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  1. Hand hygiene compliance by health care workers (HCWs) is pivotal in controlling and preventing health care associated infections. The aim of this interventional study is to assess the long-term impact of perso...

    Authors: Ilana Livshiz-Riven, Hovav Azulay, Leonid Koyfman, Alex Gushanski, Seada Askira, Vered Ischa Abar, Benjamin F. Gruenbaum, Evgenia Ivanov, Moti Klein, Asaf Danziger, Ronit Nativ, Abraham Borer, Tomer Ziv-Baran and Evgeni Brotfain
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:141
  2. The Covid-19 pandemic has not only outlined the importance of using evidence in the healthcare policy making process but also the complexity that exists between policymakers and the scientific community. As a ...

    Authors: Margaux Françoise, Cléa Frambourt, Paige Goodwin, Fabian Haggerty, Marjolaine Jacques, Maya-Lhanze Lama, Clara Leroy, Augustin Martin, Raquel Melgar Calderon, Jean Robert, Elena Schulz-Ruthenberg, Lina Tafur, Mona Nasser and Louisa Stüwe
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:140
  3. In Europe, data on population health is fragmented, difficult to access, project-based and prone to health information inequalities in terms of availability, accessibility and especially in quality between and...

    Authors: Rodrigo Sarmiento-Suárez, Alicia Padron-Monedero, Petronille Bogaert, Linda Abboud, Herman Van Oyen, Hanna Tolonen, Mariken Tijhuis, Stefanie Seeling, Romana Haneef, Metka Zaletel, Luigi Palmieri, Anne Gallay, Luís Velez Lapão, Paulo Nogueira, Thomas Ziese, Jakov Vukovic…
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:139
  4. To explore the impacts of surgical mask in normal subjects on cardiopulmonary function and muscle performance under different motor load and gender differences.

    Authors: Haining Ou, Yuxin Zheng, Mei Li, Junjie Liang, Hongxin Chen, Shijuan Lang, Qinyi Li, Delong Chen, Youwei Lin, Qiuxia Chen, Yue Sun, Meifeng Zheng, Tingting You and Qiang Lin
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:138
  5. Worldwide, there is remarkable progress in child survival in the past three decades. Ethiopia is off-track on sustainable development targets in under-five mortality since 2020. Therefore, this study aimed to ...

    Authors: Belete Achamyelew Ayele, Sofonyas Abebaw Tiruneh, Melkalem Mamuye Azanaw, Habtamu Shimels Hailemeskel, Yonas Akalu and Asnakew Achaw Ayele
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:137
  6. Justification of intimate partner violence (IPV) has several implications, including reduced likelihood of help-seeking, increased experiences episodes of partner abuses, and poor health status and outcomes. H...

    Authors: Collins Adu, Bernard Yeboah-Asiamah Asare, Williams Agyemang-Duah, Emmanuel Brenyah Adomako, Amma Kyewaa Agyekum and Prince Peprah
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:136
  7. Maternal mortality continues to decrease in the world but remain the most important health problems in low-income countries. Although evidence indicates that social support is an important factor influencing h...

    Authors: Abebe Mamo, Muluemebet Abera, Lakew Abebe, Nicole Bergen, Shifera Asfaw, Gebeyehu Bulcha, Yisalemush Asefa, Endale Erko, Kunuz Haji Bedru, Mihiretu Lakew, Jaameeta Kurji, Manisha A. Kulkarni, Ronald Labonté, Zewdie Birhanu and Sudhakar Morankar
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:135
  8. Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) is a fundamental aspect of diabetes care, but no standard program exists in Thailand. Understanding current patterns of illness perceptions (concerns) and self-managem...

    Authors: Elisha Ngetich, Chanapat Pateekhum, Ahmar Hashmi, Iliatha Papachristou Nadal, Kanokporn Pinyopornpanish, Mike English, Orawan Quansri, Nutchanart Wichit, Sanjay Kinra and Chaisiri Angkurawaranon
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:134
  9. The InfAct (Information for Action) is a Joint Action of the European Commission’s 3rd Health Programme with the main goal to build an infrastructure of a health information system for a stronger European Unio...

    Authors: Verónica Gómez, Mafalda Sousa-Uva, Rita Roquette, Ana Cristina Garcia and Carlos Matias Dias
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:133
  10. Development of appropriateness indicators of medical interventions has become a major quality-of-care issue, especially in the domain of interventional cardiology (IC). The objective of this study was to devel...

    Authors: Florence Francis-Oliviero, Pierre Coste, Emilie Lesaine, Corinne Perez, François Casteigt, Jean-Marie Clerc, Nicolas Delarche, Akil Hassan, Bernard Larnaudie, Jean-Louis Leymarie, Louis-Rachid Salmi and Florence Saillour-Glenisson
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:132
  11. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are major and growing burden on population health and the use and cost of healthcare in EU Member States and beyond. Different countries face many common challenges in public h...

