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Vogels, T. (author), van der Vliet, R. (author), Danz, M. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Visser, A. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
article 1993
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Hirasing, R.A. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
article 1994
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Hirasing, R.A. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: To determine if the incidence of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) in the age group of 0-19 years in the Netherlands in the period 1988-1990 had changed in comparison with the period 10 years before. Design: Retrospective. Setting: The Netherlands. Method: In 1991 a questionnaire was sent to all paediatricians and internists...
article 1995
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Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
A postal questionnaire survey was carried out in Dutch agriculture to identify high risk branches with respect to musculoskeletal symptoms and workload. The study population comprised a sample 2580 male employees and employers, with a response rate of 49%. A total of 75% of the employees and 71% of the employers reported musculoskeletal symptoms...
article 1995
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Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), Dul, J. (author), van Dijk, F.J.H. (author), Kemper, H.C.G. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
To determine priorities for ergonomic improvements in five maintenance departments of a steel company, a study was carried out to identify groups with a high prevalence of musculoskeletal problems or a high exposure to unfavourable musculoskeletal workload. All workers were asked to complete a standardized questionnaire on musculoskeletal...
article 1996
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van 't Veer, P. (author), Lobbezoo, E. (author), Martín-Moreno, J.M. (author), Guallar, E. (author), Gómez-Aracena, J. (author), Kardinaal, A.F.M. (author), Kohlmeier, L. (author), Martin, B.C. (author), Strain, J.J. (author), Thamm, M. (author), van Zoonen, P. (author), Baumann, B.A. (author), Huttunen, J.K. (author), Kok, F.J. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO TNO Voeding (author)
Objective: To examine any possible links between exposure to DDE (1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis (p-chlorophenyl)ethylene), the persistent metabolite of the pesticide dicophane DDT), and breast cancer. Design: Multicentre study of exposure to DDE by measurement of adipose tissue aspirated from the buttocks. Laboratory measurements were conducted in a...
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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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), Vogels, T. (author), Brugman, E. (author), van Zessen, G. (author)
This article compares data on the use of alcohol and cannabis, collected in a study on adolescent sexuality in 1995 with data collected in a similar study, five years earlier. Furthermore, data are presented concerning XTC use in 1995. Data were collected by means of written questionnaires, administered in class by school doctors and...
article 1997
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Klipstein-Grobusch, K. (author), den Breeijen, J.H. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), Geleijnse, J.M. (author), Hofman, A. (author), Grobbee, D.E. (author), Witteman, J.C.M. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
Objective: The study was conducted to assess the relative validity of a 170-item semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire (SFFQ) adapted for use in the elderly. Design and subjects: The study was carried out in a sample of 80 men and women aged 55-75 y participating in a community based prospective cohort study in Rotterdam, The Netherlands...
article 1998
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Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO TNO Voeding (author), van Loon, A.J.M. (author), Botterweck, A.A.M. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), Brants, H.A.M. (author), van Klaveren, J.D. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author)
The association between the intake of nitrate or nitrite and gastric cancer risk was investigated in a prospective cohort study started in 1986 in the Netherlands, of 120,852 men and women aged 55-69 years. At baseline, data on dietary intake, smoking habits and other covariates were collected by means of a self-administered questionnaire. For...
article 1998
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Pasman, W.J. (author), Saris, W.H.M. (author), Westerterp-Plantenga, M.S. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
Objective: To obtain predictors of weight maintenance after a weight-loss intervention. Research Methods and Procedures: An overall analysis of data from two-long intervention studies [n = 67 women; age: 37.9±1.0 years; body weight (BW): 87.0±1.2 kg; body mass index: 32.1±0.5 kg·m-2; % body fat: 42.4±0.5%]. Subjects were measured before a very...
article 1999
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Wijlhuizen, G.J. (author), Ooijendijk, W. (author)
Purpose: In 1981, eight countries and the World Health Organization (WHO) reached consensus about applying a similar disability questionnaire in their health surveys that was related to the ICIDH. In 1992 a revised version, the WHO-disability questionnaire, was recommended. In this paper the concurrent validity of 10 items of the questionnaire...
article 1999
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Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO TNO Voeding (author), Schuurman, A.G. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author), Dorant, E. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author)
Prostate cancer risk in relation to consumption of animal products, and intake of calcium and protein was investigated in the Netherlands Cohort Study. At baseline in 1986, 58,279 men aged 55-69 years completed a self-administered 150-item food frequency questionnaire and a questionnaire on other risk factors for cancer. After 6.3 years of...
article 1999
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Voorrips, L.E. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), Verhoeven, D.T.H. (author), van Poppel, G.A.F.C. (author), Sturmans, F. (author), Hermus, R.J.J. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO TNO Voeding (author)
Objective: The purpose was to study the association between vegetable and fruit consumption and lung cancer incidence using 1074 cases after 6.3 years of follow-up in the Netherlands Cohort Study. Methods: Dietary intake was assessed using a 150-item food-frequency questionnaire. Multivariate models were used including age, sex, family history...
article 2000
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Kuijer, P. (author), Frings-Dresen, M. (author), de Looze, M.P. (author), Visser, B. (author), van der Beek, A. (author), Arbeid (author)
City officials from Haarlem, a Dutch city in which one of the first scientific studies on the workload of refuse collectors was performed, wanted to compare the work situation and physical workload in 1997 with the results of a study performed in Haarlem in 1985 and with the results of a national study conducted in 1993. Depending on the results...
article 2000
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Riese, H. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Doornen, L.J.P. (author), de Geus, E.J.C. (author)
This study examined the possible effects of job demands, decision latitude, and job-related social support on risk indicators for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in 165 female nurses. Job strain was measured with the Job Content Questionnaire; CVD risk was measured with insulin, total cholesterol, triglyceride (TG), high-density lipoprotein...
article 2000
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Botterweck, A.A.M. (author), Verhagen, H. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), Kleinjans, J. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
Both carcinogenic and anticarcinogenic properties have been reported for the synthetic antioxidants butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) and butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT). The association between dietary intake of BHA and BHT and stomach cancer risk was investigated in the Netherlands Cohort Study (NLCS) that started in 1986 among 120,852 men and...
article 2000
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Miedema, H.M.E. (author), Walpot, J.I. (author), Vos, H. (author), Steunenberg, C.F. (author)
Existing data from field surveys have been reanalysed in order to establish relationships between odour annoyance and odour exposure concentrations caused by (bio) industrial odours in a community. The percentage of highly annoyed persons (%HA) was found to have a simple relationship with the logarithm of the 98 percentile of the odour exposure...
article 2000
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Douwes, M. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author)
This article describes a new, short questionnaire on the amount of physical activity and its reliability and concurrent validity. The questions distinguish three parts- sports, other physical leisure activities and physical activities at work or at school. 111 volunteers filled in the questionnaire twice and afterwards they participated in an...
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Kardinaal, A.F.M. (author), Hoorneman, G. (author), Väänänen, K. (author), Charles, P. (author), Ando, S. (author), Maggiolini, M. (author), Charzewska, J. (author), Rotily, M. (author), Deloraine, A. (author), Heikkinen, J. (author), Juvin, R. (author), Schaafsma, G. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
Bone mass and bone geometry are considered to have independent effects on bone strength. The purpose of this study was to obtain data on bone mass and geometry in young female populations and how they are influenced by body size and lifestyle factors. In a cross-sectional, observational study in six European countries, 1116 healthy Caucasian...
article 2000
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