E Breeze

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Do socioeconomic disadvantages persist into old age? Self-reported morbidity in a 29-year follow-up of the Whitehall Study
    E Breeze
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Steet, London, WC1E 7HT England
    Am J Public Health 91:277-83. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of quality of life and cough on eprosartan and enalapril in people with moderate hypertension
    E Breeze
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 15:857-62. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Area deprivation, social class, and quality of life among people aged 75 years and over in Britain
    E Breeze
    Centre for Ageing and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:276-83. 2005
  4. pmc Association of quality of life in old age in Britain with socioeconomic position: baseline data from a randomised controlled trial
    Elizabeth Breeze
    Centre for Ageing and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:667-73. 2004
  5. pmc Trends in influenza vaccination uptake among people aged over 74 years, 1997-2000: survey of 73 general practices in Britain
    Elizabeth Breeze
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 5:8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and cough on antihypertensive treatment: a randomised trial of eprosartan, enalapril and placebo
    E C Rake
    Institute for Cancer Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 15:863-7. 2001
  7. pmc Randomised comparison of three methods of administering a screening questionnaire to elderly people: findings from the MRC trial of the assessment and management of older people in the community
    L Smeeth
    Centre for Ageing and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    BMJ 323:1403-7. 2001
  8. doi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in physical disability at older age
    E Gjonca
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:928-35. 2009
  9. pmc Prevalence of visual impairment in people aged 75 years and older in Britain: results from the MRC trial of assessment and management of older people in the community
    J R Evans
    Department of Epidemiology and International Eye Health, Institute of Ophthalmology, London, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 86:795-800. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Validity of the Clock-Drawing Test as a screening tool for cognitive impairment in the elderly
    Yuji Nishiwaki
    Centre for Ageing and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 160:797-807. 2004

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. pmc Do socioeconomic disadvantages persist into old age? Self-reported morbidity in a 29-year follow-up of the Whitehall Study
    E Breeze
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Steet, London, WC1E 7HT England
    Am J Public Health 91:277-83. 2001
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of quality of life and cough on eprosartan and enalapril in people with moderate hypertension
    E Breeze
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 15:857-62. 2001
    ..The effect sizes of 0.2 or less indicated that there were small differences. In conclusion eprosartan was associated with fewer coughs than enalapril but it performed less well on some aspects of quality of life...
  3. ncbi request reprint Area deprivation, social class, and quality of life among people aged 75 years and over in Britain
    E Breeze
    Centre for Ageing and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:276-83. 2005
    ..There is a shortage of research studies that assess how selected characteristics of neighbourhood and personal social circumstances contribute towards health-related quality of life (QoL) among older people...
  4. pmc Association of quality of life in old age in Britain with socioeconomic position: baseline data from a randomised controlled trial
    Elizabeth Breeze
    Centre for Ageing and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:667-73. 2004
    ..To identify socioeconomic differentials in quality of life among older people and their explanatory factors...
  5. pmc Trends in influenza vaccination uptake among people aged over 74 years, 1997-2000: survey of 73 general practices in Britain
    Elizabeth Breeze
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Fam Pract 5:8. 2004
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and cough on antihypertensive treatment: a randomised trial of eprosartan, enalapril and placebo
    E C Rake
    Institute for Cancer Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Hum Hypertens 15:863-7. 2001
    ..There were no differences in quality of life...
  7. pmc Randomised comparison of three methods of administering a screening questionnaire to elderly people: findings from the MRC trial of the assessment and management of older people in the community
    L Smeeth
    Centre for Ageing and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    BMJ 323:1403-7. 2001
    ..Lower estimates of self reported morbidity were obtained with the nurse interview method and to a lesser extent with the lay interview method than with postal questionnaires...
  8. doi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in physical disability at older age
    E Gjonca
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:928-35. 2009
    ..Wave One data from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing are used...
  9. pmc Prevalence of visual impairment in people aged 75 years and older in Britain: results from the MRC trial of assessment and management of older people in the community
    J R Evans
    Department of Epidemiology and International Eye Health, Institute of Ophthalmology, London, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 86:795-800. 2002
    ..To measure the prevalence of visual impairment in a large representative sample of people aged 75 years and over participating in the MRC trial of assessment and management of older people in the community...
  10. ncbi request reprint Validity of the Clock-Drawing Test as a screening tool for cognitive impairment in the elderly
    Yuji Nishiwaki
    Centre for Ageing and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 160:797-807. 2004
    ..The authors conclude that the CDT may have value as a brief face-to-face screening tool for moderate/severe cognitive impairment in an older community population but is relatively poor at detecting milder cognitive impairment...
  11. ncbi request reprint Population-based multidimensional assessment of older people in UK general practice: a cluster-randomised factorial trial
    Astrid E Fletcher
    Centre for Ageing and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 364:1667-77. 2004
    ..Most trials have been too small to produce adequate evidence to inform policy. We aimed to measure the effects of different approaches to assessment and management of older people...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cognitive impairment: results from the MRC trial of assessment and management of older people in the community
    Greta Rait
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Age Ageing 34:242-8. 2005
    ..cognitive impairment is an important part of the diagnostic criteria for dementia. The Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) is recommended to test for cognitive impairment and to monitor medication response...
