SSCI publications

SSCI Publications 2018

  1. Antolova D., Halanova M., Janicko M., Jarcuska P., Reiterova K., Jarosova J., Madarasova Geckova A., Pella D., Drazilova S., and HepaMeta team: A Community-Based Study to Estimate the Seroprevalence of Trichinellosis and Echinococcosis in the Roma and Non-Roma Population of Slovakia. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018, 15:251.
  2. Antolova D., Janicko M., Halanova M.,  Jarcuska P., Madarasova Geckova A., Babinska I., Kalinova Z.,  Pella D., Marekova M., Veseliny E., and HepaMeta team: Exposure to Toxoplasma Gondii in Roma and Non-Roma Inhabitants of Slovakia: Cross-Sectional Seroprevalence Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018, 15:408.
  3. Badura P., Madarasova Geckova A., Sigmundova D., Sigmund E.,  van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Can organized leisure-time activities buffer the negative outcomes of unstructured activities for adolescents’ health? International Journal of Public Health 2018, online first, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00038-018-1125-3.
  4. Belak A., Madarasova Geckova A., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P.: Why don’t segregated Roma do more for their health? An explorative case study with 10-years’ follow-up. International Journal of Public Health 2018, online first, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00038-018-1134-2.
  5. Cepova E., Cicvakova M., Kolarcik P., Markovska N., Madarasova Geckova A.:  Associations of multidimensional health literacy with reported oral health promoting behaviour among Slovak adults: a cross-sectional study. BMC Oral Health, 2018, 18:44.
  6. Drazilova S., Janicko M., Kristian P., Schreter I., Halanova M., Urbancikova I., Madarasova Geckova A., Marekova M., Pella D., Jarcuska P.: Prevalence and risk factors for Hepatitis B virus infection in Roma and non-Roma people in Slovakia. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018, 15:1047.
  7. El-Baz N., Ondusova D., Studencan M., Rosenberger J., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P., Middel B.: Differences between Slovak and Dutch patients scheduled for coronary artery bypass graft surgery regarding clinical and psychosocial predictors of physical and mental health-related quality of life. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 2018, 17(4):324-335.
  8. Husarova D., Blinka L., Madarasova Geckova A., Sirucek J., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Do sleeping habits mediate the association between time spent on digital devices and school problems in adolescence? European Journal of Public Health, 2018, 28(3):463-468.
  9. Kopčáková J., Dankulincova Veselska Z., Madarasova Geckova A.,  Klein D., van Dijk J.P, Reijneveld S.A.: Are school factors and urbanization supportive for being physically active and engaging in less screen-based activities? International Journal of Public Health, 2018, 63:359-366.
  10. Malináková K., Kopcakova J., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Furstova J., Kalman M., Tavel P., Reijneveld S.A.: “I am spiritual, but not religious.” Does one without the other protect against adolescent health-risk behaviour? International Journal of Public Health 2018, online first https://doi.org/10.1007/s00038-018-1116-4.
  11. Malinakova K., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Kalman M., Tavel P., Reijneveld S.A.: Adolescent religious attendance and spirituality – are they associated with leisure-time choices? PLOS ONE, 2018, 13(6): e0198314.
  12. Petrikova J., Janicko M., Fedacko J., Drazilova S., Madarasova Geckova A.,  Marekova M., Pella D., Jarcuska P.: Serum uric acid in Roma population – its correlation with metabolic syndrome and other variables. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018, accepted.
  13. Sigmund E., Sigmundova D., Badura P., Madarasova Geckova A.: Health-related parental indicators and their association with healthy weight and overweight/obese children’s physical activity. BMC Public Health, 2018, 18:676.
  14. Zelko A., Buková A., Kolarcik P., Bakalar P., Majercak I., Potocnikova J., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P.: A randomized controlled trial to evaluate utilization of physical activity recommendations among patients of cardiovascular healthcare centres in Eastern Slovakia: study design and rationale of the AWATAR study. BMC Public Health, 2018, 18:454.

