Naja Hulvej Rod

Summary

Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Low-risk factor profile, estrogen levels, and breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women
    Naja Hulvej Rod
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 124:1935-40. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Perceived stress as a risk factor for changes in health behaviour and cardiac risk profile: a longitudinal study
    Naja Hulvej Rod
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Intern Med 266:467-75. 2009
  3. 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
  4. pmc Major life events and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Naja Hulvej Rod
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Department of Social Medicine, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mov Disord 25:1639-45. 2010
  5. 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
  6. pmc Educational differences in postmenopausal breast cancer--quantifying indirect effects through health behaviors, body mass index and reproductive patterns
    Ulla Arthur Hvidtfeldt
    Social Medicine Section, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 8:e78690. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Cohort profile: the Social Inequality in Cancer (SIC) cohort study
    Helene Nordahl
    Department of Public Health, Section of Social Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark, Clinical Research Centre, Hvidovre University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark, Department of Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark, Copenhagen City Heart Study, Frederiksberg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark, Danish Cancer Society Research Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark and Department of Public Health, Section of Biostatistics, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark Department of Public Health, Section of Social Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark, Clinical Research Centre, Hvidovre University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark, Department of Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark, Copenhagen City Heart Study, Frederiksberg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark, Danish Cancer Society Research Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark and Department of Public Health
    Int J Epidemiol 43:1750-8. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Education and cause-specific mortality: the mediating role of differential exposure and vulnerability to behavioral risk factors
    Helene Nordahl
    From the aDepartment of Public Health, Section of Social Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark bDepartment of Public Health, Section of Biostatistics, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark cResearch Center for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark dDepartment of Cardiology and the Copenhagen City Heart Study, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark eDanish Cancer Society Research Center, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark and fDanish Health and Medicines Authority, Medical Public Health Office, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 25:389-96. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Combined effects of socioeconomic position, smoking, and hypertension on risk of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke
    Helene Nordahl
    From the Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark H N, i A, F D, N H R Research Center for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark M O Clinical Research Centre, Hvidovre University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark B L F Department of Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital and the Copenhagen City Heart Study, Bispebjerg, Denmark E P and Section for Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, and Department of Cardiology, Aalborg University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark K O
    Stroke 45:2582-7. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Risk of breast cancer in relation to combined effects of hormone therapy, body mass index, and alcohol use, by hormone-receptor status
    Ulla Arthur Hvidtfeldt
    aSocial Medicine Section, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark bDanish Cancer Society Research Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark cSection of Biostatistics, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark dDepartment of Public Health, The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospitals, the Capital Region, Frederiksberg, Denmark eDepartment of Cardiology and The Copenhagen City Heart Study, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospitals, the Capital Region, Copenhagen, Denmark fNational Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark gNational Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark and hDepartment of Clinical Biochemistry, Herlev Hospital, Copenhagen University Hospital, Herlev, Denmark
    Epidemiology 26:353-61. 2015

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Publications28

  1. doi request reprint Low-risk factor profile, estrogen levels, and breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women
    Naja Hulvej Rod
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Cancer 124:1935-40. 2009
    ..Each of the risk factors was associated with estrogen. In conclusion, the risk of breast cancer was markedly lower for women with a favourable risk profile than for other women and lower estrogen levels is a possible explanation...
  2. doi request reprint Perceived stress as a risk factor for changes in health behaviour and cardiac risk profile: a longitudinal study
    Naja Hulvej Rod
    Department of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Intern Med 266:467-75. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term effects of stress on changes in health behaviour and cardiac risk profile in men and women...
  3. 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...
  4. pmc Major life events and risk of Parkinson's disease
    Naja Hulvej Rod
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Department of Social Medicine, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Mov Disord 25:1639-45. 2010
    ..82) and women (1.30; 1.05-1.61) who have never been employees. The lower risk of Parkinson's disease among men who had experienced life events was unexpected but might suggest a general "risk avoidance behavior" in Parkinson's patients...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Educational differences in postmenopausal breast cancer--quantifying indirect effects through health behaviors, body mass index and reproductive patterns
    Ulla Arthur Hvidtfeldt
    Social Medicine Section, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 8:e78690. 2013
    ..Women of high educational level may be more vulnerable to physical inactivity compared to women of low educational level. ..
