Grups de Recerca en Estadística, Econometria i Salut (GRECS)



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1. Solans M, Benavente Y, Saez M, Agudo A, Jakszyn P, Naudin S, Saberi Hosnijeh F, Gunter M, Huybrechts I, Ferrari P, Besson C, Mahamat-Saleh Y, Boutron-Ruault Mc, Kühn T, Kaaks R, Boeing H, Lasheras C, Sánchez MJ, Amiano P, Chirlaque Md, Ardanaz E, Schmidt JA, Vineis PA, Riboli E, Trichopoulou A, Karakatsani A, Valanou E, Masala G, Agnoli C, Tumino R, Sacerdote C, Mattiello A, Skeie G, Weiderpass E, Jerkeman M, Dias Ja, Späth F, Nilsson LM, Dahm CC, Overvad K, Petersen Ken, Tjønneland A, De Sanjose S, Vermeulen R, Nieters A, Casabonne D. Inflammatory potential of diet and risk of lymphoma in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition. European Journal of Nutrition 2019.

2. Olmedo-Requena R, González-Donquiles C, Dávila-Batista V, Romaguera D, Castelló A, Molina de la Torre AJ, Amiano P, Dierssen-Sotos T, Guevara M, Fernández-Tardón G, Lozano-Lorca M, Alguacil J, Peiró R, Huerta JM, Gracia-Lavedan E, Aragonés N, Fernández-Villa T, Solans M, Gómez-Acebo I, Castaño-Vinyals G, Kogevinas M, Pollán M and Martín V. Agreement among Mediterranean Diet Pattern Adherence Indexes: MCC-Spain Study. Nutrients 2019. doi: 10.3390/nu11030488.

3.  Coll-De-Tuero G, Comas-Cufí M, Rodríguez-Ponclas A, Barrot J, Blanch J, Figa A, Barceló MA, Saez M. Prognostic value of the estimated glomerular filtration rate decline in hypertensive patients without chronic kidneh disease. American Journal of Hypertension 2019.

4. Roca-Barceló A, Viñas G, Pla H, Carbó A, Comas R, Izquierdo A, Pinheiro PS, Vilardell L, Solans M, Marcos-Gragera R. Mortality of women with ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast: a population-based study from the Girona province, Spain (1994-2013). Clinical and Translational Oncology 2019.

5. Freixenet J, Renart G, Rialp-Criado A. The impact of managers’ global orientation on SME export and economic performance. Management International Review 2019.

6. Solans M, Coenders G, Marcos-Gragera R, Castelló A, Gràcia-Lavedan E, Benavente Y, Moreno V, Pérez-Gómez B, Amiano P, Fernández-Villa T, Guevara M, Gómez-Acebo I, Fernández-Tardón G, Vanaclocha-Espi M, Chirlaque Md, Capelo R, Barrios R, Aragonés N, Molinuevo A, Vitelli-Storelli F, Castilla J, Dierssen-Sotos T, Castaño-Vinyals G, Kogevinas M, Pollán M, Saez M. Compositional analysis of dietary patterns . Statistical Methods in Medical Research 2019.

7. Roca-Barceló A, Saez M , Coenders G, Solanas M. Factors influencing current beliefs about dairy and lactose intolerance among university students. International Journal of Food, Nutrition and Public Health 2019.

8. Amores X, Arbussà A, Bikfalvi A, Llach J, Saez M. Innovative behaviour and performance of technology-based knowledge-intensive business service: an empirical study. International Journal of Services Technology and Management 2019.

9.- Paz MA, Farrerons M, Saez M, Saurina C, García-Pinto M, Castro S, Sobrino J, Coll-De-Tuero G. practical application of the ATOM study: treatment efficacy of antihypertensive drugs in monotherapy or combination (atom metaanalysis according to PRISMA statement); tables for the use of antihypertensive drugs in monotherapy or combination. Medicine 2019; 98(15):e15010.

10. Coll-De-Tuero G, Saez M, Rodríguez-Poncelas A, Bayó-Llibre J, Beltrán-Vilella M, Reyes-Negre C, Dalfó-Baqué A, Barceló MA. What is the optimal cut-off threshold when self-monitoring blood pressure at home? A cohort study according to STROBE statement. Medicine2019; 98(1):e14817.

11. Blasco-Duatis M, Coenders G, Saez M, Fernández-García N, Cunha I. Mapping the agenda-setting theory, priming and the spiral of silence in Twitter accounts of political parties. International Journal of Web Based Communities 2019; 15(1):4-24.

12. Díaz J, Saez M, Carmona R, Mirón IJ, Barceló MA, Luna Y, Linares C. Mortality attributable to high temperatures over the 2021-2050 and 2051-2100 time horizons in Spain: adaptation and economic estimate. Environmental Research 2019; 172:475-485.

13. Saez M, Vidiella-Martin J, López-Casasnovas G. Impact of the great recession on self-perceived health in Spain. A longitudinal study with individual data. BMJ Open 2019; 9:e023258.

14. Solans M, Fabrega A, Morea D, Auñon-Sanz C, Roncero JM, Blanco A, Kelleher N, Buch J, Saez M, Marcos-Gragera R. Population-based incidence of lymphoid neoplasms: twenty years of epidemiological data in the Girona province, Spain. Cancer Epidemioloy 2019; 58:8-11.

15. Saez M (Guest Editor). Special issue ‘Environmental risk and cancer epidemiology’. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2018-2019 (


1. Arroyo-Borrrell E, Cabrera-León A, Renart G, Saurina C, Serra-Saurina L, Daponte A, Saez M. Did psychotropic drug consumption increase during the 2008 financial crisis? A cross-sectional population-based study in Spain. BMJ Open 2018; 9:e021440.

2. Solans M, Castelló A, Benavente Y, Marcos-Gragera R, Amiano P, Gracia-Lavedan E, Costas L, Robles C, Gonzalez-Barca E, de la Banda E, Alonso E, Aymerich M, Campo E, Dierssen-Sotos T, Fernández-Tardón G, Olmedo-Requena R, Gimeno E, Castaño-Vinyals G, Aragonés N, Kogevinas M,  de Sanjose S, Pollán M, Casabonne D.  Adherence to the Western, Prudent, and Mediterranean dietary patterns and chronic lymphocytic leukemia in the MCC-Spain study. Haematologica 2018; 103(11):1881-1888.

3. Fuentes-Raspall R, Solans M, Auñón-Sanz C, Saez M, Marcos-Gragera R. Incidence and survival of primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL): results from the girona cancer registry (1994-2013). Clinical and Translational Oncology 2018; 20(12):1628-1630.

4. Marcos-Gragera R, Solans M, Galceran J, Fernández-Delgado R, Fernández-Teijeiro A, Mateos A, Quirós-Garcia J, Fuster-Camarena N, De Castro V, Sánchez MJ, Franch P, Chirlaque MD, Ardanaz E, Martos C, Salmerón D, Peris-Bonet R; Spanish Childhood Cancer Epidemiology Working Group. Childhood and adolescent lymphoma in Spain: incidence and survival trends over 20 years. Clin Transl Oncol. 2018; 20(10):1289-1301.

5. Rodríguez-Poncelas A, Barceló MA, Saez M, Coll-De-Tuero G. Duration and dosing of proton pump inhibitors associated with high incidence of chronic kidney disease in population-based cohort PlosOne 2018; 13(10):e0204231.

6. Rodríguez-Poncelas A, Coll-De-Tuero G, Blanch J, Comas-Cufí M, Saez M, Barceló MA. Prediabetes is associated with glomerular hyperfiltration in a european mediterranean cohort study.  Journal of Nephrology 2018; 31(5):743-749.

7. Blasco-Duatis M, Coenders G, Saez M. Representación composicional (CoDa) de la agenda-setting de los opinantes sobre política en la prensa escrita española durante las Elecciones Generales de 2015. Estudios sobre el Mensaje Periodístico 2018; 24:2. 

8. Blasco-Duatis M, Saez M,Fernández-García N. Compositional representation (CoDa) of the agenda-setting of the opinion makers on politics in the main Spanish media groups in the 2015 General Elections. Communication & Society2018; 31(2):1-24. 

9. Pie L, Fabregat-Aibar L, Saez M. The influence of imports and exports on the evolution of greenhouse gas emissions: the case for the European Union. Energies 2018; 11:1644.

10. Saez M, Barceló MA, Farrerons M, López-Casasnovas G. The association between exposure to environmental factors and the occurrence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). A population-based retrospective cohort study. Environmental Research 2018; 166:205-214.

11. Povedano M, Saez M, Martínez-Matos JA, Barceló MA. Spatial assessment of the association between long-term exposure to environmental factors and the occurrence of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in Catalonia, Spain. A population-based nested case-control study. Neuroepidemiology 2018; 51(1-2):33-49.

12. Sicras-Mainar A, Navarro-Artieda R, Saez M. Comorbidity, concomitant medication, use of resources and healthcare costs associated with chronic hepatitis c virus carriers in Spain. Gastroenteorología y hepatología 2018; 41(4):234-244.

13. Ferrer-Rossell B, Coenders G. Destinations and crisis. Profiling tourists’ budgets share from 2006 to 2012. Journal of Destination, Marketing & Management 2018; 7:26-35.

14.  Boldo E, Castelló A, Aragonés N, Amiano P, Pérez-Gómez B, Castaño-Vinyals G, Martín V, Guevara M, Urtiaga C, Dierssen-Sotos T, Fernández-Tardón G, Moreno V, Solans M, Peiró R, Capelo R, Gómez-Acebo I, Castilla J, José Molina A, Castells X, Altzibar JM, Lope V, Kogevinas M, Romieu I, Pollán. Meat intake, methods and degrees of cooking and breast cancer risk in the MCC-Spain study. Maturitas 2018; 110: 62-70.

15. García-Pérez J, Lope V, Pérez-Gómez B, Molina AJ, Tardón A, Díaz-Santos MA, Ardanaz E, O’Callaghan-Gordo C, Altzibar JM, Gómez-Acebo I, Moreno V, Peiró R, Marcos-Gragera R, Kogevinas M, Aragonés N, López-Abente G, Pollán M. Risk of breast cancer and residential proximity to industrial installations: New findings from a multicase-control study (MCC-Spain). Environmental Pollution 2018; 237:559-568.

16. Solans M, Osca-Gelis G, Comas R, Roncero JM, Gallardo D, Marcos-Gragera R, Saez M. Challenges in assessing the real incidence of chronic lymphocytic leukemia: 16 years of epidemiological data from the province of Girona, Spain. Cancer Causes & Control 2018; 29(3):379-382. doi 10.1007/s10552-018-1004-5.