SSCI Publications 2017

  1. Babinská I., Halánová M., Kalinová Z., Čechová L., Čisláková L., Madarasová Gecková A.Sexual behaviour and prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in the population living in separated and segregated Roma settlements in eastern Slovakia. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2017, 14(12):1579.
  2. Badura P., Sigmundova D., Sigmund E., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Participation in organized leisure-time activities and risk behaviors in Czech adolescents. International Journal of Public Health, 2017, 62(3):387-396.
  3. Badura P., Madarasova Geckova A., Sigmundova D., Sigmund E.,  van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Do family environment factors play a role in adolescents’ involvement in organized activities? Journal of Adolescence. 2017, 59:59-66.
  4. Baskova M., Holubcikova J., Baska T.: Body image dissatisfaction and weight-control behaviour in Slovak adoelscents. Central European Journal of Public Health. 2017, 25(3):216-221.
  5. Belak A., Dankulincova Veselska Z., Madarasova Geckova A., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P.: How well do health-mediation programs address the determinants of the poor health status of Roma? A longitudinal case study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2017, 14(12):1569.
  6. Belak A., Madarasova Geckova A., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P.: Health-endangering everyday settings and practices in a rural segregated Roma settlement in Slovakia: A descriptive summary from an exploratory longitudinal case study, BMC Public Health, 2017, 17:128.
  7. Boberova Z., Paakkari L., Ropovik I., Liba J.: Democratic school health education in a post-communist country. Health Education. 2017, 117(5):469-484.
  8. Dutkova K., Holubcikova J., Kravcova M., Babincak P., Madarasova Geckova A., Tavel P.: Is Spiritual Well-Being Among Adolescents Associated with a Lower Level of Bullying Behaviour? The Mediating Effect of Perceived Bullying Behaviour of Peers. Journal of Religion and Health, 2017, 56(6):2212-2221.
  9. Hodačová L., Hlaváčková E., Sigmundová D., Kalman M., Kopčáková J.: Trends in Life Satisfaction and Self-rated Health in Czech School-aged Children: HBSC Study. Central European Journal of Public Health, 2017, 25(Suppl 1):S51-S56.
  10. Holubcikova J., Kolarcik P., Madarasova Geckova A., Joppova E., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Young adolescents who combine alcohol and energy drinks have a higher risk of reporting negative behavioural outcomes. International Journal of Public Health, 2017, 62:379-386.
  11. Holubcikova J., Kolarcik P., Madarasova Geckova A., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P.: Regular energy drink consumption is associated with the risk of health and behavioural problems in adolescents. European Journal of Pediatrics, 2017, 176(5):599-605.
  12. Husárová D., Kostičová M., Kočišová D., Schusterová I., Madarasová Gecková A.: Do adolescents with DMT1 differ from their peers in health, eating habits and social support? Central European Journal of Public Health, 2017, 25(4):307-312.
  13. Kolarcik P., Cepova E., Madarasova Geckova A., Elsworth G.R., Batterham R.W.,  Osborne R.H.: Structural properties and psychometric improvements of the Health Literacy Questionnaire in a Slovak population. International Journal of Public Health, 2017, 62(5):591-604.
  14. Kopčáková J., Dankulincova Veselska Z., Madarasova Geckova A., Bucksch J., Nalecz H., Sigmundova D., van Dijk J.P, Reijneveld S.A.: Is a perceived activity-friendly environment associated with more physical activity and fewer screen-based activities in adolescents? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2017, 14(1):39.
  15. Majernikova M., Rosenberger J., Prihodova L., Jarcuskova M., Roland R., Groothoff J.W., van Dijk J.P.: Posttransplant Anemia as a Prognostic Factor of Mortality in Kidney-Transplant Recipients. BioMed Research International, 2017, DOI 10.1155/2017.
  16. Malinakova K., Kopcakova J., Kolarcik P., Madarasova Geckova A., Polackova Solcova I., Husek V., Kluzova Kracmarova L., Dubovska E., Kalman M., Puzova Z., van Dijk J., Tavel P.: The Spiritual Well-Being Scale: Psychometric Evaluation of the Shortened Version in Czech Adolescents. Journal of Religion and Health, 2017, 56(2):697-705.
  17. Palfiova M., Dankulincova Veselska Z., Bobakova D., Holubcikova J., Cermak I, Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Is risk-taking behaviour more prevalent among adolescents with learning disabilities? The European Journal of Public Health, 2017, 27(3):501-506.
  18. Vašíčková J., Hollein T., Sigmund E., Salonna F., Boberová Z.: Trends in perception of psychosocial school environment: HBSC study 2002–2014 in the Czech Republic. Central European Journal of Public Health, 2017, 25(Suppl 1):S26-S31
  19. Wicki M., Kuntsche E., Eichenberger Y., Aasvee K., Bendtsen P., Dankulincová Z., Demetrovics Z., Dzielska A., Farkas J., Gaspar de Matos M., Hublet A., Roberts C., Tynjälä J., Välimaa R., van der Sluijs W., Vieno A., PhD: Different drinking-motives, different adverse consequences? Evidence among adolescents from ten European countries. Drug and Alcohol Review, 2017, 36(6):731-741.

SSCI Publications 2016

  1. Badura P., Sigmund E., Madarasova Geckova A., Sigmundova D., Sirucek J., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Is Participation in Organized Leisure-Time Activities Associated with School Performance in Adolescence? PLOS ONE, 2016, 11(4):e0153276.
  2. Baska T., Madarasova Geckova A., Baskova M., Krajcovic A.: Decline of alcohol use in adolescents in Slovakia. A reason for optimism? Public Health, 2016, 139:203-208.
  3. Benka, J., Nagyova, I., Rosenberger, J., Macejova, Z., Lazurova, I., van der Klink, J.L.L., Groothoff, J.W., van Dijk, J.P.: Social participation in early and established rheumatoid arthritis patients. Disability and Rehabilitation, 2016, 38:1172-9.
  4. Benka, J., Nagyova, I., Rosenberger, J., Macejova, Z., Lazurova, I., Klink, J. L., Groothof, J. W., Dijk, J. P.: Social participation and health related quality of life in early and established rheumatoid arthritis patients. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 2016, 28(3):381-392.
  5. Bosakova L., Kolarcik P., Bobakova D., Sulcova M., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A., Madarasova Geckova A.Test–retest reliability of the scale of participation in organized activities among adolescents in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. International Journal of Public Health, 2016, 61(3):329-36.
  6. Holubcikova J., Kolarcik P., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Lack of parental rule-setting on eating is associated with a wide range of adolescent unhealthy eating behaviour both for boys and girls. BMC Public Health 2016, 16:359.

