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Nusinersen treatment significantly improves hand grip strength, hand motor function and MRC sum scores in adult patients with spinal muscular atrophy types 3 and 4

Capacity (FVC) transiently increased at month 6 (p = 0.01), whereas the Peak Expiratory Flow (PEF) did not. The Activity Limitations scale declined significantly prior to start of treatment (p < 0.01) and ...

Psychological distress associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and suppression measures during the first wave in Belgium

psychological distress at the beginning of that period with a pre-pandemic health survey and assessed the psychological effects of exposure to the COVID-19 pandemic and changes in social activity and support. ...

International Handbook of Health Expectancies

International Handbooks of Population, Number 298, Cham, Switzerland (2020) ISBN: 987-3-030-37666-6 Keywords: disabilities disability free life expectancy Global activity limitation Indicator health Health ...

Potential impact of reduced tobacco use on life and health expectancies in Belgium

from the Belgian Health Interview Survey 2013 were used to estimate smoking and disability prevalence. Disability was based on the Global Activity Limitation Indicator. We used DYNAMO- HIA to quantify ...

Predictors of nursing-home entry for elders in Belgium

the strongest predictors of NHE. Public health action to reduce NHE of older people should first of all focus on preventive action at middle age which will reduce activity limitations at later age. Key ...

Contribution of chronic conditions to disability in men and women in France

M Cambois Source: European Journal of Public Health, Volume 29, Issue 1, Number 104 (2019) Keywords: chronic diseases disabilty GALI Global activity limitation Indicator Abstract: Background: Women report ...

Contribution of chronic diseases to educational disparity in disability in France: results from the cross-sectional “disability-health” survey

Nusselder Source: Archives of Public Health, Volume 77 (2019) Keywords: attribution method chronic diseases DISABILITY educational attainment GALI Global activity limitation Indicator Socioeconomic status ...

Measuring disability: a systematic review of the validity and reliability of the Global Activity Limitations Indicator (GALI).

Background: GALI or Global Activity Limitation Indicator is a global survey instrument measuring participation restriction. GALI is the measure underlying the European indicator Healthy Life Years (HLY). Gali ...

The use of the global activity limitation Indicator and healthy life years by member states and the European Commission.

such as the 2000 Lisbon strategy. HLY are based on the underlying measure: the Global Activity Limitation Indicator (GALI). Twelve years after its implementation, this study aims to assess its current ...

Measuring disability: a systematic review of the validity and reliability of the Global Activity Limitations Indicator (GALI)

(2018) Keywords: DISABILITY GALI Global activity limitation Indicator Healthy Life Years participation restriction reliability summary measures of population health validity Abstract: Background GALI or ...

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