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  1. Internet addiction is increasing among adolescents worldwide. There is a lack of research assessing internet addiction and factors contributing to it among adolescents in Jeddah city. The current study aimed t...

    Authors: Ahmad Ismail, Omar Alamri, Abd-Alhadi Hassan, Alaa Hafiz, Mohammad Othman, Dena Atallah and Mashael F. Dewan
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2024 99:11
  2. Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) are a significant workplace problem leading to loss of productivity and disability. Administrative workers perform computer-based tasks for long periods. Conseque...

    Authors: Bassma A. Ibrahim and Samar E. M. Gaafar
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2024 99:10
  3. Earth’s climate changes are progressing at an alarming rate. One of the most severe effects of climate change is extreme heat. This study aimed to assess knowledge and adaptation behavior to heat-related illne...

    Authors: Raghda A. Elshamy, Afaf M. Eladl and Mona F. Zaitoun
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2024 99:9
  4. Several recent studies have highlighted the need for more evaluation of the impact of COVID-19 infections and vaccines on the reproductive system and menstruation. This study aimed to assess the impact of COVI...

    Authors: Mohammad A. Abu-Lubad, Munir A. Abu-Helalah, Mohammad S. QawaQzeh, Esra’a F. Alahmad, Malak M. Al-Tamimi, Mohammad K. Ruba’I, Sahm H. Etoom, Rawan K. Alfayoumi, Fatima E. Aldaoudeyeh, Ekram A. AlAbabneh, Ahlam M. Al-kharabsheh and Hussam Alshraideh
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2024 99:8
  5. There is an increase in smartphone usage globally. Cyberchondria (CYB) is characterized by excessive Internet searches for health information. Smartphone addiction is constantly rising among medical students t...

    Authors: Safaa M. El-Zoghby, Nancy M. Zaghloul, Ayat M. Tawfik, Noura M. Elsherbiny, Shaimaa A. Shehata and Enayat M. Soltan
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2024 99:7
  6. Inequitable gender norms are increasingly seen as a risk to health and well-being. Although adolescence represents a critical phase of development before adulthood, there is limited understanding about adolesc...

    Authors: Shaimaa S. Abdelrheem, Omaima El-Gibaly and Hasnaa Khairy
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2024 99:6
  7. Cognitive decline is one of the aging health problems that strongly affects daily functioning and quality of life of older adults and threatens their independence. The aim of this study was to assess the preva...

    Authors: Amany A. Tawfik, Sarah A. Hamza, Nermien N. Adly and Radwa M. Abdel Kader
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2024 99:4
  8. The escalating emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic interrupted human life due to the ever-increasing morbidity, containment measures, and the associated emotional distress. This study examined the influence of ...

    Authors: Mira M. Abu-Elenin, Ahmed A. Elshora, Marwa A. Shahin and Nesrin K. Abd El-Fatah
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2024 99:2
  9. Exposure to dust in textile mills adversely affects workers’ health. We collected epidemiological data on textile workers suffering from respiratory diseases and assessed work absence associated with illnesses...

    Authors: Muhammad Khan, Kashif Muhmood, Hafiz Zahid Mahmood, Imran Hameed Khaliq and Shakila Zaman
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2024 99:3
  10. According to Islam’s teachings, women are religiously exempt from fasting during pregnancy if a woman is concerned about her health or that of the fetus. This study assesses the intentions of pregnant women to...

    Authors: Chaza Alaeddine, Jim Schreiber and Mohamed E. K. Amin
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2024 99:1
  11. A notable decrease in conventional cigarette smoking has been witnessed on a global scale. However, this decrease has been accompanied by an equally striking global increase in the consumption of alternative t...

    Authors: Sarah Dalibalta, Zinb Makhlouf, Layal Rabah, Fatin Samara and Yehya Elsayed
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2023 98:21
  12. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a leading cause of death worldwide. Stigma is a sign of social disgrace occurring within public relations, and it is linked with many health conditions including diabetes. Stigma coul...

    Authors: Taqi M. J. Taher, Hussein A. Ahmed, Ali A. Abutiheen, Shaymaa A. Alfadhul and Hasanain F. Ghazi
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2023 98:20
  13. According to National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), UK, common audiovestibular symptoms of COVID-19 include dizziness, tinnitus, and otalgia. The pathogenesis of otologic disorders ranges fr...

    Authors: Mirhan Eldeeb, Dalia Eldeeb and Mayada Elsherif
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2023 98:18
  14. Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused the death of millions of people and affected the lives of hundreds of millions worldwide. The WHO recommendations aimed mainly to reduce transmission, minimize infection, ...

    Authors: Lina Albitar and Ghalia Aboualchamat
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2023 98:17
  15. Bakery products are important food snacks consumed by people of all ages and economic groups. The growth of unwanted microorganisms that deteriorate products such as bacteria, moulds, and fungi in these foodst...

