Mika Gissler

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Sex differences in child and adolescent mortality in the Nordic countries, 1981--2000
    Mika Gissler
    THL National Institute for Health and Welfare, P O Box 30, 00271 Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 37:340-6. 2009
  2. pmc Prevalence of overweight in 2 to 17 year-old children and adolescents whose parents live separately: a Nordic cross-sectional study
    Lena Hohwü
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Bartholins Alle 2, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 14:1216. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Decreased suicide rate after induced abortion, after the Current Care Guidelines in Finland 1987-2012
    Mika Gissler
    National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Helsinki, Finland NHV Nordic School of Public Health, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 43:99-101. 2015
  4. pmc Smoking among older childbearing women - a marker of risky health behaviour a registry-based study in Finland
    Reeta Lamminpää
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Eastern Finland, P, O, Box, 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Public Health 13:1179. 2013
  5. pmc Varying gestational age patterns in cesarean delivery: an international comparison
    Marie Delnord
    INSERM UMR1153, Obstetrical, Perinatal and Pediatric Epidemiology Research Team, Research Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics Sorbonne Paris Cité CRESS, DHU Risks in pregnancy, Paris Descartes University, Port Royal Maternity Unit, 53 avenue de l Observatoire, Paris, 75014, France
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:321. 2014
  6. pmc Development of the Migrant Friendly Maternity Care Questionnaire (MFMCQ) for migrants to Western societies: an international Delphi consensus process
    Anita J Gagnon
    Ingram School of Nursing and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, McGill University, 3506 University St, Room 207, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2A7, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:200. 2014
  7. pmc Influence of delivery characteristics and socioeconomic status on giving birth by caesarean section - a cross sectional study during 2000-2010 in Finland
    Sari Räisänen
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:120. 2014
  8. pmc The risk of childhood autism among second-generation migrants in Finland: a case-control study
    Venla Lehti
    Department of Child Psychiatry, University of Turku, Lemminkäisenkatu 3 Teutori, Turku 20014, Finland
    BMC Pediatr 13:171. 2013
  9. pmc Contribution of socioeconomic status to the risk of small for gestational age infants--a population-based study of 1,390,165 singleton live births in Finland
    Sari Räisänen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Int J Equity Health 12:28. 2013
  10. pmc Preeclampsia complicated by advanced maternal age: a registry-based study on primiparous women in Finland 1997-2008
    Reeta Lamminpää
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Eastern Finland, PO, Box, 1627, Kuopio, 70211, Finland
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:47. 2012

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Publications90

  1. doi request reprint Sex differences in child and adolescent mortality in the Nordic countries, 1981--2000
    Mika Gissler
    THL National Institute for Health and Welfare, P O Box 30, 00271 Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 37:340-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine sex differences in child and adolescent mortality by age and cohort in four Nordic countries over a 20-year period...
  2. pmc Prevalence of overweight in 2 to 17 year-old children and adolescents whose parents live separately: a Nordic cross-sectional study
    Lena Hohwü
    Section for General Practice, Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Bartholins Alle 2, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    BMC Public Health 14:1216. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the within-country prevalence and association between parental cohabitation and overweight in Nordic children...
  3. doi request reprint Decreased suicide rate after induced abortion, after the Current Care Guidelines in Finland 1987-2012
    Mika Gissler
    National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Helsinki, Finland NHV Nordic School of Public Health, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 43:99-101. 2015
    ..We studied the suicide trends after induced abortion in 1987 - 2012 in Finland...
  4. pmc Smoking among older childbearing women - a marker of risky health behaviour a registry-based study in Finland
    Reeta Lamminpää
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Eastern Finland, P, O, Box, 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Public Health 13:1179. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to compare pregnancy outcomes among smoking and non-smoking pregnant women aged <35 years and ≥35 years...
  5. pmc Varying gestational age patterns in cesarean delivery: an international comparison
    Marie Delnord
    INSERM UMR1153, Obstetrical, Perinatal and Pediatric Epidemiology Research Team, Research Center for Epidemiology and Biostatistics Sorbonne Paris Cité CRESS, DHU Risks in pregnancy, Paris Descartes University, Port Royal Maternity Unit, 53 avenue de l Observatoire, Paris, 75014, France
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:321. 2014
    ..We studied differences and patterns in cesarean delivery rates by multiplicity and gestational age in Europe and the United States...
