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Maurel M, Castagné R, Berger E, Bochud M, Chadeau-Hyam M, Fraga S, Gandini M, Hutri-Kähönen N, Jalkanen S, Kivimäki M, Marmot M, McCrory C, Preisig M, Raitakari O, Ricceri F, Salmi M, Steptoe A, Vineis P, Delpierre C, Kelly-Irving M.

Patterning of educational attainment across inflammatory markers: findings from a multi-cohort study.

Brain Behav Immun, 2020 Sep 9;S0889-1591(20)30406-2. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2020.09.002. Online ahead of print.
Dias NG, Ribeiro AI, Henriques A, Soares JJ, Hatzidimitriadou E, Ioannidi-Kapolou E, Lindert J, Sundin Ö, Toth O, Barros H, Fraga S

Intimate Partner Violence and Use of Primary and Emergency Care: The Role of Informal Social Support.

Health Soc Work, 2020 May 12. pii: hlaa007. doi: 10.1093/hsw/hlaa007. [Epub ahead of print]
Dias NG, Fraga S, Soares J, Hatzidimitriadou E, Ioannidi-Kapolou E, Lindert J, Sundin Ö, Toth O, Barros H, Ribeiro AI

Contextual determinants of intimate partner violence: a multi-level analysis in six European cities.

Int J Public Health, 2020 Nov 3. doi: 10.1007/s00038-020-01516-x. Online ahead of print.

How Do Early Socioeconomic Circumstances Impact Inflammatory Trajectories? Findings From Generation XXI

Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2020;119:104755. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2020.104755

Involvement in Maternal Care by Migrants and Ethnic Minorities: A Narrative Review.

Public Health Rev, 2020;41:5. Published 2020 Apr 7. doi:10.1186/s40985-020-00121-w
Rocha V, Fraga S, Moreira C, Carmeli C, Lenoir A, Steptoe A, Giles G, Goldberg M, Zins M, Kivimäki M, Vineis P, Vollenweider P, Barros H, LIFEPATH Group

Life-Course Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Lung Function in Older Adults: A Multicohort Study of 70 496 Participants from Four European Countries.

SSRN Electronic Journal, 2020, 10.2139/ssrn.3588589.

Socioeconomic disadvantage and health in early childhood: a population-based birth cohort study from Portugal.

Pediatric Research, 2020 Jan 31. doi: 10.1038/s41390-020-0786-9. [Epub ahead of print]

Socioeconomic position and quality of life among older people: The mediating role of social support.

Prev Med, 2020 Jun;135:106073. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2020.106073. Epub 2020 Mar 31.
Fraga S, Severo M, Ramos E, Kelly-Irving M, Silva S, Ribeiro AI, Petrovic D, Barros H

Childhood socioeconomic conditions are associated with increased chronic low-grade inflammation over adolescence: findings from the EPITeen cohort study.

Arch Dis Child, 2020 Jan 22. pii: archdischild-2019-317525. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2019-317525. [Epub ahead of print]
Vineis P, Avendano-Pabon M, Barros H, Bartley M, Carmeli C, Carra L, Chadeau-Hyam M, Costa G, Delpierre C, D'Errico A, Fraga S, Giles G, Goldberg M, Kelly-Irving M, Kivimaki M, Lepage B, Lang T, Layte R, MacGuire F, Mackenbach JP, Marmot M, McCrory C, Milne RL, Muennig P, Nusselder W, Petrovic D, Polidoro S, Ricceri F,

Special Report: The Biology of Inequalities in Health: The Lifepath Consortium.

Front Public Health, 2020;8:118. Published 2020 May 12. doi:10.3389/fpubh.2020.00118
Maghema T, Fraga S, Costa D, Campos P, Barros H

Prevalence, determinants, and effects of violence during pregnancy: A maternity-based cross-sectional study in Luanda, Angola.

