Kristina Sundquist

Summary

Affiliation: Lund University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Effect of autoimmune diseases on incidence and survival in subsequent multiple myeloma
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld 580, Heidelberg, D 69120, Germany
    J Hematol Oncol 5:59. 2012
  2. pmc Sexual dysfunction in Assyrian/Syrian immigrants and Swedish-born persons with type 2 diabetes
    Marina Taloyan
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Region Skåne Lund University, CRC, Hus 28, Plan 11, Jan Waldenströms gata 35, SUS, 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Res Notes 5:522. 2012
  3. pmc Incidence and survival in non-hereditary amyloidosis in Sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre DKFZ, Heidelberg 69120, Germany
    BMC Public Health 12:974. 2012
  4. pmc Comparison of survival of patients with metastases from known versus unknown primaries: survival in metastatic cancer
    Matias Riihimäki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, DKFZ, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 13:36. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Familial [corrected] transmission of coronary heart disease: a cohort study of 80,214 Swedish adoptees linked to their biological and adoptive parents
    Kristina Sundquist
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Am Heart J 162:317-23. 2011
  6. pmc Dietary differences between elderly Iranians living in Sweden and Iran a cross-sectional comparative study
    Afsaneh Koochek
    Department of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 11:411. 2011
  7. pmc High familial risk of atrial fibrillation/atrial flutter in multiplex families: a nationwide family study in Sweden
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Region Skåne Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e003384. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Autoimmune disease and subsequent urological cancer
    Xiangdong Liu
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Urol 189:2262-8. 2013
  9. doi request reprint A nationwide family study of pulmonary embolism: identification of high risk families with increased risk of hospitalized and fatal pulmonary embolism
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University Region Skåne, Malmo, Sweden
    Thromb Res 130:178-82. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Age- and gender-specific familial risks for venous thromboembolism: a nationwide epidemiological study based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, CRC, Bldg 28, Floor 11, Entrance 72, Malmo University Hospital, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Circulation 124:1012-20. 2011

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  1. pmc Effect of autoimmune diseases on incidence and survival in subsequent multiple myeloma
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld 580, Heidelberg, D 69120, Germany
    J Hematol Oncol 5:59. 2012
    ..We systematically analyzed myeloma risk and survival in patients diagnosed with 33 different AIDs...
  2. pmc Sexual dysfunction in Assyrian/Syrian immigrants and Swedish-born persons with type 2 diabetes
    Marina Taloyan
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Region Skåne Lund University, CRC, Hus 28, Plan 11, Jan Waldenströms gata 35, SUS, 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Res Notes 5:522. 2012
    ..Response rates were 78% and 86%, respectively...
  3. pmc Incidence and survival in non-hereditary amyloidosis in Sweden
    Kari Hemminki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre DKFZ, Heidelberg 69120, Germany
    BMC Public Health 12:974. 2012
    ..Amyloidosis is a heterogeneous disease caused by deposition of amyloid fibrils in organs and thereby interfering with physiological functions. Hardly any incidence data are available and most survival data are limited to specialist clinics...
  4. pmc Comparison of survival of patients with metastases from known versus unknown primaries: survival in metastatic cancer
    Matias Riihimäki
    Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, DKFZ, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 13:36. 2013
    ..Such data may give insight into the biology of CUP and the metastatic process in general...
  5. doi request reprint Familial [corrected] transmission of coronary heart disease: a cohort study of 80,214 Swedish adoptees linked to their biological and adoptive parents
    Kristina Sundquist
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Am Heart J 162:317-23. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Dietary differences between elderly Iranians living in Sweden and Iran a cross-sectional comparative study
    Afsaneh Koochek
    Department of Food, Nutrition and Dietetics, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 11:411. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine possible dietary differences between elderly Iranians living in Stockholm, Sweden with elderly Iranians living in Tehran, Iran, taking into account sex, age, marital status, and education...
  7. pmc High familial risk of atrial fibrillation/atrial flutter in multiplex families: a nationwide family study in Sweden
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Region Skåne Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e003384. 2013
    ..The main aim of this nationwide study was to determine the familial risk of AF/AFl in multiplex families...
