Maria Victoria Zunzunegui

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Longitudinal patterns of poverty and health in early childhood: exploring the influence of concurrent, previous, and cumulative poverty on child health outcomes
    Nikiéma Béatrice
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 12:141. 2012
  2. doi request reprint [Evolution of disability and dependency. An international perspective]
    Maria Victoria Zunzunegui
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Gac Sanit 25:12-20. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Body mass index and long-term mortality in an elderly Mediterranean population
    Maria Victoria Zunzunegui
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Aging Health 24:29-47. 2012
  4. pmc The effect of social relationships on survival in elderly residents of a Southern European community: a cohort study
    Angel Rodriguez-Laso
    Dirección General de Salud Pública y Alimentación, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
    BMC Geriatr 7:19. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint [Integration and boundaries between health and social care. 2008 SESPAS Report]
    María Victoria Zunzunegui Pastor
    Técnicas Avanzadas de Investigación en Servicios de Salud, Madrid, España Université de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Gac Sanit 22:156-62. 2008
  6. doi request reprint [Intersectoral policies to meet the challenge of active aging. SESPAS report 2010]
    Maria Victoria Zunzunegui
    Ecole de Santé Publique, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Gac Sanit 24:68-73. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Loss to follow-up in a longitudinal study on aging in Spain
    M V Zunzunegui
    GRIS, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128 Succ Centre Ville, H3C 3J7, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:501-10. 2001
  8. doi request reprint 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 request reprint Gender differences in depressive symptoms among older adults: a cross-national comparison: the CLESA project
    Maria Victoria Zunzunegui
    Dépt de médecine sociale et préventive, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, QC, H3C 3J7, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:198-207. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Decreasing prevalence of disability in activities of daily living, functional limitations and poor self-rated health: a 6-year follow-up study in Spain
    Maria Victoria Zunzunegui
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal H3C 3J7, Quebec, Canada
    Aging Clin Exp Res 18:352-8. 2006

Detail Information

Publications63

  1. pmc Longitudinal patterns of poverty and health in early childhood: exploring the influence of concurrent, previous, and cumulative poverty on child health outcomes
    Nikiéma Béatrice
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 12:141. 2012
    ..In particular, it is not known whether the health of young children is affected differently from that of adults by patterns of poverty unique to them...
  2. doi request reprint [Evolution of disability and dependency. An international perspective]
    Maria Victoria Zunzunegui
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Gac Sanit 25:12-20. 2011
    ..Dependence on help from third persons will tend to decrease, except in dementia. Use of technical aids is increasing and will continue to do so...
  3. doi request reprint Body mass index and long-term mortality in an elderly Mediterranean population
    Maria Victoria Zunzunegui
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Aging Health 24:29-47. 2012
    ..To describe the relationship of body mass index and mortality in older adults, examining the influence of sex and cardiovascular morbidity...
  4. pmc The effect of social relationships on survival in elderly residents of a Southern European community: a cohort study
    Angel Rodriguez-Laso
    Dirección General de Salud Pública y Alimentación, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
    BMC Geriatr 7:19. 2007
    ..Men and women may benefit differently from social relationships because of cultural differences in gender roles. Psychosocial mechanisms such as social support, which may explain the effects of social networks, may also vary by culture...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Integration and boundaries between health and social care. 2008 SESPAS Report]
    María Victoria Zunzunegui Pastor
    Técnicas Avanzadas de Investigación en Servicios de Salud, Madrid, España Université de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Gac Sanit 22:156-62. 2008
    ..Clinical and financial responsibility should be shared between the interdisciplinary team and the case manager (nursing or social work professionals)...
  6. doi request reprint [Intersectoral policies to meet the challenge of active aging. SESPAS report 2010]
    Maria Victoria Zunzunegui
    Ecole de Santé Publique, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Gac Sanit 24:68-73. 2010
    ..The conditions that may influence the success of these actions are identified, and some public policies for intersectoral actions that could promote active aging in Spain are suggested...
