Exposure to fluoride of children during the critical age for dental fluorosis, in the semiarid region of Brazil
Conclusions: the children evaluated living in the semiarid region are not exposed to a risk dose for dental fluorosis. (Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva)
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - April 23, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Satisfaction with care received in pediatric emergency services: impact of family interaction and emotional disturbance
This study addresses the relationship between two key elements in satisfaction with pediatric emergency services, namely emotional disturbance and family interaction. The main goal is to determine whether family cohesion and adaptability and anger may be associated with differential levels of satisfaction among parents whose children were attended in pediatric emergency units. It is a descriptive study for which a sample of 711 parents whose children were attended in 6 pediatric emergency services was studied. The Spanish version of the State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory-2 (Staxi-2), the Satisfaction with Healthcare Se...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - April 23, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Sexual violence against children: authors, victims and consequences
This study highlights that the child sexual abuse profiles were similar in almost all of Brazilian regions, showing that it is possible to have a coordinated national action to prevent this offence. (Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva)
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - April 23, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Childhood and longevity: vulnerabilities, continuities and discontinuities
(Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva)
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - April 23, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Morabia A. Enigmas of Health and Disease: How Epidemiology Helps Unravel Scientic Misteries. New York: Columbia University Press; 2014.
Resumo Trata-se de uma revis ão integrativa da literatura que teve como objetivo identificar os fatores que influenciam a adesão e a aceitação da alimentação escolar entre estudantes brasileiros e americanos, e apontar as principais diferenças entre os programas desses dois países. A busca dos trabalhos científicos foi realizada nas bases de dados da Literatura Latino-Americana e do Caribe em Ciências da Saúde (Lilacs), Pubmed, Scientific Eletronic Library Online (SciELO) e Science Direct. Os dados foram coletados no período de julho a agost...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Villela EFM, Natal D. Epidemia, Mídia e História: A emergência do virus Rocio. Jundiaí, São Paulo: Paco Editorial; 2014.
Resumo Trata-se de uma revis ão integrativa da literatura que teve como objetivo identificar os fatores que influenciam a adesão e a aceitação da alimentação escolar entre estudantes brasileiros e americanos, e apontar as principais diferenças entre os programas desses dois países. A busca dos trabalhos científicos foi realizada nas bases de dados da Literatura Latino-Americana e do Caribe em Ciências da Saúde (Lilacs), Pubmed, Scientific Eletronic Library Online (SciELO) e Science Direct. Os dados foram coletados no período de julho a agost...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

School Food in Brazil and the United States: an integrative review
Resumo Trata-se de uma revis ão integrativa da literatura que teve como objetivo identificar os fatores que influenciam a adesão e a aceitação da alimentação escolar entre estudantes brasileiros e americanos, e apontar as principais diferenças entre os programas desses dois países. A busca dos trabalhos científicos foi realizada nas bases de dados da Literatura Latino-Americana e do Caribe em Ciências da Saúde (Lilacs), Pubmed, Scientific Eletronic Library Online (SciELO) e Science Direct. Os dados foram coletados no período de julho a agost...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Quality of life related to health of adolescents with dm1: an integrative review
This study aimed to analyze the scientific literature on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus. This is an integrative review whose inclusion criteria were full-text papers available online in Portuguese, English and Spanish; published and indexed in databases Lilacs, Medline, Adolec, BDENF, in the period 2003-2013 that reflected the theme HRQOL, Type 1 diabetes and adolescents. Twenty-two papers were analyzed, from which the following themes were retrieved: development and validation of tools to measure the HRQOL of diabetic adolescents; HRQOL of adolescents with diabetes; fac...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Religiousness, social support and the use of antidepressants among the elderly: a population-based study
