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Prevalence of hypovitaminosis D and associated factors in adolescent students of a capital of northeastern Brazil.
TLDR
A high prevalence of hypov vitaminosis D is found in the analyzed population, especially in female adolescents, and the factors independently associated with hypovitaminosis D were found to be overweight/obese in boys and low calcium concentrations in girls.
[Inequalities in self-rated health: an analysis of the Brazilian and Portuguese populations].
TLDR
Current disease had a stronger effect on Brazilians than on Portuguese, in both men and women, and prevalence of poor self-rated health was significantly higher in Portugal in all the groups analyzed.
[Participatory evaluation of the National Program for Vitamin A Supplementation in a municipality in Northeast Brazil].
TLDR
The program's coverage fell short of the Ministry of Health's target, especially after 18 months of age, and it is thus necessary to intensify the program's educational activities in order to raise awareness among families of under-five children on the importance of vitamin A, its supplementation, and the necessity of eating natural sources of this nutrient for the child's health.
National School Feeding Program in a municipality of Paraíba state: a study under the viewpoint of those who benefit from the Program
OBJETIVO: Analisar a adesao e a aceitacao da alimentacao escolar e seus determinantes sob o ponto de vista dos beneficiarios do Programa Nacional de Alimentacao Escolar. METODOS: A amostra foi
Risk and protection factors for self-reported hypertension and diabetes in João Pessoa, Brazil. The VIGITEL survey, 2014. A cross-sectional study.
TLDR
The results indicated that the prevalences of hypertension and diabetes were high and that preventable factors were associated with this situation, thus providing support for public policies aimed towards coping with this.
Vitamin D insufficiency/deficiency and its association with cardiometabolic risk factors in Brazilian adolescents.
TLDR
A high proportion of adolescents presenting insufficiency/vitamin D deficiency was ssociated with cardiometabolic risk factors, and an evident relationship between the three indicators involved in overweight assessed in this study BMI, WC and AGR was revealed.
[Methods of analysis of food and nutritional security programs: an experience in Brazil].
TLDR
This study presents a Brazilian experience of analysis of two food and nutritional security programs in cities in Brazil's northeast region, namely the National Program for Vitamin A Supplementation and monitoring health conditions of those included in the Family Allowance Program.
[Schoolchildren statural deficit cartography in Paraíba State, Brazil].
TLDR
The results reveal a process of inlanding of statural deficit, which contrasts with historical descriptions of the geographical distribution of this problem in the Northeastern region of Brazil.
[Association between minor mental disorders and household feeding insecurity among mothers of children less than one-year-old].
TLDR
HFI is an independent risk factor to maternal risk of MMD and it should be important to include strategies to reduce HFI by promoting maternal mental health and improving child-mother quality of life.
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