International Peer Reviewed Publications (impact factor in brackets)

Mommers I, Van Boven JFM, SchuilingVenginga CM, HJ Bos, Koetsier M, Hak E, Bijlsma MJ. Realworld dispensing patterns of inhalation medication in young adult asthma: an inception cohort study. Clinical Epidemiology. Accepted for Publication.

Gil Clavel BS, Grow A, Bijlsma MJ. Migration Policies and Immigrants’ Language Acquisition in EU15: Evidence from Twitter. Population and Developed Review. Accepted for Publication.

Burgos Ochoa L, Bijlsma MJ, Steegers EAP, Been J. Bertens L. Does neighbourhood crime mediate the relationship between neighbourhood socioeconomic status and birth outcomes? An application of the mediational gformula. American Journal of Epidemiology. Accepted for Publication.

Hu Y, Korhonen K, Li P, Bobak M, Martikainen P, Bijlsma MJ. Association between alcohol use disorders and dementia in 262,703 dementiafree Finnish adults: Is cardiovascular disease a mediator? The Journals of Gerontology: Series A. Accepted for Publication.

Gueltzow M, Bijlsma MJ, Van Lenthe F, Myrskylä M. The contribution of health behaviors to depression risk across birth cohorts. Epidemiology 2022 Nov 1;33(6):880-889.

Sen T, Koshino A, Neal B, Bijlsma MJ, Arnott C, Li J, Hansen M, Ix J, Heerspink H. Mechanisms of action of the sodium‐glucose cotransporter‐2 (SGLT2) inhibitor canagliflozin on tubular inflammation and damage: A post hoc mediation analysis of the CANVAS trial. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism 2022 Oct;24(10):1950-1956.

Nisén J, Bijlsma MJ, Martikainen P, Wilson B, Myrskylä M. The gendered impacts of delayed parenthood: a dynamic analysis of young adulthood. Advances in Life Course Research. 2022; 53: 100496. Link (Open Access).

Högnäs RS, Bijlsma MJ, Högnäs U, Blomqvist S, Westerlund H, Magnussen Hanson L. It’s giving me the blues: a fixedeffects and gformula approach to understanding job insecurity, sleep disturbances, and major depression. Social Science and Medicine 2022; 297: 114805. Link (Open Access).

Hale JM, Bijlsma MJ, Lorenti, A. Does postponing retirement affect cognitive function? A counterfactual experiment to disentangle life course risk factors. Social Science & Medicine Population Health 15: 100855.

Sudharsanan N, Bijlsma MJ. Educational note: Causal decomposition of population health differences using Monte Carlo integration and the g-formula. International Journal of Epidemiology 2021 DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyab090. Link (Open Access).

Pitkänen J, Bijlsma MJ, Remes H, Aaltonen M, Martikainen P. The effect of low childhood income on self-harm in young adulthood: mediation by adolescent mental health, behavioural factors and school performance. Social Science & Medicine Population Health 2021;13:100756. DOI: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2021.100756. Link (Open Access).

Diallo AO, Ali MK, Geldsetzer P, Gower EW, Mukama T, Wagner RG, Davies J, Bijlsma MJ, Sudharsanan N. Systolic blood pressure and mortality in South Africa: Evidence from a nationally representative cohort study. The Lancet: Healthy Longevity 2021; 2:2, e78–e86. Link (Open Access). This paper received a commentary. Our response to the commentary:

Sudharsanan N, Diallo AO, Ali MK, Geldsetzer P, Gower EW, Mukama T, Wagner RG, Davies J, Bijlsma MJ. Questioning a South African hypertension threshold of 150 mm Hg – Authors’ reply. The Lancet: Healthy Longevity 2021. DOI: 10.1016/S2666-7568(21)00095-7. Link (Open Access).

Bijlsma MJ, Wilson B. Modelling the socio-economic determinants of fertility: a mediation analysis using the parametric g-formula. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society) 2020; 183(2): 493-513. Link (Open Access). Based on MPIDR Working Paper WP-2017-013.

