C Borrell

Summary

Country: Spain

Publications

  1. 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
  2. pmc The Cornella Health Interview Survey Follow-Up (CHIS.FU) Study: design, methods, and response rate
    Montse Garcia
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Catalan Institute of Oncology, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    BMC Public Health 3:12. 2003
  3. 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
  4. pmc Trends in young adult mortality in three European cities: Barcelona, Bologna and Munich, 1986-1995
    C Borrell
    Institut Municipal de Salut Publica, Ajuntament de Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:577-82. 2001
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Social class and self-reported health status among men and women: what is the role of work organisation, household material standards and household labour?
    Carme Borrell
    Agency of Public Health of Barcelona, Plaça Lesseps 1, Barcelona 08023, Spain
    Soc Sci Med 58:1869-87. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Trends in social class inequalities in health status, health-related behaviors, and health services utilization in a Southern European urban area (1983-1994)
    C Borrell
    Institut Municipal de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Spain
    Prev Med 31:691-701. 2000
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Social inequalities in mortality in a retrospective cohort of civil servants in Barcelona
    Carme Borrell
    Institut Municipal de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Epidemiol 32:386-9. 2003
  10. 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

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  1. 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...
  2. pmc The Cornella Health Interview Survey Follow-Up (CHIS.FU) Study: design, methods, and response rate
    Montse Garcia
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Catalan Institute of Oncology, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    BMC Public Health 3:12. 2003
    ..The aim of this report is to describe the main characteristics of the design, including response rates, of the Cornella Health Interview Survey Follow-up Study...
  3. 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...
  4. pmc Trends in young adult mortality in three European cities: Barcelona, Bologna and Munich, 1986-1995
    C Borrell
    Institut Municipal de Salut Publica, Ajuntament de Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:577-82. 2001
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Social class and self-reported health status among men and women: what is the role of work organisation, household material standards and household labour?
    Carme Borrell
    Agency of Public Health of Barcelona, Plaça Lesseps 1, Barcelona 08023, Spain
    Soc Sci Med 58:1869-87. 2004
    ..Among women, the association between the worker (non-owner, non-managerial, and un-credentiated) class positions and health is substantially explained by working conditions, material well being at home and amount of household labour...
  7. ncbi request reprint Trends in social class inequalities in health status, health-related behaviors, and health services utilization in a Southern European urban area (1983-1994)
    C Borrell
    Institut Municipal de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Spain
    Prev Med 31:691-701. 2000
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the evolution of social class inequalities in Barcelona (Spain) residents in perceived health status, health-related behaviors, and utilization of health services between 1983 and 1994...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Social inequalities in mortality in a retrospective cohort of civil servants in Barcelona
    Carme Borrell
    Institut Municipal de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Epidemiol 32:386-9. 2003
    ..The objective of this study is to describe the inequalities in mortality by occupational category and sex in a retrospective cohort of civil servants working in the city council of Barcelona (Spain)...
  10. 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...
  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 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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  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of the primary health care reform: preventive practices and inequalities]
    Ferran Daban
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Aten Primaria 39:339-46. 2007
    ..Any inequalities of gender, age, or social class in receiving these practices are also assessed...
  19. doi request reprint The utilization of dental care services according to health insurance coverage in Catalonia (Spain)
    Vladimir Pizarro
    Health Services Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigació Mèdica IMIM Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 37:78-84. 2009
    ..2 and 1.5 at 1994 and 2002, respectively); as well as the positive evolution of the overall rate of dental service care use in the previous year, from 26.7% in 1994 to 34.3% in 2002. Future studies will be needed to monitor this tendency...
  20. 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...
  21. pmc Impact of a helmet law on two wheel motor vehicle crash mortality in a southern European urban area
    J Ferrando
    Institut Municipal de Salut Publica, Ajuntament de Barcelona, Spain
    Inj Prev 6:184-8. 2000
    ..In Spain, a federal road safety law went into effect in the fall of 1992 extending to urban areas the unrestricted use of safety helmets by all two wheel motor vehicle occupants...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Lung cancer mortality in Barcelona: evidence for an initial decline in men]
    J R Villalbi
    Institut Municipal de Salut Publica, Ajuntament de Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 117:727-31. 2001
    ..This paper studies the evolution of cancer mortality in Barcelona city (Catalonia, Spain) according to age and sex over the period 1984-1998...
