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More diabetics in obese population

Last year 4.8 percent in the Dutch population reported to have diabetes.

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Growing number of skin cancer-related hospital admissions

The number of skin cancer-related hospital admissions is growing fast, in particular the number of treatments completed within one day. In the period 2003–2007, the number of skin...

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Use of medical facilities; 1981-2009

Use of medical facilities, visits to the GP, medical specialist, dentist, physiotherapist, alternative healers, hospital admissions,

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Most Dutch residents positive about GP and physiotherapist

Dutch residents are in general happy with their GP. The average mark older people and people in good health give their GP on a scale from one to ten is 6 or higher. Overall, people are also positive...

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Medical contacts, hospitalisation, medicines; characteristics, 2010-2013

GP, specialist, dentist, fysiotherapist, hospitalisation, medicine use Sex, age, educational level

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Diabetics are often older, overweight males

Last year, 4 percent of people in the Netherlands were diabetic patients. Among them are more older, male and overweight people than among non-diabetics.

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Health expenditure; providers, financing, internat. comparisons, 2005-2016

Health Accounts; providers and financing, with link to Dutch Health and Social Care Accounts

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Health accounts; providers and functions, 2005-2013

Health accounts; providers and functions, with link to Dutch health and social care accounts

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Gap closed between male and female COPD-related  hospital admissions

In 1995, more men than women were admitted to hospital for chronic pulmonary diseases. Subsequently, the gender gap gradually narrowed and has currently disappeared altogether. COPD typically...

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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...

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Within Europe, antibiotics use lowest in the Netherlands

Among European countries, the Netherlands prescribed the lowest volume of antibiotics (2013) while Greece prescribed the highest. Within the Netherlands, there are regional differences in the volume...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Care spending up by 4.4 percent

Spending on health care and welfare in the Netherlands amounted to 65.7 billion euro in 2006. This is 4.4 percent more than in 2005.

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State of health of the Dutch population

Health perception, height, obesity, health complaints, physical limitations, psychosocial complaints by sex, type of insurance,

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