• Adolescents from affluent city districts drink more alcohol than others 

      Pedersen, Willy; Bakken, Anders; von Soest, Tilmann (Addiction;110(10), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-07-14)
      Aims To estimate the level of alcohol consumption and problems among adolescents in city districts in Oslo, Norway with different socio-economic composition; to test whether differences in alcohol consumption are related ...
    • Anabolic–androgenic steroid use and correlates in Norwegian adolescents 

      Sandvik, Morten Renslo; Bakken, Anders; Loland, Sigmund (European Journal of Sport Science;Volume 18, 2018 - Issue 6, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-04-10)
      This paper surveys the prevalence and correlates of anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) use among Norwegian adolescents, and examines the degree to which sports participation is a mediating or moderating factor to well-known ...
    • Compliance with infection control rules among adolescents in Oslo during the COVID-19 pandemic 

      Von Soest, Tilmann; Pedersen, Willy; Bakken, Anders; Sletten, Mira Aaboen (Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-06-29)
      Background: Effective infection control is crucial for combatting the COVID-19 pandemic. We investigated whether adolescents in Oslo reported compliance with the Norwegian infection control rules during the pandemic and ...
    • The continued importance of family sport culture for sport participation during the teenage years 

      Strandbu, Åse; Bakken, Anders; Stefansen, Kari (Sport, Education and Society;volume 25, issue 8, Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-10-12)
      Growing up in a family with an affinity for sports increases the likelihood of participating in club-organised sports. Few studies to date have addressed whether the importance of family sport culture is stable or changes ...
    • The effects of parental income on Norwegian adolescents’ school grades: A sibling analysis 

      Elstad, Jon Ivar; Bakken, Anders (Acta Sociologica;58(3), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Associations between family income and offspring’s educational attainment are well-established. A debated topic is whether this association is due to the causal influence of family income per se, or arises because of other ...
    • Exploring the minority–majority gap in sport participation: different patterns for boys and girls? 

      Strandbu, Åse; Bakken, Anders; Sletten, Mira Åboen (Sport in Society;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-11-15)
      This paper examines the participation of minority and majority youth in organized sport based on the Young in Oslo 2015 survey (response rate: 72%, N = 9.774). Four possible explanations of the minority–majority gap are ...
    • Generasjon prestasjon? Ungdoms opplevelse av press og stress 

      Bakken, Anders; Sletten, Mira Aaboen; Eriksen, Ingunn Marie (Tidsskrift for ungdomsforskning;Årgang 18, nr. 2, Journal article; Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-10-25)
      Artikkelen undersøker hvor mange ungdommer som opplever prestasjons-press på ulike områder og hvor mange som har problemer med å takle presset de står overfor. Et viktig funn er den store variasjonen som finnes mellom ...
    • Immigration and the decline in adolescent binge drinking 

      Rogne, Adrian Farner; Pedersen, Willy; Bakken, Anders (Drug and Alcohol Dependence;Volume 203, 1 October 2019, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-05-28)
      Background: Adolescent alcohol consumption has fallen in most Western countries over the past two decades, while immigrants and children of immigrants from low-consumption countries constitute a growing proportion of ...
    • Life satisfaction among adolescents before and during the COVID-19 pandemic 

      Von Soest, Tilmann; Bakken, Anders; Pedersen, Willy; Sletten, Mira Aaboen (Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-06-29)
      Background: The COVID-19 pandemic in the spring of 2020 involved closure of schools and strict limitations on social contact. The study examines whether this had an effect on the life satisfaction and subjective well-being ...
    • Livstilfredshet blant ungdom før og under covid-19-pandemien 

      Von Soest, Tilmann; Bakken, Anders; Pedersen, Willy; Sletten, Mira Aaboen (Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening;Utgave 10, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-06-16)
      Background: The COVID-19 pandemic in the spring of 2020 involved closure of schools and strict limitations on social contact. The study examines whether this had an effect on the life satisfaction and subjective well-being ...
    • Mer bruk av cannabis blant Oslo-ungdom: Hvem er i risikosonen? 

      Pedersen, Willy; Bakken, Anders; von Soest, Tilmann (Norsk sosiologisk tidsskrift;Årgang 3, nr. 6-2019, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Cannabis ble introdusert i Norge på 1960-tallet, i kjølvannet av ungdomsopprøret som rullet over den vestlige verden. Bruken var stabil på 1970- og 80-tallet, men økte kraftig på 1990-tallet og ble da knyttet til teorien ...
    • Neighborhood or School? Influences on Alcohol Consumption and Heavy Episodic Drinking Among Urban Adolescents 

      Pedersen, Willy; Bakken, Anders; von Soest, Tilmann (Journal of Youth and Adolescence;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-11-28)
      Little is known about the relative influences of neighborhood and school on the alcohol socialization process. Survey data from the Young in Oslo Study (N = 10,038, mean age 17.1 years, 52% girls) were used to investigate ...
    • Rekkefølgeeffekter i spørreundersøkelser blant ungdom. Resultater fra et split-ballot-eksperiment 

      Bakken, Anders; Andersen, Patrick Lie; Frøyland, Lars Roar; Abebe, Dawit Shawel (Norsk sosiologisk tidsskrift;Årgang 3, nr. 1-2019, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-02-01)
      Et viktig spørsmål i metodelitteraturen er om svaralternativenes rekkefølge har betydning for hva respondentene svarer i spørreskjemaundersøkelser. Imidlertid pekes det på at svarrekkefølgeeffekter ikke er godt nok forstått, ...
    • Smittevern blant Oslo-ungdom under covid-19-pandemien 

      Von Soest, Tilmann; Pedersen, Willy; Bakken, Anders; Sletten, Mira Aaboen (Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening;Utgave 10, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-06-16)
      Bakgrunn: Effektivt smittevern er avgjørende for å bekjempe covid-19-pandemien. Vi undersøkte om Oslo-ungdom rapporterte å overholde smittevernreglene under pandemien og om oppslutning om reglene var relatert til ...
    • Social class differences in youths’ participation in organized sports: What are the mechanisms? 

      Andersen, Patrick Lie; Bakken, Anders (International Review for the Sociology of Sport;, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-04-02)
      Despite several decades of Sport for All policies, social class differences in organized sports participation of youth persist. However, few population-based studies have examined how social class may influence adolescent ...
    • Social class differences in youths’ participation in organized sports: What are the mechanisms? 

      Andersen, Patrick Lie; Bakken, Anders (International Review for the Sociology of Sport;2018(April 2), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Despite several decades of Sport for All policies, social class differences in organized sports participation of youth persist. However, few population-based studies have examined how social class may influence adolescent ...
    • Urban landscapes of adolescent substance use 

      Pedersen, Willy; Bakken, Anders (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Cities are increasingly organised according to socio-spatial divisions in which groups with similar characteristics live in the same areas. This social polarisation is associated with differences in living conditions, ...