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Socio-economic differences in participation of households in a Belgian national health survey.

and household non-response in a health survey is examined. METHODS: A linkage between the Belgian Health Survey 2001 with Census 2001 enabled us to evaluate the participation by socio-economic status. ...

Methodological basics and evolution of the Belgian health interview survey 1997-2008.

to be accounted for in data-analysis. METHODS: The BHIS targets all persons residing in Belgium with no restrictions on age or nationality. Trimestral copies of the National Population Registry are ...

Communicating genetics and smoking through social media: are we there yet?

(ie, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter) and (2) to assess the type and the content of the information displayed on the social media as well as the profile of people publishing this information. METHODS: We ...

Development and assessment of national performance indicators for infection prevention and control and antimicrobial stewardship in European long-term care facilities.

and antimicrobial stewardship (ASPI) in LTCF s, and assess the performance of 32 European countries against these NPI s. METHODS: Previously established European standards were the basis for consensus ...

Obstacles in measles elimination: an in-depth description of a measles outbreak in Ghent, Belgium, spring 2011.

describes the outbreak and evaluates the control measures and interventions. METHODS: Data collection was done through the system of mandatory notification of the public health authority. Vaccination coverage ...

Environmental and genomic factors as well as interventions influencing smoking cessation: a systematic review of reviews and a proposed working model.

incorporating the different factors influencing SC were our main objectives. METHODS: Two systematic reviews were conducted using articles in English from the Cochrane library, PubMed and HuGENet from January ...

From multidrug- to extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: upward trends as seen from a 15-year nationwide study.

represents an enormous challenge to Public Health globally. METHODS: Progression towards XDR- TB was investigated in Belgium, a country with a typically low TB incidence, by analyzing the magnitude, ...

Household composition and suicidal behaviour in the adult population of Belgium.

the prevalence of suicidal behaviours, i.e. ideation and attempt, in the adult population of Belgium, and to explore their association with household composition. METHODS: Data of 4,459 adults ...

Incidentie van en risicofactoren voor urineweginfecties bij geïnstitutionaliseerde en niet-geïnstitutionaliseerde ouderen

ouderen ? Methode (literatuur en registratiewijze): Patiënten: WZC uit drie regio’s (Oostende-Bredene, Leopoldsburg en Heist-op-den-Berg) werden uitgenodigd voor deelname aan deze prospectieve observationele ...

Urineweginfecties in woonzorgcentra: literatuuronderzoek van de methode van staalafname bij ouderen vergeleken met de methode van staalafname in de praktijk

Hiervoor dient een representatief urinestaal verkregen te worden. Toch schuilt hier vaak het probleem: de methode van staalafname bij ouderen is bijzonder moeilijk aangezien een groot percentage van de ...

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