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2017
Drieskens S, Demarest S, D'Hoker N, Ortiz B, Tafforeau J
Is a Health Interview Survey an appropriate tool to assess domestic violence?
Eur J Public Health, 14 Juni 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckx078
 
Van der Heyden J
Validity of the Assessment of Population Health and Use of Health Care in a National Health Interview Survey
 
Van der Heyden J, De Bacquer D, Gisle L, Demarest S, Charafeddinne R, Drieskens S, Tafforeau J, Van Oyen H, Van Herck K
Additional weighting for education affects estimates from a National Health Interview Survey.
Eur J Public Health, 14 Feb 2017. DOI: 10.1093/eurpub/ckx005
 
2016
Van der Heyden J, Charafeddine R, De Bacquer D, Tafforeau J, Van Herck K
Regional differences in the validity of self-reported use of health care in Belgium: selection versus reporting bias.
BMC Med Res Methodol. 2016 Aug 16;16(1):98. doi: 10.1186/s12874-016-0198-z
 
Yokota RT, Van der Heyden J, Nusselder WJ, Robine JM, Tafforeau J, Deboosere P, Van Oyen H
Impact of chronic conditions and multimorbidity on the disability burden in the older population in Belgium.
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2016 Jul;7(7):903-9. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glv234.
 
Drieskens S, Demarest S
Etude sur la violence intrafamiliale et la violence conjugale basée sur l'enquête de santé 2013
Rapport rédigé pour l'Institut pour l'Égalité des Femmes et des Hommes
 
Yokota R, Nusselder W, Robine JM, Deboosere P, Van Oyen H
Contribution of chronic conditions to the disability burden across smoking categories in middle-aged adults, Belgium.
Plos One 11(4):e0153726, 2016
 
 
2015
Walclckiers D, Van der Heyden J, Tafforeau J
Factors associated with exessive polypharmacy in older people
Arch Public Health 2015 Nov 9;73:50. doi: 10.1186/s13690-015-0095-7
 
Yokota RT, Van der Heyden J, Demarest S, Tafforeau J, Nusselder WJ, Deboosere P, Van Oyen H
Contribution of chronic diseases to the mild and severe disibility burden in Belgium
Arch Public Health 2015 Aug 3;73(1):37. doi: 10.1186/s13690-015-0083-y
 
Berger N, Van der Heyden J, Van Oyen H
The global activity limitation indicator and self-rated health: two complementary predictors of mortality.
Archives of Public Health, 2015, 73:25
 
Van der Heyden J, Van Oyen H, Berger N, De Bacquer D, Van Herck K
Activity limitations predict health care expenditures in the general population in Belgium.
BMC Public Health, 2015 Mar 19, 15:267
 
Van der Heyden J, Berger N, Van Oyen H
Comparison of self-rated health and the global activity limitation indicator as predictors of mortality in the older population.
Public Health, 2015, 129, 283-285
 
 
 
2011-2014
Mimilidis H, Demarest S, Tafforeau J, Van der Heyden J
Project de couplage de données issues de l'Enquête de Santé 2008 et des Organismes Assureurs. Etudes pour l'INAMI.
 
Van der Heyden J, Tafforeau J, De Bacquer D, Van Herck K
Reliability and validity of a global question on chronic morbidity.
Journal of Public Health (Springer), 2014, 22, 371-380
 
Drieskens S, Van der Heyden J, Demarest S, Tafforeau J
Is the different time trend (1997-2008) of the obesity prevalence among adults in the three Belgian regions associated with lifestyle changes?
Archives of Public Health, 2014, 72:18 (doi:10.1186/2049-3258-72-18
 
Charafeddine R, Berger N, Demarest S, Van Oyen H
Using mortality follow-up of surveys to estimate social inequalities in healthy life years.
Population Health Metrics, 2014, 12:13 (doi:10.1186/1478-7954-12-13)
 
Van der Heyden J, Demarest S, Van Herck K, De Bacquer D, Tafforeau J, Van Oyen H
Association between variables used in the field substitution and post stratification adjustment in the Belgian Helath Interview Survey and non-response.
International Journal of Public Health, 2014 Feb;59(1):197-206 (doi: 10.1007/s00038-013-0460-7. Epub 2013 Apr 26)
 
