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Contribution of chronic conditions to disability in men and women in France

in France, using a disability survey conducted in both private households and institutions, and we also examine the effect of excluding the institutionalized population. Methods: Data comprised 17 549 ...

Contribution of chronic conditions to gender disparities in health expectancies in Belgium, 2001, 2004 and 2008

contribution of chronic conditions to gender differences in disability- free life expectancy (DFLE) and life expectancy with disability (LED) in Belgium in 2001, 2004 and 2008. Methods: Data on disability and ...

Additional weighting for education affects estimates from a National Health Interview Survey.

education on estimates from the Belgian Health Interview Survey 2013. Methods: For 25 health-related indicators that match the European Core Health Indicator shortlist, estimates were computed using two ...

Development of a dot-blot assay for the detection of mould-specific IgE in the Belgian population

Alternaria alternata and Cladosporium herbarum. Objectives To validate a dot-blot assay for the detection of specific IgE and evaluate the prevalence of mould sensitization in a healthy population. Methods The ...

Does a national screening programme reduce socioeconomic inequalities in mammography use?

later (2004), and to assess if the implementation of an organised screening programme has been successful in reducing socioeconomic inequalities in the uptake of mammography. METHODS: Data was obtained ...

Evidence for the presence of Legionella bacteriophages in environmental water samples.

Legionella bacteriophages is very promising for future applications such as the development of novel molecular tools, the design of new detection and typing methods, and the bioremediation of this ...

What is the optimal regimen for BCG intravesical therapy? Are six weekly instillations necessary?

 instillations. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The evolution of the lymphoproliferative response of peripheral blood mononuclear cells against BCG culture filtrate (CF), tuberculin (PPD) and BCG extract (EXT) was tested ...

Alternatives to prison for drug offenders in Belgium during the past decade.

alternatives to prison. Therefore, this study describes drug-related alternatives to prison in Belgium over a ten years’ period since 2005. METHODS: The applied drug-related alternatives to prison (‘probation’, ...

The impact of individual-level heterogeneity on estimated infectious disease burden: a simulation study.

to investigate to what extent ignoring the presence of heterogeneity could bias DALY  computation. METHODS: Simulations using individual-based models for hypothetical infectious diseases with short and ...

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