Kristina Sundquist

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi Familial risk of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke: a large-scale study of the Swedish population
    Kristina Sundquist
    Center for Family Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Stroke 37:1668-73. 2006
  2. ncbi The long-term effect of physical activity on incidence of coronary heart disease: a 12-year follow-up study
    Kristina Sundquist
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Family Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Alfred Nobels alle 12, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    Prev Med 41:219-25. 2005
  3. ncbi Incidence of mental disorders in second-generation immigrants in sweden: a four-year cohort study
    Teresa Saraiva Leão
    Centre of Family, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Ethn Health 10:243-56. 2005
  4. ncbi Neighbourhood income and mental health: a multilevel follow-up study of psychiatric hospital admissions among 4.5 million women and men
    Kristina Sundquist
    Karolinska Institute, Center for Family Medicine, Alfred Nobels alle 12, SE 141 83, Huddinge, Sweden
    Health Place 12:594-602. 2006
  5. ncbi Neighborhood violent crime and unemployment increase the risk of coronary heart disease: a multilevel study in an urban setting
    Kristina Sundquist
    Karolinska Institute, 14183 Huddinge, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 62:2061-71. 2006
  6. ncbi Does occupational social class predict coronary heart disease after retirement? A 12-year follow-up study in Sweden
    Kristina Sundquist
    Karolinska Institutet, Family Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 33:447-54. 2005
  7. ncbi Linking social capital and self-rated health: a multilevel analysis of 11,175 men and women in Sweden
    Kristina Sundquist
    Karolinska Institute, Center for Family and Community Medicine, Alfred Nobels alle 12, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Health Place 13:324-34. 2007
  8. ncbi Coronary heart disease risks in first- and second-generation immigrants in Sweden: a follow-up study
    K Sundquist
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Neurotec, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Intern Med 259:418-27. 2006
  9. ncbi Alcohol abuse partly mediates the association between coronary heart disease and affective or psychotic disorders: a follow-up study in Sweden
    K Sundquist
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 113:283-9. 2006
  10. ncbi Differences in maternal and paternal transmission of coronary heart disease
    Kristina Sundquist
    Karolinska Institute, Center for Family and Community Medicine, Huddinge, Sweden
    Am J Prev Med 30:480-6. 2006

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Publications91

  1. ncbi Familial risk of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke: a large-scale study of the Swedish population
    Kristina Sundquist
    Center for Family Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Stroke 37:1668-73. 2006
    ..This study is the first to investigate the concordant (same subtype) and disconcordant (different subtype) association between ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke...
  2. ncbi The long-term effect of physical activity on incidence of coronary heart disease: a 12-year follow-up study
    Kristina Sundquist
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Family Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Alfred Nobels alle 12, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    Prev Med 41:219-25. 2005
    ..This study analyzed the long-term effect of leisure-time physical activity on incident cases of coronary heart disease (CHD) among women and men...
  3. ncbi Incidence of mental disorders in second-generation immigrants in sweden: a four-year cohort study
    Teresa Saraiva Leão
    Centre of Family, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Ethn Health 10:243-56. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether second-generation adult immigrants have a higher risk of being hospitalised for mental disorders than the Swedish majority population after adjustment for socio-economic status...
  4. ncbi Neighbourhood income and mental health: a multilevel follow-up study of psychiatric hospital admissions among 4.5 million women and men
    Kristina Sundquist
    Karolinska Institute, Center for Family Medicine, Alfred Nobels alle 12, SE 141 83, Huddinge, Sweden
    Health Place 12:594-602. 2006
    ..Both individuals and neighbourhoods need to be targeted in order to enhance mental health in low-income neighbourhoods...
  5. ncbi Neighborhood violent crime and unemployment increase the risk of coronary heart disease: a multilevel study in an urban setting
    Kristina Sundquist
    Karolinska Institute, 14183 Huddinge, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 62:2061-71. 2006
    ..Public safety and social stability in socially disorganized neighborhoods need to be improved in order to promote cardiovascular health...
