Torben Jørgensen

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Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology and gallstones]
    Torben Jørgensen
    Forskningscenter for Forebyggelse og Sundhed, Amtssygehuset i Glostrup, Bygning 84 85, DK 2600 Glostrup
    Ugeskr Laeger 167:2610-3. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Association of tobacco smoking with goiter in a low-iodine-intake area
    Nils Knudsen
    Danish Centre for Prevention of Thyroid Diseases DanThyr, Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Arch Intern Med 162:439-43. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The Copenhagen County child cohort: design of a longitudinal study of child mental health
    Anne Mette Skovgaard
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Centre, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Glostrup, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 33:197-202. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The growth pattern of 0-1-year-old Danish children, when screened by public health nurses--the Copenhagen County Child Cohort 2000
    Else Marie Olsen
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Denmark
    Ann Hum Biol 32:297-315. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of migraine and tension-type headache: a population-based follow-up study
    Ann Christine Lyngberg
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Nordre Ringvej 57, Building 84 85, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Neurology 65:580-5. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The association between atopy and factors influencing folate metabolism: is low folate status causally related to the development of atopy?
    Lise Lotte N Husemoen
    Copenhagen County Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 35:954-61. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The association between hypoechogenicity or irregular echo pattern at thyroid ultrasonography and thyroid function in the general population
    Pernille Vejbjerg
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Eur J Endocrinol 155:547-52. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Diet and exercise intervention in a general population--mediators of participation and adherence: the Inter99 study
    Ulla N Toft
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 17:455-63. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of mental health problems in children 1(1/2) years of age - the Copenhagen Child Cohort 2000
    Anne Mette Skovgaard
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Centre, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Glostrup, Denmark
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:62-70. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of a mandatory iodization program on thyroid gland volume based on individuals' age, gender, and preceding severity of dietary iodine deficiency: a prospective, population-based study
    Pernille Vejbjerg
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:1397-401. 2007

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology and gallstones]
    Torben Jørgensen
    Forskningscenter for Forebyggelse og Sundhed, Amtssygehuset i Glostrup, Bygning 84 85, DK 2600 Glostrup
    Ugeskr Laeger 167:2610-3. 2005
    ..The introduction of laparoscopic cholecystectomy has led to an increase in the cholecystectomy rate and greater regional variation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Association of tobacco smoking with goiter in a low-iodine-intake area
    Nils Knudsen
    Danish Centre for Prevention of Thyroid Diseases DanThyr, Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Arch Intern Med 162:439-43. 2002
    ..Goiter development depends on genetic and environmental factors. The major environmental factor is iodine intake, whereas diverging results have been published concerning the association between smoking and goiter...
  3. ncbi request reprint The Copenhagen County child cohort: design of a longitudinal study of child mental health
    Anne Mette Skovgaard
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Centre, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Glostrup, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 33:197-202. 2005
    ..The aim of the present project was to study mental health problems and possibilities of intervention from infancy and onward...
  4. ncbi request reprint The growth pattern of 0-1-year-old Danish children, when screened by public health nurses--the Copenhagen County Child Cohort 2000
    Else Marie Olsen
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Denmark
    Ann Hum Biol 32:297-315. 2005
    ..Using inadequate growth references when screening child health could lead to false conclusions concerning individual growth. We were concerned that this might apply to the official Danish growth reference...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of migraine and tension-type headache: a population-based follow-up study
    Ann Christine Lyngberg
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Nordre Ringvej 57, Building 84 85, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Neurology 65:580-5. 2005
    ..To determine the prognosis of migraine and tension-type headache and to identify prognostic factors...
  6. ncbi request reprint The association between atopy and factors influencing folate metabolism: is low folate status causally related to the development of atopy?
    Lise Lotte N Husemoen
    Copenhagen County Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 35:954-61. 2006
    ..We aimed at examining the association between atopy and markers of impaired folate metabolism, i.e. MTHFR(C677T) genotype, plasma total homocysteine, and dietary intakes of methionine, folates, and vitamins B12, B6, and B2...
  7. ncbi request reprint The association between hypoechogenicity or irregular echo pattern at thyroid ultrasonography and thyroid function in the general population
    Pernille Vejbjerg
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Eur J Endocrinol 155:547-52. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association between echogenicity of the thyroid/irregular echo pattern, and thyroid function in the general population, i.e. subjects without overt thyroid disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Diet and exercise intervention in a general population--mediators of participation and adherence: the Inter99 study
    Ulla N Toft
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 17:455-63. 2007
    ..Drop-out rates are high in many lifestyle programmes. To promote adherence, the aim of this study was to identify mediators of participation in a diet and exercise (DE) intervention in a general population...
  9. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of mental health problems in children 1(1/2) years of age - the Copenhagen Child Cohort 2000
    Anne Mette Skovgaard
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Centre, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Glostrup, Denmark
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:62-70. 2007
    ..The Copenhagen Child Cohort, CCC 2000, was established to investigate developmental psychopathology prospectively from birth in a general population...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of a mandatory iodization program on thyroid gland volume based on individuals' age, gender, and preceding severity of dietary iodine deficiency: a prospective, population-based study
    Pernille Vejbjerg
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:1397-401. 2007
    ..We aimed to evaluate prospectively the effect of 4 yr of mandatory iodization of salt (13 ppm iodine) on thyroid volume in two regional areas with respectively mild and moderate iodine deficiency...
