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Verlinden, D.A. (author), Schuller, A.A. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author)
Young children rely on their parents with respect to oral health routines. However, parental knowledge on this topic is often insufficient. Well-child care may be an excellent route to reach parents because almost all of them attend. To evaluate the effectiveness of an 8.5 min web-based film about oral health, provided by well-child care, a non...
article 2020
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de Jong-Lenters, M. (author), Duijster, D. (author), Schuller, A.A. (author), van Loveren, C. (author), Verrips, E. (author)
The aim of this study was to assess the association between externalizing behaviour problems and dental caries in children. A further objective was to explore direct and indirect pathways between sociodemographic factors, family functioning and parenting factors, oral health behaviours, externalizing behaviour problems, and dental caries using...
article 2018
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Groothuis-Oudshoorn, C.G.M. (author), Chorus, A.M.J. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Detmar, S.B. (author)
BACKGROUND: The London Handicap Scale (LHS) was found to be a valid and reliable scale for measuring participation restrictions in adults. OBJECTIVE: This paper describes the development and assesses the construct-related validity of a Dutch version of the London Handicap Scale (DLHS). METHODS: The DLHS was tested in 798 adults (mean age: 50.7...
article 2015
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Hosli, E. (author), Detmar, S. (author), Raat, H. (author), Bruil, J. (author), Vogels, T. (author), Verrips, E. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The Child Health Questionnaire (CHQ)-87-item child and adolescent self-report (CF87) is an increasingly used health-related quality-of-life instrument for measuring the self-perceived physical and psychosocial well-being of children aged 10 years and older. The aims of this study were to evaluate structure, reliability and validity of the Dutch...
article 2007
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Grootenhuis, M.A. (author), Koopman, H.M. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Vogels, A.G.C. (author), Last, B.F. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
In paediatric research, Health-Related Quality-of-Life (HRQoL) has received increasing recognition as an important health outcome. This study aimed to investigate the nature and prevalence of HRQoL problems in children with different chronic diseases. Data were available on 318 children aged 8-11 years with different diseases: congenital heart...
article 2007
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Hille, E.T.M. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), Stuifbergen, M.C. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Vogels, A.G.C. (author), Brand, R. (author), Gravenhorst, J.B. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Aim: To assess whether attrition rate influences outcome in the follow-up of very preterm infants. Study design: In a national follow-up study of infants born alive in 1983 in the Netherlands with a gestational age less than 32 weeks and/or a birth weight less than 1500 g, outcome was assessed separately for adolescents who responded early or...
article 2005
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Detmar, S.B. (author), Hosli, E.J. (author), Chorus, A.M.J. (author), van Beekum, T. (author), Vogels, T. (author), Mourad-Baars, P.E.C. (author), Engelberts, A.C. (author), Groothuis - Oudshoorn, C.G.M. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author)
Introduction: This paper describes the development and initial psychometric evaluation of the Handicap Scale for Children (HSC). This questionnaire is based on the London Handicap Scale (LHS), a valid and reliable utility instrument for measuring social participation in adults. Methods: A multidisciplinary research group was involved in...
article 2005
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Raat, H. (author), Bonsel, G.J. (author), Hoogeveen, W.C. (author), Essink-Bot, M.L. (author), Gemke, R.J.B.J. (author), Krabbe, P.F.M. (author), Moll, H.A. (author), Suijlekom van-Smit, L.W.A. (author), Verrips, E. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
To establish the generalizability (external validity) of the Health Utilities Index Mark 3 (HUI3) as a single-summary score generic outcome measure in numerous countries/subgroups (including children), repeated studies of community preferences should be performed in various settings. In performing multiple HUI3 studies, a mailed questionnaire...
article 2004
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Fekkes, M. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Braat, D.D.M. (author), Brewaeys, A.M.A. (author), Dolfing, J.G. (author), Kortman, M. (author), Leerentveld, R.A. (author), Macklon, N.S. (author)
Background: Specific subgroups of people planning IVF might be at risk of having more psychological or health-related problems. Identification of subgroups at risk may better enable allocation of appropriate counselling. Methods: A group of 425 men and 447 women planning to undergo IVF treatment filled out a questionnaire. Four domains of health...
article 2003
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), Poorterman, J.H. (author), Eijkman, M.A. (author), Verrips, G.H. (author)
In 1987, 1993 and 1999 an epidemiological study was performed on oral health in youngsters, aged 5, 11, 17 or 23 years, in whom oral health care was covered by a health insurance fund. The prevalence of caries in the deciduous teeth of the 5-year-olds (examined without radiographs) did not change significantly between 1987 and 1999. Only a small...