  6. ncbi Does occupational social class predict coronary heart disease after retirement? A 12-year follow-up study in Sweden
    Kristina Sundquist
    Karolinska Institutet, Family Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 33:447-54. 2005
    ..To examine whether socioeconomic status and coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors remain significant predictors of CHD among people aged >or=65 years. Previous studies in this age group are few and inconsistent...
  7. ncbi Linking social capital and self-rated health: a multilevel analysis of 11,175 men and women in Sweden
    Kristina Sundquist
    Karolinska Institute, Center for Family and Community Medicine, Alfred Nobels alle 12, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Health Place 13:324-34. 2007
    ..Both individuals and neighbourhoods need to be targeted in order to enhance people's health in neighbourhoods with low linking social capital...
  8. ncbi Coronary heart disease risks in first- and second-generation immigrants in Sweden: a follow-up study
    K Sundquist
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Neurotec, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Intern Med 259:418-27. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi Alcohol abuse partly mediates the association between coronary heart disease and affective or psychotic disorders: a follow-up study in Sweden
    K Sundquist
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 113:283-9. 2006
    ..To analyse whether hospitalization for affective or psychotic disorders predicts coronary heart disease (CHD) after accounting for occupation, region and alcohol-related disorders...
  10. ncbi Differences in maternal and paternal transmission of coronary heart disease
    Kristina Sundquist
    Karolinska Institute, Center for Family and Community Medicine, Huddinge, Sweden
    Am J Prev Med 30:480-6. 2006
    ..Few studies have investigated the possible differential transmission of maternal and/or paternal coronary heart disease (CHD) to offspring, after accounting for sociodemographic characteristics...
  11. ncbi Posttraumatic stress disorder and psychiatric co-morbidity: symptoms in a random sample of female Bosnian refugees
    Kristina Sundquist
    Karolinska Institute, Department of Family Medicine, Center for Research in Migration Medicine and Psychiatry MigraMed, Alfred Nobels alle 12, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur Psychiatry 20:158-64. 2005
    ..This study investigated psychological symptoms in Bosnian women 3-4 years after their arrival in Sweden...
  12. pmc Neighbourhood deprivation and incidence of coronary heart disease: a multilevel study of 2.6 million women and men in Sweden
    K Sundquist
    Karolinska Institutet, Family Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:71-7. 2004
    ..To examine whether neighbourhood deprivation predicts incidence rates of coronary heart disease, beyond age and individual income...
  13. ncbi Depression as a predictor of hospitalization due to coronary heart disease
    Jan Sundquist
    Karolinska Institute, Center for Family and Community Medicine, Huddinge, Sweden
    Am J Prev Med 29:428-33. 2005
    ..This study analyzed whether hospitalization for depression predicts CHD in men and women after accounting for socioeconomic status and geographic region...
  14. ncbi Urbanisation and incidence of psychosis and depression: follow-up study of 4.4 million women and men in Sweden
    Kristina Sundquist
    Family Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Psychiatry 184:293-8. 2004
    ..Previous studies of differences in mental health between urban and rural populations are inconsistent...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi Frequent and occasional physical activity in the elderly: a 12-year follow-up study of mortality
    Kristina Sundquist
    Karolinska Institutet, Family Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Prev Med 27:22-7. 2004
    ..The positive health effects of physical activity are well known. However, there are few studies of the association between different levels of physical activity and all-cause mortality among elderly people...
  17. ncbi Social environment and psychiatric illnessA follow-up study of 9,170 women and men in Sweden
    Kristina Sundquist
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, Alfred Nobels alle 12, 14183, Huddinge, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 39:39-44. 2004
    ..The aim of this follow-up study is to examine whether the individual's social and physical environment predicts incidence rates of psychiatric illness, after adjusting for demographic and socio-economic characteristics...
