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  1. Authors: Olaoluwa Samson Agbaje, Chinwe Patience Nnaji, Evelyn Nwanebe Nwagu, Cylia Nkechi Iweama, Prince Christian Ifeanachor Umoke, Lawretta Eyuche Ozoemena and Charles Chike Abba

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:98

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Archives of Public Health 2021 79:62

  2. Prisoners are recognised as a high-risk population and prisons as high-risk locations for the transmission of hepatitis c virus (HCV) infection. Injecting drug use (IDU) is the main driver of HCV infection in ...

    Authors: Des Crowley, Gordana Avramovic, Walter Cullen, Collette Farrell, Anne Halpin, Mary Keevans, Eamon Laird, Tina McHugh, Susan McKiernan, Sarah Jayne Miggin, Ross Murtagh, Eileen O. Connor, Marie O’Meara, Deirdre O. Reilly and John S. Lambert

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:97

    Content type: Research

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  3. Comprehensive data is key for evidence-informed policy aiming to improve the lives of persons experiencing different levels of disability. The objective of this paper was to identify the environmental barriers...

    Authors: Lindsay Lee, Ferdinand Mou, Alphonse Um Boock, Carolina Fellinghauer, Mirjam Kohls, Alarcos Cieza and Carla Sabariego

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:95

    Content type: Research

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  4. Ethiopia is one of the Sub-Saharan Africa countries with the lowest modern contraceptive prevalence rate and the highest fertility rate. This study aimed to assess individual and community-level predictors of ...

    Authors: Setegn Muche Fenta and Shewayiref Geremew Gebremichael

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:93

    Content type: Research

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  5. Tetanus is a vaccine-preventable disease that can occur in all populations, with neonates and pregnant women being at the most risk. Ethiopia has the highest maternal and neonatal tetanus morbidity and mortali...

    Authors: Alemneh Mekuriaw Liyew and Hiwotie Getaneh Ayalew

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:92

    Content type: Research

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  6. Early marriage and early childbearing are common practices in Ethiopia. Girls who get married and give birth at a very young age are more likely to experience several health problems including anemia among oth...

    Authors: Fentanesh Nibret Tiruneh, Mesfin Wogayehu Tenagashaw, Degnet Teferi Asres and Hirut Assaye Cherie

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:91

    Content type: Research

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  7. Globally, 2.7 million children die during the neonatal period annually. Ethiopia is one of the ten countries with the highest number of neonatal deaths. The practice of poor essential newborn care contributes ...

    Authors: Gebrehana Ashenef, Akine Eshete, Betregiorgis Zegeye, Tadesse Tsehay Tarekegn and Mitku Mammo Taderegew

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:90

    Content type: Research

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  8. Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) are important causes of neonatal morbidity and mortality in developing countries. We reviewed the incidence and the pathogens involved in HAI among infants admitted to ne...

    Authors: Felipe Teixeira de Mello Freitas, Anna Paula Bise Viegas and Gustavo Adolfo Sierra Romero

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:89

    Content type: Systematic review

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  9. Women empowerment has been linked to increased skilled antenatal care (ANC) service use. However, there is no evidence on the net effect of women empowerment on ANC in the Sub-saharan African (SSA) region. We ...

    Authors: Gebretsadik Shibre, Betregiorigis Zegeye, Helena Yeboah, Ghose Bisjawit, Edward Kwabena Ameyaw and Sanni Yaya

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:87

    Content type: Research

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  10. In Germany, different health checks for adults are offered for primary and secondary prevention. Previous findings indicate that preventive care utilization varies according to social determinants, especially ...

    Authors: Anne Starker, Claudia Hövener and Alexander Rommel

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:86

    Content type: Research

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  11. Poor spatial accessibility to hospital services is associated with higher morbidity and mortality rates among people living with disability. Improved methods to evaluate spatial accessibility are needed. This ...

    Authors: Behzad Kiani, Alireza Mohammadi, Robert Bergquist and Nasser Bagheri

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:85

    Content type: Research

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  12. Most of the studies conducted in Brazil assessing the relationship between water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and Soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections, have focused on cases, reflecting the reality of ...

    Authors: Kasandra Isabella Helouise Mingoti Poague, Sueli Aparecida Mingoti and Léo Heller

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:83

    Content type: Research

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  13. Understanding the relationship between breastfeeding (BF) and metabolic syndrome (Mets) is important for maternal long-term health benefits and disease prevention. This study aimed to examine the association b...

    Authors: Jusuk Lee and Taehong Kim

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:82

    Content type: Research

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  14. Despite the relationship between health insurance coverage and maternal healthcare services utilization, previous studies in Jordan on the use of maternal healthcare services have mainly focused on patterns an...

    Authors: Petula Fernandes, Emmanuel Kolawole Odusina, Bright Opoku Ahinkorah, Komlan Kota and Sanni Yaya

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:81

    Content type: Research

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  15. Translation and cultural adaptation of health resources is an integral part of good health-policy development and health program implementation. As part of our efforts to address ear disease and hearing loss i...