  26. 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...
  27. doi request reprint Inequalities in health by social class dimensions in European countries of different political traditions
    Albert Espelt
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1095-105. 2008
    ....
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Influence of social inequality, social unrest and extreme poverty on tuberculosis morbidity in the City of Barcelona]
    E Díaz de Quijano
    Servei d Epidemiologia, Institut Municipal de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Pl Lesseps 1 08023 Barcelona
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 75:517-27. 2001
    ....
  32. pmc Unemployment and mental health: understanding the interactions among gender, family roles, and social class
    Lucia Artazcoz
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and the Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Public Health 94:82-8. 2004
    ..We examined gender differences in the effects of unemployment on mental health and assessed whether such effects are associated with interactions among gender, family roles, and social class...
  33. ncbi request reprint Power relations and premature mortality in Spain's autonomous communities
    Maica Rodríguez-Sanz
    Health Information Service, Agency of Public Health of Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Health Serv 33:687-722; discussion 743-9. 2003
    ..These results are in accord with earlier studies that found a relationship among health indicators and variables related to labor market, welfare state, income inequalities, civil associations, and power relations...
  34. 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint The public health burden of material deprivation: excess mortality in leading causes of death in Spain
    Joan Benach
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Occupational Health Research Unit, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Prev Med 36:300-8. 2003
    ..The aim of the study is to investigate the burden of deprivation-associated excess of deaths by 10 leading causes of death in each gender and two age groups...
  36. ncbi request reprint Women, family demands and health: the importance of employment status and socio-economic position
    Lucia Artazcoz
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Soc Sci Med 59:263-74. 2004
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic position and excess mortality during the heat wave of 2003 in Barcelona
    Carme Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Pl Lesseps 1, 08023, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:633-40. 2006
    ..The excess number of deaths was higher for those with less education. These results suggest that age, gender and educational level were important determinants of excess mortality in the 2003 Barcelona heat wave...
  38. doi request reprint Migration-related health inequalities: showing the complex interactions between gender, social class and place of origin
    Davide Malmusi
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Soc Sci Med 71:1610-9. 2010
    ..Our findings on immigrants from Spain highlight the transitory nature of the 'healthy immigrant effect', and that action on inequality in socio-economic determinants affecting migrant groups should not be deferred...
  39. ncbi request reprint Combining job and family demands and being healthy: what are the differences between men and women?
    Lucia Artazcoz
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 14:43-8. 2004
    ..The objective of this study is to analyse gender inequalities in the combination of job and family life and their effect on health status and use of health care services...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Preventive effect of social support on mortality among elderly population: a longitudinal study]
    Manel Nebot
    Servicio de Promoción de la Salud Instituto Municipal de Salud Pública Pl Lesseps, 1 08023 Barcelona
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 76:673-82. 2002
    ....
  41. 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...
  42. doi request reprint Interval from diagnosis to treatment onset for six major cancers in Catalonia, Spain
    Gloria Perez
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Catalonia, Spain
    Cancer Detect Prev 32:267-75. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to analyse the interval from diagnosis to treatment onset, and related factors, in the six most incident cancers in Catalonia (Spain), a developed European region with universal free access to health care...
  43. doi request reprint Socioeconomic inequalities in mortality in Barcelona: a study based on census tracts (MEDEA Project)
    Gemma Cano-Serral
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Plaza Lesseps no 1, Barcelona 08023, Spain
    Health Place 15:186-92. 2009
    ..This type of analysis can be useful for planning of public health policy since it allows small areas with high mortality risk to be detected...
  44. ncbi request reprint Perceived health status and use of healthcare services among children and adolescents
    Silvina Berra
    Catalan Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Research CAHTA, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 16:405-14. 2006
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Gender and educational differences in smoking initiation rates in Spain from 1948 to 1992
    Anna Schiaffino
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 13:56-60. 2003
    ..The pattern of smoking initiation is of importance in understanding the prevalence of smoking and future trends in tobacco-related diseases...