  18. ncbi Urbanization and hospital admission rates for alcohol and drug abuse: a follow-up study of 4.5 million women and men in Sweden
    Kristina Sundquist
    Karolinska Institutet, Family Medicine, Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    Addiction 99:1298-305. 2004
    ..This study analyses whether the level of urbanization is associated with hospital admissions for alcohol and drug abuse, after adjustment for individual demographic and socio-economic characteristics...
  19. ncbi Neighborhood socioeconomic environment and incidence of coronary heart disease: a follow-up study of 25,319 women and men in Sweden
    Kristina Sundquist
    Department of Family Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 159:655-62. 2004
    ..25 and 1.23, respectively). The authors conclude that neighborhood socioeconomic environment predicts incident coronary heart disease, having a significant effect on coronary heart disease risk beyond the individual effect...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi Neighbourhood income and anxiety: a study based on random samples of the Swedish population
    Jonas Lofors
    Karolinska Institute, Center for Family Medicine, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 16:633-9. 2006
    ..This study examined whether there is an association between neighbourhood income and anxiety, a common mental disorder...
  22. pmc Familial risks of psychotic disorders and schizophrenia among siblings based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Psychiatry Res 166:1-6. 2009
    ..Future studies could coordinate epidemiological studies of large populations with molecular biology resources...
  23. ncbi Incidence of schizophrenia or other psychoses in first- and second-generation immigrants: a national cohort study
    Teresa Saraiva Leão
    Karolinska Institute, Center for Family Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Nerv Ment Dis 194:27-33. 2006
    ..The disabling symptoms of psychotic disorders call for increased awareness among clinicians and public health planners involved in the treatment and prevention of psychotic disorders, especially among certain immigrant groups...
  24. doi Socioeconomic and occupational groups and risk of asthma in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, SE 14183 Huddinge, Sweden
    Occup Med (Lond) 58:161-8. 2008
    ..To investigate possible associations between hospitalization for asthma and socioeconomic status and occupation...
  25. pmc Risks of subarachnoid hemorrhage in siblings: a nationwide epidemiological study from Sweden
    Jan Sundquist
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Neuroepidemiology 29:178-84. 2007
    ..Genetic causes possibly weigh more in early- than late-onset cases. This study shows the feasibility of carrying out nationwide family studies on subarachnoid hemorrhage...
  26. pmc Sibling risk of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and adenotonsillar hypertrophy
    Danielle Friberg
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Sleep 32:1077-83. 2009
    ..To estimate sibling risk of hospitalization for children with sleep disordered breathing (SDB), diagnosed with (1) obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS), or (2) adenotonsillar hypertrophy in the total Swedish population...
  27. pmc Sickness absence poses a threat to the Swedish Welfare State: a cross-sectional study of sickness absence and self-reported illness
    Jan Sundquist
    Karolinska Institutet, Center for Family and Community Medicine, Huddinge, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 7:45. 2007
    ..This cross-sectional study analyzed the association between sickness absence (SA) and self-reported reduced working capacity due to a longstanding illness (>3 months), as well between SA and a number of other health problems...
  28. doi The influence of age at migration and length of residence on self-rated health among Swedish immigrants: a cross-sectional study
    Teresa Saraiva Leão
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Ethn Health 14:93-105. 2009
    ..The aim was to investigate the cross-sectional association between acculturation, measured as age at migration or length of residence, and self-rated health among young immigrants...
  29. doi Familial associations of rheumatoid arthritis with autoimmune diseases and related conditions
    Kari Hemminki
    German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany, and Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Arthritis Rheum 60:661-8. 2009
    ..This study was undertaken to estimate associations of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with any of 33 autoimmune diseases and related conditions among parents and offspring, singleton siblings, twins, and spouses...
  30. doi Subsequent risk of hospitalization for neuropsychiatric disorders in patients with rheumatic diseases: a nationwide study from Sweden
    Kristina Sundquist
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Alfred Nobels alle 12, SE 14183, Huddinge, Sweden
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:501-7. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi Country of birth and body mass index: a national study of 2,000 immigrants in Sweden
    Per Erik Wändell
    Family Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institutet, Alfred Nobels alle 12, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:1005-10. 2004
    ..This study shows a strong influence of country of birth on BMI even after adjustment for age, educational status, physical activity and smoking habits...
