M Osler

Summary

Affiliation: Institute of Public Health
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The food intake of smokers and nonsmokers: the role of partner's smoking behavior
    M Osler
    Department of Social Medicine and Psychosocial Health, Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Prev Med 27:438-43. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Changes in community and individual level psychosocial coronary risk factors in the Danish MONICA population, 1982-92
    Merete Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 30:36-40. 2002
  3. pmc Income inequality, individual income, and mortality in Danish adults: analysis of pooled data from two cohort studies
    Merete Osler
    Department of Social Medicine, Copenhagen Center of Prospective Population Studies, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 N, Denmark, Copenhagen
    BMJ 324:13-6. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic position and smoking behaviour in Danish adults
    M Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 29:32-9. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint No inverse association between fish consumption and risk of death from all-causes, and incidence of coronary heart disease in middle-aged, Danish adults
    Merete Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Panum Institute, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:274-9. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and mortality in Danish men and women: a prospective observational study
    M Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 N, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Nutr 85:219-25. 2001
  7. pmc Psychosocial, behavioural, and health determinants of successful smoking cessation: a longitudinal study of Danish adults
    M Osler
    Department of Social Medicine and Psychosocial Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Tob Control 7:262-7. 1998
  8. ncbi request reprint Gender and determinants of smoking cessation: a longitudinal study
    M Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 N Copenhagen, Denmark
    Prev Med 29:57-62. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and trends in alcohol drinking in the Danish MONICA population, 1982-92
    M Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 29:40-3. 2001
  10. pmc Food intake patterns, self rated health and mortality in Danish men and women. A prospective observational study
    M Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 N, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:399-403. 2001

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Publications77

  1. ncbi request reprint The food intake of smokers and nonsmokers: the role of partner's smoking behavior
    M Osler
    Department of Social Medicine and Psychosocial Health, Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Prev Med 27:438-43. 1998
    ..This study aimed to investigate the role of smoking behavior on the food intake of men and women, including the smoking habits of their partner...
  2. ncbi request reprint Changes in community and individual level psychosocial coronary risk factors in the Danish MONICA population, 1982-92
    Merete Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 30:36-40. 2002
    ..Myocardial infarction incidence declined by 3-5% per year from 1982-92 in the Danish study population of the WHO MONICA project. This study examined whether psychosocial coronary risk factors changed in the population during this period...
  3. pmc Income inequality, individual income, and mortality in Danish adults: analysis of pooled data from two cohort studies
    Merete Osler
    Department of Social Medicine, Copenhagen Center of Prospective Population Studies, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 N, Denmark, Copenhagen
    BMJ 324:13-6. 2002
    ..To analyse the association between area income inequality and mortality after adjustment for individual income and other established risk factors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic position and smoking behaviour in Danish adults
    M Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 29:32-9. 2001
    ..This study analyses how two dimensions of socioeconomic position, an individual (education) and a structural (occupation) indicator, are associated with ever, current and ex-smoking...
  5. ncbi request reprint No inverse association between fish consumption and risk of death from all-causes, and incidence of coronary heart disease in middle-aged, Danish adults
    Merete Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Panum Institute, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:274-9. 2003
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Dietary patterns and mortality in Danish men and women: a prospective observational study
    M Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 N, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Nutr 85:219-25. 2001
    ....
  7. pmc Psychosocial, behavioural, and health determinants of successful smoking cessation: a longitudinal study of Danish adults
    M Osler
    Department of Social Medicine and Psychosocial Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Tob Control 7:262-7. 1998
    ..To examine the factors that determine whether or not smokers become long-term quitters, and to study whether determinants of successful cessation differ with levels of motivation to stop...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gender and determinants of smoking cessation: a longitudinal study
    M Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 N Copenhagen, Denmark
    Prev Med 29:57-62. 1999
    ..The less favorable trend in smoking prevalence in women compared to men may be due to lower cessation rates. We analyzed determinants of spontaneous smoking cessation with particular reference to gender differences...
