Věra Adámková

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BACKGROUND Homeless people have higher morbidity and mortality rates than the general population. Research has shown that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in older homeless adults. This study was undertaken to describe the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in the homeless population in Prague. METHODS Data was obtained from a(More)
Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) assessments are designed to reflect a patient's perspective of how a disease has affected their overall health status. Patient-centered outcomes are of value both for risk assessment and as an outcome measure. Strategies for analyzing HRQOL data are inconsistent primarily because the data frequently do not meet(More)
OBJECTIVE At present, health characteristics of Roma minority within the Czech Republic are generally unknown. Therefore we examined a Roma population for some anthropometrical, biochemical and genetic parameters. DESIGN Groups include Roma aged above 18 years (men, women), with permanent residence in the South Bohemia Region. The Roma group (302(More)
BACKGROUND Food intake is a commonly monitored issue in many studies. In contrast, almost no information has been published on beverage intake in adults. MATERIAL AND METHODS To evaluate beverage intake, we studied a population of 1, 200 adults (656 males and 544 females, aged 18-54 years). The volumes and types of beverages were obtained from(More)
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