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Berra, S. (author), Tebé, C. (author), Erhart, M. (author), Ravens-Sieberer, U. (author), Auquier, P. (author), Detmar, S. (author), Herdman, M. (author), Alonso, J. (author), Rajmil, L. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To examine the association between use of health care services and health status, sociodemographic, and health care system characteristics in children and adolescents from 11 European countries. Research Design: Cross-sectional surveys in representative samples included using phone or school-based sampling. Subjects: Children and...
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Berger, M.A.M. (author), Krul, A. (author), Daanen, H.A.M. (author), TNO Defensie en Veiligheid (author)
Finger dexterity tests are generally used to assess performance decrease due to gloves, cold and pathology. It is generally assumed that the O’Connor and Purdue Pegboard test yield similar results. In this experiment we compared these two tests for dry conditions without gloves, and for dry and wet conditions with two types of Nytril gloves. In...
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Verrips, E. (author), Vogels, T. (author), Saigal, S. (author), Wolke, D. (author), Meyer, R. (author), Hoult, L. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
OBJECTIVE.The goal was to compare health-related quality of life of 12- to 16-year-old adolescents born at an extremely low birth weight in regional cohorts from Ontario (Canada), Bavaria (Germany), and the Netherlands. METHODS. Patients were extremely low birth weight survivors from Canada, Germany, and the Netherlands. Health-related quality...
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van Hamberg - Reenen, H.H. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Blatter, B. (author), van der Grinten, M.P. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author), Bongers, P.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The objective of this prospective cohort study was to evaluate if peak or cumulative musculoskeletal discomfort may predict future low-back, neck or shoulder pain among symptom-free workers. At baseline, discomfort per body region was rated on a 10-point scale six times during a working day. Questionnaires on pain were sent out three times...
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van Oyen, H. (author), Heyden, J. (author), Perenboom, R. (author), Jagger, C. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: To evaluate a single item instrument, the Global Activity Limitation Indicator (GALI), to measure long-standing health related activity limitations, against several health indicators: a composite morbidity indicator, instruments measuring mental health (SCL-90R, GHQ-12), physical co-morbidity and physical limitations (ADLs, SF-36)....
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Miedema, H.M.E. (author), Groothuis-Oudshoorn, C.G.M. (author), TNO Bouw en Ondergrond (author)
A method for modeling the relationship of polychotomous health ratings with predictors such as area characteristics, the distance to a source of environmental contamination, or exposure to environmental pollutants is presented. The model combines elements of grouped regression and multilevel analysis. The statistical model describes the entire...
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Andries, F. (author), Kremer, A.M. (author), Hoogendoorn, W.E. (author), Wevers, C.W.J. (author), van Putten, D.J. (author)
The Work and Handicap Questionnaire (WHQ) was developed to improve the vocational perspectives of patients with a chronic disorder. The WHQ differs from similar instruments in its explicit linkage between disabilities in daily life and job demands. This is an important feature, which allows for the development of specific strategies to counter...
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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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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), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (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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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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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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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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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...
article 2003
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de Kleijn-Vrankrijker, M.W. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
article 2003
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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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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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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...
article 2001
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