    Authors: Magdalena Stepien, Ingrid Keller, Marianne Takki and Sandra Caldeira
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:131
  12. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to major shocks in mortality trends in many countries. Yet few studies have evaluated the heterogeneity of the mortality shocks at the sub-national level, rigorously accounting fo...

    Authors: Benjamin-Samuel Schlüter, Bruno Masquelier and Carlo Giovanni Camarda
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:130
  13. Despite the proportion of receiving a minimum acceptable diet (minimum meal frequency and minimum dietary diversity) is lower in east Africa, there is limited evidence on minimum acceptable diet. Therefore, th...

    Authors: Misganaw Gebrie Worku, Tesfa Sewunet Alamneh, Getayeneh Antehunegn Tesema, Adugnaw Zeleke Alem, Zemenu Tadesse Tessema, Alemneh Mekuriaw Liyew, Yigizie Yeshaw and Achamyeleh Birhanu Teshale
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:127
  14. Malnutrition is considered a major public health challenge and is associated with a range of health issues, including childhood stunting. Stunting is a reliable and well-recognized indicator of chronic childho...

    Authors: Tuhinur Rahman Chowdhury, Sayan Chakrabarty, Muntaha Rakib, Stephen Winn and Jason Bennie
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:126
  15. Dengue and chikungunya (CHIKV) are the two major vector-borne diseases of serious public health concern in India. Studies on socioeconomic and housing determinants of dengue and CHIKV at a pan-India level are ...

    Authors: Winnie Paulson, Naveen Kumar Kodali, Karuppusamy Balasubramani, Rashi Dixit, Savitha Chellappan, Sujit Kumar Behera and Praveen Balabaskaran Nina
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:125
  16. Intimate partner violence (IPV) during pregnancy has negative physical and psychological health consequences on the pregnant women. As such, women who experience IPV during pregnancy are likely to have challen...

    Authors: Richard Gyan Aboagye, Abdul-Aziz Seidu, Bernard Yeboah-Asiamah Asare, Collins Adu and Bright Opoku Ahinkorah
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:124
  17. The Russian Federation has introduced a vertical large-scale program of ‘dispensarization’ (Program) that includes health check-ups and screenings for the entire adult population. It is expected to improve the...

    Authors: Igor Sheiman, Sergey Shishkin and Svetlana Sazhina
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:123
  18. SARS-CoV-2 is a novel coronavirus which has caused a global pandemic. Due to the lack of available treatment for COVID-19 infections, prevention plays the most important role in combating the virus. Educationa...

    Authors: Kathie Sarzyńska, Eddie Czwojdziński, Amadeusz Kuźniarski, Sadri Rayad, Agnieszka Piwowar and Beata Jankowska-Polańska
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:122
  19. Our study examined the prevalence and associated factors of tobacco product use and non-users’ susceptibility to using tobacco products among school-going adolescents in 22 African countries.

    Authors: Peter Bai James, Abdulai Jawo Bah, John Alimamy Kabba, Said Abasse Kassim and Philip Ayizem Dalinjong
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:121
  20. One fifth of the global burden of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) in 2017 was attributable to excessive salt intake. As a member of the World Health Organization (WHO), Iran has committed itself to a 30% reduct...

    Authors: Ali Gholami, Ali Ghanbari, Shahabeddin Rezaei, Hamid Reza Baradaran, Shahab Khatibzadeh, Mahboubeh Parsaeian, Mitra Hariri, Negar Zamaninour, Ali Sheidaei, Morteza Abdollahi, Parvin Mirmiran, Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan, Afshin Ostovar, Noushin Mohammadifard, Alireza Khosravi, Seyedeh Mahdieh Namayandeh…
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:120
  21. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is one of the major public health problems globally as well as in Cambodia. Continuous information on HBV infection burden is required to implement effective disease control s...

    Authors: Bunthen E, Pichetra Ou, Serge Ouoba, Md Razeen Ashraf Hussain, Ko Ko, Shintaro Nagashima, Aya Sugiyama, Tomoyuki Akita and Junko Tanaka
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:119
  22. Contact tracing is one of the main public health tools in the control of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). A centralized contact tracing system was developed in Belgium in 2020. We aim to evaluate the perfo...

    Authors: Kristiaan Proesmans, Sharon Hancart, Toon Braeye, Sofieke Klamer, Emmanuel Robesyn, Achille Djiena, Frances De Leeuw, Romain Mahieu, Alex Dreuw, Naima Hammami, Dirk Wildemeersch, Laura Cornelissen and Dieter Van Cauteren
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:118
  23. According to available evidence, only 15% of young women in sub-Saharan Africa know their Human immune deficiency virus (HIV) status. Despite a high prevalence of HIV infection among adolescents and young wome...

