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  1. reducing the spread and impact epidemics and pandemics requires that members of the general population change their behaviors according to the recommendations, restrictions and laws provided by leading authori...

    Authors: Jenny Stern, Susanne Georgsson and Tommy Carlsson

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1141

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  2. The spread of COVID-19 has highlighted the long-standing health inequalities across the U.S. as neighborhoods with fewer resources were associated with higher rates of COVID-19 transmission. Although the stay-...

    Authors: Hsien-Yen Chang, Wenze Tang, Elham Hatef, Christopher Kitchen, Jonathan P. Weiner and Hadi Kharrazi

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1140

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  3. Little is known on the co-occurrence and heterogeneity of child sexual abuse (CSA) or health risk behavior (HRB) prevalence nor the associations among the victims.

    Authors: Yan Zhang, Xiayun Zuo, Yanyan Mao, Qiguo Lian, Shan Luo, Shucheng Zhang, Xiaowen Tu, Chaohua Lou and Weijin Zhou

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1139

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  4. Mental health is affected by both genetic and environmental factors. However, previous studies have showed conflict findings about the role of lifestyle and little is known about the situation of the Chinese p...

    Authors: Xiaona Li, Dan Tian, Pei Qin, Wen Guo, Jing Lu, Wenfang Zhu, Qun Zhang and Jianming Wang

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1138

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  5. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine uptake is low among East African adolescents in the US. Adolescents’ preferences influence HPV vaccine decisions, yet few interventions exist that address East African adoles...

    Authors: Isabelle Celentano, Rachel L. Winer, Sou Hyun Jang, Anisa Ibrahim, Farah Bille Mohamed, John Lin, Fanaye Amsalu, Ahmed A. Ali, Victoria M. Taylor and Linda K. Ko

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1137

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  6. Nepal recorded 5754 suicides in 2018–19 - a high number for a relatively small country. Over 24% of these suicides were by poisoning, most by ingestion of highly concentrated agricultural pesticides. Nepal has...

    Authors: Leah Utyasheva, Dilli Sharma, Rakesh Ghimire, Ayanthi Karunarathne, Gael Robertson and Michael Eddleston

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1136

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  7. Female sex workers operating in conflict-affected settings could be at a much greater risk of major depression. However, the epidemiology of major depression in this population remains understudied. We aimed t...

    Authors: Simple Ouma, Nazarius Mbona Tumwesigye, Rawlance Ndejjo and Catherine Abbo

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1134

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  8. The present study aims to observe how societal indicators of workers’ values at the state-level are related to health and safety outcomes, particularly major injuries and fatalities in the U.S. Underscoring wo...

    Authors: Leah S. Klos, Frank B. Giordano, Stacy A. Stoffregen, Miki C. Azuma and Jin Lee

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1133

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  9. To achieve zero hunger targets set within the United Nations’ Agenda 2030, high-income countries such as Australia must reconsider current efforts to improve food security. This study aimed to; explore perspec...

    Authors: Stephanie L. Godrich, Liza Barbour and Rebecca Lindberg

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1132

    Content type: Research

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  10. This study aims to examine the effects of the request and purchase of Television (TV) advertised foods on children’s dietary intake, overweight and obesity in China.

    Authors: Jinli Xian, Mao Zeng, Zhengjie Cai, Changxiao Xie, Yuqian Xie, Manoj Sharma, Yong Zhao and Zumin Shi

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1130

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  11. Vaccination is an effective way to curtail the burden of COVID-19 in which success depends on a high acceptance of the vaccine. However, addressing concerns among vaccine-hesitant individuals is essential to a...

    Authors: S. A. R. Syed Alwi, E. Rafidah, A. Zurraini, O. Juslina, I. B. Brohi and S. Lukas

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1129

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  12. Youth experiencing homelessness are at high risk for suicide, yet few studies have evaluated risk reduction interventions targeting suicidal ideation in this vulnerable population. A comprehensive approach to ...