  32. ncbi Socioeconomic status and occupation as risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea in Sweden: a population-based study
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Alfred Nobels alle 12, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Sleep Med 9:129-36. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether there is an association between socioeconomic status, occupation and obstructive sleep apnea...
  33. ncbi Impact of psychiatric disorders on Parkinson's disease : a nationwide follow-up study from Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Alfred Nobels alle 12, 14183, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Neurol 255:31-6. 2008
    ..To analyze whether hospitalization for a psychiatric disorder predicts Parkinson's disease (PD) in men and women in different age groups after accounting for socioeconomic status and geographical region...
  34. doi Socioeconomic and occupational groups and Parkinson's disease: a nationwide study based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:235-41. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether there is an association between socioeconomic status, occupation and hospitalization for Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  35. ncbi Socioeconomic and occupational risk factors for rheumatoid arthritis: a nationwide study based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Rheumatol 35:986-91. 2008
    ..To investigate possible associations between socioeconomic status, occupation, and hospitalization for rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  36. doi Familial risk of sleep-disordered breathing
    Karin Lundkvist
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Sleep Med 13:668-73. 2012
    ....
  37. doi Age-specific familial risks of anxiety. A nation-wide epidemiological study from Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Alfred Nobels alle 12, 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 258:441-5. 2008
    ....
  38. ncbi Smokeless tobacco and coronary heart disease: a 12-year follow-up study
    Sven Erik Johansson
    Center for Family Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden bStatistics Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:387-92. 2005
    ....
  39. ncbi Low-linking social capital as a predictor of mental disorders: a cohort study of 4.5 million Swedes
    Jonas Lofors
    Center for Family Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Alfred Nobels alle 12, 14183 Huddinge, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 64:21-34. 2007
    ..Decision-makers should take into account the evidence of a neighborhood effect on mental health in decisions regarding the sites of psychiatric clinics and other kinds of community support for psychiatric patients...
  40. doi Familial risks for depression among siblings based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine Stockholm, Karolinska Institute, Alfred Nobels allé, Huddinge, Sweden
    Psychiatr Genet 18:80-4. 2008
    ....
  41. doi Educational level and occupation as risk factors for inflammatory bowel diseases: A nationwide study based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 15:608-15. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate possible associations between educational level, occupation, and hospitalization for inflammatory bowel disease...
  42. ncbi Associations between health-enhancing physical activity and country of birth among women
    Marita Södergren
    Dept of Neurobiology, Care Sciences, and Society, Center for Family Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Phys Act Health 7:613-21. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between total self-reported health-enhancing physical activity and country of birth among women living in Sweden...
  43. ncbi Country of birth and suicide: a follow-up study of a national cohort in Sweden
    Jeanette Westman
    Karolinska Institutet, Center for Family Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Suicide Res 10:239-48. 2006
    ..Key factors to prevent suicide include early detection and treatment of psychiatric disorders and/or substance abuse, especially among certain population groups...
  44. ncbi Country of birth and hospitalization for pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy, endometriosis, and infertility: a nationwide study of 2 million women in Sweden
    Jan Eggert
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Fertil Steril 90:1019-25. 2008
    ..To examine the association between country of birth and hospitalization for pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), ectopic pregnancy (EP), endometriosis, and infertility...
  45. pmc Age-specific familial risks of psychotic disorders and schizophrenia: a nation-wide epidemiological study from Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Schizophr Res 97:43-50. 2007
    ..This study analyzed men and women separately by age at hospital diagnosis of psychotic disorder or schizophrenia and by maternal or paternal disease after taking several possible confounders into account...
  46. doi Migration and self-rated health: a comparison between Finns living in Sweden and Finns living in Finland
    Jeanette Westman
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 36:698-705. 2008
    ..This study compared the prevalence of self-rated poor health between Finns living in Sweden and Finns living in Finland...
