P Nafstad

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Affiliation: University of Oslo
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Day care center characteristics and children's respiratory health
    P Nafstad
    Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, The Medical Faculty, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Indoor Air 15:69-75. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Residential outdoor air pollution and allergen sensitization in schoolchildren in Oslo, Norway
    B Oftedal
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:1632-40. 2007
  3. pmc Prenatal and postnatal parental smoking and acute otitis media in early childhood
    S E Håberg
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Paediatr 99:99-105. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Exposure to pets and atopy-related diseases in the first 4 years of life
    P Nafstad
    Department of Population Health Sciences, National Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Allergy 56:307-12. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Mortality and temperature in Oslo, Norway, 1990-1995
    P Nafstad
    Department of Population Health Sciences, National Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:621-7. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical activity affects the prevalence of reported wheeze
    W Nystad
    Department of Population Health Sciences, National Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:209-12. 2001
  7. pmc Respiratory infections in schoolchildren: co-morbidity and risk factors
    G Karevold
    Faculty Division of Akershus University Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    Arch Dis Child 91:391-5. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Early respiratory infections and childhood asthma
    P Nafstad
    Section of Epidemiology, Department of Population Health Sciences, National Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Pediatrics 106:E38. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Allergens and endotoxin in settled dust from day-care centers and schools in Oslo, Norway
    C Instanes
    Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Indoor Air 15:356-62. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Perinatal risk factors for recurrent wheeze in early life
    K C Lodrup Carlsen
    Department of Paediatrics, Ulleval Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 10:89-95. 1999

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Day care center characteristics and children's respiratory health
    P Nafstad
    Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, The Medical Faculty, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Indoor Air 15:69-75. 2005
    ..Even so this study does not rule out negative health effects of day care center exposures. The study demonstrates that population-based studies of these relations are demanding with regard to assessment of exposure and health outcomes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Residential outdoor air pollution and allergen sensitization in schoolchildren in Oslo, Norway
    B Oftedal
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:1632-40. 2007
    ..Furthermore, often exposure to outdoor air pollution has had limited quality, and more individual exposure is needed...
  3. pmc Prenatal and postnatal parental smoking and acute otitis media in early childhood
    S E Håberg
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Paediatr 99:99-105. 2010
    ..To explore the associations between acute otitis media in early childhood and prenatal and postnatal tobacco smoke exposure...
  4. ncbi request reprint Exposure to pets and atopy-related diseases in the first 4 years of life
    P Nafstad
    Department of Population Health Sciences, National Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Allergy 56:307-12. 2001
    ..However, these findings might also be explained by selection for keeping pets...
  5. ncbi request reprint Mortality and temperature in Oslo, Norway, 1990-1995
    P Nafstad
    Department of Population Health Sciences, National Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:621-7. 2001
    ..As well insulated and heated dwellings are standard in Norway today, more adequate clothing during outdoor visits is probably the most important preventive measure for temperature related mortality...
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical activity affects the prevalence of reported wheeze
    W Nystad
    Department of Population Health Sciences, National Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 17:209-12. 2001
    ..These findings raise the question whether level of physical activity could affect some of the variability in reported asthma symptoms when such morbidity is measured as 'wheeze in last 12 months'...
  7. pmc Respiratory infections in schoolchildren: co-morbidity and risk factors
    G Karevold
    Faculty Division of Akershus University Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    Arch Dis Child 91:391-5. 2006
    ..To assess co-morbidity and risk factors for otitis media, tonsillopharyngitis, and lower respiratory infections in school children...
  8. ncbi request reprint Early respiratory infections and childhood asthma
    P Nafstad
    Section of Epidemiology, Department of Population Health Sciences, National Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Pediatrics 106:E38. 2000
    ..Having older siblings and attendance to a day care center were also considered as proxy measures of early infections...
  9. ncbi request reprint Allergens and endotoxin in settled dust from day-care centers and schools in Oslo, Norway
    C Instanes
    Division of Environmental Medicine, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Indoor Air 15:356-62. 2005
    ..In contrast, <1% of the samples had measurable levels of the mite allergen Der p 1. Moreover, the levels of endotoxin tended to be higher in dust from floors (1.4 ng/m2) compared with that from mattresses (0.9 ng/m2)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Perinatal risk factors for recurrent wheeze in early life
    K C Lodrup Carlsen
    Department of Paediatrics, Ulleval Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 10:89-95. 1999
    ..20 measured within the first week of life as well as maternal daily smoking during pregnancy are significant, independent risk factors for developing recurrent or persistent bronchial obstruction within the first two years of life...
  11. pmc Lung cancer and air pollution: a 27 year follow up of 16 209 Norwegian men
    P Nafstad
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Thorax 58:1071-6. 2003
    ..The association between incidence of lung cancer and long term air pollution exposure was investigated in a cohort of Oslo men followed from 1972/73 to 1998...
  12. ncbi request reprint Childhood asthma under the north face of Mount Everest
    - Yangzong
    Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, Medical Faculty, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Asthma 43:393-8. 2006
    ..3 to 2.5), even if several other exposures were common. The low symptom prevalences are in accordance with the hypothesis that the western lifestyle in some way increases the risk of asthma...
  13. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome predicts prostate cancer in a cohort of middle-aged Norwegian men followed for 27 years
    L Lund Haheim
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for Health Services, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Epidemiol 164:769-74. 2006
    ..In conclusion, metabolic syndrome was found to predict prostate cancer during 27 years of follow-up, indicating an association between insulin resistance and the incidence of prostate cancer...
  14. ncbi request reprint Outdoor air pollution and bone mineral density in elderly men - the Oslo Health Study
    K Alvaer
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, P O Box 4404, N 0403, Oslo, Norway
    Osteoporos Int 18:1669-74. 2007
    ..In this study including 590 elderly men, total body BMD was inversely associated with indicators of air pollution. Further studies to address any relation between air pollution and BMD and bone fracture are warranted...
  15. ncbi request reprint Baby swimming increases the risk of recurrent respiratory tract infections and otitis media
    W Nystad
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Paediatr 92:905-9. 2003
    ..To estimate the association between baby swimming and recurrent respiratory tract infections and otitis media in the first year of life in children of parents without and with atopy...
  16. pmc Feasibility of measuring lung function in preschool children
    W Nystad
    Department of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Thorax 57:1021-7. 2002
    ..There have been difficulties in applying spirometric tests to children of preschool age...
  17. ncbi request reprint The use of a feather quilt, childhood asthma and allergic rhinitis: a prospective cohort study
    P Nafstad
    Section of Epidemiology, Department of Papulation Health Sciences, National Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Clin Exp Allergy 32:1150-4. 2002
    ..However, recent cross-sectional studies have reported a higher risk of allergic diseases among users of synthetic bedding compared with feather-bedding users...
  18. ncbi request reprint Association between level of physical activity and lung function among Norwegian men and women: the HUNT study
    W Nystad
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:1399-405. 2006
    ..To estimate the association between level of physical activity in 1984-1986 and 1995-1997 and lung function in 1995-1997 among Norwegian men and women aged 28-80 years...