Fabiana de Lima Vazquez

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BACKGROUND Investigate the individual and contextual variables related to caries in underprivileged adolescents, and the disparity in distribution of the disease. METHODS Cross-sectional analytical study, conducted in the city of Piracicaba, SP, Brazil, in 2012. The probabilistic sample was composed of 1,179 adolescents from 15-19 years of age, randomly(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association of breastfeeding duration, pacifier use and nasal air flow with occlusal disorders among children. METHODS This cross-sectional observational study included 138 children aged 4 and 5 years selected in all the daycare centers of the city of Campo Limpo Paulista, Brazil. Questionnaires were applied to mothers to(More)
To evaluate the influence of clinical variables, individual and contextual characteristics on the quality of life (QL) of underprivileged adolescents in a municipality in the interior of the State of São Paulo, Brazil. An analytical cross-sectional study was conducted in Piracicaba, in 2012, with 1,172 adolescents aged 15–19 years, from 21 state schools and(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the association between the prevalence of malocclusion in Brazilian 12 years-olds with individual and contextual variables. METHODS A cross-sectional, analytical study was conducted with data from the Brazilian Oral Health Survey - SBBrazil 2010. The outcome studied was malocclusion, categorized as absent, set, severe and very severe.(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to compare the socioeconomic and family characteristics of underprivileged schoolchildren with and without curative dental needs participating in a dental health program. METHODS A random sample of 1411 of 8-to-10 year-old Brazilian schoolchildren was examined and two sample groups were included in the(More)
This article aims to evaluate the referencing of the demand for specialized care in oral health in Campinas in relation to the distribution of treatment and the influence of socio-economic variables in addition to the perception and information available to users in relation to counter-referencing. It is an observational exploratory study, selecting two(More)
With respect to addressing oral cancer as a public health problem and the need to conduct early diagnosis to ensure a favorable prognosis for patients, the city of Marilia in the state of São Paulo stages an annual campaign for prevention and early detection of oral cancer. This study sets out to evaluate the participatory planning of the teams at health(More)
Introduction and objective: To describe, analyze, and critically review the methodology employed in dental epidemiological research available on electronic databases, evaluating their structures according to Strobe and Consort initiative. Material and methods: ISI Web of knowledge, Scopus, and Pubmed electronic databases were selected for literature(More)
Invasive cervical cancer disproportionately affects women without sufficient access to care, with higher rates among minority groups in higher-income countries and women in low-resource regions of the world. Many elements contribute to racial/ethnic disparities in the cervical cancer continuum - from screening and diagnosis to treatment and outcome.(More)
One of the challenges for Latin American countries is to include in their healthcare systems technologies that can be applied to hereditary cancer detection and management. The aim of the study is to create and validate a questionnaire to identify individuals with possible risk for hereditary cancer predisposition syndromes (HCPS), using different(More)