H Raat

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Promotion of a healthy lifestyle among 5-year-old overweight children: health behavior outcomes of the 'Be active, eat right' study
    Amy van Grieken
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, P, O, Box 2040, Rotterdam 3000 CA, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 14:59. 2014
  2. pmc Primary prevention of overweight in preschool children, the BeeBOFT study (breastfeeding, breakfast daily, outside playing, few sweet drinks, less TV viewing): design of a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Hein Raat
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Dr, Molewaterplein 50, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:974. 2013
  3. pmc Impaired parent-reported health-related quality of life of underweight and obese children at elementary school entry
    Amy van Grieken
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 22:917-28. 2013
  4. pmc Children's eating behavior, feeding practices of parents and weight problems in early childhood: results from the population-based Generation R Study
    Pauline W Jansen
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:130. 2012
  5. pmc Behavioral risk factors for overweight in early childhood; the 'Be active, eat right' study
    Lydian Veldhuis
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:74. 2012
  6. pmc Air pollution, fetal and infant tobacco smoke exposure, and wheezing in preschool children: a population-based prospective birth cohort
    Agnes M M Sonnenschein-van der Voort
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Respiratory Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Health 11:91. 2012
  7. pmc Predicting asthma in preschool children with asthma symptoms: study rationale and design
    Esther Hafkamp-de Groen
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pulm Med 12:65. 2012
  8. pmc Differences in problem behaviour among ethnic minority and majority preschoolers in the Netherlands and the role of family functioning and parenting factors as mediators: the Generation R Study
    Ilse J E Flink
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:1092. 2012
  9. pmc Evaluation of computer-tailored health education ('E-health4Uth') combined with personal counselling ('E-health4Uth + counselling') on adolescents' behaviours and mental health status: design of a three-armed cluster randomised controlled trial
    Rienke Bannink
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:1083. 2012
  10. pmc Moderate agreement between body mass index and measures of waist circumference in the identification of overweight among 5-year-old children; the 'be active, eat right' study
    Lydian Veldhuis
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 13:63. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint Promotion of a healthy lifestyle among 5-year-old overweight children: health behavior outcomes of the 'Be active, eat right' study
    Amy van Grieken
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, P, O, Box 2040, Rotterdam 3000 CA, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 14:59. 2014
    ..Effects of the intervention on the child having breakfast, drinking sweet beverages, watching television and playing outside were evaluated...
  2. pmc Primary prevention of overweight in preschool children, the BeeBOFT study (breastfeeding, breakfast daily, outside playing, few sweet drinks, less TV viewing): design of a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Hein Raat
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Dr, Molewaterplein 50, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 13:974. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the effects of the two overweight prevention interventions with regard to child health behaviors and child Body Mass Index...
  3. pmc Impaired parent-reported health-related quality of life of underweight and obese children at elementary school entry
    Amy van Grieken
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 22:917-28. 2013
    ..Examine the health-related quality of life of 5-6-year-old underweight, overweight and obese children...
  4. pmc Children's eating behavior, feeding practices of parents and weight problems in early childhood: results from the population-based Generation R Study
    Pauline W Jansen
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:130. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Behavioral risk factors for overweight in early childhood; the 'Be active, eat right' study
    Lydian Veldhuis
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:74. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the associations between these four behaviors and overweight among young children...
  6. pmc Air pollution, fetal and infant tobacco smoke exposure, and wheezing in preschool children: a population-based prospective birth cohort
    Agnes M M Sonnenschein-van der Voort
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Respiratory Medicine, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Environ Health 11:91. 2012
    ..We examined the associations of exposure to ambient particulate matter (PM10) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) with the risk of wheezing in preschool children, and assessed whether these associations were modified by tobacco smoke exposure...
  7. pmc Predicting asthma in preschool children with asthma symptoms: study rationale and design
    Esther Hafkamp-de Groen
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pulm Med 12:65. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc Differences in problem behaviour among ethnic minority and majority preschoolers in the Netherlands and the role of family functioning and parenting factors as mediators: the Generation R Study
    Ilse J E Flink
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:1092. 2012
    ..This study aimed to further unravel the differences in problem behaviour among ethnic minority and native preschoolers by examining the mediating role of family functioning and parenting factors...
