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

the impacts of risk factor changes and to compare the “business-as-usual” with alternative scenarios. Results The “business-as-usual” scenario estimated that in 2028 the 15-year-old men/women would live ...

Evolution of educational inequalities in life and health expectancies at 25 years in Belgium between 2001 and 2011: a census-based study

 years for the low-versus-high LE gaps respectively in men and women, compared to 5.19 and 3.76 in 2001, namely 17 and 22% increases. The upwards shift of the EL distribution led to a limited 7% increase ...

Human urine contamination with environmental pollutants: simultaneous determination using UPLC-MS/MSAbstract

purpose 200 urine samples were collected from Tunisian men and women aged between 5 and 90 years to determine three paraben derivatives: methylparaben (MP), ethylparaben (EP) and propylparaben (PP) using ...

Women’s excess unhealthy life years: disentangling the unhealthy life years gapAbstractBackgroundMethodsResultsConclusion

Jagger, Carrol; Robine, Jean Marie Source: European Journal of Public Health (2019) Keywords: composite health measures GALI gender inequality Healthy Life Years HLY Abstract: Background: Compared to men ...

Contribution of chronic conditions to gender disparities in health expectancies in Belgium, 2001, 2004 and 2008

and disability to gender disparities in DFLE and LED. Results Higher LE, DFLE and LED were observed for women compared with men in all years studied. A decrease in the gender gap in LE (2001: 5.9; 2004: ...

The obesity transition: stages of the global epidemic.

to 6-8% in 2016, among girls and boys, and from 3% to 11% among men and from 6% to 15% among women over the same time period. Our aim was to consolidate the evidence on the epidemiology of obesity into ...

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

more disability than men perhaps due to gender differences in the prevalence of diseases and/or in their disabling impact. We compare the contribution of chronic diseases to disability in men and women ...

Contribution of chronic conditions to gender disparities in health expectancies in Belgium, 2001, 2004 and 2008

and disability to gender disparities in DFLE and LED. Results: Higher LE, DFLE and LED were observed for women compared with men in all years studied. A decrease in the gender gap in LE (2001: 5.9; ...

A probabilistic approach for risk-benefit assessment of food substitutions: A case study on substituting meat by fish

the substitution observed for young women in the child-bearing age and for the older generation, mainly men. This study provides further insight in how the health impact of substituting meat by fish ...

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

disability. Counterfactual analyses were used to disentangle the contribution of differences in disease prevalence vs. disabling impact. Results In men, the main contributors to educational difference in ...

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