[Determinants of the adherence to therapeutic plan in elderly Spaniards, over 60 years of age].


OBJECTIVE:To identify factors associated with the adherence to a therapeutic plan of awareness of hypertension. MATERIAL AND METHODS:The data of the study "Arterial hypertension and other factors of risk in the elderly (> or = 60 years) Spanish population". This was a population-based survey of 4.009 older Spaniards. Information for this survey was obtained thorough household personal interviews to evaluate if these determining factors are independent of socio-demographic variables, the use of health system, lifestyles and the quality of life related to health. RESULTS:In men, the adherence to a therapeutic plan according to the regions studied (OR Rural = 3.9; OR Cantabrian = 1.9). Beside general health (OR = 1.01). With respect to the women, the ones that complied with the therapeutic plan more frequently had a low scholastic level (OR = 1.8), physical condition (OR = 1.02), and had more frequent home medical visits monthly (OR = 3.0). The women with poor adherence had two chronic illnesses (OR = 0.6) CONCLUSIONS:There are regional differences, gender, educational and to measure health-related quality of life. This demonstrates poor adherence, so the strategy should be directed toward in this variables mentioned.


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  • [Incidence of accidental exposure to blood and body fluids among healthcare professionals in a community hospital].

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To determine the annual incidence of healthcare professionals' accidental exposure to blood and body fluids in a community hospital and describe their characteristics, associated situations and follow-up. METHOD:A longitudinal, retrospective study of biological accidents voluntarily reported on a yearly basi...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Pérez Ruiz C,Torres Salinas M,de la Red Bellvis G,Msabri N,Niño Aragón E,Sobrino Martínez J

    更新日期:2017-01-01 00:00:00

  • [Prevalence of sleep disorders in Madrid, Spain].

    abstract:INTRODUCTION:Sleep disorders are among the clinical entities with a great health and socioeconomic impact. So far, in Spain there are isolated epidemiologic data, lacking from studies that cover the full spectrum of sleep disorders in the general adult population. METHODS:A sample of 1,500 adult subjects from Madrid w...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Vela-Bueno A,De Iceta M,Fernández C

    更新日期:1999-11-01 00:00:00

  • [Study of a population outbreak of hepatitis A. Effectiveness of vaccination as a control measure].

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To describe an outbreak of hepatitis A in the city of Albacete (Spain) and to assess the effectiveness of the control measures implemented. METHODS:When the outbreak was noted, definitions of a case were established. Clinical and epidemiological data were collected through a survey. The temporal-spatial dist...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Díaz Villaescusa MJ,Almar Marqués E,Gómez Martínez A,Mateos Ramos A,Segura Cebollada P,de la Cruz de Julián I,Navarro Honrubia C,Ramírez Córcoles C

    更新日期:2010-07-01 00:00:00

  • [Comparison of two models of prescription quality indicators in primary care].

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To assess the quality of prescriptions in primary care area through indicators established by a team of physicians and to analyze the relationship between these indicators and those used by the Spanish public health system (INSALUD) in the same area. METHODS:An observational, cross sectional study was perfo...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Gómez-Castro MJ,Arcos P,Rubiera G,Rigueira AI

    更新日期:2003-09-01 00:00:00

  • [Public health competencies and contents in pharmacy degree programs in Spanish universities].

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To identify public health core competencies and contents in pharmacy degrees at a meeting of public health lecturers in pharmacy degrees from various public and private universities. METHODS:The first Meeting of the Forum of University Teaching Staff in Pharmacy Degrees was held at the Faculty of Medicine in...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 共识发展会议,杂志文章


    authors: Lumbreras B,Davó-Blanes MC,Vives-Cases C,Bosch F,Group of the 1st Forum of University Professors of Public Health, Degree of Pharmacy.

    更新日期:2015-01-01 00:00:00

  • [Comprehensive care program for sexual violence victims in Escuintla, Guatemala].

    abstract::We implemented a comprehensive care program for sexual violence victims in six municipalities of Escuintla. Sexual violence victims received both medical and psychological care. Clinical and epidemiological information relevant to the sexual violence event was collected. Samples were taken for sexually transmitted inf...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Agustí C,Sabidó M,Guzmán K,Pedroza MI,Casabona J

    更新日期:2012-07-01 00:00:00

  • [Risky alcohol consumption and associated factors in adolescents aged 15 to 16 years in Central Catalonia (Spain): differences between rural and urban areas].

