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Factors Associated with High Weight Gain and Obesity Duration: The Norwegian Women and Cancer (NOWAC) Study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-10-12)
<i>Aim:</i> To identify factors associated with high weight gain and obesity duration in a representative sample of Norwegian women.<p> <p><i>Methods</i>: 66,618 Norwegian women aged 34–70 years at baseline were included in the analysis. Baseline and follow-up questionnaires completed in 1991–2011 provided information on height, weight as well as sociodemographic, lifestyle and reproductive ...
The association between adult attained height and sitting height with mortality in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition (EPIC)
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-03-03)
Adult height and sitting height may reflect genetic and environmental factors, including early life nutrition, physical and social environments. Previous studies have reported divergent associations for height and chronic disease mortality, with positive associations observed for cancer mortality but inverse associations for circulatory disease mortality. Sitting height might be more strongly ...
Excess body weight, weight gain and obesity-related cancer risk in women in Norway: the Norwegian Women and Cancer study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Preprint; Manuskript, 2018-09-11)
<p><i>Background</i>: Excess body weight and weight gain have been reported to independently increase the risk of several cancers. There are few published studies in nationally representative populations of women on specific, ‘obesity-related’ cancers in relation to prior weight change and relevant confounders.</p> <p><i>Methods</i>: Based on self-reported anthropometry, we prospectively assessed ...