Research group Karin Modig: Methods in epidemiology and register-based research

We aim to advance register-based research in Sweden and contribute to the development of epidemiological methods.

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Selected publications

Years of life lost during the Covid-19 pandemic in Sweden considering variation in life expectancy by level of geriatric care.
Ebeling M, Acosta E, Caswell H, Meyer AC, Modig K
Eur J Epidemiol 2022 Oct;37(10):1025-1034

Nationwide data on home care and care home residence: presentation of the Swedish Social Service Register, its content and coverage.
Meyer AC, Sandström G, Modig K
Scand J Public Health 2022 Nov;50(7):946-958

Comorbidity and the association with 1-year mortality in hip fracture patients: can the ASA score and the Charlson Comorbidity Index be used interchangeably?
Ek S, Meyer AC, Hedström M, Modig K
Aging Clin Exp Res 2022 Jan;34(1):129-136

Comparison of two different frailty scales in the longitudinal Swedish Adoption/Twin Study of Aging (SATSA).
Wennberg AM, Yin W, Fang F, Pedersen NL, Hägg S, Jylhävä J, Modig K
Scand J Public Health 2021 Dec;():14034948211059958

The Swedish Hip Fracture Register and National Patient Register were valuable for research on hip fractures: comparison of two registers.
Meyer AC, Hedström M, Modig K
J Clin Epidemiol 2020 Sep;125():91-99

The rise in the number of long-term survivors from different diseases can slow the increase in life expectancy of the total population.
Ebeling M, Meyer AC, Modig K
BMC Public Health 2020 Oct;20(1):1523

Revival of ecological studies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Björk J, Modig K, Kahn F, Ahlbom A
Eur J Epidemiol 2021 Dec;36(12):1225-1229

Estimating incidence and prevalence from population registers: example from myocardial infarction.
Modig K, Berglund A, Talbäck M, Ljung R, Ahlbom A
Scand J Public Health 2017 Jul;45(17_suppl):5-13

Do postal health surveys capture morbidity and mortality in respondents aged 65 years and older? A register-based validation study.
Kelfve S, Lennartsson C, Agahi N, Modig K
Scand J Public Health 2015 Jun;43(4):348-55