Joan Benach

Summary

Affiliation: Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. pmc Migration and "low-skilled" workers in destination countries
    Joan Benach
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Employment Conditions Knowledge Network GREDS EMCONET, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS Med 8:e1001043. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Precarious employment: understanding an emerging social determinant of health
    J Benach
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Employment Conditions Knowledge Network GREDS EMCONET, Department of Political and Social Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona 08003, Spain Email
    Annu Rev Public Health 35:229-53. 2014
  3. doi request reprint A new typology of policies to tackle health inequalities and scenarios of impact based on Rose's population approach
    Joan Benach
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Employment Conditions Network GREDS EMCONET, Department of Political and Social Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:286-91. 2013
  4. pmc Hierarchical cluster analysis of labour market regulations and population health: a taxonomy of low- and middle-income countries
    Carles Muntaner
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:286. 2012
  5. pmc The geography of the highest mortality areas in Spain: a striking cluster in the southwestern region of the country
    J Benach
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Occupational Health Research Unit, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 61:280-1. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint A micro-level model of employment relations and health inequalities
    Joan Benach
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Employment Conditions Network, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Health Serv 40:223-7. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Methods for the study of employment relations and health inequalities in a global context
    Joan Benach
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Employment Conditions Network, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Health Serv 40:209-13. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health Employment Conditions Network (EMCONET) study, with a glossary on employment relations
    Joan Benach
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Employment Conditions Network, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Health Serv 40:195-207. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Immigration, employment relations, and health: Developing a research agenda
    Joan Benach
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Occupational Health Research Center, Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona Biomedical Research Park, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 53:338-43. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Six employment conditions and health inequalities: a descriptive overview
    Joan Benach
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Employment Conditions Network, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Health Serv 40:269-80. 2010

Detail Information

Publications71

  1. pmc Migration and "low-skilled" workers in destination countries
    Joan Benach
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Employment Conditions Knowledge Network GREDS EMCONET, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS Med 8:e1001043. 2011
    In the fourth article in a six-part PLoS Medicine series on Migration & Health, Joan Benach and colleagues discuss the specific health risks and policy needs associated with migration in destination countries, especially for low-..
  2. doi request reprint Precarious employment: understanding an emerging social determinant of health
    J Benach
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Employment Conditions Knowledge Network GREDS EMCONET, Department of Political and Social Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona 08003, Spain Email
    Annu Rev Public Health 35:229-53. 2014
    ....
  3. doi request reprint A new typology of policies to tackle health inequalities and scenarios of impact based on Rose's population approach
    Joan Benach
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Employment Conditions Network GREDS EMCONET, Department of Political and Social Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:286-91. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Hierarchical cluster analysis of labour market regulations and population health: a taxonomy of low- and middle-income countries
    Carles Muntaner
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Public Health 12:286. 2012
    ..In this study, we investigate the labour market regulations among low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and propose a labour market taxonomy to further understand population health in a global context...
  5. pmc The geography of the highest mortality areas in Spain: a striking cluster in the southwestern region of the country
    J Benach
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Occupational Health Research Unit, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 61:280-1. 2004
    ..To determine the areas of Spain with the most increased mortality risk...
  6. ncbi request reprint A micro-level model of employment relations and health inequalities
    Joan Benach
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Employment Conditions Network, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Health Serv 40:223-7. 2010
    ..The theoretical model presented in this article serves three main purposes: providing analytical clarity for organizing scientific data, encouraging further observation and causal testing, and identifying policy entry points...
  7. ncbi request reprint Methods for the study of employment relations and health inequalities in a global context
    Joan Benach
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Employment Conditions Network, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Health Serv 40:209-13. 2010
    ..The study's main sources of information are a variety of digital, bibliographic databases; the authors reviewed the scientific literature from 1985 to 2008 and books, reports, and other documents from 2000 to 2008...
  8. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health Employment Conditions Network (EMCONET) study, with a glossary on employment relations
    Joan Benach
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Employment Conditions Network, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Health Serv 40:195-207. 2010
    ..This introduction includes a glossary of terms in the emerging area of employment conditions and health inequalities...