    Authors: Annette Kaspar, Sione Pifeleti and Carlie Driscoll

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:80

    Content type: Commentary

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  16. The distribution of health-care resources is foundational to achieving fairness and having access to health service. China and its local Shanghai’s government have implemented measures to allocate health-care ...

    Authors: Enhong Dong, Jie Xu, Xiaoting Sun, Ting Xu, Lufa Zhang and Tao Wang

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:78

    Content type: Research

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  17. The job one does for a living may increase ones propensity to cardiovascular diseases due to many associated risk factors. University staff may be at high risk of dyslipidaemia, a major cardiovascular disease ...

    Authors: Adaobi M. Okafor, Elizabeth K. Ngwu and Rufina N.B. Ayogu

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:77

    Content type: Research

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  18. Information about trends in perinatal and child health inequalities is scarce, especially in the Eastern Europe. We analyzed how mortality under 1 year of age has been changing in the Baltic States and the Eur...

    Authors: Agnieszka Genowska, Birute Strukcinskiene, Anita Villerusa and Jerzy Konstantynowicz

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:76

    Content type: Research

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  19. Subdermal contraceptive implant is the most widely used method of long-acting reversible contraception among Ethiopian women. Many, however, discontinue use early, which results in unwanted pregnancies and ind...

    Authors: Gali Nega, Muluemebet Abera and Afework Tadele

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:75

    Content type: Research

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  20. Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Belgian government has implemented various infection prevention and control measures. This study assessed the extent to which the general population in Belgium adh...

    Authors: Joris Adriaan Frank van Loenhout, Kirsten Vanderplanken, Bénédicte Scheen, Stephan Van den Broucke and Isabelle Aujoulat

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:74

    Content type: Research

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  21. Burden of Disease (BoD) studies use disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) as a population health metric to quantify the years of life lost due to morbidity and premature mortality for diseases, injuries and r...

    Authors: Sarah Cuschieri, Elena Pallari, Natasa Terzic, Ala’a Alkerwi, Rannveig Sigurvinsdottir, Inga Dora Sigfusdottir and Brecht Devleesschauwer

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:73

    Content type: Commentary

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  22. The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) is one of the most popular measures of anxiety and depression. The original HADS is mostly used in Nigeria precluding people with limited literacy. This study a...

    Authors: Chinonso Nwamaka Igwesi-Chidobe, Rosemary C. Muomah, Isaac Olubunmi Sorinola and Emma Louise Godfrey

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:72

    Content type: Research

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  23. The front of pack nutrition label Nutri-Score, intended to help consumers orient their choices towards foods that are more favorable to health, was developed in France and applied in several European countries...

    Authors: Hassan Aguenaou, Laila El Ammari, Maryam Bigdeli, Amina El Hajjab, Houria Lahmam, Saloua Labzizi, Hasnae Gamih, Anouar Talouizte, Chaimae Serbouti, Khalid El Kari, Hasnae Benkirane, Hicham El Berri, Ayoub AL-Jawaldeh and Abdelhakim Yahyane

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:71

    Content type: Research

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  24. Hypertension is one of the major causes of many diseases, such as heart attack, strokes, kidney failure, and many internal disorders. This presentresearch study aimed to investigate the impact of educational p...

    Authors: Nemam Ali Azadi, Arash Ziapour, Javad Yoosefi Lebni, Seyed Fahim Irandoost, Jaffar Abbas and Fakhreddin Chaboksavar

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:69

    Content type: Research

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  25. Strategies to reduce salt intake are encouraged to be implemented in parallel with those that aim to ensure iodine adequacy at the population level. The aim of the present study was to assess and compare knowl...

    Authors: Georgios Marakis, Antonios Katsioulis, Lamprini Kontopoulou, Anke Ehlers, Katharina Heimberg, Karen Ildico Hirsch-Ernst, Tomaž Langerholc, Hanna Adamska, Ewa Matyjaszczyk, K. D. Renuka Silva, K. A. Chathurika Madumali, Tai-Sheng Yeh, Ling-Jan Chiou, Mei-Jen Lin, Georgios Karpetas and Anke Weissenborn

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:68

    Content type: Research

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  26. Previous famine studies reported the inverse link between early life nutritional deprivation and adulthood optimal health outcomes. However, there remain sparse data on the impact of early life famine exposure...

    Authors: Kalkidan Hassen Abate, Misra Abdullahi, Fedlu Abdulhay, Getachew Arage, Mohammed Mecha, Mohammed Yenuss, Habtamu Hassen and Tefera Belachew

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:67

    Content type: Research

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  27. Sepsis is a critical illness with high morbidity and mortality rates. Each year, sepsis affects about 48.9 million people all over the world. This study aims to illuminate how sepsis survivors experience sepsi...

