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Articles 7 records found  
Longevity and lifespan variation by educational attainment in Spain : 1960-2015 / Permanyer, Iñaki ; Spijker, Jeroen ; Blanes, Amand ; Rentería, Elisenda
For a long time, studies of socioeconomic gradients in health have limited their attention to between-group comparisons. Yet, ignoring the differences that might exist within groups and focusing on group-specific life expectancy levels and trends alone, one might arrive at overly simplistic conclusions. [...]
Demography, 2018  
13 p, 229.2 KB Facts and Factors on Low Fertility in Southern Europe : the Case of Spain / Cabré, Anna, 1943- (Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics)
During the final decades of the 20th Century, the countries in Southern Europe now belonging to the European Union (Italy, Spain, Portugal and Greece) have experienced dramatic changes in all the demographic variables. [...]
Journal of Population and Social Security (Population), Vol. 1 Núm. Supplement (2003) , p. 309-321  
10 p, 878.8 KB La mortalidad en jóvenes y su impacto sobre la evolución de la esperanza de vida en Andalucía durante el período 1980-1992 / Ruiz Ramos, Miguel (Consejería de Salud de la Junta de Andalucía) ; Blanes, Amand (Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics) ; Viciana Fernández, Fernando (Instituto de Estadística de Andalucía)
Fundamentos: A partir de la mitad de la década de los ochenta, la mortalidad en el grupo de edad de 15 a 39 años en Andalucía ha experimentado un importante ascenso; el objetivo de este trabajo es analizar la mortalidad en este grupo de edad, para conocer cuáles han sido las causas que han ocasionado el aumento de la mortalidad y cuantificar su impacto sobre la esperanza de vida en la década de los ochenta. [...]
Background: From the middle eighties, mortality in the age group 15 to 39 years in Andalusia has experienced an important increase; the object of this work is to analyse mortality in this age group, in order to discover the causes which have brought about this increase in mortality and to assess its impact on life expectancy in the eighties. [...]

Revista española de salud pública, Vol. 71 Núm. 2 (Marzo-Abril 1997) , p. 139-148  
32 p, 499.2 KB Explaining new trends in the gender gap of mortality : Sb insights from a regional trend-analysis of the Netherlands / Spijker, Jeroen (Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics) ; Poppel, Frans van (Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute) ; Wissen, Leo van (University of Groningen. Faculty of Spatial Sciences)
The recent decrease of the male-female mortality gap in Western Europe has been accompanied by changes in the life style, educational level, family roles and employment of women. In this paper we try to find out whether a relationship indeed exists between the increase in gender equality and the decrease in the male/female mortality difference. [...]
2007 - 10.1553/populationyearbook2007s61
Vienna Yearbook of Population Research, Vol. 5 (2007) , p. 61-92  
39 p, 587.1 KB Life expectancy by education, income and occupation in Germany : estimations using the longitudinal survival method / Luy, Marc ; Wegner-Siegmundt, Christian ; Wiedemann, Angela ; Spijker, Jeroen
Reliable estimates for differences in life expectancy (LE) by socio-economic position (SEP), that can be assessed in an international context and are comprehensive in terms of considering different SEP dimensions, are missing for the German population so far. [...]
2015 - 10.12765/CPoS-2015-16en
Comparative population studies, Vol. 40 Núm. 4 (2015) , p. 399-436
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8 p, 611.0 KB Development of a Novel Heart Failure Risk Tool: The Barcelona Bio-Heart Failure Risk Calculator (BCN Bio-HF Calculator) / Lupón, Josep (Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol) ; Antonio, Marta de (Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol) ; Vila, Joan (Hospital del Mar. Institut Municipal d’Investigació Mèdica) ; Peñafiel, Judith (Hospital del Mar. Institut Municipal d’Investigació Mèdica) ; Galán, Amparo (Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol) ; Zamora Serrallonga, Elisabet (Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol) ; Urrutia de Diego, Agustín (Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol) ; Bayés Genís, Antoni (Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol)
Background: A combination of clinical and routine laboratory data with biomarkers reflecting different pathophysiological pathways may help to refine risk stratification in heart failure (HF). A novel calculator (BCN Bio-HF calculator) incorporating N-terminal pro B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP, a marker of myocardial stretch), high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hs-cTnT, a marker of myocyte injury), and high-sensitivity soluble ST2 (ST2), (reflective of myocardial fibrosis and remodeling) was developed. [...]
2014 - 10.1371/journal.pone.0085466
PLoS One, Vol. 9, Issue 1 (January 2014) , p.e85466  
8 p, 317.1 KB Algunas aportaciones de la psicologia al ámbito de los enfermos en situación terminal / Limonero García, Joaquim T. (Joaquim Timoteo) (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Psicologia Bàsica, Evolutiva i de l'Educació)
En el presente trabajo se analiza, por un lado, el grado de precision del pronostico de longitud de vida de los enfermos en situación terminal en el momento del ingreso en una unidad de cuidados paliativos, y por otro, las principales preocupaciones manifestadas por los enfermos en el mismo periodo de tiempo. [...]
The aim of this study was: a) to analyse the accuracy of prognosis life expectancy of terminally illpatients when Unit, and, b) to assess the main worries expressed by terminally cancerpatients at the moment of the admission in the Palliative Care Unit. [...]

Anuario de psicología, Núm. 61 (1994) , p. 85-92  

Research literature 3 records found  
31 p, 210.8 KB Are we living longer but less healthy? Trends in mortality and morbidity in Catalonia (Spain), 1994-2011 / Solé i Auró, Aïda ; Alcañiz, Manuela ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
Evidence on trends in prevalence of disease and disability can clarify whether countries are experiencing a compression or expansion of morbidity. An expansion of morbidity as indicated by disease have appeared in Europe and other developed regions. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2014 (XREAP ; 2014/01)  
37 p, 780.3 KB Alternative indicators of population ageing: an inventory / Spijker, Jeroen (Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics) ; Vienna Institute of Demography
Vienna : Vienna Institute of Demography, 2015 (Working papers (Vienna Institute of Demography) ; 4)  
35 p, 646.9 KB Prediction of the economic cost of individual long-term care in the Spanish population / Bolancé, Catalina (Universitat de Barcelona. Departament d'Econometria) ; Alemany Leira, Ramon (Universitat de Barcelona. Departament d'Econometria) ; Guillén, Montserrat (Universitat de Barcelona. Departament d'Econometria) ; Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP)
Pensions together with savings and investments during active life are key elements of retirement planning. Motivation for personal choices about the standard of living, bequest and the replacement ratio of pension with respect to last salary income must be considered. [...]
Xarxa de Referència en Economia Aplicada (XREAP) 2010 (XREAP ; 2010-8)  

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