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Raat, H. (author), Bonsel, G.J. (author), Hoogeveen, W.C. (author), Essink-Bot, M.L. (author), Gemke, R.J.B.J. (author), Krabbe, P.F.M. (author), Moll, H.A. (author), Suijlekom van-Smit, L.W.A. (author), Verrips, E. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
To establish the generalizability (external validity) of the Health Utilities Index Mark 3 (HUI3) as a single-summary score generic outcome measure in numerous countries/subgroups (including children), repeated studies of community preferences should be performed in various settings. In performing multiple HUI3 studies, a mailed questionnaire...
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Willems, J.H.B.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Various symptoms can arise during a stay in high altitude areas (above 2500 m), such as tissue hypoxia and in particular pulmonary and brain oedema. Patients with existing health problems can expect to develop more complaints or more severe complaints at an earlier stage. For a number of these patients a stay in high altitude areas should be...
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Hoek, A.C. (author), Luning, P.A. (author), Stafleu, A. (author), de Graaf, C. (author), TNO Voeding (author)
The aim was to investigate socio-demographic characteristics, and attitudes to food and health of vegetarians, non-vegetarian consumers of meat substitutes, and meat consumers in the Netherlands. The sample used for this study (participants ≥18 years) was taken from the Dutch National Food Consumption Survey, 1997/1998. Vegetarians (n=63) and...
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van Exel, N.J.A. (author), Brouwer, W.B.F. (author), van den Berg, B. (author), Koopmanschap, M.A. (author), van den Bos, G.A.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: Prevailing measures of subjective caregiver burden either have no overall summary score or do not consider the relative importance caregivers attach to different dimensions of burden. Our aim was to assess which dimensions informal caregivers perceive as being important to their overall burden from care giving. Design: Cross-sectional...
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Kamphuis, M. (author), Zwinderman, K.A.H. (author), Vogels, T. (author), Vliegen, H.W. (author), Kamphuis, R.P. (author), Ottenkamp, J. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Bruil, J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
This study represents the development and validation of a cardiac-specific module of the generic health-related quality of life (HRQoL) instrument, the TAAQOL (TNO/AZL Adult Quality Of Life), for young adults with congenital heart disease (CHD). Items were selected based on literature, an explorative previous study in CHD patients, interviews...
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Perenboom, R.J.M. (author), van Herten, L.M. (author), Boshuizen, H.C. (author), van den Bos, G.A.M. (author)
Purpose: To assess trends in Disability-Free Life Expectancy, in life expectancy with disabilities according to levels of severity and in Disability-Adjusted Life Expectancy in the Netherlands between 1989 and 2000. Method: The disability-free life expectancy, a composite population health status measure, was calculated with data on long-term...
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), Proper, K.I. (author), de Bruyne, M.C. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Meerding, W.J. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Objectives. This study evaluated the impact of worksite physical activity counseling using cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analyses. Methods. Civil servants (N=299) were randomly assigned to an intervention (N=131) or control (N=168) group for 9 months. The intervention costs were compared with the monetary benefits gained from reduced sick...
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), Boonen, A. (author), van der Heijde, D. (author), Landewé, R. (author), Chorus, A. (author), van Lankveld, W. (author), Miedema, H. (author), van der Tempel, H. (author), van der Linden, S. (author)
Objective: To determine whether avoidant coping in ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is independent of disease status and whether it is stable over time. Methods: 658 patients with AS completed a postal questionnaire on health status, including pain and stiffness (BASDAI), physical function (BASFI), and coping (CORS). In CORS, "decreasing activities...
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Proper, K.I. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Background: Physical inactivity and obesity are major public health problems. Our objective was to investigate the effectiveness of an individual counseling intervention at the workplace on physical activity fitness and health. Counseling content derived from the Patient-centered Assessment and Counseling for Exercise and Nutrition (PACE)...
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Beekman, M. (author), Heijmans, B.T. (author), Martin, N.G. (author), Whitfield, J.B. (author), Pedersen, N.L. (author), de Faire, U. (author), Snieder, H. (author), Lakenberg, N. (author), de Knijff, P. (author), Frants, R.R. (author), van Ommen, G.J.B. (author), Kluft, C. (author), Vogler, G.P. (author), Slagboom, P.E. (author), Boomsma, D.I. (author)
Plasma levels of lipoprotein(a) - Lp(a) - are associated with cardiovascular risk (Danesh et al., 2000) and were long believed to be influenced by the LPA locus on chromosome 6q27 only. However, a recent report of Broeckel et al. (2002) suggested the presence of a second quantitative trait locus on chromosome 1 influencing Lp(a) levels. Using a...