  46. ncbi request reprint Social class, education, and smoking cessation: Long-term follow-up of patients treated at a smoking cessation unit
    Esteve Fernandez
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Institut Català d Oncologia IDIBELL, and Department of Public Health, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:29-36. 2006
    ..Social differences have to be taken into account in the clinical setting when tailoring specific actions to treat smoking dependence...
  47. ncbi request reprint [Quitting and prevalence of smoking: gender, social class, and primary health care]
    Joan R Villalbí
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Aten Primaria 40:87-92. 2008
    ..To analyse the joint role of social class and primary health care in giving up smoking...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of mental health problems and their association with socioeconomic, work and health variables: Findings from the Spain National Health Survey]
    Kátia Bones Rocha
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Psicothema 22:389-95. 2010
    ..5; women OR 7.1). These results allow the identification of the most vulnerable population groups and may be useful to design interventions...
  49. pmc Individual and community-level effects in the socioeconomic inequalities of AIDS-related mortality in an urban area of southern Europe
    Marc Marí-Dell'Olmo
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Plaça Lesseps 1, 08023 Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:232-40. 2007
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint [Socioeconomic inequalities and health plans in the Autonomous Communities of Spain]
    Carme Borrell
    Agencia de Salud Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 19:277-85. 2005
    ..To systematically examine sensitivity to socioeconomic (SE) inequalities in the policies formulated in the health plans of the Autonomous Communities of Spain...
  51. doi request reprint Plant sterol intake and education level in the Spanish EPIC cohort
    Veronica Escurriol
    Lipid Clinic, Institut d Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer, Hospital Clinic, CIBEROBN, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Barcelona, Spain
    Nutrition 25:769-73. 2009
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Individual and contextual effects in injury morbidity in Barcelona (Spain)
    Josep Ferrando
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Plaça Lesseps 1, Barcelona 08023, Spain
    Accid Anal Prev 37:85-92. 2005
    ..To determine the relationship between socioeconomic level (measured through individual educational level and material deprivation in the areas of residence) and injury morbidity in different age groups and in males as well as in females...
  53. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in unintended pregnancy and abortion decision
    Laia Font-Ribera
    Health Information Service, Agency of Public Health of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Urban Health 85:125-35. 2008
    ..Except for young or single women, the lower the socioeconomic position, the higher the proportion of women who choose an induced abortion when facing an unintended pregnancy...
  54. ncbi request reprint Time trends and educational differences in the incidence of quitting smoking in Spain (1965-2000)
    Anna Schiaffino
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Institut Catala d Oncologia, Barcelona, Spain
    Prev Med 45:226-32. 2007
    ..To analyze the pattern in the incidence of quitting smoking in Spain from 1965 to 2000 according to gender, age and educational level...
  55. pmc Impact of the penalty points system on road traffic injuries in Spain: a time-series study
    Ana M Novoa
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Public Health 100:2220-7. 2010
    ..We assessed the effectiveness of the penalty points system (PPS) introduced in Spain in July 2006 in reducing traffic injuries...
  56. ncbi request reprint [Evolution of health inequalities in Catalonia [Spain]]
    Carme Borrell
    Centre d Anàlisi i Programes Sanitaris, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 20:396-406. 2006
    ..To analyze the evolution of social inequalities in health in Catalonia (Spain) in the last 20 years...
  57. ncbi request reprint Examining geographic patterns of mortality: the atlas of mortality in small areas in Spain (1987-1995)
    Joan Benach
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Occupational Health Research Unit, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 13:115-23. 2003
    ..This paper presents the main features, contents and potential uses of the Spanish Atlas of Mortality in small areas (1987-1995)...
  58. ncbi request reprint AIDS mortality before and after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy: does it vary with socioeconomic group in a country with a National Health System?
    Carme Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Red de Centros de Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 16:601-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to determine whether socioeconomic AIDS mortality inequalities before and after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) have increased or decreased in a Spanish city where HAART is free...
