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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 ...

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 ...

Evaluation of the Speed-Oligo Mycobacteria assay for the identification of nontuberculous mycobacteria.

species level is, therefore, critical. The Speed-Oligo Mycobacteria assay is an oligochromatographic method that was made available recently for the identification and differentiation of mycobacteria. The ...

Safety, immunogenicity, and efficacy of the candidate tuberculosis vaccine MVA85A in healthy adults infected with HIV-1: a randomised, placebo-controlled, phase 2 trial.

Method Female Healthy Volunteers HIV Infections Hiv-1 Humans Immunity, Active Immunization, Secondary Immunoglobulin G Injections, Intradermal Male middle aged Mycobacterium tuberculosis Treatment Outcome ...

Assessing the validity of the Global Activity Limitation Indicator in fourteen European countries.

compare population health across countries. However, the comparability of the item has been questioned. This study aims to further validate the GALI in the adult European population. METHODS: Data from the ...

Mumps increase in Flanders, Belgium, 2012-2013: results from temporary mandatory notification and a cohort study among university students.

risk factors for the disease. METHODS: In June 2012, we set up mandatory notification in Flanders and we collected information on circulating genotypes from the National Reference Centre. We conducted ...

Genetic similarities between tobacco use disorder and related comorbidities: an exploratory study.

disorders using (partially) the same genetic pathways as TUD, and to describe the genetic similarities between TUD and the selected disorders. METHODS: We developed a 3 stage approach: (i) selection of genes ...

The effect of smoking on the duration of life with and without disability, Belgium 1997-2011.

(DFLE)) and with disability (Disability Life Expectancy (DLE)) and (2) to estimate the extent to which these effects are due to better survival or reduced disability in never smokers. METHODS: Data on ...

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