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Artículos científicos 2010 (selección) 

Artículos científicos 2011 (selección)

Artículos científicos 2012 (selección)

Artículos científicos 2013 (selección)

Articulos científicos 2014 (selección)


Artículos científicos 2010  (selección)  

Montero M, Sala M, Riu M, Belvis F, Salvador M, Grau S, Horcajada JP, Alvarez-Lerma F, Terradas R, Orozco-Levi M, Castells X, Knobel H. Risk factors for multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa acquisition. Impact of antibiotic use in a double case-control study. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 29(3)335-339.

Muntaner C, Borrell C, Vanroelen C, Chung H, Benach J, Kim IH, Ng E. Employment relations, social class and health: a review and analysis of conceptual and measurement alternatives. Soc Sci Med. 2010 Dec;71(12):2130-40. Epub 2010 Oct 15.

Malmusi D, Borrell C, Benach J. Migration-related health inequalities: showing the complex interactions between gender, social class and place of origin. Soc Sci Med. 2010 Nov;71(9):1610-9. Epub 2010 Sep 6. 

Vanroelen C, Levecque K, Louckx F. Differential exposure and differential vulnerability as counteracting forces linking the psychosocial work environment to socioeconomic health differences. J Epidemiol Community health 2010;64:866-873

Vanroelen C, Lavercque K, Moors G, Louckx F. Linking credentialed skills, social class, working conditions and self reported health: a focus on health inequality-generating mechanisms. Sociology of health &illness 2010 Jun;32:948-964 

Vives A, Amable M, Ferrer M, Moncada S, Llorens C, Muntaner C, Benavides FG, Benach J. The Employment Precariousness Scale (EPRES): psychometric properties of a new tool for epidemiological studies among wa   ged and salaried workers. Occup Environ Med. 2010 Aug;67(8):548-55. Epub 2010 Jun 24. PubMed PMID: 20576923.

Benach J, Muntaner C, Chung H, Solar O, Santana V, Friel S, Houweling TA, Marmot M. The importance of government policies in reducing employment related health inequalities. BMJ. 2010 Jun 21;340:c2154. doi: 10.1136/bmj.c2154. PubMed PMID: 20566594.

Morrison J, Borrell C, Marí-Dell’Olmo M, Ruiz Cantero MT, Benach J, Fernández E, Pasarín MI, Pérez G, Cascant L, Alvarez-Dardet C, Artazcoz L, Pérez K, García-Calvente Mdel M, Ruiz I; [Gender inequalities in the Spanish Public Health and Health Administration Society (2000-2009)]. Grupo de Trabajo Sobre Género y Salud Pública de SESPAS. Gac Sanit. 2010 Jul-Aug;24(4):334-8. Epub 2010 Jun 9. Spanish.

Sousa E, Agudelo-Suárez A, Benavides FG, Schenker M, García AM, Benach J, Delclos C, López-Jacob MJ, Ruiz-Frutos C, Ronda-Pérez E, Porthé V; On behalf of the ITSAL project. Immigration, work and health in Spain: the influence of legal status and employment contract on reported health indicators. Int J Public Health. 2010 Apr 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 20401513.

Borrell C, Marí-Dell’olmo M, Serral G, -Beneito M, Gotsens M; MEDEA Members. Inequalities in mortality in small areas of eleven Spanish cities (the multicenter MEDEA project). Health Place. 2010 Jul;16(4):703-11. Epub 2010 Mar 23. PubMed PMID: 20399699.

Porthé V, Ahonen E, Vázquez ML, Pope C, Agudelo AA, García AM, Amable M, Benavides FG, Benach J; ITSAL Project. Extending a model of precarious employment: A qualitative study of immigrant workers in Spain. Am J Ind Med. 2010 Apr;53(4):417-24. PubMed PMID: 20213673.

Benach J, Muntaner C, Chung H, Benavides FG. Immigration, employment relations, and health: Developing a research agenda. Am J Ind Med. 2010 Apr;53(4):338-43. PubMed PMID: 19585545.

Ahonen EQ, López-Jacob MJ, Vázquez ML, Porthé V, Gil-González D, García AM, Ruiz-Frutos C, Benach J, Benavides FG; ITSAL Project. Invisible work, unseen hazards: The health of women immigrant household service workers in Spain. Am J Ind Med. 2010 Apr;53(4):405-16. PubMed PMID: 19479889.

Benach J, Muntaner C, Solar O, Santana V, Quinlan M. Conclusions and recommendations for the study of employment relations and health inequalities. Int J Health Serv. 2010;40(2):315-22. PubMed PMID: 20440974.

