Epidemiology and Biostatistics Publications

 

Research in Epidemiology and Biostatistics Publications examines age, environment, chronic disease, social health determinants, maternal and child health, and mental health all in an effort to understand and improve the health of populations as a whole. These publications contain risk assessment and examinations of various health determinants to understand the health and circumstances of certain populations.

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Submissions from 2021

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Interplay between social media use, sleep quality, and mental health in youth: A systematic review, Rea Alonzo, Junayd Hussain, Saverio Stranges, and Kelly K. Anderson

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Body mass index, waist circumference, waist-to-hip ratio, and body fat in relation to health care use in the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging, Alessandra T. Andreacchi, Lauren E. Griffith, G. Emmanuel Guindon, Alexandra Mayhew, Carol Bassim, Marie Pigeyre, Saverio Stranges, and Laura N. Anderson

A Bayesian approach to estimating the population prevalence of mood and anxiety disorders using multiple measures, Jordan Edwards, A. Demetri Pananos, Amardeep Thind, Saverio Stranges, Maria Chiu, and Kelly K. Anderson

Risk factors for hypertension in rheumatoid arthritis patients–A systematic review, Brook Hadwen, Saverio Stranges, and Lillian Barra

Self-perceived acute psychological stress and risk of mortality, recurrence and disability after stroke: Mashhad Stroke Incidence Study, Naghmeh Mokhber, Mohammad Sobhan Sheikh Andalibi, Negar Morovatdar, Amanda G. Thrift, Moira K. Kapral, Saverio Stranges, Hamidreza Saber, Mohammad Taghi Farzadfard, Amin Amiri, Farzad Akbarzadeh, Neda Ghanei, Bita Khorram, and Mahmoud Reza Azarpazhooh

Secular trends of ischaemic heart disease, stroke, and dementia in high-income countries from 1990 to 2017: the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017, Negar Morovatdar, Abolfazl Avan, M. Reza Azarpazhooh, Mario Di Napoli, Saverio Stranges, Moira K. Kapral, Arash Akhavan Rezayat, Aidin Shariatzadeh, Shahram Abootalebi, Naghmeh Mokhber, J. David Spence, and Vladimir Hachinski

Vegan dietary pattern for the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases, Karen Rees, Lena Al-Khudairy, Andrea Takeda, and Saverio Stranges

The risk of physical multimorbidity in people with psychotic disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Myanca Rodrigues, Joshua C. Wiener, Saverio Stranges, Bridget L. Ryan, and Kelly K. Anderson

Estimated visceral adiposity is associated with risk of cardiometabolic conditions in a population based study, Maria Ruiz-Castell, Hanen Samouda, Valery Bocquet, Guy Fagherazzi, Saverio Stranges, and Laetitia Huiart

A comparison of COVID-19 epidemiological indicators in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland, Erica A. Yarmol-Matusiak, Lauren E. Cipriano, and Saverio Stranges

Submissions from 2020

Five insights from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019, C. Abbafati, D. B. Machado, B. Cislaghi, O. M. Salman, M. Karanikolos, M. McKee, K. M. Abbas, O. J. Brady, H. J. Larson, S. Trias-Llimós, S. Cummins, S. M. Langan, B. Sartorius, A. Hafiz, E. Jenabi, N. Mohammad Gholi Mezerji, S. Borzouei, G. Azarian, S. Khazaei, M. Abbasi, B. Asghari, S. Masoumi, H. Komaki, A. Taherkhani, M. Adabi, M. Abbasifard, G. Bazmandegan, Z. Kamiab, A. Vakilian, M. Anjomshoa, A. Mokari, and S. Sabour

Global age-sex-specific fertility, mortality, healthy life expectancy (HALE), and population estimates in 204 countries and territories, 1950–2019: a comprehensive demographic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019, C. Abbafati, D. B. Machado, B. Cislaghi, O. M. Salman, M. Karanikolos, M. McKee, K. M. Abbas, O. J. Brady, H. J. Larson, S. Trias-Llimós, S. Cummins, S. M. Langan, B. Sartorius, A. Hafiz, E. Jenabi, N. Mohammad Gholi Mezerji, S. Borzouei, G. Azarian, S. Khazaei, M. Abbasi, B. Asghari, S. Masoumi, H. Komaki, A. Taherkhani, M. Adabi, M. Abbasifard, G. Bazmandegan, Z. Kamiab, A. Vakilian, M. Anjomshoa, A. Mokari, and S. Sabour

Call to Action: SARS-CoV-2 and CerebrovAscular DisordErs (CASCADE), Shahram Abootalebi, Benjamin M. Aertker, Mohammad Sobhan Andalibi, Negar Asdaghi, Ozlem Aykac, M. Reza Azarpazhooh, M. Cecilia Bahit, Kristian Barlinn, Hamidon Basri, Reza Bavarsad Shahripour, Anna Bersano, Jose Biller, Afshin Borhani-Haghighi, Robert D. Brown, Bruce CV Campbell, Salvador Cruz-Flores, Deidre Anne De Silva, Mario Di Napoli, Afshin A. Divani, Randall C. Edgell, Johanna T. Fifi, Abdoreza Ghoreishi, Teruyuki Hirano, Keun Sik Hong, Chung Y. Hsu, Josephine F. Huang, Manabu Inoue, Amanda L. Jagolino, Moira Kapral, Hoo Fan Kee, Zafer Keser, and Rakesh Khatri

