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Kalsbeek, H. (author), Verrips, G.H. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Data in a WHO report relating caries prevalence and the use of fluorides in different European countries were compared with data obtained directly from investigators in the field of oral epidemiology. The reliability of DMFT indices of 12-year-old children, mentioned in the WHO report, appeared sufficient to make comparisons between countries on...
article 1990
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Frencken, J.E. (author), Kalsbeek, H. (author), Verrips, G.H. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
In 1973, 1976, 1979, 1982 and 1988 caries investigations were carried out amongst 6- and 12-year-old primary schoolchildren to study the effectiveness of a dental health campaign begun in 1973. This campaign and the school dental health services were stopped in 1985. In all the years, except 1988, radiographs formed part of the caries...
article 1990
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Verrips, G.H. (author), Frencken, J.E. (author), Kalsbeek, H. (author), ter Horst, G. (author), Filedt Kok-Weimar, T.L. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The aim of this study was threefold: first, to assess the oral health of Turkish, Moroccan, Surinamese, Dutch and "other" 5-yr-old children living in Amsterdam; second, to identify risk indicators for caries, in addition to ethnicity; and third, to identify potential risk factors related to differences in caries experience in these children....
article 1992
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Verrips, G.H. (author), Kalsbeek, H. (author)
This article reviews the literature on child dental caries in various ethnic groups in the Netherlands. Material from fifteen studies showed generally the dental health of five- to eleven-year-old children of parents born in Turkey or Morocco to be far worse than that of children of Dutch or Surinamese parents. The ethnic groups distinguished,...
article 1993
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Verrips, G.H. (author), Kalsbeek, H. (author), Frencken, J.E. (author), ter Horst, G. (author), Filedt Kok-Weimar, T.L. (author)
A previous study has shown five-year-old children of parents originating from Turkey or Morocco to have twice as much dmfs as children of parents from The Netherlands, Surinam or various other countries. In the present study, other risk indicators and factors for the prevalence of caries amongst these children were studied by interviewing their...
article 1993
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Verrips, G.H. (author), Kalsbeek, H. (author), Eijkman, M.A. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The aim of this study was to assess differences in dental health between socioeconomic and ethnic groups in a cohort of 5-yr-old children born in 1982 and in a cohort of 11-yr-old children born in 1976. A further aim was to evaluate the putative role of dental behaviors as intervening factors between ethnicity and maternal education on the one...
article 1993
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Verrips, G.H. (author), Kalsbeek, H. (author), Eijkman, M.A. (author)
The aim of this study was to assess differences in oral health and dental behaviour in a cohort of five-year-old children born in 1982 and a cohort of eleven-year-old children born in 1976, in different ethnic and socio-economic groups, in the period from 1987 to 1990. To this end a secondary analysis was performed on data collected in a study...
article 1993
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Schuurs, A.H.B. (author), Verrips, G.H. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Some information is given on the number of dentists in Turkey and Morocco and the dental condition of the inhabitants. This information concerns prevention, caries, periodontic diseases as well as other dental diseases and diseases of the mouth.
article 1993
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), van Tiel, J.P. (author), Verrips, G.H. (author), Poorterman, J.H. (author)
In order to evaluate the results of Regional Institutions (RI's) for Youth Dentistry, an epidemiological study was performed on caries experience and oral hygiene habits of 5-, 8- and 11-year-olds, getting dental treatment in these institutions. In the big cities participants of the RI's appeared to be mostly from the lower social levels of...
article 1994
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Hirasing, R.A. (author), Verrips, G.H. (author), Burgmeijer, R.J.F. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. To establish the participation in a number of effective prevention programmes for infants of Turkish, Maroccan, Chinese and Vietnamese inhabitants of the four major cities in the Netherlands. Design. Enquiry. Setting. Health centres in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht. Method. Health centre staff members in 1994 asked 194...
article 1995
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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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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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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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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, 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...
article 2001
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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...
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