E Lahelma

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Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Social class differences in health behaviours among employees from Britain, Finland and Japan: the influence of psychosocial factors
    Eero Lahelma
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, PO Box 41, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Health Place 16:61-70. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Cohort profile: the Helsinki Health Study
    Eero Lahelma
    Department of Public Health, Hjelt Institute, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Epidemiol 42:722-30. 2013
  3. pmc Multiple socioeconomic determinants of weight gain: the Helsinki Health Study
    Tina Loman
    Hjelt Institute, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FIN 00014, Finland
    BMC Public Health 13:259. 2013
  4. pmc Joint association of physical activity and body weight with subsequent physical and mental functioning: a follow-up study
    Vivian Lindhom
    Hjelt Institute, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, POB 41, 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 13:197. 2013
  5. pmc Working conditions as risk factors for disability retirement: a longitudinal register linkage study
    Eero Lahelma
    Hjelt Institute, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 12:309. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Workplace bullying and common mental disorders: a follow-up study
    Eero Lahelma
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:e3. 2012
  7. pmc Changes in leisure-time physical activity after transition to retirement: a follow-up study
    Jouni Lahti
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:36. 2011
  8. pmc Changes in occupational class differences in leisure-time physical activity: a follow-up study
    Tina Seiluri
    Hjelt Institute, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:14. 2011
  9. pmc Psychosocial work environment and emotional exhaustion among middle-aged employees
    Minna Helkavaara
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Res Notes 4:101. 2011
  10. pmc The sociodemographic patterning of drinking and binge drinking in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Finland, 1994-2002
    Ville Helasoja
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Finland
    BMC Public Health 7:241. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint Social class differences in health behaviours among employees from Britain, Finland and Japan: the influence of psychosocial factors
    Eero Lahelma
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, PO Box 41, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Health Place 16:61-70. 2010
    ..The studied psychosocial factors related to work, work-family interface and social relationships did not explain the found class differences in health behaviours...
  2. doi request reprint Cohort profile: the Helsinki Health Study
    Eero Lahelma
    Department of Public Health, Hjelt Institute, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Epidemiol 42:722-30. 2013
    ..The cohort data are available for collaborative research at Hjelt Institute, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland...
  3. pmc Multiple socioeconomic determinants of weight gain: the Helsinki Health Study
    Tina Loman
    Hjelt Institute, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, FIN 00014, Finland
    BMC Public Health 13:259. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine multiple socioeconomic determinants of weight gain...
  4. pmc Joint association of physical activity and body weight with subsequent physical and mental functioning: a follow-up study
    Vivian Lindhom
    Hjelt Institute, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, POB 41, 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 13:197. 2013
    ..Thus, we examined the joint associations of leisure-time physical activity and body mass index (BMI) with subsequent physical and mental functioning over a follow-up of five to seven years...
  5. pmc Working conditions as risk factors for disability retirement: a longitudinal register linkage study
    Eero Lahelma
    Hjelt Institute, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 12:309. 2012
    ..We examined the contributions of work arrangements, physical working conditions and psychosocial working conditions to subsequent disability retirement...
  6. doi request reprint Workplace bullying and common mental disorders: a follow-up study
    Eero Lahelma
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:e3. 2012
    ..This study examined the associations of workplace bullying with subsequent common mental disorders 5-7 years later, taking account of baseline common mental disorders and several covariates...
  7. pmc Changes in leisure-time physical activity after transition to retirement: a follow-up study
    Jouni Lahti
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:36. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine changes in leisure-time physical activity of moderate and vigorous intensity among ageing employees facing transition to retirement over a follow-up of 5-7 years...
  8. pmc Changes in occupational class differences in leisure-time physical activity: a follow-up study
    Tina Seiluri
    Hjelt Institute, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:14. 2011
    ..We also examined whether a set of selected covariates could account for the observed changes...
  9. pmc Psychosocial work environment and emotional exhaustion among middle-aged employees
    Minna Helkavaara
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Res Notes 4:101. 2011
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  10. pmc The sociodemographic patterning of drinking and binge drinking in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Finland, 1994-2002
    Ville Helasoja
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Finland
    BMC Public Health 7:241. 2007
    ..In the future the target groups for prevention of excessive drinking should also include young and less-educated women in all four countries studied...