17. Blasco-Duatis M, Coenders G, Saez M. Compositional visualization of intermedia agenda setting by the main media groups and political parties in the Spanish 2015 general elections. Revista Latina de Comunicación Social 2018; 73:264-292.

18. Linares-Mustarós S, Coenders G, Vives-Mestres M. Financial performance and distress profiles. From classification according to financial ratios to compositional classification. Advances in Accounting 2018; 40: 1-10.


1. Solans M, Serra L, Renart G, Osca-Gelis G, Comas R, Vilardell L, Gallardo D, Marcos-Gragera R. Indicence and survival of Hodgkin lymphoma patients in Girona (Spain) over three decades: a population-based study. Eur J Cancer Prev. 2017; Joining forces for better cancer registration in Europe: S164-S169. Doi: 10.1097/CEJ.

2. Cabrera-León A, Ferri-García R, Navarro S, Saez M, Daponte A. Comparabilidad de las ediciones 2006/2007 y 2011/2012 de la Encuesta de Salud de España. Revista Española de Salud Pública 2017; 91. pii: e201711044.

3. Aguilar-Palacio I, Martínez-Beneito MA, Rabanaque Mj, Borrell C, Cirera L, Daponte A, Domínguez-Berjón MF, Gandarillas A, Gotsens M, Lorenzo-Ruano P, Marí-Dell’olmo M, Nolasco A, Saez M, Sánchez-Villegas P, Saurina C, Martos C. Diabetes mellitus mortality in Spanish cities: trends and geographical inequalities. Primary Care Diabetes 2017; 11(5):453-460.

4. Blanco L, Castells X, Saez MBarceló MA, Garre J, Vilalta J, Capellà D. Discontinuation, efficacy and safety of cholinesterase inhibitors for alzheimer’s disease: a meta-analysis and meta-regression of 44 randomized clinical trials enrolling 16,245 patients. International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology 2017; 20(7):519-528.

5. Sicras A, Ferrer V, Collar Jm, Navarro R, Saez M. Persistencia al tratamiento según el tipo de dispositivo inhalador en pacientes con asma y epoc. SEMERGEN Medicina de Familia 2017; 43(5):375-386.

6. Arroyo-Borrell E, Renart G, Saez M, Carreras M. Hospital costs of foreign non-resident patients: A comparative analysis in Catalonia, Spain. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2017; 14:1062.

7. Khouloud T, Hedia B, Saez M, Dhafer M, Kouni CH. Modeling zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis incidence in central Tunisia from 2009-2015: forecasting models using climate variables as predictors. Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases 2017; 11(8):e0005844.

8. Fuentes-Raspall R, Solans M, Roca-Barceló A, Vilardell L, Puigdemont M, del Barco S, Comas R, García-Velasco A, Astudillo A, Carmona-García MC, Marcos-Gragera R. Descriptive epidemiology of primary malignant and non-malignant central nervous tumors in Spain: results from the Girona Cancer Registry (1994-2013). Cancer Epidemiology 2017; 50(Pt A):1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2017.07.005.

9. Abásolo I, Saez M, López-Casasnovas G. Financial crisis and income-related inequalities in the universal provision of a public service: the case of healthcare in Spain. International Journal for Equity in Health 2017; 16:134.

10. Cabrera-León A, Daponte Codina A, Mateo I, Arroyo-Borrell E, Bartoll X, Bravo MJ, Domínguez-Berjón MF, Renart G, Álvarez-Dardet C, Marí-Dell'olmo M, Bolívar Muñoz J, Saez M, Escribà-Agüir V, Palència L, López Mj, Saurina C, Puig V, Martín U, Gotsens M, Borrell C, Serra Saurina L, Sordo L, Bacigalupe A, Rodríguez-Sanz M, Pérez G, Espelt A, Ruiz M, Bernal M. Indicadores contextuales para evaluar los determinantes sociales de la salud y la crisis económica española. Gaceta Sanitaria 2017; 31(3):194-203.

11. Barceló MA, Rodríguez-Poncelas A, Saez M, Coll-De-Tuero G. The dynamic behaviour of metabolic syndrome and its components in an eight-year population-based cohort from the mediterranean. PlosOne 2017; 12(5): e0176665.

12. Arroyo-Borrell E, Renart G, Saurina C, Saez M. Influence of the maternal background on children's mental health. International Journal for Equity in Health 2017; 16:63.

13. Ferrer-Batallé M, Llop E, Ramírez M, Aleixandre RN, Saez M, Comet J, De Llorens R, Peracaula R. Comparative study of blood-based biomarkers, α2,3-sialic acid PSA and PHI, for high risk prostate cancer detection. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2017; 18:845.

14. Salamanca A, Fiol N, González C, Saez M, Villaescusa I. Extraction of espresso coffe by using gradient of temperature. Effect on physicochemical and sensorial characteristis of espresso. Food Chemistry 2017; 214:622-630.

15. Ferrer-Rossell B, Coenders G. Airline type and tourist expenditure: Are full service and low cost carriers converging or diverging? Journal of Air Transport Management 2017; 63:119-125.

16. Ferrer-Rosell B, Coenders G, Mariné-Roig E. Is planning through the Internet (un)related to trip satisfaction? Information Technology & Tourism 2017; 17(2):229–244.

17. Hochleitner FP, Arbussà A, Coenders G. Inbound open innovation in SMEs: indicators, non-financial outcomes and entry-timing. Technology Analysis & Strategic Management 2017; 29(2):204-218.

18. Sicras A, Navarro-Artieda R, Ruíz-Torrejón A, Saez M, Coll De Tuero G, Sánchez L. Estudio observacional retrospectivo multicéntrico de pacientes con vejiga hiperactiva en tratamiento on mirabegrón y oxibutina en condiciones de práctica clínica habitual. SEMERGEN Medicina de Familia 2017; 43(4):277-288.

19. Blasco-Duatis M, Fernández-García N, Cunha I. Opinar de política en la prensa escrita española. Análisis del período Elecciones Generales en España. Revista Latina de Comunicación Social 2017; 72:349-373.

20. Coenders G, Martín-Fernández JA, Ferrer-Rosell B. When relative and absolute information matter. Compositional predictor with a total in generalized linear models. Statistical Modelling 2017; 17(6): 494–512.


1. Alabert M, Arbussà A, Saez M. Colaboraciones inter-administrativas en la gestión de la salud pública en municipios menores de 10.000 habitantes. Gaceta Sanitaria 2017; 30(6):480-482.

2. Ferrer-Rossell B, Coenders G, Mateu-Figueras G, Pawlowsky-Glahn V. Understanding low-cost airline users’ expenditure patterns and volume. Tourism Economics 2016; 22(2):269-291.

3. Coenders G, Ferrer-Rossell B, Martínez-Garcia E. Trip characteristics and dimensions of internet use for transportation, accommodation, and activities undertaken at destination. Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management 2016; 25:498-511.

4. Meléndez C, Arroyo-Borrell E, Saez M. Análisis de datos de pacientes subagudos con información registrada en el conjunto mínimo básico de datos sociosanitarios (CMBD-RSS). Revista Española de Salud Pública 2016; 90:e1-e7.

5. Maynou L, Saez M. Economic crisis and health inequalities: evidence from the European Union. International Journal for Equity in Health 2016; 15:135.

6. Paz MA, De La Sierra A, Saez M, Barceló MA, Rodríguez JJ, Castro S, Lagarón C, Garrido JM, Vera P, Coll-De-Tuero G. Treatment efficacy of anti-hypertensive drugs in monotherapy or combination: atom systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials according to PRISMA statement. Medicine 2016; 95(30):e4071.

7. Soy-Massoni E, Bieling C, Langemeyer J, Varga D, Saez M, Pinto J. Societal benefits from agricultural landscapes in Girona, Catalonia. Outlook on Agriculture 2016; 45(2):100-110.

8. Maynou-Pujolràs L, Saez M, Kyriacou A, Bacaria J. The impact of structural and cohesion funds on Eurozone convergence (1990-2010). Regional Studies 2016; 50(7):1127-1139.

9. Sicras-Mainar A, Navarro-Artieda R, Ruíz-Torrejón A, Saez M, Coll-de-Tuero G. Persistence and concomitant medication in patient with overactive bladder treated with antimuscarinic agents in primary are. An observational baseline study. Actas Urológicas Españolas 2016; 40(2):96-101.

10. Camprubí R, Coromina L. The role of information sources in image fragmentation. Annals of Tourism Research 2016; 57:242-245.

11. Soy-Massoni E, Langemeyer J, Varga D, Saez M, Pintó J. The importance of ecosystem services in coastal agricultural landscapes: case study from the Costa Brava, Catalonia. Ecosystem Services 2016; 17:43-52.

12. Barceló MA, Varga D, Tobias A, Díaz J, Linares C, Saez M. Long term effects of traffic noise on mortality in the city of Barcelona, 2004-2007. Environmental Research 2016; 147:193-206.

13. Barceló MA, Coll-Negre M, Coll-de-Tuero G, Saez M. Effects of the financial crisis on psychotropic drug consumption in a cohort from a semi-urban region in Catalonia, Spain. PlosOne 2016; 11(2):e0148594.

14. Ferri MJ, Saez M, Figueras J, Fort E, Sabat M, López-Ben S, De Llorens R, Aleixandre RN, Peracaula R. Improved pancreatic adenocarcinoma diagnosis in jaundiced and non-jaundiced pancreatic adenocarcinoma patients through the combination of routine clinical markers associated to pancreatic adenocarcinoma pathophysiology. PlosOne 2016; 11(1):e0147214.

15. Maynou-Pujolràs L, Saez M, López-Casasnovas G. Has the economic crisis widened the intra-urban socioeconomic inequalities in mortality? The case of Barcelona, Spain. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2016; 70(2):114-124.

16. García - Esquinas E, Guinó E, Castaño-Vinyals G, Pérez-Gómez B, Llorca J, Altzibar JM, Peiró-Pérez R, Martín V, Moreno-Iribas C, Tardón A, Caballero FJ, Puig-Vives M, Guevara M, Villa TF, Salas D, Amiano P, Dierssen.Sotos T, Pastor-Barriuso R, Sala M, Koqevinas M, Aragonés N, Moreno V, Pollán M. Association of diabetes and diabetes treatment with incidence of breast cancer. Acta Diabetologica 2016; 53(1):99-107.

17. Ferrer-Rossell B, Coenders G, Martínez-Garcia E. Segmentation by tourist expenditure composition. An approach with compositional data analysis and latent classes. Tourism Analysis 2016; 21:589-602.