  7. Husarova D., Madarasová Geckova A., Blinka L., Sevcikova A., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Screen-based behaviour in school-aged children with long-term illness. BMC Public Health, 2016, 16:130.
  8. Kaščáková N., Husarova D., Hašto J,., Kolarčik P., Poláčková Šolcová I., Madarasova Geckova A., Tavel P.: Validation of a 16-item short form of the Czech Version of the Experiences in close relationships revised questionnaire in a representative sample. Psychological Reports, 2016, 119(3):804-825.
  9. Kolarcik P., Madarasova Geckova A., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P.: Delinquent and aggressive behaviour and social desirability among Roma and non-Roma adolescents in Slovakia: a cross-sectional study. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2016, 31(4): 677– 693.
  10. Majernikova M., Rosenberger J., Prihodova L., Marcelli D., Roland R., Groothoff J.W., van Dijk J.P.: Anemia has a negative impact on self-rated health in kidney transplant recipients with well-funcioting grafts: findings from an 8-year follow-up study. Quality of Life Research, 2016, 25:183-192.
  11. Marcelli D., Brand K., Ponce P., Milkowski A., Marelli C., Ok E., Godino .J.I.M., Gurevich K., Jirka T., Rosenberger J., Benedetto A., Ladányi E., Grassmann A., Scatizzi L., Bayh I., Kooman J., Canaud B.: Longitudinal Changes in Body Composition in Patients After Initiation of Hemodialysis Therapy: Results From an International Cohort. Journal of Renal Nutrition, 2016, 26(2):72-80.
  12. Rathmann K., Pförtner T.K., Hurrelmann K., Osorio A.M., Bosakova L., Elgar F.J., Richter M.: The great recession, youth unemployment and inequalities in psychological health complaints in adolescents: a multilevel study in 31 countries. International Journal of Public Health, 2016, 61(7):809-819.
  13. Rathmann K., Pförtner T. K., Osorio A. M., Hurrelmann K., Elgar F. J., Bosakova L.,  Richter M.  Adolescents’ psychological health during the economic recession: does public spending buffer health inequalities among young people? BMC Public Health, 2016, 16(1):860.
  14. Rosicova K., Bosakova L., Madarasova Geckova A., Rosic M., Andrejkovic M., Zezula I., Groothoff J.W., van Dijk J.P.: Regional mortality by socioeconomic factors in Slovakia: a comparison of 15 years of changes. International Journal for Equity in Health 2016, 15:115.
  15. Sigmund E., Sigmundova D., Badura P., Trhlikova L., Madarasova Geckova A.: Time trends: a ten-year comparison (2005-2015) of pedometer-determined physical activity and obesity in Czech preschool children. BMC Public Health, 2016, 16:560.
  16. Sudzinova A., Rosenberger J., Stewart R.E., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Does poorer self-rated health mediate the effect of Roma ethnicity on mortality in patients with coronary artery disease after coronaro-angiography? International Journal of Public Health, 2016, 61(3):375-382.

