Affiliation: University of Porto
- Socioeconomic inequalities in the prevalence of nine established cardiovascular risk factors in a southern European populationLuis 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...
- 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...
- Prevalence and determinants of cervical cytology use in an urban sample of Portuguese womenCarla 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...
- Hypercholesterolemia, eligibility for lipid-lowering therapy and therapeutic success: population-based study in a Portuguese urban populationLuis 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....