  7. ncbi request reprint Loss to follow-up in a longitudinal study on aging in Spain
    M V Zunzunegui
    GRIS, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128 Succ Centre Ville, H3C 3J7, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:501-10. 2001
    ..Further research on reasons why people are unwilling to participate in surveys and strategies to retain people in longitudinal studies is needed...
  8. doi request reprint 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 request reprint Gender differences in depressive symptoms among older adults: a cross-national comparison: the CLESA project
    Maria Victoria Zunzunegui
    Dépt de médecine sociale et préventive, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, QC, H3C 3J7, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:198-207. 2007
    ..To assess country-specific gender differences in depressive symptoms and to explore if exposures and vulnerabilities vary by gender among older men and women from four European countries and Israel...
  10. ncbi request reprint Decreasing prevalence of disability in activities of daily living, functional limitations and poor self-rated health: a 6-year follow-up study in Spain
    Maria Victoria Zunzunegui
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal H3C 3J7, Quebec, Canada
    Aging Clin Exp Res 18:352-8. 2006
    ..Forecasting functional status in elderly populations is uncertain. Our aim is to provide evidence of population trends of Activities of Daily Living (ADL) disability, functional limitations and self-rated health...
  11. ncbi request reprint Community unemployment and immigrants' health in Montreal
    Maria Victoria Zunzunegui
    Universite de Montreal, Que, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 63:485-500. 2006
    ..Among second-generation men, poor physical health and obesity may be the result of poor health habits stemming from perceived lack of life opportunities...
  12. pmc Longevity and relationships with children: the importance of the parental role
    Maria Victoria Zunzunegui
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:351. 2009
    ..The aim of this work was to examine the role of children in the longevity of elderly men and women in a cohort of community dwelling elderly people in Spain...
  13. ncbi request reprint Social networks and self-rated health in two French-speaking Canadian community dwelling populations over 65
    M V Zunzunegui
    SOLIDAGE, Universite de Montreal, McGill University, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 58:2069-81. 2004
    ..In conclusion, social networks, integration and support demonstrated unique positive associations with health. The nature of these associations may vary between populations and cultures...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint Trajectories of cognitive decline and social relations
    Francois Beland
    Research Group on Integrated Services for Older Persons SOLIDAGE, Universite de Montreal, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:P320-P330. 2005
    ..Our findings have important implications for clinical medicine and public health because associations of social relations with cognitive function suggests that they may help to maintain cognitive function in old age...
  16. ncbi request reprint 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...
  17. pmc Heavy burden of non-communicable diseases at early age and gender disparities in an adult population of Burkina Faso: World Health Survey
    Malgorzata Miszkurka
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:24. 2012
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Gender differences in mobility disability during young, middle and older age in West African adults
    Malgorzata Miszkurka
    University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Glob Public Health 7:495-508. 2012
    ..94 (95%CI 0.70; 1.25), 2.19 (95%CI 1.61; 2.96) and 1.90 (95%CI 1.27; 2.84). These results constitute a benchmark for the study of trends of mobility disability in West Africa and could be used by policy planners...
  19. ncbi request reprint Self-rated health and postnatal depressive symptoms among immigrant mothers in Québec
    Samia Mechakra-Tahiri
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Quebec
    Women Health 45:1-17. 2007
    ..Canadian- born mothers integrated mental health into their assessment of overall health status, however, depressive symptoms among minority immigrant mothers were common, and their determinants warrant further research...
  20. doi request reprint The influence of poverty and social support on the perceived health of children born to minority migrant mothers
    Andraea Van Hulst
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Ethn Health 16:185-200. 2011
    ..This study examined the associations between maternal perception of child's health and migration status, and examined the specific role of poverty and low social support in these associations...
  21. pmc The global burden of visual difficulty in low, middle, and high income countries
    Ellen E Freeman
    Department of Ophthalmology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e63315. 2013
    ..Using a world-wide, population-based dataset of adults, we sought to determine the frequency of far visual difficulty and its associated risk factors...
  22. pmc Effects of low income on infant health
    Louise Seguin
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine and the Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en santé, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    CMAJ 168:1533-8. 2003
    ..Few population-based studies have analyzed the link between poverty and infant morbidity. In this study, we wanted to determine whether inadequate income itself has an impact on infant health...
