A E Kunst

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Socioeconomic inequalities in morbidity among the elderly; a European overview
    Martijn Huisman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 57:861-73. 2003
  2. ncbi Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in self-assessed health in 10 European countries
    Anton E Kunst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 34:295-305. 2005
  3. ncbi Association between gross domestic product throughout the life course and old-age mortality across birth cohorts: parallel analyses of seven European countries, 1950-1999
    Fanny Janssen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 63:239-54. 2006
  4. ncbi Higher smoking prevalence in urban compared to non-urban areas: time trends in six European countries
    Berlian I Idris
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Place 13:702-12. 2007
  5. ncbi End-of-life decisions and old-age mortality: A cross-country analysis
    Fanny Janssen
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1951-3. 2006
  6. pmc Using relative and absolute measures for monitoring health inequalities: experiences from cross-national analyses on maternal and child health
    Tanja Aj Houweling
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Equity Health 6:15. 2007
  7. 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
  8. pmc Association between forgone care and household income among the elderly in five Western European countries - analyses based on survey data from the SHARE-study
    Andreas Mielck
    Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Health Economics and Health Care Management, PO Box 1129, 85758 Neuherberg, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:52. 2009
  9. ncbi Commentary: Using geographical data to monitor socioeconomic inequalities in mortality: experiences from Japanese studies
    Anton E Kunst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 34:110-2. 2005
  10. ncbi Describing socioeconomic inequalities in health in European countries: an overview of recent studies
    A E Kunst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 55:3-11. 2007

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Publications81

  1. ncbi Socioeconomic inequalities in morbidity among the elderly; a European overview
    Martijn Huisman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 57:861-73. 2003
    ..To conclude, inequalities in morbidity decrease with age, but a substantive part persists in old age. To improve the health of elderly people it is important that the material, social and cultural resources of the elderly are improved...
  2. ncbi Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in self-assessed health in 10 European countries
    Anton E Kunst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 34:295-305. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi Association between gross domestic product throughout the life course and old-age mortality across birth cohorts: parallel analyses of seven European countries, 1950-1999
    Fanny Janssen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 63:239-54. 2006
    ..Socio-economic circumstances during adulthood and middle age seem more important in determining old-age mortality trends than those during infancy or childhood...
  4. ncbi Higher smoking prevalence in urban compared to non-urban areas: time trends in six European countries
    Berlian I Idris
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Place 13:702-12. 2007
    ..There were no significant differences in annual rate of change in smoking prevalence between non-urban and urban areas...
  5. ncbi End-of-life decisions and old-age mortality: A cross-country analysis
    Fanny Janssen
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1951-3. 2006
  6. pmc Using relative and absolute measures for monitoring health inequalities: experiences from cross-national analyses on maternal and child health
    Tanja Aj Houweling
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Equity Health 6:15. 2007
    ..Our paper aims to inform this debate and develop recommendations for monitoring health inequalities on the basis of empirical analyses for a broad range of developing countries...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc Association between forgone care and household income among the elderly in five Western European countries - analyses based on survey data from the SHARE-study
    Andreas Mielck
    Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Health Economics and Health Care Management, PO Box 1129, 85758 Neuherberg, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:52. 2009
    ..We hypothesize that reporting forgone care is more prevalent in low income groups...
  9. ncbi Commentary: Using geographical data to monitor socioeconomic inequalities in mortality: experiences from Japanese studies
    Anton E Kunst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 34:110-2. 2005
  10. ncbi Describing socioeconomic inequalities in health in European countries: an overview of recent studies
    A E Kunst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 55:3-11. 2007
    ..Further descriptive work should aim to identify priority areas for explanatory and intervention studies...
  11. pmc Occupational class and cause specific mortality in middle aged men in 11 European countries: comparison of population based studies. EU Working Group on Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health
    A E Kunst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University, PO Box 1738, NL 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 316:1636-42. 1998
    ..To compare countries in western Europe with respect to class differences in mortality from specific causes of death and to assess the contributions these causes make to class differences in total mortality...
  12. pmc Educational inequalities in tuberculosis mortality in sixteen European populations
    J L Alvarez
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 15:1461-7, i. 2011
    ..To describe the magnitude of socioeconomic inequalities in tuberculosis (TB) mortality by level of education in male, female, urban and rural populations in several European countries...
  13. ncbi Inequalities in the prevalence of smoking in the European Union: comparing education and income
    M Huisman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 40:756-64. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to determine whether education or income was more strongly related to smoking in the European Union at large, and within the individual countries of the EU, at the end of the 1990s...
