Anna Peeters

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Obesity in adulthood and its consequences for life expectancy: a life-table analysis
    Anna Peeters
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 138:24-32. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Improvements in treatment of coronary heart disease and cessation of stroke mortality rate decline
    Anna Peeters
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Stroke 34:1610-4. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and life expectancy with and without diabetes: life table analysis of the Framingham Heart Study
    Jacqueline T Jonker
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 29:38-43. 2006
  4. pmc Effectiveness calculation in economic analysis: the case of statins for cardiovascular disease prevention
    Oscar H Franco
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:839-45. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Adult obesity and number of years lived with and without cardiovascular disease
    M Carolina Pardo Silva
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1264-73. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure in adulthood and life expectancy with cardiovascular disease in men and women: life course analysis
    Oscar H Franco
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Hypertension 46:280-6. 2005
  7. pmc Living healthier for longer: comparative effects of three heart-healthy behaviors on life expectancy with and without cardiovascular disease
    Wilma J Nusselder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 9:487. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Adult obesity and the burden of disability throughout life
    Anna Peeters
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Res 12:1145-51. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of physical activity on life expectancy with cardiovascular disease
    Oscar H Franco
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 165:2355-60. 2005
  10. pmc The Polymeal: a more natural, safer, and probably tastier (than the Polypill) strategy to reduce cardiovascular disease by more than 75%
    Oscar H Franco
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 329:1447-50. 2004

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Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Obesity in adulthood and its consequences for life expectancy: a life-table analysis
    Anna Peeters
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 138:24-32. 2003
    ..Overweight and obesity in adulthood are linked to an increased risk for death and disease. Their potential effect on life expectancy and premature death has not yet been described...
  2. ncbi request reprint Improvements in treatment of coronary heart disease and cessation of stroke mortality rate decline
    Anna Peeters
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Stroke 34:1610-4. 2003
    ..Here we test the hypothesis that improvements in coronary heart disease (CHD) survival can explain this slowing through an increase in the number of CHD survivors at an increased risk for stroke...
  3. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and life expectancy with and without diabetes: life table analysis of the Framingham Heart Study
    Jacqueline T Jonker
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 29:38-43. 2006
    ..Our aim is to calculate the differences in life expectancy with and without type 2 diabetes associated with different levels of physical activity...
  4. pmc Effectiveness calculation in economic analysis: the case of statins for cardiovascular disease prevention
    Oscar H Franco
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:839-45. 2006
    ..This report aimed to evaluate the calculation of estimates of effectiveness in cost effectiveness analyses of statins for cardiovascular disease prevention...
  5. ncbi request reprint Adult obesity and number of years lived with and without cardiovascular disease
    M Carolina Pardo Silva
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1264-73. 2006
    ..To determine the differences in number of years lived free of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and number of years lived with CVD between men and women who were obese, pre-obese, or normal weight at 45 years of age...
  6. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure in adulthood and life expectancy with cardiovascular disease in men and women: life course analysis
    Oscar H Franco
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Hypertension 46:280-6. 2005
    ..This effect is larger than estimated previously and affects both sexes similarly. Our findings underline the tremendous importance of preventing high blood pressure and its consequences in the population...
  7. pmc Living healthier for longer: comparative effects of three heart-healthy behaviors on life expectancy with and without cardiovascular disease
    Wilma J Nusselder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 9:487. 2009
    ..We aimed to calculate and compare the effects of non-smoking, normal weight and physical activity in middle-aged populations on life expectancy with and without cardiovascular disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Adult obesity and the burden of disability throughout life
    Anna Peeters
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Res 12:1145-51. 2004
    ..To analyze the prevalence of disability throughout life and life expectancy free of disability, associated with obesity at ages 30 to 49 years...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of physical activity on life expectancy with cardiovascular disease
    Oscar H Franco
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Intern Med 165:2355-60. 2005
    ..Our objective was to calculate the consequences of different physical activity levels after age 50 years on total life expectancy and life expectancy with and without cardiovascular disease...
