E Fernandez

Summary

Affiliation: University of Barcelona
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi [Determinants of quitting smoking in Catalonia, Spain]
    E Fernandez
    Institut Universitari de Salut Pública de Catalunya, Universitat de Barcelona, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, 08907, Espana
    Gac Sanit 13:353-60. 1999
  2. ncbi [Cancer mortality in Spain, 1955-1994]
    E Fernandez
    Institut Universitari de Salut Pública de Catalunya, L Hospitalet, Barcelona
    Med Clin (Barc) 114:449-51. 2000
  3. ncbi [Inequalities in health according to social class in Catalonia, 1994]
    E Fernandez
    Institut Universitari de Salut Pública de Catalunya, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona
    Aten Primaria 25:560-2. 2000
  4. ncbi Diet diversity and colorectal cancer
    E Fernandez
    Institut Universitari de Salut Pública de Catalunya, 08907 L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
    Prev Med 31:11-4. 2000
  5. ncbi Fish consumption and cancer risk
    E Fernandez
    Institut Universitari de Salut Pública de Catalunya, L Hospitalet Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 70:85-90. 1999
  6. ncbi Age at starting smoking and number of cigarettes smoked in Catalonia, Spain
    E Fernandez
    Institut Universitari de Salut Pública de Catalunya, L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
    Prev Med 28:361-6. 1999
  7. ncbi Hormone replacement therapy and risk of colon and rectal cancer
    E Fernandez
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 7:329-33. 1998
  8. ncbi Quitting smoking in northern Italy: a cross-sectional analysis of 2621 subjects
    E Fernandez
    Institut Universitari de Salut Pública de Catalunya, Universitat de Barcelona, L Hospitalet Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Eur J Epidemiol 13:267-73. 1997
  9. ncbi [Social self-positioning as indicator of socioeconomic status]
    E Fernandez
    Institut Universitari de Salut Pública de Catalunya
    Gac Sanit 14:218-25. 2000
  10. ncbi Diet diversity and the risk of colorectal cancer in northern Italy
    E Fernandez
    Institut de Salut Pública de Catalunya, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 5:433-6. 1996

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. ncbi [Determinants of quitting smoking in Catalonia, Spain]
    E Fernandez
    Institut Universitari de Salut Pública de Catalunya, Universitat de Barcelona, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, 08907, Espana
    Gac Sanit 13:353-60. 1999
    ..The aim of this investigation was to analyze the prevalence of cessation, or quit ratio, in Catalonia and to study its sociodemographic, life-style, and smoking correlates...
  2. ncbi [Cancer mortality in Spain, 1955-1994]
    E Fernandez
    Institut Universitari de Salut Pública de Catalunya, L Hospitalet, Barcelona
    Med Clin (Barc) 114:449-51. 2000
    ..To analyze the mortality from the eight main cancer sites in men and women from Spain between 1955-1994...
  3. ncbi [Inequalities in health according to social class in Catalonia, 1994]
    E Fernandez
    Institut Universitari de Salut Pública de Catalunya, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona
    Aten Primaria 25:560-2. 2000
    ..To study social inequalities in health in Catalonia...
  4. ncbi Diet diversity and colorectal cancer
    E Fernandez
    Institut Universitari de Salut Pública de Catalunya, 08907 L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
    Prev Med 31:11-4. 2000
    ..The relation between diet diversity and the risk of colorectal cancer was investigated using data from a multicenter case-control study carried out between 1992 and 1996 in Italy...
  5. ncbi Fish consumption and cancer risk
    E Fernandez
    Institut Universitari de Salut Pública de Catalunya, L Hospitalet Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 70:85-90. 1999
    ..Although several studies have investigated the relation between fish consumption and the risk of cardiovascular diseases, less attention has been paid to the relation between fish consumption and cancer risk...
  6. ncbi Age at starting smoking and number of cigarettes smoked in Catalonia, Spain
    E Fernandez
    Institut Universitari de Salut Pública de Catalunya, L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
    Prev Med 28:361-6. 1999
    ..To provide further evidence on this issue, we analyzed data from the Catalan Health Interview Survey (CHIS)...
  7. ncbi Hormone replacement therapy and risk of colon and rectal cancer
    E Fernandez
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 7:329-33. 1998
    ..Because colorectal cancer is the second most common neoplasm and cause of death among nonsmoking women in developed countries, these results may have a major public health impact...
