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Population vulnerability to COVID-19 in Europe: a burden of disease analysis

Thomsen; Ian Grant Source: Archives of Public Health, Volume 78, Issue 1 (2020) Keywords: burden of disease Coronavirus COVID-19 DALY European burden of disease network GBD summary measures of population ...

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

a public health priority, necessitating careful monitoring that should take into account changes in the population composition. We analyzed the evolution of educational inequalities in life expectancy and ...

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, ...

Cost-effectiveness analysis in melanoma detection: A transition model applied to dermoscopy.

Effectiveness was expressed in quality-adjusted life years (QALY s), a composite measure depending on melanoma-related morbidity and mortality. Costs included costs of treatment and follow-up as well as costs of ...

Measuring general animal health status: Development of an animal health barometer.

Reporting Public Health Practice Abstract: The development of an animal health barometer, an instrument to measure the general health of the Belgian livestock population on a yearly basis and to monitor its ...

Dietary exposure of the Belgian adult population to non-dioxin-like PCBs.

terms of contamination level, with the highest levels measured in the composite sample «other fishes» (18.58 ng/g FW). The dietary exposure of the Belgian population (n=3083) to ndl- PCB s ranged from ...

Dietary intake of hexabromocyclododecane diastereoisomers (α-, β-, and γ-HBCD) in the Belgian adult population.

Hydrocarbons, Brominated Male Stereoisomerism Abstract: A study was performed to assess exposure of the Belgian population to HBCD diastereoisomers. Measurements of HBCD were performed by UPLC- MS / MS, on 45 ...

Differential inequity in health expectancy by region in Belgium.

OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the size of social inequities in health between regions in Belgium using a composite health measure, the disability free life expectancy (DFLE). METHODS: Mortality data (5-years ...

Socio-economic inequalities in health expectancy in Belgium.

in Belgium using the composite indicator ‘health expectancy’. The Sullivan method was used to calculate health expectancy on the basis of current probability of death and prevalence of perceived ...

The impact of individual-level heterogeneity on estimated infectious disease burden: a simulation study.

BACKGROUND: Disease burden is not evenly distributed within a population; this uneven distribution can be due to individual heterogeneity in progression rates between disease stages. Composite measures of ...

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