Henrik Brønnum-Hansen

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute of Public Health
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The Danish Multiple Sclerosis Registry
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:62-4. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Survival and mortality rates among Danes with MS
    H Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int MS J 13:66-71. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Fatal accidents among Danes with multiple sclerosis
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Oster Farimagsgade 5, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Mult Scler 12:329-32. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint [Social differences in mortality trends in Denmark]
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    Statens Institut for Folkesundhed, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, København K
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:2066-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The burden of selected diseases among older people in Denmark
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5, DK 1399 K, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    J Aging Health 18:491-506. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Social differences in the burden of long-standing illness in Denmark
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Soz Praventivmed 51:221-31. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of selected risk factors on expected lifetime without long-standing, limiting illness in Denmark
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5 A, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Prev Med 45:49-53. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Increasing social inequality in life expectancy in Denmark
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, 1399 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 17:585-6. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint [Social inequality in the burden of disease]
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    Statens Institut for Folkesundhed, København K
    Ugeskr Laeger 169:2526-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of selected risk factors on quality-adjusted life expectancy in Denmark
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 35:510-5. 2007

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. doi request reprint The Danish Multiple Sclerosis Registry
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:62-4. 2011
    ..The Danish Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Registry was established in 1956...
  2. ncbi request reprint Survival and mortality rates among Danes with MS
    H Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int MS J 13:66-71. 2006
    ..Overall, mortality was almost three times higher and life expectancy 10 years less among people with MS than for the general population. However, excess mortality has declined significantly since 1950...
  3. ncbi request reprint Fatal accidents among Danes with multiple sclerosis
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Oster Farimagsgade 5, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Mult Scler 12:329-32. 2006
    ..90) and suffocation (SMR = 5.57). We conclude that persons with MS are more prone to fatal accidents than the general population. The excess risk is due not to traffic accidents but to burns and suffocation...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Social differences in mortality trends in Denmark]
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    Statens Institut for Folkesundhed, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, København K
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:2066-9. 2006
    ..In Denmark the life expectancy began to increase in the mid-1990s after many years of stagnation. The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether the increase was independent of educational level...
  5. ncbi request reprint The burden of selected diseases among older people in Denmark
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5, DK 1399 K, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    J Aging Health 18:491-506. 2006
    ..The study evaluated the health impact of specific diseases...
  6. ncbi request reprint Social differences in the burden of long-standing illness in Denmark
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Soz Praventivmed 51:221-31. 2006
    ..To estimate the impact of diseases on social differences in life expectancy and expected lifetime with illness among Danes in 1995-99...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of selected risk factors on expected lifetime without long-standing, limiting illness in Denmark
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5 A, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Prev Med 45:49-53. 2007
    ..To estimate the impacts of tobacco smoking, high alcohol consumption, physical inactivity and overweight on expected lifetime with and without long-standing, limiting illness...
  8. ncbi request reprint Increasing social inequality in life expectancy in Denmark
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, 1399 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 17:585-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of the study was to determine trends in social inequality in mortality and life expectancy in Denmark...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Social inequality in the burden of disease]
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    Statens Institut for Folkesundhed, København K
    Ugeskr Laeger 169:2526-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of the study was to estimate the difference in expected lifetime with cancer, cardiovascular diseases and diseases of the musculoskeletal system between Danes with high and low educational levels...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of selected risk factors on quality-adjusted life expectancy in Denmark
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 35:510-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of the study was to estimate the impact of tobacco smoking, high alcohol consumption, physical inactivity, and overweight on QALYs...
  11. doi request reprint Increase in social inequality in health expectancy in Denmark
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 36:44-51. 2008
    ..The purpose of the study was to determine trends in social inequality in health expectancy since 1994 between groups with high, medium and low educational levels in Denmark...
  12. pmc Lifetime according to health status among the oldest olds in Denmark
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5 A, DK 1399, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Age Ageing 38:47-51. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to quantify the average lifetime according to health status among the oldest olds in Denmark...
  13. pmc Suicide among Danes with multiple sclerosis
    H Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5, DK 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:1457-9. 2005
    ..To compare the suicide risk among Danish citizens with multiple sclerosis with that of the general population, and to evaluate changes over 45 years...
  14. ncbi request reprint Health expectancy in Denmark, 1987-2000
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 15:20-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of the study was to estimate changes in health expectancy in Denmark from 1987 to 2000 and to assess theories about the relation between increased total lifetime and lifetime in various health states...
