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van den Berge, M. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), Türkeli, R. (author), van Kalken, M. (author), Hulsegge, G. (author)
Objective: This study investigated associations between the co-existence of multiple types of work-related psychosocial and physical risk factors, and (1) obesity; (2) smoking; and (3) leisure-time physical inactivity. It also aimed to identify sociodemographic characteristics related to clustering of work-related risk factors and lifestyle...
article 2021
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van Heijster, H. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), van Berkel, J. (author), de Vet, E. (author), Coenen, P. (author)
The aim of the current study was to evaluate whether workplace health promotion programs improve self-perceived health of employees with a low socioeconomic position (SEP), and whether differential effects exist between individuals with a low SEP for gender, marital status or age. Individual participant data from six Dutch intervention studies...
article 2021
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Li, A. (author), Vermaire, J.H. (author), Chen, Y. (author), van der Sluis, L.W.M. (author), Thomas, R.Z. (author), Tjakkes, G.H.E. (author), Schuller, A.A. (author)
Background: Studies exclusively focusing on trends in socioeconomic inequality of oral health status in industrialized countries are relatively sparse. This study aimed to assess possible differences in oral hygiene and periodontal status among people of different socioeconomic status (SES) in the Netherlands over two decades. Methods: A...
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Oude Hengel, K.M. (author), Coenen, P. (author), Robroek, S.J.W. (author), Boot, C.R.L. (author), van der Beek, A.J. (author), van Lenthe, F.J. (author), Burdorf, A. (author)
Introduction Obesity and unhealthy behaviour are more prevalent among workers with a low compared with a high socioeconomic position (SEP), and thus contribute to socioeconomic health inequalities. The occupational setting is considered an important setting to address unhealthy behaviours due to the possibility to efficiently reach a large group...
article 2019
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de Jong-Lenters, M. (author), Duijster, D. (author), Schuller, A.A. (author), van Loveren, C. (author), Verrips, E. (author)
The aim of this study was to assess the association between externalizing behaviour problems and dental caries in children. A further objective was to explore direct and indirect pathways between sociodemographic factors, family functioning and parenting factors, oral health behaviours, externalizing behaviour problems, and dental caries using...
article 2018
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Zeitlin, J. (author), Mortensen, L. (author), Prunet, C. (author), Macfarlane, A. (author), Hindori-Mohangoo, A.D. (author), Gissler, M. (author), Szamotulska, K. (author), van der Pal, K. (author), Bolumar, F. (author), Andersen, A.M. (author), Ólafsdóttir, H.S. (author), Zhang, W.H. (author), Blondel, B. (author), Alexander, S. (author)
Background: Previous studies have shown that socioeconomic position is inversely associated with stillbirth risk, but the impact on national rates in Europe is not known. We aimed to assess the magnitude of social inequalities in stillbirth rates in European countries using indicators generated from routine monitoring systems. Methods:...
article 2016
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Schmidt, S.C. (author), Sleddens, E.F.C. (author), de Vries, S.I. (author), Gubbels, J. (author), Thijs, C. (author)
Changes in the neighborhood environment may explain part of the rapid increase in childhood overweight and obesity during the last decades. To date few theory-driven rather than data-driven studies have explored longitudinal associations between multiple neighborhood characteristics and child body weight development. We aimed to assess the...
article 2015
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Koppes, L.J.J. (author), Geuskens, G.A. (author), Pronk, A. (author), Vermeulen, R.C.H. (author), de Vroome, E.M.M. (author)
Experimental studies in animals indicate that disruption of the circadian rhythm is carcinogenic, and night work has been suggested to be a probable breast cancer cause in humans. Findings among humans, however are inconsistent, often gathered with retrospective study designs, and only based on specific populations, such as nurses. We used data...
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Hafkam-de Groen, E. (author)
This thesis focuses on asthma symptoms in early childhood. From a public health perspective, we aim to improve health and health-related quality of life through the prevention of asthma symptoms and by signaling, counselling or management of children who are at a high risk of developing asthma. The public health approach that we used in this...
doctoral thesis 2014
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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...
article 2014
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Hafkamp-de Groen, E. (author), van Rossem, L. (author), de Jongste, J.C. (author), Mohangoo, A.D. (author), Moll, H.A. (author), Jaddoe, V.W.V. (author), Hofman, A. (author), Mackenbach, J.P. (author), Raat, H. (author)
Background The authors assessed whether socioeconomic inequalities in asthma symptoms were already present in preschool children and to what extent prenatal, perinatal and postnatal risk factors for asthma symptoms mediate the effect of socioeconomic status (SES). Methods The study included 3136 Dutch children participating in the Generation R...
article 2012
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Schuller, A.A. (author), Bruers, J.J. (author), van Dam, B.A. (author), Poorterman, J.H. (author), Gerardu, V.A. (author), Truin, G.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
In 2007 a study was undertaken of the restorative care index of the teeth of children under the age of 18. The aim of this study was to gain insight into the factors associated with the restorative care index in children. Factors investigated were (post-) brushing, inspection frequency, sweets-consumption frequency, socio-economic status and...
article 2009
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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...
article 2009
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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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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), van Rhenen, W. (author), Schaufeli, W.B. (author), van Dijk, F.J.H. (author), Blonk, R.W.B. (author)
Objectives: The aim of this study is to examine the role of coping styles in sickness absence. In line with findings that contrast the reactive-passive focused strategies, problem-solving strategies are generally associated with positive results in terms of well-being and overall health outcomes; our hypothesis is that such strategies are...
article 2008
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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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van Laar, J.J.N. (author), Grishchenko, M. (author), van Wouwe, J.P. (author), Stronks, K. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Aims: Little is known about ethnic differences in the timely diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes mellitus (Type 1 DM). This study aimed to assess ethnic inequalities in the timely diagnosis of Type 1 DM, as indicated by a more adverse clinical condition at onset. In addition, we assessed whether these differences could be explained by differences in...
article 2007
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Vogel, I. (author), Brug, J. (author), van der Ploeg, C.P.B. (author), Raat, H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objectives: This descriptive summary of the literature provides an overview of the available studies (published before October 2006) on sociodemographic, psychosocial, and other correlates of risk and protective behaviors for hearing loss in young people aged 12 to 25 years. Methods: Publications were identified by a structured search in PubMed,...
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Dousma, M. (author), Wierdsma, N. (author), van Ede, J. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Heijmans, H.S.A. (author), de Vries, T.W. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
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...
article 2007
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