Karin Helweg-Larsen

Summary

Affiliation: National Institute of Public Health
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Danish National Cohort Study (DANCOS)
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Syanemøllevej 25, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø
    Dan Med Bull 50:177-80. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Predictors and protective factors for adolescent Internet victimization: results from a 2008 nationwide Danish youth survey
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Paediatr 101:533-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Violence, a risk factor for poor mental health in adolescence: a Danish nationally representative youth survey
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:849-56. 2011
  4. pmc Ethical issues in youth surveys: potentials for conducting a national questionnaire study on adolescent schoolchildren's sexual experiences with adults
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Public Health 93:1878-82. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Systematic medical data collection of intentional injuries during armed conflicts: a pilot study conducted in West Bank, Palestine
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 32:17-23. 2004
  6. doi request reprint The Danish Register of Causes of Death
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:26-9. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint The Danish Youth Survey 2002: asking young people about sensitive issues
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Circumpolar Health 63:147-52. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Consequences of collective violence with particular focus on the gender perspective--secondary publication
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    Statens Institut for Folkesundhed, Øster Farimagsgade 5, 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Dan Med Bull 54:155-6. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint [Consequences of collective violence with special focus on gender perspective]
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    Statens Institut for Folkesundhed, København K
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:3047-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of unwanted and unlawful sexual experiences reported by Danish adolescents: results from a national youth survey in 2002
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Paediatr 95:1270-6. 2006

