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Data collection in pandemic times: the case of the Belgian COVID-19 health surveys

Furthermore, participants were asked consent to be re-contacted for next survey editions using e-mail invitations. Results These mixed approaches allowed to reach a substantial number of participants per edition ...

Offering HPV self-sampling kits: an updated meta-analysis of the effectiveness of strategies to increase participation in cervical cancer screening

compared to controls. Pooled participation difference (PD) and 95% confidence interval (CI) for experimental vs. control was 13.2% (95% CI  = 11.0–15.3%) for mail-to-all, 4.4% (95% CI  = 1.2–7.6%) for ...

Study Protocol: Randomised Controlled Trial Assessing the Efficacy of Strategies Involving Self-Sampling in Cervical Cancer Screening.

France. The study is a randomised controlled trial with three arms: a control arm (conventional invitation letter) and two experimental arms (mailing of a urine or vaginal self-sampling kit). The target ...

Prevalence of Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies and Potential Determinants among the Belgian Adult Population: Baseline Results of a Prospective Cohort Study

determinants were assessed in a random sample representative of the Belgian adult population. In total, 14,201 individuals (≥18 years) were invited by mail to provide saliva via an Oracol® swab. Survey weights ...

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the presentation rate and severity of diabetic foot ulcers in Belgium

telemedicine by phone or mail (79%) and spreading patients in time and space to guarantee physical distancing (50%). In the lockdown period, the rate of patients presenting in the DFC s was strongly reduced (0.6 ...

Open Lab Application for the Characterization of Nanomaterials by Transmission Electron Microscopy

Verleysen(1), Jan Mast(1), Joris Van Loco*(1) 1) Sciensano, Belgium *Corresponding author — E-mail: Joris.VanLoco@sciensano.be Applications of nanotechnologies in the food sector are rapidly growing in several ...

Detecting cervical precancer and reaching underscreened women by using HPV testing on self samples: updated meta-analyses.

or 4% lower on self samples than on clinician samples, for hrHPV assays based on polymerase chain reaction or signal amplification, respectively. Mailing self sample kits to the woman’s home address ...

Reaching women who do not participate in the regular cervical cancer screening programme by offering self-sampling kits: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials.

mail to all women, versus 10.3% (95% CI =6.2-15.2%) in the control arm (participation difference: 12.6% [95% CI =9.3-15.9]). When women had to opt-in to receive the self-sampling device, as used in three ...

Human biomonitoring on heavy metals in Ath: methodological aspects.

mail and telephone recruitment. Firstly, 3259 eligible people, identified from a population register, were mailed an introductory letter. In a second stage, eligible individuals were contacted by phone ...

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