  8. ncbi Quitting smoking in northern Italy: a cross-sectional analysis of 2621 subjects
    E Fernandez
    Institut Universitari de Salut Pública de Catalunya, Universitat de Barcelona, L Hospitalet Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Eur J Epidemiol 13:267-73. 1997
    ..This study confirms a positive association between quitting smoking and increasing age, higher education, low coffee consumption, heaviness of smoking and high consumption of vegetables and fruit...
  9. ncbi [Social self-positioning as indicator of socioeconomic status]
    E Fernandez
    Institut Universitari de Salut Pública de Catalunya
    Gac Sanit 14:218-25. 2000
    ..Self-perceived class results from directly questioning subjects about his or her social class. The aim of this investigation was to analyse self-perceived class in relation to other indicator variables of socioeconomic level...
  10. ncbi Diet diversity and the risk of colorectal cancer in northern Italy
    E Fernandez
    Institut de Salut Pública de Catalunya, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 5:433-6. 1996
    ..These results add epidemiological support to the dietary guidelines recommending a more varied diet, and, if confirmed by other studies, would have considerable public health implications...
  11. ncbi Sex differences in colorectal cancer mortality in Europe, 1955-1996
    E Fernandez
    Institut Universitari de Salut Pública de Catalunya, L Hospitalet Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Eur J Cancer Prev 9:99-104. 2000
    ....
  12. 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...
  13. pmc Oral contraceptives, hormone replacement therapy and the risk of colorectal cancer
    E Fernandez
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Br J Cancer 73:1431-5. 1996
    ..These results, if confirmed, would have important implications for the ultimate risk-benefit assessment of female hormone preparations...
  14. ncbi 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...
  15. pmc Price and cigarette consumption in Europe
    S Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Tob Control 15:114-9. 2006
    ..To analyse the variation in demand for tobacco according to price of cigarettes across the European region...
  16. ncbi Smoking initiation and cessation by gender and educational level in Catalonia, Spain
    E Fernandez
    Institut Catala d Oncologia, L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
    Prev Med 32:218-23. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze smoking initiation and cessation according to level of education and gender in Catalonia, Spain...
  17. ncbi Hormone replacement therapy and risk of lymphomas and myelomas
    A Altieri
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea 62, 20157 Milano, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 13:349-51. 2004
    ..Despite the relatively small number of cases, due to the rarity of the disease, and the low frequency of HRT use in this population, these findings provide additional information for any global risk-benefit assessment of HRT use...
  18. ncbi Prevalence of cigarette smoking by birth cohort among males and females in Spain, 1910-1990
    E Fernandez
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Institut Catala d Oncologia, L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:57-62. 2003
    ..A substantial delay in the spread of the tobacco epidemic among men is apparent. In women, the delay in the initiation of the smoking epidemic ended with a quick diffusion of the habit...
  19. pmc Impact of the Spanish smoking law on exposure to secondhand smoke in offices and hospitality venues: before-and-after study
    Manel Nebot
    Public Health Agency, Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Health Perspect 117:344-7. 2009
    ..The objective of the study is to assess the impact of the Spanish smoking law on exposure to secondhand smoke (SHS) in enclosed workplaces, including hospitality venues...
  20. ncbi Functional analysis of mutations in SLC7A9, and genotype-phenotype correlation in non-Type I cystinuria
    M A Font
    Centre de Genètica Mèdica i Molecular IRO, Hospital Duran i Reynals, Autovia de Castelldefels km 2 7, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, E 08907 Barcelona, Spain
    Hum Mol Genet 10:305-16. 2001
    ..These data provide the first genotype-phenotype correlation in non-Type I cystinuria, and show that a mild urinary phenotype in heterozygotes may associate with mutations with significant residual transport activity...
  21. ncbi Recent decline in cancer mortality in Catalonia (Spain). A joinpoint regression analysis
    E Fernandez
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Institut Catala d Oncologia, Av Gran Via S N, Km 2, 7, 08907 L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Cancer 37:2222-8. 2001
    ..These changes are mainly due to the decline of smoking prevalence in males, but not in females, and to the introduction of new diagnostic techniques and improved therapies for female breast cancer...
  22. ncbi [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...
  23. doi Medium-term effects of Italian smoke-free legislation: findings from four annual population-based surveys
    I Tramacere
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:559-62. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to quantify, 3 years after the law came into force, the effects of the smoking ban in terms of observance of the legislation and change of habits...
  24. ncbi Price and consumption of tobacco in Spain over the period 1965-2000
    E Fernandez
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Institut Catala d Oncologia, and Department of Public Health, Universitat de Barcelona, 08907 L Hospitalet, Spain
    Eur J Cancer Prev 13:207-11. 2004
    ..61. There is an inverse relation between price and consumption of cigarettes in Spain, indicating that interventions at the economic level (such as real increases in prices) may have an important public health impact in tobacco control...
