Simo Näyhä

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oulu
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Traffic deaths and superstition on Friday the 13th
    Simo Näyhä
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Oulu FIN 00014, Finland
    Am J Psychiatry 159:2110-1. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Heat-related thermal sensation, comfort and symptoms in a northern population: the National FINRISK 2007 study
    Simo Näyhä
    1 Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland2 Center for Environmental and Respiratory Health Research, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland3 Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 24:620-6. 2014
  3. pmc Body mass index and overweight in relation to residence distance and population density: experience from the Northern Finland birth cohort 1966
    Simo Näyhä
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, PO Box 5000, FI 90014 Oulu, Finland
    BMC Public Health 13:938. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Cold-related symptoms among the healthy and sick of the general population: National FINRISK Study data, 2002
    S Nayha
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Finland
    Public Health 125:380-8. 2011
  5. pmc Smoking differences between employees in faculties of the University of Tartu, Estonia, and changes during the country's transition
    Simo Näyhä
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, POB 5000, Finland
    BMC Public Health 11:153. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Suicide mortality in Finnish Lapland by small areas, with reference to temporal trends
    Simo Näyhä
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Circumpolar Health 68:224-34. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Heat mortality in Finland in the 2000s
    Simo Näyhä
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Finland
    Int J Circumpolar Health 66:418-24. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Environmental temperature and mortality
    Simo Näyhä
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Finland
    Int J Circumpolar Health 64:451-8. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Association of modic changes, Schmorl's nodes, spondylolytic defects, high-intensity zone lesions, disc herniations, and radial tears with low back symptom severity among young Finnish adults
    Jani Takatalo
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1231-9. 2012
  10. pmc Body mass index is associated with lumbar disc degeneration in young Finnish males: subsample of Northern Finland birth cohort study 1986
    Jani Takatalo
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Oulu, PL 5000, Oulu, 90014, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:87. 2013

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Traffic deaths and superstition on Friday the 13th
    Simo Näyhä
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Oulu FIN 00014, Finland
    Am J Psychiatry 159:2110-1. 2002
    ..This study compared deaths from traffic accidents on Friday the 13th with those on other Fridays in a national population...
  2. ncbi request reprint Heat-related thermal sensation, comfort and symptoms in a northern population: the National FINRISK 2007 study
    Simo Näyhä
    1 Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland2 Center for Environmental and Respiratory Health Research, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland3 Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 24:620-6. 2014
    ..The present study aimed to describe the temperatures considered to be comfortable or hot and the prevalence of heat-related complaints and symptoms in the Finnish population...
  3. pmc Body mass index and overweight in relation to residence distance and population density: experience from the Northern Finland birth cohort 1966
    Simo Näyhä
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, PO Box 5000, FI 90014 Oulu, Finland
    BMC Public Health 13:938. 2013
    ..To provide more information, we examined whether body mass index (BMI) and the prevalence of overweight are associated with an individual's distance to the local community centre and population density in his/her resident area...
  4. doi request reprint Cold-related symptoms among the healthy and sick of the general population: National FINRISK Study data, 2002
    S Nayha
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Finland
    Public Health 125:380-8. 2011
    ..To determine the prevalence of cold-related symptoms among the general population, especially people with pre-existing diseases...
  5. pmc Smoking differences between employees in faculties of the University of Tartu, Estonia, and changes during the country's transition
    Simo Näyhä
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, POB 5000, Finland
    BMC Public Health 11:153. 2011
    ..The present study was conducted to see whether such differences still exist and how the patterns had changed during the country's first transitional decade...
  6. ncbi request reprint Suicide mortality in Finnish Lapland by small areas, with reference to temporal trends
    Simo Näyhä
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Circumpolar Health 68:224-34. 2009
    ..To determine the regional patterns and the temporal trends of suicides in Finnish Lapland...
  7. ncbi request reprint Heat mortality in Finland in the 2000s
    Simo Näyhä
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Finland
    Int J Circumpolar Health 66:418-24. 2007
    ..To estimate the magnitude of heat-related mortality in Finland in the 2000s...
