Skip to main content

Articles

Page 1 of 394

  1. Occupational stress among general practitioners (GPs) is a public health concern. This study aimed to investigate the prevalence and factors associated with occupational stress among GPs in China.

    Authors: Jing Feng, Heng Jiang, Xin Shen, Zihui Lei, Liqing Li, Yi Zhu, Mingye Zhang, Tingting Yang, Xin Meng, Hongkun Di, Wenqi Xia, Zuxun Lu and Yong Gan
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1061
  2. Health status and perception can be assessed by general or disease-specific questionnaires, and disease specific questionnaires are more specific than general questionnaires. Considering the importance of brea...

    Authors: Sadaf Alipour, Hadi Rashidi, Khadije Maajani, Marzieh Orouji and Yas Eskandari
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1060
  3. Return to work is a key rehabilitation goal for people with cardiovascular disease (CVD) because employment matters to individuals and societies. However, people recovering from CVD often struggle with returni...

    Authors: Sidsel Marie Bernt Jørgensen, Nina Føns Johnsen, Thomas Alexander Gerds, Stig Brøndum, Thomas Maribo, Gunnar Gislason and Maria Kristiansen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1059
  4. The commonest causes of mortality in people living with HIV (PLHIV) are preventable and the majority can be attributed to undiagnosed tuberculosis (TB). National HIV/AIDS control programs are encouraged to imp...

    Authors: Frank E. Hassan, Mbazi Senkoro, Nicholaus P. Mnyambwa, Amani Wilfred, Síle F. Molloy, Harrieth Manisha, Sokoine Kivuyo and Sayoki G. Mfinanga
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1058
  5. Impulsivity is a formidable cause of waterpipe tobacco smoking among youth, however, it is understudied among African youth. Using PRIME behavioural theory, this study aimed to develop a model that examines th...

    Authors: Agatha Oluwafunmilayo Adu, Nurzali Ismail and Shuhaida Md. Noor
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1057
  6. Increases in life expectancy from antiretroviral therapy (ART) may influence future health and wealth among people living with HIV (PLWH). What remains unknown is how PLWH in care perceive the benefits of ART ...

    Authors: Uzaib Saya, Sarah MacCarthy, Barbara Mukasa, Peter Wabukala, Lillian Lunkuse, Zachary Wagner and Sebastian Linnemayr
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1056
  7. This meta-review investigated the context-related implementation determinants from seven domains (geographical, epidemiological, sociocultural, economic, ethics-related, political, and legal) that were systema...

    Authors: Karolina Lobczowska, Anna Banik, Sarah Forberger, Krzysztof Kaczmarek, Thomas Kubiak, Agnieszka Neumann-Podczaska, Piotr Romaniuk, Marie Scheidmeir, Daniel A. Scheller, Juergen M. Steinacker, Janine Wendt, Marleen P. M. Bekker, Hajo Zeeb and Aleksandra Luszczynska
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1055
  8. The consumption of herbal and food supplements attributing to health expenditures in Thailand has been increasing over the years. However, information on herbal and food supplement products can make it difficu...

    Authors: Roongnapa Khampang, Saichon Kloyiam and Rukmanee Butchon
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1054
  9. Non-genetic factors contribute to differences in diabetes risk across race/ethnic and socioeconomic groups, which raises the question of whether effects of predictors of diabetes are similar across populations...

    Authors: Robert C. Kaplan, Rebecca J. Song, Juan Lin, Vanessa Xanthakis, Simin Hua, Ariel Chernofsky, Kelly R. Evenson, Maura E. Walker, Carmen Cuthbertson, Joanne M. Murabito, Christina Cordero, Martha Daviglus, Krista M. Perreira, Marc Gellman, Daniela Sotres-Alvarez, Ramachandran S. Vasan…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1053
  10. Coronavirus is an infectious disease that has affected sexual life. Sexual activity has decreased for many people, and couples' physical contact has reduced. The present study aimed to determine the sexual rel...

    Authors: Raziyeh Maasoumi, Sara Kazemi, Shima Haghani and Fatemeh Zarei
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1052
  11. Physical inactivity and sedentary behaviour have detrimental consequences to the individual and the economy. Our study examined the prevalence of perceived barriers to physical activity in Singapore’s adult po...

