Johan P Mackenbach

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi An analysis of the role of health care in reducing socioeconomic inequalities in health: the case of the Netherlands
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Health Serv 33:523-41. 2003
  2. doi The potential impact of a social redistribution of specific risk factors on socioeconomic inequalities in mortality: illustration of a method based on population attributable fractions
    Rasmus Hoffmann
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:56-62. 2013
  3. doi The role of prenatal, perinatal and postnatal factors in the explanation of socioeconomic inequalities in preschool asthma symptoms: the Generation R Study
    Esther Hafkamp-de Groen
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:1017-24. 2012
  4. doi Educational inequalities in blood pressure and cholesterol screening in nine European countries
    Danielle Rodin
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:1050-5. 2012
  5. doi Smoking during pregnancy in ethnic populations: the Generation R study
    Ernst Jan W M Troe
    The Generation R Study Group, Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1373-84. 2008
  6. pmc Determinants of daily smoking in Turkish young adults in the Netherlands
    Floor V A van Oort
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 6:294. 2006
  7. 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
  8. doi Ethnic differences in participation in prenatal screening for Down syndrome: a register-based study
    Mirjam P Fransen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prenat Diagn 30:988-94. 2010
  9. 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
  10. ncbi 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

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Publications131 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi An analysis of the role of health care in reducing socioeconomic inequalities in health: the case of the Netherlands
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Health Serv 33:523-41. 2003
    ....
  2. doi The potential impact of a social redistribution of specific risk factors on socioeconomic inequalities in mortality: illustration of a method based on population attributable fractions
    Rasmus Hoffmann
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:56-62. 2013
    ..However, realistic estimates to what extent they are modifiable are scarce. This problem can be met through the systematic application of the population attributable fraction (PAF) to socioeconomic health inequalities...
  3. doi The role of prenatal, perinatal and postnatal factors in the explanation of socioeconomic inequalities in preschool asthma symptoms: the Generation R Study
    Esther Hafkamp-de Groen
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:1017-24. 2012
    ....
  4. doi Educational inequalities in blood pressure and cholesterol screening in nine European countries
    Danielle Rodin
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:1050-5. 2012
    ..To perform the first European overview of educational inequalities in the use of blood pressure and cholesterol screening...
  5. doi Smoking during pregnancy in ethnic populations: the Generation R study
    Ernst Jan W M Troe
    The Generation R Study Group, Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:1373-84. 2008
    ..Smoking rates and correlates of smoking during pregnancy varied by ethnic background. These observations should be considered when designing maternal smoking prevention and intervention strategies...
  6. pmc Determinants of daily smoking in Turkish young adults in the Netherlands
    Floor V A van Oort
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 6:294. 2006
    ..As little is known about the determinants of smoking in large ethnic minorities in the Netherlands and other Western European countries, we studied the determinants of smoking young adult offspring of Turkish migrants to the Netherlands...
  7. 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...
  8. doi Ethnic differences in participation in prenatal screening for Down syndrome: a register-based study
    Mirjam P Fransen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prenat Diagn 30:988-94. 2010
    ..To assess ethnic differences in participation in prenatal screening for Down syndrome in the Netherlands...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi 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...
  11. ncbi Using epidemiological models to estimate the health effects of diet behaviour change: the example of tailored fruit and vegetable promotion
    J Lennert Veerman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Public Health Nutr 9:415-20. 2006
    ..To explore the use of epidemiological modelling for the estimation of health effects of behaviour change interventions, using the example of computer-tailored nutrition education aimed at fruit and vegetable consumption in The Netherlands...
  12. 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
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  13. doi Smoking and the potential for reduction of inequalities in mortality in Europe
    Margarete C Kulik
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:959-71. 2013
    ..Patterns of potential reduction in inequality differ by country or region and sex, suggesting that the priority given to smoking as an entry-point for tackling health inequalities should differ between countries...
  14. 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...
  15. doi Educational inequalities in avoidable mortality in Europe
    Irina Stirbu
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:913-20. 2010
    ....
  16. doi Weight change before and after the introduction of solids: results from a longitudinal birth cohort
    Lenie van Rossem
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Nutr 109:370-5. 2013
    ..e. z= 0). We therefore conclude that differences in WFH in childhood are not the result of early introduction to solids...
  17. 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...
  18. doi Explaining educational inequalities in birthweight: the Generation R Study
    Pauline W Jansen
    The Generation R Study Group, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:216-28. 2009
    ..In order to tackle inequalities in birthweight, it is important that interventions are accessible for pregnant women in lower socio-economic strata...