  8. doi request reprint Autoimmune disease and subsequent urological cancer
    Xiangdong Liu
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Urol 189:2262-8. 2013
    ..We examined the subsequent risk and prognosis of urological cancer in individuals diagnosed with autoimmune disease...
  9. doi request reprint A nationwide family study of pulmonary embolism: identification of high risk families with increased risk of hospitalized and fatal pulmonary embolism
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University Region Skåne, Malmo, Sweden
    Thromb Res 130:178-82. 2012
    ..Family history is an important risk factor for deep venous thrombosis. However, few studies have determined the importance of family history of pulmonary embolism (PE)...
  10. doi request reprint Age- and gender-specific familial risks for venous thromboembolism: a nationwide epidemiological study based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, CRC, Bldg 28, Floor 11, Entrance 72, Malmo University Hospital, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Circulation 124:1012-20. 2011
    ..This nationwide study sought to determine age- and gender-specific familial risks in siblings hospitalized for venous thromboembolism (VTE)...
  11. pmc Risk of subsequent ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke in patients hospitalized for immune-mediated diseases: a nationwide follow-up study from Sweden
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University Region Skåne, Clinical Research Centre, Floor 11, Building 28, Entrance 72, Skane University Hospital, 205 02, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Neurol 12:41. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine whether there is an association between 32 different IMDs and first hospitalization for ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke...
  12. doi request reprint Neighborhood deprivation and risk of cervical cancer morbidity and mortality: a multilevel analysis from Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University Region Skåne, Malmo, Sweden
    Gynecol Oncol 127:283-9. 2012
    ..To analyze whether there is an association between neighborhood deprivation and cervical cancer morbidity and mortality, beyond individual level characteristics...
  13. doi request reprint Neighborhood deprivation and inequities in coronary heart disease among patients with diabetes mellitus: a multilevel study of 334,000 patients
    Asa Chaikiat
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Health Place 18:877-82. 2012
    ..These findings are useful for clinicians working in deprived neighborhoods. Future research could focus on how to reduce inequities in CHD among patients with DM...
  14. ncbi request reprint Parental occupation and risk of hospitalization for asthma in children and adolescents
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Scania, Sweden
    J Asthma 46:815-21. 2009
    ..quot; Significantly decreased SIRs were observed for those whose parents had higher socioeconomic status. We conclude that parental occupation affects risk of first hospital diagnoses of asthma in children and adolescents...
  15. doi request reprint Multiplex sibling history of coronary heart disease is a strong risk factor for coronary heart disease
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University Region Skåne, Skane University Hospital, CRC, Building 28, Floor 11, Entrance 72, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 33:2849-55. 2012
    ..This nationwide cohort study aimed to determine familial risks for hospitalization or death due to CHD in families with multiple affected siblings...
  16. pmc Walkability parameters, active transportation and objective physical activity: moderating and mediating effects of motor vehicle ownership in a cross-sectional study
    Ulf Eriksson
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:123. 2012
    ..We investigated the associations between walkability parameters and physical activity, and the mediating and moderating effects of vehicle ownership on these associations in a large sample of Swedish adults...
  17. pmc Preterm birth and unintentional injuries: risks to children, adolescents and young adults show no consistent pattern
    Susanna Calling
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Department of Clinical Science, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 102:287-93. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to find out whether there was also any association between individuals born preterm in Sweden between 1984 and 2006 and the risk of unintentional injuries during childhood, adolescence and young adulthood...
  18. doi request reprint Cancer risk after hospitalization for osteoporosis in Sweden
    Jianguang Ji
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Prev 21:395-9. 2012
    ..However, the increased risk of certain types of cancers calls for clinical attention...
  19. doi request reprint Mortality causes in cancer patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Xiangdong Liu
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Prev 21:300-6. 2012
    ..Clinicians that treat cancer patients with T2DM should pay more attention to comorbidities...
  20. doi request reprint Mothers, places and small for gestational age births: a cohort study
    Jan Sundquist
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University Region Skåne, CRC, Malmo, Sweden
    Arch Dis Child 96:380-5. 2011
    ..This study examines whether neighbourhood deprivation increases the risk of giving birth to a small for gestational age (SGA) infant, after accounting for individual-level maternal socioeconomic characteristics...
