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Eijsink, A.M. (author), Schipper, G. (author), Vermaire, J.H. (author)
Background People with intellectual disabilities have less favourable outcomes in—among others—oral health variables, compared to their peers without intellectual disabilities. Before being able to develop target interventions for caregivers, all their prevailing viewpoints regarding oral hygiene need to be identified. Methods This Q-methodology...
article 2018
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Lakerveld, J. (author), van der Ploeg, H.P. (author), Kroezel, W. (author), Ahrens, W. (author), Allais, O. (author), Frost Andersen, L. (author), Cardons, G. (author), Capranica, L. (author), Chastin, S. (author), Donnelly, A. (author), Ekelund, U. (author), Finglash, P. (author), Flechtner-Mors, M. (author), Hebestrei, A. (author), Hendriksen, I. (author), Kubiak, T. (author), Lanza, M. (author), Loyen, A. (author), MacDonncha, C. (author), Mazzocch, M. (author), Monsivais, P. (author), Murphy, M. (author), Nöthlings, U. (author), O’Gorman, D.J. (author), Renner, B. (author), Roos, G. (author), Schuit, A.J. (author), Schulze, M. (author), Steinacker, J. (author), Stronks, K. (author), Volkert, D. (author), van 't Veer, P. (author), Lien, N. (author), de Bourdeaudhuij, I. (author), Brug, J. (author)
To address major societal challenges and enhance cooperation in research across Europe, the European Commission has initiated and facilitated ‘joint programming’. Joint programming is a process by which Member States engage in defining, developing and implementing a common strategic research agenda, based on a shared vision of how to address...
article 2014
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van Keulen, H.M. (author), Otten, W. (author), Ruiter, R.A.C. (author), van Steenbergen, J. (author), Paulussen, T.W.G.M. (author), Fekkes, M. (author), Paulussen, T.W.G.M. (author)
Onderzoeken welke factoren deelname aan de HPV-vaccinatie bepaalden in 2009 en 2010. Opzet Retrospectief dwarsdoorsnede-onderzoek. Methode Uit een telepanel werden aselecte steekproeven getrokken van Nederlandse meisjes die in 2009 en 2010 werden opgeroepen voor de HPV-vaccinatie, evenals hun moeders. Gegevens werden verzameld via een online...
article 2013
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Elsinga, J. (author), de Jong-Potjer, L.C. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), le Cessie, S. (author), Assendelft, W.J.J. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Recent studies suggest that the basis for adverse pregnancy outcomes is often established early in pregnancy, during organogenesis. It is therefore important to take preventive action as early as possible, preferably before pregnancy. Because most adverse pregnancy outcomes occur in women who are unaware of being at risk, we...
article 2008
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Blanson Henkemans, O.A. (author), Rogers, W.A. (author), Fisk, A.D. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Lindenberg, J. (author), van der Mast, C.A.P.G. (author)
Objectives: We developed an adaptive computer assistant for the supervision of diabetics' self-care, to support limiting illness and need for acute treatment, and improve health literacy. This assistant monitors self-care activities logged in the patient's electronic diary. Accordingly, it provides context-aware feedback. The objective was to...
article 2008
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de Pal van der-Bruin, K.M. (author), le Cessie, S. (author), Elsinga, J. (author), Jong de-Potjer, L.C. (author), van Haeringen, A. (author), Knuistingh Neven, A. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Assendelft, P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The outcome of pregnancy can be influenced by several risk factors. Women who are informed about these risks during pre-conception counselling (PCC) have an opportunity to take preventive measures in time. Several studies have shown that high-risk populations have a high prevalence of such risk factors. However, prevalence in the general...
article 2008
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Hosli, E.J. (author), Elsinga, J. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Assendelft, W.J.J. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Aims: Information about risk factors and preventive measures given before conception is estimated to prevent 15-35% of adverse pregnancy outcomes. We aimed to identify women's motives for not responding to an invitation for preconception counseling (PCC) from their general practitioner. Methods: A purposive sample of 11 women who did not respond...
article 2008
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), van Dellen, Q.M. (author), van Aalderen, W.M.C. (author), Bindels, P.J.E. (author), Öry, F.G. (author), Bruil, J. (author), Stronks, K. (author), Wennink, J.M.B. (author), Wolf, B.H.M. (author), Mahdi, U. (author), Nagelkerke, A.F. (author), van der Veer, E.M.A. (author), Westra, M. (author)
Background. Doctors and patients hold varying beliefs concerning illness and treatment. Patients' and families' explanatory models (EMs) vary according to personality and sociocultural factors. In a multi-ethnic society, it is becoming increasingly significant that doctors understand the different beliefs of their patients in order to improve...
