JAN O SUNDQUIST

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Low adherence with antihypertensives in actual practice: the association with social participation--a multilevel analysis
    Kristina Johnell
    Centre for Family Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 5:17. 2005
  2. ncbi Low linking social capital as a predictor of coronary heart disease in Sweden: a cohort study of 2.8 million people
    Jan Sundquist
    Karolinska Institute, Center for Family and Community Medicine, Stockholm, Alfred Nobels alle 12, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 62:954-63. 2006
  3. ncbi Country of birth, acculturation status and abdominal obesity in a national sample of Mexican-American women and men
    J Sundquist
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 29:470-7. 2000
  4. ncbi Psychosocial working conditions and self-reported long-term illness: a population-based study of Swedish-born and foreign-born employed persons
    Jan Sundquist
    Karolinska Institute, Family Medicine Stockholm, Centre for Research on Migration Medicine and Psychiatry, MigraMed, Sweden
    Ethn Health 8:307-17. 2003
  5. ncbi Change in lifestyle factors and their influence on health status and all-cause mortality
    S E Johansson
    Department of Welfare and Social Statistics, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 28:1073-80. 1999
  6. ncbi Cardiovascular risk factors and the neighbourhood environment: a multilevel analysis
    J Sundquist
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 28:841-5. 1999
  7. ncbi Cardiovascular disease risk factors among older black, Mexican-American, and white women and men: an analysis of NHANES III, 1988-1994. Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    J Sundquist
    Karolinska Institutet, Family Medicine Stockholm, Novum, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:109-16. 2001
  8. ncbi Increasing trends of obesity in Sweden between 1996/97 and 2000/01
    K Sundquist
    Karolinska Institutet, Family Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:254-61. 2004
  9. pmc Impact of country of birth on hospital admission for women of childbearing age in Sweden: a five year follow up study
    E Robertson
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:877-82. 2003
  10. ncbi Morbidity in cardiovascular diseases in immigrants in Sweden
    M Gadd
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Intern Med 254:236-43. 2003

