- Self-selection and bias in a large prospective pregnancy cohort in Norway
Roy M Nilsen
Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:597-608. 2009
..To evaluate potential bias due to self-selection in a large prospective pregnancy cohort in Norway, the authors studied differences in prevalence estimates and association measures between study participants and ..
- Registration completeness in the Norwegian Arthroplasty Register
The Norwegian Arthroplasty Register, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
Acta Orthop 77:49-56. 2006
..A high degree of registration completeness is necessary in order to obtain unbiased and accurate register-based study results. We investigated the completeness of registration in the national Norwegian Arthroplasty Register (NAR)...
- The Norwegian Arthroplasty Register: 11 years and 73,000 arthroplasties
L I Havelin
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, Norway
Acta Orthop Scand 71:337-53. 2000
..Since the practice of using undocumented implants has not changed, the register will continue to survey these implants. We plan to assess the mid- and long-term results of implants that have so far had good short-term results...
- Neuroendocrine tumor epidemiology: contrasting Norway and North America
Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Cancer 113:2655-64. 2008
..b>Norway also holds a robust and detailed cancer registry: the Norwegian Registry of Cancer (NRC).
- Dietary patterns in the population living in the Sámi core areas of Norway--the SAMINOR study
Centre for Sami Health Research, University of Tromsø, Norway
Int J Circumpolar Health 67:82-96. 2008
..Study design. Population-based cross-sectional design, using food frequency questionnaires...
- Partner violence and health: results from the first national study on violence against women in Norway
Astrid Irene Nerøien
Department of Public Health and General Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Scand J Public Health 36:161-8. 2008
..Questions about violence have not been included in health surveys; hence, little is known about prevalence and the consequences for health in the general population. No national study has been conducted in Norway.
- Data quality at the Cancer Registry of Norway: an overview of comparability, completeness, validity and timeliness
Inger Kristin Larsen
Department of Clinical and Registry based Research, Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Fridjof Nansens vei 19, Postbox 5313, Majorstuen, N 0304 Oslo, Norway
Eur J Cancer 45:1218-31. 2009
To provide a comprehensive evaluation of the quality of the data collected on both solid and non-solid tumours at the Cancer Registry of Norway (CRN).
- Health complaints and sickness absence in Norway, 1996-2003
Section of Occupational Health and Social Insurance Medicine, Norwegian Back Pain Network, Research Unit, Unifob helse, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Occup Med (Lond) 57:43-9. 2007
From 1996 to 2003, the total number of sickness absence days increased by 65% in Norway.
- Prescription drug use among fathers and mothers before and during pregnancy. A population-based cohort study of 106,000 pregnancies in Norway 2004-2006
Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
Br J Clin Pharmacol 65:653-60. 2008
..In this registry-based study, we examined more than 100,000 Norwegian pregnancies and described the drug prescription pattern of both fathers and mothers around conception and during pregnancy (mothers)...
- Multidisciplinary medication review in nursing home residents: what are the most significant drug-related problems? The Bergen District Nursing Home (BEDNURS) study
Section for Geriatric Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
Qual Saf Health Care 12:176-80. 2003
..Based on a multidisciplinary review of drug use in nursing home residents, this study aimed to identify the most frequent clinically relevant medication problems and to analyse them according to the drugs involved and types of problems...
- Factors explaining return to work for long-term sick workers in Norway
Bodil J Landstad
Department of Health Sciences, Mid Sweden University, Ostersund, Sweden
Disabil Rehabil 31:1215-26. 2009
..This study investigates factors that will affect the chances of long-term sick workers returning to work...
- Prevalence of hereditary ataxia and spastic paraplegia in southeast Norway: a population-based study
Anne Kjersti Erichsen
Department of Neurology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
Brain 132:1577-88. 2009
A population-based, cross-sectional study was performed in southeast Norway, between January 2002 and February 2008, to identify subjects with hereditary ataxia and hereditary spastic paraplegia, and to estimate the prevalence of these ..
- Uterine sarcomas in Norway. A histopathological and prognostic survey of a total population from 1970 to 2000 including 419 patients
Vera M Abeler
Division of Pathology, Radiumhospitalet, University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
Histopathology 54:355-64. 2009
To determine the frequency and survival of the various types of uterine sarcoma in the total population of Norway and evaluate histopathological prognostic factors in order to identify risk groups.