  9. pmc Evaluation of computer-tailored health education ('E-health4Uth') combined with personal counselling ('E-health4Uth + counselling') on adolescents' behaviours and mental health status: design of a three-armed cluster randomised controlled trial
    Rienke Bannink
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:1083. 2012
    ..Adolescents in the 'E-health4Uth + counselling' group receive the computer-tailored messages combined with personal counselling for adolescents at risk of mental health problems...
  10. pmc Moderate agreement between body mass index and measures of waist circumference in the identification of overweight among 5-year-old children; the 'be active, eat right' study
    Lydian Veldhuis
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 13:63. 2013
    ..In this study we investigated the agreement between BMI and WC and BMI and the waist-height ratio (WHtR) when used to identify overweight among children...
  11. pmc Correlates of unsupervised bathing of infants: a cross-sectional study
    Mirjam E J van Beelen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, P O Box 2040, Rotterdam 3000 CA, The Netherlands
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:856-66. 2013
    ..In the meantime, health care professionals should inform parents with regard to the importance of supervision during bathing...
  12. pmc Primary prevention of overweight in children and adolescents: a meta-analysis of the effectiveness of interventions aiming to decrease sedentary behaviour
    Amy van Grieken
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, P, O, Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:61. 2012
    ..Studies need to increase follow-up time to estimate the sustainability of the intervention effects found...
  13. pmc Functional abdominal complaints in pre-school children: parental reports of health-related quality of life
    R Oostenbrink
    Outpatient Department Pediatrics, Erasmus MC Sophia Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 60, room Sp 1549, 3015 GJ Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 19:363-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the influence of functional abdominal complaints (FAC) on health-related quality of life in a group of Dutch pre-school children...
  14. pmc Surviving meningococcal septic shock in childhood: long-term overall outcome and the effect on health-related quality of life
    Corinne M P Buysse
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Paediatric Intensive Care, Erasmus MC Sophia Children s Hospital, Dr Molewaterplein 60, Rotterdam 3015 GJ, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 14:R124. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate associations between long-term physical and psychological outcome variables in patients who survived meningococcal septic shock (MSS) in childhood...
  15. pmc 'BeSAFE', effect-evaluation of internet-based, tailored safety information combined with personal counselling on parents' child safety behaviours: study design of a randomized controlled trial
    Mirjam E J van Beelen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:466. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of this safety information combined with personal counselling on parents' child safety behaviours...
  16. pmc 'Be active, eat right', evaluation of an overweight prevention protocol among 5-year-old children: design of a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Lydian Veldhuis
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 9:177. 2009
    ..In 2005 a prevention protocol was developed applicable within Youth Health Care. This study aims to assess the effects of this protocol on prevalence of overweight and health behaviour among children...
  17. pmc Early detection and counselling intervention of asthma symptoms in preschool children: study design of a cluster randomised controlled trial
    Esther Hafkamp-de Groen
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 10:555. 2010
    ..Early detection and counselling is expected to reduce the prevalence of asthma symptoms and improve health-related quality of life at age 6 years...
  18. pmc A school-based intervention to reduce overweight and inactivity in children aged 6-12 years: study design of a randomized controlled trial
    Wilma Jansen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 8:257. 2008
    ..A school based intervention was developed aiming at the reduction of overweight and inactivity in these children by addressing both behavioural and environmental determinants...
  19. pmc Glucocorticoid receptor gene polymorphisms do not affect growth in fetal and early postnatal life. The Generation R Study
    Miranda J J Geelhoed
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Genet 11:39. 2010
    ..We examined whether these glucocorticoid receptor gene polymorphisms are associated with growth in fetal and early postnatal life...