J Public Health Afr, 2020 Mar 20;10(2):1050. doi: 10.4081/jphia.2019.1050. eCollection 2019 Dec 31.

What doubts, concerns and fears about COVID-19 emerged during the first wave of the pandemic?

Patient Educ Couns, 2020 Nov 5 doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2020.11.002 [Epub ahead of print]
McCrory C, Leahy S, Ribeiro AI, Fraga S, Barros H, Avendano M, Vineis P, Layte R; LIFEPATH consortium

Maternal educational inequalities in measured body mass index trajectories in three European countries.

Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol, 2019 May 15. doi: 10.1111/ppe.12552. [Epub ahead of print]
Laine JE, Baltar VT, Stringini S, Gandini M, Chadeau-Hyam M1, Kivimaki M, Severi G, Perduca V, Hodge AM, Dugué PA, Giles GG, Milne RL, Barros H, Sacerdote C, Krogh V, Panico S, Tumino R, Goldberg M, Zins M, Delpierre C, LIFEPATH Consortium, Vineis P: et al.;, Fraga S, Ribeiro AI

Reducing socio-economic inequalities in all-cause mortality: a counterfactual mediation approach.

Int J Epidemiol, 2019 Dec 19. pii: dyz248. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyz248. [Epub ahead of print]
Rocha V, Stringhini S, Henriques A, Falcão H, Barros H, Fraga S

Life-course socioeconomic status and lung function in adulthood: a study in the EPIPorto cohort.

J Epidemiol Community Health, 2019 Dec 10. pii: jech-2019-212871. doi: 10.1136/jech-2019-212871. [Epub ahead of print]
Rocha V, Soares S, Stringhini S, Fraga S

Socioeconomic circumstances and respiratory function from childhood to early adulthood: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

BMJ Open, 2019 Jun 20;9(6):e027528. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027528.
Silva-Rocha N, Soares S, Brochado S, Fraga S

Bullying involvement, family background, school life, and well-being feelings among adolescents.

J Public Health (Berl.): From Theory to Practice, 2019 May 7; https://doi.org/10.1007/s10389-019-01076-2
Dias NG, Costa D, Soares JJ, Hatzidimitriadou E, Ioannidi-Kapolou E, Lindert J, Sundin Ö, Toth O, Barros H, Fraga S

Social support and the intimate partner violence victimization among adults from six European countries.

Fam Pract, 2019 Mar 20;36(2):117-124. doi: 10.1093/fampra/cmy042.
Petrovic D, Haba-Rubio J, de Mestral Vargas C, Kelly-Irving M, Vineis P, Kivimäki M, Nyberg S, Gandini M, Bochud M, Vollenweider P, d'Errico A, Barros H, Fraga S, Goldberg M, Zins M, Steptoe A, Delpierre C, Heinzer R, Carmeli C, Chadeau-Hyam M, Stringhini S; Lifepath Consortium.

The contribution of sleep to social inequalities in cardiovascular disorders: a multi-cohort study.

Cardiovasc Res, 2019 Nov 22. pii: cvz267. doi: 10.1093/cvr/cvz267. [Epub ahead of print]
Ribeiro AI, Fraga S, Kelly-Irving M, Delpierre C, Stringhini S, Kivimaki M, Joost S, Guessous I, Gandini M, Vineis P, Barros H

Neighbourhood socioeconomic deprivation and allostatic load: a multi-cohort study.

Sci Rep, 2019 Jun 19;9(1):8790. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-45432-4.

The influence of question wording on interpersonal trust: A comparison in randomly equivalent groups.

Methodology: European Journal of Research Methods for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, 2019. 15(2), 56-66. doi.org/10.1027/1614-2241/a000164
Ramos NMM, Almeida R, Simões ML, Delgado J, Pereira PF, Curado A, Soares S, Fraga S

Indoor hygrothermal conditions and quality of life in social housing: A comparison between two neighbourhoods.