  6. pmc Development of the Migrant Friendly Maternity Care Questionnaire (MFMCQ) for migrants to Western societies: an international Delphi consensus process
    Anita J Gagnon
    Ingram School of Nursing and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, McGill University, 3506 University St, Room 207, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2A7, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:200. 2014
    ..We aimed to develop a questionnaire measuring migrant-friendly maternity care (MFMC) which could be used in a range of maternity care settings and countries...
  7. pmc Influence of delivery characteristics and socioeconomic status on giving birth by caesarean section - a cross sectional study during 2000-2010 in Finland
    Sari Räisänen
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:120. 2014
    ..We aimed to study whether giving birth by CS was associated with SES and other characteristics among singleton births during 2000-2010 in Finland with publicly funded health care...
  8. pmc The risk of childhood autism among second-generation migrants in Finland: a case-control study
    Venla Lehti
    Department of Child Psychiatry, University of Turku, Lemminkäisenkatu 3 Teutori, Turku 20014, Finland
    BMC Pediatr 13:171. 2013
    ..Most previous studies have focused on maternal region of birth and showed inconsistent results. No previous study has been conducted in Finland...
  9. pmc Contribution of socioeconomic status to the risk of small for gestational age infants--a population-based study of 1,390,165 singleton live births in Finland
    Sari Räisänen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    Int J Equity Health 12:28. 2013
    ..Small for gestational age (SGA) infants are at increased risk of short- and long-term adverse outcomes...
  10. pmc Preeclampsia complicated by advanced maternal age: a registry-based study on primiparous women in Finland 1997-2008
    Reeta Lamminpää
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Eastern Finland, PO, Box, 1627, Kuopio, 70211, Finland
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:47. 2012
    ..The purpose of this registry-based study was to compare the obstetric outcomes in primiparous and preeclamptic women younger and older than 35 years...
  11. doi request reprint Assessment of environmental health risks is feasible by secondary use of administrative registers
    Mika Gissler
    Nordic School of Public Health, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Inform Health Soc Care 38:291-301. 2013
    ..The small size of study sample and the rarity of several outcome measures impeded the analysis and the evaluation of clinical and public health aspects of the main findings. ..
  12. doi request reprint Terminations of pregnancy in the European Union
    M Gissler
    Information Department, THL National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    BJOG 119:324-32. 2012
    ..To study the current legislation and trends in terminations of pregnancy in the European Union (EU)...
  13. pmc The role of nocturnal delivery and delivery during the holiday period in Finland on obstetric anal sphincter rupture rates- a population based observational study
    Sari Räisänen
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Eastern Finland, PO Box 1627, FI 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Res Notes 3:32. 2010
    ..Women (n = 2,849) with OASR were compared in terms of possible risk factors to women without OASR using stepwise logistic regression analysis...
  14. pmc Up to seven-fold inter-hospital differences in obstetric anal sphincter injury rates- A birth register-based study in Finland
    Sari Räisänen
    Department of Nursing Science, University of Eastern Finland, P, O, Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    BMC Res Notes 3:345. 2010
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  15. pmc Use of psychotropic drugs before pregnancy and the risk for induced abortion: population-based register-data from Finland 1996-2006
    Mika Gissler
    THL National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 10:383. 2010
    ..Some, though not all studies have reported an increased risk for mental health problems after an induced abortion. Problems with design and data have compromised these studies and the generalisation of their results...
  16. doi request reprint Perinatal health monitoring in Europe: results from the EURO-PERISTAT project
    Mika Gissler
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Inform Health Soc Care 35:64-79. 2010
    ..To improve international comparisons, stillbirth definitions should be standardised and a short list of causes of fetal and infant deaths should be developed...
  17. doi request reprint Trends in socioeconomic differences in Finnish perinatal health 1991-2006
    M Gissler
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:420-5. 2009
    ..Socioeconomic differences in perinatal health decreased in Finland in the late 1990s. Whether the decreasing socioeconomic differences in perinatal health observed in Finland in the late 1990s have continued in 2000-6 was studied...
