S van Buuren

Summary

Affiliation: TNO Prevention and Health
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Referral patterns of children with poor growth in primary health care
    Floor K Grote
    Dept of Paediatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:77. 2007
  2. pmc Variable selection under multiple imputation using the bootstrap in a prognostic study
    Martijn W Heymans
    Vrije Universiteit, Institute for Health Sciences, Department of Methodology and Applied Biostatistics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:33. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Toward targeted hypertension screening guidelines
    Stef van Buuren
    TNO Quality of Life, PO Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    Med Decis Making 26:145-53. 2006
  4. pmc Towards evidence based referral criteria for growth monitoring
    S van Buuren
    Dept of Statistics, TNO Prevention and Health, Leiden, Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 89:336-41. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing comparability of dressing disability in different countries by response conversion
    S van Buuren
    TNO Prevention and Health, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 13:15-9. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Worm plot: a simple diagnostic device for modelling growth reference curves
    S van Buuren
    Department of Statistics, TNO Prevention and Health, Leiden, P O Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    Stat Med 20:1259-77. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Revision of the ICIDH Severity of Disabilities Scale by data linking and item response theory
    S van Buuren
    TNO Prevention and Health, P O Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    Stat Med 20:1061-76. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Multiple imputation of missing blood pressure covariates in survival analysis
    S van Buuren
    TNO Prevention and Health, Department of Statistics, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Stat Med 18:681-94. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint [Body-mass index cut-off values for underweight in Dutch children]
    S van Buuren
    TNO Preventie en Gezondheid, Postbus 2215, 2301 CE Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:1967-72. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Developing evidence-based guidelines for referral for short stature
    F K Grote
    Department of Paediatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 93:212-7. 2008