18. Fraguell RM, Martí C, Pintó J, Coenders G. After over 25 years of accrediting beaches, has Blue Flag contributed to sustainable management?  Journal of Sustainable Tourism 2016; 24(6):882-903

19. Hida N, Coenders G. Will the Japanese venture out of Barcelona and taste local food? Journal of Gastronomy and Tourism 2016; 2(1):43-54.

20. Hochleitner FP, Arbussà A, Coenders G. World-first innovations in an open innovation context. Journal of Technology Management and Innovation 2016; 11(3):50-58.

21. Mateu-Figueras G, Daunis-i-Estadella J, Coenders G, Ferrer-Rosell B, Serlavós R, Batista-Foguet JM. Exploring the relationship between two compositions using canonical correlation analysis. Metodološki Zvezki 2016; 13(2):131-150.

22. Moll-de-Alba J, Prats Ll, Coromina Ll. The moderating effect of tourism expenditure on the behaviour of tourists in Barcelona. International Journal of Business and Globalisation 2016; 17(3):445-462.

23. Prats Ll, Camprubí R, Coromina Ll. Examining the role of familiarity, information sources, length of stay and satisfaction to the image perception model. European of Tourism Research 2016; 13.

24. Moll J, Prats Ll, Coromina Ll. The need to adapt travel expenditure patterns. A study comparing bussiness and leisure tourists in Barcelona. Euroasian Bussiness Review 2016; 14.

25. Ferrer-Rosell B, Coenders G, Martínez-Garcia E. Segmentation by tourist expenditure composition. An approach with compositional data analysis and latent classes. Tourism Analysis 2016; 21:589-602.



1. Sicras-Mainar A, Navarro R, Ruíz-Torrejón A, Saez M, Coll-De-Tuero G. Impact of loss of work productivity in patients with overactive bladder treated with antimuscarinics in Spain: study in routine clinical practice conditions. Clinical Drug Investigation 2015; 35(12):795-805.

2. Arroyo E, Renart G, Saez M. How the economic recession has changed the likelihood of reporting poor self-rated health in Spain. International Journal for Equity in Health 2015; 14:149.

3. Arroyo V, Díaz J, Ortíz C, Carmona C, Saez M, Linares C. Short term effect of air pollution, noise and heat waves on preterm births in Madrid (Spain). Environmental Research 2015; 145:162-168.

4. Batista-Foguet JM, Ferrer B, Serlavós R, Coenders G, Boyatzis RE. An alternative approach to analyze ipsative data. Revisiting experiential learning theory. Frontiers in Psychology 2015; 6, 1742.

5. Rodríguez-Poncelas A, Coll-De-Tuero G, Saez M, Garrido-Martín JM, Millaruelo JM, Barrot J, Franch J on behalf of the RedGDPS Study Group. Comparison of different vascular risk engines in the identification of type 2 diabetes patients with high cardiovascular risk. BMC Cardiovascular Diseases 2015; 15:121.

6. Saurina C, Marzo M, Saez M. Inequalities in suicide mortality rates and the economic recession in the municipalities of Catalonia, Spain. International Journal for Equity in Health 2015; 14(1):75.

7. Nolasco A, Moncho J, Quesada JA, Melchor I, Pereyra-Zamora P, Tamayo-Fonseca N, Martínez-Beneito MA, Zurriaga O, Ballesta M, Daponte A, Gandarillas A, Domínguez-Berjón MF, Marí-Dell’olmo M, Gotsens M, Izco N, Moreno C, Saez M, Martos C, Sanchez-Villegas P. Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in preventable mortality in urban areas of 33 Spanish cities, 1996–2007 (MEDEA project). International Journal for Equity in Health 2015; 14(1):33.

8. Osca-Gelis G, Puig-Vives M, Saez M, Gallardo D, Lloveras N, Guardia R, Marcos-Gragera R. Is survival in myeloid malignancies really improving? A retrospective 15 year population-based study. Leukemia and Lymphoma 2015; 56(4):896-902.

9. Maynou L, Saez M, Bacaria J, López-Casasnovas G. Health inequalities in the European Union: An empirical analysis of the dynamics of regional differences. European Journal of Health Economics 2015; 16(5):543-559.

10. Marí-Dell’olmo M, Gotsens M, Palencia L, Burström B, Corman D, Costa G, Deboosere P, Díez E, Domínguez-Berjón F, Dzúrová D, Gandarillas A, Hoffmann R, Kovacs K, Martikainen P, Moreno De, Pikhart H, Rodríguez-Sanz M, Saez M, Santana P, Schwiertz C, Tarkiainen L, Borrell C. Socioeconomic inequalities in cause-specific mortality in fifteen European cities. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2015; 69(5):432-441.

11. Ferrer-Rosell B, Coenders G, Martínez-García E. Determinants in tourist expenditure composition – the role of airline type. Tourism Economics 2015; 21(1):9-32.

12. Ortega G, Cabezas C, Almeda J, Saez M, Ballvé JL, Pascual JA, Castellà C, Martín-Cantera C, Saltó E, Casademont RR, Díaz E, Lozano J, Morera C, Valverde A, Pérez-Ortuño R, Rofes L, Jané M and the BIBE Study Group. Effectiveness of a brief primary care intervention to reduce passive smoking in babies: cluster randomized clinical trial. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2015; 69(3):249-260.

13. López-Casasnovas G, Maynou-Pujolràs L, Saez M. Another look at the comparisons of the health systems expenditure indicators. Social Indicators Research 2015; 121(1):149-175.

14. Coromina L. Importance of Measurement Invariance of Trust over Time. The Spanish case [in Spanish]. Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas 2015; 149:31-42.

15. Gassiot A, Prats Ll, Coromina Ll. Analysing accessible tourism in religious destinations: the case of Lourdes, France. International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage 2015; 3(2):48-56.

16. Rubió-Casadevall J, Borràs JL, Carmona-Garcia MC, Ameijide A, Gonzalez-Vidal A, Ortiz MR, Bosch R, Riu F, Parada D, Martí E, Miró J, Sirvent JJ, Galceran J, Marcos-Gragera R. Correlation between mutational status and survival and second càncer risk assessment in patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors: a pupolation-based study. World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2015; 13:47. 


1. Roso-Llorach A, Forné C, Macià F, Galcerán J, Marcos-Gragera R, Rue M. Assessing the impact of early detection biases on breast cancer survival of Catalan Women. Sort 2014; 38(2):139-160.

2. Renart-Vicens G, Saez M, Moreno-Crespi J, Serdà B, Marcos-Gragera R. Incidence variation of prostate and cervical cancer according to socioeconomic level in the Girona Health Region. BMC Public Health 2014; 14:1079.

3. Serra L; Saez M; Juan P; Varga D; Mateu J. A spatio-temporal poisson hurdle point process to model wildfires. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment (SERRA) 2014; 28(7):1671-1684.

4. Sant M, Minicozzi P, Mounier M, Anderson LA, Brenner H, Holleczek B, Marcos-Gragera R, Maynadié M, Monnereau A, Osca-Gelis G, Visser O, De Angelis R, the EUROCARE-5 Working Group. Survival for haematological malignancies in Europe between 1997 and 2008 by region and age: results of EUROCARE-5, a population-based study. Lancet Oncology 2014; 15(9):931-942.

5. Celma-Benaiges D, Martínez-Garcia E, Coenders G. Corporate social responsibility in human resource management: an analysis of common practices and their determinants in Spain. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management 2014; 21(2):82-99.

6. Coll De Tuero G, González-Vázquez S, Rodríguez-Poncelas A, Barceló MA, Barrot J, González-Penedo M, Pose-Reino A, Pena M, Saez M. Retinal arteriole-to-venule ratio changes and target organ disease evolution in newly diagnosed hypertensive patients at one year follow-up . Journal of the American Society of Hypertension 2014; 8(2):83-93.

7. Serra L, Saez M, Mateu J, Varga D, Juan P, Díaz-Ávalos C, Rue H. Spatio-temporal log-gaussian cox processes for modelling wildfire occurrence: the case of catalonia, 1994-2008. Environmental and Ecological Statistics 2014; 21(3):531-563.

8. Borrell C, Marí-Dell’olmo M, Palència L, Gotsens M, Burström B, Domínguez-Berjón F, Rodríguez-Sanz M, Dzúrova D, Gandarillas A, Hoffmann R, Kovacs K, Marinacci C, Martikainen P, Pikhart H, Corman D, Rosicova K, Saez M, Santana P, Tarkiainen L, Puigpinós R, Morrison J, Pasarín MI, Díez E. Socioeconomic inequalities in mortality in 16 European cities. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health 2014; 42:245-254.  

9. Hoffmann R, Borsboom G, Saez M, Mari Dell’olmo M, Burström B, Corman D, Costa C, Deboosere P, Domínguez F, Dzúrová D, Gandarillas A, Gotsens M, Kovács K, Mackenbach J, Martikainen P, Maynou L, Morrison J, Palència L, Pérez G, Pikhart H, Rodríguez-Sanz M, Santana P, Saurina C, Tarkiainen L, Borrell C. Social differences in avoidable mortality between small areas of 15 European cities: An ecological study. International Journal of Health Geographics 2014: 13:8.

10. Clèries R, Esteban L, Borràs J, Marcos-Gragera R, Freitas A, Carulla M, Buxó M, Puigdefàbregas A, Izquierdo A, Gispert R, Galceran J, Ribes J. Time trends of cancer incidence and mortality in Catalonia during 1993-2007. Clinical & Translactional Oncology 2014; 16(1):18-28.

11. Ortiz-Collado MA, Saez M, Favrod J, Hatem M. Antenatal psychosomatic programming to reduce postpartum depression risk and improve childbirth outcomes: a randomized controlled trial in Spain and France. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2014; 14(1):22.

12. Ferriol C, Jiménez C, Tura A, Sanmartín M, Pagès N, Rodríguez-Poncelas A, Paz M, Saez M, Coll De Tuero G. Are there height-dependent differences in subclinical vascular disease in hypertensive patiens? Journal of Clinical Hypertension 2014; 16(1):70-76.

13. Ferrer-Rosell B, Martínez-García E, Coenders G. Package and no frills air carriers as moderators of length of stay. Tourism Management 2014; 42:114-122.

14. Alsius M, Soler A, Saez M, Bach C, Cabrero MD, Borrell A, Casas M, Pérez F, Aleixandre RN. Diagnóstico prenatal en la provincia de Girona en el período 1999-2009. Diagnóstico Prenatal 2014; 24(3):90-98.

15. Miners A, Maynou-Pujolràs L, Ruiz F. The UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and the application of evidence-based policy making. Economía y Salud 2014; 80.

16. García-Saenz A, Saez M, Napp S, Casal J, Saez Jl, Acevedo P, Guta S, Allepuz A. Spatio-temporal variability of bovine tuberculosis eradication in Spain (2006-2011). Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Epidemiology 2014; 10:1-10.