  11. pmc Sense of coherence and intentions to retire early among Finnish women and men
    Salla Maarit Volanen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 10:22. 2010
    ..This study investigated the associations between SOC and intentions to retire early and whether these associations were explained by socio-economic, psychosocial and work and health related factors...
  12. doi request reprint Occupational class inequalities in health across employment sectors: the contribution of working conditions
    Eero Lahelma
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:185-90. 2009
    ..We examined variations in occupational class inequalities in health within four employment sectors and the contribution of working conditions to these inequalities...
  13. pmc Pathways between socioeconomic determinants of health
    E Lahelma
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:327-32. 2004
    ..Many previous studies on socioeconomic inequalities in health have neglected the causal interdependencies between different socioeconomic indicators. This study examines the pathways between three socioeconomic determinants of ill health...
  14. ncbi request reprint Analysing changes of health inequalities in the Nordic welfare states
    Eero Lahelma
    Department Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 55:609-25. 2002
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint [From the roots of medicalisation to today's situation]
    Eero Lahelma
    Helsingin yliopiston kansanterveystieteen laitos PL 41, 00014 Helsingin yliopisto
    Duodecim 119:1863-8. 2003
  16. ncbi request reprint Multiple roles and health among British and Finnish women: the influence of socioeconomic circumstances
    Eero Lahelma
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 54:727-40. 2002
    ..However, in Britain the disadvantaged social position of lone mothers accounts for a greater proportion of their poor health than in Finland...
  17. ncbi request reprint Multiple measures of socioeconomic circumstances and common mental disorders
    Eero Lahelma
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 63:1383-99. 2006
    ..While the associations of conventional socioeconomic status measures with common mental disorders were weak and inconsistent, our results highlight the importance of past and present economic difficulties to these disorders...
  18. ncbi request reprint Occupational class inequalities across key domains of health: results from the Helsinki Health Study
    Eero Lahelma
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 15:504-10. 2005
    ..e. the subjective, functional and medical domains. Additionally, we examine whether physical or mental workload will affect these inequalities, and whether these effects are specific to particular health indicators...
  19. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in illhealth in Finland: patterns, magnitude and change
    E Lahelma
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 48:7-19. 1999
    ..Furthermore, the results suggest that a male excess in illhealth is likely to be found with more severe domains of illhealth among elderly people...
  20. doi request reprint Work-family conflicts and health behaviors among British, Finnish, and Japanese employees
    T Lallukka
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, P O Box 41, Mannerheimintie 172, 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Behav Med 17:134-42. 2010
    ..Work-family conflicts are associated with poor health. However, work-family conflicts and health behaviors have been little studied...
  21. ncbi request reprint Multiple socio-economic circumstances and healthy food habits
    T Lallukka
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 61:701-10. 2007
    ..To examine associations between seven indicators of socio-economic circumstances and healthy food habits, while taking into account assumed temporal order between these socio-economic indicators...
  22. ncbi request reprint Structural changes and social inequalities in health in Finland, 1986-1994
    K Manderbacka
    National Research and Development, Centre for Welfare and Health, Health Services Research, and Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Public Health Suppl 55:41-54. 2001
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Body height, birth cohort and social background in Finland and Sweden
    K Silventoinen
    Department of Public Health, P O Box 41, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 11:124-9. 2001
    ..Body height differences were examined by birth cohort, economic difficulties in childhood and adult socioeconomic position in Finland and Sweden...
  24. ncbi request reprint The association of employment status and family status with health among women and men in four Nordic countries
    E Roos
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 33:250-60. 2005
    ..The aim was to examine the association between employment status and health among women and men in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, and analyse whether this association is modified by marital status and parental status...
  25. doi request reprint Explaining occupational class differences in sickness absence: results from middle-aged municipal employees
    M Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, P O Box 41, Helsinki 00014, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:802-7. 2010
    ..We aimed to examine whether working conditions, health-related behaviours and family-related factors explain occupational class differences in medically certified sickness absence...
  26. doi request reprint The effect of pain on sickness absence among middle-aged municipal employees
    P Saastamoinen
    University of Helsinki, Department of Public Health, PO Box 41, 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 66:131-6. 2009
    ..To study the effects of pain on sickness absence, taking into account physical and psychosocial work load and socio-economic position...