  9. doi request reprint Immigration, employment relations, and health: Developing a research agenda
    Joan Benach
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Occupational Health Research Center, Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona Biomedical Research Park, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 53:338-43. 2010
    ..Migrant workers contribute to the economic growth of high-income countries often serving as the labour force performing dangerous, dirty and degrading work that nationals are reluctant to perform...
  10. ncbi request reprint Six employment conditions and health inequalities: a descriptive overview
    Joan Benach
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Employment Conditions Network, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Health Serv 40:269-80. 2010
    ..In the future, governments and health agencies should establish more adequate surveillance systems, research programs, and policy awareness regarding the health effects of these nonstandard employment conditions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Conclusions and recommendations for the study of employment relations and health inequalities
    Joan Benach
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Employment Conditions Network, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Health Serv 40:315-22. 2010
    ..The authors also argue that adopting an appropriate theoretical framework is essential to both comprehending and extending knowledge and action on employment conditions and health inequalities...
  12. ncbi request reprint Types of employment and health in the European union: changes from 1995 to 2000
    Joan Benach
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 14:314-21. 2004
    ..This study compares associations between types of employment and health indicators in the Second (ES1995) and the Third European Survey on Working Conditions (ES2000) by gender, adjusting for individual and country-level confounders...
  13. ncbi request reprint Beyond Rose's strategies: a typology of scenarios of policy impact on population health and health inequalities
    Joan Benach
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Employment Conditions Network, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Health Serv 41:1-9. 2011
    ..This article presents a classification of policies and interventions based on all possible outcome scenarios of changes in population health and health inequalities, with examples of real policies...
  14. pmc Precarious employment and health: developing a research agenda
    J Benach
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Occupational Health Research Unit, Department of Health and Experimental Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, c Dr Aiguader, 88, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:276-7. 2007
  15. doi request reprint The utilization of dental care services according to health insurance coverage in Catalonia (Spain)
    Vladimir Pizarro
    Health Services Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigació Mèdica IMIM Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 37:78-84. 2009
    ..2 and 1.5 at 1994 and 2002, respectively); as well as the positive evolution of the overall rate of dental service care use in the previous year, from 26.7% in 1994 to 34.3% in 2002. Future studies will be needed to monitor this tendency...
  16. ncbi request reprint Employment precariousness in Spain: prevalence, social distribution, and population-attributable risk percent of poor mental health
    Alejandra Vives
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Employment Conditions Network, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Health Serv 41:625-46. 2011
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  17. doi request reprint Extending a model of precarious employment: A qualitative study of immigrant workers in Spain
    Victoria Porthé
    Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Occupational Health Research Unit, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 53:417-24. 2010
    ..Globalization has led to a growth in migration, as people leave their countries in search of work. We aimed to describe the dimensions of precarious employment for immigrant workers in Spain...
  18. doi request reprint Inequalities in health by social class dimensions in European countries of different political traditions
    Albert Espelt
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1095-105. 2008
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  19. doi request reprint Perception or real illness? How chronic conditions contribute to gender inequalities in self-rated health
    Davide Malmusi
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 22:781-6. 2012
    ..This study aims to examine whether these poorer indicators are due to a greater prevalence of health problems and to identify the types of problems that contribute most to gender inequalities...
  20. doi request reprint Invisible work, unseen hazards: The health of women immigrant household service workers in Spain
    Emily Q Ahonen
    Occupational Health Research Center, Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health Spain CIBERESP, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 53:405-16. 2010
    ..Household service work has been largely absent from occupational health studies. We examine the occupational hazards and health effects identified by immigrant women household service workers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Women, family demands and health: the importance of employment status and socio-economic position
    Lucia Artazcoz
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Soc Sci Med 59:263-74. 2004
    ....
  22. pmc Immigration, work and health in Spain: the influence of legal status and employment contract on reported health indicators
    Emily Sousa
    Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Public Health 55:443-51. 2010
    ..To analyze the relationship of legal status and employment conditions with health indicators in foreign-born and Spanish-born workers in Spain...
