Carina Sjöberg Brixval

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BACKGROUND After the worldwide steep increase in child and adolescent overweight and obesity during the last decades, there is now evidence of a levelling off in the prevalence in many countries in the Western world. AIM To examine whether there still is a plateau in the prevalence of overweight and obesity in Danish children and adolescents, or whether(More)
BACKGROUND Data from hospital-based registers and medical records offer valuable sources of information for clinical and epidemiological research purposes. However, conducting high-quality epidemiological research requires valid and complete data sources. OBJECTIVE To assess completeness and validity of a hospital-based clinical register - the Obstetric(More)
BACKGROUND The aims of antenatal education are broad and encompass outcomes related to pregnancy, birth, and parenthood. Both form and content of antenatal education have changed over time without evidence of effects on relevant outcomes. The effect of antenatal education in groups, with participation of a small number of participants, may differ from the(More)
BACKGROUND The aims of antenatal education contain both outcomes related to pregnancy, birth and parenthood. Both content and methods of antenatal education have changed over time without evidence of effects on relevant outcomes. The effect of antenatal education in groups, with participation of a small number of participants, may differ from the effect of(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the effect of an antenatal education programme in small classes versus standard auditorium-based lectures. DESIGN Randomised trial using random-generated web-based 1:1 allocation. SETTING The largest birth site in the Capital Region of Denmark, from August 2012 to May 2014. PARTICIPANTS 1766 pregnant women. Inclusion criteria ≥18(More)
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