COVID-19 and inequality: are we all in this together?, Shehzad Ali, Miqdad Asaria, and Saverio Stranges

A third of community-dwelling elderly with intermediate and high level of Alzheimer's neuropathologic changes are not demented: A meta-analysis, Mahmoud Reza Azarpazhooh, Abolfazl Avan, Lauren E. Cipriano, David G. Munoz, Mahdiyeh Erfanian, Amin Amiri, Saverio Stranges, and Vladimir Hachinski

Correlations between COVID-19 and burden of dementia: An ecological study and review of literature, M. Reza Azarpazhooh, Amin Amiri, Negar Morovatdar, Sandy Steinwender, Amir Rezaei Ardani, Nawaf Yassi, Jose Biller, Saverio Stranges, Masoud Tokazebani Belasi, Sepideh Kazemi Neya, Bita Khorram, Mohammad Sobhan Sheikh Andalibi, Shahram Arsang-Jang, Naghmeh Mokhber, and Mario Di Napoli

COVID-19 pandemic and burden of non-communicable diseases: An ecological study on data of 185 countries, M. Reza Azarpazhooh, Negar Morovatdar, Abolfazl Avan, Thanh G. Phan, Afshin A. Divani, Nawaf Yassi, Saverio Stranges, Brian Silver, José Biller, Masoud Tokazebani Belasi, Sepideh Kazemi Neya, Bita Khorram, Asher Frydman, Yongchai Nilanont, Elisa Onorati, and Mario Di Napoli

Covid-19 and clinical-epidemiological research in Italy: proposal of a research agenda on priority topics by the Italian association of epidemiology, Giovannino Ciccone, Silvia Deandrea, Antonio Clavenna, Ursula Kirchmayer, Vittorio Simeon, Anna Acampora, Nerina Agabiti, Laura Angelici, Roita Banzi, Ennio Cadum, Anna Castiglione, Paolo Chiodini, Cinzia Colombo, Eliana Ferroni, Enrica Migliore, Lorenza Nisticò, Eva Pagano, Anna Maria Sabelli, Carlotta Sacerdote, Caterina Silvestri, Salvatore Soldati, Saverio Stranges, Marcello Tirani, Marina Davoli, Claudia Galassi, and Francesco Forastiere

Concordance between health administrative data and survey-derived diagnoses for mood and anxiety disorders, J. Edwards, A. Thind, S. Stranges, M. Chiu, and K. K. Anderson

The association between daily naps and metabolic syndrome: Evidence from a population-based study in the Middle-East, Hamideh Ghazizadeh, Naser Mobarra, Habibollah Esmaily, Seyed Mohammad Reza Seyedi, Amin Amiri, Fariborz Rezaeitalab, Naghmeh Mokhber, Mohsen Moohebati, Mahmoud Ebrahimi, Mohammad Tayebi, Negin Behboodi, Maryam Mohammadi-Bajgiran, Samineh Hashemi, Gordon A. Ferns, Saverio Stranges, Majid Ghayour-Mobarhan, and Mahmoud Reza Azarpazhooh

Stroke Care Trends During COVID-19 Pandemic in Zanjan Province, Iran. From the CASCADE Initiative: Statistical Analysis Plan and Preliminary Results, Abdoreza Ghoreishi, Shahram Arsang-Jang, Ziad Sabaa-Ayoun, Nawaf Yassi, P. N. Sylaja, Yama Akbari, Afshin A. Divani, Jose Biller, Thanh Phan, Sandy Steinwender, Brian Silver, Ramin Zand, Hamidon Bin Basri, Omer M. Iqbal, Annemarei Ranta, Sean Ruland, Elizabeth Macri, Henry Ma, Thanh N. Nguyen, Shahram Abootalebi, Animesh Gupta, Matias Alet, Simona Lattanzi, Masoom Desai, Rubens J. Gagliardi, Tarun Girotra, Manabu Inoue, Takeshi Yoshimoto, Cristian Flavo Isaac, Stephan A. Mayer, Negar Morovatdar, and Yongchai Nilanont

Cooking with shea butter is associated with lower blood pressure in the Ghanaian population, A. Kofi Amegah, Emmanuel Brahuah, and Saverio Stranges

Role of clinical, functional and social factors in the association between multimorbidity and quality of life: Findings from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE), Tatjana T. Makovski, Gwenaelle Le Coroller, Polina Putrik, Yun Hee Choi, Maurice P. Zeegers, Saverio Stranges, Maria Ruiz Castell, Laetitia Huiart, and Marjan Van Den Akker

Canadian geriatrics society COVID-19 recommendations for older adults. what do older adults need to know?, Manuel Montero-Odasso, S. Denise Goens, Nellie Kamkar, Robert Lam, Kenneth Madden, Frank Molnar, Mark Speechley, and Saverio Stranges

Regular physical activity postpones age of occurrence of first-ever stroke and improves long-term outcomes, Negar Morovatdar, Mario Di Napoli, Saverio Stranges, Amanda G. Thrift, Moira Kapral, Reza Behrouz, Mohammad Taghi Farzadfard, Mohammad Sobhan Sheikh Andalibi, Reza Rahimzadeh Oskooie, Anuradha Sawant, Naghmeh Mokhber, and M. Reza Azarpazhooh