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van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), van der Heijden, P.G.M. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: To study the effect of increased folic acid intake on the prevalence of neural tube defects (NTD) in The Netherlands. Study design: Using the capture-recapture method, the prevalence of NTD was estimated on the basis of five different registries on births affected by NTD. Results: Total prevalence over the 1988-1998 period varied...
article 2003
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van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), de Walle, H.E.K. (author), de Rover, C.M. (author), Jeeninga, W. (author), Cornel, M.C. (author), de Jong-van den Berg, L.T.W. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
In The Netherlands, periconceptional folic acid use to prevent neural tube defects was promoted through a national 'Folic Acid Campaign'. In two regions, a local campaign supplemented the national campaign to increase the chances of reaching women with low socio-economic status (SES). A framework of outcome criteria, defined as awareness...
article 2003
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van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), de Walle, H.E.K. (author), Jeeninga, W. (author), de Rover, C. (author), Cornel, M.C. (author), de Jong-van den Berg, L.T.W. (author), Schouten, J. (author), Brand, R. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author)
Periconceptional folic acid use considerably reduces the risk of neural tube defects. The aim of this study was to measure the effect of the national and the local 'Folic Acid Campaign' on periconceptional folic acid use. Before (1995 survey) and 1 year after the campaign (1996 survey), the awareness and use of folic acid was measured among...
article 2000
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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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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), de Walle, H.E.K. (author), van der Pal, K.M. (author), Jong de, (author), van den Berg, L.T.W. (author), Schouten, J. (author), de Rover, C.M. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Cornel, M.C. (author)
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...
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