Sustainable Cities and Society, 2018; 38:80-90.

Neighborhood Socioeconomic Deprivation and Allostatic Load: A Scoping Review

Int J Environ Res Public Health, 2018 May 28;15(6). pii: E1092. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15061092.
Chaquisse E, Meireles P, Fraga S, Mbofana F, Barros H

Knowledge about HIV, HBV and HCV modes of transmission among pregnant women in Nampula - Mozambique.

AIDS Care, 2018 Apr 27:1-7. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2018.1466984. [Epub ahead of print]
Castagné R, Garès V, Karimi M, Chadeau-Hyam M, Vineis P, Delpierre C, Kelly-Irving M; Lifepath Consortium:, Alenius H, Avendano M, Baltar V, Bartley M, Barros H, Bochud M, Carmeli C, Carra L, Costa G, Courtin E, Donkin A, D'Errico A, Dugue PA, Elliott P, Fiorito G, Fraga S, Gandini M, Giles G, Goldberg M, Greco D, Hodge A, Karisola P, Kivimaki M, Laine J, Lang T, Layte R, Lepage B, Mackenbach J, Marmot M, de Mestral C, McCrory C, Milne R, Muennig P, Nusselder W, , Ribeiro AI, Ricceri F, Reinhard E, Robinson O, Valverde JR, Satolli R, Severi G, Stringhini S, Tieulent J, Vaccarella S, Vergnaud AC, Vollenweider P, Zins M

Allostatic load and subsequent all-cause mortality: which biological markers drive the relationship? Findings from a UK birth cohort.

Eur J Epidemiol, 2018 May;33(5):441-458. doi: 10.1007/s10654-018-0364-1. Epub 2018 Feb 23.

Sleep duration and physical fighting involvement in late adolescence.

J Public Health (Berl.): From Theory to Practice, 2018, pp. 1-8, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10389-018-0955-z

Residents' Dissatisfaction and All-Cause Mortality. Evidence from 74 European Cities.

Front Psychol, 09 January 2018 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.02319
Stringhini S, Carmeli C, Jokela M, Avendaño M, McCrory C, d'Errico A, Bochud M, Barros H, Costa G, Chadeau-Hyam M, Delpierre C, Gandini M, Fraga S, Goldberg M, Giles GG, Lassale C, Kenny RA, Kelly-Irving M, Paccaud F, Layte R, Muennig P, Marmot MG, Ribeiro AI, Severi G, Steptoe A, Shipley MJ, Zins M, Mackenbach JP, Vineis P, Kivimäki M; LIFEPATH Consortium.

Socioeconomic status, non-communicable disease risk factors, and walking speed in older adults: multi-cohort population based study.

BMJ, 2018 Mar 23;360:k1046. doi: 10.1136/bmj.k1046.
Chaquisse E, Fraga S, Meireles P, Macassa G, Soares JJ, Mbofana F, Barros H

Sexual and physical intimate partner violence among women using antenatal care in Nampula, Mozambique.

J Public Health Afr, 2018 Jul 6;9(1):744. doi: 10.4081/jphia.2018.744. eCollection 2018 May 21.
Neves B, Carvalho DD, Serra F, Torres A, Fraga S

Social Capital in Transition(s) to Early Adulthood: A Longitudinal and Mixed-Methods Approach

Journal of Adolescent Research, 2018, 1-28.
McCrory C, O'Leary N, Fraga S, Ribeiro AI, Barros H, Kartiosuo N, Raitakari O, Kivimäki M, Vineis P, Layte R; Lifepath Consortium.

Socioeconomic differences in children's growth trajectories from infancy to early adulthood: evidence from four European countries.

J Epidemiol Community Health, 2017 Oct;71(10):981-989. doi: 10.1136/jech-2016-208556. Epub 2017 Aug 10.

