Pilar Guallar-Castillón

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Country: Spain

Publications

  1. pmc Validity and reproducibility of a Spanish dietary history
    Pilar Guallar-Castillón
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ, Madrid, Spain CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Instituto de Salud Carlos III ISCIII, Madrid, Spain
    PLoS ONE 9:e86074. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Food sources of sodium, saturated fat and added sugar in the Spanish hypertensive and diabetic population
    Pilar Guallar-Castillón
    Departamento Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ, CIBERESP, Madrid, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 229:198-205. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The Southern European Atlantic Diet is associated with lower concentrations of markers of coronary risk
    Pilar Guallar-Castillón
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ, Madrid, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 226:502-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Magnitude and management of hypercholesterolemia in the adult population of Spain, 2008-2010: The ENRICA Study
    Pilar Guallar-Castillón
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed) 65:551-8. 2012
  5. 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
  6. pmc Consumption of fried foods and risk of coronary heart disease: Spanish cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study
    Pilar Guallar-Castillón
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain
    BMJ 344:e363. 2012
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint [A form for the notification of cases of child abuse in Spain]
    P Guallar-Castillon
    Centro Universitario de Salud Pública, Consejería de Sanidad de la Comunidad de Madrid, Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Spain
    An Esp Pediatr 53:360-5. 2000
  9. doi request reprint Obesity-related eating behaviors are associated with low physical activity and poor diet quality in Spain
    Arthur Eumann 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
    J Nutr 142:1321-8. 2012
  10. 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

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  1. pmc Validity and reproducibility of a Spanish dietary history
    Pilar Guallar-Castillón
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ, Madrid, Spain CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Instituto de Salud Carlos III ISCIII, Madrid, Spain
    PLoS ONE 9:e86074. 2014
    ..To assess the validity and reproducibility of food and nutrient intake estimated with the electronic diet history of ENRICA (DH-E), which collects information on numerous aspects of the Spanish diet...
  2. ncbi request reprint Food sources of sodium, saturated fat and added sugar in the Spanish hypertensive and diabetic population
    Pilar Guallar-Castillón
    Departamento Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ, CIBERESP, Madrid, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 229:198-205. 2013
    ..This is the first study to identify the main food sources of these nutrients in these patients...
  3. doi request reprint The Southern European Atlantic Diet is associated with lower concentrations of markers of coronary risk
    Pilar Guallar-Castillón
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ, Madrid, Spain
    Atherosclerosis 226:502-9. 2013
    ..Thus, we examined the association between the SEAD and numerous biomarkers of coronary risk, blood pressure and anthropometrics...
  4. doi request reprint Magnitude and management of hypercholesterolemia in the adult population of Spain, 2008-2010: The ENRICA Study
    Pilar Guallar-Castillón
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed) 65:551-8. 2012
    ..Only a few studies have reported nationwide population-based data on the magnitude and control of hypercholesterolemia. This work examines the prevalence and management of hypercholesterolemia in Spain...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Consumption of fried foods and risk of coronary heart disease: Spanish cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition study
    Pilar Guallar-Castillón
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain
    BMJ 344:e363. 2012
    ..To assess the association between consumption of fried foods and risk of coronary heart disease...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint [A form for the notification of cases of child abuse in Spain]
    P Guallar-Castillon
    Centro Universitario de Salud Pública, Consejería de Sanidad de la Comunidad de Madrid, Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Spain
    An Esp Pediatr 53:360-5. 2000
    ..To design a form to collect national data on child abuse, which could be used by the autonomous communities and which could supply valid information for the investigation, intervention and prevention of child abuse in Spain...
  9. doi request reprint Obesity-related eating behaviors are associated with low physical activity and poor diet quality in Spain
    Arthur Eumann 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
    J Nutr 142:1321-8. 2012
    ..Studies on the association between OREB and obesity should control for the confounding effect of physical activity and sedentariness...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint Cardiovascular health in a southern Mediterranean European country: a nationwide population-based study
    Auxiliadora Graciani
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ CIBER in Epidemiology and Public Health, Madrid, Spain
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 6:90-8. 2013
    ..There are no published data on cardiovascular health from a national representative sample in a European country...