  20. pmc Evaluation of an early detection tool for social-emotional and behavioral problems in toddlers: The Brief Infant Toddler Social and Emotional Assessment - A cluster randomized trial
    Ingrid Kruizinga
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:494. 2011
    ..The Brief Infant-Toddler Social and Emotional Assessment (BITSEA) was developed for this purpose. This study evaluates the effectiveness of the BITSEA to enhance social-emotional and behavioral health of preschool children...
  21. pmc Internet and written respiratory questionnaires yield equivalent results for adolescents
    H Raat
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Pulmonol 42:357-61. 2007
    ..To generalize these findings, we recommend repeated studies in other settings...
  22. doi request reprint The health impact of social disadvantage in early childhood; the Generation R study
    Hein Raat
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Early Hum Dev 87:729-33. 2011
    ..Although some inequalities can be explained by known determinants, research needs to be done to reach a full understanding of the pathways between social disadvantage and ill health in early childhood...
  23. pmc Feasibility, reliability, and validity of adolescent health status measurement by the Child Health Questionnaire Child Form (CHQ-CF): internet administration compared with the standard paper version
    Hein Raat
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 16:675-85. 2007
    ..e., an online, web-based CHQ-CF questionnaire...
  24. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness, longitudinal- and cross-sectional construct validity of the Pediatric Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire (PAQLQ) in Dutch children with asthma
    H Raat
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 14:265-72. 2005
    ..In this study, we assessed psychometric properties, responsiveness, and longitudinal and cross-sectional construct validity of the Dutch version of the 23-item Pediatric Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire (PAQLQ)...
  25. doi request reprint The Generation R study: a candidate gene study and genome-wide association study (GWAS) on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of mothers and young children
    Hein Raat
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 19:1439-46. 2010
    ..The aim of this paper is to describe the Generation R study as a template that enables candidate gene study and genome-wide association study regarding health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of mothers and their young children...
  26. pmc Reliability and validity of the short form of the child health questionnaire for parents (CHQ-PF28) in large random school based and general population samples
    Hein Raat
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:75-82. 2005
    ..This study assessed the feasibility, reliability, and validity of the 28 item short child health questionnaire parent form (CHQ-PF28) containing the same 13 scales, but only a subset of the items in the widely used 50 item CHQ-PF50...
  27. ncbi request reprint Pediatric health-related quality of life questionnaires in clinical trials
    Hein Raat
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 6:180-5. 2006
    ..This review summarizes recent studies on the feasibility, reliability and validity of pediatric health-related quality of life questionnaires and gives an overview of recent applications of these measures in pediatrics...
  28. ncbi request reprint Feasibility and reliability of a mailed questionnaire to obtain visual analogue scale valuations for health states defined by the Health Utilities Index Mark 3
    Hein Raat
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Care 42:13-8. 2004
    ..71 to.72). The data support the feasibility and reliability of mailed HUI3 valuation questionnaires to a considerable extent, but further methodological studies regarding other formats and different populations are recommended...
  29. pmc Reliability and validity of the Infant and Toddler Quality of Life Questionnaire (ITQOL) in a general population and respiratory disease sample
    Hein Raat
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, Rotterdam, ZH, 3000, CA, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 16:445-60. 2007
    ....
  30. pmc Health-related quality of life in preschool children in five health conditions
    A T Spuijbroek
    Outpatient s Department General Pediatrics, Erasmus MC Sophia, Dr Molewaterplein 60, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 20:779-86. 2011
    ..To test the responsiveness of the Infant/Toddler Quality of Life Questionnaire (ITQOL) to five health conditions. In addition, to evaluate the impact of the child's age and gender on the ITQOL domain scores...
  31. doi request reprint Breastfeeding patterns among ethnic minorities: the Generation R Study
    L van Rossem
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 2040 Room Ae 003, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:1080-5. 2010
    ....
  32. doi request reprint MP3 players and hearing loss: adolescents' perceptions of loud music and hearing conservation
    Ineke Vogel
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr 152:400-4. 2008
    ..To explore adolescents' behaviors and opinions about exposure to loud music from MP3 players...
