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For a General Theory of Health: preliminary epistemological and anthropological notes
(Cadernos de Sa??de P??blica, 2001)
Posttraumatic stress disorder associated with unexpected death of a loved one: Cross-national findings from the world mental health surveys
BACKGROUND: Unexpected death of a loved one (UD) is the most commonly reported traumatic experience in cross-national surveys. However, much remains to be learned about posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after this ...
Cost-effectiveness of active case-finding of household contacts of pulmonary tuberculosis patients in a low HIV, tuberculosis-endemic urban area of Lima, Peru
(Cambridge University Press, 2017)
We compared the cost-effectiveness (CE) of an active case-finding (ACF) programme for household contacts of tuberculosis (TB) cases enrolled in first-line treatment to routine passive case-finding (PCF) within an established ...
Contribution of modifiable risk factors for hypertension and type-2 diabetes in Peruvian resource-limited settings
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2015)
BACKGROUND: It is important to understand the local burden of non-communicable diseases including within-country heterogeneity. The aim of this study was to characterise hypertension and type-2 diabetes profiles across ...
Dengue in Araraquara, state of Sao Paulo: epidemiology, climate and Aedes aegypti infestation
(Revista De Saude Publica, 2018-01-01)
OBJECTIVE: To describe the epidemiology of dengue in a medium-sized city in the state of Sao Paulo. METHODS: Data, such as circulating serotypes, severe cases and deaths, age group, sex, among others, were obtained on ...
Epidemiology and genetics of endemic goiter. I. Epidemiological aspects
This study dealt with approximately 2,000 children and their parents living in a hyperendemic goiter area in Central Brazil, which is bounded by the jungle to the north and by a large plain to the south. The determination ...
The Brazilian Football Association (CBF) model for epidemiological studies on professional soccer player injuries
(Faculdade de Medicina / USP, 2011-01-01)
OBJECTIVE: This study aims to establish a national methodological model for epidemiological studies on professional soccer player injuries and to describe the numerous relevant studies previously published on this topic. ...
Wealth index and risk of childhood overweight and obesity: evidence from four prospective cohorts in Peru and Vietnam
(Springer Verlag, 2015)
OBJECTIVES: To estimate the incidence and risk of childhood overweight and obesity according to socioeconomic status in Peruvian and Vietnamese school-aged children. METHODS: Longitudinal data from the Young Lives study ...