Affiliation: Norwegian Institute of Public Health
- Body mass index, smoking, and risk of death between 40 and 70 years of age in a Norwegian cohort of 32,727 women and 33,475 menVidar Hjellvik
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
Eur J Epidemiol 28:35-43. 2013..In men, cardiovascular disease was most common (41%) followed by cancer (34%). Cardiovascular disease deaths were more strongly related to BMI than were cancer deaths...
- [Education and use of drugs in Norway]Vidar Hjellvik
Avdeling for legemiddelepidemiologi, Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Norway
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 132:2166-70. 2012..Many studies have demonstrated that a low socioeconomic status is associated with poor health. The aim of the study was to investigate whether use of prescription drugs, generally and within selected categories, varies with education...
- Body mass index as predictor for asthma: a cohort study of 118,723 males and femalesV Hjellvik
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
Eur Respir J 35:1235-42. 2010..Asthma incidence, as measured by anti-asthmatic drug use, was positively related to both BMI and change in BMI. For BMI, the association was stronger for never-smokers than for ex-smokers and current smokers...
- Boiled coffee intake and subsequent risk for type 2 diabetesVidar Hjellvik
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
Epidemiology 22:418-21. 2011..Many studies have found an inverse association between consumption of filtered coffee and incident type 2 diabetes. The effect of boiled coffee has been less studied...
- Coffee intake and oral-oesophageal cancer: follow-up of 389,624 Norwegian men and women 40-45 yearsA Tverdal
Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, Oslo NO 0403, Norway
Br J Cancer 105:157-61. 2011..The evidence on the relationship between coffee intake and cancer of the oral cavity and oesophagus is conflicting and few follow-up studies have been done...