Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
- Heterogeneity and event dependence in the analysis of sickness absenceIsabel Torá-Rocamora
Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Center for Research in Occupational Health CiSAL, Universitat Pompeu Fabra UPF, c Doctor Aiguader 88, Barcelona 08003, Spain
BMC Med Res Methodol 13:114. 2013..However, its use may encounter computational limitations when applied to very large data sets, as may frequently occur in the analysis of SA duration...
- Cross-national comparisons of sickness absence systems and statistics: towards common indicatorsDavid Gimeno
1 Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Public Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas, USA2 Center for Research in Occupational Health CiSAL, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain3 CIBER in Epidemiology and Public Health, Spain
Eur J Public Health 24:663-6. 2014..Episodes per 1000 salaried workers and episode duration varied by country; their distribution by diagnostic was similar. Basic and useful SA indicators can be constructed to facilitate cross-country comparisons. ..
- Safety climate and verbal abuse among public hospital-based workers in Costa RicaDavid Gimeno
Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, The University of Texas School of Public Health, San Antonio Campus, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
Work 42:29-38. 2012..We examined whether low level of safety factors were associated with a higher prevalence of verbal abuse at the workplace...
- Association of CRP and IL-6 with lung function in a middle-aged population initially free from self-reported respiratory problems: the Whitehall II studyDavid Gimeno
Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences, The University of Texas School of Public Health, San Antonio Campus, 8550 Datapoint Drive, Suite 200, San Antonio, TX 78240, USA
Eur J Epidemiol 26:135-44. 2011..These data provide evidence linking inflammation to adverse outcomes beyond cardiovascular disease. Interventions targeting inflammation may prevent lung function impairment...
- Return to work expectations of workers on long-term non-work-related sick leaveMaite Sampere
Medical and Health Care Services Division, Mutual Midat Cyclops MC MUTUAL, Barcelona, Spain
J Occup Rehabil 22:15-26. 2012..Despite suggestions that worker perception might be the best predictor of return to work (RTW), there still is limited research on time to RTW in workers with lengthy non-work-related sick leave...
- Organizational return to work support and sick leave duration: a cohort of Spanish workers with a long-term non-work-related sick leave episodeMaite Sampere
From the Mutual Midat Cyclops, Medical and Health Care Services Division MC MUTUAL, C Provença 321, Barcelona, Spain
J Occup Environ Med 53:674-9. 2011..To analyze the association between organizational support and time to return to work (RTW) in workers with long-term non-work-related sick leave...
- 0095 Multimorbidity and previous sickness absence episodes are determinants of incidence and duration of future episodesMònica Ubalde-López
CISAL Center for Research in Occupational Health, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, SpainCIBERESP, CIBER in Epidemiology and Public Health, Madrid, Spain
Occup Environ Med 71:A10. 2014..We examined the effect of multimorbidity and previous SA on the incidence and duration of future SA...
- Occupational exposures and asthma in health-care workers: comparison of self-reports with a workplace-specific job exposure matrixGeorge L Delclos
School of Public Health, University of Texas, Houston, TX, USA
Am J Epidemiol 169:581-7. 2009....
- Cleaning products and short-term respiratory effects among female cleaners with asthmaDavid Vizcaya
Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Madrid, Spain University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre CRCHUM, Montreal, Canada Departament de Ciències Experimental i de la Salut, Universitat Pompeu Fabra UPF, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Occup Environ Med 72:757-63. 2015..We evaluated the short-term effects of exposure to cleaning products on lung function and respiratory symptoms among professional cleaning women...
- Labour market trajectories and early retirement due to permanent disability: a study based on 14 972 new cases in SpainFernando G Benavides
1 Center for Research in Occupational Health CiSAL, Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain 2 CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública CIBERESP, Spain 3 IMIM Parc Salut Mar, Social epidemiology and occupational health group, Barcelona, Spain
Eur J Public Health 25:673-7. 2015..To analyse the impact of labour market trajectory indicators on early retirement, measured by age at onset of permanent disability (PD)...
- Occupational safety and health interventions to reduce musculoskeletal symptoms in the health care sectorJessica M Tullar
School of Public Health, Institute for Health Policy, The University of Texas, Houston, TX, USA
J Occup Rehabil 20:199-219. 2010..Health care work is dangerous and multiple interventions have been tested to reduce the occupational hazards...
- 0012 A holistic approach to calculating a multimorbidity score: the usefulness of multi-correspondence analysisMònica Ubalde-López
CISAL Center for Research in Occupational Health, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, SpainCIBERESP, CIBER in Epidemiology and Public Health, Madrid, Spain
Occup Environ Med 71:A1. 2014..We propose a method to construct a global multimorbidity score that incorporates chronic and non-chronic health conditions as well as health-related behaviours and symptoms, regardless of any specific outcome...
- Drinking social norms and drinking behaviours: a multilevel analysis of 137 workgroups in 16 worksitesTonatiuh Barrientos-Gutierrez
Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, The University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston, Texas, USA
Occup Environ Med 64:602-8. 2007..Previous studies on worksite drinking norms showed individually perceived norms were associated with drinking behaviours...
- Dose-Response Relation Between Work Hours and Cardiovascular Disease Risk: Findings From the Panel Study of Income DynamicsSadie H Conway
University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, Houston Drs Conway, Pompeii University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, San Antonio Drs Roberts, Gimeno and University of St Thomas, Houston, Texas Dr Follis
J Occup Environ Med 58:221-6. 2016..The aim of this study was to examine the presence of a dose-response relationship between work hours and incident cardiovascular disease (CVD) in a representative sample of U.S. workers...
- The Department of Defense Epidemiologic and Economic Burden of Hearing Loss studySharon P Cooper
School of Public Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 7711 John Smith Drive, Suite 1100, San Antonio, TX 78229
Mil Med 179:1458-64. 2014..In this article, we focus on an overview of the DEEBoHL study, the methods for the first aim of this effort, and describe future plans for the study. ..
- Funding of pilot projects in Latin America: a tool for capacity building in occupational health researchSarah A Felknor
Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, Houston, Texas 77225 0186, USA
Int J Occup Environ Health 12:408-14. 2006..Funding pilot research projects in developing countries is an effective, practical, and useful tool for training new investigators in research techniques and developing collaborative relationships among countries...