Background: Physical inactivity, sitting behaviour, and mental health problems are detrimental to health-related quality of life but typically are considered as independent determinants.
Author Archives: BMC Public Health
Background: The evidence base for the impact of social determinants of health has been strengthened considerably in the last decade.
Background: It was hypothesized that a mobile health (mHealth) intervention would elicit greater improvements in systolic blood pressure and other cardiometabolic risk factors at 12 weeks, which would be better maintained over 52 weeks, compared to the active control intervention.
Background: Suicide is a major public health problem for adolescents in South Africa, and also affects those associated with them.
Background: The psychometric properties of the Korean Short Form-12 Health Survey, version 2 (SF-12 v2) have not been assessed in the general population.
Background: Dengue is a public health problem that presents complexity in its dissemination.
Background: Parenting programs have been highlighted as a way of supporting and empowering parents.
Background: The main aim of this study, using a spatial-temporal model, is to analyse the link between a deprivation index and the incidence of prostate and cervical cancer in the Girona Health Region (GHR).
Background: Strategies to improve infant and young child nutrition in low- and middle- income countries need to be implemented at scale.
Background: Females’ genital mutilation (FGM) is one of the harmful traditional practices affecting the health of women and children.
Background: Dengue fever (DF) has been emerging in Hanoi over the last decade.
Background: Road traffic collision (RTC) is one of many public health problems.
Background: South Africa has 6.4 million adults over the age of 15 living with HIV.