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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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Stevens, G.W.J.M. (author), Veldkamp, C. (author), Harakeh, Z. (author), Laninga-Wijnen, L. (author)
Although there are theoretical reasons to expect an association between ethnic minority status and popularity, research on this topic is scarce. Therefore, this association was investigated including the moderating role of the ethnic classroom composition and the mediating role of aggression. Data from the longitudinal Dutch SNARE (Social...
article 2020
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Vink, R.M. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), van der Pal, S.M. (author), Eikhout, I. (author), Pannebakker, F.D. (author), Klein Velderman, M. (author), Haagmans, M. (author), Mulder, T. (author), Dekker, M. (author)
Background Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) may have a life-long impact on mental health and are related to physical disease, such as diabetes and cardiovascular diseases in adulthood. Research on ACEs suffers from recall bias when performed with adults. Objective To estimate the prevalence of ACEs and the interrelationships between ACEs as...
article 2019
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de Wilde, J.A. (author), Meeuwsen, R.C. (author), Middelkoop, B.J. (author)
Background: Overweight and obesity rates stabilized or declined in the largest ethnic groups in the Netherlands, while reports on thinness are conflicting. Ethnic inequalities in time trends are unknown. The aim of this study was to examine (differences in) trends in overweight (including obesity), obesity, severe obesity and thinness in...
article 2018
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Marra, E. (author), van Dam, L. (author), Kroone, N. (author), Alberts, C.J. (author), Craanen, M. (author), Zimet, G.D. (author), Heijmam, T. (author), Hogewoning, A.A. (author), Sonder, G.J.B. (author), de Vries, H.J.C. (author), Alberts, C.J. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author), Schim van der Loeff, M.F. (author)
Introduction: Female sex workers (FSWs) are at risk for human papillomavirus (HPV)-induced diseases but are currently not targeted by the HPV vaccination program in the Netherlands. We explored determinants of their intention to get vaccinated against HPV in case vaccination would be offered to them. Methods: In 2016, FSWs 18 years and older...
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van Mourik, K. (author), Crone, M.R. (author), de Wolff, M.S. (author), Reis, R. (author)
This meta-analysis focuses on parent training programs for ethnic minority families and reports on (i) the adaptation of program content and (ii) the process that informs these adaptations. Relevant studies are reviewed to determine the adaptations made and the impact of the adaptations on parenting and child outcomes. Studies were eligible for...
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Marra, E. (author), Alberts, C.J. (author), Zimet, G.D. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W.M. (author), Heijman, T. (author), Hogewoning, A.A. (author), Sonder, G.J.B. (author), Fennema, J.S. (author), de Vries, H.J.C. (author), Schim van der Loeff, M.F. (author)
Background: Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination coverage in the Netherlands is low (~60%) compared to other childhood vaccinations (>90%), and even lower among ethnic minorities. The aim of this study was to explore the possible impact of ethnicity on the determinants of both HPV vaccination intention and HPV vaccination uptake among parents...
article 2017
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Harmsen, I.A. (author), Bos, H. (author), Ruiter, R.A.C. (author), Paulussen, T.G.W. (author), Kok, G. (author), de Melker, H.E. (author), Mollema, L. (author)
Background Although the vaccination coverage in most high income countries is high, variations in coverage rates on the national level among different ethnic backgrounds are reported. A qualitative study was performed to explore factors that influence decision-making among parents with different ethnic backgrounds in the Netherlands. Methods Six...
article 2015
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Eeftens, M. (author), Hoek, G. (author), Gruzieva, O. (author), Mölter, A. (author), Agius, R. (author), Beelen, R. (author), Brunekreef, B. (author), Custovic, A. (author), Cyrys, J. (author), Fuertes, E. (author), Heinrich, J. (author), Hoffmann, B. (author), De Hoogh, K. (author), Jedynska, A. (author), Keuken, M. (author), Klümper, C. (author), Kooter, I. (author), Krämer, U. (author), Korek, M. (author), Koppelman, G.H. (author), Kuhlbusch, T.A.J. (author), Simpson, A. (author), Smit, H.A. (author), Tsai, M.Y. (author), Wang, M. (author), Wolf, K. (author), Pershagen, G. (author), Gehring, U. (author)
BACKGROUND: Negative effects of long-term exposure to particulate matter (PM) on lung function have been shown repeatedly. Spatial differences in the composition and toxicity of PM may explain differences in observed effect sizes between studies. METHODS: We conducted a multicenter study in 5 European birth cohorts - BAMSE (Sweden), GINIplus and...