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To determine the prevalence of risky alcohol consumption and associated risk factors among adolescents living in Central Catalonia (Spain) during the 2011-2012 academic year, depending on their area of residence. METHOD:A cross-sectional study was carried out in a sample of 1268 10th grade students (4th grad...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Obradors-Rial N,Ariza C,Muntaner C

    更新日期:2014-09-01 00:00:00

  • [An extended version of the Font-Roja job satisfaction questionnaire].

    abstract:INTRODUCTION:Several studies have shown the need to include the physical work environment among the dimensions included in job satisfaction evaluation. However, this dimension was not included in the Font-Roja questionnaire. The present study introduces two items exploring this dimension and adheres to the hypothesis t...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Núñez González E,Estévez Guerra GJ,Hernández Marrero P,Marrero Medina CD

    更新日期:2007-03-01 00:00:00

  • Population-based multicase-control study in common tumors in Spain (MCC-Spain): rationale and study design.

    abstract:INTRODUCTION:We present the protocol of a large population-based case-control study of 5 common tumors in Spain (MCC-Spain) that evaluates environmental exposures and genetic factors. METHODS:Between 2008-2013, 10,106 subjects aged 20-85 were enrolled in 23 hospitals and primary care centres in 12 Spanish provinces in...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Castaño-Vinyals G,Aragonés N,Pérez-Gómez B,Martín V,Llorca J,Moreno V,Altzibar JM,Ardanaz E,de Sanjosé S,Jiménez-Moleón JJ,Tardón A,Alguacil J,Peiró R,Marcos-Gragera R,Navarro C,Pollán M,Kogevinas M,MCC-Spain Study Grou

    更新日期:2015-07-01 00:00:00

  • [Indicators for the management of public health services].

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To define a set of indicators for the management of the various services of an agency responsible for comprehensive public health in a defined area and population. METHODS:We analyzed the agency's activity and held discussions with those responsible for the distinct services to define indicators whose estim...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Villalbí JR,Casas C,Bartoll X,Artazcoz L,Ballestín M,Borrell C,Camprubí E,Durán J,García R,Rodríguez P,Salamero M

    更新日期:2010-09-01 00:00:00

  • [R-ALERGO. Allergy-healthy routes in Valencia].

    abstract::R-ALERGO is a project developed by researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de València and the Hospital Universitario La Fe (Valencia, Spain). The main objective of the project is to create a mobile application identifying, within the city of Valencia, the most favorable routes for allergic individuals. The appli...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Temes Cordovez RR,Moya Fuero A,Martí Garrido J,Perales Chordá C,Díaz Palacios M,Hernández Fernández de Rojas D

    更新日期:2016-03-01 00:00:00

  • [Dependency levels and health care services' utilization in psychiatric hospitals in Aragon (Spain)].

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To determine the characteristics of patients living in psychiatric hospitals in Aragon, to assess their dependency levels, and to analyze health care services' utilization by these patients. METHODS:We performed a cross-sectional study between July 1 and November 31. The questionnaire used was the Resident ...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: de Miguel M,Torrijos M,Abad JM,Lou ML

    更新日期:2004-05-01 00:00:00

  • [Fall prevention in older people and their families: a qualitative synthesis].

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To analyse and synthesize the evidence on fall prevention of people older than 65 years and their family care providers METHOD: Qualitative synthesis, which is a part of a convergent systematic integrative review. Forty-one qualitative studies were retained for full text scrutiny. Nine studies on family care ...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: de la Cuesta-Benjumea C,Arredondo-González CP,Lidón-Cerezuela B,Abad-Corpa E

    更新日期:2020-10-22 00:00:00

  • [The migratory process, working conditions and health in immigrant workers in Spain (the ITSAL project)].