  7. doi request reprint Cohort profile: the Social Inequality in Cancer (SIC) cohort study
    Helene Nordahl
    Department of Public Health, Section of Social Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark, Clinical Research Centre, Hvidovre University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark, Department of Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark, Copenhagen City Heart Study, Frederiksberg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark, Danish Cancer Society Research Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark and Department of Public Health, Section of Biostatistics, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark Department of Public Health, Section of Social Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark, Clinical Research Centre, Hvidovre University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark, Department of Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark, Copenhagen City Heart Study, Frederiksberg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark, Danish Cancer Society Research Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark and Department of Public Health
    Int J Epidemiol 43:1750-8. 2014
    ..For those interested in collaboration, further details can be obtained by contacting the Steering Committee at the Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, at inan@sund.ku.dk. ..
  8. doi request reprint Education and cause-specific mortality: the mediating role of differential exposure and vulnerability to behavioral risk factors
    Helene Nordahl
    From the aDepartment of Public Health, Section of Social Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark bDepartment of Public Health, Section of Biostatistics, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark cResearch Center for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark dDepartment of Cardiology and the Copenhagen City Heart Study, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark eDanish Cancer Society Research Center, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark and fDanish Health and Medicines Authority, Medical Public Health Office, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 25:389-96. 2014
    ..However, little is known about the extent to which educational attainment interacts with health behavior, possibly through differential vulnerability...
  9. doi request reprint Combined effects of socioeconomic position, smoking, and hypertension on risk of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke
    Helene Nordahl
    From the Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark H N, i A, F D, N H R Research Center for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark M O Clinical Research Centre, Hvidovre University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark B L F Department of Cardiology, Bispebjerg University Hospital and the Copenhagen City Heart Study, Bispebjerg, Denmark E P and Section for Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, and Department of Cardiology, Aalborg University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark K O
    Stroke 45:2582-7. 2014
    ..Combined effects of socioeconomic position and well-established risk factors on stroke incidence have not been formally investigated...
  10. doi request reprint Risk of breast cancer in relation to combined effects of hormone therapy, body mass index, and alcohol use, by hormone-receptor status
    Ulla Arthur Hvidtfeldt
    aSocial Medicine Section, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark bDanish Cancer Society Research Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark cSection of Biostatistics, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark dDepartment of Public Health, The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospitals, the Capital Region, Frederiksberg, Denmark eDepartment of Cardiology and The Copenhagen City Heart Study, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospitals, the Capital Region, Copenhagen, Denmark fNational Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark gNational Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark and hDepartment of Clinical Biochemistry, Herlev Hospital, Copenhagen University Hospital, Herlev, Denmark
    Epidemiology 26:353-61. 2015
    ..We investigated interactions between hormone therapy use and alcohol-use/high BMI status in relation to invasive breast cancer risk, both overall and according to estrogen receptor (ER) status...
  11. doi request reprint Onset of impaired sleep as a predictor of change in health-related behaviours; analysing observational data as a series of non-randomized pseudo-trials
    Alice Jessie Clark
    Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, and Copenhagen Stress Research Center, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 44:1027-37. 2015
    ..In this study, we analysed observational data to determine whether onset of impaired sleep is followed by changes in health-related behaviours...
  12. doi request reprint Social gradient in allostatic load among Danish men and women in late midlife
    Ase Marie Hansen
    University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Aging Health 26:72-87. 2014
    ..The objective of the present study is to describe the prevalence of allostatic load (AL) among Danish men and women in late midlife, and if there is a social gradient in AL...
  13. doi request reprint Additive interaction in survival analysis: use of the additive hazards model
    Naja Hulvej Rod
    Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 23:733-7. 2012
    ..A detailed implementation guide of the additive hazards model is provided in the appendix...
  14. doi request reprint Late midlife C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 in middle aged danish men in relation to body size history within and across generations
    Jolene Masters Pedersen
    Section of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 24:461-8. 2016
    ..In a subanalysis, the contributions of maternal BMI to the inflammatory status of offspring were investigated...
  15. doi request reprint Early life adversity potentiates the effects of later life stress on cumulative physiological dysregulation
    Nadya Dich
    a Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Anxiety Stress Coping 28:372-90. 2015
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  16. doi request reprint Psychosocial risk factors, weight changes and risk of obesity: the Copenhagen City Heart Study
    Louise Bagger Iversen
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, Postbox 2099, 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 27:119-30. 2012
    ..In conclusion, major life events and vital exhaustion seem to play a role for weight gain and risk of obesity, especially in women...