- Variants in the LRRK1 gene and susceptibility to Parkinson's disease in Norway
Department of Neuroscience, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Jacksonville, Florida, USA, and Department of Neurology, St Olav s Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
Neurosci Lett 416:299-301. 2007
..Two rare coding variants ss65713826 and ss65713830 were more frequent in patients than controls. However, their identification in healthy controls and lack of co-segregation with disease suggests they may represent benign polymorphisms...
- Knee arthroplasty in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. A pilot study from the Nordic Arthroplasty Register Association
The Swedish Knee Arthroplasty Register, Dept of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences, Lund, Lund University, Sweden
Acta Orthop 81:82-9. 2010
..The number of national arthroplasty registries is increasing. However, the methods of registration, classification, and analysis often differ...
- Changes in food habits among Pakistani immigrant women in Oslo, Norway
Lovisenberg Hospital, N 0440 Oslo, Norway
Ethn Health 10:311-39. 2005
..The Pakistani immigrant group in Norway constitute a high-risk subgroup of the population that needs a selective prevention approach...
- Cancer in the Sami population of North Norway, 1970-1997
Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Montebello, N 0310 Oslo, Norway
Eur J Cancer Prev 14:63-8. 2005
The Sami population in North Norway constitutes an ethnic minority with a lifestyle that diverges from that of the rest of the population...
- Prevalence of nosocomial infections in hospitals in Norway, 2002 and 2003
H M Eriksen
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen 0403 Oslo, Norway
J Hosp Infect 60:40-5. 2005
..All acute care hospitals in Norway (N=76) were invited to participate in the four surveys in 2002 and 2003...
- Long-term mortality in a nationwide cohort of childhood-onset type 1 diabetic patients in Norway
Department of Pediatrics, Ulleval University Hospital, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
Diabetologia 49:298-305. 2006
..We examined long-term total and cause-specific mortality in a nationwide, population-based Norwegian cohort of patients with childhood-onset type 1 diabetes...
- Incidence and short-term outcome of cerebral infarction in young adults in western Norway
Department of Neurology, Haukeland Hospital, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
Stroke 33:2105-8. 2002
We sought to determine the incidence and short-term outcome of people aged 15 to 49 years with first-ever cerebral infarction in 1988-1997 in Hordaland County, Norway.
- Fatigue in the general Norwegian population: normative data and associations
J H Loge
Department of Behavioural Sciences in Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
J Psychosom Res 45:53-65. 1998
..This national representative sample provides age- and gender-specific norms that will allow for comparisons and interpretations of fatigue scores in future studies...
- Association analysis of the interleukin 17A gene in Caucasian rheumatoid arthritis patients from Norway and New Zealand
Gry B N Nordang
Institute of Immunology, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:367-70. 2009
..Our aim was to investigate IL17A as a candidate gene for RA, and to assess correlations between risk variants and disease phenotypes...
- Outbreak of Yersinia enterocolitica serogroup O:9 infection and processed pork, Norway
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
Emerg Infect Dis 13:754-6. 2007
An outbreak involving 11 persons infected with Yersinia enterocolitica O:9 was investigated in Norway in February 2006. A case-control study and microbiologic investigation indicated a ready-to-eat pork product as the probable source...
- Anaphylaxis during anesthesia in Norway: a 6-year single-center follow-up study
Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
Anesthesiology 102:897-903. 2005
..In Norway, the issue has raised special concern because of reports from the Norwegian Medicines Agency that suggest a high ..
- Dehydrins expression related to timing of bud burst in Norway spruce
Igor A Yakovlev
The Norwegian Forest and Landscape Institute, Høgskoleveien 8, 1432, As, Norway
Planta 228:459-72. 2008
..Here we report the sequence analysis of several Norway spruce DHN identified in late and early flushing suppressive subtraction hybridization cDNA libraries and in our ..
- Involvement in emergency situations by primary care doctors on-call in Norway--a prospective population-based observational study
Department of Research, Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation, Box 94, Drøbak, Norway
BMC Emerg Med 10:5. 2010
Primary care doctors on-call in the emergency primary health care services in Norway are, together with the ambulances, the primary resources for handling emergencies outside hospitals...
