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Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513804/the-brazilian-oral-health-survey-sbbrasil-2010-workflow-from-the-coordinators-perspective
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Fabíola Fernandes Soares, Maria do Carmo Matias Freire, Sandra Cristina Guimarães Bahia Reis
Introduction: Although the workflow of population health surveys may interfere with the quality of the information produced, this aspect has not been investigated in the context of oral health. Objective: To identify the perception of the Brazilian Oral Health Survey (SBBrasil 2010 Project) coordinators regarding the survey's workflow. Methods: Data was collected using an electronic questionnaire sent to the coordinators after the national survey was completed...
January 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513803/primary-health-care-and-tuberculosis-services-evaluation
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Anneliese Domingues Wysocki, Maria Amélia Zanon Ponce, Maria Eugênia Firmino Brunello, Aline Ale Beraldo, Silvia Helena Figueiredo Vendramini, Lúcia Marina Scatena, Antonio Ruffino, Tereza Cristina Scatena Villa
Introduction: In order to control tuberculosis, the Brazilian Ministry of Health recommends the decentralization of control actions directed to the Primary Health Care, and there are few studies on the performance of the Tuberculosis Control Program in decentralized contexts. Objective: To evaluate the performance of Primary Health Care services in tuberculosis treatment. Methods: This is an evaluative study with cross-sectional approach conducted in 2011...
January 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513802/prevalence-and-factors-associated-with-self-reported-disability-a-comparison-between-genders
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Mônica Faria Felicíssimo, Amélia Augusta de Lima Friche, Amanda Cristina de Souza Andrade, Roseli Gomes de Andrade, Dário Alves da Silva Costa, César Coelho Xavier, Fernando Augusto Proietti, Waleska Teixeira Caiaffa
Objective: To estimate the prevalence of disability and its association with sociodemographic and health characteristics stratified by sex. Methods: This is a cross-sectional study with a probabilistic sample including 4,048 residents aged ≥ 18 years in two health districts of Belo Horizonte (MG), Brazil, during the period from 2008 to 2009. The outcome variable "disability" was established based on self-reported problems in body functions or structures. Sociodemographic characteristics ("sex," "age," "skin color," "marital status," "years of schooling," and "family income") and health ("reported morbidity," "health self-assessment," "quality of life," and "life satisfaction") were the explanatory variables...
January 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513801/validity-and-reliability-of-a-telephone-survey-of-physical-activity-in-brazil
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Alexandra Dias Moreira, Rafael Moreira Claro, Mariana Santos Felisbino-Mendes, Gustavo Velasquez-Melendez
Introduction: Physical activity in Brazil is assessed by the Telephone-based Risk Factor Surveillance System for Chronic Diseases (VIGITEL). Objectives: To evaluate the reliability and concurrent validity of VIGITEL physical activity indicators. Methods: For the reliability study, 305 individuals responded to VIGITEL interviews, which were repeated with intervals of 7 - 15 days, in Belo Horizonte, 2013. The evaluated indicators included "sufficiently active on leisure time," "active in transportation," "inactive in four domains of physical activity (leisure, work, transportation, and housework)," and "watching TV for long periods...
January 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513800/sociodemographic-factors-and-functional-capacity-of-elderly-affected-by-stroke
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Michelinne Oliveira Machado Dutra, Alexsandro Silva Coura, Inacia Sátiro Xavier de França, Bertha Cruz Enders, Mayara Araújo Rocha
Introduction: Diseases of old age have shown increasing prevalence in society. One of them is stroke, which can be conceptualized as the interruption of cerebral blood supply due to a leakage or blood vessel obstruction caused by clots. Objective: To verify the associations between sociodemographic factors and the functional capacity of elderly affected by stroke. Methods: This is an epidemiological, cross-sectional, and quantitative study, including 118 elderly people with paralyses due to stroke, who were registered in one of the Family Health Strategies units of Campina Grande, Paraíba, Brazil...
January 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513799/energy-and-nutrient-intake-according-to-away-from-home-food-consumption-in-the-northeast-region-an-analysis-of-the-2008-2009-national-dietary-survey
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Jessica Brito Cavalcante, Tyciane Maria Vieira Moreira, Caroline da Costa Mota, Carolinne Reinaldo Pontes, Ilana Nogueira Bezerra
Introduction: Away-from-home food consumption has increased in Brazil and is associated with fewer nutritious food choices. Objective: To describe energy and specific nutrient intake among consumers and non-consumer of away-from-home food in the Northeast Region. Methods: A sample of 11,674 individuals from the National Dietary Survey data, which is part of the 2008-2009 Household Budget Survey, from the Northeast Region, was analyzed. Individuals provided two dietary records in nonconsecutive days, informing the place where foods were consumed (at-home or away-from-home)...