  27. pmc Relative effect of genetic and environmental factors on body height: differences across birth cohorts among Finnish men and women
    K Silventoinen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Public Health 90:627-30. 2000
    ..This study examined the change in heritability of adult body height across birth cohorts in Finland...
  28. ncbi request reprint Social background, adult body-height and health
    K Silventoinen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Epidemiol 28:911-8. 1999
    ..To study the socio-demographic determinants of body-height and the bearing of these determinants on the association between body-height and health among Finnish adults...
  29. doi request reprint The association of income with fresh fruit and vegetable consumption at different levels of education
    T Lallukka
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Clin Nutr 64:324-7. 2010
    ..Among men, the pattern was otherwise similar; however, men with intermediate education differed from those with low education. We conclude that the absolute cost of healthy food is likely to have a role across all income groups...
  30. pmc Determinants of health inequalities by income from the 1980s to the 1990s in Finland
    Ossi Rahkonen
    Department of Social Policy, PO Box 18, University of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:442-3. 2002
  31. doi request reprint Health-related behaviours and sickness absence from work
    M Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 66:840-7. 2009
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Transitions of employment status among suicide attempters during a severe economic recession
    A Ostamo
    Department of Mental Health and Alcohol Research, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 52:1741-50. 2001
    ..Gender, age and education level predicted exit from the labour market. Among suicide attempters young middle-aged men with low education had the highest risk of unemployment...
  33. doi request reprint Job strain and symptoms of angina pectoris among British and Finnish middle-aged employees
    T Lallukka
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:980-5. 2009
    ..High job strain has been linked with cardiovascular outcomes. This study aimed to examine whether job strain is associated with angina pectoris symptoms among British and Finnish non-manual employees...
  34. ncbi request reprint Negative life events and stability of sense of coherence: a five-year follow-up study of Finnish women and men
    S M Volanen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Psychol 48:433-41. 2007
    ..SOC was related to negative changes in people's environment. Initially strong SOC was not more stable than initially mediocre or weak SOC. Men and women reacted quite similarly to negative life events...
  35. doi request reprint Home ownership and mortality: a register-based follow-up study of 300,000 Finns
    M Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, PO Box 41, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:293-7. 2008
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Explanations for gender differences in sickness absence: evidence from middle-aged municipal employees from Finland
    M Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, PO Box 41, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 65:325-30. 2008
    ..To examine gender differences in sickness absence spells of various lengths and to explain these differences by health status, working conditions and family-related factors...
  37. pmc Economic difficulties and common mental disorders among Finnish and British white-collar employees: the contribution of social and behavioural factors
    E Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:439-46. 2009
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial working conditions and weight gain among employees
    T Lallukka
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:909-15. 2005
    ..To study the associations between psychosocial working conditions and weight gain...
  39. pmc Income and health behaviours. Evidence from monitoring surveys among Finnish adults
    M Laaksonen
    University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:711-7. 2003
    ..To examine the associations of individual and household income with various health behaviours, before and after adjusting for educational attainment and occupational social class...
  40. pmc Relative weight and income at different levels of socioeconomic status
    Sirpa Sarlio-Lähteenkorva
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Public Health 94:468-72. 2004
    ..We examined the association of relative weight with individual income at different levels of socioeconomic status among gainfully employed Finnish women and men...
  41. doi request reprint Sleep problems and major weight gain: a follow-up study
    P Lyytikäinen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:109-14. 2011
    ..To examine the associations between sleep problems and major weight gain during a 5- to 7-year follow-up among middle-aged women and men...
  42. pmc Health inequalities by education and age in four Nordic countries, 1986 and 1994
    Karri Silventoinen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:253-8. 2002
    ..To compare the age pattern of educational health inequalities in four Nordic countries in the mid-1980s and the mid-1990s...
  43. doi request reprint The impact of physical activity on sickness absence
    J Lahti
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 20:191-9. 2010
    ..The results suggest that vigorous physical activity is associated with sickness absence and may contribute to better work ability...
  44. pmc Gender differences in the association of age with physical workload and functioning
    A Aittomäki
    Department of Public Health, PO Box 41, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 62:95-100. 2005
    ..The gender differences in these associations were examined...
  45. pmc Associations of SF-36 mental health functioning and work and family related factors with intentions to retire early among employees
    K Harkonmäki
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 63:558-63. 2006
    ..To examine the associations of mental health functioning (SF-36) and work and family related psychosocial factors with intentions to retire early...
