Frontiers in Public Health
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#1Hamid Sharif Nia (MazUMS: Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 13
#2Long SheH-Index: 3
Last. Lida Hosseini (IUMS: Iran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 1
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Background: Studies have revealed an increase in discrimination, neglect, and abuse among the older adult population during this period. This study assessed the validity and reliability of the Persian version of the ageism survey instrument tested on a sample of the Iranian older adult population during the COVID-19 pandemic. An important move in counteracting ageism is to classify the ageism scale comprehensively by employing adequate psychometrics. Method: The Persian version of the ageism sca...
#1Enying Gong (University of Melbourne)H-Index: 10
#2Lixin Sun (Duke University)
Last. Brian Oldenburg (Duke University)
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Background: There is a lack of evidence concerning the effective implementation of strategies for stroke prevention and management, particularly in resource-limited settings. A primary-care based integrated mobile health intervention (SINEMA intervention) has been implemented in rural China to improve the health of community-dwelling stroke survivors. The program was evaluated with a one-year-long cluster-randomized controlled trial. This paper reports the findings from the trial implementation ...
#1Melai Mubanga (UNZA: University of Zambia)H-Index: 1
#2Ruth Lindizyani Mfune (Copperbelt University)H-Index: 5
Last. Martin Simuunza (UNZA: University of Zambia)H-Index: 16
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Background: Brucellosis is a neglected debilitating zoonosis widely recognized as an occupational health hazard. The seroprevalence of human anti-Brucella antibodies in high-risk populations, as well as their risk factors, have not been well documented in Zambia. The study estimated the Brucella seroprevalence in herdsmen and abattoir workers and associated risk factors. Methods: A cross-sectional seroepidemiological study was carried out between May 2019 and December 2020 among abattoir workers...
#1Cyrus Ayubcha (Harvard University)H-Index: 5
#2Pedram Pouladvand (Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children)
Last. Soussan Ayubcha (Thomas Jefferson University)
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Objectives: To investigate the association of state-level Medicaid expansion and non-elderly mortality rates from 1999 to 2018 in Northeastern urban settings. Methods: This quasi-experimental study utilized a synthetic control method to assess the association of Medicaid expansion on non-elderly urban mortality rates (1999-2018). Counties encompassing the largest cities in the Northeastern Megalopolis (Washington D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York City, and Boston) were selected as treatmen...
#1Juho SimH-Index: 2
#2Byung-Yoon YunH-Index: 1
Last. Jin Ha YoonH-Index: 20
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#1Emmanuel Asante (University of Ghana)H-Index: 1
Last. Kwamina Abekah-Carter (University of Ghana)H-Index: 2
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While studies exploring COVID-19 and its global influence have begun, social networks and support among older adults in low and middle-income countries such as Ghana have been inadequate, despite its enormous relevance. Thus, the study presents the voices of senior citizens in Jamestown and their social networks during the COVID-19 pandemic in Ghana. Using a phenomenological qualitative approach, data were collected from 15 older adults through in-depth interviews on older adults’ social network...
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