C Bjorkelund

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Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Management of cardiovascular diseases is characterized by male perspective. Women are subjected to incorrect management, diagnosis and treatment]
    C Bjorkelund
    Avdelningen för allmänmedicin, Institutionen för samhällsmedicin, Göteborgs Universitet
    Lakartidningen 98:3314-8. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of continuity on quality of primary care: from the perspective of citizens' preferences and multimorbidity - position paper of the European Forum for Primary Care
    Cecilia Bjorkelund
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, the Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Qual Prim Care 21:193-204. 2013
  3. pmc The prevalence of work-related stress, and its association with self-perceived health and sick-leave, in a population of employed Swedish women
    Kristina Holmgren
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation Occupational Therapy, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 9:73. 2009
  4. pmc Medical students' and facilitators' experiences of an Early Professional Contact course: active and motivated students, strained facilitators
    Bernhard von Below
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine Primary Health Care, the Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, PO Box 454, SE 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Med Educ 8:56. 2008
  5. pmc Impact of medical students' descriptive evaluations on long-term course development
    Mats Wahlqvist
    Department of Primary Health Care, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg University, Sweden
    BMC Med Educ 6:24. 2006
  6. pmc GPs' opinions of public and industrial information regarding drugs: a cross-sectional study
    Ingmarie Skoglund
    Primary Care Unit, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:204. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbances in midlife unrelated to 32-year diabetes incidence: the prospective population study of women in Gothenburg
    Cecilia Bjorkelund
    Department of Primary Health Care, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Diabetes Care 28:2739-44. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Women's sleep: longitudinal changes and secular trends in a 24-year perspective. Results of the population study of women in Gothenburg, Sweden
    Cecilia Bjorkelund
    Department of Primary Health Care, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Sleep 25:894-6. 2002
  9. pmc Secular trends in cardiovascular risk factors with a 36-year perspective: observations from 38- and 50-year-olds in the Population Study of Women in Gothenburg
    Cecilia Bjorkelund
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine Primary Health Care, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 26:140-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of a primary health care intervention program for women: lower blood pressure and stable weight
    C Bjorkelund
    Department of Primary Health Care, Sahlgrenska Hospital, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Fam Med 32:246-51. 2000

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Publications40

  1. ncbi request reprint [Management of cardiovascular diseases is characterized by male perspective. Women are subjected to incorrect management, diagnosis and treatment]
    C Bjorkelund
    Avdelningen för allmänmedicin, Institutionen för samhällsmedicin, Göteborgs Universitet
    Lakartidningen 98:3314-8. 2001
    ..There is a great need for spreading current knowledge regarding gender differences among colleagues and medical students...
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of continuity on quality of primary care: from the perspective of citizens' preferences and multimorbidity - position paper of the European Forum for Primary Care
    Cecilia Bjorkelund
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, the Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Qual Prim Care 21:193-204. 2013
    ..A survey of patients with complex care needs found that in all of 11 countries studied care was often poorly coordinated. Multidimensional models of continuity have to be developed...
  3. pmc The prevalence of work-related stress, and its association with self-perceived health and sick-leave, in a population of employed Swedish women
    Kristina Holmgren
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation Occupational Therapy, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 9:73. 2009
    ..In this study we investigated the prevalence of work-related stress and its association with self-perceived health and sick-leave in a population of employed, working Swedish women...
  4. pmc Medical students' and facilitators' experiences of an Early Professional Contact course: active and motivated students, strained facilitators
    Bernhard von Below
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine Primary Health Care, the Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, PO Box 454, SE 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Med Educ 8:56. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess and analyse students' and clinical facilitators' experiences of the Early Professional Contact course and to illuminate facilitators' working conditions...
  5. pmc Impact of medical students' descriptive evaluations on long-term course development
    Mats Wahlqvist
    Department of Primary Health Care, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg University, Sweden
    BMC Med Educ 6:24. 2006
    ..In this project we studied the correspondence between medical students' descriptive evaluations and key features of course development over five years...
  6. pmc GPs' opinions of public and industrial information regarding drugs: a cross-sectional study
    Ingmarie Skoglund
    Primary Care Unit, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:204. 2011
    ..Such knowledge could be valuable when designing evidence-based drug information to GPs. GPs' opinions on public- and industry-provided drug information are presented in this article...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sleep disturbances in midlife unrelated to 32-year diabetes incidence: the prospective population study of women in Gothenburg
    Cecilia Bjorkelund
    Department of Primary Health Care, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Diabetes Care 28:2739-44. 2005
    ..To study the relation between diabetes incidence and sleep problems in a population-based sample of women followed for 32 years...
  8. ncbi request reprint Women's sleep: longitudinal changes and secular trends in a 24-year perspective. Results of the population study of women in Gothenburg, Sweden
    Cecilia Bjorkelund
    Department of Primary Health Care, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Sleep 25:894-6. 2002
    ..To present observational data on the frequency of sleep problems, sleep duration, and sleep medication in an urban female population...
