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Multiple risk behaviour: increasing socio-economic gap over time?

behaviours, has been analysed with the purpose to assess socio-economic changes in multiple risk behaviour over time. METHODS: Cross-sectional data from the Belgian Health Interview Surveys 1997, 2001 and 2004 ...

Oral fluid for the serological and molecular diagnosis of measles.

validate the detection of anti-measles IgM and measles virus RNA in oral fluid and to make a comparison with the gold standard methods of ELISA using serum (Enzygnost(®) anti-Measles IgM) and in-house nested ...

Monitoring of all-cause mortality in Belgium (Be-MOMO): a new and automated system for the early detection and quantification of the mortality impact of public health events.

OBJECTIVES: Be- MOMO is the monitoring of all-cause death registry data in Belgium. The new methods are described and the detection and quantification of outbreaks is presented for the period April 2006-March ...

Readiness of the Belgian network of sentinel general practitioners to deliver electronic health record data for surveillance purposes: results of survey study.

with three criteria: recording of home visits, use of prescription module and diagnostic subject headings. METHODS: Data were collected by annual postal surveys between 2005 and 2009 among all sentinel ...

Gender differences in the use of anxiolytics and antidepressants: a population based study.

differences in inappropriate use of these medicines. METHODS: Data were from the 2004 Belgian Health Interview Survey, a nationally representative sample of the Belgian population. The analysis was restricted ...

The reliability of the Minimum European Health Module.

domains: self-perceived health, chronic conditions and long-term activity limitation. The objective of this paper is to evaluate the reliability of the MEHM. METHODS: Participants of the Belgian Food ...

Domestic violence: variation in case-management by the general practitioner in Belgium.

victims and to quantify the between-physician variability in management of domestic violence. METHODS: A nationwide sentinel network of 150 general practitioners, covering 1.5 % of the Belgian population, ...

Analysis of 13 million individual patient records pertaining to Pap smears, colposcopies, biopsies and surgery on the uterine cervix (Belgium, 1996-2000).

screening by surveys overestimate coverage because of selection and reporting biases. METHODS: The prepared Inter-Mutualistic Agency dataset has about 13 million records from Pap smears, colposcopies, ...

Socioeconomic inequalities in lung cancer mortality in 16 European populations.

paid to inequalities in Eastern European and Baltic countries. METHODS: Data were obtained from mortality registers, population censuses and health interview surveys in 16 European populations. ...

Trends in social inequalities in obesity: Belgium, 1997 to 2004.

METHODS: We used data from three national cross-sectional health interview surveys (1997 n=7953, 2001 n=8887, and 2004 n=9709) to estimate age-standardized obesity prevalence and a series of summary measures ...

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