  23. ncbi request reprint The public health burden of material deprivation: excess mortality in leading causes of death in Spain
    Joan Benach
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Occupational Health Research Unit, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Prev Med 36:300-8. 2003
    ..The aim of the study is to investigate the burden of deprivation-associated excess of deaths by 10 leading causes of death in each gender and two age groups...
  24. ncbi request reprint Monitoring the cluster of high-risk mortality areas in the southwest of Spain
    Maria Buxó-Pujolràs
    Health Inequalities Research Group Employment Conditions Knowledge Network GREDS EMCONET, Department of Political and Social Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Geospat Health 7:73-81. 2012
    ..These increases showed a gender difference, being more pronounced in women...
  25. ncbi request reprint Immigrant populations, work and health--a systematic literature review
    Emily Q Ahonen
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Carrer Doctor Aiguader 88, ES 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:96-104. 2007
    ..This paper summarizes the information on immigrant occupational health available from recent studies, incorporating varied study designs...
  26. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic position and excess mortality during the heat wave of 2003 in Barcelona
    Carme Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Pl Lesseps 1, 08023, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:633-40. 2006
    ..The excess number of deaths was higher for those with less education. These results suggest that age, gender and educational level were important determinants of excess mortality in the 2003 Barcelona heat wave...
  27. ncbi request reprint Examining geographic patterns of mortality: the atlas of mortality in small areas in Spain (1987-1995)
    Joan Benach
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Occupational Health Research Unit, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 13:115-23. 2003
    ..This paper presents the main features, contents and potential uses of the Spanish Atlas of Mortality in small areas (1987-1995)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Combining job and family demands and being healthy: what are the differences between men and women?
    Lucia Artazcoz
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 14:43-8. 2004
    ..The objective of this study is to analyse gender inequalities in the combination of job and family life and their effect on health status and use of health care services...
  29. doi request reprint Migration-related health inequalities: showing the complex interactions between gender, social class and place of origin
    Davide Malmusi
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Soc Sci Med 71:1610-9. 2010
    ..Our findings on immigrants from Spain highlight the transitory nature of the 'healthy immigrant effect', and that action on inequality in socio-economic determinants affecting migrant groups should not be deferred...
  30. doi request reprint [Precarious employment in undocumented immigrants in Spain and its relationship with health]
    Victoria Porthé
    Centro de Investigación en Salud Laboral, Departamento de Ciencias Experimentales y de la Salud, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 23:107-14. 2009
    ..To describe the characteristics of precarious employment in undocumented immigrants in Spain and its relationship with health...
  31. pmc Unemployment and mental health: understanding the interactions among gender, family roles, and social class
    Lucia Artazcoz
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and the Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Public Health 94:82-8. 2004
    ..We examined gender differences in the effects of unemployment on mental health and assessed whether such effects are associated with interactions among gender, family roles, and social class...
  32. pmc Employment precariousness and poor mental health: evidence from Spain on a new social determinant of health
    Alejandra Vives
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, 8330073 Santiago, Chile
    J Environ Public Health 2013:978656. 2013
    ..This study assesses the association between precarious employment and poor mental health using the multidimensional Employment Precariousness Scale...
  33. ncbi request reprint External validation of psychological job demands in a bus driver sample
    David Gimeno
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Department of Health and Experimental Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, India
    J Occup Health 46:43-8. 2004
    ..Other studies are necessary to confirm these results and to assess job control and job social support. This would be another step in improving our knowledge of the quality of measurement of psychosocial risk factors...
  34. ncbi request reprint A new occupational health agenda for a new work environment
    Joan Benach
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Scand J Work Environ Health 28:191-6. 2002
    ..An alternative is also proposed for dealing with the conditions and settings needed to meet the new challenges related to establishing an effective occupational health policy...
  35. pmc Psychosocial factors and work related sickness absence among permanent and non-permanent employees
    David Gimeno
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, C Dr Aiguader 80, 08003 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:870-6. 2004
    ..To examine the association between psychosocial work factors and work related sickness absence among permanent and non-permanent employees by sex...