  12. ncbi 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint Adherence to the Mediterranean diet pattern has declined in Spanish adults
    Luz M León-Muñoz
    CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ, Madrid, Spain
    J Nutr 142:1843-50. 2012
    ..The departure from the MD mostly affects the socially disadvantaged and clusters with other unhealthy lifestyles, which may have synergistic undesirable effects on health...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint [Rationale and methods of the study on nutrition and cardiovascular risk in Spain (ENRICA)]
    Fernando Rodriguez-Artalejo
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ, Madrid, Espana
    Rev Esp Cardiol 64:876-82. 2011
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Work-related physical activity is not associated with body mass index and obesity
    Juan L Gutierrez-Fisac
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Consejería de Sanidad de la Comunidad de Madrid, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
    Obes Res 10:270-6. 2002
    ..To analyze the association of work-related physical activity (WRPA) and leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) with body mass index (BMI) and obesity in the Spanish adult population aged 20 to 60 years...
  20. doi request reprint The association between habitual sleep duration and sleep quality in older adults according to health status
    Arthur Eumann Mesas
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Calle Arzobispo Morcillo, 2, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Age Ageing 40:318-23. 2011
    ..research on the association between habitual sleep duration and quality in older adults is scarce and has shown conflicting results. Moreover, no previous study has assessed the influence of health status on this association...
  21. pmc Obesity-related eating behaviors are associated with higher food energy density and higher consumption of sugary and alcoholic beverages: a cross-sectional study
    Maritza Muñoz-Pareja
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ, CIBERESP, Madrid, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e77137. 2013
    ..To our knowledge this is the first study to examine the association between the OREB and these energy components...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Physical activity and quality of life in older adults in Spain]
    Pilar Guallar-Castillón
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 123:606-10. 2004
    ..This study examined the relationship between leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) and health-related quality of life (HRQL) in the older adult population of Spain...
  23. pmc Health-related quality of life and mental health in the medium-term aftermath of the Prestige oil spill in Galiza (Spain): a cross-sectional study
    Jose Miguel Carrasco
    Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 7:245. 2007
    ..In 2002 the oil-tanker Prestige sank off the Galician coast. This study analyzes the effect of this accident on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and mental health in the affected population...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. doi request reprint Continued sedentariness, change in sitting time, and mortality in older adults
    Luz M León-Muñoz
    CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health, Madrid, Spain
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:1501-7. 2013
    ..We prospectively assessed the association of continued sedentariness and of changes in ST for 2 yr with subsequent long-term all-cause mortality...
  28. 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Generic and disease-specific quality of life as a predictor of long-term mortality in heart failure
    Maria Clemencia Zuluaga
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Heart Fail 12:1372-8. 2010
    ..This study examined whether health-related quality of life (HRQoL) predicts long-term mortality in HF. It also evaluated the role of generic and disease-specific HRQoL questionnaires...
  30. ncbi 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...
  31. doi request reprint Housing conditions and mortality in older patients hospitalized for heart failure
    María C Zuluaga
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, IdiPAZ, CIBERESP, Spain
    Am Heart J 161:950-5. 2011
    ..This work examined whether housing conditions predict mortality in older adults with heart failure (HF)...
  32. doi request reprint Rationale and Methods of the Study on Nutrition and Cardiovascular Risk in Spain (ENRICA)
    Fernando Rodriguez-Artalejo
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ, Madrid, Spain CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed) 64:876-82. 2011
    ....
  33. pmc Combined impact of traditional and non-traditional health behaviors on mortality: a national prospective cohort study in Spanish older adults
    David Martinez-Gomez
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Med 11:47. 2013
    ..In this study, we examined the combined impact of three traditional (smoking, physical activity and diet) and three non-traditional health behaviors (sleep duration, sedentary time and social interaction) on mortality among older adults...
  34. 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
    ....
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Association of cardiovascular disease with overweight and obesity in Spain]
    Pilar Guallar-Castillón
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 118:616-8. 2002
    ..Our purpose was to examine the relationship of overweight and obesity with cardiovascular disorders...
  38. 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...
  39. doi request reprint Life-course socioeconomic position and change in quality of life among older adults: evidence for the role of a critical period, accumulation of exposure and social mobility
    Andrea Otero-Rodríguez
    CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health, CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:964-71. 2011
    ..This study evaluates the influence of socioeconomic position (SEP) over the life course on change in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in older adults...
  40. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of stroke warning symptoms and intended action in response to stroke in Spain: a nationwide population-based study
    Krista Lundelin
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ CIBER in Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Madrid, Spain
    Cerebrovasc Dis 34:161-8. 2012
    ..This is the largest study on this subject to date in Europe...
  41. pmc Longitudinal association of physical activity and sedentary behavior during leisure time with health-related quality of life in community-dwelling older adults
    Teresa Balboa-Castillo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Madrid, Spain
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:47. 2011
    ..This study examined the longitudinal association between LTPA, LTSB, and HRQoL in older community-dwelling adults in Spain...
