Belén Zorrilla Torrás

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BACKGROUND Hypertension (HT) is a major modifiable cardiovascular risk factors. The objective of this study is to estimate the adult population of the Community of Madrid (30-74 years) prevalence of hypertension, knowledge, degree of control and drug treatment. METHODS We studied a random sample population in 2007 among residents of Madrid Community of(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the validity and concordance of diabetes data in the electronic health records of primary care (Madrid-PC) by comparing with those from the PREDIMERC study. METHODS The sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, negative predictive value and kappa index of diabetes cases recorded in the health records of Madrid-PC were(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe the frequency, clinical features and therapeutic management of diagnosed diabetics not dependent on insulin, who were controlled in Primary Care in the Community of Madrid. DESIGN The study was performed through a network of sentinel doctors, which covered about 2% of Madrid's total population. The sentinel doctors had to notify on(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Incidence of type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM) varies importantly worldwide, including European countries, and even among regions within a country. The aim of this study is to describe the incidence of type 1 DM in the Madrid Region. MATERIAL AND METHOD We included 1130 new cases of type 1 DM in children below 15 years of age, which(More)
BACKGROUND The health effects of air pollution have been analyzed in numerous studies over recent years, thus having made it possible to quantify the relationship between the two. This study is aimed at analyzing the theoretical benefits which would be achieved by meeting the air quality objectives set forth under EC Directive 1999/30/EC with regard to(More)
BACKGROUND The Autonomous Community of Madrid Epidemiological Bulletin is the main communications link between epidemiological monitoring system and health care professionals. The purpose of this study is that of ascertaining the dissemination and opinion of this Autonomous Community of Madrid Epidemiological Bulletin among primary care physicians for the(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the prevalence of diabetes and major cardiovascular risk factors in the adult population of the autonomous region of Madrid (Spain). MATERIAL AND METHOD A population-based cross-sectional study was carried out in 2007. A random sample of the population aged 30-74 years old was selected. A fixed sample size per age stratum was(More)
INTRODUCTION In the last few decades mortality from cancer among children and adolescents has not decreased homogeneously in industrialized countries. The aim of this study was to determine the epidemiological pattern and temporal trend of mortality from cancer in individuals aged less than 20 years old living in the Autonomous Community of Madrid from 1977(More)
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