ERRATUM: Magnitude and variation of the burden of cancer mortality in Brazil and Federation Units, 1990 and 2015
Conclusion: Interobserver reliability in this study was excellent, indicating satisfactory team consistency in the classification of record pairs. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - September 2, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Interobserver reliability in the classification of pairs of records formed by probabilistic linkage of SISMAMA databases
Conclusion: Interobserver reliability in this study was excellent, indicating satisfactory team consistency in the classification of record pairs. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - September 2, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Food consumption according to degree of processing and sociodemographic characteristics: Estudo Pró-Saúde, Brazil
Conclusion: Younger adults had higher consumption of ultra-processed foods, indicating the need for interventions mainly in this age group. The absence of association with other sociodemographic characteristics may be due to the influence of contextual factors. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - August 27, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Sedentary behavior in the city of São Paulo, Brazil: ISA-Capital 2015
Conclusion: The most vulnerable groups to sedentary behavior in this population are: younger males, with higher schooling and income, who li ve in neighborhoods considered safe, unmarried, and with negative self-rated health. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - August 23, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Prevalence of obesity in rural and urban areas in Brazil: National Health Survey, 2013
Conclusions: The results evidenced the role of the domiciliary situation among outcomes at the national level, with lower prevalence of general and abdominal obesity in men living in rural areas. However, higher prevalences were found among women, especially for abdominal obesity. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - August 23, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Hansen’s disease in children under 15 years old in the state of Tocantins, Brazil, 2001-2012: epidemiological patterns and temporal trends
RESUMO: Introdu ção: O Tocantins é o estado mais hiperendêmico para hanseníase no Brasil. Objetivo: Descrever as características epidemiológicas e tendências temporais dos indicadores da hanseníase em menores de 15 anos de idade no Tocantins entre 2001-2012. Metodologia: Análise de dados do Sistema de Informação de Agravos de Notificação (SINAN). Incluíram-se casos novos de menores de 15 anos residentes no estado. Calcularam-se os indicadores e analisaram-se as tendências temporais por meio da regressão joi...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - August 23, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Tuberculosis fatality rates in the city of Campinas - São Paulo, Brazil, from 2001 to 2009
ABSTRACT: Introduction: The mortality rate among tuberculosis patients (TB fatality) has been attributed to irregular chemotherapy, delay in diagnosis, multidrug resistance, and HIV coinfection. Objective: To analyze TB fatality rates by sex, clinical presentation and HIV coinfection in Campinas, S ão Paulo, Brazil. Methods: Cohorts of residents in the city of Campinas who either died during treatment for tuberculosis or had the disease confirmed after death were divided into three intervals: 2001-2003, 2004-2006, and 2007-2009. Data were obtained from the database of the Tuberculosis Surve illance System of the Uni...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - August 23, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Epidemiological profile of caries and need for dental extraction in a Kaingang adult Indigenous population
Conclusion: The high frequencies of caries and missing teeth observed in this population indicate a lack of adequate assistance. It is essential to discuss health care models in order to combat avoidable social and health injustices.RESUMO: Introdu ção: O perfil epidemiológico de cárie dentária dos povos indígenas é complexo e heterogêneo. A saúde bucal do povo Kaingang, terceira maior população indígena do Brasil, ainda não foi investigada. Objetivo: O objetivo deste estudo foi avaliar a prevalência e severidade de cárie...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - August 20, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

High prevalence of inadequate dietary fiber consumption and associated factors in older adults: a population-based study
Conclusion: Considering that inadequacy of dietary fiber was very high, the whole 60-year-old or older population must be targeted for nutritional intervention in order to ensure adequate intake of this nutrient. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - August 20, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

The identification of food patterns: a comparison of principal component and principal axis factoring techniques
Conclusion: The observed differences refer to: the number of food groups that enter the composition of components and factors; the size of the smaller loads in the PAF and the order of the alimentary patterns, especially those derived from loads of a smaller magnitude. However, these differences do not seem to impact the interpretability of dietary patterns in this population. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - August 20, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Principal Component Analysis and Factor Analysis: differences and similarities in Nutritional Epidemiology application