- Polymorphisms in genes involved in xenobiotic metabolism and lung cancer risk under the age of 60 years. A pooled study of lung cancer patients in Denmark and Norway
Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Lung Cancer 48:187-99. 2005
..We have pooled the individual data of three studies from Denmark and Norway, including 320 patients diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer at age 59 or below, and 618 age and gender ..
- The demographics of same-sex marriages in Norway and Sweden
Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Konrad Zuse Str 1, 18057 Rostock, Germany
Demography 43:79-98. 2006
The present study investigates the demographics of same-sex marriages--that is, registered partnerships-in Norway and Sweden...
- Occurrence of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in sewage and receiving waters at Spitsbergen and in Norway
Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
J Chromatogr A 1185:194-205. 2008
..The results show higher concentrations of SSRIs outside Longyearbyen than Tromsø, possibly due to the stronger tidal currents around Tromsø. However, the concentrations are quite low, not exceeding total concentrations of 3 ng/L...
- Iron status in a multiethnic population (age 36-80 yr) in northern Norway: the SAMINOR study
Ann Ragnhild Broderstad
Centre for Sami Health Research, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
Eur J Haematol 79:447-54. 2007
Northern Norway consists of a multiethnic population of Sámi and non-Sámi. We evaluated iron status in these two groups with respect to gender, age and residence.
- Dental health and disease determinants among 35-year-olds in Oslo, Norway
Institute of Clinical Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Acta Odontol Scand 67:50-6. 2009
..The aim of the present study was to identify non-biological determinants associated with the number of sound teeth (ST) and presence of decayed surfaces (DS) among 35-year-old Oslo citizens...
- Lameness and claw lesions of the Norwegian red dairy cattle housed in free stalls in relation to environment, parity and stage of lactation
A M Sogstad
Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, P O Box 8146 Dep 0033 Oslo, Norway
Acta Vet Scand 46:203-17. 2005
..As new free stalls are being built, it is important to optimise the conditions for claw health...
- Tourniquet use and its complications in Norway
St Olav s University Hospital and Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7006 Trondheim, Norway
J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:1090-2. 2006
..One permanent and one transient complication occurred after tourniquet times of three hours. The incidence of tourniquet complications is still at least as high as that estimated in the 1970s...
- Tickborne encephalitis virus, Norway and Denmark
Sørlandet Hospital, Kristiansand, Norway
Emerg Infect Dis 12:1136-8. 2006
..Sequencing and phylogenetic analysis were performed. This is the first genome detection of TBEV in serum from Norwegian patients...
- Glycaemic control in newly diagnosed diabetes patients and mortality from ischaemic heart disease: 20-year follow-up of the HUNT Study in Norway
Ane Cecilie Dale
Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Eur Heart J 30:1372-7. 2009
..To assess the influence of glycaemic control on long-term mortality from ischaemic heart disease (IHD) in patients with newly diagnosed diabetes...
- Statin treatment in a cohort of 20 212 men and women in Norway according to cardiovascular risk factors and level of education
Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
Br J Clin Pharmacol 67:355-62. 2009
..To study the influence of patients' education and cardiovascular risk factors on the probability of statin treatment...
- Major congenital heart disease in Northern Norway: shortcomings of pre- and postnatal diagnosis
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Univeristy Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:1124-9. 2004
..Earlier recognition of treatable abnormalities may improve the perinatal outcome. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the incidence, pre- and postnatal diagnosis and outcome of major CHD in two northern-most counties of Norway.
- High use of complementary and alternative medicine inside and outside of the government-funded health care system in Norway
National Research Center in Complementary and Alternative Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
J Altern Complement Med 15:1061-6. 2009
The objective of this study was to describe the Norwegian population's use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) inside as well as outside of the health care system in Norway over the previous 12 months.
- Cross-cultural comparison of visitors to CAM practitioners in the United States and Norway
Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
J Altern Complement Med 15:1201-7. 2009
The United States and Norway are among the countries that have the highest total expenditure on health per capita and also high utilization of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)...