  33. doi request reprint Homocysteine and folate concentrations in early pregnancy and the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes: the Generation R Study
    N E Bergen
    The Generation R Study Group, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Division of Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BJOG 119:739-51. 2012
    ..To investigate associations between early pregnancy homocysteine, folate and vitamin B12 concentrations and placental weight, birthweight and adverse pregnancy outcomes...
  34. pmc Reliability and validity of health status measurement by the TAPQOL
    E M Bunge
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 90:351-8. 2005
    ..It is a generic instrument consisting of 12 scales that cover the domains physical, social, cognitive, and emotional functioning...
  35. doi request reprint Explaining educational inequalities in preterm birth: the generation r study
    P W Jansen
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 94:F28-34. 2009
    ..Although a low socioeconomic status has consistently been associated with an increased risk of preterm birth, little is known about the pathways through which socioeconomic disadvantage influences preterm birth...
  36. doi request reprint Perinatal complications increase the risk of postpartum depression. The Generation R Study
    E A Blom
    Division of Obstetrics and Perinatal Medicine, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BJOG 117:1390-8. 2010
    ..To examine whether specific pregnancy and delivery complications are risk factors for postpartum depression...
  37. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life of pre-school children with wheezing illness
    R Oostenbrink
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Sophia Children s Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:993-1000. 2006
    ..The scale scores were sensitive to age, co morbidity, socio-economic situation, and disease severity...
  38. doi request reprint Socioeconomic inequalities in infant temperament: the generation R study
    Pauline W Jansen
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:87-95. 2009
    ..Furthermore, they generally did not examine explanatory mechanisms underlying the association between SES and temperament. We investigated the association between SES and temperament in infancy...
  39. doi request reprint Risk factors and outcomes associated with first-trimester fetal growth restriction
    Dennis O Mook-Kanamori
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 303:527-34. 2010
    ..Adverse environmental exposures lead to developmental adaptations in fetal life. The influences of maternal physical characteristics and lifestyle habits on first-trimester fetal adaptations and the postnatal consequences are not known...
  40. doi request reprint Infant diet and subcutaneous fat mass in early childhood: the Generation R Study
    B Durmus
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Nutr 66:253-60. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to assess whether the duration and exclusiveness of breastfeeding, and the timing of introduction of solid foods are associated with the subcutaneous fat mass in early childhood...
  41. doi request reprint Factors associated with the timing of introduction of complementary feeding: the Generation R Study
    I I M Tromp
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Nutr 67:625-30. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to identify determinants associated with the timing of introduction of complementary feeding in a multiethnic birth cohort...
  42. doi request reprint Impact of von Willebrand disease on health-related quality of life in a pediatric population
    E M de Wee
    Hematology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Thromb Haemost 9:502-9. 2011
    ..Von Willebrand disease (VWD) is the most frequent inherited bleeding disorder. Whether VWD is associated with health-related quality of life (HR-QoL) in children is unknown...
  43. doi request reprint Parental anthropometrics, early growth and the risk of overweight in pre-school children: the Generation R Study
    B Durmus
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Department of Pediatrics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Obes 8:339-50. 2013
    ..There are limited data regarding the associations of both maternal and paternal anthropometrics with longitudinally measured post-natal growth measures in early childhood...
  44. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination in asthmatic children: effects on quality of life and symptoms
    H J Bueving
    Dept of General Practice, room Ff305, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box, 1738, The Netherlands
    Eur Respir J 24:925-31. 2004
    ..Influenza vaccination was found to have a moderately beneficial effect on quality of life in influenza-positive weeks of illness in children with asthma...
  45. doi request reprint Folic acid is positively associated with uteroplacental vascular resistance: the Generation R study
    S Timmermans
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 21:54-61. 2011
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of comprehensive health status measures in children: The Child Health Questionnaire in relation to the Health Utilities Index
    Hein Raat
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 55:67-76. 2002
    ....
  47. doi request reprint No association of obesity gene FTO with body composition at the age of 6 months. The Generation R Study
    D O Mook-Kanamori
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Endocrinol Invest 34:16-20. 2011
    ..Genome-wide association studies on body mass index (BMI) have identified an FTO polymorphism (rs9939609) as having the strongest effect...
