J R Banegas

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Achievement of lipoprotein goals among patients with metabolic syndrome at high cardiovascular risk across Europe. The EURIKA study
    Jose R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ, CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Cardiol 166:210-4. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Achievement of cardiometabolic goals in aware hypertensive patients in Spain: a nationwide population-based study
    Jose R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, and Hypertension Unit, Hospital Doce de Octubre, C Arzobispo Morcillo 2, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Hypertension 60:898-905. 2012
  3. pmc Excess risk attributable to traditional cardiovascular risk factors in clinical practice settings across Europe - The EURIKA Study
    Eliseo Guallar
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:704. 2011
  4. pmc Rationale and methods of the European Study on Cardiovascular Risk Prevention and Management in Daily Practice (EURIKA)
    Fernando Rodriguez-Artalejo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health, Madrid 28029, Spain
    BMC Public Health 10:382. 2010
  5. pmc Gender differences in the utilization of health-care services among the older adult population of Spain
    Aurea Redondo-Sendino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 6:155. 2006
  6. pmc An international comparative study of blood pressure in populations of European vs. African descent
    Richard S Cooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Med 3:2. 2005
  7. pmc Functional assessment of older patients in the emergency department: comparison between standard instruments, medical records and physicians' perceptions
    Alejandro Rodríguez-Molinero
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Geriatr 6:13. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and obesity in elderly people in Spain
    Juan L Gutierrez-Fisac
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
    Obes Res 12:710-5. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Hypertension magnitude and management in the elderly population of Spain
    Jose R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Autonomous University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    J Hypertens 20:2157-64. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of blood pressure control outside the medical setting
    Jose R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Autonomous University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Hypertension 49:62-8. 2007

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Publications81

  1. doi request reprint Achievement of lipoprotein goals among patients with metabolic syndrome at high cardiovascular risk across Europe. The EURIKA study
    Jose R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ, CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Cardiol 166:210-4. 2013
    ..To examine for the first time the achievement of lipoprotein treatment goals in patients with metabolic syndrome and lipid abnormalities who are at elevated cardiovascular risk in Europe...
  2. doi request reprint Achievement of cardiometabolic goals in aware hypertensive patients in Spain: a nationwide population-based study
    Jose R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, and Hypertension Unit, Hospital Doce de Octubre, C Arzobispo Morcillo 2, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Hypertension 60:898-905. 2012
    ..Greater effort is needed in the management of coexisting risk factors and on lifestyle medical advice to improve the cardiometabolic health of hypertensives...
  3. pmc Excess risk attributable to traditional cardiovascular risk factors in clinical practice settings across Europe - The EURIKA Study
    Eliseo Guallar
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:704. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the excess risk attributable, firstly, to the presence of CVD risk factors and, secondly, to the lack of control of these risk factors in primary prevention care across Europe...
  4. pmc Rationale and methods of the European Study on Cardiovascular Risk Prevention and Management in Daily Practice (EURIKA)
    Fernando Rodriguez-Artalejo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health, Madrid 28029, Spain
    BMC Public Health 10:382. 2010
    ..It will also assess physicians' knowledge and attitudes about CVD prevention as well as the barriers impeding effective risk factor management in clinical practice...
  5. pmc Gender differences in the utilization of health-care services among the older adult population of Spain
    Aurea Redondo-Sendino
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 6:155. 2006
    ..Compared to men, women report greater morbidity and make greater use of health-care services. This study examines potential determinants of gender differences in the utilization of health-care services among the elderly...
  6. pmc An international comparative study of blood pressure in populations of European vs. African descent
    Richard S Cooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Med 3:2. 2005
    ..Large surveys now provide new information on this issue...