- Standardized incidence rates of total hip replacement for primary hip osteoarthritis in the 5 Nordic countries: similarities and differences
L Stefan Lohmander
Department of Orthopaedics, Lund University, Sweden
Acta Orthop 77:733-40. 2006
..countries provide an opportunity to compare age- and sex-standardized annual incidence of primary total hip replacement (THR) and types of implants used for primary hip osteoarthritis (OA) in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
- Distribution of emm types and subtypes among noninvasive group A, C and G streptococcal isolates in western Norway
Bård Reiakvam Kittang
Department of Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
APMIS 116:457-64. 2008
..GCS) and group G streptococci (GGS) in community isolates associated with noninvasive disease in western Norway. A total of 165 isolates during a 13-month period were examined...
- Molecular epidemiology of metallo-beta-lactamase-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from Norway and Sweden shows import of international clones and local clonal expansion
Reference Centre for Detection of Antimicrobial Resistance, Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, N 9038 Tromsø, Norway
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 54:346-52. 2010
..In this study MBL-producing P. aeruginosa isolates identified in Norway (n = 4) and Sweden (n = 9) from 1999 to 2007 were characterized...
- From good intentions to real life: introducing crisis resolution teams in Norway
Department of Health Sciences, University College of Buskerud, Kongsberg, Norway
Nurs Inq 15:206-15. 2008
In Norway, as in most western countries, the adult services for people experiencing mental health problems have gone through major changes over the last decades...
- Educational inequalities in mortality over four decades in Norway: prospective study of middle aged men and women followed for cause specific mortality, 1960-2000
Bjørn Heine Strand
Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
BMJ 340:c654. 2010
To determine the extent to which educational inequalities in relation to mortality widened in Norway during 1960-2000 and which causes of death were the main drivers of this disparity.
- Inadvertent perforation during rectal cancer resection in Norway
M T Eriksen
Department of Surgery, Buskerud Hospital, Drammen, Norway
Br J Surg 91:210-6. 2004
..The purpose of this study was to examine intraoperative perforation following the introduction of mesorectal excision as a standard surgical technique in Norway.
- The Finnmark Intervention Study. Better health for the fishery population in an Arctic village in North Norway
Beate Søholt Lupton
Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
Scand J Prim Health Care 20:213-8. 2002
..To evaluate the lifestyle and cardiovascular risk factor changes after 6 years of intervention in the North Cape community...
- Autistic features in a total population of 7-9-year-old children assessed by the ASSQ (Autism Spectrum Screening Questionnaire)
Maj Britt Posserud
Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, University of Bergen, Box 7800, 5020 Bergen, Norway
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:167-75. 2006
..The present study assessed the distribution of autistic features in a total population of children 7-9 years of age, and explored the impact of age, gender, informant, and participation bias on symptom report...
- Ethnic differences in obesity among immigrants from developing countries, in Oslo, Norway
B N Kumar
Section of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Int J Obes (Lond) 30:684-90. 2006
..To compare ethnic and gender differences in generalized and central obesity and to investigate whether these differences persisted after adjusting for socio-demographic and lifestyle factors...
- Ambient air pollution exposure, residential mobility and term birth weight in Oslo, Norway
Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404, Nydalen, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
Environ Res 110:363-71. 2010
..We used information from the National Birth Registry of Norway to examine associations between ambient environmental exposure such as air pollution and temperature, and ..
- Predictors of disability pension in long-term sickness absence: results from a population-based and prospective study in Norway 1994-1999
Section for Social Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway
Eur J Public Health 14:398-405. 2004
..While several socio-demographic predictors of disability pension (DP) have been identified, less is known about the importance of the medical aspects...
- Gene flow, effective population size and selection at major histocompatibility complex genes: brown trout in the Hardanger Fjord, Norway
Michael M Hansen
Technical University of Denmark Danish Institute for Fisheries Research, Department of Inland Fisheries, Vejlsøvej 39, DK 8600 Silkeborg, Denmark
Mol Ecol 16:1413-25. 2007
Brown trout populations in the Hardanger Fjord, Norway, have declined drastically due to increased exposure to salmon lice from salmonid aquaculture...
- The quality of communication about older patients between hospital physicians and general practitioners: a panel study assessment
Department of Public Health and General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
BMC Health Serv Res 7:133. 2007
..In Norway this is mainly based upon referral and discharge letters...
