Stef van Buuren

Summary

Affiliation: TNO Quality of Life
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Asthmatic symptoms, physical activity, and overweight in young children: a cohort study
    Marianne Eijkemans
    Department of Epidemiology, Nutrition, and Toxicology Research, Institute Maastricht Nutrim and School of Public Health and Primary Care Caphri, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Pediatrics 121:e666-72. 2008
  2. pmc Association between parenting practices and children's dietary intake, activity behavior and development of body mass index: the KOALA Birth Cohort Study
    Jessica S Gubbels
    Department of Health Promotion, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:18. 2011
  3. pmc The Terneuzen Birth Cohort. Longer exclusive breastfeeding duration is associated with leaner body mass and a healthier diet in young adulthood
    Marlou L A de Kroon
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 11:33. 2011
  4. doi request reprint WHO Child Growth Standards in action
    Stef van Buuren
    Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research TNO, Quality of Life, PO Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 93:549-51. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Improved accuracy when screening for human growth disorders by likelihood ratios
    Stef van Buuren
    TNO Quality of Life, P O Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    Stat Med 27:1527-38. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Stage line diagram: an age-conditional reference diagram for tracking development
    Stef van Buuren
    Department of Statistics, TNO Quality of Life, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    Stat Med 28:1569-79. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Estimating regional centile curves from mixed data sources and countries
    Stef van Buuren
    TNO Quality of Life, P O Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    Stat Med 28:2891-911. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Multiple imputation of discrete and continuous data by fully conditional specification
    Stef van Buuren
    TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands and University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Stat Methods Med Res 16:219-42. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Growth monitoring to detect children with cystic fibrosis
    Paula van Dommelen
    Department of Statistics, TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Horm Res 72:218-24. 2009
  10. pmc Screening rules for growth to detect celiac disease: a case-control simulation study
    Paula van Dommelen
    Dept of Statistics, TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 8:35. 2008