  47. doi Arranging appropriate activities immigrant women's ideas of enabling exercise
    Marita Södergren
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Womens Health Issues 18:413-22. 2008
    ..This study intended to explore immigrant women's attitudes and experiences of physical activity and exercise. The ultimate goal was to find methods that can increase levels of physical activity among immigrant women...
  48. ncbi Familial risks of hospitalization for Parkinson's disease in first-degree relatives: a nationwide follow-up study from Sweden
    Kristina Sundquist
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Alfred Nobels alle 12, S 141 83, Huddinge, Sweden
    Neurogenetics 7:231-7. 2006
    ....
  49. pmc Age-specific familial risks of depression: a nation-wide epidemiological study from Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Psychiatr Res 42:808-14. 2008
    ....
  50. doi High lifelong relapse rate of psychiatric disorders among women with postpartum psychosis
    Anna Nager
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 67:53-8. 2013
    ..In addition, little is known about the impact of certain individual factors on the risk of non-puerperal readmission among women with previous postpartum psychosis...
  51. doi Effect of cardiovascular drug classes on all-cause mortality among atrial fibrillation patients treated in primary care in Sweden: a cohort study
    Per Wändell
    Centre for Family Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Alfred Nobels alle 12, 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 69:279-87. 2013
    ..Risk factors for stroke are well known in atrial fibrillation (AF) patients, while less is known on the effect of these factors on total mortality...
  52. doi Maternal cardiovascular disease risk in relation to the number of offspring born small for gestational age: national, multi-generational study of 2.7 million births
    Peter M Nilsson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 98:985-9. 2009
    ..To investigate the risk of small for gestational age (SGA) births in relation to maternal history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) across two generations and additionally to analyse maternal CVD risk based on number of SGA offspring...
  53. pmc Physical activity, exercise and self-rated health: a population-based study from Sweden
    Marita Södergren
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 8:352. 2008
    ....
  54. pmc Socioeconomic and occupational risk factors for epilepsy: a nationwide epidemiological study in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Alfred Nobels alle 12, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Seizure 17:254-60. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate associations between hospitalization for epilepsy and two factors: socioeconomic status and occupation...
  55. pmc Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in siblings: an 8-year Swedish follow-up study
    Jan Sundquist
    Karolinska Institute, Center for Family and Community Medicine, Huddinge, Sweden
    Sleep 31:817-23. 2008
    ..Understanding the genetic transmission of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) will help clinicians identify patients at risk and offer opportunities for intervention and treatment at specialist clinics...
  56. ncbi Hospitalization due to alcohol and drug abuse in first- and second-generation immigrants: a follow-up study in Sweden
    Teresa Saraiva Leão
    Karolinska Institute, Center for Family Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    Subst Use Misuse 41:283-96. 2006
    ..Health care resources need to target certain groups of first- and second-generation immigrants...
  57. doi Musculoskeletal injuries in young ballet dancers
    Charlotte Leanderson
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Alfred Nobels alle 12, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 19:1531-5. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the incidence of musculoskeletal injuries, site and type of injury, and the most common injury diagnoses in young ballet dancers at the Royal Swedish Ballet School, a public school in Stockholm...
  58. 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
    ....
  59. pmc Risk of obesity in immigrants compared with Swedes in two deprived neighbourhoods
    Johan Faskunger
    Department of Neurobiology, Health Care Sciences and Society Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 9:304. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of, and analyse the sociodemographic factors associated with, three indices of obesity in different ethnic groups settled in two deprived neighbourhoods in Sweden...
  60. ncbi Familial risks for main neurological diseases in siblings based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany Center for Family Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:580-6. 2006
    ..The high familial risks for neurological disease imply heritable etiology and opportunities for identification of further susceptibility genes...
  61. ncbi Social participation and coronary heart disease: a follow-up study of 6900 women and men in Sweden
    Kristina Sundquist
    Karolinska Institutet, Family Medicine Stockholm, Alfred Nobels alle 12, Hiddinge 141 83, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 58:615-22. 2004
    ..69, CI=1.21-2.37. We conclude that persons with low social participation in the social participation index exhibited an increased risk of CHD that remained after adjustment for education, housing tenure and smoking habits...