  7. pmc Functional assessment of older patients in the emergency department: comparison between standard instruments, medical records and physicians' perceptions
    Alejandro Rodríguez-Molinero
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Geriatr 6:13. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and obesity in elderly people in Spain
    Juan L Gutierrez-Fisac
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
    Obes Res 12:710-5. 2004
    ..To estimate the prevalence of obesity and overweight in the older adult population in Spain by sex, age, and educational level...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hypertension magnitude and management in the elderly population of Spain
    Jose R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Autonomous University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    J Hypertens 20:2157-64. 2002
    ..The present study assessed the prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension among the elderly population of Spain...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of blood pressure control outside the medical setting
    Jose R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Autonomous University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Hypertension 49:62-8. 2007
    ..However, the burden of underestimation and overestimation of BP control at the office is still remarkable. Physicians should be aware that the likelihood of misestimating BP control is higher in some hypertensive subjects...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Smoking-attributable deaths in Spain in 1998]
    J R Banegas Banegas
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 117:692-4. 2001
    ..Between 1993 and 1997, smoking prevalence remained stable in Spain yet age-adjusted death rates by smoking-related diseases decreased. Our study aimed to estimate the burden of smoking-attributable mortality in Spain in 1998...
  12. ncbi request reprint [The problem of arterial hypertension in Spain]
    J R Banegas Banegas
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Clin Esp 202:12-5. 2002
  13. ncbi request reprint Systolic vs diastolic blood pressure: community burden and impact on blood pressure staging
    J R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health Universidad Autónoma de Madrid Madrid, Spain
    J Hum Hypertens 16:163-7. 2002
    ..However, the differential impact of SBP and DBP upon blood pressure burden and staging is favourable to SBP only among subjects >50 years old. These findings are in accordance with recent guidelines on hypertension management...
  14. pmc Achievement of treatment goals for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in clinical practice across Europe: the EURIKA study
    Jose R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ, Avda Arzobispo Morcillo 2, Madrid, Spain
    Eur Heart J 32:2143-52. 2011
    ..We assessed the achievement of treatment goals for CVD risk factors among patients with a substantial variation in CVD risk...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Hypertension-related mortality and arterial pressure in Spain]
    J R Banegas Banegas
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
    Med Clin (Barc) 112:489-94. 1999
    ..Given the high figures of cardiovascular disease and hypertension in Spain, and the continuity of cardiovascular and total mortality risks at any level of blood pressure, mortality related to hypertension and blood pressure is estimated...
  16. ncbi request reprint Month of birth and height of Spanish middle-aged men
    J R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
    Ann Hum Biol 28:15-20. 2001
    ..These results are compatible with the hypothesis that adult male height could be partially influenced by physical environmental factors such as the action of sunlight during the early stages of life...
  17. doi request reprint Gender differences in office and ambulatory control of hypertension
    Jose R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, CIBER en Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Med 121:1078-84. 2008
    ..Gender differences in hypertension control have not been explored fully...
  18. ncbi request reprint Relationship between obesity, hypertension and diabetes, and health-related quality of life among the elderly
    Jose R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autónomous Universidad of Madrid, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:456-62. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to study the cumulative effects of cardiovascular risk factors on all the health-related quality of life dimensions among the elderly in this era of epidemic obesity and diabetes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure in Spain: distribution, awareness, control, and benefits of a reduction in average pressure
    J R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Hypertension 32:998-1002. 1998
    ..A decrease of only 1 to 4 mm Hg in average blood pressure could reduce the prevalence of hypertension in Spain by 12.4% to 15.4%...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Recent decrease in smoking-attributable mortality in Spain]
    Jose R Banegas
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 124:769-71. 2005
    ..Certain diseases related to smoking have recently decreased in Spanish adults. This study estimated the burden of smoking-attributable mortality in Spain currently and in previous years...
  21. doi request reprint [Smoking-attributable deaths in Spain, 2006]
    Jose R Banegas
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, CIBER en Epidemiología y Salud Pública, IdiPAZ, Madrid, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 136:97-102. 2011
    ..This study estimates smoking-attributable mortality in Spain in 2006...
  22. ncbi request reprint Association between awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension, and quality of life among older adults in Spain
    Jose R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 19:686-93. 2006
    ..This study examines the relationship between awareness, treatment and control of hypertension, and health-related quality of life (HRQL) among older adults in Spain...
  23. doi request reprint Self-reported adherence to nonpharmacological treatment and association with mortality over 6 years: population-based study in older persons with hypercholesterolemia
    Luz M León-Muñoz
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:2287-92. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence of self-reported adherence of older persons with hypercholesterolemia to nonpharmacological treatment prescribed by a physician and to describe its association with mortality...
