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Ingeborg Forthun

Postdoctoral Fellow
  • E-mailIngeborg.Forthun@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Alrek helseklynge, blokk D, Årstadveien 17
    5009 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen

I am a postdoctoral fellow at PraksisNett - the Norwegian Primary Care Research Network. I have a masters degree in social economics and a PhD in cerebral palsy epidemiology. 

Medical statistics: MEDSTA

Regression models in medical research: MEDSTA2.

Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2022). Association of sweetened carbonated beverage consumption during pregnancy and ADHD symptoms in the offspring: a study from the Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort Study (MoBa). European Journal of Nutrition. 1-14.
  • Show author(s) (2022). A shift to something better? A longitudinal study of work schedule and prescribed sleep medication use in nurses. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 6 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Sleep medication and melatonin use among Norwegian nurses – A cross-sectional study. Nursing Open. 233-244.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Priority-setting dilemmas, moral distress and support experienced by nurses and physicians in the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic in Norway. Nursing Ethics. 66-81.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Maternal Chronic Conditions and Risk of Cerebral Palsy in Offspring: A National Cohort Study. Pediatrics. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Parental education and the risk of cerebral palsy for children: an evaluation of causality. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. 1176-1181.
  • Show author(s) (2019). Cerebral palsy among children of immigrants in Denmark and the role of socioeconomic status. European journal of paediatric neurology. 507-516.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Parental socioeconomic status and risk of cerebral palsy in the child: evidence from two Nordic population-based cohorts. International Journal of Epidemiology. 1298-1306.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Maternal prepregnancy BMI and risk of cerebral palsy in offspring. Pediatrics. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Cohort profile: cerebral palsy in the Norwegian and Danish birth cohorts (MOBAND-CP). BMJ Open. 5 pages.
Lecture
  • Show author(s) (2017). Parental socioeconomic status and risk of cerebral palsy in offspring.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) (2020). Predictors of sleep medication use among Norwegian nurses - a cross-sectional study.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Inequality in risk of cerebral palsy by parental educational status - a population-based cohort study with sibling analysis.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Parental socioeconomic status and risk of cerebral palsy in offspring.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Maternal body mass index and risk of cerebral palsy.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Show author(s) (2019). Socioeconomic inequalities in risk of having a child with cerebral palsy in Denmark and Norway. The roles of parental educational level and body mass index.
Article in business/trade/industry journal
  • Show author(s) (2021). Maternal Chronic Conditions and Risk of Cerebral Palsy in Offspring: A National Cohort Study. Pediatrics.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

ORCiD: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8097-6959

Research in primary care: 

  • PraksisNett 
  • General practitioners’ perspectives on the national guideline for screening for gestational diabetes in Norway

Research on health care workers:  

Perinatal epidemiology: