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van Til, J.A. (author), Groothuis-Oudshoorn, C.G.M. (author), Vlasblom, E. (author), Kocken, P.L. (author), Boere-Boonekamp, M.M. (author)
Objective. As part of the Models of Child Health Appraised (MOCHA) project, this study aimed to answer the following research questions: 1) How do European citizens perceive the quality of primary health care provided for children? And 2) What are their priorities with respect to quality assessment of primary health care aimed at satisfying...
article 2019
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Hendriksen, M.A.H. (author), Verkaik-Kloosterman, J. (author), Noort, M.W. (author), van Raaij, J.M.A. (author)
Background/objectives: Sodium intake in the Netherlands is substantially above the recommended intake of 2400 mg/day. This study aimed to estimate the effect of two sodium reduction strategies, that is, modification of the composition of industrially processed foods toward the technologically feasible minimum level or alteration of consumers’...
article 2015
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Vogel, L. (author), Verschuure, H. (author), van der Ploeg, C.P.B. (author), Brug, J. (author), Raat, H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objectives. We estimated whether and to what extent a group of adolescents were at risk of developing permanent hearing loss as a result of voluntary exposure to high-volume music, and we assessed whether such exposure was associated with hearing-related symptoms. Methods. In 2007, 1512 adolescents (aged 12-19 years) in Dutch secondary schools...
article 2010
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Oomens, S. (author), Geurts, S. (author), Scheepers, P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
In this article we study which characteristics of combining work and family put people at risk for mental illness. Two alternative perspectives on the impact of multiple social roles on mental health are tested: the role accumulation perspective and the role strain perspective. Both perspectives are studied with data from a cross-sectional...
article 2007
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Lanting, C. (author), Segaat, D. (author), Crone, M. (author), van Wouwe, K. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective. To establish smoking prevalence of fertile-aged women; before and during pregnancy, and 6 months after delivery. Design. Cross-sectional. Method. Yearly surveys by questionnaires handed out during 2001-2003 to mothers visiting a Well Baby Clinic with infants aged 0-6 months. Results. Out of a total of 14,540 questionnaires, 9,133 (63%...
article 2007
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Vrijlandt, E.J.L.E. (author), Gerritsen, J. (author), Boezen, H.M. (author), Duiverman, E.J. (author), Hille, E.T.M. (author), de Groot, C.H. (author), Kloosterboer-Boerrigter, H. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), Rijpstra, A. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Vogelaar, J.A. (author), Kok, J.H. (author), Ilsen, A. (author), van der Lans, M. (author), van der Boelen - Loo, W.J.C. (author), Lundqvist, T. (author), Heymans, H.S.A. (author), Geven, W.B. (author), Duiverman, M.L. (author), Geven, L.I. (author), Mulder, A.L.M. (author), Gerver, A. (author), Kollée, L.A.A. (author), Reijmers, L. (author), Sonnemans, R. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), Dekker, F.W. (author), Finken, M.J.J. (author), Weisglas-Kuperus, N. (author), Keijzer-Veen, M.G. (author), van der Heijden, A.J. (author), van Goudoever, J.B. (author), van Weissenbruch, M.M. (author), Cranendonk, A. (author), van de Delemarre - Waal, H.A. (author), de Groot, L. (author), Samsom, J.F. (author), de Vries, L.S. (author), Rademaker, K.J. (author), Moerman, E. (author), Voogsgeerd, M. (author), de Kleine, M.J.K. (author), Andriessen, P. (author), van Dielissen - Helvoirt, C.C.M. (author), Mohamed, I. (author), van Straaten, H.L.M. (author), Baerts, W. (author), Veneklaas Slots-Kloosterboer, G.W. (author), Tuller-Pikkemaat, E.M.J. (author), Ens-Dokkum, M.H. (author), van Steenbrugge, G.J. (author)
Objective: To study the prevalence of respiratory and atopic symptoms in (young) adults born prematurely, differences between those who did and did not develop Bronchopulmonary Disease (BPD) at neonatal age and differences in respiratory health between males and females. Methods: Design: Prospective cohort study. Setting: Nation wide follow-up...
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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Kamphuis, M. (author), Zwinderman, K.A.H. (author), Vogels, T. (author), Vliegen, H.W. (author), Kamphuis, R.P. (author), Ottenkamp, J. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Bruil, J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
This study represents the development and validation of a cardiac-specific module of the generic health-related quality of life (HRQoL) instrument, the TAAQOL (TNO/AZL Adult Quality Of Life), for young adults with congenital heart disease (CHD). Items were selected based on literature, an explorative previous study in CHD patients, interviews...
article 2004
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Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author), van Erp-Baart, M.A.J. (author), Brants, H.A.M. (author), Kiely, M. (author), Mulligan, A. (author), Turrini, A. (author), Sermoneta, C. (author), Kilkkinen, A. (author), Valsta, L.M. (author)
The aim of this study was to identify the level of isoflavone intake (total isoflavones, daidzein and genistein) in four European countries: Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands and the UK. For this purpose national food composition databases of isoflavone content were created in a comparable way, using the Vegetal Estrogens in Nutrition and the...
article 2003
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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...
article 2002
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author)
Surveys are often used to obtain data on ethnic differences in health care utilization. This study examines the cross-cultural validity of such data. Survey data were linked to an insurance register, for 3054 residents of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Concordance was estimated using Cohen's kappa statistics (agreement adjusted for chance agreement...
article 2000
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Stronks, K. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Background. Surveys among the general population are an important method for collecting epidemiological data on health and utilization of health care in that population. Selective non-response may affect the validity of these data. This study examines the impact of response bias on estimates of health care utilization and on risk estimates for...
article 1999
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Löwik, M.R.H. (author), Hulshof, K.F.A.M. (author), van der Heijden, L.J.M. (author), Brussaard, J.H. (author), Burema, J. (author), Kistemaker, C. (author), de Vries, P.J.F. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
From April 1987-March 1988, the first Dutch National Food Consumption Survey (DNFCS) was carried out among 2203 households comprising 5898 subjects, aged 1-85. In 1992 (January-December) the second DNFCS was conducted among 6218 subjects, aged 1-92 belonging to 2475 households. In both surveys, among other things, information on individual food...
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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Ruwaard, D. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), Reeser, H.M. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Barker, K. (author), Heine, R.J. (author), Geerdink, R.A. (author), Bruining, G.J. (author), Vaandrager, G.J. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
OBJECTIVE - A nationwide retrospective study was conducted to assess the incidence of type 1 diabetes in The Netherlands among children <20 years of age in 1988-1990. The first study with a similar design covered 1978-1980. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS - The capture-recapture census method was chosen for analysis of the data. A questionnaire was...
article 1994
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