Espen Bjertness

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Publications

  • Zhou, Bin; Carrillo-Larco, Rodrigo M.; Danaei, Goodarz; Riley, Leanne M.; Paciorek, Christopher J. & Stevens, Gretchen A. [Show all 100 contributors for this article] (2021). Worldwide trends in hypertension prevalence and progress in treatment and control from 1990 to 2019: a pooled analysis of 1201 population-representative studies with 104 million participants. The Lancet. ISSN 0140-6736. 398(10304), p. 957–980. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736%2821%2901330-1. Full text in Research Archive
  • Iurilli, Maria Laura Caminia; Zhou, Bin; Bennett, James E.; Carrillo-Larco, Rodrigo M.; Sophiea, Marisa K. & Rodriguez-Martinez, Andrea [Show all 77 contributors for this article] (2021). Heterogeneous contributions of change in population distribution of body mass index to change in obesity and underweight. eLIFE. ISSN 2050-084X. 10. doi: 10.7554/eLife.60060. Full text in Research Archive
  • Aye, Win Thuzar; Lien, Lars; Stigum, Hein & Bjertness, Espen (2021). Childhood abuse and its association with adults’ mental health problems: A cross-sectional study among men and women in the Yangon Region of Myanmar. BMJ Open. ISSN 2044-6055. 11(11). doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-045870. Full text in Research Archive
  • Thapa, Rupa; Dahl, Cecilie; Aung, Wai Phyo & Bjertness, Espen (2021). Urban-rural differences in overweight and obesity among 25-64 years old Myanmar residents: A cross-sectional, nationwide survey. BMJ Open. ISSN 2044-6055. 11(3), p. 1–11. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-042561.
  • Wai, Myint Myint; Bjertness, Espen; Htay, Thein Thein; Liabsuetrakul, Tippawan; Myint, Aye Nyein Moe & Stigum, Hein [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2020). Dynamics of contraceptive use among married women in North and South Yangon, Myanmar: findings from a cross-sectional household survey. Contraception: X. 2. doi: 10.1016/j.conx.2019.100015.
  • Larsen, Lise Wessel; Aye, Win Thuzar & Bjertness, Espen (2020). Prevalence of intimate partner violence and association with wealth in Myanmar. Journal of Family Violence. ISSN 0885-7482. p. 1–12. doi: 10.1007/s10896-020-00190-0.
  • Taddei, Cristina; Zhou, Bin; Bixby, Honor; Carrillo-Larco, Rodrigo M.; Danaei, Goodarz & Jackson, Rod T. [Show all 55 contributors for this article] (2020). Repositioning of the global epicentre of non-optimal cholesterol . Nature. ISSN 0028-0836. 582, p. 73–77. doi: 10.1038/s41586-020-2338-1. Full text in Research Archive
  • Rodriguez-Martinez, Andrea; Zhou, Bin; Sophiea, Marisa K.; Bentham, James; Paciorek, Christopher J. & Turilli, Maria L.C. [Show all 54 contributors for this article] (2020). Height and body-mass index trajectories of school-aged children and adolescents from 1985 to 2019 in 200 countries and territories: a pooled analysis of 2181 population-based studies with 65 million participants. The Lancet. ISSN 0140-6736. 396(10261), p. 1511–1524. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736%2820%2931859-6. Full text in Research Archive
  • Aye, Win Thuzar; Lien, Lars; Stigum, Hein; Win, Hla Hla; Oo, Tin & Bjertness, Espen (2020). The prevalence of mental distress and the association with education: a cross-sectional study of 18-49-year-old citizens of Yangon Region, Myanmar. BMC Public Health. ISSN 1471-2458. 20(1). doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-8209-8. Full text in Research Archive
  • Mjørud, Marit; Selbæk, Geir; Bjertness, Espen; Edwin, Trine Holt; Engedal, Knut & Knapskog, Anne Brita [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2020). Time from dementia diagnosis to nursing-home admission and death among persons with dementia: A multistate survival analysis. PLOS ONE. ISSN 1932-6203. 15(12). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0243513. Full text in Research Archive
  • Aye, Win Thuzar; Lien, Lars; Stigum, Hein; Schei, Berit; Sundby, Johanne & Bjertness, Espen (2020). Domestic violence victimisation and its association with mental distress: A cross-sectional study of the Yangon Region, Myanmar. BMJ Open. ISSN 2044-6055. 10:e037936(9), p. 1–13. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-037936. Full text in Research Archive
  • Lee, Crystal Man Ying; Woodward, Mark; Batty, G. David; Beiser, Alexa S.; Bell, Steven & Berr, Claudine [Show all 46 contributors for this article] (2020). Association of anthropometry and weight change with risk of dementia and its major subtypes: A meta‐analysis consisting 2.8 million adults with 57 294 cases of dementia. Obesity Reviews. ISSN 1467-7881. 21:e12989(4), p. 1–14. doi: 10.1111/obr.12989. Full text in Research Archive
