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  • Lifetime prevalence estimates of major depression: an indirect estimation method and a quantification of recall bias.

    abstract::The measurement of lifetime prevalence of depression in cross-sectional surveys is biased by recall problems. We estimated it indirectly for two countries using modelling, and quantified the underestimation in the empirical estimate for one. A microsimulation model was used to generate population-based epidemiological...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Kruijshaar ME,Barendregt J,Vos T,de Graaf R,Spijker J,Andrews G

    更新日期:2005-01-01 00:00:00

  • Antibody to hepatitis A virus after overt and asymptomatic hepatitis A infection.

    abstract::The titres of antibody to hepatitis A virus (anti-HAV) were found to fall rapidly during 3-4 years after hepatitis A and more slowly thereafter, though they never reached undetectable levels in at least 23 years. The levels of anti-HAV in convalescents after overt hepatitis A were found to be significantly much higher...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Prikazchikov SA,Balayan MS

    更新日期:1986-03-01 00:00:00

  • Methods to handle missing values and missing individuals.

    abstract:: ...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Bonander C,Strömberg U

    更新日期:2019-01-01 00:00:00

  • Characteristics of women who binge drink before and after they become aware of their pregnancy.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Consumption of high doses of alcohol on a single occasion (binge drinking) may harm the developing foetus and pregnant women are advised to avoid binge drinking while pregnant. We present characteristics of Danish women who binge drank in the pre-and post recognised part of their pregnancy. METHODS:During t...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Strandberg-Larsen K,Rod Nielsen N,Nybo Andersen AM,Olsen J,Grønbaek M

    更新日期:2008-01-01 00:00:00

  • Effect of retirement on cognitive function: the Whitehall II cohort study.

    abstract::According to the 'use it or lose it' hypothesis, a lack of mentally challenging activities might exacerbate the loss of cognitive function. On this basis, retirement has been suggested to increase the risk of cognitive decline, but evidence from studies with long follow-up is lacking. We tested this hypothesis in a co...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Xue B,Cadar D,Fleischmann M,Stansfeld S,Carr E,Kivimäki M,McMunn A,Head J

    更新日期:2018-10-01 00:00:00

  • The Generation R Study: design and cohort update 2017.

    abstract::The Generation R Study is a population-based prospective cohort study from fetal life until adulthood. The study is designed to identify early environmental and genetic causes and causal pathways leading to normal and abnormal growth, development and health from fetal life, childhood and young adulthood. This multidis...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Kooijman MN,Kruithof CJ,van Duijn CM,Duijts L,Franco OH,van IJzendoorn MH,de Jongste JC,Klaver CC,van der Lugt A,Mackenbach JP,Moll HA,Peeters RP,Raat H,Rings EH,Rivadeneira F,van der Schroeff MP,Steegers EA,Tiemeier H

    更新日期:2016-12-01 00:00:00

  • Epidemiological evidence for vaccinating wastewater treatment plant workers against hepatitis A and hepatitis B virus.

    abstract::Exposed to sewage workers of a wastewater treatment plant and a control group in Thessaloniki, Greece, were examined for antibodies against hepatitis A (anti-HAV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection markers. The main objective of this study was to investigate for epidemiological evidence so as to recommend vaccinati...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Arvanitidou M,Mamassi P,Vayona A

    更新日期:2004-01-01 00:00:00

  • Six years of sentinel surveillance of hepatitis B in general practice in France.

    abstract::Despite the availability of a safe and efficacious vaccine, new cases of infection by hepatitis B virus (HBV) still occur at a substantial rate. This increases the current prevalence of chronic HBV carriers (10% of newly infected subjects) and in the long run, will raise the incidence of chronic liver disease. The sur...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Massari V,Maison P,Desenclos JC,Flahault A

    更新日期:1998-12-01 00:00:00

  • Pigmentary traits, nevi and skin phototypes in a youth population of Central Italy.

    abstract::Five thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven healthy young men, aged 18-19, from two distinct regions of Central Italy, Abruzzo and Marche, have been investigated during the military medical examination to evaluate pigmentary traits and skin phototypes. They were examined over the entire body except the scalp and ano-...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Ballone E,Passamonti M,Lappa G,Di Blasio G,Fazii P

    更新日期:1999-02-01 00:00:00

  • Perinatal risk factors for acute myeloid leukemia.

    abstract::Infectious etiologies have been hypothesized for acute leukemias because of their high incidence in early childhood, but have seldom been examined for acute myeloid leukemia (AML). We conducted the first large cohort study to examine perinatal factors including season of birth, a proxy for perinatal infectious exposur...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Crump C,Sundquist J,Sieh W,Winkleby MA,Sundquist K

    更新日期:2015-12-01 00:00:00

  • Genetic reassortment in pandemic and interpandemic influenza viruses. A study of 122 viruses infecting humans.

    abstract::The human influenza pandemics of 1957 and 1968 were caused by reassortant viruses that possessed internal gene segments from avian and human strains. Whether genetic reassortment of human and avian influenza viruses occurs during interpandemic periods and how often humans are infected with such reassortants is not kno...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Shu LP,Sharp GB,Lin YP,Claas EC,Krauss SL,Shortridge KF,Webster RG