Hoeck S, Van der Heyden J, Geerts J, Van Hal G
​Preventive care use among the Belgian elderly population: does socio-economic status matter?
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2014, 11 (1):355-372
 
Demarest S, Van der Heyden J, Charafeddine R, Drieskens S, Gisle L, Tafforeau J
Methodological basics and evolution of the Belgian health interview survey 1997-2008
Archives of Public Health, 2013, 71:24 (doi:10.1186/0778-7367-71-24)
 
Charafeddine R, Demarest D, Van der Heyden J, Tafforeau J, Van Oyen H
Using multiple measures of social inequalities to study time trends in smoking inequalities.
Eur J Publ Health, 2012, doi 10.1093/eurpub/cks083.
Charafeddine R, Demarest S, Drieskens S, Gisle L, Tafforeau J, Van der Heyden J
Highlights of the Belgian Health Interview Survey 2008, WIV-ISP, 2012. 100 pages. 
 
Charafeddine R, Van Oyen H, Demarest S
Does the association between smoking and mortality differ by socioeconomic status?
Social Science and Medicine 74 (9):1402-1406, 2012.
Demarest S, Billiet A
Pourquoi et comment les conditions socio-économiques influencent-elles la santé individuelle?
Pauvreté en Belgique, annuaire 2012, Acco, 2012, p. 1-20.
Demarest S, Billiet A
Waarom en hoe is inkomen gelieerd met individuele gezondheid?
Armoede in Belgie, annuaire 2012, Acco, 2012, p. 1-20.
Demarest S, Van der Heyden J, Charafeddine R, Tafforeau J, Van Oyen H, Van Hal G
Socio-economic differences in participation of households in a Belgian national health survey.
Eur J Publ Health, 2012, doi:10.1093/eurpub/cks158.
Gisle L, Van Oyen H
Household composition and suicidal behaviour in the adult population of Belgium.
Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol:1-10, 2012, DOI 10.107/s00127-012-0621-7.
Hoeck S, Van der Heyden J, Geerts J, Van Hal G
Equity in GP and specialist contacts by older persons in Belgium.
Int.J.Public Health, 2012.
Hoeck S, Francois G, Geerts J, Van der Heyden J, Vandewoude M, Van Hal G
Health-care and home-care utilization among frail elderly persons in Belgium.
Eur.J.Public Health 22 (5):671-677, 2012.
Demarest S, Charafeddine R, Puddu M, Van Oyen H
Trends in gezondheid en aan gezondheid gerelateerd gedrag.
Sociale ongelijkheden in gezondheid in België, Academica Press, 2011, p. 45-77.
Hoeck S, Francois G, Van der Heyden J, Geerts J, Van Hal G
Health-care utilisation among the Belgian elderly in relation to their socio-economic status.
Health Policy 99 (2):174-182, 2011.
Van Oyen H, Deboosere P, Lorant V, Charafeddine R
Les inégalités sociales de santé en Belgique - Sociale ongelijkheden.
Gezondheid in België, 2011. 204 pages.

