Bärbel Maria Kurth

Summary

Affiliation: Robert Koch-Institut
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The SF-36 questionnaire and its usefulness in population studies: results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey 1998
    Bärbel Maria Kurth
    Robert Koch Institute, Department for Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Seestrasse 10, D 13353 Berlin
    Soz Praventivmed 47:266-77. 2002
  2. pmc Perceived or true obesity: which causes more suffering in adolescents? Findings of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS)
    Bärbel Maria Kurth
    Abteilung für Epidemiologie und Gesundheitsberichterstattung, Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 105:406-12. 2008
  3. pmc Measuring adolescents' HRQoL via self reports and parent proxy reports: an evaluation of the psychometric properties of both versions of the KINDL-R instrument
    Michael Erhart
    Child Public Health, Department of Psychosomatics in Children and Adolescents, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr, 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:77. 2009
  4. pmc German cancer statistics 2004
    Jörg Haberland
    Robert Koch Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Papestrasse 62 66, 12101 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Cancer 10:52. 2010
  5. pmc The challenge of comprehensively mapping children's health in a nation-wide health survey: design of the German KiGGS-Study
    Bärbel Maria Kurth
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Robert Koch Institute, Seestrasse 10, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Public Health 8:196. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint [German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS)--what comes next?]
    B M Kurth
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin
    Gesundheitswesen 69:548-54. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Estimated and measured BMI and self-perceived body image of adolescents in Germany: part 1 - general implications for correcting prevalence estimations of overweight and obesity
    Bärbel Maria Kurth
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Obes Facts 3:181-90. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint [The prevalence of overweight and obese children and adolescents living in Germany. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS)]
    B M Kurth
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 50:736-43. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint [The German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS): an overview of its planning, implementation and results taking into account aspects of quality management]
    B M Kurth
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 50:533-46. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint [Symposium: Study on Health of Children and Adolescents in Germany]
    B M Kurth
    Robert Koch Institut, Postfach 650261, 13302 Berlin, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 49:1050-8. 2006

