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Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology

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October 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29267757/space-temporal-analysis-of-chagas-disease-and-its-environmental-and-demographic-risk-factors-in-the-municipality-of-barcarena-par%C3%A3-brazil
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Alcinês da Silva Sousa, Vera Regina da Cunha Menezes Palácios, Claúdia do Socorro Miranda, Rodrigo Junior Farias da Costa, Clistenes Pamplona Catete, Eugenia Janis Chagasteles, Alba Lucia Ribeiro Raithy Pereira, Nelson Veiga Gonçalves
INTRODUCTION: Chagas disease is a parasitosis considered a serious problem of public health. In the municipality of Barcarena, Pará, from 2007 to 2014, occurred the highest prevalence of this disease in Brazil. OBJECTIVE: To analyze the disease distribution related to epidemiological, environmental and demographic variables, in the area and period of the study. METHODS: Epidemiological and demographic data of Barcarena Health Department and satellite images from the National Institute For Space Research (INPE) were used...
October 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29267756/a-spatial-analysis-of-urban-transit-accidents-assisted-by-emergency-mobile-care-services-an-analysis-of-space-and-time
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Marcela Franklin Salvador de Mendonça, Amanda Priscila de Santana Cabral Silva, Claudia Cristina Lima de Castro
INTRODUCTION: Urban transit accident are a global public health problem. The objective of this study was to describe the profile of the victims and the occurrences of urban transit accidents attended to by emergency mobile care services (Serviço de Atendimento Móvel de Urgência- SAMU) in Recife, and their distribution based on spatial analysis. METHODOLOGY: An ecological study, developed through secondary data from emergency mobile care services in Recife, referring to the total number of occurrences of urban transit accidents attended to from January 1 to June 30, 2015...
October 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29267755/primary-health-care-as-assessed-by-health-professionals-comparison-of-the-traditional-model-versus-the-family-health-strategy
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Cristina Rabelo Flôr, Cláudia Di Lorenzo Oliveira, Clareci Silva Cardoso, Cleonice Ferreira Rabelo, Bernardo Luis Gontijo, Suzana Freitas de Carvalho, Pedro Messenger Caldeira Bretas, Hygor Cabral Silva, Mariana Linhares Pereira, Cristiane Menezes de Pádua
INTRODUCTION: The Family Health Strategy (FHS) should be first-contact care in the Brazilian Health System. However, Primary Health Care (PHC) still encompasses two models: the FHS and the traditional health care facilities. The expansion of the FHS has been slow and heterogeneous in many cities, rendering a comparative evaluation of key quality-related elements of PHC models crucial. OBJECTIVE: To compare the performance of PHC models as perceived by health professionals...
October 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29267754/analysis-of-the-epidemiological-situation-of-leprosy-in-an-endemic-area-in-brazil-spatial-distribution-in-the-periods-2001-2003-and-2010-2012
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Lúcia Rolim Santana de Freitas, Elisabeth Carmen Duarte, Leila Posenato Garcia
INTRODUCTION: In Brazil, the spatial distribution of leprosy is heterogeneous. Areas with high transmission of the disease remain in the North, Center-west and Northeast. Areas with high transmission of the disease remain in the Northern, Central-Western and Northeastern regions of the country. OBJECTIVE: to describe the spatial distribution of leprosy in municipalities with high risk of transmission, in the periods from 2001 - 2003 and 2010 - 2012. METHODS: This was an ecological study using data from the Notifiable Diseases Information System (SINAN)...
October 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29267753/perception-of-neighborhood-safety-and-screen-time-in-adolescents-from-curitiba-brazil
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Crisley Vanessa Prado, Cassiano Ricardo Rech, Adriano Akira Ferreira Hino, Rodrigo Siqueira Reis
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the association between perceptions of neighborhood safety (PNS) and screen time among adolescents and to assess the moderating effects of sex, age and socioeconomic status. METHODS: A cross-sectional study with school survey was conducted in Curitiba, Brazil. First, six schools (three public and three private) were intentionally selected. Next, one class within each educational level (from the sixth year of elementary school to the third year of high school) was randomly selected...
October 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29267752/maternal-socioeconomic-factors-and-adverse-perinatal-outcomes-in-two-birth-cohorts-1997-98-and-2010-in-s%C3%A3-o-lu%C3%A3-s-brazil
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Nádia Carenina Nunes Cavalcante, Vanda Maria Ferreira Simões, Marizélia Rodrigues Costa Ribeiro, Fernando Lamy-Filho, Marco Antonio Barbieri, Heloisa Bettiol, Antônio Augusto Moura da Silva
Several studies have identified social inequalities in low birth weight (LBW), preterm birth (PTB), and intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), which, in recent years, have diminished or disappeared in certain locations. OBJECTIVES: Estimate the LBW, PTB, and IUGR rates in São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil, in 2010, and check for associations between socioeconomic factors and these indicators. METHODS: This study is based on a birth cohort performed in São Luís. It included 5,051 singleton hospital births in 2010...