  19. doi Ethnic and socio-economic differences in uptake of prenatal diagnostic tests for Down's syndrome
    Mirjam P Fransen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 151:158-62. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to assess ethnic and socio-economic differences in the uptake of maternal age-based prenatal diagnostic testing for Down's syndrome by amniocentesis or chorionic villus sampling...
  20. ncbi Ethnic disparities in problem behaviour in adolescence contribute to ethnic disparities in social class in adulthood
    Floor V A van Oort
    Erasmus MC, Dept of Public Health, University Medical Centre, P O Box 2040, 3000, CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:50-6. 2007
    ..It is important for prevention of social class disparities to know how ethnic disparities in social class arise among migrant children. We contribute to this understanding by examining the role of problem behaviour in adolescence...
  21. doi 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...
  22. doi 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...
  23. doi 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...
  24. pmc Children of low socioeconomic status show accelerated linear growth in early childhood; results from the Generation R Study
    Lindsay M Silva
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e37356. 2012
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  25. pmc The role of 'confounding by indication' in assessing the effect of quality of care on disease outcomes in general practice: results of a case-control study
    Johan S de Koning
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:10. 2005
    ..We report on the problems related to a variant of confounding by indication, that may be common in quality of care studies...
  26. 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
    ....
  27. 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...
  28. doi Mother's educational level and fetal growth: the genesis of health inequalities
    Lindsay M Silva
    The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1250-61. 2010
    ....
  29. 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...
  30. doi Future disability projections could be improved by connecting to the theory of a dynamic equilibrium
    Bart Klijs
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:436-43. 2011
    ..This article tests the key assumption of this theory that severe disability is associated with proximity to death, whereas mild disability is not...
  31. doi Health impacts of increasing alcohol prices in the European Union: a dynamic projection
    Stefan K Lhachimi
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of Public Health, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 55:237-43. 2012
    ..Currently, a major revision of the EU excise tax regime is under discussion. We quantify the health impact of alcohol price increases across the EU...
  32. ncbi Ethnic differences in total and cause-specific infant mortality in The Netherlands
    Ernst Jan W M Troe
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:140-7. 2006
    ..Marital status and age of the mother are important other risk factors of infant mortality...
  33. doi Life expectancy and life expectancy with disability of normal weight, overweight, and obese smokers and nonsmokers in Europe
    Istvan M Majer
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1451-9. 2011
    ..The findings suggest that further tobacco control would contribute to increasing LE, while tackling the obesity epidemic is necessary to prevent an expansion of disability...
  34. doi No midpregnancy fall in diastolic blood pressure in women with a low educational level: the Generation R Study
    Lindsay M Silva
    The Generation R Study Group, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Hypertension 52:645-51. 2008
    ..This might partly explain these women's susceptibility to preeclampsia...
  35. pmc Ethnic differences in internal medicine referrals and diagnosis in the Netherlands
    Loes C Lanting
    Erasmus MC, Department of Public Health, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 8:287. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to examine ethnic differences in the use of internal medicine outpatient care, specifically to examine ethnic differences in the reason for referral and diagnosis...
  36. doi 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...
  37. ncbi The European Common Agricultural Policy on fruits and vegetables: exploring potential health gain from reform
    J Lennert Veerman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 16:31-5. 2006
    ..This policy is at odds with public health interests. We assess the potential health gain for the Dutch population of discontinuing EU withdrawal support for fruits and vegetables...
  38. ncbi 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...
  39. ncbi Social-democratic government and health policy in Europe: a quantitative analysis
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Int J Health Serv 43:389-413. 2013
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  40. doi Amenable mortality revisited: the AMIEHS study
    Rasmus Hoffmann
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Gac Sanit 27:199-206. 2013
    ..In the project "Amenable mortality in the European Union: toward better indicators for the effectiveness of health systems" (AMIEHS), we introduce a new approach to the selection of indicators of amenable mortality...
  41. 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)...
  42. doi 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...
  43. pmc Influence of maternal and child lifestyle-related characteristics on the socioeconomic inequality in overweight and obesity among 5-year-old children; the "Be Active, Eat Right" Study
    Lydian Veldhuis
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 50, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:2336-47. 2013
    ..These results should be taken into account when developing policies to reduce inequalities in (childhood) health...
  44. doi Income inequalities in case death of ischaemic heart disease in the Netherlands: a national record-linked study
    Irina Stirbu
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:1159-66. 2012
    ....
  45. doi The health impact of social disadvantage in early childhood; the Generation R study
    Hein Raat
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Early Hum Dev 87:729-33. 2011
    ..Although some inequalities can be explained by known determinants, research needs to be done to reach a full understanding of the pathways between social disadvantage and ill health in early childhood...