  15. ncbi request reprint Survival and cause of death after myocardial infarction: the Danish MONICA study
    H Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, 25 Svanemøllevej, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:1244-50. 2001
    ..The excess mortality among male patients was due only to cardiovascular diseases...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predicting the effect of prevention of ischaemic heart disease
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 30:5-11. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study is to predict the effect on mortality from ischaemic heart disease (IHD) in Denmark of reduced exposure to the risk factors hypertension, hypercholesterolaemia, cigarette smoking, and physical inactivity...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Health life years lost due to smoking]
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    Statens Institut for Folkesundhed, Svanemøllevej 25, DK 2100 København Ø
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:3953-8. 2002
    ..The aim of the study was to estimate health expectancy--that is, the average lifetime in good health--in never smokers, ex-smokers, and smokers in Denmark...
  18. ncbi request reprint Smoking expands expected lifetime with musculoskeletal disease
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:183-4. 2003
    ..We found that although life expectancy of a heavy smoker is 7 years shorter than that of a never smoker, heavy smokers can expect to live more than 2 years longer with musculoskeletal diseases than never smokers...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Disability-free life expectancy among 60-year-olds in Denmark]
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    Statens Institut for Folkesundhed, Svanemøllevej 25, DK 2100 København
    Ugeskr Laeger 165:2395-8. 2003
    ..e. average lifetime without disabilities, in Denmark and in the counties of Denmark and evaluate the relation between life expectancy and the proportion of disability-free life expectancy...
  20. ncbi request reprint Trends in survival and cause of death in Danish patients with multiple sclerosis
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Brain 127:844-50. 2004
    ..The probability for survival improved significantly during the observation period. Thus, the 10-year excess mortality was almost halved in comparison with that in the middle of the 1900s...
  21. ncbi request reprint Social gradient in life expectancy and health expectancy in Denmark
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen
    Soz Praventivmed 49:36-41. 2004
    ..The purpose of the study was to compare health expectancy in population groups at high, medium and low educational levels...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Prognosis models: the effect of risk factor interventions]
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    Statens Institut for Folkesundhed, København
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:1540-2. 2004
  23. pmc Abstention from smoking extends life and compresses morbidity: a population based study of health expectancy among smokers and never smokers in Denmark
    H Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Tob Control 10:273-8. 2001
    ..To estimate health expectancy--that is, the average lifetime in good health--among never smokers, ex-smokers, and smokers in Denmark...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Social differences in expected lifetime spent in good health in Copenhagen]
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    Statens Institut for Folkesundhed, World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe, København, Danmarks Statistik
    Ugeskr Laeger 167:166-8. 2005
  25. pmc Impact of smoking on the social gradient in health expectancy in Denmark
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:604-10. 2004
    ..The purpose of the study was to estimate health expectancy among never smokers and smokers in groups at high, medium, and low educational levels in Denmark...
  26. doi request reprint Risk factors for violence exposure and attributable healthcare costs: results from the Danish national health interview surveys
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:10-6. 2011
    ..To describe the characteristics of men and women exposed to physical violence, to identify risk factors for violence exposure and to quantify the attributable healthcare costs of violence...
  27. pmc A method to assess the potential effects of air pollution mitigation on healthcare costs
    Bjørn Sætterstrøm
    Centre for Applied Health Services Research and Technology Assessment, University of Southern Denmark, JB Winsløws Vej 9B, 1, 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    J Environ Public Health 2012:935825. 2012
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Identifying victims of violence using register-based data
    Marie Kruse
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 38:611-7. 2010
    ..Firstly we identified victims of violence in national registers and discussed strengths and weaknesses of this approach. Secondly we assessed the magnitude of violence and the characteristics of the victims using register-based data...
  29. pmc Physical violence and health-related quality of life: Danish cross-sectional analyses
    Jan Sørensen
    Centre for Applied Health Services Research and Technology Assessment, University of Southern Denmark, J, B, Winsløws Vej 9B, 5000, Odense, Denmark
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:113. 2012
    ..Finally, we explored the HRQoL consequences of exposure to violence in a longer time perspective...
  30. ncbi request reprint Introduction to Danish (nationwide) registers on health and social issues: structure, access, legislation, and archiving
    Lau Caspar Thygesen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:12-6. 2011
    ..We introduce the Danish Data Archive and briefly present the Act on Processing of Personal Data, which is the legal foundation for analyses of register-based data in Denmark...
  31. doi request reprint Danish EQ-5D population norms
    Jan Sørensen
    Centre for Applied Health Services Research and Technology Assessment, University of Southern Denmark, Odense C, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 37:467-74. 2009
    ..The EQ-5D is a widely used generic health-related quality of life instrument that has been used to describe population health and health outcomes in clinical trials and health economic evaluations...
  32. pmc Particulate emissions: health effects and labour market consequences
    Marie Kruse
    Centre for Applied Health Technology Assessment, University of Southern Denmark, J B Winsløwsvej 9B 1, 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    J Environ Public Health 2012:130502. 2012
    ..The result suggests that there may be a productivity gain associated with mitigation efforts...