Neighbourhood socioeconomic deprivation and health-related quality of life: A multilevel analysis

PLoS One, 12(12):e0188736. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0188736. eCollection 2017.
Fraga S, Soares JJ, Melchiorre MG, Barros H, Eslami B, Ioannidi-Kapolou E, b, Macassa G, Stankunas M, Torres-Gonzales F, Viitasara E

Lifetime Abuse and Quality of Life among Older People.

Health Soc Work, 2017 Aug 31:1-8. doi: 10.1093/hsw/hlx036. [Epub ahead of print]
Brochado S, Soares S, Fraga S

A Scoping Review on Studies of Cyberbullying Prevalence Among Adolescents.

Trauma Violence Abuse., 2017 Dec;18(5):523-531. doi: 10.1177/1524838016641668. Epub 2016 Apr 5.

Depressive Symptoms and Involvement in Physical Fighting among Portuguese Adolescents.

Health Soc Work, 2017 Mar 9:1-9. doi: 10.1093/hsw/hlx009. [Epub ahead of print]
Vineis P, Avendano-Pabon, Barros H, Chadeau-Hyam M, Costa G, Dijmarescu M, Delpierre C, D’Errico A, Fraga S, Giles G, Goldberg M, Zins M, Kelly-Irving M, Kivimaki M, Lang T, Layte R, Mackenbach JP, Marmot M, McCrory C, Carmeli C, Milne RL, Muenning P, Nusselder W, Polidoro S, Ricceri F, Robinson O, S

The biology of inequalities in health: the LIFEPATH project.

Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 2017; 8(4):417-449.
Stringhini S, Carmeli C, Jokela M, Avendaño M, Muennig P, Guida F, Ricceri F, d'Errico A, Barros H, Bochud M, Chadeau-Hyam M, Clavel-Chapelon F, Costa G, Delpierre C, Fraga S, Goldberg M, Giles GG, Krogh V, Kelly-Irving M, Layte R, Lasserre AM, Marmot MG, Preisig M, Shipley MJ, Vollenweider P, Zins M, Kawachi I, Steptoe A, Mackenbach JP, Vineis P, Kivimäki M; L

Socioeconomic status and the 25 × 25 risk factors as determinants of premature mortality: a multicohort study and meta-analysis of 1·7 million men and women.

Lancet, 2017 Mar 25;389(10075):1229-1237. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)32380-7. Epub 2017 Feb 1.
Brochado S, Fraga S, Soares S, Ramos E, Barros H

Cyberbullying Among Adolescents: The Influence of Different Modes of Inquiry.

J Interpers Violence, 2017 Nov 1:886260517744182. doi: 10.1177/0886260517744182. [Epub ahead of print]
Nimi T, Fraga S, Costa D, Campos P, Barros H

Prenatal care and pregnancy outcomes: A cross-sectional study in Luanda, Angola.

Int J Gynecol Obstet, 2016 Nov;135 Suppl 1:S72-S78. doi: 10.1016/j.ijgo.2016.08.013.
Rodrigues E, Faria P, Santos A, Fraga S

Deaths resulting from the use of firearms by police against motor vehicles: Study of cases in Porto, Portugal.

J Forensic Leg Med, 2016 Apr;39:1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jflm.2016.01.010. Epub 2016 Jan 12.

Methodological and ethical challenges in violence research.

Porto Biomedical Journal, 2016; 1(2):77-80.
Soares S, Brochado S, Ramos N, Duarte R, Norton P, Delgado J, Fraga S

Health and living conditions in social housing: comparison between rehabilitated and non- rehabilitated neighbourhoods.

Journal of Public Health, 2016:1-10. doi: 10.1007/s10389-016- 0751-6
Samorinha C, Fraga S, Alves E, Sousa S, Figueiredo B, Machado H, Silva S

Self-reported psychosocial factors among in vitro fertilization patients interviewed alone or with the partner.

