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The potential impact of an implemented income redistribution package on obesity prevalence in New Zealand.

Families Package) on adult obesity prevalence. METHODS: Logistic regressions were used to investigate associations between absolute individual income and adult obesity prevalence in NZ. Linear regressions ...

New QSAR models to predict chromosome damaging potential based on the in vivo micronucleus test

methods to determine the potential of chemicals to induce mutations at the gene level has been developed over the last decades. Conversely, only few such methods are currently available to predict potential ...

The Belgian health examination survey: objectives, design and methods.

recruitment method and the methodological choices that were made in the BELHES. Methods: After a pilot period during the first quarter of the BHIS fieldwork, eligible BHIS participants were invited to ...

Estimation of vaccination coverage from electronic healthcare records; methods performance evaluation – A contribution of the ADVANCE-project

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Braeye, Toon; Bauchau, Vincent; Sturkenboom, Miriam; Emborg, Hanne-Dorthe; ía, Ana Llorente; Huerta, Consuelo; Merino, Elisa Martin; Bollaerts, Kaatje Source: PLOS ONE, Volume 14, Issue 9 (2019) ...

Biological monitoring of exposure to pesticide residues among Belgian florists

concentrations of pesticide residues and metabolites in urine samples were analyzed with a multiresidue liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry method, after an ethyl acetate extraction. The results are ...

ADVANCE database characterisation and fit for purpose assessment for multi-country studies on the coverage, benefits and risks of pertussis vaccinations.

risks of vaccines. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate if European healthcare databases can be used to estimate vaccine coverage, benefit and/or risk using pertussis-containing vaccines as an example. METHODS ...

Comparing web-based versus face-to-face and paper-and-pencil questionnaire data collected through two Belgian health surveys

We assessed whether these whole data collection systems developed around the modes produced equivalent health estimates. Methods Data were obtained from two population-based surveys: the EHISWEB ...

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 ...

Potential impact of reduced tobacco use on life and health expectancies in Belgium

Abstract: Objectives We investigated the potential impact of reduced tobacco use scenarios on total life expectancy and health expectancies, i.e., healthy life years and unhealthy life years. Methods Data ...

A new multiplex RT-qPCR method for the simultaneous detection and discrimination of Zika and chikungunya viruses

outbreak, early diagnosis, and therefore fast and adequate detection, is needed. To this end, a multiplex reverse transcription real-time polymerase chain reaction TaqMan method was designed to detect Zika ...

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