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Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology

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Luciana Castaneda, Heitor Silveira, Shamyr Sulyvan Castro
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July 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849281/-functioning-assessment-in-brazilian-health-surveys-discussions-about-international-classification-of-functioning-disability-and-health-based-tools
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Shamyr Sulyvan de Castro, Luciana Castaneda, Eduardo Santana de Araújo, Cássia Maria Buchalla
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849280/pap-smear-in-incarcerated-women
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Celene Aparecida Ferrari Audi, Silvia Maria Santiago, Maria da Graça Garcia Andrade, Priscila Maria Stolses Bergamo Francisco
In Brazil, in 2012, 6.4% of the prison population was made up of women. The aim of the study was to verify the coverage of the Pap smear according to sociodemographic characteristics and health problems reported among incarcerated women. Cross-sectional study conducted from August 2012 to July 2013, considering the records of 702 inmates aged between 25 and 64 years and the duration of imprisonment (not less than 12 months). The average age of the women surveyed was 34.7 years. The performance of cervical cytology was reported by 26...
July 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849279/oral-health-status-and-functional-capacity-in-the-elderly-a-longitudinal-population-based-study
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Yan Nogueira Freitas, Kenio Costa Lima, Diviane Alves da Silva
Introduction: The study of oral health conditions and functional dependency in elderly people represents an important step toward the comprehension of the intervenient factors in the health care of this population. Purpose: This methodological note described strategies and methods adopted in a longitudinal study which has been analyzing the association of oral health conditions with functional dependence among the elderly population in a city located in the countryside of Northeastern Brazil...
July 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849278/epidemiologic-situation-of-tuberculosis-in-rio-grande-do-sul-an-analysis-about-sinan-s-data-between-2003-and-2012-focusing-on-indigenous-peoples
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Anapaula Martins Mendes, João Luiz Bastos, Deise Bresan, Maurício Soares Leite
Objective: This article analyzes the epidemiological situation of tuberculosis in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, emphasizing the indigenous population. The data are based on the Information System of Grievance Notification (Sinan) between 2003 and 2012. Methods: The notified cases of tuberculosis were analyzed according to age, sex, zone of residence, input type, means of diagnosis, clinical form, anti-HIV exam, medical care, supervised treatment (in Portuguese, TDO), closure, and race...
July 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849277/psychosocial-aspects-of-work-and-common-mental-disorders-among-health-workers-contributions-of-combined-models
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Tânia Maria de Araújo, Amália Ivine Santana Mattos, Maura Maria Guimarães de Almeida, Kionna Oliveira Bernardes Santos
Objectives: The objective was to evaluate the contribution of the combined analysis of psychosocial stress at work and its association with common mental disorders (CMD) among health workers. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted on a representative sample of primary care workers from five counties in the state of Bahia, Brazil. The outcome variable - CMD - was assessed by the SRQ-20. The exposure models were the demand-control and effort-reward imbalance...
July 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849276/modification-of-knowledge-on-occupational-accidents-among-schoolchildren-who-resided-in-a-landfill-impacted-area
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Rosangela Maiara Vindoura Gomes, Volney de Magalhães Câmara, Delma Perpétua Oliveira de Souza
Introduction: The prevalence of occupational accidents is very high in Brazil, having impacts on the health system and social security. This requires prevention, which must start with students of the Basic Education. Objectives: The knowledge on this kind of accidents among children and adolescents studying in an area near a sanitary landfill was evaluated, before and after the development of activities on health education. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted in 2013 and included the application of the same questionnaire among students from a school in Cuiabá-MT, Brazil, before and after educational health activities related to the definition of occupational accidents...