    Authors: Yen Sin Koh, P. V. Asharani, Fiona Devi, Kumarasan Roystonn, Peizhi Wang, Janhavi Ajit Vaingankar, Edimansyah Abdin, Chee Fang Sum, Eng Sing Lee, Falk Müller-Riemenschneider, Siow Ann Chong and Mythily Subramaniam
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1051
  12. People with disabilities are vulnerable to chronic diseases such as hypertension. In South Korea, over half of the population living with a physical disability suffer from hypertension. Understanding the typol...

    Authors: Hye Jin Nam and Ju Young Yoon
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1050
  13. The burden of influenza morbidity and mortality in nursing homes (NH) is high. Vaccination of residents and professionals working in NH is the main prevention strategy. Despite recommendations, vaccination cov...

    Authors: Sophie Vaux, Laure Fonteneau, Anne-Gaëlle Venier, Arnaud Gautier, Sophan Soing Altrach, Pierre Parneix and Daniel Lévy-Bruhl
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1049
  14. The internet has become an important resource for the public to obtain health information. Therefore, the ability to obtain and use such resources has become important for health literacy. This study aimed to ...

    Authors: Tao Xie, Ning Zhang, Ying Mao and Bin Zhu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1048
  15. The COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown period lasted from March to May 2020, resulted in a highly stressful situation yielding different negative health consequences, including the worsening of smoking habit.

    Authors: Elena Munarini, Chiara Stival, Roberto Boffi, Fabio Lugoboni, Chiara Veronese, Biagio Tinghino, Gianna Maria Agnelli, Alessandra Lugo, Silvano Gallus and Rosaria Giordano
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1046
  16. Childhood hearing loss (HL) predicts poor mental health and is associated with a higher risk of communication difficulties. The relationship of childhood HL with specific types of poor mental health (such as d...

    Authors: Emma Butcher, Mario Cortina-Borja, Carol Dezateux and Rachel Knowles
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1045
  17. COVID-19 infection has disproportionately affected socially disadvantaged neighborhoods. Despite this disproportionate burden of infection, these neighborhoods have also lagged in COVID-19 vaccinations. To dat...

    Authors: John A. Rich, Edward J. Miech, Usama Bilal and Theodore J. Corbin
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1044
  18. Diarrhoeal diseases are important causes of disability and mortality being one of the main causes of mortality in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). One of the largest and wealthiest African countries, DR...

    Authors: Gloire O. Mbaka and Rute Vieira
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1043
  19. Nunavut, the northernmost Arctic territory of Canada, experienced three community outbreaks of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) from early November 2020 to mid-June 2021. We sought to investigate how no...

    Authors: Thomas N. Vilches, Elaheh Abdollahi, Lauren E. Cipriano, Margaret Haworth-Brockman, Yoav Keynan, Holden Sheffield, Joanne M. Langley and Seyed M. Moghadas
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1042
  20. General population normative values for the widely used health-related quality of life (HRQoL) measure, European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire – Core 30 (EORTC...

    Authors: Micha J. Pilz, Eva-Maria Gamper, Fabio Efficace, Juan I. Arraras, Sandra Nolte, Gregor Liegl, Matthias Rose and Johannes M. Giesinger
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1040
  21. Leadership commitment to worker safety and health is one of the most important factors when organizations develop and implement a Total Worker Health® approach. We aimed to assess the effectiveness of a Total Wor...

    Authors: Natalie V. Schwatka, Miranda Dally, Erin Shore, Liliana Tenney, Carol E. Brown, Joshua G. Scott, Lynn Dexter and Lee S. Newman
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1039
  22. The global burden of hypertension is growing, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. This study aimed to investigate differences in the relationship between social capital and hypertension between r...

    Authors: Vincent Renta, Rebekah J. Walker, Sneha Nagavally, Aprill Z. Dawson, Jennifer A. Campbell and Leonard E. Egede
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1038
  23. Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG) infections are prevalent among men who have sex with men (MSM) in China. However, compared to syphilis and HIV, the testing rate for chlamydia and gonorrh...