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Bakker, L.E.H. (author), Boon, M.R. (author), van der Linden, R.A.D. (author), Arias-Bouda, L.P. (author), van Klinken, J.B. (author), Smit, F. (author), Verberne, H.J. (author), Jukema, J.W. (author), Tamsma, J.T. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), van Marken Lichtenbelt, W.D. (author), Jazet, I.M. (author), Rensen, P.C.N. (author)
Background: Individuals of south Asian origin have a very high risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared with white Caucasians. We aimed to assess volume and activity of brown adipose tissue (BAT), which is thought to have a role in energy metabolism by combusting fatty acids and glucose to produce heat and might contribute to the difference...
article 2014
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Commissaris, D.A.C.M. (author), Könemann, R. (author), Hiemstra-van Mastrigt, S. (author), Burford, E.M. (author), Botter, J. (author), Douwes, M. (author), Ellegast, R.P. (author)
Sedentary work entails health risks. Dynamic (or active) workstations, at which computer tasks can be combined with physical activity, may reduce the risks of sedentary behaviour. The aim of this study was to evaluate short term task performance while working on three dynamic workstations: a treadmill, an elliptical trainer, a bicycle ergometer...
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Gagnon, A.J. (author), DeBruyn, R. (author), Essén, B. (author), Gissler, M. (author), Heaman, M. (author), Jeambey, Z. (author), Korfker, D. (author), McCourt, C. (author), Roth, C. (author), Zeitlin, J. (author), Small, R. (author), Alexander, S. (author), Racapé, J. (author), Arntzen, A. (author), Barros, H. (author), Blondel, B. (author), Merry, L. (author), Glazier, R. (author), Kirby, R. (author), Mohangoo, A. (author), Macfarlane, A. (author), Dattani, N. (author), Nybo Andersen, A.M. (author), Mortensen, L. (author), Villadsen, S. (author), Davey, M.A. (author), Sievers, E. (author), Stray-Pedersen, B. (author), Urquia, M. (author), Janevic, T. (author), Guendelman, S. (author), Bolumar, F. (author), Río Sánchez, M.I. (author), Hjern, A. (author), Vangen, S. (author)
Background: Through the World Health Assembly Resolution, 'Health of Migrants', the international community has identified migrant health as a priority. Recommendations for general hospital care for international migrants in receiving-countries have been put forward by the Migrant Friendly Hospital Initiative; adaptations of these...
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Stutterheim, S.E. (author), Bos, A.E.R. (author), van Kesteren, N.M.C. (author), Shiripinda, I. (author), Pryor, J.B. (author), de Bruin, M. (author), Schaalma, H.P. (author)
Thirty years after the first diagnosis, people living with HIV (PLWH) around the world continue to report stigmatizing experiences. In this study, beliefs contributing to HIV-related stigma in African and Afro-Caribbean diaspora communities and their cultural context were explored through semi-structured interviews with HIV-positive (N=42) and...
article 2012
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Deurloo, J.A. (author), van Gameren-Oosterom, H.B.M. (author), Kamphuis, M. (author)
There is a high incidence of skin disorders; these are also frequently encountered within Youth Healthcare (YHC). Some skin disorders are caused by an underlying disease, syndrome or child abuse. Therefore, detection of these causes in an early stage is important. Skin disorders can have a huge psychosocial impact on both child and parents. This...
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de Jonge, A. (author), Rijnders, M. (author), Agyemang, C. (author), van der Stouwe, R. (author), van den Muijsenbergh, M.E.T.C. (author), Buitendijk, S. (author)
Background: Ethnic minority women in Western countries have poorer pregnancy outcomes compared to majority populations, and undocumented women are particularly vulnerable. We intended to assess whether midwives adjust their care if women are undocumented and have no health insurance. Methods: A retrospective matched cohort study in primary...
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Jonkers, M. (author), Richters, A. (author), Zwart, J. (author), Öry, F. (author), van Roosmalen, J. (author)
This 2006 study investigated ethnicity-related factors contributing to sub-standard maternity care and the effects on severe maternal morbidity among immigrant women in the Netherlands. In-depth interviews were carried out with 40 immigrant and 10 native Dutch women. The immigrant women reported that health care providers often paid insufficient...
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Zwart, J.J. (author), Jonkers, M.D. (author), Richters, A. (author), Öry, F. (author), Bloemenkamp, K.W. (author), Duvekot, J.J. (author), van Roosmalen, J. (author)
Background: There are concerns about ethnic disparity in outcome of obstetric health care in high-income countries. Our aim was to assess these differences in a large cohort of women having experienced severe acute maternal morbidity (SAMM) during pregnancy, delivery and puerperium. Methods: All women experiencing SAMM were prospectively...
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Rooij, A.de (author), Steultjens, M.P. (author), Siemonsma, P.C. (author), Vollebregt, J.A. (author), Roorda, L.D. (author), Beuving, W. (author), Dekker, J. (author)
Background: A wide variety of cognitive concepts have been shown to play an important role in chronic widespread pain (CWP). Although these concepts are generally considered to be distinct entities, some might in fact be highly overlapping. The objectives of this study were to (i) to establish inter-relationships between self-efficacy, cognitive...
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van Strien, T. (author), Herman, C.P. (author), Verheijden, M.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
This study examined which individuals in particular are susceptible or resistant to develop overweight in our current obesogenic environment. A cross-sectional study was conducted in a sample of 1342 people representative of the general population in the Netherlands. Overweight-level (normal body weight ≥ 17.5 BMI [weight in kilograms/height in...
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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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