  23. ncbi request reprint Links between maternal breast-feeding duration and Québec infants' health: a population-based study. Are the effects different for poor children?
    Ramata Coulibaly
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Matern Child Health J 10:537-43. 2006
    ..To determine whether the relationship between breastfeeding duration and the health status of 5-month-old Quebec infants differs by poverty status...
  24. doi request reprint Determinants of intention to use condoms among clients of female sex workers in Haiti
    Marie Claude Couture
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    AIDS Care 22:253-62. 2010
    ..In conclusion, intention to use condoms among the clients of Haitian FSWs was well predicted by TPB constructs. Our findings provide evidence for designing interventions targeted at reducing risky sex behaviors in this population...
  25. pmc Understanding the dimensions of socioeconomic status that influence toddlers' health: unique impact of lack of money for basic needs in Quebec's birth cohort
    Louise Seguin
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, CP 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3 J7
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:42-8. 2005
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Is complementary and alternative healthcare use associated with better outcomes in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis?
    Karine Toupin-April
    Département de médecine sociale et préventive and Groupe de Recherche Interdisciplinaire en Santé, Université de Montréal and Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire en réadaptation, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Rheumatol 36:2302-7. 2009
    ....
  27. pmc Protocol for a systematic review on inequalities in postnatal care services utilization in low- and middle-income countries
    Etienne V Langlois
    Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital Centre CRCHUM, 3875 St Urbain St, Montreal, QC H2W 1V1, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:55. 2013
    ..Our objective is to assess systematically the socioeconomic, geographic and demographic inequalities in the use of PNC interventions in low- and middle-income countries...
  28. ncbi request reprint 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...
  29. doi request reprint 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...
  30. doi request reprint Gender differences in unsafe sexual behavior among young people in urban Mali
    Catherine Boileau
    Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    AIDS Care 21:1014-24. 2009
    ..These findings underscore the importance of addressing gender as a crucial factor shaping HIV-risk profiles...
  31. ncbi request reprint Gender dynamics and sexual norms among youth in Mali in the context of HIV/AIDS prevention
    Catherine Boileau
    Institute for Health and Social Policy McGill University, 1130 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A3
    Afr J Reprod Health 12:173-84. 2008
    ..However, there was general rejection of multiple partnerships. Empowering youth to pursue open debates on sexuality may be an avenue for HIV/AIDS prevention in Mali...
  32. doi request reprint Complementary and alternative health care use in young children with physical disabilities waiting for rehabilitation services in Canada
    Karine Toupin April
    Département de médecine sociale et préventive and Groupe de Recherche Interdisciplinaire en Santé, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 31:2111-7. 2009
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Duration of poverty and child health in the Quebec Longitudinal Study of Child Development: longitudinal analysis of a birth cohort
    Louise Seguin
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, C P 6128 Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 3J7
    Pediatrics 119:e1063-70. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between duration of poverty and the health of preschool children in the Quebec Longitudinal Study of Child Development birth cohort...
  34. doi request reprint 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...
  35. pmc The gender gap in mobility: a global cross-sectional study
    Samia Djemaa Mechakra-Tahiri
    Department of Ophthalmology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:598. 2012
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Antenatal depressive symptoms among Canadian-born and immigrant women in Quebec: differential exposure and vulnerability to contextual risk factors
    Malgorzata Miszkurka
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, 1430 boul du Mont Royal, Outremont, Montreal, QC, H2V 4P3, Canada
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:1639-48. 2012
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Clients of female sex workers in Gonaives and St-Marc, Haiti characteristics, sexually transmitted infection prevalence and risk factors
    Marie Claude Couture
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Sex Transm Dis 35:849-55. 2008
    ..Few data exist on the role of clients of female sex workers (FSWs) in STI transmission. This study examined sociodemographic characteristics, risk behaviors, and STI prevalence among clients of FSWs in Haiti...