Abstract The purpose of the study was to investigate whether religiousness and social support were associated with the use of antidepressants among community-dwelling elders. The research involved 1,606 older adults who make up the cohort of Bambu í Project, a study on ageing and health. The dependent variable was the use of antidepressants in the last 90 days, and the exposures of interest were social support and religiousness. Logistic regression was used to test the associations and to estimate crude and adjusted Odds Ratio and their 95% confidence intervals. The chances of use of antidepressants were significant...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Factors associated with elderly diabetic adherence to treatment in primary health care
This study aimed to investigate factors associated with the treatment adherence of 150 elderly diabetics assisted in gerontogeriatric outpatient service in northeastern Brazil. Full adherence to therapy was self-reported by 27.3% of the elderly. In the bivariate analysis, adherence was associated with self-perceived health, beliefs in the use of medication, understanding explanations about diabetes and professional responsible for treatment guidance. After analysis adjustment, only beliefs in medicine were significant when comparing non-adherence with full adherence (OR = 9.65; CI95% 1.6; 56.6) and non-adherence with parti...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Factors behind self-perceived need for dental treatment and prosthesis in Brazilian elderly people
This study revealed a greater influence of individual factors on the self-perceived need for dental treatment and prostheses by elderly Brazilians. This information can help to identify the inequalities that affect this population group and in setting priorities for the planning of health services. (Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva)
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Prevalence of anemia and correlation between the concentration of hemoglobin and cognitive factors among the elderly
Resumo O objetivo deste estudo foi verificar a preval ência de anemia e a correlação da concentração de hemoglobina com fatores cognitivos em população idosa residente em Campina Grande, Paraíba, Brasil. Tratou-se de um estudo transversal com indivíduos de 60 anos de idade ou mais. Foram considerados anêmicos os indivíduos do sexo masculino que apresentaram concentração de hemoglobina
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Accessibility to Basic Family Health Units from the perspective of the elderly
This article aims to evaluate accessibility to health services from the perspective of the elderly in a city of Northeast Brazil. Socioeconomic and demographic data were collected, and the organizational, socio-cultural and economic accessibility to services offered by the Family Health Strategy (FHS) was assessed. A validated instrument adapted for the elderly population was used to assess the FHS by users in cities in Para íba. The association of socioeconomic and demographic variables with accessibility was assessed. For organizational accessibility, the elderly of lower economic classes were more likely to give ...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Overweight in rural elderly: association with health conditions and quality of life
Resumo O objetivo deste estudo é verificar a associação do excesso de peso com a incapacidade funcional, morbidades autorreferidas e qualidade de vida (QV) de idosos residentes em área rural. Trata-se de um inquérito domiciliar e transversal realizado na área rural de um município do Sudoeste do Brasil. Foram avaliados 370 idosos sem excesso de peso e 192 com, por meio dos instrumentos: semiestruturado, escalas Katz e Lawton e, World Health Organization Quality of Life – BREF e World Health Organization Quality of Life Assessment for Older Adults. O excesso de peso ass...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

High prevalence of abdominal obesity among the elderly and its association with diabetes, hypertension and respiratory diseases
Resumo O envelhecimento populacional acelerado e a obesidade abdominal (OA) s ão problemas de saúde pública mundial entre idosos ainda pouco investigados. O artigo tem por objetivos identificar a prevalência da OA em idosos, verificar sua associação com diferentes morbidades e variáveis sociodemográficas e de estilo de vida, conforme sexo. Estudo transversal, com amos tra representativa de idosos, residentes em Goiânia, Brasil. Foram realizadas visitas domiciliares para mensuração de peso, altura e circunferência abdominal (CA), pressão...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Trends and association of BMI between sociodemographic and living conditions variables in the Brazilian elderly: 2002/03-2008/09
This study aimed to describe BMI ’ s short-term trends and analyze the association between the Body Mass Index (BMI) and the sociodemographic variables and variables of family perception of the sufficiency and type of food consumed by Brazilian elderly of both sexes. The authors used data from the Household Budget Surveys (HBS) collected by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) in 2002/03 and 2008/09. The prevalence of overweight and obesity increased, whereas normal and low weight decreased. Multinomial regression models were used for 2008/09 to analyze the association between BMI and sociodemog...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Impact of training in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) in the professional career and work environment
