Estela M L Aquino

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  • E M Aquino, G M Menezes, M B Amoedo
  • 1992
As in the principal industrial countries, Brazilian women have lived longer than men. However, paradoxically, women present higher morbidity indicators than men. Knowledge of the Brazilian pattern regarding this matter could be a useful contribution to an understanding of their determinants in our specific reality, as well as enabling us to foresee future(More)
OBJECTIVE To report the pattern of occurrence, diagnosis, and treatment of hypertension in a female nursing staff of an emergency hospital. METHODS We carried out a cross-sectional study that included interviews and blood pressure measurements of 494 nursing professionals at an emergency hospital in the city of Salvador, in the state of Bahia, Brazil. We(More)
Adolescent pregnancy has been linked to the perpetuation of poverty across successive generations of women in a family, largely because it interrupts young women's schooling and reduces their chances of entering the job market. 1–4 From a deterministic viewpoint, the underlying hypothesis is that the children of women who became pregnant as adolescents see(More)
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