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Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Asthmatic symptoms, physical activity, and overweight in young children: a cohort study
    Marianne Eijkemans
    Department of Epidemiology, Nutrition, and Toxicology Research, Institute Maastricht Nutrim and School of Public Health and Primary Care Caphri, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Pediatrics 121:e666-72. 2008
    ..We hypothesize that children with asthmatic symptoms are less physically active, which may contribute to the development of overweight...
  2. pmc Association between parenting practices and children's dietary intake, activity behavior and development of body mass index: the KOALA Birth Cohort Study
    Jessica S Gubbels
    Department of Health Promotion, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Centre, PO Box 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:18. 2011
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  3. pmc The Terneuzen Birth Cohort. Longer exclusive breastfeeding duration is associated with leaner body mass and a healthier diet in young adulthood
    Marlou L A de Kroon
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, The EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 11:33. 2011
    ....
  4. doi request reprint WHO Child Growth Standards in action
    Stef van Buuren
    Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research TNO, Quality of Life, PO Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 93:549-51. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Improved accuracy when screening for human growth disorders by likelihood ratios
    Stef van Buuren
    TNO Quality of Life, P O Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    Stat Med 27:1527-38. 2008
    ..The LR is firmly rooted within both statistical and decision theory and can be used to estimate the absolute probability of disease...
  6. doi request reprint Stage line diagram: an age-conditional reference diagram for tracking development
    Stef van Buuren
    Department of Statistics, TNO Quality of Life, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    Stat Med 28:1569-79. 2009
    ..stefvanbuuren.nl/puberty. The stage line diagram expresses status and tempo of discrete changes on a continuous scale. Wider application of these measures scores opens up new analytic possibilities...
  7. doi request reprint Estimating regional centile curves from mixed data sources and countries
    Stef van Buuren
    TNO Quality of Life, P O Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    Stat Med 28:2891-911. 2009
    ..The method is an affordable and efficient strategy to estimate regional growth distributions where the standard costly alternatives are not an option...
  8. ncbi request reprint Multiple imputation of discrete and continuous data by fully conditional specification
    Stef van Buuren
    TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands and University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Stat Methods Med Res 16:219-42. 2007
    ..The JM approach introduced biases in the reference curves, whereas FCS did not. The paper concludes that FCS is a useful and easily applied flexible alternative to JM when no convenient and realistic joint distribution can be specified...
  9. doi request reprint Growth monitoring to detect children with cystic fibrosis
    Paula van Dommelen
    Department of Statistics, TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Horm Res 72:218-24. 2009
    ..This would suggest that in countries without a newborn screening program for CF, FTT could be used as a clinical screening tool. The aim of this study is to assess the diagnostic performance of FTT for identifying children with CF...
  10. pmc Screening rules for growth to detect celiac disease: a case-control simulation study
    Paula van Dommelen
    Dept of Statistics, TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 8:35. 2008
    ..However, the effectiveness of slowed growth as a tool for identifying children with CD is unknown. Our aim is to study the diagnostic efficiency of several growth criteria used to detect CD children...
  11. doi request reprint The world's tallest nation has stopped growing taller: the height of Dutch children from 1955 to 2009
    Yvonne Schönbeck
    Department of Child Health, Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Res 73:371-7. 2013
    ..This study looks at whether this trend in the world's tallest nation is continuing. We consider the influence of the geographical region, and of the child and parental education, on changes in height...
  12. pmc The diagnostic work up of growth failure in secondary health care; an evaluation of consensus guidelines
    Floor K Grote
    Dept of Paediatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Pediatr 8:21. 2008
    ..In the present paper we evaluate the diagnostic work-up in secondary health care according to existing consensus guidelines and study the frequency of underlying medical disorders...
  13. 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...
  14. doi request reprint Association between head circumference and body size
    Erica J Geraedts
    Department of Pediatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Horm Res Paediatr 75:213-9. 2011
    ..Studies on the association between head circumference (HC) and height or weight have shown variable results...
  15. ncbi request reprint Are age references for waist circumference, hip circumference and waist-hip ratio in Dutch children useful in clinical practice?
    A Miranda Fredriks
    TNO Prevention and Health, 2215, 2301 CE, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pediatr 164:216-22. 2005
    ..35, P <0.01). CONCLUSION: Waist circumferences can be used to screen for increased abdominal fat mass in children, whereby a cut-off point of 1.3 standard deviation score seems most suitable...
  16. ncbi request reprint Alarming prevalences of overweight and obesity for children of Turkish, Moroccan and Dutch origin in The Netherlands according to international standards
    A Miranda Fredriks
    TNO Prevention and Health, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Acta Paediatr 94:496-8. 2005
    ..Prevalences of overweight in The Netherlands, defined by international cut-off points, are presented in 14 500 children of Dutch origin, 2904 of Turkish and 2855 of Moroccan origin, aged 0-21 y...
  17. doi request reprint Effects of selective dropout on infant growth standards
    Stef van Buuren
    Department of Statistics, TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 65:167-75; discussion 175-9. 2010
    ..If similar dropout mechanisms operate in the Multicentre Growth Reference Study, then the WHO weight-for-age standards are expected to be systematically different from those for the entire group of 1,743 infants...
  18. pmc Healthy growth in children with Down syndrome
    Helma B M van Gameren-Oosterom
    Department of Child Health, Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research TNO, Leiden, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e31079. 2012
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint [Guideline for preventive child health care: 'Detection and referral criteria in short stature']
    Mascha Kamphuis
    TNO Kwaliteit van Leven, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 154:A2366. 2010
    ..They should no longer be applied. The guideline also provides information on the cause of short stature, psychosocial aspects and the use of growth hormone...
  20. pmc Prevalence of overweight and obesity in the Netherlands in 2003 compared to 1980 and 1997
    Katja van den Hurk
    TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 92:992-5. 2007
    ..To assess the prevalence of overweight and obesity in children living in the Netherlands and compare the findings with the Third and Fourth National Growth Studies carried out in 1980 and 1997, respectively...
  21. doi request reprint Breastfeeding duration related to practised contraception in the Netherlands
    Jacobus P Van Wouwe
    Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Acta Paediatr 98:86-90. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to gain insight into contraception practised and related to breastfeeding duration...
  22. ncbi request reprint Height, weight, body mass index and pubertal development reference values for children of Turkish origin in the Netherlands
    A Miranda Fredriks
    Child Health Division, TNO Prevention and Health, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pediatr 162:788-93. 2003
    ..CONCLUSION: Turkish children are considerably shorter and more overweight than Dutch children. Separate growth charts for Turkish children in The Netherlands are useful for growth monitoring...
  23. pmc Increase in prevalence of overweight in Dutch children and adolescents: a comparison of nationwide growth studies in 1980, 1997 and 2009
    Yvonne Schönbeck
    TNO Child Health, Leiden, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 6:e27608. 2011
    ..To assess the prevalence of overweight and obesity among Dutch children and adolescents, to examine the 30-years trend, and to create new body mass index reference charts...
  24. ncbi request reprint An interval scale for development of children aged 0-2 years
    Gert Jacobusse
    TNO Prevention and Health, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Stat Med 25:2272-83. 2006
    ..Difference scores between sessions can be used to evaluate developmental velocity on the individual level. To our knowledge this is the first developmental scale for children with such properties...
  25. pmc Reference chart for relative weight change to detect hypernatraemic dehydration
    Paula van Dommelen
    TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 92:490-4. 2007
    ..The validity of the rule of thumb that infants may have a weight loss of 10% in the first days after birth is unknown. We assessed the validity of this and other rules to detect breast-fed infants with hypernatraemic dehydration...
  26. doi request reprint Growth references for height, weight and body mass index of twins aged 0-2.5 years
    Paula van Dommelen
    Department of Mathematics, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Paediatr 97:1099-104. 2008
    ..To determine the size of the growth deficit in Dutch monozygotic and dizygotic twins aged 0-2.5 years as compared to singletons and to construct reference growth charts for twins...
  27. doi request reprint Evaluation of neural networks to identify types of activity using accelerometers
    Sanne I de Vries
    Department of Health Promotion, TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:101-7. 2011
    ..To develop and evaluate two artificial neural network (ANN) models based on single-sensor accelerometer data and an ANN model based on the data of two accelerometers for the identification of types of physical activity in adults...
  28. ncbi request reprint Response Conversion for improving comparability of International Physical Activity data
    Marijke Hopman-Rock
    Dept of Prevention and Healthcare, TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, Netherlands
    J Phys Act Health 9:29-38. 2012
    ..Many questionnaires for measuring physical activity (PA) exist. This complicates the comparison of outcomes...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint On the assessment of adverse drug reactions from spontaneous reporting systems: the influence of under-reporting on odds ratios
    Peter G M van der Heijden
    TNO Prevention and Health, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Stat Med 21:2027-44. 2002
    ..Similar results hold for covariate-drug interactions. We illustrate our results using two examples...
  31. 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint Dieting in children: a population-based study in children aged between 9 and 12 years
    Mieke Dousma
    Department of Paediatrics, Beatrix kinderkliniek UMCG, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Acta Paediatr 96:273-5. 2007
    ..7% (95% CI 11.5-15.9%) of the children referred to a general paediatric outpatient clinic were or had been on a diet. However, it is unknown how many children in a random population are or have been on a diet...