Somnath Chatterji

Summary

Affiliation: World Health Organization
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Worldwide variability in physical inactivity a 51-country survey
    Regina Guthold
    Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Prev Med 34:486-94. 2008
  2. pmc Social determinants of sex differences in disability among older adults: a multi-country decomposition analysis using the World Health Survey
    Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor
    Research Centre for Gender Health and Ageing, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan 2308, Australia
    Int J Equity Health 11:52. 2012
  3. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in risk factors for non communicable diseases in low-income and middle-income countries: results from the World Health Survey
    Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor
    Department of Health Statistics and Information Systems, World Health Organization, 20, Avenue Appia, Geneva, CH 1211, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 12:912. 2012
  4. pmc Socioeconomic inequality in the prevalence of noncommunicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries: results from the World Health Survey
    Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor
    Department of Health Statistics and Information Systems, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 12:474. 2012
  5. pmc An investigation of factors associated with the health and well-being of HIV-infected or HIV-affected older people in rural South Africa
    Makandwe Nyirenda
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, R618 Enroute Somkhele, Mtubatuba 3935, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 12:259. 2012
  6. pmc Disability and schizophrenia: a systematic review of experienced psychosocial difficulties
    Piotr Switaj
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Sobieskiego 9, Warsaw 02 957, Poland
    BMC Psychiatry 12:193. 2012
  7. pmc Definitions and factors associated with subthreshold depressive conditions: a systematic review
    Mar Rivas Rodríguez
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, CIBERSAM, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Psychiatry 12:181. 2012
  8. pmc Socioeconomic inequality in domains of health: results from the World Health Surveys
    Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor
    Department of Health Statistics and Information Systems, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 12:198. 2012
  9. pmc The continuum of psychotic symptoms in the general population: a cross-national study
    Roberto Nuevo
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, CIBERSAM, Spain
    Schizophr Bull 38:475-85. 2012
  10. pmc Validation of the "World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule, WHODAS-2" in patients with chronic diseases
    Olatz Garin
    Health Services Research Unit, IMIM Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:51. 2010

Collaborators

  • Regina Guthold
  • Paul Kowal
  • Alfredo Morabia
  • Jurgen Rehm
  • Colin D Mathers
  • Christopher J L Murray
  • Joshua A Salomon
  • Shekhar Saxena
  • J P Smith
  • T B Ustun
  • Michael Von Korff
  • Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor
  • Alarcos Cieza
  • Roberto Nuevo
  • Nirmala Naidoo
  • Jose Luis Ayuso-Mateos
  • Nicole Bergen
  • Emese Verdes
  • Anton Kunst
  • Sam Harper
  • Mar Rivas Rodríguez
  • Piotr Switaj
  • Makandwe Nyirenda
  • Edouard Tursan d'Espaignet
  • Jerome Bickenbach
  • Francien Scholten
  • Olatz Garin
  • Bedirhan T Ustun
  • Gerold Stucki
  • Nenad Kostanjsek
  • Jane Falkingham
  • Jennifer Stewart Williams
  • Ben Jann
  • Marie Louise Newell
  • Carla Sabariego
  • Aleksandra Posarac
  • Shanthi Mendis
  • Lynn Itani
  • Alana Officer
  • Anna Chrostek
  • Dag Rekve
  • Jennifer Anne Stewart Williams
  • Marta Anczewska
  • Portia Mutevedzi
  • Maria Evandrou
  • Celso Arango
  • Victoria Hosegood
  • Susan Nakubukwa
  • Joseph Mugisha
  • Ties Boerma
  • Eugene Kinyanda
  • Janet Seeley
  • Heiner Grosskurth
  • Lucy Anne Parker
  • Kai Felkendorff
  • Ester Villalonga Olives
  • Mary Baker
  • Crt Marincek
  • Adrian Mindroiu
  • Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer
  • Olga Svestkova
  • Eva Björck-Åkesson
  • Silviu Didilescu
  • Vittorio Racca
  • Walter Kern
  • Adriano Pessina
  • Peter Evans
  • Carla Finocchiaro
  • Alberto Raggi
  • Alessandro Solipaca
  • Monika Bullinger
  • Giorgio Gandolini
  • Marta Nieto
  • Giovanni Rainero
  • Olga Svetskova
  • Josue Almansa
  • Montse Ferrer
  • Marina Matucci
  • Eduard Vieta
  • Michael Erhart
  • Gemma Vilagut
  • Jose Maria Valderas
  • Vladimir Kosic
  • Johnathan Witztum
  • Matilde Leonardi
  • Jordi Alonso
  • Alistair Newton
  • MARIA CABELLO
  • Anne Good
  • Patricia Gimeno Blanco

