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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. The effect of short birth interval on socio-economic, negative maternal and child health outcomes remains common in developing countries. This study aimed to assess determinants of short birth interval among r...

    Authors: Gedefaye Nibret Mihretie, Fentahun Yenealem Beyene, Bekalu Getnet Kassa, Alemu Degu Ayele, Tewachew Muche Liyeh and Binyam Minuye Birihane

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:47

    Content type: Research

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  6. Physical activity, a high-frequency health behavior, varies by where children live, learn, and play. Children accumulate physical activity in adult-led in-school and out-of-school settings. Youth sport is a po...

    Authors: Debra K. Kellstedt, Michaela A. Schenkelberg, Ann M. Essay, Mary J. Von Seggern, Richard R. Rosenkranz, Gregory J. Welk, Robin High and David A. Dzewaltowski

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:46

    Content type: Research

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  7. Accurate data on hypertension is essential to inform decision-making. Hypertension prevalence may be underestimated by population-based surveys due to misclassification of health status by participants. Theref...

    Authors: Irina Kislaya, Andreia Leite, Julian Perelman, Ausenda Machado, Ana Rita Torres, Hanna Tolonen and Baltazar Nunes

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:45

    Content type: Research

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  8. Colostrum is a yellowish and sticky breast milk produced in late pregnancy. Annually, 60% of 10.9 million under-five deaths globally are due to malnutrition. Of these, over two-thirds of the deaths are account...

    Authors: Maezu G/slassie, Zelalem Nigussie Azene, Abuhay Mulunesh and Tesfa Sewunet Alamneh

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:44

    Content type: Research

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  9. Systematic reviews, considered the gold standard for the assessment of scientific evidence, may present conflicting findings for the same clinical issue, and such dissent may be justified by the forms of elabo...

    Authors: Amanda Oliveira Lyrio, Simone Seixas da Cruz, Isaac Suzart Gomes-Filho, Viviane Seixas Silva Silveira, Elivan Silva Souza, Josicélia Estrela Tuy Batista, Ana Claudia Morais Godoy Figueiredo and Mauricio Gomes Pereira

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:43

    Content type: Methodology

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  10. In the process of community building, it is important to create a place for multigenerational exchanges. To promote multigenerational exchanges in regional locations, it is essential to clarify whether such ex...

    Authors: Kumiko Morita, Minako Kobayashi, Rieko Aoki, Hitomi Nagamine, Harumi Yamamoto, Fumi Ohtake, Mika Hoki, Hiroko Sumita, Kayo Maruyama, Kayoko Mitsuhashi and Akiko Sasaki

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:41

    Content type: Research

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  11. Inconsistent use of generic and disease-specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) instruments in multiple sclerosis (MS) studies limits cross-country comparability. The objectives: 1) investigate real-wo...

    Authors: Laurenske A. Visser, Celine Louapre, Carin A. Uyl-de Groot and William K. Redekop

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:39

    Content type: Research

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  12. Little is known about how health literacy is linked to physical check-ups. This study aimed to examine the levels of physical check-ups (self-reported check-ups within the last year) by age group (those aged 1...

    Authors: Hee Yun Lee, Sooyoung Kim, Jessica Neese and Mi Hwa Lee

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:38

    Content type: Research

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  13. Inappropriate parental behaviors of mothers toward young children require further study; few epidemiological studies have utilized longitudinal analysis of region-based cohorts. This study examined the frequen...

    Authors: Takehiro Arai, Aya Goto, Mitsuko Komatsu and Seiji Yasumura

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:37

    Content type: Research

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  14. Childhood obesity is one of the most serious health challenges and risk factors for various diseases. International health organizations, such as the World Health Organization (WHO), recommend more stakeholder...

    Authors: Shahnaz Taghizadeh, Rahim Khodayari Zarnag and Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:36

    Content type: Research

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  15. Undernutrition among children is a priority area of public health concern in Ethiopia. The purpose of this study was to examine disparities in Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) practices among children 6–2...

    Authors: Nigatu Regassa Geda, Cindy Xin Feng, Bonnie Janzen, Rein Lepnurm, Carol J. Henry and Susan J. Whiting

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:35

    Content type: Research

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  16. Maternal and child health are important issues for global health policy, and the past three decades have seen a significant progress in maternal and child healthcare worldwide. Immunization is a critical, effi...

    Authors: Eugene Budu, Abdul-Aziz Seidu, Ebenezer Agbaglo, Ebenezer Kwesi Armah-Ansah, Kwamena Sekyi Dickson, Thomas Hormenu, John Elvis Hagan Jr, Collins Adu and Bright Opoku Ahinkorah

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:34

    Content type: Research

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  17. The cause of death statistics in Germany include a relatively high share (26% in 2017) of ill-defined deaths (IDD). To make use of the cause of death statistics for Burden of Disease calculations we redistribu...

