Affiliation: Norwegian Institute of Public Health
- Body mass index, triglycerides, glucose, and blood pressure as predictors of type 2 diabetes in a middle-aged Norwegian cohort of men and womenVidar Hjellvik
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
Clin Epidemiol 4:213-24. 2012..We wanted to assess the risk associated with these three factors alone and in combination, and the relative importance of these and several other risk factors (eg, nonfasting glucose) as predictors of T2D...
- 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...