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Worldwide variability in physical inactivity a 51-country survey
    Regina Guthold
    Department of Chronic Diseases and Health Promotion, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Prev Med 34:486-94. 2008
    ..Physical inactivity is an important risk factor for chronic diseases, but for many (mainly developing) countries, no prevalence data have ever been published...
  2. pmc Social determinants of sex differences in disability among older adults: a multi-country decomposition analysis using the World Health Survey
    Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor
    Research Centre for Gender Health and Ageing, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan 2308, Australia
    Int J Equity Health 11:52. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in risk factors for non communicable diseases in low-income and middle-income countries: results from the World Health Survey
    Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor
    Department of Health Statistics and Information Systems, World Health Organization, 20, Avenue Appia, Geneva, CH 1211, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 12:912. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Socioeconomic inequality in the prevalence of noncommunicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries: results from the World Health Survey
    Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor
    Department of Health Statistics and Information Systems, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 12:474. 2012
    ..This study quantified and compared education- and wealth-based inequalities in the prevalence of five noncommunicable diseases (angina, arthritis, asthma, depression and diabetes) and comorbidity in low- and middle-income country groups...
  5. pmc An investigation of factors associated with the health and well-being of HIV-infected or HIV-affected older people in rural South Africa
    Makandwe Nyirenda
    Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, R618 Enroute Somkhele, Mtubatuba 3935, South Africa
    BMC Public Health 12:259. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Disability and schizophrenia: a systematic review of experienced psychosocial difficulties
    Piotr Switaj
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Sobieskiego 9, Warsaw 02 957, Poland
    BMC Psychiatry 12:193. 2012
    ..PSDs were conceptualized in accordance with the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) as disabilities, in particular impairments of mental functions, activity limitations and participation restrictions...
  7. pmc Definitions and factors associated with subthreshold depressive conditions: a systematic review
    Mar Rivas Rodríguez
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, CIBERSAM, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Psychiatry 12:181. 2012
    ..Our aim was to review the different definitions and to determine factors associated with these conditions in order to clarify the nosological implications of these disorders...
  8. pmc Socioeconomic inequality in domains of health: results from the World Health Surveys
    Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor
    Department of Health Statistics and Information Systems, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 12:198. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to compare and assess socioeconomic inequalities in each of the individual health domains and in a separate measure of overall health...
  9. pmc The continuum of psychotic symptoms in the general population: a cross-national study
    Roberto Nuevo
    Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Mental, CIBERSAM, Spain
    Schizophr Bull 38:475-85. 2012
    ..To identify the cross-national prevalence of psychotic symptoms in the general population and to analyze their impact on health status...
  10. pmc Validation of the "World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule, WHODAS-2" in patients with chronic diseases
    Olatz Garin
    Health Services Research Unit, IMIM Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 8:51. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess WHODAS-2 conceptual model and metric properties in a set of chronic and prevalent clinical conditions accounting for a wide scope of disability in Europe...
  11. pmc Health and functional status among older people with HIV/AIDS in Uganda
    Francien Scholten
    Medical Research Council Uganda Research Unit on on AIDS, Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda
    BMC Public Health 11:886. 2011
    ..This aim of this study was to describe health among older people in association with the HIV epidemic...
  12. pmc Global patterns of healthy life expectancy in the year 2002
    Colin D Mathers
    Evidence and Information for Policy, World Health Organization, Avenue Appia, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Public Health 4:66. 2004
    ..The World Health Organization reports on healthy life expectancy for 192 WHO Member States. This paper describes variation in average levels of population health across these countries and by sex for the year 2002...
  13. pmc Identification of candidate categories of the International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health (ICF) for a Generic ICF Core Set based on regression modelling
    Alarcos Cieza
    ICF Research Branch of the WHO Collaborating Center for the Family of International Classifications at the German Institute of Medical Documentation and Information, IHRS, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:36. 2006
    ..While condition-specific ICF Core Sets are useful, a Generic ICF Core Set is needed to describe and compare problems in functioning across health conditions...
  14. pmc The health of aging populations in China and India
    Somnath Chatterji
    Measurement and Health Information Systems, at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1052-63. 2008
    ..7 percent, respectively) are highly prevalent. Health policy and interventions informed by appropriate data will be needed to avert this burden...
  15. pmc Social determinants of smoking in low- and middle-income countries: results from the World Health Survey
    Ahmad Reza Hosseinpoor
    Department of Health statistics and informatics, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 6:e20331. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to assess demographic and socioeconomic determinants of current smoking in low- and middle-income countries...
  16. pmc Developing the World Health Organization Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0
    T Bedirhan Ustun
    World Health Organization, Avenue Appia 20, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    Bull World Health Organ 88:815-23. 2010
    ..0) for measuring functioning and disability in accordance with the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health. WHODAS 2.0 is a standard metric for ensuring scientific comparability across different populations...