  13. ncbi request reprint The end of age: but not for the worse off
    Astrid Fletcher
    Centre for Ageing and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Age Ageing 31:11-2. 2002
  14. ncbi request reprint Reduced hearing, ownership, and use of hearing aids in elderly people in the UK--the MRC Trial of the Assessment and Management of Older People in the Community: a cross-sectional survey
    Liam Smeeth
    Centre for Ageing and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 359:1466-70. 2002
    ..Reduced hearing in elderly people is important because it is disabling and potentially treatable. We aimed to assess the prevalence of reduced hearing in elderly people and levels of ownership of hearing aids and use...
  15. ncbi request reprint Inequalities in influenza vaccine uptake among people aged over 74 years in Britain
    Punam Mangtani
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Prev Med 41:545-53. 2005
    ..Little information exists on the relationship between uptake and need. We assessed factors influencing uptake and equity in uptake in over 74 year olds...
  16. pmc Cross-sectional survey of older peoples' views related to influenza vaccine uptake
    Punam Mangtani
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:249. 2006
    ..Little is also known about the views of the more vulnerable older population over the age of 74 years...
  17. ncbi request reprint Plasma homocysteine, but not folate or vitamin B-12, predicts mortality in older people in the United Kingdom
    Alan D Dangour
    Centre for Ageing and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Nutr 138:1121-8. 2008
    ..Our results extend previously reported associations of homocysteine with mortality, and the absence of associations of folate and vitamin B-12 with mortality, to the older population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant vitamins and mortality in older persons: findings from the nutrition add-on study to the Medical Research Council Trial of Assessment and Management of Older People in the Community
    Astrid E Fletcher
    Centre for Ageing and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:999-1010. 2003
    ..Older persons are at risk of both poor nutrition and increased oxidative stress. Plasma ascorbate concentrations fall with increasing age, and concentrations of other antioxidants may also be reduced...
  19. ncbi request reprint Weight, shape, and mortality risk in older persons: elevated waist-hip ratio, not high body mass index, is associated with a greater risk of death
    Gill M Price
    Centre for Ageing and Public Health and the Nutrition and Public Health Interventions Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:449-60. 2006
    ..Guidelines for optimal weight in older persons are limited by uncertainty about the ideal body mass index (BMI) or the usefulness of alternative anthropometric measures...
  20. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with depression in a representative sample of 14 217 people aged 75 and over in the United Kingdom: results from the MRC trial of assessment and management of older people in the community
    David P J Osborn
    Department of Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 18:623-30. 2003
    ..We aimed to assess factors associated with depression in old age, using data from the MRC trial of assessment and management of older people in the community...
  21. ncbi request reprint Geriatric Depression Scale Scores in a representative sample of 14 545 people aged 75 and over in the United Kingdom: results from the MRC Trial of Assessment and Management of Older People in the Community
    David P J Osborn
    Department of Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:375-82. 2002
    ..We describe the age and sex distribution of GDS-15 scores in the largest ever UK sample of people aged 75 and over...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cause-specific mortality in old age in relation to body mass index in middle age and in old age: follow-up of the Whitehall cohort of male civil servants
    Elizabeth Breeze
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:169-78. 2006
    ..The relevance of body mass index (BMI) to cause-specific mortality in old age is uncertain...
  23. pmc Inequalities in health at older ages: a longitudinal investigation of the onset of illness and survival effects in England
    Anne McMunn
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Age Ageing 38:181-7. 2009
    ..previous studies have suggested a decline in the relationship between socioeconomic circumstances and health or functioning in later life, but this may be due to survival effects...
  24. ncbi request reprint Are older people dying of depression? Findings from the Medical Research Council trial of the assessment and management of older people in the community
    Joy A Adamson
    Centre for Aging and Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1128-32. 2005
    ..To examine the relationship between symptoms of depression and mortality in older people...
  25. pmc Local area deprivation and urban-rural differences in anxiety and depression among people older than 75 years in Britain
    Kate Walters
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WC1E 7HT United Kingdom
    Am J Public Health 94:1768-74. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the association of depression and anxiety with "area deprivation" (neighborhood socioeconomic deprivation) and population density among people older than 75 years in Britain...
  26. ncbi request reprint Performance of a single screening question for depression in a representative sample of 13 670 people aged 75 and over in the UK: results from the MRC trial of assessment and management of older people in the community
    David P J Osborn
    Department of Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Fam Pract 20:682-4. 2003
    ..A concise, accurate screening question for depression would be an important contribution to the Single Assessment Process for Older People...
  27. pmc Self reported receipt of care consistent with 32 quality indicators: national population survey of adults aged 50 or more in England
    Nicholas Steel
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ
    BMJ 337:a957. 2008
    ..To assess the receipt of effective healthcare interventions in England by adults aged 50 or more with serious health conditions...
  28. pmc Do general practices provide equitable access to physical activity interventions?
    Sarah L Sowden
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London
    Br J Gen Pract 58:e1-8. 2008
    ..Exercise referral schemes are widespread across England. National guidance emphasises the need to engage groups that are disadvantaged...
  29. pmc Socioeconomic status and health: the role of subjective social status
    Panayotes Demakakos
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 67:330-40. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that SSS is an important correlate of health in old age, possibly because of its ability to epitomize life-time achievement and socioeconomic status...
  30. doi request reprint Biomarkers of inflammation predict both vascular and non-vascular mortality in older men
    Robert Clarke
    Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit, Richard Doll Building, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Eur Heart J 29:800-9. 2008
    ..To compare the predictive value of inflammatory biomarkers and lipids for vascular and non-vascular mortality in older men...
  31. ncbi request reprint Survival in relation to angina symptoms and diagnosis among men aged 70-90 years: the Whitehall Study
    Robert Clarke
    Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:280-6. 2007
    ....