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Predicting the severity of the grass pollen season and the effect of climate change in Northwest Europe

guidance addressing these questions. We propose two previously unexplored approaches for forecasting the severity of the grass pollen season on the basis of statistical and mechanistic models. The results ...

Mapping abundance distributions of allergenic tree species in urbanized landscapes: A nation-wide study for Belgium using forest inventory and citizen science data

Second, we used statistical regressions to model the relationships between abundance, the habitat suitability predicted by the SDM s, and additional vegetation cover covariates. The combination of forest ...

Maturation of Esophageal Motility and Esophagogastric Junction in Preterm Infants

Esophageal pressure topography and pressure impedance metrics were derived. Mixed models with repeated measures were used for statistical analysis. Results: We analyzed 137 nutritive swallows from 36 motility ...

Health-related quality of life in patients with non-communicable disease: study protocol of a cross-sectional survey

a paper-based questionnaire to gather research outcomes. Statistical analyses will be performed using multiple linear regression models with HRQ oL as main outcome parameter, adjusted for possible confounders. ...

Thyroid cancer incidence near nuclear sites in Belgium: An ecological study at small geographical level

Van Bladel, Lodewijk; Van Nieuwenhuyse, An; Vleminckx, Christiane Source: International Journal of Cancer (2019) Keywords: ecological study incidence Nuclear sites statistical sector thyroid cancer ...

Childhood leukaemia near nuclear sites in Belgium, 2002–2008

reactors radioactive pollutants Statistical analysis Abstract: This paper describes an ecological study investigating whether there is an excess incidence of acute leukaemia among children aged 0-14 years ...

High relative humidity pre-harvest reduces post-harvest proliferation of Salmonella in tomatoes.

classical statistical models with higher order interactions. We assessed the effect of harvest time by explicitly modeling the climatic conditions at harvest time and by performing confirmatory laboratory ...

Does air pollution trigger suicide? A case-crossover analysis of suicide deaths over the life span.

conditional logistic regression models adjusted for duration of sunshine and day of the week to obtain odds ratios (OR) and their 95% CI for an increase of 10 µg/m(3) in pollutant concentrations over different ...

ANOVA model for network meta-analysis of diagnostic test accuracy data.

a unified inference framework and uses the data more efficiently. Nonetheless, handling the inherent correlation between sensitivity and specificity continues to be a statistical challenge. We developed an ...

Socioeconomic Inequalities in Smoking and Smoking Cessation Due to a Smoking Ban: General Population-Based Cross-Sectional Study in Luxembourg.

Socio-Economique Liewen Zu Letzebuerg/European Union–Statistic on Income and Living Conditions) survey, which was a representative survey of the general population aged ≥16 years conducted in Luxembourg in 2005, ...

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