  • Bixby, Honor; Bentham, James; Zhou, Bin; Di Cesare, Mariachiara; Paciorek, Christopher J. & Bennett, James E. [Show all 51 contributors for this article] (2019). Rising rural body-mass index is the main driver of the global obesity epidemic in adults. Nature. ISSN 0028-0836. 569, p. 260–264. doi: 10.1038/s41586-019-1171-x. Full text in Research Archive
  • Aung, Wai Phyo; Bjertness, Espen; Htet, Aung Soe; Stigum, Hein & Kjøllesdal, Marte Karoline Råberg (2019). Trends in diabetes prevalence, awareness, treatment and control in Yangon region, Myanmar, between 2004 and 2014, two cross-sectional studies. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH). ISSN 1661-7827. 16(18). doi: 10.3390/ijerph16183461. Full text in Research Archive
  • Wai, Myint Myint; Bjertness, Espen; Stigum, Hein; Htay, Thein Thein; Liabsuetrakul, Tippawan & Moe Myint, Aye Nyein [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2019). Unmet Need for Family Planning among Urban and Rural Married Women in Yangon Region, Myanmar-a Cross-Sectional Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH). ISSN 1661-7827. 16(19). doi: 10.3390/ijerph16193742. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ahmed , Hassan Soheir; Marjerrison, Niki; Kjøllesdal, Marte Karoline Råberg; Stigum, Hein; Htet, Aung Soe & Bjertness, Espen [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2019). Comparison of Cardiovascular Risk Factors among Somalis Living in Norway and Somaliland. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH). ISSN 1661-7827. 16(13), p. 1–12. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16132353. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ahmed, Soheir H.; Meyer, Haakon E; Kjøllesdal, Marte Karoline Råberg; Marjerrison, Niki; Mdala, Ibrahimu & Htet, Aung Soe [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2019). The prevalence of selected risk factors for non-communicable diseases in Hargeisa, Somaliland: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. ISSN 1471-2458. 19(1). doi: 10.1186/s12889-019-7101-x. Full text in Research Archive
  • Strand, Bjørn Heine; Knapskog, Anne Brita; Persson, Karin Ester Torun; Edwin, Trine Holt; Bjertness, Espen & Engedal, Knut [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2019). The Loss in Expectation of Life due to Early-Onset Mild Cognitive Impairment and Early-Onset Dementia in Norway. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders. ISSN 1420-8008. 47, p. 355–365. doi: 10.1159/000501269.
  • Myint, Aye Nyein Moe; Liabsuetrakul, Tippawan; Htay, Thein Thein; Wai, Myint Myint; Sundby, Johanne & Bjertness, Espen (2018). Impoverishment and catastrophic expenditures due to out-of-pocket payments for antenatal and delivery care in Yangon Region, Myanmar: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open. ISSN 2044-6055. 8. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022380. Full text in Research Archive
  • Labasangzhu, X; Bjertness, Espen; McNeil, EB*; Deji, Deji; Guo, Y & Songwathana, P [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2018). Progress and challenges in improving maternal health in the Tibet Autonomous Region, China. Risk Mangement and Healthcare Policy. ISSN 1179-1594. doi: 10.2147/RMHP.S170445. Full text in Research Archive
  • Lozano, R; Fullman, N; Abate, D; Winkler, Andrea Sylvia; Bjertness, Espen & Zuhlke, LJJ [Show all 51 contributors for this article] (2018). Measuring progress from 1990 to 2017 and projecting attainment to 2030 of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals for 195 countries and territories: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017. . The Lancet. ISSN 0140-6736. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736%2818%2932281-5. Full text in Research Archive
  • Aung, Wai Phyo; Bjertness, Espen; Htet, Aung Soe; Stigum, Hein; Chongsuvivatwong, Virasakdi & Soe, Pa Pa [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2018). Fatty Acid Profiles of Various Vegetable Oils and the Association between the Use of Palm Oil vs. Peanut Oil and Risk Factors for Non-Communicable Diseases in Yangon Region, Myanmar. Nutrients. ISSN 2072-6643. 10(9), p. 1–14. doi: 10.3390/nu10091193. Full text in Research Archive