  36. ncbi request reprint Monitoring social determinants of health inequalities: the impact of unemployment among vulnerable groups
    Vanessa Puig-Barrachina
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Employment Conditions Network, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Estació de França, Passeig de Circumval lació, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Health Serv 41:459-82. 2011
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Social class, education, and smoking cessation: Long-term follow-up of patients treated at a smoking cessation unit
    Esteve Fernandez
    Cancer Prevention and Control Unit, Institut Català d Oncologia IDIBELL, and Department of Public Health, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:29-36. 2006
    ..Social differences have to be taken into account in the clinical setting when tailoring specific actions to treat smoking dependence...
  38. ncbi request reprint Comparison of fatal occupational injury surveillance systems between the European Union and the United States
    Fernando G Benavides
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Department of Health and Experimental Sciences, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 44:385-91. 2003
    ..Comparison of workplace injury statistics among countries is often problematic, mainly because work injury statistics are based on different national recording and notification systems...
  39. ncbi request reprint Underreporting of fatal occupational injuries in Catalonia (Spain)
    Fernando G Benavides
    Unitat de Recerca en Salut Laboral, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Doctor Aiguader 80, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Med (Lond) 54:110-4. 2004
    ..Thoroughness in a given health information system is one of its most important quality indicators. In Spain, in approximately 30% of serious occupational injuries, there is no information on the final outcome...
  40. doi request reprint The Employment Precariousness Scale (EPRES): psychometric properties of a new tool for epidemiological studies among waged and salaried workers
    Alejandra Vives
    Center for Research in Occupational Health CiSAL, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, C Dr Aiguader 88, Edifici PRBB 1 planta, CiSAL, Barcelona 08003, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 67:548-55. 2010
    ..The Employment Precariousness Scale (EPRES) is a newly developed, theory-based, multidimensional questionnaire specifically devised for epidemiological studies among waged and salaried workers...
  41. ncbi request reprint Dental health differences by social class in home-dwelling seniors of Barcelona, Spain
    Vladimir Pizarro
    Health Services Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM IMAS, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    J Public Health Dent 66:288-91. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess dental health differences by social class in home-dwelling seniors in Spain...
  42. ncbi request reprint Employment and Labor Market Results of the SOPHIE Project: Concepts, Analyses, and Policies
    Mireia Julià
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Employment Conditions Knowledge Network GREDS EMCONET, Department of Political and Social Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Health Serv 47:18-39. 2017
    ..Instead, efforts should be made to improve the security and quality of employment for all workers...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Social classes and poverty]
    Joan Benach
    Unidad de Investigación en Salud Laboral, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
    Gac Sanit 18:16-23. 2004
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint [Evolution of health inequalities in Catalonia [Spain]]
    Carme Borrell
    Centre d Anàlisi i Programes Sanitaris, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 20:396-406. 2006
    ..To analyze the evolution of social inequalities in health in Catalonia (Spain) in the last 20 years...
  45. doi request reprint Informal employment in high-income countries for a health inequalities research: A scoping review
    Mireia Julià
    Health Inequalities Research Group, Employment Conditions Knowledge Network GREDS EMCONET, Department of Political and Social Science, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Work 53:347-56. 2015
    ....
  46. doi request reprint [Avoidable and nonavoidable mortality: geographical distribution in small areas in Spain (1990-2001)]
    Montse Vergara Duarte
    Grup de Recerca de Desigualtats en Salut, Unitat de Recerca en Salut Laboral, Departament de Ciencies Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Espana
    Gac Sanit 23:16-22. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to describe the geographical distribution of avoidable and non-avoidable mortality in small areas in Spain by sex for the period 1990-2001...
  47. ncbi request reprint [Occupational injury, a public health priority]
    Fernando G Benavides
    Unidad de Investigación en Salud Laboral, Departamento de Ciencias Experimentales y de la Salud, Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
    Rev Esp Salud Publica 80:553-65. 2006
    ..Preventive activities should focus both on working conditions at the company level (micro) as well as on employment and industrial public policies (macro). Greater evaluation is needed of these latter policies...
  48. pmc Associations between temporary employment and occupational injury: what are the mechanisms?
