Eric B Loucks
Affiliation: McGill University
- Life-course socioeconomic position and incidence of coronary heart disease: the Framingham Offspring StudyEric B Loucks
Douglas Mental Health Institute, McGill University, 6875 LaSalle Blvd, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Am J Epidemiol 169:829-36. 2009..29, 95% confidence interval: 0.78, 2.13). These findings underscore the potential importance of CHD prevention and treatment efforts for those whose backgrounds include low SEP throughout life...
- Socioeconomic position and the metabolic syndrome in early, middle, and late life: evidence from NHANES 1999-2002Eric B Loucks
Douglas Hospital Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ann Epidemiol 17:782-90. 2007..To evaluate whether there is an association between socioeconomic position (SEP) and the metabolic syndrome at various ages, including adolescent, middle-aged and older participants in gender-specific analyses...
- Quality of parental emotional care and calculated risk for coronary heart diseaseNisha D Almeida
Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Douglas Mental Health University Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1A2
Psychosom Med 72:148-55. 2010..To evaluate associations between perceived quality of parental emotional care and calculated 10-year risk for coronary heart disease (CHD). Little is understood about the role of parental emotional care in contributing to the risk for CHD...
- Socioeconomic disparities in metabolic syndrome differ by gender: evidence from NHANES IIIEric B Loucks
Department of Psychiatry and Douglas Hospital Research Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ann Epidemiol 17:19-26. 2007..The aim of the study is to examine whether socioeconomic position (SEP) is associated with metabolic syndrome and whether the association differs by gender and race/ethnicity...
- Individual-level socioeconomic status is associated with worse asthma morbidity in patients with asthmaSimon L Bacon
Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre, Division of Chest Medicine, Research Center, Hôpital du Sacré Coeur de Montréal University of Montréal affiliated hospital, 5400 Gouin West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Respir Res 10:125. 2009..g., cockroaches, tobacco smoke) and outdoor (e.g., urban pollution) allergens, thus increasing risk for exacerbations...
- Associations between childhood socioeconomic position and adulthood obesityLaura C Senese
Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Epidemiol Rev 31:21-51. 2009..Adulthood SEP and other obesity risk factors may be the mechanisms responsible for the observed associations between childhood SEP and adulthood obesity...
- What the Cuban context provides health researchers: the feasibility of a longitudinal multi-method study of the impact of housing improvements on health in Havana, CubaJerry Spiegel
Liu Institute for Global Issues, University of British Columbia, 6476 N W Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z2
J Public Health (Oxf) 26:95-100. 2004..The objective of this study, therefore, was to ascertain the feasibility of conducting a multi-method longitudinal evaluation of the impact of housing improvements on health...
- Social integration is associated with fibrinogen concentration in elderly menEric B Loucks
Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA, USA
Psychosom Med 67:353-8. 2005..The objective of this study was to determine whether social integration is associated with plasma concentrations of fibrinogen in an elderly population...
- Association of educational level with inflammatory markers in the Framingham Offspring StudyEric B Loucks
Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Epidemiol 163:622-8. 2006..The association provides evidence suggestive of a biologic pathway by which socioeconomic position may predispose to coronary heart disease...