Define gun violence as a public health problem

Jennifer E. Engen

Gun violence is a public health crisis.  In the U.S., gun violence affects people of all ages and races, but disproportionately impacts young adult males and racial/ethnic minorities. Of U.S. residents ages 15-24, homicide by gun is the second-leading cause of death for Hispanic males and the leading cause of […]

Determining the effect of air quality on activities of daily living disability: using tracking survey data from 122 cities in China | BMC Public Health

Jennifer E. Engen

Benchmark regression In the benchmark regression, the effects of different pollutant concentrations were tested, and the results are presented in Table 3. Models (1)–(3) are the results of the stepwise test of air pollutant concentration effects, controlled by individual and time effects, whereas Model (4) is based on the AQI. The […]

The core tenets of public health nursing

Jennifer E. Engen

Published: 2/18/2022 7:00:24 AM Modified: 2/18/2022 7:00:14 AM During this legislative session, lawmakers introduced numerous vaccine bills with only a few granting more authority to mitigate COVID-19’s transmission. The remaining bills, under the guise of bodily autonomy and personal freedom, oppose mandates and are also anti-science. The ANA Code of […]

Associations between sedentary behaviour patterns and depression among people aged 60 and older in Hebei Province of China | BMC Public Health

Jennifer E. Engen

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