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint Impaired sleep and allostatic load: cross-sectional results from the Danish Copenhagen Aging and Midlife Biobank
    Alice Jessie Clark
    Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark The Copenhagen Stress Research Center, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark Electronic address
    Sleep Med 15:1571-8. 2014
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  19. doi request reprint Cause-specific mortality among spouses of Parkinson disease patients
    Malene Nielsen
    From the aDepartment of Public Health, Section of Social Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark bDanish Cancer Society, Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark cSchool of Public Health, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA dHarvard School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Boston, MA eDepartment of Neurology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark and fThe Copenhagen Stress Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 25:225-32. 2014
    ..Caring for a chronically ill spouse is stressful, but the health effects of caregiving are not fully understood. We studied the effect on mortality of being married to a person with Parkinson disease...
  20. doi request reprint Psychosocial risk factors and heart failure hospitalization: a prospective cohort study
    Naja Hulvej Rod
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, Postbox 2099, 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 174:672-80. 2011
    ..Because of the high prevalence of vital exhaustion in the population, even a modestly higher risk of heart failure associated with vital exhaustion may be of importance in the planning of future preventive strategies for heart failure...
  21. doi request reprint Psychosocial risk factors for hospitalisation and death from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a prospective cohort study
    Alice J Clark
    1Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    COPD 12:190-8. 2015
    ..40, 1.78-3.22) and men (HR = 1.93, 1.33-2.80). Psychosocial vulnerability may be important to consider both in clinical practice and when planning future preventive strategies against COPD...
  22. pmc Symptoms of sleep disordered breathing and risk of cancer: a prospective cohort study
    Anne Sofie Christensen
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark Copenhagen Stress Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Sleep 36:1429-35. 2013
    ..The aim of the study is to examine if symptoms of SDB including snoring, breathing cessations, and daytime sleepiness affect the incidence of total cancer and subtypes of cancer...
  23. doi request reprint Work stress, caregiving, and allostatic load: prospective results from the Whitehall II cohort study
    Nadya Dich
    From the Department of Public Health Dich, Lange, Rod, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark and Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Head, University College London, London, England, UK
    Psychosom Med 77:539-47. 2015
    ..The present study investigated prospective interactive effects of job strain and informal caregiving on allostatic load (AL), a multisystem indicator of physiological dysregulation...
  24. pmc Sleep impairment and prognosis of acute myocardial infarction: a prospective cohort study
    ALICE CLARK
    Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark The Copenhagen Stress Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Sleep 37:851-8. 2014
    ..The aim of this study is to determine how different aspects of impaired sleep affect the risk of case fatality and subsequent cardiovascular events following first-time acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  25. pmc The joint effect of sleep duration and disturbed sleep on cause-specific mortality: results from the Whitehall II cohort study
    Naja Hulvej Rod
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark Copenhagen Stress Research Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 9:e91965. 2014
    ..We aimed to examine the individual and joint effects of sleep duration and sleep disturbances on cause-specific mortality in a large prospective cohort study...
  26. doi request reprint Association of sleep disturbances with reduced semen quality: a cross-sectional study among 953 healthy young Danish men
    Tina Kold Jensen
    Department of Environmental Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark, Winsloewsparken 17, Odense, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 177:1027-37. 2013
    ..In future studies, investigators should attempt to elucidate mechanistic explanations and prospectively assess whether semen quality improves after interventions restoring a normal sleeping pattern...
  27. doi request reprint Are negative aspects of social relations predictive of angina pectoris? A 6-year follow-up study of middle-aged Danish women and men
    Rikke Lund
    Section of Social Medicine, Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, Postbox 2099, DK 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:359-65. 2012
    ..Social relations have been shown to be protective against ischaemic heart disease (IHD), but little is known about the impact of negative aspects of the social relations on IHD...
  28. pmc Sleep disturbances and cause-specific mortality: Results from the GAZEL cohort study
    Naja Hulvej Rod
    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 173:300-9. 2011
    ..99, 95% confidence interval: 1.59, 15.7). Future strategies to prevent premature deaths may benefit from assessment of sleep disturbances, especially in younger individuals...