    更新日期:1996-02-01 00:00:00

  • Body mass index and mortality in an ethnically diverse population: the Multiethnic Cohort Study.

    abstract::Body mass index (BMI) has been strongly related to overall mortality, but the consistency of this association across diverse ethnic groups and the effects of early adult BMI versus BMI in later adulthood have not been adequately studied. A prospective analysis was performed using data from 183,211 adults aged 45-75 wh...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Park SY,Wilkens LR,Murphy SP,Monroe KR,Henderson BE,Kolonel LN

    更新日期:2012-07-01 00:00:00

  • Identification of allergens in a selected group of asthmatics in Lebanon.

    abstract::Anti-allergen antibodies were searched for by an Enzyme Immunoassay in the sera obtained from 60 patients with a clinical diagnosis of asthma. Allergic rhinitis was also present in 28 patients. The diagnosis of asthma was based on clinical criteria that include history and clinical evidence of airflow obstruction. Ten...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Ramadan F,Hamadeh F,Abdelnoor AM

    更新日期:1998-10-01 00:00:00

  • The prevalence of Parkinson's disease in Portugal. A population approach.

    abstract::Most of the epidemiological studies designed to determine the prevalence of Parkinson's disease (PD) in Portugal were hospital-based and the rates reported were around 1/1000. A sentinel network of general practitioners (GPs) has been in effect in the country since 1989, involving doctors with a relatively stable list...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Dias JA,Felgueiras MM,Sanchez JP,Gonçalves JM,Falcäo JM,Pimenta ZP

    更新日期:1994-12-01 00:00:00

  • Assessing the age specificity of infection fatality rates for COVID-19: systematic review, meta-analysis, and public policy implications.

    abstract::Determine age-specific infection fatality rates for COVID-19 to inform public health policies and communications that help protect vulnerable age groups. Studies of COVID-19 prevalence were collected by conducting an online search of published articles, preprints, and government reports that were publicly disseminated...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章,meta分析


    authors: Levin AT,Hanage WP,Owusu-Boaitey N,Cochran KB,Walsh SP,Meyerowitz-Katz G

    更新日期:2020-12-01 00:00:00

  • Predictors of locating children participants in epidemiological studies 20 years after last contact: Internet resources and longitudinal research.

    abstract::This study examines predictors of locating participants that were last contacted 20 years ago using public web-search directories, in order to facilitate longitudinal environmental health research. Participants (n = 3,202) resided in four distinct geographical neighborhoods in Hamilton, Ontario during childhood; they ...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Barakat-Haddad CP,Elliott SJ,Eyles J,Pengelly D

    更新日期:2009-01-01 00:00:00

  • Evaluating a campaign to detect early stage breast tumors in the United States.

    abstract::Growing concern over failure to detect early stage breast cancer has led communities across the United States to participate in the Breast Cancer Awareness Month program. This program mobilizes local public and private institutions, particularly the media, to reach a large audience each October with information on sal...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Catalano R,Winett L,Wallack L,Satariano W

    更新日期:2003-01-01 00:00:00

  • The Rotterdam Scan Study: design and update up to 2012.

    abstract::Neuroimaging plays an important role in etiologic research on neurological diseases in the elderly. The Rotterdam Scan Study was initiated as part of the ongoing Rotterdam Study with the aim to unravel causes of neurological disease by performing neuroimaging in a population-based longitudinal setting. In 1995 and 199...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Ikram MA,van der Lugt A,Niessen WJ,Krestin GP,Koudstaal PJ,Hofman A,Breteler MM,Vernooij MW

    更新日期:2011-10-01 00:00:00

  • Novel inflammatory markers for incident pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes: the Rotterdam Study.

    abstract::The immune response involved in each phase of type 2 diabetes (T2D) development might be different. We aimed to identify novel inflammatory markers that predict progression from normoglycemia to pre-diabetes, incident T2D and insulin therapy. We used plasma levels of 26 inflammatory markers in 971 subjects from the Ro...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Brahimaj A,Ligthart S,Ghanbari M,Ikram MA,Hofman A,Franco OH,Kavousi M,Dehghan A

    更新日期:2017-03-01 00:00:00

  • Epidemiological and virological features of HBV infection in HIV-2 infected patients living in southeastern France.

    abstract::We studied HBV infection in 34 HIV-2-infected patients followed-up in Marseilles. Ten (29%) patients were chronically-infected with HBV, which represents a three-times higher rate than in HIV-1-infected patients in Europe. HBV occult infection was diagnosed in two patients. HBV genotype E was found in seven patients; ...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Colson P,Henry M,Motte A,Gallais H,Moreau J,Poizot-Martin I,Tamalet C

    更新日期:2006-01-01 00:00:00

  • Irritable bowel syndrome and upper dyspepsia among the elderly: a study of symptom clusters in a random 70 year old population.

