Zuzana Stefanikova

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OBJECTIVE The objective of our study was to investigate and evaluate the relationship between road traffic noise and cardiovascular risk. METHODS The study sample (n=659; 36.9% male, 63.1% female university students, mean age 22.83+/-1.58 years) included a group exposed to road traffic noise (n=280, L(eq,24h)=67+/-2dB(A)) and a control group (n=379,(More)
BACKGROUND Frequent stress contributes to physical and psychical disorders already in school-age children. Subjective evaluation of stress level is considered adequately informative for differentiating eustress and distress. OBJECTIVES Assessment of the extent of stress and connections with health-related factors and characteristics is a precondition for(More)
In urban areas community noise is one of the important factors in producing deterioration of both well-being and the quality of life. The aim of the study was to compare two noise annoyance surveys and two noise annoyance scales in the period of 15 years in selected areas of Slovak capital Bratislava, to calculate risks of community noise annoyance and(More)
OBJECTIVE Authors aimed at positive and negative changes evaluation in nutrition and nutritional status of university-medical students comparing the situation in years 1984 and 1999. They were trying to determine, how was the nutrition of current medical students influenced by food consumption changes in the Slovak population and price liberalization of the(More)
Laparoscopy has been holding its strong position within visceral surgery for decades. For several diagnoses, laparoscopy became the method of first choice. Laparoscopic splenectomy is a standardized procedure in patients indicated mostly due to haematological disorders. Apart from bleeding disorders, pregnancy used to be recognized as a contraindication to(More)
In the time period 1992-2004 the food intake data (24 hour recall, frequency questionnaire) in 3 417 students of Medical Faculty Comenius University in Bratislava (1257 men and 2160 women, the mean age 22.38 +/- 1.34) were obtained. The aim of this study was to evaluate the food intake and its trends in university students. Students' food consumption has(More)
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