L Weinehall

Summary

Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Temporal shifts in cardiovascular risk factor distribution
    Gráinne H Long
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 46:112-21. 2014
  2. pmc Primary weight maintenance: an observational study exploring candidate variables for intervention
    Kristina Lindvall
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Epidemiology and Global Health, Umea University, S 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Nutr J 12:97. 2013
  3. pmc Plasma folate, but not homocysteine, is associated with Apolipoprotein A1 levels in a non-fortified population
    Elisabet Söderström
    Department of Medical Biosciences, Clinical Chemistry, Umea University, 90185 Umea, Sweden
    Lipids Health Dis 12:74. 2013
  4. pmc Effectiveness of community-based comprehensive healthy lifestyle promotion on cardiovascular disease risk factors in a rural Vietnamese population: a quasi-experimental study
    Quang Ngoc Nguyen
    Department of Cardiology, Hanoi Medical University, 1 Ton That Tung Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi, 10000, Vietnam
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:56. 2012
  5. pmc Mis-reporting, previous health status and health status of family may seriously bias the association between food patterns and disease
    Agneta Hörnell
    Department of Food and Nutrition, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Nutr J 9:48. 2010
  6. pmc Stroke and plasma markers of milk fat intake--a prospective nested case-control study
    Eva Warensjo
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Nutr J 8:21. 2009
  7. pmc More distinct food intake patterns among women than men in northern Sweden: a population-based survey
    Anna Winkvist
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Nutr J 8:12. 2009
  8. pmc Implementing a hypertension management programme in a rural area: local approaches and experiences from Ba-Vi district, Vietnam
    Quang Ngoc Nguyen
    Department of Cardiology, Hanoi Medical University, 1 Ton That Tung Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi, Vietnam
    BMC Public Health 11:325. 2011
  9. pmc Who is maintaining weight in a middle-aged population in Sweden? A longitudinal analysis over 10 years
    Anne N Nafziger
    Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 7:108. 2007
  10. pmc Adolescent's perceptions and expectations of parental action on children's smoking and snus use; national cross sectional data from three decades
    Maria Nilsson
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences, Umea University, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 9:74. 2009

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Publications62

  1. doi request reprint Temporal shifts in cardiovascular risk factor distribution
    Gráinne H Long
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 46:112-21. 2014
    ..Complementary strategies to shift risk factor population distributions and target high-risk individuals are required to reduce the burden of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  2. pmc Primary weight maintenance: an observational study exploring candidate variables for intervention
    Kristina Lindvall
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Epidemiology and Global Health, Umea University, S 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Nutr J 12:97. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to identify attitudes, strategies, and behaviors that are predictive of PWM in different age, sex and BMI groups in Northern Sweden...
  3. pmc Plasma folate, but not homocysteine, is associated with Apolipoprotein A1 levels in a non-fortified population
    Elisabet Söderström
    Department of Medical Biosciences, Clinical Chemistry, Umea University, 90185 Umea, Sweden
    Lipids Health Dis 12:74. 2013
    ..We wanted to study if tHcy and its major determinants were correlated with Apo A1 levels in a large population without folate fortification...
  4. pmc Effectiveness of community-based comprehensive healthy lifestyle promotion on cardiovascular disease risk factors in a rural Vietnamese population: a quasi-experimental study
    Quang Ngoc Nguyen
    Department of Cardiology, Hanoi Medical University, 1 Ton That Tung Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi, 10000, Vietnam
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:56. 2012
    ..This study evaluated the impact of healthy lifestyle promotion campaigns on CVD risk factors (CVDRF) in the general population in the context of a community-based programme on hypertension management...
  5. pmc Mis-reporting, previous health status and health status of family may seriously bias the association between food patterns and disease
    Agneta Hörnell
    Department of Food and Nutrition, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Nutr J 9:48. 2010
    ..The aim of the present cross-sectional study was to evaluate the relationship between food pattern groups (FPG) and existing health, and to identify factors influencing this relationship...
  6. pmc Stroke and plasma markers of milk fat intake--a prospective nested case-control study
    Eva Warensjo
    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Nutr J 8:21. 2009
    ..The fatty acids 15:0 and 17:0 of plasma lipids are biomarkers of milk fat intake. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the risk of a first-ever stroke in relation to the plasma milk fat biomarkers...
  7. pmc More distinct food intake patterns among women than men in northern Sweden: a population-based survey
    Anna Winkvist
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Goteborg, Sweden
    Nutr J 8:12. 2009
    ..This paper reports on the first comprehensive analyses of the dietary data and presents dietary intake patterns among over 60,000 women and men in northern Sweden during 1992-2005...