SSCI publications 2015

  1. Antolova D., Jarcuska P., Janicko M:, Madarasova Geckova A., Halanova M., Cislakova L., Kalinova Z., Reiterova K., Skutova M., Pella D., Marekova M.: Seroprevalence of human Toxocara infections in the Roma and non-Roma populations of Eastern Slovakia: a cross-sectional study. Epidemiology and Infection, 2015, 143: 2249-2258.
  2. Artemiou P., Bily B., Bilecova-Rabajdova M., Sabol F., Torok P., Kolarcik P., Kolesar A.: Melatonin treatment in the prevention of postoperative delirium in cardiac surgery patients. Kardiochirurgia i Torakochirurgia Polska 2015, 12(2):126-133.
  3. Badura P., Madarasova Geckova A., Sigmundova D., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: When children play, they feel better: Organized activity participation and health in adolescents. BMC Public Health, 2015, 15:1090.
  4. Bily B., Artemiou P., Sabol F., Bilecova-Rabajdova M., Kolarcik P., Torok P.: The role of dexmedetomidine in the prevention of postoperative delirium in cardiac surgery patients. Cardiology Letters, 2015, 24(6):435-444.
  5. Bobakova D., Dankulincova Veselska Z., Babinska I., Klein D., Madarasova Geckova A., Cislakova L. and HEPA-META team: Differences between Roma and non-Roma in how social support from family and friends helps to overcome health care accessibility problems. International Journal for Equity in Health, 2015, 14:37.
  6. Bobakova D., Madarasova Geckova A., Klein D., van Dijk JP, Reijneveld S.A.: Fighting, Truancy and Low Academic Achievement in Youth Subcultures. Young, 2015, 23(4):357–372.
  7. Bobakova D., Hamrik Z., Badura P., Sigmundova D., Nalecz H., Kalman M. Test-retest reliability of selected physical activity and sedentary behaviour HBSC items in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. International Journal of Public Health, 2015, 60:59–67.
  8. Bosakova L., Kubak M., Andrejkovic M. et al. Doing business abroad: utility function model for country selection in preliminary screening phase. Central European Journal Of Operations Research, 2015, 23(1):53-68.
  9. Brindova D., Dankulincova Veselska Z., Klein D., Hamrik Z., Sigmundova D., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A., Madarasova Geckova A.: Is the association between screen-based behaviour and health complaints among adolescents moderated by physical activity? International Journal of Public Health. 2015, 60(2):139-145.
  10. Dedinská I., Laca Ľ., Miklušica J., Rosenberger J., Žilinská Z., Galajda P., Mokáň M.Waist circumference as an independent risk factor for NODAT. Annals of Transplantation. 2015, 20:154-159.
  11. Gavelova M., Nagyova I., Rosenberger J., Krokavcova M., Gdovinova Z., Groothoff J.W., van Dijk J.P.: Importance of an individual’s evaluation of functional status for health-related quality of life in patients with multiple sclerosis. Disability and Health Journal, 2015, 8(3):372-379.
  12. Hamřík Z., Bobáková D., Kalman M., Dankulincová Veselská Z., Klein D., Madarasová Gecková A.: Physical activity and screen-based activity in healthy development of school-aged children. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2015, 23:S50–S56.
  13. Holubcikova J., Kolarcik P., Madarasova Geckova A., Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Is subjective perception of negative body image among adolescents associated with bullying? European Journal of Pediatrics, 2015, 174(8):1035-1041.
  14. Holubcikova J., Kolarcik P., Madarasova Geckova A., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P.: The mediating effect of daily nervousness and irritability on the relationship between soft drink consumption and aggressive behaviour among adolescents. International Journal of Public Health 2015; 60(6):699-706.
  15. Husárová D., Dankulincová Veselská Z., Sigmundová D., Madarasová Gecková A.: Age and gender differences in prevalence of screen based behavior, physical activity, and health complaints among Slovak school-aged children. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2015; 23:S30–S36.
  16. Janicko M., Veseliny E., Orencak R., Hustak R., Fedacko J., Drazilova S., Madarasova Geckova A., Marekova M., Pella D. , Kristian P., Rac M., Jarcuska P. and HepaMeta Study Group: Redefining the alanine aminotransferase upper limit of normal improves the prediction of metabolic syndrome risk. European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology 2015, 27(4):405–411.
