Résultats de la recherche - 66 results

Genetic similarities between tobacco use disorder and related comorbidities: an exploratory study.

disorders using (partially) the same genetic pathways as TUD, and to describe the genetic similarities between TUD and the selected disorders. METHODS: We developed a 3 stage approach: (i) selection of genes ...

The effect of smoking on the duration of life with and without disability, Belgium 1997-2011.

(DFLE)) and with disability (Disability Life Expectancy (DLE)) and (2) to estimate the extent to which these effects are due to better survival or reduced disability in never smokers. METHODS: Data on ...

Belgian primary care EPR: assessment of nationwide routine data extraction.

Belgian nationwide data collection network using routine data extracted from primary care EPR (upload method) has been built from scratch. The network also uses a manual web-based data collection method ...

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

surveys and mortality records. METHODS: TWO SURVEYS WERE CHOSEN TO EXPLORE THE VALIDITY OF THE PROPOSED APPROACH: The Belgian Health Interview Survey (HIS) and the Belgian Survey on Income and Living ...

Is the different time trend (1997-2008) of the obesity prevalence among adults in the three Belgian regions associated with lifestyle changes?

of obesity prevalence in the three Belgian regions is associated with lifestyle changes. METHODS: We used data from four successive cross-sectional waves (1997, 2001, 2004 and 2008) of the Belgian ...

EPR-based, quality-related process parameters: a nationwide assessment.

observed the concordance of our results with two external databases: a nationwide reimbursement database and a regional EPR-based network. We found that only the automatic data extraction method was suitable ...

Factors associated with the continuum of care of HIV-infected patients in Belgium.

in Belgium. METHODS: Data of the national registration of new HIV diagnosis and of the national cohort of HIV-infected patients in care were combined to obtain estimates of and factors related with proportions ...

Trends in corpus uteri cancer mortality in member states of the European Union.

varies in the European Union (EU). We analysed trends in corpus uteri cancer mortality in 26 EU member states from 1970 onward. METHODS: Population numbers and number of uterine cancer deaths were ...

Preventable proportion of severe infections acquired in intensive care units: case-mix adjusted estimations from patient-based surveillance data.

intrinsic risk factors in the patient population is difficult. We aimed to estimate the proportion of ICU-acquired VAP and BSI cases that are amenable to prevention in routine conditions. METHODS: We analyzed ...

Educational inequalities in leisure-time physical activity in 15 European countries.

BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to assess the patterns of socio-economic inequalities in leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) in the different member states of the European Union. METHODS: Comparable ...

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