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Lamers, R.-J.A.N. (author), Wessels, E.C.H.H. (author), van de Sandt, J.J.M. (author), Venema, K. (author), Schaafsma, G. (author), van der Greef, J. (author), van Nesselrooij, J.H.J. (author)
Metabolic fingerprints are novel measurement tools to evaluate the biochemical status of a living organism by using 1H NMR and multivariate data analysis (MVDA). In this way, a quick evaluation of changes in health or diseased state can be made, reflected in alterations of metabolic patterns. Normally, metabolic finger-printing is based on in...
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Boelsma, E. (author), van de Vijver, L.P.L. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), Klöpping-Ketelaars, I.A.A. (author), Hendriks, H.F.J. (author), Roza, L. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
Background: Nutritional factors exert promising actions on the skin, but only scant information is available on the modulating effects of physiologic concentrations of nutrients on the skin condition of humans. Objective: The objective was to evaluate whether nutrient concentrations in serum and diet are associated with the skin condition of...
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Proper, K.I. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Hildebrandt, V.H. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Background: An individual's current status of physical activity and nutrition and readiness to change can be determined using PACE assessment forms. Practitioners have suggested that feedback on the fitness and health components can produce a change in a subject's awareness of their behaviour and thereby lead to a beneficial change in stage of...
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de Lange, A.H. (author), Taris, T.W. (author), Kompier, M.A.J. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author)
This study addressed the methodological quality of longitudinal research examining R. Karasek and T. Theorell's (1990) demand-control-(support) model and reviewed the results of the best of this research. Five criteria for evaluating methodological quality were used: type of design, length of time lags, quality of measures, method of analysis,...
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Detmar, S.B. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
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Broekmans, W.M.R. (author), Klöpping-Ketelaars, I.A.A. (author), Weststrate, J.A. (author), Tijburg, L.B.M. (author), van Poppel, G. (author), Vink, A.A. (author), Berendschot, T.T.J.M. (author), Bots, M.L. (author), Castenmiller, W.A.M. (author), Kardinaal, A.F.M. (author)
Excessive consumption of energy and fat increases the risk for obesity. Snacks containing sucrose polyesters (SPE) as a dietary fat replacer are on the market in the United States. SPE products have been shown to lower concentrations of serum carotenoids in short-term studies. Experimental studies on the longer-term effects on health of...
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Theunissen, N.C.M. (author), Meulman, J.J. (author), den Ouden, L.A. (author), Koopman, H.M. (author), Verrips, E.G.H.W. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Wit, J.M. (author)
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de Kleine, M.J.K. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), Kollée, L.A.A. (author), van der Nijhuis - Sanden, M.W.G. (author), Sondaar, M. (author), Kessel van - Feddema, B.J.M. (author), Knuijt, S. (author), van Baar, A.L. (author), Ilsen, A. (author), Breur-Pieterse, R. (author), Briët, J.M. (author), Brand, R. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
Background: Long term follow up shows a high frequency of developmental disturbances in preterm survivors of neonatal intensive care formerly considered non-disabled. Aims: To develop and validate an assessment tool that can help paediatricians to identify before 6 years of age which survivors have developmental disturbances that may interfere...
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Kamphuis, M. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Vliegen, H.W. (author), Ottenkamp, J. (author)
In adults (aged 17 to 32 years) with mild or complex previously operated congenital heart disease, health-related quality of life (measured with the TAAQOL) and subjective health status (measured with the SF-36) were compared with those of the general population. In addition, the relation between these measures and physical indices was...
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Koopman, H.M. (author), Bruil, J. (author), Detmar, S.B. (author), Baars, R.M. (author), Wit, J.M. (author)
With the help of seven questions: What is health related quality of life (HRQoL)? How can HRQoL be measured? What conditions do HRQoL instruments need to meet? For what purpose can HRQoL instruments be used? Who completes the questionnaires? In what way can paediatricians use the HRQoL results? What does HRQoL research look like in future? an...
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