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Zeitlin, J. (author), Wildman, K. (author), Bréart, G. (author), Alexander, S. (author), Barros, H. (author), Blondel, B. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Gissler, M. (author), Macfarlane, A. (author)
The PERISTAT project was charged with developing an indicator set for monitoring and describing perinatal health in Europe as part of the European Commission's Health Monitoring Programme, run by the Directorate General for Health and Consumer Protection (DG-SANCO), which is working towards the establishment of a comprehensive health monitoring...
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Perenboom, R.J.M. (author), Chorus, A.M.J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Purpose of this study was to report which existing survey instruments assess participation according to the International Classification of Functioning. Disability and Health (ICF). A literature search for relevant survey instruments was conducted. Subsequently, survey instruments were evaluated of which the complete questionnaire, published in...
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de Kleijn-Vrankrijker, M.W. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
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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...
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), Vogels, T. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Brugman, E. (author), Hollander-Gijsman, M.den (author), Verhulst, F.C. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
Background: An extended re-assessment of the psychometric properties of the LSPPK, an instrument aimed at identifying children with emotional and behavioural problems. Methods: Data came from a national sample in the Netherlands of parents of 1248 children (aged 5-6 years) interviewed by child health professionals (CHP). Data were obtained...
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), Zeitlin, J. (author), Wildman, K. (author), Bréart, G. (author), Alexander, S. (author), Barros, H. (author), Blondel, B. (author), Buitendijk, S. (author), Gissler, M. (author), Macfarlane, A. (author)
Background: The PERISTAT project aimed to develop an indicator set for monitoring and describing perinatal health in Europe. The challenge was to define indicators that cover common concerns and have the same meaning within the different European health care systems. Methods: PERISTAT included i) a review of existing recommendations on perinatal...
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Eyres, S. (author), Tennant, A. (author), Hopman-Rock, M. (author)
Background: Comparability of health data is a major challenge within the context of the Health Monitoring Programme of the European Commission. A common problem in surveys is that many variations of essentially the same question exist. Methods: Response conversion is a new method for improving comparability by scaling the data onto a common...
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), Robine, J.M. (author), Jagger, C. (author), Egidi, V. (author), Gispert, R. (author), Nusselder, W. (author), Perenboom, R. (author), Rasmussen, N. (author), Ritchie, K. (author), van den Berg, J. (author), van Oyen, H. (author)
The Euro-REVES 2 project, 'Setting up of a coherent set of health expectancies for the European Union', was begun in 1998 under the European Health Monitoring Programme with the aim of selecting a concise set of instruments to simultaneously monitor mortality and the different facets of health. An in-depth analysis of the current health survey...
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Chorus, A.M.J. (author), Miedema, H.S. (author), Boonen, A. (author), van der Linden, S. (author)
Objective: To investigate the relationship between work and quality of life (QOL) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and ankylosing spondylitis (AS) aged 16-59. Methods: 1056 patients with RA and 658 with AS were included in the study. Data were obtained by postal questionnaire, which included severa generic and disease related QOL...
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Rosendal, H. (author), Vondeling, H. (author), de Witte, L.P. (author), Hutubessy, R.C.W. (author), van Beekum, W.T. (author), Heine, R.J. (author)
Objective. Assessing whether the initiation of insulin therapy in patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 can be delivered as effectively in a structured transmural care model as in the more usual outpatients structure. Design. Retrospective comparative cohort study. Method. In 1997 data were collected from 52 patients with diabetes mellitus type...
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van Tubergen, A. (author), Coenen, J. (author), Landewé, R. (author), Spoorenberg, A. (author), Chorus, A. (author), Boonen, A. (author), van der Linden, S. (author), van der Heijde, D. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objectives. To investigate whether the single-item fatigue question of the Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index (BASDAI) and the Multidimensional Fatigue Inventory (MFI) are appropriate instruments to measure fatigue in ankylosing spondylitis (AS); to identify factors that influence fatigue in AS; and to assess how fatigue in all...
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Kamphuis, M. (author), Vliegen, H.W. (author), Vogels, T. (author), Zwinderman, K.H. (author), van der Wall, E.E. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), Ottenkamp, J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: To discuss the need for continuing cardiac surveillance in adults with hemodynamically insignificant congenital cardiac disease. Methods: In 82 patients with mild congenital cardiac malformations, aged from 17 to 32 years, we investigated the subjective health status, the health-related quality of life, any difficulties encountered in...
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de Jong, R.G. (author), van Wiechen, C.M.A.G. (author), Franssen, E.A.M. (author), Lebret, E. (author), Instituut voor Ruimtelijke Organisatie TNO (author)
The possible relation between aircraft noise exposure and the prevalence of complainants around Schiphol airport was studied. The home address of people who complain about aircraft noise at the Environment Advisory Committee Schiphol was combined with annual average noise levels, using a Geographic Information System. The prevalence of...
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Feron, V.J. (author), Cassee, F.R. (author), Groten, J.P. (author), van Vliet, P.W. (author), van Zorge, J.A. (author), TNO Voeding Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
In this article, we highlight new developments and recent studies concerning adverse human health effects related to chemical mixtures. One group of activities comprises the development of a new computer program for analyzing mixture studies and a mathematical model as a basis for combination rules that predict the toxicity of mixtures. Other...
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Gierus, M. (author), Schwarz, F.J. (author), Kirchgessner, M. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
In three separate trial series (TS) the effect of diet composition on selenium (Se) status of dairy cows were investigated. Diets were formulated based mainly on grass (TS1), grass silage (TS2) or maize silage (TS3) with different levels of Se supplementation. Each TS comprised a total of 30 dairy cows and contained one treatment group without...
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), Banta, H.D. (author), Hatziandreu, E. (author), Dauben, H.P. (author), Førde, O.H. (author), Loud, M.L. (author), Isacsson, S.O. (author), Paccaud, F. (author), Sanchez, E. (author), Steiger, T.S. (author)
The aim of Working Group 1 has been to assess health promotion and disease prevention activities in terms of benefits, risks, and economic, social, and ethical implications as a complement to community health indicators. Objectives: The objectives delineated for Working Group 1 were: 1) to analyze current initiatives to assess health promotion...
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author)
Objective: Many studies have shown that poor health status and harmful heolth behaviour occur more frequently in deprived neighbourhoods. Most studies show modest associations between area level socioeconomic factors, the neighbourhood context, and health outcomes. However, estimates for the contextuol effects vary. It is unclear if this...
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van Herten, L.M. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Gunning-Schepers, L.J. (author)
Objective - It is generally accepted that a wide range of factors determine the health of a population, many of which are beyond the remit of the Ministry of Health. The aim of intersectoral health policy is to influence these factors. Success depends on a multi-stage process. This paper aims to provide support for the first stage of this...
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Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Stuifbergen, M.C. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), Bonsel, G.J. (author), Gemke, R.J.B.J. (author), Paneth, N. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
The aim of this study was to evaluate interrater and intermodality agreement in assessing health status using the Health Utilities Index. A random sample from a Dutch cohort of 14-year-old Very Low Birth Weight children and their parents were invited to participate in a face-to-face (n = 150) or telephone (n = 150) interview. All 300...
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Seeley, M.R. (author), Tonner-Navarro, L.E. (author), Beck, B.D. (author), Deskin, R. (author), Feron, V.J. (author), Johanson, G. (author), Bolt, H.M. (author)
This report compares cancer classification systems, health risk assessment approaches, and procedures used for establishing occupational exposure limits (OELs), in various European countries and scientific organizations. The objectives were to highlight and compare key aspects of these processes and to identify the basis for differences in...
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