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Bezem, J. (author), Kocken, P. (author), Kamphuis, M. (author), Theunissen, M.H.C. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Numans, M.E. (author)
Objectives A novel triage approach to routine assessments was introduced to improve the efficiency of Preventive Child Healthcare (PCH): PCH assistants carried out pre-assessments of all children and sent the children with suspected health problems to follow-up assessments conducted by a physician or nurse. This two-step approach differed from...
article 2017
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Fransson, E.I. (author), Nyberg, S.T. (author), Heikkilä, K. (author), Alfredsson, L. (author), Bjorner, J.B. (author), Borritz, M. (author), Burr, H. (author), Dragano, N. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Goldberg, M. (author), Hamer, M. (author), Hooftman, W.E. (author), Houtman, I.L. (author), Joensuu, M. (author), Jokela, M. (author), Knutsson, A. (author), Koskenvuo, M. (author), Koskinen, A. (author), Kumari, M. (author), Leineweber, C. (author), Lunau, T. (author), Madsen, I.E.H. (author), Hanson, L.L.M. (author), Nielsen, M.L. (author), Nordin, M. (author), Oksanen, T. (author), Pentti, J. (author), Pejtersen, J.H. (author), Rugulies, R. (author), Salo, P. (author), Shipley, M.J. (author), Steptoe, A. (author), Suominen, S.B. (author), Theorell, T. (author), Toppinen-Tanner, S. (author), Vahtera, J. (author), Virtanen, M. (author), Väänänen, A. (author), Westerholm, P.J.M. (author), Westerlund, H. (author), Zins, M. (author), Britton, A. (author), Brunner, E.J. (author), Singh-Manoux, A. (author), Batty, G.D. (author), Kivimäki, M. (author)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Psychosocial stress at work has been proposed to be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. However, its role as a risk factor for stroke is uncertain. METHODS: We conducted an individual-participant-data meta-analysis of 196 380 males and females from 14 European cohort studies to investigate the association between...
article 2015
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Kivimäki, M. (author), Jokela, M. (author), Nyberg, S.T. (author), Singh-Manoux, A. (author), Fransson, E.I. (author), Alfredsson, L. (author), Bjorner, J.B. (author), Borritz, M. (author), Burr, H. (author), Casini, A. (author), Clays, E. (author), de Bacquer, D. (author), Dragano, N. (author), Erbel, R. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Hamer, M. (author), Hooftman, W.E. (author), Houtman, I.L. (author), Jöckel, K.H. (author), Kittel, F. (author), Knutsson, A. (author), Koskenvuo, M. (author), Lunau, T. (author), Madsen, I.E. (author), Nielsen, M.L. (author), Nordin, M. (author), Oksanen, T. (author), Pejtersen, J.H. (author), Pentti, J. (author), Rugulies, R. (author), Salo, P. (author), Shipley, M.J. (author), Siegrist, J. (author), Steptoe, A. (author), Suominen, S.B. (author), Theorell, T. (author), Vahtera, J. (author), Westerholm, P.J.M. (author), O'Reilly, D. (author), Kumari, M. (author), Batty, G.D. (author), Ferrie, J.E. (author), Virtanen, M. (author)
Background: Long working hours might increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, but prospective evidence is scarce, imprecise, and mostly limited to coronary heart disease. We aimed to assess long working hours as a risk factor for incident coronary heart disease and stroke. Methods: We identified published studies through a systematic review...
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Celis-Morales, C. (author), Livingstone, K.M. (author), Woolhead, C. (author), Forster, H. (author), O’Donovan, C.B. (author), Macready, A.L. (author), Fallaize, R. (author), Marsaux, C.F.M. (author), Tsirigoti, L. (author), Efstathopoulou, E. (author), Moschonis, G. (author), Navas-Carretero, S. (author), San-Cristobal, R. (author), Kolossa, S. (author), Klein, U.L. (author), Hallmann, J. (author), Godlewska, M. (author), Surwiłło, A. (author), Drevon, C.A. (author), Bouwman, J. (author), Grimaldi, K. (author), Parnell, L.D. (author), Manios, Y. (author), Traczyk, I. (author), Gibney, E.R. (author), Brennan, L. (author), Walsh, M.C. (author), Lovegrove, J.A. (author), Martinez, J.A. (author), Daniel, H. (author), Saris, W.H.M. (author), Gibney, M. (author), Mathers, J.C. (author)
In e-health intervention studies, there are concerns about the reliability of internet-based, self-reported (SR) data and about the potential for identity fraud. This study introduced and tested a novel procedure for assessing the validity of internet-based, SR identity and validated anthropometric and demographic data via measurements performed...
