B N Kumar

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oslo
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in obesity among immigrants from developing countries, in Oslo, Norway
    B N Kumar
    Section of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:684-90. 2006
  2. pmc Comparison of cardiovascular risk factors between Sri Lankans living in Kandy and Oslo
    Sampath U B Tennakoon
    Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 10:654. 2010
  3. pmc Self reported skin morbidity and ethnicity: a population-based study in a Western community
    Florence Dalgard
    Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    BMC Dermatol 7:4. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in body mass index and associated factors of adolescents from minorities in Oslo, Norway: a cross-sectional study
    B N Kumar
    Section of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Department Group for Community Medicine and General Practice, University of Oslo, Norway
    Public Health Nutr 7:999-1008. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing social differences in overweight among 15- to 16-year-old ethnic Norwegians from Oslo by register data and adolescent self-reported measures of socio-economic status
    N Lien
    Department of Nutrition, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:30-8. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Socio-demographic differences in food habits and preferences of school adolescents in Jiangsu Province, China
    Z Shi
    Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Jiangsu Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Nanjing, People s Republic of China
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:1439-48. 2005

Collaborators

  • M Wandel
  • N Lien
  • H E Meyer
  • Sampath U B Tennakoon
  • Florence Dalgard
  • Z Shi
  • Danasela B Nugegoda
  • Jan Øivind Holm
  • Ake Svensson
  • Johanne Sundby
  • G Holmboe-Ottesen

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in obesity among immigrants from developing countries, in Oslo, Norway
    B N Kumar
    Section of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:684-90. 2006
    ..To compare ethnic and gender differences in generalized and central obesity and to investigate whether these differences persisted after adjusting for socio-demographic and lifestyle factors...
  2. pmc Comparison of cardiovascular risk factors between Sri Lankans living in Kandy and Oslo
    Sampath U B Tennakoon
    Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Public Health 10:654. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare selected cardiovascular risk factors between migrant Sri Lankans living in Oslo, Norway and Urban dwellers from Kandy, Sri Lanka...
  3. pmc Self reported skin morbidity and ethnicity: a population-based study in a Western community
    Florence Dalgard
    Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
    BMC Dermatol 7:4. 2007
    ..Little is known about ethnic differences in skin morbidity. The purpose of this study was to describe possible ethnic differences in self-reported skin morbidity in a Western urban community...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences in body mass index and associated factors of adolescents from minorities in Oslo, Norway: a cross-sectional study
    B N Kumar
    Section of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Department Group for Community Medicine and General Practice, University of Oslo, Norway
    Public Health Nutr 7:999-1008. 2004
    ..To examine ethnic differences in body mass index (BMI), food habits and physical activity, and determine the factors contributing to differences in BMI...
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing social differences in overweight among 15- to 16-year-old ethnic Norwegians from Oslo by register data and adolescent self-reported measures of socio-economic status
    N Lien
    Department of Nutrition, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:30-8. 2007
    ..To determine to what extent self-reported and objective data on socio-economic status (SES) are associated with overweight/obesity among 15 to 16-year-old ethnic Norwegians...
  6. ncbi request reprint Socio-demographic differences in food habits and preferences of school adolescents in Jiangsu Province, China
    Z Shi
    Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Jiangsu Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Nanjing, People s Republic of China
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:1439-48. 2005
    ..To identify the differences in food habits and preferences among the adolescents according to socio-demographic characteristics...