  21. doi request reprint Socioeconomic and occupational risk factors for venous thromboembolism in Sweden: a nationwide epidemiological study
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Thromb Res 129:577-82. 2012
    ..The mechanisms are unknown but it might involve persistent psychosocial stress related to low socioeconomic and occupational status...
  22. doi request reprint Time trends in incidence, causes of death, and survival of cancer of unknown primary in Sweden
    Xiaochen Shu
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Prev 21:281-8. 2012
    ..The decreased incidence in the last decade could be due to an increasing identification of unknown primary caused by improving diagnostic methods. Histological types were significantly associated with survival in patients with CUP...
  23. doi request reprint Comparability of cancer identification among Death Registry, Cancer Registry and Hospital Discharge Registry
    Jianguang Ji
    Department of Medicine, Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 131:2085-93. 2012
    ..In conclusion, some 10% of cancer deaths had no cancer records in CR or in HDR, and 3.4% were missing in both sources. The identification rate depended on tumor site, age at death and, to some extent, death outside hospital...
  24. pmc Risk of subsequent coronary heart disease in patients hospitalized for immune-mediated diseases: a nationwide follow-up study from Sweden
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University Region Skåne, Clinical Research Centre, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e33442. 2012
    ..We examined whether there is an association between 32 different IMDs and risk of subsequent hospitalization for coronary heart disease (CHD) related to coronary atherosclerosis in a nationwide follow up study in Sweden...
  25. doi request reprint Survival of cancer in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a follow-up study in Sweden of patients hospitalized with rheumatoid arthritis 1 year before diagnosis of cancer
    Jianguang Ji
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, UMAS, 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 50:1513-8. 2011
    ..Patients diagnosed with RA have an increased risk of some cancers. However, limited data are available on the important issue of prognosis of RA patients with cancer...
  26. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism does not share strong familial susceptibility with coronary heart disease: a nationwide family study in Sweden
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University Region Skåne, Floor 11, Building 28, Entrance 72, Malmo University Hospital, S 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Eur Heart J 32:2800-5. 2011
    ..This nationwide study aimed to determine whether venous thromboembolism (VTE) shares familial susceptibility with coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  27. doi request reprint Seasonal and regional variations of asthma and association with osteoporosis: possible role of vitamin D in asthma
    Jianguang Ji
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Asthma 47:1045-8. 2010
    ..Based on the evidence that vitamin D is involved in the development of immune system and vitamin D receptor gene is associated with asthma, we supposed that vitamin D is related to the development of asthma...
  28. doi request reprint Occupational risk factors for systemic lupus erythematosus: a nationwide study based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, CRC, Hus 28, Plan 11, Ing 72, SUS, 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    J Rheumatol 39:743-51. 2012
    ..To investigate possible associations between occupation and hospitalization for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in a nationwide study...
  29. doi request reprint Subsequent risks of Parkinson disease in patients with autoimmune and related disorders: a nationwide epidemiological study from Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Neurodegener Dis 10:277-84. 2012
    ..To investigate associations between autoimmune disorders and Parkinson disease (PD), and to study whether the risk is associated with follow-up time and age...
  30. pmc Availability of exercise facilities and physical activity in 2,037 adults: cross-sectional results from the Swedish neighborhood and physical activity (SNAP) study
    Ulf Eriksson
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Skane University Hospital, CRC, Building 28, Floor 11, Entrance 72, S 205 02, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 12:607. 2012
    ..We investigated the association between objectively assessed availability of exercise facilities and objectively assessed physical activity outcomes, and whether time of year had a modifying effect on these associations...
  31. pmc Study protocol: a multi-professional team intervention of physical activity referrals in primary care patients with cardiovascular risk factors--the Dalby lifestyle intervention cohort (DALICO) study
    Emelie Stenman
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:173. 2012
    ..Secondary outcomes include: need of pharmacological therapy; blood pressure/plasma glucose; physical fitness and anthropometric variables; mental health; health related quality of life; and cost-effectiveness...
