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Validity of self-reported data to assess the prevalence of overweight, hypertension and cholesterol

Source: European Journal of Public Health, Volume 31, Issue Supplement_3 (2021) Abstract: Background Accurate data on the risk factors of non-communicable diseases is essential to build evidence-based ...

Validity of air pollution annoyance to assess long-term exposure to air pollution in Belgium

To avoid the risk of exposure misclassification, one possibility is to interpolate air pollution measures at the residence through a Geographical Information Systems. However, this might imply ...

Falls among older general practice patients: risk factors and fall prevention in Belgium, 2019-2020

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: S Moreels; Boffin, Nicole; De Schreye, Robrecht Source: European Journal of Public Health, Volume 31, Issue 3, Number 580 (2021) Health Topics:  Chronic disease Maladie chronique Chronische ziekt ...

Prevalence estimates of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Belgium: results from two cross-sectional studies.

Genitalia Humans Male middle aged prevalence Risk Factors Sexual Behavior STI Young adult Abstract: BACKGROUND: Chlamydia trachomatis (chlamydia) is the most diagnosed sexually transmitted infection in ...

Belgian bulk tank milk surveillance program reveals the impact of a continuous vaccination protocol for small ruminants against Coxiella burnetii.

seroprevalence peaked in 2017 (43%, 12/28) and declined thereafter. The number of animals in the holding influenced significantly (p = .048) the likelihood of shedding, whereas other established risk factors such ...

4DEMON: Integrating 40 Years of Data on PCB and Metal Contamination in Marine Sediments of the Belgian Part of the North SeaData_Sheet_1.docx

different grain size fractions were analyzed, appropriate co-factors were not always analyzed, and measurement uncertainties were not always indicated. These issues hampered the use of readily available, ...

Monitoring of human coronaviruses in Belgian primary care and hospitals, 2015-20: a surveillance study.

and for patients admitted to hospital for at least one night. Potential risk factors were recorded and patients who were admitted to hospital were followed up for the occurrence of complications or ...

Urban environment and mental health: the NAMED project, protocol for a mixed-method study

factors. This article presents the study protocol of a project called Nature Impact on Mental Health Distribution that aims to generate a comprehensive understanding of associations between mental health and ...

Healthcare-associated infections in home healthcare: an extensive assessment, 2019.

challenges, including healthcare-associated infections (HAI). Currently, in Belgium, data and guidelines on the topic are lacking.AimTo develop a definition of HAI in HHC and investigate associated risk factors ...

Burden of non-communicable diseases in Cyprus, 1990–2017: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2017 study

the burden of NCD s over the period from 1990 to 2017, NCD s are still a major public health challenge. Implementation of interventions and early detection screening programmes of modifiable NCD risk ...

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