Frank J van Lenthe

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cohort Profile: Understanding socioeconomic inequalities in health and health behaviours: the GLOBE study
    Frank J van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 43:721-30. 2014
  2. pmc Annual acknowledgement of manuscript reviewers
    Frank van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:32. 2013
  3. pmc Interventions for promoting physical activity among European teenagers: a systematic review
    Femke De Meester
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:82. 2009
  4. pmc Determinants of participation in worksite health promotion programmes: a systematic review
    Suzan Jw Robroek
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:26. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Neighbourhood inequalities in physical inactivity: the role of neighbourhood attractiveness, proximity to local facilities and safety in the Netherlands
    F J van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, Erasmus University, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 60:763-75. 2005
  6. pmc Neighbourhood unemployment and all cause mortality: a comparison of six countries
    F J van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:231-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Neighbourhood inequalities in health and health-related behaviour: results of selective migration?
    Frank J van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Place 13:123-37. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Investigating explanations of socio-economic inequalities in health: the Dutch GLOBE study
    Frank J van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 14:63-70. 2004
  9. pmc Neighbourhood and individual socioeconomic inequalities in smoking: the role of physical neighbourhood stressors
    Frank J van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:699-705. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Education was associated with injuries requiring hospital admission
    Frank J van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:945-53. 2004

Detail Information

Publications80

  1. ncbi request reprint Cohort Profile: Understanding socioeconomic inequalities in health and health behaviours: the GLOBE study
    Frank J van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 43:721-30. 2014
    ..Researchers are cordially invited to contact the project leader (f.vanlenthe@erasmusmc.nl) to propose research based on the data...
  2. pmc Annual acknowledgement of manuscript reviewers
    Frank van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:32. 2013
    ..CONTRIBUTING REVIEWERS: The editors of International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 9 (2012)...
  3. pmc Interventions for promoting physical activity among European teenagers: a systematic review
    Femke De Meester
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:82. 2009
    ..The available evidence for the effectiveness in other settings is rather limited and underscores the need for further research...
  4. pmc Determinants of participation in worksite health promotion programmes: a systematic review
    Suzan Jw Robroek
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:26. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  5. ncbi request reprint Neighbourhood inequalities in physical inactivity: the role of neighbourhood attractiveness, proximity to local facilities and safety in the Netherlands
    F J van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, Erasmus University, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 60:763-75. 2005
    ..The direction of neighbourhood inequalities differs for aspects of physical inactivity. Neighbourhood characteristics are related to physical inactivity and contribute to neighbourhood socioeconomic inequalities in physical inactivity...
  6. pmc Neighbourhood unemployment and all cause mortality: a comparison of six countries
    F J van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:231-7. 2005
    ..In this study, the size of the association between neighbourhood unemployment rates and all cause mortality was compared across samples from six countries (United States, Netherlands, England, Finland, Italy, and Spain)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Neighbourhood inequalities in health and health-related behaviour: results of selective migration?
    Frank J van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Place 13:123-37. 2007
    ..Over 10 years of follow-up, selective migration will hardly contribute to neighbourhood inequalities in health and health-related behaviour...
  8. ncbi request reprint Investigating explanations of socio-economic inequalities in health: the Dutch GLOBE study
    Frank J van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 14:63-70. 2004
    ..The returns of the study are reviewed after ten years of follow-up, and the studies' contribution to the development of policy measures to reduce inequalities in health in the Netherlands are described...
  9. pmc Neighbourhood and individual socioeconomic inequalities in smoking: the role of physical neighbourhood stressors
    Frank J van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:699-705. 2006
    ..To explore the association between physical neighbourhood stressors and smoking, and the contribution of these stressors to neighbourhood and individual socioeconomic inequalities in smoking...
  10. ncbi request reprint Education was associated with injuries requiring hospital admission
    Frank J van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:945-53. 2004
    ..We describe educational inequalities in the incidence of injuries resulting in hospital admission and explore the contribution of exposure variables and chronic diseases, alcohol consumption, and sedative use to the observed inequalities...
