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  1. Adolescent pregnancy is a global public health and social phenomenon. However, the prevalence of adolescent pregnancy varies between and within countries. This study, therefore, sought to investigate the spati...

    Authors: Obasanjo Afolabi Bolarinwa, Zemenu Tadesse Tessema, James Boadu Frimpong, Taiwo Oladapo Babalola, Bright Opoku Ahinkorah and Abdul-Aziz Seidu
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:43
  2. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are major public health challenges worldwide. Despite the importance of sexual autonomy in the prevention and control of sexual and reproductive health disorders such as ...

    Authors: Collins Adu, Aliu Mohammed, Eugene Budu, James Boadu Frimpong, Justice Kanor Tetteh, Bright Opoku Ahinkorah and Abdul-Aziz Seidu
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:40
  3. Since March 13th 2020, confinement measures have been introduced in Belgium to curb the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). These measures also have an impact on people’s daily life (closure of school/busine...

    Authors: Sabine Drieskens, Elise Braekman, Karin De Ridder, Lydia Gisle, Rana Charafeddine, Lize Hermans and Stefaan Demarest
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:39
  4. The significance of planned pregnancy is an accepted principle for improving the health of pregnant women; and quality of life, as one of the important indicators of women’s health, is reduced in high-risk pre...

    Authors: Ashraf Kazemi, Aazam Dadkhah and Fatemeh Torabi
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:37
  5. Higher availability of administrative data and better infrastructure for electronic surveys allow for large sample sizes in evaluations of national and other large scale policies. Although larger datasets have...

    Authors: Torleif Halkjelsvik, Antonio Gasparrini and Rannveig Kaldager Hart
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:36
  6. Skin cancer is among the most common cancer types with an increasing global trend of incidence rate. This study explores the spatial distribution of skin cancer, considering body sites exposed and not exposed ...

    Authors: Behzad Kiani, Parinaz Tabari, Alireza Mohammadi, Sayyed Mostafa Mostafavi, Mohsen Moghadami, Mitra Amini and Abbas Rezaianzadeh
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:35
  7. Antenatal depression is associated with intrauterine growth retardation, preterm birth, and low birth weight. Infants born to mothers with postnatal depression also may suffer from malnutrition and other healt...

    Authors: Abel Fekadu Dadi, Temesgen Yihunie Akalu, Haileab Fekadu Wolde and Adhanom Gebreegziabher Baraki
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:34
  8. Spontaneous reporting of adverse drug reactions (ADR) is an effective means of ensuring postmarketing surveillance of drugs, and health professionals play a cardinal role through voluntary reporting of ADR. Ho...

    Authors: Morrison Asiamah, Kwadwo Owusu Akuffo, Pricillia Nortey, Nina Donkor and Anthony Danso-Appiah
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:33
  9. Little is known about patients who forego healthcare, although it is an important provider of unfavorable health-related outcomes. Forgoing healthcare characterizes situations in which people do not initiate o...

    Authors: Delphine Douillet, Clémence Dupont, Noémie Leloup, Grégory Ménager, Maud Delori, Caroline Soulie, François Morin, Thomas Moumneh, Dominique Savary, Pierre-Marie Roy and Aurore Armand
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:32
  10. The Turkish government liberalized national healthcare policies in 2008 enabling Turkish citizens to seek general care in hospital emergency departments (ED). The number of ED visits has exceeded the total pop...

    Authors: Cihad Dundar and Seydanur Dal Yaylaoglu
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:31
  11. The association between bivariate variables may not necessarily be homogeneous throughout the whole range of the variables. We present a new technique to describe inhomogeneity in the association of bivariate ...

    Authors: Rebekka Mumm, Christiane Scheffler and Michael Hermanussen
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:30
  12. Non-Communicable diseases (NCD) are the main contributors to mortality and burden of disease. There is no infrastructure in Europe that could provide health information (HI) on Public Health monitoring and Hea...

