Reweighting national survey data for small area behaviour estimates: modelling alcohol consumption in Local Authorities in England
There are likely to be differences in alcohol consumption levels and patterns across local areas within a country, yet survey data is often collected at the national or sub-national/regional level and is not r... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - January 2, 2020 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Robert Pryce, Colin Angus, John Holmes, Duncan Gillespie, Penny Buykx, Petra Meier, Matt Hickman, Frank de Vocht and Alan Brennan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Preventing type 2 diabetes mellitus in Qatar by reducing obesity, smoking, and physical inactivity: mathematical modeling analyses
The aim of this study was to estimate the impact of reducing the prevalence of obesity, smoking, and physical inactivity, and introducing physical activity as an explicit intervention, on the burden of type 2 ... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - December 30, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Susanne F. Awad, Martin O ’Flaherty, Katie G. El-Nahas, Abdulla O. Al-Hamaq, Julia A. Critchley and Laith J. Abu-Raddad Tags: Research Source Type: research

Accounting for biases in survey-based estimates of population attributable fractions
This paper discusses best practices for estimating fractions of mortality attributable to health exposures in survey data that are biased by observed confounders and unobserved endogenous selection. Extant res... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - December 12, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Ryan Masters and Eric Reither Tags: Research Source Type: research

Social capital is associated with lower mosquito vector indices: secondary analysis from a cluster randomised controlled trial of community mobilisation for dengue prevention in Mexico
Control of the Aedes aegypti mosquito is central to reducing the risk of dengue, zika, chikungunya, and yellow fever. Randomised controlled trials, including the Camino Verde trial in Mexico and Nicaragua, demons... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - December 10, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Authors: V íctor Alvarado-Castro, Sergio Paredes-Solís, Elizabeth Nava-Aguilera, Arcadio Morales-Pérez, Miguel Flores-Moreno, José Legorreta-Soberanis, Esmeralda Jaimes-Néstor, Anne Cockcroft and Neil Andersson Tags: Research Source Type: research

A comparative analysis of disability measures in Cameroonian surveys
This study aims to evaluate for t... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - December 5, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Arlette Simo Fotso, G éraldine Duthé and Clifford Odimegwu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence, determinants and association of unawareness of diabetes, hypertension and hypercholesterolemia with poor disease control in a multi-ethnic Asian population without cardiovascular disease
To explore the prevalence and determinants of unawareness of diabetes, hypertension and hypercholesterolemia and its association with poor disease control in a multi-ethnic Asian population without cardiovascu... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - December 5, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Ryan E. K. Man, Alvin Hong Wei Gan, Eva K. Fenwick, Alfred Tau Liang Gan, Preeti Gupta, Charumathi Sabanayagam, Nicholas Tan, Kah Hie Wong, Tien Yin Wong, Ching-Yu Cheng and Ecosse L. Lamoureux Tags: Research Source Type: research

The relationship between the different low birth weight strata of newborns with infant mortality and the influence of the main health determinants in the extreme south of Brazil
This study evaluated the relationship of birth weight with Infant mortality (IM) through the ... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - November 27, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Authors: C ássia Simeão Vilanova, Vânia Naomi Hirakata, Viviane Costa de Souza Buriol, Marina Nunes, Marcelo Zubaran Goldani and Clécio Homrich da Silva Tags: Research Source Type: research

Migrant health in Italy: a better health status difficult to maintain —country of origin and assimilation effects studied from the Italian risk factor surveillance data
Many studies on migrant health have focused on aspects of morbidity and mortality, but very few approach the relevant issues of migrants ’ health considering behavioral risk factors. Previous studies have often... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - November 1, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Stefano Campostrini, Giuliano Carrozzi, Santino Severoni, Maria Masocco and Stefania Salmaso Tags: Research Source Type: research

Adjusting selection bias in German health insurance records for regional prevalence estimation
Regional prevalence estimation requires epidemiologic data with substantial local detail. National health surveys may lack in sufficient local observations due to limited resources. Therefore, corresponding pr... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - August 27, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Ralf Thomas M ünnich, Jan Pablo Burgard and Joscha Krause Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evidence on the magnitude of the economic, health and population effects of palm cooking oil consumption: an integrated modelling approach with Thailand as a case study
Palm oil ’s high yields, consequent low cost and highly versatile properties as a cooking oil and food ingredient have resulted in its thorough infiltration of the food sector in some countries. Longitudinal st... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - August 16, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Marcus R. Keogh-Brown, Henning Tarp Jensen, Sanjay Basu, Wichai Aekplakorn, Soledad Cuevas, Alan D. Dangour, Shabbir H. Gheewala, Rosemary Green, Edward JM Joy, Nipa Rojroongwasinkul, Nalitra Thaiprasert, Bhavani Shankar and Richard D. Smith Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluation of data availability on population health indicators at the regional level across the European Union
The ability to measure regional health inequalities across Europe and to build adequate population health indices depends significantly on the availability of reliable and comparable data at the regional level... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - August 7, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Claudia Costa, Ângela Freitas, Iwa Stefanik, Thomas Krafft, Eva Pilot, Joana Morrison and Paula Santana Tags: Research Source Type: research

