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Regional Inequalities in Lung Cancer Mortality in Belgium at the Beginning of the 21st Century: The Contribution of Individual and Area-Level Socioeconomic Status and Industrial Exposure
Being a highly industrialized country with one of the highest male lung cancer mortality rates in Europe, Belgium is an interesting study area for lung cancer research. This study investigatesExpand
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Socioeconomic position, population density and site‐specific cancer mortality: A multilevel analysis of Belgian adults, 2001–2011
Our study explores the association between individual and neighborhood socioeconomic position (SEP) and all‐cancer and site‐specific cancer mortality. Data on all Belgian residents are retrieved fromExpand
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Is suicide mortality associated with neighbourhood social fragmentation and deprivation? A Dutch register-based case-control study using individualised neighbourhoods
Background Neighbourhood social fragmentation and socioeconomic deprivation seem to be associated with suicide mortality. However, results are inconclusive, which might be because dynamics in theExpand
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More green space is related to less antidepressant prescription rates in the Netherlands: A Bayesian geoadditive quantile regression approach
Background: Exposure to green space seems to be beneficial for self‐reported mental health. In this study we used an objective health indicator, namely antidepressant prescription rates. CurrentExpand
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A cohort study into head and neck cancer mortality in Belgium (2001-11): Are individual socioeconomic differences conditional on area deprivation?
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study is to assess to what extent individual and area-level socioeconomic position (SEP) are associated to head and neck cancer (HNC) mortality and to what extent theyExpand
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Socioeconomic disparities in lung cancer mortality in Belgian men and women (2001-2011): does it matter who you live with?
BackgroundAmple studies have observed an adverse association between individual socioeconomic position (SEP) and lung cancer mortality. Moreover, the presence of a partner has shown to be a crucialExpand
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Trends in site- and sex-specific cancer mortality between 1979 and 2010 in Belgium compared with Europe using WHO data.
BACKGROUND Cancer mortality constitutes a major health burden in Europe. Trends are different for men and women, and across Europe. This study aims to map out Belgian cancer mortality trends for theExpand
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The effect of short-term exposure to the natural environment on depressive mood: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND Research suggests that exposure to the natural environment can improve mood, however, current reviews are limited in scope and there is little understanding of moderators. OBJECTIVE ToExpand
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Employment status and mortality in the context of high and low regional unemployment levels in Belgium (2001–2011): A test of the social norm hypothesis across educational levels
Because of compositional effects (more highly educated unemployed) and differences in the vulnerability towards the health consequences of unemployment (i.e. disappointment paradox hypothesis and/orExpand
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Site-specific cancer mortality inequalities by employment and occupational groups: a cohort study among Belgian adults, 2001–2011
Objective This study probes into site-specific cancer mortality inequalities by employment and occupational group among Belgians, adjusted for other indicators of socioeconomic (SE) position. DesignExpand
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