Abstracts of Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine

Mugtaba Osman, Andrew C. Parnell, Clifford Haley

“Suicide shall cease to be a crime”: suicide and undetermined death trends 1970–2000 before and after the decriminalization of suicide in Ireland 1993

17/05/2016

Keywords Suicide     Criminal Law     Ethics     Legislation     Ireland


P. Froggatt

The demographic work of Sir William Wilde

21/03/2016

Keywords William Wilde – Nineteenth-century Ireland – Census – Demography – Deaf mutism – Plaque


W. P. Martin, F. Sharif, G. Flaherty

Lifestyle risk factors for cardiovascular disease and diabetic risk in a sedentary occupational group: the Galway taxi driver study

16/03/2016

Keywords Taxi drivers – Lifestyle risk factors – Hypertension – Hypercholesterolaemia – Cardiovascular disease – Type 2 diabetes – FINDRISC


É. Smith, C. Comiskey, Á. Carroll

Prevalence of and risk factors for osteoporosis in adults with acquired brain injury

19/01/2016

Keywords Osteoporosis – Fracture risk – Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry – Stroke – Acquired brain injury – Traumatic brain injury


C. Brown, T. I. Barron, K. Bennett, D. MacDonald, F. Dwane, L. Sharp

Generalisability of pharmacoepidemiological studies using restricted prescription data

06/10/2015

Keywords Pharmacoepidemiology – Prescriptions – Ovarian cancer – Routine data – External validity – Generalisability


E. Sexton, D. Bedford

GP supply, deprivation and emergency admission to hospital for COPD and diabetes complications in counties across Ireland: an exploratory analysis

23/09/2015

Keywords Ambulatory-care sensitive conditions – Hospital discharges – Ireland – Primary care – Chronic disease – Geographical variation


L. Gallagher, C. Begley, M. Clarke

Determinants of breastfeeding initiation in Ireland

15/07/2015

Keywords Breastfeeding – Initiation – Determinants


P. Barrett, C. Bradley

Attitudes and perceived risk of cannabis use in Irish adolescents

04/07/2015

Keywords Cannabis – Marijuana – Attitudes – Risk – Teenagers – Adolescents – Ireland


C. D. Darker, J. Ho, G. Kelly, L. Whiston, J. Barry

Demographic and clinical factors predicting retention in methadone maintenance: results from an Irish cohort

31/05/2015

Keywords Methadone maintenance therapy – Retention – Demographic factors – Clinical factors


J. C. Kinahan, S. Surah, S. Keating, C. Bergin, F. Mulcahy, F. Lyons, E. Keenan

Effect of integrating HIV and addiction care for non-engaging HIV-infected opiate-dependent patients

31/05/2015

Keywords HIV – Methadone – Substance-related disorders – Delivery of health care – Integrated – Directly observed therapy – Anti-retroviral agents