M Bobak

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Socioeconomic circumstances, health behaviours and functional limitations in older persons in four Central and Eastern European populations
    Agnieszka Dorynska
    Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
    Age Ageing 41:728-35. 2012
  2. pmc Binge drinking and blood pressure: cross-sectional results of the HAPIEE study
    Andrzej Pajak
    Institute of Public Health, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland
    PLoS ONE 8:e65856. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Life course socioeconomic position and mid-late life cognitive function in Eastern Europe
    Pia Horvat
    Correspondence should be addressed to Prof Martin Bobak, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, UK E mail
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 69:470-81. 2014
  4. pmc The FTO gene polymorphism is associated with end-stage renal disease: two large independent case-control studies in a general population
    Jaroslav A Hubacek
    Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1030-5. 2012
  5. pmc Determinants of self rated health and mortality in Russia - are they the same?
    Francesca Perlman
    ECOHOST, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Equity Health 7:19. 2008
  6. pmc APOE polymorphism and its effect on plasma C-reactive protein levels in a large general population sample
    Jaroslav A Hubacek
    Institute of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic
    Hum Immunol 71:304-8. 2010
  7. pmc Adverse health effects of low levels of perceived control in Swedish and Russian community samples
    Johanna Lundberg
    1Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 7:314. 2007
  8. pmc Neighbourhood socioeconomic status and cardiovascular risk factors: a multilevel analysis of nine cities in the Czech Republic and Germany
    Nico Dragano
    Department of Medical Sociology, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Germany
    BMC Public Health 7:255. 2007
  9. pmc Dietary habits in three Central and Eastern European countries: the HAPIEE study
    Sinead Boylan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:439. 2009
  10. pmc Determinants of cardiovascular disease and other non-communicable diseases in Central and Eastern Europe: rationale and design of the HAPIEE study
    Anne Peasey
    International Institute for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:255. 2006

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Publications67

  1. pmc Socioeconomic circumstances, health behaviours and functional limitations in older persons in four Central and Eastern European populations
    Agnieszka Dorynska
    Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
    Age Ageing 41:728-35. 2012
    ..to investigate functional limitations and their association with socioeconomic factors in four Central and Eastern European populations...
  2. pmc Binge drinking and blood pressure: cross-sectional results of the HAPIEE study
    Andrzej Pajak
    Institute of Public Health, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland
    PLoS ONE 8:e65856. 2013
    ..To investigate whether binge drinking pattern influences blood pressure independently from drinking volume or whether it modifies the effect of volume of drinking...
  3. ncbi request reprint Life course socioeconomic position and mid-late life cognitive function in Eastern Europe
    Pia Horvat
    Correspondence should be addressed to Prof Martin Bobak, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HB, UK E mail
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 69:470-81. 2014
    ....
  4. pmc The FTO gene polymorphism is associated with end-stage renal disease: two large independent case-control studies in a general population
    Jaroslav A Hubacek
    Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1030-5. 2012
    ..We investigated the role of this gene in the risk of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) caused by CKD...
  5. pmc Determinants of self rated health and mortality in Russia - are they the same?
    Francesca Perlman
    ECOHOST, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Int J Equity Health 7:19. 2008
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  6. pmc APOE polymorphism and its effect on plasma C-reactive protein levels in a large general population sample
    Jaroslav A Hubacek
    Institute of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic
    Hum Immunol 71:304-8. 2010
    ..This study, the largest to date, provides robust evidence of an association between plasma hsCRP and the APOE genotype, an association not explained by history of cardiovascular disease nor its risk factors...
  7. pmc Adverse health effects of low levels of perceived control in Swedish and Russian community samples
    Johanna Lundberg
    1Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 7:314. 2007
    ....
  8. pmc Neighbourhood socioeconomic status and cardiovascular risk factors: a multilevel analysis of nine cities in the Czech Republic and Germany
    Nico Dragano
    Department of Medical Sociology, Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf, Germany
    BMC Public Health 7:255. 2007
    ..To assess the consistency of associations the design is cross-national with data from nine industrial towns from the Czech Republic and Germany...
