Charlotta Pisinger

Summary

Affiliation: Copenhagen University Hospital
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. pmc The relationship between changes in health behaviour and initiation of lipid-lowering and antihypertensive medications in individuals at high risk of ischaemic heart disease
    Nana Folmann Hempler
    Center for Healthy Aging, Section for Health Services Research, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 12:626. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Five years of lifestyle intervention improved self-reported mental and physical health in a general population: the Inter99 study
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, The Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark
    Prev Med 49:424-8. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Can lifestyle factors explain why body mass index and waist-to-hip ratio increase with increasing tobacco consumption? The Inter99 study
    C Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Building 84 85, Nordre Ringvej, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Public Health 123:110-5. 2009
  4. doi request reprint A cluster randomized trial in general practice with referral to a group-based or an Internet-based smoking cessation programme
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Ndr Ringvej, Glostrup University Hospital, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    J Public Health (Oxf) 32:62-70. 2010
  5. doi request reprint High risk strategy in smoking cessation is feasible on a population-based level. The Inter99 study
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, The Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark
    Prev Med 46:579-84. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The relationship between lifestyle and self-reported health in a general population: the Inter99 study
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, The Capital Region of Denmark
    Prev Med 49:418-23. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Smoking reduction and cessation reduce chronic cough in a general population: the Inter99 study
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Respir J 2:41-6. 2008
  8. doi request reprint The association between active and passive smoking and frequent pain in a general population
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, The Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark
    Eur J Pain 15:77-83. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Motives to quit smoking and reasons to relapse differ by socioeconomic status
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, The Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark
    Prev Med 52:48-52. 2011
  10. pmc Further evidence that mutations in INS can be a rare cause of Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY)
    Trine W Boesgaard
    Steno Diabetes Centre and Hagedorn Research Institute, Gentofte, Denmark
    BMC Med Genet 11:42. 2010

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Publications35

  1. pmc The relationship between changes in health behaviour and initiation of lipid-lowering and antihypertensive medications in individuals at high risk of ischaemic heart disease
    Nana Folmann Hempler
    Center for Healthy Aging, Section for Health Services Research, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 12:626. 2012
    ..We examined, whether long-term changes in dietary habits and physical activity were associated with initiation of lipid-lowering and antihypertensive medications...
  2. doi request reprint Five years of lifestyle intervention improved self-reported mental and physical health in a general population: the Inter99 study
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, The Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark
    Prev Med 49:424-8. 2009
    ..Self-reported health has been shown to predict mortality. We lack knowledge on whether a lifestyle intervention can improve self-reported mental and physical health in a general population...
  3. doi request reprint Can lifestyle factors explain why body mass index and waist-to-hip ratio increase with increasing tobacco consumption? The Inter99 study
    C Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Building 84 85, Nordre Ringvej, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Public Health 123:110-5. 2009
    ..The relationship between smoking, lifestyle, and weight, body mass index (BMI) and waist-to-hip ratio (WH ratio) is complex, and not fully understood...
  4. doi request reprint A cluster randomized trial in general practice with referral to a group-based or an Internet-based smoking cessation programme
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Ndr Ringvej, Glostrup University Hospital, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    J Public Health (Oxf) 32:62-70. 2010
    ..Reviews state that there is a room for improvements of smoking cessation (SC) intervention in general practice...
  5. doi request reprint High risk strategy in smoking cessation is feasible on a population-based level. The Inter99 study
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, The Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark
    Prev Med 46:579-84. 2008
    ..A high risk strategy is one of more strategies in public health. Smoking remains the most important contributor to the burden of disease in developed countries...
  6. doi request reprint The relationship between lifestyle and self-reported health in a general population: the Inter99 study
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, The Capital Region of Denmark
    Prev Med 49:418-23. 2009
    ..The aim of this paper is to describe the relationship between smoking status, dietary habits, physical activity and alcohol intake, and mental and physical self-reported health in a general population...
  7. doi request reprint Smoking reduction and cessation reduce chronic cough in a general population: the Inter99 study
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Respir J 2:41-6. 2008
    ..Chronic cough can be the first sign of chronic obstructive disease. A few, and mostly selected, studies exploring the effect of reduced daily tobacco consumption have shown a small effect on pulmonary symptoms...
