Standardizing effect size from linear regression models with log-transformed variables for meta-analysis

Background Meta-analysis is very useful to summarize the effect of a treatment or a risk factor for a given disease. Often studies report results based on log-transformed variables in order to achieve the principal assumptions of a linear regression model. If this is the case for some, but not all studies, the effects need to…

Intimate partner violence in women with disabilities: perception of healthcare and attitudes of health professionals

Purpose: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a major social problem and public health issue, but we still have a relatively small amount of data about partner violence in women with disabilities. The main objective of this study was to understand the experiences of women with disabilities who are or have been abused by their partners…

Valoración de aspectos éticos y metodológicos en un estudio cualitativo con personas usuarias de Oncología Pediátrica

Fundamentos: En el marco de una investigación cualitativa con personas usuarias de Oncología Pediátrica y sus acompañantes, se diseñó y aplicó un instrumento de autoevaluación sobre aspectos éticos y metodológicos del estudio. Métodos: Investigación cualitativa con personas usuarias de Oncología Pediátrica y sus acompañantes, en cuatro Hospitales del Sistema Sanitario Público de Andalucía. Elaboración y…

Socio-economic factors linked with mental health during the recession: a multilevel analysis

Background Periods of financial crisis are associated with higher psychological stress among the population and greater use of mental health services. The objective is to analyse contextual factors associated with mental health among the Spanish population during the recession. Methodology Cross-sectional, descriptive study of two periods: before the recession (2006) and after therecession (2011-2012). The…