  24. pmc Physician perception of blood pressure control and treatment behavior in high-risk hypertensive patients: a cross-sectional study
    Jose R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    PLoS ONE 6:e24569. 2011
    ..We examined physician perception of blood pressure control and treatment behavior in patients with previous cardiovascular disease and uncontrolled hypertension as defined by European Guidelines...
  25. ncbi request reprint Mortality attributable to cardiovascular risk factors in Spain
    J R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:S18-21. 2003
    ..To present the current burden of mortality attributable to some of the main cardiovascular risk factors in adults in Spain...
  26. ncbi request reprint Obesity and body mass index in Spain: the 'single population' theory revisited
    J R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:782-5. 2001
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Number needed to treat to gain one controlled hypertensive
    Jose R Banegas
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Avenida Arzobispo Morcillo s n, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Curr Hypertens Rep 6:75-6. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Adult men born in spring have lower blood pressure
    J R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
    J Hypertens 18:1763-6. 2000
    ..To determine whether there is a relationship between season of birth and adult blood pressure, as a possible early determinant of later blood pressure...
  29. ncbi request reprint A simple estimate of mortality attributable to excess weight in the European Union
    J R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:201-8. 2003
    ..To estimate the current burden of mortality attributable to excess weight in the European Union (EU)...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Popper and the problem of induction in epidemiology]
    J R Banegas
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 74:327-39. 2000
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Influence of childhood socioeconomic circumstances, height, and obesity on pulse pressure and systolic and diastolic blood pressure in older people
    E Regidor
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    J Hum Hypertens 20:73-82. 2006
    ..The relationship between obesity measures and components of blood pressure reinforces the recommendation to reduce body weight in order to reduce blood pressure...
  32. doi request reprint Prevalence of general and abdominal obesity in the adult population of Spain, 2008-2010: the ENRICA study
    J L Gutierrez-Fisac
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ, CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, C Arzobispo Morcillo 2, Madrid, Spain
    Obes Rev 13:388-92. 2012
    ..For example, 29% of women with primary education or less had obesity vs. only 11% of those with university studies. The prevalence of obesity was very high in the Canary Islands and in the south of Spain...
  33. ncbi request reprint Obesity and socioeconomic position measured at three stages of the life course in the elderly
    E Regidor
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:488-94. 2004
    ..To investigate the association between socioeconomic position, measured at three stages of the life course, and obesity in the elderly...
  34. ncbi request reprint Changes in body weight and health-related quality-of-life in the older adult population
    L M León-Muñoz
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:1385-91. 2005
    ..No other study has ascertained the short-term impact of weight change on health-related quality-of-life (HRQL) on a national sample of older adults...
  35. doi request reprint Obesity-related eating behaviours in the adult population of Spain, 2008-2010
    A E Mesas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ CIBER in Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Madrid, Spain
    Obes Rev 13:858-67. 2012
    ..63). In conclusion, the prevalence of several obesity-related eating behaviours is high in Spain, which indicates a deficient implementation of dietary guidelines. Socioeconomic inequalities in eating behaviours should also be addressed...
  36. doi request reprint [Cardiovascular disease in hypertension: gender differences in 100,000 clinical records]
    T Gijón-Conde
    Centro de Salud Universitario Cerro del Aire, Majadahonda, Madrid, Espana
    Rev Clin Esp 212:55-62. 2012
    ..To examine the type of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and treatment and achievement of treatment goals in blood pressure and lipids in hypertensive patients in primary care...
  37. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic position in childhood and cardiovascular risk factors in older Spanish people
    Enrique Regidor
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Cuidad Universitaria s n, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Int J Epidemiol 33:723-30. 2004
    ..To investigate the association between childhood social class and the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in the elderly...
  38. ncbi request reprint Social network and health-related quality of life in older adults: a population-based study in Spain
    E López García
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Qual Life Res 14:511-20. 2005
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Major dietary patterns and risk of coronary heart disease in middle-aged persons from a Mediterranean country: the EPIC-Spain cohort study
    P Guallar-Castillon
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, IdiPAZ, Avda Arzobispo Morcillo, 28029 Madrid Spain
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 22:192-9. 2012
    ..No previous study has assessed the association between major dietary patterns and the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in a large cohort from a Mediterranean country...
