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van de Water, H.P.A. (author), Bijleveld, C.C.J.H. (author), Nederlands Instituut voor Praeventieve Gezondheidszorg TNO (author)
Eind 1990 verschenen in dit tijdschrift twee artikelen over het aantal met HIV geïnfecteerden in Nederland. Hieruit bleek dat het aantal HIV-seropositieven lager lag dan eerder werd aangenomen, maar dat desondanks een stijgend aantal AIDS-patiënten verwacht mocht worden. In uitkomsten liepen de twee onderzoeken niet ver uiteen. Jager et al....
article 1992
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Treurniet, H.F. (author), Davidse, W. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
In 1983 werd door de Geneeskundige Hoofdinspectie (GHI) een landelijke registratie van seksueel overdraagbare aandoeningen (SOA's) ingevoerd, naast het registratiesysteem van wettelijk aangifteplichtige ziekten. De gegevens voor de registratie worden door sociaal-verpleegkundigen, werkzaam bij GGD'en en geslachtsziekten-poliklinieken, verzameld....
article 1993
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Hirasing, R.A. (author), Schaapveld, K. (author), Nederlands Instituut voor Praeventieve Gezondheidszorg TNO (author)
article 1993
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Klipstein-Grobusch, K. (author), den Breeijen, J.H. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), Geleijnse, J.M. (author), Hofman, A. (author), Grobbee, D.E. (author), Witteman, J.C.M. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
Objective: The study was conducted to assess the relative validity of a 170-item semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire (SFFQ) adapted for use in the elderly. Design and subjects: The study was carried out in a sample of 80 men and women aged 55-75 y participating in a community based prospective cohort study in Rotterdam, The Netherlands...
article 1998
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Schaafsma, G. (author), Meuling, W.J.A. (author), van Dokkum, W. (author), Bouley, C. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
Objective: To investigate in adult male volunteers the effect of a new fermented milk product, fermented by Lactobacillus acidophilus and with fructo-oligosaccharides added, on blood lipids. Design: Randomized placebo-controlled double-blind two-way cross over trial with two treatment periods of three weeks, separated by a wash-out period of one...
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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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Schuurman, A.G. (author), Zeegers, M.P.A. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
We investigated the risk of prostate cancer in relation to a family history of prostate cancer in 58,279 men ages 55-69 years. We found 704 incident cases after 6.3 years of follow-up. Rate ratios and 95% confidence intervals for having an affected vs nonaffected father and brother were, respectively 1.44 (0.80-2.58) and 5.57 (1.61-19.26). We...
article 1999
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Chorus, A.M.J. (author), Miedema, H.S. (author), Wevers, C.J. (author), van der Linden, S. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objectives - To assess work history and labour force participation among patients with rheumatoid arthritis (IRA) in the Netherlands, Method - A random sample of 1056 patients with RA aged 16-59 years from 17 rheumatology practices in the Netherlands was examined. Data on disease status and outcome were obtained by a questionnaire including...
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Kampman, E. (author), Voskuil, D.W. (author), van Kraats, A.A. (author), Balder, H.F. (author), van Muijen, G.N.P. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), van 't Veer, P. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
K-ras gene mutations (codons 12 and 13) were determined by PCR-based mutant allele-specific amplification (MASA) in tumour tissue of 185 colon cancer patients: 36% harboured mutations, of which 82% were located in codon 12. High intakes of animal protein, calcium and poultry were differently associated with codon 12 and 13 mutations: odds ratios...
article 2000
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van Buuren, S. (author), Fredriks, M. (author)
The worm plot visualizes differences between two distributions, conditional on the values of a covariate. Though the worm plot is a general diagnostic tool for the analysis of residuals, this paper focuses on an application in constructing growth reference curves, where the covariate of interest is age. The LMS model of Cole and Green is used to...
article 2001
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Crone, M.R. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Burgmeijer, R.J.F. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author)
Background. The aim of this study was to assess the factors that influence smoking in the presence of the infant by mothers, partners, other family members, and friends. Methods. An observational study using questionnaires was performed with smoking and nonsmoking parents of babies between 1 and 14 months old attending Dutch well-baby clinics...
article 2001
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Rosendal, H. (author), Vondeling, H. (author), de Witte, L.P. (author), Hutubessy, R.C.W. (author), van Beekum, W.T. (author), Heine, R.J. (author)
Objective. Assessing whether the initiation of insulin therapy in patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 can be delivered as effectively in a structured transmural care model as in the more usual outpatients structure. Design. Retrospective comparative cohort study. Method. In 1997 data were collected from 52 patients with diabetes mellitus type...
