Bengt Jarvholm

Summary

Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Smoking, use of moist snuff and risk of celiac disease: a prospective study
    Jonas F Ludvigsson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm 171 77, Sweden
    BMC Gastroenterol 14:120. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Heavy work and disability pension - a long term follow-up of Swedish construction workers
    Bengt Jarvholm
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 40:335-42. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Incidence of surgically treated osteoarthritis in the hip and knee in male construction workers
    B Jarvholm
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, S 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 65:275-8. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Carcinogens in the construction industry
    Bengt Jarvholm
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, NUS, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1076:421-8. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint [Fraud reporting as "punishment"]
    Bengt Jarvholm
    Medicinska fakulteten, Umea Universitet
    Lakartidningen 104:3291. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Osteoarthritis in the hip and whole-body vibration in heavy vehicles
    Bengt Jarvholm
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 77:424-6. 2004
  7. pmc Lung cancer in heavy equipment operators and truck drivers with diesel exhaust exposure in the construction industry
    B Jarvholm
    Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 60:516-20. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Perspectives of working life research
    Bengt Jarvholm
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 35:394-6. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Relative risk and excess rate models in exposure-response analysis
    B Jarvholm
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    Am J Ind Med 31:399-402. 1997
  10. ncbi request reprint Natural organic fibers--health effects
    B Jarvholm
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 73:S69-74. 2000

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. pmc Smoking, use of moist snuff and risk of celiac disease: a prospective study
    Jonas F Ludvigsson
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm 171 77, Sweden
    BMC Gastroenterol 14:120. 2014
    ..There are little data on moist snuff use and CD. The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between smoking, moist snuff use and later CD...
  2. doi request reprint Heavy work and disability pension - a long term follow-up of Swedish construction workers
    Bengt Jarvholm
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 40:335-42. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the occurrence of disability pensions over time among workers with physically demanding jobs...
  3. ncbi request reprint Incidence of surgically treated osteoarthritis in the hip and knee in male construction workers
    B Jarvholm
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, S 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 65:275-8. 2008
    ..The objective was to further examine the association between workload and occurrence of osteoarthritis and in particular to study whether heavy workload has similar importance as a causative factor for osteoarthritis of the hip and knee...
  4. ncbi request reprint Carcinogens in the construction industry
    Bengt Jarvholm
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, NUS, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1076:421-8. 2006
    ..It is not sufficient to rely upon broad epidemiological data to estimate the risk of cancer due chemicals in the construction industry. Thus, a strategy to decrease exposure, e.g., to dust, seems a feasible way to reduce the risk...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Fraud reporting as "punishment"]
    Bengt Jarvholm
    Medicinska fakulteten, Umea Universitet
    Lakartidningen 104:3291. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Osteoarthritis in the hip and whole-body vibration in heavy vehicles
    Bengt Jarvholm
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 77:424-6. 2004
    ..In this study, we test the hypothesis that driving vehicles with high levels of whole-body vibration (WBV) is associated with an increased risk of osteoarthritis in the hip...
  7. pmc Lung cancer in heavy equipment operators and truck drivers with diesel exhaust exposure in the construction industry
    B Jarvholm
    Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 60:516-20. 2003
    ..Several studies indicate that truck drivers have an increased risk of lung cancer, but few studies have examined lung cancer risk in heavy equipment operators. Workers in both occupations are exposed to diesel exhaust...
  8. ncbi request reprint Perspectives of working life research
    Bengt Jarvholm
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 35:394-6. 2009
    ..It also became clear that the primary goals of such research varied widely between international organizations and governments. In this paper, our aim is to discuss the definition and goals of working life research...
  9. ncbi request reprint Relative risk and excess rate models in exposure-response analysis
    B Jarvholm
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    Am J Ind Med 31:399-402. 1997
    ..Thus, there seems to be some lack of awareness of the possible bias in analyzing exposure-disease associations by SMRs...
  10. ncbi request reprint Natural organic fibers--health effects
    B Jarvholm
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 73:S69-74. 2000
    ..They are also constituents of food and added to food to promote health. The objective of this review is to evaluate the health effects of natural organic fibers. The health effects of dietary fibers are excluded from the review...
  11. ncbi request reprint Exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and genotoxic effects on nonsmoking Swedish road pavement workers
    B Jarvholm
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 25:131-6. 1999
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) from asphalt fumes among Swedish road pavement workers and determine whether any effects could be detected with genotoxic tests...