Abstract We sought to evaluate the impact of Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) training in the professional career and work environment of physicians who took the course in a single center certified by the American Heart Association (AHA). Of the 4631 students (since 1999 to 2009), 2776 were located, 657 letters were returned, with 388 excluded from the analysis for being returned lacking addressees. The final study population was composed of 269 participants allocated in 3 groups ( 5years). Longer training was associated with older age, male gender, having undergone residency training, private office, greater earnings ...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Alcohol consumption among tobacco farmers: prevalence and associated factors
This study aims to describe the prevalence of heavy drinking, high-risk alcohol consumption and associated factors among tobacco farmers. A cross-sectional study was carried out with 2,469 tobacco farmers over 18 years old in 2011. High-risk alcohol consumption was considered the intake of three or more standard doses per day for men or two or more for women. Heavy drinking was considered the intake of four or more standard doses per day for men and three or more for women. Hierarchical multivariate analysis was performed to investigate the association with socioeconomic, behavioral, and occupational variables. : The preva...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Work process in Family Health Program: the potential of subjectivity of care for reconfiguration of the care model
Resumo Estudo de abordagem qualitativa com objetivo de analisar a potencialidade da dimens ão subjetiva das práticas de equipes de Saúde da Família para reconfiguração do modelo de atenção, utilizando como referencial teórico-metodológico o processo de trabalho em saúde na perspectiva marxista. Teve como instrumento de coleta de dados o grupo focal, realizado em 13 equipes de S aúde de Família de Maceió, Alagoas. A análise temática, combinada a princípios da hermenêutica e dialética, foi utili...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Knowledge and perception of HPV in the population over 18 years of age in the city of Ipatinga – State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
This article aims to assess the knowledge of men and women about HPV in the city of Ipatinga, Minas Gerais, and evaluate socioeconomic factors and preventive measures associated with such knowledge. It involved a cross-sectional study with 591 subjects living in the city, by means of stratified sampling by quotas proportional to the number of individuals by sex and age in each of the eight administrative regions of the city. Pearson ’ s chi-square test or the t – Student test and the binary logistic regression model were used to assess the factors associated with knowledge about HPV. Less than half (40.1%) of t...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Historic aspects of the creation of dengue research groups in Brazil using the ScriptGP computational tool
This article seeks to evaluate the historical evolution of dengue research groups in Brazil and compare these data with epidemiological data related to the incidence of the disease. The ScriptGP computational tool was used to extract information from the Diret ório de Grupos de Pesquisa do CNPq database about the development of research groups in dengue, a neglected disease (ND) that is a priority in Brazil, making it available in charts and pivot tables format. It was possible to identify the main research centers on dengue and compare the time series o f the disease to the history of the creation of research group...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Lack of access to information on oral health problems among adults: an approach based on the theoretical model for literacy in health
This study sought to investigate factors associated with the lack of access to information on oral health among adults. It is a cross-sectional study, carried out among 831 adults (35-44 years of age). The dependent variable was access to information on how to avoid oral problems, and the independent variables were gathered into subgroups according to the theoretical model for literacy in health. Binary logistic regression was carried out, and results were corrected by the design effect. It was observed that 37.5% had no access to information about dental problems. The lack of access was higher among adults who had lower p...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

The affection of the community healthcare agent in the territory: a study with affective maps