  8. pmc Implementing a hypertension management programme in a rural area: local approaches and experiences from Ba-Vi district, Vietnam
    Quang Ngoc Nguyen
    Department of Cardiology, Hanoi Medical University, 1 Ton That Tung Street, Dong Da District, Hanoi, Vietnam
    BMC Public Health 11:325. 2011
    ..This paper aims at summarising our approaches to implementing a programme on hypertension management in a rural commune of Vietnam...
  9. pmc Who is maintaining weight in a middle-aged population in Sweden? A longitudinal analysis over 10 years
    Anne N Nafziger
    Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 7:108. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to characterize who is not gaining weight during a 10 year period in Sweden...
  10. pmc Adolescent's perceptions and expectations of parental action on children's smoking and snus use; national cross sectional data from three decades
    Maria Nilsson
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences, Umea University, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 9:74. 2009
    ..To see if there were differences whether the adolescent was a tobacco user or not the adolescents' tobacco use was followed; and described to put the findings on their perceptions and expectations of parental action in a context...
  11. pmc To be seen, confirmed and involved--a ten year follow-up of perceived health and cardiovascular risk factors in a Swedish community intervention programme
    Maria Emmelin
    Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 7:190. 2007
    ..To include self-reported health in an evaluation is one way of addressing possible side-effects. This study is based on a 10 year follow-up of a cardiovascular community intervention programme in northern Sweden...
  12. pmc Weight maintenance as a tight rope walk - a Grounded Theory study
    Kristina Lindvall
    Epidemiology and Global Health, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Medical Faculty, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 10:51. 2010
    ..This study reports findings from a qualitative study focusing on attitudes, behaviors and strategies important for primary weight maintenance in a middle-aged population...
  13. pmc "It depends on what you mean": a qualitative study of Swedish health professionals' views on health and health promotion
    Helene Johansson
    Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences, Umeå International School of Public Health, Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:191. 2009
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  14. ncbi request reprint Different outcomes for different interventions with different focus!--A cross-country comparison of community interventions in rural Swedish and US populations
    L Weinehall
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health Suppl 56:46-58. 2001
    ..This paper compares risk factor outcomes in Swedish and US intervention programmes for the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The aim was to explore how different intervention programme profiles affect outcome...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevention of cardiovascular disease in Sweden: the Norsjö community intervention programme--motives, methods and intervention components
    L Weinehall
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health Suppl 56:13-20. 2001
    ..This paper describe the development of a Northern Sweden community intervention programme for the prevention of CVD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Can a sustainable community intervention reduce the health gap?--10-year evaluation of a Swedish community intervention program for the prevention of cardiovascular disease
    L Weinehall
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health Suppl 56:59-68. 2001
    ..This paper evaluates the 10-year outcomes of a Northern Sweden community intervention program for the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD), with special reference to the social patterning of risk development...
  17. ncbi request reprint The emerging epidemic of cardiovascular disease
    Lars Weinehall
    Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health Suppl 61:5-8. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint High remaining risk in poorly treated hypertension: the 'rule of halves' still exists
    Lars Weinehall
    Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    J Hypertens 20:2081-8. 2002
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  19. ncbi request reprint Perceived health modifies the effect of biomedical risk factors in the prediction of acute myocardial infarction. An incident case-control study from northern Sweden
    L Weinehall
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Umea University, Sweden
    J Intern Med 243:99-107. 1998
    ..To assess the importance of biomedical risk factors, social factors and self-reported health in the prediction of the first event of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in an apparently healthy middle-aged population...
  20. ncbi request reprint Leptin is a risk marker for first-ever hemorrhagic stroke in a population-based cohort
    S Soderberg
    Department of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Public Health, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Stroke 30:328-37. 1999
    ..We tested to determine whether leptin is a risk marker for first-ever stroke in a nested case-referent study...
  21. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein(a) and cholesterol levels act synergistically and apolipoprotein A-I is protective for the incidence of primary acute myocardial infarction in middle-aged males. An incident case-control study from Sweden
    G H Dahlen
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Umea University, Sweden
    J Intern Med 244:425-30. 1998
    ..To further establish the importance of total plasma apolipoprotein A-I and lipoprotein(a) in the prediction of primary acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in men...
  22. ncbi request reprint Work stress and low emotional support is associated with increased risk of future type 2 diabetes in women
    M Norberg
    Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University Umea, Sweden
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 76:368-77. 2007
    ..These findings contribute to our understanding of psychosocial stress as potential risk factors for type 2 diabetes in a Swedish population...