    Authors: Sabine Apitzsch, Lotta Larsson, Anna-Karin Larsson and Adam Linder

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:66

    Content type: Research

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  28. The status of health of an individual and - more broadly - of a community or population is defined by the status of their determinants of health. A “systemic” approach to define the health determinants is nece...

    Authors: Domenico Tebala and Giovanni Domenico Tebala

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:65

    Content type: Methodology

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  29. The occurrence of Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) varied globally with most of the cases coming from developing countries including Yemen. The disparity in IMR in Yemen however, has not been well dealt and therefo...

    Authors: Betregiorgis Zegeye, Gebretsadik Shibre, Jemal Haidar and Gorems Lemma

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:64

    Content type: Research

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  30. Scoliosis is considered one of the main musculoskeletal changes in childhood, and is characterized by three-dimensional changes in the spine. Schoolchildren is a group who are directly exposed to this conditio...

    Authors: Sanderson José Costa de Assis, Geronimo José Bouzas Sanchis, Clécio Gabriel de Souza and Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:63

    Content type: Research

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  31. Exposure to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) constitutes public health problems linked to adverse mental outcomes such as psychological distress during adulthood. This study examines the prevalence of ACEs...

    Authors: Olaoluwa Samson Agbaje, Chinwe Patience Nnaji, Evelyn Nwanebe Nwagu, Cylia Nkechi Iweama, Prince Christian Ifeanachor Umoke, Lawretta Eyuche Ozoemena and Charles Chike Abba

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:62

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Archives of Public Health 2021 79:98

  32. Lung squamous cell carcinoma (LSCC) is a form of cancer that is associated with high rates of relapse, poor responsiveness to therapy, and a relatively poor prognosis. The relationship between long non-coding ...

    Authors: Rongjiong Zheng, Mengdi Zheng, Mingming Wang, Feijie Lu and Meiling Hu

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:61

    Content type: Research

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  33. Chronic diseases is increasingly becoming one of the most pressing public health concerns in most part of the world, including the Canadian population. The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence ...

    Authors: Nigatu Regassa Geda, Bonnie Janzen and Punam Pahwa

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:60

    Content type: Research

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  34. The deepening population aging is urging policy makers to launch delayed retirement initiative, when the society is faced with unprecedented challenges of shrinking labor supply, heavier pension burdens and sl...

    Authors: Jiannan Li, Bocong Yuan and Junbang Lan

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:59

    Content type: Research

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  35. Socioeconomic disparities in health and healthcare are global issues that affect both adults as well as children. Children with exceptional healthcare needs, especially those with developmental impairments, in...

    Authors: Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Kamal Gholipour, Hassan Shahrokhi, Ayyoub Malek, Akbar Ghiasi, Hamid Pourasghari and Shabnam Iezadi

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:58

    Content type: Research

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  36. In clinical practice, quality of life measures can be used alongside some types of assessment to give valuable information that can identify areas that influence an individual and help the clinician make the b...

    Authors: Chadia Haddad, Hala Sacre, Sahar Obeid, Pascale Salameh and Souheil Hallit

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:56

    Content type: Research

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  37. Even though the global under-five mortality rate substantially decreased over time, Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries including Ethiopia continue to share the huge burden of under-five mortality. Ethiopia sh...

    Authors: Misganaw Gebrie Worku, Achamyeleh Birhanu Teshale and Getayeneh Antehunegn Tesema

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:55

    Content type: Research

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  38. Although several measures have been taken to control hand foot and mouth disease (HFMD) and herpangina (HA), these two diseases have been prevalent in China for 10 years with high incidence. We suspected that ...

    Authors: Jundi Liu, Yan Chen, Peipei Hu, Lin Gan, Qimin Tan, Xinqiao Huang, Zhanzhong Ma, Cuiji Lin, Dawei Wu, Xun Zhu and Dingmei Zhang

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:54

    Content type: Research

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  39. Breast cancer is the most common cancer type among women globally. To facilitate early detection, all 40–74-year-old female residents of Sweden are invited to participate in a population-based mammographic scr...

    Authors: Maria Norfjord van Zyl, Per Tillgren and Margareta Asp

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:52

    Content type: Research

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  40. Most maternal and infant deaths occurred within the first month after birth. Nearly half of the maternal deaths and more than a million newborn deaths occurred within the first day of life but these were preve...

    Authors: Ayal Debie and Getayeneh Antehunegn Tesema

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:51

    Content type: Research

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  41. Physical activity (PA) is recognized as important predictor of healthy aging. However, the influence of the type of voluntary PA as well as age or sex in this relationship is unclear. Thus, we assess the assoc...

    Authors: Fanny Buckinx, Éva Peyrusqué, Jordan Granet and Mylène Aubertin-Leheudre

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:50

    Content type: Research

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  42. Maternal mortality remains a major challenge to health systems worldwide. Although most pregnancies and births are uneventful, approximately 15% of all pregnant women develop potentially life-threatening compl...

    Authors: Asteray Assmie Ayenew, Azezu Asres Nigussie and Biruk Ferede Zewdu

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:48

    Content type: Research

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