  9. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and trends in alcohol drinking in the Danish MONICA population, 1982-92
    M Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 29:40-3. 2001
    ..To examine trends in alcohol drinking in different educational groups...
  10. pmc Food intake patterns, self rated health and mortality in Danish men and women. A prospective observational study
    M Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 N, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:399-403. 2001
    ..To examine whether self rated health confounds or modifies the relation between a prudent food intake pattern and mortality and to study whether the prudent food intake pattern predicts subsequent changes in self rated health...
  11. ncbi request reprint Food intake patterns and risk of coronary heart disease: a prospective cohort study examining the use of traditional scoring techniques
    M Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:568-74. 2002
    ..This study analyses the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) associated with food intake patterns...
  12. ncbi request reprint Trends in incidence, case-fatality and recurrence of myocardial infarction in the Danish MONICA population 1982-1991
    M Davidsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:1139-45. 2001
    ..The purpose of the study was to assess trends in the incidence, case-fatality and recurrence rate of MI and to analyse whether any changes seen were due to a period or a cohort effect...
  13. ncbi request reprint Weight history from birth through childhood and youth in relation to adult lung function, in Danish juvenile obese and non-obese men
    J Bua
    Danish Epidemiology Science Center, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Kommunehospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:1055-62. 2005
    ..To investigate the associations of birth weight, body mass index (BMI) during childhood and youth, and current BMI with adult lung function...
  14. ncbi request reprint Trends in lifestyle coronary risk factors in the Danish MONICA population 1982-1992
    L U Gerdes
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Public Health 116:81-8. 2002
    ..Lifestyle in the DAN-MONICA population changed in several ways that may have contributed to the declining incidence of myocardial infarction during the 1980s...
  15. ncbi request reprint Social influences and low leisure-time physical activity in young Danish adults
    M Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 11:130-4. 2001
    ..This study analyses the association between social factors and low leisure-time physical activity in young adults...
  16. pmc Socioeconomic position in early life, birth weight, childhood cognitive function, and adult mortality. A longitudinal study of Danish men born in 1953
    M Osler
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:681-6. 2003
    ..To examine the relation between socioeconomic position in early life and mortality in young adulthood, taking birth weight and childhood cognitive function into account...
  17. pmc High local unemployment and increased mortality in Danish adults; results from a prospective multilevel study
    M Osler
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 N, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 60:e16. 2003
    ..To examine the relation between unemployment rates in area of residence and all-cause mortality, taking the individuals' unemployment experience and a number of social and behavioural factors into account...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impaired childhood development and suicidal behaviour in a cohort of Danish men born in 1953
    M Osler
    Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, 5000, Odense C, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:23-8. 2008
    ..How indicators of impaired childhood development affect the risk of suicide behaviour before the age of 50 years are analysed in this study...
  19. pmc Importance of light smoking and inhalation habits on risk of myocardial infarction and all cause mortality. A 22 year follow up of 12 149 men and women in The Copenhagen City Heart Study
    E Prescott
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Institute of Preventive Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:702-6. 2002
    ..To determine risk of myocardial infarction (MI) and all cause mortality associated with light smoking and inhalation habits in men and women...
  20. ncbi request reprint Social position and mortality from respiratory diseases in males and females
    E Prescott
    Copenhagen Centre for Prospective Population Studies, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Institute of Preventive Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur Respir J 21:821-6. 2003
    ..Social disadvantage is a potentially avoidable cause of death from respiratory disease and further research is needed to explain the excess risk in the socioeconomically disadvantaged...
  21. pmc Educational level as a contextual and proximate determinant of all cause mortality in Danish adults
    M Osler
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:266-9. 2003
    ..To examine the educational level in the area of living as a determinant of all cause mortality, controlling for individual and other correlated contextual factors...
  22. doi request reprint Reduced probability of smoking cessation in men with increasing number of job losses and partnership breakdowns
    M Kriegbaum
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:511-6. 2011
    ..Unemployment and partnership breakdowns are common stressful life events, but their association with smoking cessation has been investigated in only a few studies...