    Authors: Misganaw Gebrie Worku, Achamyeleh Birhanu Teshale and Getayeneh Antehunegn Tesema
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:117
  24. Authors: Juan González-García, Francisco Estupiñán-Romero, Carlos Tellería-Orriols, Javier González-Galindo, Luigi Palmieri, Andrea Faragalli, Ivan Pristās, Jakov Vuković, Janis Misinš, Irisa Zile and Enrique Bernal-Delgado
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:116

    The original article was published in Archives of Public Health 2021 79:221

  25. The General Data Protection Regulation is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy in the European Union. We aimed to provide an overview of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enablers ...

    Authors: Jakov Vukovic, Damir Ivankovic, Claudia Habl and Jelena Dimnjakovic
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:115
  26. Despite controversy over their possible health consequences, manufacturers of e-cigarettes employ a variety of marketing media to increase their popularity among adolescents. This study analyzed the relationsh...

    Authors: Man Hung, Andrew Spencer, Clarissa Goh, Eric S. Hon, Val Joseph Cheever, Frank W. Licari, Ryan Moffat, Ben Raymond and Martin S. Lipsky
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:114
  27. The COVID-19 outbreak has taken a heavy toll on the mental well-being of healthcare workers, even those who have not been directly involved in the care of acutely ill patients. The aims of this study were to i...

    Authors: Peter Borusiak, Yuliya Mazheika, Susanne Bauer, Edda Haberlandt, Ilona Krois, Christian Fricke, Liane Simon, Petra Beschoner, Lucia Jerg-Bretzke, Franziska Geiser, Nina Hiebel, Kerstin Weidner, Christian Albus, Eva Morawa and Yesim Erim
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:113
  28. The long-term care workforce is an essential factor in the provision of qualified long-term care services. Identifying workforce issues can help developing countries in East Asia and the Pacific prepare for th...

    Authors: Hyo Young Lee, Stephanie Short, Mi-Joung Lee, Yun-Hee Jeon, Eunok Park and Young-Ran Chin
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:112
  29. Globally, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) that causes Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) remains a public health problem with a higher burden in sub-Saharan African countries. Though the coverage is ...

    Authors: Betregiorgis Zegeye, Felix Emeka Anyiam, Bright Opoku Ahinkorah, Edward Kwabena Ameyaw, Eugene Budu, Abdul-Aziz Seidu and Sanni Yaya
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:111
  30. Harm reduction is an accumulation of strategies aimed at preventing adverse health outcomes associated with illicit substance use. Several harm reduction programs and services exist within Los Angeles County (...

    Authors: Thomas Kalinoski, Cassandra DeWitt and Hrishikesh Belani
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:110
  31. In Belgium, current research on socio-economic inequalities in the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis has mainly focused on excess mortality and data from the first epidemiological wave. The current st...

    Authors: Marjan Meurisse, Adrien Lajot, Brecht Devleesschauwer, Dieter Van Cauteren, Herman Van Oyen, Laura Van den Borre and Ruben Brondeel
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:109

    The Correction to this article has been published in Archives of Public Health 2022 80:128

  32. Despite global guidance for maintaining essential non-Covid health services during the pandemic, there is a concern that existing services faced a major disruption. The access as well as affordability of healt...

    Authors: Samir Garg, Kirtti Kumar Bebarta and Narayan Tripathi
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:108
  33. Campylobacter spp. are one of the most frequent causes of diarrhoeal disease in humans throughout the world. This study aimed at determining the prevalence and the genotypic distribution of Campylobacter spp. and...

    Authors: Amidou Samie, Resoketswe Charlotte Moropeng, Nicoline Fri Tanih, Rebecca Dillingham, Richard Guerrant and Pascal Obong Bessong
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:107
  34. The focus of students’ health concerns has gradually progressed from the single factor of physical health to comprehensive health factors, and the physical and mental health of students are now generally consi...

    Authors: Yipeng Lv, Ye Gao, Bihan Tang, Fan Cheng, Zeqi Chen, Jing Wu, Hongyang Yang and Xu Liu
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:106
  35. Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) combine the impact of morbidity and mortality and can enable comprehensive, and comparable, assessments of direct and indirect health harms due to COVID-19. Our aim was t...

    Authors: Grant M. A. Wyper, Eilidh Fletcher, Ian Grant, Gerry McCartney, Colin Fischbacher, Oliver Harding, Hannah Jones, Maria Teresa de Haro Moro, Niko Speybroeck, Brecht Devleesschauwer and Diane L. Stockton
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:105
  36. Australians born in 2012 can expect to live about 33 years longer than those born 100 years earlier. However, only seven of these additional years are spent in the workforce. Longer life expectancy has driven ...