    Authors: Laura Chavez, Kelly Kelleher, Alicia Bunger, Brittany Brackenoff, Ruri Famelia, Jodi Ford, Xin Feng, Allen Mallory, Jared Martin, Arielle Sheftall, Laura Walsh, Tansel Yilmazer and Natasha Slesnick

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1128

    Content type: Study protocol

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  13. Irrational household storage of medicines is a world-wide problem, which triggers medicine wastage as well as its associated harms. This study aimed to include all available evidences from literature to perfor...

    Authors: Adineh Jafarzadeh, Alireza Mahboub-Ahari, Moslem Najafi, Mahmood Yousefi and Koustuv Dalal

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1127

    Content type: Research article

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  14. Substance misuse is a global public health problem. In addition to social and economic concerns, consumption of tobacco and alcohol is associated with susceptibility to cardiovascular, respiratory, and infecti...

    Authors: Palwende Romuald Boua, Cassandra Claire Soo, Cornelius Debpuur, Innocent Maposa, Shai Nkoana, Shukri F. Mohamed, Solomon Choma, Abraham Oduro, Gershim Asiki, Lisa K. Micklesfield, Francesc Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Hermann Sorgho, Sumaya Mall and Michèle Ramsay

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1126

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  15. To assess the level of knowledge and trust in the policy decisions taken regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic among Epirus Health Study (EHS) participants.

    Authors: Afroditi Kanellopoulou, Fotios Koskeridis, Georgios Markozannes, Emmanouil Bouras, Chrysa Soutziou, Konstantinos Chaliasos, Michail T. Doumas, Dimitrios E. Sigounas, Vasilios T. Tzovaras, Agapios Panos, Yiolanda Stergiou, Kassiani Mellou, Dimitrios Papamichail, Eleni Aretouli, Dimitrios Chatzidimitriou, Fani Chatzopoulou…

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1125

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  16. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a global public health problem with an ageing population. Knowledge is essential to promote early awareness, diagnosis and treatment of AD symptoms. AD knowledge is influenced by ma...

    Authors: Aysegul Humeyra Kafadar, Christine Barrett and Kei Long Cheung

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1124

    Content type: Research

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  17. Lifestyle acquired in youth can determine the individual’s health. Constant vigilances in all aspects related to the health of the young population is essential, and evaluate their health parameters is importa...

    Authors: Ana Paula Wolf Tasca Del’Arco, Agatha Nogueira Previdelli, Gerson Ferrari and Mauro Fisberg

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1123

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  18. Investigate the relationship between two common cardiovascular diseases and HIV in adults living in sub-Saharan Africa using population data provided through the Demographic and Health Survey.

    Authors: Leonard E. Egede, Rebekah J. Walker, Patricia Monroe, Joni S. Williams, Jennifer A. Campbell and Aprill Z. Dawson

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1122

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  19. Glasgow, Scotland, has previously shown exceptional levels of violence among young men, shows aggregations of health conditions, with shortened life expectancy. Health conditions can be both causes and consequ...

    Authors: Jeremy Coid, Yingzhe Zhang, Simone Ullrich, Jane Wood, Vishal Bhavsar, Paul Bebbington and Kamaldeep Bhui

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1121

    Content type: Research

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  20. While the burden and mortality from chronic non-communicable diseases (CNCDs) have reached epidemic proportions in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), decision-makers and individuals still consider CNCDs to be infrequen...

    Authors: Hubert Amu, Eugene Kofuor Maafo Darteh, Elvis Enowbeyang Tarkang and Akwasi Kumi-Kyereme

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1120

    Content type: Research

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  21. Workplace sexual harassment is a public health problem that depends on gender, context, and perceived ideology. Although studies have documented the prevalence and consequences of workplace sexual harassment w...

    Authors: Mulugeta Dile Worke, Zewdie Birhanu Koricha and Gurmesa Tura Debelew

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1119

    Content type: Research

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  22. In China, enterovirus 71 (EV71) is the major etiological agents of hand foot mouth disease that poses severe risks to children’s health. Since 2015, three inactivated EV71 vaccines have been approved for use. ...