Can cost-effectiveness results be combined into a coherent league table? Case study from one high-income country
Doubts exist around the value of compiling league tables for cost-effectiveness results for health interventions, primarily due to methods differences. We aimed to determine if a reasonably coherent league tab... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - August 5, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Nick Wilson, Anna Davies, Naomi Brewer, Nhung Nghiem, Linda Cobiac and Tony Blakely Tags: Research Source Type: research

Regional variation of premature mortality in Ontario, Canada: a spatial analysis
Premature mortality is a meaningful indicator of both population health and health system performance, which varies by geography in Ontario. We used the Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) sub-regions to c... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - July 31, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Emmalin Buajitti, Tristan Watson, Todd Norwood, Kathy Kornas, Catherine Bornbaum, David Henry and Laura C. Rosella Tags: Research Source Type: research

Estimating cause-specific mortality in Madagascar: an evaluation of death notification data from the capital city
Trends in cause-specific mortality in most African countries are currently estimated from epidemiological models because the coverage of the civil registration system is low and national statistics on causes o... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - July 29, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Bruno Masquelier, Gilles Pison, Julio Rakotonirina and Anjarasoa Rasoanomenjanahary Tags: Research Source Type: research

Probabilistic walking models using built environment and sociodemographic predictors
Individual sociodemographic and home neighborhood built environment (BE) factors influence the probability of engaging in health-enhancing levels of walking or moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA). Me... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - June 3, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Anne Vernez Moudon, Ruizhu Huang, Orion T. Stewart, Hannah Cohen-Cline, Carolyn Noonan, Philip M. Hurvitz and Glen E. Duncan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Examining trends in cardiovascular disease mortality across Europe: how does the introduction of a new European Standard Population affect the description of the relative burden of cardiovascular disease?
Some mortality statistics are misleading when comparing between countries due to varying age distributions in their populations. In order to adjust for these differences, age-standardised mortality rates (ASMR... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - May 30, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Shiva Tadayon, Kremlin Wickramasinghe and Nick Townsend Tags: Research Source Type: research

Estimating Adult Mortality in Papua New Guinea, 2011
This study provides the first estimates in the academic literature of adult mortality (4... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - April 18, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Urarang Kitur, Tim Adair and Alan D. Lopez Tags: Research Source Type: research

Correction to: Evaluation of the mortality registry in Ecuador (2001 –2013) – social and geographical inequalities in completeness and quality
Following the publication of this article [1], the authors reported a typesetting error in Table 1 that caused the columns of the table to be ordered incorrectly, and a typographical error in a sentence in the... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - April 18, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Andr és Peralta, Joan Benach, Carme Borrell, Verónica Espinel-Flores, Lucinda Cash-Gibson, Bernardo L. Queiroz and Marc Marí-Dell’Olmo Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Evaluation of the mortality registry in Ecuador (2001 –2013) – social and geographical inequalities in completeness and quality
Mortality registries are an essential data source for public health surveillance and for planning and evaluating public policy. Nevertheless, there are still large inequalities in the completeness and quality ... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - March 28, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Andr és Peralta, Joan Benach, Carme Borrell, Verónica Espinel-Flores, Lucinda Cash-Gibson, Bernardo L. Queiroz and Marc Marí-Dell’Olmo Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cause of death coding in Switzerland: evaluation based on a nationwide individual linkage of mortality and hospital in-patient records
Cause of death statistics are an important tool for quality control of the health care system. Their reliability, however, is controversial. Comparing death certificates with their corresponding medical record... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - March 1, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Ueli Zellweger, Christoph Junker and Matthias Bopp Tags: Research Source Type: research

