Lydia Gisle
Publications 19
#1Renata Tiene de Carvalho Yokota (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)H-Index: 8
#2Wj Nusselder (EUR: Erasmus University Rotterdam)H-Index: 2
Last.Herman Van Oyen (UGent: Ghent University)H-Index: 32
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Introduction In addition to Face-To-Face (F2F) interviews, the Belgian Health Interview Survey (BHIS) includes paper-and-pencil (PP they were invited to complete the web SAQ and only in case of an explicit refusal the P&P option was proposed. The participants who agreed to complete the web SAQ but did not complete it were sent two postal reminders. Based on this study, the acceptance rate of the web SAQ among the participants eligible to complete the web SAQ was assessed. In addition, determinan...
#1Stefaan DemarestH-Index: 15
#2Geert Molenberghs (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)H-Index: 59
Last.Guido Van Hal (University of Antwerp)H-Index: 14
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Objectives Substitution of non-participating households is used in the Belgian Health Interview Survey (BHIS) as a method to obtain the predefined net sample size. Yet, possible effects of applying substitution on response rates and health estimates remain uncertain. In this article, the process of substitution with its impact on response rates and health estimates is assessed.
#1Johan Van der Heyden (UGent: Ghent University)H-Index: 12
#2Dirk De Bacquer (UGent: Ghent University)H-Index: 68
Last.Koen Van Herck (UGent: Ghent University)H-Index: 25
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National Health Interview Surveys are used to produce country-wide results for a substantial number of health indicators. However, if some educational groups are underrepresented in the sample, estimates may be biased. This study investigated the impact of the use of post-stratification weights that adjust for the population distribution by education on estimates from the Belgian Health Interview Survey 2013. For 25 health-related indicators that match the European Core Health Indicator shortlis...
#1Katia Levecque (UGent: Ghent University)H-Index: 16
#2Frederik Anseel (UGent: Ghent University)H-Index: 21
Last.Lydia GisleH-Index: 7
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Research policy observers are increasingly concerned about the potential impact of current academic working conditions on mental health, particularly in PhD students. The aim of the current study is threefold. First, we assess the prevalence of mental health problems in a representative sample of PhD students in Flanders, Belgium (N = 3659). Second, we compare PhD students to three other samples: (1) highly educated in the general population (N = 769); (2) highly educated employees (N = 592); an...
#1Jonas D. Finger (RKI: Robert Koch Institute)H-Index: 11
#2Lydia GisleH-Index: 7
Last.A. Kratz (RKI: Robert Koch Institute)H-Index: 1
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Background Only few studies have focused on the cognitive processes of the respondents that are involved when answering physical activity questionnaires (PAQs). This study aimed at examining whether two PAQs work as intended with different segments of the survey population in different cultural settings in Europe.