Luis Alves

Summary

Affiliation: University of Porto
Country: Portugal

Publications

  1. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in the prevalence of nine established cardiovascular risk factors in a southern European population
    Luis Alves
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Predictive Medicine and Public Health, University of Porto Medical School, Porto, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 7:e37158. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in lung cancer mortality in Portugal (1955-2005)
    Luis Alves
    Hygiene and Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Rev Port Pneumol 15:575-87. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of cervical cytology use in an urban sample of Portuguese women
    Carla Alves
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Porto University Medical School, Porto, Portugal
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:482-8. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Hypercholesterolemia, eligibility for lipid-lowering therapy and therapeutic success: population-based study in a Portuguese urban population
    Luis Alves
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Porto Medical School, Institute of Public Health, Alameda Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    Eur J Endocrinol 159:755-60. 2008

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Publications4

  1. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in the prevalence of nine established cardiovascular risk factors in a southern European population
    Luis Alves
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Predictive Medicine and Public Health, University of Porto Medical School, Porto, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 7:e37158. 2012
    ..To fully address the issue of health inequalities, interventions within the health systems should be complemented with population-based policies specifically designed to reduce socioeconomic gradients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in lung cancer mortality in Portugal (1955-2005)
    Luis Alves
    Hygiene and Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Rev Port Pneumol 15:575-87. 2009
    ..While the rate of smoking and lung cancer mortality has been decreasing in western Europe, there was no decline in lung cancer mortality in Portugal until 1998...
  3. doi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of cervical cytology use in an urban sample of Portuguese women
    Carla Alves
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Porto University Medical School, Porto, Portugal
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:482-8. 2009
    ..12-0.65). In conclusion, under opportunistic screening, the high life prevalence of cervical cytology use hides a small proportion of women tested at the recommended intervals and inequalities in access to and frequency of screening...
  4. doi request reprint Hypercholesterolemia, eligibility for lipid-lowering therapy and therapeutic success: population-based study in a Portuguese urban population
    Luis Alves
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Porto Medical School, Institute of Public Health, Alameda Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    Eur J Endocrinol 159:755-60. 2008
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