K Steyn

Summary

Affiliation: Medical Research Council
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi Hypertension in South African adults: results from the Demographic and Health Survey, 1998
    K Steyn
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council MRC, Tygerberg, South Africa
    J Hypertens 19:1717-25. 2001
  2. ncbi The global cardiovascular diseases risk pattern in a peri-urban working-class community in South Africa. The Mamre study
    Krisela Steyn
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council, P O Box 19070, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa
    Ethn Dis 14:233-42. 2004
  3. ncbi Ethnic differences in intake and excretion of sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium in South Africans
    Karen E Charlton
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Programme, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:355-62. 2005
  4. doi The effectiveness of adapted, best practice guidelines for smoking cessation counseling with disadvantaged, pregnant smokers attending public sector antenatal clinics in Cape Town, South Africa
    Katherine Everett-Murphy
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:478-89. 2010
  5. ncbi Determinants and treatment of hypertension in South Africans: the first Demographic and Health Survey
    Krisela Steyn
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit and Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 98:376-80. 2008
  6. ncbi The influence of maternal cigarette smoking, snuff use and passive smoking on pregnancy outcomes: the Birth To Ten Study
    Krisela Steyn
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council, Parowvallei, South Africa
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:90-9. 2006
  7. doi Determinants of target organ damage in black hypertensive patients attending primary health care services in Cape Town: the Hi-Hi study
    Nasheeta Peer
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Am J Hypertens 21:896-902. 2008
  8. ncbi Strengthening public health in South Africa: building a stronger evidence base for improving the health of the nation
    Debbie Bradshaw
    Burden of Disease Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South African, Tygerberg, Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 97:643-9. 2007
  9. ncbi Estimating the burden of disease attributable to high cholesterol in South Africa in 2000
    Rosana Norman
    Burden of Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 97:708-15. 2007
  10. ncbi A comparative risk assessment for South Africa in 2000: towards promoting health and preventing disease
    Rosana Norman
    Burden of Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 97:637-41. 2007

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. ncbi Hypertension in South African adults: results from the Demographic and Health Survey, 1998
    K Steyn
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council MRC, Tygerberg, South Africa
    J Hypertens 19:1717-25. 2001
    ..To determine the prevalence and treatment status of hypertension in South Africa...
  2. ncbi The global cardiovascular diseases risk pattern in a peri-urban working-class community in South Africa. The Mamre study
    Krisela Steyn
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council, P O Box 19070, Tygerberg 7505, South Africa
    Ethn Dis 14:233-42. 2004
    ..Such variables could possibly be used for global CVD risk calculations, instead of depending on biochemical estimates for these calculations...
  3. ncbi Ethnic differences in intake and excretion of sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium in South Africans
    Karen E Charlton
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Programme, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:355-62. 2005
    ....
  4. doi The effectiveness of adapted, best practice guidelines for smoking cessation counseling with disadvantaged, pregnant smokers attending public sector antenatal clinics in Cape Town, South Africa
    Katherine Everett-Murphy
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:478-89. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effect of a smoking cessation intervention, based on best practice guidelines on the quit rates of disadvantaged, pregnant women in Cape Town, South Africa...
  5. ncbi Determinants and treatment of hypertension in South Africans: the first Demographic and Health Survey
    Krisela Steyn
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit and Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 98:376-80. 2008
    ..To identify the groups of patients with high prevalence and poor control of hypertension in South Africa...
  6. ncbi The influence of maternal cigarette smoking, snuff use and passive smoking on pregnancy outcomes: the Birth To Ten Study
    Krisela Steyn
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council, Parowvallei, South Africa
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:90-9. 2006
    ..Passive smoking did not affect birthweight significantly in this population...
  7. doi Determinants of target organ damage in black hypertensive patients attending primary health care services in Cape Town: the Hi-Hi study
    Nasheeta Peer
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Am J Hypertens 21:896-902. 2008
    ..We examined the prevalence and determinants of target organ damage (TOD) among urban black hypertensive South Africans attending primary health-care (PHC) services in Cape Town...