  42. 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint Length of residence and obesity among immigrants in Spain
    Juan L Gutierrez-Fisac
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, C Arzobispo Morcillo s n, E 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 13:1593-8. 2010
    ..Studies in European countries have obtained less consistent results. The present work assesses the influence of length of residence on the frequency of obesity in immigrants in the city of Madrid, Spain...
  44. ncbi request reprint Alcohol drinking patterns and health-related quality of life reported in the Spanish adult population
    José Lorenzo Valencia-Martín
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ, Madrid, Spain CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Madrid, Spain Department of Preventive Medicine, Móstoles University Hospital, Mostoles, Spain Electronic address
    Prev Med 57:703-7. 2013
    ..To examine the association between alcohol drinking patterns and health-related quality of life (HRQL)...
  45. doi request reprint Self-reported sleep duration and hypertension in older Spanish adults
    Esther Lopez-Garcia
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:663-8. 2009
    ..To examine the association between self-reported sleep duration, prevalent and incident hypertension, and control of high blood pressure in older adults...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Demography, healht-related life style and history of tobacco consumption among occasional smokers in Spain]
    Lucía Díez-Gañán
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Avda Arzobispo Morcillo, s n 28029 Madrid
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 76:281-91. 2002
    ..This study describes the sociodemographic characteristics, health-related lifestyle, and history of tobacco consumption of the occasional smokers in Spain, and examines whether they show differences against daily smokers...
  47. doi request reprint Dietary habits of the hypertensive population of Spain: accordance with the DASH diet and the Mediterranean diet
    Luz M León-Muñoz
    CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ, Madrid, Spain
    J Hypertens 30:1373-82. 2012
    ..This study examined accordance with the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet and the Mediterranean diet in the hypertensive population of Spain...
  48. pmc Role of educational level in the relationship between Body Mass Index (BMI) and health-related quality of life (HRQL) among rural Spanish women
    María José García-Mendizábal
    Department of Environmental Epidemiology and Cancer, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 9:120. 2009
    ..The goal of this study is to ascertain the association between obesity and HRQL among Spanish women living in a rural area, and the influence of their educational level...
  49. doi request reprint Physical activity and mortality related to obesity and functional status in older adults in Spain
    Teresa Balboa-Castillo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ, CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health, Spain
    Am J Prev Med 40:39-46. 2011
    ..However, this explanation would be unlikely if the benefits of physical activity on mortality were seen also in older people with obesity or functional limitations...
  50. doi request reprint Sleep duration and mortality according to health status in older adults
    Arthur Eumann Mesas
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ Biomedical Research Centre Network for Epidemiology and Public Health, Madrid, Spain
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1870-7. 2010
    ..To examine the association between usual sleep duration and mortality according to physical and mental health status in older adults...
  51. ncbi request reprint Reach and equity of primary care-based counseling to promote walking among the adult population of Spain
    David Martinez-Gomez
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ CIBER in Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Madrid, Spain Electronic address
    J Sci Med Sport 16:532-8. 2013
    ..Some controlled trials have shown that brief counseling in primary care settings can increase walking. We examined the prevalence of primary care-based counseling to promote walking and assessed its reach and equity in Spain...
  52. ncbi request reprint Magnitude and management of metabolic syndrome in Spain in 2008-2010: the ENRICA study
    Pilar Guallar-Castillón
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ, CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública, CIBERESP, Madrid, Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed) 67:367-73. 2014
    ..Moreover, their regional distributions and clinical management are unknown. The present study examined the distributions and clinical management of both syndromes in Spain...
  53. 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
    ....
  54. pmc The diet of diabetic patients in Spain in 2008-2010: accordance with the main dietary recommendations--a cross-sectional study
    Maritza Muñoz-Pareja
    Departamento Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPaz CIBERESP, Madrid, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e39454. 2012
    ..This study evaluates accordance of the diet of diabetic adults in Spain with nutritional recommendations of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), American Diabetes Association (ADA), and the Mediterranean diet (MD)...
  55. 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...
  56. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology of heart failure]
    Fernando Rodriguez-Artalejo
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Espana
    Rev Esp Cardiol 57:163-70. 2004
    ..The control of risk factors for hypertension and ischemic heart disease, the main causes of heart failure in Spain, is the only method to halt the foreseeable increase in heart failure in the near future...
  57. ncbi request reprint Trends in disability and disability-free life expectancy among elderly people in Spain: 1986-1999
    Jon Sagardui-Villamor
    Department of Preventive Medeicine and Public health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1028-34. 2005
    ..This paper examines recent trends in the prevalence of disability and disability-free life expectancy in the population aged 65 years and older in Spain...