  46. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental contributions to the association between body height and educational attainment: a study of adult Finnish twins
    K Silventoinen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Behav Genet 30:477-85. 2000
    ..The correlation of genetic factors between these two characteristics was not statistically significant. The results suggest that the association between body height and education is due mainly to nongenetic family factors...
  47. doi request reprint Physical and psychosocial working conditions as explanations for occupational class inequalities in self-rated health
    Risto Kaikkonen
    Department of Living conditions, Health and Well Being, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 19:458-63. 2009
    ..Socio-economic health inequalities are well documented, but efforts to explain health inequalities are less. However, previous studies suggest that working conditions provide potential explanations for inequalities in health...
  48. doi request reprint Work-family conflicts and subsequent sleep medication among women and men: a longitudinal registry linkage study
    T Lallukka
    Hjelt Institute, Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 79:66-75. 2013
    ..In conclusion, in particular family to work conflicts, but also work to family conflicts, are clear determinants of women's sleep medication...
  49. ncbi request reprint Changing health inequalities in the Nordic countries?
    E Lahelma
    Department of Public Health, Medical Sociology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Public Health Suppl 55:1-5. 2001
    ..How this relates to changes in health inequalities is in the focus of this supplement...
  50. pmc Self rated health and mortality: a long term prospective study in eastern Finland
    S Heistaro
    National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:227-32. 2001
    ..To assess the relation between self rated health and mortality over a period of 23 years, taking into account medical history, cardiovascular risk factors, and education at the beginning of the follow up...
  51. doi request reprint Risk factors of chronic neck pain: a prospective study among middle-aged employees
    S Kääriä
    Department of Public Health, Hjelt Institute, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Pain 16:911-20. 2012
    ..To study the associations of sociodemographic factors, working conditions, lifestyle and previous pain in the spine with new onset chronic neck pain (NP)...
  52. ncbi request reprint Educational differences in lung cancer mortality in male smokers
    P Martikainen
    Population Research Unit, Department of Sociology, PO Box 18, FIN 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Epidemiol 30:264-7. 2001
    ..To assess the extent of lung cancer mortality differentials by education while adjusting for exposure to tobacco smoke and asbestos based on survey questions...
  53. ncbi request reprint The social patterning of relative body weight and obesity in Denmark and Finland
    Sirpa Sarlio-Lähteenkorva
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 16:36-40. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse and compare the social patterning of relative weight and obesity by occupational status, educational attainment and marital status between Danish and Finnish women and men...
  54. ncbi request reprint A comparative study of the patterning of women's health by family status and employment status in Finland and Sweden
    Eva Roos
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 60:2443-51. 2005
    ..It was found that non-employed women without a partner are likely to have poor health. In order to reduce inequalities in health among women, more efforts should be put on promoting health among these groups...
  55. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in genetic and environmental factors contributing to body-height
    K Silventoinen
    Department of Public Health, PO Box 41, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Twin Res 4:25-9. 2001
    ..The stronger contribution of environmental factors to body-height among women questions the hypothesis that women are better buffered against environmental stress, at least for this phenotype...
  56. ncbi request reprint Food insecurity is associated with past and present economic disadvantage and body mass index
    S Sarlio-Lähteenkorva
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Nutr 131:2880-4. 2001
    ..In conclusion, both past and present economic disadvantage is associated with various aspects of food insecurity. The association between food insecurity and BMI is curvilinear...
  57. ncbi request reprint [Small changes in health differences in the Nordic countries during the 1980s and 1990s]
    E Roos
    Institutionen för folkhälsovetenskap, Helsingfors Universitet, Finland
    Lakartidningen 98:2576-7, 2580-4. 2001
    ..There was little or no change in the prevalence of ill health during the time period studied. Despite social and economic changes differences in health remained broadly stable in the examined countries...
  58. doi request reprint Intentions to retire, life dissatisfaction and the subsequent risk of disability retirement
    Karolna Harkonmäki
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 37:252-9. 2009
    ..To examine the predictive value of intentions to retire early on the process of disability retirement and the contribution of life dissatisfaction to the association between intentions to retire early and disability retirement...