article 2002
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), Poorterman, J.H. (author), Eijkman, M.A. (author), Verrips, G.H. (author)
In 1987, 1993 and 1999 an epidemiological study on oral health was performed in youngsters aged 5, 11, 17 or 23 years, in whom oral health care was covered by a health insurance fund. To obtain data on dental attendance, oral hygiene habits and the use of fluoride tablets questionnaires were used; data on the prevalence of dental plaque and...
article 2002
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), Poorterman, J.H. (author), Kieft, J.A. (author), Verrips, G.H. (author)
In this paper data are presented about malposition of teeth in 5-, 11-, 17- and 23-year-olds in the time period between 1987-1999. Furthermore, results are shown of a longitudinal study in youngsters 11-17-years of age of whom some were and others were not treated orthodontically. Between 1987 and 1999, the percentage of youngsters who received...
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Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Stuifbergen, M.C. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), Bonsel, G.J. (author), Gemke, R.J.B.J. (author), Paneth, N. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
The aim of this study was to evaluate interrater and intermodality agreement in assessing health status using the Health Utilities Index. A random sample from a Dutch cohort of 14-year-old Very Low Birth Weight children and their parents were invited to participate in a face-to-face (n = 150) or telephone (n = 150) interview. All 300...
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Fekkes, M. (author), Theunissen, N.C.M. (author), Brugman, E. (author), Veen, S. (author), Verrips, E.G.H. (author), Koopman, H.M. (author), Vogels, T. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
The 43-item TNO-AZL Preschool Children Quality of Life (TAPQOL) questionnaire was developed to meet the need for a reliable and valid instrument for measuring parent's perceptions of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in preschool children. HRQoL was defined as health status in 12 domains weighted by the impact of the health status problems...
article 2000
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Verrips, E.G.H. (author), Vogels, T.G.C. (author), Koopman, H.M. (author), Theunissen, N.C.M. (author), Kamphuis, R.P. (author), Fekkes, M. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
Background: The 56-item TNO AZL Child Quality Of Life (TACQOL) questionnaire was developed to meet the need for a reliable and valid instrument for measuring health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in children. HRQoL was defined as health status in seven domains plus emotional responses to problems in health status. The TACQOL explicitly offers...
article 1999
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Theunissen, N.C.M. (author), Vogels, T.G.C. (author), Koopman, H.M. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Zwinderman, K.A.H. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
This study evaluates the agreement between child and parent reports on children's health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in a representative sample of 1,105 Dutch children (age 8-11 years old). Both children and their parents completed a 56 item questionnaire (TACQOL). The questionnaire contains seven eight-item scales: physical complaints,...
article 1998
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Verrips, G.H. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), Fekkes, M. (author), Vogels, T. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), van de Delemarre-Waal, H.A. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The aim of the study was to test the hypothesis that daily administration of growth hormone using the Medi-Jector® results in fewer adverse psychological responses than needle injection with a multidose injection pen. The Medi-Jector is a needle-free injection device that can deliver growth hormone subcutaneously through jet injection. The group...
article 1998
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Vogels, T. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Fekkes, M. (author), Kamphuis, R.P. (author), Koopman, H.M. (author), Theunissen, N.C.M. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Health-related quality of life (HRQoL), conceptualized as patients' own evaluations of their health status, is an important criterion in evaluating health and health care and in the treatment of individual patients. Until now, few systematic attempts have been made to develop instruments to assess the HRQoL of children using such a...
article 1998
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Aaronson, N.K. (author), Muller, M. (author), Cohen, P.D.A. (author), Essink-Bot, M.-L. (author), Fekkes, M. (author), Sanderman, R. (author), Sprangers, M.A.G. (author), te Velde, A. (author), Verrips, E. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The primary objectives of this research were to translate, validate, and generate normative data on the SF-36 Health Survey for use among Dutch- speaking residents of the Netherlands. Translation of the SF-36 into Dutch followed the stepwise, iterative procedures developed by the IQOLA Project. Following extensive pilot testing, the SF-36 was...
article 1998
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), Truin, G.J. (author), van Rossum, C.M. (author), van Rijkom, H.M. (author), Poorterman, J.H. (author), Verrips, G.H. (author)
In 1995 a dental survey among adults aged 25-54 years was performed in 's-Hertogenbosch (The Netherlands). Aim was to study trends in oral health after 1983, a year in which a similar study was performed in the same city. Caries data were obtained by clinical examination only. The percentage of edentulous persons in the sample decreased with...
article 1997
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