Fruit and vegetable consumption and its contribution to inequalities in life expectancy and disability-free life expectancy in ten European countries

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Fruit and vegetable consumption and its contribution to inequalities in life expectancy and disability-free life expectancy in ten European countries. / Baars, Adája E.; Rubio-Valverde, Jose R.; Hu, Yannan; Bopp, Matthias; Brønnum-Hansen, Henrik; Kalediene, Ramune; Leinsalu, Mall; Martikainen, Pekka; Regidor, Enrique; White, Chris; Wojtyniak, Bogdan; Mackenbach, Johan P.; Nusselder, Wilma J.

In: International Journal of Public Health (Print Edition), Vol. 64, No. 6, 2019, p. 861-872.

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Baars, AE, Rubio-Valverde, JR, Hu, Y, Bopp, M, Brønnum-Hansen, H, Kalediene, R, Leinsalu, M, Martikainen, P, Regidor, E, White, C, Wojtyniak, B, Mackenbach, JP & Nusselder, WJ 2019, 'Fruit and vegetable consumption and its contribution to inequalities in life expectancy and disability-free life expectancy in ten European countries', International Journal of Public Health (Print Edition), vol. 64, no. 6, pp. 861-872. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00038-019-01253-w

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Baars, A. E., Rubio-Valverde, J. R., Hu, Y., Bopp, M., Brønnum-Hansen, H., Kalediene, R., ... Nusselder, W. J. (2019). Fruit and vegetable consumption and its contribution to inequalities in life expectancy and disability-free life expectancy in ten European countries. International Journal of Public Health (Print Edition), 64(6), 861-872. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00038-019-01253-w

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Baars AE, Rubio-Valverde JR, Hu Y, Bopp M, Brønnum-Hansen H, Kalediene R et al. Fruit and vegetable consumption and its contribution to inequalities in life expectancy and disability-free life expectancy in ten European countries. International Journal of Public Health (Print Edition). 2019;64(6):861-872. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00038-019-01253-w

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Baars, Adája E. ; Rubio-Valverde, Jose R. ; Hu, Yannan ; Bopp, Matthias ; Brønnum-Hansen, Henrik ; Kalediene, Ramune ; Leinsalu, Mall ; Martikainen, Pekka ; Regidor, Enrique ; White, Chris ; Wojtyniak, Bogdan ; Mackenbach, Johan P. ; Nusselder, Wilma J. / Fruit and vegetable consumption and its contribution to inequalities in life expectancy and disability-free life expectancy in ten European countries. In: International Journal of Public Health (Print Edition). 2019 ; Vol. 64, No. 6. pp. 861-872.

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title = "Fruit and vegetable consumption and its contribution to inequalities in life expectancy and disability-free life expectancy in ten European countries",
abstract = "Objectives: To assess to what extent educational differences in total life expectancy (TLE) and disability-free life expectancy (DFLE) could be reduced by improving fruit and vegetable consumption in ten European countries. Methods: Data from national census or registries with mortality follow-up, EU-SILC, and ESS were used in two scenarios to calculate the impact: the upward levelling scenario (exposure in low educated equals exposure in high educated) and the elimination scenario (no exposure in both groups). Results are estimated for men and women between ages 35 and 79 years. Results: Varying by country, upward levelling reduced inequalities in DFLE by 0.1–1.1 years (1–10{\%}) in males, and by 0.0–1.3 years (0–18{\%}) in females. Eliminating exposure reduced inequalities in DFLE between 0.6 and 1.7 years for males (6–15{\%}), and between 0.1 years and 1.8 years for females (3–20{\%}). Conclusions: Upward levelling of fruit and vegetable consumption would have a small, positive effect on both TLE and DFLE, and could potentially reduce inequalities in TLE and DFLE.",
keywords = "Disability-free life expectancy, Fruit and vegetable consumption, Socioeconomic inequalities, Total life expectancy",
author = "Baars, {Ad{\'a}ja E.} and Rubio-Valverde, {Jose R.} and Yannan Hu and Matthias Bopp and Henrik Br{\o}nnum-Hansen and Ramune Kalediene and Mall Leinsalu and Pekka Martikainen and Enrique Regidor and Chris White and Bogdan Wojtyniak and Mackenbach, {Johan P.} and Nusselder, {Wilma J.}",
year = "2019",
doi = "10.1007/s00038-019-01253-w",
language = "English",
volume = "64",
pages = "861--872",
journal = "International Journal of Public Health (Print Edition)",
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T1 - Fruit and vegetable consumption and its contribution to inequalities in life expectancy and disability-free life expectancy in ten European countries

AU - Baars, Adája E.

AU - Rubio-Valverde, Jose R.

AU - Hu, Yannan

AU - Bopp, Matthias

AU - Brønnum-Hansen, Henrik

AU - Kalediene, Ramune

AU - Leinsalu, Mall

AU - Martikainen, Pekka

AU - Regidor, Enrique

AU - White, Chris

AU - Wojtyniak, Bogdan

AU - Mackenbach, Johan P.

AU - Nusselder, Wilma J.

PY - 2019

Y1 - 2019

N2 - Objectives: To assess to what extent educational differences in total life expectancy (TLE) and disability-free life expectancy (DFLE) could be reduced by improving fruit and vegetable consumption in ten European countries. Methods: Data from national census or registries with mortality follow-up, EU-SILC, and ESS were used in two scenarios to calculate the impact: the upward levelling scenario (exposure in low educated equals exposure in high educated) and the elimination scenario (no exposure in both groups). Results are estimated for men and women between ages 35 and 79 years. Results: Varying by country, upward levelling reduced inequalities in DFLE by 0.1–1.1 years (1–10%) in males, and by 0.0–1.3 years (0–18%) in females. Eliminating exposure reduced inequalities in DFLE between 0.6 and 1.7 years for males (6–15%), and between 0.1 years and 1.8 years for females (3–20%). Conclusions: Upward levelling of fruit and vegetable consumption would have a small, positive effect on both TLE and DFLE, and could potentially reduce inequalities in TLE and DFLE.

AB - Objectives: To assess to what extent educational differences in total life expectancy (TLE) and disability-free life expectancy (DFLE) could be reduced by improving fruit and vegetable consumption in ten European countries. Methods: Data from national census or registries with mortality follow-up, EU-SILC, and ESS were used in two scenarios to calculate the impact: the upward levelling scenario (exposure in low educated equals exposure in high educated) and the elimination scenario (no exposure in both groups). Results are estimated for men and women between ages 35 and 79 years. Results: Varying by country, upward levelling reduced inequalities in DFLE by 0.1–1.1 years (1–10%) in males, and by 0.0–1.3 years (0–18%) in females. Eliminating exposure reduced inequalities in DFLE between 0.6 and 1.7 years for males (6–15%), and between 0.1 years and 1.8 years for females (3–20%). Conclusions: Upward levelling of fruit and vegetable consumption would have a small, positive effect on both TLE and DFLE, and could potentially reduce inequalities in TLE and DFLE.

KW - Disability-free life expectancy

KW - Fruit and vegetable consumption

KW - Socioeconomic inequalities

KW - Total life expectancy

U2 - 10.1007/s00038-019-01253-w

DO - 10.1007/s00038-019-01253-w

M3 - Journal article

C2 - 31183533

AN - SCOPUS:85067289467

VL - 64

SP - 861

EP - 872

JO - International Journal of Public Health (Print Edition)

JF - International Journal of Public Health (Print Edition)

SN - 1661-8556

IS - 6

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