Fabiana de Lima Vazquez

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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)
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)
UNLABELLED Oral cancer is a public health problem responsible for 13% of deaths worldwide in 2008 and screening programs can be useful to detect individuals more vulnerable to the disease, improving its prognosis. OBJECTIVES The aim of the present study was to evaluate oral cancer calibration (in lux and in vivo methodologies) and diagnosis processes(More)
PURPOSE 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. METHODS An analytical cross-sectional study was conducted in Piracicaba, in 2012, with 1,172 adolescents aged 15-19 years, from 21(More)
The study aimed to reflect on adolescents' speeches regarding their justifications for non-adherence to dental treatment. This is a qualitative research derived from a quantitative research aimed at adolescents from 15 to 19 years of public schools belonging to the area of 34 Primary Health Units - Family Health, in Piracicaba, SP, in 2012. The adolescents(More)
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)
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)
This is an ecological, analytical and retrospective study comprising the 645 municipalities in the State of São Paulo, the scope of which was to determine the relationship between socioeconomic, demographic variables and the model of care in relation to infant mortality rates in the period from 1998 to 2008. The ratio of average annual change for each(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)
The aim of this study was to analyze the reasons for missed appointments in dental Family Health Units (FHU) and implement strategies to reduce same through action research. This is a study conducted in 12 FHUs in Piracicaba in the State of São Paulo from January, 1 to December, 31 2010. The sample was composed of 385 users of these health units who were(More)