Koivusilta LK

Summary

Affiliation: University of Turku
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Toothbrushing as part of the adolescent lifestyle predicts education level
    L Koivusilta
    Department of Social Policy, FIN 20014 University of Turku, Finland
    J Dent Res 82:361-6. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Intensity of mobile phone use and health compromising behaviours--how is information and communication technology connected to health-related lifestyle in adolescence?
    Koivusilta Leena
    Department of Social Policy, University of Turku, FIN 20014 Finland
    J Adolesc 28:35-47. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Adolescent physical activity predicts high education and socio-economic position in adulthood
    Leena K Koivusilta
    Social Policy, Department of Social Research, University of Turku, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 22:203-9. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Orientations in adolescent use of information and communication technology: a digital divide by sociodemographic background, educational career, and health
    Leena K Koivusilta
    IASM Institutions and Social Mechanisms Consortium and Department of Social Policy, FIN 20014 University of Turku, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 35:95-103. 2007
  5. pmc Health inequality in adolescence. Does stratification occur by familial social background, family affluence, or personal social position?
    L K Koivusilta
    Department of Social Policy and IASM Institutions and Social Mechanisms, FIN 20014 University of Turku, Finland
    BMC Public Health 6:110. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Pubertal timing and educational careers: a longitudinal study
    L Koivusilta
    Department of Social Policy, FIN 20014 University of Turku, Finland
    Ann Hum Biol 31:446-65. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Health behaviours and health in adolescence as predictors of educational level in adulthood: a follow-up study from Finland
    Leena Koivusilta
    Department of Social Policy, FIN 20014, University of Turku, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 57:577-93. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Health related quality of life in 10-year-old schoolchildren
    Camilla Laaksonen
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Qual Life Res 17:1049-54. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use in families: a 15-year prospective follow-up study
    Sami Seljamo
    Department of Public Health, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Addiction 101:984-92. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Predictors of low back pain hospitalization--a prospective follow-up of 57,408 adolescents
    Ville M Mattila
    Institutions and Social Mechanisms, IASM, University of Turku, Tommilanraitti 1A as 1, 32670 Kangasala, Finland
    Pain 139:209-17. 2008

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Toothbrushing as part of the adolescent lifestyle predicts education level
    L Koivusilta
    Department of Social Policy, FIN 20014 University of Turku, Finland
    J Dent Res 82:361-6. 2003
    ..Altogether, a low toothbrushing frequency indicated selection into the less-well-educated stratum of society. This is likely to be reflected in socio-economic health differences in adulthood...
  2. ncbi request reprint Intensity of mobile phone use and health compromising behaviours--how is information and communication technology connected to health-related lifestyle in adolescence?
    Koivusilta Leena
    Department of Social Policy, University of Turku, FIN 20014 Finland
    J Adolesc 28:35-47. 2005
    ..This study concludes that, at least in the present developmental level of communication technologies, intensive mobile phone use seems to be part of the same health-related lifestyle as health compromising behaviours...
  3. doi request reprint Adolescent physical activity predicts high education and socio-economic position in adulthood
    Leena K Koivusilta
    Social Policy, Department of Social Research, University of Turku, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 22:203-9. 2012
    ..Improved school performance may mediate the hypothesized relationship...
  4. ncbi request reprint Orientations in adolescent use of information and communication technology: a digital divide by sociodemographic background, educational career, and health
    Leena K Koivusilta
    IASM Institutions and Social Mechanisms Consortium and Department of Social Policy, FIN 20014 University of Turku, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 35:95-103. 2007
    ..The assumption was that some groups of adolescents use ICT more so that their information utilization skills improve (computer use), while others use it primarily for entertainment (digital gaming, contacting friends by mobile phone)...
  5. pmc Health inequality in adolescence. Does stratification occur by familial social background, family affluence, or personal social position?
    L K Koivusilta
    Department of Social Policy and IASM Institutions and Social Mechanisms, FIN 20014 University of Turku, Finland
    BMC Public Health 6:110. 2006
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  6. ncbi request reprint Pubertal timing and educational careers: a longitudinal study
    L Koivusilta
    Department of Social Policy, FIN 20014 University of Turku, Finland
    Ann Hum Biol 31:446-65. 2004
    ..Pubertal timing is related to several dimensions of adolescent development. No studies concern its associations with educational careers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Health behaviours and health in adolescence as predictors of educational level in adulthood: a follow-up study from Finland
    Leena Koivusilta
    Department of Social Policy, FIN 20014, University of Turku, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 57:577-93. 2003
    ..The study indicates that in adolescence, indirect selection based on health behaviours, rather than direct selection by perceived health, contributes to the production of socio-economic health differences...
  8. doi request reprint Health related quality of life in 10-year-old schoolchildren
    Camilla Laaksonen
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Qual Life Res 17:1049-54. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the health related quality of life (HRQL) in a total cohort of general school children...
  9. ncbi request reprint Alcohol use in families: a 15-year prospective follow-up study
    Sami Seljamo
    Department of Public Health, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
    Addiction 101:984-92. 2006
    ..To study the prevalence of adolescents' problematic alcohol use and its parental predictors: drinking habits and socio-demographic factors...
  10. doi request reprint Predictors of low back pain hospitalization--a prospective follow-up of 57,408 adolescents
    Ville M Mattila
    Institutions and Social Mechanisms, IASM, University of Turku, Tommilanraitti 1A as 1, 32670 Kangasala, Finland
    Pain 139:209-17. 2008
    ..Coaches should pay special attention to the nature of physical training and personal exercises in females, and physiotherapists and sports physicians to the prevention of LBP hospitalization...
  11. doi request reprint The change in child self-assessed and parent proxy-assessed Health Related Quality of Life (HRQL) in early adolescence (age 10-12)
    Camilla B Laaksonen
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 38:9-16. 2010
    ..To examine the development of self-assessed and parent proxy-assessed health related quality of life (HRQL) in pre-adolescent schoolchildren...