Potential gains in health expectancy by improving lifestyle: an application for European regions
Prevention aiming at smoking, alcohol consumption, and BMI could potentially bring large gains in life expectancy (LE) and health expectancy measures such as Healthy Life Years (HLY) and Life Expectancy in Goo... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - January 17, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Koen F üssenich, Wilma J. Nusselder, Stefan K. Lhachimi, Hendriek C. Boshuizen and Talitha F. Feenstra Tags: Research Source Type: research

Assessing the quality of medical death certification: a case study of concordance between national statistics and results from a medical record review in a regional hospital in the Philippines
Medical certificates of cause of death (MCCOD) issued by hospital physicians are a key input to vital registration systems. Deaths certified by hospital physicians have been implicitly considered to be of high... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - December 29, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Marilla Lucero, Ian Douglas Riley, Riley H. Hazard, Diozele Sanvictores, Veronica Tallo, Dorothy Gay Marmita Dumaluan, Juanita M. Ugpo and Alan D. Lopez Tags: Research Source Type: research

How useful are registered birth statistics for health and social policy? A global systematic assessment of the availability and quality of birth registration data
The registration and certification of births has a wide array of individual and societal benefits. While near-universal in some parts of the world, birth registration is less common in many low- and middle-inc... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - December 27, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: David E. Phillips, Tim Adair and Alan D. Lopez Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health status in a transitional society: urban-rural disparities from a dynamic perspective in China
The phenomenon of urban-rural segmentation has emerged and is remarkable, and the health disparities between rural and urban China should be stressed. (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - December 27, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Junfeng Jiang and Peigang Wang Tags: Research Source Type: research

Injury death certificates without specification of the circumstances leading to the fatal injury – the Norwegian Cause of Death Registry 2005–2014
For injury deaths, the underlying cause of death is defined as the circumstances leading to the injury. When this information is missing, the ICD-10 code X59 (Exposure to unspecified factor) is used. Lack of k... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - December 24, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Christian Lycke Ellingsen, Marta Ebbing, G. Cecilie Alfsen and Stein Emil Vollset Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluation of stability of directly standardized rates for sparse data using simulation methods
Directly standardized rates (DSRs) adjust for different age distributions in different populations and enable, say, the rates of disease between the populations to be directly compared. They are routinely publ... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - December 22, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Joan K. Morris, Joachim Tan, Paul Fryers and Jonathan Bestwick Tags: Research Source Type: research

Quantifying temporal trends of age-standardized rates with odds
To quantify temporal trends in age-standardized rates of disease, the convention is to fit a linear regression model to log-transformed rates because the slope term provides the estimated annual percentage cha... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - December 18, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Chuen Seng Tan, Nathalie St øer, Yilin Ning, Ying Chen and Marie Reilly Tags: Research Source Type: research

The present and future burden of previously treated advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) by histology and line of therapy in France, Germany, Italy, and Spain: model-based predictions
The burden of advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is not well understood, and the number of patients likely to receive treatment in Europe has not been quantified. The aim of this study was to forecast... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - November 26, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: David Campbell, Ken O ’Day, Nadine Hertel, John R. Penrod, Melinda Manley Daumont and Michael Lees Tags: Research Source Type: research

Hospital mortality statistics in Tanzania: availability, accessibility, and quality 2006 –2015
The objective of this study was to assess t... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - November 20, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Irene R. Mremi, Susan F. Rumisha, Mercy G. Chiduo, Chacha D. Mangu, Denna M. Mkwashapi, Coleman Kishamawe, Emanuel P. Lyimo, Isolide S. Massawe, Lucas E. Matemba, Veneranda M. Bwana and Leonard E. G. Mboera Tags: Research Source Type: research

Improving program targeting to combat early-life mortality by identifying high-risk births: an application to India
It is widely recognized that there are multiple risk factors for early-life mortality. In practice most interventions to curb early-life mortality target births based on a single risk factor, such as poverty. ... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - August 23, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Antonio P. Ramos, Robert E. Weiss and Jody S. Heymann Tags: Research Source Type: research

Head-to-head comparison between the EQ-5D-5L and the EQ-5D-3L in general population health surveys
This study is a head-to-head comparison to assess how expanding the number of levels from three (EQ-5D-3L) to five in the new EQ-5D-5L version has... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - August 16, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Marc Mart í-Pastor, Angels Pont, Mónica Ávila, Olatz Garin, Gemma Vilagut, Carlos G. Forero, Yolanda Pardo, Ricard Tresserras, Antonia Medina-Bustos, Oriol Garcia-Codina, Juan Cabasés, Luis Rajmil, Jordi Alonso and Montse Ferrer Tags: Research Source Type: research

