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Histological type and grade of breast cancer tumors by parity, age at birth, and time since birth: a register-based study in Norway
(BioMed Central, 2010-05-21)
Background Some studies have indicated that reproductive factors affect the risk of histological types of breast cancer differently. The long-term protective effect of a childbirth is preceded by a short-term adverse ...
Data on gender contrasts in the risk of incident myocardial infarction by age. The Tromsø Study 1979-2012
The data presented in this article relate to the research article entitled “Risk of incident myocardial infarction by gender: Interactions with serum lipids, blood pressure and smoking. The Tromsø Study 1979–2012” (Albrektsen ...
A Comparison of Anthropometric Measures for Assessing the Association between Body Size and Risk of Chronic Low Back Pain: TheHUNT Study
Background: Previous work indicates that overweight and obese individuals carry an increased risk of experiencing chronic low back pain (LBP). It is not known, however, how the association with body size depends on the ...
Er konsum av melk og egg assosiert med risiko for kreft? Foreløpige resultater fra en prospektiv undersøkelse
(Norsk forening for epidemiologi, 1997)
Is there a U-shaped relationship between physical activity in leisure time and risk of chronic low back pain? A follow-up in the HUNT Study
(BioMed Central, 2016-04-11)
Background: Physical activity in leisure time is often considered to have favourable effects on the risk of low back pain (LBP), but demonstrating a definite association in epidemiological studies has proven difficult. The ...
Modelling memory decay after injuries using household survey data from Khartoum State, Sudan
(BioMed Central, 2018-06-20)
Background: Injuries represent an important cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. In retrospective epidemiological studies, estimated rates of reported injuries often decline considerably when information is included ...
Improving the error rates of the Begg and Mazumdar test for publication bias in fixed effects meta-analysis
(BioMed Central, 2014-09-22)
Background: The rank correlation test introduced by Begg and Mazumdar is extensively used in meta-analysis to test for publication bias in clinical and epidemiological studies. It is based on correlating the standardized ...
Association between body height and chronic low back pain: a follow-up in the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study
Objective: To study potential associations between body height and subsequent occurrence of chronic low back pain (LBP). Design: Prospective cohort study. Setting: The North-Trøndelag Health Study (HUNT). Data ...
Do abnormal serum lipid levels increase the risk of chronic low back pain? The Nord-Trøndelag Health Study
(Public Library of Science, 2014-09-18)
Background: Cross-sectional studies suggest associations between abnormal lipid levels and prevalence of low back pain (LBP), but it is not known if there is any causal relationship. Objective: The objective was to ...
Is there an Association between vitamin D status and risk of chronic low back pain? A nested case-Control analysis in the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study
Objectives: To explore potential associations between vitamin D status and risk of chronic low back pain (LBP) in a Norwegian cohort, and to investigate whether relationships depend on the season of blood sample ...