  9. pmc Dietary habits in three Central and Eastern European countries: the HAPIEE study
    Sinead Boylan
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    BMC Public Health 9:439. 2009
    ..This paper describes the methods of dietary assessment and presents preliminary findings on food and nutrient intakes in large general population samples in Russia, Poland and the Czech Republic...
  10. pmc Determinants of cardiovascular disease and other non-communicable diseases in Central and Eastern Europe: rationale and design of the HAPIEE study
    Anne Peasey
    International Institute for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    BMC Public Health 6:255. 2006
    ..The main hypotheses of the HAPIEE study relate to the role of alcohol, nutrition and psychosocial factors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Relation between children's height and outdoor air pollution from coal-burning sources in the British 1946 birth cohort
    Martin Bobak
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 6BT, UK
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 77:383-6. 2004
    ..Air pollution is associated with a number of health outcomes in childhood. In this study, we investigated whether air pollution is related to children's height...
  12. pmc Life span and disability: a cross sectional comparison of Russian and Swedish community based data
    Martin Bobak
    International Centre for Health and Society, University College London, London WC1E 6BT
    BMJ 329:767. 2004
    ..To compare levels of disability (in terms of physical function and self rated health) among middle aged and elderly people in Russia and Sweden, a country with high life expectancy...
  13. pmc Unfavourable birth outcomes of the Roma women in the Czech Republic and the potential explanations: a population-based study
    Martin Bobak
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Public Health 5:106. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to quantify the differences in birth outcomes between Roma and non-Roma mothers in the Czech Republic and to investigate the potential causes of such differences...
  14. pmc Changes in smoking prevalence in Russia, 1996-2004
    M Bobak
    UCL International Institute for Society and Health, University College London, London, UK
    Tob Control 15:131-5. 2006
    ..Changes in the prevalence of smoking in Russia between 1996 and 2004, and whether theses changes differed by sociodemographic groups, were investigated...
  15. pmc Societal characteristics and health in the former communist countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union: a multilevel analysis
    Martin Bobak
    UCL International Insitute for Society and Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:990-6. 2007
    ....
  16. pmc The association between psychosocial characteristics at work and problem drinking: a cross-sectional study of men in three Eastern European urban populations
    M Bobak
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 62:546-50. 2005
    ..Psychosocial factors at work are thought to influence health partly through health behaviours...
  17. ncbi request reprint Commentary: migration and health--what about those who stay at home?
    Martin Bobak
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1272-3. 2007
  18. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms in urban population samples in Russia, Poland and the Czech Republic
    Martin Bobak
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:359-65. 2006
    ..Relatively little is known about depression in countries that were formerly part of the Soviet Union, especially Russia...
  19. pmc Association between year of birth and cognitive functions in Russia and the Czech Republic: cross-sectional results of the HAPIEE study
    Martin Bobak
    MRC Unit for Lifelong Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Neuroepidemiology 33:231-9. 2009
    ..To assess differences in cognitive functions by year of birth in Russia and the Czech Republic...
  20. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic factors, material inequalities, and perceived control in self-rated health: cross-sectional data from seven post-communist countries
    M Bobak
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Soc Sci Med 51:1343-50. 2000
    ..Perceived control appeared statistically to mediate some of the effects of material deprivation. The non-significant effects of both ecological measures of inequality were eliminated by controlling for individuals' characteristics...
  21. pmc Contribution of drinking patterns to differences in rates of alcohol related problems between three urban populations
    M Bobak
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:238-42. 2004
    ..To examine, on empirical data, whether drinking patterns, in addition to overall alcohol consumption, contribute to differences in rates of alcohol related problems between populations...
  22. pmc Maternal socioeconomic characteristics and infant mortality from injuries in the Czech Republic 1989-92
    M Bobak
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Inj Prev 6:195-8. 2000
    ..This study examined whether maternal socioeconomic characteristics predict infant mortality from injuries in the Czech Republic...
  23. pmc Psychosocial work characteristics and self rated health in four post-communist countries
    H Pikhart
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:624-30. 2001
    ..To examine whether psychosocial factors at work are related to self rated health in post-communist countries...