  • Aung, Wai Phyo; Htet, Aung Soe; Bjertness, Espen; Stigum, Hein; Chongsuvivatwong, Virasakdi & Kjøllesdal, Marte Karoline Råberg (2018). Urban-rural differences in the prevalence of diabetes mellitus among 25-74 year-old adults of the Yangon Region, Myanmar: Two cross-sectional studies. BMJ Open. ISSN 2044-6055. 8:e020406(3), p. 1–9. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020406. Full text in Research Archive
  • Zhou, Bin; Bentham, James; Di Cesare, Mariachiara; Bixby, Honor; Danaei, Goodarz & Hajifathalian, Kaveh [Show all 847 contributors for this article] (2018). Contributions of mean and shape of blood pressure distribution to worldwide trends and variations in raised blood pressure: A pooled analysis of 1018 population-based measurement studies with 88.6 million participants. International Journal of Epidemiology. ISSN 0300-5771. 47(3), p. 872–883i. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyy016. Full text in Research Archive
  • Strand, Bjørn Heine; Knapskog, Anne Brita; Persson, Karin Ester Torun; Edwin, Trine Holt; Amland, Rachel & Mjørud, Marit [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2018). Survival and years of life lost in various aetiologies of dementia, mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and subjective cognitive decline (SCD) in Norway. PLOS ONE. ISSN 1932-6203. 13(9). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0204436. Full text in Research Archive
  • Eriksen, Astrid; Hansen, Ketil Lenert; Schei, Berit; Sørlie, Tore; Stigum, Hein & Bjertness, Espen [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2018). Childhood violence and mental health among indigenous Sami and non-Sami populations in Norway: a SAMINOR 2 questionnaire study. International Journal of Circumpolar Health. ISSN 1239-9736. 77(1). doi: 10.1080/22423982.2018.1508320. Full text in Research Archive
  • Khalifa, Dina Mohammed Sami; Glavin, Kari; Bjertness, Espen & Lien, Lars (2018). Course of depression symptoms between 3 and 8 months after delivery using two screening tools (EPDS and HSCL-10) on a sample of Sudanese women in Khartoum state. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. ISSN 1471-2393. 18(324). doi: 10.1186/s12884-018-1948-1. Full text in Research Archive
  • Myint, Aye Nyein Moe; Liabsuetrakul, Tippawan; Htay, Thein Thein; Wai, Myint Myint; Sundby, Johanne & Bjertness, Espen (2018). Inequity in the utilization of antenatal and delivery care in Yangon region, Myanmar: A cross-sectional study. International Journal for Equity in Health. ISSN 1475-9276. 17(63). doi: 10.1186/s12939-018-0778-0. Full text in Research Archive
  • Zotcheva, Ekaterina; Selbæk, Geir; Bjertness, Espen; Ernstsen, Linda & Strand, Bjørn Heine (2018). Leisure-Time Physical Activity Is Associated With Reduced Risk of Dementia-Related Mortality in Adults With and Without Psychological Distress: The Cohort of Norway. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. ISSN 1663-4365. 10. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2018.00151. Full text in Research Archive
  • Htet, Aung Soe; Bjertness, Marius Bergsmark; Oo, Win Myint; Kjøllesdal, Marte Karoline Råberg; Sherpa, Lhamo Yangchen & Zaw, Ko Ko [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2017). Changes in prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension from 2004 to 2014 among 25-74-year-old citizens in the Yangon Region, Myanmar. BMC Public Health. ISSN 1471-2458. 17(1). doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4870-y. Full text in Research Archive
  • Bentham, James; Di Cesare, Mariachiara; Bilano, Ver; Bixby, Honor; Zhou, Bin & Stevens, Gretchen A. [Show all 110 contributors for this article] (2017). Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128·9 million children, adolescents, and adults. The Lancet. ISSN 0140-6736. 390(10113), p. 2627–2642. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736%2817%2932129-3. Full text in Research Archive
  • Gonggalanzi, ?; Labasangzhu, X; Bjertness, Espen; Wu, Tianyi; Stigum, Hein & Nafstad, Per (2017). Acute mountain sickness, arterial oxygen saturation and heart rate among Tibetan students who reascend to Lhasa after 7 years at low altitude: A prospective cohort study. BMJ Open. ISSN 2044-6055. 7. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016460. Full text in Research Archive
  • Albarqouni, Loai; Abu-Rmeileh, Niveen M.E.; Elessi, Khamis; Obeidallah, Mohammad; Bjertness, Espen & Chalmers, Iain (2017). The quality of reports of medical and public health research from Palestinian institutions: A systematic review. BMJ Open. ISSN 2044-6055. 7:e016455(6), p. 1–9. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016455.