    Authors: Xiao-Xin Lin, Si-Yan Meng, Wu-Jian Ke, Xiao-Hui Zhang, Liu-Yuan Wang, Yu-Ying Liao, Han Liu, Pei-Zhen Zhao, Chun-Mei Liang, Hui-Ru Chen, Hai-Ying Long, Bin Yang and Li-Gang Yang
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1036
  24. Globally, long-term care facilities (LTCFs) experienced a large burden of deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic. The study aimed to describe the temporal trends as well as the characteristics and risk factors fo...

    Authors: Tracy Arendse, Beverley Cowper, Cheryl Cohen, Maureen Masha, Stefano Tempia, Civil Legodu, Sandhya Singh, Tebogo Ratau, Leon Geffen, Ansie Heymans, Dane Coetzer, Lucille Blumberg and Waasila Jassat
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1035
  25. Physical activity guidelines for adults with disability, chronic conditions, and pregnancy (i.e., specific populations) have been developed to provide guidance for engaging in physical activity. However, speci...

    Authors: T. L. Morgan, C. Romani, A. Ross-White, A. Latimer-Cheung and J. R. Tomasone
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1034
  26. Burnout is a growing problem among medical staff worldwide and empathy has been described as an essential competence to attenuate burnout. Previous studies found job satisfaction and job commitment were affect...

    Authors: Zongpu Yue, Yang Qin, Ying Li, Jian Wang, Stephen Nicholas, Elizabeth Maitland and Cai Liu
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1033
  27. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries, including Canada, have adopted unprecedented physical distancing measures such as closure of schools and non-essential businesses, and restrictions...

    Authors: Mélanie Drolet, Aurélie Godbout, Myrto Mondor, Guillaume Béraud, Léa Drolet-Roy, Philippe Lemieux-Mellouki, Alexandre Bureau, Éric Demers, Marie-Claude Boily, Chantal Sauvageau, Gaston De Serres, Niel Hens, Philippe Beutels, Benoit Dervaux and Marc Brisson
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1032
  28. The first large serosurvey in Iran found a SARS-CoV-2 antibody seroprevalence of 17.1% among the general population in the first wave of the epidemic by April, 2020. The purpose of the current study was to ass...

    Authors: Mohammad Zamani, Hossein Poustchi, Zahra Mohammadi, Sahar Dalvand, Maryam Sharafkhah, Seyed Abbas Motevalian, Saeid Eslami, Amir Emami, Mohammad Hossein Somi, Jamshid Yazdani-Charati, Nader Saki, Manoochehr Karami, Farid Najafi, Iraj Mohebbi, Nasrollah Veisi, Ahmad Hormati…
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1031
  29. The spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has increasingly agonized daily lives worldwide. As an archipelagic country, Indonesia has various physical and social environments, which implies that eac...

    Authors: Millary Agung Widiawaty, Kuok Choy Lam, Moh Dede and Nur Hakimah Asnawi
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1030
  30. Evidence on the impact of COVID-19 and lockdown remains at an early stage. There is limited research about the impact of hard lockdown restrictions on families, specifically how these restrictions impact on wo...

    Authors: P Mahlangu, A Gibbs, N Shai, M Machisa, N Nunze and Y Sikweyiya
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1029
  31. An integrated workplace health promotion program (WHPP) which targets multiple lifestyle factors at different levels (individual and organizational) is potentially more effective than a single component WHPP. ...

    Authors: Denise J. M. Smit, Sandra H. van Oostrom, Josephine A. Engels, Allard J. van der Beek and Karin I. Proper
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1028
  32. Physical activity is important to maintain health in older age, with physical activity in the outdoors providing mental and physical health benefits for all age groups. One way by which older people can engage...

    Authors: Pazit Levinger, Jeremy Dunn, Emma Abfalter, Briony Dow, Frances Batchelor, Stephanie Garratt, Neil T Diamond and Keith D. Hill
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1027
  33. Safe Spaces are a feature of combination HIV prevention interventions for adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in South Africa. We investigated whether AGYW at risk for adverse sexual and reproductive healt...

    Authors: Catherine Mathews, Zoe Duby, Brittany Bunce, Nathanael van Blydenstein, Kate Bergh, Anthony Ambrose, Fiona Mpungu and Kim Jonas
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1026
  34. The US is scaling up evidence-based home visiting to promote health equity in expectant families and families with young children. Persistently small average effects for full models argue for a new research pa...