  10. pmc The Polymeal: a more natural, safer, and probably tastier (than the Polypill) strategy to reduce cardiovascular disease by more than 75%
    Oscar H Franco
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 329:1447-50. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to identify a tastier and safer alternative to the Polypill: the Polymeal...
  11. ncbi request reprint Apparent and internal validity of a Monte Carlo-Markov model for cardiovascular disease in a cohort follow-up study
    Rogier L Nijhuis
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Decis Making 26:134-44. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Deprivation and systematic stroke prevention in general practice: an audit among general practitioners in the Rotterdam region, The Netherlands
    Johan S de Koning
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 13:340-6. 2003
    ..To investigate differences in quality of preventive care provided by general practitioners (GPs) to patients at risk of stroke living in deprived and non-deprived neighbourhoods in the Rotterdam region...
  13. pmc Cost effectiveness of statins in coronary heart disease
    Oscar H Franco
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, office Ee 2006, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:927-33. 2005
    ..This article reviewed cost effectiveness analyses of statins and sought to synthesise cost effectiveness ratios for categories of risk of coronary heart disease and age...
  14. pmc Successful aging: measuring the years lived with functional loss
    Wilma J Nusselder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:448-55. 2006
    ..These will provide more relevant information than is currently available for individuals and societies to evaluate and choose between successful aging strategies...
  15. doi request reprint Changes in abdominal obesity and age-related macular degeneration: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Anna Peeters
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:1554-60. 2008
    ..To examine the association between changes in waist-hip ratio (WHR), a measure of abdominal obesity, and age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Methods of estimating years of life lost due to obesity
    Anna Peeters
    JAMA 289:2941; author reply 2941-2. 2003
  17. ncbi request reprint A comparison of adiposity measures as predictors of all-cause mortality: the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study
    Julie A Simpson
    Cancer Epidemiology Centre, Council Council Victoria, and Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, University of Melbourne, Level 2 723 Swanston St, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:994-1003. 2007
    ..Our goal was to examine five different measures of adiposity as predictors of all-cause mortality...
  18. ncbi request reprint How do the Australian guidelines for lipid-lowering drugs perform in practice? Cardiovascular disease risk in the AusDiab Study, 1999-2000
    Lei Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:319-22. 2008
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  19. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric measures and absolute cardiovascular risk estimates in the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle (AusDiab) Study
    Lei Chen
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:740-5. 2007
    ..We aimed to establish the most appropriate anthropometric index and its optimal cutoff point for use as an ancillary measure in clinical practice when identifying people with increased absolute cardiovascular risk estimates...
  20. ncbi request reprint Substantial intentional weight loss and mortality in the severely obese
    Anna Peeters
    The Centre for Obesity Research and Education, Monash University, Australia
    Ann Surg 246:1028-33. 2007
    ..To compare all-cause mortality in a surgical weight loss cohort with a similarly aged, obese population-based cohort...
  21. ncbi request reprint Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: cost-effectiveness comparison
    Oscar H Franco
    Department of Public Health, University Medical Center Rotterdam, 50 Dr Molewaterplein, 3000 CA Rotterdam, Zuid Holland
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 23:71-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of four risk-lowering interventions (smoking cessation, antihypertensives, aspirin, and statins) in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease...
  22. ncbi request reprint Why don't smokers show an increased mortality risk with overweight?
    Anna Peeters
    Obes Res 10:1092-3. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint Coronary heart disease risk prediction by general practitioners in Victoria
    Anna Peeters
    Med J Aust 180:252. 2004
  24. ncbi request reprint Smoking decreases the duration of life lived with and without cardiovascular disease: a life course analysis of the Framingham Heart Study
    Abdullah Al Mamun
    University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Heart J 25:409-15. 2004
    ..To compare the burden of cardiovascular disease in terms of lifetime risk and life years lived with disease between smokers and non-smokers...
  25. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological modelling (including economic modelling) and its role in preventive drug therapy
    Danny Liew
    Epidemiological Modelling Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Medical School, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
    Med J Aust 177:364-7. 2002
    ..Epidemiological modelling also allows explicit information about risks and benefits of therapy to be presented to patients, facilitating informed decision-making...