  • Hassan, Sahar; Vikanes, Åse Vigdis; Laine, Katariina; Zimmo, Kaled; Zimmo, Mohammed & Bjertness, Espen [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2017). Building a research registry for studying birth complications and outcomes in six Palestinian governmental hospitals. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. ISSN 1471-2393. 17(1). doi: 10.1186/s12884-017-1296-6.
  • Afshin, Ashkan; Forouzanfar, Mohammad H.; Reitsma, Marissa B.; Sur, Patrick; Estep, Kara & Lee, Alex [Show all 152 contributors for this article] (2017). Health effects of overweight and obesity in 195 countries over 25 years. New England Journal of Medicine. ISSN 0028-4793. 377(1), p. 13–27. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1614362. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ulvestad, Maria; Bjertness, Espen; Dalgard, Florence & Halvorsen, Jon Anders (2017). Acne and dairy products in adolescence: Results from a Norwegian longitudinal study. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. ISSN 0926-9959. 31(3), p. 530–535. doi: 10.1111/jdv.13835.
  • Zhou, Bin; Bentham, James; Di Cesare, Mariachiara; Bixby, Honor; Danaei, Goodarz & Cowan, Melanie J. [Show all 114 contributors for this article] (2017). Worldwide trends in blood pressure from 1975 to 2015: a pooled analysis of 1479 population-based measurement studies with 19·1 million participants. The Lancet. ISSN 0140-6736. 389(10064), p. 37–55. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736%2816%2931919-5. Full text in Research Archive
  • Gonggalanzi, X; Labasangzhu, X; Nafstad, Per; Stigum, Hein; Wu, Tianyi & Haldorsen, Øyvind Drejer [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2016). Acute mountain sickness among tourists visiting the high-altitude city of Lhasa at 3658 m above sea level: A cross-sectional study. Archives of Public Health. ISSN 0778-7367. 74. doi: 10.1186/S13690-016-0134-Z.
  • Kassebaum, Nicholas J.; Arora, Megha; Barber, Ryan M.; Bjertness, Espen; Hailu, Alemayehu & Knudsen, Ann Kristin [Show all 15 contributors for this article] (2016). Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 315 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE), 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet. ISSN 0140-6736. 388(10053), p. 1603–1658. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736%2816%2931460-X. Full text in Research Archive
  • Wang, Haidong; Naghavi, Mohsen; Allen, Christine; Vollset, Stein Emil; Knudsen, Ann Kristin & Hailu, Alemayehu [Show all 13 contributors for this article] (2016). Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet. ISSN 0140-6736. 388(10053), p. 1459–1544. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736%2816%2931012-1. Full text in Research Archive
  • Forouzanfar, Mohammad H.; Afshin, Ashkan; Alexander, Lily T.; Aasvang, Gunn Marit; Bjertness, Espen & Htet, Aung Soe [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2016). Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet. ISSN 0140-6736. 388(10053), p. 1659–1724. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736%2816%2931679-8. Full text in Research Archive
  • Vos, Theo; Allen, Christine; Arora, Megha; Barber, Ryan M.; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A. & Brown, Alexandria [Show all 432 contributors for this article] (2016). Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 diseases and injuries, 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. The Lancet. ISSN 0140-6736. 388(10053), p. 1545–1602. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736%2816%2931678-6. Full text in Research Archive
  • Htet, Aung Soe; Bjertness, Marius Bergsmark; Sherpa, Lhamo Yangchen; Kjøllesdal, Marte Karoline Råberg; Oo, Win Myint & Meyer, Haakon E [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2016). Urban-rural differences in the prevalence of non-communicable diseases risk factors among 25-74 years old citizens in Yangon Region, Myanmar: a cross sectional study. BMC Public Health. ISSN 1471-2458. 16(1). doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3882-3.
