G B Mensink

Summary

Affiliation: Robert Koch-Institut
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Associations of dietary indices with biomarkers of dietary exposure and cardiovascular status among adolescents in Germany
    Julia Truthmann
    Robert Koch Institute Berlin, Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Postbox 65 02 61, D 13302, Berlin, Germany
    Nutr Metab (Lond) 9:92. 2012
  2. pmc Physical activity patterns and socioeconomic position: the German National Health Interview and Examination Survey 1998 (GNHIES98)
    Jonas D Finger
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Robert Koch Institute, General Pape Strasse, 62 66, Berlin, D 12101, Germany
    BMC Public Health 12:1079. 2012
  3. pmc A cluster-analytic approach towards multidimensional health-related behaviors in adolescents: the MoMo-Study
    Sarah Spengler
    Sports Science, University of Konstanz, Universitätsstraße 10, Constance 78457, Germany
    BMC Public Health 12:1128. 2012
  4. pmc Comorbidity of overweight and obesity in a nationally representative sample of German adults aged 18-79 years
    Anja Schienkiewitz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Monitoring, Robert Koch Institut, General Pape Str, 62 66, 12101, Berlin, Germany
    BMC Public Health 12:658. 2012
  5. doi request reprint [Overweight and obesity in Germany: results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)]
    G B M Mensink
    Abteilung für Epidemiologie und Gesundheitsmonitoring, Robert Koch Institut, General Pape Str 62 66, 12101 Berlin, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 56:786-94. 2013
  6. pmc Dietary patterns of adolescents in Germany--associations with nutrient intake and other health related lifestyle characteristics
    Almut Richter
    Marketing and Consumer Research, Technische Universitat Munchen, Freising, Germany
    BMC Pediatr 12:35. 2012
  7. pmc Relative validation of the KiGGS Food Frequency Questionnaire among adolescents in Germany
    Julia Truthmann
    Technische Universitat Munchen, School of Management, Marketing and Consumer Research, Freising, Germany
    Nutr J 10:133. 2011
  8. pmc Relative validation of a food frequency questionnaire for national health and nutrition monitoring
    Marjolein Haftenberger
    Robert Koch Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Berlin, Germany
    Nutr J 9:36. 2010
  9. pmc Potential determinants of obesity among children and adolescents in Germany: results from the cross-sectional KiGGS Study
    Christina Kleiser
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    BMC Public Health 9:46. 2009
  10. pmc The challenge of comprehensively mapping children's health in a nation-wide health survey: design of the German KiGGS-Study
    Bärbel Maria Kurth
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Robert Koch Institute, Seestrasse 10, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Public Health 8:196. 2008

