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The influence of population characteristics on variation in general practice based morbidity estimations

  • C van den Dungen1, 2Email author,
  • N Hoeymans1,
  • HC Boshuizen1,
  • M van den Akker3, 11,
  • MCJ Biermans4,
  • K van Boven4, 5,
  • HJ Brouwer6,
  • RA Verheij7,
  • MWM de Waal8,
  • FG Schellevis7, 9 and
  • GP Westert2, 10
BMC Public Health201111:887

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-887

Received: 4 May 2011

Accepted: 24 November 2011

Published: 24 November 2011

Authors’ Affiliations

National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)
Department Tranzo, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Tilburg University
Department of General Practice, School for Public Health and Primary Care (Caphri), Maastricht University
Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre
General Practitioner
Department of General Practice, Academic Medical Centre/University of Amsterdam
Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research (NIVEL)
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Centre
Department of General Practice/EMGO Institute for health and care research, VU University Medical Centre
Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare (IQ healthcare), Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre
Department of General Practice, Katholieke Universiteit