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint The SF-36 questionnaire and its usefulness in population studies: results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey 1998
    Bärbel Maria Kurth
    Robert Koch Institute, Department for Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Seestrasse 10, D 13353 Berlin
    Soz Praventivmed 47:266-77. 2002
    ..To describe the distribution and the relationships of the SF-36 scales in a representative sample of the German population...
  2. pmc Perceived or true obesity: which causes more suffering in adolescents? Findings of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS)
    Bärbel Maria Kurth
    Abteilung für Epidemiologie und Gesundheitsberichterstattung, Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 105:406-12. 2008
    ..The consequences of perceived obesity on quality of life are compared with those of genuine obesity in adolescents...
  3. pmc Measuring adolescents' HRQoL via self reports and parent proxy reports: an evaluation of the psychometric properties of both versions of the KINDL-R instrument
    Michael Erhart
    Child Public Health, Department of Psychosomatics in Children and Adolescents, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistr, 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:77. 2009
    ..This study compares the reliability, factorial validity and convergent and known group validity of the self-report and parent-report versions of the HRQoL KINDL-R questionnaire for children and adolescents...
  4. pmc German cancer statistics 2004
    Jörg Haberland
    Robert Koch Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Papestrasse 62 66, 12101 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Cancer 10:52. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc The challenge of comprehensively mapping children's health in a nation-wide health survey: design of the German KiGGS-Study
    Bärbel Maria Kurth
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Robert Koch Institute, Seestrasse 10, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Public Health 8:196. 2008
    ..Aim of this first nationwide interview and examination survey was to collect comprehensive data on the health status of children and adolescents aged 0 to 17 years...
  6. ncbi request reprint [German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS)--what comes next?]
    B M Kurth
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin
    Gesundheitswesen 69:548-54. 2007
    ..It is discussed how the scientific results may influence decision-making of politicians and how the data can be used for the main aim of improving the health status of children and adolescents...
  7. doi request reprint Estimated and measured BMI and self-perceived body image of adolescents in Germany: part 1 - general implications for correcting prevalence estimations of overweight and obesity
    Bärbel Maria Kurth
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Obes Facts 3:181-90. 2010
    ..This study examines the degree of divergence between BMI calculated from subjective assessments and BMI calculated from measured height and weight as a function of gender and body image...
  8. ncbi request reprint [The prevalence of overweight and obese children and adolescents living in Germany. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS)]
    B M Kurth
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 50:736-43. 2007
    ..Children are at a higher risk of being overweight or obese if they have a lower socioeconomic status, have a migration background, or have mothers who are also overweight...
  9. ncbi request reprint [The German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS): an overview of its planning, implementation and results taking into account aspects of quality management]
    B M Kurth
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 50:533-46. 2007
    ..At the same time, it is shown how the individual publications in the journal for public health, health research and health protection (Bundesgesundheitsblatt) special issue no. 5/6 2007 connect to one another and to the issue as a whole...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Symposium: Study on Health of Children and Adolescents in Germany]
    B M Kurth
    Robert Koch Institut, Postfach 650261, 13302 Berlin, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 49:1050-8. 2006
  11. doi request reprint [Health monitoring at the Robert Koch Institute. Status and perspectives]
    B M Kurth
    Abteilung für Epidemiologie und Gesundheitsberichterstattung, Robert Koch Institut 650261, 13302 Berlin, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 52:557-70. 2009
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint [Health monitoring on a federal level. Approaches and perspectives]
    B M Kurth
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 48:261-72. 2005
    ..This paper provides arguments for the implementation of a health monitoring system and the need for long-term funding...
  13. doi request reprint [Overweight and obesity in children and adolescents in Germany]
    B M Kurth
    Robert Koch Institut, 13303, Berlin, Deutschland
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 53:643-52. 2010
    ..The Kromeyer-Hauschild reference system should not be replaced by the KiGGS BMI data, in order not to artificially lower the prevalences of overweight and obesity. It should, however, not be used for children below 2 years of age...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiology and health policy]
    B M Kurth
    Abteilung Epidemiologie und Gesundheitsberichterstattung, Robert Koch Institut, Postfach 659261, 13303 Berlin
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 49:637-47. 2006
    ..As a conclusion, politicians and epidemiologists should enter into a process of communication and develop the necessary abilities. The knowledge of differences in thinking, aims and values may be helpful in this process...
  15. doi request reprint Food intake of young people with a migration background living in Germany
    Christina Kleiser
    Robert Koch Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, PO box 650261, D 13302 Berlin, Germany
    Public Health Nutr 13:324-30. 2010
    ..To explore the food intake of young migrants living in Germany...
  16. doi request reprint Assessing psychopathological problems of children and adolescents from 3 to 17 years in a nationwide representative sample: results of the German health interview and examination survey for children and adolescents (KiGGS)
    Heike Hölling
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Robert Koch Institute, Postbox 650261, 13302, Berlin, Germany
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:34-41. 2008
    ..With the German health and examination survey for children and adolescents (KiGGS) data is available for the first time on psychopathological problems for the complete age range from 3 to 17 years...
  17. pmc German health interview and examination survey for adults (DEGS) - design, objectives and implementation of the first data collection wave
    Christa Scheidt-Nave
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Monitoring, Robert Koch Institute, General Pape Strasse 62 66, 12101 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Public Health 12:730. 2012
    ..Funding is provided by the German Ministry of Health and supplemented for specific research topics from other sources...
  18. pmc Potential determinants of obesity among children and adolescents in Germany: results from the cross-sectional KiGGS Study
    Christina Kleiser
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    BMC Public Health 9:46. 2009
    ..The aim of the present paper is to identify potential determinants of obesity and risk groups among 3- to 17-year old children and adolescents to provide a basis for effective prevention strategies...
  19. pmc Determinants of agreement between self-reported and parent-assessed quality of life for children in Germany-results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS)
    Ute Ellert
    Department of Health Reporting, Robert Koch Institute, Seestr, 10, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:102. 2011
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint A comparison of Framingham and SCORE-based cardiovascular risk estimates in participants of the German National Health Interview and Examination Survey 1998
    Hannelore K Neuhauser
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 12:442-50. 2005
    ..Overestimation of risk by Framingham risk functions not only in southern but also in northern European populations including Germany, has led to the development of the SCORE risk estimation model...
  21. doi request reprint [Personal, familial and social resources and health-related quality of life in children and adolescents with chronic conditions]
    Heike Hölling
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 51:606-20. 2008
    ..The above mentioned chronic conditions occur frequently in this age group and are assumed to have an influence on quality of life and to be related to a lower level of protective factors...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Utilization of non-family preschool day care and effect on markers of psychological health in children]
    R Schlack
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 50:1249-58. 2007
  23. ncbi request reprint [The federal state module Schleswig-Holstein in the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS)]
    P Kamtsiuris
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 50:895-901. 2007
    ..0%. The federal state module was funded by the Ministry of Social Welfare, Health, Family, Youth and Seniors of the Federal State of Schleswig-Holstein. The data collected were used for health reporting on a federal state level...
  24. ncbi request reprint [The prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among children and adolescents in Germany. Initial results from the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS)]
    R Schlack
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 50:827-35. 2007
    ..Further analysis of the KiGGS data could prospectively identify risk groups more precisely and refine preventional approaches...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Future cancer incidents in Germany]
    J Haberland
    Dachdokumentation Krebs, Abteilung Epidemiologie und Gesundheitsberichterstattung, Robert Koch Institut, Postfach 650261, 13302 Berlin
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 49:459-67. 2006
    ..Assuming constant mortality rates the number of deaths caused by cancer would be much higher...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Methodological views on the SF-36 summary scores based on the adult German population]
    U Ellert
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 47:1027-32. 2004
    ..Regarding the methodological and factorial difficulties, the questions arise if the summary scales should be applied instead of the original scales of the SF-36 questionnaire...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Federal Cancer Reporting Unit. Surveillance program for cancer registration in Germany]
    D Schon
    Robert Koch Institut, Berlin
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 47:429-36. 2004
    ....
  28. doi request reprint HuSKY: a healthy nutrition score based on food intake of children and adolescents in Germany
    Christina Kleiser
    Robert Koch Institute, Department of Epidemiology and Health Reporting, Seestrasse 10, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Br J Nutr 102:610-8. 2009
    ..For instance, our score can be used to summarise an abundance of dietary information to a single measure, to get an overall impression of diets of individuals or groups, which can be useful to detect certain risk groups...
  29. doi request reprint Applying a correction procedure to the prevalence estimates of overweight and obesity in the German part of the HBSC study
    Ute Ellert
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Monitoring, Robert Koch Institute, General Pape Str, 62 66, 12101 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Res Notes 7:181. 2014
    ....