  11. pmc Preventing socioeconomic inequalities in health behaviour in adolescents in Europe: background, design and methods of project TEENAGE
    Frank J van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 9:125. 2009
    ..This paper describes the background, design and methods to be used in the project...
  12. doi request reprint Childhood and adulthood socioeconomic position and the hospital-based incidence of hip fractures after 13 years of follow-up: the role of health behaviours
    Frank J van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:980-5. 2011
    ..To investigate the association between childhood and adulthood socioeconomic position and the hospital-based incidence of hip fractures, and the contribution of health behaviours to these socioeconomic disparities...
  13. ncbi request reprint Why do poor people perceive poor neighbourhoods? The role of objective neighbourhood features and psychosocial factors
    Carlijn B M Kamphuis
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Health Place 16:744-54. 2010
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Stages of change for moderate-intensity physical activity in deprived neighborhoods
    Gitte C Kloek
    Erasmus MC, Department of Public Health, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 43:325-31. 2006
    ..This article describes the association of external and psychosocial factors with the stages of change for moderate-intensity physical activity among individuals with generally low socioeconomic positions...
  15. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in occupational, leisure-time, and transport related physical activity among European adults: a systematic review
    Marielle A Beenackers
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:116. 2012
    ..This study systematically reviewed the evidence pertaining to socioeconomic inequalities in different domains of physical activity (PA) by European region...
  16. pmc Sports participation, perceived neighborhood safety, and individual cognitions: how do they interact?
    Marielle A Beenackers
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:76. 2011
    ..The goal of this paper is to investigate whether perceived neighborhood safety modifies associations between individual cognitions and sports participation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Explaining socio-economic inequalities in daily smoking: a social-ecological approach
    Martijn Huisman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 22:238-43. 2012
    ..This study assessed the contributions of individual, household and neighbourhood-level factors to socio-economic inequalities in smoking...
  18. ncbi request reprint Young adults face major barriers to seeking help from mental health services
    Kathleen Vanheusden
    Erasmus Medical Center, Sophia Children s Hospital, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Molewaterplein 60, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Patient Educ Couns 73:97-104. 2008
    ..Although effective treatments are available, young adults are unlikely to seek professional help. This study examined barriers-to-care in young adults with serious internalizing or externalizing problems...
  19. ncbi request reprint Maternal educational level and blood pressure, aortic stiffness, cardiovascular structure and functioning in childhood: the generation R study
    Selma H Bouthoorn
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Hypertens 27:89-98. 2014
    ..Therefore, we investigated the association of maternal education with blood pressure levels, arterial stiffness, and cardiac structures and function at the age of 6 years and potential underlying factors...
  20. doi request reprint The use of mental health services among young adults with emotional and behavioural problems: equal use for equal needs?
    Kathleen Vanheusden
    Dept of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Erasmus Medical Center, Sophia Children s Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:808-15. 2008
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Perceived environmental determinants of physical activity and fruit and vegetable consumption among high and low socioeconomic groups in the Netherlands
    Carlijn B M Kamphuis
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Place 13:493-503. 2007
    ..Possible pathways between socioeconomic status, environmental factors and health behaviours are represented in a framework, and they should be investigated further in longitudinal research...
  22. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in cardiovascular mortality and the role of childhood socioeconomic conditions and adulthood risk factors: a prospective cohort study with 17-years of follow up
    Carlijn B M Kamphuis
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, PO Box 2040, Rotterdam, CA 3000, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:1045. 2012
    ..We studied the contribution of childhood socioeconomic conditions and adulthood risk factors to inequalities in CVD mortality in adulthood...
  23. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic inequalities in placental vascular resistance: a prospective cohort study
    Selma H Bouthoorn
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Fertil Steril 101:1367-74. 2014
    ..To examine the association between socioeconomic position (SEP) and umbilical and uterine placental resistance indices in the second and third trimester, and to what extent this could be explained by lifestyle-related behaviors...
  24. doi request reprint Comparison of Bayesian random-effects and traditional life expectancy estimations in small-area applications
    Marcel F Jonker
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 176:929-37. 2012
    ..As such, the proposed Bayesian random-effects approach is well-suited for estimation of life expectancies in small areas...
