Eva Prescott

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Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint Effects of a 14-month low-cost maintenance training program in patients with chronic systolic heart failure: a randomized study
    Eva Prescott
    Department of Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 16:430-7. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint [Sudden cardiac death among young athletes--should we screen?]
    Eva I B Prescott
    H S Bispebjerg Hospital, Kardiologisk Afdeling Y, København NV
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:4537-9. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Education and risk of coronary heart disease: assessment of mediation by behavioral risk factors using the additive hazards model
    Helene Nordahl
    Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, 1014, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:149-57. 2013
  5. pmc Major life events increase the risk of stroke but not of myocardial infarction: results from the Copenhagen City Heart Study
    Henriette Kornerup
    Department of Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 17:113-8. 2010
  6. pmc Insulin resistance and exercise tolerance in heart failure patients: linkage to coronary flow reserve and peripheral vascular function
    Martin Snoer
    Dept Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:97. 2012
  7. 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
  8. pmc Vital exhaustion increases the risk of ischemic stroke in women but not in men: results from the Copenhagen City Heart Study
    Henriette Kornerup
    Department of Cardiology, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Psychosom Res 68:131-7. 2010
  9. pmc Does the benefit on survival from leisure time physical activity depend on physical activity at work? A prospective cohort study
    Andreas Holtermann
    The National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 8:e54548. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Major life events and the risk of ischaemic heart disease: does accumulation increase the risk?
    Ingelise Andersen
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 40:904-13. 2011

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Publications47

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Effects of a 14-month low-cost maintenance training program in patients with chronic systolic heart failure: a randomized study
    Eva Prescott
    Department of Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 16:430-7. 2009
    ..Exercise training is known to be beneficial in chronic heart failure (CHF) patients but there is a lack of studies following patient groups for longer duration with maintenance training programs to defer deconditioning...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Sudden cardiac death among young athletes--should we screen?]
    Eva I B Prescott
    H S Bispebjerg Hospital, Kardiologisk Afdeling Y, København NV
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:4537-9. 2006
    ..This conclusion was based mainly on inadequate documentation of the effect of screening and on considerations regarding cost-effectiveness. We recommend other prophylactic measures and further research on this issue...
  4. doi request reprint Education and risk of coronary heart disease: assessment of mediation by behavioral risk factors using the additive hazards model
    Helene Nordahl
    Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, 1014, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:149-57. 2013
    ..This study confirms previous claims based on the Cox proportional hazards model that behavioral risk factors partially mediates the effect of education on CHD, and the results seems not to be particularly model dependent...
  5. pmc Major life events increase the risk of stroke but not of myocardial infarction: results from the Copenhagen City Heart Study
    Henriette Kornerup
    Department of Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 17:113-8. 2010
    ..More attention has been paid to psychosocial conditions as possible risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and the impact of accumulated major life events (MLE) on the development of CVD has received little attention...
  6. pmc Insulin resistance and exercise tolerance in heart failure patients: linkage to coronary flow reserve and peripheral vascular function
    Martin Snoer
    Dept Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:97. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the potential role of coronary flow reserve (CFR), endothelial function and arterial stiffness in explaining this linkage...
  7. 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)...
  8. pmc Vital exhaustion increases the risk of ischemic stroke in women but not in men: results from the Copenhagen City Heart Study
    Henriette Kornerup
    Department of Cardiology, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Psychosom Res 68:131-7. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to describe whether vital exhaustion, a measure of fatigue and depression, prospectively predicts ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes in a large cohort, with particular focus on gender differences...
  9. pmc Does the benefit on survival from leisure time physical activity depend on physical activity at work? A prospective cohort study
    Andreas Holtermann
    The National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 8:e54548. 2013
    ..To investigate if persons with high physical activity at work have the same benefits from leisure time physical activity as persons with sedentary work...
  10. doi request reprint Major life events and the risk of ischaemic heart disease: does accumulation increase the risk?
    Ingelise Andersen
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 40:904-13. 2011
    ..The participants were followed in a nationwide hospital discharge register until 2007...
  11. doi request reprint Social ties and risk for cancer--a prospective cohort study
    Corinna Bergelt
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Oncol 48:1010-8. 2009
    ..We investigated the association between social ties and risk for cancer...
  12. doi request reprint Exercise training in older patients with systolic heart failure: adherence, exercise capacity, inflammation and glycemic control
    Eva Prescott
    Department of Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand Cardiovasc J 43:249-55. 2009
    ..Training improves exercise capacity in patients with heart failure (CHF) but most evidence is on selected younger patients with systolic CHF...