  12. pmc Pleural mesothelioma in Sweden: an analysis of the incidence according to the use of asbestos
    B Jarvholm
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 56:110-3. 1999
    ..To investigate if the preventive measures taken to reduce the occupational exposure to asbestos have resulted in a decreased incidence of pleural mesothelioma in Sweden...
  13. ncbi request reprint The association between epidemiological measures of the occurrence of asthma
    B Jarvholm
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2:1029-36. 1998
    ..The prevalence of asthma is useful for studying the causes of asthma...
  14. pmc Lung cancer and mesothelioma in the pleura and peritoneum among Swedish insulation workers
    B Jarvholm
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 55:766-70. 1998
    ..To estimate the risk of cancer and death in Swedish insulation workers some years after their exposure to asbestos had stopped. One hypothesis was that the risk of lung cancer would tend to decrease some years after the exposure had ended...
  15. ncbi request reprint [An observational study requires careful consideration by the reader]
    B Jarvholm
    Institutionen för folkhälsa och klinisk medicin, Umea Universitet, Yrkes och miljömedicinska kliniken, Norrlands Universitetssjukhus, Umea
    Lakartidningen 98:5631-7. 2001
    ..The possibilities of misleading results are discussed...
  16. pmc Suicide mortality among electricians in the Swedish construction industry
    B Jarvholm
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Umea University, Umea Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 59:199-200. 2002
    ..A few studies have indicated an increased risk of suicide for electricians in the construction industry and electricians exposed to electromagnetic fields...
  17. doi request reprint Lung cancer risk and radon exposure in a cohort of iron ore miners in Malmberget, Sweden
    Hakan Jonsson
    Oncology, Department of Radiation Sciences, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 67:519-25. 2010
    ..As this mine has relatively low radon levels, the results are highly relevant for risk estimation in non-uranium underground mines...
  18. ncbi request reprint Age, bodyweight, smoking habits and the risk of severe osteoarthritis in the hip and knee in men
    Bengt Jarvholm
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Seweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 20:537-42. 2005
    ..Furthermore, we wanted to study the significance of smoking...
  19. doi request reprint Lung cancer and exposure to quartz and diesel exhaust in Swedish iron ore miners with concurrent exposure to radon
    Ingvar A Bergdahl
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 67:513-8. 2010
    ..Studies of underground miners have documented an increased risk of lung cancer mainly linked to radon exposure but possibly influenced by other concurrent exposures...
  20. doi request reprint Timing of retirement and mortality--a cohort study of Swedish construction workers
    Carl Hult
    Department of Sociology, Umea University, Sweden School of Social Sciences, Kalmar University, 39182 Kalmar, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 70:1480-6. 2010
    ..Future studies of mortality differences arising from working or not working must sufficiently control for health selection effects into the studied retirement paths...
  21. ncbi request reprint Respiratory symptoms and obstructive lung diseases in iron ore miners: report from the obstructive lung disease in northern Sweden studies
    Ulf Hedlund
    Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:953-8. 2004
    ..In contrast to other studies, this increased risk was particularly found in nonsmokers. A family history of asthma may be an important confounder in occupational studies of respiratory diseases...
  22. doi request reprint Risk factors for hospitalization due to lumbar disc disease
    Jens Wahlström
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1334-9. 2012
    ..Prospective cohort study...
  23. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to dust, gases and fumes, a family history of asthma and impaired respiratory health
    Ulf Hedlund
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:381-6. 2008
    ..This study assessed the impact of occupational exposure to dust, gases, and fumes on respiratory symptoms, obstructive lung diseases, or the use of asthma medication among persons with and without a family history of asthma...
  24. doi request reprint Respiratory symptoms and exposure-response relations in workers exposed to metalworking fluid aerosols
    Linnea Lillienberg
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Ann Occup Hyg 54:403-11. 2010
    ..Thus, the current exposure limit value does not seem to protect the workers from such symptoms...
  25. pmc Occupational exposure to particulate air pollution and mortality due to ischaemic heart disease and cerebrovascular disease
    Kjell Toren
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 64:515-9. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine whether occupational exposure to particulate air pollution increases the risk for ischaemic heart disease and cerebrovascular disease...
  26. doi request reprint The impact of asbestos exposure in Swedish construction workers
    Bengt Jarvholm
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    Am J Ind Med 57:49-55. 2014
    ..To study the occurrence of pleural mesothelioma as a measure of the impact on health from asbestos exposure in the construction industry...