  32. doi request reprint Risk of haemorrhagic and ischaemic stroke in patients with cancer: a nationwide follow-up study from Sweden
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University Region Skåne, Clinical Research Centre, Floor 11, Building 28, Entrance 72, Skane University Hospital, 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 48:1875-83. 2012
    ..The aim of this nationwide study was to examine whether there is an association between cancer and first hospitalisation for haemorrhagic or ischaemic stroke...
  33. doi request reprint Neighborhood deprivation and mortality in individuals with cancer: a multilevel analysis from Sweden
    Jan Sundquist
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Clinical Research Center, Skane University Hospital, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Prev 21:387-94. 2012
    ..Mortality differences were also found in women with cancer of the breast, cervix, endometrium, and small intestine, and leukemia. In conclusion, neighborhood deprivation predicts the risk of mortality among adults with certain cancers...
  34. doi request reprint Increased risks of coronary heart disease and stroke among spousal caregivers of cancer patients
    Jianguang Ji
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University Region Skåne, Malmo, Sweden
    Circulation 125:1742-7. 2012
    ..Spousal caregivers of cancer patients suffer psychological and physical burdens that may affect their risk of subsequently developing coronary heart disease and stroke...
  35. doi request reprint Physical activity and concordance between objective and perceived walkability
    Daniel Arvidsson
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:280-7. 2012
    ....
  36. doi request reprint The impact of type 2 diabetes mellitus on cancer-specific survival: a follow-up study in Sweden
    Xiangdong Liu
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Cancer 118:1353-61. 2012
    ..On the basis of nationwide population-based Swedish registries, the authors of this report compared the cause-specific survival among cancer patients with and without T2DM...
  37. doi request reprint Risk of pulmonary embolism in patients with autoimmune disorders: a nationwide follow-up study from Sweden
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University Region Skåne, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Lancet 379:244-9. 2012
    ..Some autoimmune disorders have been linked to venous thromboembolism. We examined whether there is an association between autoimmune disorders and risk of pulmonary embolism...
  38. doi request reprint Sibling risk of anxiety disorders based on hospitalizations in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 65:233-8. 2011
    ..This study used nationwide hospital records to examine sibling risk of any type of anxiety disorder in Sweden over a 40-year period...
  39. doi request reprint Incidence of celiac disease among second-generation immigrants and adoptees from abroad in Sweden: evidence for ethnic differences in susceptibility
    Jianguang Ji
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 46:844-8. 2011
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Socioeconomic inequalities and infant mortality of 46,470 preterm infants born in Sweden between 1992 and 2006
    Susanna Calling
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 25:357-65. 2011
    ..In conclusion, this study showed an increased infant mortality in preterm infants born to women with a less favourable sociodemographic profile...
  41. doi request reprint Country of birth, socioeconomic factors, and risk factor control in patients with type 2 diabetes: a Swedish study from 25 primary health-care centres
    Kristina Sundquist
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 27:244-54. 2011
    ..The aim was to investigate whether sociodemographic characteristics of patients with type 2 diabetes affected the odds that they would reach recommended levels of blood lipids and HbA(1c)...
  42. doi request reprint Risk of coronary heart disease in patients with cancer: a nationwide follow-up study from Sweden
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University Region Skåne, Clinical Research Centre, Floor 11, Building 28, Entrance 72, Skane University Hospital, 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 48:121-8. 2012
    ..Risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in cancer patients has not been thoroughly investigated. The aim of the present study was to examine whether there is an association between cancer and first hospitalisation for CHD...
  43. doi request reprint Survival in cancer patients hospitalized for inflammatory bowel disease in Sweden
    Xiaochen Shu
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 17:816-22. 2011
    ..We aimed at assessing and quantifying the cause-specific and overall mortality among cancer patients with IBD compared to those without IBD...
  44. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism does not share strong familial susceptibility with ischemic stroke: a nationwide family study in Sweden
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Region Skåne and Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 4:484-90. 2011
    ..This nationwide study aimed at determining whether VTE shares familial susceptibility with ischemic stroke...
  45. pmc Family history as a risk factor for recurrent hospitalization for lone atrial fibrillation: a nationwide family study in Sweden
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, CRC, Skane University Hospital, Building 28, Floor 11, Jan Waldenströms gata 35, Malmo, S 205 02, Sweden
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:121. 2012
    ..e., AF with unknown etiology. The familial risk for first time LAF hospitalization was also determined and compared to the risk of recurrent hospitalization for LAF...