July 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849275/factors-associated-with-malocclusion-in-youth-in-a-municipality-of-northeastern-brazil
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Ana Karine Macedo Teixeira, José Leopoldo Ferreira Antunes, Luiz Roberto Augusto Noro
The aim of the study was to identify factors associated with severe malocclusion in young people in Sobral, Ceará, Northeastern Brazil. This is cross-sectional study nested in a cohort study with a sample of 569 young people aged from 17 - 21 years who participated in the survey on oral health. The rate of categorized dental aesthetics of Dental Aesthetic Index < 31 and Dental Aesthetic Index ≥ 31 was used. The independent variables were: data from the beginning of the cohort (socioeconomic conditions in childhood and exposure factors) and the last survey (sociodemographic data, use of dental services and self-perceived oral health)...
July 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849274/coding-pulmonary-sepsis-and-mortality-statistics-in-rio-de-janeiro-rj
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Bruno Baptista Cardoso, Pauline Lorena Kale
Objectives: This study aimed to describe "pulmonary sepsis" reported as a cause of death, measure its association to pneumonia, and the significance of the coding rules in mortality statistics, including the diagnosis of pneumonia on death certificates (DC) with the mention of pulmonary sepsis in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2011. Methods: DC with mention of pulmonary sepsis was identified, regardless of the underlying cause of death. Medical records related to the certificates with reference to "pulmonary sepsis" were reviewed and physicians were interviewed to measure the association between pulmonary sepsis and pneumonia...
July 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849273/use-of-prescription-drugs-and-self-medication-among-men
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Maria Aparecida Medeiros Barros do Prado, Priscila Maria Stolses Bergamo Francisco, Tássia Fraga Bastos, Marilisa Berti de Azevedo Barros
Objective: To estimate the prevalence, investigate factors associated with the use of medication according to prescription, identify the main pharmaceuticals consumed through self-medication, and the reason for this use among adult men. Methods: This cross-sectional population-based study with stratified clustered two-stage sampling was conducted in Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil, in 2008/2009. Results: Of the 1,063 men, 45.3% reported using at least 1 drug in the last 3 days...
July 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849272/community-viral-load-of-hiv-in-brazil-2007-2011-potential-impact-of-highly-active-antiretroviral-therapy-haart-in-reducing-new-infections
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Artur Iuri Alves de Sousa, Vitor Laerte Pinto
Objectives: To estimate the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) viral load in the Brazilian population and to assess the potential impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in reducing new infections to build evidences and to gather information to support health policies. Methods: Spatial analysis and modeling tools were used to describe the existing patterns of the viral load density, using the Kernel method. Data on viral load and treatment were retrieved from the databases Laboratory Tests Control System (SISCEL), which contains information on the individual's history of viral load, and Medication Logistics Control System (SICLOM), which controls the dispensing of drugs used for antiretroviral therapy...
July 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849271/quality-of-hospital-databases-in-brazil-some-elements
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Juliana Pires Machado, Mônica Martins, Iuri da Costa Leite
Introduction: The use of secondary data for health service research has been increasingly common, having the advantage of acquiring information faster and cheaper, in addition to its larger population, temporal and geographical amplitude. Objectives: The aim of this study was to describe problems in the quality of information about hospitals characteristics and hospitalizations in Brazil. Methods: The National Database on Health Units (CNES), the Public Hospital Information System (SIH), and the Private Hospital Information System (CIH) were analyzed...
July 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849270/child-undernutrition-in-one-of-the-cities-with-greater-nutritional-risk-in-brazil-population-based-study-in-the-western-brazilian-amazon
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Thiago Santos de Araújo, Cristieli Sérgio de Menezes Oliveira, Pascoal Torres Muniz, Mônica da Silva-Nunes, Marly Augusto Cardoso
Objective: To estimate the prevalence of child undernutrition and associated factors in a municipality with high nutritional risk in Brazil. Methods: This cross-sectional, population-based study was conducted with a sample of 478 children aged under 5 years in the city of Jordão, Acre, Brazil. The following indicators were calculated: weight for age (W/A), height for age (H/A), and weight for height (W/H), using the growth curves of the WHO as reference, which adopts a cutoff of -2 z scores for identification of malnourished children...