  8. doi request reprint The association between active and passive smoking and frequent pain in a general population
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, The Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark
    Eur J Pain 15:77-83. 2011
    ..It is controversial whether the association between back pain, and other types of chronic pain, and smoking is causal or not...
  9. doi request reprint Motives to quit smoking and reasons to relapse differ by socioeconomic status
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, The Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark
    Prev Med 52:48-52. 2011
    ..To investigate motives, strategies and experiences to quit smoking and reasons to relapse as a function of socioeconomic status...
  10. pmc Further evidence that mutations in INS can be a rare cause of Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY)
    Trine W Boesgaard
    Steno Diabetes Centre and Hagedorn Research Institute, Gentofte, Denmark
    BMC Med Genet 11:42. 2010
    ..Insulin gene (INS) mutations have recently been described as a common cause of permanent neonatal diabetes (PNDM) and a rare cause of diabetes diagnosed in childhood or adulthood...
  11. pmc The minor C-allele of rs2014355 in ACADS is associated with reduced insulin release following an oral glucose load
    Malene Hornbak
    Marie Krogh Center for Metabolic Research, Section of Metabolic Genetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Med Genet 12:4. 2011
    ..We aimed to investigate whether the two variants associate with altered insulin release following an oral glucose load or with T2D...
  12. doi request reprint Screening for risk of cardiovascular disease is not associated with mental distress: the Inter99 study
    Torben Jørgensen
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Building 84 85, Glostrup University Hospital, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Prev Med 48:242-6. 2009
    ..To analyze mental distress in relation to participation in lifestyle intervention...
  13. ncbi request reprint Diet and exercise intervention in a general population--mediators of participation and adherence: the Inter99 study
    Ulla N Toft
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 17:455-63. 2007
    ..Drop-out rates are high in many lifestyle programmes. To promote adherence, the aim of this study was to identify mediators of participation in a diet and exercise (DE) intervention in a general population...
  14. doi request reprint The impact of a population-based multi-factorial lifestyle intervention on changes in long-term dietary habits: the Inter99 study
    Ulla Toft
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Building 84 85, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Prev Med 47:378-83. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a population-based multi-factorial lifestyle intervention on long-term changes in dietary habits compared to a non-intervention control group...
  15. doi request reprint The impact of a population-based multi-factorial lifestyle intervention on alcohol intake: the Inter99 study
    Ulla Toft
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Building 84 85, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Prev Med 49:115-21. 2009
    ..To investigate the effect of screening and five years of multi-factorial lifestyle intervention on changes in alcohol intake in a general population...
  16. ncbi request reprint A randomized non-pharmacological intervention study for prevention of ischaemic heart disease: baseline results Inter99
    Torben Jørgensen
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Copenhagen County, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 10:377-86. 2003
    ..The article describes the study and baseline results...
  17. ncbi request reprint Is there a health benefit of reduced tobacco consumption? A systematic review
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Nicotine Tob Res 9:631-46. 2007
    ..A substantial reduction in smoking seems to have a small health benefit, but more studies are needed to determine the long-term effects of smoking reduction...
  18. ncbi request reprint Weight concerns and smoking in a general population: the Inter99 study
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Nordre Ringvej, Glostrup University Hospital, Building 84 85, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Prev Med 44:283-9. 2007
    ..No previous studies have explored weight concerns in relation to smoking habits, or investigated how weight concerns affect smoking cessation in a general population...
  19. ncbi request reprint Acceptance of the smoking cessation intervention in a large population-based study: the Inter99 study
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Nordre Ringvej, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 33:138-45. 2005
    ..Potential exists for improving the impact of quit-smoking programmes, by recruiting smokers in early motivational stages, by using active recruitment strategies, and by offering professional assistance to quit...
  20. doi request reprint Does a population-based multi-factorial lifestyle intervention increase social inequality in dietary habits? The Inter99 study
    Ulla Toft
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Prev Med 54:88-93. 2012
    ..To investigate whether the effect of an individualised multi-factorial lifestyle intervention on dietary habits differs across socioeconomic groups...
  21. doi request reprint The effectiveness of smoking cessation groups offered to hospitalised patients with symptoms of exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
    Anders Borglykke
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Ndr Ringvej 57, Building 84 85, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Clin Respir J 2:158-65. 2008
    ..Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major contributor to morbidity and mortality. Smoking is the leading cause of COPD. Results from randomised trials regarding smoking cessation in hospitalised patients with COPD are few...
