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Hospital admissions affect drop-out rate vwo pupils
Vwo (pre-university education) pupils who were admitted in hospital once or more run a greater risk to leave secondary education without a regular diploma than vwo pupils who were never admitted in...
More GP house calls for elderly with a low income
Some nine out of ten people aged over 75 in the Netherlands consulted their general practitioner at least once in 2008.
More than one thousand cold and flu-related deaths
In the first four weeks of 2009, mortality among the older population was more than one thousand higher than in the preceding years.
Economic growth of 7.8 percent in Q3 2020
According to the second estimate conducted by Statistics Netherlands (CBS), gross domestic product (GDP) declined by 7.8 percent in Q3 2020 relative to Q2 2020.
Nearly 3 percent of children suffer from autism or related disorders
Information provided by parents indicates that autism and related disorders occur in nearly 3 percent of children and are twice as often found in boys as in girls. Boys are treated for autism or...
Health and Social Care Accounts; expenditure and financing 1998-2011
Expenditure and financing Year
AIDS death toll more than 4,300 since 1983
Last year, 66 persons in the Netherlands died from AIDS. Since 1983, the AIDS death toll in the Netherlands totals 4,344.
Annual AWBZ deficit again exceeds 3 billion euro
The costs of long-term care provided under the Exceptional Medical Expenses Act (AWBZ) have risen continually in recent years but revenues fell short. The deficit amounted to 3.3 billion euro in...
Lower mortality in third week of April
Mortality has been declining, but in week 16 it is still almost 40 percent higher than the weekly average in the first ten weeks of 2020.
Health care consumption varies by education level
Generally, lower educated persons more often receive health care services than higher educated people. Factors like age, gender, state of health and income partially account for the differences...
Healthier lifestyle beyond many people's reach
The Dutch have not been very successful in recent years in their pursuit of a healthier lifestyle.
Mortality in second week of April estimated at 5,000
The number of deaths over week 15 is very likely in the range between 4,700 and 5,300. At least certain is that mortality is still higher than the weekly average throughout the period week 1 to 10...
To make the right choice, you need independent data
Simply understanding the economy is no longer enough to gain insights into society. Social and cultural insights and information about citizens
Half of employees experience aggression in the workplace
Last year, 48 percent of employees in the health care sector had to cope with workplace aggression, versus 33 percent of all employees.
Aids deaths now stable
50 people died of aids in the Netherlands in 2010, 41 men and 9 women. Aids deaths have been stable over the last five years.
Sustained high growth health care expenditure
Last year, Dutch expenditure on health care and welfare amounted to 83.8 billion euro.
Economic contraction 0.5 percent in Q1 2021
In Q1 2021, gross domestic product (GDP) decreased by 0.5 percent relative to the previous quarter.
Chronic diseases, smoking and sedentary lifestyle make people feel unhealthy
Many people in the Netherlands suffer from one or more chronic disorders. A large part of them do not feel healthy. An unhealthy lifestyle, e.g. not taking enough exercise and smoking in fact often...
Care spending up by 5.1 percent
In 2007, total spending on care, i.e. health care plus welfare services, amounted to 74 billion euro, a 5.1 percent increase relative to 2006.
Nearly 1 million people seek alternative treatments
In the period 2010-2012, an average of nearly 1 million people reported to have consulted alternative healers in the past year, i.e. nearly 6 percent in the Dutch population. Acupuncture treatments...
Mortality decline continues, more slowly than last week
Mortality in week 17 is roughly 30 percent in excess of the average weekly mortality in the first ten weeks of 2020.
January's inflation rate marginally lower
January’s inflation rate according to the consumer price index (CPI) was 0.6 percent. In December consumer prices were 0.7 percent higher than one year previously.
Mortality also down in nursing and care homes
In week 16 (ending 19 april) mortality in nursing and care homes declined for the first time. It is still double the weekly average recorded in the first ten weeks of 2020.