  18. doi request reprint Sex differences in child and adolescent mortality by parental education in the Nordic countries
    Mika Gissler
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, PO Box 30, 00271 Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:57-63. 2012
    ..Socioeconomic position inequalities in infant mortality are well known, but there is less information on how child mortality is socially patterned by sex and age...
  19. doi request reprint Maternal and perinatal characteristics and the risk of cow's milk allergy in infants up to 2 years of age: a case-control study nested in the Finnish population
    Johanna Metsälä
    Department of Health, Functional Capacity and Welfare, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 171:1310-6. 2010
    ..In conclusion, maternal background and perinatal factors may play a role in the development of CMA, but further research is needed to clarify these associations and the underpinning biologic mechanisms...
  20. doi request reprint Male fetal sex is associated with earlier onset of placental abruption
    Minna Tikkanen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:916-23. 2010
    ..Although more common with male fetuses, outcomes have not been evaluated by sex. Our aim was to find out whether short-term morbidity differs by infant sex in cases with placental abruption and in controls...
  21. doi request reprint Decreasing incidence of placental abruption in Finland during 1980-2005
    Minna Tikkanen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 91:1046-52. 2012
    ..To study the incidence trends of placental abruption...
  22. doi request reprint Increased prevalence of major congenital anomalies in births with placental abruption
    Outi Riihimäki
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Children s Hospital, University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Obstet Gynecol 122:268-74. 2013
    ..To examine the association between major congenital anomalies and placental abruption...
  23. doi request reprint Maternal deaths in Finland: focus on placental abruption
    Minna Tikkanen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:1124-7. 2009
    ..The main causes to maternal death are thromboembolism and obstetric hemorrhage. Deaths to placental abruption are rare, but still seven times higher than the overall MMR...
  24. ncbi request reprint Children born after assisted fertilization have an increased rate of major congenital anomalies
    Reija Klemetti
    Health Services Research, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health STAKES, Helsinki, Finland
    Fertil Steril 84:1300-7. 2005
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  25. doi request reprint Sexual behaviour and lifestyles of young men in Finland, 1998-2005. Cross-sectional survey of military conscripts
    Minna Nikula
    STAKES, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 14:17-26. 2009
    ..To reveal sexual risk behaviour over time and to explore the associations of sexual risk behaviour, HIV-testing and socio-demographic and lifestyle characteristics, including alcohol and drug use among young men...
  26. pmc Resource allocation of in vitro fertilization: a nationwide register-based cohort study
    Reija Klemetti
    STAKES, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Health Services Research, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:210. 2007
    ..private) and to discuss how fairly the IVF resources are allocated in Finland...
  27. doi request reprint Socioeconomic and regional aspects in the use of specialized psychiatric care--a Finnish nationwide follow-up study
    Reija Paananen
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 23:372-7. 2013
    ..Here, we assess equity in access to psychiatric care in a long-term nationwide follow-up study from birth to early adulthood...
  28. ncbi request reprint Methods for identifying pregnancy-associated deaths: population-based data from Finland 1987-2000
    Mika Gissler
    STAKES National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, STAKES Information Division, Helsinki, Finland
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 18:448-55. 2004
    ..If possible, pregnancies not ending in a live birth should be included in the data linkages...
  29. ncbi request reprint Complications of IVF and ovulation induction
    Reija Klemetti
    Research on Practices, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Hum Reprod 20:3293-300. 2005
    ..We examined the occurrence of serious complications and miscarriages leading to hospitalization or operation after IVF (including microinjections and frozen embryo transfers) and OI treatment (with or without insemination)...
  30. doi request reprint Vaginal estradiol use and the risk for cardiovascular mortality
    Tomi S Mikkola
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki University, PO Box 140, 00029 HUS Helsinki, Finland Folkhälsan Research Center, Helsinki, Finland
    Hum Reprod 31:804-9. 2016
    ..Does the use of post-menopausal vaginal estradiol (VE) affect the mortality risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke...