  9. pmc Secular trends in cardiovascular risk factors with a 36-year perspective: observations from 38- and 50-year-olds in the Population Study of Women in Gothenburg
    Cecilia Bjorkelund
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine Primary Health Care, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 26:140-6. 2008
    ..To study secular trends in cardiovascular risk factors in four different cohorts of women examined in 1968-1969, 1980-1981, 1992-1993 and 2004-2005...
  10. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of a primary health care intervention program for women: lower blood pressure and stable weight
    C Bjorkelund
    Department of Primary Health Care, Sahlgrenska Hospital, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Fam Med 32:246-51. 2000
    ..In Strömstad, with 10,000 inhabitants, a cardiovascular prevention program was launched during 1985-1987 because of high rates of cardiovascular disease. To study long-term effects in women, an 8-year follow-up was conducted...
  11. ncbi request reprint Larger hip circumference independently predicts health and longevity in a Swedish female cohort
    L Lissner
    Göteborg University and Nordic School of Public Health, Goteborg, Sweden
    Obes Res 9:644-6. 2001
    ..This study examines health risks associated specifically with hip circumference in a cohort of Swedish women, to determine whether information may be lost by excluding the hip circumference from health surveys...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol and triglyceride concentration as risk factors for myocardial infarction and death in women, with special reference to influence of age
    P Lindquist
    Department of Primary Health Care, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Intern Med 251:484-9. 2002
    ..To evaluate the importance of serum cholesterol and triglyceride concentrations as predictors of myocardial infarction and death in women of different ages...
  13. pmc Pre-existing risk factor profiles in users and non-users of hormone replacement therapy: prospective cohort study in Gothenburg, Sweden
    K Rödström
    Department of Primary Health Care, Vasa Hospital, Gothenburg University, SE 411 33 Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMJ 319:890-3. 1999
    ..To assess whether risk factor profiles for cardiovascular disease differed, before starting treatment, between women who would subsequently use hormone replacement therapy and those who would remain untreated...
  14. ncbi request reprint Obesity in 70-year-old Swedes: secular changes over 30 years
    G Eiben
    Department of Primary Health Care, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:810-7. 2005
    ..Additionally, we will investigate the influences of physical activity, smoking and education on these secular trends...
  15. doi request reprint Feasibility of the FINDRISC questionnaire to identify individuals with impaired glucose tolerance in Swedish primary care. A cross-sectional population-based study
    M I Hellgren
    Department of Primary Health Care, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Diabet Med 29:1501-5. 2012
    ..To evaluate the performance of the FINDRISC questionnaire as a tool to recruit individuals with impaired glucose tolerance for lifestyle intervention programmes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Concentrations of blood, serum and urine components in relation to number of amalgam tooth fillings in Swedish women
    M Ahlqwist
    Department of Oral Diagnostic Radiology, Sahlgrenska Hospital, , Gothenburg, Sweden
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 23:217-21. 1995
    ..Specifically, amalgam fillings were not found to be associated with impairment of the kidney function or the immunological status...
  17. doi request reprint Alcoholic beverages and incidence of dementia: 34-year follow-up of the prospective population study of women in Goteborg
    K Mehlig
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine Primary Health Care, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 167:684-91. 2008
    ..Because a protective effect was not seen for the other beverages, at least part of the association for wine may be explained by components other than ethanol...
  18. pmc A 37-year prospective study of neuroticism and extraversion in women followed from mid-life to late life
    E Billstedt
    Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 129:35-43. 2014
    ..The aim was to study stability in neuroticism and extraversion in a population sample of women who were followed from mid-life to late life...
  19. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in diet among elderly Swedes -- cohort comparisons over three decades
    G Eiben
    Department of Primary Health Care, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Box 454, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Public Health Nutr 7:637-44. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare dietary practices among different birth cohorts of 70-year-old Swedes, who were examined between 1971 and 2000...
  20. ncbi request reprint Socio-economic gradient in food selection and diet quality among 70-year olds
    C Cabrera
    Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg University, Department of Primary Health Care, Box 454, S 405 30 Goteborg Sweden
    J Nutr Health Aging 11:466-73. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess social disparities in food choices and diet quality in a population of 70-year old Swedes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Health Hunters--an intervention to prevent overweight and obesity in young high-risk women
    G Eiben
    Department of Primary Health Care, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Int J Obes (Lond) 30:691-6. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to develop and implement an obesity and weight gain prevention program targeted to a high-risk group...
  22. ncbi request reprint Social mapping of the obesity epidemic in Sweden
    L Lissner
    Department of Internal Medicine, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:801-5. 2000
    ..The aim of the present study is to describe the evolution of the obesity epidemic in Sweden, with specific attention to the socioeconomic gradient...
  23. ncbi request reprint Body composition estimated by bioelectrical impedance in the Swedish elderly. Development of population-based prediction equation and reference values of fat-free mass and body fat for 70- and 75-y olds
    D K Dey
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:909-16. 2003
    ..To develop a bioelectrical impedance (BIA) prediction equation for fat-free mass (FFM(BIA)) and present reference values of FFM and body fat (BF) for healthy Swedish elderly from population-based representative samples...