    Authors: Manal A. Ali, Mona H. Hashish and Marwa M. Fekry
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2023 98:16
  16. Improper healthcare waste management practice is alarming in developing countries because resources are inadequate and waste management is often delegated to poorly educated and untrained laborers. This study ...

    Authors: Eman Khashaba, Abdel Hady El-Gilany and Khadija Denewar
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2023 98:15
  17. Seat belts might save people’s lives in car accidents by preventing severe collision damage and keeping passengers safe from critical injuries. This meta-analysis was performed to assess the prevalence of seat...

    Authors: Shiva Kargar, Alireza Ansari-Moghaddam and Hossein Ansari
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2023 98:14
  18. Occult hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection (OBI) is a major public health problem. The clinical importance of OBI stems from the fact that it can be transmitted to healthy individuals at extremely low viral load...

    Authors: Ahmed Azzam, Heba Khaled, Esraa S. El-kayal, Fathy A. Gad and Sarah Omar
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2023 98:13
  19. The steel industry is one of the noisiest industries, which can predispose workers to hearing loss. In Egypt, the demand for steel is increasing due to the construction of new infrastructures as bridges, flyov...

    Authors: Noha Elshaer, Dorria Meleis and Abdelrahman Mohamed
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2023 98:11
  20. Measuring perception of patient safety culture among pharmacists working in community pharmacies is crucial to identify opportunities and areas that require improvement. The aim of this work is to measure pati...

    Authors: Mahi Al-Tehewy, Samera Mohamed and Noura Ammar
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2023 98:10
  21. Infections caused by multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) are a globally increasing threat among critically ill patients, especially those with underlying malignancies. We aimed to assess the prevalence and s...

    Authors: Nancy Mohamed, Abeer Ghazal, Asmaa Abdel Hameed Ahmed and Adel Zaki
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2023 98:9
  22. Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE) represent a critical medical and public health concerns due to their association with serious nosocomial infections and a high risk of mortality. We aimed to reveal the p...

    Authors: Ahmed Azzam, Hoda Elkafas, Heba Khaled, Ahmed Ashraf, Mohammed Yousef and Aya Awny Elkashef
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2023 98:8
  23. Identifying predictive factors of the cochlear implant outcomes in pediatric patients is critical in guiding tailored rehabilitation programs. The study aimed to assess cochlear implant outcomes, identify pred...

    Authors: Ateya Megahed Ibrahim, Abdel-Hady El-Gilany, Eman Wardany Abdelaal Mohamed and Nesrine Saad Farrag
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2023 98:7
  24. Patients with COVID-19 can develop a range of immune responses, including variations in the onset and magnitude of antibody formation. The aim of this study was to investigate whether SARS-CoV-2 antibody level...

    Authors: Marwa M. Fekry, Hanan Soliman, Mona H. Hashish, Heba S. Selim, Nermin A. Osman and Eman A. Omran
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2023 98:6
  25. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted medical professionals’ job satisfaction and was a call to adopt telemedicine. Finding out how far medical professionals are satisfied and ready to use telemedicine would be i...

    Authors: Hanan El-Mazahy, Jaidaa Mekky and Noha Elshaer
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2023 98:5
  26. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)-associated mucormycosis (CAM) is responsible for a high mortality rate due to its unique and severe host-pathogen interactions. Critically ill or immunocompromised COVID-19 ...

    Authors: Nermin A. Osman, Mohammed Moustapha Anwar, Bivek Singh, Girish K. Gupta and Amgad M. Rabie
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2023 98:4
  27. Kitchen work is associated with exposure to heavy workload which has been linked to work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs) and many other occupational hazards. This study aimed to measure the frequenc...

    Authors: Abeer Abdelsalam, Ghada O. Wassif, Waleed Salah Eldin, Mona A. Abdel-Hamid and Samia I. Damaty
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2023 98:3
  28. Even though informal caregivers have always been a major element within any society, their contribution to the healthcare system has only recently been recognized. Accordingly, the sustainability of their info...

    Authors: Soha Almehmadi and Abeer M. Alrashed
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2023 98:2
  29. Research shows that trust in government is associated with the acceptance of COVID-19 vaccination. However, there is no empirical evidence suggesting the pathway by which this association is formed. This study...

    Authors: Babatola Olawa, Abiodun Lawal, Ikenna Odoh, Judith Azikiwe, Ayodeji Olawole, Emmanuel Odusina, Israel Ayodele and Olubukola Ajayi
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2023 98:1
  30. Unsafe injection necessitates some preventive steps including promoting and assuring the execution of safe injection administration and waste disposal methods. The present study aimed to assess the awareness a...

    Authors: Lamia Ali and Randa Eldessouki
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2023 97:29
  31. Catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) are the most common infections found in healthcare facilities. Urinary catheters predispose the development of CAUTIs by destroying natural barriers and pr...

    Authors: Mohamed Anwar Mahgoub, Aleya Abdel Gawad Abbass, Amani Farouk Abaza and Mohamed Shafik Shoukry
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2023 97:30
  32. Coronavirus disease 2019 vaccine acceptance among healthcare workers (HCWs) plays a fundamental role in combating the COVID-19 pandemic. Vaccination acceptance depends on perceptions of competence and motives ...

