Luis Alves

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Affiliation: University of Porto
Country: Portugal

Publications

  1. pmc Prevalence and management of cardiovascular risk factors in Portuguese living in Portugal and Portuguese who migrated to Switzerland
    Luis Alves
    EPIUnit Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto ISPUP, Porto, Portugal
    BMC Public Health 15:307. 2015
  2. pmc Association between neighborhood deprivation and fruits and vegetables consumption and leisure-time physical activity: a cross-sectional multilevel analysis
    Luis Alves
    Institute of Public Health, University of Porto, Rua das Taipas, 135 139, 4050 600 Porto, Portugal
    BMC Public Health 13:1103. 2013
  3. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in the prevalence of nine established cardiovascular risk factors in a southern European population
    Luis Alves
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Predictive Medicine and Public Health, University of Porto Medical School, Porto, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 7:e37158. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Trends in lung cancer mortality in Portugal (1955-2005)
    Luis Alves
    Hygiene and Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Rev Port Pneumol 15:575-87. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Weight change and its determinants in Portuguese adult women: a longitudinal analysis in the EPIPorto cohort
    Ana Henriques
    EpiUnit, Institute of Public Health, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    J Epidemiol Community Health 69:1162-8. 2015
  6. pmc Portuguese migrants in Switzerland: healthcare and health status compared to Portuguese residents
    Luis Alves
    Instituto de Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal Departamento de Epidemiologia Clínica, Medicina Preditiva e Saúde Pública, Porto, Portugal Unidade de Saúde Familiar St André de Canidelo, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 8:e77066. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Social trajectory and body image satisfaction in childbearing women
    Ana Henriques
    EPIUnit Institute of Public Health, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Matern Child Health J 19:1237-44. 2015
  8. doi request reprint Sociodemographic determinants of prevalence and incidence of Helicobacter pylori infection in Portuguese adults
    Joana Bastos
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Predictive Medicine and Public Health, University of Porto Medical School, Porto, Portugal Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto ISPUP, Porto, Portugal
    Helicobacter 18:413-22. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of cervical cytology use in an urban sample of Portuguese women
    Carla Alves
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Porto University Medical School, Porto, Portugal
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:482-8. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Hypercholesterolemia, eligibility for lipid-lowering therapy and therapeutic success: population-based study in a Portuguese urban population
    Luis Alves
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Porto Medical School, Institute of Public Health, Alameda Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    Eur J Endocrinol 159:755-60. 2008

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Publications10

  1. pmc Prevalence and management of cardiovascular risk factors in Portuguese living in Portugal and Portuguese who migrated to Switzerland
    Luis Alves
    EPIUnit Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto ISPUP, Porto, Portugal
    BMC Public Health 15:307. 2015
    ..We compared the levels and management of the main cardiovascular risk factors between Portuguese living in Porto (Portugal) and Portuguese migrants living in Lausanne (Switzerland)...
  2. pmc Association between neighborhood deprivation and fruits and vegetables consumption and leisure-time physical activity: a cross-sectional multilevel analysis
    Luis Alves
    Institute of Public Health, University of Porto, Rua das Taipas, 135 139, 4050 600 Porto, Portugal
    BMC Public Health 13:1103. 2013
    ..We investigated the association of neighborhood deprivation with fruits and vegetables consumption and leisure-time physical activity in adults living in an urban center in Portugal...
  3. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in the prevalence of nine established cardiovascular risk factors in a southern European population
    Luis Alves
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Predictive Medicine and Public Health, University of Porto Medical School, Porto, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 7:e37158. 2012
    ..To fully address the issue of health inequalities, interventions within the health systems should be complemented with population-based policies specifically designed to reduce socioeconomic gradients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Trends in lung cancer mortality in Portugal (1955-2005)
    Luis Alves
    Hygiene and Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Rev Port Pneumol 15:575-87. 2009
    ..While the rate of smoking and lung cancer mortality has been decreasing in western Europe, there was no decline in lung cancer mortality in Portugal until 1998...
  5. doi request reprint Weight change and its determinants in Portuguese adult women: a longitudinal analysis in the EPIPorto cohort
    Ana Henriques
    EpiUnit, Institute of Public Health, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    J Epidemiol Community Health 69:1162-8. 2015
    ..We aimed to characterise between-women and within-women weight change in adult women, and to assess the association of sociodemographic, reproductive and lifestyle characteristics with the variations...
  6. pmc Portuguese migrants in Switzerland: healthcare and health status compared to Portuguese residents
    Luis Alves
    Instituto de Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal Departamento de Epidemiologia Clínica, Medicina Preditiva e Saúde Pública, Porto, Portugal Unidade de Saúde Familiar St André de Canidelo, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 8:e77066. 2013
    ..Most migrant studies have compared health characteristics between migrants and nationals of the host country. We aimed at comparing health characteristics of migrants with nationals from their home country...
  7. doi request reprint Social trajectory and body image satisfaction in childbearing women
    Ana Henriques
    EPIUnit Institute of Public Health, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Matern Child Health J 19:1237-44. 2015
    ..10-4.46; too large: adjusted OR 1.64, 95 % CI 1.07-2.51]. Downward social trajectory was associated with a higher likelihood of dissatisfaction with body image in multiparae, while there was no effect among primiparae...
  8. doi request reprint Sociodemographic determinants of prevalence and incidence of Helicobacter pylori infection in Portuguese adults
    Joana Bastos
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Predictive Medicine and Public Health, University of Porto Medical School, Porto, Portugal Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto ISPUP, Porto, Portugal
    Helicobacter 18:413-22. 2013
    ..pylori-related diseases. We aimed to estimate the prevalence and incidence of H. pylori infection and to identify its major sociodemographic correlates in an urban population from the North of Portugal...
  9. doi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of cervical cytology use in an urban sample of Portuguese women
    Carla Alves
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Porto University Medical School, Porto, Portugal
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:482-8. 2009
    ..12-0.65). In conclusion, under opportunistic screening, the high life prevalence of cervical cytology use hides a small proportion of women tested at the recommended intervals and inequalities in access to and frequency of screening...
  10. doi request reprint Hypercholesterolemia, eligibility for lipid-lowering therapy and therapeutic success: population-based study in a Portuguese urban population
    Luis Alves
    Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Porto Medical School, Institute of Public Health, Alameda Prof Hernani Monteiro, 4200 319 Porto, Portugal
    Eur J Endocrinol 159:755-60. 2008
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