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Interventions promoting healthy eating as a tool for reducing social inequalities in diet in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review

by the Swiss Confederation. Silvia Stringhini is supported by an Ambizione Grant (n° PZ00P3_147998) from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). The World Health Organization thanks the

Socioeconomic indicators in epidemiologic research: A practical example from the LIFEPATH study

Education, Research and Innovation SERI. Silvia Stringhini is supported by an Ambizione Grant (PZ00P3_167732) from the Swiss National Science Foundation. The funders had no role in study design, data ... , Villejuif, France; Human Genetics Foundation, Turin, Italy), Martin J Shipley (Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University 27 / 32 College London, UK), Silvia Stringhini (Institute of Social and

Socioeconomic Differences in Dietary Patterns in an East African Country: Evidence from the Republic of Seychelles

awarded by the Swiss Confederation. Silvia Stringhini is supported by 1 Data Availability Statement: Data were obtained from health surveys conducted in the Seychelles Ministry of Health in collaboration

The social patterning of risk factors for noncommunicable diseases in five countries: evidence from the modeling the epidemiologic transition study (METS)

in a range of countries of vastly different socio-economic development, using repeated independent cross-sectional surveys. Funding Silvia Stringhini is supported by an Ambizione Grant (n ... Stringhini 0 3 Terrence E. Forrester 2 Jacob Plange-Rhule 1 Estelle V. Lambert 7 Bharathi Viswanathan 6 Walter Riesen 5 Wolfgang Korte 5 Naomi Levitt 4 Liping Tong 8 Lara R. Dugas 8 David Shoham 8 Ramon A

Socio-demographic and behavioural determinants of weight gain in the Swiss population

Background In Switzerland, socio-demographic and behavioural factors are associated with obesity, but no study ever assessed their impact on weight gain using prospective data. Methods Data from 4,469 participants (53.0% women), aged 35 to 75 years at baseline and followed for 5.5 years. Weight gain was considered as a rate (kg/year) or as gaining ≥5 kg during the study period...

Forgoing dental care for economic reasons in Switzerland: a six-year cross-sectional population-based study

Stringhini 0 Patrick Bodenmann Jean-Michel Gaspoz 1 Hans Wolff 0 Community Prevention Unit, University Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital , Lausanne , Switzerland 1

Association of Socioeconomic Status with Overall and Cause Specific Mortality in the Republic of Seychelles: Results from a Cohort Study in the African Region

Background Low socioeconomic status (SES) is consistently associated with higher mortality in high income countries. Only few studies have assessed this association in low and middle income countries, mainly because of sparse reliable mortality data. This study explores SES differences in overall and cause-specific mortality in the Seychelles, a rapidly developing small island...

Seasonal Variation of Overall and Cardiovascular Mortality: A Study in 19 Countries from Different Geographic Locations

Background Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) mortality has been shown to follow a seasonal pattern. Several studies suggested several possible determinants of this pattern, including misclassification of causes of deaths. We aimed at assessing seasonality in overall, CVD, cancer and non-CVD/non-cancer mortality using data from 19 countries from different latitudes. Methods and...

Age and Gender Differences in the Social Patterning of Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Switzerland: The CoLaus Study

Objectives We examined the social distribution of a comprehensive range of cardiovascular risk factors (CVRF) in a Swiss population and assessed whether socioeconomic differences varied by age and gender. Methods Participants were 2960 men and 3343 women aged 35–75 years from a population-based survey conducted in Lausanne, Switzerland (CoLaus study). Educational level was the...

Association of Lifecourse Socioeconomic Status with Chronic Inflammation and Type 2 Diabetes Risk: The Whitehall II Prospective Cohort Study

Silvia Stringhini and colleagues followed a group of British civil servants over 18 years to look for links between socioeconomic status and health. Please see later in the article for the Editors

Socioeconomic Status, Structural and Functional Measures of Social Support, and Mortality: The British Whitehall II Cohort Study, 1985–2009

. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Author affiliations: INSERM U1018, Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health, Villejuif, France (Silvia Stringhini, Aline Dugravot, Archana Singh-Manoux); Institute of Social and ... Preventive Medicine, Lausanne University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland (Silvia Stringhini); Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts (Lisa

Understanding informal payments in health care: motivation of health workers in Tanzania

Medical Research) in Dar es Salaam for the Silvia Stringhini is extremely thankful to the Rotary International Foundation and Collegio Ghislieri (Pavia, Italy) for the scholarships awarded, which have

Health Behaviours, Socioeconomic Status, and Mortality: Further Analyses of the British Whitehall II and the French GAZEL Prospective Cohorts

Further analysis of data from two prospective cohorts reveals differences in the extent to which health behaviors attenuate associations between socioeconomic position and mortality outcomes.