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint The Danish National Cohort Study (DANCOS)
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Syanemøllevej 25, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø
    Dan Med Bull 50:177-80. 2003
    ..DANCOS also allows studies of methodological issues, including analyzing the characteristics of non-respondents...
  2. doi request reprint Predictors and protective factors for adolescent Internet victimization: results from a 2008 nationwide Danish youth survey
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Paediatr 101:533-9. 2012
    ..To examine the rate of Internet victimization in a nationally representative sample of adolescents aged 14-17 and to analyze predictors and protective factors for victimization...
  3. doi request reprint Violence, a risk factor for poor mental health in adolescence: a Danish nationally representative youth survey
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:849-56. 2011
    ..To analyze mental health associations between youth's exposure to physical violence outside the home and at home, including witnessing domestic violence, and to describe gender differences in the associations...
  4. pmc Ethical issues in youth surveys: potentials for conducting a national questionnaire study on adolescent schoolchildren's sexual experiences with adults
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Public Health 93:1878-82. 2003
    ..We evaluated ethical constraints concerning youth surveys on child sexual abuse (CSA)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Systematic medical data collection of intentional injuries during armed conflicts: a pilot study conducted in West Bank, Palestine
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 32:17-23. 2004
    ..A study was undertaken on implementing medical data collection as a tool to assess the relative number and character of intentional injuries before and during an armed conflict...
  6. doi request reprint The Danish Register of Causes of Death
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:26-9. 2011
    ..Cause-specific mortality statistics is a valuable source for the identification of risk factors for poor public health...
  7. ncbi request reprint The Danish Youth Survey 2002: asking young people about sensitive issues
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Circumpolar Health 63:147-52. 2004
    ..To explore ethical, legal and practical issues related to conducting a youth survey in Denmark on sexual experiences before the age of 15 and thereby achieve reliable data on child sexual abuse...
  8. ncbi request reprint Consequences of collective violence with particular focus on the gender perspective--secondary publication
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    Statens Institut for Folkesundhed, Øster Farimagsgade 5, 1399 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Dan Med Bull 54:155-6. 2007
    ..Further research is needed on these issues as well as on the identification of evidence based interventions...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Consequences of collective violence with special focus on gender perspective]
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    Statens Institut for Folkesundhed, København K
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:3047-9. 2006
    ..Further research is needed on these issues as well as research on the identification of evidence based interventions...
  10. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of unwanted and unlawful sexual experiences reported by Danish adolescents: results from a national youth survey in 2002
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Paediatr 95:1270-6. 2006
    ..To obtain current data about child sexual abuse in Denmark and to assess abused children's own perception of early sexual experiences, which are unlawful according to the Danish Penal Code...
  11. doi request reprint Risk factors for violence exposure and attributable healthcare costs: results from the Danish national health interview surveys
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:10-6. 2011
    ..To describe the characteristics of men and women exposed to physical violence, to identify risk factors for violence exposure and to quantify the attributable healthcare costs of violence...
  12. doi request reprint The health care costs of violence against women
    Marie Kruse
    Centre for Applied Health Services Research and Technology Assessment, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    J Interpers Violence 26:3494-508. 2011
    ..We found that the health care costs were about €1,800 higher for victims of violence than for nonvictims per year, driven mostly by higher psychiatric costs and multiple episodes of violence...
  13. ncbi request reprint Violence, sexual abuse and health in Greenland
    Tine Curtis
    National Institute of Public Health, Section for Research in Greenland, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Circumpolar Health 61:110-22. 2002
    ..It is possible to secure a reasonably high response rate in a general health survey that includes questions on violence and sexual abuse...
  14. doi request reprint Identifying victims of violence using register-based data
    Marie Kruse
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 38:611-7. 2010
    ..Firstly we identified victims of violence in national registers and discussed strengths and weaknesses of this approach. Secondly we assessed the magnitude of violence and the characteristics of the victims using register-based data...
  15. doi request reprint Self-reported violence amongst adolescents in Denmark: is alcohol a serious risk factor?
    Marie Louise Frederiksen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Paediatr 97:636-40. 2008
    ..To describe the prevalence of adolescents' exposure to different types of violence (at home and outside the home) and associations between severe violence and alcohol consumption, taking account of gender and the influence of other factors...
  16. ncbi request reprint Violence against women and consequent health problems: a register-based study
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 31:51-7. 2003
    ..This study set out to examine whether women victimized by domestic violence in a given year subsequently have more health problems measured by amount of hospital contacts due to disease than non-victimized women...
  17. pmc Physical violence and health-related quality of life: Danish cross-sectional analyses
    Jan Sørensen
    Centre for Applied Health Services Research and Technology Assessment, University of Southern Denmark, J, B, Winsløws Vej 9B, 5000, Odense, Denmark
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:113. 2012
    ..Finally, we explored the HRQoL consequences of exposure to violence in a longer time perspective...
  18. ncbi request reprint Can we compare violence data across countries?
    Vanita Sundaram
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Int J Circumpolar Health 63:389-96. 2004
    ..The paper aims to explore what knowledge can be obtained about violence through population-based data and additionally, through inter-country comparisons of violence data...
  19. doi request reprint The Danish National Cohort Study (DANCOS)
    Michael Davidsen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, DK 1353 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:131-5. 2011
    ..It facilitates studies of self-reported health behaviour and utilisation of healthcare services by subgroups and analysis of non-response bias...
  20. doi request reprint Register-based studies on migration, ethnicity, and health
    Marie Norredam
    Danish Research Centre for Migration, Ethnicity and Health, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 39:201-5. 2011
    ..Researchers in Denmark have unique possibilities of register-based research in relation to migration, ethnicity, and health. This review article outlines how these opportunities have been used, so far, by presenting a series of examples...
  21. ncbi request reprint A critical review of available data on sexual abuse of children in Denmark
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Child Abuse Negl 29:715-24. 2005
    ..To describe different data sources that may illuminate the incidence and character of child sexual abuse (CSA) in Denmark in the late 1990s...
  22. pmc Effects of armed conflict on access to emergency health care in Palestinian West Bank: systematic collection of data in emergency departments
    Maren Johanne Heilskov Rytter
    National Institute of Public Health, Øster Farimagsgade 5A, 1399 DK, Copenhagen, Denmark
    BMJ 332:1122-4. 2006
    ..To assess the impact of restrictions in access to hospital services imposed on the civilian population during the armed conflict in the Palestinian territories occupied by Israel...
  23. doi request reprint Cumulative years in occupation and the risk of hip or knee osteoarthritis in men and women: a register-based follow-up study
    Susan Andersen
    National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Occup Environ Med 69:325-30. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to analyse if men and women in farming, construction or healthcare work have increased risk of developing OA of the hip or knee...
  24. doi request reprint Restrictions in means for suicide: an effective tool in preventing suicide: the Danish experience
    Merete Nordentoft
    Department of Psychiatry, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:688-97. 2007
    ..Restricted access occurred concomittantly with a 55 percent decrease in suicide rate...
  25. pmc A Cohort Study on Meniscal Lesions among Airport Baggage Handlers
    Sigurd Mikkelsen
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 11:e0157336. 2016
    ..The results support that long-term heavy lifting in a kneeling or squatting position is a risk factor for the development of symptomatic meniscal lesions. ..
  26. ncbi request reprint [Also in Denmark are cultural and social conditions of significance when it comes to the extent of violence against women]
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:2425. 2004
  27. ncbi request reprint [Public health--violence and sexual abuse]
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:1017. 2002
  28. ncbi request reprint [DANCOS--a registry-based follow-up of Danish national health surveys]
    Michael Davidsen
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:1441-4. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint [Self-assessed health status among young people from ethnic minorities living in Denmark]
    Anne Bennedsen
    Statens Institut for Folkesundhed, København
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:1645-9. 2006
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  30. doi request reprint Violence: news on a public health problem
    Karin Helweg-Larsen
    Scand J Public Health 36:561-3. 2008
  31. ncbi request reprint Time-trends in method-specific suicide rates compared with the availability of specific compounds. The Danish experience
    Merete Nordentoft
    Bispebjerg Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Copenhaven, Denmark
    Nord J Psychiatry 60:97-106. 2006
    ..Restricted access occurred concomittantly with a 55% decrease in suicide rate...