  25. ncbi request reprint Impact evaluation of a Dutch community intervention to improve health-related behaviour in deprived neighbourhoods
    Gitte C Kloek
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Place 12:665-77. 2006
    ..The intervention demonstrated no evidence for an impact on vegetable consumption, physical activity, smoking and alcohol consumption and weak evidence for a small impact on (intermediate) outcomes of fruit consumption...
  26. doi request reprint Socioeconomic position at different stages of the life course and its influence on body weight and weight gain in adulthood: a longitudinal study with 13-year follow-up
    Katrina Giskes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1377-81. 2008
    ..Importantly, these etiologically relevant periods differ for men and women, suggesting gender-specific pathways to socioeconomic inequalities in body weight in adulthood...
  27. ncbi request reprint Beliefs about mental health problems and help-seeking behavior in Dutch young adults
    Kathleen Vanheusden
    Dept of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Erasmus Medical Center Sophia Children s Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:239-46. 2009
    ..This study among young adults with self-perceived mental health problems examines beliefs about mental health problems (i.e. their cause, consequences, timeline, and controllability) and help-seeking behaviour...
  28. ncbi request reprint Small-area health comparisons using health-adjusted life expectancies: a Bayesian random-effects approach
    Marcel F Jonker
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Place 23:70-8. 2013
    ..Such information can be invaluable for the appropriate targetting and subsequent evaluation of urban regeneration, neighborhood renewal, and community-based initiatives aimed at improving health and reducing health inequalities. ..
  29. pmc The role of lifestyle, health, and work in educational inequalities in sick leave and productivity loss at work
    Suzan J W Robroek
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 86:619-27. 2013
    ..To investigate the influence of lifestyle, health, and work conditions in the association between education and productivity loss at work and sick leave...
  30. pmc Are neighbourhood social capital and availability of sports facilities related to sports participation among Dutch adolescents?
    Richard G Prins
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, P, O, Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:90. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to explore whether availability of sports facilities, parks, and neighbourhood social capital (NSC) and their interaction are associated with leisure time sports participation among Dutch adolescents...
  31. ncbi request reprint Material and behavioral factors in the explanation of educational differences in incidence of acute myocardial infarction: the Globe study
    Frank J van Lenthe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical School, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Epidemiol 12:535-42. 2002
    ..To quantify the contribution of material and behavioral factors to educational differences in the incidence of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), taking into account their interrelationship...
  32. pmc Smokers living in deprived areas are less likely to quit: a longitudinal follow-up
    Katrina Giskes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Tob Control 15:485-8. 2006
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Environmental determinants of fruit and vegetable consumption among adults: a systematic review
    Carlijn B M Kamphuis
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Nutr 96:620-35. 2006
    ..For all other environmental factors, more replicated studies are required to examine their influence on FV intake...
  34. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status, environmental and individual factors, and sports participation
    Carlijn Barbara Maria Kamphuis
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:71-81. 2008
    ..To examine the contribution of neighborhood, household, and individual factors to socioeconomic inequalities in sports participation in a multilevel design...
  35. pmc Process evaluation of a Dutch community intervention to improve health related behaviour in deprived neighbourhoods
    Gittte C Kloek
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Soz Praventivmed 51:259-72. 2006
    ..To assess whether a community intervention on health related behaviour in deprived neighbourhoods was delivered as planned and the extent of exposure to the intervention programme...
  36. doi request reprint Equity-specific effects of 26 Dutch obesity-related lifestyle interventions
    Tessa Magnée
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Prev Med 44:e57-66. 2013
    ..The goal of the study was to investigate differential effectiveness of interventions aimed at obesity prevention, the promotion of physical activity or a healthy diet by SES...
  37. doi request reprint Socio-demographic determinants of worsening in frailty among community-dwelling older people in 11 European countries
    Astrid Etman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University MC, Dr Molewaterplein 50, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:1116-21. 2012
    ..However, little is known about the determinants of frailty state changes. The aim of this study is to compare socio-demographic determinants of worsening in frailty state in 11 European countries...