Muntaner C, Sridharan S, Chung H, Solar O, Quinlan M, Vergara M, Benach J; EMCONET Network. The solution space: developing research and policy agendas to eliminate employment-related health inequalities. Int J Health Serv. 2010;40(2):309-14. PubMed PMID: 20440973.

Quinlan M, Muntaner C, Solar O, Vergara M, Eijkemans G, Santana V, Chung H, Castedo A, Benach J; EMCONET Network. Policies and interventions on employment relations and health inequalities. Int J Health Serv. 2010;40(2):297-307. PubMed PMID: 20440972.

Muntaner C, Solar O, Vanroelen C, Martínez JM, Vergara M, Santana V, Castedo A, Kim IH, Benach J; EMCONET Network. Unemployment, informal work, precarious employment, child labor, slavery, and health inequalities: pathways and mechanisms. Int J Health Serv. 2010;40(2):281-95. PubMed PMID: 20440971.

Benach J, Solar O, Vergara M, Vanroelen C, Santana V, Castedo A, Ramos J, Muntaner C; EMCONET Network. Six employment conditions and health inequalities: a descriptive overview. Int J Health Serv. 2010;40(2):269-80. PubMed PMID: 20440970.

Kim IH, Muntaner C, Chung H, Benach J; EMCONET Network. Case studies on employment-related health inequalities in countries representing different types of labor markets. Int J Health Serv. 2010;40(2):255-67. PubMed PMID: 20440969.

Chung H, Muntaner C, Benach J; EMCONET Network. Employment relations and global health: a typological study of world labor markets. Int J Health Serv. 2010;40(2):229-53. PubMed PMID: 20440968.

Benach J, Solar O, Santana V, Castedo A, Chung H, Muntaner C; EMCONET Network. A micro-level model of employment relations and health inequalities. Int J Health Serv. 2010;40(2):223-7. PubMed PMID: 20440967.

Muntaner C, Chung H, Solar O, Santana V, Castedo A, Benach J; EMCONET Network. A macro-level model of employment relations and health inequalities. Int J Health Serv. 2010;40(2):215-21. PubMed PMID: 20440966.

Benach J, Castedo A, Solar O, Martínez JM, Vergara M, Amable M, Buxó M, Demiral Y, Muntaner C. Methods for the study of employment relations and health inequalities in a global context. Int J Health Serv. 2010;40(2):209-13. PubMed PMID: 20440965.

Benach J, Muntaner C, Solar O, Santana V, Quinlan M. Introduction to the WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health Employment Conditions Network (EMCONET) study, with a glossary on employment relations. Int J Health Serv. 2010;40(2):195-207. PubMed PMID: 20440964.


Artículos científicos 2011 (selección)  

Benach J, Tarafa G, Muntaner C. El copago sanitario y la desigualdad: ciencia y política. Gac Sanit (inpress)

Kim IH, Muntaner C, Shahidi FV, Vives A, Vanroelen C, Benach J. Welfare states, flexible employment,and health: A critical review. Health Policy Article in Press DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2011.11.002)

Muntaner C, Benach J, Tarafa G, Chung H. The welfare state and global health: Latin America, the Arab world ans the politics of social class. Gac Sanit. 2011: 25(6):445-447

Vives A, Vanroelen C, Amable M, Ferrer M, Moncada S, Llorenc C, Muntaner C, Benavides FG, Benach J. Employment precariousness in Spain: prevalence, social distribtion and popilation-attributable risk percent of poor mental health. Int J Health Serv 2011:41 (4): 625-46

Alsina M, Marcos-Gragera R, Capdevila J, Buxó 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 Epidemiol. 2011 Dec;35(6):e49-54. Epub 2011 Aug 16 

Muntaner C, Borrell C, Ng E, Chung H, Espelt A, Rodriguez-Sanz M, Benach J, O’Campo P. Politics, welfare regimes and population health: controversies and evidence. Sociol Health Illn. 2011: 33 (6): 946-64

Puig-Barrachina V, Malmusi D, Martínez JM, Benach J. Monitoring social determinants of health inequalities: the impact of unemployment among vulnerable groups. Int J Health Serv. 2011; 41(3):459-82 

Redondo A, Benach J, Subirana I, Martinez JM, Muñoz MA, Masiá R, Ramos R, Sala J, Marrugat J, Elosua R. Trends in the prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of cardiovascular risk factors across educational level in the 1995-2005 period. Ann Epidemiol. 2011 Aug;21(8):555-63

Muntaner C, Borrell C, Solà J, Marí-Dellolmo M, Chung H, Rodríguez-Sanz M, Benach J, Rocha KB, Ng E. Class relations and all-cause mortality: a test of Wright’s social class scheme using the Barcelona2000 Health Interview Survey. Int J Health Serv. 2011;41(3):431-58

