• Alcohol‐attributed disease burden in four Nordic countries between 2000 and 2017: Are the gender gap s narrowing? A comparison using the Global Burden of Disease, Injury and Risk Factor 2017 study 

      Agardh, Emilie, E.; Allebeck, Peter; Flodin, Pär; Wenneberg, Peter; Ramstedt, Mats; Knudsen, Ann Kristin; Øverland, Simon Nygaard; Kinge, Jonas Minet; Tollånes, Mette C.; Eikemo, Terje Andreas; Skogen, Jens Christoffer; Mäkelä, Pia; Gissler, Mika; Juel, Knud; Iburg, Kim Moesgaard; McGrath, John J.; Naghavi, Mohsen; Vollset, Stein Emil; Gakidou, Emmanuela; Danielsson, Anna-Karin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Introduction and Aims The gender difference in alcohol use seems to have narrowed in the Nordic countries, but it is not clear to what extent this may have affected differences in levels of harm. We compared gender ...
    • Associations of pregnancy-related factors and birth characteristics with risk of endometrial cancer: A Nordic population-based case-control study 

      Trabert, Britton; Troisi, Rebecca; Grotmol, Tom; Ekbom, Anders; Engeland, Anders; Gissler, Mika; Glimelius, Ingrid; Madanat-Harjuoja, Laura M.; Sørensen, Henrik Toft; Tretli, Steinar; Ording, Anne Gulbech; Bjørge, Tone (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Many pregnancy‐related factors are associated with reduced endometrial cancer risk. However, it remains unclear whether pregnancy‐related complications (e.g., hypertensive conditions) are associated with risk and whether ...
    • Determinants of long-term unemployment in early adulthood: A Finnish birth cohort study 

      Lallukka, Tea; Kerkelä, Martta; Ristikari, Tiina; Merikukka, Marko; Hiilamo, Heikki; Virtanen, Marianna; Øverland, Simon Nygaard; Gissler, Mika; Halonen, Jaana I (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-08)
      Cumulative contributions of social and health-related determinants to long-term unemployment during early working life among young adults are poorly understood. Therefore, we used four cumulative indices of both parental ...
    • Differences in perinatal and infant mortality in high-income countries: Artifacts of birth registration or evidence of true differences? 

      Deb-Rinker, Paromita; León, Juan Andrés; Gilbert, Nicolas L.; Rouleau, Jocelyn; Andersen, Anne-Marie Nybo; Bjarnadóttir, Ragnheiður I.; Gissler, Mika; Mortensen, Laust H.; Skjaerven, Rolv; Vollset, Stein Emil; Zhang, Xun; Shah, Prakesh S.; Sauve, Reg S.; Kramer, Michael S.; Joseph, K.S. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-09-04)
      Background: Variation in birth registration criteria may compromise international comparisons of fetal and infant mortality. We examined the effect of birth registration practices on fetal and infant mortality rates to ...
    • An international contrast of rates of placental abruption: An age-period-cohort analysis 

      Ananth, Cande V.; Keyes, Katherine M.; Hamilton, Ava; Gissler, Mika; Wu, Chunsen; Liu, Shiliang; Luque-Fernandez, Miguel Angel; Skjaerven, Rolv; Williams, Michelle A.; Tikkanen, Minna; Cnattingius, Sven (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015-05-27)
      Background. Although rare, placental abruption is implicated in disproportionately high rates of perinatal morbidity and mortality. Understanding geographic and temporal variations may provide insights into possible amenable ...
    • Life expectancy and disease burden in the Nordic countries: results from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2017 

      Kisa, Adnan; Knudsen, Ann Kristin; Allebeck, Peter; Tollånes, Mette Christophersen; Skogen, Jens Christoffer; Iburg, Kim Moesgaard; McGrath, John J; Juel, Knud; Agardh, Emilie Elisabet; Arnlöv, Johan; Bjørge, Tone; Carrero, Juan J.; Cederroth, Christopher R; Eggen, Anne Elise; El-Khatib, Ziad; Lycke Ellingsen, Christian; Fereshtehnejad, Seyed-Mohammad; Gissler, Mika; Hadkhale, Kishor; Havmoeller, Rasmus; Johansson, Lars; Juliusson, Petur Benedikt; Kiadaliri, Aliasghar A.; Kisa, Sezer; Lallukka, Tea; Mekonnen, Teferi; Meretoja, Tuomo J.; Meretoja, Atte; Naghavi, Mohsen; Neupane, Subas; Nguyen, Truc Trung; Petzold, Max; Plana-Ripoll, Oleguer; Shiri, Rahman; Sigurvinsdottir, Rannveig; Skirbekk, Vegard; Skou, Søren T; Sigfusdottir, Inga Dora; Steiner, Timothy J.; Sulo, Gerhard; Truelsen, Thomas Clement; Vasankari, Tommi Juhani; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Vollset, Stein Emil; Vos, Theo; Øverland, Simon (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-12-01)
      Background The Nordic countries have commonalities in gender equality, economy, welfare, and health care, but differ in culture and lifestyle, which might create country-wise health differences. This study compared life ...
    • Reproductive history and risk of colorectal adenocarcinoma in parous women: a Nordic population-based case–control study 

      Bjørge, Tone; Gissler, Mika; Ording, Anne Gulbech; Engeland, Anders; Glimelius, Ingrid; Leinonen, Maarit; Sørensen, Henrik Toft; Tretli, Steinar; Ekbom, Anders; Troisi, Rebecca; Grotmol, Tom (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-10-04)
      Background: Data are conflicting regarding the role of endogenous sex hormones in colorectal carcinogenesis. In this large population-based study, we pooled data from birth and cancer registries in four Nordic countries, ...
    • Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and venlafaxine in early pregnancy and risk of birth defects: Population based cohort study and sibling design 

      Furu, Kari; Kieler, Helle; Haglund, Bengt; Engeland, Anders; Selmer, Randi; Stephansson, Olof; Valdimarsdottir, Unnur Anna; Zoega, Helga; Artama, Miia; Gissler, Mika; Malm, Heli; Nørgaard, Mette (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      Objective To assess whether use of specific selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) or venlafaxine in early pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of birth defects, with emphasis on cardiovascular birth ...
    • Use of antidepressants and association with elective termination of pregnancy: population based case-control study 

      Kieler, H; Malm, H; Artama, M; Engeland, Anders; Furu, Kari; Gissler, Mika; Nørgaard, M; Stephansson, Olof; Valdimarsdóttir, Unnur Anna; Zoega, H; Haglund, Bengt (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-11-14)
      Objective To assess whether the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), tricyclic antidepressants, mirtazapine, venlafaxine or other antidepressants is associated with late elective termination of pregnancy. ...
    • Varying gestational age patterns in cesarean delivery: an international comparison 

      Delnord, Marie; Blondel, Béatrice; Drewniak, Nicolas; Klungsøyr, Kari; Bolumar, Francisco; Mohangoo, Ashna; Gissler, Mika; Szamotulska, Katarzyna; Lack, Nicholas; Nijhuis, Jan; Velebil, Petr; Sakkeus, Luule; Chalmers, James; Zeitlin, Jennifer; Euro-Peristat Preterm Group (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-09-13)
      Background: While international variations in overall cesarean delivery rates are well documented, less information is available for clinical sub-groups. Cesarean data presented by subgroups can be used to evaluate uptake ...