17. Serra L. Anàlisi de la variabilitat espai-temporal dels incendis forestals a Catalunya. Diagnóstico Alerta. Revista de l’Associació de Bombers Voluntaris de Catalunya 2014; 5:35-38.



1. Gotsens M, Marí-Dell’olmo M, Pérez K, Palència L, Martínez-Beneito MA, Rodríguez-Sanz M, Burström B, Costa G, Deboosere P, Domínguez-Berjón F, Dzúrova D, Gandarillas A, Hoffmann R, Kovacs K, Marinacci C, Martikainen P, Pikhert H, Rosicova K, Saez M, Santana P, Riegelnig J, Schwierz C, Tarkiainen L, Borrell C. Socioeconomic inequalities in injury mortality in small areas of 15 European cities: A multicenter IneqCities project using spatial analysis. Health & Place 2013; 24:165-72.

2. Delgado-Rodríguez M, Castilla J, Godoy P, Martín V, Soldevila N, Alonso J, Astray J, Baricot M, Galán JC, Castro A, Gónzález-Candelas F, Mayoral JM, Quintana JM, Pumarola T, Tamames S, Saez M, Domínguez A; the CIBERESP Cases and Controls in Pandemic Influenza Working Group, Spain. Differnt prognosis in hospitalized patients with influenza one season after the pandemic H1N1 influenza of 2009-2010 in Spain. Influenza and other Respiratoty Viruses 2013; 7(6):1336-1342.

3. Mata-Cases M, Benito-Badorrey B, Roure-Olmeda P, Franch-Nadal J, Pepió-Vilaubí JM, Saez M, Coll-de-Tuero G on behalf of the GEDAPS (Primary Care Group for the study of Diabetes) of the Catalonian Society of Family and Community Medicine). Clinical inertia in the treatment of hyperglycemia in type 2 diabetes patients in primary care. Current Medical Research and Opinion 2013; 29(11):1495-1502.

4. Van der Zwan JM, Trama A, Otter R, Larrañaga N, Tavilla A, Marcos-Gragera R, Dei Tos AP, Baudin E, Poston G, Links T; the RARECARE WG. Rare neuroendocrine tumours: Results of the surveillance of rare cancers in Europe project. European Journal of Cancer 2013, S0959-8049(13)00161-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2013.02.029.

5. Arnold M, Holterhues C, Hollestein LM, Coebergh JW, Nijsten T, Pukkala E, Holleczek B, Tryggvadóttir L, Comber H, Bento MJ, Diba CS, Micallef R, Primic-Zakelj M, Izarzugaza MI, Perucha J, Marcos-Gragera R, Galceran J, Ardanaz E, Schaffar R, Pring A, de Vries E. Trends in incidence and predictions of cutaneous melanoma across Europe up to 2015. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology 2013, doi: 10.1111/jdv.12236.

6. Crocetti E, Caldarella A, Ferretti S, Ardanaz E, Arveux P, Bara S, Barrios E, Bento MJ, Bordoni A, Buzzoni C, Candela G, Colombani F, Delafosse P, Federico M, Francart J, Giacomin A, Grosclaude P, Guizard AV, Izarzugaza MI, Konzelmann I, La Rosa F, Lapotre B, Leone N, Ligier K, Mangone L, Marcos-Gragera R, Martinez R, Michelena MJ, Michiara M, Miranda A, Molinié F, Mugarza-Gomez C, Paci E, Piffer S, Puig-Vives M, Sacchettini C, Sánchez MJ, Traina A, Tretarre B, Tumino R, Van Vaerenbergh E, Velten M, Woronoff AS. Consistency and inconsistency in testing biomarkers in breast cancer. A GRELL study in cut-off variability in the Romance language countries. Breast 2013; 22(4):476-481

7. Gatta G, Rossi S, Foschi R, Trama A, Marcos-Gragera R, Pastore G, Peris-Bonet R, Stiller C, Capocaccia R, Eurocare WG. Survival and cure trends for European children, adolescents and young adults diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia from 1982 to 2002. Haematologica 2013; 98(5):744-752.

8. Kogovšek T, Coenders G, Hlebec V.  Predictors and Outcomes of Social Network Compositions. A Compositional Structural Equation Modeling Approach. Social Networks 2013; 35(1):1-10.

9. Puig M, Sánchez MJ, Sánchez-Cantalejo J, Torrella-Ramos A, Martos C, Ardanaz E, Chirlaque MD, Perucha J, Díaz JM, Mateos A, Machón M, Marcos-Gragera R. Distribution and prognosis of molecular breast cancer subtypes defined by immunohistochemical biomarkers in a Spanish population-based study. Gynecologic Oncology 2013; 130(3):609-614.

10. Renart G, Saez M, Saurina C, Marcos-Gragera R, Ocaña-Riola R, Martos C, Barceló MA, Arribas F, Alcalá T. A common error in the ecological regression of cancer incidence on the deprivation index. Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública/Pan American Journal of Public Health 2013; 32(2):83-91.

11. Castilla J, Godoy P, Domínguez A, Martínez-Baz I, Astray J, Martín V, Delgado-Rodríguez M, Baricot M, Soldevila N, Mayoral JM, Quintana JM, Galán JC, Castro A, González-Candelas F, Garín O, Saez M, Tamames S, Pumarola T; the CIBERESP Cases and Controls in Influenza Working Group.Influenza vaccine effectiveness in preventing out-patient, in-patient and severe cases of laboratory-confirmed influenza. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2013; 57(2):167-175.

12. Osca-Gelis G, Puig-Vives M, Saez M, Gallardo D, Lloveras N, Marcos-Gragera R. Population-based incidence of myeloid malignancies: fifteen years of epidemiological data in girona province (Spain). Haematologica 2013; 98(8):e95-e97.

13. Saurina C, Bragulat B, Saez M, López-Casasnovas G. A conditional model for estimating the increase in suicides associated with the 2008-2010 economic recession in England. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2013; 67(9):779-787.

14. Murillo C, Saurina C. Medida de la importancia de las dimensiones de la satisfacción en la provisión de servicios de salud. Gaceta Sanitaria 2013; 22(4):304-309.

15. Domínguez A, Castilla J, Godoy P, Delgado-Rodríguez M, Saez M, Soldevila N, Astray J, Mayoral JM, Martín V, Quintana JM, González-Candelas F, Galán JC, Tamames S, Castro A, Baricot M, Garín O, García JJ, Moraga F, Pumarola T for the Ciberesp Cases and Controls in Pandemic Influenza Working Group, Spain. Benefit of conjugate pneumococcal vaccination in preventing influenza hospitalization in children: a case-control study. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2013; 32(4):330-334.

16. Castilla J, Godoy P, Domínguez A, Martín V, Delgado-Rodríguez M, Martínez-Baz I, Baricot M, Soldevila N, Mayoral JM, Astray J, Quintana JM, Cantón R, Castro A, González-Candelas F, Alonso J, Saez M, Tamames S, Pumarola T and the CIBERESP Cases and Controls in Influenza Working Group. Risk factors and effectiveness of preventive measures against influenza in the community. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses 2013; 7(2):177-183.

17. Rodriguez-Poncelas A, Garre-Olmo J, Franch-Nadal J, Diez-Espino J, Mundet-Tuduri X, Barrot-De la Puente J, Coll-de Tuero G; RedGDPS Study Group. Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in patients with type 2 diabetes in Spain: PERCEDIME2 study. BMC Nephrol 2013; 14:46.

18. Maynadié M, De Angelis R, Marcos-Gragera R, Visser O, Allemani C, Tereanu C, Capocaccia R, Giacomin A, Lutz JM, Martos C, Sankila R, Johannesen TB, Simonetti A, Sant M; HAEMACARE Working Group. Survival of European patients diagnosed with myeloid malignancies: a HAEMACARE study.  Haematologica 2013; 98(2):230-238.

19. Coromina L, Saris WE.. External validity for one-dimensional cumulative scaling on supranational political decision-making. Journal of Social Research & Policy 2013; 4(1).

20. Coromina L. Supranationalism decision making for Spanish citizens and its relation to personal variables. Social Indicators Research 2013; 110(1):245-256.

21. Domínguez A, Castilla J, Godoy P, Delgado-Rodríguez M, Saez M, Soldevila N, Astray J, Mayoral Jm, Martín V, Quintana JM, González-Candelas F, Galán JC, Tamames S, Castro A, Baricot M, Garin O, Pumarola T, CIBERESP Cases and Controls in Pandemic Influenza Working Group (Spain). Effectiveness of vaccination with 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in preventing hospitalization with laboratory confirmed influenza during the 2009–2010 and 2010–2011 seasons. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics 2013; 9(4):1-9.

22. Saez M. Evaluación económica de los impactos del cambio climático sobre la salud. Revista de Salud Ambiental 2013; 13:16-19.

23. Maynou L, Bacaria J, Saez M. Análisis de convergencia de las regiones de la zona Euro. Ekonomiaz 2013; 82:200-217.



1. González-Vázquez S, Cancela B, Barreira N, González-Penedo M, Rodríguez-Blanco M, Pena M, Coll De Tuero G, Barceló MA, Saez M. Improving retinal artery and vein classification by means of a minimal path approach. Machine Vision and Applications July 2012; (DOI: 10.1007/s00138-012-0442-4)

2. Sala M, Salas D, Zubizarreta R, Ascunce N, Rué M, Castells X, en nombre de los grupos de investigación RAFP e INCA (Castells X, Macià F, Román M, Sala M, Almazán R, Belén Fernández A, Queiro MT, Zubizarreta R, Ascunce N, Ederra M, Erdozain N, Delfrade I, Cuevas D, Ibáñez J, Miranda J, Salas D, de la Vega MO, de la Lastra ID, Galceran J, Natal C, Baroja A, Baré M, González-Román I, Belvis F, Ferrer J, Laso MS, Sánchez M, Vega A, Blanch J, Comas M, Domingo L, Macià F, Martínez J, Román M, Romero A, Alberich C, Lluch A, Torrella A, de Galicia X, Conde M, Corujo M, Barata T, Reyes JM, Vasco P, Otegi A, Sarriugarte G, Torà N, Renart G, Marcos-Gragera R, Puig M, Martínez-Alonso M, Roso A, Rué M, Vilaprinyó E, Carles M, Gregori A, José Pérez M, Pla R). Situación de la investigación en el cribado de cáncer de mama en España: implicaciones para la prevención. Gaceta Sanitaria 2012; 26(6):574-581.

