Hannah Kuper

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Intimations of mortality: perceived age of leaving middle age as a predictor of future health outcomes within the Whitehall II study
    Hannah Kuper
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Age Ageing 32:178-84. 2003
  2. pmc Does cataract surgery alleviate poverty? Evidence from a multi-centre intervention study conducted in Kenya, the Philippines and Bangladesh
    Hannah Kuper
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e15431. 2010
  3. pmc Blindness in Sudan: is it time to scrutinise survey methods?
    Hannah Kuper
    International Centre for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 3:e476. 2006
  4. pmc Cataract visual impairment and quality of life in a Kenyan population
    Sarah Polack
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:927-32. 2007
  5. pmc A decade later, how much of Rwanda's musculoskeletal impairment is caused by the war in 1994 and by related violence?
    Hannah Kuper
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 4:e7720. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Job strain and risk of breast cancer
    Hannah Kuper
    Clinical Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Epidemiology 18:764-8. 2007
  7. doi request reprint The impact of cataract surgery on health related quality of life in Kenya, the Philippines, and Bangladesh
    Sarah Polack
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 17:387-99. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The impact of cataract on time-use: results from a population based case-control study in Kenya, the Philippines and Bangladesh
    Sarah Polack
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 15:372-82. 2008
  9. pmc A case-control study to assess the relationship between poverty and visual impairment from cataract in Kenya, the Philippines, and Bangladesh
    Hannah Kuper
    International Centre for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 5:e244. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Prospective study of solar exposure, dietary vitamin D intake, and risk of breast cancer among middle-aged women
    Hannah Kuper
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2558-61. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Intimations of mortality: perceived age of leaving middle age as a predictor of future health outcomes within the Whitehall II study
    Hannah Kuper
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Age Ageing 32:178-84. 2003
    ..to determine the association between the subjective rate of ageing and future health outcomes...
  2. pmc Does cataract surgery alleviate poverty? Evidence from a multi-centre intervention study conducted in Kenya, the Philippines and Bangladesh
    Hannah Kuper
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e15431. 2010
    ..The objective of this study is to assess whether there is a reduction in poverty after cataract surgery among visually impaired cases...
  3. pmc Blindness in Sudan: is it time to scrutinise survey methods?
    Hannah Kuper
    International Centre for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 3:e476. 2006
  4. pmc Cataract visual impairment and quality of life in a Kenyan population
    Sarah Polack
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:927-32. 2007
    ....
  5. pmc A decade later, how much of Rwanda's musculoskeletal impairment is caused by the war in 1994 and by related violence?
    Hannah Kuper
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 4:e7720. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the current burden of musculoskeletal impairment (MSI) attributable to the 1994 war and related violence...
  6. ncbi request reprint Job strain and risk of breast cancer
    Hannah Kuper
    Clinical Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Epidemiology 18:764-8. 2007
    ..Cohort studies investigating the association between stress and breast cancer have shown highly inconsistent results...
  7. doi request reprint The impact of cataract surgery on health related quality of life in Kenya, the Philippines, and Bangladesh
    Sarah Polack
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 17:387-99. 2010
    ..To assess the impact of cataract surgery on vision related quality of life (VRQoL) and generic health related quality of life (HRQoL) in Kenya, Bangladesh and the Philippines...
  8. doi request reprint The impact of cataract on time-use: results from a population based case-control study in Kenya, the Philippines and Bangladesh
    Sarah Polack
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 15:372-82. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between visual impairment from cataract with time-use in adults (aged >or= 50 years) in Kenya, Bangladesh, and The Philippines...
  9. pmc A case-control study to assess the relationship between poverty and visual impairment from cataract in Kenya, the Philippines, and Bangladesh
    Hannah Kuper
    International Centre for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 5:e244. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between visual impairment from cataract and poverty in adults in Kenya, Bangladesh, and the Philippines...
  10. doi request reprint Prospective study of solar exposure, dietary vitamin D intake, and risk of breast cancer among middle-aged women
    Hannah Kuper
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2558-61. 2009
    ..There was also no association with dietary vitamin D intake or supplementary multivitamin use. These relationships were not modified after stratifying by estrogen or progesterone receptor status...
  11. pmc Evaluating the causal relevance of diverse risk markers: horizontal systematic review
    Hannah Kuper
    Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 339:b4265. 2009
    ..To develop a new methodology to systematically compare evidence across diverse risk markers for coronary heart disease and to compare this evidence with guideline recommendations...
