M Lahti-Koski

Summary

Affiliation: National Public Health Institute
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi Secular trends in body mass index by birth cohort in eastern Finland from 1972 to 1997
    M Lahti-Koski
    Department of Nutrition, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:727-34. 2001
  2. ncbi Trends in waist-to-hip ratio and its determinants in adults in Finland from 1987 to 1997
    M Lahti-Koski
    Department of Nutrition, the Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:1436-44. 2000
  3. ncbi Age, education and occupation as determinants of trends in body mass index in Finland from 1982 to 1997
    M Lahti-Koski
    Department of Nutrition, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:1669-76. 2000
  4. doi Twenty-year changes in the prevalence of obesity among Finnish adults
    M Lahti-Koski
    National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Obes Rev 11:171-6. 2010
  5. ncbi Socio-economic status and abdominal obesity among Finnish adults from 1992 to 2002
    S Sarlio-Lähteenkorva
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1653-60. 2006
  6. ncbi Nutrition and cardiovascular disease in Finland since the early 1970s: a success story
    P Pietinen
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    J Nutr Health Aging 5:150-4. 2001
  7. doi Health behaviors, waist circumference and waist-to-height ratio in children
    R Lehto
    Folkhalsan Research Center, Paasikivenkatu 4, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:841-8. 2011

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi Secular trends in body mass index by birth cohort in eastern Finland from 1972 to 1997
    M Lahti-Koski
    Department of Nutrition, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:727-34. 2001
    ..To describe changes in body mass index (BMI) with age over a 25 y period, and to investigate whether those changes differed by birth cohort, gender or education...
  2. ncbi Trends in waist-to-hip ratio and its determinants in adults in Finland from 1987 to 1997
    M Lahti-Koski
    Department of Nutrition, the Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:1436-44. 2000
    ..Although abdominal obesity has been shown to be an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease and a variety of other diseases, secular changes in fat distribution in populations have rarely been documented...
  3. ncbi Age, education and occupation as determinants of trends in body mass index in Finland from 1982 to 1997
    M Lahti-Koski
    Department of Nutrition, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:1669-76. 2000
    ..To investigate trends in body mass index (BMI) and prevalence of obesity among adults in Finland from 1982 to 1997, and to identify population groups with increasing obesity...
  4. doi Twenty-year changes in the prevalence of obesity among Finnish adults
    M Lahti-Koski
    National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Obes Rev 11:171-6. 2010
    ..A comprehensive public health strategy targeting the whole population and especially those with low education is urgently needed to halt the obesity epidemic...
  5. ncbi Socio-economic status and abdominal obesity among Finnish adults from 1992 to 2002
    S Sarlio-Lähteenkorva
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:1653-60. 2006
    ..To examine 10-year changes in waist circumference (WC) and identify socio-economic groups having higher WC than expected by their body mass index (BMI)...
  6. ncbi Nutrition and cardiovascular disease in Finland since the early 1970s: a success story
    P Pietinen
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Mannerheimintie 166, 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    J Nutr Health Aging 5:150-4. 2001
    ..At the same time, cardiovascular mortality decreased dramatically. The Finnish experience shows that dietary changes are possible but require a persistent and comprehensive intervention...
  7. doi Health behaviors, waist circumference and waist-to-height ratio in children
    R Lehto
    Folkhalsan Research Center, Paasikivenkatu 4, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 65:841-8. 2011
    ..Still, little research has been done on behavioral determinants of WC and WHtR in children. The purpose of this study was to examine associations between health behaviors, WC and WHtR in children...