  17. Kalman M., Madarasova Geckova A., Hamrik Z., Kopcakova J., Iannotti, R.J., Dankulincova Veselska Z.: Motives for physical activity among adolescents in the Czech and Slovak Republics. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2015; 23:S78–S82.
  18. Kissova V., Rosenberger J., Goboova M., Kiss A.: Ten-year all-cause mortality in hospitalized non-surgical patients based on nutritional status screening. Public Health Nutrition, 2015, 18(14):2609-14
  19. Kolarcik P., Madarasova Geckova A., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P.: The mediating effect of discrimination, social support and hopelessness on self-rated health of Roma adolescents in Slovakia. International Journal for Equity in Health, 2015, 14:137.
  20. Kopcakova J., Dankulincova Veselska Z., Kalman M., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Do motives to undertake physical activity relate to physical activity in adolescent boys and girls? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2015, 12:7656-7666.
  21. Kuntsche E., Wicki M., Windlin B., Nic Gabhainn S., Roberts C., Vieno A., Bendtsen P., Hublet A., Tynjälä J., Välimaa R., Dankulincová Z., Aasvee K., Demetrovics Z., Farkas J., van der Sluijs W., Gaspar de Matos M., Mazur J.: Drinking motives mediate drinking culture differences but not gender differences in adolescent alcohol use. Journal of Adolescent Health, 2015, 56:323-329.
  22. Marcelli D., Kopperschmidt P., Bayh I., Jirka T., Merello J.I., Ponce P., Ladanyi E., Di Benedetto A., Dovc-Dimec R., Rosenberger J., Stuard S., Scholz C., Grassmann A., Canaud B. Modifiable factors associated with achievement of high – volume post -dilution hemodiafiltration: results from an international study. The International Journal of Artificial Organs, 2015, 38(5):244-250.
  23. Mikula P., Nagyova I., Krokavcova M., Vitkova M., Rosenberger J., Szilasiova J., Gdovinova Z., Groothoff J.W., Van Dijk J.P.: Social participation and health-related quality of life in people with multiple sclerosis. Disability and Health Journal, 2015, 8 (1):29-34.
  24. Mikula P., Nagyova I., Krokavcova M., Vitkova M., Rosenberger J., Szilasiova J., Gdovinova Z., Groothoff J.W., Van Dijk J.P.: The mediating effect of coping on the association between fatigue and quality of life in patients with multiple sclerosis. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 2015, 20(6):653-661.
  25. Prihodova L., Nagyova I., Rosenberger J., Roland R., Majernikova M., Groothoff J.W., van Dijk J.P.: Social Participation After Kidney Transplantation as a Predictor of Graft Loss and Mortality Over 10 Years A Longitudinal Study. TRANSPLANTATION, 2015, 99(3):568-575.
  26. Rosicova K., Reijneveld S.A., Madarasova Geckova A., Stewart R.E., Rosic M., Groothoff J.W., van Dijk J.P.: Inequalities in mortality by socioeconomic factors and Roma ethnicity in the two biggest cities in Slovakia: A multilevel analysis. International Journal for Equity in Health, 2015, 14:123.
  27. Sabol F., Bily B., Artemiou P., Kolesar A., Torok P., Bilecova-Rabajdova M., Kolarcik P., Luczy J.: Incidence and risk factors of delirium in patients after cardiac surgery: Modifiable and non-modifiable factors. Cor et vasa, 2015, 57:e168–e175.
  28. Skorvanek M., Gdovinova Z., Rosenberger J., Ghorbani Saeedian R., Nagyova I., Groothoff J.W., van Dijk J.P.: The associations between fatigue, apathy, and depression in Parkinson’s disease. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 2015, 131(2):80-87.
  29. Skorvanek M., Rosenberger J., Minar M., Grofik M., Han V., Groothoff J.W., Valkovic P., Gdovinova Z., Van Dijk J.P.: Relationship between the non-motor items of the MDS-UPDRS and Quality of Life in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Journal of the Neurological Sciences, 2015, 353 (1-2):87-91.
  30. Sudzinova A., Nagyova I., Rosenberger J., Studencan M., Vargova H., Middel B., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.:Seven years’ mortality in Roma and non-Roma patients after coronary angiography. European Journal of Public Health, 2015, 25(5):765–769.
  31. Tomcikova Z., Veselska Z., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Adolescents` drinking and drunkenness more likely in one-parent families and if communication with the mother is poor. Central European Journal of Public Health, 2015, 23(1):211-214.