  48. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the child health questionnaire-child form (CHQ-CF87) in a Dutch adolescent population
    H Raat
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 11:575-81. 2002
    ....
  49. pmc The role of maternal perceptions and ethnic background in the mental health help-seeking pathway of adolescent girls
    I J E Flink
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 50, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Immigr Minor Health 15:292-9. 2013
    ..Participants identified themselves and schools as primary sources of help. Turkish participants also named chaplains. To enhance utilization of mental health services by (minority) youth it is important to also address maternal barriers...
  50. ncbi request reprint Explaining differences in birthweight between ethnic populations. The Generation R Study
    E J W M Troe
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BJOG 114:1557-65. 2007
    ..To examine whether differences in birthweight of various ethnic groups residing in The Netherlands can be explained by determinants of birthweight...
  51. doi request reprint Infant nutritional factors and functional constipation in childhood: the Generation R study
    J C Kiefte-de Jong
    Department of the Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Gastroenterol 105:940-5. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the association between the timing of introduction of food allergens and gluten early in life and functional constipation in childhood...
  52. doi request reprint Major improvements in health-related quality of life during the use of etanercept in patients with previously refractory juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    F H M Prince
    Department of Paediatrics Paediatric Rheumatology, Sp 1546, Erasmus MC Sophia Children s Hospital, PO Box 2060, 3000 CB Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:138-42. 2010
    ..To evaluate changes in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in patients with refractory juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) who are being treated with etanercept...
  53. ncbi request reprint Parental reports of health-related quality of life in young children with neurofibromatosis type 1: influence of condition specific determinants
    Rianne Oostenbrink
    Outpatient s Department General Pediatrics, ErasmusMC Sophia Children s Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr 151:182-6, 186.e1-2. 2007
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status is not inversely associated with overweight in preschool children
    Lenie van Rossem
    Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr 157:929-935.e1. 2010
    ..To assess whether socioeconomic inequalities were already present in preschool children...
  55. doi request reprint Maternal caffeine intake from coffee and tea, fetal growth, and the risks of adverse birth outcomes: the Generation R Study
    Rachel Bakker
    Departments of Epidemiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1691-8. 2010
    ..Caffeine is a widely used and accepted pharmacologically active substance. The effect of caffeine intake during pregnancy on fetal growth and development is still unclear...
  56. doi request reprint Mother's educational level and fetal growth: the genesis of health inequalities
    Lindsay M Silva
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1250-61. 2010
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Asthma research and randomized controlled trials: a remarkable phenomenon
    Esther Hafkamp-de Groen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Asthma 47:1063-4. 2010
    ..Time trends in the number of publications of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in asthma research have never been evaluated...
  58. doi request reprint Foetal and postnatal growth and bone mass at 6 months: the Generation R Study
    Lamise Ay
    The Generation R Study Group, Department of Pediatrics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 74:181-90. 2011
    ..To examine whether parental, foetal and postnatal characteristics and growth patterns in foetal life and infancy are associated with bone mass at 6 months, as bone acquisition seems to be associated with genetic and environmental factors...
  59. doi request reprint Girls' preferences for HPV vaccination: a discrete choice experiment
    Esther W de Bekker-Grob
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Vaccine 28:6692-7. 2010
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Preferences for postpartum lifestyle counseling among women sharing an increased cardiovascular and metabolic risk: a focus group study
    Meeke Hoedjes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Hypertens Pregnancy 30:83-92. 2011
    ..To describe women's preferences for postpartum lifestyle counseling after a pregnancy complicated by preeclampsia, intrauterine growth restriction, and/or gestational diabetes...
  61. pmc Individual accumulation of heterogeneous risks explains perinatal inequalities within deprived neighbourhoods
    Sarah Timmermans
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, POB 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:165-80. 2011
    ..To conclude, women from a socioeconomically deprived neighbourhood are at an increased risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes. Differences regarding possibly avoidable risk factors imply that preventive strategies may prove effective...
