Lifestyle changes at middle age and mortality: A population-based prospective cohort study

Paula Berstad, Edoardo Botteri, Inger Kristin Larsen, Magnus Løberg, Mette Kalager, Øyvind Holme, Michael Bretthauer, Geir Hoff

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Background The effect of modifying lifestyle at middle age on mortality has been sparsely examined. Methods Men and women aged 50-54 years randomised to the control group (no intervention) in the population-based Norwegian Colorectal Cancer Prevention trial were asked to fill in lifestyle questionnaires in 2001 and 2004. Lifestyle scores were estimated ranging from 0 ( poorest) to 4 (best) based on health recommendations (non-smoking, daily physical activity, body mass index

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Epidemiology and Community Health
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Publication statusAccepted/In press - Jun 16 2016

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Life Style
Cohort Studies
Prospective Studies
Mortality
Population
Colorectal Neoplasms
Body Mass Index
Exercise
Control Groups
Health
Surveys and Questionnaires

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  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology

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Lifestyle changes at middle age and mortality : A population-based prospective cohort study. / Berstad, Paula; Botteri, Edoardo; Larsen, Inger Kristin; Løberg, Magnus; Kalager, Mette; Holme, Øyvind; Bretthauer, Michael; Hoff, Geir.

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Berstad, Paula ; Botteri, Edoardo ; Larsen, Inger Kristin ; Løberg, Magnus ; Kalager, Mette ; Holme, Øyvind ; Bretthauer, Michael ; Hoff, Geir. / Lifestyle changes at middle age and mortality : A population-based prospective cohort study. In: Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 2016.
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