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Monitoring health inequalities when the socio-economic composition changes: are the slope and relative indices of inequality appropriate? Results of a simulation study

inequality policies. As an upwards shift of the educational level distribution (ELD) can be part of those policies, we examine how such a shift affects the SII, the RII and the population attributable fraction ...

Kritik an Population Attributable Fraction bei genauerem Hinsehen nicht gerechtfertigt

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Plaß, D; Tobollik, M; Brecht Devleesschauwer; Grill, E; Hoffmann, B; Hurraß, J; Künzli, N; Peters, A; Rothenbacher, D; Schneider, A; Wichmann, H E; Wintermeyer, D; Wolf, J; Zeeb, H; Straff, W Sou ...

Global burden of cancer and coronary heart disease resulting from dietary exposure to arsenic, 2015

within each of the WHO member states. Summary relative risk estimates and population attributable fractions were developed to estimate the YLD, YLL, and DALY s for arsenic-induced CHD. The findings ...

Methods to assess the contribution of diseases to disability using cross-sectional studies: comparison of different versions of the attributable fraction and the attribution method

Epidemiology (2018) Keywords: attributable fraction attribution contribution DISABILITY Diseases Health Topics:  Chronic disease Maladie chronique Chronische ziekte Service:  Mode de vie et maladies chroniques ...

Role of mucosal high-risk human papillomavirus types in head and neck cancers in central India.

head and neck cancers (HNC). The HPV-attributable fraction of HNC varies substantially between countries. Although HNC has a very high incidence in the Indian subcontinent, information on the ...

Trends in educational inequalities in premature mortality in Belgium between the 1990s and the 2000s: the contribution of specific causes of deaths.

s) and population attributable fractions (PAF s). We analysed changes in educational inequalities between the 1990s and the 2000s, and decomposed the PAF into the main causes of death. RESULTS: ...

Educational inequalities in premature mortality by region in the Belgian population in the 2000s

rate differences (RD), rate ratios (RR), and population attributable fractions (PAF) were computed in the 3 regions of Belgium and compared with pairwise regional ratios. The global PAF s were also ...

HPV DNA, E6/E7 mRNA, and p16INK4a detection in head and neck cancers: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

attributable fraction and type distribution of human papillomavirus (HPV) in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas by doing a systematic review and meta-analysis. METHODS: We did a literature search on PubMed ...

Using multiple measures of inequalities to study the time trends in social inequalities in smoking.

population attributable fraction and the slope index of inequality. Three of these measures (relative index of inequality, population attributable fraction, slope index of inequality) account for the change in ...

Using multiple inequality indices to assess changes in social inequalities for breast cancer screening in Belgium

educational groups (prevalence difference and prevalence ratio), and withindices measuring the total inequality impact at population level: the Population Attributable Fraction (PAF), theRelative Index of ...

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