  59. ncbi request reprint [Public health from the perspective of gender and social class]
    Carme Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 18:2-6. 2004
  60. doi request reprint Sociodemographic factors influencing participation in the Barcelona Health Survey study on serum concentrations of persistent organic pollutants
    Miquel Porta
    Clinical and Molecular Epidemiology of Cancer Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Chemosphere 76:216-25. 2009
    ..We analyzed socioeconomic factors influencing participation in the Barcelona Health Survey (BHS) study on the distribution of serum concentrations of persistent organic pollutants (POPs)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Theory in the fabric of evidence on the health effects of inequalities in income distribution
    Miquel Porta
    Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM IMAS, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Epidemiol 31:543-6. 2002
  62. pmc Trends in inequalities in induced abortion according to educational level among urban women
    Gloria Perez
    Health Information Systems Service, Barcelona Public Health Agency, Barcelona, Spain
    J Urban Health 87:524-30. 2010
    ..The trends identified in this study suggest that policy efforts to reduce unintended pregnancies are failing in Spain. Our study fills an important gap in literature on recent trends in Southern Europe...
  63. pmc Road injuries and relaxed licensing requirements for driving light motorcycles in Spain: a time-series analysis
    Katherine Perez
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Bull World Health Organ 87:497-504. 2009
    ..To assess differences between the risk of injury for motorcycle riders before and after the passing of a law allowing licenced car drivers to drive light motorcycles without having to take a special motorcycle driving test...
  64. pmc Measuring the performance of urban healthcare services: results of an international experience
    Anna García-Altés
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Pl Lesseps, 1, 08023, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:791-6. 2007
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint [Spanish version of the Child Health and Illness Profile-Child Edition Parent Report Form [CHIP-CE/PRF]]
    Luis Rajmil
    Agència d Avaluació de Tecnologia i Recerca Mèdiques, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 18:305-11. 2004
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking, social class and outcomes of pregnancy
    Joan R Villalbí
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:441-7. 2007
    ..A priority in reducing inequalities in health is to help women from manual work backgrounds quit smoking...
  67. pmc Reducing road traffic injuries: effectiveness of speed cameras in an urban setting
    Katherine Perez
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Public Health 97:1632-7. 2007
    ..We assessed the effectiveness of speed cameras on Barcelona's beltway in reducing the numbers of road collisions and injuries and the number of vehicles involved in collisions...
  68. doi request reprint Breast cancer mortality in Barcelona following implementation of a city breast cancer-screening program
    Mariona Pons-Vigués
    CIBER de Epidemilogia y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Plaça Lesseps 1, 08023 Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Detect Prev 32:162-7. 2008
    ..To assess the impact that the Barcelona city breast cancer-screening program has had in the decline of mortality due to breast cancer among women aged 50-74 years, in the city of Barcelona...
  69. doi request reprint [Performance assessment of health services in Catalonia (Spain): evaluation of initial results of the Catalan healthcare service project]
    Anna García-Altés
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 23:465-72. 2009
    ....
  70. doi request reprint [Determinants of induced abortion delay]
    Laia Font-Ribera
    Servei de Sistemes d Informació Sanitaria, Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 23:415-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the determinants of induced abortion delay until the second trimester of pregnancy in Barcelona...
  71. ncbi request reprint [Utility of an information system for primary care]
    Maria Grau
    Servei de Sistemes d Informació Sanitaria, Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Aten Primaria 40:167-73. 2008
    ..To know the usefulness and applicability of an information system for basic health areas put into operation 16 years ago...
  72. ncbi request reprint The usefulness of area-based socioeconomic measures to monitor social inequalities in health in Southern Europe
    Felicitas Domínguez-Berjon
    Servicio de Salud Pública del Area 2, Instituto de Salud Pública, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 16:54-61. 2006
    ..The study objective was to investigate the association between health outcomes and several small-area-based socioeconomic measures and also with individual socioeconomic measures as a check on external validity...
  73. pmc Social inequalities in the impact of flexible employment on different domains of psychosocial health
    Lucia Artazcoz
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Pl Lesseps 1, 08023 Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:761-7. 2005
    ..For the two objectives the potentially different patterns by sex and social class are explored...
  74. ncbi request reprint [Mortality and socioeconomic deprivation in the census tracts and districts of Barcelona]
    Maria Felicitas Domínguez-Berjón
    Servicio de Salud Pública del Area 2 Instituto de Salud Pública, Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid, Espana
    Gac Sanit 19:363-9. 2005
    ..To analyze the association between socioeconomic deprivation and mortality in the census tracts of Barcelona and the distinct patterns of this association in the districts...