Small area estimation of under-5 mortality in Bangladesh, Cameroon, Chad, Mozambique, Uganda, and Zambia using spatially misaligned data
The under-5 mortality rate (U5MR) is an important metric of child health and survival. Country-level estimates of U5MR are readily available, but efforts to estimate U5MR subnationally have been limited, in pa... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - August 13, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Laura Dwyer-Lindgren, Ellen R. Squires, Stephanie Teeple, Gloria Ikilezi, D. Allen Roberts, Danny V. Colombara, Sarah Katherine Allen, Stanley M. Kamande, Nicholas Graetz, Abraham D. Flaxman, Charbel El Bcheraoui, Kristjana Asbjornsdottir, Gilbert Asiimwe Tags: Research Source Type: research

Linkage of national soil quality measurements to primary care medical records in England and Wales: a new resource for investigating environmental impacts on human health
Long-term, low-level exposure to toxic elements in soil may be harmful to human health but large longitudinal cohort studies with sufficient follow-up time to study these effects are cost-prohibitive and impra... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - July 16, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Jack E. Gibson, E. Louise Ander, Mark Cave, Fiona Bath-Hextall, Anwar Musah and Jo Leonardi-Bee Tags: Research Source Type: research

Estimating program coverage in the treatment of severe acute malnutrition: a comparative analysis of the validity and operational feasibility of two methods
Many health programs can assess coverage using standardized cluster survey methods, but estimating the coverage of nutrition programs presents a special challenge due to low disease prevalence. Used since 2012... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - July 3, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Sheila Isanaka, Bethany L. Hedt-Gauthier, Rebecca F. Grais and Ben G. S. Allen Tags: Research Source Type: research

Comparing tariff and medical assistant assigned causes of death from verbal autopsy interviews in Matlab, Bangladesh: implications for a health and demographic surveillance system
Deaths in developing countries often occur outside health facilities, making it extremely difficult to gather reliable cause of death (COD) information. Automated COD assignment using a verbal autopsy instrume... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - June 27, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Riley H. Hazard, Nurul Alam, Hafizur Rahman Chowdhury, Tim Adair, Saidul Alam, Peter Kim Streatfield, Ian Douglas Riley and Alan D. Lopez Tags: Research Source Type: research

Projection of the future diabetes burden in the United States through 2060
In the United States, diabetes has increased rapidly, exceeding prior predictions. Projections of the future diabetes burden need to reflect changes in incidence, mortality, and demographics. We applied the mo... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - June 15, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Ji Lin, Theodore J. Thompson, Yiling J. Cheng, Xiaohui Zhuo, Ping Zhang, Edward Gregg and Deborah B. Rolka Tags: Research Source Type: research

Matrix methods in health demography: a new approach to the stochastic analysis of healthy longevity and DALYs
Increases in human longevity have made it critical to distinguish healthy longevity from longevity without regard to health. Current methods focus on expectations of healthy longevity, and are often limited to... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - June 7, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Hal Caswell and Virginia Zarulli Tags: Research Source Type: research

Life expectancy inequalities in the elderly by socioeconomic status: evidence from Italy
Life expectancy considerably increased in most developed countries during the twentieth century. However, the increase in longevity is neither uniform nor random across individuals belonging to various socioec... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - April 12, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Carlo Lallo and Michele Raitano Tags: Research Source Type: research

The relevance of spatial aggregation level and of applied methods in the analysis of geographical distribution of cancer mortality in mainland Portugal (2009 –2013)
Knowledge regarding the geographical distribution of diseases is essential in public health in order to define strategies to improve the health of populations and quality of life. (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - March 27, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Rita Roquette, Baltazar Nunes and Marco Painho Tags: Research Source Type: research

Health system strategies to increase HIV screening among pregnant women in Mesoamerica
To propose health system strategies to meeting the World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on HIV screening through antenatal care (ANC) services, we assessed predictors of HIV screening, and simulated... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - March 20, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Charbel El Bcheraoui, Paola Z úñiga-Brenes, Diego Ríos-Zertuche, Erin B. Palmisano, Claire R. McNellan, Sima S. Desai, Marielle C. Gagnier, Annie Haakenstad, Casey Johanns, Alexandra Schaefer, Bernardo Hernandez, Emma Iriarte and Ali H. Mokdad Tags: Research Source Type: research

