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Agyemang, C. (author), Owusu-Dabo, E. (author), de Jonge, A. (author), Martins, D. (author), Ogedegbe, G. (author), Stronks, K. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To investigate differences in overweight and obesity between first-generation Dutch-Ghanaian migrants in The Netherlands and their rural and urban counterparts in Ghana. Design: Cross-sectional study. Subjects: A total of 1471 Ghanaians (rural Ghanaians, n 532; urban Ghanaians, n 787; Dutch-Ghanaians, n 152) aged ≥17 years. Main...
article 2009
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Driessen, G.J. (author), Pereira, R.R. (author), Brabin, B.J. (author), Hartwig, N.G. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Falciparum malaria or malaria tropica is one of the leading causes of childhood mortality worldwide. Malaria-related deaths occur mainly in sub-Saharan Africa, where an estimated 365 million clinical cases of Plasmodium falciparum malaria occur each year. In Europe, imported malaria cases occur due to returning travellers or...
article 2008
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Kocken, P.L. (author), van Dorst, A.G. (author), Schaalma, H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
A study into the relevance of cultural factors in predicting condom-use intentions among Antillean migrants in the Netherlands is described in this article. The association between the intention to use condoms with a new sexual partner and a perceived taboo on discussing sex, beliefs about sex education and machismo beliefs on gender and power...
article 2006
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Harland, P. (author), Brugman, E. (author), Verhulst, F.C. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
Background This study aims to examine a) the prevalence of psychosocial problems and b) the association between parent-reported problems and the identification by doctors and nurses (child health professionals, CHP) working in preventive child health care, among immigrant and non-immigrant children. Methods CHPs examined 4,098 children aged 5...
article 2005
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Visser, O. (author), van Peppen, A.M. (author), Öry, F.G. (author), van Leeuwen, F.E. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
To determine breast cancer screening results according to country of birth data were used from the breast cancer screening organization of the Comprehensive Cancer Centre Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Overall (age-adjusted) attendance of the breast cancer screening was 76% for women aged 50-69. Attendance was significantly lower for women born in...
article 2005
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), Visser, O. (author), van der Kooy, K. (author), van Peppen, A.M. (author), Öry, F.G. (author), van Leeuwen, F.E. (author)
We investigated breast cancer incidence in migrants in the Netherlands in 1988-1998. The standardised incidence ratio for breast cancer in Northwest-Netherlands was statistically significantly reduced for women born in Surinam (0.56), Turkey (0.29) and Morocco (0.22). The proportion of women with advanced stages (III and IV) did not differ...
article 2004
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Fredriks, A.M. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Jeurissen, S.E.R. (author), Dekker, F.W. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Wit, J.M. (author)
The aim of this study was to provide growth and sexual maturation reference data for Turkish children living in The Netherlands. We also compared these references with the reference data of children of Dutch origin and with Turkish reference data collected in Turkey and elsewhere in Europe. Cross-sectional growth and demographic data were...
article 2003
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Westhoff, M.H. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author)
Objectives: Older immigrants from non-industrialised countries are a growing group, they have comparatively many health problems and are often hard to reach through health promotion and other preventive services. The aim of this study was to assess the effect of a short health education and physical exercise programme on the health and the...
article 2003
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author)
Surveys are often used to obtain data on ethnic differences in health care utilization. This study examines the cross-cultural validity of such data. Survey data were linked to an insurance register, for 3054 residents of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Concordance was estimated using Cohen's kappa statistics (agreement adjusted for chance agreement...
article 2000
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective - Difference in health, lifestyles, and use of health care between groups of varying ethnic origin can have important implications for preventive and curative health care. This paper studies whether socioeconomic factors explain ethnic differences in these outcomes. Design - Data on health status, lifestyles, and use of health care...
article 1998
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van de Laar, M.J.W. (author), Sleutjes, M.P.M. (author), Postema, C.A. (author), van de Water, H.P.A. (author)
article 1991
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Meulmeester, J.F. (author), van der Berg, H. (author), Wedel, M. (author), Boshuis, P.G. (author), Hulshof, K.F.A. (author), Luyken, R. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
At the end of the winter circulating concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OHD) in Asian and Mediterranen immigrants in northwestern European countries are usually very low. This may lead to vitamin D deficiency and eventually to rickets. Children are more prone to develop vitamin D deficiency. The vitamin D status of 8-year-old Turkish,...
article 1990
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