EBenach J, Muntaner C, Delclos C, Menéndez M, Ronquillo C. Migration and “Low-Skilled” Workers inDestination Countries. PLoS Med 2011;8(6): e1001043. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001043 

Castro Marqueta P, Moreno-Crespi J, Buxó-Pujolràs M, Cervantes-Amat M, Pérez-Gómez B, Marcos-Gragera R. [In situ and invasive cervical cancer epidemiology in the province of Girona, Spain 1990- 2004: incidence, mortality, survival and screening history]. Med Clin (Barc). 2011 Feb 26;136(5):192-8. Epub 2010 Nov 3. Spanish

Muntaner C, Li Y, Ng E, Benach J, Chung H (2011) Work or Place? Assessing the Concurrent Effects of Workplace Exploitation and Area-of-Residence Economic Inequality on Individual Health. Int J Health Services 2011;41(1):27-50

Benach J, Malmusi D, Yasui Y, Martínez JM, Muntaner C. Beyond Rose’s strategies: a typology of scenarios of policy impact on population health and health inequalities. Int J Health Services 2011;41(1): 1–9


Artículos científicos 2012 (selección)  

Muntaner C, Rocha KB, Borrell C, Vallebuona C, Ibáñez C, Benach J, Sollar O. Social class and health in Latin America. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2012 Feb;31(2):166-75. Spanish.

Muntaner C, Chung H, Benach J, Ng E. Hierarchical cluster analysis of labour market regulations and population health: a taxonomy of low- and middle-income countries. BMC Public Health. 2012 Apr 18;12(1):286. [Epub ahead of print]

Kim IH, Muntaner C, Vahid Shahidi F, Vives A, Vanroelen C, Benach J. Welfare  states, flexible employment, and health: a critical review. Health Policy. 2012;104(2):99-127.

Malmusi D, Artazcoz L, Benach J, Borrell C. Perception or real Illness? How chronic conditions contribuye to gender inequalities in self-rated health. European journal of Public Health 2012;22(6):781-6

Commission to Reduce Social Inequalities in Health in Spain [A proposal of policies and interventions to reduce social inequalities in health in Spain.]. Gac Sanit. 2012;26(2):182-9

Benach J, Tarafa G, Muntaner C. The health copay and inequality: science and policy. Gac Sanit. 2012 Jan-Feb;26(1):80-2. Epub 2012 Jan 20. Spanish.

Benach, J . A proposal of policies and interventions to reduce social inequalities in health in Spain. Comisión Para Reducir las Desigualdade Sociales en Salud en España) Gac Sanit, 2012 Mar; 26(2):182-189. Epub 2011 Nov 22. Spanish

Benach J, Puig-Barrachina V, Vives A, Tarafa G, Muntaner C. The challenge of monitoring employment-related health inequalities. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2012;66(12):1085-7

Benach J, Muntaner C, Tarafa G. [Copayment is inequitable, unjust and avoidable]. Gac Sanit. 2012;26(5):491.

Muntaner C, Ng E, Benach J, Chung H. Occupation and (social) class refer to different social mechanisms. Occup Environ Med. 2012;69(10):770-1.  

Buxó-Pujolràs M, Martínez JM, Yasui Y, Borrell C, Martín JC, Vergara M, Cervantes M, Benach J. Monitoring the cluster of high-risk mortality areas in the southwest of Spain. Geospat Health. 2012;7(1):73-81.


Artículos científicos 2013 (selección)  

Chung H, Ng E, Ibrahim S, Karlsson B, Benach J, Espelt A, Muntaner C. Welfare state regimes, gender, and depression: a multilevel analysis of middle and high income countries. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2013;10(4):1324-41,

Vives A, Amable M, Ferrer M, Moncada S, Llorens C, Muntaner C, Benach J. Employment precariousness and poor mental health: evidence from Spain on a new social determinant of health. Journal of Environmental and Public health, 2013:978656. doi: 10.1155/2013/978656

Benach J, Malmusi D, Yasui Y, Martínez JM. A new typology of policies to tackle health inequalities and scenarios of impact based on Rose's population approach. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2013;67(3):286-91

Ollé-Espluga L, Menéndez M, Muntaner C, Benach J, et al. Safety representatives' views on their interaction with workers in a context of unequal power relations: an exploratory qualitative study in Barcelona (Spain). Am J Industrial Medicine (2013)


Artículos científicos 2014 (selección) 

J. Benach, A. Vives, M. Amable, C. Vanroelen,G. Tarafa and C. Muntaner Precarious Employment: Understanding an Emerging Social Determinant of Health Annu. Rev. Public Health 2014. 35:229-53 / The Annual Review of Public Health is online at /