  58. ncbi request reprint Subjective health of male ex-smokers: relationship with time since smoking cessation, intensity and duration of tobacco consumption
    Lucía Díez-Gañán
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
    Prev Med 35:320-5. 2002
    ..To examine the relationship of subjective health with time since smoking cessation and amount and duration of tobacco consumption among male ex-smokers...
  59. 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
  60. ncbi request reprint [Probability of success in tobacco quitting during the course of two simple medical interventions]
    Pilar Guallar-Castillón
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 77:117-24. 2003
    ..This study assessed the change in the probability of success in tobacco quitting during the course of two simple medical interventions for smoking cessation...
  61. 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...
  62. 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
    ....
  63. doi request reprint Coffee consumption and health-related quality of life
    Esther Lopez-Garcia
    Dept Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid IdiPAZ, CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Spain Electronic address
    Clin Nutr 33:143-9. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between coffee consumption and HRQL...
  64. ncbi request reprint [Geographic variation in hospitalizations and mortality related to congestive heart failure in Spain, 1980-1993]
    F Rodriguez-Artalejo
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Publica, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Vitoria
    Rev Esp Cardiol 53:776-82. 2000
    ..Accordingly, the objective of this paper is to analyze the geographic variation in heart failure hospitalizations and mortality in Spain during the period of 1980-1993, and to examine their potential determinants...
  65. ncbi request reprint Association of moderate consumption of alcohol with rates of heavy drinking and abstinence in Spain
    F Rodriguez-Artalejo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Vitoria, Spain
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 23:1502-6. 1999
    ....
  66. 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)...
  67. 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%...
  68. ncbi request reprint The association of tobacco and alcohol consumption with the use of health care services in Spain
    F Rodriguez Artalejo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Vitoria Gasteiz, Spain
    Prev Med 31:554-61. 2000
    ..This paper examines the relationship between tobacco and alcohol consumption and the use of health care services in Spain...
  69. ncbi request reprint [The transition from acute to chronic ischemic heart disease in Spain, 1980-1994]
    F Rodriguez-Artalejo
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública Universidad Autonónoma de Madrid Spain
    Rev Clin Esp 201:690-5. 2001
    ..Thus, an analysis was made of mortality and hospital admission trends due to acute and chronic ischemic heart diseases in the 1980-1994 period in Spain...
  70. 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...
  71. 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)...
  72. 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
    ....
  73. doi request reprint Mechanisms of the association between depressive symptoms and long-term mortality in heart failure
    María C Zuluaga
    Departament of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, CIBERESP, Madrid, Spain
    Am Heart J 159:231-7. 2010
    ..The long-term prognostic influence of depression on patients hospitalized for heart failure (HF) is unknown. No previous study has examined systematically the mechanisms of the relationship between depression and mortality in HF...
  74. ncbi request reprint Frequency and determinants of white coat hypertension in mild to moderate hypertension: a primary care-based study. Monitorización Ambulatoria de la Presión Arterial (MAPA)-Area 5 Working Group
    M A Martinez
    Hospital and Primary Care Research Unit, Hospital La Paz, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Hypertens 12:251-9. 1999
    ..Some clinical characteristics may be helpful in the identification of this group of subjects. White coat hypertensives show less target-organ damage than sustained hypertensive patients...
  75. 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...
  76. ncbi request reprint Self-perception of being overweight in Spanish adults
    J L Gutierrez-Fisac
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:866-72. 2002
    ..To describe the frequency, distribution and trend in misperceived overweight and obesity...
  77. ncbi request reprint Consumption of fruit and wine and the decline in cerebrovascular disease mortality in Spain (1975-1993)
    F Rodriguez Artalejo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Spain
    Stroke 29:1556-61. 1998
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Cost-benefit analysis of Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccination in children in Spain
    F J Jimenez
    Research Unit, Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, Madrid, Spain
    Pharmacoeconomics 15:75-83. 1999
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the costs and benefits of introducing a universal vaccination programme for children under 1 year of age in Spain...
  79. ncbi request reprint The relationship of overweight and obesity with subjective health and use of health-care services among Spanish women
    P Guallar-Castillon
    Centro Universitario de Salud Pública, Consejería de Sanidad y Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:247-52. 2002
    ..To examine the relationship of overweight and obesity with subjective health and use of health-care services among women in Spain...
  80. pmc Consumption of alcoholic beverages and subjective health in Spain
    P Guallar-Castillon
    Centro Universitario de Salud Pública, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:648-52. 2001
    ..To examine the relation between alcohol and main alcoholic beverage consumption and subjective health in Spain...