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Trends in mortality and morbidity related to Clostridium difficile infections, Belgium 1998-2007

1998-2007, to assess the epidemiology of CDI in Belgium. Methods We selected available data from: (1) mortality registries from Brussels, Flanders and Wallonia regions, (1998-2007)-records with ICD-10 code for ...

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

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 to the population ...

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, ...

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 ...

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. ...

National influences on catheter-associated bloodstream infection rates: practices among national surveillance networks participating in the European HELICS project.

CI: 1.02-4.25) were independent risk factors for high CVC- BSI rates. Substantial variation existed in CVC- BSI prevention activities, surveillance methods and estimated CVC- BSI rates among the ...

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 ...

Trends in health expectancy indicators in the older adult population in Belgium between 1997 and 2004.

the Sullivan method. Among males at age 65, the increase in years expected to live without chronic morbidity, without a disease cluster or without disability exceeded the increase of the life expectancy ...

A bacterial population study of commercialized wastewater inoculants.

processes of the domestic waste compost in the septic tank. METHODS AND RESULTS: Eighteen wastewater inoculants were analysed on nonselective and selective media and the cultivable bacteria were identified. ...

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