M Bobak

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications19

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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
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  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...