S Hajat

Summary

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

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does waiting for total hip replacement matter? Prospective cohort study
    Shakoor Hajat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 7:19-25. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Declining vulnerability to temperature-related mortality in London over the 20th century
    Claire Carson
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 164:77-84. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of high temperatures on mortality: is there an added heat wave effect?
    Shakoor Hajat
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Epidemiology 17:632-8. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Effects of air pollution on the incidence of myocardial infarction
    K Bhaskaran
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1B 3DP, UK
    Heart 95:1746-59. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Association of mortality with high temperatures in a temperate climate: England and Wales
    B G Armstrong
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:340-5. 2011
  6. pmc An ecological time-series study of heat-related mortality in three European cities
    Ai Ishigami
    Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Kappel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Environ Health 7:5. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Association between air pollution and daily consultations with general practitioners for allergic rhinitis in London, United Kingdom
    S Hajat
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 153:704-14. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Mortality displacement of heat-related deaths: a comparison of Delhi, São Paulo, and London
    Shakoor Hajat
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Epidemiology 16:613-20. 2005
  9. pmc Heat-related and cold-related deaths in England and Wales: who is at risk?
    S Hajat
    Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 64:93-100. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Cold weather and GP consultations for respiratory conditions by elderly people in 16 locations in the UK
    Shakoor Hajat
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WCIE 7HT, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:959-68. 2004

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Does waiting for total hip replacement matter? Prospective cohort study
    Shakoor Hajat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 7:19-25. 2002
    ..To assess the impact on the outcome of total hip replacement of the length of timing spent waiting for surgery...
  2. ncbi request reprint Declining vulnerability to temperature-related mortality in London over the 20th century
    Claire Carson
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 164:77-84. 2006
    ..This trend is likely to reflect improvements in social, environmental, behavioral, and health-care factors and has implications for the assessment of future burdens of heat and cold mortality...
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of high temperatures on mortality: is there an added heat wave effect?
    Shakoor Hajat
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Epidemiology 17:632-8. 2006
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Effects of air pollution on the incidence of myocardial infarction
    K Bhaskaran
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1B 3DP, UK
    Heart 95:1746-59. 2009
    ..Short-term fluctuations in air pollution have been associated with changes in both overall and cardiovascular mortality...
  5. doi request reprint Association of mortality with high temperatures in a temperate climate: England and Wales
    B G Armstrong
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:340-5. 2011
    ..In particular, how heat-mortality associations (for example, slopes and thresholds) vary by climate has previously been considered only qualitatively...
  6. pmc An ecological time-series study of heat-related mortality in three European cities
    Ai Ishigami
    Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Kappel Street, London, WC1E 7HT, UK
    Environ Health 7:5. 2008
    ..We investigated the effect of high temperatures on daily mortality in three cities in Europe (Budapest, London, and Milan), using a standard approach...
  7. ncbi request reprint Association between air pollution and daily consultations with general practitioners for allergic rhinitis in London, United Kingdom
    S Hajat
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 153:704-14. 2001
    ..This study suggests that air pollution worsens allergic rhinitis symptoms, leading to substantial increases in consultations. SO(2) and O(3) seem particularly responsible, and both seem to contribute independently...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mortality displacement of heat-related deaths: a comparison of Delhi, São Paulo, and London
    Shakoor Hajat
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
    Epidemiology 16:613-20. 2005
    ..We compare the extent to which short-term mortality displacement can explain heat deaths in Delhi, São Paulo, and London given contrasting demographic and health profiles...
  9. pmc Heat-related and cold-related deaths in England and Wales: who is at risk?
    S Hajat
    Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 64:93-100. 2007
    ..Despite the high burden from exposure to both hot and cold weather each year in England and Wales, there has been relatively little investigation on who is most at risk, resulting in uncertainties in informing government interventions...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cold weather and GP consultations for respiratory conditions by elderly people in 16 locations in the UK
    Shakoor Hajat
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WCIE 7HT, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:959-68. 2004
    ..We wished to determine the magnitude and consistency of associations between cold temperature and consultations for respiratory conditions in primary care settings at different sites in the UK...
  11. pmc Outdoor air pollution and infant mortality: analysis of daily time-series data in 10 English cities
    Shakoor Hajat
    Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:719-22. 2007
    ..To date, there has been no investigation of the effects of outdoor pollution on infant mortality in the UK...