  25. ncbi Second-hand smoke exposure in a sample of European hospitals
    E Fernandez
    Tobacco Control Research Unit, Institut Catala d Oncologia, Av Gran Via de l Hospitalet, 199 203, 08907 L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Respir J 34:111-6. 2009
    ..The present results show that exposure to second-hand smoke in this sample of European hospitals is very low, and can be easily monitored in order to ensure smoke-free legislation compliance...
  26. pmc Risk factors for colorectal cancer in subjects with family history of the disease
    E Fernandez
    , Campus de Bellvitge, Universitat de Barcelona, L Hospitalet, Catalonia, Spain
    Br J Cancer 75:1381-4. 1997
    ..These results suggest that risk factors for subjects with a family history of colorectal cancer in first-degree relatives are not appreciably different from recognized risk factors of the disease in the general population...
  27. pmc Mortality attributable to passive smoking in Spain, 2002
    M J Lopez
    Evaluation and Intervention Methods Unit, Public Health Agency of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Tob Control 16:373-7. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the number of deaths caused by exposure to ETS among non-smokers in Spain during the year 2002..
  28. pmc The quality of care and influence of double health care coverage in Catalonia (Spain)
    L Rajmil
    Institut Universitari de Salut Pública de Catalunya, Campus de Bellvitge, Universitat de Barcelona, Ctra Feixa Llarga s n, 08907 L Hospitalet Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Arch Dis Child 83:211-4. 2000
    ..To analyse inequalities by social class in children's access to and utilisation of health services in Catalonia (Spain), private health insurance coverage, and certain aspects of the quality of care received...
  29. pmc Oral contraceptives and colorectal cancer risk: a meta-analysis
    E Fernandez
    , L Hospitalet Barcelona, Av Gran Via s n km 27, 08907, Spain
    Br J Cancer 84:722-7. 2001
    ..46; 95% CI: 0.30-0.71). A better understanding of this potential relation may help informed choice of contraception...
  30. ncbi Gender differences in children's hospitalization in Catalonia: another inequality?
    L Rajmil
    Institut de Salut Pública de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
    Acta Paediatr 88:990-7. 1999
    ..More specific studies are needed to explain the role of the family and the healthcare system in gender inequalities in children's hospitalization...
  31. pmc Cancer mortality by educational level in the city of Barcelona
    E Fernandez
    , Campus de Bellvitge, Universitat de Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    Br J Cancer 79:684-9. 1999
    ..There is a need to implement health programmes and public health policies to reduce these inequities...
  32. ncbi Trends in childhood cancer incidence and mortality in Catalonia, Spain, 1975-1998
    J R Gonzalez
    Servei de Prevenció i Control del Càncer, Institut Catala d Oncologia, Avda Gran Via s n, Km 2, 7, L Hospitalet de Llobregat 08907, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Cancer Prev 13:47-51. 2004
    ..5%, 95% CI -3.5, 2.7, in boys and 1.7%, 95% CI -1.9, 5.5, in girls). These results suggest an improvement in both childhood cancer diagnosis and treatment, which may explain current higher childhood cancer survival rates...
  33. ncbi Price and consumption of tobacco in Italy over the last three decades
    S Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Via Eritrea, 62, 20157 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:333-7. 2003
    ..The present analyses confirm the existence of an inverse association between price and prevalence/consumption of cigarettes in Italy, and indicate that economic aspects may have important public health implications in tobacco control...
  34. ncbi Lung cancer mortality in European regions (1955-1997)
    J M Borras
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Institut Catala d Oncologia, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Ann Oncol 14:159-61. 2003
    ....
  35. ncbi [Influence of housework on health and use of health services by employed women with paid work and homemakers]
    E Fernandez
    Institut Universitari de Salut Pública de Catalunya, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona
    Gac Sanit 14:287-90. 2000
    ..To analyse the association between housework, burden, health status, and health services use in women (employed and homemakers) in Cornellà de Llobregat (Spain)...
  36. doi Factors associated with initial participation in a population-based screening for colorectal cancer in Catalonia, Spain: a mixed-methods study
    M Garcia
    Cancer Prevention and Control Group, IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Prev Med 52:265-7. 2011
    ..To identify barriers and facilitators associated with participation in the first round of a population-based program for colorectal cancer (CRC) in Catalonia, Spain and to identify strategies for motivating and supporting behavioral change...