  46. doi Practical operationalizations of risk factors for fracture in older women: results from two longitudinal studies
    Saskia M F Pluijm
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Bone Miner Res 24:534-42. 2009
    ..On the basis of the results of this study, a simple, practical algorithm can be developed for use in general practice...
  47. doi Ethnic differences in considerations whether or not to participate in prenatal screening for Down syndrome
    Mirjam P Fransen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prenat Diagn 29:1262-9. 2009
    ..To evaluate ethnic differences in considerations whether or not to participate in prenatal screening for Down syndrome and to relate these to differences in participation...
  48. 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...
  49. ncbi Quality of stroke prevention in general practice: relationship with practice organization
    Johan S de Koning
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:59-65. 2005
    ..To investigate the relationship between elements of practice organization related to stroke prevention in general practice, and suboptimal preventive care preceding the occurrence of stroke...
  50. pmc Health disadvantage in US adults aged 50 to 74 years: a comparison of the health of rich and poor Americans with that of Europeans
    Mauricio Avendano
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Public Health 99:540-8. 2009
    ..We compared the health of older US, English, and other European adults, stratified by wealth...
  51. 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
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  52. pmc Obesity, smoking, alcohol consumption and years lived with disability: a Sullivan life table approach
    Bart Klijs
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:378. 2011
    ..A secondary aim is to assess potential improvement of the Sullivan method by using information on the association of disability with time to death...
  53. ncbi Development of ethnic disparities in internalizing and externalizing problems from adolescence into young adulthood
    Floor V A van Oort
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 48:176-84. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to study the development of disparities in internalizing and externalizing problems between Dutch natives and Turkish migrant children from adolescence into adulthood...
  54. 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...
  55. doi Variations in the relation between education and cause-specific mortality in 19 European populations: a test of the "fundamental causes" theory of social inequalities in health
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, Netherlands Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 127:51-62. 2015
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  56. doi 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. ..
  57. ncbi The unequal health of Europeans: successes and failures of policies
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Lancet 381:1125-34. 2013
    ..Important health challenges remain in both western and eastern Europe and signify unresolved issues in health policy (eg, alcohol, food) and rising health inequalities within countries...
  58. doi Using 'amenable mortality' as indicator of healthcare effectiveness in international comparisons: results of a validation study
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:139-46. 2013
    ..In this paper, we summarise the main results of this study and illustrate them for four conditions...
  59. pmc Inequalities in utilisation of general practitioner and specialist services in 9 European countries
    Irina Stirbu
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, Erasmus University, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:288. 2011
    ..To cover the gap in knowledge we pay a special attention to the magnitude of inequalities among patients with chronic conditions...
  60. 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...
  61. ncbi Deprivation and systematic stroke prevention in general practice: an audit among general practitioners in the Rotterdam region, The Netherlands
    Johan S de Koning
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 13:340-6. 2003
    ..To investigate differences in quality of preventive care provided by general practitioners (GPs) to patients at risk of stroke living in deprived and non-deprived neighbourhoods in the Rotterdam region...
  62. ncbi 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...
  63. ncbi Quality of care in stroke prevention: results of an audit study among general practitioners
    Johan S de Koning
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 38:129-36. 2004
    ..This study investigated the quality of care in stroke prevention in general practice and its relation to the occurrence of stroke...
  64. 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
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  65. ncbi 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...
  66. ncbi 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...
  67. 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...
  68. ncbi The level and time course of disability: trajectories of disability in adults and young elderly
    Wilma J Nusselder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 28:1015-26. 2006
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  69. ncbi Ethnic disparities in mental health and educational attainment: comparing migrant and native children
    Floor V A van Oort
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 53:514-25. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the contribution of ethnic disparities in mental health problems in adolescence to ethnic disparities in educational attainment in adulthood...
  70. pmc Socioeconomic inequalities in mortality from conditions amenable to medical interventions: do they reflect inequalities in access or quality of health care?
    Iris Plug
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 12:346. 2012
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  71. doi Effectiveness of a primary school-based intervention to reduce overweight
    Wilma Jansen
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e70-7. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of a school-based intervention program to reduce overweight and improve fitness in primary school children...
  72. 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...
  73. 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...
  74. 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...
  75. 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...
  76. doi The Generation R study: a candidate gene study and genome-wide association study (GWAS) on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of mothers and young children
    Hein Raat
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 19:1439-46. 2010
    ..The aim of this paper is to describe the Generation R study as a template that enables candidate gene study and genome-wide association study regarding health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of mothers and their young children...
  77. doi Economic costs of health inequalities in the European Union
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:412-9. 2011
    ..In order to support the case for inter-sectoral policies to tackle health inequalities, the authors explored the economic costs of socioeconomic inequalities in health in the European Union (EU)...