Conclusion: PCA and FA should not be treated as equal statistical methods, given that the theoretical rationale and assumptions for using these methods as well as the interpretation of results are different.RESUMO: Introdu ção: Métodos estatísticos de análise multivariada, tais como Análise de Componentes Principais e Análise Fatorial, têm sido cada vez mais utilizados nos estudos em Epidemiologia Nutricional, no entanto equívocos quanto à escolha e aplicação dos métodos são observados. Objetivos: Os objetivos deste estudo s&at...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - July 29, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Erratum
Conclusion: The adapted DASH diet for nutritional care of postpartum woman seems to be according to the Brazilian dietary pattern, maintaining nutritional characteristics that provide the health benefits previously demonstrated. Currently, it ’ s being used in interventional study in two primary healthcare unities at the city of Rio de Janeiro. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - June 10, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Association between inflammatory markers and hospitalizations: evidence from the Bambuí cohort of aging baseline
Conclusion: Among the ten markers analyzed, only IL-6 and CXCL9 were associated with hospitalizations. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 29, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Sleep bruxism: population based study in people with 18 years or more in the city of Rio Grande, Brazil
Conclusion: There was a significant prevalence of sleep bruxism in the general population, causing various damages to the Stomatognathic system. The psychological stress is a risk factor for this dysfunction. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 29, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Validity and reliability of the Brazilian version of the Johns Hopkins Fall Risk Assessment Tool to assess the risk of falls
RESUMO: Objetivo: Avaliar a validade e a confiabilidade da escala Johns Hopkins Fall Risk Assessment Tool (JH-FRAT) para avalia ção do risco de quedas em pacientes hospitalizados. Método: Estudo retroativo com 297 pacientes de um hospital privado de São Paulo usando dados de 2014. A validade foi avaliada por meio da acurácia (sensibilidade, especificidade, valores preditivos positivo - VPP e negativo - VPN), da valida de de critério, verificando-se as associações entre a classificação do risco pelas escalas JH-FRAT e Morse, e da análise discrimina...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 29, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Congenital anomalies in Rio Grande do Sul State: a time series analysis
Conclusion: These data warn us about the change in the epidemiological profile of mothers of children with congenital anomalies, thereby indicating the groups at greatest risk. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 29, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Adaptation of DASH diet (Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension) for postpartum nutritional care at primary healthcare
Conclusion: The adapted DASH diet for nutritional care of postpartum woman seems to be according to the Brazilian dietary pattern, maintaining nutritional characteristics that provide the health benefits previously demonstrated. Currently, it ’ s being used in interventional study in two primary healthcare unities at the city of Rio de Janeiro. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 25, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Notifiable Diseases Information System and human poisoning by pesticides in Brazil
RESUMO: Objetivo: Analisar as tend ências das taxas de incidência da intoxicação por agrotóxicos nas regiões brasileiras, de acordo com sexo e circunstância da intoxicação, no período de 2001 a 2014. Método: Estudo de séries temporais, com dados do Sistema de Informação de Agravos de Notificação (SINAN). As taxas de incidência foram calculadas por meio da razão entre o número de casos novos confirmados de intoxicações por agrotóxicos e a população residente no m...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 25, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Spatial analysis of AIDS and the social determinants of health
Conclusion: Socioeconomic indicators with statistically significant correlation to the distribution of AIDS should be targeted by strategies policies in the fight against the disease. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 25, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Racial density and the socioeconomic, demographic and health context in Brazilian cities in 2000 and 2010
RESUMO: Introdu ção: A densidade racial ainda não foi explorada nos estudos sobre desigualdades raciais no Brasil. Este estudo identifica categorias de densidade racial para as cidades brasileiras e descreve a situação de vida e saúde nessas categorias nos anos dos Censos Demográficos de 2000 e 2010. Méto do: Estudo ecológico em que a informação de cor/raça nos dois últimos censos foi usada para calcular a densidade racial (proporçãode pessoas do mesmo grupo racial) nas cidades brasileiras em cada ano. Criaram-se quatro...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 25, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Factors associated with condom use inyoung people-A population-based survey