  13. doi request reprint Cortisol, estrogens and risk of ischaemic heart disease, cancer and all-cause mortality in postmenopausal women: a prospective cohort study
    Naja Hulvej Rod
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, Task Consult, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 39:530-8. 2010
    ..We aim to address a relation between the ratio of cortisol to estrogens (C/E) and risk of ischaemic heart disease (IHD), hormone-dependent cancers and all-cause mortality among postmenopausal women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Perceived stress and risk of ischemic heart disease: causation or bias?
    Naja Rod Nielsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 17:391-7. 2006
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  15. ncbi request reprint The total lifetime health cost savings of smoking cessation to society
    Susanne R Rasmussen
    DSI Danish Institute for Health Services Research, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 15:601-6. 2005
    ..However, ex-smokers' total lifetime health costs and continuing smokers' costs remain uncompared, and hence the economic savings of smoking cessation to society have not been determined...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Chronic bronchitis in an elderly population
    Peter Lange
    Copenhagen City Heart Study, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Age Ageing 32:636-42. 2003
    ..in order to describe the prevalence and prognostic implications of chronic bronchitis in individuals 65 years or older we analysed data from The Copenhagen City Heart Study...
  18. 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...
  19. doi request reprint Coronary flow reserve as a link between diastolic and systolic function and exercise capacity in heart failure
    Martin Snoer
    Department of Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 14:677-83. 2013
    ..The purpose of the study was to assess the relation of coronary flow reserve (CFR) to diastolic and systolic function in heart failure and to determine which are the limiting factors for exercise capacity...
  20. doi request reprint Self-reported physical inactivity predicts survival after hospitalization for heart disease
    Bodil Oerkild
    Department of Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 18:475-80. 2011
    ..001). This study emphasises the importance of physical activity among elderly heart patients and demonstrates that a group of sedentary patients, who are at high risk, can easily be identified and require special attention...
  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint No association between anxiety and depression and adverse clinical outcome among patients with cardiovascular disease: findings from the DANREHAB trial
    Henriette Kornerup
    Department of Cardiology, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Psychosom Res 71:207-14. 2011
    ..Anxiety and depression have been linked to adverse prognostic outcome in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) with mixed results. The timing of anxiety and depression measurement has received little attention so far...
  23. 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...
  24. doi request reprint Level of education and risk of heart failure: a prospective cohort study with echocardiography evaluation
    Stefan Christensen
    Department of Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Bispebjerg, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur Heart J 32:450-8. 2011
    ..With increasing socioeconomic disparity in cardiovascular risk factors, there is a need to assess the role of socioeconomic factors in chronic heart failure (CHF) and to what extent this is caused by modifiable risk factors...
  25. doi request reprint Persistent angina: highly prevalent and associated with long-term anxiety, depression, low physical functioning, and quality of life in stable angina pectoris
    Lasse Jespersen
    Department of Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Res Cardiol 102:571-81. 2013
    ..To evaluate persistent angina in stable angina pectoris with no obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) compared to obstructive CAD and its relation to long-term anxiety, depression, quality of life (QOL), and physical functioning...
  26. doi request reprint Right bundle branch block: prevalence, risk factors, and outcome in the general population: results from the Copenhagen City Heart Study
    Barbara E Bussink
    Department of Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur Heart J 34:138-46. 2013
    ..To determine the prevalence, predictors of newly acquired, and the prognostic value of right bundle branch block (RBBB) and incomplete RBBB (IRBBB) on a resting 12-lead electrocardiogram in men and women from the general population...
  27. doi request reprint Home-based cardiac rehabilitation is as effective as centre-based cardiac rehabilitation among elderly with coronary heart disease: results from a randomised clinical trial
    Bodil Oerkild
    Department of Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Age Ageing 40:78-85. 2011
    ..However, no studies have investigated the effect of home-based CR among a group of elderly patients with coronary heart disease with a long-term follow-up...
  28. ncbi request reprint Validity of stroke diagnoses in a National Register of Patients
    Lars Henrik Krarup
    Department of Neurology, Copenhagen University Hospital Bispebjerg, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Neuroepidemiology 28:150-4. 2007
    ..In epidemiological research assessment of endpoints is often conducted via registers. In the present study we validated stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) diagnoses in the Danish National Register of Patients (DNRP)...
  29. doi request reprint Benefits of smoking cessation with focus on cardiovascular and respiratory comorbidities
    Nina Skavlan Godtfredsen
    Departments of Pulmonary Medicine Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, NV, Denmark
    Clin Respir J 5:187-94. 2011
    ..This review summarises the latest available data on health benefits of smoking cessation with focus on both common and infrequent cardiovascular and respiratory diseases...
