A Engeland

Summary

Affiliation: Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc Aspects of statin prescribing in Norwegian counties with high, average and low statin consumption - an individual-level prescription database study
    Ingeborg Hartz
    Faculty of Health Studies, Hedmark University College, Kirkeveieen 47, 2418 Elverum, Norway
    BMC Clin Pharmacol 7:14. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Height and body mass index in relation to total mortality
    Anders Engeland
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    Epidemiology 14:293-9. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Height and body mass index in relation to colorectal and gallbladder cancer in two million Norwegian men and women
    Anders Engeland
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, N 0403 Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    Cancer Causes Control 16:987-96. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Body mass index in adolescence in relation to total mortality: 32-year follow-up of 227,000 Norwegian boys and girls
    Anders Engeland
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 157:517-23. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Height and body mass index in relation to esophageal cancer; 23-year follow-up of two million Norwegian men and women
    Anders Engeland
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Cancer Causes Control 15:837-43. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Height, body mass index, and ovarian cancer: a follow-up of 1.1 million Norwegian women
    Anders Engeland
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1244-8. 2003
  7. pmc Height, body mass index, and prostate cancer: a follow-up of 950000 Norwegian men
    A Engeland
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Br J Cancer 89:1237-42. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Obesity in adolescence and adulthood and the risk of adult mortality
    Anders Engeland
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Epidemiology 15:79-85. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk of road traffic accidents associated with the prescription of drugs: a registry-based cohort study
    Anders Engeland
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    Ann Epidemiol 17:597-602. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Height and body mass index and risk of lymphohematopoietic malignancies in two million Norwegian men and women
    Anders Engeland
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 165:44-52. 2007

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. pmc Aspects of statin prescribing in Norwegian counties with high, average and low statin consumption - an individual-level prescription database study
    Ingeborg Hartz
    Faculty of Health Studies, Hedmark University College, Kirkeveieen 47, 2418 Elverum, Norway
    BMC Clin Pharmacol 7:14. 2007
    ..Our objective was to explore how differences in prevalences of use, dosing characteristics, choice of statin and continuity of therapy in individual patients adds new information to previous results...
  2. ncbi request reprint Height and body mass index in relation to total mortality
    Anders Engeland
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    Epidemiology 14:293-9. 2003
    ..The relation between body mass index (BMI) and mortality is not clear in the literature. An inverse relation between height and mortality has been suggested. We explore these relations in a very large cohort in Norway...
  3. ncbi request reprint Height and body mass index in relation to colorectal and gallbladder cancer in two million Norwegian men and women
    Anders Engeland
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, N 0403 Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    Cancer Causes Control 16:987-96. 2005
    ..The present study aimed at exploring the relations between BMI and stature and colorectal and gallbladder cancer in a huge Norwegian cohort with measured height and weight...
  4. ncbi request reprint Body mass index in adolescence in relation to total mortality: 32-year follow-up of 227,000 Norwegian boys and girls
    Anders Engeland
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 157:517-23. 2003
    ..The corresponding rates among females were 30% and 100%. The excess mortality among adolescents whose BMI was high was not clearly manifested before they reached their thirties. Hence, BMI in adolescence is predictive of adult mortality...
  5. ncbi request reprint Height and body mass index in relation to esophageal cancer; 23-year follow-up of two million Norwegian men and women
    Anders Engeland
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Cancer Causes Control 15:837-43. 2004
    ..For esophageal cancer there seems to be different effects of BMI for different histological subtypes. We explored these relations in a Norwegian cohort...
  6. ncbi request reprint Height, body mass index, and ovarian cancer: a follow-up of 1.1 million Norwegian women
    Anders Engeland
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1244-8. 2003
    ..No such association was seen in older women. A positive association between height and risk of ovarian cancer, particularly endometrioid ovarian cancer, was observed in women younger than 60 years of age...