  38. pmc Head circumference of infants born to mothers with different educational levels; the Generation R Study
    Selma H Bouthoorn
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e39798. 2012
    ..It is unknown whether socioeconomic differences in HC are present in early childhood. Therefore, we investigated the association between socioeconomic position (SEP) and HC in early childhood, and potential underlying factors...
  39. doi request reprint Childhood social class and cancer incidence: results of the globe study
    Inge M C M de Kok
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 66:1131-9. 2008
    ..The association between childhood SEP and cancer incidence is less consistent than the association between adult SEP and cancer incidence, but may exist for colorectal cancer and basal cell carcinoma...
  40. pmc Material, psychosocial, and behavioural factors in the explanation of educational inequalities in mortality in The Netherlands
    Floor V A van Oort
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:214-20. 2005
    ..To assess the direct and indirect contributions of material, behavioural, and psychosocial factors to the explanation of educational inequalities in mortality simultaneously...
  41. ncbi request reprint Changes in smoking, sports participation and overweight: does neighborhood prevalence matter?
    David J Blok
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Place 23:33-8. 2013
    ..Neighborhood prevalence of health-related behaviors and overweight appears to be a currently neglected but relevant determinant of changes in health-related behaviors. ..
  42. doi request reprint Why some walk and others don't: exploring interactions of perceived safety and social neighborhood factors with psychosocial cognitions
    Marielle A Beenackers
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 28:220-33. 2013
    ..Only limited support was found for interactions between neighborhood perceptions and psychosocial cognitions for leisure-time walking...
  43. doi request reprint Taking up cycling after residential relocation: built environment factors
    Marielle A Beenackers
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Prev Med 42:610-5. 2012
    ..To successfully stimulate cycling, it is necessary to understand the factors that facilitate or inhibit cycling. Little is known about how changes in the neighborhood environment are related to changes in cycling behavior...
  44. ncbi request reprint A multilevel study of socio-economic inequalities in food choice behaviour and dietary intake among the Dutch population: the GLOBE study
    Katrina Giskes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 9:75-83. 2006
    ..To examine the influence of individual- and area-level socio-economic characteristics on food choice behaviour and dietary intake...
  45. doi request reprint Road traffic noise, air pollution components and cardiovascular events
    Yvonne de Kluizenaar
    Urban Environment and Safety, The Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research TNO, P O Box 49, 2600 AA, Delft Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Noise Health 15:388-97. 2013
    ..19 [0.87-1.64] for L den); in the subgroup of elderly RR seemed highest for air pollution exposure (RR 1.24 [0.93-1.66] for NO 2 )...
  46. ncbi request reprint Urban form and psychosocial factors: do they interact for leisure-time walking?
    Marielle A Beenackers
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 46:293-301. 2014
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Parity and men's mortality risks
    Renske Keizer
    Department of Sociology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 22:343-7. 2012
    ..Our objective was to improve understanding of the association between men's parity and mortality, and to investigate mechanisms potentially underlying this association...
  48. doi request reprint Environmental and cognitive correlates of adolescent breakfast consumption
    Cara S Dejong
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 48:372-7. 2009
    ..This study aimed to identify cognitive and environmental correlates of daily adolescent breakfast consumption...
  49. pmc Socioeconomic differences in lack of recreational walking among older adults: the role of neighbourhood and individual factors
    Carlijn Bm Kamphuis
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, P, O, Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:1. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  50. pmc Characteristics of residential areas and transportational walking among frail and non-frail Dutch elderly: does the size of the area matter?
    Astrid Etman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University MC, P, O, Box 2040, Rotterdam, CA 3000, The Netherlands
    Int J Health Geogr 13:7. 2014
    ..This study hypothesized that the importance of area characteristics for transportational walking depends on the size of the area characteristics measured, and older person's frailty level...
  51. doi request reprint Life course socioeconomic conditions, adulthood risk factors and cardiovascular mortality among men and women: a 17-year follow up of the GLOBE study
    Carlijn B M Kamphuis
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 168:2207-13. 2013
    ..Our goal was to study associations between childhood socioeconomic position (SEP), adulthood SEP, adulthood risk factors and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality, by investigating the critical period and pathway models...