  23. ncbi request reprint Influence of genes and family environment on adult smoking behavior assessed in an adoption study
    M Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Genet Epidemiol 21:193-200. 2001
    ..This study of smoking behavior in adult adoptees and their biological and adoptee family supports the finding in twin studies of a genetic influence on smoking within the same generation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Does the association between smoking status and selected healthy foods depend on gender? A population-based study of 54 417 middle-aged Danes
    M Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:57-63. 2002
    ..Thus, we wanted to investigate the association between smoking behaviour and intakes of selected healthy foods in men and women with special focus on differences and similarities between the two genders...
  25. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal study of food intake patterns and obesity in adult Danish men and women
    P Togo
    Research Unit for Dietary Studies at the Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:583-93. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that specific food intake patterns or changes in food intake patterns were related to future changes in body mass index (BMI)...
  26. pmc Exposure to teachers smoking and adolescent smoking behaviour: analysis of cross sectional data from Denmark
    L H Poulsen
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Tob Control 11:246-51. 2002
    ..To determine whether adolescent smoking behaviour is associated with their perceived exposure to teachers or other pupils smoking at school, after adjustment for exposure to smoking at home, in school, and best friends smoking...
  27. ncbi request reprint Relative validity of fruit and vegetable intake estimated by the food frequency questionnaire used in the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Tina B Mikkelsen
    Maternal Nutrition Group, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen S, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 35:172-9. 2007
    ..To validate the fruit and vegetable intake estimated from the Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ) used in the Danish National Birth Cohort (DNBC)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on the relation between parental social class and mortality
    Merete Osler
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1272-7. 2006
    ....
  29. pmc Mortality after acute myocardial infarction according to income and education
    Jeppe N Rasmussen
    National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:351-6. 2006
    ..To study how income and educational level influence mortality after acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Smoking reduction is associated with a reduced the risk of lung cancer--a secondary publication]
    Nina S Godtfredsen
    Københavns Kommunehospital, Institut for Sygdomsforebyggelse, Hovedstadens Center for Prospektive Befolkningsstudier, H S Rigshospitalet, Kardiologisk Afdeling, og Københavns Universitet
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:695-7. 2006
    ..Results showed that compared to sustained heavy smokers, smoking reduction by at least 50% reduced lung cancer incidence by 27%. We conclude that smoking reduction is associated with a significantly reduced risk of lung cancer...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cohort profile: the Metropolit 1953 Danish male birth cohort
    Merete Osler
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 35:541-5. 2006
  32. ncbi request reprint Childhood intelligence in relation to adult coronary heart disease and stroke risk: evidence from a Danish birth cohort study
    G David Batty
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 19:452-9. 2005
    ..Replication of these results using studies which hold data on intelligence and socio-economic position across the life course is required...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effect of smoking reduction on lung cancer risk
    Nina S Godtfredsen
    The Copenhagen Centre for Prospective Population Studies, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    JAMA 294:1505-10. 2005
    ..A proposed means of harm reduction is to reduce the number of cigarettes smoked per day. However, it is not clear whether this strategy decreases the risk for tobacco-related diseases...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of grandparent's and parent's socioeconomic position on mortality among Danish men born in 1953
    Merete Osler
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 15:647-51. 2005
    ..This study examines the effect of parent's and grandparent's socioeconomic position on all-cause mortality of their adult offspring...
  35. pmc Influence of marital history over two and three generations on early death. A longitudinal study of Danish men born in 1953
    Rikke Lund
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, DK 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:496-501. 2006
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Association between fruit and vegetable consumption and birth weight: a prospective study among 43,585 Danish women
    Tina B Mikkelsen
    Maternal Nutrition Group, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Statens Serum Institut, Artillerivej 5, DK 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 34:616-22. 2006
    ..To examine whether fruit and vegetable consumption in pregnancy is associated with birth weight in a Western population...
  37. doi request reprint Job loss and broken partnerships: do the number of stressful life events influence the risk of ischemic heart disease in men?
