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Journal of Health Monitoring - Issues 2021

JoHM 2/2021 - Diabetes surveillance in Germany: New results within the context of diabetes care and the COVID-19 pandemic

 Diabetes © Devon YuIssue 2/2021 presents new results from diabetes surveillance in Germany. Among other topics, the articles cover gestational diabetes, diabetes and comorbidities as well as self-assessed quality of care among adults with diagnosed diabetes.


JoHM S5/2021 - Individual trajectories of asthma, obesity and ADHD during the transition from childhood and adolescence to young adulthood

Kinder balancieren im Wald auf einem Baumstamm. Group of kids walk over big log in the forest. © Sergey NovikovData on chronic diseases in childhood and adolescence are regularly collected in the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS). Using KiGGS cohort data, this issue describes individual trajectories of asthma, obesity and ADHD during the transition from childhood and adolescence to young adulthood.


JoHM 1/2021 - Monitoring refugee health

 Many people together around the world. 3D Rendering  © alphaspiritIssue 1/2021 uses two studies (RESPOND, PriCare) to show how to improve the availability of information on the health of refugees at the local, state, and federal levels.


JoHM S4/2021 - Older people at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic: A scoping review

corona virus 2019-ncov ©CREATIVE WONDER stock.adobe.comSpecial Issue S4/2021 gives an overview of international and German publications on the direct and indirect effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health of older people during the first six months of 2020.


JoHM S3/2021 - Prevalence of back and neck pain in Germany. Results from the BURDEN 2020 Burden of Disease Study

Freelancer young woman suffering with back pain © dragonstockSpecial Issue S3/2021 gives an overview of back and neck pain among adults in Germany. The article focuses on the frequency and intensity of back and neck pain, quality of life and comorbidity.


JoHM S2/2021 - Population with an increased risk of severe COVID-19 in Germany. Analyses from GEDA 2019/2020-EHIS

corona virus 2019-ncov ©CREATIVE WONDER stock.adobe.comBased on current data from GEDA 2019/2020-EHIS, Special Issue S2/2021 determines the number of people at increased risk of developing severe COVID-19 in Germany and differentiates this population group according to age, sex, education, household type and federal state.


JoHM S1/2021 - Seroepidemiological study on the spread of SARS-CoV-2 in Germany: Study protocol of the ‘CORONA-MONITORING bundesweit’ study (RKI-SOEP study)

corona virus 2019-ncov ©CREATIVE WONDER stock.adobe.comThe ‘CORONA-MONITORING bundesweit’ study (RKI-SOEP study) collects biospecimens and interview data in a nationwide population sample drawn from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP). The specimens are tested for SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibodies and SARS-CoV-2 RNA to identify past or present infections. Special Issue S1/2021 presents the study protocol of the ‘CORONA-MONITORING bundesweit’ study.