  52. doi request reprint Workplace health promotion: a meta-analysis of effectiveness
    Anne Rongen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Prev Med 44:406-15. 2013
    ..This systematic review aims to investigate the influence of population, study and intervention characteristics, and study quality on the effectiveness of workplace health promotion programs...
  53. ncbi request reprint Predictors of self-reported problem behaviours in Turkish immigrant and Dutch adolescents in the Netherlands
    Sarwa Darwish Murad
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 44:412-23. 2003
    ..Although many studies have compared psychopathology in different cultures, not much is known about factors that contribute to the observed differences...
  54. ncbi request reprint Patterns of association between alcohol consumption and internalizing and externalizing problems in young adults
    Kathleen Vanheusden
    Erasmus Medical Center, Sophia Children s Hospital, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Stud Alcohol Drugs 69:49-57. 2008
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Availability of sports facilities as moderator of the intention-sports participation relationship among adolescents
    Richard G Prins
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Res 25:489-97. 2010
    ..The results of this study indicate that the intention-sports participation association appears to be stronger when more facilities are available...
  56. ncbi request reprint Sports participation, perceived neighborhood safety, and individual cognitions: how do they interact?
    Marielle A Beenackers
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:114. 2011
    ..Since the formulas were correctly used in the analysis, this correction does not affect the results or conclusions of the paper...
  57. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in mortality among elderly people in 11 European populations
    M Huisman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:468-75. 2004
    ..To describe mortality inequalities related to education and housing tenure in 11 European populations and to describe the age pattern of relative and absolute socioeconomic inequalities in mortality in the elderly European population...
  58. pmc Occupational class and ischemic heart disease mortality in the United States and 11 European countries
    A E Kunst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Public Health 89:47-53. 1999
    ..Twelve countries were compared with respect to occupational class differences in ischemic heart disease mortality in order to identify factors that are associated with smaller or larger mortality differences...
  59. doi request reprint Socioeconomic inequalities in health in 22 European countries
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 358:2468-81. 2008
    ..Comparisons among countries can help to identify opportunities for the reduction of inequalities in health. We compared the magnitude of inequalities in mortality and self-assessed health among 22 countries in all parts of Europe...
  60. doi request reprint Effect of nationwide tobacco control policies on smoking cessation in high and low educated groups in 18 European countries
    M M Schaap
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Tob Control 17:248-55. 2008
    ..Our study used this scale to examine the potential impact of these policies on quit ratios in European countries. Special attention was given to smoking cessation among lower educational groups...
  61. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in the prevalence of common chronic diseases: an overview of eight European countries
    J A A Dalstra
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 34:316-26. 2005
    ..Few studies have compared socioeconomic inequalities in the prevalence of both fatal and non-fatal diseases. This paper aims to give the first international overview for several common chronic diseases...
  62. pmc Socioeconomic status and ischaemic heart disease mortality in 10 western European populations during the 1990s
    M Avendano
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Heart 92:461-7. 2006
    ..To assess the association between socioeconomic status and ischaemic heart disease (IHD) mortality in 10 western European populations during the 1990s...
  63. doi request reprint The impact of nursing homes on small-area life expectancies
    Marcel F Jonker
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Place 19:25-32. 2013
    ..This makes the approach highly relevant for a wide range of empirical applications...
  64. doi request reprint Ethnic differences in blood pressure and hypertensive complications during pregnancy: the Generation R study
    Selma H Bouthoorn
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Hypertension 60:198-205. 2012
    ..Substantial ethnic differences were observed in blood pressure levels and risk of gestational hypertensive disorders in each trimester of pregnancy, and a wide range of variables could not explain these differences...
  65. ncbi request reprint Stages of change for fruit and vegetable consumption in deprived neighborhoods
    Gitte C Kloek
    Erasmus MC, Department of Public Health, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Educ Behav 31:223-41. 2004
    ..The results make it possible to distinguish target groups, which should receive more attention in future health promotion campaigns, and to identify factors to be addressed in those programs...
  66. ncbi request reprint Revisiting Kurt Lewin: how to gain insight into environmental correlates of obesogenic behaviors
    Johannes Brug
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Prev Med 31:525-9. 2006
    ....
