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Mürşide Zengin; Emriye Hilal Yayan; Elanur Vicnelioğlu (et al.)
This study was conducted to determine the effects of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) pandemic on children's lifestyles and anxiety levels. This study was designed as a descriptive, cross‐sectional online questionnaire survey.
Bruna Brondani; Jessica Klöckner Knorst; Fernanda Tomazoni (et al.)
The impact of the COVID‐19 pandemic on behavioral and psychosocial aspects related to oral health are still unknown. This study evaluated the psychosocial and behavioral changes related to oral health in adolescents immediately before and during the pandemic period of COVID‐19, enabling a longitudinal assessment of the perceived changes.
İzzet Fidancı; Hilal Aksoy; Duygu Yengil Taci (et al.)
The aim of the study was to evaluate the possible changes in sleep behavior and nutrition in children during the pandemic period. One hundred fourteen parents who accepted to participate in the study aged 18 and over and who had children between the ages of 6 and 16 were included in the study. A questionnaire was carried out after written consents were obtained. In the first part of the questionnaire, there were a total of 9 questions including socio‐demographic information and nutritional characteristics, and the second part included the “Sleep Disturbance Scale for Children” (SDSC). The data were analyzed with the SPSS 20 statistical program.
Angela C. Flynn; Kimberley Kavanagh; Andrea D. Smith (et al.)
Rafat Ghanamah; Hazar Eghbaria-Ghanamah
Yasuaki Shinomiya; Arika Yoshizaki; Emi Murata (et al.)
The behavioral changes among Japanese, along with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) epidemic, may affect the seasonal influenza epidemic in Japan and change the influenza vaccine effectiveness (VE). Influenza VE in children was estimated in the first influenza season (2019/20) overlapping with the COVID-19 epidemic by conducting a single-center, test-negative case-control (TNCC) study. Effects of prior influenza infection and vaccination in children were assessed for the 2019–2020 season.
Zhaojun Teng; Halley M. Pontes; Qian Nie (et al.)
Tanja Poulain; Christof Meigen; Carolin Sobek (et al.)
In spring 2020, the first Covid-19-related lockdown included the closing of kindergartens
and schools. Home schooling, the lack of social contacts with peers and the care of the children at home posed an enormous challenge for many families.
The present study investigated the leisure behavior of 285 one- to 10-year-old German children at two time points (t1 and t2) during the Covid-19-related lockdown in spring 2020. In
the subsample of primary school children (n = 102), we also explored children’s attitudes
towards schoolwork at home. Analyses focused on the change of behavior from t1 to t2, on
differences in these changes depending on socio-economic status (SES), and on associations of behavior with SES, the number of children at home, and the frequency of receiving
learning materials from school.
Rachel G. Curtis; Timothy Olds; Ty Ferguson (et al.)
Sam Elliott; M. J. Drummond; I. Prichard (et al.)
Shaheen Chughtai; Manjiang He; Taskin Rahman (et al.)
A year after - as the world still grapples with COVID-19, children and families' lives are being turned upside down with devastating impacts on children and their rights. From health systems are being overwhelmed, economies are sliding down, and children have had their education disrupted by school closures, these conditions affect children from around the world including children from the world’s poorest countries in Asia. To mark the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Save The Children Asia Team presents ‘Under the Same Sky: How a year of Covid-19 affected Asia-Pacific children’. This brief focuses on how children’s daily lives have changed, comparing how they spent a day before the pandemic and during it across the Asia region. It also reviews the impacts & changes to the lives of children in the past 1 year. Reflects on the impact of school closures, home isolation/quarantine, and community lockdown on children's wellbeing and education & health. It includes policy asks on the need for strengthening social protection systems for the most marginalized and vulnerable children in a post-pandemic world.
Stephen P. Becker; Melissa R. Dvorsky; Rosanna Breaux (et al.)
Galia Meoded Karabanov; Merav Asaf; Margalit Ziv (et al.)
Andjela Markovic; Christophe Mühlematter; Matthieu Beaugrand (et al.)
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