SSCI publications 2014  

  1. Babinská I., Madarasová Gecková A., Jarčuška Pe, Pella D., Mareková M., Štefková G., Dankulincová Veselská Z. and HepaMeta team: Does the population living in Roma settlements differ in physical activity, smoking and alcohol consumption from the majority population in Slovakia? Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014, 22:22-27.
  2. Bobak L., Bobakova D., Vaczy Z.: Incidence of antibodies in women after failure of assisted reproduction. Bratislava medical journal-Bratislavske lekarske listy, 2014, 115(3):145-149.
  3. Borrell C., Marí-Dell’Olmo M., Palència L., Gotsens M., Burström B., Domínguez-Berjón F., Rodríguez-Sanz M., Dzúrová D., Gandarillas A., Hoffmann R., Kovacs K., Marinacci Ch., Martikainenm P., Pikhart H., Corman D., Rosicova K., Saez M., Santana P., Tarkiainen L., Puigpinós R., Morrison J., Pasarín I., Díez È.: Socioeconomic inequalities in mortality in 16 European cities. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 2014, 42:245-254.
  4. Brindova  D.,  Pavelka  J.,  Ševčikova A.,  Žežula  I., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A., Madarasova Geckova  A.: How parents can affect excessive spending of time on screen-based activities. BMC Public Health, 2014, 14:1261.
  5. Fedačko J., Pella D., Jarčuška Pe., Siegfried L., Janičko M., Veselíny E., Sabol F., Jarčuška Pa, Mareková M., Madarasová Gecková A., Pažinka P., Jankajová M., Kmec J., Babčák M., Kalanin P., Dražilová S. and HepaMeta team: Clinical and biochemical determinants of metabolic syndrome among Roma and non-Roma subjects in the eastern part of Slovakia. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014, 22:75-80.
  6. Fedačko J., Pella D., Jarčuška Pe., Siegfried L., Janičko M., Veselíny E., Pella J., Sabol F., Jarčuška Pa, Mareková M., Madarasová Gecková A., Pažinka P., Jankajová M., Kmec J., Babčák M., Kalanin P., Dražilová S., Babinská I., Čečetková I. and HepaMeta team: Prevalence of cardio vascular risk factors in relation to metabolic syndrome in the Roma population compared with the non-Roma population in the eastern part of Slovakia. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014, 22:69-74.
  7. Halánová M., Jarčuška Pa., Kalinová Z., Cáriková K., Oravcová J., Jarčuška Pe, Pella D., Mareková M., Madarasová Gecková A., Čisláková L. and HepaMeta team: The prevalence of chlamydia trachomatis in the population living in roma settlements: a comparison with the majority population. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014, 22:32-36.
  8. Hijová E., Madarasová Gecková A.Babinská I.: Do eating habits of the population living in Roma settlements differ from those of the majority population in Slovakia? Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014, 22:65-68.
  9. Janičko M., Senajová G., Dražilová S., Veselíny E., Fedačko J., Siegfried L., Kristián P., Virág L., Pella D., Mareková M., Madarasová Gecková A., Kalanin P., Jarčuška Pe. and HepaMeta team: The association between metabolic syndrome and hepatitis B virus infection in the Roma population in East Slovakia: a population-based study. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014, 22:37-42.
  10. Jarčuška Pe, Janičko M., Dražilová S., Senajová G., Veselíny E., Fedačko J., Siegfried L., Kristián P., Tkáč M., Pella D., Mareková M., Madarasová Gecková A., Jarčuška Pa and HepaMeta team: Gamma-glutamyl transferase level is associated with metabolic syndrome and proinflammatory parameters in the young Roma population in East Slovakia: A population based study. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014, 22:43-50.
  11. Jarčuška Pe., Kružliak P., Novák M., Veseliny E., Fedačko J., Senajová G., Dražilová S., Madarasova Geckova A., Mareková M., Pella D., Siegfried L., Kristián P. a HepaMeta group: Chronic hepatitis B in patients with metabolic syndrome: a complicated relationship. Results of population based study. European Journal of Internal Medicine 2014, 25(3):286-291
  12. Kopcakova J., Dankulincova Veselska Z.,  Madarasova Geckova A.,  van Dijk J.P, Reijneveld S.A.: Is Being a Boy and Feeling Fat a Barrier for Physical Activity? The Association between Body Image, Gender and Physical Activity among Adolescents.  Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2014, 11(11):11167-11176.
  13. Kuntsche E., Nic Gabhainn S., Roberts C., Windlin B., Vieno A., Bendtsen P., Hublet A., Tynjälä J., Välimaa R., Dankulincová Z., Aasvee K., Demetrovics Z., Farkas J., van der Sluijs W., Gaspar de Matos M., Mazur J., Wicki M.: Drinking motives and links to alcohol use in 13 European countries. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 2014, 75(3):428–437.
  14. Madarasová Gecková A., Jarčuška Pe, Mareková M., Pella D., Siegfried L., Jarčuška Pa, Halánová M. and HepaMeta team: HepaMeta – Prevalence of hepatitis B/C and metabolic syndrome in population living in separated and segregated Roma settlements: A methodology used in a cross-sectional population-based study using community based approach. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014, 22:6-11.
  15. Madarasová Gecková A., Babinská I.Bobáková D.Dankulincová Veselská Z.Bosáková L.Kolarčik P., Jarčuška Pe, Pella D., Halánová M. and HepaMeta team: Socioeconomic characteristics of the population living in Roma settlements and association with health and health-related behaviour. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014, 22:57-64.
  16. Petrášová D., Bertková I., Petrášová M., Hijová E., Mareková M., Babinská I., Jarčuška Pe., Pella D., Madarasová Gecková A. and HepaMeta team: Biomarkers associated with obesity and overweight in the Roma population residing in Eastern Slovakia. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014, 22:18-21.
  17. Pfoertner TK., Rathmann K., Elgar F.J, de Looze M, Hoffmann F, Ottova V., Ravens-Sieberer U., Bosakova L., Currie C., Richter M.: Adolescents’ psychological health complaints and the economic recession in late 2007: a multilevel study in 31 countries. European Journal of Public Health, 2014, 24(6):960-966.
  18. Rosenberger J., Majerníková M., Jarčuška Pe, Pella D., Mareková M., Madarasová Gecková A., Halánová, M. and HepaMeta team: Prevalence of nephropathy in young Roma females is higher compared with non-Roma females. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014, 22:28-31.
  19. Salonna F., van Dijk J.P., Madarasová Gecková A., Báčiková-Šléšková M., Groothoff J.W, Reijneveld S.A.: Changes in socioeconomic differences in adolescent health between ages 15 and 19 years: a longitudinal study. Public Health, 2014, 128(4):380-383.
  20. Sarkova, M., Bacikova-Sleskova, M., Madarasova Geckova, A.,  Katreniakova, Z.,  van den Heuvel, W., van Dijk, J.P.: Adolescents’ psychological well-being and self-esteem in the context of relationships at school. Educational Research, 2014, 56 (4):367-378.
  21. Sigmund E., Sigmundova D., Hamrik Z., Madarasova Geckova A.: Does Participation in Physical Education Reduce Sedentary Behaviour in School and throughout the Day among Normal-Weight and Overweight-to-Obese Czech Children Aged 9–11 Years? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2014, 11:1076-1093.
  22. Sigmund E., Sigmundová D., Šnoblová R., Madarasová Gecková A.: ActiTrainer-determined segmented moderate-to-vigorous physical activity patterns among normal-weight and overweight-to-obese Czech schoolchildren. European Journal of Pediatrics 2014, 173(3):321–329.
  23. Sigmundová D., Sigmund E., Vokáčová J., Kopčáková J.: Parent-Child Associations in Pedometer-Determined Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour on Weekdays and Weekends of Random Samples of Families in the Czech Republic.  International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2014, 11(7):7163-7181.
  24. Veselíny E., Janičko M., Dražilová S., Siegfried L., Pastvová L., Schréter I., Kristián P., Virág L., Jarčuška Pa, Valková I., Cáriková K., Senajová G., Fedačko J., Pella D., Mareková M., Madarasová Gecková A.,  Jarčuška Pe and HepaMeta team: High hepatitis B, but low hepatitis C prevalence in Roma settlements in Eastern Slovakia. Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 2014, 22:51.