  24. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status and mortality in Swedish women: opposing trends for cardiovascular disease and cancer
    C Cabrera
    Nordic School of Public Health, , , Sweden
    Epidemiology 12:532-6. 2001
    ..In summary, higher socioeconomic status was associated with decreased cardiovascular disease mortality and excess cancer mortality, in such a way that only a weak association was seen for all-cause mortality...
  25. ncbi request reprint Trends in overweight and obesity from 1985 to 2002 in Göteborg, West Sweden
    C Berg
    Department of Home Economics, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:916-24. 2005
    ..To study secular trends in overweight and selected correlates in men and women in Göteborg, Sweden...
  26. doi request reprint Trends in overweight and obesity in Swedish schoolchildren 1999-2005: has the epidemic reached a plateau?
    L Lissner
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Public Health Epidemiology Unit, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Obes Rev 11:553-9. 2010
    ..The stabilized rates are probably a result of regional and local actions that have taken place in many sectors of society, rather than one specific measure or national political action...
  27. ncbi request reprint Self-reported stress levels predict subsequent breast cancer in a cohort of Swedish women
    O Helgesson
    Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Department of Primary Health Care, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:377-81. 2003
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  28. ncbi request reprint Population studies of diet and obesity
    L Lissner
    Department of Internal Medicine, Goteborg University, Vasa Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Br J Nutr 83:S21-4. 2000
    ..These preliminary results may have etiological relevance to the development of metabolic syndrome, but multiple biases of the type described previously may also be operating...
  29. ncbi request reprint Birth weight, adulthood BMI, and subsequent weight gain in relation to leptin levels in Swedish women
    L Lissner
    Department of Internal Medicine, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Obes Res 7:150-4. 1999
    ..The dual aim of this study is to document characteristics of leptin after long-term storage, and to describe its relation to body weight, from birth to old age, in an ongoing prospective study...
  30. doi request reprint Psychosocial profile in men and women with unexplained chest pain
    M Jerlock
    Institute of Health and Care Sciences, The Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Intern Med 264:265-74. 2008
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  31. pmc Evaluation of "Live for Life", a health promotion programme in the County of Skaraborg, Sweden
    H Lingfors
    Health Centre of Habo, Habo, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 55:277-82. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: There were beneficial effects from the health promotion programme, but there is a need for continuous improvement of methods of intervention referred to lifestyle...
  32. ncbi request reprint Acquired preference especially for dietary fat and obesity: a study of weight-discordant monozygotic twin pairs
    A Rissanen
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:973-7. 2002
    ..To determine the independent associations of dietary preference for fat with obesity without the confounding by genetic effects...
  33. ncbi request reprint A 24-year follow-up of body mass index and cerebral atrophy
    D Gustafson
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Neurology 63:1876-81. 2004
    ..To investigate the longitudinal relationship between body mass index (BMI), a major vascular risk factor, and cerebral atrophy, a marker of neurodegeneration, in a population-based sample of middle-aged women...
  34. ncbi request reprint OPEN about obesity: recovery biomarkers, dietary reporting errors and BMI
    L Lissner
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Sweden, and Research Unit for Dietary Studies at Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:956-61. 2007
    ..The aim of this paper is to characterize obese and non-obese individuals with respect to reporting errors observed with two common dietary instruments, using energy and protein recovery biomarkers as reference measures...
  35. ncbi request reprint Meal patterns and obesity in Swedish women-a simple instrument describing usual meal types, frequency and temporal distribution
    H Bertéus Forslund
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:740-7. 2002
    ..To characterize meal patterns in relation to obesity in Swedish women using a simple instrument describing meal frequency, meal types and temporal distribution...
  36. ncbi request reprint Body composition in the SOS (Swedish Obese Subjects) reference study
    I Larsson
    Department of Body Composition and Metabolism, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, SE 41345 Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1317-24. 2004
    ..Another objective was to examine if secular changes in adipose tissue distribution occurred during the sampling period, 1994-1999...
  37. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and pulse pressure development in a population sample of women with special reference to basal body mass and distribution of body fat and their changes during 24 years
    K Kristjansson
    Department of Family Medicine, Solvangur Health Centre, University of Iceland, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:128-33. 2003
    ..To study blood pressure and pulse pressure longitudinally and their association with basal and change of body mass index (BMI) and waist to hip ratio (WHR)...
  38. pmc Birth weight is associated with postmenopausal breast cancer risk in Swedish women
    P H Lahmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Br J Cancer 91:1666-8. 2004
    ..The results from this study suggest that higher birth weight is a risk factor for postmenopausal breast cancer (OR 1.06, CI 1.00-1.12, per 100 g), independent of selected early-life and adult factors...
  39. ncbi request reprint Mid-life adiposity factors relate to blood-brain barrier integrity in late life
    D R Gustafson
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry Neuropsychiatric Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Physiology and Neuroscience, Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Intern Med 262:643-50. 2007
    ..Adiposity factors included body mass index and blood levels of sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG) and leptin. Design. Retrospective analyses over 24 years within a longitudinal study...