Halfdan Petursson

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Publications

  1. pmc Is the use of cholesterol in mortality risk algorithms in clinical guidelines valid? Ten years prospective data from the Norwegian HUNT 2 study
    Halfdan Petursson
    Research Unit of General Practice, Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:159-68. 2012
  2. pmc Current European guidelines for management of arterial hypertension: are they adequate for use in primary care? Modelling study based on the Norwegian HUNT 2 population
    Halfdan Petursson
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iceland, Solvangur Health Centre, IS 220 Hafnarfjördur, Iceland
    BMC Fam Pract 10:70. 2009
  3. pmc Body configuration as a predictor of mortality: comparison of five anthropometric measures in a 12 year follow-up of the Norwegian HUNT 2 study
    Halfdan Petursson
    Research Unit of General Practice, Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    PLoS ONE 6:e26621. 2011
  4. pmc Can individuals with a significant risk for cardiovascular disease be adequately identified by combination of several risk factors? Modelling study based on the Norwegian HUNT 2 population
    Halfdan Petursson
    Department of Familiy Medicine, University of Iceland, Solvangur Health Center, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:103-9. 2009
  5. pmc Self Reported Childhood Difficulties, Adult Multimorbidity and Allostatic Load. A Cross-Sectional Analysis of the Norwegian HUNT Study
    Margret Olafia Tomasdottir
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iceland and Primary Health Care of the Capital Area, Reykjavik, Iceland General Practice Research Unit, Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    PLoS ONE 10:e0130591. 2015

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  1. pmc Is the use of cholesterol in mortality risk algorithms in clinical guidelines valid? Ten years prospective data from the Norwegian HUNT 2 study
    Halfdan Petursson
    Research Unit of General Practice, Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:159-68. 2012
    ..Our aim was to document the strength and validity of total cholesterol as a risk factor for mortality in a well-defined, general Norwegian population without known CVD at baseline...
  2. pmc Current European guidelines for management of arterial hypertension: are they adequate for use in primary care? Modelling study based on the Norwegian HUNT 2 population
    Halfdan Petursson
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iceland, Solvangur Health Centre, IS 220 Hafnarfjördur, Iceland
    BMC Fam Pract 10:70. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to model and discuss implementation of the current (2007) hypertension guidelines in a general Norwegian population...
  3. pmc Body configuration as a predictor of mortality: comparison of five anthropometric measures in a 12 year follow-up of the Norwegian HUNT 2 study
    Halfdan Petursson
    Research Unit of General Practice, Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    PLoS ONE 6:e26621. 2011
    ..Distribution of body fat is more important than the amount of fat as a prognostic factor for life expectancy. Despite that, body mass index (BMI) still holds its status as the most used indicator of obesity in clinical work...
  4. pmc Can individuals with a significant risk for cardiovascular disease be adequately identified by combination of several risk factors? Modelling study based on the Norwegian HUNT 2 population
    Halfdan Petursson
    Department of Familiy Medicine, University of Iceland, Solvangur Health Center, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:103-9. 2009
    ..The impact of including so-called 'prehypertension' among the risk factors was specifically addressed, and the results are discussed in a wider perspective...
  5. pmc Self Reported Childhood Difficulties, Adult Multimorbidity and Allostatic Load. A Cross-Sectional Analysis of the Norwegian HUNT Study
    Margret Olafia Tomasdottir
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Iceland and Primary Health Care of the Capital Area, Reykjavik, Iceland General Practice Research Unit, Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    PLoS ONE 10:e0130591. 2015
    ..This study aimed to explore associations between self-reported childhood quality, biological perturbations and multimorbidity in adulthood...