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Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Vermaire, J.H. (author), van Houtem, C.H.M.M. (author), Kempen, C.P.E. (author), Schuller, A.A. (author)
In the Netherlands, little epidemiologic data is available on the oral health of the various cultural groups comprising the adult population living in deprived areas. The aim of an investigation carried out in 2013 was to obtain an impression of the extent of caries experience among less well-educated adults in deprived areas by comparison with...
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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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Kalsbeek, H. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
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Schuller, A.A. (author), Vermaire, J.H. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author)
The Dutch National Health Care Institute, formerly CVZ/Ziekenfondsraad, asked TNO to investigate oral health in adults in the Netherlands 4 times in the period from 1995 to 2013 in order to monitor trends in oral health and, if necessary, to be able to adjust their policies accordingly. With the results of these 4 studies, the trends in caries...
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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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Kieffer, J.M. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Hoogstraaten, J. (author)
The methods uses most often for developing and analyzing questionnaires, such as the explorative factor analysis and Cronbach's alpha, presume that psychological constructs are latent (imperceptible) and that there is a reflective-measurement model with the underlying assumption of local independence. Local independence means that the latent...
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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,...
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Rajmil, L. (author), Herdman, M. (author), Fernandez De Sanmamed, M.J. (author), Detmar, S. (author), Bruil, J. (author), Ravens-Sieberer, U. (author), Bullinger, M. (author), Simeoni, M.C. (author), Auquier, P. (author), Ravens-Sieberer, U. (author), Abel, T. (author), Atherton, C. (author), Auquier, P. (author), Aymerich, M. (author), Bauer, M. (author), Bellach, B.M. (author), Bisegger, C. (author), Bruil, J. (author), Cloetta, B. (author), Detmar, S. (author), Dür, W. (author), Erhart, M. (author), Farley, C. (author), Gosch, A. (author), Herdman, M. (author), Kurth, B.M. (author), Phillips, K. (author), Power, M. (author), Rajmil, L. (author), Robitail, S. (author), Simeoni, M.C. (author), von Rüden, U. (author), Verrips, E. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Purpose: To determine the extent of differences and similarities in content between heath-related quality of life (HRQOL) instruments for children and adolescents. Methods: A descriptive and explanatory qualitative approach was carried out. Instruments specifically designed for use with children or adolescents were included. To assure the...
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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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Duijster, D. (author), de Jong-Lenters, M. (author), de Ruiter, C. (author), Thijssen, J. (author), van Loveren, C. (author), Verrips, E. (author)
Objectives The aim of this cross-sectional study was to investigate the relationship between parental and family-related factors and childhood dental caries in a sample of 5- to 6-year-old children of Dutch, Moroccan and Turkish origin. Furthermore, the relationship of parental and family-related factors with social class and ethnicity was...
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Stein, A.D. (author), Pierik, F.H. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Susser, E.S. (author), Lurney, L.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Gestational exposure to famine has been associated with several chronic diseases in adulthood, but few studies in humans have related prenatal famine exposure to health-related quality of life. We used the circumstances of the Dutch Famine of 1944-1945 (during which official rations were <900 kcal/day for 24 weeks) to assess whether...
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Kieffer, J.M. (author), Verrips, E. (author), Hoogstraten, J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The aim of this study was to analyze conventional wisdom regarding the construction and analysis of oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) questionnaires and to outline statistical complications. Most methods used for developing and analyzing questionnaires, such as factor analysis and Cronbach's alpha, presume psychological constructs to...
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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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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...
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van Houtem, C.H.M.M. (author), Schuller, A.A. (author), Vermaire, J.H. (author), Kempen, C.P.E. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author)
The Dental Satisfaction Questionnaire (DSQ) is a questionnaire consisting of 31 items assessing patient satisfaction with dental attendance. By means of factor analysis (principal component analysis), the number of items of the DSQ was reduced to 13, which together constitute the DSQ-13-youth. The first objective was to investigate the...
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), Truin, G.J. (author), van Rossum, G.M.J.M. (author), van Rijkom, H.M. (author), Poorterman, J.H.G. (author), Verrips, G.H. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
In 1995, a dental survey was performed among adults aged 25-54 in the Dutch city of 's-Hertogenbosch. A similar study was performed in the same city in 1983 and the aim of the present study was to describe trends in oral health from 1983 to 1995. National data show that the percentage of edentulous persons aged 30-39 and 40-49 decreased from 11...
article 1998
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Verrips, G.H. (author), Frencken, J.E. (author), Kalsbeek, H. (author), Filedt Kok-Weimar, T.L. (author), Nederlands Instituut voor Praeventieve Gezondheidszorg TNO (author)
This investigation was first, to assess the oral health of 11-year-old children in four ethnic groups in Amsterdam; second, to assess their dental behaviour and third, to identify potential determinants of frequency of toothbrushing. Representative samples of 97 Surinamese, 209 Moroccan, 128 Turkish and 102 Dutch children were examined orally...
article 1993
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), Verrips, G.H. (author), Eijkman, M.A.J. (author), Kieft, J.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
article 1996
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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...
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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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