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Hypertension and health-related quality of life. an epidemiological study in Sweden.
The aim of this study was to describe the relationship between hypertension and health-related quality of life (HRQL) in a Swedish general population using the 36-item short form questionnaireExpand
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Predictors of mortality: an international comparison of socio-demographic and health characteristics from six longitudinal studies on aging: the CLESA project
PURPOSE Multiple factors contribute to mortality in the elderly, but the extent to which traditional factors contribute independently to mortality in different countries is not known. Our objectiveExpand
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Neurological and autoimmune disorders after vaccination against pandemic influenza A (H1N1) with a monovalent adjuvanted vaccine: population based cohort study in Stockholm, Sweden
Objective To examine the risk of neurological and autoimmune disorders of special interest in people vaccinated against pandemic influenza A (H1N1) with Pandemrix (GlaxoSmithKline, Middlesex, UK)Expand
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Self-rated health as a predictor of mortality among persons with cardiovascular disease in Sweden
Aims: This study analyses the association between cardiovascular diseases with and without drug treatment, self-rated health, and all-cause mortality during a 12-year period. Methods: Genetic andExpand
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Self-rated health among older adults: a cross-national comparison
Self-rated health (SRH) may have different implications in various social and cultural settings. However, few studies are available concerning SRH among older persons across countries. The aim ofExpand
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A prospective study of health, life-style and psychosocial predictors of self-rated health
The aim of this study was to investigate what psychosocial predictors, life-style factors and health behaviors in early adulthood are of importance for self-ratings of health after the age of 45.Expand
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Disability-free life expectancy: a cross-national comparison of six longitudinal studies on aging. The CLESA project
Disability-free life expectancy (DFLE) was compared in six countries taking part in the Cross-national Determinants of Quality of Life and Health Services for the Elderly (CLESA) project. Data fromExpand
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Increased availability of paracetamol in Sweden and incidence of paracetamol poisoning: using laboratory data to increase validity of a population‐based registry study
To estimate the incidence trend and outcome of paracetamol poisoning, in relation to increased availability of paracetamol from non‐pharmacy outlets in 2009.
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Reductions in use of hormone replacement therapy: effects on Swedish breast cancer incidence trends only seen after several years
Studies from Western countries have found evidence of a recent decline in breast cancer incidence rates in postmenopausal women, findings which have been hypothesized to reflect a reduced use ofExpand
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A harmonized measure of activities of daily living was a reliable and valid instrument for comparing disability in older people across countries.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Our aim was to construct a harmonized measure of activities of daily living (ADL) across six countries, and to evaluate the reliability and validity of this measure. Expand
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