Yoshiharu Fukuda

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Affiliation: Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Municipal health expectancy in Japan: decreased healthy longevity of older people in socioeconomically disadvantaged areas
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Health Promotion International Health, Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1 5 45 Yushima, Tokyo 113 8519, Japan
    BMC Public Health 5:65. 2005
  2. pmc Variations in societal characteristics of spatial disease clusters: examples of colon, lung and breast cancer in Japan
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Health Promotion International Health, Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Yushima 1 5 45, Bunkyo, Tokyo, 113 8519, Japan
    Int J Health Geogr 4:16. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint A combination of an extrapolation method and a benchmark method to develop quantitative health targets for Japan
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Health Promotion International Health, Division of Public Health, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University 1 5 45 Yushima, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8519, Japan
    Health Policy 61:201-12. 2002
  4. pmc Accumulation of health risk behaviours is associated with lower socioeconomic status and women's urban residence: a multilevel analysis in Japan
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Health Promotion International Health, Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1 5 45 Yushima, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8519, Japan
    BMC Public Health 5:53. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Critical contribution of sanitation infrastructure and primary medical care to child health status in Japan from 1955 to 2000
    Seiko Ishitani
    International Health and Medicine, Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
    J Med Dent Sci 52:213-22. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Social course patterns of urban dwellers with tuberculosis under fragile living conditions in Tokyo, Japan
    Masashi Kizuki
    Health Promotion, Department of International Health Development, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
    J Epidemiol 16:167-75. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic pattern of smoking in Japan: income inequality and gender and age differences
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Health Promotion International Health, Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo 113 8519, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 15:365-72. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Cause-specific mortality differences across socioeconomic position of municipalities in Japan, 1973-1977 and 1993-1998: increased importance of injury and suicide in inequality for ages under 75
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Health Promotion International Health, Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1 5 45 Yushima, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8519, Japan
    Int J Epidemiol 34:100-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Dioxins released from incineration plants and mortality from major diseases: an analysis of statistical data by municipalities
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Department of International Health Development, Division of Public Health, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
    J Med Dent Sci 50:249-55. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Municipal socioeconomic status and mortality in Japan: sex and age differences, and trends in 1973-1998
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Health Promotion International Health, Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1 5 45 Yushima, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8519, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 59:2435-45. 2004

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  1. pmc Municipal health expectancy in Japan: decreased healthy longevity of older people in socioeconomically disadvantaged areas
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Health Promotion International Health, Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1 5 45 Yushima, Tokyo 113 8519, Japan
    BMC Public Health 5:65. 2005
    ..This study aimed to estimate health expectancy at 65 years (HE65) at the municipal level in Japan, and to examine its relation to area socio-demographic conditions...
  2. pmc Variations in societal characteristics of spatial disease clusters: examples of colon, lung and breast cancer in Japan
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Health Promotion International Health, Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Yushima 1 5 45, Bunkyo, Tokyo, 113 8519, Japan
    Int J Health Geogr 4:16. 2005
    ..The present study combining these two methods was performed to identify spatial clusters of selected types of cancer in Japan and to determine their societal characteristics focusing on homogeneity among clusters...
  3. ncbi request reprint A combination of an extrapolation method and a benchmark method to develop quantitative health targets for Japan
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Health Promotion International Health, Division of Public Health, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University 1 5 45 Yushima, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8519, Japan
    Health Policy 61:201-12. 2002
    ..The methodology presented in this article could be used as a standard procedure to formulate realistic quantified health targets, which can be adopted to develop health policies in nations, regions and communities...
  4. pmc Accumulation of health risk behaviours is associated with lower socioeconomic status and women's urban residence: a multilevel analysis in Japan
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Health Promotion International Health, Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1 5 45 Yushima, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8519, Japan
    BMC Public Health 5:53. 2005
    ..The present study was performed to elucidate the effects of individual and regional socioeconomic factors on selected health risk behaviours among Japanese adults, with a particular focus on regional variations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Critical contribution of sanitation infrastructure and primary medical care to child health status in Japan from 1955 to 2000
    Seiko Ishitani
    International Health and Medicine, Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
    J Med Dent Sci 52:213-22. 2005
    ..Relationships between child health status and social indicators have changed over time with stage of economic development...
  6. ncbi request reprint Social course patterns of urban dwellers with tuberculosis under fragile living conditions in Tokyo, Japan
    Masashi Kizuki
    Health Promotion, Department of International Health Development, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
    J Epidemiol 16:167-75. 2006
    ..We examined the social courses of fragile-living urban dwellers with tuberculosis without customary and regular access to a conventional residence and investigated the factors associated with interruption of treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic pattern of smoking in Japan: income inequality and gender and age differences
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Health Promotion International Health, Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo 113 8519, Japan
    Ann Epidemiol 15:365-72. 2005
    ..To elucidate the influence of individual socioeconomic status on smoking in Japanese adults...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cause-specific mortality differences across socioeconomic position of municipalities in Japan, 1973-1977 and 1993-1998: increased importance of injury and suicide in inequality for ages under 75
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Health Promotion International Health, Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1 5 45 Yushima, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8519, Japan
    Int J Epidemiol 34:100-9. 2005
    ..This study examined socioeconomic inequality in regional mortality and the impact on inequality by cause of deaths in 1973-1977 and 1993-1998 using municipal statistics in Japan...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dioxins released from incineration plants and mortality from major diseases: an analysis of statistical data by municipalities
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Department of International Health Development, Division of Public Health, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
    J Med Dent Sci 50:249-55. 2003
    ..This study did not show the statistical relation between increased mortality from major causes and the existence of incineration plants and dioxins from the plants at the municipal level...