article 2008
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Detmar, S. (author), Hosli, E. (author), Dijkstra, N. (author), Nijsingh, N. (author), Rijnders, M. (author), Verweij, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: The current neonatal screening program ("the heel prick") involves taking a few drops of blood from almost every newborn in the Netherlands to determine whether the child is suffering from one of three congenital disorders: phenylketonuria, congenital hypothyroid, or adrenogenital syndrome. This study investigated the preferences and...
article 2007
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van Dellen, Q.M. (author), Stronks, K. (author), Bindels, P.J.E. (author), Öry, F.G. (author), van Aalderen, W.M.C. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Poor adherence to inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) may contribute to the recent rise in asthma morbidity. In general, appropriate adherence to ICSs is a complex process that is influenced by various determinants. The purpose of this study was to identify factors that were associated with adherence to ICSs in children with asthma and their parents...
article 2006
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Crone, M.R. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Willemsen, M.C. (author), van Leerdam, F.J.M. (author), Spruijt, R.D. (author), Hira Sing, R.A. (author)
Objective: To assess the effect of an antismoking intervention focusing on adolescents in lower education. Students with lower education smoke more often and perceive more positive norms, and social pressure to smoke, than higher educated students. An intervention based on peer group pressure and social influence may therefore be useful to...
article 2003
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Kamphuis, M. (author), Ottenkamp, J. (author), Vliegen, H.W. (author), Vogels, T. (author), Zwinderman, K>H. (author), Kamphuis, R.P. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
OBJECTIVE: To examine the impact of previously operated complex congenital heart disease on health related quality of life and subjective health status and to determine the relation between these parameters and physical status. DESIGN: Cross sectional; information on medical follow up was sought retrospectively. SETTING: Patients were randomly...
article 2002
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Kamphuis, M. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Vogels, T. (author), Ottenkamp, J. (author), Vliegen, H.W. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objectives: To evaluate difficulties in daily life, and satisfaction with level of knowledge about their disease, in patients with congenital cardiac disease in order to improve counselling. Methods: A self-administered questionnaire was completed by 80 patients with mild, and 76 with complex, congenital cardiac disease. They were aged from 17...
article 2002
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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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Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Westhoff, M.H. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. Evaluation of a self-management program for patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip or knee. The program, which consisted of 6 weekly sessions of 2 hours, included health education by a peer and physical exercises taught by a physical therapist. Methods. Randomized controlled trial. Inclusion criteria were diagnosis of OA of the...
article 2000
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van Wechem, S.N. (author), Brug, J. (author), van Assema, P. (author), Kistemaker, C. (author), Riedstra, M. (author), Löwik, M.R.H. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO TNO Voeding (author)
In the Netherlands, the nationwide Fat Watch campaign aiming at a reduction in fat consumption was organized from 1991 onwards. This study describes the effects of the first three consecutive campaign years on attention to fat, diet and health, attitudes, self-efficacy expectations and intentions related to dietary fat reduction, and self-rated...
article 1998
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de Jong-van den Berg, L.T.W. (author), de Walle, H.E.K. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Cornel, M.C. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: In November 1993, Dutch health authorities advised that women planning a pregnancy should take folic acid in the periconceptional period to reduce the risk of fetal neural tube defects. In the autumn of 1995 a national campaign was organized to inform women and health care professionals in a systematic way. Methods: We assessed the...
article 1998
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Brugman, E. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), Drenthen, A.J.M. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. To establish to what extent general practitioners (GP's) are familiar with the folic acid campaign of the Netherlands Bureau for Food and Nutrition Education, display a positive attitude regarding use of folic acid tablets by women who would like to become pregnant and factually provide information on folic acid. Design. Cross...
article 1997
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Aardoom, H.A. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), Rona, R.J. (author), Sanavro, F.L. (author), van den Heuvel, E.W. (author), Leeuwenburg, J. (author)
The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of food intolerance (FI) in Dutch 5- and 6-year-old children and its association with chronic ailments with a survey among parents by questionnaire. Based on parents' perception the prevalence of 'probable' FI was 3.8%. FI was associated with asthma, wheezing, eczema, hay fever, chronic rhinitis,...
article 1997
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