- 257 ankle arthroplasties performed in Norway between 1994 and 2005
Bjørg Tilde S Fevang
Department of Rheumatology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
Acta Orthop 78:575-83. 2007
..Here we report data on the use of total ankle replacements and the revision rate in the Norwegian population over a 12-year period...
- Prevalence and predictors of vitamin D deficiency in five immigrant groups living in Oslo, Norway: the Oslo Immigrant Health Study
Department of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
Eur J Clin Nutr 59:57-63. 2005
..To study the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and to identify possible predictors of vitamin D deficiency in five main immigrant groups in Oslo...
- Use of mobile phones in Norway and risk of intracranial tumours
The Cancer Registry of Norway, Institute of Population Based Cancer Research, Oslo, Norway
Eur J Cancer Prev 16:158-64. 2007
..The incident cases were of patients aged 19-69 years who were diagnosed during 2001-2002 in Southern Norway. Population controls were selected and frequency-matched for age, sex, and residential area...
- Urinary tract infections in Norway: bacterial etiology and susceptibility. A retrospective study of clinical isolates
Telemark Biomedical Center, N-3703 Skien, Norway
Clin Microbiol Infect 7:543-7. 2001
..specimens from hospitals, nursing homes and general practitioners in the County of Telemark (165,000 inhabitants), Norway. All urines fulfilling the criteria for significant bacteriuria [> or =10,000 colony-forming units/mL urine] were ..
- Cancer's impact on employment and earnings--a population-based study from Norway
Cancer Registry of Norway, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
J Cancer Surviv 2:149-58. 2008
..We explored the extent to which Norwegian cancer survivors stay affiliated to working life compared to the cancer-free population, and quantified cancer-associated earning declines...
- Time trends in brain tumor incidence rates in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, 1974-2003
Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Strandboulevarden 49, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
J Natl Cancer Inst 101:1721-4. 2009
In Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, the use of mobile phones increased sharply in the mid-1990s; thus, time trends in brain tumor incidence after 1998 may provide information about possible tumor risks associated with mobile phone ..
- Emergence of clonally related Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates of sequence type 258 producing plasmid-mediated KPC carbapenemase in Norway and Sweden
Reference Centre for Detection of Antimicrobial Resistance, Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
J Antimicrob Chemother 63:654-8. 2009
..This report describes the first KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates identified in Norway (n=6) and the second isolate from Sweden.
- Height and body mass index in relation to total mortality
Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
Epidemiology 14:293-9. 2003
The relation between body mass index (BMI) and mortality is not clear in the literature. An inverse relation between height and mortality has been suggested. We explore these relations in a very large cohort in Norway.
- Acute poisonings treated in hospitals in Oslo: a one-year prospective study (I): pattern of poisoning
K E Hovda
Department of Acute Medicine, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
Clin Toxicol (Phila) 46:35-41. 2008
..Prospective design is mandatory to study pattern of poisoning and suicidal intention of patients...
- Health inequalities by socioeconomic status among men in the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study, Norway
Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Scand J Public Health 30:113-24. 2002
..To produce data comparable to recent European studies, occupational data in the HUNT Study were reclassified according to the international Erikson Goldthorpe Portocarero (EGP) social class scheme...
- Effects of phenotype and genotype on methods for detection of extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase-producing clinical isolates of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in Norway
Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
J Clin Microbiol 45:199-205. 2007
..coli strains. The relatively high proportion of ESBL-producing E. coli organisms with a low ceftazidime MIC in Norway emphasizes that cefpodoxime alone or both cefotaxime and ceftazidime should be used as substrates for ESBL ..
- Disability in society-medical and non-medical determinants for disability pension in a Norwegian total county population study
Department of Community Medicine and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, HUNT Research Centre, Neptunveien 1, 7650 Verdal, Norway
Soc Sci Med 58:1837-48. 2004
..study was to describe sociomedical determinants and developments for the medically based disability pension in Norway by linking individual based data from a county health survey to data on disability from the National Insurance ..
- Epidemiology of distal forearm fractures in Oslo, Norway
C M Lofthus
Centre of Endocrinology, The Hormone Laboratory, Aker University Hospital, 0514 Oslo, Norway
Osteoporos Int 19:781-6. 2008
..The present study shows that the overall incidence of distal forearm fractures in Oslo is higher than in other countries and has not changed significantly when comparing the incidence of 1998/99 with 1979...