    Authors: Anne K. Duggan, Kelly M. Bower, Ciara Z. Spinosa, Kay O’Neill, Deborah Daro, Kathryn Harding, Allison Ingalls, Allison Kemner, Crista Marchesseault and William Thorland
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1024
  35. Female older workers generally leave the work force earlier than men. Depressive symptoms are a risk factor of early work exit and are more common in women. To extend working lives, pathways leading to these s...

    Authors: Sascha de Breij, Martijn Huisman, Cécile R. L. Boot and Dorly J. H. Deeg
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1023
  36. In 2010, the Canadian province of British Columbia (BC) initiated the Seek and Treat for Optimal Prevention of HIV/AIDS (STOP HIV/AIDS) program to improve HIV testing, linkage to care, and treatment uptake, th...

    Authors: Tessa Tattersall, Clara Tam, David Moore, Tim Wesseling, Sean Grieve, Lu Wang, Nic Bacani, Julio S. G. Montaner, Robert S. Hogg, Rolando Barrios and Kate Salters
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1022
  37. In Nigeria, many young girls are engaged in commercial sex work as a means of livelihood and support of dependent relatives. Although studies have documented some of the violence related issues among commercia...

    Authors: Olutoyin Opeyemi Ikuteyijo, Akanni Ibukun Akinyemi and Sonja Merten
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1021
  38. This study examined warning messages as a strategy for preventing automobile crashes by drivers on medications. We investigated the degree of awareness regarding the effects of medication on automobile driving...

    Authors: Yasue Fukuda and Moemi Saito
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1020
  39. A novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 (known as COVID-19), spread rapidly around the world, affecting all and creating an ongoing global pandemic. Across the United States, Latinx and Indigenous populations have bee...

    Authors: Daniel Gehlbach, Evelyn Vázquez, Gabriela Ortiz, Erica Li, Cintya Beltrán Sánchez, Sonia Rodríguez, María Pozar and Ann M. Cheney
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1019
  40. In light of the recent policy reform in China, the present study aims to investigate the potential impact of family SES on the quality of the parent–child relationship (PCR) through the serial mediating role o...

    Authors: Chunhai Gao, Endale Tadesse and Sabika Khalid
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1018
  41. Childhood is a critical period for brain development. However, it remains unknown whether the behaviors in a typical 24-h day are related to children’s executive function (EF). This study aimed to investigate ...

    Authors: Xia Zeng, Li Cai, Wenhan Yang, Weiqing Tan, Wendy Huang and Yajun Chen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1017
  42. Electronic gambling machines (EGMs) are amongst the most harmful forms of gambling. The high availability of EGMs is also linked to increased consumption. To reduce the burden of EGMs on public health, policie...

    Authors: Virve Marionneau, Gabriele Mandolesi, Sara Rolando and Janne Nikkinen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1016
  43. The present study aims to investigate the association between educational qualification and early labor market exit among men and to examine the contribution of labor market marginalization measured across the...

    Authors: Emelie Thern, Daniel Falkstedt, Melody Almroth, Katarina Kjellberg, Jonas Landberg, Theo Bodin, Bo Melin and Tomas Hemmingsson
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1015
  44. Economic abuse is a unique form of intimate partner violence (IPV) and includes behaviors that control a survivor’s ability to acquire, use, and maintain resources. These tactics can result in someone becoming...

    Authors: Laura Johnson, Yafan Chen, Amanda Stylianou and Alexandra Arnold
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1014
  45. We studied collaborative governance at the start of an integrated community approach aiming to improve population health, quality of care, controlling health care costs and improving professional work satisfac...

    Authors: Sanneke J. M. Grootjans, M. M. N. Stijnen, M. E. A. L. Kroese, D. Ruwaard and M. W. J. Jansen
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1013
  46. Several lifestyle behaviours, including physical activity, smoking, alcohol consumption, nutrition habits, and social activity have been associated with psychological well-being (PWB). However, their effect on...

    Authors: Laura Sapranaviciute-Zabazlajeva, Lolita Sileikiene, Dalia Luksiene, Abdonas Tamosiunas, Ricardas Radisauskas, Irena Milvidaite and Martin Bobak
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1011

Annual Journal Metrics

Peer-review Terminology

  • The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

    Identity transparency: Single anonymized

    Reviewer interacts with: Editor

    Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

    More information is available here

Sign up for article alerts and news from this journal