  • Anderson, Ian; Robson, Bridget; Connolly, Michele; Al-Yaman, Fadwa; Bjertness, Espen & King, Alexandra [Show all 65 contributors for this article] (2016). Indigenous and tribal peoples' health (The Lancet–Lowitja Institute Global Collaboration): a population study. The Lancet. ISSN 0140-6736. 388(10040), p. 131–157. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736%2816%2900345-7.
  • Jaradat, Yousef ; Nielsen, Morten Birkeland; Kristensen, Petter; Nijem, Khaldoun; Bjertness, Espen & Stigum, Hein [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2016). Workplace aggression, psychological distress, and job satisfaction among Palestinian nurses. A cross-sectional study. Applied Nursing Research. ISSN 0897-1897. 32, p. 190–198. doi: 10.1016/j.apnr.2016.07.014.
  • Bjertness, Marius Bergsmark; Htet, Aung Soe; Meyer, Haakon E; Htike, Maung Maung Than; Zaw, Ko Ko & Oo, Win Myint [Show all 9 contributors for this article] (2016). Prevalence and determinants of hypertension in Myanmar - a nationwide cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. ISSN 1471-2458. 16. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3275-7. Full text in Research Archive
  • Strand, Bjørn Heine; Wills, Andrew K; Langballe, Ellen Melbye; Rosness, Tor Atle; Engedal, Knut & Bjertness, Espen (2016). Weight Change in Midlife and Risk of Mortality From Dementia up to 35 Years Later. The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences. ISSN 1079-5006. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glw157.
  • Kjøllesdal, Marte Karoline Råberg; Htet, Aung Soe; Stigum, Hein; Hla, Ne Yi; Hlaing, Hlaing Hlaing & Khaine, Ei Kay [Show all 26 contributors for this article] (2016). Consumption of fruits and vegetables and associations with risk factors for non-communicable diseases in the Yangon region of Myanmar: A cross-sectional study . BMJ Open. ISSN 2044-6055. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2016-011649.. Full text in Research Archive
  • Zhou, Bin; Lu, Yuan; Hajifathalian, Kaveh; Bentham, James; Di Cesare, Mariachiara & Danaei, Goodarz [Show all 502 contributors for this article] (2016). Worldwide trends in diabetes since 1980: A pooled analysis of 751 population-based studies with 4.4 million participants. The Lancet. ISSN 0140-6736. 387(10027), p. 1513–1530. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736%2816%2900618-8. Full text in Research Archive
  • Di Cesare, Mariachiara; Bentham, James; Stevens, Gretchen A; Zhou, Bin; Danaei, Goodarz & Lu, Yuan [Show all 740 contributors for this article] (2016). Trends in adult body-mass index in 200 countries from 1975 to 2014: A pooled analysis of 1698 population-based measurement studies with 19.2 million participants. The Lancet. ISSN 0140-6736. 387(10026), p. 1377–1396. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736%2816%2930054-X. Full text in Research Archive
  • Jaradat, Yousef; Nijem, Khaldoun; Lien, Lars; Stigum, Hein; Bjertness, Espen & Bast-Pettersen, Rita (2016). Psychosomatic symptoms and stressful working conditions among Palestinian nurses: a cross-sectional study. Contemporary Nurse: health care across the lifespan. ISSN 1037-6178. 52(4), p. 381–397. doi: 10.1080/10376178.2016.1188018.
  • Khalifa, Dina Mohammed Sami; Glavin, Kari; Bjertness, Espen & Lien, Lars (2016). Determinants of postnatal depression in Sudanese women at 3 months postpartum: A cross-sectional study. BMJ Open. ISSN 2044-6055. 6(3). doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009443. Full text in Research Archive
  • Rosness, Tor Atle; Engedal, Knut; Bjertness, Espen & Strand, Bjørn Heine (2016). Association between Random Measured Glucose Levels in Middle and Old Age and Risk of Dementia-Related Death. Journal of The American Geriatrics Society. ISSN 0002-8614. 64(1), p. 156–161. doi: 10.1111/jgs.13870.
  • Rosness, Tor Atle; Strand, Bjørn Heine; Bergem, Astrid Liv Mina; Nafstad, Per; Langballe, Ellen Melbye & Engedal, Knut [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2016). Association of psychological distress late in life and dementia-related mortality. Aging & Mental Health. ISSN 1360-7863. 20(6), p. 603–610. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2015.1031639.
  • Ormstad, Heidi Kristin; Rosness, Tor Atle; Bergem, Astrid Liv Mina; Bjertness, Espen & Strand, Bjørn Heine (2016). Alcohol consumption in the elderly and risk of dementia related death - a Norwegian prospective study with a 17-year follow up. International Journal of Neuroscience. ISSN 0020-7454. 126(2), p. 135–144. doi: 10.3109/00207454.2014.997876.
  • Strand, Bjørn Heine; Skirbekk, Vegard; Rosness, Tor Atle; Engedal, Knut & Bjertness, Espen (2015). Income in midlife and dementia related mortality over three decades: A Norwegian prospective study. eNeurologicalSci. ISSN 2405-6502. 1(2), p. 24–29. doi: 10.1016/j.ensci.2015.09.002.
  • Yangzong, Yangzong; Berntsen, Sveinung; Andersen, Lars Bo; Stigum, Hein; Nafstad, Per & Bjertness, Espen [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2015). Anthropometric measures of 9-to 10-year-old native tibetan children living at 3700 and 4300m above sea level and han Chinese living at 3700m. Medicine. ISSN 0025-7974. 94(42). doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000001516. Full text in Research Archive
  • Du, Qing; Lian, Wu; Næss, Øyvind; Bjertness, Espen; Kumar, Bernadette. N & Shi, Shu-hua (2015). The trends in maternal mortality between 1996 and 2009 in Guizhou, China: Ethnic differences and associated factors. Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Medical Sciences. ISSN 1672-0733. 35(1), p. 140–146. doi: 10.1007/s11596-015-1403-8.
  • Nemer, Maysaa Y K Sadeya; Kristensen, Petter; Nijem, Khaldoun; Bjertness, Espen; Skare, Øivind & Skogstad, Marit (2015). Lung function and respiratory symptoms among female hairdressers in Palestine: a 5-year prospective study. BMJ Open. ISSN 2044-6055. 5(10). doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-007857. Full text in Research Archive
  • Khalifa, Dina Mohammed Sami; Glavin, Kari; Bjertness, Espen & Lien, Lars (2015). Postnatal depression among Sudanese women: Prevalence and validation of the Edinburgh Postnatal depression scale at 3 months postpartum. International Journal of Women's Health. ISSN 1179-1411. 7, p. 677–684. doi: 10.2147/IJWH.S81401. Full text in Research Archive
  • Strand, Bjørn Heine; Rosness, Tor Atle; Engedal, Knut; Magnus, Per; Bergem, Astrid Liv Mina & Schirmer, Henrik [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2015). Interaction of apolipoprotein E genotypes, lifestyle factors and future risk of dementia-related mortality: The Cohort of Norway (CONOR). Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders. ISSN 1420-8008. 40(3-4), p. 137–147. doi: 10.1159/000431218.
  • Nemer, Maysaa Y K Sadeya; Sikkeland, Liv Ingunn Bjoner; Kasem, Mayes; Kristensen, Petter; Nijem, Khaldoun & Bjertness, Espen [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2015). Airway inflammation and ammonia exposure among female Palestinian hairdressers: A cross-sectional study. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. ISSN 1351-0711. 72(6), p. 428–434. doi: 10.1136/oemed-2014-102437.
  • Abu Sham'a, Farid Kamel Mustafa; Skogstad, Marit; Nijem, Khaldoun; Bjertness, Espen & Kristensen, Petter (2015). Cross-shift changes in lung function among palestinian farmers during high- and low-exposure periods to pesticides: A longitudinal study. Archives of Environmental & Occupational Health. ISSN 1933-8244. 70(4), p. 218–224. doi: 10.1080/19338244.2013.859122.
  • Zeratsion, Henok Tesfay; Bjertness, Cecilie Bergsmark; Bjertness, Espen; Dalsklev, Madeleine Mahin; Haavet, Ole Rikard & Halvorsen, Jon Anders [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2014). The Influence of Parental Divorce on Educational Ambitions of 18/19 Year-Old Adolescents from Oslo, Norway. Journal of Child and Family Studies. ISSN 1062-1024. doi: 10.1007/s10826-014-0090-6.
  • Hanvold, Therese Nordberg; Wærsted, Morten; Mengshoel, Anne Marit; Bjertness, Espen & Veiersted, Kaj Bo (2014). Work with prolonged arm elevation as a risk factor for shoulder pain: A longitudinal study among young adults. Applied Ergonomics. ISSN 0003-6870. 47, p. 43–51. doi: 10.1016/j.apergo.2014.08.019.
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