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Kollman, J. (author), Kocken, P.L. (author), Syurina, E.V. (author), Hilverda, F. (author)
Objectives: Due to an increased infection rate among young adults, they need to adhere to the preventive guidelines to stop the spread of COVID-19 and protect vulnerable others. The purpose of this mixed methods study was to explore the role of risk perception and affective response in the preventive behaviours of young adults during the COVID...
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van Zon, S.K.R. (author), Ots, P. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Brouwer, S. (author)
Background: This study aims to examine whether the presence of chronic diseases or multimorbidity moderates the associations between psychosocial working conditions and work exit through unemployment, work disability or early retirement. Methods: Data from Lifelines (n=55 950), a prospective population-based cohort study, were enriched with...
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Bonde, J.P.E. (author), Sell, L. (author), Flachs, E.M. (author), Coggon, D. (author), Albin, M. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Kolstad, H. (author), Mehlum, I.S. (author), Schlünssen, V. (author), Solovieva, S. (author), Torén, K. (author), Jakobsson, K. (author), Nielsen, C. (author), Nilsson, K. (author), Rylander, L. (author), Petersen, K.U. (author), Tøttenborg, S.S. (author)
Objective: Mounting evidence indicates increased risk of COVID-19 among healthcare personnel, but the evidence on risks in other occupations is limited. In this study, we quantify the occupational risk of COVID-19-related hospital admission in Denmark during 2020-2021. Methods: The source population included 2.4 million employees age 20-69 years...
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Rødseth, S.C. (author), Høvik, H. (author), Schuller, A.A. (author), Bjertness, E. (author), Skudutyte-Rysstad, R. (author)
Objective: To investigate dental caries prevalence amongst adults in Central Norway and assess changes over the last 45 years. Materials and methods: The cross-sectional HUNT4 Oral Health Study was conducted in 2017-2019. A random sample of 4913 participants aged ≥19 years answered questionnaires and underwent clinical and radiographic...
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Kocevska, D. (author), Lysen, T.S. (author), Dotinga, A. (author), Koopman-Verhoeff, M.E. (author), Luijk, M.P.C.M. (author), Antypa, N. (author), Biermasz, N.R. (author), Blokstra, A. (author), Brug, J. (author), Burk, W.J. (author), Comijs, H.C. (author), Corpeleijn, E. (author), Dashti, H.S. (author), de Bruin, E.J. (author), de Graaf, R. (author), Derks, I.P.M. (author), Dewald-Kaufmann, J.F. (author), Elders, P.J.M. (author), Gemke, R.J.B.J. (author), Grievink, L. (author), Hale, L. (author), Hartman, C.A. (author), Heijnen, C.J. (author), Huisman, M. (author), Huss, A. (author), Ikram, M.A. (author), Jones, S.E. (author), Klein Velderman, M. (author), Koning, M. (author), Meijer, A.M. (author), Meijer, K. (author), Noordam, R. (author), Oldehinkel, A.J. (author), Groeniger, J.O. (author), Penninx, B.W.J.H. (author), Picavet, H.S.J. (author), Pieters, S. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Reitz, E. (author), Renders, C.M. (author), Rodenburg, G. (author), Rutters, F. (author), Smith, M.C. (author), Singh, A.S. (author), Snijder, M.B. (author), Stronks, K. (author), ten Have, M, (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), van de Mheen, D. (author), van der Ende, J. (author), van der Heijden, K.B. (author), van der Velden, P.G. (author), van Lenthe, F.J. (author), van Litsenburg, R.R.L (author), van Oostrom, S.H. (author), van Schalkwijk, F.J. (author), Sheehan, CM, (author), Verheij, RA, (author), Verhulst, F.C. (author), Vermeulen, M.C.M. (author), Vermeulen, R.C.H. (author), Verschuren, W.M.M. (author), Vrijkotte, T.G.M. (author), Wijga, A.H. (author), Willemen, A.M. (author), ter Wolbeek, M. (author), Wood, A.R. (author), Xerxa, Y. (author), Bramer, W.M. (author), Franco, O.H. (author), Luik, A.I. (author), van Someren, E.J.W. (author), Tiemeier, H. (author)
We aimed to obtain reliable reference charts for sleep duration, estimate the prevalence of sleep complaints across the lifespan and identify risk indicators of poor sleep. Studies were identified through systematic literature search in Embase, Medline and Web of Science (9 August 2019) and through personal contacts. Eligible studies had to be...
