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Schönbeck, Y. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), van Buuren, S. (author)
Objectives To study trends in height of Turkish and Moroccan immigrant children living in The Netherlands, to investigate the association between height and background characteristics in these children, and to calculate height-for-age-references data for these groups. Design Nationwide cross-sectional data collection from children aged 0 to 18...
article 2015
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van de Langenberg, D. (author), Hoekstra, T. (author), Twisk, J.W.R. (author), van Wouwe, J.P. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), Renders, C.M. (author), de Kroon, M.L.A. (author)
Objectives To test the hypothesis that greater weight fluctuation between 2 and 6 years is associated with an increase in weight measures (such as body mass index [BMI]) and cardiometabolic risk in young adulthood. Study design Weight fluctuation (determined by BMI SD scores) was measured at least 3 times between the ages of 2 and 6 years in 166...
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Talma, H. (author), Schönbeck, Y. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), Bakker, B. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Hirasing, R. (author)
Aim: To assess and compare the secular trend in age at menarche in Dutch girls (1955-2009) and girls from Turkish and Moroccan descent living in the Netherlands (1997-2009). Methods: Data on growth and maturation were collected in 20,867 children of Dutch, Turkish and Moroccan descent in 2009 by trained health care professionals. Girls, 9 years...
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Kist-van Holthe, J.E. (author), Hafkamp-de Groen, E. (author), Boere-Boonekamp, M.M. (author), Kamphuis, M. (author), Fleuren, M.A.H. (author), Raat, H. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author)
De Programmeringstudie 2012 is uitgevoerd ter onderbouwing van het ZonMw-programma ‘Richtlijnen Jeugdgezondheidszorg 2013-2018’. Met onlinevragenlijsten is onderzocht waar de behoefte ligt binnen de jeugdgezondheidszorg (JGZ) ten aanzien van herziening of ontwikkeling van richtlijnen en welke onderwerpen prioriteit moeten krijgen. Criteria voor...
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Schönbeck, Y. (author), Talma, H. (author), van Dommelen, P. (author), Bakker, B. (author), Buitendijk, S.E. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), van Buuren, S. (author)
Background: Records show that mean height in The Netherlands has increased since 1858. This study looks at whether this trend in the world's tallest nation is continuing. We consider the influence of the geographical region, and of the child and parental education, on changes in height.Methods:We compared the height of young Dutch people aged 0...
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de Kroon, M.l.A. (author), Renders, C.M. (author), van Wouwe, J.P. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author)
In het Terneuzen Onderzoek naar Preventie zijn overgewicht en cardiometabole risicofactoren op jongvolwassen leeftijd bestudeerd in relatie tot de veranderingen in body mass index (BMI) tussen de geboorte en 18-jarige leeftijd. Deze studie is gebaseerd op het Terneuzen Geboorte Cohort, waarbij prospectief verkregen gegevens zijn verkregen via de...
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Kist-van Holthe, J.E. (author), Bulk-Bunschoten, A.M.W. (author), Renders, C.M. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), Beltman, M. (author), Timmermans-Leenders, E.P. (author), l'Hoir, M. (author), Kuijpers, T. (author)
article 2012
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de Kroon, M.L.A. (author), Renders, C.M. (author), van Wouwe, J.P. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), van Buuren, S. (author)
Objective. To develop a tool to identify children with high risk of adult overweight (AO), especially before developing overweight, based on body mass index (BMI) standard deviation score(s) (SDS) changes between 2-6 years (y) of age. Methods. We fitted a linear spline model to BMI SDS of 762 young Caucasian adults from the Terneuzen Birth...
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de Kroon, M.L.A. (author), Renders, C.M. (author), Buskermolen, M.P.J. (author), van Wouwe, J.P. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author)
Breastfeeding (BF) is protective against overweight and is associated with dietary behaviour. The aims of our study were to assess the relationship between exclusive BF duration and BMI, waist circumference (WC) and waist-hip ratio (WHR) at adulthood, and to study whether dietary behaviour could explain the relationship between BF duration and...
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Stocks, T. (author), Renders, C.M. (author), Bulk-Bunschoten, A.M.W. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Seidell, J.C. (author)
Excess weight in early life is believed to increase susceptibility to obesity, and in support of such theory, excess weight and fast weight gain in early childhood have been related to overweight later in life. The aim of this study was to review the literature on body size and growth in 0- to 4-year-old children and the association with body...
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van Leerdam, F.J.M. (author), Reijneveld, S.A. (author), de Hoog, N. (author), van der Heijden, A.J. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author)
Aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of daytime and/or night-time incontinence in children with a clinical score on Attention Problems. Of the population sample of 4970 children, 4480 participated (response 90.1%). Parents of 4171 children (2069 boys and 2102 girls) aged between 4 and 15 years filled out the Dutch version of the Child...
article 2005
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Hirasing, R.A. (author), Rodrigues Pereira, R. (author)
The Dutch Paediatric Surveillance System was initiated by the Dutch Paediatric Society and is housed within the TNO Prevention and Health office. The purpose of the surveillance system is (a) to gain insight on a population level into the prevalence of rare and new diseases in youths (0-18 year), and (b) to promote scientific research addressing...
article 2002
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Reijneveld, S.A. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author)
article 2000
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Aardoom, H.A. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), Rona, R.J. (author), Sanavro, F.L. (author), van den Heuvel, E.W. (author), Leeuwenburg, J. (author)
The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of food intolerance (FI) in Dutch 5- and 6-year-old children and its association with chronic ailments with a survey among parents by questionnaire. Based on parents' perception the prevalence of 'probable' FI was 3.8%. FI was associated with asthma, wheezing, eczema, hay fever, chronic rhinitis,...
article 1997
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Böhm, F.J. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), Vaandrager, G.J. (author), Reeser, H.M. (author), Bijlsma, F. (author), de Groot, R.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. To determine the mortality of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus in the age group of 0-19 year over the period 1988-1990 and to compare these data with those of ten years ago. Design. Retrospective. Setting. The Netherlands. Method. The number of deaths was obtained by using the data of the death certificate registers of the Central...
article 1996
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Hirasing, R.A. (author), Reeser, H.M. (author), van Goor, J. (author), Bruining, G.J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Initiation of therapy in a life-long disease such as insulin-dependent (type I) diabetes mellitus (IDDM) represents a dramatic event for the child and his family. Epidemiologic surveys in the Netherlands over the past 15 years show a marked increase in the incidence of IDDM among children 0 to 19 years of age, contrasting with a reduction by...
article 1996
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Reeser, H.M. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
article 1995
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Hirasing, R.A. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: To determine if the incidence of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) in the age group of 0-19 years in the Netherlands in the period 1988-1990 had changed in comparison with the period 10 years before. Design: Retrospective. Setting: The Netherlands. Method: In 1991 a questionnaire was sent to all paediatricians and internists...
article 1995
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Hirasing, R.A. (author), Aardoom, H.A. (author), van den Heuvel, E.W. (author), Sanavro, F.L. (author), Leeuwenburg, J. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. To establish the prevalence of chronic diseases reported by parents among a random population of Dutch children. Furthermore, to establish how often these children visited a physician because of a chronic disease, and used drugs for its treatment. Setting. Dordrecht and environs. Design. Descriptive. Method. In the school year 1990...
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Hirasing, R.A. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
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