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van Wendel de Joode, B. (author), Vermeulen, R. (author), Heederik, D. (author), van Ginkel, K. (author), Kromhout, H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
We performed an exploratory study to evaluate 2 self-administered questionnaires assessing hand dermatitis and investigate a possible exposure-response relationship between dermal exposure to semi-synthetic metalworking fluids (SMWF) and dermatitis. In a cross-sectional survey on dermatitis, a symptom-based questionnaire and a picture-based skin...
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Tielemans, E. (author), Bretveld, R. (author), Schinkel, J. (author), de Wendel van - Joode, B. (author), Kromhout, H. (author), Gerritsen-Ebben, R. (author), Roeleveld, N. (author), Preller, L. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The aim of this study was to assess exposure to pesticides for a longitudinal epidemiological study on adverse reproduction effects among greenhouse workers. Detailed information on pesticide use among greenhouse workers was obtained on a monthly basis through self-administered questionnaires and subsequent workplace surveys. Questionnaires were...
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Beulens, J.W.J. (author), Rimm, E.B. (author), Hendriks, H.F.J. (author), Hu, F.B. (author), Manson, J.E. (author), Hunter, D.J. (author), Mukamal, K.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
OBJECTIVE - We sought to investigate whether a polymorphism in the alcohol dehydrogenase 1c (ADH1C) gene modifies the association between alcohol consumption and type 2 diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS - In nested case-control studies of 640 women with incident diabetes and 1,000 control subjects from the Nurses' Health Study and 383 men...
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Jans, M.P. (author), Proper, K.I. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Sedentary behavior is an independent risk factor for excess body weight and other health problems. There are no published data on sitting time at work, or how this is related to occupation and sector (branch of business). No published study has shown whether extended sitting at work is compensated for by sitting less during leisure...
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Hille, E.T.M. (author), Weisglas-Kuperus, N. (author), van Goudoever, J.B. (author), Jacobusse, G.W. (author), Ens-Dokkum, M.H. (author), de Groot, L. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), Geven, W.B. (author), Kok, J.H. (author), de Kleine, M.J.K. (author), Kollée, L.A.A. (author), Mulder, A.L.M. (author), van Straaten, H.L.M. (author), de Vries, L.S. (author), van Weissenbruch, M.M. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
OBJECTIVE. Young adults who were born very preterm or with a very low birth weight remain at risk for physical and neurodevelopmental problems and lower academic achievement scores. Data, however, are scarce, hospital based, mostly done in small populations, and need additional confirmation. METHODS. Infants who were born at <32 weeks of...
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Wijlhuizen, G.J. (author), de Jong, R. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective.: The aim of this study was to test the assumption that the level of outdoor physical activity mediates the relationship between fear of falling and actual outdoor falls according to the Task Difficulty Homeostasis Theory. Method.: A prospective follow-up study of 10 months conducted in the year 2000 in three municipalities in the...
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Bos, J.E. (author), Damala, D. (author), Lewis, C. (author), Ganguly, A. (author), Turan, O. (author), TNO Defensie en Veiligheid (author)
This paper explains part of the observed variability in passenger illness ratings aboard ships by gender, age and sickness history. Within the framework of a European project, 2840 questionnaires, gathered on several ships operating all over Europe, were analysed. Gender, age and sickness history all had a highly significant effect on...
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van Uffelen, J.G.Z. (author), Chin A Paw, M.J.M. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objectives: To examine the effect of walking and vitamin B supplementation on quality-of-life (QoL) in community-dwelling adults with mild cognitive impairment. Methods: One year, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Participants were randomized to: (1) twice-weekly, group-based, moderate-intensity walking program (n = 77) or a light...
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van den Berg, J.F. (author), Tulen, J.H.M. (author), Neven, A.K. (author), Hofman, A. (author), Miedema, H.M.E. (author), Witteman, J.C.M. (author), Tiemeier, H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Several large studies have shown that both short and long average sleep durations increase the risk of hypertension in adults. We investigated whether sleep duration is also associated with hypertension in the elderly. This cross-sectional study was conducted in 5058 participants of the population-based Rotterdam Study, aged 58 to 98 years....
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Dousma, M. (author), Wierdsma, N. (author), van Ede, J. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Heijmans, H.S.A. (author), de Vries, T.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
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Mons, M.N. (author), van der Wielen, J.M.L. (author), Blokker, E.J.M. (author), Sinclair, M.I. (author), Hulshof, K.F.A.M. (author), Dangendorf, F. (author), Hunter, P.R. (author), Medema, G.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The volume of cold tap water consumed is an essential element in quantitative microbial risk assessment. This paper presents a review of tap water consumption studies. Study designs were evaluated and statistical distributions were fitted to water consumption data from The Netherlands, Great Britain, Germany and Australia. We conclude that the...
