Résultats de la recherche - 37 results

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

Methods: Cross-sectional data from the Belgian HIS 2013 were analysed. A question whether the perpetrator of a violent event was a member of the respondents’ household was embedded in a general topic on ...

Mapping occurrence of Taenia solium taeniosis/cysticercosis and areas at risk of porcine cysticercosis in Central America and the Caribbean basin.

within endemic areas is a common cause of preventable epilepsy. METHODS: We conducted a structured literature search in PubMed, supplemented and crossed-referenced with relevant academic databases, grey ...

Disability weights for infectious diseases in four European countries: comparison between countries and across respondent characteristics.

Methods: We analyzed paired comparison responses of the European DW study by participants’ characteristics with separate probit regression models. To evaluate the effect of participants’ characteristics, we ...

Migrant's access to preventive health services in five EU countries.

populations in five European Union (EU) countries. METHODS: Information from Health Interview Surveys of Belgium, Italy, Malta, Portugal and Spain were used to analyse access to mammography, Pap smear tests, ...

What can the CF registry tell us about rare CFTR-mutations? A Belgian study.

in CF-disease liability is hardly documented. METHODS: Belgian CF-Registry 2013 data were analyzed to identify CF with at least 1 RM (CF + RM). Clinical data and sweat chloride of CF + RM were compared ...

Augmented and doubly robust G-estimation of causal effects under a Structural nested failure time model.

effect of a time-dependent exposure on a survival outcome. They have been introduced along with so-called G-estimation methods to provide valid adjustment for time-dependent confounding induced by ...

Epidemiology of taeniosis/cysticercosis in Europe, a systematic review: Western Europe.

epidemiology of these parasites in this region. METHODS: We conducted a systematic review of scientific and grey literature published from 1990 to 2015 on the epidemiology of T. saginata and T. solium in humans ...

Estimating the prevalence of diabetes mellitus and thyroid disorders using medication data in Flanders, Belgium.

Pottelbergh, Gijs; Goderis, Geert; Johan Van der Heyden Source: Eur J Public Health (2017) Abstract: Background: Various methods exist to estimate disease prevalences. The aim of this study was to determine ...

Mapping EQ-5D utilities to GBD 2010 and GBD 2013 disability weights: results of two pilot studies in Belgium.

METHODS: We conducted two pilot studies including respectively four and twenty-seven health states selected from the 220 DW s of the GBD 2010 study. In the first study, each participant evaluated four health ...

Fat-soluble vitamin intake from the consumption of food, fortified food and supplements: design and methods of the Belgian VITADEK study.

fat-soluble vitamin intake from the consumption of food, fortified foods and supplements in four vulnerable groups namely infants, toddlers, pregnant and lactating women. METHODS: Subjects were selected ...

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