  23. ncbi request reprint What else adds to hypertension in predicting stroke? An incident case-referent study
    B Ohgren
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    J Intern Med 248:475-82. 2000
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  24. doi request reprint Plasma folate and total homocysteine levels are associated with the risk of myocardial infarction, independently of each other and of renal function
    B Van Guelpen
    Department of Medical Biosciences, Umea University, Umea, Sweeden
    J Intern Med 266:182-95. 2009
    ..To investigate the relationship between plasma folate, vitamin B12 and total homocysteine concentrations, dietary intake of folate and vitamins B12, B6 and B2, and the risk of first acute myocardial infarction (MI)...
  25. ncbi request reprint A combination of HbA1c, fasting glucose and BMI is effective in screening for individuals at risk of future type 2 diabetes: OGTT is not needed
    M Norberg
    Section of Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    J Intern Med 260:263-71. 2006
    ..To identify a screening model that predicts high risk of future type 2 diabetes and is useful in clinical practice...
  26. ncbi request reprint Screening for impaired glucose tolerance. Results from a population-based study in 21,057 individuals
    B Lindahl
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    Diabetes Care 22:1988-92. 1999
    ..The study focuses especially on the relation to age, obesity, and heredity background of diabetes...
  27. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia pneumoniae antibodies and high lipoprotein(a) levels do not predict ischemic cerebral infarctions. Results from a nested case-control study in Northern Sweden
    C A Glader
    Department of Clinical Chemistry, Umea University, Sweden
    Stroke 30:2013-8. 1999
    ..The possibility of predicting ischemic stroke by measurements of plasma Lp(a) and C pneumoniae antibodies was investigated...
  28. ncbi request reprint Elevated plasma homocysteine: cause or consequence of myocardial infarction?
    J Hultdin
    Department of Medical Biosciences, Clinical Chemistry, Umea University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    J Intern Med 256:491-8. 2004
    ..To determine whether a first myocardial infarction leads to increased plasma homocysteine concentrations and whether the association between homocysteine and myocardial infarction was greater at follow-up compared with baseline...
  29. doi request reprint Guidelines improve general trend of lowered cholesterol levels in type 2 diabetes patients in spite of low adherence
    E Fhärm
    Family Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 36:69-75. 2008
    ..Our aim was to study whether the introduction of treatment goals for dyslipidaemia was reflected in lower cholesterol levels in patients with diabetes in a general population...
  30. doi request reprint Low bone mineral density is associated with increased risk for myocardial infarction in men and women
    P Wiklund
    Department of Surgical and Perioperative Sciences, Sports Medicine, Umea University, 90185 Umea, Sweden
    Osteoporos Int 23:963-70. 2012
    ..For both men and women, lower BMD in the femoral neck and hip was associated with increased risk of MI largely independent of smoking, hypertension, hypertriglyceridemia, and diabetes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Leptin, but not adiponectin, predicts stroke in males
    S Soderberg
    Division of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    J Intern Med 256:128-36. 2004
    ..Putative risk markers for first-ever stroke, including blood pressure (BP), diabetes, smoking, body mass index (BMI), cholesterol, leptin, and adiponectin, were analysed by conditional logistic regression analysis...
  32. doi request reprint Prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in Vietnam-results from a national survey
    P T Son
    Vietnam National Heart Institute, Bach Mai Hospital, Hanoi, Vietnam
    J Hum Hypertens 26:268-80. 2012
    ..These results imply an urgent need to develop national strategies to improve prevention and control of hypertension in Vietnam...
