• Health-related behaviors in adolescents mediate the association between subjective social status and body mass index 

      Bjertnæs, Asborg Sine Aanstad; Schwinger, Catherine; Juliusson, Petur Benedikt; Strand, Tor A; Holten-Andersen, Mads Nikolaj; Bakken, Kjersti Sletten (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The aim of this study was to explore the association between adolescent subjective social status (SSS) and body mass index (BMI) at two different time points and to determine whether this association was mediated by ...
    • No significant associations between breastfeeding practices and overweight in 8-year-old children 

      Bjertnæs, Asborg Sine Aanstad; Grundt, Jacob Holter; Donkor, Hilde Mjell; Juliusson, Petur Benedikt; Wenzel-Larsen, Tore; Vaktskjold, Arild; Markestad, Trond; Holten-Andersen, Mads Nikolaj (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Aim: The aim was to examine if breastfeeding practices were associated with body mass index (BMI) and risk of overweight or obesity in third grade (8 years) of elementary school. Methods: In a regional cohort, we related ...
    • Sex-related change in BMI of 15- to 16-year-old Norwegian girls in cross-sectional studies in 2002 and 2017 

      Bjertnæs, Asborg Sine Aanstad; Grundt, Jacob Holter; Juliusson, Petur Benedikt; Markestad, Trond Jacob; Strand, Tor A; Holten-Andersen, Mads Nikolaj (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-11-12)
      Background: The prevalence of overweight and obesity (OWOB) has stabilized in some countries, but a portion of children with high body mass index (BMI) may have become heavier. This study aimed to describe the distributions ...