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Idunn Brekke

Idunn Brekke

About

Idunn Brekke has a master in Sociology (2001) and a PhD in Sociology from Department of Sociology and Human Geography (UIO). Her main research interests are sickness absence, social inequality in health, labour market, disability, minorities, youth and education. She teach in quantitative methods.

Research projects

Scientific publications

Rasalingam, Anurajee; Brekke, Idunn; Dahl, Espen; Helseth, Sølvi (2021). Impact of growing up with somatic long-term health challenges on school completion, NEET status and disability pension: a population-based longitudinal study. BMC Public Health . Vol. 21.

Madsen, Aleksander Årnes; Brekke, Idunn; Bringsrud Fekjær, Silje (2021). Women’s Attrition from Male-Dominated Workplaces in Norway: The Importance of Numerical Minority Status, Motherhood and Class. 19 p. Work, Employment and Society .

von Simson, Kristine; Brekke, Idunn; Hardoy, Ines (2021). The Impact of Mental Health Problems in Adolescence on Educational Attainment. 15 p. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research .
https://hdl.handle.net/11250/2757565

Brekke, Idunn; Evensen, Miriam; Hart, Rannveig Kaldager (2020). Uptake of Attendance Benefit for Children with a Disability in Norway: Impact of Socioeconomic Status and Immigrant Background. Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research . Vol. 22.
https://hdl.handle.net/11250/2724386

Vinck, Julie; Brekke, Idunn (2020). Gender and education inequalities in parental employment and earnings when having a child with increased care needs: Belgium versus Norway. Journal of European Social Policy . Vol. 30.
https://hdl.handle.net/11250/2729339

Reisel, Liza; Nadim, Marjan; Brekke, Idunn (2020). The impact of having a child with special needs: Labour market adaptations of immigrant and majority mothers. Acta Sociologica . Vol. 64.
https://hdl.handle.net/11250/2712470

Rasalingam, Anurajee; Fegran, Liv; Brekke, Idunn; Helseth, Sølvi (2020). Young people with long-term health challenges experiences in transition to adulthood: A qualitative metasynthesis. Journal of Advanced Nursing . Vol. 77.

Nystrøm, Vivian; Olsen, Brita Fosser; Brekke, Idunn (2020). Practised sedation in mechanically ventilated patients: A survey of nurses’ perceptions. Nordic journal of nursing research . Vol. 40.

Jenum, Anne Karen; Brekke, Idunn; Mdala, Ibrahimu; Muilwijk, Mirthe; Ramachandran, Ambady; Kjøllesdal, Marte Karoline Råberg; Andersen, Eivind; Richardsen, Kåre Rønn; Douglas, Anne; Cezard, Genevieve; Sheikh, Aziz; Celis-Morales, Carlos; Gill, Jason M.R.; Sattar, Naveed; Bhopal, Raj S.; Beune, Erik; Stronks, Karien; Vandvik, Per Olav; van Valkengoed, Irene G.M. (2019). Effects of dietary and physical activity interventions on the risk of type 2 diabetes in South Asians: meta-analysis of individual participant data from randomised controlled trials. Diabetologia . Vol. 62.

Brekke, Idunn; Richardsen, Kåre Rønn; Jenum, Anne Karen (2019). Sickness absence in pregnancy: associations with sedentary behavior. A population-based cohort study from Norway. BMC Public Health . Vol. 19.

Andenæs, Randi; Brekke, Idunn; Momyr, Astrid (2018). Reporting of pain by people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): Comparative results from the HUNT3 population-based survey. BMC Public Health . Vol. 18.

Brekke, Idunn; Albertini Früh, Elena; Kvarme, Lisbeth Gravdal; Holmstrøm, Henrik (2017). Long-time sickness absence among parents of pre-school children with cerebral palsy, spina bifida and down syndrome: a longitudinal study. 7 p. BMC Pediatrics . Vol. 17.
http://hdl.handle.net/11250/2474355

Søjbjerg, Inger Lucia; Albertini Früh, Elena; Brekke, Idunn; Kvarme, Lisbeth Gravdal; Ravn, Ingrid Helen (2016). Livskvalitet hos foreldre til barn med spesielle behov. Helseth, Sølvi; Leegaard, Marit; Nortvedt, Finn (Ed.). Livskvalitet og smerte - et mangfoldig forskningsfelt. Kapittel 4. p. 55-67. Gyldendal Akademisk.