Conclusions: The strategy of primary prevention with the use of condoms is not yet exhausted. Ba sed on this study, the city of São Paulo takes prevention as a public policy and allocates large condoms dispensers in 26 urban bus terminals, where 6million people circulate daily. In 2016, 75,546,720 free condoms were distributed, 30% in bus terminals alone. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 25, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Actions for tuberculosis controlin Brazil: evaluation of primary care
Conclusion: The results show a weakness in the structures and in the work process of PC in relation to the control of tuberculosis in all Brazilian regions. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 25, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in the population of Vitória according to data from VIGITEL and the National Health Interview Survey of 2013
RESUMO: Objetivo: Comparar a preval ência de fatores de risco cardiovascular na população de Vitória (ES) em pesquisa autorreferida por contato telefônico (VIGITEL) ou por exames clínicos e laboratoriais realizados na Pesquisa Nacional de Saúde (PNS). Método: Os inquéritos foram realizados na população adulta de Vitória ( ≥ 18anos). No VIGITEL foram entrevistados 1996 indiv íduos (homens = 38%). Na PNS foi feita visita domiciliar seguida de exames clínicos e laboratoriais em 318 indivíduos (homens = 48%) selecionados e...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 25, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Probability of premature death for chronic non-communicable diseases, Brazil and Regions, projections to 2025
Conclusion: From the trend of reduction is expected to reach Brazil reducing overall goal 25% by 2025. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 2, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Preventable deaths in childhood, according to actions of the Unified Health System, Brazil
Conclusion: The decrease in childhood mortality rates was expected in the last decade, suggesting the progress in the response of health systems, in addition to improvements in health conditions and social determinants. Special attention should be given to pregnancy-related causes, i.e., expand the quality of prenatal care, in particular, due to fetal and newborn deaths resulted from maternal conditions, which increased significantly in the period (8,3% per year). (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 2, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Trend in mortality from preventable causes in children: contributions to the evaluation of the performance of public health services in the Southeast Region of Brazil
Conclusion: The decline in childhood mortality was expected in the last decade, due to progress in the response of health care systems, and to improvements in health and determinant social conditions as well. However, the rate is still high compared to other countries, showing that there is still much room for improvement. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 2, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Tuberculosis and its associated factors in a city in the metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro
Conclusion: We can conclude that the dynamics of tuberculosis transmission in Niteroi can be explained by the occurrence of the disease in areas of consolidated social periphery and by the social vulnerability of specific groups. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 2, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Factors associated with obesity in urban collective transportation workers of the Metropolitan Region of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Conclusion: These findings highlight the need to consider actions that encourage employees to participate in healthy activities when discussing health promotion for public transport workers, as well as actions to improve the organization and management of work, so it becomes a health and well-being feature for this population. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 2, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Associated factors with physical activity and social activity in a sample of Brazilian older adults: data from the FIBRA Study
Conclusions: Allow the active involvement of older people is the great challenge of public policies that promote active aging. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 2, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Dietary patterns and their association with sociodemographic and behavioral factors: 2015 Women’s Health Research, São Leopoldo (RS)
Conclusions: While adherence to healthy and risk patterns behaved differently according to women ’ s age, it was similar regarding schooling. Socioeconomic conditions defined adherence to the Brazilian pattern. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 2, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Test of health Literacy for Portuguese-speaking Adults