October 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29267751/the-implantation-of-the-surveillance-system-for-non-communicable-diseases-in-brazil-2003-to-2015-successes-and-challenges
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Deborah Carvalho Malta, Marta Maria Alves da Silva, Lenildo de Moura, Otaliba Libânio de Morais
OBJECTIVE: To describe the implantation of the Surveillance System for Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) in the Unified Health System (Sistema Único de Saúde) and the challenges in maintaining it. METHODS: A literature review was carried out the information contained in federal government directives between 2003 and 2015 was consulted. RESULTS: A comprehensive risk and protection factor surveillance system was implemented. It is capable of producing information and providing evidence to monitor changes in the health behavior of the population...
October 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29267750/inequality-in-iron-sulfate-supplementation-among-pregnant-women-in-southern-brazil
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Angélica Ozorio Linhares, Rogério da Silva Linhares, Juraci Almeida Cesar
INTRODUCTION: The use of ferrous sulfate is recommended for all pregnant women from the 20th week of gestation to the 3rd month after delivery. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the coverage of ferrous sulfate among pregnant women and differentials according to demographic and socioeconomic variables. METHOD: A cross-sectional population-based study with women who had children in Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, from January 1st to December 31st, 2013...
October 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29267749/factors-associated-with-adherence-and-persistence-to-hormonal-therapy-in-women-with-breast-cancer
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Juliana Barroso Rodrigues Guedes, Maximiliano Ribeiro Guerra, Mariana Macedo Alvim, Isabel Cristina Gonçalves Leite
INTRODUCTION: Hormonal therapy in breast cancer is essential to the transition from active treatment to care survival, because it improves long-term survival and provides a better quality of life. reducing hospital costs as well. However, adherence and persistence in the recommended treatment are important to achieve the desirable results. METHODOLOGY: This is a cohort retrospective study of 182 women on hormonal treatment identified at a high complexity oncology unit, in the southeastern region of Brazil, and followed-up until 2014...
October 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29267748/simultaneity-of-behavioral-risk-factors-for-cardiovascular-disease-in-university-students
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Renata Gomes Paulitsch, Samuel Carvalho Dumith, Lulie Rosane Odeh Susin
OBJECTIVE: To analyze the prevalence and factors associated with clustering of four behavioral risk factors - physical inactivity, high fat intake, harmful use of alcohol and tobacco use - for cardiovascular diseases (CVD) among undergraduate students from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande, Rio Grande, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. METHODS: Cross-sectional study. Socio-demographic variables, breakfast habits, satisfaction with body image, body mass index, and self-perceived general health were analyzed...
October 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29267747/the-influence-of-meal-and-food-markets-in-fruit-and-vegetable-consumption-among-adults-in-the-city-of-s%C3%A3-o-paulo
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Carolina Carpinelli Sabbag Maziero, Patrícia Constante Jaime, Ana Clara Duran
INTRODUCTION: Despite the increased consumption of fruits and vegetables in the Brazilian population, a great proportion of people do not meet the recommendations. Purchasing sites associated with fruit and vegetable consumption has not been widely explored. OBJECTIVE: To explore the association between fruit and vegetable purchasing and consumption sites and the consumption of these foods among adults living in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. METHODS: Cross-sectional study with 2 thousand individuals living in the city of São Paulo, aged between 20 and 59 years, participants of the "Obesogenic Environment Study in São Paulo"...
October 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29267746/factors-associated-with-risk-of-malnutrition-in-the-elderly-in-south-eastern-brazil
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Renata Damião, Álvaro da Silva Santos, Alicia Matijasevich, Paulo Rossi Menezes
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of malnutrition risk and its association with socioeconomic, behavioral, and health characteristics in the community-dwelling elderly. METHODS: A cross-sectional study with individuals aged ≥ 60 years. Nutritional status was evaluated using the Mini Nutritional Assessment. Socioeconomic, behavioral, and health information was also collected from all participants. The association between each variable and the risk of malnutrition was calculated and adjusted using Poisson hierarchical regression...
October 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29267745/prevalence-of-body-weight-excess-in-undergraduate-students-analysis-of-repeated-surveys
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Thiago Ferreira de Sousa, Aline Rodrigues Barbosa
OBJECTIVE: To compare the prevalence of excess of body weight between the surveys conducted in the years 2010, 2012 and 2014, in college students from the same institution. METHODS: Three cross-sectional surveys were carried out in representative samples of students of a public institution. The excess of body weight was estimated by the body mass index and compared between the surveys, using the χ2 test for linear trend, in each of the categories: sociodemographic, link with the university and health-related behaviors...