    Margit Kriegbaum
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Epidemiol 18:743-5. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of the accumulated number of job losses and broken partnerships (defined as the end of cohabitation) on the risk of fatal and nonfatal events of ischemic heart disease (IHD)...
  38. pmc Marital status and twins' health and behavior: an analysis of middle-aged Danish twins
    Merete Osler
    Danish Ageing Research Center Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Psychosom Med 70:482-7. 2008
    ..We compared health status among same-sex male and female twin pairs who lived together during childhood and were discordant or concordant on adult marital status...
  39. ncbi request reprint Cognitive function in childhood and early adulthood and injuries later in life: the Metropolit 1953 male birth cohort
    Merete Osler
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Southern Denmark, J B Winsløwsvej 9B, 5000 Odense, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 36:212-9. 2007
    ..This study examines the relationship between cognitive function measured at the age of 12 and 18 years and fatal and non-fatal injuries later in adult life...
  40. pmc Use of statins and beta-blockers after acute myocardial infarction according to income and education
    Jeppe N Rasmussen
    National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:1091-7. 2007
    ..To study the initiation of and long-term refill persistency with statins and beta-blockers after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) according to income and education...
  41. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic position and twins' health: a life-course analysis of 1266 pairs of middle-aged Danish twins
    Merete Osler
    Institute of Public Health Epidemiology, University of Southern Denmark, JB Winsløws Vej 9B, 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 36:77-83. 2007
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Cognitive function in childhood and early adulthood and hospital admission for schizophrenia and bipolar disorders in Danish men born in 1953
    Merete Osler
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
    Schizophr Res 92:132-41. 2007
    ..This study examines the influence of cognitive function and change in cognitive function during adolescence on schizophrenia and bipolar disorders in adulthood and explores possible mechanisms for any associations...
  43. ncbi request reprint Social gradient in the metabolic syndrome not explained by psychosocial and behavioural factors: evidence from the Copenhagen City Heart Study
    Eva Prescott
    The Copenhagen City Heart Study, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:405-12. 2007
    ..Psychosocial stressors may mediate the effect of social status on the metabolic syndrome (MS). The paper explores this hypothesis in a random sample of the general population...
  44. ncbi request reprint Childhood IQ in relation to later psychiatric disorder: evidence from a Danish birth cohort study
    G David Batty
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Br J Psychiatry 187:180-1. 2005
    ..70, 95% CI 1.34-2.14). Adjusting for paternal occupational social class and birth weight had only a small attenuating effect. Low childhood IQ may have an aetiological role in the development of adult total psychiatric disorder...
  45. pmc Relation between early life socioeconomic position and all cause mortality in two generations. A longitudinal study of Danish men born in 1953 and their parents
    Merete Osler
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 N, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:38-41. 2005
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Income and risk of ischaemic heart disease in men and women in a Nordic welfare country
    Ingelise Andersen
    Copenhagen Centre for Prospective Population Studies, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Institute of Preventive Medicine, H S Kommunehospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 32:367-74. 2003
    ..The present study explores the associations between income and IHD in men and women in a Nordic country...
  47. ncbi request reprint Income inequality and ischaemic heart disease in Danish men and women
    Merete Osler
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 N, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 32:375-80. 2003
    ..8 years. Information on median income share at parish and municipality levels was obtained from population registers...
  48. ncbi request reprint Social position and health in old age: the relevance of different indicators of social position
    Kirsten Avlund
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 31:126-36. 2003
    ..An analysis was undertaken to investigate social inequalities in health among old men and women in relation to five indicators of social position...
  49. ncbi request reprint Women's death in Scandinavia--what makes Denmark different?
    Rune Jacobsen
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:117-21. 2004
    ..To compare the mortality for women in Sweden, Norway and Denmark in order to search for clues for the low life expectancy of Danish women...
  50. ncbi request reprint The validity of the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction in routine statistics: a comparison of mortality and hospital discharge data with the Danish MONICA registry
    Mette Madsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Svanemøllevej 25, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:124-30. 2003
    ..The combination of the national registries was found to be a valid and powerful tool for monitoring the population incidence of MI...
