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BACKGROUND Studying stroke rates in a whole community is a rational way to assess the quality of patient care and primary prevention. However, there are few studies of trends in stroke rates worldwide and none in Brazil. OBJECTIVE Established study methods were used to define the rates for first ever stroke in a defined population in Brazil compared with(More)
The present study aimed at analyzing the spatio-temporal variability of the Pantanal vegetation cover, the largest tropical wetland in the world. A principal component analysis (PCA) was applied to a complete annual dataset of filtered EVI2 images (based on a 12-year average over the 2001–2012 period). There was about 99 % variance concentration in the(More)
The paucity of epidemiologic data, and the previous impression of high incidence of cerebrovascular disease in Brazil, made us elaborate a prospective institutional study in Joinville, Brazil, with objective of identifying first and recurrent episodes in stroke. This study occurred from March 1995 to March 1996. We evaluated during the first episode of(More)
BACKGROUND There have been few population based studies on stroke risk factors and prognosis conducted in Brazil. The objective of this study was to evaluate, over a 2 year period, the incidence of the subtypes of first ever stroke, the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and functional prognosis in a city located in the south of Brazil. METHODS The(More)
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