2005-2010
Drieskens S, Van Oyen H, Demarest S, Van der Heyden J, Gisle L, Tafforeau J
Multiple risk behaviour: increasing socio-economic gap over time?
Eur J Publ Health 20(6):634-639, 2010 (doi:10.1093/eurpub/ckp185, 1-6. 2009).
Van der Heyden J, Demarest S, Gisle L, Hesse E, Drieskens S, Tafforeau J
Gender differences in the use of anxiolytics and antidepressants: a population based study.
Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety 2009; 18, 1101-1110.
Van der Heyden J, Schaap MM, Kunst AE, Esnaola S, Borrell C, Cox B, Leinsalu M, Stirbu I, Kalediene R, Deboosere P, Mackenbach JP, Van Oyen H
Socioeconomic inequalities in lung cancer mortality in 16 European populations.
Lung Cancer 2009; 63, 322-330.
Gisle L, Van Oyen H, Demarest S, Tafforeau J
Food consumption patterns among adolescent and young adult smokers.
Public Health 2009, 123, 632-634.
Puddu M, Demarest S, Tafforeau J
Does a national screening programme reduce socioeconomic inequalities in mammography use?
Int. J. Public Health 2009; 54, 61-68.
Roskam AJ, Kunst AE, Van Oyen H, Demarest S, Klumbiene J, Regidor E, Helmert U, Jusot F, Dzurova D, Mackenbach JP
Comparative appraisal of educational inequalities in overweight and obesity among adults in 19 European countries.
Int. J Epidemiol. 2009.
Demarest S, Van Oyen H
De vinger aan de pols: trends in socio-economische ongelijkheden in gezondheid.
Armoede en sociale uitsluiting - Jaarboek 2009, 2009, p. 193-214.
Charafeddine R, Van Oyen H, Demarest S
Trends in social inequalities in obesity: Belgium, 1997 to 2004.
Prev. Med.2008; 48, 54-58.
Van Oyen H, Demarest S
De evolutie van de levensverwachting en levensverwachting zonder functionele beperkingen op oudere leeftijd in de periode 1997-2004.
Tijdschrift voor Welzijnswerk , 26-31. 2008.
Lorant V, Demarest S, Miermans PJ, Van Oyen H
Survey error in measuring socio-economic risk factors of health status: a comparison of a survey and a census.
Int J Epidemiol. 2007;36(6):1292-9.
Demarest S, Gisle L, Van der Heyden J
Playing hard to get: field substitutions in health surveys.
Int J Public Health. 2007;52(3):188-9.
Van Oyen H, Van der Heyden J, Perenboom RC, Jagger C.
Monitoring population disability: evaluation of a new Global Activity Limitation Indicator (GALI).
Soc.- Präventivmed. 2006;51:153-61.
Van Oyen H, Bossuyt N, Deboosere P, Gadeyne S, Abatih E, Demarest S
Differential inequity in health expectancy by region in Belgium.
Soz Praventivmed. 2005;50(5):301-10. Erratum in: Soz Praventivmed. 2006;51(1):67.
Nusselder WJ, Looman CW, Mackenbach JP, Huisman M, van Oyen H, Deboosere P, Gadeyne S, Kunst AE
The contribution of specific diseases to educational disparities in disability-free life expectancy.
Am J Public Health. 2005;95(11):2035-41. Epub 2005 Sep 29.
Dalstra J, Kunst A, Borrell C, Breeze E, Cambois E, Costa G, Geurts J, Lahelma E, Van Oyen H, Rasmussen N, Regidor E, Spadea T, Mackenbach JP
Socioeconomic differences in the prevalence of common chronic diseases: an overview of eight European countries.
Int J Epidemiol. 2005;34(2):316-26.
Van Oyen H
Vieillir en bonne santé. Les résultats de l'enquête de Santé de 1997.
Quelles vieillesses pour les femmes?, Brussels: Université des femmes, 2005, p. 203-212.