  59. ncbi request reprint Work conditions and socioeconomic inequalities in work ability
    Akseli Aittomäki
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 29:159-65. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate socioeconomic inequalities in work ability among municipal employees and the contribution of work conditions to these inequalities...
  60. pmc Associations of multiple socio-economic circumstances with physical functioning among Finnish and British employees
    Elina Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 19:38-45. 2009
    ..This study compared the associations of past and present socio-economic circumstances with physical functioning between employees from Finland and Britain...
  61. doi request reprint Register-based study among employees showed small nonparticipation bias in health surveys and check-ups
    Mikko Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:900-6. 2008
    ....
  62. doi request reprint Psychosocial risk factors of pain among employees
    Peppiina Saastamoinen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, P O Box 41, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Pain 13:102-8. 2009
    ..Future studies would benefit from a broad psychosocial framework. Investments to healthier psychosocial working environments are needed to tackle pain related problems among employees...
  63. ncbi request reprint Working conditions and health behaviours among employed women and men: the Helsinki Health Study
    Tea Lallukka
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Prev Med 38:48-56. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse whether unfavourable working conditions are associated with diet, physical activity, alcohol consumption, and smoking...
  64. doi request reprint Job decision latitude as a potential modifier of the contribution of physical workload to poor functioning in middle-aged employees
    Akseli Aittomäki
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:975-82. 2008
    ....
  65. doi request reprint Associations of job strain and working overtime with adverse health behaviors and obesity: evidence from the Whitehall II Study, Helsinki Health Study, and the Japanese Civil Servants Study
    Tea Lallukka
    Department of Public Health, P O Box 41 Mannerheimintie 172, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 66:1681-98. 2008
    ..In conclusion, job strain and working overtime had some, albeit mostly weak and inconsistent, associations with adverse health behaviors and obesity in these middle-aged white-collar employee cohorts from Britain, Finland, and Japan...
  66. doi request reprint Sleep complaints in middle-aged women and men: the contribution of working conditions and work-family conflicts
    Tea Lallukka
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    J Sleep Res 19:466-77. 2010
    ..Sleep complaints need to be taken into account in worksite health promotion and occupational health care in order to reduce the burden of poor sleep...
  67. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic determinants of multiple unhealthy behaviours
    Mikko Laaksonen
    National Public Health Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Health Promotion Research Unit, Mannerheimintie 166, FIN 00300 Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 31:37-43. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to examine sociodemographic determinants of multiple unhealthy behaviours, with special reference to independent and combined effects of the determinants...
  68. doi request reprint Workplace bullying and subsequent sleep problems--the Helsinki Health Study
    Tea Lallukka
    Hjelt Institute, Department of Public Health, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 37:204-12. 2011
    ..The associations between workplace bullying and subsequent sleep problems are poorly understood. This study aims to address this evidence gap...
  69. doi request reprint Different domains of health functioning as predictors of sickness absence--a prospective cohort study
    Mikko Laaksonen
    Hjelt Institute, Department of Public Health, PO Box 41, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 37:213-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine different domains of health functioning as predictors of sickness absence...
  70. doi request reprint Complaints of insomnia among midlife employed people: the contribution of childhood and present socioeconomic circumstances
    Tea Lallukka
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Sleep Med 11:828-36. 2010
    ..This study therefore aimed to examine the associations of both past and present socioeconomic circumstances with complaints of insomnia...
  71. doi request reprint The associations of household wealth and income with self-rated health--a study on economic advantage in middle-aged Finnish men and women
    Akseli Aittomäki
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, P O Box 41, FIN 00014 Helsingin yliopisto, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 71:1018-26. 2010
    ..Conditions associated with long-term accumulation of material welfare may be a significant aspect of the causal processes that lead to socioeconomic inequalities in ill health...
  72. doi request reprint Work arrangements, physical working conditions, and psychosocial working conditions as risk factors for sickness absence: Bayesian analysis of prospective data
    Mikko Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Epidemiol 20:332-8. 2010
    ..To determine which work arrangements, physical working conditions, and psychosocial working conditions are important risk factors for sickness absence...
  73. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in sickness absence--the contribution of occupation and workplace
    Mikko Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, PO Box 41, Helsinki, FIN 00014, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:394-403. 2010
    ..Furthermore, we examined whether the contribution of occupation is related to different distributions of female and male jobs across the social class hierarchy...