  8. ncbi request reprint Environmental temperature and mortality
    Simo Näyhä
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Finland
    Int J Circumpolar Health 64:451-8. 2005
    ..Both cold and heat are significant public health hazards which should be taken into account in health care and education of health professionals...
  9. doi request reprint Association of modic changes, Schmorl's nodes, spondylolytic defects, high-intensity zone lesions, disc herniations, and radial tears with low back symptom severity among young Finnish adults
    Jani Takatalo
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1231-9. 2012
    ..A cross-sectional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study...
  10. pmc Body mass index is associated with lumbar disc degeneration in young Finnish males: subsample of Northern Finland birth cohort study 1986
    Jani Takatalo
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Oulu, PL 5000, Oulu, 90014, Finland
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:87. 2013
    ..Therefore, we investigated whether body mass index (BMI), smoking, and physical activity are associated with lumbar DD among young adults...
  11. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of frostbite in the general population--work-related and individual factors
    Tiina M Mäkinen
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, PO Box 5000, Oulu 90014, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 35:384-93. 2009
    ..To examine the occurrence of frostbite in the general population and the related risk factors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Smoking differences between university faculties in Tartu, Estonia, and Oulu, Finland, after the disruption of communism
    Rauno Heikkinen
    Department of Physiology, University of Oulu, Finland
    Soz Praventivmed 51:381-91. 2006
    ..To provide information on smoking differences between university faculties...
  13. pmc Association of abdominal obesity with lumbar disc degeneration--a magnetic resonance imaging study
    Jani Takatalo
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    PLoS ONE 8:e56244. 2013
    ..To evaluate whether midsagittal (abdominal) obesity in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), waist circumference (WC) and body fat percentage are associated with lumbar disc degeneration in early adulthood...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cold-related complaints, symptoms and injuries in the general population: the FINRISK 2002 cold substudy
    Veli Pekka Raatikka
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, P O Box 5000, 90014 Oulu, Finland
    Int J Biometeorol 51:441-8. 2007
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Self-reported health in urban-rural continuum: a grid-based analysis of Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966
    Tiina Lankila
    Department of Geography, University of Oulu, PO Box 3000, 90014, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Public Health 57:525-33. 2012
    ..To evaluate the association of self-reported health with residential area type defined by the population density in individual's local environment using a population-based cohort in Finland...
  16. doi request reprint Does lumbar disc degeneration on magnetic resonance imaging associate with low back symptom severity in young Finnish adults?
    Jani Takatalo
    Institute of Clinical Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:2180-9. 2011
    ..A cross-sectional magnetic resonance imaging study with questionnaires on low back pain (LBP) and functional limitations...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cold-related cardiorespiratory symptoms among subjects with and without hypertension: the National FINRISK Study 2002
    Tiina M Ikäheimo
    1 Center for Environmental and Respiratory Health Research, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 24:237-43. 2014
    ..This information is relevant for proper treatment and could serve as an indicator for predicting wintertime morbidity and mortality...
  18. doi request reprint Real-life epidemiology of food allergy testing in Finnish children
    Kaisa Pyrhönen
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 22:361-8. 2011
    ..However, the occurrence and determinants of FA testing in a general child population have remained unknown...
  19. doi request reprint Cold-related respiratory symptoms in the general population
    Terttu Harju
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Clin Respir J 4:176-85. 2010
    ..However, the prevalence of such symptoms in the general population and the threshold temperatures at which the symptoms start to emerge are poorly known...
  20. doi request reprint Health and well-being of movers in rural and urban areas--a grid-based analysis of northern Finland birth cohort 1966
    Tiina Lankila
    Department of Geography, University of Oulu, Finland Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 76:169-78. 2013
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and sedentary behaviors among Finnish youth
    Tuija Tammelin
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Finland
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 39:1067-74. 2007
    ..d(-1)) and to examine associations between physical activity and different sedentary behaviors...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting outdoor exposure in winter: population-based study
    Tiina M Mäkinen
    Centre for Arctic Medicine, Thule Institute, University of Oulu, P O Box 5000, 90014, University of Oulu, Finland
    Int J Biometeorol 51:27-36. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the subjects reported spending 4% of their total time under cold exposure, most of it (71%) during leisure time. Both occupational and leisure-time cold exposure is greater among men than women...
