- [Overestimation of the ocurrence of induced abortions in Colombia and other Latinoamerican countries]
Instituto de Epidemiología Molecular, Centro de Medicina Embrionaria y Salud Materna, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción, Concepcion, Chile
Ginecol Obstet Mex 80:360-72. 2012
..These results call for caution with this type of reports that alarm public opinion...
- Women's education level, maternal health facilities, abortion legislation and maternal deaths: a natural experiment in Chile from 1957 to 2007
Institute of Molecular Epidemiology MELISA, Center of Embryonic Medicine and Maternal Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción, Concepcion, Chile
PLoS ONE 7:e36613. 2012
..The aim of this study was to assess the main factors related to maternal mortality reduction in large time series available in Chile in context of the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)...
- Impact of education, income and chronic disease risk factors on mortality of adults: does 'a pauper-rich paradox' exist in Latin American societies?
Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, San Miguel, Santiago, Chile
Public Health 124:39-48. 2010
..To test the hypothesis that an inverse association exists between socio-economic position and all-cause mortality in a developing country in Latin America...
- Early life and adult socioeconomic influences on mortality risk: preliminary report of a 'pauper rich' paradox in a Chilean adult cohort
Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
Ann Epidemiol 20:487-92. 2010
..The setting was Chile; the study included 11,600 adults living in the urban center of San Francisco de Mostazal. This was a prospective cohort study of a weighted random sample of 795 subjects followed up during 8 years...
- [Socioeconomic and educational inequities as independent predictors for mortality in a developing country: A cohort study in San Francisco, Chile]
Escuela de Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Rev Med Chil 135:1370-9. 2007
..The socioeconomic position (SEP) and educational level of individuals have an inverse correlation with mortality in developed societies...
- Overcoming barriers in the management of hypertension: the experience of the cardiovascular health program in chilean primary health care centers
Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, 8380453 Santiago, Chile
Int J Hypertens 2012:405892. 2012
..However, fewer hypertensive men than women were captured by this program, and it is of concern the underperforming of BP control observed in diabetics...
- Fundamental discrepancies in abortion estimates and abortion-related mortality: A reevaluation of recent studies in Mexico with special reference to the International Classification of Diseases
Institute of Molecular Epidemiology MELISA, Center of Embryonic Medicine and Maternal Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción, Concepcion, Chile Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
Int J Womens Health 4:613-23. 2012
..Rather, maternal health in Mexico would greatly benefit from increasing access to emergency and specialized obstetric care. Finally, more reliable methodologies to assess abortion-related deaths are clearly required...
- [Predictors of non fatal cardiovascular events in a Chilean cohort: results of the San Francisco Project]
, , Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Rev Med Chil 133:1002-12. 2005
..CONCLUSIONS: In this cohort of Chilean people, the independent predictors of non fatal cardiovascular events were high blood pressure, diabetes mellitus and a low socioeconomic level...
- Popperian epidemiology and the logic of bi-conditional modus tollens arguments for refutational analysis of randomised controlled trials
Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, 939 Independencia, Santiago 70012, Chile
Med Hypotheses 67:980-8. 2006
..Thus, to ignore the explicit falsity-content of a RCT such as RALES may jeopardise its potential benefits in clinical practice as suggested by recent studies...