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Li, A. (author), Chen, L. (author), Thomas, R.Z. (author), van der Velden, U. (author), Amaliya, A. (author), van der Sluis, L.W.M. (author), Schuller, A.A. (author), Tjakkes, G.H.E. (author)
Objectives: The reasons for tooth extraction are rarely recorded in epidemiological datasets. It poses a diagnostic challenge to determine if tooth loss is related to periodontal disease (TLPD). The present study aimed to assess the inter-tooth relationships based on the periodontal characteristics of existing teeth. Methods: A cross-sectional...
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Beenackers, M.A. (author), Vermaire, E.J.H. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), Schuller, A.A. (author)
Large socioeconomic inequalities still exist in oral health. It is already known that oral health-related behaviour may contribute to these inequalities, but why people with a lower socioeconomic position behave less healthily is not easily understood. A possible explanation that integrates insights on health behaviour, stress, and financial...
article 2021
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van Wees, J.D. (author), van der Kuip, M. (author), Osinga, S. (author), Keijser, B. (author), van Westerloo, D. (author), Hanegraaf, M. (author), Pluymaekers, M. (author), Leeuwenburgh, O. (author), Brunner, L. (author), Tutu van Furth, M. (author)
Background: On 26 November 2021, the world health organization (WHO) designated the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.529 a variant of concern, named Omicron (WHO, 2021a). As of December 16, Omicron has been detected in 89 countries (WHO, 2021b). The thread posed by Omicron is highly uncertain. Methods and findings: For the analysis of the impact of...
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Bongers, C.C.W.G. (author), de Korte, J.Q. (author), Catoire, M. (author), Greefhorst, J. (author), Hopman, M.T.E. (author), Kingma, B. (author), Eijsvogels, T.M.H. (author)
COVID-19 healthcare personnel (HCP) use personal protective equipment (PPE; ie, isolation gowns, eye protection, facemasks and respirators) to safely perform their medical duties. However, PPE creates a microenvironment around the skin due to a higher thermal resistance and lower water vapour permeability of the materials being used compared...
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van den Dries, M.A. (author), Guxens, M. (author), Spaan, S. (author), Ferguson, K.K. (author), Philips, E. (author), Santos, S. (author), Jaddoe, V.W.V. (author), Ghassabian, A. (author), Trasande, L. (author), Tiemeier, H. (author), Pronk, A. (author)
BACKGROUND: Prenatal exposures to phthalates and bisphenols are associated with impaired brain development in animals. However, epidemiological studies investigating the association between prenatal phthalate or bisphenol exposure and cognition have produced mixed findings and mostly had modest sample sizes and measured the exposure during the...
article 2020
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Schuring, M. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Carrino, L. (author), O'Prinsen, A.C. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Avendano, M. (author), Burdorf, A. (author)
Background: Declines in employment protection may have disproportionate effects on employment opportunities of workers with low education and poorer health. This study investigates the impact of changes in employment protection levels on employment rates according to education and health in 23 European countries. Methods: Data were taken from...
article 2020
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van der Burg, L. (author), Sepriano, A. (author), Landewé, R. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Ottenheijm, R.P.G. (author), Dinant, G.J. (author), Boonen, A. (author)
Objectives: To compare the construct validity of three presenteeism instruments, using health and economic outcomes as external references, among working persons reporting musculoskeletal complaints. Methods: Data from the prospective Study on Transitions in Employment, Ability and Motivation were used. Presenteeism measurement comprised a...
article 2020
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Bieler, D. (author), Cernak, I. (author), Martineau, L. (author), Bjarnason, S. (author), Franke, A. (author), Kirkman, E. (author), Leggieri, J. (author), Orru, H. (author), Ouellet, S. (author), Philippens, M.M.G.M. (author), Risling, M.G. (author), Sarron, J.C. (author), Skriudalen, S. (author), Teland, J.A. (author), Watts, S. (author), Gupta, R. (author)
Blast injuries are often caused by more than one mechanism, do not occur in isolation, and typically elicit a secondary multi-system response. Research efforts often do not separate blast injuries caused by blast waves from those caused by blunt force trauma and other mechanisms. 15 experts from nine different NATO nations developed in the HFM...
conference paper 2019
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Yang, C. (author), Ambayo, H. (author), Baets, B. (author), Kolsteren, P. (author), Thanintorn, N. (author), Hawwash, D. (author), Bouwman, J. (author), Bronselaer, A. (author), Pattyn, F. (author), Lachat, C. (author)
BACKGROUND: The use of linked data in the Semantic Web is a promising approach to add value to nutrition research. An ontology, which defines the logical relationships between well-defined taxonomic terms, enables linking and harmonizing research output. To enable the description of domain-specific output in nutritional epidemiology, we propose...
