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Factors associated with mental health and quality of life during the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil.

BJPsych Open 2021 May 14;7(3):e103. Epub 2021 May 14.

Faculty of Medicine of Itajubá, Afya Group, Brazil.

Background: Although mental distress and quality of life (QoL) impairments because of the pandemic have increased worldwide, the way that each community has been affected has varied.

Aims: This study evaluated the impact of social distancing imposed by coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) on Brazilians' mental health and QoL.

Method: In this cross-sectional community-based online survey, data from 1156 community-dwelling adults were gathered between 11 May and 3 June 2020. Read More

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Factors affecting Brazilians' self-rated health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cad Saude Publica 2021 30;37(3):e00182720. Epub 2021 Apr 30.

Instituto de Comunicação e Informação Científica e Tecnológica em Saúde, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

This is a cross-sectional study investigating the factors affecting brazilians' self-rated health during the COVID-19 pandemic, based on data from the web-based behavior survey. Carried out from April 24 to May 24, 2020, the survey recruited participants by a chain sampling procedure. Its outcome was the worsening of self-rated health during the pandemic. Read More

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Changes in Brazilians' socioeconomic and health conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rev Bras Epidemiol 2021 6;23:e200105. Epub 2021 Jan 6.

Departamento de Educação Física, Universidade Federal de Sergipe - São Cristóvão (SE), Brasil.

Objective: To describe changes in socioeconomic and health conditions of Brazilians during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Methodology: Cross-sectional study with data from a web-based behavioral survey carried out from April 24 to May 24, 2020, with 45,161 participants recruited by the chain sampling method. A descriptive analysis of the survey topics was performed: adherence to social restriction measures, diagnosis of the new coronavirus, work situation and income, difficulties in routine activities, presence of comorbidities, psychological issues, and access to health services. Read More

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January 2021

Repercussion of COVID-19 Pandemic on Brazilians' Quality of Life: A Nationwide Cross-Sectional Study.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2020 11 18;17(22). Epub 2020 Nov 18.

College of Population Health, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001, USA.

The COVID-19 outbreak, caused by Sars-Cov-2, was officially declared a global pandemic in February 2020, after an unexpected increase in hospitalization and mortality. When faced with this new disease, social and physical distancing and quarantine emerged as solutions to reduce virus transmission. This article examines the quality of life (QoL) of the Brazilian population's during this period of isolation, due to the COVID-19 pandemic by analyzing; physical, psychological, social, and economic aspects. Read More

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November 2020

[Private spending on oral health in Brazil: analysis of data from the Family Budgets Survey, 2008-2009].

Cad Saude Publica 2017 Dec 1;33(1):e00148915. Epub 2017 Dec 1.

Programa de Pós-graduação em Epidemiologia, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brasil.

The aim was to analyze Brazilians' private spending on dental care and oral hygiene products. Data were analyzed from 55,970 households in the Family Budgets Survey, 2008-2009. Expenditures were analyzed by major geographic region, state, state capital, and household socioeconomic and demographic characteristics (sex, age, head-of-household's skin color and schooling, per capita household income, and presence of elderly in the household). Read More

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December 2017

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and hepatocellular carcinoma: Brazilian survey.

Clinics (Sao Paulo) 2016 May;71(5):281-4

Universidade de São Paulo, Departamento de Gastroenterologia, São Paulo/SP, Brazil.

Objective: The majority of cases of hepatocellular carcinoma have been reported in individuals with cirrhosis due to chronic viral hepatitis and alcoholism, but recently, the prevalence has become increasingly related to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis around the world. The study aimed to evaluate the clinical and histophatological characteristics of hepatocellular carcinoma in Brazilians' patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis at the present time.

Methods: Members of the Brazilian Society of Hepatology were invited to complete a survey regarding patients with hepatocellular carcinoma related to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Read More

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The role of the implementation of policies for the prevention of exposure to Radon in Brazil-a strategy for controlling the risk of developing lung cancer.

Ecancermedicalscience 2015 14;9:572. Epub 2015 Sep 14.

Rua Martiniano de Carvalho, 965, Bela Vista, São Paul-SP, Brazil, CEP 01321-001.

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States and other industrialised countries. The most important risk factor is active smoking. However, given the increased incidence of lung cancer in non-smokers, it is necessary to improve knowledge regarding other risk factors. Read More

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October 2015

Perceptions of the population regarding generic drugs in Brazil: a nationwide survey.

BMC Public Health 2015 Feb 10;15:117. Epub 2015 Feb 10.

Department of Medicine, Rheumatology Division, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Rua Botucatu 740, CEP- 04023-062, São Paulo, Brasil.

Background: Generic drugs (GDs) offer a way to reduce health spending without sacrificing quality. Despite this, there are doubts as to their acceptance by the population. This work aims to assess perceptions of GDs among the Brazilian population. Read More

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February 2015

Consumption of foods away from home in Brazil.

Rev Saude Publica 2013 Feb;47 Suppl 1:200S-11S

Departamento de Epidemiologia, Instituto de Medicina Social, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.

Objective: To describe foods consumed away from home and associated factors in Brazil.

Methods: The study was based on the National Dietary Survey which was conducted among residents aged over 10 years old in 24% of households participating in the Household Budget Survey in 2008-2009 (n = 34,003). The consumption of food and beverages was collected through records of foods consumed, type of preparation, quantity, time and food source (inside or outside home). Read More

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February 2013

Baseline Socio-demographic characteristics and self-reported diet and physical activity shifts among recent immigrants participating in the randomized controlled lifestyle intervention: "Live Well".

J Immigr Minor Health 2014 Jun;16(3):457-65

Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Rhode Island, 112 Ranger Hall, Kingston, RI, 02881, USA,

The goal of this paper is to describe the baseline characteristics of Live Well (intervention to prevent weight gain in recent immigrant mother-child dyads from Brazil, Haiti, and Latin America) participants, and to explore self-reported changes in diet and physical activity post-immigration. Baseline data from 383 mothers were used for this study. Dyads attended a measurement day where they completed self-administered surveys collecting information about socio-demographics, diet, physical activity, other psychosocial variables, and height and weight. Read More

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Normative data for healthy middle-aged and elderly performance on the Addenbrooke Cognitive Examination-Revised.

Cogn Behav Neurol 2012 Jun;25(2):72-6

Postgraduate Program in Neurology, University of São Paulo School of Medicine, Brazil.

Objective: To provide normative data for healthy middle-aged and elderly Brazilians' performance on the Addenbrooke Cognitive Examination-Revised (ACE-R) and to investigate the effects of age, sex, and schooling on test performance.

Background: The ACE-R is a brief cognitive battery that assesses various aspects of cognition. Its 5 subdomains (Attention and Orientation, Memory, Verbal Fluency, Language, and Visuospatial Abilities) are commonly impaired in Alzheimer disease or frontotemporal dementia. Read More

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