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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

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 .

Herlofson, Katharina; Daatland, Svein Olav; Veenstra, Marijke (2019). Generasjoner imellom. Holdninger til familiens ansvar øst og vest i Europa. Nordisk Østforum . Vol. 33.

Enroth, Linda; Veenstra, Marijke; Aartsen, Marja; Kjær, Agnete Aslaug; Nilsson, Charlotte Juul; Fors, Stefan (2019). Are there educational disparities in health and functioning among the oldest old? Evidence from the Nordic countries. European Journal of Ageing .

Aartsen, Marja; Veenstra, Marijke; Hansen, Thomas (2017). Social pathways to health: On the mediating role of the social network in the relation between socio-economic position and health. SSM - Population Health . Vol. 3.

Hansen, Thomas; Veenstra, Marijke; Slagsvold, Britt (2017). Educational inequalities in late-life depression across Europe. Results from the Generations and Gender Survey. European Journal of Ageing . Vol. 14.

Gautun, Heidi; Veenstra, Marijke; Martens, Christine Thokle (2016). Samarbeidsavtaler og samarbeid om utskriving av pasienter. Tidsskrift for omsorgsforskning .

Syse, Astri; Veenstra, Marijke; Furunes, Trude; Mykletun, Reidar J.; Solem, Per Erik (2015). Changes in health and health behavior associated with retirement. Journal of Aging and Health . Vol. 29.

Haugland, Trude; Veenstra, Marijke; Vatn, Morten H; Wahl, Astrid Klopstad (2013). Improvement in Stress, General Self-Efficacy, and HealthRelated Quality of Life following Patient Education for Patientswith Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Pilot Study. 9 p. Nursing Research and Practice . Vol. 2013.

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