Résultats de la recherche - 123 results

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

overall conclusions. Conclusions: The largest contributors to the higher disability of women than men are moderately disabling conditions with a high prevalence. Whereas traditional disabling conditions such as ...

Contribution of chronic diseases to educational disparity in disability in France: results from the cross-sectional “disability-health” survey

disability prevalence were arthritis (contribution to disability prevalence: 5.7% (95% CI 5.4–6.0) for low-educated vs. 3.3% (3.0–3.9) for high-educated men), spine disorders (back/neck pain, deformity) (3.8% ...

Asymptomatic bacteriuria in older adults: the most fragile women are prone to long-term colonization

based on vague symptoms and a positive culture. The high prevalence of asymptomatic bacteriuria (ABU), which cannot be easily discriminated from an acute infection in this population, is frequently ...

Risk to human health related to the presence of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid and perfluorooctanoic acid in food

total cholesterol was the critical effect. Also reduced birth weight (for both compounds) and increased prevalence of high serum levels of the liver enzyme alanine aminotransferase (ALT) (for PFOA) were ...

Point Prevalence Study of Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Use in Belgian Acute-Care Hospitals: Results of the ECDC PPS 2017

remained the same. The reasons for the high prevalence of HAI s should be further investigated and targets should be set to improve. It is recommended that hospitals participate regulary in a PPS. Health ...

Clinical Evaluation of INNO-LiPA HPV Genotyping II Assay Using the VALGENT Framework.

as high-risk (hr) HPV positive when at least one of the following HPV types was present: HPV16, HPV18, HPV31, HPV33, HPV35, HPV39, HPV45, HPV51, HPV52, HPV56, HPV58, HPV59, and HPV68. Clinical accuracy ...

Distribution of HCV genotypes in Belgium from 2008 to 2015.

determination of the HCV  genotype. RESULTS: For the study period, 11,033 unique records collected by the participating laboratories were used for further investigation. HCV genotype 1 was the most prevalent ...

Is a Health Interview Survey an appropriate tool to assess domestic violence?

and of victims of domestic violence were explored and the association with health status was assessed through OR s calculated via logistic regression. Results: The year prevalence of domestic violence ...

Multinomial additive hazard model to assess the disability burden using cross-sectional data.

Population aging is accompanied by the burden of chronic diseases and disability. Chronic diseases are among the main causes of disability, which is associated with poor quality of life and high health care ...

Intake of Fat-Soluble Vitamins in the Belgian Population: Adequacy and Contribution of Foods, Fortified Foods and Supplements.

preventing high-consumers from exceeding the tolerable upper intake level. Data of the 2014 Belgian food consumption survey (n = 3200) were used to assess fat-soluble vitamin (vitamins A, D, E and K) intake ...

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