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Publications24

  1. pmc Referral patterns of children with poor growth in primary health care
    Floor K Grote
    Dept of Paediatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 7:77. 2007
    ..This resulted in guidelines for referral. In this study we evaluate the referral pattern of short stature in primary health care using these guidelines, comparing it with cut-off values mentioned by the WHO...
  2. pmc Variable selection under multiple imputation using the bootstrap in a prognostic study
    Martijn W Heymans
    Vrije Universiteit, Institute for Health Sciences, Department of Methodology and Applied Biostatistics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 7:33. 2007
    ..Multiple imputation (MI) accounts for imputation uncertainty that allows for adequate statistical testing. We developed and tested a methodology combining MI with bootstrapping techniques for studying prognostic variable selection...
  3. ncbi request reprint Toward targeted hypertension screening guidelines
    Stef van Buuren
    TNO Quality of Life, PO Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    Med Decis Making 26:145-53. 2006
    ..Optimal guidelines should have high yield and low complexity. The goal is to fit procedures for screening and subsequent treatment of hypertension optimally to a specific population...
  4. pmc Towards evidence based referral criteria for growth monitoring
    S van Buuren
    Dept of Statistics, TNO Prevention and Health, Leiden, Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 89:336-41. 2004
    ..To evaluate the performance of growth monitoring in detecting diseases. Turner's syndrome (TS) is taken as the target disease...
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing comparability of dressing disability in different countries by response conversion
    S van Buuren
    TNO Prevention and Health, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 13:15-9. 2003
    ..Comparability of health data is a major challenge within the context of the Health Monitoring Programme of the European Commission. A common problem in surveys is that many variations of essentially the same question exist...
  6. ncbi request reprint Worm plot: a simple diagnostic device for modelling growth reference curves
    S van Buuren
    Department of Statistics, TNO Prevention and Health, Leiden, P O Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    Stat Med 20:1259-77. 2001
    ..It was found that the LMS method generally models the age-conditional mean and skewness better than the age-related deviation and kurtosis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Revision of the ICIDH Severity of Disabilities Scale by data linking and item response theory
    S van Buuren
    TNO Prevention and Health, P O Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    Stat Med 20:1061-76. 2001
    ..Based on these solutions, a tentative SDS is constructed. The paper concludes with a discussion of the implications, limitations and advantages of the approach...
  8. ncbi request reprint Multiple imputation of missing blood pressure covariates in survival analysis
    S van Buuren
    TNO Prevention and Health, Department of Statistics, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Stat Med 18:681-94. 1999
    ..Risk estimates for these data appear robust to even large departures from the simplest non-response model, and are similar to those derived under deletion of the incomplete records...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Body-mass index cut-off values for underweight in Dutch children]
    S van Buuren
    TNO Preventie en Gezondheid, Postbus 2215, 2301 CE Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:1967-72. 2004
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  10. ncbi request reprint Developing evidence-based guidelines for referral for short stature
    F K Grote
    Department of Paediatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 93:212-7. 2008
    ..To establish evidence-based guidelines for growth monitoring on a population basis. Study..
  11. ncbi request reprint Individual growth curve models for assessing evidence-based referral criteria in growth monitoring
    P Van Dommelen
    Department of Statistics, TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Stat Med 24:3663-74. 2005
    ..We conclude that from the age of 4, growth curve models can improve the screening on TS to conventional screening rules...
  12. pmc Nationwide age references for sitting height, leg length, and sitting height/height ratio, and their diagnostic value for disproportionate growth disorders
    A M Fredriks
    Department of Paediatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 90:807-12. 2005
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  13. pmc Many referrals under Dutch short stature guidelines
    S van Buuren
    Dept of Child Health, TNO Prevention and Health, Leiden, Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 89:351-2. 2004
    ..Results showed that over 38% of all children would have to be referred one or more times. There is therefore a clear need to revise the current guidelines...
  14. ncbi request reprint Height, weight, body mass index and pubertal development references for children of Moroccan origin in The Netherlands
    A M Fredriks
    Department of Paediatrics, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Acta Paediatr 93:817-24. 2004
    ..To provide growth and sexual maturation reference data for Moroccan children living in The Netherlands and to compare them with the reference data of children of Dutch origin...
  15. pmc Blood pressure and mortality in elderly people aged 85 and older: community based study
    H C Boshuizen
    TNO Prevention and Health, Division of Public Health and Prevention, Leiden, Netherlands
    BMJ 316:1780-4. 1998
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint [Growth charts for height, weight and body-mass index of twins during infancy]
    P Van Dommelen
    Faculteit Exacte Wetenschappen, afd Wiskunde, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:1345-50. 2004
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Trends in hospital admissions among children aged 0-19 years with type I diabetes in The Netherlands
    R A Hirasing
    TNO Prevention and Health, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 19:431-4. 1996
    ..To determine the number and duration of hospital admissions due to diabetes in children aged 0-19 years between 1980-1991...
  18. doi request reprint Selective association of multiple sclerosis with infectious mononucleosis
    B M Zaadstra
    Department of Prevention and Care, TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands, Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Mult Scler 14:307-13. 2008
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Unidimensionality and reliability under Mokken scaling of the Dutch language version of the SF-36
    P G M van der Heijden
    Department of Statistics, TNO Prevention and Health, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 12:189-98. 2003
    ..70), but that only physical functioning can be used for clinical applications of quality of life (alpha > 0.90). The relative merits of our approach are discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Anthropometry of Malawian live births between 35 and 41 weeks of gestation
    B F Kalanda
    Child and Reproductive Health Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Ann Hum Biol 32:639-49. 2005
    ..Growth restriction was present from 35 to 41 weeks' gestation. The pattern for the 10th percentile suggested that this was occurring from well before 35 weeks' gestation in a proportion of babies...
  21. ncbi request reprint Construction of the World Health Organization child growth standards: selection of methods for attained growth curves
    E Borghi
    Department of Nutrition, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland
    Stat Med 25:247-65. 2006
    ..Methods based on distributions with poor performance will be eliminated and the remaining methods fully tested and compared...
  22. ncbi request reprint Catch-up growth in Malawian babies, a longitudinal study of normal and low birthweight babies born in a malarious endemic area
    B F Kalanda
    Child and Reproductive Health Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Early Hum Dev 81:841-50. 2005
    ..Infant growth has not been studied in developing countries in relation to maternal factors related to malaria in pregnancy and maternal illiteracy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in the diagnosis of type 1 diabetes
    J P van Wouwe
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 79:e13. 2008
  24. pmc Anthropometry of fetal growth in rural Malawi in relation to maternal malaria and HIV status
    B F Kalanda
    Child and Reproductive Health Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 90:F161-5. 2005
    ..To describe fetal growth centiles in relation to maternal malaria and HIV status, using cross sectional measurements at birth...