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To describe the migratory process (reasons for migrating, time of residence), legal status and the personal, working and health characteristics of the immigrants with work experience in Spain. METHODS:We performed a cross sectional survey in a sample stratified by country of origin (Colombia, Ecuador, Morocc...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Agudelo-Suárez AA,Ronda-Pérez E,Gil-González D,Vives-Cases C,García AM,García-Benavides F,Ruiz-Frutos C,López-Jacob MJ,Porthé V,Sousa E,por el proyecto ITSAL.

    更新日期:2009-12-01 00:00:00

  • [Review: hybrid designs of cohort studies and case control studies].

    abstract::Hybrid epidemiologic designs combining elements from case-control studies and cohort studies are reviewed. Firstly, the characteristics of selection of both index group and reference group are commented on. The selection of cases required a population-based disease registry. The type of selection of reference group pe...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Delgado-Rodríguez M,Sillero M

    更新日期:1995-01-01 00:00:00

  • [Differences in self-medication in the adult population in Spain according to country of origin].

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To explore the factors determining self-medication among the Spanish adult population, paying special attention to differences in pharmaceutical consumption patterns between the immigrant and autochthonous populations in Spain. METHODS:Logistic regression models were used to evaluate the effect of several d...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Jiménez Rubio D,Hernández Quevedo C

    更新日期:2010-03-01 00:00:00

  • [Validity of four questionnaires to assess physical activity in Spanish adolescents].

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:The physical activity (PA) levels of Spanish adolescents must be determined to assess how the lack of PA may affect the increasing prevalence of obesity. Thus, to assess PA in this age range valid measurement instruments are essential. The aim of this study was to evaluate the validity of four easily applied...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Martínez-Gómez D,Martínez-De-Haro V,Del-Campo J,Zapatera B,Welk GJ,Villagra A,Marcos A,Veiga OL

    更新日期:2009-11-01 00:00:00

  • Access to sterile syringes among young drug injectors in Madrid and Barcelona and its association with risk behaviour.

    abstract:BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE:To evaluate access to sterile syringes and its association with injection risk behaviour in Madrid and Barcelona. MATERIALS AND METHODS:Cross-sectional community study by computer-assisted personal interview in 465 young heroin injectors between 2001 and 2003. RESULTS:Some 4.2% had not obtain...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Bravo MJ,Royuela L,Barrio G,Brugal MT,Domingo A,de la Fuente L,Itínere Project Group.

    更新日期:2008-03-01 00:00:00

  • [Training in community health: challenges, threats and opportunities. SESPAS Report 2018].

    abstract::Incorporating community health teaching in the undergraduate nursing and medicine curriculum and postgraduate training programmes contributes to enhance the quality, rigour and sustainability of health-promoting community interventions. In this article, we discuss the failure of Spanish Medical Universities to include...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Valls Pérez B,Calderón Larrañaga S,March Cerdà JC,Oltra Rodríguez E

    更新日期:2018-10-01 00:00:00

  • [Costs analysis of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in mild hypertension].

    abstract:BACKGROUND:To contrast the costs of conventional and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) methods in the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of mild hypertensive patients. METHODS:Among patients with conventional diagnosis of mild hypertension, the ABPM would discriminate patients with sustained hypertension, wh...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Mar J,Pastor R,Abásolo R

    更新日期:1999-09-01 00:00:00

  • [Gender and health in the daily press].

    abstract::To have a better understanding on the role of the press in the communication of gender and health issues, the content of the five most spread newspapers in Spain was studied (El País, ABC, El Mundo, La Vanguardia and El Periódico de Catalunya) for five years (1997-2001) and the electronic version of The New York Times...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Revuelta G,Alonso I,Tomás S,Guerrero M,Rohlfs I

    更新日期:2004-05-01 00:00:00

  • [The impact of drugs on social welfare. 2008 SESPAS Report].

    abstract::The reasons and rationale for state intervention in the pharmaceutical industry are discussed with emphasis on two of the most frequent perspectives: the health-focused view and the income-centered approach; these perspectives tend to be ignored, to come into conflict, or to be confused in Spain. The growing impact of...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Ortún V

    更新日期:2008-04-01 00:00:00

  • [Current status of research in breast cancer screening in Spain: implications for prevention].

