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Adjusting for comorbidity in incidence-based DALY calculations: an individual-based modeling approach

Keywords: burden of disease comorbidity multimorbidity Abstract: Background The co-occurrence of two or more medical conditions in the same individual is not uncommon. If disability-adjusted life year (DALY) ...

Superficial mycoses in Belgium: Burden, costs and antifungal drugs consumption

Issue 5, Number 508 (2020) Keywords: antifungal drugs consumption Belgium burden of disease Candidiasis Cost dermatophytosis Disability-Adjusted Life Years superficial mycosis Abstract: Background ...

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

from the Belgian Health Interview Survey 2013 were used to estimate smoking and disability prevalence. Disability was based on the Global Activity Limitation Indicator. We used DYNAMO- HIA to quantify ...

Antimicrobial prescribing by Belgian dentists in ambulatory care, from 2010 to 2016.

MATERIALS AND METHODS: Reimbursement data from the Belgian National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance were analysed to evaluate antimicrobial prescribing (WHO ATC-codes J01 / P01AB). Utilisation ...

Long-term outcomes of very low birth weight infants with spontaneous intestinal perforation: A retrospective case-matched cohort study

disabilities (40% vs. 17%, OR  = 3.3) and requiring physiotherapy (86% vs. 60%, OR  = 4.77) were higher in the SIP group than in the control group. Intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) led to a worse ...

Evolution of educational inequalities in life and health expectancies at 25 years in Belgium between 2001 and 2011: a census-based study

Keywords: Belgium Disability-free life expectancy HEALTH EXPECTANCY Health inequality Life expectancy socio-economic inequality trends Abstract: Background: Reducing socio-economic health inequalities is ...

Estimates of the 2015 global and regional disease burden from four foodborne metals- arsenic, cadmium, lead and methylmercury

cadmium. Ingested lead and methylmercury are causally associated with lifelong intellectual disability. Long term ingestion of arsenic is causally associated with an increased risk of cancer. Long term ...

Women’s excess unhealthy life years: disentangling the unhealthy life years gapAbstractBackgroundMethodsResultsConclusion

women live longer but have more years with disability. We assessed the contribution of gender differences in mortality and disability, total and by cause, to women’s excess unhealthy life years (ULY s). ...

Contribution of chronic conditions to gender disparities in health expectancies in Belgium, 2001, 2004 and 2008

European Journal of Public Health (2018) Keywords: causes of death causes of morbidity DISABILITY Gender HEALTH EXPECTANCY inequity Life expectancy Abstract: Background We aimed to investigate the ...

Global burden of intellectual disability resulting from dietary exposure to lead, 2015

Diet Disability-Adjusted Life Years Foodborne burden of disease Intellectual Disability Lead Abstract: Lead is a ubiquitous dietary contaminant that occurs in food because of natural and anthropogenic ...

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