  8. ncbi Strengthening public health in South Africa: building a stronger evidence base for improving the health of the nation
    Debbie Bradshaw
    Burden of Disease Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South African, Tygerberg, Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 97:643-9. 2007
  9. ncbi Estimating the burden of disease attributable to high cholesterol in South Africa in 2000
    Rosana Norman
    Burden of Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 97:708-15. 2007
    ..To estimate the burden of disease attributable to high cholesterol in adults aged 30 years and older in South Africa in 2000...
  10. ncbi A comparative risk assessment for South Africa in 2000: towards promoting health and preventing disease
    Rosana Norman
    Burden of Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 97:637-41. 2007
  11. ncbi Estimating the burden of disease attributable to high blood pressure in South Africa in 2000
    Rosana Norman
    Burden of Disease Research Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Tygerberg, Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 97:692-8. 2007
    ..To estimate the burden of disease attributable to high blood pressure (BP) in adults aged 30 years and older in South Africa in 2000...
  12. ncbi Alcohol use in South Africa: findings from the first Demographic and Health Survey (1998)
    Charles D H Parry
    Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Unit, Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Stud Alcohol 66:91-7. 2005
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  13. ncbi Trends in adult tobacco use from two South African Demographic and Health Surveys conducted in 1998 and 2003
    Nasheeta Peer
    Medical Research Council, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 99:744-9. 2009
    ..Since peaking in the early 1990s in South Africa, tobacco use has declined significantly. The reduction has been attributed to the government's comprehensive tobacco control policies that were introduced at the time...
  14. ncbi Poverty and non-communicable diseases in South Africa
    Michelle Schneider
    Burden of Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council
    Scand J Public Health 37:176-86. 2009
    ..High levels of wealth inequality with improved health statistics in South Africa (SA) provide an important opportunity to investigate non-communicable diseases (NCDs) among the poor...
  15. ncbi Where does the black population of South Africa stand on the nutrition transition?
    Lesley T Bourne
    Health and Development Research Group, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Public Health Nutr 5:157-62. 2002
    ..To review data on selected risk factors related to the emergence of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in the black population of South Africa...
  16. ncbi Tobacco use in South Africans during 1998: the first demographic and health survey
    Krisela Steyn
    Chronic Disease of Lifestyle Unit of the Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    J Cardiovasc Risk 9:161-70. 2002
    ..To determine smoking patterns in South Africa, and to identify groups requiring culturally appropriate smoking cessation programmes...
  17. ncbi Hypertension and diabetes: poor care for patients at community health centres
    Krisela Steyn
    Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town
    S Afr Med J 98:618-22. 2008
    ..To identify health care provider-related determinants of diabetes and hypertension management in patients attending public sector community health centres (CHCs)...
  18. ncbi The use of prescribed drugs for common chronic conditions in South Africa in 1998
    Krisela Steyn
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit of the Medical Research Council MRC, Cape Town, South Africa
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 14:91-100. 2005
    ..To determine the prescribed drug-utilisation pattern for six common chronic conditions in adult South Africans in a cross-sectional survey...
  19. ncbi Development and validation of a short questionnaire to assess sodium intake
    Karen E Charlton
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Public Health Nutr 11:83-94. 2008
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  20. ncbi Risk factors associated with myocardial infarction in Africa: the INTERHEART Africa study
    Krisela Steyn
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Circulation 112:3554-61. 2005
    ..Therefore, we conducted a case-control study among patients with acute MI (AMI) in SSA to explore its association with known CVD risk factors...
  21. doi A food-based dietary strategy lowers blood pressure in a low socio-economic setting: a randomised study in South Africa
    Karen E Charlton
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council, South Africa
    Public Health Nutr 11:1397-406. 2008
    ..To assess the impact of a food-based intervention on blood pressure (BP) in free-living South African men and women aged 50-75 years, with drug-treated mild-to-moderate hypertension...
  22. ncbi Diet and blood pressure in South Africa: Intake of foods containing sodium, potassium, calcium, and magnesium in three ethnic groups
    Karen E Charlton
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Nutrition 21:39-50. 2005
    ....
