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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...
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), van Dellen, Q.M. (author), van Aalderen, W.M.C. (author), Bindels, P.J.E. (author), Öry, F.G. (author), Bruil, J. (author), Stronks, K. (author), Wennink, J.M.B. (author), Wolf, B.H.M. (author), Mahdi, U. (author), Nagelkerke, A.F. (author), van der Veer, E.M.A. (author), Westra, M. (author)
Background. Doctors and patients hold varying beliefs concerning illness and treatment. Patients' and families' explanatory models (EMs) vary according to personality and sociocultural factors. In a multi-ethnic society, it is becoming increasingly significant that doctors understand the different beliefs of their patients in order to improve...
article 2008
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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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Anthony, S. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Offerhaus, P.M. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objectives: In the Netherlands, approximately one-third of births are planned home births, mostly supervised by a midwife. The relationship between maternal demographic factors and home births supervised by midwives was examined. Design: Cross-sectional study. Setting: Dutch national perinatal registries of the year 2000. Population: All women...
article 2005
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van Wouwe, J.P. (author), Mattiazzo, G.F. (author), El Mokadem, N. (author), Reeser, H.M. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author)
Objective. To determine the incidence and characteristics of type-1 diabetes mellitus (DM) in children aged 0-14 years during the period 1996-1999 and to compare this with previous measurements of the incidence. Design. Descriptive. Method. Data were collected via reports from all practicing paediatricians to the Dutch Paediatric Surveillance...
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Visser, O. (author), Busquet, E.H. (author), van Leeuwen, F.E. (author), Aaronson, N.K. (author), Öry, F.G. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. To describe the incidence of cervical cancer in women in North-Holland by country of birth. Design. Descriptive epidemiological study based on data from cancer registries. Method. The number of cases of cervical cancer in North-Holland for the period 1988-1998 was determined using data from the regional cancer registry of the...
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), Poorterman, J.H. (author)
In this paper an overview is given of recent studies concerning the prevalence of dental caries in children and adults in The Netherlands. Compared to the oral status in the past, the prevalence in children is still low. The decrease of caries is now also visible in adults up to the age of 45 years. The caries experience of people in older age...
article 2003
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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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van Wouwe, J.P. (author), Verkerk, P.H. (author), Mattiazzo, G.F. (author), El Mokadem, N. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author)
article 2002
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), Zijlstra-Remon, N. (author), Filedt Kok-Weimar, T.L. (author)
An epidemiological study was performed on caries, fluorosis and plaque in children of refugees 8, 9 and 10 years of age. Tooth brushing habits and dental attendance were evaluated with a questionnaire. Of the 87 children participating (response rate 89%), 85% showed caries experience, 17% fluorosis and 46% clearly visible plaque. Only 14% of the...
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Stronks, K. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Background. Surveys among the general population are an important method for collecting epidemiological data on health and utilization of health care in that population. Selective non-response may affect the validity of these data. This study examines the impact of response bias on estimates of health care utilization and on risk estimates for...
article 1999
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Brugman, E. (author), Verrips, G.H. (author), Danz, M.J. (author), Kalsbeek, H. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the extent to which dental prevention among Turkish parents differs from that among Moroccan parents in one of the large cities in the Netherlands. Design: Turkish and Moroccan mothers with a child of approximately six months old, who visited the well baby clinics in the Schilderswijk area of The...
article 1998
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Verrips, G.H. (author), Kalsbeek, H. (author), van Woerkum, C.M. (author), Koelen, M. (author), Kok-Weimar, T.L. (author), Nederlands Instituut voor Praeventieve Gezondheidszorg TNO (author)
A previous study among Amsterdam 5-year-old children showed that on average, the older the child at the onset of toothbrushing and the less frequent the toothbrushing, the more life time caries experience it had. The aim of the present study was to assess correlates of these two caries risk factors, in four ethnic groups. A further aim was to...
article 1994
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Verkerk, P.H. (author), Zaadstra, B.M. (author), Reerink, J.D. (author), Herngreen, W.P. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Nederlands Instituut voor Praeventieve Gezondheidszorg TNO (author)
Social class and ethnicity are important risk factors for small-for-gestational-age and preterm delivery in many countries. This study was performed to assess whether this is also the case in the Netherlands, a country with a high level of social security, relatively small income differences and easy access to medical care for all its...
article 1994
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Verrips, G.H. (author), Frencken, J.E. (author), Kalsbeek, H. (author), Filedt Kok-Weimar, T.L. (author), Nederlands Instituut voor Praeventieve Gezondheidszorg TNO (author)
This investigation was first, to assess the oral health of 11-year-old children in four ethnic groups in Amsterdam; second, to assess their dental behaviour and third, to identify potential determinants of frequency of toothbrushing. Representative samples of 97 Surinamese, 209 Moroccan, 128 Turkish and 102 Dutch children were examined orally...
article 1993
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Verrips, G.H. (author), Kalsbeek, H. (author)
This article reviews the literature on child dental caries in various ethnic groups in the Netherlands. Material from fifteen studies showed generally the dental health of five- to eleven-year-old children of parents born in Turkey or Morocco to be far worse than that of children of Dutch or Surinamese parents. The ethnic groups distinguished,...
article 1993
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Verrips, G.H. (author), Kalsbeek, H. (author), Frencken, J.E. (author), ter Horst, G. (author), Filedt Kok-Weimar, T.L. (author)
A previous study has shown five-year-old children of parents originating from Turkey or Morocco to have twice as much dmfs as children of parents from The Netherlands, Surinam or various other countries. In the present study, other risk indicators and factors for the prevalence of caries amongst these children were studied by interviewing their...
article 1993
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Verrips, G.H. (author), Kalsbeek, H. (author), Eijkman, M.A. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The aim of this study was to assess differences in dental health between socioeconomic and ethnic groups in a cohort of 5-yr-old children born in 1982 and in a cohort of 11-yr-old children born in 1976. A further aim was to evaluate the putative role of dental behaviors as intervening factors between ethnicity and maternal education on the one...
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Meulmeester, J.F. (author), Hulshof, K.F.A.M. (author)
Migration might have considerable implications for nutrition and consequently for health. Because of the higher demands of growth, children are especially vulnerable to changes in nutrition. In order to get an insight into the need for a special nutrition policy for Turkish ad Moroccan children, the dietary habits and food consumption of 8-year...
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Verrips, G.H. (author), Kalsbeek, H. (author), Eijkman, M.A. (author)
The aim of this study was to assess differences in oral health and dental behaviour in a cohort of five-year-old children born in 1982 and a cohort of eleven-year-old children born in 1976, in different ethnic and socio-economic groups, in the period from 1987 to 1990. To this end a secondary analysis was performed on data collected in a study...
article 1993
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