  31. pmc Infant and childhood neurodevelopmental outcomes following prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors: overview and design of a Finnish Register-Based Study (FinESSI)
    Heli Malm
    Teratology Information, HUSLAB and Helsinki University Central Hospital, Tukholmankatu 17, P, O, Box 790, 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Psychiatry 12:217. 2012
    ..We describe the methods and design of a population-based study examining the association between prenatal SSRI exposure and neurodevelopment until age 14...
  32. doi request reprint Nationwide register-based surveillance system on drugs and pregnancy in Finland 1996-2006
    Miia Artama
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, THL, Helsinki, Finland
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:729-38. 2011
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  33. doi request reprint Young age and termination of pregnancy during the second trimester are risk factors for repeat second-trimester abortion
    Maarit J Mentula
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:107.e1-7. 2010
    ..The objective of the study was to characterize women undergoing a termination of pregnancy (TOP) during the second trimester and to evaluate the risk factors and timing of repeat TOP...
  34. ncbi request reprint Mode of delivery and problems in subsequent births: a register-based study from Finland
    Elina Hemminki
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Health Services Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:169-77. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of delivery on problems in subsequent births...
  35. ncbi request reprint Fertility and perinatal health among Finnish immigrants in Sweden
    Mika Gissler
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, STAKES, 00531 Helsinki, Finland
    Soc Sci Med 57:1443-54. 2003
    ..The relatively good outcome of children whose mothers were born in Finland but who had given birth in Sweden can partly be explained by the healthy migrant effect...
  36. doi request reprint Effects of maternal epilepsy and antiepileptic drug use during pregnancy on perinatal health in offspring: nationwide, retrospective cohort study in Finland
    Miia Artama
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, PO Box 30, 00271 Helsinki, Finland
    Drug Saf 36:359-69. 2013
    ..Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) pass through the placenta and may affect neonatal outcome...
  37. pmc Stillbirth, early death and neonatal morbidity among offspring of female cancer survivors
    Laura Maria Madanat-Harjuoja
    Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Oncol 52:1152-9. 2013
    ..Increased awareness of the adverse effects of cancer treatments has prompted the development of fertility preserving regimens for the growing population of cancer survivors who desire to have children of their own...
  38. doi request reprint Cesarean section rates among health professionals in Finland, 1990-2006
    Elina Hemminki
    Health and Social Services, National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, P O Box 30, 00271, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:1138-44. 2009
    ..This may be an important explanation of the relatively low, compared to international rates, and stable cesarean section rates in Finland...
  39. doi request reprint Perinatal factors and the risk of asthma in childhood--a population-based register study in Finland
    Johanna Metsälä
    Department of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Epidemiol 168:170-8. 2008
    ..In conclusion, perinatal factors play a role in the development of asthma in childhood, but the etiology may differ in early and late-onset asthma...
  40. doi request reprint Early healthcare utilization and welfare interventions among children of mothers with alcohol and substance abuse: a retrospective cohort study
    Taisto Sarkola
    Children s Hospital, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 100:1379-85. 2011
    ..Early childhood healthcare utilization, mortality and welfare interventions were studied among children of mothers with identified gestational alcohol and/or substance abuse...
  41. doi request reprint Successful deinstitutionalization of mental health care: increased life expectancy among people with mental disorders in Finland
    Jeanette Westman
    Nordic School of Public Health, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 22:604-6. 2012
    ..Deinstitutionalization and decentralization of mental health services did not affect life expectancy negatively. Policy measures to control adverse effects of alcohol and substance abuse have failed...
  42. doi request reprint Risk factors for blood transfusion at delivery in Finland
    Maija Jakobsson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 92:414-20. 2013
    ..To examine the prevalence and risk factors for blood transfusion during delivery...
  43. doi request reprint Prevalence of Down's syndrome in a pregnant population in Finland
    Jaana Marttala
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:715-7. 2010
    ..The majority of new Down's syndrome cases occurred in the group having older women (61.1%), even though 35 years is the arbitrary threshold...
  44. doi request reprint Health of children born after ovulation induction
    Reija Klemetti
    Health Services Research, STAKES, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Fertil Steril 93:1157-68. 2010
    ..To study the health of children born after ovulation induction (OI)...