  14. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in mortality among women and among men: an international study
    J P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Public Health 89:1800-6. 1999
    ..This study compared differences in total and cause-specific mortality by educational level among women with those among men in 7 countries: the United States, Finland, Norway, Italy, the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Estonia...
  15. 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...
  16. ncbi Socio-economic inequalities in mortality. Methodological problems illustrated with three examples from Europe
    A E Kunst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique 46:467-79. 1998
    ..The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the extent to which results of descriptive studies can be biased due to problems with the data that are commonly available to European countries...
  17. pmc Differences in avoidable mortality between migrants and the native Dutch in The Netherlands
    I Stirbu
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 6:78. 2006
    ..This study investigates the association between the level of mortality from 'avoidable' causes and ethnic origin in the Netherlands and identifies social factors that contribute to this association...
  18. pmc Relation between trends in late middle age mortality and trends in old age mortality--is there evidence for mortality selection?
    F Janssen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:775-81. 2005
    ....
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi Cohort-specific trends in stroke mortality in seven European countries were related to infant mortality rates
    M Amiri
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:1295-302. 2006
    ..To assess, in a population-based study, whether secular trends in cardiovascular disease mortality in seven European countries were correlated with past trends in infant mortality rate (IMR) in these countries...
  22. doi 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...
  23. ncbi Ethnic inequalities in age- and cause-specific mortality in The Netherlands
    Vivian Bos
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1112-9. 2004
    ..By describing ethnic differences in age- and cause-specific mortality in The Netherlands we aim to identify factors that determine whether ethnic minority groups have higher or lower mortality than the native population of the host country...
  24. ncbi Socioeconomic differences in health and well-being of children and adolescents in Iceland
    M Halldorsson
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Public Health 27:43-7. 1999
    ..To assess differences in health, healthcare use and well-being of children according to their socioeconomic situation...
  25. doi Comparative appraisal of educational inequalities in overweight and obesity among adults in 19 European countries
    Albert Jan R Roskam
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 39:392-404. 2010
    ....
  26. pmc Educational inequalities in smoking among men and women aged 16 years and older in 11 European countries
    M Huisman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Tob Control 14:106-13. 2005
    ....
  27. ncbi Trends in stomach cancer mortality in relation to living conditions in childhood. A study among cohorts born between 1860 and 1939 in seven European countries
    M Amiri
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 42:3212-8. 2006
    ..To assess whether secular trends in stomach cancer mortality were correlated with trends in infant mortality rate (IMR) or gross domestic product (GDP)...
  28. ncbi A comparative appraisal of the relationship of education, income and housing tenure with less than good health among the elderly in Europe
    J A A Dalstra
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 62:2046-60. 2006
    ..In some countries, like Great Britain and the Netherlands, however, housing tenure has an additional value...
  29. pmc Black-white differences in infectious disease mortality in the United States
    J H Richardus
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Postbox 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Public Health 91:1251-3. 2001
    ....
  30. ncbi Rising under-5 mortality in Africa: who bears the brunt?
    Tanja A J Houweling
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 11:1218-27. 2006
    ....
  31. pmc Injury mortality among ethnic minority groups in the Netherlands
    I Stirbu
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:249-55. 2006
    ..To prepare a comprehensive overview of ethnic differences in injury related mortality in the Netherlands and to determine the role of area income and urbanisation degree...
  32. ncbi Socioeconomic inequalities in stroke mortality among middle-aged men: an international overview. European Union Working Group on Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health
    A E Kunst
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 29:2285-91. 1998
    ..This report therefore presents an international overview of socioeconomic differences in stroke mortality...
  33. ncbi Cohort patterns in mortality trends among the elderly in seven European countries, 1950-99
    F Janssen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1149-59. 2005
    ..This study aimed to identify and describe cohort patterns in trends in mortality among the elderly (>60 years of age) in seven European countries...
  34. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in alcohol related cancer mortality among men: to what extent do they differ between Western European populations?
    Gwenn Menvielle
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 121:649-55. 2007
    ..This study suggests that alcohol use substantially influences socioeconomic inequalities in male cancer mortality in France, Spain and Switzerland but not in the Nordic countries and nor in Belgium...
  35. ncbi Education, aging, and health: to what extent can the rise in educational level relieve the future health (care) burden associated with population aging in the Netherlands?