SSCI publications 2013

  1. Babinska I., Veselska Z.Bobakova D., Žežula I., Pella D., Panico S., Reijneveld S.A., Jarcuska P., Jarcuska P., Madarasova Geckova A. and HepaMeta group: Is cardiovascular risk profile of Roma settlement population worse in comparison with major population in Slovakia? International Journal of Public Health 2013, 58(3):417-425
  2. Bobakova D., Madarasova Geckova A., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P.: Protective and Risk Factors of Early Sexual Initiation in Youth Subcultures. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 2013, 18(4):242-250.
  3. Gotsens M., Marí-Dell’ Olmo M., Pérez K., Palència L., Martinez-Beneito M.-A., Rodríguez-Sanz M., Burström B., Costa G., Deboosere P., Domínguez-Berjón F., Dzúrová D., Gandarillas A., Hoffmann R., Kovacs K., Marinacci Ch., Martikainenm P., Pikhart 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. Health and Place, 2013, 24:165-172.
  4. Jarcuška P., Bobakova D., Uhrin J., Bobak L., Babinska I.Kolarcik P.Veselska Z.Madarasova Geckova A. and HepaMeta group: Do difficulties in accessing health services in the Roma population lead to worse health status among Roma? International Journal of Public Health 2013, 58,(3):427–434.
  5. Kalina O., Madarasova Geckova A., Klein D., Jarcuska P., Orosova O., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Mothers and fathers monitoring are more important than social support regarding sexual risk behavior among 15 years old adolescents. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 2013, 18:95–103.
  6. Kristian P., Dankulincova Veselska Z., Paralicova Z.: Regional and ethnic aspects of viral hepatitis b among pregnant women.Central European Journal of Public Health, 2013, 21(1):22-25.
  7. Pitel L., Madarasova Geckova A., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk  J.P.: Socio-economic gradient shifts in health-related behavior among Slovak adolescents between 1998 and 2006. International Journal of Public Health, 2013, 58(2):171-176.
  8. Pitel L., Madarasova Geckova A., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk  J.P.: Socioeconomic differences in adolescent health-related behaviour differ by gender. Journal of Epidemiology, 2013, 23(3):211-218.
  9. Polackova Solcova I., Tavel P., Kolarcik P.: Are Slovaks really “more emotional” then Czechs? The probe into emotionality of Czech and Slovak undergraduates. Ceskoslovenska Psychologie, 2013, 57(5):406-429.
  10. Sarkova M., Bacikova-Sleskova M.,  Orosova O., Madarasova Geckova A., Katreniakova Z., van den Heuvel W., van Dijk J.P.: The associations between asssertiveness, psychological well-being, and self-esteem in adolescents. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 2013, 43:147–154.
  11. Tomcikova Z., Veselska Z.Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Leisure time activities, parental monitoring and drunkeness in adolescents. European Addiction Research, 2013, 19:141-145.

SSCI publications 2012

  1. Bobakova D., Kolarcik P.Madarasova Geckova A., Klein D., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P.: Does the influence of peers and parents on adolescents’  drunkeness differ between Roma and non-Roma adolescents? Ethnicity and Health, 2012, 17(5):531-541.
  2. Bobakova D., Madarasova Geckova A., Klein D., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P.: Protective factors of substance use in youth subcultures Addictive Behaviours, 2012, 37(2012):1063–1067.
  3. Bobakova D.Madarasova Geckova A., Reijneveld S.A, van Dijk J.P.: Subculture affiliation is associated with substance of adolescents. European Addiction Research 2012, 18(2):91-96.
  4. Kohlman T., Kunzli N., Madarasova Geckova A.: Continuity and change at an international journal. International Journal of Public Health, 2012, 57(1):1.
  5. Kolarčik P., Madarasova Geckova A., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P.: Social support, hopelessness and life satisfaction among Roma and non-Roma adolescents in Slovakia beloved? International Journal of Public Health, 2012, 57:905-913.
  6. Kolvek G., Rosicova K.Rosenberger J., Podracka L., Stewart R.E., Nagyova I., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P.: End-stage renal disease among Roma and non-Roma: Roma are at risk. International Journal of Public Health, 57:751-754.
  7. Pitel L., Madarasova Geckova A.Kolarcik P., Halama P., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P.: Gender differences in the relationship between religiosity and health-related behaviour among adolescents Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2012, 66:1122-1128.
  8. Salonna F., Madarasova Geckova A., Zezula I., Sleskova M., Groothoff J.W., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P.: Does social support mediate or moderate socioeconomic differences in self-rated health among adolescents? International Journal of Public Health, 2012, 57(3):609-617.