  45. pmc Maternal care and birth outcomes among ethnic minority women in Finland
    Maili Malin
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 9:84. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the access to and use of maternity services, and their outcomes among ethnic minority women having a singleton birth in Finland...
  46. doi request reprint Cardiac Death Risk in Relation to the Age at Initiation or the Progestin Component of Hormone Therapies
    Hanna Savolainen-Peltonen
    Obstetrics and Gynecology H S P, P T, O Y, T S M, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 2, 00029 Helsinki, Finland Folkhälsan Research Center H S P, T S M, Biomedicum, Haartmaninkatu 8, 00029 Helsinki, Finland EPID Research Oy P K, F H, P V, Metsänneidonkuja 12, 02130 Espoo, Finland National Institute for Health and Welfare M G, Mannerheimintie 166, 00271 Helsinki, Finland
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 101:2794-801. 2016
    ..Less is known about the "window of opportunity hypothesis" with natural estradiol alone (ET) or with various progestins in combination with estradiol (EPT)...
  47. doi request reprint Estradiol-based postmenopausal hormone therapy and risk of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality
    Tomi S Mikkola
    1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland 2Folkhälsan Research Center, Helsinki, Finland 3EPID Research Oy, Espoo, Finland 4National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland 5Nordic School of Public Health, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Menopause 22:976-83. 2015
    ..We evaluated the risk of death caused by coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, or any disease among users of estradiol-based HT regimens in a nationwide study in Finland...
  48. doi request reprint Increased Cardiovascular Mortality Risk in Women Discontinuing Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy
    Tomi S Mikkola
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology T S M, P T, O Y, Helsinki University Hospital, 00029 Helsinki, Finland Folkhälsan Research Center T S M, 00250 Helsinki, Finland EPID Research Oy H L, P K, F H, P V, 02130 Espoo, Finland National Institute for Health and Welfare M G, 00271 Helsinki, Finland and Nordic School of Public Health M G, 40242 Gothenburg, Sweden
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 100:4588-94. 2015
    ..The impact of HT on cardiovascular health has been widely studied, but it is not known how the withdrawal of HT affects cardiovascular risk...
  49. ncbi request reprint Are health expectations of term breech infants unrealistically high?
    Veli Matti Ulander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, and STAKES National Research and Development Center for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:180-6. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the effect of fetal presentation and mode of delivery on infant outcome in a nation-wide study...
  50. pmc Monitoring of IVF birth outcomes in Finland: a data quality study
    Mika Gissler
    STAKES National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Information Division, Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 4:3. 2004
    ..The collection of information on infertility treatments is important for the surveillance of potential health consequences and to monitor service provision...
  51. ncbi request reprint Health of children born as a result of in vitro fertilization
    Reija Klemetti
    Health Services Research, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Pediatrics 118:1819-27. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to use nationwide registries to examine the health of children up to 4 years of age who were born as a result of in vitro fertilization...
  52. doi request reprint Mother's and offspring's use of antibiotics and infant allergy to cow's milk
    Johanna Metsälä
    Department of Lifestyle and Participation, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Epidemiology 24:303-9. 2013
    ..Evidence on the association between antibiotics and the risk of food allergies is limited. We explored the associations between mother's and offspring's use of antibiotics and the risk of cow's milk allergy in infancy...
  53. doi request reprint Maternal welfare, morbidity and mortality 6-15 years after a pregnancy complicated by alcohol and substance abuse: a register-based case-control follow-up study of 524 women
    Hanna Kahila
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, POB 140, FIN 00029 HUCH, Helsinki, Finland
    Drug Alcohol Depend 111:215-21. 2010
    ..A register-based retrospective case-control study to investigate the long-term morbidity, mortality, and welfare among women with alcohol and/or substance misuse identified during pregnancy...
  54. doi request reprint Effect of hospital size and on-call arrangements on intrapartum and early neonatal mortality among low-risk newborns in Finland
    Elina Karalis
    University of Helsinki, Helsinki University Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 198:116-9. 2016
    ..To evaluate the influence of delivery unit size and on-call staffing in the performance of low-risk deliveries in Finland...
