Sara Oberg

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Ethnic differences in the association of birth weight and blood pressure: the Georgia cardiovascular twin study
    Sara Oberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Hypertens 20:1235-41. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Birth weight-breast cancer revisited: is the association confounded by familial factors?
    Sara Oberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Box 281 Karolinska Institutet, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2447-52. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Birth weight predicts risk of cardiovascular disease within dizygotic but not monozygotic twin pairs: a large population-based co-twin-control study
    Sara Oberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, SE 171 77, Sweden
    Circulation 123:2792-8. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Twinship influence on morbidity and mortality across the lifespan
    Sara Oberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1002-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Breast cancer risk in opposite-sexed twins: influence of birth weight and co-twin birth weight
    Mohammadhossein Hajiebrahimi
    Affiliations of authors Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine MH, SB, SC, Center for Pharmacoepidemiology, Department of Medicine SB, and Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics ANI, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA SO Faculty of Public Health, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Iran MH, SB
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:1833-6. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Sibling comparison designs: bias from non-shared confounders and measurement error
    Thomas Frisell
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 23:713-20. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Familial aggregation of schizophrenia: the moderating effect of age at onset, parental immigration, paternal age and season of birth
    Anna C Svensson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 40:43-50. 2012

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Ethnic differences in the association of birth weight and blood pressure: the Georgia cardiovascular twin study
    Sara Oberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Hypertens 20:1235-41. 2007
    ..However, most previous studies in biethnic samples have not found a significant inverse association between birth weight and blood pressure in AAs...
  2. doi request reprint Birth weight-breast cancer revisited: is the association confounded by familial factors?
    Sara Oberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Box 281 Karolinska Institutet, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2447-52. 2009
    ..The study aimed to investigate whether the association between birth weight and the risk of breast cancer can be confounded by familial factors, such as shared environment and common genes...
  3. doi request reprint Birth weight predicts risk of cardiovascular disease within dizygotic but not monozygotic twin pairs: a large population-based co-twin-control study
    Sara Oberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, SE 171 77, Sweden
    Circulation 123:2792-8. 2011
    ..Within-twin-pair analysis provides a unique opportunity to investigate whether factors shared within twin pairs influence the association...
  4. ncbi request reprint Twinship influence on morbidity and mortality across the lifespan
    Sara Oberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 41:1002-9. 2012
    ..To better understand the influence twinning may have on health, we investigated long-term health outcomes of twins, their singleton siblings and singletons from the population...
  5. doi request reprint Breast cancer risk in opposite-sexed twins: influence of birth weight and co-twin birth weight
    Mohammadhossein Hajiebrahimi
    Affiliations of authors Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Department of Medicine MH, SB, SC, Center for Pharmacoepidemiology, Department of Medicine SB, and Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics ANI, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA SO Faculty of Public Health, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Iran MH, SB
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:1833-6. 2013
    ..01; 95% confidence interval = 0.70 to 1.46) or twin brother's birth weight and risk of breast cancer, which suggests the previously reported strong positive association may have been a chance finding. ..
  6. doi request reprint Sibling comparison designs: bias from non-shared confounders and measurement error
    Thomas Frisell
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 23:713-20. 2012
    ..Implications for the interpretation of sibling comparison results are discussed...
  7. doi request reprint Familial aggregation of schizophrenia: the moderating effect of age at onset, parental immigration, paternal age and season of birth
    Anna C Svensson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 40:43-50. 2012
    ..An abundance of evidence has firmly established the familial aggregation of schizophrenia. The aim of this study was to examine how age at onset, parental characteristics and season of birth modify the familiality in schizophrenia...