3. Coll de Tuero G. Revisión de la medicación en ancianos polimedicados. Atención Primaria. 2012; 44(8):461-462.

4. Coll de Tuero G, Garre-Olmo J, López-Pousa S. Hacia una evaluación de las capacidades instrumentales de los ancianos validada en nuestro entorno. Atención Primaria 2012; 44(6):317-319.

5. Salmerón D, Chirlaque MD, Isabel Izarzugaza M, Sánchez MJ, Marcos-Gragera R, Ardanaz E, Galceran J, Mateos A, Navarro C. Lung cancer prognosis in Spain: the role of histology, age and sex. Respiratory Medicine 2012; 106(9):1301-1308.

6. Bodlaj M, Coenders G, Žabkar V. Responsive and proactive market orientation and innovation success under market and technological turbulence. Journal of Business Economics and Management 2012; 13(4):666-687.

7. Casas F, Coenders G, González M, Malo S, Bertran I, Figuer C. Testing the Relationship Between Parents’ and Their Children’s Subjective Well-Being. Journal of Happiness Studies 2012; 13(6):1031-1051.

8. Domínguez A, Castilla J, Godoy P, Delgado-Rodríguez M, Martín V, Saez M, Soldevila N, Quintana JM, Mayoral  JM, Astray J, González-Candelas F, Cantón R, Tamames S, Castro A, Baricot M, Alonso J, Pumarola T and the CIBERESP Cases and Controls in Pandemic Influenza Working Group. Effectiveness of pandemic and seasonal influenza vaccines in preventing pandemic influenza-associated hospitalization. Vaccine 2012; 30:5644-5650.

9. Serra L, Juan P, Varga D, Mateu J, Saez M. Spatial pattern modelling of wildfires in Catalonia, Spain 2004-2008. Environmental Modelling & Software 2012; 40:235-244.

10.  Coll-De-Tuero G, Saez M, Roca-Saumell C, Rodríguez-Poncelas A, Franco P, Dalfó-Baqué A, Calvó-Perxas L, Pose-Reino A, Bayó-Libre J. Evolution of target organ damage by different values of self blood pressure measurement in untreated hypertensive patients. American Journal of Hypertension 2012; 25(12):1256-1263.

11. Juan P, Mateu J, Saez M. Pinpointing spatio-temporal interactions in wildfire patterns. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment (SERRA) 2012; 26:1131-1150.

12. Martínez-Garcia E, Ferrer-Rosell B, Coenders G. Profile of business and leisure travelers on low cost carriers in Europe. Journal of Air Transport Management 2012; 20:12-14.

13. Casas F, Castellà-Sarriera J, Abs da Cruz D, Coenders G, Alfaro J, Saforcada E, Tonon G. Subjective indicators of personal well-being among adolescents. Performance and results for different scales in Latin-language speaking countries: A contribution to the international debate. Child Indicators Research 2012; 5:1-28.

14. Puig M, Pollán M, Rué M, Osca G, Saez M, Izquierdo A, Marcos-Gragera R. Rapid increase in detection rate of breast ductal carcinoma in situ in Girona, Spain 1983-2007. Breast 2012; 21(5):646-651.

15. Coll De Tuero G, Mata-Cases M, Rodríguez-Poncelas A, Pepió JA, Roura P, Belén B, Franch-Nadal J, Saez M. Chronic kidney disease in the type 2 diabetic patients: prevalence and associated variables in a random sample of 2642 patients of a Mediterranean area. BMC Nephrology 2012; 13(1):87 (DOI: 10.1186/1471-2369-13-87).

16. Saez M, González-Vázquez S, González-Penedo M, Barceló MA, Pena-Seijo M, Coll-De-Tuero G, Pose-Reino A. Development of an automated system to classify retinal vessels into arteries and veins. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine 2012; 108(1):367-376.

17. Osca-Gelis G, Puig-Vives M, Saez M, Gallardo D, Solé F, Marcos-Gragera R. Incidence and survival of chronic myelomonocytic leukemia in Girona (Spain): a population-based study, 1993-2007. Leukemia Research 2012; 36:1262-1266.

18. Salcedo N, Saez M, Bragulat B, Saurina C. Does the effect of gender modify the relationship between deprivation and mortality?. BMC Public Health 2012; 12:574 (doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-574).

19. Saurina C, Vall·Llosera L, Saez M. Factors determining family planning in Catalonia. Sources of inequity. International Journal for Equity in Health 2012; 11(1):35.

20. Saurina C, Vall·llosera L, Saez M. Factors determining access to and use of primary health care services in the Girona Health Region. European Journal of Health Economics 2012; 13(4):419-427.

21. Sant M, Minicozzi P, Lagorio S, Johannesen TB, Marcos-Gragera R, Francisci S. Survival of European patients with central nervous system tumors. International Journal of Cancer 2012; 131(1):173-185.

22. Mallone S, De Vries E, Guzzo M, Midena E, Verne J, Coebergh JW, Marcos-Gragera R, Ardanaz E, Martinez R, Chirlaque MD, Navarro C, Virgili G; The RARECARE WG. Descriptive epidemiology of malignant mucosal and uveal melanomas and adnexal skin carcinomas in Europe. European Journal of Cancer 2012; 48(8):1167-1175.

23. Marcos-Gragera R, Salmerón D, Izarzugaza I, Ardanaz E, Serda BC, Larrañaga N, San Roman E,  Navarro C, Chirlaque MD.  Trends in prostate cancer survival in Spain: results from population-based cancer registries.  Clinical Translational Oncology 2012; 14(6):458-464.

24. González-Candelas F, Astray J, Alonso J, Castro A, Cantón R, Galán JC, Garin O, Saez M, Soldevila N, Baricot M, Castilla J, Godoy P, Delgado-Rodríguez M, Martín V, Mayoral JM, Pumarola T. Sociodemographic factors and clinical conditions associated to hospitalization in influenza a (H1N1) 2009 virus infected patients in Spain, 2009-2010. PloS ONE 2012; 7(3):e33139.

25. Delgado-Rodriguez M, Castilla J, Godoy P, Martín V, Soldevila N, Alonso J, Astray J, Baricot M, Cantón R, Castro A, Gónzalez-Candelas F, Mayoral JM, Quintana JM, Pumarola T, Tamames S, Saez M, Domínguez A; on behalf of the CIBERESP Cases and Controls in Pandemic Influenza Working Group. Prognosis of hospitalized patients with 2009 H1N1 influenza in Spain: influence of neuraminidase inhibitors. The Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 2012; 67(7):1739-1745.

26. Coll-De-Tuero G, Saez M, Rodríguez-Poncelas A, Barceló MA, Vargas-Vila S, Garré-Olmo J, Sala V, Siera A, Gelada E, Gelado-Ferrero J. Why is cardiovascular risk stratification important in hypertensive patients? Blood Pressure 2012; 21(3):182-190.

27. Clèries R, Ribes J, Buxó M, Ameijide A, Marcos-Gragera R, Galcerán J, Martínez JM, Yasui Y. Bayesian approach to predicting cancer incidence for an area without cancer registration by using cancer incidence data from nearby areas. Statistics in Medicine 2012; 31(10):978-987.

28. Saez M, Barceló MA, Martos C, Saurina C, Marcos-Gragera R, Renart G, Ocaña-Riola R, Feja C, Alcalá T. Spatial variability in relative survival from female breast cancer. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society 2012; 175(1):107-134.

29. Saez M, Barceló MA, Tobias A, Varga D, Ocañar-Riola R, Juan P, Mateu J. Space-time interpolation of daily air temperatures. Journal of Environmental Statistics 2012; 3(5), July 2012.

30. Saez M, Barceló MA. Coste de la hipertensión arterial en España. Hipertensión y Riesgo Vascular 2012; 29(4):145-151.

31. Hlebec V, Kogovšek T, Coenders G. The Measurement Quality of Social Support Survey  Measurement Instruments. Metodološki Zvezki, Advances in Methodology and Statistics 2012: 9(1):1-24.

32. Serdà-Ferrer BC, Valle-Gómez A, Marcos-Gragera R. The Adherence to Physical Exercise in a Group of Prostate Cancer: an Integrated Model to Improve the Quality of Life. Psychosocial Intervention 2012; 20(10).



1. Marcos-Gragera R, Allemani C, Tereanu C, de Angelis R, Capocaccia R, Maynadie M, Luminari S, Ferreti S, Borge-Johannesen T, Sankila R, Karjalainen-Lindsberg ML, Simonetti A, Martos C, Raphael M, Giraldo P, Sant M. Survival of European patients diagnosed with lymphoid neoplasms in 2000-2002: results of the HAEMACARE project. Haematologica 2011; 96(5):720-728.

2. Guillén L, Coromina Ll, Saris W. Measurement of social participation and its place in social capital theory. Social Indicators Research 2011; 100(2):331-350.

3. Alsina M, Marcos-Gragera R, Capdevila J, Buxo M, Ortiz RM, Barretina P,Vilardell L, Brunet J, Beltran M, Izquierdo Á.  Neuroendocrine tumors: A population-based study of incidence and survival in Girona province, 1994-2004. Cancer Epidemiology 2011;35(6):e49-54.

4. Marcos-Gragera R, Allemani C, Tereanu C, de Angelis R, Capocaccia R, Maynadie M, Luminari S, Ferretti S, Borge Johannesen T, Sankila R, Karjalainen-Lindsberg ML, Simonetti A, Martos C, Raphael M, Giraldo P, Sant M. Survival of European patients diagnosed with lymphoid neoplasms in 2000-2002: results of the HAEMACARE project. Haematologica  2011; 96(5):720-728.

5. Fuentes-Raspall R, Vilardell L, Perez-Bueno F, Joly C, Garcia-Gil M, Garcia-Velasco A, Marcos-Gragera R. Population-based incidence and survival of central nervous system (CNS) malignancies in Girona (Spain) 1994-2005. Journal of Neuro-oncology 2011; 101(1):117-123.

6. Birk M, Ivina O, von Klot S, Babisch W, Heinrich J. Road traffic noise: self-reported noise annoyance versus GIS modelled road traffic noise exposure. Journal of Environmental Monitoring 2011; 13(11):3237-3245.

7. Saez M, Mateu J. Discussion on the paper of Lindgren, Rue and Lindström (Lindgren F, Rue H, Lindström J. An explicit link between gaussian fields and gaussian markov random fields: the stochastic partial differential equation approach. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, 2011; 73(4):423-498). Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B, 2011; 73(4):486-487.

8. Allepuz A, Casal J, Napp S, Saez M, Alba A, Vilar M, Domingo M, González MA, Duran M, Vicente J, Álvarez J, Muñoz M, Saez JL. Analysis of the spatial variation of bovine tuberculosis disease risk in Spain (2006-2009). Preventive Veterinary Medicine  2011; 100:44-52.