  67. pmc Educational differences in cancer mortality among women and men: a gender pattern that differs across Europe
    G Menvielle
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 98:1012-9. 2008
    ..Given time trends in cancer mortality, the gap in the magnitude of socioeconomic inequalities in cancer mortality between gender and between European populations will probably decrease in the future...
  68. ncbi request reprint Mismatched perceptions of neighbourhood walkability: need for interventions?
    Frank J van Lenthe
    Health Place 17:1294-5. 2011
    ..It is argued that still little is understood about the underlying reasons for misperceptions, that bias needs to be ruled out, and that interventions aimed at improving mismatched perceptions may only be of little additional value...
  69. doi request reprint Socioeconomic inequalities in diabetes mellitus across Europe at the beginning of the 21st century
    A Espelt
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Plaça Lesseps 1, 08023, Barcelona, Spain
    Diabetologia 51:1971-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine and quantify socioeconomic position (SEP) inequalities in diabetes mellitus in different areas of Europe, at the turn of the century, for men and women...
  70. ncbi request reprint Influence of childhood socioeconomic circumstances, height, and obesity on pulse pressure and systolic and diastolic blood pressure in older people
    E Regidor
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    J Hum Hypertens 20:73-82. 2006
    ..The relationship between obesity measures and components of blood pressure reinforces the recommendation to reduce body weight in order to reduce blood pressure...
  71. pmc Education level inequalities and transportation injury mortality in the middle aged and elderly in European settings
    C Borrell
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Inj Prev 11:138-42. 2005
    ..To study the differential distribution of transportation injury mortality by educational level in nine European settings, among people older than 30 years, during the 1990s...
  72. ncbi request reprint Obesity and socioeconomic position measured at three stages of the life course in the elderly
    E Regidor
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:488-94. 2004
    ..To investigate the association between socioeconomic position, measured at three stages of the life course, and obesity in the elderly...
  73. doi request reprint Impact of cumulative area-based adverse socioeconomic environment on body mass index and overweight
    E Regidor
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Ciudad Universitaria, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:231-8. 2008
    ..This study evaluates the relationship of cumulative area-based adverse socioeconomic environment with body mass index (BMI) and overweight...
  74. ncbi request reprint [Mortality by social and economic characteristics: The Mortality Study of the Autonomous Community of Madrid]
    E Regidor
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva,
    Med Clin (Barc) 116:726-31. 2001
    ..Monitoring the trend of mortality in those groups will make possible to found the rational basis to implement social and health programmes...
  75. pmc Inequalities in mortality in shrinking and growing areas
    E Regidor
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:919-21. 2002
  76. pmc Educational level and mortality from infectious diseases
    E Regidor
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:682-3. 2002
  77. pmc The size of obesity differences associated with educational level in Spain, 1987 and 1995/97
    J L Gutierrez-Fisac
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Avda Arzobispo Marcillo s n, 280 29 Madrid, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 56:457-60. 2002
    ..To determine the size of obesity differences associated with educational level in the adult population in Spain...
  78. ncbi request reprint [Odds ratio or prevalence ratio? Their use in cross-sectional studies]
    A Schiaffino
    Servei de Prevenció i Control del Cáncer Institut Català d Oncologia Barcelona España
    Gac Sanit 17:70-4. 2003
    ..The main aim of this study was to describe and compare different calculation methods for PR described in literature using two situations (prevalence < 20% and prevalence > 20%)...
  79. ncbi request reprint [Increase in differences in survival according to income per capita in Spain in the last quarter of the twentieth century]
    E Regidor
    Departamento de Medicina Preventiva, Salud Pública e Historia de la Ciencia Universidad Complutense de Madrid Madrid España
    Gac Sanit 17:404-8. 2003
    ..To estimate probability of survival in Spain from 1975 to 1995 according to income per capita quintiles...
  80. pmc Paternal exposure to agricultural pesticides and cause specific fetal death
    E Regidor
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
    Occup Environ Med 61:334-9. 2004
    ..To study the association between fetal death and paternal agricultural occupation in areas and time periods with different levels of use of agricultural pesticides...