    Authors: Annelene Wengler, Heike Gruhl, Dietrich Plaß, Janko Leddin, Alexander Rommel and Elena von der Lippe

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:33

    Content type: Research

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  18. Dietary sodium reduction is recommended to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease. In Vietnam food products including salt, fish sauce and bot canh contribute to ~ 70% of dietary sodium intake. Reduced so...

    Authors: Colman Taylor, Annet C. Hoek, Irene Deltetto, Adrian Peacock, Do Thi Phuong Ha, Michael Sieburg, Dolly Hoang, Kathy Trieu, Laura K. Cobb, Stephen Jan and Jacqui Webster

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:32

    Content type: Research

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  19. After 9 years of the ground-breaking social policy Law 1448 of 2011 -Victims Law- and its extension until 2030, the Colombian State and other stakeholders have made several efforts towards granting the right o...

    Authors: Laura Camila Sarmiento-Marulanda, Amira Ayleen Aguilera-Char, Catalina González-Gil and Wilson López-López

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:31

    Content type: Research

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  20. To assess the effectiveness of mass treatment of Schistosoma mansoni infection in socially vulnerable endemic areas in northeastern Brazil.

    Authors: Flávia Silvestre Outtes Wanderley, Ulisses Montarroyos, Cristine Bonfim and Carolina Cunha-Correia

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:30

    Content type: Research

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  21. Jordan Stillbirths and Neonatal Deaths Surveillance system (JSANDS) is a newly developed system and is currently implemented in five large hospitals in Jordan. This study aimed at exploring the healthcare prof...

    Authors: Yousef S. Khader, Khulood K. Shattnawi, Nihaya Al-Sheyab, Mohammad Alyahya and Anwar Batieha

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:29

    Content type: Research

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  22. Homelessness is often described as both a driver and a consequence of poor health, social exclusion and economic marginalisation. The present protocol provides a detailed description of the study Examining the he...

    Authors: Sonia Lech, Liane Schenk, Jenny De la Torre Castro and Daniel Schindel

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:28

    Content type: Study protocol

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  23. In the light of the existence of social inequalities in health, a CBPR (Community Based Participatory Research) programme for health promotion started in Malmö, Sweden, in 2017. The programme was based on a pe...

    Authors: Katarina Sjögren Forss, Anders Kottorp and Margareta Rämgård

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:27

    Content type: Research

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  24. Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) has proven effect in assisting smoking cessation. However, its effectiveness varies across studies and population groups. This may be due to differences in the rate of adhere...

    Authors: Amanual Getnet Mersha, Parivash Eftekhari, Michelle Bovill, Daniel Nigusse Tollosa and Gillian Sandra Gould

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:26

    Content type: Systematic review

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  25. Working hour regulation in Korea is being revised to allow increasing variability in number of working hours. We sought to investigate the association between variability in the number of daily or weekly worki...

    Authors: Hye-Eun Lee, Myoung-Hee Kim, Min Choi, Hyoung-Ryoul Kim and Ichiro Kawachi

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:25

    Content type: Research

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  26. Along with a nutritional transition in Sub-Saharan Africa, the prevalence of non-communicable diseases is increasing rapidly. We assess the association between food intake and cardiometabolic risk factors in a...

    Authors: Therese L. F. Holmager, Dan W. Meyrowitsch, Silver Bahendeka and Jannie Nielsen

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:24

    Content type: Research

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  27. Health-promoting lifestyle (HPL) is any measure taken to maintain a person’s health. The most important and influential factor in maintaining and enhancing health are health-promoting behaviors (HPB). This stu...

    Authors: Fovziye Sanaati, Mehrnaz Geranmayeh, Zahra Behboodi Moghadam, Armin Zareiyan, Keshvar Samadaee Gelehkolaee and Mojgan Mirghafourvand

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:23

    Content type: Research

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  28. In Belgium, confinement measures were introduced on the 13th of March 2020 to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). These measures may affect health behaviours of the population such as eating...

    Authors: Sabine Drieskens, Nicolas Berger, Stefanie Vandevijvere, Lydia Gisle, Elise Braekman, Rana Charafeddine, Karin De Ridder and Stefaan Demarest

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:22

    Content type: Research

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  29. Weight fluctuation (WF) is highly prevalent in parallel with the high prevalence of intentional or unintentional dieting. The health risks of frequent WF for metabolic syndrome (MS) have become a public health...

    Authors: Young Ran Chin and Eun Sun So

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:21

    Content type: Research

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  30. In 1994, the Lady Health Workers (LHWs) Programme was established in Pakistan to increase access to essential primary care services and support health systems at the household and community levels. In Khyber P...