- Quality of Life as reported by school children and their parents: a cross-sectional survey
The Norwegian University of Technology and Science NTNU, Regional Centre of Child and Adolescent Mental Health MTFS N 7489, Dept, of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry St, Olav Hospital, 7000 Trondheim, Norway
Health Qual Life Outcomes 6:34. 2008
..The aim of the study was to investigate the degree of discrepancy between child and parent by proxy reports as measured by two different QoL instruments...
- Evolutionary mechanisms involved in the virulence of infectious salmon anaemia virus (ISAV), a piscine orthomyxovirus
Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, P O Box 8146 Dep, N 0033 Oslo, Norway
Virology 374:515-27. 2008
- Oseltamivir-resistant influenza viruses A (H1N1), Norway, 2007-08
Siri H Hauge
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
Emerg Infect Dis 15:155-62. 2009
In Norway in January 2008, unprecedented levels of oseltamivir resistance were found in 12 of 16 influenza viruses A (H1N1) tested...
- Cohort profile: the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa)
Division of Epidemiology, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
Int J Epidemiol 35:1146-50. 2006
- Cluster randomised controlled trial of tailored interventions to improve the management of urinary tract infections in women and sore throat
Department of Health Services Research, Norwegian Directorate for Health and Social Welfare, PO Box 8054 Dep, N 0031 Oslo, Norway
BMJ 325:367. 2002
..To assess the effectiveness of tailored interventions to implement guidelines for urinary tract infections in women and sore throat...
- Ethnicity and sex are strong determinants of diabetes in an urban Western society: implications for prevention
A K Jenum
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, 0403, Oslo, Norway
Diabetologia 48:435-9. 2005
..This study was conducted to investigate the prevalence of diabetes and its association with ethnicity and sex, to identify subgroups at special risk...
- Impact of a pneumococcal conjugate vaccination program on carriage among children in Norway
Didrik F Vestrheim
Department of Bacteriology and Immunology, Division of Infectious Disease Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
Clin Vaccine Immunol 17:325-34. 2010
In July 2006, the seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) was introduced in Norway with a reduced (2 doses + 1 boost) dose schedule...
- The role of gender in long-term sickness absence and transition to permanent disability benefits. Results from a multiregister based, prospective study in Norway 1990-1995
Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care Programme for Health Economics, University of Bergen, Ulriksdalen 8c, 5009 Bergen, Norway
Eur J Public Health 12:180-6. 2002
..The aim of the study was to identify predictors for the transition from long-term sickness absence into disability pension with a special focus on gender...
- Self-rated health during adolescence: stability and predictors of change (Young-HUNT study, Norway)
Hans Johan Breidablik
Department of Research and Development, District General Hospital of Førde, Førde, Norway
Eur J Public Health 19:73-8. 2009
..Therefore, it is important to study how SRH is influenced during adolescence. The present study examined the stability of SRH over a 4-year period in adolescence, and the factors predicting change in it...
- Stressful psychosocial factors and symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease: a population-based study in Norway
Upper Gastrointestinal Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Scand J Gastroenterol 45:21-9. 2010
..The importance of clarifying the relation between psychosocial factors and GERD has been stressed, but there are few population-based studies...
- Perinatal complications among ethnic Somalis in Norway
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Hospital, Oslo, Norway
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:317-22. 2002
The majority of ethnic Somali women in Norway have undergone an elaborate form of circumcision (infibulation)...
- Exploring factors that affect hospital referral in rural settings: a case study from Norway
Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
Rural Remote Health 9:975. 2009
..The objective of this study was to analyse whether locum doctors (LDs) have a different pattern of referral to hospital from regular GPs (RGPs)...
- Low socioeconomic status is associated with chronic musculoskeletal complaints among 46,901 adults in Norway
Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Section of Neurology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Scand J Public Health 33:268-75. 2005
..A study was undertaken to evaluate the relationship between socioeconomic status (SES) and chronic musculoskeletal complaints (MSC), and to determine how this relationship is influenced by change in SES...
- Overweight and obesity among adolescents in Norway: cultural and socio-economic differences
Else Karin Grøholt
Department of Health Statistics, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway
J Public Health (Oxf) 30:258-65. 2008
..The aim of this study was to investigate overweight and obesity among a representative population of 15,966 Norwegian 15-16 year olds and the associations with different socio-economic and cultural risk factors...