  51. ncbi request reprint Birth dimensions, parental mortality, and mortality in early adult age: a cohort study of Danish men born in 1953
    Anne Marie Nybo Andersen
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 33:92-9. 2004
    ..Furthermore, the relationship between offspring birth dimensions and parental mortality is addressed...
  52. ncbi request reprint Marital history from age 15 to 40 years and subsequent 10-year mortality: a longitudinal study of Danish males born in 1953
    Rikke Lund
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, DK 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 33:389-97. 2004
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Smoking reduction, smoking cessation, and mortality: a 16-year follow-up of 19,732 men and women from The Copenhagen Centre for Prospective Population Studies
    Nina S Godtfredsen
    The Copenhagen Centre for Prospective Population Studies, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 156:994-1001. 2002
    ..These results suggest that smoking reduction is not associated with a decrease in mortality from tobacco-related diseases. The data confirm that smoking cessation reduces mortality risk...
  54. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use as predictor for infertility in a representative population of Danish women
    Janne Schurmann Tolstrup
    Center for Alcohol Research, National Institute of Public Health, and Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen Hospital Corporation, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:744-9. 2003
    ..Our aim was to examine the association between use of alcohol and subsequent incidence of primary infertility...
  55. ncbi request reprint Dietary quality and lifestyle factors in relation to 10-year mortality in older Europeans: the SENECA study
    Annemien Haveman-Nies
    Division of Human Nutrition and Epidemiology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 156:962-8. 2002
    ..These results underscore the importance of a healthy lifestyle, including multiple lifestyle factors, and the maintenance of it with advancing age...
  56. ncbi request reprint [Cohort studies for beginners. An introduction to cohort design and basal concepts]
    Anne Marie Nybo Andersen
    Afdeling for Social Medicin, Københavns Universitet, Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:1431-4. 2004
  57. ncbi request reprint [Project Metropolit. A status report]
    Merete Osler
    Afdeling for Socialmedicin, Københavns Universitet, Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:1434-7. 2004
  58. ncbi request reprint Revitalising the Metropolit 1953 Danish male birth cohort: background, aims and design
    Merete Osler
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 18:385-94. 2004
    ..A questionnaire-based postal follow-up survey is planned. Thus, the Metropolit study provides an important opportunity to examine the processes by which factors that operate over the life course influence adult health...
  59. ncbi request reprint Social position and functional decline among non-disabled old men and women
    Kirsten Avlund
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 14:212-6. 2004
    ..To examine the relation between different aspects of social position and functional decline at 5 year follow-up in 75 year old men and women...
  60. ncbi request reprint [Filing and reuse of research data]
    Merete Osler
    Syddansk Universitet, Institut for Sundhedstjenesteforskning, Epidemiologi
    Ugeskr Laeger 170:716-7. 2008
    ..DDA/Health also passes on research data for reuse, and at present more than 300 studies are available in a database on sundhed.dda.dk...
  61. ncbi request reprint [Correlation between the prevalence of schizophrenia and the sociodemographic status in different areas of Copenhagen]
    Merete Osler
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:3223; author reply 3223-4. 2002
  62. doi request reprint Loss to follow up did not bias associations between early life factors and adult depression
    Merete Osler
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farigmagsgade 5, Denmark
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:958-63. 2008
    ..This study examines the consequences of nonresponse in a follow-up survey for the associations of early life factors with adult depression...
  63. ncbi request reprint Persistent socio-economic differences in revascularization after acute myocardial infarction despite a universal health care system-a Danish study
    Jeppe N Rasmussen
    National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, 1399, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 21:449-57. 2007
    ..We investigated how this affected socioeconomic differences in their use...
  64. ncbi request reprint [Children's health at the 1,5-year examination in the municipality of Sundeved]
    Merete Osler
    Københavns Universitet, Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:5799-802. 2002
    ..We investigated whether the health visitor at an examination of children aged 18 months could identify those with an increased risk of morbidity and use of health services...