    Authors: Alicia Padron-Monedero, Rodrigo Sarmiento Suárez, Petronille Bogaert, Linda Abboud, Herman Van Oyen, Hanna Tolonen, Mariken J. Tijhuis, Luigi Palmieri, Romana Haneef, Anne Gallay, Luis Lapao, Paulo Jorge Nogueira, Thomas Ziese, Stefanie Seeling, Jakov Vukovic and Isabel Noguer-Zambrano
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:29
  13. Nurses face multiple stressors that can influence their lifestyle, thus affecting their health status. Scarce are the scientific data on the nutritional status of nurses, especially during health crises. The a...

    Authors: Rita Georges Nohra, Elissa Naim, Taghrid Chaaban and Monique Rothan-Tondeur
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:28
  14. Despite Ethiopia’s efforts to avail postpartum family planning (PPFP) services, the unmet need for family planning among postpartum women remains high. Therefore, this study is aimed to assess barriers and det...

    Authors: Temesgen Tilahun, Tariku Tesfaye Bekuma, Motuma Getachew, Rut Oljira and Assefa Seme
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:27
  15. In Nepal, neonatal mortality fell substantially between 2000 and 2018, decreasing 50% from 40 to 20 deaths per 1,000 live births. Nepal’s success has been attributed to a decreasing total fertility rate, impro...

    Authors: Daniel J. Erchick, Johanna B. Lackner, Luke C. Mullany, Nitin N. Bhandari, Purusotam R. Shedain, Sirjana Khanal, Jyoti R. Dhakwa and Joanne Katz
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:26
  16. Health information (HI) strategies exist in several EU Member States, however, they mainly focus on technical issues and improving governance rather than on content-related priority setting. There is also litt...

    Authors: Angela Fehr, Stefanie Seeling, Anselm Hornbacher, Martin Thißen, Petronille Bogaert, Marie Delnord, Ronan A. Lyons, Mariken J. Tijhuis, Peter Achterberg and Thomas Ziese
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:25
  17. Teen pregnancy prevention in the United States has traditionally focused on the development, testing, and subsequent implementation of a set of evidence-based programs (EBPs), recommended nationally. However, ...

    Authors: Kristen M. Garcia, Christi H. Esquivel, Whitney R. Garney, Kelly L. Wilson and Jennifer Farmer
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:24
  18. Research networks offer multidisciplinary expertise and promote information exchange between researchers across Europe. They are essential for the European Union’s (EU) health information system as providers o...

    Authors: Brigid Unim, Elsi Haverinen, Eugenio Mattei, Flavia Carle, Andrea Faragalli, Rosaria Gesuita, Martin Thissen, Linda Abboud, Tiziana Grisetti, Petronille Bogaert and Luigi Palmieri
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:23
  19. Kuwait had its first COVID-19 in late February, and until October 6, 2020 it recorded 108,268 cases and 632 deaths. Despite implementing one of the strictest control measures-including a three-week complete lo...

    Authors: Mustafa Al-Zoughool, Tamer Oraby, Harri Vainio, Janvier Gasana, Joseph Longenecker, Walid Al Ali, Mohammad AlSeaidan, Susie Elsaadany and Michael G. Tyshenko
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:22
  20. Incidence and prevalence of blood-borne viruses and sexually transmissible infections among young people continue to necessitate population-based studies to understand how contextualised sexual health services...

    Authors: Sylvester R. Okeke
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:20
  21. In the developing world, such as the sub-Saharan African region, HIV/AIDS has worsened the impact of under-nutrition in children. HIV infected children are highly vulnerable to under-nutrition. Therefore, the ...

    Authors: Jemberu Nigussie, Bekahegn Girma, Alemayehu Molla, Moges Mareg and Esmelealem Mihretu
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:19
  22. Overall, 1.8 million children fail to receive the 3-dose series for diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis each year in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Currently, an emergency plan targeting 9 provinces...

