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Zwart, J.J. (author), Richters, J.M. (author), Öry, F. (author), de Vries, J.I.P. (author), Bloemenkamp, K.W.M. (author), van Roosmalen, J. (author)
Objective: To assess incidence of uterine rupture in scarred and unscarred uteri and its maternal and fetal complications in a nationwide design. Design: Population-based cohort study. Setting: All 98 maternity units in the Netherlands. Population: All women delivering in the Netherlands between August 2004 and August 2006 (n = 371 021). Methods...
article 2009
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Kocken, P.L. (author), Zwanenburg, E.J.-v. (author), de Hoop, T. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: : The effectiveness of use of migrant health educators in the general practitioners' care for female migrants with psychosomatic problems was evaluated to contribute to the improvement of the care for these patients. Methods: : A randomised controlled trial (RCT) design was used. A total of 104 patients (75%) agreed to take part in...
article 2008
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Bulk-Bunschoten, A.M.W. (author), de Pasker-Jong, P.C.M. (author), van Wouwe, J.P. (author), de Groot, C.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
This prospective study of 4438 infants (0-4 months) examined differences in infant-feeding patterns in relation to the ethnic origin of their mothers, based on the mother's native language: Dutch (87%), Turkish (4%), Moroccan (3%), other European languages (3%), and various other languages (4%). Breastfeeding at birth varied between 75% and 94%....
article 2008
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Spijker, J. (author), Dijkshoorn, H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background and Objective: We examined the reliability and validity of self-reported limitations encountered in the activities of daily living (ADL) as measure of functional performance, for Turkish, Moroccan, and indigenous Dutch elderly in the Netherlands. Methods: We obtained data on self-reported ADL measured by Katz' ADL index and on five...
article 2007
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van Dellen, Q.M. (author), Stronks, K. (author), Bindels, P.J.E. (author), Öry, F.G. (author), Bruil, J. (author), van Aalderen, W.M.C. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
To identify factors associated with asthma control in a multi-ethnic paediatric population. We interviewed 278 children with paediatrician diagnosed asthma (aged 7-17 years) and one of their parents. Asthma control was assessed with the Asthma Control Questionnaire (ACQ). Detailed information about sociodemographic variables, asthma medication,...
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Rotteveel, J. (author), Belksma, E.J. (author), Renders, C.M. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), Delemarre-Van de Waal, H.A. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: The worldwide trend towards obesity in childhood is also observed in the Netherlands and one of the consequences may be type 2 diabetes. In this study, we assessed the number of children with type 2 diabetes, diagnosed by paediatricians, in the Netherlands. Methods: In 2003 and 2004 the Dutch Paediatric Surveillance Unit, a nationwide...
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van Dellen, Q.M. (author), Stronks, K. (author), Bindels, P.J.E. (author), Öry, F.G. (author), Bruil, J. (author), van Aalderen, W.M.C. (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), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
This study aimed to identify and explain differences in health-related quality of life (QoL) between immigrant and non-immigrant children with asthma. In 274 children (7-17 years of age) generic and asthma-related QoL were assessed. The association between ethnicity and QoL was studied in linear regression model analyses. For the asthma-related...
article 2007
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Visser, O. (author), van Peppen, A.M. (author), Öry, F.G. (author), van Leeuwen, F.E. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
To determine breast cancer screening results according to country of birth data were used from the breast cancer screening organization of the Comprehensive Cancer Centre Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Overall (age-adjusted) attendance of the breast cancer screening was 76% for women aged 50-69. Attendance was significantly lower for women born in...
article 2005
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Fredriks, A.M. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Hira Sing, R.A. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author)
Aim: Prevalences of overweight in The Netherlands, defined by international cut-off points, are presented in 14 500 children of Dutch origin, 2904 of Turkish and 2855 of Moroccan origin, aged 0-21 y. Results: The mean prevalence for Turkish boys and girls was 23.4% and 30.2%, for Moroccans 15.8% and 24.5%, for Dutch youths in large cities 12.6%...
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Visser, O. (author), van der Kooy, K. (author), van Peppen, A.M. (author), Öry, F.G. (author), van Leeuwen, F.E. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
We investigated breast cancer incidence in migrants in the Netherlands in 1988-1998. The standardised incidence ratio for breast cancer in Northwest-Netherlands was statistically significantly reduced for women born in Surinam (0.56), Turkey (0.29) and Morocco (0.22). The proportion of women with advanced stages (III and IV) did not differ...
article 2004
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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...
article 2003
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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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Brussaard, J.H. (author), van Erp-Baart, M.A. (author), Brants, H.A.M. (author), Hulshof, K.F.A.M. (author), Löwik, M.R.H. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
Objective: This paper aims to give a broad overview of published data on nutrition and health among migrants in the Netherlands, as well as data on determinants of health. Results and conclusions: Depending on the definition, 9 to 17% of the population belongs to the group 'migrants' and this proportion is expected to grow in the coming years....
article 2001
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van Erp-Baart, M-A.J. (author), Westenbrink, S. (author), Hulshof, K.F.A.M. (author), Brussaard, J.H. (author), TNO Voeding (author)
Objective. To establish a method for food consumption data collection in ethnic groups in the Netherlands. Methods. Two pilot studies have been carried out, one among Moroccan women and one among Surinam men. First, focus group discussions were held to obtain background information from members of the target population. For food consumption...
article 2001
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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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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective - Difference in health, lifestyles, and use of health care between groups of varying ethnic origin can have important implications for preventive and curative health care. This paper studies whether socioeconomic factors explain ethnic differences in these outcomes. Design - Data on health status, lifestyles, and use of health care...
article 1998
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Spee-van Der Wekke, J. (author), Meulmeester, J.F. (author), Radder, J.J. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Study objective - To assess the prevalence of respiratory problems, and the relation of these problems with school attendance, medicine use, and medical treatment. Design - The Child Health Monitoring System. Setting - Nineteen public health services across the Netherlands. Participants - 5186 school children aged 4-15 years, who were eligible...
article 1998
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Vos, C. (author), Reeser, H.M. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), Bruining, G.J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The incidence of Type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus among Moroccan children aged (0-19 years) in The Netherlands was determined. Point of reference was the data derived from the second nationwide incidence study on Type 1 diabetes among children under 20 years of age. In that study the incidence among Dutch children was 13.2 100000-1...
article 1997
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Hirasing, R.A. (author), Verrips, G.H. (author), Burgmeijer, R.J.F. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. To establish the participation in a number of effective prevention programmes for infants of Turkish, Maroccan, Chinese and Vietnamese inhabitants of the four major cities in the Netherlands. Design. Enquiry. Setting. Health centres in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht. Method. Health centre staff members in 1994 asked 194...
article 1995
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