Elizabete de Jesus Pinto

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Factors associated with anemia in children and adolescents in public schools Abstract This study aimed to assess factors associated with anemia in schoolchildren. All subjects (N = 1,013; age 7-14 yrs.) were students enrolled in the public school system in Salvador, Bahia State, Brazil. Blood tests were done to determine hemoglobin levels, anthropometric(More)
This cross-sectional study was conducted to find out the factors associated with food insecurity (FI) in households of the students aged 6-12 years in public schools of Salvador city, Bahia, Brazil. The study included 1,101 households. Food and nutritional insecurity was measured using the Brazilian Food Insecurity Scale (BFIS). Data on socioeconomic and(More)
Funding Agencies: Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado da Bahia (Fapesb) [processo n° 1431040053551] e Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq) [pro-cesso n° 402462/2005-0]. Abstract Objective: To assess the association between physical inactivity and overweight in an adolescent 10-14 year-old population of students in(More)
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