  24. doi request reprint Childhood socioeconomic circumstances and adult height and leg length in central and eastern Europe
    E Webb
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:351-7. 2008
    ..This study will determine whether similar associations are observable in settings with different social histories, and will assess whether adult leg length is more strongly associated than adult height...
  25. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption in a national sample of the Russian population
    M Bobak
    International Centre for Health and Society, University College London, UK
    Addiction 94:857-66. 1999
    ..We have analysed the levels and distribution of alcohol consumption in a national sample of the Russian population...
  26. doi request reprint Age at natural menopause in three central and eastern European urban populations: the HAPIEE study
    U Stepaniak
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Studies, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Krakow, Poland
    Maturitas 75:87-93. 2013
    ..To investigate the age at menopause in three urban populations in Central and Eastern Europe and to assess whether the (suspected) differences can be explained by a range of socioeconomic, reproductive and behavioural factors...
  27. doi request reprint Association between attendance at religious services and self-reported health in 22 European countries
    Amanda Nicholson
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 69:519-28. 2009
    ..It remains unclear to what extent the observed associations reflect reverse causality or are due to differing perceptions of health...
  28. pmc Assessing the contribution of unstable employment to mortality in posttransition Russia: prospective individual-level analyses from the Russian longitudinal monitoring survey
    Francesca Perlman
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Am J Public Health 99:1818-25. 2009
    ..We used the Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey (RLMS) to investigate associations between employment, socioeconomic position, and mortality...
  29. ncbi request reprint Outdoor sulphur dioxide and respiratory symptoms in Czech and Polish school children: a small-area study (SAVIAH). Small-Area Variation in Air Pollution and Health
    H Pikhart
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 74:574-8. 2001
    ..We used a novel technique to estimate the outdoor concentrations of sulphur dioxide (SO2) at small-area level to study the long-term effects on respiratory symptoms and disease in children...
  30. pmc Pregnancy outcomes and outdoor air pollution: an ecological study in districts of the Czech Republic 1986-8
    M Bobak
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 56:539-43. 1999
    ..The association between outdoor air pollution and stillbirths and low birthweight in the Czech Republic, where air pollution was high, was examined...
  31. pmc Outdoor air pollution, low birth weight, and prematurity
    M Bobak
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Environ Health Perspect 108:173-6. 2000
    ..Low gestational age accounted for the association between SO(2) and low birth weight. These findings provide further support for the hypothesis that air pollution can affect the outcome of pregnancy...
  32. ncbi request reprint FTO variant, energy intake, physical activity and basal metabolic rate in Caucasians. The HAPIEE study
    J A Hubacek
    Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic
    Physiol Res 60:175-83. 2011
    ..These results suggest that the effect of the FTO rs17817449 variant on BMI in Caucasian adults is not mediated by energy intake or physical activity, but some effect on BMR per kg of body weight is possible...
  33. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic and behavioral determinants of mortality in posttransition Russia: a prospective population study
    Francesca Perlman
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Ann Epidemiol 18:92-100. 2008
    ..Previous research has demonstrated a widening educational mortality gradient, widespread deprivation, and harmful health behaviors...
  34. doi request reprint The association between APOA5 haplotypes and plasma lipids is not modified by energy or fat intake: the Czech HAPIEE study
    J A Hubacek
    Centre for Experimental Medicine, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 24:243-7. 2014
    ..We tested interactions between APOA5 haplotypes and dietary intake in determination of plasma triglycerides (TG) and other lipids...
  35. ncbi request reprint Beer and obesity: a cross-sectional study
    M Bobak
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, International Centre for Health and Society, University College London, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:1250-3. 2003
    ..We examined the relation between beer intake and waist-hip ratio (WHR) and body mass index (BMI) in a beer-drinking population...
  36. doi request reprint Neighbourhood socioeconomic indicators and depressive symptoms in the Czech Republic: a population based study
    Jitka Pikhartova
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Int J Public Health 54:283-93. 2009
    ..We investigated the association between individual and neighbourhood socioeconomic characteristics and depressive symptoms in the Czech Republic...