  40. doi request reprint Change in health-related quality of life as a predictor of mortality in the older adults
    Andrea Otero-Rodríguez
    CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, C Arzobispo Morcillo, Madrid, Spain
    Qual Life Res 19:15-23. 2010
    ..We examined whether changes in health-related quality of life (HRQL) predict subsequent mortality among the Spanish elderly...
  41. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome: prevalence, associated factors, and C-reactive protein: the MADRIC (MADrid RIesgo Cardiovascular) Study
    Maria A Martinez
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Infanta Sofia, Madrid, Spain
    Metabolism 57:1232-40. 2008
    ..Some sociodemographic and lifestyle factors, particularly educational level, are predictors for MS and high CRP levels...
  42. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics of isolated clinic hypertension
    Ernest Vinyoles
    La Mina Primary Care Center, Catalan Health Institute, Barcelona, Spain
    J Hypertens 26:438-45. 2008
    ..To analyze the clinical characteristics of patients with isolated clinic hypertension (ICH) compared with other hypertensive patients, and to evaluate the capacity of physicians to predict a diagnosis of ICH...
  43. pmc Association of adult socioeconomic position with hypertension in older people
    Enrique Regidor
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Ciudad Universitaria s n, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:74-80. 2006
    ..To determine the role of obesity, adult behavioural risk factors, and markers of specific childhood exposures in the association between adult socioeconomic position and hypertension in a cohort of people aged 60 years and older...
  44. ncbi request reprint [PREVENCAT study: control of cardiovascular risk in primary care]
    Luis A Alvarez-Sala
    Departamento de Medicina, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 124:406-10. 2005
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life as a predictor of hospital readmission and death among patients with heart failure
    Fernando Rodriguez-Artalejo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Arch Intern Med 165:1274-9. 2005
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Discrepancies between office and ambulatory blood pressure: clinical implications
    Jose R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
    Am J Med 122:1136-41. 2009
    ..However, ambulatory blood pressure is a better predictor of cardiovascular events than office-based blood pressure. We assessed control of ambulatory blood pressure in treated hypertensive patients at high cardiovascular risk...
  47. ncbi request reprint Intake of fried foods is associated with obesity in the cohort of Spanish adults from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Pilar Guallar-Castillón
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:198-205. 2007
    ..Consumption of fried food has been suggested to promote obesity, but this association has seldom been studied...
  48. ncbi request reprint Sleep duration, general and abdominal obesity, and weight change among the older adult population of Spain
    Esther Lopez-Garcia
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:310-6. 2008
    ..Short sleep duration is associated with obesity and weight gain among children and young adults. However, there are few studies on the elderly, with conflicting results...
  49. ncbi request reprint The gap between dyslipidemia control perceived by physicians and objective control patterns in Spain
    Jose R Banegas
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Avda Arzobispo Morcillo s n, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 188:420-4. 2006
    ..This study examines physicians' subjective perception of dyslipidemia control, and compares it with control determined objectively with published guidelines...
  50. doi request reprint [Impact of infection on mortality in burn patients. Multivariate study in 1,773 intensive care unit patients]
    Rafael Herruzo
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Espana
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 27:580-4. 2009
    ..Infections may play an important role in mortality in burn patients, but this impact is not manifested in multivariate analyses that calculate the probability of death on admission...
  51. ncbi request reprint [Self-care behavior and patients' knowledge about self-care predict rehospitalization among older adults with heart failure]
    F Rodriguez Artalejo
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Espana
    Rev Clin Esp 208:269-75. 2008
    ..This study examined the association of self-care behavior and patients' knowledge about self-care with rehospitalization among older adults with heart failure (HF)...
  52. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiological analysis of the improving areas for blood pressure control at Primary Care practice]
    P Garcia-Pavia
    Servicio de Cardiologia, Hospital Univesitario Puerta de Hierro, Madrid, Espana
    Rev Clin Esp 206:220-4. 2006
    ..Most hypertensive patients do not have their blood pressure (BP) under control. This study aims to evaluate Primary Care physicians' management of hypertension by analyzing the four main areas proposed by experts to improve BP control...