  24. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' physical activity in relation to family income and parents' education
    Marko T Kantomaa
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Prev Med 44:410-5. 2007
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the relationship of family income and parents' level of education with physical activity in Finnish adolescents...
  25. doi request reprint Prevalence of degenerative imaging findings in lumbar magnetic resonance imaging among young adults
    Jani Takatalo
    Department of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Institute of Clinical Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:1716-21. 2009
    ..A cross-sectional imaging study of young adults...
  26. ncbi request reprint Obesity and low-grade inflammation among young Finnish men with early-onset alopecia
    Päivi Hirsso
    University of Oulu, Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, Oulu, Finland
    Dermatology 214:125-9. 2007
    ..Previous investigations have revealed an association of androgenetic alopecia (AGA), especially in younger subjects with severe early-onset AGA, with ischemic heart disease...
  27. doi request reprint Recurrent traumatic brain injury is predicted by the index injury occurring under the influence of alcohol
    Satu Winqvist
    Department of Neurology, University of Oulu, Finland
    Brain Inj 22:780-5. 2008
    ..Little is known of the role of alcohol intoxication as a risk factor for recurrent traumatic brain injuries (TBI). This study was a population-based longitudinal study to investigate this problem...
  28. ncbi request reprint Are sunlight deprivation and influenza epidemics associated with the onset of acute leukemia?
    Timo Timonen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    Haematologica 92:1553-6. 2007
    ..Reoccurring at the same time annually, darkness-related vitamin D deficiency and influenza could cause successive and co-operative mutations leading to AL with a short latency...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cold and the risk of cardiovascular diseases. A review
    Simo Näyhä
    Oulu Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu, Finland
    Int J Circumpolar Health 61:373-80. 2002
    ..In Finland the winter excess mortality from coronary heart disease has been levelling off during recent decades, but it still represents approximately 6% of annual deaths due to this condition...
  30. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of parent-reported food hypersensitivities and food allergies among children aged 1-4 yr
    Kaisa Pyrhönen
    Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 20:328-38. 2009
    ....
  31. doi request reprint SKARP--A population-based cohort study of childhood food-associated symptoms perceived by parents and food allergies diagnosed by physicians: design, methods and participation
    Kaisa Pyrhönen
    South Karelia District of Social and Health Services, Lappeenranta, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 39:194-202. 2011
    ..Few epidemiological studies exist on food-associated symptoms and allergies in large unselected child populations...
  32. doi request reprint Heredity of food allergies in an unselected child population: an epidemiological survey from Finland
    Kaisa Pyrhönen
    South Karelia District of Social and Health Services, Lappeenranta, Finland
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 22:e124-32. 2011
    ..2-1.4) for each additional allergic manifestation in the parents. Positive FA tests in the offspring were relatively strongly associated with the reports of allergic phenotypes and the number of these phenotypes in their biologic parents...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Exposure to cold and the symptoms thereof]
    Mika Rytkönen
    Oulun yliopisto, Arktisen lääketieteen keskus, Thule Instituutti, Oulun yliopisto
    Duodecim 121:419-23. 2005
  34. ncbi request reprint Adolescent participation in sports and adult physical activity
    Tuija Tammelin
    Oulu Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Finland
    Am J Prev Med 24:22-8. 2003
    ..We evaluated the association between participation in different types of adolescent sports and physical activity in adulthood...
  35. ncbi request reprint Cause-specific mortality of grand multiparous women in Finland
    Marianne Hinkula
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oulu University Hospital, University of Oulu, PL 24, FIN 90029 OYS, Oulu, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 163:367-73. 2006
    ..08, 1.13) was increased. According to this study, overall mortality among grand multiparous women is not elevated. Low mortality from cancers is offset by higher mortality from cardiovascular conditions and diabetes mellitus...
  36. ncbi request reprint Incidence of frostbite and ambient temperature in Finland, 1986-1995. A national study based on hospital admissions
    Kimmo Juopperi
    Oulu Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Oulu, Finland
    Int J Circumpolar Health 61:352-62. 2002
    ..The association of frostbite with ambient temperature in Finland is not known. The present study determined the incidence of frostbite and its association with sex, age and ambient temperature in a nationwide sample...