Psychol Health Med, 2016; 21(4):431-438. Doi: 10.1080/13548506.2015.1109672.
Rodrigues E, Faria P, Santos A, Fraga S

Police shootings against civilians in Portugal: Contextual, forensic medical and judicial characterization.

J Forensic Leg Med, Jul;33:50-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jflm.2015.04.008. Epub 2015 Apr 28.
Soares S, Fraga S, Delgado J, Ramos N

Influence of indoor hygrothermal conditions on human quality of life in social housing

Journal of Public Health Research, 2015 Nov 17;4(3):589. doi: 10.4081/jphr.2015.589. eCollection 2015 Nov 17.
Trigo S, Silva S, Fraga S, Ramos E

Social representations of adolescents about drug use

Arq Med, vol.29 no.2 Porto abr. 2015
Fraga S, Marques-Vidal P, Vollenweider P, Guessous I, Paccaud F, Barros H

Association of socioeconomic status with inflammatory markers: A two cohort comparison

Prev Med, 2015 Feb;71:12-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.11.031. Epub 2014 Dec 5.
Soares JJF, Fraga S, Viitasara E, Stankunas M, Sundin O, Melchiorre MG, Massaca G, Barros H

The chronicity and severity of abuse among older persons by country: A European study

Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, 6(1):3-25

A comparison of methods to assess intimate partner abuse 1 year postpartum

Ann Epidemiol, 2014 May;24(5):404-6. doi: 10.1016/j.annepidem.2014.02.005. Epub 2014 Feb 15.
Fraga S, b, Barros H, Ioannidi-Kapolou E, Melchiorre MG, Stankunas M, Torres-Gonzáles F

Elder abuse and socioeconomic inequalities: A multilevel study in 7 European countries

Prev Med, 61:42-7

Parents' views on factors that help or hinder breast milk supply in neonatal care units: systematic review

Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed, 2013 Nov;98(6):F511-7. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2013-304029. Epub 2013 Jul 18.
Fraga S, Lucas R, Costa D, Barros H

Interviewer effects when investigating abuse were not compatible with effect modification but instead with confounding

J Clin Epidemiol, 2013 Aug;66(8):911-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2012.07.020. Epub 2013 May 4.
Dias S, Fraga S, Barros H

Interpersonal Violence Among Immigrants in Portugal.

J Immigr Minor Health , 2013 Feb;15(1):119-24. doi: 10.1007/s10903-012-9644-0.
Neto C, Fraga S, Ramos E

Consumo de substâncias ilícitas por adolescentes portugueses

Rev Saúde Pública, vol.46 no.5 São Paulo Oct. 2012
Neto C, Fraga S, Ramos E

Illicit substances use by Portuguese adolescents

Rev Saúde Pública, 46(5):808-15
Gomes A, Fraga S, Ramos E, Lopes C

Hand washing and diarrhoea in adolescents

J Public Health, 19: 401-407
Fraga S, Ramos E, Martins A, Samúdio MJ, Silva G, Guedes J, Oliveira Fernandes E, Barros H

Indoor air quality and respiratory symptoms in Porto schools

Rev Port Pneumol, 14(4):487-507
Fraga S, Sousa S, Santos AC, Melo M, Lunet N, Padrão P, Barros H

Tabagismo em Portugal

Arq Med, 5-6: 207-29.7

Book Chapters

Fraga S, Costa D, Silva S, Barros H

Violência doméstica: dificuldades associadas à recolha de dados. Que soluções?

in Redondo J (coord.), Sem violência doméstica: Uma experiência de trabalho em rede, Coimbra, Administração Regional de Saúde do Centro: 75-91

Qualitative research in epidemiology

In Lunet, N. (ed.), Epidemiology – Current perspectives on research and practice. Rijeka, InTech. 2012: 63-84


Interpersonal violence: from methodological options to population results

Sílvia Fraga
Supervisor: Henrique Barros , Co-Supervisor: Sónia Dias
Course: PhD in Public Health, University of Porto