  38. pmc Effect of a facility-based multifaceted intervention on the quality of obstetrical care: a cluster randomized controlled trial in Mali and Senegal
    Catherine M Pirkle
    Research Centre of the University Hospital Centre of Quebec CHUQ, 2875 boulevard Laurier, Édifice Delta II, bureau 600, 6e étage, Quebec, Quebec, GIV 2M2, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:24. 2013
    ..One promising method to improve obstetrical care is maternal death review. With a cluster randomized trial, we assessed whether an intervention, based on maternal death review, could improve obstetrical quality of care...
  39. pmc Eye care utilization by older adults in low, middle, and high income countries
    Claudia Vela
    Hôpital Maisonneuve Rosemont Recherche ophtalmologie, F131 5415 boulevard de l Assomption, Montreal, QC H1T 2M4, Canada
    BMC Ophthalmol 12:5. 2012
    ..Using a world-wide, population-based dataset, we sought to determine the frequency that older people had their eyes examined. We also examined factors associated with having a recent eye exam...
  40. doi request reprint 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...
  41. ncbi request reprint Life course social and health conditions linked to frailty in Latin American older men and women
    Beatriz E Alvarado
    Department of Epidemiology, McGill University, Montreal QC H3A 1A2, Canada
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:1399-406. 2008
    ....
  42. pmc Callers' ability to understand advice received from a telephone health-line service: comparison of self-reported and registered data
    Bernard Simon Leclerc
    Department of Public Health, Lanaudière Regional Board of Health and Social Services, St Charles Borromée, Quebec, Canada
    Health Serv Res 38:697-710. 2003
    ..To validate users' perception of nurses' recommendations to look for another health resource among clients seeking teleadvice. To analyze the effects of different users' and call characteristics on the incorrectness of the self-report...
  43. ncbi request reprint Poverty and cumulative hospitalization in infancy and early childhood in the Quebec birth cohort: a puzzling pattern of association
    Béatrice Nikiema
    Groupe de recherche interdisciplinaire en sante GRIS, Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Succursale Centre Ville, CP 6128, Montreal, QC, Canada, H3C 3J7
    Matern Child Health J 12:534-44. 2008
    ..This study re-examines the poverty-hospitalization relationship within a longitudinal population study of the same birth cohort aged 3.5 years...
  44. ncbi request reprint Life course socioeconomic adversity and age at natural menopause in women from Latin America and the Caribbean
    Maria P Vélez
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Menopause 17:552-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the association between life course socioeconomic adversity and age at menopause in Latin America and the Caribbean...
  45. pmc Validity and reliability of criterion based clinical audit to assess obstetrical quality of care in West Africa
    Catherine M Pirkle
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:118. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to develop an obstetrical CBCA adapted to the West African context and assess its reliability and validity. This work was conducted as a sub-study within a cluster randomized trial known as QUARITE...
  46. doi request reprint Social relationships and depression among people 65 years and over living in rural and urban areas of Quebec
    Samia Mechakra-Tahiri
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Université de Montréal Québec, C P 6128, Succursale Centre Ville, Montreal Quebec H3C 3J7, Canada
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:1226-36. 2009
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint 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...
  48. ncbi request reprint [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...
  49. doi request reprint Visual difficulty and employment status in the world
    Hanen Harrabi
    Centre de Recherche, Hopital Maisonneuve Rosemont, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    PLoS ONE 9:e88306. 2014
    ..Using a world-wide, population-based dataset, we sought to examine the relationship between visual difficulty and employment status...
  50. doi request reprint Association between nutritional status and the immune response in HIV + patients under HAART: protocol for a systematic review
    Maryline Sicotte
    Research Center of the Montreal University Hospital Center CRCHUM, 850 rue St Denis, tour St Antoine, Montreal, QC H2X 0A9, Canada
    Syst Rev 3:9. 2014
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Medical recordkeeping, essential but overlooked aspect of quality of care in resource-limited settings
    Catherine M Pirkle
    the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Int J Qual Health Care 24:564-7. 2012
    ..We make suggestions to improve the adequacy of medical recordkeeping by emphasizing recent technological innovations applied to resource-limited settings and the need to instil a culture of recordkeeping...
  52. doi request reprint Immigrant status, antenatal depressive symptoms, and frequency and source of violence: what's the relationship?
    Malgorzata Miszkurka
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal, Outremont, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Arch Womens Ment Health 15:387-96. 2012
    ..These findings support future development of perinatal screening for violence, follow-up, and a culturally sensitive referral system...
  53. pmc Reliability of anthropometric measures in a longitudinal cohort of patients initiating ART in West Africa
    Maryline Sicotte
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, pavillon 1420 Mont Royal, C, P, 6128, succursale CV, Montreal, Quebec, H3C 3J7, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:102. 2010
    ..We describe the reliability and challenges associated with measurement of longitudinal anthropometric data in a cohort of West African HIV+ adults ...
  54. ncbi request reprint Contributions of immigration to depressive symptoms among pregnant women in Canada
    Malgorzata Miszkurka
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, I Université de Montréal, Montreal, QC
    Can J Public Health 101:358-64. 2010
    ..We compared mental health of immigrant and Canadian native-born women during pregnancy according to length of stay and region of origin, and we assessed the role of economics and social support in antenatal depressive symptomatology...
  55. doi request reprint Longitudinal analysis of complementary and alternative health care use in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    Karine Toupin April
    Département de médecine sociale et préventive and Groupe de Recherche Interdisciplinaire en Santé, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128, Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, QC H3C 3J7, Canada
    Complement Ther Med 17:208-15. 2009
    ....
  56. pmc Pattern of Change of Depressive Disorder over a One-Year Period among Community-Dwelling Older Adults in Québec
    Djemaa Samia Mechakra-Tahiri
    Centre de recherche Hôpital Charles LeMoyne, Campus de Longueuil, Montreal, QC, Canada J4K 0A8 Laboratory of Gerontology, Department of Psychology, Universite du Quebec a Trois Rivieres, QC, Canada G9A 5H7
    Depress Res Treat 2013:451708. 2013
    ..Depression in old age is dynamic. Available prognostic factors can be taken into account to help direct treatment to elderly at highest risk of a poor prognosis...
  57. doi request reprint Monitoring HIV risk and evaluating interventions among young people in urban West Africa: development and validation of an instrument
    Catherine Boileau
    Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    AIDS Educ Prev 20:203-19. 2008
    ..This questionnaire offers a valid and reliable tool for assessing young people's sexual behavior in an urban West African setting...
  58. pmc Mother and newborn survival according to point of entry and type of human resources in a maternal referral system in Kayes (Mali)
    Maman Dogba
    Faculty of Medicine Department of Public Health, University of Montreal, 1420 Mont Royal Blvd, Montreal, Quebec, H2V 4P3, Canada
    Reprod Health 8:13. 2011
    ..Normal deliveries are managed in community health centers (CHC). Complicated cases are referred to a district health center (DHC) or the regional hospital (RH). Women with obstetric emergencies can directly access the DHC and the RH...
  59. doi request reprint Criterion-based clinical audit to assess quality of obstetrical care in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
    Catherine M Pirkle
    School of Public Health, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Int J Qual Health Care 23:456-63. 2011
    ..This article systematically reviews peer-reviewed literature to determine if these audits are feasible, valid and reliable measurement tools for assessing the quality of obstetric care...
  60. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for near and far visual difficulty in Burkina Faso
    Ellen E Freeman
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 17:301-6. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence and risk factors for near and far visual difficulty in Burkina Faso...
  61. doi request reprint 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...
  62. pmc Direct costs of occupational asthma due to sensitization in Quebec (1988 to 2002): revisited
    Jean Luc Malo
    Department of Chest Medicine, Hopital du Sacre Coeur de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec
    Can Respir J 18:e1-5. 2011
    ..Compensation for loss of income (CLI) was found to be significantly higher for men and for OA caused by low-molecular-weight agents...
  63. pmc Heterogeneity in the validity of administrative-based estimates of immunization coverage across health districts in Burkina Faso: implications for measurement, monitoring and planning
    Slim Haddad
    Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l Universite de Montreal, Universite de Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Health Policy Plan 25:393-405. 2010
    ..Decentralization has given districts a lead role in health planning and management, therefore validity of administrative-based estimates at that level is important to improve the performance of immunization information systems...