Journal of epidemiology and community health (J Epidemiol Community Health)

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1 The feasibility of creating a checklist for the assessment of the methodological quality both of randomised and non-randomised studies of health care interventions. 1998 17.71
2 Multilevel analyses of neighbourhood socioeconomic context and health outcomes: a critical review. 2001 14.67
3 IPCC Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (SREX). 2012 8.47
4 Criteria for evaluating evidence on public health interventions. 2002 8.16
5 "Avoidable" mortality and health services: a review of aggregate data studies. 1990 7.92
6 Urban residential environments and senior citizens' longevity in megacity areas: the importance of walkable green spaces. 2002 7.79
7 Defining equity in health. 2003 7.72
8 DISCERN: an instrument for judging the quality of written consumer health information on treatment choices. 1999 7.35
9 Indicators of socioeconomic position (part 1). 2006 7.09
10 Individual social class, area-based deprivation, cardiovascular disease risk factors, and mortality: the Renfrew and Paisley Study. 1998 6.99
11 Preterm birth among African American and white women: a multilevel analysis of socioeconomic characteristics and cigarette smoking. 2003 6.82
12 Life course epidemiology. 2003 6.75
13 Misguided efforts and future challenges for research on "diagnostic tests". 2002 6.73
14 Education and occupational social class: which is the more important indicator of mortality risk? 1998 6.61
15 Persistent toxic chemicals in the US food supply. 2002 6.52
16 A brief conceptual tutorial of multilevel analysis in social epidemiology: using measures of clustering in multilevel logistic regression to investigate contextual phenomena. 2006 6.43
17 A quantitative approach to perceived health status: a validation study. 1980 6.29
18 Choosing area based socioeconomic measures to monitor social inequalities in low birth weight and childhood lead poisoning: The Public Health Disparities Geocoding Project (US). 2003 6.21
19 Multilevel modelling of built environment characteristics related to neighbourhood walking activity in older adults. 2005 5.93
20 Magnitude and causes of socioeconomic differentials in mortality: further evidence from the Whitehall Study. 1990 5.93
21 Variation in demand for accident and emergency departments in England from 1974 to 1985. 1988 5.86
22 Estimating causal effects from epidemiological data. 2006 5.61
23 Social class mortality differentials: artefact, selection or life circumstances? 1985 5.55
24 Risk factors for ischaemic heart disease: the prospective phase of the British Regional Heart Study. 1985 5.53
25 Validation of self reported smoking by serum cotinine measurement in a community-based study. 2002 5.48
26 A brief conceptual tutorial of multilevel analysis in social epidemiology: linking the statistical concept of clustering to the idea of contextual phenomenon. 2005 5.44
27 Multilevel analytical approaches in social epidemiology: measures of health variation compared with traditional measures of association. 2003 5.40
28 Green space, urbanity, and health: how strong is the relation? 2006 5.35
29 Ecological effects in multi-level studies. 2000 5.34
30 What's in a name? Accuracy of using surnames and forenames in ascribing Asian ethnic identity in English populations. 1986 5.33
31 The Swedish two county trial of mammographic screening for breast cancer: recent results and calculation of benefit. 1989 5.20
32 Sickness absence as a measure of health status and functioning: from the UK Whitehall II study. 1995 5.10
33 Neighbourhood differences in diet: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. 1999 5.07
34 Declining male births with increasing geographical latitude in Europe. 2000 4.92
35 Unemployment and suicide. Evidence for a causal association? 2003 4.70
36 Use of survey data and small area statistics to assess the link between individual morbidity and neighbourhood deprivation. 1990 4.68
37 Geographical variation in cardiovascular disease, risk factors, and their control in older women: British Women's Heart and Health Study. 2003 4.67
38 Low back pain in eight areas of Britain. 1992 4.61
39 Differential correlates of physical activity in urban and rural adults of various socioeconomic backgrounds in the United States. 2003 4.57
40 Monitoring community responses to the SARS epidemic in Hong Kong: from day 10 to day 62. 2003 4.45
41 Methodological issues in studies of air pollution and daily counts of deaths or hospital admissions. 1996 4.44
42 Suicide and political regime in New South Wales and Australia during the 20th century. 2002 4.44
43 Women and social class: a methodological study comparing individual, household, and census measures as predictors of black/white differences in reproductive history. 1991 4.43
44 Association between coffee drinking and K-ras mutations in exocrine pancreatic cancer. PANKRAS II Study Group. 1999 4.43
45 A glossary for health inequalities. 2002 4.42
46 Methods for exploring implementation variation and local context within a cluster randomised community intervention trial. 2004 4.40
47 Assessment of the SF-36 version 2 in the United Kingdom. 1999 4.40
48 Evidence for public health policy on inequalities: 1: the reality according to policymakers. 2004 4.36
49 Infant mortality rate as an indicator of population health. 2003 4.32
50 Using natural experiments to evaluate population health interventions: new Medical Research Council guidance. 2012 4.26
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