9. Carreras M, García-Goñi M, Ibern P, Coderch J, Vall·llosera L, Inoriza JM. Estimates of patients costs related with population morbidity: can indirect costs affect the results?. European Journal of Health Economics 2011; 12(4):289-295.

10. Vilar-Coromina N, Miró-Queralt J, Cano-Bautista A, Vilardell-Gil L, Torres-Babie P, Marcos-Gragera R. Cáncer cutáneo distinto de melanoma: tendencia en la incidencia poblacional en Girona, 1994-2007. Medicina Clínica 2011; 137(4):145-151.

11. Coll de Tuero G, Bayó J, Rodríguez-Poncelas A, Roca C, Saez M, Foguet Q, Salleras N, Dalfó A, Senan R, Ventura M.  Isolated clinic hypertension diagnosis: self-home bp, ambulatory bp monitoring or both simultaneously? Clinical Methods and Pathophysiology 2011; 16(1):11-15.

12. Castro-Marqueta P, Moreno-Crespi J, Buxó-Pujolràs M, Cervantes-Amat M, Pérez-Gómez B, Marcos-Gragera R. Epidemiología del cáncer de cérvix in situ e invasor en la provincia de Girona 1990-2004: incidencia, mortalidad, supervivencia e historial de cribado. Medicina Clínica 2011; 136(5):192-198.

13. Puigpinós-Riera R, Marí-Dell’olmo M, Gotsens M, Cano-Serral G, Ascaso C, Borrell C, Calvo M, Daponte A, Domínguez-Berjón FM, Esnaola S, Gandarillas A, López-Abente G, Martos CM, Martínez-Beneyto MA, Montes A, Pasarín MI, Rodríguez-Sanz M, Saez M, Sánchez-Villegas P. Cancer mortality inequalities in urban areas: a Bayesian small area analysis in Spanish cities. International Journal of Health Geographics 2011; 10:6.

14. Coromina L, Capó A, Guia J, Coenders G. Effect of background, attitudinal and social network variables on PhD students’ academic performance. A multimethod approach. Estudios sobre Educación 2011; 20:233-253.

15. Coenders G, Hlebec V, Kogovšek T. Measurement Quality in Indicators of Compositions. A Compositional Multitrait-Multimethod Approach. Survey Research Methods 2011; 5(2):63-74.

16. Coromina L, Capó A, Coenders G, Guia J. PhD students’ Research Group Networks. A Qualitative Approach. Metodološki Zvezki, Advances in Methodology and Statistics 2011; 8(2):173-189.

17. Coromina L, Coenders G, Ferligoj A, Guia J. PhD Students’ Research Group Social Capital in Two Countries: A Clustering Approach with Duocentred Network Measures. Metodološki Zvezki, Advances in Methodology and Statistics 2011; 8(2):137-155.

18. Coenders G, Doreian P. Metodološki Zvezki, Advances in Methodology and Statistics 2011; 8(2). Special issue: Social Networks and Performance of PhD Students.

19. Coromina L, Coenders G, Ferligoj A, Guia J. PhD Students’ Research Group Social Capital in Two Countries: A Clustering Approach with Duocentred Network Measures. Metodološki Zvezki, Advances in Methodology and Statistics 2011; 8(2):137-155.

20. Coromina L, Capó A, Coenders G. Guia, J. PhD Students’ Research Group Networks. A Qualitative Approach. Metodološki Zvezki, Advances in Methodology and Statistics 2011; 8(2):173-189.

21.  Coromina L, Coenders G, Ferligoj A, Guia J. PhD Students’ Research Group Social Capital in Two Countries: A Clustering Approach with Duocentred Network Measures. Metodološki Zvezki, Advances in Methodology and Statistics 2011; 8(2):137-155.



1. Sant M, Allemani C, Tereanu C, De Angelis R, Capocaccia R, Visser O, Marcos-Gragera R, Maynadié M, Simonetti A, Lutz JM, Berrino F, and the HAEMACARE Working Group. Incidence of haematological malignancies in Europe by morphological subtype: results of the HAEMACARE Project. Blood 2010; 116(19):3724-3734.

2. Turner JJ, Morton LM, Linet MS, Clarke-Dur CA, Kadin ME, Vajdic C, Monnereau A, Maynadié M, Chiu B,  Marcos-Gragera R, Seniori-Costantini A, Cerhan JR, Weisenburger DD. InterLymph classification of lymphoid neoplasms for epidemiologic research using the WHO Classification (2008): update and future directions. Blood 2010; 116(20):e90-e98.

3. Mundet L, Coenders G. Greenways: a sustainable leisure experience concept for both communities and tourists. Journal of Sustainable Tourism 2010; 18(5): 657-674.

4. González M, Coenders G, Saez M, Casas F. Non-linearity, complexity and limited measurement in the relationship between satisfaction with specific life domains and satisfaction with life as a whole. Journal of Happiness Studies 2010; 11-335-352.

5. Planas-Pujol X, Lopez-Pousa S, Vilalta-Franch J, Monserrat-Vila S,  Garre-Olmo J, Bonet-Marull M, Coenders G, Coromina L, Feijóo R, Ferrer-Morell N, Ferriol-Busquets C, Juvinyà D, Peris F, Vall-llosera L, Vilà A. Perfil de consumo farmacológico y función cognoscitiva en edad avanzada: estudio de población general no institucionalizada. Neurología 2010; 25(8):498-506.

6. Ortega G, Castella C, Martín-Cantera C, Ballvé J, Díaz-Álvarez E, Saez M, Lozano J, Rofes L, Morera C, Barceló MA, Cabezas C, Pascual J, Pérez R, Saltó E, Valverde A, Jane M. Passive smoking in babies: the BIBE study (brief intervention in babies effectiveness). BMC Public Health 2010; 10:772.

7. Abu-Rmileh A, Garcia-Gabin W. Feedforward-feedback multiple predictive controllers for glucose regulation in type 1 diabetes. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine 2010; 99(1):113-123.

8. Abu-Rmileh A, Garcia-Gabin W, Zambrano D. A robust sliding mode controller with internal-model for closed-loop artificial pancreas. Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing 2010; 48(12):1191-1201.

9. Abu-Rmileh A, Garcia- Gabin W. A gain-scheduling model predictive controller for blood glucose control in type 1 diabetes. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2010 Oct; 57(10):2478-2484.

10. Abu-Rmileh A, Garcia-Gabin W, Zambranno D. Internal model sliding mode control approach for glucose regultaion in type 1 diabetes. Biomedical Signal Processing and Control. 2010; 5(2):94-102.

11. Feja C, Alcalá JT, Rabanaque MJ, Saez M, Marcos-Gragera R, Martos MC. Desigualdades geográficas en mortalidad e incidencia por cáncer de laringe en varones: factores socioeconómicos y ambientales. Revista Española de Salud Pública 2010; 84(6):743-760.

12. Martinez-Alonso M, Vilaprinyo E, Marcos-Gragera R, Rue M. Breast cancer incidence and overdiagnosis in Catalonia (Spain). Breast Cancer Res. 2010 Aug 3; 12(4):R58.

13. Allepuz A, García-Bocanegra I, Napp S, Casal J, Arenas A, Saez M, González MA. Monitorin Bluetongue disease (BTV-1) epidemic in southern Spain during 2007. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 2010; 96(3-4):263-271.

14. Carracedo-Martínez E, Taracido M, Tobias A, Saez M, Figueiras A. Case-crossover analysis of air pollution health effects: a systematic review of methodology and application. Environmental Health Perspectives 2010; 118(8):1173-1182.

15. Saurina C, Vall·llosera L, Saez M. A qualitative analysis of immigrant population health practices in the Girona healthcare region. BMC Public Health 2010; 10(1)379.

16. Marcos-Gragera R, Cervantes-Amat M, Vicente ML, de Sanjosé S, Guallar E, Godoy C, Calvo C, Giraldo P, Sant M, Peris-Bonet R, Martos MC. Population-based incidence of childhood leukaemias and lymphomas in Spain (1993–2002). European Journal of Cancer Prevention 2010; 19(4):247-255.

17. Borrell C, Marí-Dell’olmo M, Serral G, Martínez-Beneito M, Gotsens M, other MEDEA Members – Barceló MA, Saez M - Inequalities in mortality in small areas of eleven Spanish cities (the multicenter MEDEA project). Health & Place, 2010; 16:703-711.

18. Marcos-Gragera R, Pollán M, Chirlaque MD, Gumà J, Sánchez MJ, Garau I, for the Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Working Group.  Attenuation of the epidemic increase in non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas in Spain. Annals of Oncology 2010; 21(Suppl 3):iii90-iii96.

19. Chirlaque MD, Salmerón D, Ardanaz E, Galcerán J, Martínez R, Marcos-Gragera R, Sánchez MJ, Mateos A, Torrella A, Capocaccia R, Navarro C. Cancer survival in Spain: estimate for nine major cancers. Annals of Oncology 2010; 21(Suppl 3):iii21-iii29.

20. Pérez-Gómez B, Martínez C, Navarro C, Franch P, Galcerán J, Marcos-Gragera R. The moderate decrease in invasive cervical cancer incidence rates in Spain (1980-2004): limited success of opportunistic screening? Annals of Oncology 2010; 21(Suppl 3):iii61-iii68.

21. Peris-Bonet R, Salmerón D, Martínez-Beneito MA, Galcerán J, Marcos-Gragera R, Felipe S, González V, Sánchez-de-Toledo-Codina J. Childhood cancer incidence and survival in Spain. Annals of Oncology 2010; 21(Suppl 3):iii103-iii110.

22. Saurina C, Saez M, Marcos-Gragera R, Barceló MA, Renart G, Martos C. Effects of deprivation on the geographical variability of larynx cancer incidence in men, Girona (Spain) 1994-2004. Cancer Epidemiology 2010; 34(2):109-115.

23. Corominas E, Saurina C,  Fàbregas J. Construcción de un Índice de Calidad Ocupacional (ICO) para el análisis de la inserción de los graduados universitarios. Revista de Educación 2010; 357:193-195.

24. Casas F, Coenders G, Figuer C, González M, Malo S. Relationships between adolescents’ and parents’ values and parents’ answering behaviour. Metodološki Zvezki, Advances in Methodology and Statistics 2010; 7:133-149.

25. Iñiguez C, Ballester F, Ferrándiz J, Pérez-Hoyos S, Saez M, López A on behalf of the TEMPRO-EMECAS Project Relation between temperature and mortality in thirteen Spanish cities. International Journal of Environmental Health Research and Public Health 2010; 7(8):3196-3210.