    Authors: Amani Waheed, Noha M. Abu Bakr Elsaid, Mayada Ghweeba, Nermine Elmaraghy, Shimaa A. Al-Touny, Nader Nemr, Rania M. Kishk and Hebatalla M. Aly
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:25
  33. In Yemen, dengue fever (DF) is a widespread, locally endemic infectious disease, with high morbidity and mortality which mainly affects impoverished regions. Thus, this study aims to evaluate the knowledge, at...

    Authors: Mohammed Ali Saghir, Waled A. M. Ahmed, Mustafa Mohammed Abdullah Dhaiban, Murwan Eissa Osman and Naif Izzatullah Abduljabbar
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:27
  34. Health literacy (HL) is an important maternal factor that is involved in the engagement of a mother and her children with health promotion and preventive activities. Studies have found poor HL in large proport...

    Authors: Noha Essam, Mohamad Azmy Khafagy and Doaa Shokry Alemam
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:24
  35. The Arab region comprises 22 countries located in the Middle East and North Africa, sharing cultural and linguistic ties. Arab countries have continued to lag in terms of biomedical research compared to other ...

    Authors: Marc Machaalani, Jad El Masri, Lemir Majed El Ayoubi and Bassam Matar
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:26
  36. While it is necessary to limit the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, efforts including social isolation, restricted travel, and school closures are anticipated to raise the probability of domestic...

    Authors: Noha M. Abu Bakr Elsaid, Shaimaa A. Shehata, Haydy Hassan Sayed, Heba Saber Mohammed and Zeinab F. Abdel-Fatah
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:23
  37. Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are among the most commonly encountered major public health problems, with a higher prevalence of lower RTIs among children and more generally the poor. The present study ai...

    Authors: Nehal M. El-Koofy, Mortada H. El-Shabrawi, Basant A. Abd El-alim, Marwa M. Zein and Nora E. Badawi
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:22
  38. The world is facing an extraordinarily unprecedented threat from the COVID-19 pandemic triggered by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Global life has turned upside down, and that several countries closed their borders, si...

    Authors: Assem Abolmaaty, Dina H. Amin, Reham M. M. Abd El-kader, Alaa F. ELsayed, Basma S. M. Soliman, Amr S. Elbahnasawy and Mahmoud Sitohy
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:21

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2023 98:12

  39. Patient safety (PS) is a fundamental component of healthcare quality. Patient Safety Culture (PSC) assessment provides an organization with insight of perceptions and attitudes of its staff related to patient ...

    Authors: Hend Mostafa Ali Ali, Asmaa Mahmoud Abdul-Aziz, Eman Ahmed Fawzy Darwish, Manal Shfik Swelem and Eman Anwar Sultan
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:20
  40. Searching for a non-antibiotic therapeutic option such as probiotics is gaining momentum nowadays. We aimed to evaluate the in vitro antibacterial ability of cell-free supernatant (CFS) of selected Lactobacillus ...

    Authors: Mona Mohiedden Abdelhalim, Ghada Samy Saafan, Hoda Samir El-Sayed and Doaa Mohammad Ghaith
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:19
  41. The COVID-19 pandemic in Egypt triggered national preparedness, public engagement, and an integrated response that included social distancing measures, for example, staying at home. We aimed to investigate com...

    Authors: Mohamed O. Nour
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:18
  42. Public acceptance, trust, and actual uptake of COVID-19 vaccines are crucial to stem the pandemic. Although roll out of vaccines was high in KSA, the public response was not sufficiently studied. We aimed to i...

    Authors: Mohamed O. Nour and Hatim A. Natto
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:17
  43. The global threat of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve forming the most impactful health crises in modern history, necessities of individuals adhering to mandatory behavior change that limits the sprea...

    Authors: Eman M. Mortada and Ghada Moh Samir Elhessewi
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:16
  44. Pregnancy is associated with substantial stressful experiences. There are controversies concerning the positive and negative roles of social support during pregnancy. This research aimed to study the associati...

    Authors: Sadaf Abdi, Mahbobeh Faramarzi, Zinatossadat Bouzari, Mohammad Chehrazi and Maria Esfandyari
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:15
  45. Healthcare workers' (HCWs) compliance with infection prevention and control (IPC) measures during the COVID-19 pandemic is crucial to reducing the spread of infection to their colleagues, families, and communi...

    Authors: Noha Elshaer and Hesham Agage
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:14
  46. There is insufficient scientific evidence on the effect of communication skills of childbirth care providers on maternal childbirth experience and satisfaction. The present study aimed to determine the effect ...

    Authors: Zahra Shamoradifar, Mohammad Asghari-Jafarabadi, Roghaiyeh Nourizadeh, Esmat Mehrabi, Hossein Namdar Areshtanab and Hoorieh Shaigan
    Citation: Journal of the Egyptian Public Health Association 2022 97:12
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