    Authors: Lixia Ye, Jieping Chen, Ting Fang, Rui Ma, Jianmei Wang, Xingqiang Pan, Hongjun Dong and Guozhang Xu

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1118

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  23. Understanding current levels, as well as past and future trends, of the percentage of infants born at low birthweight (LBW) in the United States is imperative to improving the health of our nation. The purpose...

    Authors: Elizabeth A. Pollock, Keith P. Gennuso, Marjory L. Givens and David Kindig

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1117

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  24. Youth suicide prevention in high-schools and universities is a public health priority. Our aim was to propose a research agenda to advance evidence-based suicide prevention in high-schools and universities by ...

    Authors: Elsie Breet, Matsie Matooane, Mark Tomlinson and Jason Bantjes

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1116

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  25. Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) of hypertensive patients is not only affected by the disease itself but also by some subjective factors. Low health literacy is prevalent among ethnic minorities. Considerin...

    Authors: Qinghua Zhang, Feifei Huang, Lei Zhang, Shasha Li and Jingping Zhang

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1114

    Content type: Research

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  26. HIV and mental disorders are predicted to be the leading causes of illness worldwide by the year 2030. HIV-infected patients are at increased risk of developing mental disorders which are significantly associa...

    Authors: Peter Memiah, Lillian Nkinda, Mtebe Majigo, Felix Humwa, Zelalaem Haile, Kennedy Muthoka, Aisha Zuheri, Anne Kamau, Lucy Ochola and Gabriel Buluku

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1113

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  27. Human plague cases, mainly in the bubonic form, occur annually in endemic regions of the central highlands of Madagascar. The aim of this study was to compare the dynamics of the epidemiological features of th...

    Authors: Sitraka Rakotosamimanana, Daouda Kassie, François Taglioni, Josélyne Ramamonjisoa, Fanjasoa Rakotomanana and Minoarisoa Rajerison

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1112

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  28. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are the first people of Australia. Consequences of historic and contemporary settler-colonialism including racism, trauma, grief and loss (of land, culture, spirit...

    Authors: Makayla-May Brinckley, Bianca Calabria, Jennie Walker, Katherine A. Thurber and Raymond Lovett

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1111

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  29. Alternative models for sustainable antiretroviral treatment (ART) delivery are necessary to meet the increasing demand to maintain population-wide ART for all people living with HIV (PLHIV) in sub-Saharan Afri...

    Authors: Mohammed Limbada, Geiske Zijlstra, David Macleod, Helen Ayles and Sarah Fidler

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1110

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  30. Low levels of health literacy are associated with increased hospitalization rates, problems regarding the proper intake of medications, poor general health and increased mortality rates. It is a well-known fac...

    Authors: Gülhan Yiğitalp, Vasfiye Bayram Değer and Sema Çifçi

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1109

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  31. Of the 15 million annual premature deaths from non-communicable diseases (NCDs), 85% occur in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Affecting individuals in the prime of their lives, NCDs impose severe eco...

    Authors: Ida Ndione, Ann Aerts, Asha Barshilia, Johannes Boch, Sarah Des Rosiers, Jose M. E. Ferrer, Jasmina Saric, Karim Seck, Bernard N. Sene, Peter Steinmann, Lakshmi Venkitachalam and Jason T. Shellaby

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1108

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  32. The DREAMS Partnership promotes combination HIV prevention among adolescent girls and young women. We examined the extent to which DREAMS interventions reached early adolescent girls (EAG; aged 10–14 years) in...

    Authors: Sarah Mulwa, Jane Osindo, Elvis O. Wambiya, Annabelle Gourlay, Beatrice W. Maina, Benedict O. Orindi, Sian Floyd, Abdhalah Ziraba and Isolde Birdthistle

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1107

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  33. Health experts agree that widespread use of safe and effective vaccines will rapidly contain the COVID-19 pandemic. The big question is whether these vaccines can easily be accepted by their end-users. Our stu...

    Authors: Isaac Echoru, Patricia Decanar Ajambo, Emmanuel Keirania and Edmund E. M. Bukenya

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1106

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Availability of SARS-CoV-2 testing in the United States (U.S.) has fluctuated through the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, including in the U.S. state of Illinois. Despite substantial ramp-up in test volume, a...