Brekke, Idunn; Nadim, Marjan (2016). Gendered effects of intensified care burdens: Employment and sickness absence in families with chronically sick or disabled children in Norway. Work, Employment and Society . Vol. 31.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/4817

Kvarme, Lisbeth Gravdal; Albertini Früh, Elena; Brekke, Idunn; Gardsjord, Ragnhild; Halvorsrud, Liv; Lidén, Hilde (2016). On duty all the time: Health and quality of life among immigrant parents caring for a child with complex health needs. Journal of Clinical Nursing (JCN) . Vol. 25.
http://hdl.handle.net/11250/2466431

Brekke, Idunn; Reisel, Liza (2015). The impact of birthweight and adolescent health on educational attainment. Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research . Vol. 61.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/3085

Brekke, Idunn (2015). Health and educational success in adolescents: a longitudinal study. 9 p. BMC Public Health . Vol. 15:619.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/2691

Brekke, Idunn (2014). Long-term labour market consequences of dropping out of upper secondary school : Minority disadvantages?. Acta Sociologica . Vol. 57.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/1822

Brekke, Idunn; Schøne, Pål (2014). Long sickness absence differences between natives and immigrant workers: The role of differences in self-reported health. Journal of International Migration and Integration . Vol. 15.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/1835

Rognstad, May Karin; Brekke, Idunn; Holm, Eva; Linberg, Cecilie; Lühr, Nina (2013). Underernæring hos eldre hjemmeboende personer med demens. Sykepleien Forskning .
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/1813

Brekke, Idunn; Røed, Marianne; Schøne, Pål (2013). Påvirker innvandring investeringen i utdanning?. Søkelys på arbeidslivet . Vol. 30.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/1869

Brekke, Idunn (2013). How Do Husbands Affect the Labour Market Participation of Majority andImmigrant Women?. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies . Vol. 39.

Brekke, Idunn; Schøne, Pål (2013). Kan forskjeller i sykefravær mellom innvandrerbefolkningen og majoritetsbefolkningen forklares med forskjeller i selvrapportert helse?. Søkelys på arbeidslivet . Vol. 30.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/1893

Brekke, Idunn; Berg, John Erik; Sletner, Line; Jenum, Anne Karen (2013). Doctor-certified sickness absence in first and second trimesters of pregnancy among native and immigrant women in Norway. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health . Vol. 41.
http://hdl.handle.net/10642/1810

Brekke, Idunn; Rogstad, Jon Christian (2011). Godt gift? Betydningen av ektefellens landbakgrunn for kvinnelige etterkommeres arbeidsdeltakelse. Søkelys på arbeidslivet . Vol. 28.

Brekke, Idunn; Reisel, Liza (2010). Minority Dropout in Higher Education : A Comparison of the United States and Norway Using Competing Risk Event History Analysis. European Sociological Review . Vol. 26.

Fekjær, Silje Bringsrud; Brekke, Idunn (2009). I samme båt. Frafall fra videregående skole og arbeidsmarkedstilknytning blant etterkommere av innvandrere og unge med majoritetsbakgrunn. Birkelund, Gunn Elisabeth; Mastekaasa, Arne (Ed.). Integrert? Innvandrere og barn av innvandrere i utdanning og arbeidsliv. faglig_bok_forlag. p. 75-90. Abstrakt forlag.

Brekke, Idunn; Mastekaasa, Arne (2008). Highly educated immigrants in the Norwegian labour market: permanent disadvantage?. Work, Employment and Society . Vol. 22.

Brekke, Idunn (2007). Ethnic background and the transition from education to work among university graduates. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies . Vol. 33.

Brekke, Idunn (2007). Ethnic background and the transition from vocational education to work: A multilevel analysis of the differences in labour market outcomes. Journal of Education and Work . Vol. 20.





These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete