David Faeh

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Better risk assessment with glycated hemoglobin instead of cholesterol in CVD risk prediction charts
    David Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:551-5. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Public health significance of four cardiovascular risk factors assessed 25 years ago in a low prevalence country
    David Faeh
    University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 20:151-60. 2013
  3. doi request reprint [Does the heart desire mountain air? Impact of altitude on cardiovascular risk]
    D Faeh
    Institut für Sozial und Präventivmedizin, Universitat Zurich, Zurich
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 100:1107-13. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Obesity but not overweight is associated with increased mortality risk
    David Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben, Switzerland
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:647-55. 2011
  5. pmc Population specific and up to date cardiovascular risk charts can be efficiently obtained with record linkage of routine and observational data
    David Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e56149. 2013
  6. pmc Establishing a follow-up of the Swiss MONICA participants (1984-1993): record linkage with census and mortality data
    Matthias Bopp
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 10:562. 2010
  7. pmc Health risk or resource? Gradual and independent association between self-rated health and mortality persists over 30 years
    Matthias Bopp
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 7:e30795. 2012
  8. pmc Blood glucose may be an alternative to cholesterol in CVD risk prediction charts
    Julia Braun
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, Zurich, Switzerland
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 12:24. 2013
  9. pmc Educational inequalities in mortality and associated risk factors: German--versus French-speaking Switzerland
    David Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 10:567. 2010
  10. pmc Mortality risk associated with underweight: a census-linked cohort of 31,578 individuals with up to 32 years of follow-up
    Lucienne Roh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 14:371. 2014

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Better risk assessment with glycated hemoglobin instead of cholesterol in CVD risk prediction charts
    David Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:551-5. 2013
    ..75 %; 0.0484; 0, reference). Differences between models with cholesterol and glucose or A1C were statistically significant. This study suggests the use of A1C instead of cholesterol parameters in charts to assess CVD risk. ..
  2. doi request reprint Public health significance of four cardiovascular risk factors assessed 25 years ago in a low prevalence country
    David Faeh
    University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 20:151-60. 2013
    ..Our aim was to examine this association and its public health impact in Switzerland, a country with comparably low CVD mortality...
  3. doi request reprint [Does the heart desire mountain air? Impact of altitude on cardiovascular risk]
    D Faeh
    Institut für Sozial und Präventivmedizin, Universitat Zurich, Zurich
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 100:1107-13. 2011
    ..It is unlikely that classical cardiovascular risk factors substantially influence the altitude effect. In contrast, environmental conditions that depend on altitude could play a role...
  4. doi request reprint Obesity but not overweight is associated with increased mortality risk
    David Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben, Switzerland
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:647-55. 2011
    ..Public health interventions should focus on preventing normal- and overweight persons from becoming obese...
  5. pmc Population specific and up to date cardiovascular risk charts can be efficiently obtained with record linkage of routine and observational data
    David Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 8:e56149. 2013
    ..Our aim was to provide up-to-date and valid CVD risk estimation for a Swiss population using a novel record linkage approach...
  6. pmc Establishing a follow-up of the Swiss MONICA participants (1984-1993): record linkage with census and mortality data
    Matthias Bopp
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 10:562. 2010
    ..Many countries feature the defect of lacking general population cohorts because they have missed to provide for follow-up information of health surveys...
  7. pmc Health risk or resource? Gradual and independent association between self-rated health and mortality persists over 30 years
    Matthias Bopp
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 7:e30795. 2012
    ..This study examined whether the SRH-mortality association remained significant 30 years after assessment when adjusting for a wide range of known clinical, behavioural and socio-demographic risk factors...
  8. pmc Blood glucose may be an alternative to cholesterol in CVD risk prediction charts
    Julia Braun
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, Zurich, Switzerland
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 12:24. 2013
    ..We evaluated whether glucose could be used instead of total cholesterol for prediction of fatal CVD using data with long follow-up...
  9. pmc Educational inequalities in mortality and associated risk factors: German--versus French-speaking Switzerland
    David Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 10:567. 2010
    ..Our aim was to analyze educational inequalities in all-cause and cause-specific mortality in the two Swiss regions and to compare this with inequalities in behavioural risk factors and self-rated health...
  10. pmc Mortality risk associated with underweight: a census-linked cohort of 31,578 individuals with up to 32 years of follow-up
    Lucienne Roh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 14:371. 2014
    ..In contrast to obesity, information on the health risks of underweight is sparse. We examined the long-term association between underweight and mortality by considering factors possibly influencing this relationship...
  11. doi request reprint Direct estimation of death attributable to smoking in Switzerland based on record linkage of routine and observational data
    Judith Maag
    Institut für Sozial und Präventivmedizin der Universität Zürich, Hirschengraben 84, Zurich, Switzerland
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1588-97. 2013
    ..In order to overcome this, we analyzed recently available individual data from Switzerland...
  12. pmc Routine data sources challenge international diabetes Federation extrapolations of national diabetes prevalence in Switzerland
    Matthias Bopp
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Diabetes Care 34:2387-9. 2011
    ..Information on diabetes prevalence in the general population is scarce and often based on extrapolations. We evaluated whether prevalence could be estimated from routine data sources...
  13. doi request reprint Increase in the prevalence of obesity in Switzerland 1982-2007: birth cohort analysis puts recent slowdown into perspective
    David Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:644-6. 2010
    ..As this example shows, simple comparisons of prevalence rates over time could provide a misleading picture of actual trends. Birth cohort analysis may offer a valuable alternative...
  14. ncbi request reprint The combined effect on survival of four main behavioural risk factors for non-communicable diseases
    Eva Martin-Diener
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, Zurich CH 8001, Switzerland Electronic address
    Prev Med 65:148-52. 2014
    ..To quantify and illustrate the combined effects of WHO's four behavioural risk factors for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) on mortality...
  15. doi request reprint Lower mortality from coronary heart disease and stroke at higher altitudes in Switzerland
    David Faeh
    University of Zurich, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    Circulation 120:495-501. 2009
    ..In addition, effects of place of birth were rarely considered. Here, we examine mortality from coronary heart disease and stroke in relation to the altitude of the place of residence in 1990 and at birth...
  16. pmc End-digits preference for self-reported height depends on language
    Matthias Bopp
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine ISPM, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 8:342. 2008
    ..End-digit preference can distort estimates of prevalence and other statistical parameters. This study examines end-digit preference for self-reported height and how it relates with sex, age, educational level or cultural affiliation...
  17. doi request reprint Obesity in Switzerland: do estimates depend on how body mass index has been assessed?
    David Faeh
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 138:204-10. 2008
    ..This approach may lead to misclassification of obese subjects and misinterpretation of obesity prevalence and trends. In order to explore this potential bias, we compared studies with measured and self-reported data...
  18. pmc Should we go nuts about nuts?
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Hirschengraben 84, 8001, Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Med 11:165. 2013
    ..Please see related research: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1741-7015/11/164. ..