  12. doi request reprint Visual impairment from cataract and health related quality of life: results from a case-control study in the Philippines
    Sarah Polack
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 17:152-9. 2010
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  13. pmc The impact of cataract surgery on activities and time-use: results from a longitudinal study in Kenya, Bangladesh and the Philippines
    Sarah Polack
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e10913. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to explore the impact of cataract surgery on daily activities and time-use in Kenya, Bangladesh and the Philippines...
  14. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation for ophthalmologists
    Hannah Kuper
    International Centre for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 13:393-401. 2006
    ..The aim is to provide readers with knowledge about the fundamentals of economic evaluation to enable them to read papers critically, make healthcare funding and planning decisions, and understand the economic evaluation of interventions...
  15. ncbi request reprint The socioeconomic gradient in the incidence of stroke: a prospective study in middle-aged women in Sweden
    Hannah Kuper
    Clinical Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, U K
    Stroke 38:27-33. 2007
    ..Our purpose was to establish whether a socioeconomic gradient in stroke existed in a group of Swedish women and whether this gradient could be explained by established stroke risk factors or psychosocial factors...
  16. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial determinants of coronary heart disease in middle-aged women: a prospective study in Sweden
    Hannah Kuper
    Clinical Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 164:349-57. 2006
    ..Results show a strong gradient in CHD by years of education explained by established coronary risk factors but not by job strain or social support...
  17. pmc Searching for observational studies: what does citation tracking add to PubMed? A case study in depression and coronary heart disease
    Hannah Kuper
    International Centre for Eye Health, Clinical Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMC Med Res Methodol 6:4. 2006
    ..PubMed is the most widely used method for searches of the medical literature, but fails to identify many relevant articles. Electronic citation tracking offers an alternative search method...
  18. ncbi request reprint The relationship between prevalence of active trachoma, water availability and its use in a Tanzanian village
    Sarah Polack
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:1075-83. 2006
    ..The key element in the relationship between water availability and trachoma is the allocation of water within households. Collection time may influence both the quantity of water collected and its allocation within the household...
  19. ncbi request reprint A critical review of the SAFE strategy for the prevention of blinding trachoma
    Hannah Kuper
    Clinical Research Unit, Department of Infectious and Tropical Disease, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 3:372-81. 2003
    ..The evidence for an effect of health education and environmental improvement is weaker, and depends mostly on cross-sectional observational studies...
  20. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of prospective cohort studies of psychosocial factors in the etiology and prognosis of coronary heart disease
    Hannah Kuper
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, London, England
    Semin Vasc Med 2:267-314. 2002
    ..Evidence for an effect of anxiety or type A behavior was less consistent. Methods to address bias in the reporting of psychosocial data are required...
  21. ncbi request reprint Participatory evaluations of trachoma control programmes in eight countries
    Hannah Kuper
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 10:764-72. 2005
    ..Trachoma is a major cause of blindness. The objective of this initiative was to conduct participatory process evaluations of the trachoma control programmes receiving support from the International Trachoma Initiative in eight countries...
  22. ncbi request reprint The effect of control at home on CHD events in the Whitehall II study: Gender differences in psychosocial domestic pathways to social inequalities in CHD
    Tarani Chandola
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, International Centre for Health and Society, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Soc Sci Med 58:1501-9. 2004
    ..Psychosocial domestic conditions may have a greater effect on the health of women compared with men...
  23. ncbi request reprint Depression as an aetiologic and prognostic factor in coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis of 6362 events among 146 538 participants in 54 observational studies
    Amanda Nicholson
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London Medical School, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Eur Heart J 27:2763-74. 2006
    ..We quantified the effect of depression on CHD, assessing the extent of confounding by coronary risk factors and disease severity...
  24. ncbi request reprint Risk of ovarian cancer in the United States in relation to anthropometric measures: does the association depend on menopausal status?
    Hannah Kuper
    International Centre for Health and Society, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, UK
    Cancer Causes Control 13:455-63. 2002
    ..To elucidate the association between anthropometric measures and ovarian cancer risk...
  25. pmc Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness in Western Rwanda: blindness in a postconflict setting
    Wanjiku Mathenge
    Rift Valley Provincial Hospital, Nakuru, Kenya
    PLoS Med 4:e217. 2007
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  26. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer risk and serologic evidence of human papilloma virus infection: a population-based case-control study
    Hans Olov Adami
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:872-5. 2003
    ..Additional studies of the relationship between prostate cancer and other HPV types, notably HPV 33, could be helpful for clarifying the possible role of sexual risk factors...