  75. pmc Mortality and socioeconomic deprivation in census tracts of an urban setting in southern Europe
    M Felicitas Domínguez-Berjón
    Servicio de Salud Pública del Area 2, Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    J Urban Health 82:225-36. 2005
    ..Studies of this nature may help to orient more specific studies in which CTs are grouped together as a function of particular population and/or health characteristics...
  76. ncbi request reprint Is it possible to reduce AIDS deaths without reinforcing socioeconomic inequalities in health?
    Jose Leopoldo Ferreira Antunes
    School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Av Prof Lineu Prestes, 2227, 05508 900 Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Int J Epidemiol 34:586-92. 2005
    ..Notwithstanding its beneficial overall effect, antiretroviral therapy was also reported as a factor for the increase in socioeconomic inequalities in health, because AIDS patients have unequal access and adherence to these medications...
  77. ncbi request reprint Dental health differences by social class in home-dwelling seniors of Barcelona, Spain
    Vladimir Pizarro
    Health Services Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM IMAS, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    J Public Health Dent 66:288-91. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess dental health differences by social class in home-dwelling seniors in Spain...
  78. ncbi request reprint Educational inequalities in cause-specific mortality in middle-aged and older men and women in eight western European populations
    Martijn Huisman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet 365:493-500. 2005
    ..We assessed contribution of specific causes of death to disparities in mortality between groups with different levels of education, in men and women, middle-aged and old, in eight western European populations...
  79. ncbi request reprint Attrition in a population-based cohort eight years after baseline interview: The Cornella Health Interview Survey Follow-up (CHIS.FU) Study
    Montse Garcia
    Catalan Institute of Oncology, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain
    Ann Epidemiol 15:98-104. 2005
    ..To examine how response at follow-up varied from baseline sociodemographic data in a Spanish population-based cohort after 8 years of follow-up...
  80. ncbi request reprint [Trends in infant mortality in Barcelona [Spain], 1983-1998]
    Emma Albacar
    Clinical Data Care Spain
    Gac Sanit 18:24-31. 2004
    ..To analyze trends in infant mortality, taking into account its main components and the principal causes of death between 1983 and 1998 in the city of Barcelona (Spain)...
  81. pmc Weighing social and economic determinants related to inequalities in mortality
    M Isabel Pasarín
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Plaza Lesseps 1, 08023 Barcelona, Spain
    J Urban Health 81:349-62. 2004
    ..Causes of death with risk factors not socially accepted (illegal drug use) have been related to indicators of marginality as well as unemployment...
  82. ncbi request reprint [Small area-based socio-economic indicators in the study of inequalities in health]
    Maria Felicitas Domínguez-Berjón
    Servicio de Salud Pública del Area 2, Instituto de Salud Pública, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
    Gac Sanit 18:92-100. 2004
    ..To assess whether 2 area-level socioeconomic indicators (one single and the other composite) are able to detect social inequalities in health...
  83. ncbi request reprint [The influence of the social network on mental health in the elderly]
    Carol Lahuerta
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 18:83-91. 2004
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  84. ncbi request reprint Educational level and stroke mortality: a comparison of 10 European populations during the 1990s
    Mauricio Avendano
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Stroke 35:432-7. 2004
    ..This study estimates the magnitude of differences in stroke mortality by educational level among men and women aged >or=30 years in 10 European populations during the 1990s...
  85. doi request reprint Sex and socioeconomic inequalities of lung cancer mortality in Barcelona, Spain and São Paulo, Brazil
    José L F Antunes
    School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:399-405. 2008
    ..The continuous monitoring of inequalities in health may contribute to the concurrent promotion of well-being and social justice...
  86. ncbi request reprint [Inequalities gender on health: challenges for the future]
    Carme Borrell
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 82:245-9. 2008
  87. ncbi request reprint [Socioeconomic inequalities in the provision and uptake of prenatal care]
    Gemma Cano-Serral
    Servicio de Sistemas de Información Sanitaria, Agencia de Salud Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 20:25-30. 2006
    ..To describe socioeconomic inequalities in the provision and uptake of prenatal care among women in Barcelona (Spain) between 1994 and 2003...