    Authors: Stevens Bechange, Elena Schmidt, Anna Ruddock, Itfaq Khaliq Khan, Munazza Gillani, Anne Roca, Imran Nazir, Robina Iqbal, Sandeep Buttan, Muhammed Bilal, Leena Ahmed and Emma Jolley

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:20

    Content type: Research

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  31. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Amee D. Azad, Anthony G. Charles, Qian Ding, Amber W. Trickey and Sherry M. Wren

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:19

    Content type: Publisher Correction

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    The original article was published in Archives of Public Health 2020 78:119

  32. The Most Significant Change is a story-based evaluation approach used in many international development programs. This practice review summarises practical experience with the approach in complex health interv...

    Authors: Kendra Tonkin, Hilah Silver, Juan Pimentel, Anne Marie Chomat, Ivan Sarmiento, Loubna Belaid, Anne Cockcroft and Neil Andersson

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:18

    Content type: Methodology

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  33. Knowledge Translation (KT) and data visualization play a vital role in the dissemination of data and information to improve healthcare systems. A better understanding of KT and its utility requires examining i...

    Authors: Amelia Lundkvist, Ziad El-Khatib, Nikhila Kalra, Tomas Pantoja, Katherine Leach-Kemon, Christian Gapp and Tanja Kuchenmüller

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:17

    Content type: Research

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  34. Hate crimes have raised in Spain and the gender and sexuality-based conflicts persist worldwide which leads to this problem having an effect on health and wellbeing. Following a focus of transforming Higher Ed...

    Authors: Elena María Gallardo-Nieto, Aitor Gómez, Regina Gairal-Casadó and María del Mar Ramis-Salas

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:16

    Content type: Research

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  35. Homelessness has risen recently in Europe, but there is lack of comprehensive health data on this population. Our aim was to characterize the health of the Hungarian homeless population.

    Authors: Emese Nagy-Borsy, Zsolt Vági, Petra Skerlecz, Blanka Szeitl, István Kiss and Zsuzsa Rákosy

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:15

    Content type: Research

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  36. It has previously been established that patients who have strong barriers to their diet self-management are more likely to have weak social support; however, the key mechanisms underlying the association betwe...

    Authors: Li Yang, Kun Li, Yan Liang, Qiuli Zhao, Dan Cui and Xuemei Zhu

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:14

    Content type: Research

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  37. To identify indicators of guideline-concordant care in lung cancer, to implement such indicators with cancer registry data linked to health databases, and to pilot them in a cohort of patients from the cancer ...

    Authors: Anita Andreano, Maria Grazia Valsecchi, Antonio Giampiero Russo and Salvatore Siena

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:12

    Content type: Research

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  38. Abdominal fat deposition is a key component of obesity, which is associated with an increased risk for a number of mental disorders. The current study aims to explore the relationship between body image, anxie...

    Authors: Zhong-Hua He, Ming-De Li, Chan-Jun Liu and Xiao-Yue Ma

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:11

    Content type: Research

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  39. Most of the world’s population lives in countries in which overweight and obesity kill more people than does underweight. The weight loss process can be supported by mental simulations, which are used to help ...

    Authors: Wojciech Styk, Szymon Zmorzyński and Waldemar Klinkosz

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:10

    Content type: Research

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  40. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Farid Najafi, Fatemeh Khosravi Shadmani, Mojtaba Ghalandari and Mitra Darbandi

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:9

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Archives of Public Health 2020 78:130

  41. Since severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus, 2 (SARS-CoV-2) was firstly reported in Wuhan City, China in December 2019, Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) that is caused by SARS-CoV-2 is predomi...

    Authors: Jianli Liu, Yuan Zhou, Chuanyu Ye, Guangming Zhang, Feng Zhang and Chunjuan Song

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:8

    Content type: Research

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  42. Service-learning experiences, informed by the realities of poverty and marginalization, are important for the education of future health professionals in order to commit them to tackling health inequalities an...

    Authors: Giulia Civitelli, Marica Liddo, Irene Mutta, Bianca Maisano, Gianfranco Tarsitani, Maurizio Marceca, Gonzalo Castro Cedeno and Salvatore Geraci

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:7

    Content type: Research

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  43. In Senegal, sub-Saharan Africa, many women continue to die from pregnancy and childbirth complications. Even though health facility delivery is a key intervention to reducing maternal death, utilization is low...

    Authors: Betregiorgis Zegeye, Bright Opoku Ahinkorah, Dina Idriss-Wheelr, Olanrewaju Oladimeji, Comfort Z. Olorunsaiye and Sanni Yaya

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:5

    Content type: Research

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  44. Vulnerability at the individual, family, community or organization level affects access and utilization of health services, and is a key consideration for health equity. Several frameworks have been used to ex...

    Authors: Neema Murembe, Teddy Kyomuhangi, Kimberly Manalili, Florence Beinempaka, Primrose Nakazibwe, Clare Kyokushaba, Basil Tibanyendera, Jennifer L. Brenner and Eleanor Turyakira

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2021 79:4

    Content type: Commentary

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