  23. ncbi CpG hotspot mutations at the LDL receptor locus are a frequent cause of familial hypercholesterolaemia among South African Indians
    M J Kotze
    Department of Human Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Stellenbosch, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Clin Genet 51:394-8. 1997
    ..Analysis of published mutations including our new data has shown that more than 50% of the different LDLR gene mutations identified to date in South African Indians occur at CpG hotspots...
  24. ncbi Community-based tobacco control program: the Mamre study, a demonstration project
    K Steyn
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
    Ethn Dis 11:296-302. 2001
    ..To assess the feasibility of a 5-year community-based tobacco control program in the community of Mamre in South Africa, while measuring the smoking and quitting rates at the beginning and end of this demonstration project...
  25. ncbi Partial replacement of NaCl can be achieved with potassium, magnesium and calcium salts in brown bread
    Karen E Charlton
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 58:508-21. 2007
    ..To develop a reduced-sodium bread in which salt (NaCl) is partially replaced with potassium, magnesium and calcium salts...
  26. ncbi Dietary intake and barriers to dietary compliance in black type 2 diabetic patients attending primary health-care services
    Gladys Nthangeni
    Department of Human Nutrition, University of the North, Pietersburg, South Africa
    Public Health Nutr 5:329-38. 2002
    ..To determine the dietary intake, practices, knowledge and barriers to dietary compliance of black South African type 2 diabetic patients attending primary health-care services in urban and rural areas...
  27. ncbi Obesity in South Africa: the South African demographic and health survey
    Thandi Puoane
    Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit of the Medical Research Council, Burden Tygerberg, South Africa
    Obes Res 10:1038-48. 2002
    ..To ascertain the anthropometric profile and determinants of obesity in South Africans who participated in the Demographic and Health Survey in 1998...
  28. ncbi Prevalence of cardiovascular diseases and associated risk factors in a rural black population of South Africa
    Marianne Alberts
    School of Health Sciences, University of the North, Private Bag X1106, Sovenga, South Africa
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:347-54. 2005
    ..To determine the prevalence and associated risk factors of cardiovascular diseases in a rural adult black population from Limpopo Province in South Africa...
  29. ncbi Cost-effectiveness analysis of hypertension guidelines in South Africa: absolute risk versus blood pressure level
    Thomas A Gaziano
    Division of Social Medicine and Health Inequalities, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 112:3569-76. 2005
    ..Guidelines based on blood pressure level for initiation of treatment of hypertension may be too costly compared with an approach based on absolute cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, especially in developing countries...
  30. ncbi Cross-cultural validation of the hill-bone compliance to high blood pressure therapy scale in a South African, primary healthcare setting
    Estelle Victoria Lambert
    MRC Chronic Diseases of Lifestyle Unit, Medical Research Council of South Africa, Tygerberg
    Ethn Dis 16:286-91. 2006
    ..This instrument consists of three subscales, medications-compliance, appointment making, and salt intake...
  31. doi Risk factors for myocardial infarction in women and men: insights from the INTERHEART study
    Sonia S Anand
    Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Eur Heart J 29:932-40. 2008
    ..The purpose of this report is to determine if differences in risk factor distributions exist between women and men across various age categories to help explain why women develop acute MI later than men...
  32. ncbi Determinants of hypertension care and control among peri-urban Black South Africans: the HiHi study
    Cheryl R Dennison
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N Wolfe Street, Room 419, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:484-91. 2007
    ..To examine determinants of hypertension (HTN) care and control among peri-urban hypertensive Black South Africans...
  33. ncbi Cardiovascular risk and comorbid conditions among Black South Africans with hypertension in public and private primary care settings: the HiHi study
    Cheryl R Dennison
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing 525 N Wolfe Street, Room 419, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:477-83. 2007
    ..To describe the HiHi Study and assess cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk profile and comorbid conditions of Black patients receiving hypertension (HTN) care...
  34. ncbi Coronary heart disease and risk factors in Black South Africans: a case-control study
    Magriet Loock
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
    Ethn Dis 16:872-9. 2006
    ..Coronary heart disease (CHD) was uncommon in Black people living in Africa before 1970. Since then CHD risk factor levels have increased, while CHD rates have remained low...