  62. doi request reprint Effect of postpartum lifestyle interventions on weight loss, smoking cessation, and prevention of smoking relapse: a systematic review
    Meeke Hoedjes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 65:631-52. 2010
    ..While awaiting their development, it seems reasonable to utilize existing lifestyle interventions shown to be effective in unselected postpartum women...
  63. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of the obstructive sleep apnea-18 survey in healthy children and children with syndromic craniosynostosis
    Natalja Bannink
    Dutch Craniofacial Center, Erasmus Medical Center Sophia Children s Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 32:27-33. 2011
    ..We assessed the internal consistency, test-retest reliability, and discriminative validity of the OSA-18 in children with syndromic and complex craniosynostosis; we also applied the OSA-18 in healthy children to obtain reference values...
  64. doi request reprint Fetal growth retardation and risk of febrile seizures
    Annemarie M Visser
    Generation R Study Group, Erasmus University Medical Center, Department of Neurology, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Pediatrics 126:e919-25. 2010
    ..The goal was to examine the associations between fetal growth characteristics in different trimesters of pregnancy and the occurrence of febrile seizures in early childhood...
  65. doi request reprint A comparison of parent-reported wheezing or shortness of breath among infants as assessed by questionnaire and physician-interview: The Generation R study
    Ashna D Mohangoo
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam 3000 CA, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Pulmonol 45:500-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare parent-reported wheezing or shortness of breath among infants as assessed by questionnaire and physician-interview...
  66. doi request reprint Young people: taking few precautions against hearing loss in discotheques
    Ineke Vogel
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Adolesc Health 46:499-502. 2010
    ..Assessing visiting mode may be a first and quick screener to identify adolescents at risk...
  67. doi request reprint No midpregnancy fall in diastolic blood pressure in women with a low educational level: the Generation R Study
    Lindsay M Silva
    The Generation R Study Group, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Hypertension 52:645-51. 2008
    ..This might partly explain these women's susceptibility to preeclampsia...
  68. doi request reprint Smoking during pregnancy in ethnic populations: the Generation R study
    Ernst Jan W M Troe
    The Generation R Study Group, Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1373-84. 2008
    ..Smoking rates and correlates of smoking during pregnancy varied by ethnic background. These observations should be considered when designing maternal smoking prevention and intervention strategies...
  69. doi request reprint Low socioeconomic status is a risk factor for preeclampsia: the Generation R Study
    Lindsay M Silva
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hypertens 26:1200-8. 2008
    ..To examine whether maternal socioeconomic status, as indicated by maternal educational level, is associated with preeclampsia, and if so, to what extent known risk factors for preeclampsia mediate the effect of educational level...
  70. doi request reprint Surviving meningococcal septic shock: health consequences and quality of life in children and their parents up to 2 years after pediatric intensive care unit discharge
    Corinne M P Buysse
    Division of Paediatric Intensive Care, Department of Paediatrics, Erasmus MC Sophia Children s Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Crit Care Med 36:596-602. 2008
    ..To determine major predictors of that outcome...
  71. ncbi request reprint Long-term health-related quality of life in survivors of meningococcal septic shock in childhood and their parents
    Corinne M P Buysse
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Paediatric Intensive Care, Erasmus MC Sophia Children s Hospital, Dr Molewaterplein 60, 3015, GJ, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 16:1567-76. 2007
    ..To assess long-term health-related quality of life (HR-QoL) in patients who survived meningococcal septic shock in childhood, and their parents...
  72. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in adolescents with wheezing attacks
    Ashna D Mohangoo
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Adolesc Health 41:464-71. 2007
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Young people's exposure to loud music: a summary of the literature
    Ineke Vogel
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Prev Med 33:124-33. 2007
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Presence and use of stair gates in homes with toddlers (11-18 months old)
    Tinneke M J Beirens
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Accid Anal Prev 39:964-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess demographic correlates of the presence and use of stair gates in homes with toddlers...