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Eeftens, M. (author), Hoek, G. (author), Gruzieva, O. (author), Mölter, A. (author), Agius, R. (author), Beelen, R. (author), Brunekreef, B. (author), Custovic, A. (author), Cyrys, J. (author), Fuertes, E. (author), Heinrich, J. (author), Hoffmann, B. (author), De Hoogh, K. (author), Jedynska, A. (author), Keuken, M. (author), Klümper, C. (author), Kooter, I. (author), Krämer, U. (author), Korek, M. (author), Koppelman, G.H. (author), Kuhlbusch, T.A.J. (author), Simpson, A. (author), Smit, H.A. (author), Tsai, M.Y. (author), Wang, M. (author), Wolf, K. (author), Pershagen, G. (author), Gehring, U. (author)
BACKGROUND: Negative effects of long-term exposure to particulate matter (PM) on lung function have been shown repeatedly. Spatial differences in the composition and toxicity of PM may explain differences in observed effect sizes between studies. METHODS: We conducted a multicenter study in 5 European birth cohorts - BAMSE (Sweden), GINIplus and...
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Offermans, N.S.M. (author), Vermeulen, R. (author), Burdorf, A. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), Keszei, A.P. (author), Peters, S. (author), Kauppinen, T. (author), Kromhout, H. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author)
Objectives The evidence for an association between occupational asbestos exposure and pharyngeal cancer (PhC) is limited, while for oral cavity cancer (OCC) the literature is even sparser. We studied OCC and PhC risk both separately and combined (OCPC) in relation to occupational asbestos exposure, specifically addressing the influence of...
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Liebrechts-Akkerman, G. (author), Lao, O. (author), Liu, F. (author), van Sleuwen, B.E. (author), Engelberts, A.C. (author), L'Hoir, M.P. (author), Tiemeier, H.W. (author), Kayser, M. (author)
Background: Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the unexpected death of an infant that remains unexplained after a thorough investigation of the circumstances, family history, paediatric investigation and complete autopsy. In Western society, it is the leading cause of post-neonatal death below 1 year of age. In the Netherlands, the SIDS...
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Beelen, R. (author), Hoek, G. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), Fischer, P. (author), Schouten, L.J. (author), Jerrett, M. (author), Hughes, E. (author), Armstrong, B. (author), Brunekreef, B. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Several studies have found an effect on mortality of between-city contrasts in long-term exposure to air pollution. The effect of within-city contrasts is still poorly understood. Objectives: We studied the association between long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and mortality in a Dutch cohort. Methods: We used data...
article 2008
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Beelen, R. (author), Hoek, G. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), Fischer, P. (author), Schouten, L.J. (author), Armstrong, B. (author), Brunekreef, B. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Background: Most studies on the association between lung cancer and air pollution have investigated mortality. There have been few studies of lung cancer incidence. Methods: We used data from the ongoing Netherlands Cohort Study on Diet and Cancer for 114,378 subjects with follow-up from September 1986 to December 1997. Exposure to black smoke,...
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven TNO Defensie en Veiligheid (author), Dekkers, J.C. (author), van Wier, M.F. (author), Hendriksen, I.J.M. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), van Mechelen, W. (author)
Background. In population studies, body mass index (BMI) is generally calculated from self-reported body weight and height. The self-report of these anthropometrics is known to be biased, resulting in a misclassification of BMI status. The aim of our study is to evaluate the accuracy of self-reported weight, height and waist circumference among...
