in explaining mortality worldwide, but it still has many confounding factors. This study explored whether the number of parity and age matters for HTN among...

    Authors: Maryam Rahmati, Marzieh Saei Ghare Naz, Fereidoun Azizi and Fahimeh Ramezani Tehrani
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2023 23:474

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