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Psychological distress associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and suppression measures during the first wave in Belgium

Health Interview Survey of 2018. Bootstrapping was performed and analyses were reweighted to match the Belgian population in order to control for survey selection bias. Results Half of the respondents ...

Selection and use of reference panels: a case study highlighting current gaps in the materials available for foot and mouth disease

an example, this review highlights four specific areas where new reference reagents are required. These are to: reduce bias in estimates of the diagnostic sensitivity and inter-serotypic specificity of ...

Development and application of a novel method to assess exposure levels of sensitizing and irritating substances leaching from menstrual hygiene products

limits of ±15% regarding the total analytical error (including systematic and random bias). Fifteen commercially available MHP s were assessed. Six products were found to leach at least one of the ...

Fluoroquinolone resistance in Escherichia coli isolates after exposure to non-fluoroquinolone antibiotics: a retrospective case–control study

biases, this study suggests that exposure to non-fluoroquinolone antibiotics, i.e. trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole and nitrofurantoin, might be causally related to fluoroquinolone resistance in E. ...

Validity of self-reported mammography uptake in the Belgian health interview survey: selection and reporting bias.

assessed the related selection and reporting biases among women aged 50-69 years in the Belgian Health Interview Survey (BHIS) using reimbursement data for mammography stemming from the Belgian Compulsory ...

Confronting Risk of Bias in RF Bioeffects Research. Comments on Two Papers by Vijayalaxmi and Prihoda

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Foster, Kenneth R.; Simkó, Myrtill; Luc Verschaeve Source: Radiation Research, Volume 192, Issue 4, Number 366 (2019) Abstract: https://doi.org/10.1667/ RR15478.1 In two meritorious published art ...

Evaluation of a TEM based Approach for Size Measurement of Particulate (Nano)materials.

the range of 1-7% and an expanded measurement uncertainty in the range of 7-20% were obtained, depending on the material and image analysis mode. No bias was observed when assessing the trueness of the ...

Generating the evidence for risk reduction: a contribution to the future of food-based dietary guidelines.

categorical comparisons, but also on linear and non-linear dose-response associations. Risk of bias of the individual studies of the meta-analysis should be assessed, rated and the overall credibility of the ...

Prophylactic vaccination against human papillomaviruses to prevent cervical cancer and its precursors.

at low risk of bias. Studies involved monovalent (N = 1), bivalent (N = 18), and quadrivalent vaccines (N = 7). Most women were under 26 years of age. Three trials recruited women aged 25 and over. We ...

A Framework for the Risk Assessment and Management of Gene Drive Technology in Contained Use

mechanisms. These mechanisms of biased inheritance may yield promising applications in the fields of vector control and nature conservation. However, the same properties that will enable these applications may ...

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