    Authors: Huong Dinh, Lyndall Strazdins, Tinh Doan, Thuy Do, Amelia Yazidjoglou and Cathy Banwell
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:104
  37. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic, progressive condition that can be effectively managed via conservative treatments including exercise, weight management and education. Offering these treatments contemporaneou...

    Authors: Rhiannon K. Patten, Alexander Tacey, Rebecca Pile, Alexandra Parker, Mary De Gori, Phong Tran, Michael J. McKenna, Rebecca Lane, Vasso Apostolopoulos, Catherine M. Said, Itamar Levinger and Mary N. Woessner
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:103
  38. Most non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are associated to diet and inflammation. The Dietary Inflammatory Index (DII) is a developed and validated self-assessment tool. The study was conducted to assess the asso...

    Authors: Samira Arbabi Jam, Shahab Rezaeian, Farid Najafi, Behrooz Hamzeh, Ebrahim Shakiba, Mehdi Moradinazar, Mitra Darbandi, Fatemeh Hichi, Sareh Eghtesad and Yahya Pasdar
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:102
  39. The epidemiology of cannabinoid-related cancerogenesis has not been studied with cutting edge epidemiological techniques. Building on earlier bivariate papers in this series we aimed to conduct pathfinding stu...

    Authors: Albert Stuart Reece and Gary Kenneth Hulse
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:101

    The Research to this article has been published in Archives of Public Health 2022 80:99

    The Research to this article has been published in Archives of Public Health 2022 80:100

  40. As the cannabis-cancer relationship remains an important open question epidemiological investigation is warranted to calculate key metrics including Rate Ratios (RR), Attributable Fractions in the Exposed (AFE...

    Authors: Albert Stuart Reece and Gary Kenneth Hulse
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:100

    The Research to this article has been published in Archives of Public Health 2022 80:99

    The Research to this article has been published in Archives of Public Health 2022 80:101

  41. The genotoxic and cancerogenic impacts of population-wide cannabinoid exposure remains an open but highly salient question. The present report examines these issues from a continuous bivariate perspective with...

    Authors: Albert Stuart Reece and Gary Kenneth Hulse
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:99

    The Research to this article has been published in Archives of Public Health 2022 80:100

    The Research to this article has been published in Archives of Public Health 2022 80:101

  42. Testing for SARS-CoV-2, together with vaccination, is one of the most vital strategies in curbing the current COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has led to an unprecedented need for diagnostic testing and the rap...

    Authors: Marc Arbyn, Sharonjit Kaur Dhillon, Marianna Martinelli, Cindy Simoens, Lize Cuypers, Jannes Bode, Marc Van Ranst, Philippe Corbisier, Jesper Bonde and Clementina Cocuzza
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:98
  43. Obesity is a priority public health concern in Canada and other parts of the world. The study primarily aims at assessing the role of  self-perceived work and life stress on obesity among working adults in Can...

    Authors: Nigatu Regassa Geda, Cindy Xin Feng and Yamei Yu
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:97
  44. Scientific evidence is the basis for improving public health; decision-making without sufficient attention to evidence may lead to unpleasant consequences. Despite efforts to create comprehensive guidelines an...

    Authors: Tahereh Shafaghat, Peivand Bastani, Mohammad Hasan Imani Nasab, Mohammad Amin Bahrami, Mahsa Roozrokh Arshadi Montazer, Mohammad Kazem Rahimi Zarchi and Sisira Edirippulige
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:96
  45. As a multi-ethnic country, the US is increasingly concerned about ethnic minorities facing disproportionate health risks of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. This study attempted to provide a m...

    Authors: Jiannan Li, Xinmeng Wang and Bocong Yuan
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:93
  46. The HIV epidemic remains an important public health challenge for the sub-Saharan region. Female Sex Workers (FSW) in this region are among the most vulnerable of the key population groups with HIV prevalence ...

    Authors: Alexandra M. Bitty-Anderson, Fifonsi A. Gbeasor-Komlanvi, Martin Kouame Tchankoni, Arnold Sadio, Mounerou Salou, Patrick A. Coffie, Claver A. Dagnra and Didier K. Ekouevi
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:92
  47. The disability weight is an essential factor to estimate the healthy time that is lost due to living with a certain state of illness. A 2014 review showed a considerable variation in methods used to derive dis...

    Authors: Periklis Charalampous, Suzanne Polinder, Jördis Wothge, Elena von der Lippe and Juanita A. Haagsma
    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2022 80:91

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