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Kamphuis, M. (author), Vogels, T. (author), Ottenkamp, J. (author), van der Wall, E.E. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Vliegen, H.W. (author)
Objective: To evaluate job participation, careerrelated problems, and actual job problems in adults with complex congenital heart disease (CHD) compared with adults with mild CHD and reference groups. Design: Cross-sectional study. Setting: Patients were randomly selected from the archives of the Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Leiden...
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Sierksma, A. (author), van der Gaag, M.S. (author), Kluft, C. (author), Hendriks, H.F.J. (author), TNO Voeding (author)
Objective: To evaluate the effect of moderate alcohol consumption on the acute phase proteins C-reactive protein and fibrinogen. Design: Randomized, diet-controlled, cross-over study. Setting: The study was performed at TNO Nutrition and Food Research, Zeist, The Netherlands. Subjects: Ten middle-aged men and 10 postmenopausal women, all...
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Chorus, A.M.J. (author), Boonen, A. (author), Miedema, H.S. (author), van der Linden, S. (author)
Objectives: To assess the labour market position of patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) in relation to disease duration and to identify potential factors in relation to withdrawal from the labour force. Methods: A cross sectional mail survey was conducted among 658 patients with AS. Participation in the labour force was defined as having a...
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author)
Objective: Many studies have shown that poor health status and harmful heolth behaviour occur more frequently in deprived neighbourhoods. Most studies show modest associations between area level socioeconomic factors, the neighbourhood context, and health outcomes. However, estimates for the contextuol effects vary. It is unclear if this...
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Ariëns, G.A.M. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), Hoogendoorn, W.E. (author), van der Wal, G. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Objectives This study investigates the relationship between physical and psychosocial load at work and sickness absence due to neck pain. Methods A prospective cohort study with a follow-up period of 3 years (1994-1998) was performed among a working population. At the beginning of the study, physical load at work was quantified by means of video...
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Proper, K.I. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Background: Physical inactivity and obesity are major public health problems. Our objective was to investigate the effectiveness of an individual counseling intervention at the workplace on physical activity fitness and health. Counseling content derived from the Patient-centered Assessment and Counseling for Exercise and Nutrition (PACE)...
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Beekman, M. (author), Heijmans, B.T. (author), Martin, N.G. (author), Whitfield, J.B. (author), Pedersen, N.L. (author), de Faire, U. (author), Snieder, H. (author), Lakenberg, N. (author), Suchiman, H.E.D. (author), de Knijff, P. (author), Frants, R.R. (author), van Ommen, G.J.B. (author), Kluft, C. (author), Vogler, G.P. (author), Boomsma, D.I. (author), Slagboom, P.E. (author)
The genetic basis of cardiovascular disease (CVD) with its complex etiology is still largely elusive. Plasma levels of lipids and apolipoproteins are among the major quantitative risk factors for CVD and are well-established intermediate traits that may be more accessible to genetic dissection than clinical CVD end points. Chromosome 19 harbors...
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Witte, D.R. (author), Broekmans, W.M.R. (author), Kardinaal, A.F.M. (author), Klöpping-Ketelaars, I.A.A. (author), van Poppel, G. (author), Bots, M.L. (author), Kluft, C. (author), Princen, J.M.G. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO TNO Voeding (author)
Background: Flow mediated dilatation (FMD) of the brachial artery and soluble intercellular adhesion molecule 1 (sICAM-1) are measures of distinct functions of the endothelium, reflecting nitric oxide (NO)-mediated and pro-inflammatory status, respectively. The comparative value of the two measures in relation to cardiovascular risk is unknown....
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