  27. doi request reprint Back and neck pain due to working in a cold environment: a cross-sectional study of male construction workers
    Lage Burström
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, 901 87, Umea, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 86:809-13. 2013
    ..To study whether work in a cold environment increased the risk of musculoskeletal symptoms in the neck and low back among construction workers...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cancer morbidity in Swedish asphalt workers
    Ingvar A Bergdahl
    Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    Am J Ind Med 43:104-8. 2003
    ..Some studies have indicated an increased risk of lung cancer among asphalt workers. This study investigates the risk of lung cancer in Swedish asphalt workers...
  29. doi request reprint Mortality attributable to occupational exposure in Sweden
    Bengt Jarvholm
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden bengt jarvholm envmed umu se
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:106-11. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the mortality from cancer, cardiovascular, and respiratory diseases attributable to occupational exposure in Sweden...
  30. ncbi request reprint Occupation, work environment, and disability pension: a prospective study of construction workers
    Mikael Stattin
    Department of Sociology, Umea University, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 33:84-90. 2005
    ..This study investigated the importance of occupation and work environment for the risk of disability pension among construction workers in Sweden...
  31. pmc Neuromusculoskeletal disorders in the neck and upper extremities among drivers of all-terrain vehicles--a case series
    Borje Rehn
    Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 5:1. 2004
    ..It is hypothesized that exposure to shock-type vibration and unfavorable working postures in ATVs have the capacity to cause peripheral nervous lesions...
  32. ncbi request reprint White fingers, cold environment, and vibration--exposure among Swedish construction workers
    Lage Burström
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:509-13. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between white fingers, cold environment, and exposure to hand-arm vibration (HAV). The hypothesis was that working in cold climate increases the risk of white fingers...
  33. ncbi request reprint Exposure-response of silicosis mortality in Swedish iron ore miners
    Ulf Hedlund
    Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Ann Occup Hyg 52:3-7. 2008
    ..To assess the exposure-response relationship between exposure to quartz and fatal silicosis...
  34. doi request reprint Workers' interpretation of self-assessment of exposure
    Anita Pettersson-Strömbäck
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Umea University, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Ann Occup Hyg 52:663-71. 2008
    ..The aim was to investigate how workers interpret and act upon results from self-assessment of exposure (SAE)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Exposure to benzene, toluene, xylenes and total hydrocarbons among snowmobile drivers in Sweden
    Kare Eriksson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital of Northern Sweden, SE 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Chemosphere 50:1343-7. 2003
    ..Using a four-stroke engine equipped with a catalyst could reduce the exposure. To reduce the exposure for the passenger on a sleigh an extension of the exhaust pipe may be effective...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effects of training on female trapezius Myalgia: An intervention study with a 3-year follow-up period
    Kerstin Waling
    Departments of Public Health and Clinical Medicine and Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Umea University, Umea, Sweden http www spinejournal com
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:789-96. 2002
    ..A prospective randomized clinical trial was conducted...
  37. ncbi request reprint Sensitisation to occupational allergens in bakers' asthma and rhinitis: a case-referent study
    Jonas Brisman
    Occupational Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S t Sigfridsgatan 85, 412 66 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 76:167-70. 2003
    ..To study the importance of sensitisation to occupational allergens for the occurrence of asthma and rhinitis in bakers...
  38. doi request reprint Workers' mental models of chemical exposure in the workplace
    Anita Elisabeth Pettersson-Strömbäck
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Risk Anal 30:488-500. 2010
    ..The workers' predictions were generally lower than their average exposures. We conclude that the workers' interpretation model can be best described by a coherence model rather than by a correspondence model...
  39. doi request reprint Risks with dental materials
    Anders Tillberg
    Department of Odontology Dental Materials Science, Umea University, S 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Dent Mater 24:940-3. 2008
    ..The possible health effects of amalgam have been studied extensively and have sometimes been replaced with other less well-examined materials. The aim was to study the hazards of other dental materials than amalgam...
  40. ncbi request reprint Comparative health impact assessment of local and regional particulate air pollutants in Scandinavia
    Bertil Forsberg
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Sweden
    Ambio 34:11-9. 2005
    ..Obviously there is a striking need to introduce more specific exposure variables and a higher geographical resolution in epidemiology as well as in health impact assessments...