C Borrell

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Determinants of perceived sexism and their role on the association of sexism with mental health
    Carme Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Women Health 51:583-603. 2011
  2. pmc Do socioeconomic inequalities in mortality vary between different Spanish cities? a pooled cross-sectional analysis
    Miguel A Martinez-Beneito
    Centro Superior de Investigación en Salud Pública, Av Cataluña, 21, 46020 Valencia, Spain
    BMC Public Health 13:480. 2013
  3. doi request reprint [Trends in social inequalities in health in Catalonia, Spain]
    Carme Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 137:60-5. 2011
  4. doi request reprint [Twenty five years of health reports in Barcelona: a commitment to transparency and a tool for action]
    Carme Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 85:449-58. 2011
  5. pmc Cancer mortality inequalities in urban areas: a Bayesian small area analysis in Spanish cities
    Rosa Puigpinós-Riera
    Servei de Sistemes d Informació Sanitaria, Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Health Geogr 10:6. 2011
  6. pmc Properties of a short questionnaire for assessing primary care experiences for children in a population survey
    Silvina Berra
    Catalan Agency for Health Information, Assessment and Quality, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Public Health 11:285. 2011
  7. pmc Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in cancer mortality in Barcelona: 1992-2003
    Rosa Puigpinós
    Servei de Sistemes d Informació Sanitaria, Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Public Health 9:35. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Perceived discrimination and health by gender, social class, and country of birth in a Southern European country
    Carme Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, 08023 Barcelona, Spain
    Prev Med 50:86-92. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Immigration and self-reported health status by social class and gender: the importance of material deprivation, work organisation and household labour
    C Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:e7. 2008
  10. doi request reprint [Research on social determinants of health and health inequalities: evidence for health in all policies]
    Carme Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 24:101-8. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Determinants of perceived sexism and their role on the association of sexism with mental health
    Carme Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Women Health 51:583-603. 2011
    ..These results highlight the importance of taking into account gender discrimination in different aspects of our society, such as work and family organization, and in planning mental health interventions...
  2. pmc Do socioeconomic inequalities in mortality vary between different Spanish cities? a pooled cross-sectional analysis
    Miguel A Martinez-Beneito
    Centro Superior de Investigación en Salud Pública, Av Cataluña, 21, 46020 Valencia, Spain
    BMC Public Health 13:480. 2013
    ..However, no joint analysis which pools the strength of this relationship across several cities has ever been undertaken. Such an analysis would determine, if appropriate, a joint relationship by linking the associations found...
  3. doi request reprint [Trends in social inequalities in health in Catalonia, Spain]
    Carme Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Med Clin (Barc) 137:60-5. 2011
    ..Conversely, inequalities in smoking increased. In Catalonia there are social class inequalities in health, among men and women, that tend to remain stable over the years...
  4. doi request reprint [Twenty five years of health reports in Barcelona: a commitment to transparency and a tool for action]
    Carme Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 85:449-58. 2011
    ..We evaluate the dissemination of the health report, both at the political level, as well as the media, professionals and the public. Furthermore, we examine the impact of the report as a tool for social change and planning...
  5. pmc Cancer mortality inequalities in urban areas: a Bayesian small area analysis in Spanish cities
    Rosa Puigpinós-Riera
    Servei de Sistemes d Informació Sanitaria, Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Health Geogr 10:6. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to analyse patterns of cancer mortality and their relationship with socioeconomic deprivation in small areas in 11 Spanish cities...
  6. pmc Properties of a short questionnaire for assessing primary care experiences for children in a population survey
    Silvina Berra
    Catalan Agency for Health Information, Assessment and Quality, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Public Health 11:285. 2011
    ..This work aimed to investigate the validity and reliability of a selection of items from the child short edition (CS) of the PCAT...
  7. pmc Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in cancer mortality in Barcelona: 1992-2003
    Rosa Puigpinós
    Servei de Sistemes d Informació Sanitaria, Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    BMC Public Health 9:35. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to assess trends in cancer mortality by educational level in Barcelona from 1992 to 2003...
  8. doi request reprint Perceived discrimination and health by gender, social class, and country of birth in a Southern European country
    Carme Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, 08023 Barcelona, Spain
    Prev Med 50:86-92. 2010
    ..CONCLUSION.: This study has found a consistent relationship of discrimination with five health indicators in Spain, a high-income Southern European country. Public policies are needed that aim to reduce discrimination...