Resumo O agente comunit ário de saúde é um profissional essencial no contexto da Atenção Básica à Saúde, atuando no acompanhamento das famílias no território. O objetivo deste estudo foi analisar as implicações da afetividade na atuação do agente comunitário de saúde no território. As noções teóricas de ste estudo estão baseadas na Psicologia Social de base histórico-cultural e na Psicologia Ambiental. A pesquisa foi realizada com dez agentes comunitários de sa&uac...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Levels of mercury found in hair and fish consumption of riverine communities in the Tapajós region of the Brazilian Amazon
Resumo Comunidades ribeirinhas est ão expostas ao mercúrio devido à dieta composta por elevada ingestão de peixes. Com o objetivo de avaliar os níveis de exposição na região do Tapajós, identificando também a frequência de ingestão de pescado, realizou-se um estudo em adultos residentes nas comunidades ribeirinhas do muni cípio de Itaituba/PA. Foram coletadas amostras de cabelo para a determinação de mercúrio total e dados de frequência semanal de ingestão de peixes. A concentração m&eac...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Non-use of primary care routine consultations for individuals with hypertension
The objectives of this study were to identify, among individuals with hypertension, sociodemographic factors associated with non-use of routine medical appointments available in primary care and check if non-use of consultations interferes with noncompliance with pharmacotherapy, uncontrolled blood pressure and hospitalization. This is a cross-sectional study with random and stratified sampling. A total of 422 individuals living in the city of Maring á, Paraná, were interviewed. There were crude and adjusted analyses using logistic regression, estimating odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals. It was found ...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Cross-cultural adaptation of the Myocardial Infarction Dimensional Assessment Scale (MIDAS) to the Brazilian Portuguese language
Resumo A partir da avalia ção dos fatores que incidem na qualidade de vida (QV) é possível planejar as intervenções que proporcionam melhoria do bem-estar dos pacientes. Realizar a adaptação transcultural do questionário Miocardial Infarction Dimensional Assessment Scale (MIDAS) para língua portuguesa, buscando as equivalências semântica, idiomática, conceitual e cultural. Foi utilizado o referencial teórico de Guillemin, Bombardier e Beaton, cumprindo as seguintes etapas: tradução, retrotradução, ava...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Factors associated with body adiposity index (BAI) in adults: population-based study
Resumo Objetivou-se analisar os fatores associados ao índice de adiposidade corporal. Um estudo transversal de base populacional foi conduzido com 964 adultos, de 20 e 59 anos, em Viçosa, MG, Brasil. Aplicou-se questionários domiciliares e medidas antropométricas para se obter os dados. A análise múltipla foi realizada por meio de regressão line ar, ajustada pelo efeito do desenho amostral. A prevalência de excesso de adiposidade corporal foi 36,89 (IC 30,81 – 43,43), sendo mais elevada nos homens (48,18% - IC 39,09 – 57,34). Associou-se positivamente com o...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Quality of life and oral health among hypertensive and diabetic people in a Brazilian Southeastern city
Resumo O objetivo deste estudo foi avaliar a qualidade de vida relacionada às condições clínicas de saúde bucal entre hipertensos e diabéticos de Alfenas, MG, Brasil. Estudo domiciliar, descritivo-analítico, transversal, com amostra randomizada, sistemática, estratificada por Equipe Saúde da Família, composta por 218 sujeitos. Aplicou-se os índices CPOD, T-Healt h, FS-T, SiC index, uso e necessidade de próteses e OHIP-14. A maioria dos sujeitos (56,42%) apresenta apenas Hipertensão Arterial, é do sexo feminino (67,43%), com id...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Ways to explain bullying: dimensional analysis of the conceptions held by adolescents
This study unveils the meaning attributed by students to bullying and contributes to the approach of student health. The objective was to identify the dimensions of the conceptions of students regarding bullying. A total of 55 students from 11 public schools participated by answering semi-structured interviews. Dimensional analysis was used to treat data and a matrix was constructed with the dimensions identified. The Grounded Theory was adopted as the methodological and theoretical framework. The adolescents were aware of the main dimensions of bullying but explained it descriptively and from individual perspectives. The ...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Alcohol intake among adolescent students and association with social capital and socioeconomic status