  75. ncbi request reprint School-based internet-tailored fruit and vegetable education combined with brief counselling increases children's awareness of intake levels
    Resiti T Mangunkusumo
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 10:273-9. 2007
    ..This study applied Internet-tailored advice for schoolchildren and Internet-supported brief dietary counselling (with child and parent) within preventive health care to promote fruit/vegetable intake...
  76. ncbi request reprint Unsafe storage of poisons in homes with toddlers
    Tinneke M J Beirens
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Accid Anal Prev 38:772-6. 2006
    ..The objective of this project was to assess the current nature and level of preventive actions that parents take to avoid unintentional poisoning among toddlers (11-18 months old)...
  77. ncbi request reprint Internet versus paper mode of health and health behavior questionnaires in elementary schools: asthma and fruit as examples
    Resiti T Mangunkusumo
    J Sch Health 76:80-6. 2006
    ..Therefore, it is recommended to use Internet as a tool in health and health behavior research among children...
  78. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in preschool children with wheezing and dyspnea: preliminary results from a random general population sample
    Ashna D Mohangoo
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 14:1931-6. 2005
    ..05). In conclusion, decreases in HRQOL among preschoolers with parent-reported respiratory symptoms are measurable with the TAPQOL. We recommend studying the impact of doctor-diagnosed respiratory symptoms on HRQOL in future studies...
  79. ncbi request reprint Prevalence estimates of asthma or COPD from a health interview survey and from general practitioner registration: what's the difference?
    Ashna D Mohangoo
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 16:101-5. 2006
    ....
  80. doi request reprint Long-term health status in childhood survivors of meningococcal septic shock
    Corinne M P Buysse
    Department of Paediatrics, Division of Paediatric Intensive Care, Erasmus MC Sophia Children s Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:1036-41. 2008
    ..To assess long-term health status in patients who survived meningococcal septic shock in childhood...
  81. doi request reprint Strategies for the prevention of MP3-induced hearing loss among adolescents: expert opinions from a Delphi study
    Ineke Vogel
    Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of Public Health, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Pediatrics 123:1257-62. 2009
    ..To identify parties involved in the prevention of MP3-induced hearing loss among adolescents and potentially effective prevention strategies and interventions...
  82. pmc Estimating adolescent risk for hearing loss based on data from a large school-based survey
    Ineke Vogel
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Public Health 100:1095-100. 2010
    ....
  83. doi request reprint Discotheques and the risk of hearing loss among youth: risky listening behavior and its psychosocial correlates
    Ineke Vogel
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 25:737-47. 2010
    ..Voluntary behavior change among adolescents might be difficult to achieve, because visiting discotheques seems to be strongly linked to current adolescent lifestyle...
  84. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in children and adolescents with syndromic craniosynostosis
    Natalja Bannink
    Dutch Craniofacial Center, Erasmus Medical Center Sophia Children s Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 63:1972-81. 2010
    ..In conclusion, syndromic craniosynostosis has a large impact on the health-related quality of life of these children and their parents, both physical and psychosocial...
  85. doi request reprint Medical record validation of maternally reported history of preeclampsia
    Marianne Coolman
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:932-7. 2010
    ..In this study, we assessed the validity of maternally self-reported history of preeclampsia...
  86. doi request reprint Employment status and the risk of pregnancy complications: the Generation R Study
    Pauline W Jansen
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 2040 Room Ae 029, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 67:387-94. 2010
    ..This study explored the relationships of employment status, type of unemployment and number of weekly working hours, with a wide range of pregnancy outcomes...
  87. doi request reprint Characteristics of visitors and revisitors to an Internet-delivered computer-tailored lifestyle intervention implemented for use by the general public
    Wendy Brouwer
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 25:585-95. 2010
    ..e. men, older and lower educated persons...
  88. ncbi request reprint Music venues and hearing loss: Opportunities for and barriers to improving environmental conditions
    Ineke Vogel
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Audiol 48:531-6. 2009
    ..Evidence-based guidelines and safety standards for leisure-time noise exposure should therefore be developed...
