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The association between area deprivation and COVID-19 incidence: a municipality-level spatio-temporal study in Belgium, 2020–2021

Source: Archives of Public Health, Volume 80, Issue 1 (2022) Keywords: Area deprivation Belgium COVID-19 incidence socio-economic inequality Abstract: Background In Belgium, current research on ...

Have socio-economic inequalities in sugar purchasing widened? A longitudinal analysis of food and beverage consumer data from British households, 2014–2017

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Nicolas Berger; Steven Cummins; Richard D Smith; Laura Cornelsen Source: Public Health Nutrition (2020) Health Topics:  Obesity Obésité Obesitas Manuscript versions:  DOI:  https://doi.org/10.101 ...

Evolution of educational inequalities in life and health expectancies at 25 years in Belgium between 2001 and 2011: a census-based study

(2019) Keywords: Belgium Disability-free life expectancy HEALTH EXPECTANCY Health inequality Life expectancy socio-economic inequality trends Abstract: Background: Reducing socio-economic health ...

Monitoring health inequalities when the socio-economic composition changes: are the slope and relative indices of inequality appropriate? Results of a simulation study

increased EL4 share as a worsening. We warn against the use of SII and RII for monitoring inequality-tackling policies at changing socio-economic structures. Rather, we recommend to complement the assessment ...

Correcting the self-reported BMI doesn't impact the socio-economic inequalities in obesity

Publication Type: Scientific poster, presentation or proceeding Authors: Drieskens, Sabine; Demarest, Stefaan; Bel, Sarah; De Ridder, Karin; Jean Tafforeau Source: European Public Health Conference, Stockholm (2017) Keywords: BMI VALIDATION Health Topics: ...

Educational inequalities in premature mortality by region in the Belgian population in the 2000s

75, Issue 44 (2017) Keywords: Belgium Educational inequalities Health inequalities Premature mortality Abstract: Background In Belgium, socio-economic inequalities in mortality have long been described ...

ARIA 2016: Care pathways implementing emerging technologies for predictive medicine in rhinitis and asthma across the life cycle.

and healthy life to rhinitis sufferers, whatever their age, sex or socio-economic status, in order to reduce health and social inequalities incurred by the disease. Health Topics:  Animal health ...

Comparison of socio-economic indicators explaining inequalities in Healthy Life Years at age 50 in Europe: 2005 and 2010.

age 50 (LE50) and HLY50 between countries were defined as the difference between the maximum and minimum LE50 or HLY50. Relationships between HLY50 and macro-level socio-economic indicators were ...

Mapping the cause-specific premature mortality reveals large between-districts disparity in Belgium, 2003-2009

Socio-economic Socioeconomic Statistics Still Test unemployment Abstract: Background: Belgium has a well-known regional pattern in life expectancy with higher life expectancy in the northern Flemish region. The ...

Using mortality follow-up of surveys to estimate social inequalities in healthy life years.

BACKGROUND: The estimation of healthy life years (HLY) by socio-economic status (SES) requires two types of data: the prevalence of activity limitation by SES generally extracted from surveys and mortality ...

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