Jacob L. Veerman

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BACKGROUND For some phenomena the mean of population distributions predicts the proportion of people exceeding a threshold value. AIMS To investigate whether in depression, too, the population mean predicts the number of individuals at the extreme end of the distribution. METHOD We used data from the European Outcome in Depression International Network(More)
BACKGROUND Given escalating rates of chronic disease, broad-reach and cost-effective interventions to increase physical activity and improve dietary intake are needed. The cost-effectiveness of a Telephone Counselling intervention to improve physical activity and diet, targeting adults with established chronic diseases in a low socio-economic area of a(More)
OBJECTIVE To develop a standardized method for calculating years lived with disability (YLD) after injury. METHODS The method developed consists of obtaining data on injury cases seen in emergency departments as well as injury-related hospital admissions, using the EUROCOST system to link the injury cases to disability information and employing empirical(More)
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