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Psychological distress and online advice-seeking in times of COVID-19: vertical and horizontal equity of an e-mental health strategy

related to mental health needs and whether different population subgroups were equally likely to seek advice. Methods:  A longitudinal, online survey was carried out in Belgium in April, June, and November ...

Virological surveillance of influenza in Belgium, season 2019-2020

viruses fell in the 6B. 1A5A subgroup represented by the reference strain A/Norway/3433/2018. About half of the sequenced A(H3N2) viruses belonged to the clade 3C.2a1 and the remaining belonged to the ...

COVID-19 mortality, excess mortality, deaths per million and infection fatality ratio, Belgium, 9 March 2020 to 28 June 2020

Belgium from 9 March 2020 to 28 June 2020, placing it against the background of excess mortality and compared the DPM and IFR between countries and within subgroups. Methods The relation between ...

Estimating national and subnational nutrient intake distributions of global diets

for as many nutrients and population subgroups as possible, use these distributions to estimate nutrient intake inadequacy, compare these distributions and evaluate the implications of their shapes on ...

Gram-negative central line-associated bloodstream infection incidence peak during the summer: a national seasonality cohort study.

[95% CI 1.11-1.48], p < 0.001). Subgroup analysis replicated this trend for CLABSI diagnosed in the intensive care unit. Only gram-negative CLABSI rates were associated with increased temperature (IRR ...

QALY losses for chronic diseases and its social distribution in the general population: results from the Belgian Health Interview Survey

rapidly rising, both in terms of morbidity and mortality. This burden is disproportionally carried by socially disadvantaged population subgroups. Quality-adjusted life years (QALY s) measure the impact of ...

Association between temperature and natural mortality in Belgium: Effect modification by individual characteristics and residential environment

 and black carbon) to identify more vulnerable population subgroups. Results Based on 307,859 deaths from natural causes, we found significant cold effect (OR = 1.42, 95% CI: 1.30–1.57) and heat effect ...

Anxiety and Depression in Belgium during the First 15 Months of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Longitudinal Study

times of lower policy restrictions to almost the same level as in pre- COVID times (2018). Though time trends were similar for all population subgroups, higher levels of both anxiety and depression were ...

HPV DNA genotyping, HPV E6*I mRNA detection, and p16INK4a/Ki-67 staining in Belgian head and neck cancer patient specimens, collected within the HPV-AHEAD study

and neck cancer (HNC) are tobacco and alcohol use. However, an important fraction of oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) is caused by human papillomaviruses (HPV), a subgroup with increasing incidence in several ...

Towards a unified classification for human respiratory syncytial virus genotypes.

HRSV genomes (>12,000 bp) were downloaded from GenBank and divided into the two subgroups: HRSV-A and HRSV-B. From whole-genome alignments, the regions that correspond to the open reading frame of the ...

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