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Impact of the revised European Tobacco Product Directive on the quality of e-cigarette refill liquids in Belgium

is, however, not enough to assure the quality. Therefore, extra criteria were also assessed based on TPD  requirements. Methods By using in-house validated methods, a total of 246 e-liquids purchased ...

Benchmarking as a Public Health Strategy for Creating Healthy Food Environments: An Evaluation of the INFORMAS Initiative (2012-2020).

aspect benchmarked. INFORMAS has resulted in the development and widespread application of standardized methods for assessing the characteristics of food environments. The activities of INFORMAS have ...

Does arsenic pose a health concern after consumption of clay products?

Unified Barge Method (extraction making use of digestive enzymes) varied between 8% and 51%. The As concentration determined via HPLC- ICP- MS after extraction with diluted HNO + HO (as in the CEN method ...

Diagnosis, prevention and control of urinary tract infections: a survey of routine practices in Belgian nursing homes

control (IPC) and diagnostic practices for UTI s in Belgian NH s. Methods: Local staff members had to complete an institution-level questionnaire exploring the availability of IPC practices and resources ...

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

Abstract: Objectives To investigate whether prior exposure to non-fluoroquinolone antibiotics increases the risk of fluoroquinolone resistance in Escherichia coli. Methods This was a secondary analysis of ...

Food cost and adherence to guidelines for healthy diets: evidence from Belgium.

/ METHODS: Data from the nationally representative food consumption survey (FCS) 2014-2015 (n = 3146; 3-64 years) were used. Dietary data were collected through two non-consecutive 24-h recalls (records for ...

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

Health Insurance organizations (BCHI). METHODS: Individual BHIS 2013 data (n = 1040) were linked to BCHI data 2010-13 (BHIS- BCHI sample). Being reimbursed for mammography within the last 2-years was used ...

Comparing health insurance data and health interview survey data for ascertaining chronic disease prevalence in Belgium.

(BHIS) data for asserting CD s. METHODS: Individual BHIS 2013 data were linked with BCHI data using the unique national register number. The study population included all participants of the BHIS 2013 aged ...

All-cause mortality supports the COVID-19 mortality in Belgium and comparison with major fatal events of the last century.

influenza pandemic. METHODS: Excess mortality predictions and COVID-19 mortality data were analysed for the period March 10th to June 21st 2020. The number of COVID-19 deaths and the COVID-19 mortality rate per million ...

The potential impact of an implemented income redistribution package on obesity prevalence in New Zealand.

Families Package) on adult obesity prevalence. METHODS: Logistic regressions were used to investigate associations between absolute individual income and adult obesity prevalence in NZ. Linear regressions ...

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