  89. doi request reprint Are starting and continuing breastfeeding related to educational background? The generation R study
    Lenie van Rossem
    Generation R Study Group, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Pediatrics 123:e1017-27. 2009
    ..To assess the effect of a woman's educational level on starting and continuing breastfeeding and to assess the role of sociodemographic, lifestyle-related, psychosocial, and birth characteristics in this association...
  90. ncbi request reprint Internet-administered adolescent health questionnaires compared with a paper version in a randomized study
    Resiti T Mangunkusumo
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Adolesc Health 36:70.e1-6. 2005
    ..Furthermore, it compares adolescents' evaluations of modes of administration...
  91. doi request reprint Adolescents and MP3 players: too many risks, too few precautions
    Ineke Vogel
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Pediatrics 123:e953-8. 2009
    ..The goal was to assess risky and protective listening behaviors of adolescent users of MP3 players and the association of these behaviors with demographic characteristics and frequency of use...
  92. doi request reprint Explaining educational inequalities in birthweight: the Generation R Study
    Pauline W Jansen
    The Generation R Study Group, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:216-28. 2009
    ..In order to tackle inequalities in birthweight, it is important that interventions are accessible for pregnant women in lower socio-economic strata...
  93. ncbi request reprint Feasibility, acceptability, and quality of Internet-administered adolescent health promotion in a preventive-care setting
    Rt Mangunkusumo
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 22:1-13. 2007
    ..05). Thus, the Internet can be a valuable tool to support physicians/nurses in the field of preventive care. It is recommended to further optimize and evaluate the Internet as a tool...
  94. doi request reprint Risk of cardiovascular disease after pre-eclampsia and the effect of lifestyle interventions: a literature-based study
    D Berks
    Division of Obstetrics and Prenatal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BJOG 120:924-31. 2013
    ..risk factors fully explain the odds ratio of cardiovascular risk after pre-eclampsia? What is the effect of lifestyle interventions (exercise, diet, and smoking cessation) after pre-eclampsia on the risk of cardiovascular disease?..
  95. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life among adult patients with moderate and severe von Willebrand disease
    E M de Wee
    Hematology, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Thromb Haemost 8:1492-9. 2010
    ..von Willebrand Disease (VWD) is the most frequent inherited bleeding disorder. It is unknown how this disorder affects quality of life...
  96. pmc Assessing psychosocial correlates of parental safety behaviour using Protection Motivation Theory: stair gate presence and use among parents of toddlers
    T M J Beirens
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 23:723-31. 2008
    ..Programmes promoting the presence and adequate use of stair gates should address the family situation, personal cognitive factors as well as social factors...
  97. doi request reprint Associations of light and moderate maternal alcohol consumption with fetal growth characteristics in different periods of pregnancy: the Generation R Study
    Rachel Bakker
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 39:777-89. 2010
    ..Therefore, we examined the associations of light-to-moderate maternal alcohol consumption with various fetal growth characteristics measured in different periods of pregnancy...
  98. doi request reprint Maternal educational level and risk of gestational hypertension: the Generation R Study
    Lm Silva
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hum Hypertens 22:483-92. 2008
    ..The higher risk of gestational hypertension in these women is probably caused by pre-existing hypertensive tendencies that manifested themselves during pregnancy...
  99. doi request reprint Prevention of adolescents' music-induced hearing loss due to discotheque attendance: a Delphi study
    I Vogel
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 24:1043-50. 2009
    ..Effective prevention strategies to avoid music-induced hearing loss among adolescents due to discotheque attendance need to be taken primarily by discotheque owners and disk jockeys...
  100. ncbi request reprint The internet and nutrition education: challenges and opportunities
    J Brug
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:S130-7; discussion S138-9. 2005
    ..To review the possibilities of using the Internet and especially the World Wide Web (WWW) in nutrition education...
  101. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in adolescents born small for gestational age: does growth hormone make a difference?
    Ellen M N Bannink
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology, Erasmus Medical Center Sophia Children s Hospital Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Horm Res 64:166-74. 2005
    ..Additionally, to assess whether GH treatment has a positive effect on QoL, besides improving adult height and height SDS during childhood...