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Publications29

  1. pmc Associations of dietary indices with biomarkers of dietary exposure and cardiovascular status among adolescents in Germany
    Julia Truthmann
    Robert Koch Institute Berlin, Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Postbox 65 02 61, D 13302, Berlin, Germany
    Nutr Metab (Lond) 9:92. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  2. pmc Physical activity patterns and socioeconomic position: the German National Health Interview and Examination Survey 1998 (GNHIES98)
    Jonas D Finger
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Robert Koch Institute, General Pape Strasse, 62 66, Berlin, D 12101, Germany
    BMC Public Health 12:1079. 2012
    ..The roles of income level, occupational status and other mediating variables for these associations were also examined...
  3. pmc A cluster-analytic approach towards multidimensional health-related behaviors in adolescents: the MoMo-Study
    Sarah Spengler
    Sports Science, University of Konstanz, Universitätsstraße 10, Constance 78457, Germany
    BMC Public Health 12:1128. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Comorbidity of overweight and obesity in a nationally representative sample of German adults aged 18-79 years
    Anja Schienkiewitz
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Monitoring, Robert Koch Institut, General Pape Str, 62 66, 12101, Berlin, Germany
    BMC Public Health 12:658. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine comorbidity associated with overweight and obesity in a nationally representative sample of German adults...
  5. doi request reprint [Overweight and obesity in Germany: results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)]
    G B M Mensink
    Abteilung für Epidemiologie und Gesundheitsmonitoring, Robert Koch Institut, General Pape Str 62 66, 12101 Berlin, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 56:786-94. 2013
    ..5% of women were obese, in DEGS1, these figures were 23.3% and 23.9%, respectively. The increase in obesity occurred especially among young adults. An English full-text version of this article is available at SpringerLink as supplemental...
  6. pmc Dietary patterns of adolescents in Germany--associations with nutrient intake and other health related lifestyle characteristics
    Almut Richter
    Marketing and Consumer Research, Technische Universitat Munchen, Freising, Germany
    BMC Pediatr 12:35. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to identify dietary patterns among a representative sample of German adolescents and their associations with energy and nutrient intake, socioeconomic and lifestyle characteristics, and overweight status...
  7. pmc Relative validation of the KiGGS Food Frequency Questionnaire among adolescents in Germany
    Julia Truthmann
    Technische Universitat Munchen, School of Management, Marketing and Consumer Research, Freising, Germany
    Nutr J 10:133. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc Relative validation of a food frequency questionnaire for national health and nutrition monitoring
    Marjolein Haftenberger
    Robert Koch Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Berlin, Germany
    Nutr J 9:36. 2010
    ..Therefore the relative validity of an FFQ developed for use in the German Health Examination Survey for Adults 2008-2011 (DEGS) was examined...
  9. pmc Potential determinants of obesity among children and adolescents in Germany: results from the cross-sectional KiGGS Study
    Christina Kleiser
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    BMC Public Health 9:46. 2009
    ..The aim of the present paper is to identify potential determinants of obesity and risk groups among 3- to 17-year old children and adolescents to provide a basis for effective prevention strategies...
  10. pmc The challenge of comprehensively mapping children's health in a nation-wide health survey: design of the German KiGGS-Study
    Bärbel Maria Kurth
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Robert Koch Institute, Seestrasse 10, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Public Health 8:196. 2008
    ..Aim of this first nationwide interview and examination survey was to collect comprehensive data on the health status of children and adolescents aged 0 to 17 years...
  11. doi request reprint [Which implications for obesity prevention can be offered by the KiGGS follow-up study?]
    G B M Mensink
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, Germany
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 54:290-4. 2011
    ..This offers many new perspectives for analyses, whose findings may be helpful for the prevention of obesity. Current insights and future perspectives are discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Intensity, duration, and frequency of physical activity and coronary risk factors
    G B Mensink
    Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 29:1192-8. 1997
    ..001 HDL/total cholesterol, -0.014 mmol.L-1 triglycerides, -0.31 beats.min-1 heart rate, and -0.098 kg.m-2 BMI among women. Serum lipids and BMI showed stronger associations with frequency than with intensity or duration...
  13. ncbi request reprint [EsKiMo - the nutrition module in the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS)]
    G B M Mensink
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 50:902-8. 2007
    ..By connecting these nutrition data with other health data from KiGGS, comprehensive analyses of relationships between nutrition and health are possible...
  14. ncbi request reprint Food and nutrient intake in East and West Germany, 8 years after the reunification--The German Nutrition Survey 1998
    G B M Mensink
    Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1000-10. 2004
    ..To explore differences in food and nutrient intake as well as cardiovascular risk factors between the eastern and western parts of Germany in 1998 and to compare food consumption information between 1991 and 1998...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Food consumption of children and adolescents in Germany. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS)]
    G B M Mensink
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 50:609-23. 2007
    ..As expected the consumption of sweets and soft drinks is relatively high. Whereas more than half of the children each consume fruits and vegetables on a daily base, this consumption declines with increasing age...
  16. ncbi request reprint [What do you eat? Food frequency questionnaire for children and adolescents]
    G B M Mensink
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 47:219-26. 2004
    ..This questionnaire is presented and its advantages and disadvantages are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Benefits of leisure-time physical activity on the cardiovascular risk profile at older age
    G B Mensink
    Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Int J Epidemiol 28:659-66. 1999
    ..Their relative importance may also change at different stages in life and this should be taken into account for activity recommendations...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Overweight and obesity in Germany 1984-2003]
    G B M Mensink
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, Germany
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 48:1348-56. 2005
    ..At present, about 70% of men and 50% of women in Germany are overweight or obese. In conclusion, the prevalence of overweight and obesity in Germany continues to increase...
  19. ncbi request reprint Validity of DISHES 98, a computerised dietary history interview: energy and macronutrient intake
    G B Mensink
    Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:409-17. 2001
    ..To estimate the relative validity of a computerised dietary history instrument (DISHES 98)...
  20. doi request reprint [Alcohol consumption among adolescents in Germany. Results of EsKiMo]
    S Kohler
    Abteilung für Epidemiologie und Gesundheitsberichterstattung, Robert Koch Institut, Berlin
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 52:745-52. 2009
    ..Since about a quarter of 12- to 13-year-olds consumed alcohol at least once in the last four weeks, there is a need for action already in this age group...
  21. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake and sources of long-chain n-3 PUFAs in German adults
    A Bauch
    Robert Koch Institute, Nordufer, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:810-2. 2006
    ..The main sources of these fatty acids are fish (68%), eggs (12%), poultry (7%), meat and sausages (7%). The remaining 6% of EPA and DHA is supplied by bakery products...
  22. ncbi request reprint Vitamins--dietary intake and intake from dietary supplements in Germany
    R Beitz
    Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:539-45. 2002
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint [Physical activity among children and adolescents in Germany. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS)]
    T Lampert
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 50:634-42. 2007
    ..These results underline the importance of sports- and exercise-promoting measures in childhood and adolescence, designed for specific target groups...
  24. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D status and health correlates among German adults
    B Hintzpeter
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:1079-89. 2008
    ..To analyze vitamin D status based on serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) measurements, its determinants and health correlates in a representative sample of German adults...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Sport and health among adults in Germany]
    T Lampert
    Abt Epidemiologie und Gesundheitsberichterstattung, Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, Germany
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 48:1357-64. 2005
    ....
  26. doi request reprint [Development and implementation of health targets for children and adolescents. What contribution can the Robert Koch Institute's National Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS) make?]
    T Lampert
    Robert Koch Institut Berlin, Berlin
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 52:905-18. 2009
    ....
  27. doi request reprint [Dietary supplement use among adolescents in Germany. Results of EsKiMo]
    J Six
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 51:1202-9. 2008
    ..A similarly large proportion of users consumed one supplement with multiple nutrients. Most often supplements containing vitamin C, magnesium, B-vitamins, vitamin E and calcium were used...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Use of vitamin and mineral supplements in Germany]
    R Beitz
    Abteilung für Epidemiologie und Gesundheitsberichterstattung, Robert Koch Institut, Berlin
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 47:1057-65. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, only a small proportion of the population uses more than one supplement containing the same micronutrient daily. Even among these persons an intake above the tolerable upper intake level is seldom...
  29. ncbi request reprint Computerization of a dietary history interview in a running cohort; evaluation within the Amsterdam Growth and Health Longitudinal Study
    I Bakker
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:394-404. 2003
    ..The introduction of such a method in an ongoing longitudinal study was evaluated with special emphasis on the effect on interviewer bias...