Preventive cancer screening quite commonArticles
Many women in the Netherlands respond to invitations for preventive screening for cervical and breast cancer. One quarter of men aged 40 years or older are screened for the risk of prostate cancer.
Using microdata to improve care for transgendersArticles
How do hormone treatments impact transgenders’ health
Cancer mortality higher, but risk of dying from cancer lowerArticles
The risk of dying from cancer is declining. The risk for men and women to die from cancer dropped by 14 and 5 percent respectively in 2010 relative to 2000, but the cancer death toll has increased due...
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 29 October-2 November 2007 (Week 44).
Aspects of (un)healthy behaviour; 1989-2000Figures
Trend figures on smoking, drinking, cervical smears and mammographies, by sex, type of insurance, age and highest level of education
Cancer number one cause of death in 2008Articles
Last year, cancer mortality exceeded cardiovascular mortality for the first time. Cardiovascular mortality rate is declining much more rapidly than cancer mortality.
Moroccans least often hospitalised for cancerArticles
In 2008, Moroccans were less often admitted to hospital for cancer and cardiovascular diseases than other ethnic groups. Turks were most often admitted for cardiovascular diseases, followed by Surinamese.
Nearly 60 percent die from cancer or cardiovascular diseasesArticles
Nearly six in ten deaths are caused by cancer or cardiovascular diseases. Cancer has been the main cause of death in the male population for many years now. Cardiovascular diseases are the main cause of...
One in ten deaths attributed to dementiaArticles
Dementia was again the main cause of death in 2016 with over 15 thousand related cases.
Continuing decline in mortality from acute heart infarctsArticles
In 2014, over 139 thousand people deceased in the Netherlands. The number of deaths from an acute heart infarct in the Netherlands has been declining steadily since the 1970s, a trend which continued through...
Lifestyle, preventive screening; sex,age; 2010-2013Figures
Smoking, alcohol consumption, overweight, height, weight, contraceptive pill use, preventive screening, age and sex.
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 29 September - 3 October 2008 (Week 40).
Selection of Statistics Netherlands releases in the period 26-30 October 2009 (Week 44).
Lifestyle, preventive screening; personal characteristics; 2010-2013Figures
Smoking, alcohol consumption, overweight, height, weight, contraceptive pill use and preventive screening.
Government expenditure and consumption; functions, transactions, sectorsFigures
Government expenditure and final consumption by function (COFOG): General public services, defense, health, education and social protection
Health and Social Care Accounts; expenditure and financing 1998-2011Figures
Expenditure and financing Year
Health, lifestyle, use of medical facilities; 2000-2009Figures
Medical consumption, health and disorders, physical impediments and lifestyle by characteristics of the consumer.
Health accounts; providers and functions, 2005-2013Figures
Health accounts; providers and functions, with link to Dutch health and social care accounts