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The global activity limitation indicator and self-rated health: two complementary predictors of mortality.

METHODS: We linked the 2001 Belgian Health Interview Survey with mortality and migration registers 2001-2010. The baseline sample included 8,583 individuals aged 15 years and older. Poisson regression models ...

Public Health Triangulation to inform decision-making in Belgium.

three-step public health triangulation method described in this paper and data from four different data sources: a national reimbursement database, an electronic patient record-based general practitioner ...

Contribution of chronic diseases to the mild and severe disability burden in Belgium.

different severity levels. In this study, the contribution of chronic diseases to both mild and severe disability burden in Belgium was investigated. METHODS: Data on 21 chronic diseases and disability from ...

Changes in Meningococcal Strains in the Era of a Serogroup C Vaccination Campaign: Trends and Evolution in Belgium during the Period 1997-2012.

meningitides and septicaemia. This study shows the results of the laboratory-based surveillance of IMD in Belgium over the period 1997-2012. METHODS: The results are based on microbiological and molecular ...

Factors associated with excessive polypharmacy in older people.

excessive polypharmacy. METHODS: Data were used from the Belgian Health Interview Survey carried out in 2008. Each respondent was asked to show to the interviewer all medicines that he/she had taken in the 24 h prior to ...

How well do physical activity questions perform? A European cognitive testing study.

questionnaires (PAQ s). This study aimed at examining whether two PAQ s work as intended with different segments of the survey population in different cultural settings in Europe. METHODS: The International ...

Development of the European Health Interview Survey- Physical Activity Questionnaire (EHIS-PAQ) to monitor physical activity in the European Union.

Survey (EHIS). This article presents the EHIS- PAQ and describes its development and evaluation processes. METHODS: Research institutes from Belgium, Estonia and Germany participated in the Improvement of ...

Infection due to travel-related carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae, a largely underestimated phenomenon in Belgium.

abroad. Actually, this is no longer the case. OBJECTIVES AND METHODS: A surveillance was set up in Belgian hospitals (2012) in order to explore the epidemiology and determinants of CPE, including the link ...

Activity limitations predict health care expenditures in the general population in Belgium.

Indicator (GALI). This paper reports on the predictive value of the GALI on health care expenditures in relation to the presence of chronic conditions. METHODS: Data from the Belgian Health Interview Survey ...

Contribution of chronic diseases to the disability burden in a population 15 years and older, Belgium, 1997-2008.

prevention and intervention strategies to reduce disability. In this study, we assessed the contribution of chronic diseases to the prevalence of disability in Belgium. METHODS: Data from 35,837 individuals ...

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