- Comparing screening mammography for early breast cancer detection in Vermont and Norway
Department of Screening based Research, The Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway
J Natl Cancer Inst 100:1082-91. 2008
..We examined how these differences affect early detection of breast cancer by comparing performance measures and histopathologic outcomes in women undergoing opportunistic screening in Vermont and organized screening in Norway.
- Climatic control of bud burst in young seedlings of nine provenances of Norway spruce
Department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, P O Box 5003, NO 1432 As, Norway
Tree Physiol 28:311-20. 2008
..regime applied during forcing on the timing of bud burst in 1- and 2-year-old seedlings of nine provenances of Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) Karst.)...
- Morphogenesis of salmonid gill poxvirus associated with proliferative gill disease in farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in Norway
Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Thormøhlensgt 55, 5020, Bergen, Norway
Arch Virol 153:1299-309. 2008
..and bacteria (Flexibacter/Flavobacterium) may cause PGD, but for most cases of PGD in farmed salmon in Norway, no specific pathogen has been identified as the causative agent. However, Neoparamoeba sp...
- Nested case-control study of the association of circulating levels of serum insulin-like growth factor I and insulin-like growth factor binding protein 3 with breast cancer in young women in Norway
Lars J Vatten
Department of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2097-100. 2008
..High circulating levels of insulin-like growth factor (IGF-I) may elevate the risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women, possibly by increasing cell proliferation and reducing apoptosis...
- Smoking during pregnancy from 1999 to 2004: a study from the Medical Birth Registry of Norway
Liv Grimstvedt Kvalvik
Section for Social Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:280-5. 2008
..We wanted to investigate whether there was a general decline in smoking habits among pregnant women. We also wanted to identify population subgroups with diverging trends...
- The relationship between age of menarche and mental distress in Norwegian adolescent girls and girls from different immigrant groups in Norway: results from an urban city cross-sectional survey
Institute of General Practice and Public Health, University of Oslo, Norway
Soc Sci Med 63:285-95. 2006
..The association between age of menarche and mental distress might be mediated via differences in current and desired weight...
- Changes in physical activity behavior and the development of body mass index during the last 30 years in Norway
S A Anderssen
Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sports Sciences, Oslo, Norway
Scand J Med Sci Sports 18:309-17. 2008
..This association was less evident among men. Men and women who were lightly, moderately or highly active at leisure were less likely to be obese compared with those who were sedentary...
- Perceptions of interprofessional collaboration within child mental health care in Norway
Molde University College, Norway
J Interprof Care 23:286-96. 2009
..The questionnaire was distributed to a sample consisting of 157 professionals in Western Norway. The results of this exploratory study show that the most prominent constructs of collaboration perceived by the ..
- Infectious salmon anaemia virus (ISAV) isolated from the ISA disease outbreaks in Chile diverged from ISAV isolates from Norway around 1996 and was disseminated around 2005, based on surface glycoprotein gene sequences
Frederick S B Kibenge
Department of Pathology and Microbiology, OIE Reference Laboratory for ISA, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Ave, Charlottetown, P E I, C1A 4P3, Canada
Virol J 6:88. 2009
..ISA) virus (ISAV) is a pathogen of marine-farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar); a disease first diagnosed in Norway in 1984...
- Real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction. A new method that detects both the peripheral myelin protein 22 duplication in Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 1A disease and the peripheral myelin protein 22 deletion in hereditary neuropathy with liability to p
N K Aarskog
Department of Neurology, Haukeland University Hospital, University of Bergen, Norway
Hum Genet 107:494-8. 2000
..It involves no radioisotopes and requires no post-PCR handling. In our opinion, real-time quantitative PCR is the first method of choice in diagnosing PMP22 duplication and deletion...
- Outbreak of haemolytic uraemic syndrome in Norway caused by stx2-positive Escherichia coli O103:H25 traced to cured mutton sausages
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
BMC Infect Dis 8:41. 2008
..We initiated an investigation to identify the etiologic agent and determine the source of the outbreak in order to implement control measures...