July 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849269/adherence-to-multiple-micronutrient-powders-and-associated-factors-in-children-aged-6-to-35-months-treated-in-sentinel-health-facilities-ministry-of-health-of-peru
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Oscar Munares-García, Guillermo Gómez-Guizado
Introduction: Anemia in children is a public health issue, and the current strategies include treatment and iron supplementation, but their level of adherence or compliance is unknown. Objective: To consider the adherence to multiple micronutrient powders and the associated factors. Methods: Epidemiological study of active surveillance through sentinel facilities in 2,024 children aged 6 to 35 months treated in health facilities of the Ministry of Health of Peru, from October to December 2014...
July 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849268/association-between-institutional-factors-birth-care-profile-and-cesarean-section-rates-in-santa-catarina
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Paulo Fontoura Freitas, Tainiely Muller Barbosa Fernandes
Objectives: To investigate how institutional factors, represented by the social profile of childbirth care, can relate to cesarean section rates. Methods: A cross-sectional study based on data from Sistema de Informações sobre Nascidos Vivos (SINASC) for the state of Santa Catarina collected information for each of the six municipalities with the largest number of births from the six macroregional areas. For those municipalities, all of the establishments that had obstetric facilities were considered...
July 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849267/factors-related-to-health-services-determine-breastfeeding-within-one-hour-of-birth-in-the-federal-district-of-brazil-2011
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Naíza Nayla Bandeira de Sá, Muriel Bauermann Gubert, Wallace Dos Santos, Leonor Maria Pacheco Santos
Objective: To identify factors associated with breastfeeding in the first hour of life. Methods: A cross-sectional study conducted among mothers and children under one year of age, who attended the second stage of the polio vaccination campaign in the Federal District, Brazil, in 2011. The sample was composed of 1,027 pairs of mothers and children. Breastfeeding in the first hour of life was considered as the dependent variable; and the independent variables were: socio-demographic characteristics of the mother, prenatal, delivery and postpartum care, reference to physical or verbal violence/neglect during delivery, and children health...
July 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849266/predictive-factors-of-abortion-among-teenagers-with-obstetric-experience
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Thatiana Araújo Maranhão, Keila Rejane Oliveira Gomes, Idna de Carvalho Barros
Objective: To analyze the predictive factors of abortion among teenagers with gestational history. Methods: Cross-sectional study carried out with 464 teenagers aged between 15 and 19 years, from Teresina, Piauí, who completed a pregnancy in the first quarter of 2006 in six city maternity hospitals. Data were collected from May to December 2008, at the teenagers' home, after their identification in the hospital records. For the univariate analysis of data, descriptive statistics was used, and for bivariate analysis, Pearson's χ2-test and Z-test were applied...
July 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849265/maternal-mortality-in-brazil-from-2001-to-2012-time-trends-and-regional-differences
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Bruna Gonçalves Cordeiro da Silva, Natália Peixoto Lima, Shana Ginar da Silva, Simone Farías Antúnez, Lenise Menezes Seerig, María Clara Restrepo-Méndez, Fernando César Wehrmeister
Objective: To assess time trends in maternal mortality in Brazil and its five geographical regions from 2001 to 2012, as well as to describe its main causes. Methods: This is a time series analysis, from data obtained in the Mortality Information System (SIM) and in the Live Births Information System (SINASC). Maternal mortality ratio (MMR) and causes of maternal death were described according to the categories of the Tenth Revision of the International Classification of Diseases, in the years 2001, 2006, and 2011...
July 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27849264/association-between-disability-and-social-capital-among-community-dwelling-elderly
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Cristina Franco Gontijo, Juliana Vaz de Melo Mambrini, Tatiana Chama Borges da Luz, Antônio Ignácio de Loyola
Objective: To assess the prevalence of disability and its association with social capital among community-dwelling elderly. Methods: The study was based on 2nd Health Survey of Belo Horizonte Metropolitan Region - 2010, that included 1,995 community-dwelling elderly, randomly sampled. The exposure of interest was social capital, measured by confidence in neighborhood, perception of the physical environment, sense of cohesion in housing, and neighborhood perception of help...
July 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
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April 2016: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
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