    Authors: Tobias M. Holden, Reese A. K. Richardson, Philip Arevalo, Wayne A. Duffus, Manuela Runge, Elena Whitney, Leslie Wise, Ngozi O. Ezike, Sarah Patrick, Sarah Cobey and Jaline Gerardin

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1105

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  35. Self-perceived mental health problems among adolescents has had an upward trend. Concurrently, adolescents’ physical activity (PA) has been falling whilst sedentary time (SED) has increased. There is a lack of...

    Authors: Johan Dahlstrand, Peter Friberg, Jonatan Fridolfsson, Mats Börjesson, Daniel Arvidsson, Örjan Ekblom and Yun Chen

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1104

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  36. There are no pharmacological interventions currently available to prevent the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 or to treat COVID-19. The development of vaccines against COVID-19 is essential to contain the pandemic....

    Authors: Yehong Zhou, Junjie Zhang, Wenwen Wu, Man Liang and Qiang-Song Wu

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1103

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  37. Plague is endemic to the central highlands of Madagascar. Sporadic human cases or outbreaks can occur annually in these areas. In Madagascar, the associations between endemicity and the knowledge, attitudes an...

    Authors: Sitraka Rakotosamimanana, Feno Jacob Rakotoarimanana, Vaomalala Raharimanga, François Taglioni, Josélyne Ramamonjisoa, Rindra Vatosoa Randremanana, Minoarisoa Rajerison and Fanjasoa Rakotomanana

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1102

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is facing a rapid growth of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), while communicable diseases still prevail. For rural SSA, evidence for this development is scarce. We aimed at quantifying...

    Authors: Tobias Gottlieb-Stroh, Aurélia Souares, Till Bärnighausen, Ali Sié, Somkeita Pascal Zabre and Ina Danquah

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1101

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  39. In 2015, the Partnership for a Healthier America launched the branded Fruits & Veggies (FNV) Campaign to apply a unique industry-inspired marketing approach to promote fruit and vegetable sales and intake to m...

    Authors: Tessa R. Englund, Valisa E. Hedrick, Sofía Rincón-Gallardo Patiño, Lauren E. Kennedy, Kathryn W. Hosig, Elena L. Serrano and Vivica I. Kraak

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1100

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  40. Racial discrimination, including microaggressions, contributes to health inequities, yet research on discrimination and microaggressions has focused on single measures without adequate psychometric evaluation....

    Authors: Brenna L. Greenfield, Jessica H. L. Elm and Kevin A. Hallgren

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1099

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  41. Persistent inequities in coverage of maternal and newborn health (MNH) services continue to pose a major challenge to the health-care system in Nepal. This paper uses a novel composite indicator of intersectio...

    Authors: Resham B. Khatri, Yibeltal Alemu, Melinda M. Protani, Rajendra Karkee and Jo Durham

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1098

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  42. Household chicken production presents an opportunity to promote child nutrition, but the benefits might be offset by increased environmental contamination. Using household surveys, direct observations, and in-...

    Authors: Simone Passarelli, Ramya Ambikapathi, Nilupa S. Gunaratna, Isabel Madzorera, Chelsey R. Canavan, Ramadhani Abdallah Noor, Dagmawit Tewahido, Yemane Berhane, Simbarashe Sibanda, Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, Tshilidzi Madzivhandila, Bertha L. M. Munthali, Margaret McConnell, Christopher Sudfeld, Kirsten Davison and Wafaie Fawzi

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1097

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  43. Amongst the indigenous Greenlandic Inuit, the experience of food insecurity has been attributed to a lack of money to buy enough food of sufficient quality to sustain a family, although a preference for alcoho...

    Authors: Peter Bjerregaard, Ingelise Olesen and Christina Viskum Lytken Larsen

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1094

    Content type: Research

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  44. The aim was to identify the most important determinants of practice for the implementation of person-centered tools which enhance work participation for patients with chronic health conditions.

    Authors: N. Zipfel, B. Horreh, C. T. J. Hulshof, A. Suman, A. G. E. M. de Boer and S. J. van der Burg-Vermeulen

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2021 21:1091

    Content type: Research

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