  7. pmc Height, body mass index, and prostate cancer: a follow-up of 950000 Norwegian men
    A Engeland
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Br J Cancer 89:1237-42. 2003
    ..72 (95% CI: 1.46-2.04) compared with the shortest men. The overall effect of BMI on the incidence of prostate cancer was modest. The larger effect found in men aged 50-59 years might partly explain the previous inconsistent findings...
  8. ncbi request reprint Obesity in adolescence and adulthood and the risk of adult mortality
    Anders Engeland
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Epidemiology 15:79-85. 2004
    ..BACKGROUND There are few long-term follow-up data on the relation between body mass index (BMI) in adolescence and in adulthood, and between adolescent BMI and adult mortality. The present study explores these relations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk of road traffic accidents associated with the prescription of drugs: a registry-based cohort study
    Anders Engeland
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, University of Bergen, Norway
    Ann Epidemiol 17:597-602. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the risk of a car driver being involved in a road traffic accident while using prescribed drugs. We used data from population-based registries...
  10. ncbi request reprint Height and body mass index and risk of lymphohematopoietic malignancies in two million Norwegian men and women
    Anders Engeland
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 165:44-52. 2007
    ..The moderate associations between height and body mass index and LHMs found in the present study indicate that the observed increase in overweight/obesity plays only a minor role in explaining the increase in the incidence of LHMs...
  11. doi request reprint Use of antirheumatic drugs in mothers and fathers before and during pregnancy-a population-based cohort study
    Kirsten K Viktil
    Diakonhjemmet Hospital Pharmacy, Oslo and Department of Pharmacotherapeutics, Diakonhjemmet Hospital Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:737-42. 2009
    ..Exploring the use of antirheumatic drugs in pregnant women and expectant fathers...
  12. ncbi request reprint Use of multiple primary cancers to indicate associations between smoking and cancer incidence: an analysis of 500,000 cancer cases diagnosed in Norway during 1953-93
    A Engeland
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute for Epidemiological Cancer Research, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Cancer 70:401-7. 1997
    ..In addition, the results for liver cancer and leukemia indicated that these types of cancer also share some risk factor(s) with the smoking-associated cancers...
  13. pmc Body size and thyroid cancer in two million Norwegian men and women
    A Engeland
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Br J Cancer 95:366-70. 2006
    ..The risk of thyroid cancer, especially of the papillary and follicular types, increased moderately with increasing BMI and height in both sexes...
  14. doi request reprint The use of lithium, valproate or lamotrigine for psychiatric conditions in children and adolescents in Norway 2004-2007 - a prescription database study
    Jørgen G Bramness
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, NO 0881 Oslo, Norway
    J Affect Disord 117:208-11. 2009
    ..Our study aimed to explore how common the use of lithium, valproate and lamotrigine in psychiatric conditions in children and adolescents in Norway and to describe concomitant use of other psychotropic drugs...
  15. ncbi request reprint Changes in physical activity behavior and the development of body mass index during the last 30 years in Norway
    S A Anderssen
    Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sports Sciences, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 18:309-17. 2008
    ..This association was less evident among men. Men and women who were lightly, moderately or highly active at leisure were less likely to be obese compared with those who were sedentary...
  16. pmc Prospective seroepidemiological study of role of human papillomavirus in non-cervical anogenital cancers
    T Bjørge
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute for Epidemiological Cancer Research, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    BMJ 315:646-9. 1997
    ..To evaluate the association between infection with the major oncogenic types of human papillomavirus and the risk of developing non-cervical anogenital cancers in a cohort followed up prospectively...
  17. doi request reprint An increased risk of road traffic accidents after prescriptions of lithium or valproate?
    Jørgen G Bramness
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 18:492-6. 2009
    ..The objective of the present study was to examine whether the use of lithium or valproate increased the risk of being involved in traffic accidents...
  18. ncbi request reprint The risk of traffic accidents after prescriptions of carisoprodol
    Jørgen G Bramness
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Accid Anal Prev 39:1050-5. 2007
    ..Carisoprodol, a drug used for acute lower back pain, may cause psychomotor impairment. We wanted to investigate if patients using carisoprodol had increased risk of being involved in a traffic accident...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Use of antidepressants among children and adolescents--did the warnings lead to fewer prescriptions?]
