J Laitinen

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Affiliation: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Family social class, maternal body mass index, childhood body mass index, and age at menarche as predictors of adult obesity
    J Laitinen
    Oulu Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 74:287-94. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Stress-related eating and drinking behavior and body mass index and predictors of this behavior
    Jaana Laitinen
    Oulu Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Finland
    Prev Med 34:29-39. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of abdominal obesity among 31-y-old men and women born in Northern Finland in 1966
    J Laitinen
    Oulu Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:180-90. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Gingivitis, dental caries and tooth loss: risk factors for cardiovascular diseases or indicators of elevated health risks
    P V Ylöstalo
    Department of Periodontology and Geriatric Dentistry, Institute of Dentistry, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    J Clin Periodontol 33:92-101. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence of metabolic syndrome at age 16 using the International Diabetes Federation paediatric definition
    J Pirkola
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Arch Dis Child 93:945-51. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Maternal weight gain during the first half of pregnancy and offspring obesity at 16 years: a prospective cohort study
    J Laitinen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Finland
    BJOG 119:716-23. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Body size from birth to adulthood as a predictor of self-reported polycystic ovary syndrome symptoms
    J Laitinen
    Oulu Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Aapistie 1, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:710-5. 2003
  8. doi request reprint The association of body mass index, waist and hip circumference, and waist-hip ratio with Chlamydia pneumoniae IgG antibodies and high-sensitive C-reactive protein at 31 years of age in Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966
    T Lajunen
    Institute of Biomedicine, Department of Physiology, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:1470-8. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Change in the level of physical activity from adolescence into adulthood and obesity at the age of 31 years
    T Tammelin
    Oulu Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:775-82. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Unemployment and obesity among young adults in a northern Finland 1966 birth cohort
    J Laitinen
    Oulu Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:1329-38. 2002

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  1. ncbi request reprint Family social class, maternal body mass index, childhood body mass index, and age at menarche as predictors of adult obesity
    J Laitinen
    Oulu Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 74:287-94. 2001
    ..Obesity is an increasingly prevalent nutritional disorder throughout the world and is a risk factor for many chronic diseases. The prevalence of obesity increases with age...
  2. ncbi request reprint Stress-related eating and drinking behavior and body mass index and predictors of this behavior
    Jaana Laitinen
    Oulu Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Finland
    Prev Med 34:29-39. 2002
    ..Predictive factors include risk factors for adult obesity, longitudinal socioeconomic status, and perceived social support...
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of abdominal obesity among 31-y-old men and women born in Northern Finland in 1966
    J Laitinen
    Oulu Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:180-90. 2004
    ..To find predictors of abdominal obesity (defined by >90th percentile of waist/hip ratio (WHR)) and related factors among 31-y-old men and women...
  4. ncbi request reprint Gingivitis, dental caries and tooth loss: risk factors for cardiovascular diseases or indicators of elevated health risks
    P V Ylöstalo
    Department of Periodontology and Geriatric Dentistry, Institute of Dentistry, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    J Clin Periodontol 33:92-101. 2006
    ..Our aim in this cross-sectional study was to investigate whether there are associations of dental diseases and diagnosed angina pectoris among the 1966 Northern Finland Birth Cohort...
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence of metabolic syndrome at age 16 using the International Diabetes Federation paediatric definition
    J Pirkola
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Arch Dis Child 93:945-51. 2008
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  6. doi request reprint Maternal weight gain during the first half of pregnancy and offspring obesity at 16 years: a prospective cohort study
    J Laitinen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Finland
    BJOG 119:716-23. 2012
    ..To assess the association between maternal gestational weight gain (GWG) during the first 20 weeks of gestation and overweight/obesity and abdominal obesity of offspring at the age of 16 years...
  7. ncbi request reprint Body size from birth to adulthood as a predictor of self-reported polycystic ovary syndrome symptoms
    J Laitinen
    Oulu Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Aapistie 1, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:710-5. 2003
    ..To study the association between body size from birth to adulthood and self-reported symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), particularly hirsutism and menstrual disturbances...
  8. doi request reprint The association of body mass index, waist and hip circumference, and waist-hip ratio with Chlamydia pneumoniae IgG antibodies and high-sensitive C-reactive protein at 31 years of age in Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966
    T Lajunen
    Institute of Biomedicine, Department of Physiology, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:1470-8. 2011
    ..Viruses and bacteria like Chlamydia pneumoniae and Helicobacter pylori have been suggested to have a role in pathogenesis of overweight and obesity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Change in the level of physical activity from adolescence into adulthood and obesity at the age of 31 years
    T Tammelin
    Oulu Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:775-82. 2004
    ..To evaluate how a change in the level of leisure-time physical activity from adolescence into adulthood is associated with overall and abdominal obesity at the age of 31 y...
  10. ncbi request reprint Unemployment and obesity among young adults in a northern Finland 1966 birth cohort
    J Laitinen
    Oulu Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:1329-38. 2002
    ..To establish (1) if obesity in adolescence predicts a long history of unemployment and other adverse social outcomes at age 31 y and, conversely, (2) the effect of a long history of unemployment on the risk of obesity at 31 y...
