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Marijke Veenstra

Marijke Veenstra


Marijke Veenstra is research professor at the department of Ageing research and Housing studies. She has a background in medical sociology and her main research focus is on health services research and social inequalities in ageing. Veenstra is PI for the national research infrastructure for NorLAG, funded by the RCN. Her research interests also include methodological and psychometric challenges related to survey methods in general and ageing research specifically.

Fields of study

Academic disciplines


Subject areas

Aging   Health   Quanitative research methods   Social inequalities   Life-evolvement   Health-services   Sociology

Administrative field of work

Research infrastructure   Contract work   Organisational development   Project management

Research projects

Scientific publications

Herlofson, Katharina; Veenstra, Marijke (2023). Livsløpsoverganger i eldre år. Betydningen av kjønn og sosioøkonomisk status. 15 p. Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning . Vol. 26.

Veenstra, Marijke; Aartsen, Marja (2022). Life-course income trajectories of men and women in Norway: Implications for self-rated health in later life. European Journal of Public Health . Vol. 32.

Syse, Astri; Artamonova, Alyona; Thomas, Michael J.; Veenstra, Marijke (2022). Do characteristics of family members influence older persons’ transition to long-term healthcare services?. 13 p. BMC Health Services Research . Vol. 22.

Veenstra, Marijke; Løset, Gøril Kvamme; Daatland, Svein Olav (2021). Socioeconomic Inequalities in Mortality After Age 67: The Contribution of Psychological Factors. Frontiers in Psychology .

Gautun, Heidi; Hellesø, Ragnhild; Veenstra, Marijke (2021). The association between hospital nurses’ perspectives on their information practices and quality of care transitions in older patients: A nation-wide cross-sectional study. Tidsskrift for omsorgsforskning . Vol. 7.

Skinner, Marianne S.; Veenstra, Marijke; Sogstad, Maren (2021). Nurses' assessments of horizontal collaboration in municipal health and care services for older adults: A cross-sectional study. Research in Nursing and Health . Vol. 44.

Veenstra, Marijke; Herlofson, Katharina; Aartsen, Marja; Hansen, Thomas; Hellevik, Tale; Henriksen, Gry; Løset, Gøril Kvamme; Vangen, Hanna (2021). Cohort Profile: The Norwegian Life Course, Ageing and Generation Study (NorLAG). International Journal of Epidemiology . Vol. 50.

Veenstra, Marijke; Gautun, Heidi (2020). Nurses' assessments of staffing adequacy in care services for older patients following hospital discharge. Journal of Advanced Nursing .

Veenstra, Marijke; Skinner, Marianne Sundlisæter; Sogstad, Maren Kristine Raknes (2020). A nation-wide cross-sectional study of variations in homecare nurses’ assessments of informational continuity – the importance of horizontal collaboration and municipal context. BMC Health Services Research . Vol. 20.

Veenstra, Marijke; Daatland, Svein Olav; Aartsen, Marja (2020). The role of subjective age in sustaining wellbeing and health in the second half of life. 21 p. Ageing & Society .

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