    Jørgen G Bramness
    Avdeling for legemiddelepidemiologi, Divisjon for epidemiologi, Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Postboks 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:2653-5. 2007
    ..The newly established Norwegian Prescription Database was used to investigate whether these warnings have had an effect...
  20. doi request reprint Starting insomnia treatment: the use of benzodiazepines versus z-hypnotics. A prescription database study of predictors
    Anne M Hausken
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 65:295-301. 2009
    ..Drugs prescribed for the treatment of insomnia can be either benzodiazepine hypnotics or the newer z-hypnotics, zopiclone and zolpidem. This paper explores possible explanations for the choice made...
  21. pmc Cohort profile: cohort of Norway (CONOR)
    Oyvind Naess
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 37:481-5. 2008
  22. doi request reprint Road traffic accident risk related to prescriptions of the hypnotics zopiclone, zolpidem, flunitrazepam and nitrazepam
    Ingebjørg Gustavsen
    Division of Forensic Toxicology and Drug Abuse, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Sleep Med 9:818-22. 2008
    ..We wanted to investigate whether filling a prescription for zopiclone or zolpidem was associated with increased risk of road traffic accidents at a national population level. Nitrazepam and flunitrazepam were used as comparator drugs...
  23. ncbi request reprint Minor increase in risk of road traffic accidents after prescriptions of antidepressants: a study of population registry data in Norway
    Jørgen G Bramness
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1099-103. 2008
    ..The objective of the present study was to examine whether the use of antidepressants by drivers increased the risk of being involved in traffic accidents...
  24. ncbi request reprint Relation of height and body mass index to renal cell carcinoma in two million Norwegian men and women
    Tone Bjørge
    Department of Pathology, Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 160:1168-76. 2004
    ..The authors conclude that elevated BMIs are associated with RCC risk in both males and females across a wide age range...
  25. pmc Carisoprodol use and abuse in Norway: a pharmacoepidemiological study
    Jørgen G Bramness
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 64:210-8. 2007
    ..Carisoprodol was developed to create a drug with less potential for abuse than meprobamate. However, case reports have established carisoprodol as a drug of abuse. This paper explores the extent of potential abuse of this drug in Norway...
  26. ncbi request reprint [How many and who are receiving medication for diabetes mellitus?]
    Hanne Strøm
    Avdeling for legemiddelepidemiologi, Divisjon for epidemiologi, Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Postboks 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:768-70. 2006
    ..This study presents data on the prevalence and incidence of drug-treated diabetes mellitus in Norway based on the new Norwegian Prescription Database (NorPD)...
  27. ncbi request reprint The impact of body mass index on later total hip arthroplasty for primary osteoarthritis: a cohort study in 1.2 million persons
    Gunnar B Flugsrud
    Oslo Orthopaedic Centre, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Arthritis Rheum 54:802-7. 2006
    ..To investigate the effects of body mass index (BMI), height, and age on the risk of later total hip arthroplasty for primary osteoarthritis (OA)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Body mass index in relation to adult asthma among 135,000 Norwegian men and women
    Wenche Nystad
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 160:969-76. 2004
    ..The similar value for women was 7%. Overweight or obese persons reported asthma more often than did thinner persons after adjustment for smoking, education, and physical activity...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Changes in the sale and use of flunitrazepam in Norway after 1999]
    Jørgen G Bramness
    Avdeling for legemiddelepidemiologi, Divisjon for epidemiologi, Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Postboks 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:589-90. 2006
    ..On 1 August 2004 the manufacturer of the Rohypnol brand withdrew it from the Norwegian market. How did these two events influence the sales and use of drugs containing flunitrazepam?..
  30. doi request reprint Outcomes after anti-rheumatic drug use before and during pregnancy: a cohort study among 150,000 pregnant women and expectant fathers
    K K Viktil
    Diakonhjemmet Hospital Pharmacy, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Rheumatol 41:196-201. 2012
    ..To study (i) the drug utilization pattern of anti-rheumatic drugs in pregnant women and expectant fathers and (ii) the association between the use of anti-rheumatic drugs during pregnancy and the risk of congenital malformations...
  31. doi request reprint Effect of the market withdrawal of carisoprodol on use of other prescribed drugs with abuse potential
    J G Bramness
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 91:438-41. 2012
    ..In this nationwide longitudinal prescription study of 53,116 individuals in Norway, previous users of carisoprodol switched, to a limited extent, to other prescribed drugs with abuse potential after the withdrawal...
  32. ncbi request reprint Age- and gender-specific antibacterial prescribing in Norway
    Hege Salvesen Blix
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Marcus Thranes gate 6, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Antimicrob Chemother 59:971-6. 2007
    ..To describe the use of antibacterials among outpatients in Norway and to explore patterns of age- and gender-specific use...
  33. doi request reprint Road traffic accident risk in patients with diabetes mellitus receiving blood glucose-lowering drugs. Prospective follow-up study
    S Skurtveit
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Diabet Med 26:404-8. 2009
    ..To investigate, at a national level, whether patients using insulin or oral glucose-lowering agents had an increased risk of road traffic accidents compared with non-users...
  34. pmc Prescription drug use among fathers and mothers before and during pregnancy. A population-based cohort study of 106,000 pregnancies in Norway 2004-2006
    Anders Engeland
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 65:653-60. 2008
    ..In this registry-based study, we examined more than 100,000 Norwegian pregnancies and described the drug prescription pattern of both fathers and mothers around conception and during pregnancy (mothers)...
  35. doi request reprint Validation of disease registration in pregnant women in the Medical Birth Registry of Norway
    Anders Engeland
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, N 0403, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:1083-9. 2009
    ..The registration of asthma overall was 51%, but considerably higher for more serious asthma. Except for diabetes type 1, the medical disease diagnoses in the MBRN should be dealt with carefully...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effects of first-aid training in junior high schools
    Anders Engeland
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Inj Control Saf Promot 9:99-106. 2002
    ..Both self-efficacy, emotions in situations requiring first-aid skills and attitudes toward giving and learning first aid were of importance for intended behavior...
  37. doi request reprint Body mass index in adolescence in relation to cause-specific mortality: a follow-up of 230,000 Norwegian adolescents
    Tone Bjørge
    Section for Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 168:30-7. 2008
    ..7, 95% CI: 1.4, 5.2; females: 2.5, 95% CI: 1.4, 4.8), and sudden death (males: 2.2, 95% CI: 1.2, 4.3; females: 2.7, 95% CI: 1.1, 6.6). Adolescent obesity was related to increased mortality in middle age from several important causes...
  38. ncbi request reprint The impact of height and body mass index on the risk of testicular cancer in 600,000 Norwegian men
    Tone Bjørge
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Bergen, N 5018, Bergen, Norway
    Cancer Causes Control 17:983-7. 2006
    ..A moderate increase in risk of seminomas was seen with increasing adult height. Compared with men with height 170-79 cm, men with height 180 cm and above had a relative risk of 1.17 (95% CI: 1.00-1.37)...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Use of oral contraceptives and risk of cancer]
    Tone Bjørge
    Det Norske Radiumhospital 0310 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 122:1788-90. 2002
  40. ncbi request reprint Body size in relation to cancer of the uterine corpus in 1 million Norwegian women
    Tone Bjørge
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Section for Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Bergen, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Int J Cancer 120:378-83. 2007
    ..The overall RR of corpus uteri cancer associated with a 10-cm increase in height was 1.09 (95% CI: 1.05-1.13), and was mostly observed for Type I tumors...
  41. doi request reprint Cancer risk in children with birth defects and in their families: a population based cohort study of 5.2 million children from Norway and Sweden
    Tone Bjørge
    Section for Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:500-6. 2008
    ..Cancer and birth defects may share factors that influence risk. A malformation may involve physiologic changes or changes in lifestyle that might affect cancer risks...