Joergen Nyboe

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The relation of ventilatory impairment and chronic mucus hypersecretion to death from all causes and death from obstructive lung disease (chronic bronchitis, emphysema and asthma) was studied in 13,756 men and women randomly selected from the general population of the City of Copenhagen. During the 10 year follow up 2288 subjects died. In 164 subjects(More)
Stroke incidence in Copenhagen, Denmark was recorded in a random population sample of 19,327 persons invited for two health examinations with 5 years' interval from 1976 to 1983. Stroke incidence increased exponentially with age. After adjustment to the age and sex distribution of the Danish population in 1980, the estimated incidence of first stroke was(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the influence of plasma total cholesterol, high density lipoprotein cholesterol, and triglycerides on risk of cerebrovascular disease. DESIGN The Copenhagen City Heart Study is a prospective observational survey with two cardiovascular examinations at five year intervals. Non-fasting plasma lipids were measured in participants once(More)
Data from The Copenhagen City Heart Study, a prospective population study, were analysed to investigate the influence of the type of tobacco and inhalation on pulmonary and total mortality. The study sample comprised 6,511 men and 7,703 women, selected randomly after age-stratification from the general population. There were 2,986 plain cigarette smokers,(More)
We analysed data from the Copenhagen City Heart Study to study the prevalence, possible risk factors for, and inter-relations between bronchial hypersecretion (BH) and chronic airflow limitation. The study sample consisted of 12,698 subjects between 20 years and 90 years of age, randomly selected from the population of the city of Copenhagen. The(More)
The Copenhagen City Heart Study was designed to evaluate the incidence of and risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Information about potential risk factors was collected from 14,223 persons during an initial examination (1976-78) (attendance rate 74%). Information about new cases of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) was obtained from a second(More)
The relationship between age-related macular degeneration and cardiovascular risk factors and certain life-style factors, collected in the Copenhagen City Heart Study (1981-83), was studied by multiple logistic regression analysis. The ophthalmological study sample comprised 1000 randomly selected persons aged 60 to 80 years. Separate analyses were made for(More)
The aim of this study was to identify possible risk indicators for pneumonia leading to death and hospitalization in the general population. We followed 6,158 men and 7,265 women aged 30-70 years, who participated in the Copenhagen City Heart Study, a prospective population study, for 12 years with regard to mortality and hospital admissions for pneumonia.(More)
OBJECTIVES An evaluation of Integrative Rehabilitation (IR) of patients with angina pectoris with respect to death rate, the need for invasive treatment, and cost effectiveness. DESIGN A report from a clinical database. Death rates were compared to those of the general Danish population matched for age, gender, and observation period, as well as with data(More)