  53. ncbi request reprint Differences in quality of life between women and men in the older population of Spain
    Pilar Guallar-Castillón
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Avenida Arzobispo Morcillo, sn, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Soc Sci Med 60:1229-40. 2005
    ..Some of these factors, such as the lower educational level and the higher frequency of sedentary lifestyles and obesity among women, are potentially modifiable...
  54. ncbi request reprint Control of high blood pressure in primary health care
    Jose R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 19:146. 2006
  55. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure control and physician management of hypertension in hospital hypertension units in Spain
    Jose R Banegas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
    Hypertension 43:1338-44. 2004
    ..Patients at high risk, with diabetes or proteinuria, warrant focused attention. Moreover, a more aggressive behavior of doctors treating uncontrolled hypertension is needed...
  56. ncbi request reprint [Cardiovascular mortality attributable to high blood pressure in Spanish population over 50]
    Auxiliadora Graciani
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 131:125-9. 2008
    ..Cardiovascular mortality attributable to high blood pressure in Spain is not available at present...
  57. doi request reprint Socioeconomic variation in the magnitude of the association between self-rated health and mortality
    Enrique Regidor
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
    Ann Epidemiol 20:395-400. 2010
    ..To assess socioeconomic variation in the association between self-rated health (SRH) and mortality and to determine whether socioeconomic inequalities in SRH and socioeconomic inequalities in mortality differ in magnitude...
  58. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference as a predictor of disability among older adults
    Pilar Guallar-Castillón
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:233-44. 2007
    ..Moreover, those studies were cross-sectional and yielded inconsistent results. The objective of this study was to examine longitudinally the association between WC and self-reported disability among older adults...
  59. pmc Sleep duration and health-related quality of life among older adults: a population-based cohort in Spain
    Raquel Faubel
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid CIBER in Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Madrid, Spain
    Sleep 32:1059-68. 2009
    ..This study sought to examine the cross-sectional and longitudinal relationship between habitual sleep duration and HRQL in older adults...
  60. doi request reprint BMI, waist circumference, and mortality according to health status in the older adult population of Spain
    Pilar Guallar-Castillón
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Madrid, Spain
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:2232-8. 2009
    ..These associations were mainly observed in those with limitations in mobility and agility. BMI has an inverse, and WC has a direct, independent association with mortality in older adults, particularly in those with worse health status...
  61. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, geographic distribution and geographic variability of major cardiovascular risk factors in Spain. Pooled analysis of data from population-based epidemiological studies: the ERICE Study
    Rafael Gabriel
    Unidad de Epidemiología Clínica Investigación y Red RECAVA, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol 61:1030-40. 2008
    ..To determine the prevalence and geographic distribution of major cardiovascular risk factors in the Spanish population. To investigate whether geographic variability exists...
  62. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of depression and associated medical and psychosocial factors in elderly hospitalized patients with heart failure in Spain]
    Pilar Guallar-Castillón
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Espana
    Rev Esp Cardiol 59:770-8. 2006
    ..This study provides an estimate of the prevalence of depression, and identifies associated medical and psychosocial factors, in elderly hospitalized patients with heart failure (HF) in Spain...
  63. ncbi request reprint Systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure, and pulse pressure: an evaluation of their joint effect on mortality
    Roberto Pastor-Barriuso
    National Center for Epidemiology, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
    Ann Intern Med 139:731-9. 2003
    ..Many studies, however, are limited by inadequate statistical methods to separate these effects...
  64. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of disability and associated social and health-related factors among the elderly in Spain: a population-based study
    Auxiliadora Graciani
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Avda Arzobispo Morcillo s n, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Maturitas 48:381-92. 2004
    ..To estimate the prevalence of disability and its association with morbidity and other social and health-related factors among Spain's non-institutionalized elderly population...
  65. ncbi request reprint [Relationship between social network and hypertension in older people in Spain]
    Aurea Redondo-Sendino
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Espana
    Rev Esp Cardiol 58:1294-301. 2005
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Cognitive assessment of the non-demented elderly community dwellers in Spain
    Auxiliadora Graciani
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 21:104-12. 2006
    ....
  67. doi request reprint Physicians' impression on the elders' functionality influences decision making for emergency care
    Alejandro Rodríguez-Molinero
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, CIBERESP, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Am J Emerg Med 28:757-65. 2010
    ..This study analyzes the elements that compose the emergency physicians' criterion for selecting elderly patients for intensive care treatment. This issue has not been studied in-depth...