  11. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and weight change from adolescence into adulthood, waist-to-hip ratio and perceived work ability among young adults
    J Laitinen
    Oulu Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:697-702. 2005
    ..To study how body mass index (BMI, kg/m2) at 14 and 31 years (y) changes in BMI between 14 and 31 y, and waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) at 31 y are associated with poor perceived working ability at 31 y...
  12. doi request reprint Parental predictors of fruit and vegetable consumption in treatment-seeking overweight children
    M L Vanhala
    Department of Sports and Exercise Medicine, Deaconess Institute of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    J Hum Nutr Diet 24:47-53. 2011
    ..The present study aimed to analyse differences in consumption and predictors of fruit, berries and vegetables (FBV) between normal-weight and overweight treatment-seeking children and their parents...
  13. ncbi request reprint Body size from birth to adulthood and bone mineral content and density at 31 years of age: results from the northern Finland 1966 birth cohort study
    J Laitinen
    Oulu Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 16:1417-24. 2005
    ..Thinness and a low calcium intake are associated with low bone mineral content and density at 31 years of age. Further studies are needed to evaluate if these groups are at increased risk of osteoporosis in old age...
  14. ncbi request reprint Correspondence between occupational exposure limit and biological action level values for alkoxyethanols and their acetates
    J Laitinen
    Kuopio Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Finland
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 71:117-24. 1998
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  15. ncbi request reprint Endotoxins and IgG antibodies as indicators of occupational exposure to the microbial contaminants of metal-working fluids
    S Laitinen
    Kuopio Regional Institute of Occupational Health, P O Box 93, FIN 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 72:443-50. 1999
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate workers' exposure to microbes and bacterial endotoxins during the use of metal-working fluids (MWF)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Optimism and life satisfaction as determinants for dental and general health behavior-oral health habits linked to cardiovascular risk factors
    P V Ylöstalo
    Department of Periodontology and Geriatric Dentistry, Institute of Dentistry, University of Oulu, Oulu, PL 5281, 90014 Oulun yliopisto, Finland
    J Dent Res 82:194-9. 2003
    ..Dental health behavior and general health behavior were associated with both cardiovascular risk factors and self-reported dental diseases, which support the assumption that they share a common behavioral background...
  17. ncbi request reprint Body build from birth to adulthood and risk of asthma
    Baizhuang Xu
    Unit of Environmental Epidemiology, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 12:166-70. 2002
    ..This paper examines the combined effect of size at birth and obesity in both adolescence and adulthood on the risk of asthma at age 31 years...
  18. ncbi request reprint Are females at special risk of obesity if they become psychotic? The longitudinal Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort Study
    Helinä Hakko
    Oulu University Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, P O Box 26, 90029 Oulu University Hospital, Finland
    Schizophr Res 84:15-9. 2006
    ..These findings emphasize the importance of regular weight monitoring in clinical practice, especially in females with psychotic disorders...
  19. ncbi request reprint Optimism, dietary habits, body mass index and smoking among young Finnish adults
    Heini Kelloniemi
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Aapistie 1, 90220 Oulu, Finland
    Appetite 45:169-76. 2005
    ..Thus lack of optimism is associated with a cluster of unhealthy dietary and other habits. This may at least partly explain the positive association of optimism with health found in previous studies...
  20. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and depression: the Northern Finland 1966 birth cohort study
    Markku Timonen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Box 5000, FIN 90014 Oulu, Finland
    J Affect Disord 82:447-52. 2004
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  21. ncbi request reprint Early life factors and blood pressure at age 31 years in the 1966 northern Finland birth cohort
    Marjo Riitta Jarvelin
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, Norfolk Place, London W2 1PG, United Kingdom
    Hypertension 44:838-46. 2004
    ..7, -1.1) mm Hg lower systolic blood pressure. Our results support the concept that birth weight, other birth measures, and infant growth are important determinants of blood pressure and hence cardiovascular disease risk in later life...
  22. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein levels and sleep disturbances: observations based on the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort study
    Timo Liukkonen
    Department of Psychiatry, Savonlinna Central Hospital Keskussairaalantie 6, FIN 57120 Savonlinna, Finland
    Psychosom Med 69:756-61. 2007
    ..Elevated CRP levels have been found to accompany sleep disturbances, but evidence so far comes only from limited clinical and experimental studies; epidemiological studies are lacking...
