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Socioeconomic differences in cancer survival : the Norwegian Women and Cancer Study
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2009-06-08)
Background: Cancer survival has been observed to be poorer in low socioeconomic groups, but the knowledge about the underlying causal factors is limited. The purpose of this study was to examine how cancer survival varies by socioeconomic status (SES) among women in Norway, and to identify factors that explain this variation. SES was measured by years of education and gross household income, ...
Use of hormonal contraceptives and occurrence of pregnancy-related pelvic pain. A prospective cohort study in Norway
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2004-06-22)
Background: Pregnancy-related pelvic pain is a common condition, and use of hormonal contraceptives before pregnancy has been proposed as a risk factor. We used data from a sub-sample of women participating in the "Norwegian Women and Cancer study" (NOWAC) to assess the association between hormonal contraceptive use and pelvic pain in pregnancy. Methods: From a sub-group of 2078 parous women ...