  37. pmc Household item ownership and self-rated health: material and psychosocial explanations
    Hynek Pikhart
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    BMC Public Health 3:38. 2003
    ..In the present analyses, we examined the importance for health of material factors, which may have a direct effect on health, and of those that may affect health indirectly, through psychosocial mechanisms...
  38. ncbi request reprint Determinants of adult mortality in Russia: estimates from sibling data
    Martin Bobak
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College, London, UK
    Epidemiology 14:603-11. 2003
    ..We have modified indirect demographic methods and applied them to a population sample to investigate predictors of mortality in Russia...
  39. ncbi request reprint Do health control beliefs predict behaviour in Russians?
    Francesca Perlman
    International Centre for Health and Society, University College, London, UK
    Prev Med 37:73-81. 2003
    ..Unhealthy lifestyles contribute substantially to Russia's high mortality. Health control beliefs influence lifestyles to some extent in the West but this relationship is not well studied in Russia...
  40. pmc Non-fatal injuries in three Central and Eastern European urban population samples: the HAPIEE study
    Olga Vikhireva
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Eur J Public Health 20:695-701. 2010
    ..Despite high mortality from injuries and accidents, data on rates and distribution of non-fatal injuries in Central and Eastern European populations are scarce...
  41. ncbi request reprint Drinking alcohol surrogates among clients of an alcohol-misuser treatment clinic in Novosibirsk, Russia
    Natalia Bobrova
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Subst Use Misuse 44:1821-32. 2009
    ..The study limitations are described, and suggestions for future research are made...
  42. ncbi request reprint Relative and absolute gender gap in all-cause mortality in Europe and the contribution of smoking
    Martin Bobak
    International Centrefor Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:15-8. 2003
    ..The association of overall mortality with male/female mortality ratios is much weaker...
  43. pmc The relationship between alcohol consumption and cortisol secretion in an aging cohort
    Ellena Badrick
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, 1 19 Torrington Place, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:750-7. 2008
    ..Evidence for an association between alcohol consumption and activity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis is inconclusive...
  44. doi request reprint Gender differences in drinking practices in middle aged and older Russians
    Natalia Bobrova
    Division of Psychology, Nottingham Trent University, Burton Street, Nottingham, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 45:573-80. 2010
    ..The study investigated gender differences in drinking patterns and the reasons behind them among men and women in the Russian city of Novosibirsk...
  45. pmc Mortality patterns in the Russian Federation: indirect technique using widowhood data
    Martin Bobak
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 80:876-81. 2002
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Depressive symptoms and levels of C-reactive protein: a population-based study
    Hynek Pikhart
    Dept of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:217-22. 2009
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic status over the life-course and depressive symptoms in men and women in Eastern Europe
    Amanda Nicholson
    International Institute for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    J Affect Disord 105:125-36. 2008
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Do lipids contribute to the lack of cardio-protective effect of binge drinking: alcohol consumption and lipids in three eastern European countries
    Anne Peasey
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WCIE 6BT UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 40:431-5. 2005
    ..We investigated this hypothesis in a population study in three eastern European countries...
  49. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic influences on self-rated health in Russian men and women--a life course approach
    Amanda Nicholson
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 61:2345-54. 2005
    ..Health behaviours were not involved in mediating social differences in self-rated health. Our results indicate that a life course approach may contribute to the understanding of health in Russia...
  50. ncbi request reprint Obesity and education in three countries of the Central and Eastern Europe: the HAPIEE study
    Hynek Pikhart
    International Institute for Society and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Cent Eur J Public Health 15:140-2. 2007
    ....
  51. pmc Alcohol consumption and increased mortality in Russian men and women: a cohort study based on the mortality of relatives
    Amanda Nicholson
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College, 1 19 Torrington Place, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:812-9. 2005
    ..To examine the relations between frequency of alcohol consumption and of binge drinking and adult mortality in Russian men and women...
  52. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial factors at work and depression in three countries of Central and Eastern Europe
    Hynek Pikhart
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 58:1475-82. 2004
    ..This study suggests that the effort-reward imbalance at work is related to prevalence of depression in these central and eastern European populations...