January 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513798/anemia-and-hemoglobin-levels-among-indigenous-xavante-children-central-brazil
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Aline Alves Ferreira, Ricardo Ventura Santos, July Anne Mendonça de Souza, James R Welch, Carlos E A Coimbra
Objective: To evaluate the prevalence of anemia, mean hemoglobin levels, and the main nutritional, demographic, and socioeconomic factors among Xavante children in Mato Grosso State, Brazil. Methods: A survey was conducted with children under 10 years of age in two indigenous Xavante communities within the Pimentel Barbosa Indigenous Reserve. Hemoglobin concentration levels, anthropometric measurements, and socioeconomic/demographic data were collected by means of clinical measurements and structured interviews...
January 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513797/oral-health-self-perception-in-quilombola-communities-in-rio-grande-do-sul-a-cross-sectional-exploratory-study
#8
Augusto Bacelo Bidinotto, Otávio Pereira D'Ávila, Aline Blaya Martins, Fernando Neves Hugo, Marilda Borges Neutzling, Fernanda de Souza Bairros, Juliana Balbinot Hilgert
Objective: There's a shortage of evidence on the oral health of quilombolas. This study aims to describe oral health self-perception, as well as to verify its associated factors in quilombola communities in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. Methods: The data for this cross-sectional health survey were collected by application of a questionnaire. Since this study was part of a survey on nutritional security, the probabilistic cluster sample was estimated for the outcome of nutritional insecurity, comprising 583 individuals across quilombola communities in Rio Grande do Sul...
January 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513796/adequacy-of-sphygmomanometer-cuff-to-brachial-circumference-of-people-attended-in-primary-health-care-centers
#9
Rafaela Marin Destefano, Felipe Reis de Abreu Schmitt, Siegmar Starke, Ernani Tiaraju de Santa Helena
Objective: To evaluate the adequacy of sphygmomanometer cuff to brachial circumference (BC) of individuals treated at Primary Health Care Centers. Methods: Epidemiological, observational, and quantitative cross-sectional study. A total of 381 blood pressure (BP) readings conducted by nursing professionals were observed at 18 service units selected by drawing, considering two modalities of care centers. The correct use of the cuff was the main outcome variable. The BC was measured using inelastic measuring tape...
January 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513795/balance-of-macronutrient-intake-among-brazilian-elderly-analysis-of-the-national-dietary-survey-2008-2009
#10
Agatha Nogueira Previdelli, Rita Maria Monteiro Goulart, Rita de Cássia de Aquino
Objective: This study aimed at evaluating the balance in the intake of protein, carbohydrate, and fat among the Brazilian elderly population. Methods: The data analyzed were taken from the National Dietary Survey 2008-2009, from a total of 4,286 Brazilian elders (60-104 years old). Based on the dietary intake obtained from two food records, the Multiple Source Method (MSM) was used to evaluate the macronutrients and saturated fat. The AMDR (Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Range), by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), was used to evaluate the macronutrient energy percentage (%E)...
January 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513794/psychotropic-drug-use-among-older-adults-prevalence-and-associated-factors
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Mariza Miranda Abi-Ackel, Maria Fernanda Lima-Costa, Érico Castro-Costa, Antônio Ignácio de Loyola
Objective: Investigating the prevalence of psychotropic drug use among older adults and factors associated with it. Methods: This study was based on the Belo Horizonte Metropolitan Area Health Survey, conducted in 2003. It involved 1,635 elderly (60 years or older) citizens, who were residents of cities within the Belo Horizonte Metropolitan Area and were selected using complex randomize sampling. Logistic regression models were used to identify factors associated with psychotropic drug use, with a 5...
January 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513793/social-inequalities-in-the-prevalence-of-common-mental-disorders-in-adults-a-population-based-study-in-southern-brazil
#12
Ramona Sant'Ana Maggi de Moraes, Diego Augusto Santos Silva, Walter Ferreira de Oliveira, Marco Aurélio Peres
Objective: This study aimed to investigate the prevalence and factors associated with Common Mental Disorders (CMD) in adults in a capital city in Southern Brazil. Methods: Population-based survey conducted on 1,720 adults aged 20 - 59 years from Florianópolis, Southern Brazil. The CMD were investigated through the Self-Reporting Questionnaire (SRQ-20). The independent variables were demographic, socioeconomic, health-related behaviors, health conditions and use of health services...
January 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513792/evaluation-of-the-brazilian-population-s-intake-of-antioxidant-nutrients-and-their-relation-with-the-nutritional-status
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Camila Tureck, Gelvani Locateli, Vanesa Gesser Corrêa, Eloá Angélica Koehnlein
Introduction: The study of dietary antioxidants has gained prominence owing to the elucidation of the deleterious effects of oxidative stress to the human body. Objective: To evaluate the Brazilian population's intake of antioxidant nutrients and their association with the nutritional status. Methods: A cross-sectional study was carried out including secondary data on food consumption of 33,459 individuals from both sexes, aged 10 years or older, from all Brazilian regions based on microdata of the "2008-2009 Household Budget Survey, Brazilian Dairy Survey...
