Alaa Al Kerwi

Latest publications

Reply-Letter to the Editor - Smoking status is inversely associated with overall diet quality: Findings from the ORISCAV-LUX study.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
April 01, 2018
2018 Apr. Clin Nutr.37(2):761-762. Epub 2018 Feb 15.
By:
  • Alkerwi A
  • Baydarlioglu B
  • Sauvageot N
  • Stranges S
  • Lemmens P
  • Shivappa N
  • Hebert JR.

Prevalence and related risk factors of chronic kidney disease among adults in Luxembourg: evidence from the observation of cardiovascular risk factors (ORISCAV-LUX) study.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
December 08, 2017
2017 Dec. BMC Nephrol.18(1):358.
By:
  • Alkerwi A
  • Sauvageot N
  • El Bahi I
  • Delagardelle C
  • Beissel J
  • Noppe S
  • Roderick PJ
  • Mindell JS
  • Stranges S.

Smoking status is inversely associated with overall diet quality: Findings from the ORISCAV-LUX study.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
October 01, 2017
2017 Oct. Clin Nutr.36(5):1275-1282. Epub 2016 Aug 24.
By:
  • Alkerwi A
  • Baydarlioglu B
  • Sauvageot N
  • Stranges S
  • Lemmens P
  • Shivappa N
  • Hebert JR.

Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 333 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
September 17, 2017
2017 Sep. Lancet.390(10100):1260-1344.
By:
  • GBD 2016 DALYs and HALE Collaborators (Alkerwi A as collaborator for Luxembourg).

Global, regional, and national age-sex specific mortality for 264 causes of death, 1980-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
September 16, 2017
2017 Sep. Lancet.390(10100):1151-1210.
By:
  • GBD 2016 Causes of Death Collaborators (Alkerwi A as collaborator for Luxembourg).

Global, regional, and national under-5 mortality, adult mortality, age-specific mortality, and life expectancy, 1970-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
September 16, 2017
2017 Sep. Lancet.390(10100):1084-1150.
By:
  • GBD 2016 Mortality Collaborators (Alkerwi A as collaborator for Luxembourg).

Measuring progress and projecting attainment on the basis of past trends of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: an analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
September 16, 2017
2017 Sep. Lancet.390(10100):1423-1459.
By:
  • GBD 2016 SDG Collaborators (Alkerwi A as collaborator for Luxembourg).

Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 328 diseases and injuries for 195 countries, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
September 16, 2017
2017 Sep. Lancet.390(10100):1211-1259.
By:
  • GBD 2016 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence Collaborators (Alkerwi A as collaborator for Luxembourg).

Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
September 16, 2017
2017 Sep. Lancet.390(10100):1345-1422.
By:
  • GBD 2016 Risk Factors Collaborators (Alkerwi A as collaborator for Luxembourg).

Diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
August 03, 2017
2017 Aug. Int J Public Health. [Epub ahead of print].
By:
  • GBD 2015 Eastern Mediterranean Region Diabetes and CKD Collaborators (Alkerwi A as collaborator for Luxembourg)
  • Mokdad AH.

Burden of obesity in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
August 03, 2017
2017 Aug. Int J Public Health. [Epub ahead of print].
By:
  • GBD 2015 Eastern Mediterranean Region Obesity Collaborators (Alkerwi A as collaborator for Luxembourg)
  • Mokdad AH.

Healthcare Access and Quality Index based on mortality from causes amenable to personal health care in 195 countries and territories, 1990-2015: a novel analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
July 15, 2017
2017 Jul. Lancet.390(10091):231-266. Epub 2017 May 18.
By:
  • GBD 2015 Healthcare Access and Quality Collaborators (Alkerwi A and Stranges S as collaborators for Luxembourg)
  • et al.