  68. ncbi request reprint [Life socioeconomic circumstances, physical inactivity and obesity influences on metabolic syndrome]
    Enrique Regidor
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 81:25-31. 2007
    ..This study investigates the influence of accumulation of risk factor through life course (socioeconomic circumstances, physical activity and obesity) on the risk of metabolic syndrome and their components in older population in Spain...
  69. doi request reprint Diurnal blood pressure variation, risk categories and antihypertensive treatment
    Alejandro de la Sierra
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Mutua Terrassa, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Hypertens Res 33:767-71. 2010
    ..Among patients receiving only one drug, non-dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers and alpha-blockers are associated with less nocturnal BP decline than other antihypertensive drug classes, even after adjusting for the level of risk...
  70. doi request reprint [Cognitive assessment of elderly patients in the emergency department: a comparison between standard tools, medical records and physicians' perception]
    Alejandro Rodríguez-Molinero
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Esp Geriatr Gerontol 45:183-8. 2010
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  71. pmc Occupation-related differences in the prevalence of metabolic syndrome
    Miguel Ángel Sánchez-Chaparro
    Ibermutuamur Mutua de Accidentes de Trabajo y Enfermedades Profesionales de la Seguridad Social 274, Madrid, Spain
    Diabetes Care 31:1884-5. 2008
    ..To investigate the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in the Spanish working population and determine how the prevalence varies according to occupation and sex...
  72. ncbi request reprint Functional status and use of health care services: longitudinal study on the older adult population in Spain
    Luz María León-Muñoz
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Maturitas 58:377-86. 2007
    ..Follow-up studies on the association between functional status and use of health care services among the older people are scarce and have studied only a few types of service...
  73. pmc One year effectiveness of an individualised smoking cessation intervention at the workplace: a randomised controlled trial
    F Rodriguez-Artalejo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 60:358-63. 2003
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  74. ncbi request reprint Assessment of a blood pressure measurement training programme for lay observers
    Auxiliadora Graciani
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
    Blood Press Monit 7:251-7. 2002
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  75. doi request reprint Usual sleep duration and cognitive function in older adults in Spain
    Raquel Faubel
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, CIBER in Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Madrid, Spain
    J Sleep Res 18:427-35. 2009
    ..05). No association was observed between short sleep duration (<7 h) and cognitive function. We conclude that long sleep duration is associated with poorer cognitive function in older adults from the general population...
  76. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk in clinical decision making
    Fernando Rodriguez-Artalejo
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, C Arzobispo Morcillo, sn, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Curr Hypertens Rep 9:339-41. 2007
  77. ncbi request reprint Relationship of BMI, waist circumference, and weight change with use of health services by older adults
    Luz M León-Muñoz
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Obes Res 13:1398-404. 2005
    ..To examine the relationship of BMI, waist circumference (WC), and weight change with use of health care services by older adults...
  78. ncbi request reprint [Sociodemographic factors and lifestyle habits associated with weight change in the elderly in Spain]
    Luz M León-Muñoz
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 125:525-8. 2005
    ..Data were collected through home interviews, and main statistical analysis was performed through polytomous logistic regression...
  79. ncbi request reprint Social network as a predictor of hospital readmission and mortality among older patients with heart failure
    Fernando Rodriguez-Artalejo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    J Card Fail 12:621-7. 2006
    ..This study examines the relationship between social network and hospital readmission and mortality in older patients with heart failure...
  80. ncbi request reprint Cyclo-oxygenase-2-specific inhibitors and cardiovascular morbidity
    Luis M Ruilope
    Unidad de Hipertension, Hospital 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain
    Curr Hypertens Rep 4:261-4. 2002
  81. ncbi request reprint Effects of toxic oil syndrome on the psychological conditions of the descendants of affected persons
    Angela Almansa
    Instituto de Investigacion de Enfermedades Raras, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Ministerio ae Sanidad y Consumo, Madrid, Spain
    Epidemiol Prev 32:212-7. 2008
    ..It can be hypothesized that their children might well be susceptible to suffer from anxiety, depression and other psychological disturbances...