    I M Joung
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 53:955-63. 2000
    ..We therefore recommend that in projections of ill-health also changes in educational level are taken into account...
  36. ncbi 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...
  37. doi Higher mortality in urban neighbourhoods in The Netherlands: who is at risk?
    C Van Hooijdonk
    Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:499-505. 2008
    ..Urban residents have higher mortality risks than rural residents. These urban-rural differences might be more pronounced within certain demographic subpopulations...
  38. pmc Trends in smoking behaviour between 1985 and 2000 in nine European countries by education
    K Giskes
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, 3000DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:395-401. 2005
    ..To examine whether trends in smoking behaviour in Western Europe between 1985 and 2000 differed by education group...
  39. ncbi [Mortality among non-western migrants in The Netherlands]
    J P Mackenbach
    Erasmus Medisch Centrum, afd Maatschappelijke Gezondheidszorg, Postbus 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:917-23. 2005
    ....
  40. 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...
  41. ncbi The diversity in associations between community social capital and health per health outcome, population group and location studied
    Carolien van Hooijdonk
    Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1384-92. 2008
    ..Therefore this study examines the diversity in associations between community social capital and health by investigating different diseases, populations groups and locations...
  42. doi Identification of socioeconomic groups at increased risk for smoking in European countries: looking beyond educational level
    Maartje M Schaap
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:359-69. 2008
    ..These measures should be used in addition to educational level to identify groups at increased risk for smoking...
  43. doi Female ever-smoking, education, emancipation and economic development in 19 European countries
    Maartje M Schaap
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 68:1271-8. 2009
    ..The results are consistent with the idea that economic development and social-cultural processes related to gender empowerment have affected the diffusion of smoking in different ways for more and less educated women...
  44. doi 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...
  45. doi Disability occurrence and proximity to death
    Bart Klijs
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 32:1733-41. 2010
    ..This paper aims to assess whether disability occurrence is related more strongly to proximity to death than to age...
  46. pmc Differences in cause-of-death patterns between the native Dutch and persons of Indonesian descent in the Netherlands
    Lintje Ho
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Public Health 97:1616-8. 2007
    ..The differences in cause-of-death patterns may reflect persistent influences of country of origin and migration history...
  47. ncbi Duration of residence was not consistently related to immigrant mortality
    Vivian Bos
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:585-92. 2007
    ..This paper aimed to examine immigrant mortality according to duration of residence in the Netherlands and to compare duration-specific mortality levels to levels of mortality in the native Dutch population...
  48. doi The predictive value of different socio-economic indicators for overweight in nine European countries
    Albert Jan R Roskam
    Erasmus MC, Department of Public Health, Room AE 141, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 11:1256-66. 2008
    ..To assess which socio-economic indicator best predicts overweight in the European Union: educational attainment, occupational class or household income...
  49. ncbi Cancer mortality rates among first and second generation migrants in the Netherlands: Convergence toward the rates of the native Dutch population
    Irina Stirbu
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Cancer 119:2665-72. 2006
    ..This convergence implies that current levels of cancer mortality among migrants will gradually increase in future years if no specific preventive measurements are taken...
  50. ncbi The effect of age at immigration and generational status of the mother on infant mortality in ethnic minority populations in The Netherlands
    Ernst Jan W M Troe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 17:134-8. 2007
    ..We examined the association of generational status and age at immigration of the mother with infant mortality in migrant populations in The Netherlands...
  51. ncbi [Stagnation in mortality decline among elderly in The Netherlands]
    Fanny Janssen
    Afdeling Maatschappelijke Gezondheidszorg, Faculteit Geneeskunde en Gezondheidswetenschappen, Erasmus MC, Universitair Medisch Centrum Rotterdam, Postbus 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam
    Tijdschr Gerontol Geriatr 35:173-85. 2004
    ..To assess whether the stagnation in old age (80+) mortality decline observed in the Netherlands in the 1980s, continued in the 1990s and which factors contributed to this stagnation. Emphasis is on the role of smoking...
  52. pmc ICD coding changes and discontinuities in trends in cause-specific mortality in six European countries, 1950-99
    Fanny Janssen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 7138, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Bull World Health Organ 82:904-13. 2004
    ..To evaluate how often coding changes between and within revisions of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) complicate the description of long-term trends in cause-specific mortality...
  53. ncbi The shape of the relationship between income and self-assessed health: an international study
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 34:286-93. 2005
    ..We therefore examined the shape of the relationship between household equivalent income and self-assessed health in seven European countries...