article 2008
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Ravens-Sieberer, U. (author), Auquier, P. (author), Erhart, M. (author), Gosch, A. (author), Rajmil, L. (author), Bruil, J. (author), Power, M. (author), Duer, W. (author), Cloetta, B. (author), Czemy, L. (author), Mazur, J. (author), Czimbalmos, A. (author), Tountas, Y. (author), Hagquist, C. (author), Kilroe, J. (author), Fuerth, K. (author), Czerny, L. (author), Simeoni, M.C. (author), Robitail, S. (author), Nickel, J. (author), Kurth, B.-M. (author), von Rüden, U. (author), Dimitrakakis, C. (author), Aszman, A. (author), Flannery, E. (author), Detmar, S. (author), Veripps, E. (author), Mierzejeswka, E. (author), Berra, S. (author), Tebé, C. (author), Herdman, M. (author), Alonso, J. (author), Abel, T. (author), Bisegger, C. (author), Farley, C. (author), Atherton, C. (author), Phillips, K. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To assess the construct and criterion validity of the KIDSCREEN-27 health-related quality of life (HRQoL) questionnaire, a shorter version of the KIDSCREEN-52. Methods: The five-dimensional KIDSCREEN-27 was tested in a sample of 22,827. For criterion validity the correlation with and the percentage explained variance of the scores of...
article 2007
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Oomens, S. (author), Geurts, S. (author), Scheepers, P. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
In this article we study which characteristics of combining work and family put people at risk for mental illness. Two alternative perspectives on the impact of multiple social roles on mental health are tested: the role accumulation perspective and the role strain perspective. Both perspectives are studied with data from a cross-sectional...
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), 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...
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Hopman-Rock, M. (author), Stiggelbout, M. (author), Popkema, D.Y. (author), de Greef, M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Since 1980, More Exercise for Seniors (MBvO in Dutch) has provided a number of special physical activities for the elderly. The aim is to improve social participation and integration, and to prevent a need for care. Despite the fact that MBvO has been active for more than 25 years, and weekly 300,000 people participate in gymnastics, swimming,...
article 2006
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Kalanda, B.F. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Verhoeff, F.H. (author), Brabin, B.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: To describe fetal growth centiles in relation to maternal malaria and HIV status, using cross sectional measurements at birth. Design: A cross sectional study of pregnant women and their babies. Data on maternal socioeconomic status and current pregnancy, including HIV status and newborn anthropometry, were collected. Malaria...
article 2005
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Ravens-Sieberer, U. (author), Gosch, A. (author), Rajmil, L. (author), Erhart, M. (author), Bruil, J. (author), Duer, W. (author), Auquier, P. (author), Power, M. (author), Abel, T. (author), Czemy, L. (author), Mazur, J. (author), Czimbalmos, A. (author), Tountas, Y. (author), Hagquist, C. (author), Kilroe, J. (author), Fuerth, K. (author), Auquier, P. (author), Robitail, S. (author), Simeoni, M.C. (author), Orbicini, D. (author), von Rueden, U. (author), Dimitrakaki, C. (author), Detmar, S. (author), Verips, E. (author), Mierzejewska, E. (author), Berra, S. (author), Tebé, C. (author), Bisegger, C. (author), Cloetta, B. (author), Atherton, C. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
This study describes the development and reports the first psychometric results of the European KIDSCREEN-52 generic health-related quality-of-life questionnaire for children and adolescents. The KIDSCREEN-52, including ten dimensions, was applied in a European survey involving 12 countries (i.e., Austria, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Germany,...
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TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author), Riese, H. (author), van Doornen, L.J.P. (author), Houtman, I.L.D. (author), de Geus, E.J.C. (author)
Objective. This study examined the effects of exposure to job strain on independent predictors of cardiovascular disease (ambulatory blood pressure, heart rate, and heart rate variability). Methods. The participants comprised a homogeneous group of 159 healthy female nurses [mean age 35.9 (SD 8.5) years]. The choice of this population minimized...
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TNO Arbeid (author), Dekkers, J.C. (author), Podolsky, R.H. (author), Treiber, F.A. (author), Barbeau, P. (author), Gutin, B. (author), Snieder, H. (author)
Background: Obesity is associated with multiple health problems, often originating in childhood. Objective: The objective was to investigate differences in the development of adiposity from childhood to adulthood as related to race, sex, and socioeconomic status (SES). Design: Individual growth curve modeling for waist circumference, body mass...
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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...
article 2003
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Hulshof, K.F.A.M. (author), Brussaard, J.H. (author), Kruizinga, A.G. (author), Telman, J. (author), Löwik, M.R.H. (author), TNO Voeding (author)
Objective: To study differences in dietary intake between adults with different socioeconomic status (SES) and trends over time. Design: Cross-sectional study based on data of three Dutch National Food Consumption Surveys (DNFCS-1 1987/88; DNFCS-2 1992; DNFCS-3 1997/98), obtained from a panel by a stratified probability sample of the non...
article 2003
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