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Pekka Puska
National Institute for Health and Welfare
62Publications
23H-index
5,121Citations
Publications 62
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Published on Mar 25, 2019in International Journal of Public Health
Otto Ruokolainen1
Estimated H-index: 1
(National Institute for Health and Welfare),
Antero Heloma2
Estimated H-index: 2
(National Institute for Health and Welfare)
+ 4 AuthorsPekka Puska23
Estimated H-index: 23
(National Institute for Health and Welfare)
Objectives Smoking is declining, but it is unevenly distributed among population groups. Our aim was to examine the socio-economic differences in smoking during 1978–2016 in Finland, a country with a history of strict tobacco control policy.
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Published on Sep 4, 2018in Tobacco Control 4.15
Pekka Puska23
Estimated H-index: 23
(National Institute for Health and Welfare),
Mike Daube14
Estimated H-index: 14
(Curtin University)
The emergence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) as the leading cause of global death and disease became evident towards the end of the 1990s. Awareness of this development led in 2000 to the adoption of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Strategy on Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases and subsequent publicity.1 2 Well before this, governments, health authorities and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) had developed a range of actions in many countries and internatio...
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Published on Jun 1, 2018in International Journal of Epidemiology 8.36
Katja Borodulin23
Estimated H-index: 23
(National Institute for Health and Welfare),
Hanna Tolonen23
Estimated H-index: 23
(National Institute for Health and Welfare)
+ 13 AuthorsMarkku Peltonen56
Estimated H-index: 56
(National Institute for Health and Welfare)
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Published on Aug 1, 2017in European Heart Journal 23.43
Pekka Jousilahti79
Estimated H-index: 79
(National Institute for Health and Welfare),
Kennet Harald20
Estimated H-index: 20
(National Institute for Health and Welfare)
+ 9 AuthorsJaakko Tuomilehto84
Estimated H-index: 84
(National Institute for Health and Welfare)
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Published on Apr 18, 2017
Michael Sagner3
Estimated H-index: 3
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Martin Binks11
Estimated H-index: 11
+ 7 AuthorsPekka Puska23
Estimated H-index: 23
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Published on Mar 1, 2017in Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases 6.75
Michael Sagner3
Estimated H-index: 3
(University of Illinois at Chicago),
Amy McNeil6
Estimated H-index: 6
(University of Illinois at Chicago)
+ 12 AuthorsSamir K. Brahmachari3
Estimated H-index: 3
(Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology)
Chronic diseases (i.e., noncommunicable diseases), mainly cardiovascular disease, cancer, respiratory diseases and type-2-diabetes, are now the leading cause of death, disability and diminished quality of life on the planet. Moreover, these diseases are also a major financial burden worldwide, significantly impacting the economy of many countries. Healthcare systems and medicine have progressively improved upon the ability to address infectious diseases and react to adverse health events through...
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Published on Mar 1, 2017in Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases 6.75
Michael Sagner3
Estimated H-index: 3
(University of Illinois at Chicago),
Martin Binks11
Estimated H-index: 11
(Texas Tech University)
+ 7 AuthorsPekka Puska23
Estimated H-index: 23
(National Institute for Health and Welfare)
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Published on Jan 5, 2017
Pekka Jousilahti79
Estimated H-index: 79
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Tiina Laatikainen52
Estimated H-index: 52
+ 3 AuthorsPekka Puska23
Estimated H-index: 23
Published on Dec 1, 2016in Global heart
Pekka Puska23
Estimated H-index: 23
(National Institute for Health and Welfare)
Abstract Successful prevention of cardiovascular diseases in the North Karelia Project and Finland has drawn international attention, particularly as cardiovascular diseases and more generally noncommunicable diseases have become the leading cause of premature mortality in the world. The questions have often been asked about what were the main reasons for success and whether or not the experience could be transferred elsewhere. The main lesson is that the possibilities and potential of cardiovas...
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