  55. doi request reprint Social determinants of mental health: a Finnish nationwide follow-up study on mental disorders
    Reija Paananen
    Department of Children, Young People and Families, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Oulu, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:1025-31. 2013
    ..Research evidence is, however, insufficient to explain the life-course development of mental disorders. This study aims to provide evidence on factors affecting mental health in childhood and adolescence...
  56. doi request reprint Perinatal outcomes of children born after frozen-thawed embryo transfer: a Nordic cohort study from the CoNARTaS group
    Ulla Britt Wennerholm
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Hum Reprod 28:2545-53. 2013
    ..What are the risks of adverse outcomes in singletons born after frozen-thawed embryo transfer (FET)?..
  57. ncbi request reprint Injury deaths, suicides and homicides associated with pregnancy, Finland 1987-2000
    Mika Gissler
    STAKES National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, STAKES Information Division, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 15:459-63. 2005
    ..Only few studies have been carried out on the relationship between pregnancy and deaths from external causes...
  58. doi request reprint Loop electrosurgical excision procedure and the risk for preterm delivery
    Annu Heinonen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Obstet Gynecol 121:1063-8. 2013
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Equity in the use of IVF in Finland in the late 1990s
    Reija Klemetti
    STAKES, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Health Services Research, Helsinki, Finland
    Scand J Public Health 32:203-9. 2004
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Cancer incidence among Finnish women with surgical treatment for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, 1987-2006
    Maija Jakobsson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Cancer 128:1187-91. 2011
    ..Delivery after the CIN surgery did not decrease the overall cancer risk. In conclusion, women previously treated for CIN have an increased long-term risk of cancers related to human papillomavirus (HPV) and smoking...
  61. doi request reprint The risk for end-stage renal disease is increased after burn
    Ilkka Helantera
    Department of Transplant and Liver Surgery, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Burns 42:316-21. 2016
    ..Recently, AKI has been suggested to be causally related to chronic end-stage renal disease (ESRD), but controversial data also exist. Our aim was to study the risk of ESRD after burn in a nationwide analysis...
  62. ncbi request reprint Reduced risk of breast cancer mortality in women using postmenopausal hormone therapy: a Finnish nationwide comparative study
    Tomi S Mikkola
    1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland 2Folkhälsan Research Center, Biomedicum, Helsinki, Finland 3EPID Research Oy, Espoo, Finland 4Information Services Department, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    Menopause 23:1199-1203. 2016
    ..We analyzed nationwide Finnish data on breast cancer mortality risk in women using HT consisting of estradiol-only therapy (ET) or estrogen-progestogen therapy (EPT)...
  63. doi request reprint Effect of maternal age on maternal and neonatal outcomes after assisted reproductive technology
    Anna Lena Wennberg
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Institute for Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden Nordic IVF Center Göteborg, Gothenburg, Sweden Electronic address
    Fertil Steril 106:1142-1149.e14. 2016
    ..To compare the effect of maternal age on assisted reproductive technology (ART) and spontaneous conception (SC) pregnancies regarding maternal and neonatal complications...
  64. doi request reprint Parents' traumatic brain injury increases their children's risk for use of psychiatric care: the 1987 Finnish Birth Cohort study
    Mika Niemela
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Unit, Helsinki, Finland Electronic address
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 36:337-41. 2014
    ..We estimated the prevalence of children affected by parental TBI and investigated whether these children had greater use of psychiatric services than their peers...
  65. ncbi request reprint Comparison of perinatal health of children born from IVF in Finland in the early and late 1990s
    Reija Klemetti
    STAKES, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Hum Reprod 17:2192-8. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether perinatal health outcomes changed during the 1990s with the increasing use of IVF...
  66. pmc Sex differences in age-related cardiovascular mortality
    Tomi S Mikkola
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 8:e63347. 2013
    ..Thus, we studied possible sex differences in age-adjusted mortality for CVD and non-vascular diseases stratifying our findings by specific age groups...
  67. doi request reprint Outcomes of Nordic mental health systems: life expectancy of patients with mental disorders
    Kristian Wahlbeck
    Nordic School of Public Health, Nordic Research Academy in Mental Health, Gothenburg, Sweden, and National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Vaasa, Finland
    Br J Psychiatry 199:453-8. 2011
    ..People with mental disorders evince excess mortality due to natural and unnatural deaths. The relative life expectancy of people with mental disorders is a proxy measure of effectiveness of social policy and health service provision...
