Dutch people generally feel healthy
The majority of the Dutch population perceive their own health as good or very good. Women and older people less often feel healthy. Health perception also depends on the number of chronic diseases.
One in five older people experience functional limitations
One in five people aged 55-80 years in the Netherlands experienced one or more functional limitations in 2007. Mobility problems were the most common, although the number of older people with these...
Older people often suffer from multiple diseases
Chronic diseases are often accompanied by other long-lasting disorders, especially in older people. People with chronic arthritis nearly always suffer from at least one and often more than one other...
Relationship between perception of health and chance of employment (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables on the relationship between chronic illness, perception of health and chance of employment, corrected for demographic characteristics and other determinants for chance of...
Poor chances on the job market for chronic patients
Only 7 percent of unemployed chronic patients in 2008 had managed to find jobs one year later.
Eurostat Morbidity Statistics, Pilot Data Collection
Dutch pilot data collection for Eurostat Morbidity Statistics, with data on diseases and disorders in the Netherlands in 2016, from registered diagnostic information in medical registers, by age and...
Persons with dispensed medicines; age and sex
Persons to whom medicines were dispensed by medicine group (ATC), age and sex in absolute figures and as percentage of the total population
Type 2 diabetes often linked to cardiovascular disease
People aged 45 and over with type 2 diabetes are more likely to suffer from other long-term disorders.
Obesity increases risk of chronic disorders
One in ten people in the Netherlands suffered from obesity in 2012. They are much more likely to develop diabetes type 2, high blood pressure, degenerative joint disease and cardiovascular disease...
Sickness absence rate for older employees without chronic disorders about the same as for younger employees
Due to chronic disorders, older employees are more often absent from work than their younger counterparts. Older employees more often suffer from disorders related to high sickness absence rates,...
Health and health care; personal characteristics
Health, chronic disorders, use of health care sex, age, eduational level, ethnicity, income level