  37. doi Changes in leisure time and occupational physical activity over 8 years: the Cornellè Health Interview Survey Follow-Up Study
    C I Cornelio
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Institut Catalè d Oncologia, Av Gran Via S N, Km 2 7, 08907 L Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:239-44. 2008
    ..To describe changes in leisure time and occupational physical activity status in an urban Mediterranean population-based cohort, and to evaluate sociodemographic, health-related and lifestyle correlates of such changes...
  38. ncbi Impact of liposomal amphotericin B on renal function in critically ill patients with renal function impairment
    F Alvarez-Lerma
    Servicio de Medicina Intensiva, Parc de Salut Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    Rev Esp Quimioter 25:206-15. 2012
    ..To assess the tolerability of liposomal amphotericin B (L-AmB) in critically ill patients with elevated serum creatinine concentrations (Cr) (> 1.5 mg/dL) at starting L-AmB therapy...
  39. ncbi [Authorship and data reporting according to gender in four Spanish biomedical journals]
    A Schiaffino
    Institut Catala d Oncologia, Servicio de Prevencion y Control del Cancer, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 15:251-4. 2001
    ....
  40. ncbi [Secondhand smoke exposure in Spanish adult non-smokers following the introduction of an anti-smoking law]
    Oksana Lushchenkova
    Servicio de Prevencion y Control del Cancer, Institut Catala d Oncologia, IDIBELL, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Espana
    Rev Esp Cardiol 61:687-94. 2008
    ..The aim was to investigate the prevalence of secondhand smoke exposure and active smoking in the Spanish population following the introduction of an anti-smoking law...
  41. doi Melanism in guinea fowl (Numida meleagris) is associated with a deletion of Phenylalanine-256 in the MC1R gene
    O Vidal
    Departament de Biologia, Universitat de Girona, Girona, Catalonia, Spain
    Anim Genet 41:656-8. 2010
    ..Interestingly, this is the first case of recessive melanism linked to MC1R...
  42. ncbi Design and patient characteristics of ESHOL study, a Catalonian prospective randomized study
    Francisco Maduell
    Department of Nephrology, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain
    J Nephrol 24:196-202. 2011
    ..Until now, no information was available from prospective randomized clinical trials...
  43. doi Comparison of two HIV testing strategies in primary care centres: indicator-condition-guided testing vs. testing of those with non-indicator conditions
    I Menacho
    Consorci d Atenció Primària de Les Corts, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    HIV Med 14:33-7. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to compare prospectively indicator-condition (IC)-guided testing versus testing of those with non-indicator conditions (NICs) in four primary care centres (PCCs) in Barcelona, Spain...
  44. doi Probiotic properties of Lactobacillus plantarum CECT 7315 and CECT 7316 isolated from faeces of healthy children
    M Bosch
    AB BIOTICS SA, Cerdanyola del Valles, Barcelona, Spain
    Lett Appl Microbiol 54:240-6. 2012
    ..Thus, it becomes necessary to screen and characterize numerous strains to obtain ideal probiotics. Here, two Lactobacillus plantarum strains (CECT 7315 and CECT 7316) were isolated and characterized...
  45. ncbi Health and nutrition promotion program for patients with dementia (NutriAlz): cluster randomized trial
    A Salva
    Institut de l Envelliment, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Institute of Biomedical Research IIB Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    J Nutr Health Aging 15:822-30. 2011
    ..To assess the effectiveness of health and nutrition program (NutriAlz) versus usual care on functional level in elderly people with dementia living at home, as well as on clinical practice related to nutrition and on the caregiver's burden...
  46. doi Mortality in incident haemodialysis patients: time-dependent haemoglobin levels and erythropoiesis-stimulating agent dose are independent predictive factors in the ANSWER study
    Joan Fort
    Servicio de Nefrologia, Hospital Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Spain
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:2702-10. 2010
    ..In addition, divergent results have been reported on the relation between erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) and mortality...
  47. ncbi Non-type I cystinuria caused by mutations in SLC7A9, encoding a subunit (bo,+AT) of rBAT
    L Feliubadaló
    Centre de Genètica Mèdica i Molecular IRO, Hospital Duran i Reynals, Autovia de Castelldefels km 2 7, L Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, E 08907, Spain
    Nat Genet 23:52-7. 1999
    ..Our data establish that mutations in SLC7A9 cause non-type I cystinuria, and suggest that bo,+AT is the light subunit of rBAT...
  48. ncbi [Anterior uveitis and juvenile idiopathic arthritis]
    J I Vela
    Hospital Universitario Vall d Hebron, Barcelona, Espana
    Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol 78:561-5. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the frequency of uveitis, complications and ocular surgical procedures, to corroborate risk factors for the development of uveitis and to analyze its evolutive characteristics...