Abstract The aim was to evaluate the prevalence of alcohol consumption, binge drinking and their association with social capital and socioeconomic factors among Brazilian adolescents students. A cross-sectional study was carried out with a randomly selected representative sample of 936 adolescents aged 15 to 19 years. Information on alcohol consumption, social capital and socioeconomic status was collected using the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test, the Integrated Questionnaire for the Measurement of Social Capital and Social Vulnerability Index, respectively. The prevalence of alcohol consumption was 50.3% and bi...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Low back pain among adolescents in the semiarid region: results of a population census in the city of Caracol, State of Piauí, Brazil
This study found a high prevalence of LBP among adolescents in a poor city in the semiarid region of Northeast Brazil. (Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva)
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Socio-demographic aspects related to severity of malocclusion among 12-year-old Brazilian children
Resumo Estudo transversal e anal ítico para caracterizar a maloclusão em crianças brasileiras de 12 anos e identificar os aspectos sociodemográficos associados, utilizando dados do SB Brasil 2010. Foram incluídas 5539 crianças dentre as quais 41% possuíam algum grau de maloclusão, de acordo com o índice Dental Aesthetic In dex (DAI). Conduziu-se análises descritivas, bivariadas e múltiplas por regressão logística multinomial. A maloclusão definida foi maior entre os que avaliaram sua saúde bucal como nem satisfeito/nem ...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Diarrheal diseases and hospitalization of children under five years of age according to population-based surveys in the State of Pernambuco, Brazil, in the years 1997 and 2006
Resumo O objetivo deste estudo foi avaliar as tend ências temporais e geográficas das diarreias e suas implicações nas demandas de hospitalizações de crianças menores de cinco anos no Estado de Pernambuco, nos anos 1997 e 2006. Foram usados os bancos de dados de dois inquéritos de base populacional, com amostras probabilísticas de 2078 cria nças, em 1997, e 1650 crianças, em 2006, avaliadas em 18 municípios de Pernambuco, incluindo a Região Metropolitana do Recife, Interior Urbano e Interior Rural. Considerou-se como prevalência...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Evaluation of the adequacy of information from research on infant mortality in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
This study is an evaluation of infant death research in Recife, Pernambuco (PE). It is a cross-sectional study with 120 variables grouped into six dimensions (prenatal, birth, child care, family characteristics, occurrence of death, and conclusion and recommendations), weighted by consensus technique. The research was classifiedas adequate, partially adequate or inadequate according to a composite indicator assessment (ICA). There was dissension on 11 variables (9 in prenatal dimension, one in labor and birth, and 1 in the conclusions and recommendations). Of the 568 deaths studied, 56.2% have adequate research. The occurr...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Mental disorders in pregnancy and newborn conditions: longitudinal study with pregnant women attended in primary care
This study aimed to determine the presence and association of possible mental disorders diagnoses in primary care pregnant women and newborns ’ conditions. This is a longitudinal study with pregnant women (18-39 years), in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy, attended at primary care facilities in the metropolitan region of S ão Paulo (February to August/2014). The following tools were used: sociodemographic questionnaire; Mental Disorders in Primary Care Assessment tool; and an interview with information and mother´s perception of the behavior of newborns. Of the 300 pregnant women interviewed,...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Factors Associated with Adherence to the Exclusive Breastfeeding
Resumo Estudo correlacional que objetivou verificar a associa ção entre variáveis maternas e aleitamento materno exclusivo em um ambulatório especializado do estado do Ceará, Brasil. Verificou-se a prática do aleitamento materno exclusivo, apresentando sua diminuição no decorrer dos seis primeiros meses de vida da criança. A maioria das mulheres era j ovem, com companheiro, com bom nível de escolaridade, multigesta e que realizou até seis consultas de pré-natal em postos de saúde. Houve associação significativa entre as...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Editorial Dynamics of Ciência & Saúde Coletiva Journal in 2017
(Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva)
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - March 8, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

A glance in hepatitis C policy in Brazil: Access and performance