 SSCI publications 2011

  1. Bačíková-Šlešková M., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Groothoff J.W., Reijneveld S.A., Parental support and adolescents’ health in the context of parental employment status. Journal of Adolescence, 2011, 34:141–149.
  2. Kalina O., Madarasova Geckova A., Klein D., Jarcuska P., Orosova O., van Dijk J.P, Reijneveld S.A: Psychosocial factors associated with sexual behaviour in early adolescence. The European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 2011, 16(4):298-306.
  3. Pitel L., Madarasová Gecková A., Orosová O., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Degree of urbanization and gender differences in substance use among adolescents. International Journal of Public Health, 2011, 56(6):645-651.
  4. Rosicova K., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Rosic  M., Speybroeck N., Groothoff J.W.: Socioeconomic factors, ethnicity and alcohol-related mortality in regions in Slovakia. What might a tree analysis add to our understanding? Health and Place, 2011, 17:701–709.
  5. Rosicova K., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Rosic M., Groothoff J.W.: Regional socioeconomic indicators and ethnicity as predictors of the regional infant mortality rate in Slovakia. International Journal of Public Health, 2011, 56:523–531.
  6. Tomcikova Z., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Characteristics of adolescent excessive drinkers compared with consumers and abstainers Drug and Alcohol Review, 2011, 30:157–165.
  7. Tomcikova Z., Madarasova Geckova A., Reijneveld S.A., van Dijk J.P.: Parental Divorce, Adolescents’ Feeling toward Parents and Drunkenness in Adolescents. European Addiction Research, 2011, 17(3):113-118.
  8. Veselska Z., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Aspects of self differ among physically active and innactive youths. International Journal of Public Health 2011, 56:311–318.
  9. Veselska Z., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Socioeconomic status and physical activity among adolescents. Mediating role of self-esteem. Public Health, 2011, 125(11):763-768.
  10. Veselska Z., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A: Self-efficacy, affectivity and smoking behavior in adolescence. European Addiction Research 2011, 17(4):172-177.

SSCI publications 2010 

  1. Kolarčik P., Madarasová Gecková A., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Predictors of health-endangering behaviour among Roma and non-Roma adolescents in Slovakia by gender.Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 2010, 64:1043-1048.
  2. Konings P., Harper S.,  Lynch J., Berkvens D., Hosseinpoor A., Lorant V., Geckova A., Speybroeck N: Analysis of socioeconomic health inequalities using the Concentration Index. International Journal of Public Health, 2010, 55(1):71-74.
  3. Madarasova Geckova A., Tavel P., van Dijk J.P., Abel T., Reijneveld S.A.: Factors associated with educational aspirations among adolescents: cues to counteract socioeconomic differences? BMC Public Health, 2010, 10:154.
  4. Pitel L., Madarasová Gecková A., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Gender differences in adolescent health-related behaviour diminished between 1998 and 2006. Public Health, 2010, 124(9):512-518.
  5. Rosenberger J., van Dijk J.P., Nagyova I., Roland R., Madarasova Geckova A., van den Heuvel W.J.A., Groothoff J.W.: Differences in perceived health status between kidney transplant recipients and dialysed patients are based mainly on the selection process. Clinical Transplantation, 2010, 24 (3):358-365.
  6. Speybroeck N., Konings P., Lynch J., Harper S., Hosseinpoor A., Berkvens D., Lorant V., Geckova A.: Decomposing socioeconomic health inequalities. International Journal of Public Health, 2010, 55(1):71-74.
  7. Veselska Z., Madarasova Geckova A., Orosova O., Gajdosova B., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A: Socioeconomic differences in the self-esteem of adolescents influenced by personality, mental health and social support. European Journal of Public Health. 2010, 20(6):647-652.

SSCI publications 2009 

  1. Gajdosova B., Orosova O., Madarasova Geckova A., Tavel P., van Dijk J.P.: Personality dimensions, sense of coherence and self-esteem as risk/protective factors of smoking among university students. Studia Psychologica, 2009, 51 (2-3), 183-192.
  2. Kalina O., Madarasova Geckova A., Jarcuska P., Orosova O., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Psychological and behavioural factors associated with sexual risky behaviour among Slovak students. BMC Public Health, 2009, 9:15.
  3. Kolarčik P., Madarasová Gecková A., Orosová O., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: To what extent does socioeconomic status explain differences in health between Roma and non-Roma adolescents in Slovakia? Social Science and Medicine, 2009, 68(7):1279-1284.
  4. Madarasova Geckova A.: Can research contribute to the public’s capacity for activities that reduce socioeconomic inequalities in health? International Journal of Public Health, 2009, 54:201-202.
  5. Rosicova K., Madarasova Geckova A., van Dijk J.P., Rosic M., Zezula I., Groothoff J.W.: Socioeconomic indicators and ethnicity as determinants of regional mortality rates in Slovakia.International Journal of Public Health, 2009, 54(4):274-283.
  6. Simons-Morton B.G.,  Farhat T., ter Bogt T.F.M., Hublet A., Kuntsche E., Nic Gabhainn S., Godeau E., Kokkevi A., Piette D., Kohn L., Bogdanova E., King M., Saab H., Csémy L., Jezkova M., Magnusson J., Godeau E., Terzidou M., Fotiou A., Spyropoulou M., Arapaki A., Kitsos G., Kovacsics L., Sebestyen E.,  Balogh A., Gabhainm S.N., Velika B., Sumskas L., Kowalewska A., Simöes C., Baban A., Craciun C., Mih V., Žežula I., Kolarcik P., Baska T., Bajt M., Jiménez Iglesias A., Graf M., Wang J.:  Gender specific trends in alcohol use: Cross-cultural comparisons from 1998 to 2006 in 24 countries and regions. International Journal of Public Health, 2009, 54 (suppl. 2):199-208.
  7. Veselska Z., Orosova O., Madarasova Geckova A., Gajdosova B., van Dijk J.P., Reijneveld S.A.: Self-esteem and resilience: the connection with risky behavior among adolescents. Addictive Behaviours, 2009, 34 (3):287-291.