    Authors: Harry-César Kayembe-Ntumba, Felly Vangola, Papy Ansobi, Germain Kapour, Eric Bokabo, Bien-Aimé Mandja and Didier Bompangue
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:18
  23. Health-related data are collected from a variety of sources for different purposes, including secondary use for population health monitoring (HM) and health system performance assessment (HSPA). Most of these ...

    Authors: Brigid Unim, Eugenio Mattei, Flavia Carle, Hanna Tolonen, Enrique Bernal-Delgado, Peter Achterberg, Metka Zaletel, Stefanie Seeling, Romana Haneef, Anne-Charlotte Lorcy, Herman Van Oyen and Luigi Palmieri
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:17

    The Correction to this article has been published in Archives of Public Health 2022 80:51

  24. The COVID-19 pandemic increased the need for new valid scientific evidence to support urgent clinical and policy decision making; as well as improved processes for the rapid synthesis, uptake and application o...

    Authors: Peivand Bastani, Jamshid Bahmaei, Ebrahim Kharazinejad, Mahnaz Samadbeik, Zhanming Liang and Carmen Huckel Schneider
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:16
  25. Migrants in Norway bear a higher burden of COVID-19 infections and hospitalization as compared to non-migrants. The aim of our study was to understand how migrants perceive their own health risk, how they acce...

    Authors: Ahmed A. Madar, Pierina Benavente, Elżbieta Czapka, Raquel Herrero-Arias, Jasmin Haj-Younes, Wegdan Hasha, George Deeb, Kathy A. Møen, Gaby Ortiz-Barreda and Esperanza Diaz
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:15
  26. Participant enrolment, assessment and/or delivery of intervention in many clinical trials during the COVID-19 pandemic were severely impacted by public health measures limiting physical contact. This report de...

    Authors: Kristen Grove, Megan Harrold, Sheeraz Mohd, Varsha Natarajan, Elizabeth Hurn, Jane Pearce, Vinicius Cavalheri, Carol Watson and Dale W. Edgar
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:14
  27. Low-and Medium-Income Countries (LMIC) continue to record a high burden of under-five deaths (U5D). There is a gap in knowledge of the factors contributing to housing materials inequalities in U5D. This study ...

    Authors: Oyewale Mayowa Morakinyo, Adeniyi Francis Fagbamigbe and Ayo Stephen Adebowale
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:13
  28. Adverse birth outcome is a common health problem consisting of several health effects involving pregnancy and the newborn infant. Infants with one or more adverse birth outcomes are at greater risk for mortali...

    Authors: Muktar Abadiga, Getu Mosisa, Reta Tsegaye, Adugna Oluma, Eba Abdisa and Tilahun Bekele
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:12
  29. Co-infection of tuberculosis and HIV has a significant impact on public health. TB is the most common opportunistic infection and the leading cause of death in HIV-positive children worldwide. But there is pau...

    Authors: Jifare Gemechu, Bereket Gebremichael, Tewodros Tesfaye, Alula Seyum and Desta Erkalo
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:11
  30. Most epidemiologic reports focus on lower extremity amputation (LEA) caused specifically by diabetes mellitus. However, narrowing scope disregards the impact of other causes and types of limb amputation (LA) d...

    Authors: Samuel Kwaku Essien, David Kopriva, A. Gary Linassi and Audrey Zucker-Levin
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:10
  31. The capacity to use data linkage and artificial intelligence to estimate and predict health indicators varies across European countries. However, the estimation of health indicators from linked administrative ...

    Authors: Romana Haneef, Mariken Tijhuis, Rodolphe Thiébaut, Ondřej Májek, Ivan Pristaš, Hanna Tolonen and Anne Gallay
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:9

    The Correction to this article has been published in Archives of Public Health 2022 80:67

  32. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) emerged in late 2019, with the first case identified in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, on 12 December 2019. In order to perceive the comprehensive impact of this pandemi...

    Authors: Hashim Talib Hashim, Ahed El Abed El Rassoul, John Bchara, Attaullah Ahmadi and Don Eliseo Lucero-Prisno III
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:8
  33. Data on functioning and disability collected at population level is essential to complement mortality and morbidity, to estimate rehabilitation needs of countries and regions and to monitor the Convention on t...

