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Perceived utility and feasibility of pathogen genomics for public health practice: a survey among public health professionals working in the field of infectious diseases, Belgium, 2019

health practice. Methods In May 2019, Belgian public health and healthcare professionals were invited to complete an online survey containing eight main topics including background questions, general attitude ...

If I tweet will you cite later? Follow-up on the effect of social media exposure on article downloads and citationsAbstractObjectivesMethodsResultsConclusions

intervention has altered the previously reported results. Methods For articles published in the International Journal of Public Health between December 2012 and December 2014, we updated article download and ...

Weight and head circumference at birth in function of placental paraben load in Belgium: an ENVIRONAGE birth cohort study

golden standard. Methods Placental tissue was collected immediately after birth from 142 mother-child pairs from the ENVIRONAGE birth cohort. The placental concentrations of four parabens (methyl (MeP), ethyl (EtP), ...

Adjusting for comorbidity in incidence-based DALY calculations: an individual-based modeling approach

tracking their disease history, including possible comorbidities, over time. Methods We demonstrated the IBM approach using an example of external comorbidity, i.e., colon cancer comorbid with ...

Population vulnerability to COVID-19 in Europe: a burden of disease analysis

COVID-19 by using estimates of population age structure and YLD for health conditions linked to severe illness from COVID-19. Methods Population and YLD estimates from GBD 2017 were extracted for 45 ...

Reflections on key methodological decisions in national burden of disease assessments

across researchers and nations in their resources to perform themselves BoD studies and interpret the soundness of available estimates produced by the Global Burden of Disease Study. Methods BoD ...

Use of psychiatric hospitals and social integration of patients with psychiatric disorders: a prospective cohort study in five European countries

integration of patients. Methods  : Within a prospective cohort study, data were collected on 2181 patients with a main ICD-10 diagnosis of psychotic, afective, or anxiety disorder, hospitalised in the UK, ...

Residential green space and medication sales for childhood asthma: A longitudinal ecological study in Belgium

effects on respiratory health in children is ambiguous. Objective To investigate if residential exposure to different types of green space is associated with childhood asthma prevalence in Belgium. Methods ...

Residential green space and medication sales for childhood asthma: A longitudinal ecological study in Belgium

effects on respiratory health in children is ambiguous. Objective To investigate if residential exposure to different types of green space is associated with childhood asthma prevalence in Belgium. Methods ...

Residential green space and medication sales for childhood asthma: A longitudinal ecological study in Belgium

Methods: Asthma prevalence was estimated from sales data of reimbursed medication for obstructive airway disease (OAD) prescribed to children between 2010 and 2014, aggregated at census tract level (n ...

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