  22. ncbi request reprint Smoking reduction intervention in a large population-based study. The Inter99 study
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Prev Med 40:112-8. 2005
    ..Smoking reduction has been introduced as an alternative to smokers unable or unwilling to quit but has never been implemented in a population-based intervention...
  23. doi request reprint Sedentary leisure time behavior, snacking habits and cardiovascular biomarkers: the Inter99 Study
    Gitte Frydenlund
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:1111-9. 2012
    ..To explore the association between sedentary leisure time behavior (SLTB) and cardiovascular biomarkers, taking into account snacking habits, alcohol intake and physical activity level...
  24. ncbi request reprint It is possible to help smokers in early motivational stages to quit. The Inter99 study
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Prev Med 40:278-84. 2005
    ..In a population-based sample of smokers in early motivational stages, we found a high acceptance of smoking cessation groups...
  25. pmc The effect of adding group-based counselling to individual lifestyle counselling on changes in dietary intake. The Inter99 study--a randomized controlled trial
    Ulla Toft
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Building 84 85, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 5:59. 2008
    ..The purpose was to investigate the effect of adding group-based diet and exercise counselling to individual life-style counselling on long-term changes in dietary habits...
  26. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference and weight following smoking cessation in a general population: the Inter99 study
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Charlotta Pisinger, Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Nordre Ringvej, Glostrup University, Hospital, Building 84 85, DK 2600 Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Prev Med 44:290-5. 2007
    ..Central obesity is an independent risk factor of mortality. Change in waist circumference after smoking cessation has not been previously reported in a population-based prospective study of both sexes...
  27. pmc Vitamin D status, filaggrin genotype, and cardiovascular risk factors: a Mendelian randomization approach
    Tea Skaaby
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 8:e57647. 2013
    ..We used a Mendelian randomization approach to estimate the causal effect of vitamin D status on serum lipids, blood pressure, body mass index, waist circumference, and the metabolic syndrome...
  28. doi request reprint Vitamin D status and incident cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality: a general population study
    Tea Skaaby
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup Hospital, Nordre Ringvej 57, 2600, Glostrup, Denmark
    Endocrine 43:618-25. 2013
    ..00, P = 0.920, respectively). In this large general population study, the observed inverse association between serum vitamin D status and all-cause mortality was not explained by a similar inverse association with IHD or stroke...
  29. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation intervention in a large randomised population-based study. The Inter99 study
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Nordre Ringvej, DK 2600 Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Prev Med 40:285-92. 2005
    ..Several large and well-conducted community interventions have failed to detect an effect on prevalence of smoking...
  30. pmc Social disparities in children's exposure to second hand smoke at home: a repeated cross-sectional survey
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, The Capital Region of Denmark, Glostrup, Denmark
    Environ Health 11:65. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate temporal change in smoking in homes including children, focusing on the socioeconomic differences...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of smoking cessation and reduction in asthmatics
    Philip Tønnesen
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine Gentofte, University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Nicotine Tob Res 7:139-48. 2005
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  32. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional associations between the five factor personality traits and leisure-time sitting-time: the effect of general self-efficacy
    Jeanette Frost Ebstrup
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, The Capital Region of Denmark, Glostrup, Denmark
    J Phys Act Health 10:572-80. 2013
    ..Associations between sitting-time and the personality dimensions of neuroticism, extroversion, openness, agreeableness, and conscientiousness, and the role of general self-efficacy (GSE) were investigated...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional associations between the five factor personality traits and leisure-time sitting-time: the effect of general self-efficacy
    Jeanette Frost Ebstrup
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, The Capital Region of Denmark, Glostrup, Denmark
    J Phys Act Health 10:572-80. 2013
    ....
  34. pmc Vitamin D status and cause-specific mortality: a general population study
    Tea Skaaby
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 7:e52423. 2012
    ..The specific causes of death underlying this association lack clarity. We investigated the association between vitamin D status and cause-specific mortality...
  35. doi request reprint Association between the Five Factor personality traits and perceived stress: is the effect mediated by general self-efficacy?
    Jeanette Frost Ebstrup
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup, Denmark
    Anxiety Stress Coping 24:407-19. 2011
    ..GSE was shown to change the impact and interpretation of the personality dimensions on perceived stress. These results indicate that GSE is an important factor to consider in the link between personality and perceived stress...