    F G Benavides
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 63:416-21. 2006
    ..To determine whether observed higher risks of occupational injury among temporary workers are due to exposure to hazardous working conditions and/or to lack of job experience level...
  49. doi request reprint Measuring precarious employment in times of crisis: the revised Employment Precariousness Scale (EPRES) in Spain
    Alejandra Vives
    Departamento de Salud Publica, Escuela de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago de Chile, Chile Health Inequalities Research Group, Employment Conditions Knowledge Network GREDS EMCONET, Department of Political and Social Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain Center for Sustainable Urban Development CEDEUS, Conicyt Fondap 15110020, Santiago de Chile, Chile Advanced Center for Chronic Diseases ACCDiS, Conicyt Fondap 15130011, Santiago de Chile, Chile Electronic address
    Gac Sanit 29:379-82. 2015
    ..This study examines the psychometric properties of the revised Employment Precariousness Scale (EPRES-2010) in a context of economic crisis and growing unemployment...
  50. pmc Gender inequalities in health: exploring the contribution of living conditions in the intersection of social class
    Davide Malmusi
    Centre for Biomedical Network Research on Epidemiology and Public Health CIBERESP, Spain Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, IIB Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain Unitat Docent de Medicina Preventiva i Salut Pública PSMAR UPF ASPB, Barcelona, Spain
    Glob Health Action 7:23189. 2014
    ..This paper aims to explore whether the unequal gender distribution of roles and resources can account for inequalities in general self-rated health (SRH) by gender, across social classes, in a Southern European population...
  51. doi request reprint Trends in the prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of cardiovascular risk factors across educational level in the 1995-2005 period
    Ana Redondo
    Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Genetics Group, IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Ann Epidemiol 21:555-63. 2011
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Occupational categories and sickness absence certified as attributable to common diseases
    Fernando G Benavides
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Department of Health and Experimental Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 13:51-5. 2003
    ..corrected] This paper focuses on the relationship between sickness absence rates certified as attributable to common (non-work-related) diseases and occupational categories...
  53. doi request reprint Safety representatives' views on their interaction with workers in a context of unequal power relations: an exploratory qualitative study in Barcelona (Spain)
    Laia Ollé-Espluga
    Grup de Recerca en Desigualtats en Salut Employment Conditions Network GREDS EMCONET, Department of Political and Social Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 57:338-50. 2014
    ..The interaction between workers and safety representatives (SRs), a factor that determines SRs' effectiveness, is an unexplored issue within occupational health research...
  54. ncbi request reprint Immigration and self-reported health status by social class and gender: the importance of material deprivation, work organisation and household labour
    C Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:e7. 2008
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Social class inequalities in the use of and access to health services in Catalonia, Spain: what is the influence of supplemental private health insurance?
    C Borrell
    Institut Municipal de Salut Publica, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Qual Health Care 13:117-25. 2001
    ..To analyse social class inequalities in the access to and utilization of health services in Catalonia (Spain), and the influence of having private health insurance supplementing the National Health System (NHS) coverage...
  56. ncbi request reprint [Emotional disorders in the working population: an emerging problem in occupational health?]
    D Gimeno
    Unitat de Recerca en Salut Laboral, Departament de Ciencies Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 116:493-5. 2001
    ..To know the prevalence of emotional disorders in a working population...
  57. doi request reprint [Multidimensional measurement of precarious employment: social distribution and its association with health in Catalonia (Spain)]
    Joan Benach
    Grup de Recerca en Desigualtats en Salut Employment Conditions Knowledge Network GREDS EMCONET Departament de Ciències Polítiques i Socials, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, España Johns Hopkins University Universitat Pompeu Fabra Public Policy Center, Barcelona, España Transdisciplinary Research Group on Socioecological Transitions GinTRANS, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Espana
    Gac Sanit 29:375-8. 2015
    ..To show the prevalence of precarious employment in Catalonia (Spain) for the first time and its association with mental and self-rated health, measured with a multidimensional scale...
