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Prevalence and incidence of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 among primary healthcare providers in Belgium during 1 year of the COVID-19 epidemic: prospective cohort study protocol.

organisation of healthcare. Currently, evidence is lacking on (1) how many PHCP s get infected with SARS-CoV-2 in Belgium, (2) the rate at which this happens, (3) their clinical spectrum, (4) their risk factors ...

Estimating risk factor attributable burden – challenges and potential solutions when using the comparative risk assessment methodology

methodology is commonly used to estimate the share of the burden attributable to risk factors. The aim of this paper is to identify and address some selected important challenges associated with CRA, ...

Past, present, and future trends of overweight and obesity in Belgium using Bayesian age-period-cohort models

significant risk factors of the twenty-first century related to an increased risk in the occurrence of non-communicable diseases and associated increased healthcare costs. To estimate the future impact of ...

Variation in smoking attributable all-cause mortality across municipalities in Belgium, 2018: application of a Bayesian approach for small area estimations

inform local public health prevention campaigns as well as contribute to explaining the regional differences in mortality. Health Topics:  Lifestyle risk factors Facteurs de risque liés au mode de vie ...

Association between temperature and natural mortality in Belgium: Effect modification by individual characteristics and residential environment

mortality being associated to extreme temperatures but the extent to which individual or residential factors modulate this temperature vulnerability is less clear. Methods We conducted a multi-city study with ...

Non-specific symptoms and post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome in patients with Lyme borreliosis: a prospective cohort study in Belgium (2016–2020)

syndrome (PTLDS). This study aimed to compare the occurrence of symptoms between LB patients and controls, to estimate the proportion of LB patients developing PTLDS and to identify risk factors. Methods ...

Fasciola spp. in Southeast Asia: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

gather recent information on the distribution and prevalence of and the associated risk factors for Fasciola spp. infections in humans, animals, and plant carriers in Southeast Asia. Methods. Bibliographic ...

Assessing the burden of Taenia solium cysticercosis in Burundi, 2020

solium cysticercosis is a zoonotic disease that is endemic in many low- and middle-income countries where risk factors for disease transmission are present. The economic impact of cysticercosis on public ...

Modeling the migration of chemicals from food contact materials to food: The MERLIN-expo/VERMEER toolbox

with reasonable safety factors. Health Topics:  Food contact materials Food consumption and food safety Matériaux en contact avec des denrées alimentaires Voedselcontactmaterialen Consommation et ...

Residential Exposure to Urban Trees and Medication Sales for Mood Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease in Brussels, Belgium: An Ecological Study

and for men and women. All models were adjusted for indicators of area-level socioeconomic status. Results: Single-factor models showed that higher stem densities and higher crown volumes are both ...

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