  78. pmc Mortality risk associated with disability: a population-based record linkage study
    Istvan M Majer
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Public Health 101:e9-15. 2011
    ..We assessed the association between mortality and disability and quantified the effect of disability-associated risk factors...
  79. pmc Living healthier for longer: comparative effects of three heart-healthy behaviors on life expectancy with and without cardiovascular disease
    Wilma J Nusselder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 9:487. 2009
    ..We aimed to calculate and compare the effects of non-smoking, normal weight and physical activity in middle-aged populations on life expectancy with and without cardiovascular disease...
  80. ncbi 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...
  81. pmc Validity of predictions in health impact assessment
    J Lennert Veerman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:362-6. 2007
    ..These predictions have to be valid, but as yet it is unclear how validity should be defined in HIA...
  82. 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...
  83. ncbi Correlates of stages of change of smoking among inhabitants of deprived neighbourhoods
    Aafje Dotinga
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box, DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 15:152-9. 2005
    ..This study examines the prevalence and correlates of stages of change of smoking, in terms of psychosocial, structural and sociodemographic factors, among inhabitants of deprived neighbourhoods...
  84. 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...
  85. pmc Ethnic identity and the risk of schizophrenia in ethnic minorities: a case-control study
    Wim Veling
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Schizophr Bull 36:1149-56. 2010
    ..Positive identification with one's own ethnic group is a strong predictor of mental health in immigrants. We investigated whether negative ethnic identity is related to schizophrenia risk in non-Western immigrants...
  86. ncbi 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...
  87. ncbi Self-assessed health and mortality: could psychosocial factors explain the association?
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 31:1162-8. 2002
    ..It has been suggested that this association is due to psychosocial factors which are both related to self-assessed health and to mortality. We tested this hypothesis...
  88. ncbi Why do lower educated people continue smoking? Explanations from the longitudinal GLOBE study
    Mariel Droomers
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Health Psychol 21:263-72. 2002
    ..These results have important implications for intervention programs and policy...
  89. ncbi Health impact assessment and advocacy: a challenging combination
    J Lennert Veerman
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Soz Praventivmed 51:151-2. 2006
  90. ncbi Hostility and the educational gradient in health. The mediating role of health-related behaviours
    Carola T M Schrijvers
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 12:110-6. 2002
    ..The aim was to study hostility as a factor intermediate in the association between educational level and health...
  91. ncbi Obesity in adulthood and its consequences for life expectancy: a life-table analysis
    Anna Peeters
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 138:24-32. 2003
    ..Overweight and obesity in adulthood are linked to an increased risk for death and disease. Their potential effect on life expectancy and premature death has not yet been described...
  92. ncbi Educational differences in the intention to stop smoking: explanations based on the Theory of Planned Behaviour
    Mariel Droomers
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 14:194-8. 2004
    ....
  93. pmc A strategy for tackling health inequalities in the Netherlands
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 325:1029-32. 2002
  94. ncbi Differences in perinatal mortality and suboptimal care between 10 European regions: results of an international audit
    Jan H Richardus
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BJOG 110:97-105. 2003
    ..The study aimed to determine the contribution of differences in quality of care, by looking at differences in the presence of suboptimal factors in individual cases of perinatal death...
  95. pmc Father's occupational group and daily smoking during adolescence: patterns and predictors
    Mariel Droomers
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Public Health 95:681-8. 2005
    ..We investigated the relationship among father's occupational group, daily smoking, and smoking determinants in a cohort of New Zealand adolescents...
  96. 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...
  97. ncbi Odol, Autobahne and a non-smoking Führer: reflections on the innocence of public health
    Johan P Mackenbach
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 34:537-9. 2005
  98. doi 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
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  99. ncbi Nondisease factors affected trajectories of disability in a prospective study
    Wilma J Nusselder
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:484-94. 2005
    ..To examine nondisease factors, including sociodemographic variables, health behaviors and psychosocial factors as determinants of trajectories of disability...
  100. ncbi Internalising and externalising behaviours in young adults: Dutch natives and Turkish migrants in the Netherlands
    Floor V A van Oort
    Department of Public Health MGZ, Erasmus University Medical Center, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ethn Health 11:133-51. 2006
    ..To compare the prevalence of internalising and externalising behaviour of Dutch and Turkish migrant young adults in the Netherlands. We will also assess associations with socio-economic position...
  101. ncbi Determinants of under-5 mortality among the poor and the rich: a cross-national analysis of 43 developing countries
    Tanja A J Houweling
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1257-65. 2005
    ..We aimed to describe how the association between under-5 mortality and socioeconomic, political, and health care factors varies in strength between richer and poorer children...