  11. ncbi request reprint Associations between overall physical activity level and cardiovascular risk factors in an adult population
    Mette Aadahl
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Ndr Ringvej 57, Building 84 85, 2600, Glostrup, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:369-78. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint [Markers of mental health problems based on public health nurses' assessments of 0- to 1-year-old children: the Copenhagen County Child Cohort 2000]
    Anne Mette Skovgaard
    Glostrup Hospital, Børne og Ungdomspsykiatrisk Center, Glostrup
    Ugeskr Laeger 169:1006-10. 2007
    ..This study aimed to investigate whether markers of mental health problems can be identified in the first years of life and thus increase the scientific foundation for prevention early in childhood...
  13. ncbi request reprint Self-reported physical activity compared with maximal oxygen uptake in adults
    Mette Aadahl
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:422-8. 2007
    ..Physical activity questionnaires are often validated against objectively measured maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Has the prevalence of migraine and tension-type headache changed over a 12-year period? A Danish population survey
    Ann Christine Lyngberg
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:243-9. 2005
    ..The present study aims to compare the prevalence of primary headaches in Denmark in two periods as only few replicate studies have re-evaluated the prevalence of primary headaches...
  15. ncbi request reprint Acceptance of the smoking cessation intervention in a large population-based study: the Inter99 study
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Nordre Ringvej, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 33:138-45. 2005
    ..Potential exists for improving the impact of quit-smoking programmes, by recruiting smokers in early motivational stages, by using active recruitment strategies, and by offering professional assistance to quit...
  16. ncbi request reprint A cross-validation of risk-scores for coronary heart disease mortality based on data from the Glostrup Population Studies and Framingham Heart Study
    Troels F Thomsen
    Copenhagen County Centre for Preventive Medicine, Medical Department M, Glostrup University Hospital, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Int J Epidemiol 31:817-22. 2002
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  17. ncbi request reprint Contribution of thermolabile methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase variant to total plasma homocysteine levels in healthy men and women. Inter99 (2)
    Lise Lotte N Husemoen
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Copenhagen County, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Genet Epidemiol 24:322-30. 2003
    ..The MTHFR(C677T) polymorphism explained 6% of the phenotypic variation in tHcy. In conclusion, we found that tHcy is associated with sex, age, and MTHFR genotype. Our results indicate that the effect of age is modified by MTHFR genotype...
  18. ncbi request reprint How does individual smoking behaviour among hospital staff influence their knowledge of the health consequences of smoking?
    Ingrid Willaing
    Centre for Preventive Medicine, Glostrup University Hospital, DK Nordre Ringvej, 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 31:149-55. 2003
    ..The a priori hypothesis was a higher level of knowledge among non-smokers compared with smokers...
  19. ncbi request reprint Validation of a new self-report instrument for measuring physical activity
    Mette Aadahl
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1196-202. 2003
    ..Development and validation of a physical activity scale for measuring physical activity in 24 h of sports, work, and leisure time on an average weekday...
  20. ncbi request reprint [The effect of psychosocial rehabilitation after acute myocardial infarction. A randomized controlled trial]
    Susanne Johansen
    Kardiologisk Afdeling S105, Amtssygehuset i Herlev
    Ugeskr Laeger 165:3229-33. 2003
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the effect of group based psychosocial rehabilitation following discharge compared to usual care...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effect of conducting a lottery on questionnaire response rates: a randomised controlled trial
    Mette Aadahl
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen Country, Glostrup, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:941-4. 2003
    ..To study the effect of a lottery incentive on questionnaire response rate...
  22. ncbi request reprint A randomized non-pharmacological intervention study for prevention of ischaemic heart disease: baseline results Inter99
    Torben Jørgensen
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Copenhagen County, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 10:377-86. 2003
    ..The article describes the study and baseline results...
  23. ncbi request reprint Smoking reduction intervention in a large population-based study. The Inter99 study
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Prev Med 40:112-8. 2005
    ..Smoking reduction has been introduced as an alternative to smokers unable or unwilling to quit but has never been implemented in a population-based intervention...
  24. ncbi request reprint It is possible to help smokers in early motivational stages to quit. The Inter99 study
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Prev Med 40:278-84. 2005
    ..In a population-based sample of smokers in early motivational stages, we found a high acceptance of smoking cessation groups...
  25. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation intervention in a large randomised population-based study. The Inter99 study
    Charlotta Pisinger
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Nordre Ringvej, DK 2600 Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Prev Med 40:285-92. 2005
    ..Several large and well-conducted community interventions have failed to detect an effect on prevalence of smoking...
  26. ncbi request reprint Nutritional counselling in primary health care: a randomized comparison of an intervention by general practitioner or dietician
    Ingrid Willaing
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Nordre Ringvej 57, Glostrup, Denmark
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:513-20. 2004
    ..To compare health effects and risk reduction in two different strategies of nutritional counselling in primary health care for patients at high risk of ischaemic heart disease...
  27. ncbi request reprint Perceived exertion of physical activity: negative association with self-rated fitness
    Mette Aadahl
    Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Scand J Public Health 35:403-9. 2007
    ..As health benefits from physical activity are coupled to the relative intensity of the physical effort, we wanted to relate perceived exertion to self-reported fitness...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Increasing prevalence of specific IgE against aeroallergens in an adult Danish population--two cross-sectional studies in 1990 and 1998]
    Allan R Linneberg
    Københavns Amts Center for Sygdomsforebyggelse, Amtssygehuset i Glostrup, DK 2600 Glostrup
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:4061-5. 2002
    ..We investigated whether the prevalence of specific IgE to aeroallergens had increased in an adult general population over an 8-year period...