  74. doi request reprint The impact of physical activity on physical health functioning--a prospective study among middle-aged employees
    Jouni Lahti
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Prev Med 50:246-50. 2010
    ..To examine whether physical activity contributes to physical health functioning five to seven years later among middle-aged employees...
  75. ncbi request reprint Associations among health-related behaviours: sociodemographic variation in Finland
    Mikko Laaksonen
    Health Promotion Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, National Public Health Institute, Helsiniki
    Soz Praventivmed 47:225-32. 2002
    ..The study examines sociodemographic variation in associations and co-occurrence of health behaviours that contribute to multifactorial chronic diseases...
  76. doi request reprint Interrelationships between education, occupational class, income and sickness absence
    Kustaa Piha
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 20:276-80. 2010
    ..However, previous studies have not paid attention to mutual interrelationships between these socio-economic position measures and medically confirmed sickness absence...
  77. doi request reprint Drinking habits and sickness absence: the contribution of working conditions
    Aino Salonsalmi
    Department of Public Health, PO Box 41, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 37:846-54. 2009
    ..Another aim was to examine whether psychosocial and physical working conditions and work arrangements explain these associations...
  78. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation by socioeconomic status and marital status: the contribution of smoking behavior and family background
    Ulla Broms
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:447-55. 2004
    ..91, 95% CI=1.02-15.02). Indicators of socioeconomic status were important predictors of smoking cessation even when we adjusted for previous smoking behavior. For men, marriage was associated with an increased probability of cessation..
  79. pmc Children's use of dental services in the five Nordic countries
    Jorma I Virtanen
    Institute of Dentistry, University of Helsinki, PO Box 41, FI 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:1080-5. 2007
    ..An increase in the use of general practitioner services for children has taken place since the 1980s in the Nordic countries, but little is known about the use of dental services during this time...
  80. ncbi request reprint Associations between working conditions and angina pectoris symptoms among employed women
    Tea Lallukka
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Psychosom Med 68:348-54. 2006
    ..This study aimed to examine whether psychosocial working conditions are associated with angina pectoris (AP) symptoms in women...
  81. ncbi request reprint A comparison of socioeconomic differences in physical functioning and perceived health among male and female employees in Britain, Finland and Japan
    Pekka Martikainen
    Department of Sociology, P O Box 41, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 59:1287-95. 2004
    ..This is exemplified by the lack of health inequalities among employed Japanese women...
  82. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic differences in the prevalence of acute, chronic and disabling chronic pain among ageing employees
    Peppiina Saastamoinen
    Department of Public Health, 00014 University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Pain 114:364-71. 2005
    ..Chronic pain was relatively common in this population, and those with older age, lower education and occupational class appear to be at excess risk for chronic pain, especially for disabling chronic pain...
  83. ncbi request reprint Mental health functioning (SF-36) and intentions to retire early among ageing municipal employees: the Helsinki Health Study
    Karoliina Harkonmäki
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 34:190-8. 2006
    ..To examine the associations of mental health functioning with intentions to retire early among ageing municipal employees...
  84. ncbi request reprint Smoking and SF-36 health functioning
    Mikko Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, P O Box 41, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    Prev Med 42:206-9. 2006
    ..To examine the association between smoking and general health as measured by the Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) questionnaire...
  85. pmc Job control, job demands, or social class? The impact of working conditions on the relation between social class and health
    Ossi Rahkonen
    Department of Public Health, Box 41, 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:50-4. 2006
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint Work-family conflicts and drinking behaviours among employed women and men
    Eva Roos
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Drug Alcohol Depend 83:49-56. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between work-family conflicts and drinking behaviours among women and men, and to discover whether the relationship remains the same after taking into account family structure and socio-economic status...
  87. ncbi request reprint Associations of psychosocial working conditions with self-rated general health and mental health among municipal employees
    Mikko Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, PO Box 41, FIN 00014 Helsinki, Finland
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 79:205-12. 2006
    ..In addition, the effect of occupational class on these associations is examined...
  88. ncbi request reprint Associations of childhood circumstances with physical and mental functioning in adulthood
    Tomi Mäkinen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 62:1831-9. 2006
    ..These circumstances provide detailed information on the association of childhood circumstances with adult functioning over and above parental education...