- Reduction in flock prevalence of Campylobacter spp. in broilers in Norway after implementation of an action plan
Norwegian Zoonosis Centre, National Veterinary Institute, P O Box 8156 Dep, 0033 Oslo, Norway
J Food Prot 68:2220-3. 2005
- Microalbuminuria and all-cause mortality in 2,089 apparently healthy individuals: a 4.4-year follow-up study. The Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT), Norway
HUNT Research Center, Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Verdal, Norway
Am J Kidney Dis 42:466-73. 2003
..To date, there are few large follow-up studies of apparently healthy subjects with microalbuminuria (MA). The aim of this study is to examine the association between MA and all-cause mortality in nondiabetic nonhypertensive individuals...
- Postinfectious and chronic fatigue syndromes: clinical experience from a tertiary-referral centre in Norway
Department of Neurology, Haukeland University Hospital, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
In Vivo 24:185-8. 2010
..We aimed to compare patients reporting acute infection with those reporting no infection at onset of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)...
- Prioritisation of telemedicine services for large scale implementation in Norway
Department of Oncology, University Hospital of North Norway, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
J Telemed Telecare 13:185-92. 2007
In late 2005, the Northern Norway Regional Health Authority requested an evaluation of all tested telemedicine services in northern Norway to clarify which were suitable for large scale implementation...
- Gender differences in health care use among the elderly population in areas of Norway and Finland. A cross-sectional analysis based on the HUNT study and the FINRISK Senior Survey
Anna Liisa Suominen-Taipale
Department of Public Health and General Practice, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
BMC Health Serv Res 6:110. 2006
The aim of the study was to examine gender differences in the self-reported use of health care services by the elderly in rural and metropolitan areas of two Nordic countries with slightly different health care systems: Finland and Norway.
- Vitamin D status among immigrant mothers from Pakistan, Turkey and Somalia and their infants attending child health clinics in Norway
Ahmed A Madar
Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, PO Box 1130, Blindern, N 0318 Oslo, Norway
Br J Nutr 101:1052-8. 2009
..of vitamin D deficiency have been reported in non-Western immigrants moving to Western countries, including Norway, but there is limited information on vitamin D status in infants born to immigrant mothers...
- Distribution of serogroups and genotypes among disease-associated and carried isolates of Neisseria meningitidis from the Czech Republic, Greece, and Norway
Siamak P Yazdankhah
Department of Airborne Infections, Division of Infectious Disease Control, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
J Clin Microbiol 42:5146-53. 2004
..and carried meningococci from the period 1991 to 2000 in three European countries (the Czech Republic, Greece, and Norway) was investigated. A total of 314 patient isolates and 353 isolates from asymptomatic carriers were characterized...
- Nodavirus in farmed Atlantic cod Gadus morhua in Norway
Institute of Marine Research, PO Box 1870 Nordnes, 5817 Bergen, Norway
Dis Aquat Organ 77:169-73. 2007
..24 g sized farmed Atlantic cod Gadus morhua kept in sea cages at Parisvatn, Hordaland county, on the west coast of Norway. Moderate mortality (10 to 15%) was observed, along with anorexia and abnormal swimming behaviour, such as looping ..
- Results and evaluation of thirty years of health recordings in the Norwegian dairy cattle population
Department of The Norwegian Cattle Health Services, TINE Norwegian Dairies BA, 1431 As, Norway
J Dairy Sci 90:4483-97. 2007
..The dairy breeds in Norway consist of 94% Norwegian Red and 4% crossbreeds with Norwegian Red. No other breed consists of more than 0...
- Life style related to blood pressure and body weight in adolescence: cross sectional data from the Young-HUNT study, Norway
Magnus H Fasting
Department of Public Health and General Practice Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
BMC Public Health 8:111. 2008
..Thus, the purpose of this study is to examine how physical activity, smoking status and dietary habits were related to overweight, obesity and blood pressure in a population of Norwegian adolescents...
- Ten years of bovine virus diarrhoea virus (BVDV) control in Norway: a cost-benefit analysis
Paul S Valle
GENO Breeding and A I Association, Post Box 4123, N 2300 Hamar, Norway
Prev Vet Med 72:189-207; discussion 215-9. 2005
..Even though every cattle population and country is unique, the Norwegian findings and experiences should have wider implications...