  12. ncbi request reprint Patterns and determinants of alcohol consumption in people aged 75 years and older: results from the MRC trial of assessment and management of older people in the community
    Shakoor Hajat
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropicla Medicine, London, UK
    Age Ageing 33:170-7. 2004
    ..Very little work on alcohol consumption patterns in older people has been undertaken. As a result, knowledge about the prevalence and characteristics of regular drinkers and heavy drinkers in this age group remains limited...
  13. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Comparison of time series and case-crossover analyses of air pollution and hospital admission data
    Shakoor Hajat
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 32:1071. 2003
  14. doi request reprint Health effects of hot weather: from awareness of risk factors to effective health protection
    Shakoor Hajat
    British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Lancet 375:856-63. 2010
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  15. ncbi request reprint Associations of cold temperatures with GP consultations for respiratory and cardiovascular disease amongst the elderly in London
    S Hajat
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 31:825-30. 2002
    ..We wished to determine whether similar relationships exist with consultations in the primary care setting and to assess the lag time at which the effects were observed...
  16. pmc Effects of air pollution on general practitioner consultations for upper respiratory diseases in London
    S Hajat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 59:294-9. 2002
    ..We investigated the relation between air pollution and upper respiratory disease as reflected in number of consultations made at family practices in London...
  17. pmc Impact of hot temperatures on death in London: a time series approach
    S Hajat
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:367-72. 2002
    ..This study investigated the relation between heat and mortality in London to determine the temperature threshold at which death rates increase and to quantify the effect of extreme temperatures on mortality...
  18. doi request reprint Heat-related mortality: a review and exploration of heterogeneity
    Shakoor Hajat
    Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:753-60. 2010
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  19. pmc Heat-health warning systems: a comparison of the predictive capacity of different approaches to identifying dangerously hot days
    Shakoor Hajat
    Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Am J Public Health 100:1137-44. 2010
    ..We compared the ability of several heat-health warning systems to predict days of heat-associated mortality using common data sets...
  20. pmc Contrasting patterns of mortality and hospital admissions during hot weather and heat waves in Greater London, UK
    R S Kovats
    Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Occup Environ Med 61:893-8. 2004
    ..Epidemiological research has shown that mortality increases during hot weather and heat waves, but little is known about the effect on non-fatal outcomes in the UK...
  21. doi request reprint Ambient temperature and activation of implantable cardioverter defibrillators
    L McGuinn
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Int J Biometeorol 57:655-62. 2013
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  22. pmc Temporal associations between daily counts of fungal spores and asthma exacerbations
    R W Atkinson
    Division of Community Health Sciences, St George s, University of London, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 63:580-90. 2006
    ..Outdoor aeroallergens are one of a number of environmental factors thought to precipitate asthma exacerbations...
  23. doi request reprint Effects of ambient temperature on the incidence of myocardial infarction
    K Bhaskaran
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1B 3DP, UK
    Heart 95:1760-9. 2009
    ..While the effects of weather and, in particular, ambient temperature on overall mortality are well documented, the strength of the evidence base for the effects on acute myocardial infarction (MI) are less clear...
  24. pmc Temperature-dependent transmission of rotavirus in Great Britain and The Netherlands
    C J Atchison
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 277:933-42. 2010
    ..The more complex and delayed temperature effect on disease incidence is likely to be mediated through the effects of weather on transmission...
  25. pmc Temperature dependence of reported Campylobacter infection in England, 1989-1999
    C C Tam
    Environmental and Enteric Diseases Department, Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 134:119-25. 2006
    ..Our findings provide evidence that ambient temperature influences Campylobacter incidence, and suggest that its effect is likely to be indirect, acting through other intermediate pathways...
  26. ncbi request reprint Heat stress and public health: a critical review
    R Sari Kovats
    Public and Environmental Health Research Unit PEHRU, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Annu Rev Public Health 29:41-55. 2008
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  27. ncbi request reprint A time-series analysis of any short-term effects of meteorological and air pollution factors on preterm births in London, UK
    Sue J Lee
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Environ Res 106:185-94. 2008
    ..This large study, covering 13 years, suggests that there is no association between preterm births and recent exposure to ambient air pollution or recent changes in the weather...