  62. ncbi Neighbourhood non-employment and daily smoking: a population-based study of women and men in Sweden
    Emma Ohlander
    Karolinska Institutet, Family Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 16:78-84. 2006
    ..To examine whether neighbourhood non-employment is associated with daily smoking after adjustment for individual characteristics, such as employment status...
  63. doi Risk of acute myocardial infarction and stroke after discharge from in-hospital care due to complicated and uncomplicated peptic ulcer disease
    Omid Sadr-Azodi
    Division of Surgery, Department of Clinical Sciences, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:461-6. 2011
    ..The incidence of acute cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events in patients treated for complicated or uncomplicated peptic ulcer disease (PUD) has not been ascertained completely...
  64. doi Risks of rheumatic diseases in first- and second-generation immigrants in Sweden: a nationwide followup study
    Xinjun Li
    Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arthritis Rheum 60:1588-96. 2009
    ..To examine whether there is an association between country of birth in first-generation immigrants and first hospitalization for a rheumatic disease, and to study whether any such association remains in second-generation immigrants...
  65. ncbi Socioeconomic factors, country of birth, and years in Sweden are associated with first birth fertility trends during the 1990s: a national cohort study
    Jan Eggert
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, CeFAM, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 34:504-14. 2006
    ..Previous studies suggest that this will increase involuntary childlessness in the population. The general aim was to examine the association between sociodemographic factors and first birth fertility trends in Sweden during the 1990s...
  66. pmc High prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Iraqi and Swedish residents in a deprived Swedish neighbourhood--a population based study
    Louise Bennet
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 11:303. 2011
    ..An additional aim was to identify metabolic, lifestyle and socioeconomic risk factors associated with IFG/IGT and T2D in these residents...
  67. doi Regional, socioeconomic and occupational groups and risk of hospital admission for multiple sclerosis: a cohort study in Sweden
    X Li
    Center for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Mult Scler 14:522-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate possible associations between hospitalization for multiple sclerosis (MS) and region, socioeconomic status and occupation...
  68. ncbi Neighborhood socioeconomic environment and risk of postpartum psychosis
    A Nager
    Karolinska Institute, Center for Family Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Womens Ment Health 9:81-6. 2006
    ..To examine the hypothesized association between the neighborhood socioeconomic environment and postpartum psychosis, after adjustment for individual sociodemographic characteristics...
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. ncbi Are sociodemographic factors and year of delivery associated with hospital admission for postpartum psychosis? A study of 500,000 first-time mothers
    A Nager
    Karolinska Institute, Center for Family Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 112:47-53. 2005
    ..To examine the association between first hospital admissions due to postpartum psychosis and the explanatory variables age, educational level, marital status and year of delivery...
  73. ncbi Country of birth and hospital admission rates for mental disorders: a cohort study of 4.5 million men and women in Sweden
    J Westman
    Centre for Family Medicine, Karolinska Institute, MigraMed, Alfred Nobels alle 12, Huddinge, Sweden
    Eur Psychiatry 21:307-14. 2006
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  74. 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...
  75. pmc Self-rated health, symptoms of depression and general symptoms at 3 and 12 months after a first-ever stroke: a municipality-based study in Sweden
    Ylva Skånér
    CeFAM Centre for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Alfred Nobels väg 12, SE 141 83 Huddinge, Sweden
    BMC Fam Pract 8:61. 2007
    ..The purpose of the study was to follow up the self-rated health and the prevalence of symptoms of depression and general symptoms in a population of first-ever stroke patients 3 and 12 months after stroke...
  76. ncbi Obstetric complications and postpartum psychosis: a follow-up study of 1.1 million first-time mothers between 1975 and 2003 in Sweden
    A Nager
    Karolinska Institute, Center for Family Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 117:12-9. 2008
    ..The severity of postpartum psychosis calls for further research on the association between obstetric variables and this psychiatric disorder...