This study aimed to evaluate the perception of health related quality of life (HRQoL) of adolescent students. This is a cross-sectional study with 807 adolescents aged 10 to 17 years from two public schools of Niteroi and four private schools of Rio de Janeiro and S ão Gonçalo. Information on HRQoL was obtained by a reduced version of the Kidscreen questionnaire with 27 items. Student t tests were used to assess the perception of HRQoL stratified by type of school, gender, age and ownership of assets. We used linear regression models to evaluate HRQoL setting s. In general, the evaluated adolescents evidenced...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - February 1, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Adoecimentos e sofrimentos de longa duração
This study aimed to evaluate the perception of health related quality of life (HRQoL) of adolescent students. This is a cross-sectional study with 807 adolescents aged 10 to 17 years from two public schools of Niteroi and four private schools of Rio de Janeiro and S ão Gonçalo. Information on HRQoL was obtained by a reduced version of the Kidscreen questionnaire with 27 items. Student t tests were used to assess the perception of HRQoL stratified by type of school, gender, age and ownership of assets. We used linear regression models to evaluate HRQoL setting s. In general, the evaluated adolescents evidenced...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - February 1, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Tessituras do Cuidado: as condições crónicas de saude na infância e adolescência
This study aimed to evaluate the perception of health related quality of life (HRQoL) of adolescent students. This is a cross-sectional study with 807 adolescents aged 10 to 17 years from two public schools of Niteroi and four private schools of Rio de Janeiro and S ão Gonçalo. Information on HRQoL was obtained by a reduced version of the Kidscreen questionnaire with 27 items. Student t tests were used to assess the perception of HRQoL stratified by type of school, gender, age and ownership of assets. We used linear regression models to evaluate HRQoL setting s. In general, the evaluated adolescents evidenced...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - February 1, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Cronicidade: experiência de adoecimento e cuidado sob a ótica das ciências sociais
This study aimed to evaluate the perception of health related quality of life (HRQoL) of adolescent students. This is a cross-sectional study with 807 adolescents aged 10 to 17 years from two public schools of Niteroi and four private schools of Rio de Janeiro and S ão Gonçalo. Information on HRQoL was obtained by a reduced version of the Kidscreen questionnaire with 27 items. Student t tests were used to assess the perception of HRQoL stratified by type of school, gender, age and ownership of assets. We used linear regression models to evaluate HRQoL setting s. In general, the evaluated adolescents evidenced...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - February 1, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Health-related quality of life of adolescent students
This study aimed to evaluate the perception of health related quality of life (HRQoL) of adolescent students. This is a cross-sectional study with 807 adolescents aged 10 to 17 years from two public schools of Niteroi and four private schools of Rio de Janeiro and S ão Gonçalo. Information on HRQoL was obtained by a reduced version of the Kidscreen questionnaire with 27 items. Student t tests were used to assess the perception of HRQoL stratified by type of school, gender, age and ownership of assets. We used linear regression models to evaluate HRQoL setting s. In general, the evaluated adolescents evidenced...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - February 1, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

The Territorial Dimension of Sewage Networks: the Case of Recreio dos Bandeirantes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
This study was developed in the suburban neighborhood of Recreio dos Bandeirantes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in order to analyze the installation process of the sewage system under a territorial approach. Data facilitated the construction of territorial schemes related to conflicts during the implementation of sewage networks in this neighborhood, where middle class groups and favela residents coexist with environmental preservation areas, beaches and commercial activities. This work revealed the need for contextualized sanitation information made available by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) and st...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - February 1, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

The prevalence of common mental disorders and associated factors among the elderly in a Brazilian city
Resumo Com o avan çar da idade, a presença de morbidades psíquicas são mais frequentes e comprometem a qualidade de vida das pessoas. O objetivo do presente estudo foi estimar a prevalência e os fatores associados a Transtornos Mentais Comuns (TMC) na população idosa residente em um município brasileiro. Estu do transversal com 310 idosos, em Ibicuí-BA. Foi utilizado formulário com características sociodemográficas, hábitos de vida, estado de saúde e triagem para TMC (Self-Reporting Questionnaire - SRQ-20). Para análise ...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - February 1, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Satisfaction levels of users and verification of the knowledge of pharmacists in public pharmacies in the State of Espírito Santo, Brazil