Conclusion: The validation of this test provides a new instrument to determine the literacy level in Brazilian adults. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 2, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Prevalence of obesity and associated factors in the Brazilian population: a study of data from the 2013 National Health Survey
Conclusion: Our findings emphasize the importance of public policies for the prevention of obesity and for the promotion of healthy habits in Brazilian society. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 2, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Trends of drug-related poisoning cases attended to at a poison control center
RESUMO: Introdu ção: Os eventos toxicológicos relacionados a medicamentos têm alto impacto na morbimortalidade, representando a primeira causa de intoxicação no Brasil. Objetivo: Descrever as tendências de casos de eventos toxicológicos relacionados a medicamentos atendidos por um Centro de Informações Toxicológicas. Método: Estudo com abordagem quantitativa (transversal e de tendência), com análise dos dados referentes aos casos de eventos toxicológicos relacionados a medicamentos atendidos pelo Centro de Informaç&...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 2, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Coverage of food intake assessment in the Brazilian Food and Nutrition Surveillance System: 2008 to 2013
Conclusion: Despite the continuous data collection, food intake assessment proved to be incipient, and its distribution in the cities was low. Implementation of the National Food and Nutrition Policy can be enhanced by overcoming central issues, such as physical structure and training of professionals, which prevent the progress of system consolidation. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 2, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Leptospirosis in Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil: 2007-2014
RESUMO: Objetivo: Analisar a distribui ção de casos e óbitos humanos por leptospirose, segundo características sociodemográficas, epidemiológicas, clínicas, tempo de atendimento, pluviosidade e distribuição espacial em Campinas, São Paulo, no período de 2007 a 2014. Método: Estudo ecológico utilizando informações dos cas os confirmados de leptospirose. Realizou-se análise descritiva dos casos, segundo variáveis selecionadas. A relação entre casos autóctones e pluviosidade foi verificad...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - April 2, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Health predictors and conditions associated to moderate and vigorous physical activity among adults and elderly from Southern Brazil
Conclusions: It was observed that both the predictors and the health outcomes differed according to the intensity of the PA. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - March 21, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Factors associated with the use of anxiolytic drugs among military firefighters
Conclusion: The high prevalence of consumption indicates alert to occupational health programs. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - March 21, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Space-time scan for identification of risk areas for hospitalization of children due to asthma in Mato Grosso, Brazil
Conclusion: In conclusion, the surroundings areas of Barra do Bugres and Porto Estrela and the east and northeast border of the state are priority for health care, once there was an increased risk of hospitalization of children due to asthma. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - March 21, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Influence of municipal socioeconomic indices on mortality rates for oral and oropharyngeal cancer in older adults in the State of São Paulo, Brazil
RESUMO: Introdu ção: O câncer de boca e o câncer de orofaringe são doenças influenciadas por fatores socioeconômicos. O risco de desenvolver essas doenças aumenta com a idade, e a maioria dos casos ocorre em idosos, com elevadas taxas de mortalidade. O objetivo deste estudo foi analisar a influência dos í ndices socioeconômicos municipais nas taxas de mortalidade por câncer de boca (CB) e de orofaringe (CO) em idosos nas 645 cidades do estado de São Paulo, Brasil, nos anos de 2013 a 2015. Método: Dados secundários de ó...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - March 21, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

High blood pressure screening in children and adolescents from Amargosa, Bahia: usefulness of anthropometric indices of obesity
Conclusion: BMI, WC, and WHtR were associated with high BP, but the cut-off points tested showed low sensitivity. Determining specific cut-off points for each population can enable the use of anthropometric indices in high BP screening. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - March 21, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Socioeconomic factors increase the adverse effects of air pollution and temperature on mortality
Conclusion: Areas with poor living conditions and high-exposure to vehicular traffic had an increased risk of cardiovascular disease mortality related to high tempe rature and PM2.5. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - March 14, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Association between use of internet and the cognitive function in older adults, populational longitudinal study EpiFloripa Idoso
