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Prevalence of and Risk Factors for Childhood Asthma, Rhinitis, and Eczema in Hong Kong: Proposal for a Cross-Sectional Survey

Prevalence of and Risk Factors for Childhood Asthma, Rhinitis, and Eczema in Hong Kong: Proposal for a Cross-Sectional Survey

Yet recent studies indicate wide global variation in the prevalence of asthma, allergic rhinoconjunctivitis (AR), and eczema, with a growing trend in developing countries and a plateau or even a decreasing trend in developed countries [6].

So Lun Lee, Yu Lung Lau, Hing Sang Wong, Linwei Tian

JMIR Res Protoc 2017;6(6):e106


Adoption of an Electronic Patient Record Sharing Pilot Project: Cross-Sectional Survey

Adoption of an Electronic Patient Record Sharing Pilot Project: Cross-Sectional Survey

Compared with nonenrolled patients, enrolled patients enjoyed more ways to discover the project, among which family doctor’s recommendation (305/501, 60.9%) and seminars organized by the HA (85/501, 17.0%) were widely praised; yet for nonenrolled patients,

Jingxuan Wang, Junjie Huang, Clement Shek Kei Cheung, Wing Nam Wong, Ngai Tseung Cheung, Martin CS Wong

J Med Internet Res 2020;22(4):e13761


Associations of Electronic Device Use Before and After Sleep With Psychological Distress Among Chinese Adults in Hong Kong: Cross-Sectional Study

Associations of Electronic Device Use Before and After Sleep With Psychological Distress Among Chinese Adults in Hong Kong: Cross-Sectional Study

Therefore, we aimed to investigate the association of psychological distress with the duration of e-device use before and after sleep in Hong Kong adults.MethodsStudy DesignThe Hong Kong Family and Health Information Trends Survey (FHInTS) is part of the FAMILY

Jung Jae Lee, Man Ping Wang, Tzu Tsun Luk, Ningyuan Guo, Sophia Siu-Chee Chan, Tai Hing Lam

JMIR Ment Health 2020;7(6):e15403


Infodemiology of Alcohol Use in Hong Kong Mentioned on Blogs: Infoveillance Study

Infodemiology of Alcohol Use in Hong Kong Mentioned on Blogs: Infoveillance Study

IntroductionAlcohol Use and Tax Policies in Hong KongAlthough often overlooked, alcohol is a human carcinogen [1].

KL Chan, SY Ho, TH Lam

J Med Internet Res 2013;15(9):e192


Effectiveness and Parental Acceptability of Social Networking Interventions for Promoting Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Among Young Children: Randomized Controlled Trial

Effectiveness and Parental Acceptability of Social Networking Interventions for Promoting Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Among Young Children: Randomized Controlled Trial

In Hong Kong, families of children aged 6 months to 12 years receive a subsidy under the Childhood Influenza Vaccination Subsidy Scheme (CIVSS) to receive SIV from private-sector general practitioners.

Qiuyan Liao, Richard Fielding, Yee Tak Derek Cheung, Jinxiao Lian, Jiehu Yuan, Wendy Wing Tak Lam

J Med Internet Res 2020;22(2):e16427


Bridging Awareness and Acceptance of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Among Men Who Have Sex With Men and the Need for Targeting Chemsex and HIV Testing: Cross-Sectional Survey

Bridging Awareness and Acceptance of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Among Men Who Have Sex With Men and the Need for Targeting Chemsex and HIV Testing: Cross-Sectional Survey

In Hong Kong, a notable increase in the number of MSM diagnosed with HIV infection has been seen since 2004 [1], contributing to 63% of all reported new cases in 2017 [2].

Tsz Ho Kwan, Shui Shan Lee

JMIR Public Health Surveill 2019;5(3):e13083


The Influence of Average Temperature and Relative Humidity on New Cases of COVID-19: Time-Series Analysis

The Influence of Average Temperature and Relative Humidity on New Cases of COVID-19: Time-Series Analysis

However, SARS-CoV-2 is a novel virus among humans, immunity to this ongoing viral pandemic is limited, and an effective pharmaceutical therapy or vaccine is yet to be available.Seasonality in the outbreak of respiratory infectious diseases may be due to seasonal

Zonglin He, Yiqiao Chin, Shinning Yu, Jian Huang, Casper J P Zhang, Ke Zhu, Nima Azarakhsh, Jie Sheng, Yi He, Pallavi Jayavanth, Qian Liu, Babatunde O Akinwunmi, Wai-Kit Ming

JMIR Public Health Surveill 2021;7(1):e20495


Social Media in Adolescent Health Literacy Education: A Pilot Study

Social Media in Adolescent Health Literacy Education: A Pilot Study

adolescents and their future oral health.MethodsRecruitmentThis was a cross-sectional pilot study conducted on a random sample of 22 English-speaking adolescents (aged 14-16 years) recruited from grades 9 and 10 in an English-medium international school in Hong

Carrie KW Tse, Susan M Bridges, Divya Parthasarathy Srinivasan, Brenda SS Cheng

JMIR Res Protoc 2015;4(1):e18


Evaluation of an Online Campaign for Promoting Help-Seeking Attitudes for Depression Using a Facebook Advertisement: An Online Randomized Controlled Experiment

Evaluation of an Online Campaign for Promoting Help-Seeking Attitudes for Depression Using a Facebook Advertisement: An Online Randomized Controlled Experiment

Some campaigns have been developed to address stigma or cultivate positive attitudes toward depression and its treatments [5,6], but their effects on encouraging help-seeking intention has yet to be measured [6].Along the same line, some research findings suggest

Alison Hui, Paul Wai-Ching Wong, King-Wa Fu

JMIR Ment Health 2015;2(1):e5


An Internet-Based Intervention to Promote Alcohol-Related Attitudinal and Behavioral Change Among Adolescents: Protocol of a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

An Internet-Based Intervention to Promote Alcohol-Related Attitudinal and Behavioral Change Among Adolescents: Protocol of a Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

Finally, all of the questions will be proofread, refined, and approved by a local alcohol research team from the School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong.Incentive SchemeAn incentive scheme will be used to encourage active participation.

Patrick Ip, Ko-Ling Chan, Chun-Bong Chow, Tai-Hing Lam, Sai-Yin Ho, Wilfred Hing-Sang Wong, Margaret Fung-Yee Wong

JMIR Res Protoc 2016;5(2):e103