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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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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...
article 2013
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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...
article 2013
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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...
article 2013
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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...
article 2011
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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...
article 2011
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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...
article 2011
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Ruwaard, D. (author), Hirasing, R.A. (author), Reeser, H.M. (author), van Buuren, S. (author), Barker, K. (author), Heine, R.J. (author), Geerdink, R.A. (author), Bruining, G.J. (author), Vaandrager, G.J. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
OBJECTIVE - A nationwide retrospective study was conducted to assess the incidence of type 1 diabetes in The Netherlands among children <20 years of age in 1988-1990. The first study with a similar design covered 1978-1980. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS - The capture-recapture census method was chosen for analysis of the data. A questionnaire was...
article 1994
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