Epidemiological trends of sepsis in the twenty-first century (2000 –2013): an analysis of incidence, mortality, and associated costs in Spain
Sepsis has represented a substantial health care and economic burden worldwide during the previous several decades. Our aim was to analyze the epidemiological trends of hospital admissions, deaths, hospital re... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - February 12, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Alejandro Álvaro-Meca, María A. Jiménez-Sousa, Dariela Micheloud, Ainhoa Sánchez-Lopez, María Heredia-Rodríguez, Eduardo Tamayo and Salvador Resino Tags: Research Source Type: research

Alcohol-impaired driving in US counties, 2002 –2012
Excessive alcohol consumption and alcohol-impaired driving remain significant public health problems, leading to considerable morbidity and mortality, particularly among younger populations. (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - February 1, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Jacob E. Sunshine, Laura Dwyer-Lindgren, Alan Chen, Sam R. Sharar, Erin B. Palmisano, Eileen M. Bulger and Ali H. Mokdad Tags: Research Source Type: research

Collecting verbal autopsies: improving and streamlining data collection processes using electronic tablets
There is increasing interest in using verbal autopsy to produce nationally representative population-level estimates of causes of death. However, the burden of processing a large quantity of surveys collected ... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - February 1, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Abraham D. Flaxman, Andrea Stewart, Jonathan C. Joseph, Nurul Alam, Sayed Saidul Alam, Hafizur Chowdhury, Meghan D. Mooney, Rasika Rampatige, Hazel Remolador, Diozele Sanvictores, Peter T. Serina, Peter Kim Streatfield, Veronica Tallo, Christopher J. L. M Tags: Research Source Type: research

Calculating census tract-based life expectancy in New York state: a generalizable approach
Life expectancy at birth (LE) has been calculated for states and counties. LE estimates at these levels mask health disparities in local communities. There are no nationwide estimates at the sub-county level. ... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - January 26, 2018 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Thomas O. Talbot, Douglas H. Done and Gwen D. Babcock Tags: Research Source Type: research

Multivariable regression analysis of list experiment data on abortion: results from a large, randomly-selected population based study in Liberia
The list experiment is a promising measurement tool for eliciting truthful responses to stigmatized or sensitive health behaviors. However, investigators may be hesitant to adopt the method due to previously u... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - December 21, 2017 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Heidi Moseson, Caitlin Gerdts, Christine Dehlendorf, Robert A. Hiatt and Eric Vittinghoff Tags: Research Source Type: research

Cause-specific mortality for 249 causes in Brazil and states during 1990 –2015: a systematic analysis for the global burden of disease study 2015
Reliable data on cause of death (COD) are fundamental for planning and resource allocation priorities. We used GBD 2015 estimates to examine levels and trends for the leading causes of death in Brazil from 199... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - November 22, 2017 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Elisabeth B. Fran ça, Valéria Maria de Azeredo Passos, Deborah Carvalho Malta, Bruce B. Duncan, Antonio Luiz P. Ribeiro, Mark D. C. Guimarães, Daisy M.X. Abreu, Ana Maria N. Vasconcelos, Mariângela Carneiro, Renato Teixeira, Paulo Camargos, Ana Paula Tags: Research Source Type: research

The contribution of area-level walkability to geographic variation in physical activity: a spatial analysis of 95,837 participants from the 45 and Up Study living in Sydney, Australia
Individual-level studies support a positive relation between walkable built environments and participation in moderate-intensity walking. However, the utility of this evidence for population-level planning is ... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - October 3, 2017 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Darren J. Mayne, Geoffrey G. Morgan, Bin B. Jalaludin and Adrian E. Bauman Tags: Research Source Type: research

The incomparability of cause of death statistics under “one country, two systems”: Shanghai versus Hong Kong
Valid and comparable cause of death (COD) statistics are crucial for health policy analyses. Variations in COD assignment across geographical areas are well-documented while socio-institutional factors may aff... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - September 29, 2017 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Jiaying Zhao, Edward Jow-Ching Tu and Chi-kin Law Tags: Research Source Type: research

Impact of HPV vaccination: health gains in the Italian female population
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the leading cause of cervical cancer and other malignant and benign neoplastic lesions. HPV vaccination has three potential goals: to prevent transmission, infection, and disease.... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - September 29, 2017 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Andrea Marcellusi Tags: Research Source Type: research

The effects of economic development and built environment on diabetes in CHINA
With rapid economy growth, the prevalence of obesity, and related chronic diseases, has increased greatly. Although this has been widely recognized, little attention has been paid to the influence of built env... (Source: Population Health Metrics)
Source: Population Health Metrics - September 29, 2017 Category: Epidemiology Authors: Tao Zhang Tags: Research Source Type: research