  88. pmc Politics and health
    Carme Borrell
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:658-9. 2007
  89. ncbi request reprint Gender perspective in the analysis of the relationship between long workhours, health and health-related behavior
    Lucia Artazcoz
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Pl Lesseps 1, ES 08023 Barcelona, Spain
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:344-50. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze gender differences in the impact of long workhours (>40 hours per week) on a variety of health outcomes and health-related behavior...
  90. pmc The incorporation of gender perspective into Spanish health surveys
    Izabella Rohlfs
    Universitat de Girona, Departament d Infermeria, Campus Girona Centre, C Emili Grahit, 77, 17002 Girona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:ii20-25. 2007
    ..This paper aims to review the progressive incorporation of gender perspective and sex differences into health surveys in Spain, and to suggest design, data collection and analytical proposals as well as to make policy proposals...
  91. pmc Occupational epidemiology and work related inequalities in health: a gender perspective for two complementary approaches to work and health research
    Lucia Artazcoz
    Agància de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Pl Lesseps 1, 08023 Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:ii39-45. 2007
    ..To provide a framework for epidemiological research on work and health that combines classic occupational epidemiology and the consideration of work in a structural perspective focused on gender inequalities in health...
  92. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in alcohol related cancer mortality among men: to what extent do they differ between Western European populations?
    Gwenn Menvielle
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 121:649-55. 2007
    ..This study suggests that alcohol use substantially influences socioeconomic inequalities in male cancer mortality in France, Spain and Switzerland but not in the Nordic countries and nor in Belgium...
  93. ncbi request reprint [Health inequalities in Catalonia (Spain): are they actually in the political agenda?]
    Carme Borrell
    Gac Sanit 22:80. 2008
  94. ncbi request reprint Inequalities in lung cancer mortality by the educational level in 10 European populations
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 40:126-35. 2004
    ..In some countries, particularly in Southern Europe, it may not be too late to prevent women in less educated groups from taking up the smoking habit, thereby avoiding large inequalities in mortality in the future in these countries...
  95. ncbi request reprint The associations of social class and social stratification with patterns of general and mental health in a Spanish population
    Carles Muntaner
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health Nursing, University of Maryland at Baltimore, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:950-8. 2003
    ..In this study we examined whether measures of social class were able to explain and predict self-reported general and mental health over and above measures of social stratification...
  96. ncbi request reprint [Social inequalities in health in the Spanish state]
    Carme Borrell
    Aten Primaria 40:59-60. 2008
  97. ncbi request reprint The importance of the political and the social in explaining mortality differentials among the countries of the OECD, 1950-1998
    Vicente Navarro
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Health Serv 33:419-94. 2003
    ..The article also quantifies statistically the relationship between the political and the policy variables and between these variables and the dependent variables--that is, the health indicators...
  98. ncbi request reprint Deprivation and AIDS in a southern European city: different patterns across transmission group
    M Teresa Brugal
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 13:259-61. 2003
    ..To analyse deprivation and AIDS among three AIDS transmission groups (men who have sex with men--MSM, heterosexuals, and intravenous drug users--IDUs) in Barcelona, Spain, during the period 1990-95...
  99. ncbi request reprint Higher smoking prevalence in urban compared to non-urban areas: time trends in six European countries
    Berlian I Idris
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Place 13:702-12. 2007
    ..There were no significant differences in annual rate of change in smoking prevalence between non-urban and urban areas...
  100. ncbi request reprint [Constructing a deprivation index based on census data in large Spanish cities(the MEDEA project)]
    M Felicitas Domínguez-Berjón
    Servicio de Informes de Salud y Estudios, Instituto de Salud Pública, Dirección General de Salud Pública y Alimentación, Consejeria de Sanidad, Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid, Espana
    Gac Sanit 22:179-87. 2008
    ....
  101. ncbi request reprint Injury profiles of road traffic deaths
    Elena Santamariña-Rubio
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Pl Lesseps 1, 08023 Barcelona, Spain
    Accid Anal Prev 39:1-5. 2007
    ....