  68. doi request reprint The feasibility of European reproductive health indicators
    Mika Gissler
    STAKES National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 13:376-86. 2008
    ..Our aim was to study the availability, feasibility and comparability of the reproductive health indicators and to illustrate whether cross-country comparisons are feasible for pinpointing areas of concern and future research...
  69. pmc Preterm delivery among female survivors of childhood, adolescent and young adulthood cancer
    Laura Maria Madanat-Harjuoja
    Finnish Cancer Registry, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Cancer 127:1669-79. 2010
    ..Such adverse pregnancy outcomes can occur a decade or more after cancer diagnosis, indicating a continued need for obstetric awareness, surveillance and counseling in former patients with cancer...
  70. doi request reprint Stillbirths and infant deaths among migrants in industrialized countries
    Mika Gissler
    STAKES National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:134-48. 2009
    ..There are studies which show that some migrant groups have similar or even better outcomes than those from the receiving country. Equally, raised risk of adverse outcomes for other migrant groups has been reported...
  71. pmc Variations in Multiple Birth Rates and Impact on Perinatal Outcomes in Europe
    Anna Heino
    THL National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS ONE 11:e0149252. 2016
    ..We aimed to describe differences in MBR in Europe and to investigate the impact of these differences on adverse perinatal outcomes at a population level...
  72. doi request reprint Antidepressant use and violent crimes among young people: a longitudinal examination of the Finnish 1987 birth cohort
    Elina Hemminki
    THL, Health and Social Care Systems, Helsinki, Finland
    J Epidemiol Community Health 71:12-18. 2017
    ..We examined whether young violent offenders were more likely antidepressant users prior to their first violent offence than other young persons...
  73. doi request reprint Determinants of underage induced abortion--the 1987 Finnish Birth Cohort study
    Suvi Leppälahti
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Helsinki and Kätilöopisto Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 95:572-9. 2016
    ..Although underage pregnancies often end in induced abortion, data on girls who undergo termination of pregnancy are lacking. Our aim was to identify determinants of underage induced abortion and compare them with those of childbirth...
  74. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy-related deaths in four regions of Europe and the United States in 1999-2000: characterisation of unreported deaths
    Mika Gissler
    STAKES National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Information Division, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 133:179-85. 2007
    ....
  75. pmc Life expectancy and death by diseases of the circulatory system in patients with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia in the Nordic countries
    Thomas Munk Laursen
    National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
    PLoS ONE 8:e67133. 2013
    ..Cause specific Standardized Mortality Rates (SMRs) were calculated for each specific subgroup of mortality. Life expectancy was calculated using Wiesler's method...
  76. ncbi request reprint Health indicators in Europe: availability and data needs
    Katri Kilpeläinen
    National Institute for Health and Welfare THL, Department of Health, Functional Capacity and Welfare, PO Box 30, FI 00271 Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Public Health 22:716-21. 2012
    ..Such a system would also benefit EU health priorities by providing European wide comparable information. This study is the first comprehensive assessment of the availability of general health data in Europe...
  77. doi request reprint Alcohol and substance abuse identified during pregnancy: maternal morbidity, child morbidity and welfare interventions
    Taisto Sarkola
    Children s Hospital, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 101:784-90. 2012
    ..To study the relations between postnatal maternal morbidity, child morbidity and welfare interventions in families with prenatal alcohol or substance abuse...
  78. pmc The socio-demographic patterning of sexual risk behaviour: a survey of young men in Finland and Estonia
    Minna Nikula
    THL National Institute for Health and Welfare, PO Box 30, 00271 Helsinki, Finland
    BMC Public Health 9:256. 2009
    ....
  79. doi request reprint Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and risk for major congenital anomalies
    Heli Malm
    Teratology Information Service, Helsinki University Central Hospital and HUSLAB, Helsinki, Finland
    Obstet Gynecol 118:111-20. 2011
    ..To estimate the risk of major congenital anomalies after exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors during pregnancy...
