Karl Bang Christensen

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute of Occupational Health
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint From Rasch scores to regression
    Karl Bang Christensen
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Denmark, Lerso Parkalle 105, Copenhagen 2100 O, Denmark
    J Appl Meas 7:184-91. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Fitting polytomous Rasch models in SAS
    Karl Bang Christensen
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Denmark, Lerso Parkalle 105, Copenhagen 2100 O, Denmark
    J Appl Meas 7:407-17. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Workplace levels of psychosocial factors as prospective predictors of registered sickness absence
    Karl Bang Christensen
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Occup Environ Med 47:933-40. 2005
  4. pmc The fraction of long-term sickness absence attributable to work environmental factors: prospective results from the Danish Work Environment Cohort Study
    Karl Bang Christensen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 64:487-9. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Explaining the social gradient in long-term sickness absence: a prospective study of Danish employees
    Karl Bang Christensen
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:181-3. 2008
  6. pmc Physical work environment risk factors for long term sickness absence: prospective findings among a cohort of 5357 employees in Denmark
    Thomas Lund
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Lerso Parkalle 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMJ 332:449-52. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial work environment exposures as risk factors for long-term sickness absence among Danish employees: results from DWECS/DREAM
    Thomas Lund
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Occup Environ Med 47:1141-7. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and the risk of long-term sickness absence: a prospective study among 4747 employees in Denmark
    Ute Bültmann
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Lersø Parkallé 105, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:875-80. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Impact of burnout and psychosocial work characteristics on future long-term sickness absence. Prospective results of the Danish PUMA Study among human service workers
    Marianne Borritz
    Department of Occupational Medicine, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Occup Environ Med 52:964-70. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Positive work-related states and long-term sickness absence: a study of register-based outcomes
    Thomas Clausen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 38:51-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint From Rasch scores to regression
    Karl Bang Christensen
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Denmark, Lerso Parkalle 105, Copenhagen 2100 O, Denmark
    J Appl Meas 7:184-91. 2006
    ..This paper compares two approaches to group comparison: linear regression models using estimated person locations as outcome variables and latent regression models based on the distribution of the score...
  2. ncbi request reprint Fitting polytomous Rasch models in SAS
    Karl Bang Christensen
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Denmark, Lerso Parkalle 105, Copenhagen 2100 O, Denmark
    J Appl Meas 7:407-17. 2006
    ..The use of the procedures for extensions of the Rasch model is also discussed. The accuracy of the methods are evaluated using a simulation study...
  3. ncbi request reprint Workplace levels of psychosocial factors as prospective predictors of registered sickness absence
    Karl Bang Christensen
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Occup Environ Med 47:933-40. 2005
    ..We sought to investigate whether workplace levels of psychosocial work environment factors predict individual sickness absence...
  4. pmc The fraction of long-term sickness absence attributable to work environmental factors: prospective results from the Danish Work Environment Cohort Study
    Karl Bang Christensen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 64:487-9. 2007
    ..To examine the fraction of long-term sickness absence periods attributable to physical and psychosocial work environmental risk factors...
  5. doi request reprint Explaining the social gradient in long-term sickness absence: a prospective study of Danish employees
    Karl Bang Christensen
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:181-3. 2008
    ..To identify differences in risk of sickness absence between socioeconomic groups, and to examine to what extent these differences can be explained by health behaviour and work environment factors...
  6. pmc Physical work environment risk factors for long term sickness absence: prospective findings among a cohort of 5357 employees in Denmark
    Thomas Lund
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Lerso Parkalle 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMJ 332:449-52. 2006
    ..To examine the effects of physical work environment on long term sickness absence and to investigate interaction between physical and psychosocial risk factors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial work environment exposures as risk factors for long-term sickness absence among Danish employees: results from DWECS/DREAM
    Thomas Lund
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Occup Environ Med 47:1141-7. 2005
    ..This study examines effects of psychosocial risk factors on long-term sickness absence, and investigates possible interactions between psychosocial and physical work environment risk factors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms and the risk of long-term sickness absence: a prospective study among 4747 employees in Denmark
    Ute Bültmann
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Lersø Parkallé 105, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:875-80. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper is to examine the impact of depressive symptoms on long-term sickness absence in a representative sample of the Danish workforce...
  9. doi request reprint Impact of burnout and psychosocial work characteristics on future long-term sickness absence. Prospective results of the Danish PUMA Study among human service workers
    Marianne Borritz
    Department of Occupational Medicine, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Occup Environ Med 52:964-70. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to examine if burnout and psychosocial factors predicted long-term sickness absence (>2 weeks) at work unit level...
