Laust H Mortensen

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Socioeconomic inequality in birth weight and gestational age in Denmark 1996-2007: using a family-based approach to explore alternative explanations
    Laust H Mortensen
    Section for Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, Box 2099, DK 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Soc Sci Med 76:1-7. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Early-life environment influencing susceptibility to cytomegalovirus infection: evidence from the Leiden Longevity Study and the Longitudinal Study of Aging Danish Twins
    L H Mortensen
    Unit of Epidemiology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Epidemiol Infect 140:835-41. 2012
  3. pmc Parental socioeconomic position and development of overweight in adolescence: longitudinal study of Danish adolescents
    Camilla Schmidt Morgen
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 10:520. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in perinatal health and disease
    Laust Hvas Mortensen
    Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:110-4. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Sex of the first-born and risk of preterm birth in the subsequent pregnancy
    Laust H Mortensen
    Unit of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Epidemiology 22:328-32. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Income-related and educational inequality in small-for-gestational age and preterm birth in Denmark and Finland 1987-2003
    Laust H Mortensen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 38:40-5. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The social gradient in birthweight at term: quantification of the mediating role of maternal smoking and body mass index
    Laust H Mortensen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, 2nd Floor, 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Hum Reprod 24:2629-35. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Time is on whose side? Time trends in the association between maternal social disadvantage and offspring fetal growth. A study of 1 409 339 births in Denmark, 1981-2004
    L H Mortensen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:281-5. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Socio-economic inequality in preterm birth: a comparative study of the Nordic countries from 1981 to 2000
    Christina B Petersen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:66-75. 2009
  10. doi request reprint A comparative study of educational inequality in the risk of stillbirth in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden 1981-2000
    Ane L Rom
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:240-6. 2012

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Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Socioeconomic inequality in birth weight and gestational age in Denmark 1996-2007: using a family-based approach to explore alternative explanations
    Laust H Mortensen
    Section for Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, Box 2099, DK 1014 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Soc Sci Med 76:1-7. 2013
    ..In conclusion, the early life circumstances of mothers appear to be important in understanding the association between education, preterm birth and small for gestational age...
  2. doi request reprint Early-life environment influencing susceptibility to cytomegalovirus infection: evidence from the Leiden Longevity Study and the Longitudinal Study of Aging Danish Twins
    L H Mortensen
    Unit of Epidemiology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Epidemiol Infect 140:835-41. 2012
    ..Our findings suggest that susceptibility to CMV infection--even under continuous within-partnership exposure--appears to be more strongly influenced by early-life environment than by genetic factors and adult environment...
  3. pmc Parental socioeconomic position and development of overweight in adolescence: longitudinal study of Danish adolescents
    Camilla Schmidt Morgen
    Institute of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 10:520. 2010
    ..The objective was to identify the possible association between parental socioeconomic position, weight change and the risk of developing overweight among adolescents between the ages 15 to 21...
  4. doi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in perinatal health and disease
    Laust Hvas Mortensen
    Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:110-4. 2011
    ..The Danish Medical Birth Register has been used extensively in conjunction with other national registers to examine different aspects of socioeconomic differences in perinatal health outcomes. Here, we review some recent findings...
  5. doi request reprint Sex of the first-born and risk of preterm birth in the subsequent pregnancy
    Laust H Mortensen
    Unit of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Epidemiology 22:328-32. 2011
    ..We explored a possible relation between sex of the first-born infant and the risk of preterm birth in the second pregnancy...
  6. doi request reprint Income-related and educational inequality in small-for-gestational age and preterm birth in Denmark and Finland 1987-2003
    Laust H Mortensen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 38:40-5. 2010
    ..In this paper, we examine income- and education-related inequality in small-for-gestational age (SGA) and preterm birth in Denmark and Finland from 1987 to 2003 using concentration indexes (CIXs)...
  7. doi request reprint The social gradient in birthweight at term: quantification of the mediating role of maternal smoking and body mass index
    Laust H Mortensen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, 2nd Floor, 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Hum Reprod 24:2629-35. 2009
    ..Maternal education is associated with the birthweight of offspring. We sought to quantify the role of maternal body mass index (BMI) and smoking as intermediary variables between maternal education and birthweight at term...
  8. doi request reprint Time is on whose side? Time trends in the association between maternal social disadvantage and offspring fetal growth. A study of 1 409 339 births in Denmark, 1981-2004
    L H Mortensen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, Copenhagen K, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:281-5. 2009
    ..The time trends in maternal social disadvantage in relation to fetal growth were examined in the context of a universal welfare state under changing macroeconomic conditions over a 24-year period...
  9. doi request reprint Socio-economic inequality in preterm birth: a comparative study of the Nordic countries from 1981 to 2000
    Christina B Petersen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:66-75. 2009
    ..Consequently, the socio-economic inequalities in preterm birth were not strongly influenced by structural changes during the period...
  10. doi request reprint A comparative study of educational inequality in the risk of stillbirth in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden 1981-2000
    Ane L Rom
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:240-6. 2012
    ..This study examined the educational patterns in the risk of stillbirth in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden from 1981 to 2000...
  11. doi request reprint Sex of prior children and risk of stillbirth in subsequent pregnancies
    Henriette Svarre Nielsen
    The National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Epidemiology 21:114-7. 2010
    ..Delivery of a boy has been reported to increase a woman's risk of recurrent miscarriage in subsequent pregnancies. We explored whether delivery of boys similarly increases the risk of a subsequent stillbirth...
  12. doi request reprint Social inequality in fetal and perinatal mortality in the Nordic countries
    Tina Jørgensen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 36:635-49. 2008
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  13. doi request reprint Preterm birth and birthweight-for-gestational age among immigrant women in Denmark 1978-2007: a nationwide registry study
    Grete S Pedersen
    Department of Epidemiology Department of Biostatistics, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 26:534-42. 2012
    ..We sought to examine whether age at immigration and length of residence were associated with preterm and small-for-gestational age (SGA) delivery among immigrant women in Denmark...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prospective associations between sedentary lifestyle and BMI in midlife
    Laust H Mortensen
    National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5, 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1462-71. 2006
    ..However, it has been questioned whether high BMI is a determinant or a consequence of a sedentary lifestyle...
  15. pmc Socioeconomic inequality in birth outcomes: what do the indicators tell us, and where do we find the data?
    Anne Marie Nybo Andersen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    CMAJ 174:1429-30. 2006
  16. pmc Leukocyte telomere dynamics in the elderly
    Troels Steenstrup
    Department of Biostatistics, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:181-7. 2013
    ..Measurement error is the probable explanation for LTL elongation in longitudinal studies...
  17. ncbi request reprint Intelligence in relation to later beverage preference and alcohol intake
    Laust H Mortensen
    Danish Epidemiology Science Centre, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Addiction 100:1445-52. 2005
    ..The health effects of drinking may be related to psychological characteristics influencing both health and drinking habits. This study aims to examine the relationship between intelligence, later beverage preference and alcohol intake...