Annemarie Koster

Summary

Affiliation: Maastricht University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Lifestyle factors and incident mobility limitation in obese and non-obese older adults
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Medical Sociology Section, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:3122-32. 2007
  2. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in mobility decline in chronic disease groups (asthma/COPD, heart disease, diabetes mellitus, low back pain): only a minor role for disease severity and comorbidity
    Annemarie Koster
    Universiteit Maastricht, Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, PO Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:862-9. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in incident depression in older adults: the role of psychosocial factors, physical health status, and behavioral factors
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section of Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 61:619-27. 2006
  4. pmc Explanations of socioeconomic differences in changes in physical function in older adults: results from the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 6:244. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Association of inflammatory markers with socioeconomic status
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section of Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:284-90. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Is there a biomedical explanation for socioeconomic differences in incident mobility limitation?
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1022-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in cognitive decline and the role of biomedical factors
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ann Epidemiol 15:564-71. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of psychosocial factors in explaining socio-economic differences in mobility decline in a chronically ill population: results from the GLOBE study
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 61:123-32. 2005
  9. pmc Unhealthy lifestyles do not mediate the relationship between socioeconomic status and incident depressive symptoms: the Health ABC study
    Danielle A I Groffen
    CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:664-74. 2013
  10. pmc The influence of abdominal visceral fat on inflammatory pathways and mortality risk in obstructive lung disease
    Bram van den Borst
    NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:516-26. 2012

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Lifestyle factors and incident mobility limitation in obese and non-obese older adults
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Medical Sociology Section, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:3122-32. 2007
    ..This study examines the association between incident mobility limitation and 4 lifestyle factors: smoking, alcohol intake, physical activity, and diet in well-functioning obese (n = 667) and non-obese (n = 2027) older adults...
  2. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in mobility decline in chronic disease groups (asthma/COPD, heart disease, diabetes mellitus, low back pain): only a minor role for disease severity and comorbidity
    Annemarie Koster
    Universiteit Maastricht, Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, PO Box 616, 6200 MD, Maastricht, Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:862-9. 2004
    ..It is not clear, whether the adverse course of physical functioning in persons with a low socioeconomic status can be explained by a higher prevalence of more severe disease or comorbidity in these persons...
  3. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in incident depression in older adults: the role of psychosocial factors, physical health status, and behavioral factors
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section of Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Psychosom Res 61:619-27. 2006
    ....
  4. pmc Explanations of socioeconomic differences in changes in physical function in older adults: results from the Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 6:244. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Association of inflammatory markers with socioeconomic status
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section of Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 61:284-90. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Is there a biomedical explanation for socioeconomic differences in incident mobility limitation?
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1022-7. 2005
    ..This study examines the association between socioeconomic status and incident mobility limitation in well-functioning older adults, and seeks to determine whether this link could be explained by biomedical factors...
  7. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in cognitive decline and the role of biomedical factors
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ann Epidemiol 15:564-71. 2005
    ..This study examines the association between socioeconomic status and cognitive decline in a community-based cohort of well-functioning older adults and seeks to determine whether this link could be explained by biomedical factors...
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of psychosocial factors in explaining socio-economic differences in mobility decline in a chronically ill population: results from the GLOBE study
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 61:123-32. 2005
    ..Our findings will not give us new tools for prevention and intervention strategies in order to reduce physical disability and particularly the SES differences therein...
  9. pmc Unhealthy lifestyles do not mediate the relationship between socioeconomic status and incident depressive symptoms: the Health ABC study
    Danielle A I Groffen
    CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:664-74. 2013
    ....
  10. pmc The influence of abdominal visceral fat on inflammatory pathways and mortality risk in obstructive lung disease
    Bram van den Borst
    NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 96:516-26. 2012
    ..Although altered body composition, especially increased visceral fat (VF) mass, could be a significant contributor to low-grade systemic inflammation, this remains unexplored in COPD...
  11. pmc Is age-related decline in lean mass and physical function accelerated by obstructive lung disease or smoking?
    Bram van den Borst
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Center, P O Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Thorax 66:961-9. 2011
    ..A study was undertaken to investigate whether OLD and smoking accelerate the ageing-related decline in lean mass and physical functioning...
  12. pmc Socioeconomic factors from midlife predict mobility limitation and depressed mood three decades later; findings from the AGES-Reykjavik Study
    Danielle A I Groffen
    Department of Social Medicine, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Maastricht University, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:101. 2013
    ..The present study aims to examine the effect of midlife socioeconomic factors on mobility limitation and depressed mood three decades later...
  13. pmc Fetuin-A and incident diabetes mellitus in older persons
    Joachim H Ix
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, and San Diego Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Dr, Mail Code 111 H, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    JAMA 300:182-8. 2008
    ..In prior cross-sectional studies in humans, higher fetuin-A levels were associated with insulin resistance. However, the longitudinal association of fetuin-A with incident type 2 diabetes mellitus is unknown...