    Authors: Carla Sabariego, Carolina Fellinghauer, Lindsay Lee, Kaloyan Kamenov, Aleksandra Posarac, Jerome Bickenbach, Nenad Kostanjsek, Somnath Chatterji and Alarcos Cieza
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:6
  34. Previous studies have shown that there is low utilization of institutional delivery in Ethiopia, as well as various factors contributing to this low utilization. Notably, there is paucity around interventions ...

    Authors: Netsanet Belete Andargie and Gurmesa Tura Debelew
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:5
  35. Patient education is a critical aspect of patient care and is considered a vital part of self-care (especially in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD)) and health promotion. The literature supports incor...

    Authors: Negin Niksadat, Sakineh Rakhshanderou, Reza Negarandeh, Ali Ramezankhani, Ali Vasheghani Farahani and Mohtasham Ghaffari
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:4
  36. Despite clear evidence on role of gender in vulnerability and exposure to HIV infection, information on gender-related inequalities in HIV and related factors are rarely documented. The aim of this study was t...

    Authors: Mansour Sajadipour, Satar Rezaei, Seyed Fahim Irandoost, Mohammadreza Ghaumzadeh, Mohamadreza Salmani nadushan, Mohammad Gholami, Yahya Salimi and Zahra Jorjoran Shushtari
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:2
  37. To date, no longitudinal study using a compositional approach has examined sedentary behavior (SB) patterns in relation to adiposity in the pediatric population. Therefore, our aims were to (1) investigate the...

    Authors: Lukáš Rubín, Aleš Gába, Jana Pelclová, Nikola Štefelová, Lukáš Jakubec, Jan Dygrýn and Karel Hron
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:1
  38. Disengagement from outdoor recreation may diminish the positive benefits on health and well-being in old age. The purpose of this study is to present a contextual, theoretical, and empirical rationale for an i...

    Authors: Magnus Zingmark, Rosemarie Ankre and Sandra Wall-Reinius
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:232
  39. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a public health problem in Europe, affecting all age groups. Several MetS definitions are available. The aim of this study was to compare four different MetS definitions in the Fin...

    Authors: Elsi Haverinen, Laura Paalanen, Luigi Palmieri, Alicia Padron-Monedero, Isabel Noguer-Zambrano, Rodrigo Sarmiento Suárez and Hanna Tolonen
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:231
  40. Dentists’ refusal to treat patients infected with hepatitis C (HCV) continues to raise ethical concerns, particularly in countries where HCV is prevalent. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to assess de...

    Authors: Suhail H Al-Amad
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:230
  41. Health reporting shall provide up-to-date health-related data to inform policy-makers, researchers and the public. To this end, health reporting formats should be tailored to the needs and competencies of the ...

    Authors: Martin Thissen, Stefanie Seeling, Peter Achterberg, Angela Fehr, Luigi Palmieri, Mariken J. Tijhuis, Brigid Unim and Thomas Ziese
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:229
  42. El Salvador is recognized as a country that has effectively reduced its Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR). While health indicators, such as total fertility rate, adolescent fertility rate, skilled birth attendanc...

    Authors: Hee sang Yoon and Chong-Sup Kim
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:228
  43. Standardization and normalization of continuous covariates are used to ease the interpretation of regression coefficients. Although these scaling techniques serve different purposes, they are sometimes used in...

    Authors: Masayoshi Oka
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:226
  44. The Health Technology Assessment (HTA) has encountered different issues and challenges over the last two decades. The main purpose of this research is to review the issues and challenges in high- and middle-in...

    Authors: Sepehr Ghazinoory, Basireh Majidi, Shohreh Nasri, Mohammad Ehsan Zandi, Hosein Farrokhi, Majid Javedani and Majid Barzanouni
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:225

    The Correction to this article has been published in Archives of Public Health 2022 80:66

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