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Hoek, G. (author), Brunekreef, B. (author), Goldbohm, S. (author), Fischer, P. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author)
Background: Long-term exposure to particulate matter air pollution has been associated with increased cardiopulmonary mortality in the USA. We aimed to assess the relation between traffic-related air pollution and mortality in participants of the Netherlands Cohort study on Diet and Cancer (NLCS), an ongoing study. Methods: We investigated a...
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Brugman, E. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author)
We assessed risk groups for excessive infant crying using 10 published definitions, in 3179 children aged 1-6 months (response: 96.5%). Risk groups regarding parental employment, living area, lifestyle, and obstetric history varied by definition. This may explain the existence of conflicting evidence on the occurrence and cause of excessive crying.
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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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Anthony, S. (author), van der Pal-de Bruin, K.M. (author), Graafmans, W.C. (author), Dorrepaal, C.A. (author), Borkent-Polet, M. (author), van Hemel, O.J.S. (author), Jansen, F.H.M. (author), den Lya Ouden, A. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Official Dutch perinatal mortality rates are based on birth and death certificates. These civil registration data are not detailed enough for international comparisons or extensive epidemiological research. In this study, we linked and extrapolated three national incomplete, professional registers from midwives, obstetricians and paediatricians,...
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Sprangers, M.A.G. (author), de Regt, E.B. (author), Andries, F. (author), van Agt, H.M.E. (author), Bijl, R.V. (author), de Boer, J.B. (author), Foets, M. (author), Hoeymans, N. (author), Jacobs, A.E. (author), Kempen, G.I.J.M. (author), Miedema, H.S. (author), Tijhuis, M.A.R. (author), de Haes, H.C.J.M. (author), NIA TNO (author)
The objective of the present study is to compare the QL of a wide range of chronic disease patients. Secondary analysis of eight existing data sets, including over 15,000 patients, was performed. The studies were conducted between 1993 and 1996 and included population-based samples, referred samples, consecutive samples, and/or consecutive...
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Verheij, R.A. (author), de Bakker, D.H. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective - Many studies show the average health status in deprived areas to be poorer and the use of health care to be higher, but there is hardly any information on the impact of the geographical classification on the size of these differences. This study examines the impact of the geographical classification on the clustering of poor health...
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de Walle, H.E.K. (author), van der Pal, K.M. (author), van den Berg, L.T.W. (author), Jeeninga, W. (author), Schouten, J.S.A.G. (author), de Rover, C.M. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Cornel, M.C. (author), TNO Arbeid (author)
Chemicals/CAS: Folic Acid, 59-30-3
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Verheij, R.A. (author), de Bakker, D.H. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
article 1999
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van Loon, A.J.M. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author)
Study objective - To study the association between socioeconomic status (SES) and stomach cancer incidence (cardia and non-cardia) and the role of lifestyle factors in explaining this association. Design - Prospective cohort study on diet and cancer that started in 1986. Data were collected by means of a self administered questionnaire. Setting ...
article 1998
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Background. In general, poor health and lifestyles occur more frequently among individuals of low socioeconomic status (SES) and in deprived areas. An explanation for the latter may simply be the on average lower SES of residents of these areas. It is possible, however, that living in a deprived area contributes to poor health and lifestyles....
article 1998
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Brugman, E. (author), Meulmeester, J.F. (author), van der Spee-Wekke, A. (author), Beuker, R.J. (author), Radder, J.J. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objectives: To provide national figures on the prevalence of self-reported food hypersensitivity (S-FH), and the association with socio-demographic variables and some health indicators in schoolchildren in The Netherlands. Design: As part of the Child Health Monitoring System, data were collected from 4450 children, who were invited for a...
article 1998
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Schene, A.H. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. Major mental disorders occur more frequently in deprived urban areas. This study examines whether this occurs for all mental disorders, including less serious ones. It further assesses whether such a concentration can be explained by the socioeconomic status (SES) of the residents concerned or that a cumulation of problems in deprived...
article 1998
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van Loon, A.J.M. (author), Goldbohm, R.A. (author), Kant, I. (author), Swaen, G.M.H. (author), Kremer, A.M. (author), van den Brandt, P.A. (author), Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Study objective - To evaluate the influence of occupational exposure to carcinogens in explaining the association between socioeconomic status and lung cancer. Design - A prospective cohort study. Data on diet, other lifestyle factors, sociodemographic characteristics and job history were collected by means of a self administered questionnaire....
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Schweitz, R. (author), Mopurgo, R. (author), Sietaram, M.A. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: To determine the extent and severity of malnutrition in children in the last 10 years in 's Lands Hospitaal. Setting: Paramaribo, Surinam. Design: Retrospective descriptive study. Method: Data were collected from the medical files of children admitted because of malnutrition, by completing a standard questionnaire. Results: The number...
article 1996
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Muijser, H. (author), Geuskens, R.B.M. (author), Hooisma, J. (author), Emmen, H.H. (author), Kulig, B.M. (author), TNO Voeding (author)
Carpet layers and age-matched controls were investigated both at the beginning of a working day and at the end with four subtests of a neuropsychological test battery (NES2). Exposure to toluene, cyclohexane, ethyl acetate, and heptane was measured with personal air sampling methods. One group of carpet layers used water-based adhesives (WBA) on...
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Schaapveld, K. (author), Chorus, A.M.J. (author), Perenboom, R.J.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
In this paper global differences in health between the 12 countries of the European Union are compared and related to variations in so-called determinants of health, especially socioeconomic and life style factors and characteristics of the health care system in each country. This leads to two main conclusions. The first conclusion is that the...
article 1995
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Kalsbeek, H. (author), van Tiel, J.P. (author), Verrips, G.H. (author), Poorterman, J.H. (author)
In order to evaluate the results of Regional Institutions (RI's) for Youth Dentistry, an epidemiological study was performed on caries experience and oral hygiene habits of 5-, 8- and 11-year-olds, getting dental treatment in these institutions. In the big cities participants of the RI's appeared to be mostly from the lower social levels of...
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Verrips, G.H. (author), Kalsbeek, H. (author)
This article reviews the literature on child dental caries in various ethnic groups in the Netherlands. Material from fifteen studies showed generally the dental health of five- to eleven-year-old children of parents born in Turkey or Morocco to be far worse than that of children of Dutch or Surinamese parents. The ethnic groups distinguished,...
article 1993
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Verrips, G.H. (author), Kalsbeek, H. (author), Eijkman, M.A. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The aim of this study was to assess differences in dental health between socioeconomic and ethnic groups in a cohort of 5-yr-old children born in 1982 and in a cohort of 11-yr-old children born in 1976. A further aim was to evaluate the putative role of dental behaviors as intervening factors between ethnicity and maternal education on the one...
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Verrips, G.H. (author), Kalsbeek, H. (author), Eijkman, M.A. (author)
The aim of this study was to assess differences in oral health and dental behaviour in a cohort of five-year-old children born in 1982 and a cohort of eleven-year-old children born in 1976, in different ethnic and socio-economic groups, in the period from 1987 to 1990. To this end a secondary analysis was performed on data collected in a study...
article 1993
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