Beatriz Eugenia Alvarado

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi [Maternal beliefs, feeding practices and nutritional status in Afro-Colombian infants]
    Beatriz Eugenia Alvarado
    Grupo AntroPacífico, Unidad de Epidemiologia Clinica, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Arch Latinoam Nutr 55:55-63. 2005
  2. doi Social networks and depressive symptoms among elderly women and men in Havana, Cuba
    Maryline Sicotte
    Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en sante, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Aging Ment Health 12:193-201. 2008
  3. ncbi Cognitive decline is related to education and occupation in a Spanish elderly cohort
    Beatriz E Alvarado
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Aging Clin Exp Res 14:132-42. 2002
  4. doi Gender differences in lower extremity function in Latin American elders: seeking explanations from a life-course perspective
    Beatriz Eugenia Alvarado
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128 Succursale Centre Ville, H3C 3J7 Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Aging Health 19:1004-24. 2007
  5. ncbi [Validation of food security and social support scales in an Afro-Colombian community: application on a prevalence study of nutritional status in children aged 6 to 18 months]
    Beatriz Eugenia Alvarado
    Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Cad Saude Publica 21:724-36. 2005
  6. ncbi Social and gender inequalities in depressive symptoms among urban older adults of latin america and the Caribbean
    Beatriz Eugenia Alvarado
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, H3C 3J7, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S226-36. 2007
  7. ncbi [Social determinants, feeding practices and nutritional consequences of intestinal parasitism in young children]
    Beatriz Eugenia Alvarado
    Grupo AntroPacífico, Unidad de Epidemiologia Clinica, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Biomedica 26:82-94. 2006
  8. doi Explaining health differences between men and women in later life: a cross-city comparison in Latin America and the Caribbean
    Maria Victoria Zunzunegui
    Médecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 68:235-42. 2009
  9. ncbi [Effects of an educational and participatory community intervention on malaria control in Buenaventura, Colombia]
    Beatriz Eugenia Alvarado
    Grupo AntroPacífico, Unidad de Epidemiologia Clinica, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Biomedica 26:366-78. 2006
  10. pmc Social networks, social integration, and social engagement determine cognitive decline in community-dwelling Spanish older adults
    Maria Victoria Zunzunegui
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:S93-S100. 2003

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi [Maternal beliefs, feeding practices and nutritional status in Afro-Colombian infants]
    Beatriz Eugenia Alvarado
    Grupo AntroPacífico, Unidad de Epidemiologia Clinica, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Arch Latinoam Nutr 55:55-63. 2005
    ..05). We conclude that nutritional illiteracy and mothers' erroneous beliefs result in 50% of the mothers having inadequate feeding practices. We suggest focused interventions on those beliefs limiting good practices...
  2. doi Social networks and depressive symptoms among elderly women and men in Havana, Cuba
    Maryline Sicotte
    Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en sante, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Aging Ment Health 12:193-201. 2008
    ..To examine the main and the stress-buffering effects of social networks on depressive symptoms among elderly Cuban men and women living in La Havana...
  3. ncbi Cognitive decline is related to education and occupation in a Spanish elderly cohort
    Beatriz E Alvarado
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Aging Clin Exp Res 14:132-42. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to examine their impact on cognitive function in a longitudinal study of community-dwelling Spanish people over 65 with low levels of formal education and predominantly unskilled occupations...
  4. doi Gender differences in lower extremity function in Latin American elders: seeking explanations from a life-course perspective
    Beatriz Eugenia Alvarado
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128 Succursale Centre Ville, H3C 3J7 Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Aging Health 19:1004-24. 2007
    ..The authors examined the contribution of life-course exposures to gender differences in mobility in later life...
  5. ncbi [Validation of food security and social support scales in an Afro-Colombian community: application on a prevalence study of nutritional status in children aged 6 to 18 months]
    Beatriz Eugenia Alvarado
    Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Cad Saude Publica 21:724-36. 2005
    ..The study supports the appropriateness of the instruments to measure the expressed concepts...
  6. ncbi Social and gender inequalities in depressive symptoms among urban older adults of latin america and the Caribbean
    Beatriz Eugenia Alvarado
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, H3C 3J7, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 62:S226-36. 2007
    ..This study examined gender differences in depression by examining differential exposure and vulnerability to socioeconomic factors during the life course...
  7. ncbi [Social determinants, feeding practices and nutritional consequences of intestinal parasitism in young children]
    Beatriz Eugenia Alvarado
    Grupo AntroPacífico, Unidad de Epidemiologia Clinica, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Biomedica 26:82-94. 2006
    ..Studies on intestinal intestinal parasitism in children under 2 years of age have rarely been performed. The nutritional consequences and feasibility of parasite prevention justify the current study...
  8. doi Explaining health differences between men and women in later life: a cross-city comparison in Latin America and the Caribbean
    Maria Victoria Zunzunegui
    Médecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 68:235-42. 2009
    ..A more integrated understanding of how sex and gender act together to influence health and function in old age needs consideration of additional biological and social factors...
  9. ncbi [Effects of an educational and participatory community intervention on malaria control in Buenaventura, Colombia]
    Beatriz Eugenia Alvarado
    Grupo AntroPacífico, Unidad de Epidemiologia Clinica, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Biomedica 26:366-78. 2006
    ..A four-component, non randomized, primary-care based intervention for malaria control was implemented in Buenaventura, Colombia...
  10. pmc Social networks, social integration, and social engagement determine cognitive decline in community-dwelling Spanish older adults
    Maria Victoria Zunzunegui
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 58:S93-S100. 2003
    ..To examine the influence of social networks and social engagement on cognitive decline in a population-based cohort of elderly people, and to assess gender differences in the effect of social relations on cognition...
  11. ncbi Growth trajectories are influenced by breast-feeding and infant health in an afro-colombian community
    Beatriz Eugenia Alvarado
    Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    J Nutr 135:2171-8. 2005
    ..Our study confirms that breast-feeding after 6 mo of life is important for nutrition and health, likely by mitigating the negative effects of poor social conditions and diarrhea on infant growth...
  12. doi Inequalities in breast and cervical cancer screening among urban Mexican women
    Marie Claude Couture
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C3J7
    Prev Med 47:471-6. 2008
    ..To examine the equity of screening for breast and cervical cancer among women aged 50 and over living in Mexico City according to the Andersen behavioural model...
  13. ncbi [Evaluation of an educational strategy on malaria in rural areas of the Colombian Pacific Coast]
    Beatriz Eugenia Alvarado
    Grupo AntroPacífico, Unidad de Epidemiologia Clinica, Universidad del Cauca, Popayan, Colombia
    Biomedica 26:342-52. 2006
    ..Health education interventions have proved effective in improving knowledge, preventing practices and decreasing occurrence of malaria...
  14. doi Life course socioeconomic disadvantage and cognitive function among the elderly population of seven capitals in Latin America and the Caribbean
    Cat Tuong Nguyen
    Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Aging Health 20:347-62. 2008
    ..To examine the influence of life course socioeconomic disadvantages (SED) on cognitive function in later life...
  15. ncbi Life course, gender and ethnic inequalities in functional disability in a Brazilian urban elderly population
    Ricardo O Guerra
    Department of Physical Therapy, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, Brazil
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:53-61. 2008
    ..To examine life course social, gender and ethnic inequalities in ADL disability in a Brazilian urban elderly population...