  77. 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...
  78. 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...
  79. ncbi Type 1 diabetes as a risk factor for stroke in men and women aged 15-49: a nationwide study from Sweden
    K Sundquist
    Centre for Family and Community Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge, Sweden
    Diabet Med 23:1261-7. 2006
    ..The main objective was to determine premature stroke risk in men and women in Sweden with previous hospital admission for Type 1 diabetes or without previous hospital admission...
  80. ncbi The impact of country of birth and time in Sweden on overweight and obesity: a population-based study
    Martin Lindstrom
    Department of Community Medicine, University Hospital MAS, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 33:276-84. 2005
    ..A study was undertaken to investigate the relationship between country of birth, time in Sweden, and overweight and obesity...
  81. pmc Familial risks for nerve, nerve root and plexus disorders in siblings based on hospitalisations in Sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Im Neuenheimer Feld 580, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:80-4. 2007
    ..Nerve, nerve root and plexus disorders are common diseases, but little is known about familial clustering in these diseases. This is, to our knowledge, the first systematic family study carried out on these diseases...
  82. pmc Inequities in CHD incidence and case fatality by neighborhood deprivation
    Marilyn Winkleby
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California 94305 5705, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:97-106. 2007
    ..Research has not firmly established whether living in a deprived neighborhood predicts the incidence and case fatality of coronary heart disease (CHD), and whether effects vary across sociodemographic groups...
  83. ncbi Familial risks for epilepsy among siblings based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    Neuroepidemiology 27:67-73. 2006
    ..We aim at defining familial risks for siblings to be hospitalized because of epilepsy...
  84. ncbi Familial risks for migraine and other headaches among siblings based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld 580, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Neurogenetics 6:217-24. 2005
    ..All subtypes of hospitalized migraines and other headaches show an increased familial risk, at least in specific age groups. The different subtypes appear to share susceptibility, which may imply common disease mechanisms...
  85. ncbi Familial risks for diseases of myoneural junction and muscle in siblings based on hospitalizations and deaths in sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:573-9. 2006
    ..The very high overall SIRs for the diseases of the myoneural junction and muscle imply that the sporadic forms of these diseases are relatively rare and these diseases are overwhelmingly heritable...
  86. ncbi Neighborhood deprivation and cardiovascular disease risk factors: protective and harmful effects
    Catherine Cubbin
    Center on Social Disparities in Health, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0900, USA
    Scand J Public Health 34:228-37. 2006
    ..To determine whether neighborhood-level deprivation is independently associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) health behaviors/risk factors in the Swedish population...
  87. doi Cancer risks in ulcerative colitis patients
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld 580, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Int J Cancer 123:1417-21. 2008
    ..However, some of these, including small intestinal carcinoids, prostate cancers and nonthyroid endocrine tumors, may be in excess because of intensified medical surveillance of the patients...
  88. ncbi Familial risks of aortic aneurysms among siblings in a nationwide Swedish study
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld 580, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Genet Med 8:43-9. 2006
    ..The available data on familial risks, a potential indication for screening, are mainly limited to abdominal aortic aneurysms...
  89. ncbi High familial risks for cerebral palsy implicate partial heritable aetiology
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 21:235-41. 2007
    ..The lack of discordant pairs may suggest that heritable factors are disorder type-specific. Affected concordant sibling pairs should be subjected to molecular studies aiming at identifying the susceptibility gene...
  90. doi Familial risks for common diseases: etiologic clues and guidance to gene identification
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld 580, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    Mutat Res 658:247-58. 2008
    ..To our knowledge this is a first attempt to summarize familial risks for a large number of diseases using data from a single population on which reasonable uniform diagnostic criteria have been applied...
  91. ncbi Re: "Familial risk of multiple sclerosis: a nationwide cohort study"
    Kari Hemminki
    Am J Epidemiol 163:873-4. 2006