Bijlsma MJ, Wilson B, Tarkiainen L, Myrskylä M, Martikainen P. The impact of unemployment on antidepressant purchasing: adjusting for unobserved time-constant confounding in the g-formula. Epidemiology 2019;30: 388–395. (IF: 4.991). Link (Open Access).

Vidra N, Bijlsma MJ, Trias-Llimós S, Janssen F. Past trends of obesity attributable mortality in eight European countries: an application of age-period-cohort analysis. International Journal of Public Health 2018; 63(6):683-692. Link (Open Access).

Vidra N, Bijlsma MJ, Janssen F. Impact of Different Estimation Methods on Obesity-Attributable Mortality Levels and Trends: The Case of The Netherlands. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018;15(10):2146.

Mulder B, Bijlsma MJ, Schuiling-Veninga CCM, Morssink LP, van Puijenbroek E, Aarnoudse JG, Hak E, de Vries TW. Risks versus benefits of medication use during pregnancy: what do women perceive? Patient Preference and Adherence 2018; 12: 1–8 (IF: 1.733). Link (Open Access).

Bijlsma MJ, Tarkiainen L, Myrskylä M, Martikainen P. Unemployment and subsequent depression: a mediation analysis using the parametric G-formula. Social Science & Medicine 2017;194: 142-150. (IF: 3.007). Link (Open Access).

Bijlsma MJ, Daniel RM, Janssen F, De Stavola BL. An assessment and extension of the mechanism-based approach to the identification of age-period-cohort models. Demography 2017; 54: 721-743. (IF: 2.572). Link (Open Access).

Trias-Llimós S, Bijlsma MJ, Janssen F. The role of birth cohorts in long-term trends in liver cirrhosis mortality across eight European countries. Addiction 2017;112(2):250-258. (IF: 5.953). This paper received a Commentary.

Darvishian M, Dijkstra F, Van Doorn E, Bijlsma MJ, Donker GA, De Lange MA, Cadenau LM, Hak E, Meijer A. Influenza vaccine effectiveness in the Netherlands from 2003/2004 through 2013/2014: the importance of circulating influenza virus types and subtypes. PLoS One. 2017 9;12(1). (IF: 2.766). Link (Open Access).

Bijlsma MJ, Janssen F, Hak E. Estimating time-varying drug adherence using electronic records: extending the Proportion of Days Covered (PDC) method. Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety 2016;25(3):325-32 (IF: 2.314). Link. This paper received a Commentary.

Bijlsma MJ, Vansteelandt S, Janssen F, Hak E. The effect of adherence to statin therapy on cardiovascular mortality: quantification of unmeasured bias using falsification end-points. BMC Public Health. 2016 11;16:303. (IF: 2.420). Link (Open Access).

Berm EJJ, Odigie B, Bijlsma MJ, Wilffert B, Touw DJ, Maring JG. A clinical validation study for application of dried blood spots in therapeutic drug monitoring of antidepressants. Bioanalysis 2016;8(5):413-24 (IF: 2.478)

Nguyen TP, Wright EP, Nguyen TT, Schuiling-Veninga CC, Bijlsma MJ, Nguyen TB, Postma MJ. Cost-effectiveness analysis of screening for and managing identified hypertension for cardiovascular disease prevention in Vietnam. PLoS One. 2016; 11(5). (IF: 2.766). Link (Open Access).

Bijlsma MJ, Janssen F, Bos HJ, Kamphuisen PW, Vansteelandt S, Hak E. Brief Report: Association Between Statin Use and Cardiovascular Mortality at the Population Level: An Ecologic Study. Epidemiology 2015;26(6):802-5. (IF: 4.991)

Bijlsma MJ, Janssen F, Lub R, Bos HJ, De Vries FM,  Vansteelandt S, Hak E. Birth cohort appeared to confound effect estimates of guideline changes on statin utilization. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 2015; 68(3):334-40 (IF: 4.245)

Kröpelin TF, de Zeeuw D, Andress DL, Bijlsma MJ, Persson F, Parving HH, Lambers Heerspink HJ. Number and Frequency of Albuminuria Measurements in Clinical Trials in Diabetic Nephropathy. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2015; 10(3):410-6. (IF: 5.835). Link (Open Access).