    abstract::With the aim to assess the clustering of abdominal symptoms in a random population, data from a cohort study of a 70 year old Danish population were analysed. The cohort comprised 1,119 subjects of which 72% participated in a primary study and 91% of the survivors in a similar study five years later. The following clu...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Kay L,Jørgensen T,Schultz-Larsen K,Davidsen M

    更新日期:1996-04-01 00:00:00

  • Tea consumption and risk of cardiovascular outcomes and total mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective observational studies.

    abstract::Studies that investigated the association between tea consumption and the risk of major cardiovascular events have reported inconsistent results. We conducted a meta-analysis of prospective observational studies in order to summarize the evidence regarding the association between tea consumption and major cardiovascul...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章,meta分析,评审


    authors: Zhang C,Qin YY,Wei X,Yu FF,Zhou YH,He J

    更新日期:2015-02-01 00:00:00

  • Fairly elevated incidence of goiter with marginally low urinary iodine in adolescents living in the north-western part of Tunisia.

    abstract::In order to study the etiology of endemic goiter in the north-western part of Tunisia, we examined 93 adolescents of this region. We measured urinary iodine concentrations, serum total thyroxine, total triiodothyronine, thyrotropin, thyroglobulin and antithyrogobulin antibody concentrations. The adolescents were quest...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 信件


    authors: el May MV,Bourdoux P,Ben Slimane F,Ben Abdallah M,Mtimet S

    更新日期:1997-04-01 00:00:00

  • Sex differences in health and mortality in Moscow and Denmark.

    abstract::In high income countries females outlive men, although they generally report worse health, the so-called male-female health-survival paradox. Russia has one of the world's largest sex difference in life expectancy with a male disadvantage of more than 10 years. We compare components of the paradox between Denmark and ...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Oksuzyan A,Shkolnikova M,Vaupel JW,Christensen K,Shkolnikov VM

    更新日期:2014-04-01 00:00:00

  • Recent advances in defining the cariogenicity of mutans streptococci: molecular genetic approaches.

    abstract::The application of molecular genetic approaches with oral mutans streptococci has resulted in the isolation of several genes which may be involved in the cariogenicity of these organisms. Among these are genes coding for cell surface proteins, sucrose metabolizing enzymes, and glycosyltransferase activities. The isola...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Kuramitsu HK

    更新日期:1987-09-01 00:00:00

  • Identification of picobirnavirus from faeces of Italian children suffering from acute diarrhea.

    abstract::Polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis of nucleic acid extracted from stool samples of diarrhoeic children revealed in 3 out of 690 (0.43%) specimens two electrophoretic bands with a migration pattern characteristic of picobirnavirus ds-RNA. In none of the 92 control children were similar bands detected. No other potentia...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Cascio A,Bosco M,Vizzi E,Giammanco A,Ferraro D,Arista S

    更新日期:1996-10-01 00:00:00

  • Hepatitis C virus infection in four haemodialysis units of southern Italy: epidemiological report.

    abstract:UNLABELLED:The haemodialysis patients are an high risk population for hepatitis viral infections. While the incidence of HBV has decreased worldwide, HCV is now the major cause of viral infection in these patients. The aim of our study was to define a complete map of patients undergoing routine replacement therapy by h...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Scotto G,Avcella F,Panunzio M,Savastano AM,Ktena M,Forcella M,Fazio V,Calzone G,Passione A,Procaccini D,Demin A,Stallone C

    更新日期:1999-03-01 00:00:00

  • Comparison between estimates of hand volume and hand strengths with sex and age with and without anthropometric data in healthy working people.

    abstract::Edema and hand strength measurements are useful for the recovery assessment of patients with a hand lesion. This work determined and compared estimates of hand volume, grip strengths (measured with a Jamar and a Collins dynamometer), and pinch strength (with a Jamar pinch gauge) in terms of sex and age with or without...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Chau N,Pétry D,Bourgkard E,Huguenin P,Remy E,André JM

    更新日期:1997-04-01 00:00:00

  • The NYU Children's Health and Environment Study.

    abstract::The aims of the NYU Children's Health and Environment Study (CHES) are to evaluate influences of prenatal non-persistent chemical exposures on fetal and postnatal growth and pool our data with the US National Institutes of Health Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program to answer collaborative ...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Trasande L,Ghassabian A,Kahn LG,Jacobson MH,Afanasyeva Y,Liu M,Chen Y,Naidu M,Alcedo G,Gilbert J,Koshy TT,NYU Children’s Health and Environment Study Team.

    更新日期:2020-03-01 00:00:00

  • Association of childhood intelligence with risk of coronary heart disease and stroke: findings from the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s cohort study.

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:Associations of cognitive function assessed in adulthood with coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke might reflect a causal effect or could be explained by residual confounding or a common underlying pathology (atherosclerosis) that links both declines in cognitive function and increased risk of cardiovascu...

    journal_title:European journal of epidemiology

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Lawlor DA,Batty GD,Clark H,McIntyre S,Leon DA

    更新日期:2008-01-01 00:00:00