  10. doi request reprint Positive work-related states and long-term sickness absence: a study of register-based outcomes
    Thomas Clausen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 38:51-8. 2010
    ..To investigate the association between positive work-related states and long-term sickness absence (LTSA). The positive states that were investigated were commitment to the work-place (CW) and experience of meaning of work (MW)...
  11. doi request reprint Return to work among employees with long-term sickness absence in eldercare: a prospective analysis of register-based outcomes
    Thomas Clausen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Rehabil Res 34:249-54. 2011
    ..The results imply that experience of meaning at work must be considered an important work-life resource, as it enhances the capacity of sickness-absent employees to RTW after extended sickness-absence periods...
  12. doi request reprint Self-reported noise exposure as a risk factor for long-term sickness absence
    Thomas Clausen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Denmark
    Noise Health 11:93-7. 2009
    ..Along with evidence from previous studies these results provide further support for an association between occupational noise exposure and sickness absence...
  13. ncbi request reprint Analyzing sickness absence with statistical models for survival data
    Karl Bang Christensen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, 2100, Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:233-9. 2007
    ..Since sickness absence data deal with events occurring over time, the use of statistical models for survival data has been reviewed, and the use of frailty models has been proposed for the analysis of such data...
  14. doi request reprint Differences in sickness absence in Sweden and Denmark: the cross national HAKNAK study
    Thomas Lund
    The Danish National Centre for Social Research, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 19:343-9. 2009
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  15. ncbi request reprint Does evening work predict sickness absence among female carers of the elderly?
    Finn Tuchsen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:483-6. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to predict the risk ratio of sickness absence lasting > or = 2 weeks due to shift work among Danish workers caring for the elderly during the evening and at night...
  16. ncbi request reprint Using administrative sickness absence data as a marker of future disability pension: the prospective DREAM study of Danish private sector employees
    Thomas Lund
    Mr T Lund, National Research Center for the Working Environment, Lerso Parkalle 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 65:28-31. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine duration of sickness absence as a risk marker for future disability pension among all private sector employees in Denmark 1998-2004...
  17. doi request reprint Clinical and non-clinical depressive symptoms and risk of long-term sickness absence among female employees in the Danish eldercare sector
    Pernille U Hjarsbech
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Affect Disord 129:87-93. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate how non-clinical and clinical depressive symptoms are prospectively associated to subsequent LTSA...
  18. doi request reprint Do managers experience more stress than employees? Results from the Intervention Project on Absence and Well-being (IPAW) study among Danish managers and their employees
    Janne Skakon
    Institute of Psychology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Work 38:103-9. 2011
    ..To examine whether managers' perceived stress and work strain is higher than perceived stress and work strain among employees...
  19. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial work characteristics as predictors for burnout: findings from 3-year follow up of the PUMA Study
    Marianne Borritz
    National Institute of Occupational Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Occup Environ Med 47:1015-25. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the impact of psychosocial work characteristics on burnout...
  20. pmc Psychosocial work environment factors and weight change: a prospective study among Danish health care workers
    Helle Gram Quist
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersoe Parkalle 105, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 13:43. 2013
    ..This study aims to investigate psychosocial factors outside the classical work stress models as potential predictors of change in body mass index (BMI) in a population of health care workers...
  21. doi request reprint Effect of physical exercise interventions on musculoskeletal pain in all body regions among office workers: a one-year randomized controlled trial
    Lars L Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Lersø Parkallé 105, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Man Ther 15:100-4. 2010
    ..In conclusion, both specific resistance training and all-round physical exercise for office workers caused better effects than a reference intervention in relieving musculoskeletal pain symptoms in exposed regions of the upper body...
  22. doi request reprint Diagnostic delay experienced among gynecological cancer patients: a nationwide survey in Denmark
    Kirstine M Robinson
    Department of Health Services Research, Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:685-92. 2009
    ..To examine diagnostic delay among gynecological cancer patients...
  23. doi request reprint Long-term consequences of postoperative cognitive dysfunction
    Jacob Steinmetz
    Department of Anesthesia, Center of Head and Orthopedics, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Anesthesiology 110:548-55. 2009
    ..Postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) is common in elderly patients after noncardiac surgery, but the consequences are unknown. The authors' aim was to determine the effects of POCD on long-term prognosis...