  53. doi request reprint Estimation of secular trends in adult height, and childhood socioeconomic circumstances in three Eastern European populations
    Elizabeth Alice Webb
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Econ Hum Biol 6:228-36. 2008
    ..These results suggest that secular trends in height mirror, but are not wholly explained by, trends in socioeconomic circumstances in early life...
  54. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and birth weight in Britain in 1946
    M Bobak
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1-19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT
    Epidemiology 12:358-9. 2001
    ..While confounding by unmeasured factors cannot be ruled out, these historical data support the hypothesis that birth weight could be affected by air pollution...
  55. ncbi request reprint The seasonality of live birth is strongly influenced by socio-demographic factors
    M Bobak
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Hum Reprod 16:1512-7. 2001
    ..These results suggest that the seasonality of births is, at least in this population, strongly influenced by socio-demographic factors...
  56. doi request reprint Associations between different dimensions of religious involvement and self-rated health in diverse European populations
    Amanda Nicholson
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, United Kingdom
    Health Psychol 29:227-35. 2010
    ..Findings concerning other dimensions of religious involvement, such as prayer, are inconsistent and analyses often neglect the potential influence of other correlated dimensions...
  57. ncbi request reprint Relation between heavy and binge drinking and all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in Novosibirsk, Russia: a prospective cohort study
    Sofia Malyutina
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia
    Lancet 360:1448-54. 2002
    ..Moderate alcohol consumption is associated with reduced cardiovascular mortality, but binge drinking is thought to be detrimental. We examined effects of heavy and binge drinking in a population with high rates of binge drinking...
  58. pmc Trends in the prevalence of smoking in Russia during the transition to a market economy
    Francesca Perlman
    ECOHOST, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Tob Control 16:299-305. 2007
    ..Changes in smoking, particularly an increase in women, were predicted to follow the aggressive campaigns of multinational tobacco companies in transitional Russia. However, such changes have not yet been demonstrated unequivocally...
  59. ncbi request reprint Trends in alcohol intake by education and marital status in urban population in Russia between the mid 1980s and the mid 1990s
    Sofia Malyutina
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia
    Alcohol Alcohol 39:64-9. 2004
    ..Such changes would indicate the potential role of alcohol in the rising social inequalities in mortality...
  60. ncbi request reprint Education, marital status, and total and cardiovascular mortality in Novosibirsk, Russia: a prospective cohort study
    Sofia Malyutina
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia
    Ann Epidemiol 14:244-9. 2004
    ..We investigated this question in a prospective cohort study based on the Novosibirsk MONICA Project...
  61. pmc The widening gap in mortality by educational level in the Russian Federation, 1980-2001
    Michael Murphy
    Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, England
    Am J Public Health 96:1293-9. 2006
    ..We examined trends in the relation between educational level and adult mortality in the Russian Federation in the period 1989 through 2001...
  62. ncbi request reprint Drinking volume and patterns: back to basics
    Martin Bobak
    Addiction 100:883. 2005
  63. pmc Ambient air pollution and pregnancy outcomes: a review of the literature
    Radim J Sram
    Laboratory of Genetic Ecotoxicology, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Academy of Sciences, and Health Institute of Central Bohemia, Prague, Czech Republic
    Environ Health Perspect 113:375-82. 2005
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Rates of contraindications and use of alternative vaccines in routine immunisation of children: a population based study in the Czech Republic
    Jana Danova
    Department of Epidemiology, 3rd Medical School, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Vaccine 25:3890-5. 2007
    ..This study suggests that within the routine immunisation programme, contraindications occur in approximately 6% of children, and many of these children remain incompletely vaccinated...
  65. ncbi request reprint The relative contribution of case management and inadequate care-seeking behaviour to childhood deaths from diarrhoea and acute respiratory infections in Hidalgo, Mexico
    Rossana Bojalil
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 12:1545-52. 2007
    ..It is essential that doctors in the private sector be included, as in Mexico and many other countries they provide a large proportion of care, often with adverse outcomes...
  66. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E Arg136 --> Cys mutation and hyperlipidemia in a large central European population sample
    Jaroslav A Hubacek
    Clin Chim Acta 388:217-8. 2008