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Kuijpers, L.T. (author)
The worldwide production of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) has increased substantially in the last decade as the material offer society new opportunities for effectively stronger, lighter, better electrically conductive, and more flexible products. However, concerns have been raised about (occupational) health risks due to CNT exposure, but...
doctoral thesis 2018
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Spriensma, A.S. (author), Eekhout, I. (author), de Boer, M.R. (author), Luime, J.J. (author), de Jong, P.H. (author), Bahçecitapar, M.K. (author), Heymans, M.W. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author)
Background: Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) are the gold standard to estimate treatment effects. When patients receive effective treatment over time they may reach the limit of a certain measurement scale. This phenomenon is known as censoring and leads to skewed distributions of the outcome variable with an excess of either low (floor...
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Leist, M. (author), Ghallab, A. (author), Graepel, R. (author), Marchan, R. (author), Hassan, R. (author), Bennekou, S.H. (author), Limonciel, A. (author), Vinken, M. (author), Schildknecht, S. (author), Waldmann, T. (author), Danen, E. (author), van Ravenzwaay, B. (author), Kamp, H. (author), Gardner, I. (author), Godoy, P. (author), Bois, F.Y. (author), Braeuning, A. (author), Reif, R. (author), Oesch, F. (author), Drasdo, D. (author), Höhme, S. (author), Schwarz, M. (author), Hartung, T. (author), Braunbeck, T. (author), Beltman, J. (author), Vrieling, H. (author), Sanz, F. (author), Forsby, A. (author), Gadaleta, D. (author), Fisher, C. (author), Kelm, J. (author), Fluri, D. (author), Ecker, G. (author), Zdrazil, B. (author), Terron, A. (author), Jennings, P. (author), van der Burg, B. (author), Dooley, S. (author), Meijer, A.H. (author), Willighagen, E. (author), Martens, M. (author), Evelo, C. (author), Mombelli, E. (author), Taboureau, O. (author), Mantovani, A. (author), Hardy, B. (author), Koch, B. (author), Escher, S. (author), van Thriel, C. (author), Cadenas, C. (author), Kroese, D. (author), van de Water, B. (author), Hengstler, J.G. (author)
Adverse outcome pathways (AOPs) are a recent toxicological construct that connects, in a formalized, transparent and quality-controlled way, mechanistic information to apical endpoints for regulatory purposes. AOP links a molecular initiating event (MIE) to the adverse outcome (AO) via key events (KE), in a way specified by key event...
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Yang, C. (author), Pinart, M. (author), Kolsteren, P. (author), van Camp, J. (author), de Cock, N. (author), Nimptsch, K. (author), Pischon, T. (author), Laird, E. (author), Perozzi, G. (author), Canali, R. (author), Hoge, A. (author), Stelmach-Mardas, M. (author), Dragsted, L.O. (author), Palombi, S.M. (author), Dobre, I. (author), Bouwman, J. (author), Clarys, P. (author), Minervini, F. (author), de Angelis, M. (author), Gobbetti, M. (author), Tafforeau, J. (author), Coltell, O. (author), Corella, D. (author), de Ruyck, H. (author), Walton, J. (author), Kehoe, L. (author), Matthys, C. (author), de Baets, B. (author), de Tré, G. (author), Bronselaer, A. (author), Rivellese, A. (author), Giacco, R. (author), Lombardo, R. (author), de Clercq, S. (author), Hulstaert, N. (author), Lachat, C. (author)
Pooled analysis of secondary data increases the power of research and enables scientific discovery in nutritional epidemiology. Information on study characteristics that determine data quality is needed to enable correct reuse and interpretation of data. This study aims to define essential quality characteristics for data from observational...
article 2017
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Hermus, M.A.A. (author), Hitzert, M. (author), Boesveld, I.I. (author), van den Akker-van Marle, E.M. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), Franx, A. (author), de Graaf, J.P. (author), van Lith, J.M.M. (author), Steegers, E.E. (author), Wiegers, T.A. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.K. (author)
Objectives To compare the Optimality Index of planned birth in a birth centre with planned birth in a hospital and planned home birth for low-risk term pregnant women who start labour under the responsibility of a community midwife. Design Prospective cohort study. Setting Low-risk pregnant women under care of a community midwife and living in a...
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Mac Donald-Ottevanger, M.S. (author), Vreden, S. (author), van der Helm, J.J. (author), van de Laar, T. (author), Molenkamp, R. (author), Dams, E. (author), Roosblad, J. (author), Codrington, J. (author), Hindori-Mohangoo, A.D. (author), Prins, M. (author)
Little is known about the epidemiology of HCV in Suriname, a former Dutch colony in South America. To study the prevalence, determinants and genetic diversity of HCV, a one-month survey was conducted at the only Emergency Department in the capital Paramaribo. Participants (≥18 years) completed an interviewer-led standardized HCV risk-factor...
article 2016
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