Darvishian M, Bijlsma MJ, Hak E, Van den Heuvel ER. Seasonal influenza vaccine effectiveness among the community-dwelling elderly: a meta-analysis of test-negative design case-control studies. The Lancet: Infectious Diseases 2014; 14(12):1228-39. (IF: 25.148). This paper received a Commentary.

Gefenaite G, Bijlsma MJ, Bos HJ, Hak E. Did introduction of pneumococcal vaccines in the Netherlands decrease the need for respiratory antibiotics in children? Analysis of 2002 to 2013 data. Eurosurveillance. 2014; 19(44). (IF: 7.127). Link (Open Access).

Bijlsma MJ. Commentary: G-computation might be used to control for confounding when estimating the population-level impact of interventions through outcome distribution curves. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2014. 67(11):1286. (IF: 4.245). Link (Open Access).

Bijlsma MJ, Hak E, Bos HJ, De Jong-van den Berg LTW, Janssen F. Assessing the effect of a guideline change on prevalence of benzodiazepine use by including the birth cohort dimension: interrupted time series studies. Pharmacoepidemiology & Drug Safety 2013; 22(9): 933-941. (IF: 2.314)

Klaassens M, Bijlsma MJ. New places of remembrance: Individual Web memorials in the Netherlands. Death Studies 2013. DOI: 10.1080/07481187.2012.742474. (IF: 1.160)

Bijlsma MJ, Hak E, Bos HJ, De Jong-Van den Berg LTW, Janssen F. Inclusion of the birth cohort dimension improved description and explanation of trends in statin use. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 2012; 65: 1052-1060. (IF: 4.245)

Under review & working papers

See my Curriculum Vitae PDF file. Most of my under review & working papers are not listed online so that a search of the title does not easily identify the authors. This is done to keep the review process adequately blinded. Exceptions are published working papers.

Wilson B, Bijlsma MJ, Aradhya S, Goisis A. Problems in the family: Controlling for age, period or cohort in sibling comparison designs. Stockholm Research Reports in Demography 2021:4. ISSN 2002-617X.

Riffe T, Van Raalte A, Bijlsma MJ. Healthy life expectancy, mortality, and age prevalence of morbidity. MPIDR Working Paper WP-2017-015. (2017). (Eternal Working Paper: RIP).

Dutch language publications

Van Doorn E, Darvishian M, Dijkstra F, Bijlsma MJ, Donker GA, de Lange MMA, Cadenau LM, Hak E, Meijer A. Effectiviteit van influenzavaccinatie in Nederland: dominant circulerend virustype en match zijn bepalend. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde 2017;161:D1648.

Bijlsma MJ, Janssen F, Bos HJ, Kamphuisen PW, Vansteelandt S, Hak E. Associatie tussen gebruik van statine en cardiovasculaire sterfte in Nederland 1994-2010: een ecologische studie. Medisch Farmaceutische Mededelingen 2015; 4: 23-5.

Bijlsma MJ, Oortgiesen BE, Beernink RHJ, Bos J, Wilffert B, Hak E. Het effect van de CBG-waarschuwing op de trend in SSRI-gebruik in Nederland van 1998 tot 2010. Pharmaceutisch Weekblad Wetenschappelijk Platform 2014;8:A1406.

Bijlsma MJ, Bos HJ, De Jong-van den Berg LTW, Janssen F. Periodepatronen, leeftijdpatronen en cohortpatronen in de prevalentie van benzodiazepinegebruik en statinegebruik: de invloed van veranderde richtlijnen. Pharmaceutisch Weekblad Wetenschappelijk Platform 2011; 5(10): 169-173.

Bijlsma MJ, Moerman JM. Herdenken in een post-geografische ruimte. Rooilijn 2010; 43(1) pp. 22-7.

Official Reports

Aarts M, van Hoogstraten L, Bijlsma MJ, De Groot J, Siesling S. Actualisatierapport protonentherapie 2022. Raming vande benodigde capaciteit tot en met 2032. Integraal Kankercentrum Nederland: Utrecht (2022).