  9. ncbi request reprint Immigration and self-reported health status by social class and gender: the importance of material deprivation, work organisation and household labour
    C Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:e7. 2008
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  10. doi request reprint [Research on social determinants of health and health inequalities: evidence for health in all policies]
    Carme Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 24:101-8. 2010
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  11. doi request reprint Trends in socioeconomic mortality inequalities in a southern European urban setting at the turn of the 21st century
    C Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Plaça Lesseps 1, 08023 Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:258-66. 2008
    ..To analyse trends in mortality inequalities by educational level for main causes of death among men and women in Barcelona, Spain, at the turn of the 21st century (1992-2003)...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Policies to reduce health inequalities]
    Carme Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 22:465-73. 2008
    ..Finally we present two examples: The Public Health Policy of Sweden and the programme "Barrio Adentro" in Venezuela...
  13. doi request reprint Inequalities in mortality in small areas of eleven Spanish cities (the multicenter MEDEA project)
    Carme Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Spain
    Health Place 16:703-11. 2010
    ..The excess of mortality related with deprivation was 59,445 deaths among men and 23,292 among women. These results highlight the importance of intra-urban inequalities in health...
  14. doi request reprint Social inequalities in health among adolescents in a large southern European city
    T Duarte-Salles
    Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:166-73. 2011
    ..For example, obesity, which has increased significantly in recent years, often begins in early life. The objective of this study is to describe social inequalities in obesity and other health problems among adolescents, by sex...
  15. ncbi request reprint Social class inequalities in the use of and access to health services in Catalonia, Spain: what is the influence of supplemental private health insurance?
    C Borrell
    Institut Municipal de Salut Publica, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Qual Health Care 13:117-25. 2001
    ..To analyse social class inequalities in the access to and utilization of health services in Catalonia (Spain), and the influence of having private health insurance supplementing the National Health System (NHS) coverage...
  16. pmc Pattern of smoking initiation in Catalonia, Spain, from 1948 to 1992
    J M Borras
    Institut Universitari de Salut Pública de Catalunya, L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Public Health 90:1459-62. 2000
    ..This study analyzed the pattern of smoking initiation by sex and educational level in Catalonia, Spain...
  17. pmc Gender inequalities in health among workers: the relation with family demands
    L Artazcoz
    Institut Municipal de Salut Publica, Pl Lesseps 1, 08023 Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:639-47. 2001
    ..Additionally, for both objectives it will be examined whether these gender patterns are similar for manual and non-manual workers...
  18. pmc Material deprivation and leading causes of death by gender: evidence from a nationwide small area study
    J Benach
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Occupational Health Research Unit, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:239-45. 2001
    ..To investigate the association between material deprivation and 10 leading causes of death by gender...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Two patterns of social inequalities in mortality in Barcelona, Spain?]
    M Pasarin
    Institut Municipal de Salut Publica, Barcelona, 08023, Espana
    Gac Sanit 13:431-40. 1999
    ..The aims of this study were to describe social inequalities in mortality amongst Basic Health Areas in Barcelona Spain and to analyze the patterns of social inequalities in health...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Changes in tobacco use in the general population of Barcelona, 1983-2000]
    M Nebot
    Servei d Avaluació i Métodes, Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Espana
    Aten Primaria 34:457-62. 2004
    ..To analyze the prevalence trends for smoking and its determinants in the general population of Barcelona from 1983 to 2000...
  21. pmc The geography of the highest mortality areas in Spain: a striking cluster in the southwestern region of the country
    J Benach
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Occupational Health Research Unit, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 61:280-1. 2004
    ..To determine the areas of Spain with the most increased mortality risk...
  22. ncbi request reprint Population-based study of emergency department admissions and deaths from injuries in Barcelona, Spain: incidence, causes and severity
    A Plasencia
    Division of Health Information, Municipal Institute of Health, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Epidemiol 12:601-10. 1996
    ..The results should enable the orientation of injury prevention policies in the urban environment targeted on the young and the elderly population...
  23. doi request reprint Substance use among road traffic casualties admitted to emergency departments
    E Santamariña-Rubio
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona ASPB, Barcelona, Spain
    Inj Prev 15:87-94. 2009
    ..To describe the prevalence of recent psychoactive substance use and associated factors among road traffic casualties admitted to emergency departments...
  24. doi request reprint Evolution of socio-economic inequalities in mortality in small geographical areas of the two largest cities in Spain (Barcelona and Madrid), 1996-2007
    M Rodríguez-Fonseca
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Public Health 127:916-21. 2013
    ..To describe the evolution of socio-economic inequalities in mortality in small areas of two Spanish cities (Barcelona and Madrid) from 1996 to 2001 and from 2002 to 2007...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Gender differences in the influence of housework on health]
    L Artazcoz
    Centre de Salut Laboral, Institut Municipal de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, 08023, Espana
    Gac Sanit 13:201-7. 1999
    ..To analyze the influence of domestic workload on the health of the working population of Catalonia, taking into account its differential impact on males and females...
  26. doi request reprint Socioeconomic inequalities in diabetes mellitus across Europe at the beginning of the 21st century
    A Espelt
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Plaça Lesseps 1, 08023, Barcelona, Spain
    Diabetologia 51:1971-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine and quantify socioeconomic position (SEP) inequalities in diabetes mellitus in different areas of Europe, at the turn of the century, for men and women...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Housework, gender and health in the working population]
    L Artazcoz
    Institut Municipal de Salud Pública de Barcelona, 08023 Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 15:150-3. 2001
    ..To analyse the relation between domestic workload and self-perceived health status among workers and to examine whether there are gender inequalities...
  28. ncbi request reprint Social inequalities in perinatal mortality in a Southern European city
    C Borrell
    Municipal Institute of Public Health, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:5-13. 2003
    ..These results point out the need to improve the living conditions, behavioural factors and also the management of pregnancy, labour and the health care of the newborn of these mothers with greater risk...
  29. pmc Education level inequalities and transportation injury mortality in the middle aged and elderly in European settings
    C Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Inj Prev 11:138-42. 2005
    ..To study the differential distribution of transportation injury mortality by educational level in nine European settings, among people older than 30 years, during the 1990s...
  30. ncbi request reprint [The importance of the gender perspective in health interview surveys]
    I Rohlfs
    Servei d Informació Sanitària, Institut Municipal de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, 08023, Espana
    Gac Sanit 14:146-55. 2000
    ..In addition, issues related to the wording of questions, data collection and analysis are discussed...
  31. pmc Role of individual and contextual effects in injury mortality: new evidence from small area analysis
    C Borrell
    Institut Municipal de Salut Publica, Barcelona, Spain
    Inj Prev 8:297-302. 2002
    ..To analyse the role of individual and contextual variables in injury mortality inequalities from a small area analysis perspective, looking at the data for the city of Barcelona (Spain) for 1992-98...
  32. doi request reprint Inequalities in caesarean section: influence of the type of maternity care and social class in an area with a national health system
    J Salvador
    Servei de Sistemes d Informació Sanitaria, Agencia de Salud Pública de Barcelona, Avda Princep d Asturies 63, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:259-61. 2009
    ..To analyse the impact of social class inequalities and type of maternity unit in the use of caesarean sections (CSs) among residents in an urban area of Southern Europe...
  33. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic position and type 2 diabetes mellitus in Europe 1999-2009: a panorama of inequalities
    A Espelt
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Curr Diabetes Rev 7:148-58. 2011
    ..Improving accessibility of physical activity in terms of both price and availability, access to healthy food, and access to health services, will be key to achieving a reduction of SEP related diabetes inequalities in Europe...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Smoking cessation in a population-based cohort study]
    M Garcia
    Servicio de Prevencion y Control del Cancer, Institut Catala d Oncologia, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Bronconeumol 40:348-54. 2004
    ..To study the incidence rates and the determinants of smoking cessation in a population-based cohort...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Exposure to smoking during pregnancy: Barcelona (Spain) 1994-2001]
    J Salvador
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Spain
    An Pediatr (Barc) 60:139-41. 2004
    ..Exposure to smoking during pregnancy is an important risk factor for child health. In the last few decades, the prevalence of smoking among fertile women has increased in Spain...
  36. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in mortality among elderly people in 11 European populations
    M Huisman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:468-75. 2004
    ..To describe mortality inequalities related to education and housing tenure in 11 European populations and to describe the age pattern of relative and absolute socioeconomic inequalities in mortality in the elderly European population...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Immigration, inequality and primary care: current situation and priorities]
    J M Jansa
    Aten Primaria 29:466-8. 2002
  38. ncbi request reprint [Impact of smoking and alcohol consumption on mortality in the population of Barcelona [Spain]: 1983-1998]
    M Jane
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona ASPB Barcelona España
    Gac Sanit 17:108-15. 2003
    ..To analyze the mortality attributable to smoking and alcohol consumption in the city of Barcelona from 1983 to 1998...
  39. ncbi request reprint AIDS-related knowledge and behaviors in Mozambique
    A Font
    Agencia de Salud Pública de Barcelona, Plaza Lesseps 1, E 08023 Barcelona
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 54:341-54. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to describe attitudes and knowledge about AIDS among the population aged 15 to 49 in Chókwè (Mozambique) during the period from March to May 2004, and to study associated factors...
  40. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in the prevalence of common chronic diseases: an overview of eight European countries
    J A A Dalstra
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 34:316-26. 2005
    ..Few studies have compared socioeconomic inequalities in the prevalence of both fatal and non-fatal diseases. This paper aims to give the first international overview for several common chronic diseases...
  41. ncbi request reprint Comparability between ICD-9 and ICD-10 for the leading causes of death in Spain
    G Cano-Serral
    Agencia de Salud Pública de Barcelona, Plaza Lesseps 1, E 08023 Barcelona
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 54:355-65. 2006
    ..The purpose of this work was to describe the effects of the 10th Revision on mortality statistics by sex and age for leading causes of death in Spain...
  42. pmc Educational differences in cancer mortality among women and men: a gender pattern that differs across Europe
    G Menvielle
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 98:1012-9. 2008
    ..Given time trends in cancer mortality, the gap in the magnitude of socioeconomic inequalities in cancer mortality between gender and between European populations will probably decrease in the future...
  43. doi request reprint Socioeconomic inequalities in health in 22 European countries
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 358:2468-81. 2008
    ..Comparisons among countries can help to identify opportunities for the reduction of inequalities in health. We compared the magnitude of inequalities in mortality and self-assessed health among 22 countries in all parts of Europe...
  44. pmc Trends in smoking behaviour between 1985 and 2000 in nine European countries by education
    K Giskes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, 3000DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:395-401. 2005
    ..To examine whether trends in smoking behaviour in Western Europe between 1985 and 2000 differed by education group...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Odds ratio or prevalence ratio? Their use in cross-sectional studies]
    A Schiaffino
    Servei de Prevenció i Control del Cáncer Institut Català d Oncologia Barcelona España
    Gac Sanit 17:70-4. 2003
    ..The main aim of this study was to describe and compare different calculation methods for PR described in literature using two situations (prevalence < 20% and prevalence > 20%)...
  46. pmc Socioeconomic status and ischaemic heart disease mortality in 10 western European populations during the 1990s
    M Avendano
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart 92:461-7. 2006
    ..To assess the association between socioeconomic status and ischaemic heart disease (IHD) mortality in 10 western European populations during the 1990s...
  47. ncbi request reprint [Comparability between the ninth and tenth revisions of the International Classification of Diseases applied to coding causes of death in Spain]
    M Ruiz
    Servicio de Informacion y Evaluacion Consejeria de Salud de la Junta de Andalucia Sevilla Spain
    Gac Sanit 16:526-32. 2002
    ..To analyze comparability between the ninth and tenth revisions of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) applied to coding causes of death in Spain...
  48. ncbi request reprint Applying an equity lens to tobacco-control policies and their uptake in six Western-European countries
    K Giskes
    Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Australia
    J Public Health Policy 28:261-80. 2007
    ..Despite this, many national tobacco-control strategies in western-European countries still fall short of a comprehensive policy approach to addressing smoking inequalities...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Characteristics of pregnant women and routine antenatal care in Barcelona, 1994-1999]
    J Salvador

    Gac Sanit 15:230-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: There is a high lack of pregnancy planning, as well as an increasing pregnancy medicalization, with positive (first trimester visit) and debatable aspects (obstetrical ultrasound, caesarean section and invasive procedures)...
  50. pmc Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke at work and at home: a population based survey
    M Nebot
    Tob Control 13:95. 2004