  54. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in mortality within ethnic groups in the Netherlands, 1995-2000
    Vivian Bos
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:329-35. 2005
    ..To analyse socioeconomic inequalities in mortality in Dutch, Turkish, Moroccans, Surinamese, and Antillean/Aruban men and women living in the Netherlands and to assess the contribution of specific causes of death to these inequalities...
  55. ncbi Educational level and stroke mortality: a comparison of 10 European populations during the 1990s
    Mauricio Avendano
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Stroke 35:432-7. 2004
    ..This study estimates the magnitude of differences in stroke mortality by educational level among men and women aged >or=30 years in 10 European populations during the 1990s...
  56. ncbi Inequalities in lung cancer mortality by the educational level in 10 European populations
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 40:126-35. 2004
    ..In some countries, particularly in Southern Europe, it may not be too late to prevent women in less educated groups from taking up the smoking habit, thereby avoiding large inequalities in mortality in the future in these countries...
  57. pmc The contribution of specific diseases to educational disparities in disability-free life expectancy
    Wilma J Nusselder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Public Health 95:2035-41. 2005
    ..We examined the contribution that specific diseases, as causes of both death and disability, make to educational disparities in disability-free life expectancy (DFLE)...
  58. ncbi Stagnation in mortality decline among elders in the Netherlands
    Fanny Janssen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Gerontologist 43:722-34. 2003
    ..This study assesses whether the stagnation of old-age (80+) mortality decline observed in The Netherlands in the 1980s continued in the 1990s and determines which factors contributed to this stagnation. Emphasis is on the role of smoking...
  59. pmc Mortality inequalities in times of economic growth: time trends in socioeconomic and regional inequalities in under 5 mortality in Indonesia, 1982-1997
    Tanja A J Houweling
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:62-8. 2006
    ..To examine time trends in socioeconomic and regional inequalities in under 5 mortality in Indonesia during almost two decades of economic growth...
  60. ncbi Widening socioeconomic inequalities in mortality in six Western European countries
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 32:830-7. 2003
    ....
  61. doi Socioeconomic inequalities in life and health expectancies around official retirement age in 10 Western-European countries
    I M Majer
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:972-9. 2011
    ..Therefore, this study assesses the level of socioeconomic differences in these two measures in Western-Europe...
  62. doi Contribution of overweight and obesity to the occurrence of adverse pregnancy outcomes in a multi-ethnic cohort: population attributive fractions for Amsterdam
    A A A M J Djelantik
    Department of Public Health, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BJOG 119:283-90. 2012
    ..To estimate the contribution of pre-pregnancy excessive weight to the occurrence of adverse pregnancy outcomes and to detect the differences in these contributions between different ethnic groups...
  63. ncbi Monitoring of socio-economic inequalities in smoking: learning from the experiences of recent scientific studies
    M M Schaap
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health 123:103-9. 2009
    ..This paper aims to review the methods applied in recent scientific studies on inequalities in smoking, with the aim of drawing lessons for the monitoring of smoking inequalities...
  64. ncbi Trends in socioeconomic disparities in stroke mortality in six european countries between 1981-1985 and 1991-1995
    M Avendano
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam 3000 DR, The Netherlands
    Am J Epidemiol 161:52-61. 2005
    ..Socioeconomic disparities in stroke mortality generally persisted and may have widened in some populations, which fact underlines the need to improve preventive and secondary care for stroke among the lower socioeconomic groups...
  65. doi Medical students' knowledge and attitudes toward organ donation: results of a Dutch survey
    C A Figueroa
    Department of Public Health, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Transplant Proc 45:2093-7. 2013
    ..These students are of interest for the effect that increasing medical knowledge might have on the willingness to register as a donor...
  66. doi Socio-economic inequalities in childhood mortality in low- and middle-income countries: a review of the international evidence
    Tanja A J Houweling
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br Med Bull 93:7-26. 2010
    ..Sources of data Evidence on socio-economic inequalities in childhood mortality in LMICs is mostly based on data from household surveys and demographic surveillance sites...
  67. ncbi Trends in old-age mortality in seven European countries, 1950-1999
    F Janssen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:203-16. 2004
    ..We detect periods of stagnation in recent old-age mortality trends, and explore for which causes of death the recent stagnation is most apparent...