1. Allepuz A, Saez M, Solymosi N, Napp S, Casal J. The role of spatial factors on the success of an Aujesky’s disease eradication programme in a high pig density area (northeast Spain, 2003-2007). Preventive Veterinary Medicine 2009; 91(2-4):153-160.

2. Barceló MA, Saez M, Coll de Tuero G. Individual socioeconomic factors conditioning cardiovascular disease risk. American Journal of Hypertension 2009; 22(10):1085-1095.

3. Barceló MA, Saez M, Saurina C. Spatial variability in mortality inequalities, socioeconomic deprivation and air pollution in small areas of the Barcelona Metropolitan Region, Spain. Science of the Total Environment 2009; 407:5501-5523.

4. Coll de Tuero G, Barceló MA, Saez M. Gender, socioeconomic variables and target organ damage in new-diagnosed hypertensive patients. Blood Pressure 2009; 18(4):213-222.

5. Martos C, Saurina C, Feja C, Saez M, Burriel MC, Barceló MA, Gómez P, Renart G, Alcalá T, Marcos-Gragera R. Accurately estimating breast cancer survival in Spain: cross-matching local cancer registries with the National Death Index. Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública/Pan American Journal of Public Health 2009; 26(1):51-54.

6. Lertxundi-Manterola A, Saez M. Modelling of dioxide nitrogen (NO2) and fine particulate matter (PM10) air pollution in the metropolitan areas of Barcelona and Bilbao, Spain. Environmetrics 2009; 20(5):477-493.

7. Carracedo-Martínez E, Tobias A, Saez M, Taracido M, Figueiras A. Fundamentos y aplicaciones del diseño de casos cruzados. Gaceta Sanitaria 2009; 23(2):161-165.

8. Salmerón D, Cirera Ll, Saez M, Navarro C. Influence of the introduction of ICD-10 on the tendencies of mortality by causes. Gaceta Sanitaria 2009; 23(2):144-146.

9. Tobías A, Saez M, Banegas J, Galán I. Point-wise estimation of non-linear effects of airborne pollen levels on asthma emergency room admissions. Allergy 2009; 64(6):961-967.

10. Vall·Llosera L, Saurina C, Saez M. Inmigración y salud: necesidades y utilización de los servicios de atención primaria por parte de la población inmigrante en la Región Sanitaria Girona. Revista Española de Salud Pública 2009; 83(2):291-307.

11. Cirera LL, Rodríguez M, Giménez J, Giménez E, Saez M, Guillén JJ, Medrano J, Martínez-Victoria MA, Ballester F, Moreno-Grau S, Navarro C. Effects of public health interventions on industrial emissions and ambient air in Cartagena, Spain. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 2009; 16(2):152-161.

12. Inoriza JM, Coderch J, Carreras M, Vall·llosera L, García-Goñi M, Lisbona JM, Ibern P. La medida de la morbilidad atendida en una organización sanitaria integrada. Gaceta Sanitaria 2009; 23(1):29-37.

13. Saez M, Barceló MA, Coll de Tuero G. A selection-bias free method to estimate the prevalence of hypertension from an administrative primary health care database in the Girona Health Region, Spain. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine 2009; 93:228-240.

14. Pié L, Saez M. Relationship between technological progress, capital elasticity and emissions of industrial pollutants for the production sectors in Catalonia. Energy Policy 2009; 37(1):214-218.

15. Vilaprinyo E, Rue M, Marcos-Gragera R, Martinez-Alonso M. Estimation of age- and stage-specific Catalan breast cancer survival functions using USA and Catalan survival data. BMC Cancer 2009; 9:98.

16. Rué M, Vilaprinyo E, Lee S, Martínez-Alonso M, Carles M, Marcos-Gragera R, Pla R, Espinàs JA. Effectiveness of early detection on breast cancer mortality reduction in Catalonia. BMC Cancer 2009:9(1):326.

17. Coromina L, Saris WE. Quality of the measurement of media use on political issues in the ESS. International Journal of Public Opinion Research 2009; 21(4):424-450.

18. Blasco D, Guia J, Prats Ll, Saez M. Clusters turísticos en Cataluña. Una propuesta de organización turística del territorio. Revista de Economía, Sociedad, Turismo y Medio Ambiente 2009; 8/9:77-98.



1. Barceló MA, Saez M, Cano-Serral G, Martínez-Beneito MA, Martínez JM, Borrell C, Ocaña-Riola R, Montoya I, Calvo M, López-Abente G, Rodríguez-Sanz M, Toro S, Alcalá JT, Saurina C, Sánchez-Villegas P, Figueiras A. Métodos para la suavización de indicadores de mortalidad: aplicación al análisis de desigualdades en mortalidad en ciudades del estado Español (proyecto MEDEA). Gaceta Sanitaria 2008; 22(6):596-608.

2. Hritonenko N, Yatsenko Y, Goetz R, Xabadia A. Maximum principle for a size-structured model forest and carbon sequestration management. Applied Mathematics Letters 2008. 21(10):1090-1094.

3. Coromina L, Guia J, Coenders G, Feligoj A. Duocentered Networks. Social Networks 2008; 30(1):49.59.

4. Domínguez-Berjón MF, Borrell C, Cano-Serrall G, Esnaola S;, Nolasco A, Pasarín MI, Ramis R, Saurina C, Escolar-Pujolar A. Construcción de un índice de privación a partir de datos censales en grandes ciudades españolas (Proyecto MEDEA). Gaceta Sanitaria 2008; 22(3):179-187.

5. Allepuz A, Saez M, Alba A, Napp S, Casal J. Exploratory spatial analysis of Aujeszky’s disease during four phases of the eradication programme in Catalonia, Spain (2003-2007). Preventive Veterinary Medicine 2008; 86:164-175.

6. Foguet Q, Rodríguez A, Saez M, Ubieto A, Beltrán M, Barceló MA, Coll de Tuero G. Usefulness of optic fundus examination with retinography in initial evaluation of hypertensive patients. American Journal of Hypertension 2008; 21(4):400-405.

7. Coll-De Tuero G, Foguet-Boreu Q, Rodríguez-Poncelas A, Creus-Bosch R, Sanmartín-Albertos M, Saez M, Barceló, MA. Valores de normalidad de la automedida de la presión arterial en relación a la presencia de lesión en los órganos diana. Datos del estudio VAMPAHICA. Medicina Clínica 2008; 130(9):321-326.

8. Carracedo-Martínez E, Sánchez C, Taracido M, Saez M, Jato V, Figueiras A. Effect of short-term exposure to air pollution and pollen on medical emergency calls: a case-crossover study in Spain. Allergy 2008; 63:347-353.

9. Ocaña-Riola R, Saurina C, Fernández-Ajuría A, Lertxundi A, Sánchez-Cantalejo C, Saez M, Ruíz-Ramos M, Barceló MA, March JC, Martínez JM, Daponte A, Benach J. Area deprivation and mortality in the provincial capital cities in Andalusia and Catalonia (Spain). Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2008; 62(2):147-152.

10. Cobarsí J, Bernardo M, Coenders, G. Campus Information Systems for Students: Classification in Spain. Campus-Wide Information Systems 2008; 25(1):50-64.

11. Coenders G, Batista-Foguet JM, Saris WE. Simple, Efficient and Distribution-free Approach to Interaction Effects in Complex Structural Equation Models. Quality & Quantity 2008; 42:369-396.

12. González M, Coenders G, Casas F. Using Non-Linear Models for a Complexity Approach to Psychological Well-Being: Methodological Issues. Quality & Quantity 2008; 42:1-21.

13. Casas F, Coenders G, Cummins RA, Gonzàlez M, Figuer C, Malo S. Does Subjective Wellbeing Show a Relationship between Parents and their Children? Journal of Happiness Studies 2008; 9:197-205.



1. Xabadia A. Forest Management  and Biotechnology. The Case of a Selective-Logging Regime. International Journal of Biotechnology 2007; 9(5):484-587.

2. Foguet-Borau Q, Coll de Tuero G, Rodríguez-Poncelas A, Sanmartín-Albertos M, Saez M, Barceló MA, on Behalf Of The Vampahica Study. Proportion of isolated clinical hypertension in primary care settings, comparison of target organ damage in patients with isolated clinical hypertension and patients with sustained arterial hypertension. Blood Pressure 2007; 16:354-361.

3. Saris WE, Batista-Foguet JM, Coenders G. Selection of indicators for the interaction term in structural equation models with interaction. Quality and Quantity 2007; 41:55-72.

4. Tobías A, Saez M, Galán I. Application of the chi-plot to assess for dependence in environmental epidemiology studies. Environmental and Ecological Statistics 2007; 14(2):181-189.

5. Baccini M, Biggeri A, Lagazio C, Lertxundi A, Saez M. Parametric and semi-parametric approaches in the analysis of short-term effects of air pollution on health. Computing and Statistical Data Analysis 2007; 51:4324-4336.

6. López-Casasnovas G, Saez M. A multilevel analysis on the determinants of regional health care expenditure: a note. The European Journal of Health Economics 2007; 8(1):59-65.

7. González M, Casas F, Coenders G. A complexity approach to psychological well-being in adolescente: major strengths and methodological issues. Social Indicators Research 2007; 80:267-295.

8. Arbussà A, Coenders G. Innovation activities, use of appropriation instruments and absorptive capacity. Evidence from Spanish firms. Research Policy 2007; 36:1545-1558.

9. Capó AM, Coromina L, Ferligoj A, Matelič U, Coenders G. Networks of PhD Students and Academic Performance: A Comparison across Countries. Metodološki Zvezki, Advances in Methodology and Statistics 2007; 4(2):205-217.

10. Capó AM, Coromina L, Ferligoj A, Malelič U, Coenders G. Networks of PhD students and academic performance: a comparison across countries. Metodološki Zvezki 2007; 4(2):205-217.



1. Coll de Tuero G, Foguet Q, Rodríguez-Poncelas A, Salleras N, Saez M, Barceló MA, VAMPAHICA Study Group. Assessment of self-monitoring of blood pressure in the diagnosis of isolated clinic hypertension. Blood Pressure 2006; 15(4):227-236.

2. Ballester F, Rodríguez P, Íñiguez C, Saez M, Daponte A, Galán I, Taracido M, Arribas F, Bellido J, Cirarda FB, Cañada A, Guillén JJ, Guillén-Grima F, López E, Pérez-Hoyos S, Lertxundi A, Toro S, for the EMECAS group. Air pollution and cardiovascular admissions association in Spain: results within the EMECAS project. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2006; 60(4):328-336.

3. Saez M, Saurina C, Coenders G,  González-Raya S. Use of primary health care services according to the different degrees of obesity in the Girona Health Region, Spain Health Economics  2006; 15(2):173-193.

