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The Relationship Between Socioeconomic Status and CV Risk Factors: The CRONICAS Cohort Study of Peruvian Adults
BACKGROUND: Variations in the distribution of cardiovascular disease and risk factors by socioeconomic status (SES) have been described in affluent societies, yet a better understanding of these patterns is needed for ...
Plasmodium vivax Diversity and Population Structure across Four Continents
(Public Library of Science, 2015)
Plasmodium vivax is the geographically most widespread human malaria parasite. To analyze patterns of microsatellite diversity and population structure across countries of different transmission intensity, genotyping data ...
Chronic respiratory disease and high altitude are associated with depressive symptoms in four diverse settings
(International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2016)
SETTING: Depression is a prevalent comorbidity of chronic respiratory disease (CRD), and may indicate worse clinical outcomes. The relationship between depression and living with chronic hypoxia due to CRD or residence at ...
Situación de salud y nutrición de niños indígenas y niños no indígenas de la Amazonia peruana
(World Health Organization, 2015)
OBJETIVO: Evaluar el estado nutricional de los menores de 5 años, indígenas y no indígenas, de dos provincias de la Amazonia peruana. MÉTODOS: Estudio descriptivo y transversal representativo de familias con niños menores ...
Participación en GlobalSurg 1 de Perú y nuevos retos para GlobalSurg 2: epidemiología de infección de sitio quirúrgico
(Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú, 2016)
Health effects of 'Juntos', a conditional cash transfer programme in Peru
In some countries, conditional cash transfer (CCT) programmes show an impact on maternal and child health. Juntos, the CCT programme in Peru, has been evaluated several times operationally, but seldom for maternal and child ...
Income gradients in oral health according to child age
This study aimed to confirm whether the well-known income disparities in oral health seen over the life course are indeed absent in 9- to 11-yr-old children, and to explore the role of access to dental care in explaining ...
Bovine cysticercosis in slaughtered cattle as an indicator of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and epidemiological risk factors
(Elsevier B.V., 2015-03-01)
This study focused on estimating the economic losses resulting from cysticercosis at beef cattle farms that supply an export slaughterhouse located in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and to identify the epidemiological ...