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Factors influencing SARS-CoV-2 infection rate in Belgian nursing homes’ residents during the first wave of COVID-19 pandemic

campaign was organised testing all NH residents and staff. We analysed data of Flemish NH to identify institutional factors associated with increased SARS-CoV-2 infection rates among NH residents. ...

Mental Distress and Its Contributing Factors Among Young People During the First Wave of COVID-19: A Belgian Survey Study

used to discriminate mental distress cases from non-cases. Bivariate and multivariable logistic regression analyses were performed to evaluate possible predictors of mental distress, including ...

Burden of non-communicable disease studies in Europe: a systematic review of data sources and methodological choices

single-country or sub-national studies and 67 (41%) considered more than one country. Of the single-country studies, 29 (30%) consisted of secondary analyses using existing Global Burden of Disease (GBD) results. ...

Unravelling data for rapid evidence-based response to COVID-19: a summary of the unCoVer protocol

a multi-user data repository operated through Opal-DataSHIELD, an interoperable open-source server application. Federated data analyses, without sharing or disclosing any individual-level data, will be performed ...

Validity of air pollution annoyance to assess long-term exposure to air pollution in Belgium

pollution annoyance and individual air pollution exposure.   Methods Analyses were carried out based on a linkage of data from the Belgian Health Interview Survey (HIS 2009 and 2013; >15 years ; n = 9347) ...

Directive Pratique pour la mise en place d'un système qualité dans les laboratoires d'anatomie pathologique agréés dans le cadre de l'Arrêté d'agrément

la phase pré-analytique à la phase post-analytique, et reprend donc toutes les instructions en rapport avec l’analyse anatomo-pathologique d’un échantillon, depuis son prélèvement et sa réception au ...

Importance of anti-SARS-CoV-2 assay antigenic composition as revealed by the results of the Belgian external quality assessment (EQA) scheme.

divergent results in the Belgian SARS-CoV-2 serology external quality assessment scheme. Sample IS /17575 was serum originating from a 30 years old male patient. 124 diagnostic laboratories analysed this ...

Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) due to the direct health impact of COVID-19 in India, 2020

disability weight. Scenario analyses were conducted to account for excess deaths not recorded in the official data and for reported COVID-19 deaths. The direct impact of COVID-19 in 2020 in India was ...

The association between area deprivation and COVID-19 incidence: a municipality-level spatio-temporal study in Belgium, 2020–2021

association between COVID-19 incidence and area deprivation during the first five wave and interwave periods, thus adding a temporal gradient to the analyses. Methods We use all confirmed COVID-19 cases between ...

Validity of self-reported air pollution annoyance to assess long-term exposure to air pollutants in Belgium

build prediction models for assessing individual long term exposure to air pollution, removing the need for data on personal residence address. Analyses were carried out based on data from the Belgian ...

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