2000-2004
Mackenbach JP, Martikainen P, Looman CW, Dalstra JA, Kunst AE, Lahelma E, SEdHA working group
The shape of the relationship between income and self-assessed health: an international study.
Int J Epidemiol. 2005;34(2):286-93. Epub 2004 Nov 23.
Van der Heyden J, Demarest S
Sociaal-demografische verschillen in ziekenhuisopname in België.
Hospitals.be 2 (4):14-19, 2004.
Tibaldi F, Bruckers L, Van Oyen H, Van der Heyden J, Molenberghs G
Statistical software for calculating properly weighted estimates from Health Interview Survey Data.
Soz Praventivmed. 2003;48(4):269-71.
Van der Heyden J, Demarest S, Tafforeau J, Van Oyen H
Socio-economic differences in the utilisation of health services in Belgium.
Health Policy. 2003;65(2):153-65.
Van der Heyden J, Tafforeau J, Van Oyen H, Demarest S
Measurement of the use of curative health services: health interview surveys versus national registers.
Arch Public Health 2003;61:177-90.
Galobardes B, Demarest S
Asking sensitive information: an example with income.
International Journal of Public Health 48:70-72, 2003.
Tibaldi F, Bruckers L, Van Oyen H, Van der Heyden J, Molenberghs G
Statistical software for calculating properly weighted estimates for health interview survey data.
Soc.-Präventivmed 48:269-271, 2003.
Van der Heyden J, Demarest S, Van Oyen H
De Belgische gezondheidsenquête.
Handboek gezondheidseconomie, Kluwer, 2003, p. 223-256.
Van Oyen H, Van Oyen P
Urinary incontinence in Belgium; prevalence, correlates and psychosocial consequences.
Acta Clin Belg. 2002;57(4):207-18.
Van Oyen H, Bossuyt N, Deboosere P, Gadeyne S, Tafforeau J
Differences in health expectancy indicators in Belgium by region.
Arch Public Health 60:341-362, 2002.
Janssens JP, Peeters L, Joosens J, Hongenaert J, Van Elsen J, Bonte J, Gourdin P, Nagels I, De Thibault De Boesinghe L, Molenberghs G, Vinck J, Bruckers L, Renard D, Servaty J, Tafforeau J
Obesity and alcohol consumption: alcohol drinking habits in Belgium and body mass index.
Cerevisia 27 (2):99-106, 2002.
Demarest S
Health Interview Survey.
Arch Public Health - Guest Editor, 2001; 5/ 6, 219-21.
Van Oyen H, Tafforeau J, Demarest S
The impact of hearing disability on well-being and health.
Soz Praventivmed. 2001;46(5):335-43.
Janssens JP, Bruckers L, Joosens JV, Molenberghs G, Vinck J, Renard D, Tafforeau J
Overweight, obesity and beer consumption: alcohol drinking habits in Belgium and body mass index.
Arch Public Health 59:223-238, 2001.
Demarest S, Van Oyen H, Tafforeau J
Resultaten van de Gezondheidsenquête door Middel van Interview.
Bevolking en Gezin 2/ 2000.
Bietlot M, Demarest S, Tafforeau J, Van Oyen H
Gezondheidsenquête 1997. De Gezondheid in België, zijn gemeenschappen en zijn gewesten.
Brussel: F-Twee Uitgeverij, 2000.
Bietlot M, Demarest S, Tafforeau J, Van Oyen H
Enquête de santé 1997. La santé en Belgique, ses communautés et ses régions.
Bruxelles: F-Twee Uitgeverij, 2000. 242 pages.


1994-1999
Burzykowski T, Molenberghs G, Tafforeau J, Van Oyen H, Demarest S, Bellamammer L.
Missing Data in the Health Interview Survey 1997 in Belgium.
Arch Public Health 1999;57:107-29.
Van Oyen H, Demarest S, Tafforeau J
Life at risk: lifestyle characteristics in Belgium.
Am J Epidemiol 149 (S):37, 1999.
Demarest S, Van Oyen H, Leurquin P, Tafforeau J, Tellier V, Van der Heyden J
Enkele resultaten van de Gezondheidsenquête in België 1997.
Bevolking en Gezin 28 (2):105-146, 1999.
Demarest S, Van Oyen H, Tafforeau J
Gezondheidsenquête 1997 - resultaten voor het Vlaams Gewest
Gezondheidsindicatoren 1997, Ministerie van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap, 1999, p. 61-66.
Van Oyen H, Tafforeau J, Demarest S
De Vlaamse gezondheidsdoelen 1998-2002: resultaten van de Gezondheidsenquête 1997.
Gezondheidsindicatoren 1997, Ministerie van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap, 1999, p. 67-75.
Renard D, Molenberghs G, Van Oyen H, Tafforeau J
Investigation of the clustering effect in the Belgian health interview survey 1997.
Archives of Public Health 56:345-361, 1998.
Van Oyen H, Tafforeau J, Hermans H, Quataert P, Schiettecatte E, Lebrun L, Belamer L
The Belgian Health Interview Survey.
Arch Public Health 1997;55:1-13.
Van Oyen H, Demarest S, Van der Heyden J, Tafforeau J
De gezondheidsenquête.
Gezondheidsindicatoren 1996, Ministerie van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap, 1997, p. 88-89.
Van Oyen H, Tafforeau J
Health Interview Surveys.
Arch Public Health 1994;52:79-82.