  28. ncbi request reprint Association between climate variability and hospital visits for non-cholera diarrhoea in Bangladesh: effects and vulnerable groups
    Masahiro Hashizume
    Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1030-7. 2007
    ..We estimated the effects of rainfall and temperature on the number of non-cholera diarrhoea cases and identified population factors potentially affecting vulnerability to the effect of the climate factors in Dhaka, Bangladesh...
  29. ncbi request reprint The association of respiratory syncytial virus infection and influenza with emergency admissions for respiratory disease in London: an analysis of routine surveillance data
    Punam Mangtani
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Clin Infect Dis 42:640-6. 2006
    ..Both RSV infection and influenza are seasonally related, and it is difficult to disentangle one from the other and to disentangle infection from the season and the cold...
  30. pmc Short term effects of temperature on risk of myocardial infarction in England and Wales: time series regression analysis of the Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP) registry
    Krishnan Bhaskaran
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 341:c3823. 2010
    ..To examine the short term relation between ambient temperature and risk of myocardial infarction...
  31. ncbi request reprint Climate variability and campylobacter infection: an international study
    R Sari Kovats
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Int J Biometeorol 49:207-14. 2005
    ..The main driver of seasonality of campylobacter remains elusive and underscores the need to identify the major serotypes and routes of transmission for this disease...
  32. ncbi request reprint El Niño and health
    R Sari Kovats
    Department of Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 362:1481-9. 2003
    ..ENSO and seasonal climate forecasts might offer the opportunity to target scarce resources for epidemic control and disaster preparedness...
  33. pmc The effect of temperature on food poisoning: a time-series analysis of salmonellosis in ten European countries
    R S Kovats
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Epidemiol Infect 132:443-53. 2004
    ..Our findings indicate that higher temperatures around the time of consumption are important and reinforce the need for further education on food-handling behaviour...
  34. ncbi request reprint The effect of rainfall on the incidence of cholera in Bangladesh
    Masahiro Hashizume
    Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Epidemiology 19:103-10. 2008
    ..The incidence of cholera in Bangladesh shows clear seasonality, suggesting that weather factors could play a role in its epidemiology. We estimated the effects of rainfall on the incidence of cholera in Dhaka, Bangladesh...
  35. pmc Primary total hip replacement: variations in patient management in Oxford & Anglia, Trent, Yorkshire & Northern 'regions'
    R W Morris
    Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Royal Free and University College Medical School, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, London NW3 2PF, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 83:190-6. 2001
    ..To examine national practice, and variations in practice, concerning total hip replacement; in particular the choice of prosthesis and the involvement of consultants in NHS operations...
  36. doi request reprint Air pollution and activation of implantable cardioverter defibrillators in London
    H Ross Anderson
    Division of Community Health Sciences and MRC HPA Centre for Environment and Health, St George s University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Epidemiology 21:405-13. 2010
    ..Air pollution may increase the incidence of ventricular cardiac arrhythmias. We investigated this in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators attending London clinics...
  37. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differentials in the temperature-mortality relationship in São Paulo, Brazil
    Nelson Gouveia
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Epidemiol 32:390-7. 2003
    ..We investigated the impact of environmental temperature on mortality in São Paulo, Brazil, and examined differences in the temperature-mortality relationship with respect to cause, age group, and socioeconomic position (SEP)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Contrasting patterns of hospital admissions and mortality during heat waves: are deaths from circulatory disease a real excess or an artifact?
    Giuseppe Mastrangelo
    Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, University of Padova, Italy
    Med Hypotheses 66:1025-8. 2006
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  39. ncbi request reprint Relationship between daily suicide counts and temperature in England and Wales
    Lisa A Page
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London SE5 8RJ, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 191:106-12. 2007
    ..Seasonal fluctuation in suicide has been observed in many populations. High temperature may contribute to this, but the effect of short-term fluctuations in temperature on suicide rates has not been studied...
  40. ncbi request reprint Impact of control for air pollution and respiratory epidemics on the estimated associations of temperature and daily mortality
    Marie S O'Neill
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 1214 S University, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Int J Biometeorol 50:121-9. 2005
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  41. doi request reprint International study of temperature, heat and urban mortality: the 'ISOTHURM' project
    Anthony J McMichael
    National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Canberra, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1121-31. 2008
    ..This study describes heat- and cold-related mortality in 12 urban populations in low- and middle-income countries, thereby extending knowledge of how diverse populations, in non-OECD countries, respond to temperature extremes...