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Elevated incidence rates of diabetes in Peru: report from PERUDIAB, a national urban population-based longitudinal study
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2017)
OBJECTIVE: A recent report from a non-nationally representative, geographically diverse sample in four separate communities in Peru suggests an unusually high diabetes incidence. We aimed to estimate the national diabetes ...
Prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection in north-eastern Brazil: a population-based study
(Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2006)
Comparing sociodemographic factors associated with disability between immigrants and the chilean-born: are there different stories to tell?
This study explored a range of sociodemographic factors associated with disability among international immigrants in Chile, and compared them to the Chilean-born. Secondary data analysis of the Chilean population-based ...
A new implementation of Population Based Incremental Learning method for optimization studies in electromagnetics
To enhance the global search ability of Population Based Incremental Learning (PBIL) methods, It Is proposed that multiple probability vectors are to be Included on available PBIL algorithms. As a result, the strategy for ...
On the relationship between calcified neurocysticercosis and epilepsy in an endemic village: A large-scale, computed tomography-based population study in rural Ecuador
Objective: Using a large-scale population-based study, we aimed to assess prevalence and patterns of presentation of neurocysticercosis (NCC) and its relationship with epilepsy in community-dwellers aged 20 years living ...
Assessment of pedigree information in the Quarter Horse: Population, breeding and genetic diversity
This study aimed to evaluate population parameters and to describe the genetic diversity of Quarter Horse breed (QH) in Brazil, reported for the first time in the literature. The pedigree data comprised 131,716 animals ...