  68. ncbi A cross-national comparative study of smoking prevalence and cessation between English and Dutch South Asian and African origin populations: the role of national context
    Charles Agyemang
    Department of Public Health, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Nicotine Tob Res 12:557-66. 2010
    ..We assessed whether the lower smoking prevalence in the U.K. general population compared with the Netherlands is also observed in ethnic minority groups (i.e., Dutch vs. English South Asians and Dutch- vs. English-Africans)...
  69. pmc Huge poor-rich inequalities in maternity care: an international comparative study of maternity and child care in developing countries
    Tanja A J Houweling
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Bull World Health Organ 85:745-54. 2007
    ..This paper describes poor-rich inequalities in the use of maternity care and seeks to understand these inequalities through comparisons with other types of health care...
  70. ncbi Social determinants of ever initiating smoking differ from those of quitting: a cross-sectional study in Estonia
    Mall Leinsalu
    Stockholm Centre on Health of Societies in Transition SCOHOST, Sodertorn University College, Huddinge, Sweden
    Eur J Public Health 17:572-8. 2007
    ....
  71. ncbi Exceptions to the rule: healthy deprived areas and unhealthy wealthy areas
    Carolien van Hooijdonk
    Centre for Prevention and Health Services Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands
    Soc Sci Med 64:1326-42. 2007
    ..From these results, we conclude that urbanisation and residential segregation based on age, ethnicity and marital status might be important contributors to geographical health inequalities...
  72. pmc Educational inequalities in initiation, cessation, and prevalence of smoking among 3 Italian birth cohorts
    Bruno Federico
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Am J Public Health 97:838-45. 2007
    ..We examined socioeconomic inequalities in initiation and cessation rates of smoking and the resultant inequality in smoking prevalence among 3 consecutive Italian birth cohorts...
  73. ncbi Estonia 1989-2000: enormous increase in mortality differences by education
    Mall Leinsalu
    Stockholm Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, University College of South Stockholm, 14189 Huddinge, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 32:1081-7. 2003
    ..We aimed to analyse mortality changes by education from 1989 to 2000 in order to assess the impact of recent changes in Estonia, as well as the delayed effects of pre-transitional developments...
  74. ncbi Socio-economic inequalities in suicide: a European comparative study
    Vincent Lorant
    Health Sociology and Economics, Catholic University of Louvain, Clos Chapelle aux champs 30 41, 1200 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Br J Psychiatry 187:49-54. 2005
    ..Social factors have been shown to be predictors of suicide. It is not known whether these factors vary between countries...
  75. ncbi A European comparative study of marital status and socio-economic inequalities in suicide
    V Lorant
    Health Sociology and Economics, Faculty of Medicine, Public Health School, Catholic University of Louvain, Clos Chapelle aux champs 30 41, 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Soc Sci Med 60:2431-41. 2005
    ..We conclude that being married protects against inequalities in suicide and that this protective effect is not affected by the level of social capital at the country level...
  76. pmc Increasing ethnic differences in mortality in Estonia after the collapse of the Soviet Union
    Mall Leinsalu
    Stockholm Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, University College of South Stockholm, Huddinge, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:583-9. 2004
    ..This study examined the change in ethnic differences in mortality in Estonia 1989-2000...
  77. ncbi Educational inequalities in cause-specific mortality in middle-aged and older men and women in eight western European populations
    Martijn Huisman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet 365:493-500. 2005
    ..We assessed contribution of specific causes of death to disparities in mortality between groups with different levels of education, in men and women, middle-aged and old, in eight western European populations...
  78. ncbi Social inequalities in health care services utilisation after eight years of health care reforms: a cross-sectional study of Estonia, 1999
    Jarno Habicht
    Department of Public Health, University of Tartu, 19 Ravila St, 50411 Tartu, Estonia
    Soc Sci Med 60:777-87. 2005
    ..Further health care reforms should aim to lessen or even remove these barriers...
  79. doi Health inequalities according to educational level in different welfare regimes: a comparison of 23 European countries
    Terje A Eikemo
    Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology and SINTEF Health Research, Norway
    Sociol Health Illn 30:565-82. 2008
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  80. doi Effects of spouses' socioeconomic characteristics on mortality among men and women in a Norwegian longitudinal study
    Vera Skalická
    Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Soc Sci Med 66:2035-47. 2008
    ..Further research should test our hypothesis that the effect of husband's occupation on their spouses works through occupation-related lifestyle and social prestige...
  81. doi Inequalities in health by social class dimensions in European countries of different political traditions
    Albert Espelt
    Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1095-105. 2008
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