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Connectedness Among Chilean Adolescents: Factor Analysis of the Hemingway Measure of Adolescent Connectedness
(Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2011)
Smoking among adolescents is associated with their own characteristics and with parental smoking: Cross-sectional study
BACKGROUND: This study aimed to analyze the association between smoking during adolescence and the characteristics of smoking and alcohol consumption among their parents. DESIGN AND SETTING: Cross-sectional study in Londrina ...
Differences in pain and function between adolescent athletes and physically active non-athletes with patellofemoral pain
Objectives: To investigate pain level and function limitation in adolescent athletes and physically active non-athletes with PFP. Design: Cross-sectional study. Setting: Adolescent athletes were recruited at a sport center ...
Characteristics of sexual violence against adolescent girls and adult women
(Biomed Central Ltd., 2014-01-22)
Background: Sexual violence is considered a serious violation of human rights which affects mainly young women and adolescents. There is little information about the conditions under which sexual offences occur. We evaluated ...
Lifestyle factors and socioeconomic variables associated with abdominal obesity in Brazilian adolescents
Background and aims: Lifestyle variables have a key role in the development of abdominal obesity (AO). The objective of this study was to identify lifestyle factors and socioeconomic variables associated with AO in ...
Fertility rates among very young adolescent women: temporal and spatial trends in Brazil
(BioMed Central, 2016)
Abstract Background We assessed whether the reported decrease in fertility rates among 15 to 19 years old Brazilian adolescents has met with a parallel decrease in very ...
Beta-cell function and insulin resistance among Peruvian adolescents with type 2 diabetes
OBJECTIVE: To characterize and compare the beta-cell function and insulin resistance among Peruvian adolescents with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and their non-diabetic, overweight and lean peers. METHODS: Cross-sectional study ...