  33. doi request reprint The health care costs of violence against women
    Marie Kruse
    Centre for Applied Health Services Research and Technology Assessment, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    J Interpers Violence 26:3494-508. 2011
    ..We found that the health care costs were about €1,800 higher for victims of violence than for nonvictims per year, driven mostly by higher psychiatric costs and multiple episodes of violence...
  34. doi request reprint Prevalence of multiple sclerosis in Denmark 1950--2005
    Joan Bentzen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mult Scler 16:520-5. 2010
    ..Among women, environmental changes could include older age at first birth, use of oral contraceptives, or changes in sun behaviour and/or vitamin D status...
  35. ncbi request reprint Database on Danish population-based registers for public health and welfare research
    Camilla Sortsø
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:17-9. 2011
    ..This article introduces a database and search engine, which is available for public health and welfare researchers as an aid to seek information on the content of important Danish registers...
  36. doi request reprint Studies based on the Danish Multiple Sclerosis Registry
    Nils Koch-Henriksen
    The Danish Multiple Sclerosis Registry, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:180-4. 2011
    ..This paper reviews the most important articles using data from the Danish Multiple Sclerosis Registry (DMSR) published in the past 25 years...
  37. doi request reprint Cross-national comparisons of non-harmonized indicators may lead to more confusion than clarification
    Ola Ekholm
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 37:661-3. 2009
    ..Furthermore, the study showed that healthy life years (HLYs) at 50 years of age were much higher in Denmark than in the other EU countries in 2005. However, the results of this study should be interpreted with caution...
  38. ncbi request reprint Risk for multiple sclerosis in dizygotic and monozygotic twins
    Thomas Hansen
    National Institute of Public Health, Oster Farimagsgade 5, DK 1399 Kobenhavn K, Denmark
    Mult Scler 11:500-3. 2005
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Lifetime costs of cerebral palsy
    Marie Kruse
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
    Dev Med Child Neurol 51:622-8. 2009
    ..The high social care costs and productivity costs associated with CP point to a potential gain from labour market interventions that benefit individuals with CP...
  40. pmc Effects of armed conflict on access to emergency health care in Palestinian West Bank: systematic collection of data in emergency departments
    Maren Johanne Heilskov Rytter
    National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, 1399 DK, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMJ 332:1122-4. 2006
    ..To assess the impact of restrictions in access to hospital services imposed on the civilian population during the armed conflict in the Palestinian territories occupied by Israel...
  41. doi request reprint Mortality and causes of death in autism spectrum disorders: an update
    Svend Erik Mouridsen
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Autism 12:403-14. 2008
    ..Eight of the 26 deaths were associated with epilepsy and four died from epilepsy. Future staff education should focus on better managing of the complex relationships between ASD and physical illness to prevent avoidable deaths...
  42. ncbi request reprint Systematic medical data collection of intentional injuries during armed conflicts: a pilot study conducted in West Bank, Palestine
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 32:17-23. 2004
    ..A study was undertaken on implementing medical data collection as a tool to assess the relative number and character of intentional injuries before and during an armed conflict...
  43. pmc Population dynamics and air pollution: the impact of demographics on health impact assessment of air pollution
    Esben Meulengracht Flachs
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5, 1353 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Environ Public Health 2013:760259. 2013
    ..To explore how three different assumptions on demographics affect the health impact of Danish emitted air pollution in Denmark from 2005 to 2030, with health impact modeled from 2005 to 2050...
  44. pmc Quantification of the healthy worker effect: a nationwide cohort study among electricians in Denmark
    Lau C Thygesen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 11:571. 2011
    ..In this study we used the extensive registration of all Danish citizens to describe the magnitude of HWE among all Danish electricians and evaluated strategies for minimizing HWE bias of the association between occupation and mortality...
  45. ncbi request reprint A randomized clinical trial of hospital-based, comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation versus usual care for patients with congestive heart failure, ischemic heart disease, or high risk of ischemic heart disease (the DANREHAB trial)--design, intervention, an
    Ann Dorthe Olsen Zwisler
    Department of Cardiology, H S Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am Heart J 150:899. 2005
    ..Current guidelines broadly recommend comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation (CR), although evidence for this is still limited. It is not known whether evidence from before 1995 is still valid...
  46. pmc Widening social inequality in life expectancy in Denmark. A register-based study on social composition and mortality trends for the Danish population
    Henrik Brønnum-Hansen
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, 1014, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 12:994. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to estimate trends during a quarter of a century in social inequality in life expectancy and to compare results based on different social stratifications...