  46. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood deprivation and hospitalization for venous thromboembolism in Sweden
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Skane University Hospital, Lund University Region Skåne, CRC Building 28, Floor 11, Entrance 72, 205 02, Malmo, Sweden
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 34:374-82. 2012
    ..Thus, neighborhood deprivation is a common risk factor for both arterial cardiovascular disease and VTE. This study adds to knowledge of the negative effects of neighborhood deprivation on cardiovascular health...
  47. pmc Effect of a primary health-care-based controlled trial for cardiorespiratory fitness in refugee women
    Jan Sundquist
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, CRC, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Fam Pract 11:55. 2010
    ....
  48. doi request reprint A population-based study of hepatitis D virus as potential risk factor for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Jianguang Ji
    Department of Medicine, Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University Region, Skåne, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 104:790-2. 2012
    ..Similar results were observed for patients with chronic HDV infection (SIR = 99.26, 95% CI = 42.39 to 196.55). Our findings indicate that HDV is a strong risk factor for hepatocellular carcinoma...
  49. doi request reprint Health-promoting and health-damaging neighbourhood resources and coronary heart disease: a follow-up study of 2 165 000 people
    Naomi Kawakami
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:866-72. 2011
    ..This study is the first to examine the associations between individual-level CHD risk and neighbourhood availability of fast-food restaurants, bars/pubs, physical activity facilities and healthcare resources...
  50. doi request reprint Familial risk factors shared by venous thromboembolism and cancer: a nationwide epidemiological study of Swedish families
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden Ystad Health Care Center, Region Skåne, Ystad, Sweden
    Thromb Res 128:141-8. 2011
    ..In the present nationwide study, we analyzed the risk of cancer in siblings, offspring and spouses of individuals hospitalized for VTE (and vice versa) with the aim of identifying shared familial risk factors for cancer and VTE...
  51. doi request reprint Risk of inflammatory bowel disease in first- and second-generation immigrants in Sweden: a nationwide follow-up study
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Sweden
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 17:1784-91. 2011
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Risk of cancer of unknown primary among immigrants to Sweden
    Xiaochen Shu
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Prev 21:10-4. 2012
    ..The risk patterns were modified by sex. The observed differences may give clues about incidence rates in countries of origin for which incidence data are lacking...
  53. doi request reprint Ethnic differences in incidence of type 1 diabetes among second-generation immigrants and adoptees from abroad
    Jianguang Ji
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, CRC, Hus 28, Plan 11, Ing 72, UMAS, 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:847-50. 2010
    ..Conclusions: The decreased incidence of type 1 diabetes observed in some second-generation immigrants and adoptees from abroad strongly suggests that ethnic genetic heterogeneity could play an important role on type 1 diabetes...
  54. 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...
  55. doi request reprint Risk of hospitalization for type 2 diabetes in first- and second-generation immigrants in Sweden: a nationwide follow-up study
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Clinical Research Centre CRC, Building 28, Entrance 72, Jan Waldenströms gata 35, 205 02 Malmö Sweden
    J Diabetes Complications 27:49-53. 2013
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Determination of age-specific and sex-specific familial risks for the different manifestations of venous thromboembolism: a nationwide family study in Sweden
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, CRC, Malmo University Hospital, S 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Thromb Haemost 106:102-12. 2011
    ..Familial history is a risk indicator in both sexes, and is potentially useful for clinical risk assessment for the different manifestations of VTE...
  57. doi request reprint Familial risk of venous thromboembolism in first-, second- and third-degree relatives: a nationwide family study in Sweden
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University Region Skåne, CRC, Building 28, Floor 11, Jan Waldenströms gata 35, Skane University Hospital, S 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Thromb Haemost 109:458-63. 2013
    ..Family history is a potentially useful genetic surrogate marker for clinical VTE risk assessment, even in second- and third degree-relatives...
