Belgin Unal

Summary

Affiliation: University of Liverpool
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Small changes in United Kingdom cardiovascular risk factors could halve coronary heart disease mortality
    Belgin Unal
    Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:733-40. 2005
  2. pmc Missing, mediocre, or merely obsolete? An evaluation of UK data sources for coronary heart disease
    B Unal
    Department of Public Health, Liverpool University, Liverpool, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:530-5. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Explaining the decline in coronary heart disease mortality in England and Wales between 1981 and 2000
    Belgin Unal
    Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool, England
    Circulation 109:1101-7. 2004
  4. pmc Impact of smoking reduction on coronary heart disease mortality trends during 1981-2000 in England and wales
    B Unal
    Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool, UK
    Tob Induc Dis 1:185. 2003
  5. pmc Coronary heart disease policy models: a systematic review
    Belgin Unal
    Department of Public Health, Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
    BMC Public Health 6:213. 2006
  6. pmc Life-years gained from modern cardiological treatments and population risk factor changes in England and Wales, 1981-2000
    Belgin Unal
    Department of Public Health, Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
    Am J Public Health 95:103-8. 2005
  7. pmc Modelling the decline in coronary heart disease deaths in England and Wales, 1981-2000: comparing contributions from primary prevention and secondary prevention
    Belgin Unal
    Department of Public Health, Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, 35340 Izmir, Turkey
    BMJ 331:614. 2005
  8. doi request reprint High prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in a Western urban Turkish population: a community-based study
    Belgin Unal
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 13:9-17. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Balcova heart study: rationale and methodology of the Turkish cohort
    Gul Ergor
    Department of Public Health, Dokuz Eylul University Medical School, Inciralti, Izmir, Turkey
    Int J Public Health 57:535-42. 2012
  10. pmc Decomposing socioeconomic inequalities in self assessed health in Turkey
    Kaan Sözmen
    Narlidere Community Health Center, Ministry of Health of Turkey, Izmir, Narlidere, Turkey
    Int J Equity Health 11:73. 2012

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Small changes in United Kingdom cardiovascular risk factors could halve coronary heart disease mortality
    Belgin Unal
    Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:733-40. 2005
    ..The U.K. government recently called for a 40% reduction in cardiovascular disease mortality by 2010. We examined the potential for cardiovascular risk factor changes to achieve that target...
  2. pmc Missing, mediocre, or merely obsolete? An evaluation of UK data sources for coronary heart disease
    B Unal
    Department of Public Health, Liverpool University, Liverpool, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:530-5. 2003
    ..However, there is no single comprehensive source of information to support CHD prevention and treatment strategies. Therefore this study evaluated the availability and quality of UK CHD data sources since 1981...
  3. ncbi request reprint Explaining the decline in coronary heart disease mortality in England and Wales between 1981 and 2000
    Belgin Unal
    Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool, England
    Circulation 109:1101-7. 2004
    ..Our study aimed to examine how much of the decrease in England and Wales between 1981 and 2000 could be attributed to medical and surgical treatments and how much to changes in cardiovascular risk factors...
  4. pmc Impact of smoking reduction on coronary heart disease mortality trends during 1981-2000 in England and wales
    B Unal
    Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool, UK
    Tob Induc Dis 1:185. 2003
    ..This emphasises the importance of a national strategy with comprehensive tobacco control programmes to further reduce smoking...
  5. pmc Coronary heart disease policy models: a systematic review
    Belgin Unal
    Department of Public Health, Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
    BMC Public Health 6:213. 2006
    ..A variety of models have therefore been developed to try and explain past trends and predict future possibilities. The aim of this systematic review was to evaluate the strengths and limitations of existing CHD policy models...
  6. pmc Life-years gained from modern cardiological treatments and population risk factor changes in England and Wales, 1981-2000
    Belgin Unal
    Department of Public Health, Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey
    Am J Public Health 95:103-8. 2005
    ..We estimated life-years gained from cardiological treatments and cardiovascular risk factor changes in England and Wales between 1981 and 2000...
  7. pmc Modelling the decline in coronary heart disease deaths in England and Wales, 1981-2000: comparing contributions from primary prevention and secondary prevention
    Belgin Unal
    Department of Public Health, Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, 35340 Izmir, Turkey
    BMJ 331:614. 2005
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  8. doi request reprint High prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in a Western urban Turkish population: a community-based study
    Belgin Unal
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 13:9-17. 2013
    ..This paper presents results of the baseline survey that aimed to define CVD risk factors and risk of developing coronary heart disease (CHD) in the Balçova population...
  9. doi request reprint Balcova heart study: rationale and methodology of the Turkish cohort
    Gul Ergor
    Department of Public Health, Dokuz Eylul University Medical School, Inciralti, Izmir, Turkey
    Int J Public Health 57:535-42. 2012
    ..Turkey is facing increasing rates of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The study is designed to meet the growing need to obtain information about the recent status and trends of CVD risk factors and their impact on mortality...
  10. pmc Decomposing socioeconomic inequalities in self assessed health in Turkey
    Kaan Sözmen
    Narlidere Community Health Center, Ministry of Health of Turkey, Izmir, Narlidere, Turkey
    Int J Equity Health 11:73. 2012
    ..This study aimed to measure socioeconomic inequalities in Self Assessed Health (SAH) and evaluate the determinants of such inequalities in terms of their contributions amongst the Turkish population...
  11. ncbi request reprint The association of job strain with coronary heart disease and metabolic syndrome in municipal workers in Turkey
    Yucel Demiral
    Department of Public Health, Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, Inciralti, Izmir, Turkey
    J Occup Health 48:332-8. 2006
    ..Job strain may possibly be perceived differently in different cultures and occupations. Future studies may benefit from using a combination of different stress models and more diverse study populations...
  12. ncbi request reprint Is smokeless tobacco a risk factor for coronary heart disease? A systematic review of epidemiological studies
    Julia A Critchley
    International Health Research Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:101-12. 2004
    ..A systematic review was therefore carried out to highlight the gaps in the evidence base...
  13. ncbi request reprint Life-years-gained from population risk factor changes and modern cardiology treatments in Ireland
    Zubair Kabir
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Trinity College and St James s Hospital Dublin, Ireland
    Eur J Public Health 17:193-8. 2007
    ..This study estimated the life-years-gained by CHD treatments and by changes in cardiovascular risk factor levels...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mortality reductions in patients receiving exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation: how much can be attributed to cardiovascular risk factor improvements?
    Rod S Taylor
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:369-74. 2006
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  15. pmc Comparing primary prevention with secondary prevention to explain decreasing coronary heart disease death rates in Ireland, 1985-2000
    Zubair Kabir
    Harvard School of Public Health, Division of Public Health Practice, Boston, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:117. 2007
    ..To investigate whether primary prevention might be more favourable than secondary prevention (risk factor reduction in patients with coronary heart disease(CHD))...
  16. pmc Explaining the recent decrease in coronary heart disease mortality rates in Ireland, 1985-2000
    Kathleen Bennett
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, St James s Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:322-7. 2006
    ..To examine the proportion of the recent decline in coronary heart disease (CHD) deaths in Ireland attributable to (a) "evidence based" medical and surgical treatments, and (b) changes in major cardiovascular risk factors...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Relationship of socioeconomic status and coronary artery disease]
    Belgin Unal
    Anadolu Kardiyol Derg 4:306-8. 2004