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Robitail, S. (author), Siméoni, M.C. (author), Ravens-Sieberer, U. (author), Bruil, J. (author), Auquier, P. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: The aims of this study were to assess the level of agreement and the magnitude of discrepancies between children and their parents, and whether these levels of agreement/discrepancy depend on the country of living, the domains of quality of life assessed, the age and gender of the children, and other background variables. Study Design...
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Crone, M.R. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Smoking is a highly addictive behaviour, often initiated during adolescence. It is suggested that smoking is associated with behavioural and emotional problems. This study aims to assess the impact of psychosocial problems on smoking initiation and vice versa. Method: We obtained data on self-reported psychosocial problems and smoking of...
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Beulens, J.W.J. (author), Rimm, E.B. (author), Ascherio, A. (author), Spiegelman, D. (author), Hendriks, H.F.J. (author), Mukamal, K.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Heavy alcohol consumption increases risk for hypertension, which is in itself a strong risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, data on the association between alcohol consumption and CVD among individuals with hypertension are scarce. Objective: To assess whether alcohol consumption is inversely associated with CVD...
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Miedema, H.M. (author), Vos, H. (author), TNO Bouw en Ondergrond (author)
This study establishes functions that specify self-reported sleep disturbance in relation to the exposure to nighttime transportation noise, by reanalyzing pooled data from previous studies. Results are based on data from 28 original datasets obtained from 24 field studies (4 studies collected data regarding 2 sources) including almost 23,000...
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Kuijt-Evers, L.F.M. (author), Bosch, T. (author), Huysmans, M.A. (author), de Looze, M.P. (author), Vink, P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
In the current study, the relationship between objective measurements and subjective experienced comfort and discomfort in using handsaws was examined. Twelve carpenters evaluated five different handsaws. Objective measures of contact pressure (average pressure, pressure area and pressure-time (P-t) integral) in static and dynamic conditions,...
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Bot, S.D.M. (author), Terwee, C.B. (author), van der Windt, D.A.W.M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Bouter, L.M. (author), Dekker, J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objectives: To study work-related physical and psychosocial risk factors for sick leave among patients who have visited their general practitioner for neck or upper extremity complaints. Methods: Three hundred and forty two patients with neck or upper extremity complaints completed self-report questionnaires at baseline and after 3 months. Cox...
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Molag, M.L. (author), de Vries, J.H.M. (author), Ocké, M.C. (author), Dagnelie, P.C. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author), Jansen, M.C.J.F. (author), van Staveren, W.A. (author), van 't Veer, P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The authors investigated the role of food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) design, including length, use of portion-size questions, and FFQ origin, in ranking subjects according to their nutrient intake. They also studied the ability of the FFQ to detect differences in energy intake between subgroups and to assess energy and protein intake. In a...
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de Kluizenaar, Y. (author), Gansevoort, R.T. (author), Miedema, H.M.E. (author), de Jong, P.E. (author), TNO Bouw en Ondergrond (author)
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between road traffic noise exposure at home and the prevalence of hypertension. METHODS: We conducted cross-sectional analyses in a large random sample (N = 40,856) of inhabitants of Groningen City, and in a subsample (the Prevention of Renal and Vascular End-Stage Disease ...
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Ravens-Sieberer, U. (author), Auquier, P. (author), Erhart, M. (author), Gosch, A. (author), Rajmil, L. (author), Bruil, J. (author), Power, M. (author), Duer, W. (author), Cloetta, B. (author), Czemy, L. (author), Mazur, J. (author), Czimbalmos, A. (author), Tountas, Y. (author), Hagquist, C. (author), Kilroe, J. (author), Fuerth, K. (author), Czerny, L. (author), Simeoni, M.C. (author), Robitail, S. (author), Nickel, J. (author), Kurth, B.-M. (author), von Rüden, U. (author), Dimitrakakis, C. (author), Aszman, A. (author), Flannery, E. (author), Detmar, S. (author), Veripps, E. (author), Mierzejeswka, E. (author), Berra, S. (author), Tebé, C. (author), Herdman, M. (author), Alonso, J. (author), Abel, T. (author), Bisegger, C. (author), Farley, C. (author), Atherton, C. (author), Phillips, K. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To assess the construct and criterion validity of the KIDSCREEN-27 health-related quality of life (HRQoL) questionnaire, a shorter version of the KIDSCREEN-52. Methods: The five-dimensional KIDSCREEN-27 was tested in a sample of 22,827. For criterion validity the correlation with and the percentage explained variance of the scores of...
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