  65. doi request reprint Rapid report on methodology: does loss to follow-up in a cohort study bias associations between early life factors and lifestyle-related health outcomes?
    Merete Osler
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Southern Denmark
    Ann Epidemiol 18:422-4. 2008
    ..To examine the consequences of non-response in a follow-up survey for associations between early-life factors and lifestyle-related health outcomes in adulthood...
  66. ncbi request reprint [A scientific evaluation of the "alternative" food pyramid]
    Bjørn Richelsen
    Ernaeringsrådet, Søborg
    Ugeskr Laeger 167:927-31. 2005
  67. ncbi request reprint Consistency of food intake factors by different dietary assessment methods and population groups
    Per Togo
    Copenhagen County Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Br J Nutr 90:667-78. 2003
    ..In conclusion, the food intake factors identified were reproducible using two different dietary assessment methods and, furthermore, independent of stratification...
  68. ncbi request reprint Birth dimensions and risk of depression in adulthood: cohort study of Danish men born in 1953
    Merete Osler
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, Blegdamsvej 3, DK 2200, Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Br J Psychiatry 186:400-3. 2005
    ..Two British cohort studies have reported birth weight to be associated with self-reported depression in adulthood, even after adjustment for socio-economic factors...
  69. ncbi request reprint Commentary: influence of early life intelligence test performance on later health: do lower scoring children become less healthy adults?
    Merete Osler
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, Panum Institute, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3, DK 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 33:414-5. 2004
  70. pmc Income as mediator of the effect of occupation on the risk of myocardial infarction: does the income measurement matter?
    Ingelise Andersen
    Institute of Preventive Medicine, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, H S Kommunehospitalet, DK 1399 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:1080-5. 2005
    ..To investigate whether the effect of occupational grade on the risk of myocardial infarction (MI) is mediated by income with different aspects of income taken into account...
  71. ncbi request reprint [The contribution of population studies to research of public health problems with focus on Danish cohorts]
    Merete Osler
    Afdeling for Socialmedicin, Københavns Universitet, Institut for Folkesundhedsvidenskab
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:1428-31. 2004
  72. ncbi request reprint Childhood social environment and risk of drug and alcohol abuse in a cohort of Danish men born in 1953
    Merete Osler
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 163:654-61. 2006
    ..Deprived social circumstances during childhood, poor school performance in early adolescence, and attending a youth club seemed to be independent markers of substance abuse in adult life...
  73. ncbi request reprint The life course perspective: a challenge for public health research and prevention
    Merete Osler
    Eur J Public Health 16:230. 2006
  74. ncbi request reprint Smoking and subsequent risk of early retirement due to permanent disability
    Lise Lotte N Husemoen
    Copenhagen Centre for Prospective Population Studies, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Institute of Preventive Medicine, Kommunehospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 14:86-92. 2004
    ..The objective of the study is to determine the effects of smoking behaviour on early retirement due to permanent disability in a large sample of the general population...
  75. ncbi request reprint Validity of protein, retinol, folic acid and n-3 fatty acid intakes estimated from the food-frequency questionnaire used in the Danish National Birth Cohort
    Tina B Mikkelsen
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Public Health Nutr 9:771-8. 2006
    ..To validate intakes of protein, folic acid, retinol and n-3 fatty acids estimated from a food-frequency questionnaire in week 25 of pregnancy (FFQ-25)...
  76. ncbi request reprint Smoking reduction and biomarkers in two longitudinal studies
    Nina S Godtfredsen
    The Copenhagen Centre for Prospective Population Studies, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
    Addiction 101:1516-22. 2006
    ..To measure reduction in exposure to smoke in two population-based studies of self-reported smoking reduction not using nicotine replacement...
  77. ncbi request reprint Do smoking and health education influence student nurses' knowledge, attitudes, and professional behavior?
    Helle Secher Sejr
    Copenhagen Hospital Corporation School of Nursing, Blegdamsvej 9, Department 7301, 2100 Ø Copenhagen, Denmark
    Prev Med 34:260-5. 2002
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