4. Xabadia A, Goetz R, Ziberman D. Control of accumulating stock pollution by heterogeneous producers. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 2006; 30:1105-1130.

5. Coromina L, Coenders G. Reliability and validity of egocentered network data collected via web. A meta-analysis of multilevel multitrait multimethod studies. Social Networks 2006; 28:209-231.

6. Coll de Tuero G, Foguet Q, Rodríguez-Poncelas A, Sanmartín M, Saez M, Barceló MA, en representació del grup de l’Estudi VAMPAHICA. Valoración de la automedida de la presión arterial en el diagnóstico de la hipertensión clínica aislada. Estudio VAMPAHICA. Atención Primaria 2006; 37(6):355-359.

7. Bisbe J, Coenders G, Saris WE & Batista-Foguet JM. Correcting Measurement Error Bias in Interaction Models with Small Samples. Metodološki Zvezki, Advances in Methodology and Statistics 2006; 3(2):267-287.

8. García P, González S, Saez M. Immigració i estat de benestar: els serveis sanitaris a Catalunya. Nota d’Economia 2006; 86:65-72.

9. Lertxundi-Manterola A, Saez M. Influencia de la privación sobre la distribución geográfica de la incidencia del cáncer en la Región Sanitaria Girona. Economía y Salud 2006; 56:10-11.



1. Ocaña-Riola R, Saez M, Sánchez-Cantalejo C, Barceló MA, Fernández A, Saurina C, en representació del Grup AMCAC. Protocolo de investigación del atlas de mortalidad de las capitales de provincia de Andalucía y Cataluña (proyecto AMCAC). Revista Española de Salud Pública 2005; 79(6):613-620.

2. Lertxundi-Manterola A, Saez M, Marcos-Gragera R, Izquierdo A, Pibernat N, Sala E,  Camps N. Estudio de Conglomerados de Cáncer. El caso del barrio de Campdorà, Girona. Revista Española de Salud Pública 2005; 79(4):443-452.

3. Figueiras A, Carracedo-Martínez E, Saez M, Taracido M. Analysis Of Case-Crossover Designs Using Different Longitudinal Approaches: A Simulation Study. Epidemiology 2005; 16(2):239-246.

4. García-Berthou E, Alcaraz C, Pou Q, Zamora L, Coenders G, Feo C. Introduction Pathways and Establishment Rates of Invasive Aquatic Species in Europe. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2005; 62, 453-463.

5. López-Casasnovas G,  Saez M. A vueltas con el aseguramiento sanitario privado. Gaceta Sanitaria 2005; 19(1):59-64

6. Ballester F, Saez M, Daponte A, Ordóñez JM, Taracido M, Cambra K, Arribas F, Bellido JB, Guillén JJ, Aguinaga I, Cañada A, López E, Íñiguez C, Rodríguez P, Pérez-Hoyos S, Barceló MA, Ocaña R, Aránguez E, en nom del grup EMECAS. El proyecto EMECAS: Protocolo del Estudio Multicéntrico en España de los Efectos a corto plazo de la Contaminación Atmosférica sobre la Salud. Revista Española de Salud Pública 2005; 79(2):229-242.

7. Coenders G, Casas F, Figuer C, González M. Relationships between parents and children’s salient values for future and children’s overall life satisfaction. A comparison across countries. Social Indicators Research 2005; 73:141-177.

8. Lertxundi-Manterola A, Saurina C, Saez M, Ocaña R. Construcción de un índice de privación material para los municipios de la Región Sanitaria Girona. Estudios de Economía Aplicada 2005; 23(1):1-25.



1. Barceló MA, Saez M. A modification of the EM algorithm to estimate an Andersen-Gill gamma frailty model for multivariate failure time data. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods 2004; 3(2):504-517.

2. Batista-foguet  JM, Coenders G, Alonso  J. Análisis factorial confirmatorio. Su utilidad en la validación de cuestionarios relacionados con la salud. Medicina Clínica 2004; 122 (Supl 1): 21-27.

3. Coll de Tuero G, Sanmartin M, Vargas S, Trèmols S, Saez M, Barceló MA.  Does blood pressure change in treated hypertensive patients depending on wether it is measured by a physician or a nurse?. Blood Pressure 2004; 13:164-168.

4. Rohfls I, García MM, Gavaldá L, Medrano MJ, Juvinyà D, Baltasar A, Saurina C, Faixedas MT,  Muñoz D. Género y cardiopatía isquémica. Gaceta sanitaria 2004; 18(supl 2):55-64.

5. Tobías A, Saez M, Galán I. Herramientas gráficas para el análisis descriptivo de series temporales en la investigación médica.  Medicina clínica 2004; 122(18):701-706.

6. Tobías A, Saez M, Kogevinas M. Meta-analysis of results and individual patient data in epidemiological studies. Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods 2004; 3(1):142-151.

7. Touloumi  G, Atkinson R, Le Tertre A, Samoli E, Schwartz J, Schindler C, Vonk JM, Rossi G, Saez M, Rabszenko D, Katsouyanni K. Analysis of health outcome time series data in epidemiological studies. Environmetrics 2004; 15(2):101-117.

8. Xabadia A, Goetz R, Zilberman D. The Optimal Dynamic Pricing of Water in the Presence of Waterlogging and Spatial Heterogeneity of Land.  Water Resources Research 2004; 40(7).

9. Casas F, González M,  Figuer C, Coenders G. Subjective well-being, values and goal achievement: the case of planned versus by chance searches on the internet. Social Indicators Research 2004; 66:123-142.

10. Saris WE, Satorra A, Coenders G. A new approach to evaluating the quality of measurement instruments: the split-ballot MTMM design. Sociological Methodology 2004; 34:311-347.

11. Coromina L, Coenders G, Kogovšek T.  Multilevel Multitrait-Multimethod Model. Application to the Measurement of Egocentered Social Networks. Metodološki Zvezki. Advances in Methodology and Statistics 2004; 1(2): 323-349.

12. Batista-Foguet JM, Coenders G, Saris WE & Bisbe J. Simultaneous Estimation of Indirect and Interaction Effects using Structural Equation Models. Metodološki Zvezki, Advances in Methodology and Statistics 2004; 1(1):163-184.

13. O'Loughlin C, Coenders G. Estimation of the European Customer Satisfaction Index: Maximum Likelihood versus Partial Least Squares. Application to Postal Services. Total Quality Management and Business Excellence 2004; 15: 1231-1255.


14. Ballester F, Rodríguez MP, Íñiguez C, Saez M, Daponte A. The EMECAM/EMECAS project. A Spanish multicentre study on health air pollution. Newsletter, WHO Collaborating Centre for Air Quality Management and Air Pollution Control, Berlin, 2004; 33:8-14.

15. Batista-Foguet  JM, Coenders G, Saris WE, Bisbe J. Simultaneous estimation of indirect and interaction effects using structural equation models. Metodološki Zvezki, Advances in Methodology and Statistics 2004; 1:163-184.

16. Coromina Ll, Coenders G, Kogovšek T.  Multilevel Multitrait Multimethod Model. Application to the Measurement of Egocentered Social Networks. Metodološki Zvezki. Advances in Methodology and Statistics, 2004; 1(2):323-349. Ljubljana: FDV.

17. O'Loughlin C, Coenders G. Estimation of the European Customer Satisfaction Index: maximum likelihood versus partial least squares. Application to postal services. Total Quality Management and Business Excellence 2004; 15:1231-1255.

18. Saurina C, Saez M.  Estudio empírico en población femenina sobre condiciiones de aceptación de empleo a tiempo parcial: un modelo de decisiones múltiples. Estudios de economía aplicada, 2004; 22(1):83-98.

19. Xabadia A. Los instrumentos económicos en la gestión del agua en la agricultura. Economía Agraria y Recursos Naturales 2004.




1. Ballester F, Íñiguez C, Saez M, Pérez-Hoyos S, Daponte A, Ordóñez JM, Barceló MA, Taracido M, Arribas F, Bellido J, Cambra K, Cañada A, Guillén JJ.  Relación a corto plazo de la contaminación atmosférica y la mortalidad en trece ciudades españolas. Medicina clínica 2003; 121(18):684-689.

2. Benavides FG, Benach J, Mira M, Saez M, Barceló MA.  Occupational categories and sickness absence certified as attributable to common diseases. European Journal of Public Health 2003; 13(1):51-55.

3. Borés C, Saurina C, Torres R. Technological convergence: a strategical perspective. Technovation 2003; 23(1):1-3.

4.  Cots F, Elvira D, Castells X, Saez M.  Relevance of outlier cases in case-mix systems and evaluation of trimming methods. Health care management science 2003; 6:27-35.

5. Íñiguez C, Pérez-Hoyos S, Ballester F, Saez M. Comparación de dos métodos en el análisis del efecto a corto plazo de la contaminación atmosférica en la salud. Gaceta Sanitaria 2003; 17(4):283-288.

6. Saez M, Cadarso-Suárez C, Figueiras A. Np.OR: an s-plus function for pointwise nonparametric estimation of odds-ratios of continuous predictors. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine 2003; 71(2):175-179.

7. Samoli  E, Touloumi G, Zanobetti A, Le Tertre A, Schindler C, Atkinson R, Vonk J, Rossi G, Saez M, Rabczenko D, Schwartz J, Katsouyanni K.  Investigating the dose-response relationship between air pollution and total mortality in the aphea2 multicity Project. Occupational environmental medicine 2003; 60(12):977-982.

8. Tobias A, Saez M, Galán I, Campbell MJ. Sensitivity analysis of common statistical models used to study the short-term effects of air pollution on health. International Journal of Biometeorology 2003; 47:227-229.

9. Espinet  JM, Saez M, Coenders G, Fluvià M. Effect on Prices of the Attributes of Holiday Hotels: a Hedonic Prices Approach. Tourism Economics, 2003; 9(2):165-178.

10. Coenders G, Espinet JM, Saez M. Predicting Random Level and Seasonality of Hotel Prices. A Latent Growth Curve Approach. Tourism Analysis 2003; 8:15-31.

11. Goetz R, Xabadia A. Applications of distributed optimal control in economics. The case of forest management. Documento de Trabajo E2003/37, Sevilla: CentrA, Fundación Centro de Estudios Andaluces, 2003.

12. Coenders G, Espinet JM, Saez, M. Predicting random level and seasonality of hotel prices. A latent growth curve approach. Tourism Analysis 2003; 8:15-31.

13Espinet JM, Fluvià M,  Saez M, Coenders G. The effect on prices of the attributes of holiday hotels: a hedonic prices approach. Tourism Economics 2003; 9(2):165-178.