Aremis Villalobos

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BACKGROUND Mexico has experienced a disproportionate mortality burden due to the influenza A(HIN1) pandemic. A study was undertaken to investigate the sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of the first 100 patients who died from confirmed influenza A(H1N1). METHODS A clinical evaluation was made of the first 100 consecutive deaths of confirmed(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to describe the ways social support works in the daily life of patients with type 2 diabetes living in conditions of social and economic marginality, in order to understand how that support relates to treatment compliance. METHODS Sequential mixed methods research was used. The sample of patients was obtained from primary health(More)
OBJECTIVE Identify the perceptions and opinions of people who provide abortion services in Mexico City, three years after implementation of elective abortion legal reforms. METHODS Nineteen in-depth interviews of health workers assigned to the legal abortion programs at a clinic and a hospital in Mexico's Federal District were carried out between February(More)
This study focuses on the experience of Mexican women migrants in California, USA, with the use of formal health services for sexual and reproductive health issues. The authors used a qualitative interpretative approach with life histories, interviewing eight female users of healthcare services in California and seven key informants in Mexico and(More)
Objective: To describe the methodology and the implementation survey results from National Survey of Children and Women Mexico's (ENIM 2015). Materials and methods: The ENIM 2015 is a probability survey with multistage, stratified and cluster sample, with regional, rural and urban strata, and indigenous population representation.We applied questionnaires(More)
Objective: To analyze coverage of comprehensive sex education (CSE) in high schools in Mexico and describe whether it is comprehensive, homogeneous and has continuity based on student reports of exposure to topics in three dimensions: reproductive and sexual health, self-efficacy and rights and relations. Materials and methods: Within a probabilistic,(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the effectiveness, safety, and acceptability of nurse provision of early medical abortion compared to physicians at three facilities in Mexico City. METHODS We conducted a randomized non-inferiority trial on the provision of medical abortion and contraceptive counselling by physicians or nurses. The participants were pregnant women(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate and analyze health information systems (his) in the Mesoamerican Region. MATERIAL AND METHODS The conceptual framework and tools of the Health Metrics Network (nhm) was used. It measures six components of the his assessment: resources, indicators, data sources, information management, products and use. RESULTS In this study we(More)
OBJECTIVE To understand the experiences of women undergoing legal first-trimester abortion through Mexico City's Ministry of Health (MOH) services. Aims included comparing satisfaction with medical and surgical abortion services; drawing evidence-based recommendations for program improvement; and measuring contraceptive uptake following abortion. METHODS(More)
OBJECTIVE This study estimates the prevalence of depressive symptomatology (DS) in women with children younger than five years of age, examines detection and care rates and probabilities of developing DS based on specific risk profiles. MATERIALS AND METHODS The sample consists of 7 187 women with children younger than five drawn from the Ensanut 2012. (More)