  80. doi request reprint Coronary heart disease mortality and hormone therapy before and after the Women's Health Initiative
    Pauliina Tuomikoski
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, the National Institute for Health and Welfare, and the Folkhälsan Research Center, Helsinki, and the EPID Research Oy, Espoo, Finland and the Nordic School of Public Health, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 124:947-53. 2014
    ..To assess whether coronary heart disease mortality in Finnish hormone therapy (HT) users differed before and after 2002 when the Women's Health Initiative study was published...
  81. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for out-of-home custody child care among families with alcohol and substance abuse problems
    Taisto Sarkola
    Department of Pediatrics, Helsinki University Central Hospital for Children and Adolescents, POB 281, FIN 00029 HUCH, Helsinki, Finland
    Acta Paediatr 96:1571-6. 2007
    ..To study the risk of children to mothers with alcohol and/or substance abuse related problems for early childhood out-of-home care in Finland...
  82. pmc Patterns in mortality among people with severe mental disorders across birth cohorts: a register-based study of Denmark and Finland in 1982-2006
    Mika Gissler
    Nordic Research Academy in Mental Health, Nordic School of Public Health, Gothenburg, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 13:834. 2013
    ..By using national longitudinal registers, we studied mortality changes and excess mortality across birth cohorts among people with severe mental disorders in Denmark and Finland...
  83. doi request reprint The prevalence of children affected by parental cancer and their use of specialized psychiatric services: the 1987 Finnish Birth Cohort study
    Mika Niemela
    National Institute for Health and Welfare, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Unit, Helsinki, Finland
    Int J Cancer 131:2117-25. 2012
    ..58 million survivors and 2.85 million children. A significant part of working age population is thus struggling with concerns related to serious illness, parenting and the wellbeing of children...
  84. doi request reprint Socio-economic determinants of early discontinuation of anti-depressant treatment in young adults
    Karolina Andersson Sundell
    Nordic School of Public Health, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 23:433-40. 2013
    ..Early discontinuation of anti-depressant treatment is common. This study analysed whether socio-economic factors influence early discontinuation among new anti-depressant users aged 20-34 years...
  85. doi request reprint Antidepressant utilization patterns and mortality in Swedish men and women aged 20-34 years
    Karolina Andersson Sundell
    Nordic School of Public Health, PO Box 12133, 40242 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 67:169-78. 2011
    ..To compare antidepressant utilization patterns and mortality in relation to antidepressant use in men and women aged 20-34 years...
  86. ncbi request reprint Pregnancy-associated mortality after birth, spontaneous abortion, or induced abortion in Finland, 1987-2000
    Mika Gissler
    National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, Information Division, Helsinki, Finland
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:422-7. 2004
    ....
  87. doi request reprint Intrauterine contraception: incidence and factors associated with uterine perforation--a population-based study
    Janina Kaislasuo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Central Hospital, PO Box 610, SF 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    Hum Reprod 27:2658-63. 2012
    ..What are the incidence and factors associated with uterine perforation by modern copper intrauterine device (Cu-IUD) and the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS)?..
  88. ncbi request reprint Quality of data on subsequent events in a routine Medical Birth Register
    Mika Gissler
    STAKES, National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health, PO Box 220, 00531 Helsinki, Finland
    Med Inform Internet Med 27:33-8. 2002
    ..The maintenance of health registers has become routine. The main prerequisite for their use is that registers be complete and that their contents correspond to reality...
  89. doi request reprint Congenital upper limb deficiencies and associated malformations in Finland: a population-based study
    Eeva Koskimies
    Department of Orthopedic and Hand Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Children s Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    J Hand Surg Am 36:1058-65. 2011
    ..Radial ray deficiency, ulnar ray deficiency, central ray deficiency, transverse arrest, phocomelia, undergrowth, and constriction band syndrome with skeletal defects were evaluated...
  90. doi request reprint Loop electrosurgical excision procedure and the risk for preterm birth
    Maija Jakobsson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Obstet Gynecol 114:504-10. 2009
    ..To study whether loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) conization is associated with preterm birth and to study the effect of cone size on preterm birth...