January 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513791/the-prevalence-of-diabetes-mellitus-and-its-associated-factors-in-the-brazilian-adult-population-evidence-from-a-population-based-survey
#14
Luisa Sorio Flor, Monica Rodrigues Campos
Objective: To estimate the prevalence of self-reported diabetes mellitus (DM) and its associated factors among the Brazilian adult population. Methods: The prevalence of DM was assessed in the Survey on Social Dimensions of Inequalities, a national survey with macro-regions representativeness carried out in 2008. Data were collected by a personal face-to-face interview with 12,423 individuals of both sexes, aged over 20 years. The χ2 test at 5.0% was performed in order to identify associated factors, and logistic regression was used to estimate adjusted odds ratios...
January 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28513790/-sanitation-and-racial-inequality-conditions-in-urban-brazil-an-analysis-focused-on-the-indigenous-population-based-on-the-2010-population-census
#15
Ludimila Raupp, Thatiana Regina Fávaro, Geraldo Marcelo Cunha, Ricardo Ventura Santos
Objective: The aims of this study were to analyze and describe the presence and infrastructure of basic sanitation in the urban areas of Brazil, contrasting indigenous with non-indigenous households. Methods: A cross-sectional study based on microdata from the 2010 Census was conducted. The analyses were based on descriptive statistics (prevalence) and the construction of multiple logistic regression models (adjusted by socioeconomic and demographic covariates). The odds ratios were estimated for the association between the explanatory variables (covariates) and the outcome variables (water supply, sewage, garbage collection, and adequate sanitation)...
January 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28146175/-the-impact-of-the-type-of-hospital-and-delivery-on-the-gestational-age-in-s%C3%A3-o-paulo-city-2013-2014
#16
Priscila Ribeiro Raspantini, Marina Jorge de Miranda, Zilda Pereira da Silva, Gizelton Pereira Alencar, Simone Grilo Diniz, Marcia Furquim de Almeida
Introduction: There was a left-shift on the distribution curve of gestational age (GA) and a reduction of the proportion of live births of 40 weeks, when compared to the expected standard in many countries. Objective: To study the distribution of gestational age births in São Paulo city (SP) and its relationship with the type of hospital and delivery. Methods: Data were extracted from Live Birth Information System (SINASC) linked to the National Database of Health Establishments (CNES) in 2013 and 2014...
October 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28146174/bullying-and-associated-factors-in-adolescents-in-the-southeast-region-according-to-the-national-school-based-health-survey
#17
Flávia Carvalho Malta Mello, Deborah Carvalho Malta, Rogério Ruscitto do Prado, Marilurdes Silva Farias, Lidiane Cristina da Silva Alencastro, Marta Angélica Iossi Silva
Objective: To estimate the prevalence of bullying from the perspective of victims in students from the Southeast region of Brazil and analyze its association with individual variables and family context. Methods: Information on 19,660 adolescents from the National School-based Health Survey was analyzed, calculating the association between bullying and sociodemographic variables, risk behaviors, mental health, and family background. Multivariate analysis and the calculation of odds ratio and confidence intervals were performed...
October 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28146173/potential-effectiveness-of-strategies-to-promote-oral-health-in-primary-health-care-comparative-study-among-brazilian-capitals-and-regions
#18
Antonio Dercy Silveira, Samuel Jorge Moysés, Solena Ziemer Kusma, Simone Tetu Moysés
Objective: To evaluate the potential effectiveness of strategies of Oral Health Promotion (OHP), which are carried out by teams in primary health care (PHC) in Brazilian capitals and regions. Methods: A sample of 1,848 dentists were interviewed (1,819 valid responses) working in the PHC of 26 capitals and the Federal District. The Effectiveness of the Assessment Tool for the Promotion of Oral Health Strategies was used. It is composed of 23 indicators grouped into three dimensions: oral health, health public policies, and human and social development...
October 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28146172/regional-differences-and-factors-associated-with-the-number-of-prenatal-visits-in-brazil-analysis-of-the-information-system-on-live-births-in-2013
#19
Juliana Cristine Dos Anjos, Antonio Fernando Boing
Objective: To investigate factors associated with seven or more prenatal visits, in Brazil, in 2013. Methods: Cross-sectional study from the database of Information System on Live Births. The association of explanatory variables was tested with prenatal visits by means of the analysis of single and multiple multinomial regressions. The spatial distribution of prenatal visits according to the Brazilian municipalities was also analyzed. Results: It was found that 2...
October 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28146171/urban-transmission-of-schistosomiasis-new-epidemiological-situation-in-the-forest-area-of-pernambuco
#20
Elainne Christine de Souza Gomes, Millena Carla da Silva Mesquita, Vitorina Nerivânia Covello Rehn, Wheverton Ricardo Correia do Nascimento, Rodrigo Loyo, Constança Simões Barbosa
Introduction: Schistosomiasis is considered an endemic disease in Vitória de Santo Antão, Pernambuco, a district which has presented both high incidence and prevalence of it for decades. Poor environmental conditions lead to contamination of water sources in rural areas, which are used by the population during daily activities, resulting in typical transmission. Recently, there has been evidence of vector snails in urban areas, which could set a new model for schistosomiasis transmission in this district...
October 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
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