  30. pmc Occupational and leisure time physical activity: risk of all-cause mortality and myocardial infarction in the Copenhagen City Heart Study. A prospective cohort study
    Andreas Holtermann
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMJ Open 2:e000556. 2012
    ..The association between occupational physical activity with cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality may also depend on leisure time physical activity...
  31. doi request reprint Stable angina pectoris with no obstructive coronary artery disease is associated with increased risks of major adverse cardiovascular events
    Lasse Jespersen
    Department of Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur Heart J 33:734-44. 2012
    ..We investigated the prognostic implications of stable angina pectoris in relation to the presence and degree of CAD with no obstructive CAD in focus...
  32. ncbi request reprint The total lifetime costs of smoking
    Susanne R Rasmussen
    DSI Danish Institute for Health Services Research, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 14:95-100. 2004
    ..It has been proposed that the health-related costs of smoking are balanced by smaller expenditure due to shorter life expectancy...
  33. 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint Ankle brachial index, C-reactive protein, and central augmentation index to identify individuals with severe atherosclerosis
    Nikolaj Eldrup
    Department of Vascular Surgery, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur Heart J 27:316-22. 2006
    ..We examined the ability of ankle brachial index, C-reactive protein and central augmentation index to identify individuals in the general population with severe atherosclerosis, diagnosed as those with ischaemic cardiovascular disease...
  35. ncbi request reprint Does educational level influence the effects of smoking, alcohol, physical activity, and obesity on mortality? A prospective population study
    Christina Schnohr
    Copenhagen Centre for Prospective Population Studies, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 32:250-6. 2004
    ..This study aims at examining whether the relation between established risk factors and mortality differs with socioeconomic status as measured by level of education...
  36. 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...
  37. ncbi request reprint A prospective study linked both alcohol and tobacco to Dupuytren's disease
    Nina S Godtfredsen
    Copenhagen Centre for Prospective Population Studies, Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Svanemøllevej 25, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:858-63. 2004
    ..To address the role of alcohol intake and tobacco smoking and the combination of the two on subsequent risk of Dupuytren's disease...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular pre-participation screening of young competitive athletes for prevention of sudden death: proposal for a common European protocol
    Eva Prescott
    Eur Heart J 27:2904-5; author reply 2905-6. 2006
  39. 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Body mass, fat-free body mass, and prognosis in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease from a random population sample: findings from the Copenhagen City Heart Study
    Jørgen Vestbo
    Department of Cardiology and Respiratory Medicine, 253 Hvidovre Hospital, Kettegaard Alle 30, DK 2650 Hvidovre, Denmark
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:79-83. 2006
    ..In the general population, the harmful effect of low BMI is due to the deleterious effects of a low fat-free mass index (FFMI; fat-free mass/weight(2))...
  41. ncbi request reprint Vital exhaustion and risk for cancer: a prospective cohort study on the association between depressive feelings, fatigue, and risk of cancer
    Corinna Bergelt
    Danish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen
    Cancer 104:1288-95. 2005
    ..The authors investigated the association between depressive feelings and fatigue as covered by the concept of vital exhaustion and the risk for cancer...
  42. ncbi request reprint Vital exhaustion as a risk factor for ischaemic heart disease and all-cause mortality in a community sample. A prospective study of 4084 men and 5479 women in the Copenhagen City Heart Study
    Eva Prescott
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre at the Institute of Preventive Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 32:990-7. 2003
    ..The aim of this study is to describe prevalence of these symptoms in a community sample and determine whether they prospectively predict increased risk of IHD and all-cause mortality in men and women...
  43. 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...
  44. ncbi request reprint Association between atherosclerosis and female lung cancer--a Danish cohort study
    Lene Dreyer
    Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Lung Cancer 42:247-54. 2003
    ..93 (95% CI: 0.64-1.35). We hypothesize that oxidative stress due to episodes of ischemia/reperfusion increases the risk of lung cancer in atherosclerotic females because of a gender specific susceptibility to oxidative DNA damage...
  45. ncbi request reprint Social network diversity and risks of ischemic heart disease and total mortality: findings from the Copenhagen City Heart Study
    John C Barefoot
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:960-7. 2005
    ..83 (95% CI: 0.73, 0.95) and 0.82 (95% CI: 0.67, 1.00). These data suggest that health benefits are derived from the diversity of social roles, especially those involving intimate relationships...
  46. 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...
  47. 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
    ....