  58. ncbi request reprint [Description of psychosocial risk factors in four companies]
    F G Benavides
    Unitat de Recerca en Salut Laboral, Departament de Ciencies Experimentals i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    Gac Sanit 16:222-9. 2002
    ..To describe the distribution of work-related psychosocial risk factor scores in four companies according to the personal and occupational characteristics of the workers...
  59. pmc How do types of employment relate to health indicators? Findings from the second European survey on working conditions
    F G Benavides
    Occupational Health Research Unit, Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 54:494-501. 2000
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint [Types of employment and health: analysis of the Second European Survey on Working Conditions]
    F Benavides
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, 08003, España fernando
    Gac Sanit 13:425-30. 1999
    ..To investigate the relationships among types of employment and several health self-perceived outcomes in a sample of active workers from the 15 state members of the European Union...
  61. pmc Material deprivation and leading causes of death by gender: evidence from a nationwide small area study
    J Benach
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Health, Occupational Health Research Unit, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:239-45. 2001
    ..To investigate the association between material deprivation and 10 leading causes of death by gender...
  62. pmc Social inequalities in the impact of flexible employment on different domains of psychosocial health
    Lucia Artazcoz
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Pl Lesseps 1, 08023 Barcelona, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:761-7. 2005
    ..For the two objectives the potentially different patterns by sex and social class are explored...
  63. ncbi request reprint Work organization, economic inequality, and depression among nursing assistants: a multilevel modeling approach
    Carles Muntaner
    Social Equity and Health Section, Centre for Addictions and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Canada
    Psychol Rep 98:585-601. 2006
    ..Implications of our work include that work in nursing homes for the environment it fosters has a strong effect on emotional strain and depression among Nursing Assistants...
  64. ncbi request reprint Higher smoking prevalence in urban compared to non-urban areas: time trends in six European countries
    Berlian I Idris
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Place 13:702-12. 2007
    ..There were no significant differences in annual rate of change in smoking prevalence between non-urban and urban areas...
  65. ncbi request reprint Economic inequality, working-class power, social capital, and cause-specific mortality in wealthy countries
    Carles Muntaner
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health, School of Nursing, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Int J Health Serv 32:629-56. 2002
    ..The popularity of social capital and exclusion of class-related political and welfare state indicators does not seem to be justified on empirical grounds...
  66. ncbi request reprint The associations of social class and social stratification with patterns of general and mental health in a Spanish population
    Carles Muntaner
    Department of Behavioral and Community Health Nursing, University of Maryland at Baltimore, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:950-8. 2003
    ..In this study we examined whether measures of social class were able to explain and predict self-reported general and mental health over and above measures of social stratification...
  67. ncbi request reprint Social class and self-reported health status among men and women: what is the role of work organisation, household material standards and household labour?
    Carme Borrell
    Agency of Public Health of Barcelona, Plaça Lesseps 1, Barcelona 08023, Spain
    Soc Sci Med 58:1869-87. 2004
    ..Among women, the association between the worker (non-owner, non-managerial, and un-credentiated) class positions and health is substantially explained by working conditions, material well being at home and amount of household labour...
  68. ncbi request reprint The importance of the political and the social in explaining mortality differentials among the countries of the OECD, 1950-1998
    Vicente Navarro
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Health Serv 33:419-94. 2003
    ..The article also quantifies statistically the relationship between the political and the policy variables and between these variables and the dependent variables--that is, the health indicators...
  69. ncbi request reprint Politics and health outcomes
    Vicente Navarro
    Johns Hopkins University, USA
    Lancet 368:1033-7. 2006
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  70. ncbi request reprint [Health inequalities in Catalonia (Spain): are they actually in the political agenda?]
    Carme Borrell
    Gac Sanit 22:80. 2008
  71. ncbi request reprint Is precarious employment more damaging to women's health than men's?
    Maria Menendez
    Occupational Health Department, Catalonian Workers Commissions, CC OO, Spain
    Soc Sci Med 64:776-81. 2007
    ..Although the health of women is disproportionately affected by workplace flexibility, this has been largely ignored. The main purpose of this paper is to draw attention to this relevant but neglected topic...