  89. ncbi request reprint Factors contributing to sense of coherence among men and women
    Salla Maarit Volanen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 14:322-30. 2004
    ..e. childhood living conditions, work and family life, and social relationships, with sense of coherence (SOC) among Finnish men and women. A particular interest was devoted to interactions between sex and GRR...
  90. ncbi request reprint Effect of environmental and genetic factors on education-associated disparities in weight and weight gain: a study of Finnish adult twins
    Karri Silventoinen
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:815-22. 2004
    ..Disparities in body mass index (BMI) between persons with different educational levels in Western countries are well documented, but the background of these education-associated disparities remains poorly understood...
  91. pmc Socioeconomic position and self-rated health: the contribution of childhood socioeconomic circumstances, adult socioeconomic status, and material resources
    Mikko Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, P O Box 41, 00014, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Public Health 95:1403-9. 2005
    ..We examined socioeconomic inequalities in self-rated health by analyzing indicators of childhood socioeconomic circumstances, adult socioeconomic position, and current material resources...
  92. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and smoking: analysing inequalities with multiple indicators
    Mikko Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 15:262-9. 2005
    ..While previous studies have mostly relied on one socioeconomic indicator at a time, this study examined socioeconomic differences in smoking by using several indicators that reflect different dimensions of socioeconomic position...
  93. pmc Influence of material and behavioural factors on occupational class differences in health
    Mikko Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, PO Box 41, FIN 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:163-9. 2005
    ..To examine material and behavioural factors as explanations for occupational class differences in health, while taking into account the interrelations between these two groups of factors...
  94. ncbi request reprint Multiple dimensions of socioeconomic position and obesity among employees: The Helsinki Health Study
    Mikko Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, P O Box 41, University of Helsinki, FIN 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Obes Res 12:1851-8. 2004
    ..To examine socioeconomic differences in obesity using several different socioeconomic indicators, ranging from childhood socioeconomic environment and adult socioeconomic status to material resources and economic satisfaction...
  95. ncbi request reprint Body weight and health status: importance of socioeconomic position and working conditions
    Mikko Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Obes Res 13:2169-77. 2005
    ..To examine the association between relative body weight and health status and the potential modifying effects of socioeconomic position and working conditions on this association...
  96. ncbi request reprint Mental health and food habits among employed women and men
    Sirpa Sarlio-Lähteenkorva
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, P O Box 41, Helsinki 00014, Finland
    Appetite 42:151-6. 2004
    ..Except for cereals and dark bread, these results remained statistically significant in the fully adjusted model. The results suggest that poor mental health is associated with unhealthy food habits...
  97. ncbi request reprint The effects of childhood circumstances, adult socioeconomic status, and material circumstances on physical and mental functioning: a structural equation modelling approach
    Mikko Laaksonen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Ann Epidemiol 17:431-9. 2007
    ..We sought to examine the importance of childhood circumstances, adult socioeconomic status, and material circumstances to physical and mental functioning among middle-aged women and men...
  98. ncbi request reprint Work-family conflicts and self-rated health among middle-aged municipal employees in Finland
    Torsten Winter
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Behav Med 13:276-85. 2006
    ..The association remained after adjusting for sociodemographic and socioeconomic factors. This study shows that a better balance between family life and work outside the home would probably have a health promoting effect...
  99. ncbi request reprint Sense of coherence and its determinants: a comparative study of the Finnish-speaking majority and the Swedish-speaking minority in Finland
    Salla Maarit Volanen
    Department of Public Health, University of Turku, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 34:515-25. 2006
    ..This study investigated (1) the level of sense of coherence (SOC), (2) the structure of generalized resistance resources (GRRs), and (3) associations of GRRs with SOC among Finnish- and Swedish-speaking Finns...
  100. ncbi request reprint The contribution of musculoskeletal disorders and physical workload to socioeconomic inequalities in health
    Akseli Aittomäki
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki Finland
    Eur J Public Health 17:145-50. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to examine whether the association of physical workload with musculoskeletal disorders might explain occupational social class inequalities in self-rated health...
  101. ncbi request reprint Associations of work-family conflicts with food habits and physical activity
    Eva Roos
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Public Health Nutr 10:222-9. 2007
    ..This study examines the relationship between family-work conflicts with food habits and physical activity, and whether the relationship is dependent on family structure and work-related factors...