  27. ncbi request reprint Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness in Nakuru district, Kenya
    Wanjiku Mathenge
    Rift Valley Provincial Hospital, Nakuru, Kenya
    Ophthalmology 114:599-605. 2007
    ..To estimate the prevalence of avoidable blindness in > or =50-year-olds in Nakuru district, Kenya, and to evaluate the Rapid Assessment for Avoidable Blindness (RAAB), a new methodology to measure the magnitude and causes of blindness...
  28. doi request reprint Functional presbyopia in a rural Kenyan population: the unmet presbyopic need
    Justin C Sherwin
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 36:245-51. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of presbyopia, and the functional impairment and spectacle use among persons with presbyopia in a rural Kenyan population...
  29. ncbi request reprint Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness in Kunming, china
    Min Wu
    Red Cross Hospital, Kunming, Yunnan, China
    Ophthalmology 115:969-74. 2008
    ....
  30. pmc Mapping the global distribution of trachoma
    Sarah Polack
    Clinical Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:913-9. 2005
    ..Until now, information on trachoma prevalence at within country levels has not been systematically collated, analysed and reported...
  31. ncbi request reprint Impact of VISION 2020 on global blindness
    Hannah Kuper
    Can J Ophthalmol 41:669-72. 2006
  32. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A deficiency in a Kenyan prison
    Wanjiku Mathenge
    Rift Valley Provincial Hospital, Nakuru, Kenya
    Trop Med Int Health 12:269-73. 2007
    ..To estimate the prevalence and causes of vitamin A deficiency disorders (VADD) in adult male prisoners in Nakuru, Kenya...
  33. pmc Prevalence and causes of blindness and visual impairment in Limbe urban area, South West Province, Cameroon
    Joseph Enyegue Oye
    Sight Savers International, West Africa Regional Office, P O Box 18190 KIA, Accra, Ghana
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:1435-9. 2007
    ..To conduct a rapid assessment of cataract surgical services to estimate the prevalence and causes of blindness and visual impairment in members of the population aged >/=40 years in the Limbe urban area, Cameroon...
  34. pmc Musculoskeletal impairment survey in Rwanda: design of survey tool, survey methodology, and results of the pilot study (a cross sectional survey)
    Oluwarantimi Atijosan
    Trauma Unit, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:30. 2007
    ..This study aimed to develop a new tool to screen for and diagnose MSI and to pilot test the methodology for a national survey in Rwanda...
  35. pmc Topical azithromycin: new evidence?
    Hannah Kuper
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:566-7. 2007
  36. pmc Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness in Negros Island and Antique District, Philippines
    Cristina Eusebio
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:1588-92. 2007
    ..To conduct rapid assessments of avoidable blindness to estimate the magnitude and causes of blindness in people aged >/=50 years in Negros Island and Antique district, Philippines...
  37. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of cycloplegic agents: results of a randomized controlled trial in nigerian children
    Anne Ebri
    University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:1025-31. 2007
    ..To compare the cost and effectiveness of three cycloplegic agents among Nigerian children...
  38. ncbi request reprint Rapid assessment for prioritisation of trachoma control at community level in one district of the Kaolack Region, Senegal
    Marcel Faye
    Senegalese National Eye Care Programme, Ministry of Health, Dakar, Senegal
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:149-57. 2006
    ..77% (95% CI 1.24-2.51), equating to 985 adults (95% CI 765-1250) with trichiasis in Nioro department. In conclusion, a survey using rapid methodology showed that trachoma is a problem of public significance in Nioro department, Senegal...
  39. pmc A national survey of musculoskeletal impairment in Rwanda: prevalence, causes and service implications
    Oluwarantimi Atijosan
    Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 3:e2851. 2008
    ..We present a new survey methodology that is based on sound epidemiological principles and is linked to the World Health Organisation's International Classification of Functioning...
  40. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of referencing in the ophthalmic literature
    John C Buchan
    York District General Hospital, York, UK
    Am J Ophthalmol 140:1146-8. 2005
    ..To investigate the frequency of citation and quotation errors in the ophthalmic literature...
  41. doi request reprint Poverty and musculoskeletal impairment in Rwanda
    Dorothea Rischewski
    Infectious Tropical Diseases Department, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 102:608-17. 2008
    ..These data suggest that increased efforts should be undertaken in Rwanda in order to ensure that children with disabilities are included in schools and that adults with disabilities can find appropriate employment opportunities...
  42. doi request reprint Prevalence of epilepsy in Rwanda: a national cross-sectional survey
    Victoria Simms
    Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, King s College London, London, UK
    Trop Med Int Health 13:1047-53. 2008
    ..To estimate the prevalence of epilepsy in Rwanda, as part of a survey of musculoskeletal impairment (MSI)...