Health effects of overweight and obesity in 195 countries over 25 Years.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
July 06, 2017
2017 Jul. N Engl J Med.377(1):13-27. Epub 2017 Jun 12.
By:
  • GBD 2015 Obesity Collaborators
  • Afshin A
  • Forouzanfar MH
  • Reitsma MB
  • Sur P
  • Estep K
  • Lee A
  • Marczak L
  • Mokdad AH
  • Moradi-Lakeh M
  • Naghavi M
  • Salama JS
  • Vos T
  • Abate KH
  • Abbafati C
  • Ahmed MB
  • Al-Aly Z
  • Alkerwi A
  • Al-Raddadi R
  • Amare AT
  • Amberbir A
  • Amegah AK
  • Amini E
  • Amrock SM
  • Anjana RM
  • Arnlov J
  • Asayesh H
  • Banerjee A
  • Barac A
  • Baye E
  • Bennett DA
  • Beyene AS
  • Biadgilign S
  • Biryukov S
  • Bjertness E
  • Boneya DJ
  • Campos-Nonato I
  • Carrero JJ
  • Cecilio P
  • Cercy K
  • Ciobanu LG
  • Cornaby L
  • Damtew SA
  • Dandona L
  • Dandona R
  • Dharmaratne SD
  • Duncan BB
  • Eshrati B
  • Esteghamati A
  • Feigin VL
  • Fernandes JC
  • Furst T
  • Gebrehiwot TT
  • Gold A
  • Gona PN
  • Goto A
  • Habtewold TD
  • Hadush KT
  • Hafezi-Nejad N
  • Hay SI
  • Horino M
  • Islami F
  • Kamal R
  • Kasaeian A
  • Katikireddi SV
  • Kengne AP
  • Kesavachandran CN
  • Khader YS
  • Khang YH
  • Khubchandani J
  • Kim D
  • Kim YJ
  • Kinfu Y
  • Kosen S
  • Ku T
  • Defo BK
  • Kumar GA
  • Larson HJ
  • Leinsalu M
  • Liang X
  • Lim SS
  • Liu P
  • Lopez AD
  • Lozano R
  • Majeed A
  • Malekzadeh R
  • Malta DC
  • Mazidi M
  • McAlinden C
  • McGarvey ST
  • Mengistu DT
  • Mensah GA
  • Mensink GBM
  • Mezgebe HB
  • Mirrakhimov EM
  • Mueller UO
  • Noubiap JJ
  • Obermeyer CM
  • Ogbo FA
  • Owolabi MO
  • Patton GC
  • Pourmalek F
  • Qorbani M
  • Rafay A
  • Rai RK
  • Ranabhat CL
  • Reinig N
  • Safiri S
  • Salomon JA
  • Sanabria JR
  • Santos IS
  • Sartorius B
  • Sawhney M
  • Schmidhuber J
  • Schutte AE
  • Schmidt MI
  • Sepanlou SG
  • Shamsizadeh M
  • Sheikhbahaei S
  • Shin MJ
  • Shiri R
  • Shiue I
  • Roba HS
  • Silva DAS
  • Silverberg JI
  • Singh JA
  • Stranges S
  • Swaminathan S
  • Tabares-Seisdedos R
  • Tadese F
  • Tedla BA
  • Tegegne BS
  • Terkawi AS
  • Thakur JS
  • Tonelli M
  • Topor-Madry R
  • Tyrovolas S
  • Ukwaja KN
  • Uthman OA
  • Vaezghasemi M
  • Vasankari T
  • Vlassov VV
  • Vollset SE
  • Weiderpass E
  • Werdecker A
  • Wesana J
  • Westerman R
  • Yano Y
  • Yonemoto N
  • Yonga G
  • Zaidi Z
  • Zenebe ZM
  • Zipkin B
  • Murray CJL.

Geographic variations in cardiometabolic risk factors in Luxembourg.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
  • Health Economics and Evidence Synthesis Research Unit
June 16, 2017
2017 Jun. Int J Environ Res Public Health.14(6).
By:
  • Alkerwi A
  • Bahi IE
  • Stranges S
  • Beissel J
  • Delagardelle C
  • Noppe S
  • Kandala NB.

Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal-axis dysregulation and double product increases potentiate ischemic heart disease risk in a Black male cohort: the SABPA study.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
June 01, 2017
2017 Jun. Hypertens Res.40(6):590-597. Epub 2017 Feb 9.
By:
  • Malan L
  • Schutte CE
  • Alkerwi A
  • Stranges S
  • Malan NT.

Smoking prevalence and attributable disease burden in 195 countries and territories, 1990-2015: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
May 13, 2017
2017 May. Lancet.389(10082):1885-1906. Epub 2017 Apr 5.
By:
  • GBD 2015 Tobacco Collaborators (Alkerwi A and Stranges S as collaborators for Luxembourg).

Evolution and patterns of global health financing 1995-2014: development assistance for health, and government, prepaid private, and out-of-pocket health spending in 184 countries.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
April 19, 2017
2017 Apr. Lancet.389(10083):1981-2004. Epub 2017 Apr 19.
By:
  • Global Burden of Disease Health Financing Collaborator Network (Alkerwi A as collaborator for Luxembourg).

Stability-based validation of dietary patterns obtained by cluster analysis.

  • Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics
  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
January 14, 2017
2017 Jan. Nutr J.16(1):4.
By:
  • Sauvageot N
  • Schritz A
  • Leite S
  • Alkerwi A
  • Stranges S
  • Zannad F
  • Streel S
  • Hoge A
  • Donneau AF
  • Albert A
  • Guillaume M.

Worldwide trends in blood pressure from 1975 to 2015: a pooled analysis of 1479 population-based measurement studies with 19·1 million participants.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
January 01, 2017
2017 Jan. Lancet.389(10064):37-55. Epub 2016 Nov 16.
By:
  • NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (Alkerwi A as member of the NCD-RisC project).

High fasting plasma glucose, diabetes, and its risk factors in the Eastern Mediterranean region, 1990-2013: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease study 2013.

  • Epidemiology and Public Health Scientific Team
January 01, 2017
2017 Jan. Diabetes Care.40(1):22-29. Epub 2016 Oct 26.
By:
  • Moradi-Lakeh M
  • Forouzanfar MH
  • El Bcheraoui C
  • Daoud F
  • Afshin A
  • Hanson SW
  • Vos T
  • Naghavi M
  • Murray CJ
  • Mokdad AH
  • Global Burden of Disease Collaborators on Eastern Mediterranean Region and Diabetes (Alkerwi A as collaborator).