  23. ncbi request reprint Self-reported gingivitis and tooth loss poorly predict C-reactive protein levels: a study among Finnish young adults
    Pekka V Ylöstalo
    Department of Periodontology and Geriatric Dentistry, Institute of Dentistry, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    J Clin Periodontol 35:114-9. 2008
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  24. ncbi request reprint The relation of tobacco smoking to tooth loss among young adults
    Pekka Ylöstalo
    Department of Periodontology and Geriatric Dentistry, Institute of Dentistry, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Eur J Oral Sci 112:121-6. 2004
    ..A possible explanation for this association is a combination of treatment decisions and dental diseases, which are most likely associated with smoking in an exposure-dependent manner...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of shift rotation and the flexibility of a shift system on daytime alertness and cardiovascular risk factors
    Katriina Viitasalo
    Finnair Health Services, Finnair Plc, IF 67, FI 01053 Finnair, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:198-205. 2008
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  26. ncbi request reprint Oral pain and associated factors among adolescents in northern Finland
    Satu Lahti
    Department of Community Dentistry, Institute of Dentistry, University of Oulu, Finland
    Int J Circumpolar Health 67:245-53. 2008
    ..Our aim was to study the prevalence of oral pain and its association with perceived oral health and with proximal (individual health-related) and distal (sociocultural and environmental) risk factors among adolescents...
  27. ncbi request reprint Dietary factors protecting women from urinary tract infection
    Tero Kontiokari
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:600-4. 2003
    ..Because urinary tract infections (UTIs) are caused by bacteria in the stool, dietary factors may affect the risk of contracting a UTI by altering the properties of the fecal bacterial flora...
  28. ncbi request reprint Manifestations of metabolic syndrome after hypertensive pregnancy
    Anneli Pouta
    Academy of Finland, Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Aapistie 1, PO Box 5000, FIN 90014 University of Oulu, Finland
    Hypertension 43:825-31. 2004
    ..The associations remained after adjustment for participant's own birth weight or gestational age. Women born before gestational week 37 had a 2-fold risk for gestational hypertension in their first pregnancy (RR: 2.53; 95% CI: 1.0, 6.2)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Body size and violent offending among males in the Northern Finland 1966 birth cohort
    Pauliina Ikäheimo
    Department of Forensic Psychiatry, Niuvanniemi Hospital, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, 70240, Finland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:845-50. 2007
    ..Previous literature indicates that this behavioral trait may be associated with body size. The present study investigated the association between body sizes at different ages and committing violent crimes in adulthood...
  30. ncbi request reprint Cloninger's Temperament dimensions, socio-economic and lifestyle factors and metabolic syndrome markers at age 31 years in the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966
    Ulla Sovio
    Imperial College London, UK
    J Health Psychol 12:371-82. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that temperament is associated with metabolic syndrome markers and this association may be partly mediated by lifestyle factors and socio-economic status in adulthood...
  31. pmc Early growth and adult respiratory function in men and women followed from the fetal period to adulthood
    Dexter Canoy
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Finland
    Thorax 62:396-402. 2007
    ..A study was undertaken to determine the association between early growth and adult respiratory function...
  32. ncbi request reprint Health, schooling and lifestyle among young adults in Finland
    Unto Häkkinen
    Centre for Health Economics at STAKES CHESS, Finland
    Health Econ 15:1201-16. 2006
    ..The young adults' and particularly women's internationally high educational status in Finland might be a reason why we find only a modest effect of schooling on health and the non-existence of such effects among women...
  33. ncbi request reprint Regional differences in the prevalence of decreased work ability among young employees in Finland
    Veikko Kujala
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Circumpolar Health 65:169-77. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of decreased WAI according to municipal settlements...
  34. ncbi request reprint Hyperlipidemia in persons using antipsychotic medication: a general population-based birth cohort study
    Kaisa Saari
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oulu, 90014 Oulu, Finland
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:547-50. 2004
    ..We studied the prevalence of hyperlipidemia in subjects who did and did not take antipsychotic medication in a prospective, general population-based birth cohort...
  35. ncbi request reprint Co-occurrence of metabolic syndrome with depression and anxiety in young adults: the Northern Finland 1966 Birth Cohort Study
    Anne Herva
    Department of Psychiatry, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Psychosom Med 68:213-6. 2006
    ..We studied whether metabolic syndrome and its components are associated with depressive and anxiety symptoms in a young adult population cohort...
  36. ncbi request reprint Work ability index of young employees and their sickness absence during the following year
    Veikko Kujala
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Aapistie 1, FI 90220 Oulu, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:75-84. 2006
    ..The work ability index is widely used in occupational health care. The aim of this study was to determine the extent to which a low index among young employees is predictive of sickness absence during the following year...
  37. ncbi request reprint Hormonal profile of women with self-reported symptoms of oligomenorrhea and/or hirsutism: Northern Finland birth cohort 1966 study
    Saara Taponen
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, University of Oulu and Oulu University Hospital, 90014 Oulu, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:141-7. 2003
    ..These symptoms are markers of the underlying metabolic alterations possibly associated with increased health risks in later life...
  38. ncbi request reprint Metabolic cardiovascular disease risk factors in women with self-reported symptoms of oligomenorrhea and/or hirsutism: Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966 Study
    Saara Taponen
    Departments of Clinical Chemistry, University of Oulu and Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:2114-8. 2004
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  39. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and social status in adolescence as predictors of physical inactivity in adulthood
    Tuija Tammelin
    Oulu Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Finland
    Prev Med 37:375-81. 2003
    ..Physical inactivity is related to an increased risk of certain chronic diseases. The aim here was to evaluate how physical activity and social status in adolescence are associated with physical inactivity in adulthood...