  58. doi request reprint Shared and nonshared familial susceptibility to surgically treated inguinal hernia, femoral hernia, incisional hernia, epigastric hernia, and umbilical hernia
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University Region Skåne, Malmo, Sweden
    J Am Coll Surg 217:289-99.e1. 2013
    ..The aim of this nationwide study was to determine the familial risks of concordant AWH (same disease in proband and exposed relative) and discordant AWH (different disease in proband and exposed relative)...
  59. doi request reprint Risks of small-for-gestational-age births in immigrants: a nationwide epidemiological study in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Clinical Research Centre CRC, Jan Waldenströms gata 35, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 40:634-40. 2012
    ..To examine if there is an association between country of birth in parents and small-for-gestational-age (defined as a birthweight of more than two standard deviations (SDs) below the mean) in first singletons births...
  60. pmc Levelling off of prevalence of obesity in the adult population of Sweden between 2000/01 and 2004/05
    Jan Sundquist
    Deparment of Clinical Science, Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 10:119. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether the mean BMI (adjusted for age) and the prevalence of obesity (adjusted for all the explanatory variables) changed between 2000/01 and 2004/05 in different subgroups of the Swedish population...
  61. pmc Low prevalence of irritable bowel syndrome in primary health care in four Swedish counties
    Rasmus Waehrens
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 31:132-7. 2013
    ..Conclusion and implications. The prevalence of IBS was low among Swedish primary health care patients. This might suggest that IBS patients are insufficiently diagnosed in Swedish primary health care. ..
  62. doi request reprint Is acculturation associated with physical activity among female immigrants in Sweden?
    Lena S Jönsson
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Department of Clinical Science, Lund University, Malmo SE 205 02, Sweden
    J Public Health (Oxf) 35:270-7. 2013
    ..Immigrant women in Sweden have lower levels of leisure time physical activity (LTPA) than Swedish-born women. The reasons are unclear, although acculturation has been suggested to play a role...
  63. doi request reprint Neighbourhood deprivation and hospitalization for atrial fibrillation in Sweden
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University Region Skåne, CRC, Skane University Hospital, Building 28, Floor 11, Jan Waldenströms gata 35, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Europace 15:1119-27. 2013
    ..However, no study has determined whether neighbourhood deprivation is associated with atrial fibrillation (AF). We aimed to determine whether there is an association between neighbourhood deprivation and hospitalization for AF...
  64. doi request reprint Risk of venous thromboembolism in first- and second-generation immigrants in Sweden
    Bengt Zöller
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University Region Skåne, Floor 11, Building 28, Entrance 72, Skane University Hospital, 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Intern Med 23:40-7. 2012
    ....
  65. doi request reprint Cancer risk in patients hospitalized with polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis: a follow-up study in Sweden
    Jianguang Ji
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, CRC, Hus 28, Plan 11, Ing 72, UMAS, 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:1158-63. 2010
    ..Studies reporting cancer risk after PMR and GCA are few, but it remains an issue of both concern and controversy. We examined the overall and specific cancer risks among Swedish subjects following hospitalization for these diseases...
  66. doi request reprint Neighborhood walkability, income, and hour-by-hour physical activity patterns
    Daniel Arvidsson
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Sweden
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:698-705. 2013
    ..This study aimed to investigate both the mean daily physical activity and the hour-by-hour physical activity patterns across the day using accelerometry and how they are associated with neighborhood walkability and individual income...
  67. doi request reprint 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...
  68. doi request reprint Parental occupation and preterm births: a nationwide epidemiological study in Sweden
    Xinjun Li
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:555-63. 2010
    ..Further studies should examine specific agents in those parental occupations that were associated with increased odds of PTB and very PTB...
  69. doi request reprint Neighborhood walkability, physical activity, and walking behavior: the Swedish Neighborhood and Physical Activity (SNAP) study
    Kristina Sundquist
    Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, CRC, Building 28, Floor 11, Entrance 72, Malmo University Hospital, S 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 72:1266-73. 2011
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  70. doi request reprint Performance evaluations and league tables: do they capture variation between organizational units? An analysis of 5 Swedish pharmacological performance indicators
    Henrik Ohlsson
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Social Epidemiology, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Med Care 49:327-31. 2011
    ..However, few studies have attempted to assess quality by quantifying the variability across the organizational units or attempted to investigate whether the units are the correct context that really influences the outcome under study...