  10. ncbi request reprint Municipal socioeconomic status and mortality in Japan: sex and age differences, and trends in 1973-1998
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Health Promotion International Health, Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1 5 45 Yushima, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8519, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 59:2435-45. 2004
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  11. ncbi request reprint Wide range of socioeconomic factors associated with mortality among cities in Japan
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Health Promotion International Health, Division of Public Health, Graduate School, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Health Promot Int 19:177-87. 2004
    ..The results promote a deeper understanding of socioeconomic health determinants and development of multi-sectoral health policy to improve population health...
  12. ncbi request reprint Increased excess deaths in urban areas: quantification of geographical variation in mortality in Japan, 1973-1998
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Health Promotion International Health, Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1 5 45 Yushima, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8519, Japan
    Health Policy 68:233-44. 2004
    ..The present study suggests that the reduction of a large number of deaths, especially premature deaths, is expected by elimination of geographical health inequality, and that health policies for urban residents are prioritized...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association of parental and children behaviors with the health status of preschool children
    Miki Watanabe
    Health Promotion International Health and Medicine, Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1 5 45 Yushima, Bunkyo ku, 113 8519, Tokyo, Japan
    Prev Med 42:297-300. 2006
    ..Parental and children behaviors can be associated with health promotion and illness prevention in preschool children...
  14. ncbi request reprint Age-adjusted mortality and its association to variations in urban conditions in Shanghai
    Takehito Takano
    Health Promotion International Health, Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Yushima 1 5 45, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8519, Japan
    Health Policy 61:239-53. 2002
    ..05). Consequences of health policy and the developments of urban infrastructural resources from the viewpoint of the Healthy Cities concept were discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Higher mortality in areas of lower socioeconomic position measured by a single index of deprivation in Japan
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Health Promotion International Health and Medicine, Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1 5 45 Yushima, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8519, Japan
    Public Health 121:163-73. 2007
    ..To formulate an index representing area deprivation and elucidate the relation between the index and mortality in Japan...
  16. pmc Variation of health status among people living on boats in Hue, Vietnam
    Nguyen Khac Luong Quang
    Health Promotion, Department of International Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Yushima 1 5 45, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113 8519, Japan
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:941-7. 2005
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  17. ncbi request reprint Calculation of prefectural disability-adjusted life expectancy (DALE) using long-term care prevalence and its socioeconomic correlates in Japan
    Sugako Kurimori
    Health Promotion International Health, Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1 5 45 Yushima, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8519, Japan
    Health Policy 76:346-58. 2006
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  18. pmc Socioeconomic status and cancer screening in Japanese males: Large inequlaity in middle-aged and urban residents
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Health Promotion International Health, Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
    Environ Health Prev Med 12:90-6. 2007
    ..However, little is known about the socioeconomic factors affecting cancer screening participation. This study was performed to examine the association between socioeconomic status and cancer screening participation in Japanese males...
  19. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up study of health status in population living in methylmercury-polluted area
    Makoto Futatsuka
    Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Honjo 1 1 1, Kumamoto 860 8556, Japan
    Environ Sci 12:239-82. 2005
    ..5) It is important to take into consideration mental distress not only from the physical effects but also from the secondary social damage experienced through MD in these area...
  20. ncbi request reprint Different income information as an indicator for health inequality among Japanese adults
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Department of Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health, Wako, Saitama, Japan
    J Epidemiol 17:93-9. 2007
    ..In this study, we compared the degrees of associations of four types of income information with health variables among Japanese adults...
  21. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life and beneficiaries of long-term care insurance in Japan
    Hirohisa Imai
    Department of Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health, 2 3 6 minami, Wako, Saitama 351 0197, Japan
    Health Policy 85:349-55. 2008
    ..This study was conducted for the purpose of clarifying what level of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) was achieved by individuals using the services under the LTCI system...
  22. ncbi request reprint BCG immunization age in urban and rural areas of Akita Prefecture, Japan
    Yuichiro Yahata
    Department of Public Health, National Institute of Public Health, Saitama, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol 26:547-51. 2007
    ..Immunization coverage rates may be increased or maintained to prevent miliary TB and TB meningitis...
  23. doi request reprint In-depth descriptive analysis of trends in prevalence of long-term care in Japan
    Yoshiharu Fukuda
    Department of Epidemiology, National Institute of Public Health, Wako, Saitama, Japan
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 8:166-71. 2008
    ..Long-term care (LTC) insurance was introduced in Japan in 2000. Herein, we describe the trends in demand for LTC, using age-standardized and level-specific rates of entitlement and utilization of LTC at national and prefectural levels...
  24. ncbi request reprint Skin problems among fiber-glass reinforced plastics factory workers in Japan
    Keiko Minamoto
    Department of Public Health, Kumamoto University School of Medicine, Honjo, Japan
    Ind Health 40:42-50. 2002
    ..Of the 67 workers examined in both seasons closed to double the prevalence of dermatitis was found in summer (23.3%) than winter (13.4%)...