Agathe Billette de Villemeur

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AIM The aim of this study was to determine yields of colonoscopy by indication, especially after a positive Hemoccult test, in the Isère area in southeastern France where a mass screening campaign for colorectal cancer using the Hemoccult test was conducted in women aged 50 to 69 years. METHOD This prospective survey was conducted with the participation(More)
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Since 1960 progress in obstetric and neonatology modified the survival chance of babies and the pattern of mortality causes. With the information available in the death certificates the aim was to analyse the trends in infant mortality for all 0-1 year children deaths occurring from 1976 to 1991, and to look at its influence on disabled children prevalence(More)
BACKGROUND A pilot program of organized screening for colorectal cancers was conducted in Isère, an administrative district in France. A fecal occult blood test (Hemoccult II(®)) was proposed for all individuals aged greater than 50 years (women since 1991 and men since 2002), followed by colonoscopy for those testing positive. A prospective study was(More)
The mass screening program for cancer in the Isere department offers women between 50 and 69 years a medical consultation and three tests: mammography for breast cancer screening, Pap smear for cervical cancer screening, and hemoccult for colorectal cancer. During the first round, 29,570 women took part in the program, 21% had a mammography, 20% Pap smears(More)
In order to assess their vaccination policy, the public health authorities in Isère (France) conducted several surveys to determine the vaccination coverage rate among adults. In France, the current state of knowledge in this area is limited. Four separate surveys were conducted in 2002-2003: (1) a telephone survey of 976 adults, 18% of whom had vaccination(More)
The department of Isère, which is involved since 1990 in a breast cancer screening campaign concerning women aged 50 to 69, has managed to associate a cervical and colorectal cancers screening program. The target sample size is 98,000 individuals. Women are asked to refer their general practitioner or gynaecologist for cervicovaginal smears. Each woman is(More)
BACKGROUND Tuberculosis prevention has been based on generalized BCG vaccination in France since 1949. The aim of this cross-sectional survey was to assess the impact of the change in BCG administration (in January 2006) and the end of compulsory vaccination (in July 2007). METHOD A self-administered postal questionnaire was sent to a random sample of(More)
Studies on mild intellectual disability (MID) are scarce. The aim of this study was to describe the educational and medical care trajectories and their determinants in children with MID. The study population concerned children born in 1997 and resident in a French county (Isère) in 2008. MID was defined as an overall IQ score between 50 and 69. For the(More)