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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...
Victims workplace aggression feel less healthy
Victims of workplace aggression more often report a poor state of health than their colleagues who do not face aggression at work. They are also more dissatisfied with their job and are more often...
One in five children suffer from chronic diseases
In the Netherlands, 1 in every 5 children aged between 4 and 12 are chronically ill. Asthma and chronic bronchitis are the most common chronic diseases.
Number of hospital admissions for pneumonia and acute bronchitis doubled since 1981
The number of hospital admissions for pneumonia or acute bronchitis has doubled in the period 1981–2005. New cases of pneumonia are predominantly found among over-65s, while new cases...
Short hospital stays, few smokers: the Netherlands versus the EU
Compared with other countries in Europe, in the Netherlands hospital admissions are relatively short: less than two days to have a baby and less than six days for an acute heart attack. The number of...
More elderly care provided in a more efficient manner
Between 2001 and 2007, labour productivity in the sector elderly care increased by an average of 1.4 percent annually. The labour productivity growth was entirely realised after 2004 when the...
State of health of the Dutch population
Health perception, height, obesity, health complaints, physical limitations, psychosocial complaints by sex, type of insurance,
Obesity leads to more sickness absence
A publication just released by Statistics Netherlands on health and care in 2007 comprises seven articles on a range of recent developments in the area of health and care.
Health accounts; functions and financing, 2005-2013
Health accounts; functions and financing, with link to Dutch health and social care accounts
Health problems tackled with sensors
The participants were asked to develop a sensor which could measure the various aspects of physically straining work
Health accounts; providers and financing, 2005-2013
Health Accounts; providers and financing, with link to Dutch Health and Social Care Accounts
Sudden, unexpected death
Person who died suddenly and unexpectedly, where it is assumed that no medical decisions were made about the end of life.
One in five Dutch contact physiotherapist
Altogether, nearly 19 percent of the Dutch population contacted a physiotherapist at least once in 2008: about 23 percent of women and 16 percent of men.
Development of a survival model for unexpectedly long hospital stays
Survival model for the indicator for unexpectedly long hospital stays.
Mortality rising further
More deaths have been registered in recent weeks than the average reported over this amount of time in the past.
Workforce composition differs between care sectors
According to Statistics Netherlands’ new statistics on care institutions, the composition of the workforce in care differs between the various care sectors.
Nearly one-quarter of Dutch prepared to donate their organs
Nearly one-quarter in the population aged 12 years and older have given explicit permission for their organs or tissues to be donated after death. More women than men have given permission for organ...
Moroccans least often hospitalised for cancer
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...