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:The consolidation of breast cancer screening programs, with full coverage of the target population in all Spanish regions, has encouraged the beginning of a joint research strategy. This strategy aims to improve the effectiveness of breast cancer screening by gathering information from distinct screening prog...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Sala M,Salas D,Zubizarreta R,Ascunce N,Rué M,Castells X,en nombre de los grupos de investigación RAFP e INCA.

    更新日期:2012-11-01 00:00:00

  • [Reference values of the Spanish version of the SF-12v2 for the diabetic population].

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Perceived health status questionnaires provide important information for health outcomes research. Reference measures are required to interpret the health-related quality of life questionnaires belonging to the short form (SF) health survey family. Previous studies have provided these reference measures for t...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Monteagudo Piqueras O,Hernando Arizaleta L,Palomar Rodríguez JA

    更新日期:2009-11-01 00:00:00

  • [Changes in hospitality workers' expectations and attitudes after the implementation of the Spanish smoking law].

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To assess changes in hospitality workers' expectations and attitudes towards the Spanish smoking law before and 2 years after the smoking ban. METHODS:We performed a longitudinal study of a cohort (n=431) of hospitality workers in five regions in Spain before the law came into effect and 24 months later. Exp...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Martínez-Sánchez JM,Fenández E,Fu M,Pérez-Ríos M,Schiaffino A,López MJ,Alonso B,Saltó E,Nebot M,Borràs JM,Grupo de Evaluación de la Ley sobre medidas sanitarias frente al tabaquismo.

    更新日期:2010-05-01 00:00:00

  • Reduction of pharmaceutical expenditure by a drug appropriateness intervention in polymedicated elderly subjects in Catalonia (Spain).

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To assess the monetary savings resulting from a pharmacist intervention on the appropriateness of prescribed drugs in community-dwelling polymedicated (≥8 drugs) elderly people (≥70 years). METHOD:An evaluation of pharmaceutical expenditure reduction was performed within a randomised, multicentre clinical tr...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章,多中心研究,随机对照试验


    authors: Campins L,Serra-Prat M,Palomera E,Bolibar I,Martínez MÀ,Gallo P

    更新日期:2019-01-01 00:00:00

  • [The biomonitoring of toxic substances in biological samples of general population].

    abstract::Many of the world's most developed countries have adopted biomonitoring of toxic substances in order to ascertain their levels in biological samples. These substances get into the body through different environmental exposures. Monitoring toxic substances in biological samples should allow us to ascertain their levels...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Ibarluzea J,Aurrekoetxea JJ,Porta M,Sunyer J,Ballester F

    更新日期:2016-11-01 00:00:00

  • [Impact of new Spanish smoke-free legislation on the business activity of bars, cafes and restaurants].

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:to analyze the impact of Spanish smoke-free legislation (Law 42/2010) on the business activity of bars, cafés, and restaurants. METHODS:we used the micro-data from the Household Budget Survey for 2010 and 2011. The linking files allowed close follow-up of the households that remained in the sample for 2 cons...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Caballero Hidalgo A,Pinilla Domínguez J

    更新日期:2014-11-01 00:00:00

  • [Effect of psychosocial work environment and job satisfaction on burnout syndrome among specialist physicians].

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To describe the prevalence of burnout syndrome according to medical specialty and to examine the impact of work psychosocial risk factors, job satisfaction and professional characteristics on burnout syndrome among specialist physicians throughout Spain. METHODS:A cross-sectional survey was carried out amon...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Escribà-Agüir V,Artazcoz L,Pérez-Hoyos S

    更新日期:2008-07-01 00:00:00

  • [Review of the effectiveness of cognitive interventions in preventing cognitive deterioration in healthy elderly individuals].

    abstract:BACKGROUND:In the last few years, several non-pharmacological interventions have been developed to prevent age-associated cognitive deterioration, specifically memory deterioration. The effectiveness of these interventions has not been sufficiently evaluated. OBJECTIVE:To determine the effectiveness of cognitive inter...

    journal_title:Gaceta sanitaria

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Novoa AM,Juárez O,Nebot M

    更新日期:2008-09-01 00:00:00