October 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29267744/consistency-evaluation-of-values-of-weight-height-and-body-mass-index-in-food-intake-and-physical-activity-of-school-children-the-quality-control-of-data-entry-in-the-computerized-system
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Gilmar Mercês de Jesus, Maria Alice Altenburg de Assis, Emil Kupek, Lizziane Andrade Dias
INTRODUCTION: The quality control of data entry in computerized questionnaires is an important step in the validation of new instruments. The study assessed the consistency of recorded weight and height on the Food Intake and Physical Activity of School Children (Web-CAAFE) between repeated measures and against directly measured data. METHODS: Students from the 2nd to the 5th grade (n = 390) had their weight and height directly measured and then filled out the Web-CAAFE...
October 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29267743/socio-spatial-inequalities-related-to-tuberculosis-in-the-city-of-itabora%C3%A3-rio-de-janeiro
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Pedro Alves, Alberto Pellegrini, Patrícia Tavares Ribeiro, Luciano Medeiros de Toledo, Anselmo Rocha Romão, Luiz Carlos Maciel Novaes
INTRODUCTION: Tuberculosis remains as a global public health problem and its occurrence and distribution is associated with social inequalities. Itaboraí is among the priority Brazilian municipalities for tuberculosis control. The study aimed to combine social indicators into a composite indicator to measure differences in living conditions of the population in Itaboraí, as well as evidence of health inequalities related to tuberculosis. METHODS: An ecological study, with spatial analysis of tuberculosis and its relation to socioeconomic and demographic status of households...
October 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29160445/epidemiological-profile-of-tuberculosis-in-s%C3%A3-o-paulo-municipality-from-2006-to-2013
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Priscila Fernanda Porto Scaff Pinto, Cássio Silveira, Maria Josefa Penon Rujula, Francisco Chiaravalloti, Manoel Carlos Sampaio de Almeida Ribeiro
BACKGROUND: Tuberculosis is a serious public health problem that still persists in the world and in Brazil. The municipality of São Paulo, Brazil, is among the prioritized ones in the country for disease control. OBJECTIVE: To describe the epidemiological profile of all new tuberculosis cases in São Paulo municipality reported between the years 2006 and 2013. METHODS: The variables selected for the study were: socioeconomic, demographic and clinical-epidemiologic obtained through the online information system TB-WEB...
July 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29160444/family-context-and-the-physical-activity-of-adolescents-comparing-differences
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Cynthia Graciane Carvalho Ramos, Roseli Gomes de Andrade, Amanda Cristina de Souza Andrade, Amanda Paula Fernandes, Dário Alves da Silva Costa, César Coelho Xavier, Fernando Augusto Proietti, Waleska Teixeira Caiaffa
INTRODUCTION: Family context plays an important role with regard to the physical activity (PA) of adolescents. Intense changes in family composition, including an increase of single-parent structures can affect behavior. OBJECTIVE: To estimate the prevalence of PA, between boys and girls of 11-17 years old, and investigate its association with family context variables. METHODS: A cross-sectional population-based study "The BH Health Study" was conducted in two health districts of Belo Horizonte...
July 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29160443/body-fat-redistribution-and-changes-in-lipid-and-glucose-metabolism-in-people-living-with-hiv-aids
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Rebeca Antunes Beraldo, André Pereira Dos Santos, Mariana Palma Guimarães, Helena Siqueira Vassimon, Francisco José Albuquerque de Paula, Dalmo Roberto Lopes Machado, Maria Cristina Foss-Freitas, Anderson Marliere Navarro
INTRODUCTION: The HIV lipodystrophy syndrome is characterized by changes in metabolism, and body composition that increase cardiovascular risk of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) using highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). OBJECTIVE: To assess the prevalence of lipodystrophy and changes in lipid and glucose metabolism in PLWHA in use of HAART. METHODS: For the anthropometric evaluation we measured weight, height and abdominal circumference (AC)...
July 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29160442/effects-of-socioeconomic-position-and-social-mobility-on-linear-growth-from-early-childhood-until-adolescence
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Ana Paula Muraro, Rita Adriana Gomes de Souza, Paulo Rogério Melo Rodrigues, Márcia Gonçalves Ferreira, Rosely Sichieri
OBJECTIVE: To assess the effect of socioeconomic position (SEP) in childhood and social mobility on linear growth through adolescence in a population-based cohort. METHODS: Children born in Cuiabá-MT, central-western Brazil, were evaluated during 1994 - 1999. They were first assessed during 1999 - 2000 (0 - 5 years) and again during 2009 - 2011 (10 - 17 years), and their height-for-age was evaluated during these two periods.Awealth index was used to classify the SEP of each child's family as low, medium, or high...
July 2017: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, Brazilian Journal of Epidemiology
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