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Impact of neighborhood resources on cardiovascular disease: a nationwide six-year follow-up

Kristina Sundquist 0 3 4 0 Department of Clinical Sciences, Center for Primary Health Care Research, Skåne University Hospital, Lund University, Clinical Research Centre (CRC) , Building 28, floor 11, Jan ... coefficient; OR, odds ratio; SAMS, Small Area Market Statistics; SD, standard deviation Funding This work was supported by grants to Kristina Sundquist from The Swedish Research Council and ALF funding from

Women’s health in the Lund area (WHILA) - Alcohol consumption and all-cause mortality among women – a 17 year follow-up study

ALF funding from Region Skåne awarded to Patrik Midlöv, Jan Sundquist and Kristina Sundquist as well as The Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (In Swedish: Forte; 2013 ... –1836) to Kristina Sundquist. Research reported in this publication was also supported by the National Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number

The longitudinal exercise trend among older Swedes aged 53–84 years – a 16-year follow-up study

awarded to Jan Sundquist and Kristina Sundquist. We are indebted to Stephen Gilliver for his expertise and invaluable advice in editing the manuscript. 1. Vaupel JW : Biodemography of human ageing . Nature ... manuscript to be published was read and approved by PM, ML, JS, KS, and SJ. All authors read and approved the final manuscript. Acknowledgements This work was supported by grants awarded to Dr Kristina

Immigrant enclaves and risk of diabetes: a prospective study

. Acknowledgements This work was supported by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (R21-DK8356430) to Briana Mezuk and the Swedish Research Council to Kristina Sundquist (20113340). The

Availability of exercise facilities and physical activity in 2,037 adults: cross-sectional results from the Swedish neighborhood and physical activity (SNAP) study

Ulf Eriksson 0 Daniel Arvidsson 0 Kristina Sundquist 0 0 Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University, Skane University Hospital , CRC, Building 28, Floor 11, Entrance 72, S-205 02 ... grants to Dr Kristina Sundquist from the Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research (FAS; 2006-0386) and The Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning

Incidence and survival in non-hereditary amyloidosis in Sweden

Background Amyloidosis is a heterogeneous disease caused by deposition of amyloid fibrils in organs and thereby interfering with physiological functions. Hardly any incidence data are available and most survival data are limited to specialist clinics. Methods Amyloidosis patients were identified from the Swedish Hospital Discharge and Outpatients Registers from years 2001 through...

Longitudinal age-and cohort trends in body mass index in Sweden – a 24-year follow-up study

Background The aim of this longitudinal study was to analyze whether mean Body Mass Index (BMI), assessed at four occasions, changed within different age groups and birth cohorts over time, i.e., between 1980/81 and 2004/05, after adjustment for possible confounders. Methods A sample of 2728 men and 2770 women aged 16–71 years at study start were randomly drawn from the Swedish...

Levelling off of prevalence of obesity in the adult population of Sweden between 2000/01 and 2004/05

Jan Sundquist 0 Sven-Erik Johansson 0 Kristina Sundquist 0 0 Deparment of Clinical Science, Center for Primary Health Care Research, Lund University , Malmo , Sweden Background: The escalating

High prevalence of type 2 diabetes in Iraqi and Swedish residents in a deprived Swedish neighbourhood - a population based study

Background Immigrants from the Middle-East are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D). The aim of the present survey was to measure, in a single deprived neighbourhood, the prevalence rates of impaired fasting glucose (IFG), impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and T2D in residents originating from Iraq and to compare them to those in residents born in Sweden. An additional...

Physical activity, exercise and self-rated health: a population-based study from Sweden

read and approved the final manuscript. Acknowledgements This work was supported by grants to Dr Kristina Sundquist from the Swedish Research Council (K2005-27X-15428-01A), the Swedish Council for

Socio-economic status and overall and cause-specific mortality in Sweden

Background Previous studies have reported discrepancies in cause-specific mortality among groups of individuals with different socio-economic status. However, most of the studies were limited by the specificity of the investigated populations and the broad definitions of the causes of death. The aim of the present population-based study was to explore the dependence of disease...

Risk of obesity in immigrants compared with Swedes in two deprived neighbourhoods

Background Despite a strong social gradient in the prevalence of obesity, there is little scientific understanding of obesity in people settled in deprived neighbourhoods. Few studies are actually based on objectively measured data using random sampling of residents in deprived neighbourhoods. In addition, most studies use a crude measure, the body mass index, to estimate obesity...

Sickness absence poses a threat to the Swedish Welfare State: a cross-sectional study of sickness absence and self-reported illness

Background The increasing cost of public social sickness insurance poses a serious economic threat to the Swedish welfare state. In recent years, expenditures for social insurance in general, as well as social sickness insurance in particular, have risen steeply in Sweden. This cross-sectional study analyzed the association between sickness absence (SA) and self-reported reduced...

Dietary differences between elderly Iranians living in Sweden and Iran a cross-sectional comparative study

Background During the last decades, global migration has increased and many immigrant groups have a higher prevalence than the native born population of several cardiovascular disease risk factors, including poor dietary habits. However, it is uncertain if dietary habits in immigrant populations reflect dietary habits in their country of origin or if the current diet is a...