Resumo O objetivo do presente estudo foi determinar o n ível de satisfação dos usuários de farmácias públicas e verificar o conhecimento dos farmacêuticos com relação à dispensação de medicamentos. Trata-se de um estudo descritivo, realizado em municípios de uma mesma região, no interior do Estado do Espírito Santo, no período de maio a a gosto de 2013. Os dados foram coletados por meio de questionário estruturado. Para a análise estatística, foi utilizado o Software SPSS20. Para os dados que ...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - February 1, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Gestational history and prenatal care characteristics of adolescent and adult mothers in a maternity hospital in the interior of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Resumo O objetivo desta pesquisa foi analisar a hist ória gestacional e as características da assistência pré-natal de puérperas adolescentes e adultas em uma maternidade localizada em uma cidade de Minas Gerais, referência para a macrorregião de saúde do Jequitinhonha. Trata-se de um estudo transversal descritivo. Entrevistou-se 327 puérpera s, entre maio de 2013 a março de 2014, utilizando um instrumento semiestruturado. Predominou o número de puérperas adultas com uma amostra de 255. Com relação ao pré-natal, 324 pu&ea...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - February 1, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Prevalence and factors associated with hypertriglyceridemic waist in the elderly: a population-based study
Abstract To identify the prevalence and factors associated with hypertriglyceridemic waist (HW) in community-dwelling elderly people in northeast Brazil. Population-based cross-sectional study. Some 316 elderly ( ≥ 60 years) people of both sexes participated in this study. Data were collected using a questionnaire, based on that used in the Health, Welfare and Aging Study (SABE), in addition to blood tests, blood pressure measurements and anthropometric measurements. The hypertriglyceridemic waist condition was diagnosed using high values of triglycerides ( ≥ 150 mg/dl) and waist circumference increased ≥ 88 and &...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - February 1, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Factors associated with child sexual abuse confirmation at forensic examinations
Abstract The aim of this study is identify potential factors associated with child sexual abuse confirmation at forensic examinations. The forensic files of children under 12 years of age reporting sexual abuse at the Nina Rodrigues Institute of Forensic Medicine in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil between January 2008 and December 2009 were reviewed. A multivariate analysis was conducted to identify factors associated with finding evidence of sexual abuse in forensic examinations. The proportion of cases confirmed by the forensic physician based on material evidence was 10.4%. Adjusted analysis showed that the variables place of b...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - February 1, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Assessment of the way in which entries are filled out in Child Health Records and the quality of the entries according to the type of health services received by the child
Resumo Objetivou-se avaliar o preenchimento da Caderneta de Sa úde da Criança (CSC) e a associação entre qualidade do preenchimento e o tipo de serviço usado para o acompanhamento da saúde das crianças. Estudo transversal com amostra estratificada e proporcional aos 9 Distritos Sanitários de Belo Horizonte, selecionada entre crianças de 3 a 5 anos, no Dia da Campanha de Vacinação Infantil 2014. Realizou-se entrevista com os pais e observação de 21 itens da CSC. A variável dependente foi definida pela qualidade (satisfató...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - February 1, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research

Factors associated with submission to HIV rapid test in childbirth care
This study aimed to analyze factors associated with submission to the rapid HIV test (outcome). This is a cross-sectional study conducted in 2009 in 15 hospitals from the Rio de Janeiro's Unified Health System (SUS) by interviewing a representative sample of 835 pregnant women hospitalized for birth and by verifying medical records. Adjusted prevalence ratios were obtained by Poisson regression according to a hierarchical model, and variables associated with the outcome (p ≤ 0.05) remained in the final model. According to medical records (MR), 79.6% of mothers were submitted to rapid HIV test and, according to interview...
Source: Ciencia e Saude Coletiva - February 1, 2018 Category: Occupational Health Source Type: research