Research Grants

  1. Mothers, Places, and Preterm Birth
    Jan Sundquist; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Low adherence with antihypertensives in actual practice: the association with social participation--a multilevel analysis
    Kristina Johnell
    Centre for Family Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 5:17. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine whether low social participation is associated with low adherence with antihypertensive medication, and if this association is modified by the municipality of residence...
  2. ncbi Low linking social capital as a predictor of coronary heart disease in Sweden: a cohort study of 2.8 million people
    Jan Sundquist
    Karolinska Institute, Center for Family and Community Medicine, Stockholm, Alfred Nobels alle 12, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 62:954-63. 2006
    ..The use of linking social capital represents a novel conceptual advance in research on the association between CHD, one of the major causes of death in Western countries, and the multidimensional aspects of social capital...
  3. ncbi Country of birth, acculturation status and abdominal obesity in a national sample of Mexican-American women and men
    J Sundquist
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 29:470-7. 2000
    ..Few studies have examined the influence of country of birth and acculturation status on indicators of obesity using national samples of Mexican-American women and men...
  4. ncbi Psychosocial working conditions and self-reported long-term illness: a population-based study of Swedish-born and foreign-born employed persons
    Jan Sundquist
    Karolinska Institute, Family Medicine Stockholm, Centre for Research on Migration Medicine and Psychiatry, MigraMed, Sweden
    Ethn Health 8:307-17. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi Change in lifestyle factors and their influence on health status and all-cause mortality
    S E Johansson
    Department of Welfare and Social Statistics, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 28:1073-80. 1999
    ..Another aim was to estimate the hazard ratios for all-cause mortality for the changes in lifestyle factors and self-reported hypertension during the same period of time...
  6. ncbi Cardiovascular risk factors and the neighbourhood environment: a multilevel analysis
    J Sundquist
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 28:841-5. 1999
    ....
  7. ncbi Cardiovascular disease risk factors among older black, Mexican-American, and white women and men: an analysis of NHANES III, 1988-1994. Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    J Sundquist
    Karolinska Institutet, Family Medicine Stockholm, Novum, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Am Geriatr Soc 49:109-16. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi Increasing trends of obesity in Sweden between 1996/97 and 2000/01
    K Sundquist
    Karolinska Institutet, Family Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:254-61. 2004
    ..During the last two decades, obesity has reached epidemic proportions in industrialised societies such as Sweden...
  9. pmc Impact of country of birth on hospital admission for women of childbearing age in Sweden: a five year follow up study
    E Robertson
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:877-82. 2003
    ....
  10. ncbi Morbidity in cardiovascular diseases in immigrants in Sweden
    M Gadd
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Intern Med 254:236-43. 2003
    ..The aim of the present study is to estimate whether place of birth affects the incidence rates of cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease...
  11. pmc Care Need Index, a useful tool for the distribution of primary health care resources
    K Sundquist
    Karolinska Institutet, Family Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 57:347-52. 2003
    ..To demonstrate how Care Need Index (CNI), a social deprivation index, may be used to allocate total primary health care resources...
  12. ncbi Physical activity and body mass index in elderly Iranians in Sweden: a population-based study
    A Koochek
    Karolinska Institutet, Center for Family and Community Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:1326-32. 2008
    ..To analyze whether elderly Iranians in Sweden have a higher mean body mass index (BMI) and are less physically active than elderly Swedes after adjustment for possible confounders...
  13. ncbi Physical activity and blood lipids in rural and urban Tanzanians
    J A Mbalilaki
    Centre for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 17:344-8. 2007
    ..However, studies on the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in Africa are rare. In this study we examined the level of physical activity and serum lipids in rural and urban Tanzanians...
  14. ncbi Ethnic variation in cardiovascular disease risk factors among children and young adults: findings from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994
    M A Winkleby
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, Calif 94304 1825, USA
    JAMA 281:1006-13. 1999
    ..Knowledge about ethnic differences in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors among children and young adults from national samples is limited...
  15. pmc Cardiovascular risk factors in Mexican American adults: a transcultural analysis of NHANES III, 1988-1994
    J Sundquist
    Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA 94304 1825, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:723-30. 1999
    ..This study examined the extent to which cardiovascular disease risk factors differ among subgroups of Mexican Americans living in the United States...
  16. ncbi The trend of cardiovascular disease in immigrants in Sweden
    M Gadd
    Centre for Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, Alfred Nobels alle 12, SE 141 83, Huddinge, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:755-60. 2005
    ..This might be a sign of a breaking trend in these diseases...
  17. pmc Cancer risk in hospitalised asthma patients
    J Ji
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 100:829-33. 2009
    ..The relatively stable temporal trends suggest that the asthmatic condition rather than its medication is responsible for the observed associations...
  18. pmc Concordant and discordant associations between rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus and ankylosing spondylitis based on all hospitalizations in Sweden between 1973 and 2004
    K Sundquist
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Alfred Nobels alle 12, SE 14183, Huddinge, Sweden
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:1199-202. 2008
    ..To quantify the sibling risk of RA, SLE and AS. To analyse the concordant and discordant associations between RA, SLE and AS...
  19. doi Cancer risk in hospitalized sarcoidosis patients: a follow-up study in Sweden
    J Ji
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Germany
    Ann Oncol 20:1121-6. 2009
    ..Sarcoidosis patients show dysregulated immune function, which may be related to subsequent cancer. We examined here the overall and specific cancer risks among Swedish subjects who had been hospitalized for sarcoidosis...
  20. doi Estimation of diabetes prevalence among immigrants from the Middle East in Sweden by using three different data sources
    P E Wandell
    Center for Family and Community Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, Alfred Nobels alle 12, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Diabetes Metab 34:328-33. 2008
    ..To estimate diabetes prevalence in immigrants from the Middle East in Sweden compared with Swedish-born subjects. This group accounts for around 15% of Sweden's non-European immigrants...
  21. pmc Population attributable fractions for ovarian cancer in Swedish women by morphological type
    C Granström
    Department of Neurobiology, Caring Sciences and Society, Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Alfred Nobels alle 12, Huddinge 141 83, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 98:199-205. 2008
    ..The risks for women with a family history were among the highest, but these women accounted for the smallest proportion of the cases, giving the lowest PAFs...
  22. ncbi Influence of education level on cancer survival in Sweden
    S K Hussain
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Ann Oncol 19:156-62. 2008
    ....
  23. pmc Familial risk for gastric carcinoma: an updated study from Sweden
    K Hemminki
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 96:1272-7. 2007
    ..Familial clustering of cardia cancer is independent of H. pylori infection, and may have a genetic basis. The familial association of cardia cancer with oesophageal adenocarcinoma may provide aetiological clues...
  24. pmc Cancer risk in patients hospitalised for Graves' disease: a population-based cohort study in Sweden
    X Shu
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Br J Cancer 102:1397-9. 2010
    ..The possibility of an association of Graves' disease (GD) with subsequent cancers raised by certain studies...

Research Grants1

  1. Mothers, Places, and Preterm Birth
    Jan Sundquist; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings will be integrated with previous knowledge and results will be disseminated via scientific publications, student learning laboratories, and long-term partnerships with public health practitioners and the lay community. ..