Conclusion: Older adults who continue using the internet were more likely to gain significant cognitive and lower cognitive loss. Topromote the internet use in older adults can help a strategy for cognitive stimulation in older adults. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - March 14, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Profile of the judicialization of the Therasuit Method and its direct cost in the scope of the state of Rio de Janeiro
Conclusion: It was observed a high rate of deferred processes, resulting in a high cost spent by the Public Power to attend a small portion of patients. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - March 14, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Nutritional status of exclusive breastfed infants in the state of Pernambuco
RESUMO: Introdu ção: O aleitamento materno exclusivo (AME), após o sexto mês de vida, como fonte alimentar única não é recomendado. Acredita-se que não é possível suprir às necessidades calórico proteicas, de ferro e vitaminas sem a devida complementação alimentar. Objetivo: Comparar a situação n utricional de crianças com AME por mais de seis mesesversuscrianças com outras práticas de amamentação. Método: Estudo transversal/exploratório com685 crianças (39 e...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - March 14, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Social determinants of pulmonary tuberculosis in Argentina
Conclusion: TB incidence is associated with different determinants, from multiple levels. Inequalities in its distribution in Argentina are driven by the unequal distribution of key social determinants.RESUMO: Introdu ção: Aproximadamente 9 mil novos casos de tuberculose (TB) por ano são registrados na Argentina, representando uma taxa de incidência de 22 casos por 100 mil habitantes. Não há estudos publicados que avaliaram os fatores que influenciam a distribuição desigual da doença na Argentina. O obj etivo deste trabalho foi identificar a relaçã...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - March 14, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

The 12 city HIV Surveillance Survey among MSM in Brazil 2016 using respondent-driven sampling: a description of methods and RDS diagnostics
Conclusion: The comprehensive BBSS was completed as planned and on budget. The description of methods here is more detailed than usual, due to new diagnostic tools and requirements of the new STROBE-RDS guidelines.RESUMO: Introdu ção: Este artigo detalha os métodos utilizados na segunda Pesquisa Nacional de Vigilância Biológica e Comportamental (BBSS) do HIV, sífilis e hepatite B e C entre os homens que fazem sexo com homens no Brasil. Métodos: O método Respondent-driven Sampling (RDS) foi utilizado em 12 cidades em 2016. A amostra foi iniciada com cinco a seis semente...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - March 14, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Analysis of the quality of information on mortality by homicide from deaths with undetermined intent. Bahia, Brazil, from 2002-2013
Conclusion: The same municipalities and regions identified with low homicide rates concomitantly presented high proportions of undetermined deaths, and conversely, where there were high rates, there was also a low proportion of undetermined death. Therefore,it is essential to take into account the quality of information about the underlying cause. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - March 14, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Medicine package inserts from the users’ perspective: are they read and understood?
Conclusion: The larger portion of the population usually read medicine package inserts. Nevertheless, people have difficulty in reading and understanding them.RESUMO: Introdu ção: A informação escrita sobre medicamentos tem sido reconhecida como uma ferramenta importante para a educação em saúde. Objetivo: Analisar o uso e compreensão de bulas de medicamentos pelos usuários e avaliar fatores sociodemográficos e médicos associados ao seu uso e compreensão. Método: Osdados nesta análise fazem parte da PNAUM - um estudo transvers...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - March 14, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Trends in hospitalization and mortality for ambulatory care sensitive conditions among older adults
Conclusion: Analyzing the ACSC indicator, which evaluates the quality and effectiveness of primary care, the results of this research revealed a reduction in hospitalization rates among older adults, regardless of gender and age groups established in this study. (Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia)
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - March 14, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research

Nutrition profile of children in Maranhão state
RESUMO: Introdu ção: O combate à má nutrição está entre os maiores desafios de saúde e precisa ser norteado conforme a realidade de cada região. Estudos que avaliem o estado nutricional são imprescindíveis para embasar intervenções, principalmente em crianças. Objetivo: Analisar o perfil epidemioló gico nutricional de crianças menores de cinco anos atendidas pela Estratégia Saúde da Família (ESF) no Maranhão. Método: Estudo transversal com crianças de 6 a 59 meses, de uma...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia - March 14, 2019 Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research