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Anja Ariansen

Postdoctoral fellow
Academic article
  • Berg, Erik; Sivertsen, Åse; Ariansen, Anja Maria Steinsland; Filip, Charles; Vindenes, Hallvard; Feragen, Kristin Judith Billaud; Moster, Dag; Lie, Rolv T.; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen. 2016. Socio-economic status and reproduction among adults born with an oral cleft: A population-based cohort study in Norway. PLOS ONE. 11 pages.
  • Ariansen, Anja Maria Steinsland; Mykletun, Arnstein. 2014. Does postponement of first pregnancy increase gender differences in sickness absence? A register based analysis of Norwegian employees in 1993-2007. PLOS ONE.
  • Ariansen, Anja Maria Steinsland. 2014. Age, occupational class and sickness absence during pregnancy: a retrospective analysis study of the Norwegian population registry. BMJ Open.
  • Myrtveit, Solbjørg Makalani; Steinsland Ariansen, Anja Maria; Wilhelmsen, Ingvard; Krokstad, Steinar; Mykletun, Arnstein. 2013. A population based validation study of self-reported pensions and benefits: the Nord-Trøndelag health study (HUNT). BMC Research Notes. 10 pages.
  • Steinsland, Anja Maria; Hansen, Hans-Tore. 2010. Klasseforskjeller i sykefravær i Norge : en sammenligning av ulike klasseskjemaer. Sosiologisk Tidsskrift. 355-377.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Ariansen, Anja Maria Steinsland. 2015. Women's sickness absence in contemporary Norway. The impact of lass, motherhodd, and pregnancy.
Academic literature review
  • Bakken, Inger Johanne Landsjøåsen; Ariansen, Anja Maria Steinsland; Knudsen, Gun Peggy S.; Johansen, Knut Ivar; Vollset, Stein Emil. 2019. The Norwegian Patient Registry and the Norwegian Registry for Primary Health Care: Research potential of two nationwide healthcare registries. 1-7.

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Doctoral thesis is about gender, parenthood, pregnancy, and sickness absence. The articles are based on quantitative analyses of the Norwegian Level of Living Survey and Norwegian registry data (Fd-Trygd). During her research project, she has had a research stay at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she visited Professor Arne Kalleberg and attended his classes on «Work and occupations».