  33. pmc Preventable risk factors for noncommunicable diseases in rural Indonesia: prevalence study using WHO STEPS approach
    Nawi Ng
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Gadjah Mada University, Jogjakarta, Indonesia
    Bull World Health Organ 84:305-13. 2006
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  34. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms at the osteoprotegerin and interleukin-6 genes in relation to first-ever stroke
    Magnus Strand
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Cerebrovasc Dis 24:418-25. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that specific polymorphisms in these genes may be associated with increased risk of ischemic stroke or intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Estrogen receptor alpha gene polymorphisms and first-ever intracerebral hemorrhage
    Magnus Strand
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Medicine, University, Umea, Sweden
    Cerebrovasc Dis 24:500-8. 2007
    ..Since hypertension and atherosclerosis are major mechanisms in stroke development, we hypothesized that genetic variants of the ER alpha gene (ESR1) are determinants of future ischemic stroke or intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Fatty acid profile of the erythrocyte membrane preceding development of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Benno Krachler
    Behavioural Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:503-10. 2008
    ..Erythrocyte membrane fatty acid (EMFA) composition may provide an estimate of dietary fatty acid intake. This study investigates the relation between EMFA composition and development of Type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  37. pmc Did a health dialogue matter? Self-reported cardiovascular disease and diabetes 11 years after health screening
    Lisbeth Färnkvist
    Department of Public Health and Research, Härnösand Medelpad Medical Service, Sundsvall, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 26:135-9. 2008
    ..To study the potential impact of health screening, with or without a motivational health dialogue, on the risk and morbidity of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and diabetes (DM)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Self-rated ill-health strengthens the effect of biomedical risk factors in predicting stroke, especially for men -- an incident case referent study
    Maria Emmelin
    Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, S 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    J Hypertens 21:887-96. 2003
    ..To examine how self-rated ill-health interacts with biomedical stroke risk factors in predicting stroke and to explore differences between men and women and educational groups...
  39. ncbi request reprint High obesity incidence in northern Sweden: how will Sweden look by 2009?
    Anne N Nafziger
    Clinical Pharmacology Research Center, Bassett Healthcare, One Atwell Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326 1394, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:377-82. 2006
    ..S., implying that by 2009, the prevalence of obesity in rural northern Sweden may mimic that present in rural New York during 1999. Attention should be paid to the increased obesity rates in rural areas...
  40. ncbi request reprint Iron stores and HFE genotypes are not related to increased risk of ischemic stroke. A prospective nested case-referent study
    Kim Ekblom
    Clinical Chemistry, Department of Medical Biosciences, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Cerebrovasc Dis 24:405-11. 2007
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to determine if iron status and HFE genotypes constitute risk factors for stroke...
  41. ncbi request reprint Personal health documents in school health education: a feasibility study
    Lars Jerdén
    Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 35:662-5. 2007
    ..The document was presented to the students by their regular teachers. For evaluation, an adolescent questionnaire was used at baseline and after one year...
  42. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease and diabetes in the Northern Sweden Health and Disease Study Cohort - evaluation of risk factors and their interactions
    Goran Hallmans
    Nutritional Research, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health Suppl 61:18-24. 2003
    ..Secondly, some examples are given of studies on cardiovascular disease and diabetes with a focus on the biomarker programme. The cohort has been positioned as a national and international resource for scientific research...
  43. ncbi request reprint Assessment of intervention intensity: experiences from a small-scale Swedish cardiovascular disease prevention programme
    Lisbeth Färnkvist
    Department of Public Health and Research, Härnösand Medelpad Medical Service, Sundsvall, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 34:279-86. 2006
    ..To study the context of an intervention programme, including possible competing demands between an intervention and other health service assignments, and to develop a measure of intervention intensity...
  44. ncbi request reprint Folate, vitamin B12, and risk of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke: a prospective, nested case-referent study of plasma concentrations and dietary intake
    Bethany Van Guelpen
    Department of Medical Biosciences, Umea University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Stroke 36:1426-31. 2005
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Does a patient-held health record give rise to lifestyle changes? A study in clinical practice
    Lars Jerdén
    Center for Clinical Research Dalarna, Nissers väg 3, S 791 81 Falun, Umea University, S 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Fam Pract 21:651-3. 2004
    ..Patient-held records have been sparsely studied as instruments for behavioral change...
  46. ncbi request reprint Interactions between fibrinolysis, lipoproteins and leptin related to a first myocardial infarction
    Anna M Thøgersen
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Umea University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:33-40. 2004
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  47. ncbi request reprint It takes two: reducing adolescent smoking uptake through sustainable adolescent-adult partnership
    Maria Nilsson
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    J Adolesc Health 39:880-6. 2006
    ..To assess the effects of a long-term intervention for tobacco use prevention that targets adolescents (Tobacco Free Duo)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Contribution of Swedish moist snuff to the metabolic syndrome: a wolf in sheep's clothing?
    Margareta Norberg
    Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 34:576-83. 2006
    ..The aim was to investigate associations between several lifestyle factors and MetSy, with a focus on the possible role of smokeless tobacco in the form of Swedish moist snuff (snus)...
  49. ncbi request reprint Risk stratification by guidelines compared with risk assessment by risk equations applied to a MONICA sample
    Mats Persson
    aDepartment of Public Health and Clinical Medicine and bDepartment of Mathematical Statistics, University of Umea, Sweden
    J Hypertens 21:1089-95. 2003
    ..Risk equations estimated by statistical methods are another way of predicting cardiovascular risk...
  50. ncbi request reprint Smokers in Västerbotten County, Sweden. What contributes to increased cardiovascular risk among heavy smokers?
    Gunnar Lundqvist
    Epidemiology and Family Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Prim Health Care 21:237-41. 2003
    ..To analyse risk factor levels and risk factor patterns among heavy smokers compared to never smokers...
  51. ncbi request reprint Recruiting high-risk individuals to a diabetes prevention program: how hard can it be?
    Toralph Ruge
    Diabetes Care 30:e61. 2007
  52. ncbi request reprint Components of metabolic syndrome predicting diabetes: no role of inflammation or dyslipidemia
    Margareta Norberg
    Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences Section, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University Hospital, Building 9B, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1875-85. 2007
    ..The diagnostic criteria and the clinical usefulness of the metabolic syndrome (MetSy) are currently questioned. The objective was to describe the structure of MetSy and to evaluate its components for prediction of diabetes type 2 (T2DM)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Inverse relation between dietary intake of naturally occurring plant sterols and serum cholesterol in northern Sweden
    Sofia Klingberg
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden, University of Umea, Umea, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:993-1001. 2008
    ..Plant sterols are bioactive compounds, found in all vegetable foods, which inhibit cholesterol absorption. Little is known about the effect of habitual natural dietary intake of plant sterols...
  54. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factor burden has a stronger association with self-rated poor health in adults in the US than in Sweden, especially for the lower educated
    Maria Emmelin
    Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 34:140-9. 2006
    ..There is an ongoing debate about the importance of biomedical and sociodemographic risk factors in the prediction of self-rated health...
  55. ncbi request reprint Estimated intake of milk fat is negatively associated with cardiovascular risk factors and does not increase the risk of a first acute myocardial infarction. A prospective case-control study
    Eva Warensjo
    Unit for Clinical Nutrition Research, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Br J Nutr 91:635-42. 2004
    ..Although there seems to be a negative association between milk-fat intake as mirrored by the proportions of 15 : 0 and 17 : 0 in serum lipid esters and a first-ever AMI, adjustment for clinical risk factors removed this relationship...
  56. ncbi request reprint Combining risk factors and demographic surveillance: potentials of WHO STEPS and INDEPTH methodologies for assessing epidemiological transition
    Nawi Ng
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Gadjah Mada University, Jogjakarta, Indonesia
    Scand J Public Health 34:199-208. 2006
    ..This paper discusses the potential of combining the WHO STEPwise approach to Surveillance (STEPS) within ongoing DSSs, to assess changes in non-communicable disease (NCD) risk factors...
  57. ncbi request reprint Trends in lifestyle 1986-99 in a 25- to 64-year-old population of the Northern Sweden MONICA project
    Bernt Lindahl
    Behavioral Medicine
    Scand J Public Health Suppl 61:31-7. 2003
    ..The authors explore the time trends in lifestyle factors in the Northern Sweden MONICA population, including physical activity, intake of certain foods, coffee and alcohol consumption, smoking, and the use of smokeless tobacco...
  58. ncbi request reprint Intake of fruits and vegetables and risk of cancer of the upper aero-digestive tract: the prospective EPIC-study
    Heiner Boeing
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbrucke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558, Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 17:957-69. 2006
    ..Dietary recommendations should consider the potential benefit of increasing fruits and vegetables consumption for reducing the risk of cancers of the upper aero-digestive tract, particularly at low intake...
  59. ncbi request reprint Ethanol intake and risk of lung cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1103-14. 2006
    ..Although there was no overall association between ethanol intake and risk of lung cancer, the authors cannot rule out a lower risk for moderate consumption and a possibly increased risk for high lifelong consumption...
  60. ncbi request reprint The effects of commuting activity and occupational and leisure time physical activity on risk of myocardial infarction
    Patrik Wennberg
    Bureå Health Centre, Bureå, Sweden
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:924-30. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate how commuting activity, occupational physical activity and leisure time physical activity were associated with risk of future first myocardial infarction...
  61. ncbi request reprint Experiences of Swedish community health nurses working with health promotion and a patient-held health record
    Lars Jerdén
    Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 20:448-54. 2006
    ..A comprehensive examination of working conditions and the content of daily work is needed to ensure an emphasis on health promotion, including long-term usage of patient-held records...
  62. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of a personal health document in different distribution settings
    Lars Jerdén
    Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, S 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Health Promot J Austr 19:125-31. 2008
    ..Personal health documents have been widely used in health-promoting efforts but their effective use is rather sparsely studied...