Makoto Kageyama

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OBJECTIVE To analyse illness factors associated to the form of attention (self-care or medical care) used to resolve health problems in Mexico. METHODS A total of 5640 individuals who reported sickness within the 2 weeks before the application of the 1994 National Health Survey were analysed. A descriptive analysis was conducted to study demographic and(More)
OBJECTIVE This study presents the demographic, socioeconomic profile, working conditions and labor fatigue among fertile age street vendors in Mexico City. MATERIAL AND METHODS 426 female street vendors were interviewed in Mexico City. This population was described and the association between the components labor fatigue and low birth weight (LBW) was(More)
OBJECTIVE This article analyzes the time-trends and causes of infant, neonatal, and postneonatal mortality in Mexico during the 1980's. MATERIAL AND METHODS Data on infant deaths came from yearly tabulations (1980 to 1990) published by the Mexican government. Time-trends of mortality rates were determined by simple linear regression models. The(More)
BACKGROUND The association between gallstone disease (gallstones or cholecystectomy) and plasma lipids was evaluated in 2,089 subjects who attended a private health care facility in Mexico City from August 1991 to August 1992. METHODS All participants provided data on their sociodemographic status, non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus diagnoses,(More)
In the management of TV drama, there will be several kinds of requests such as 'Show the image and sound which are correspond to this scene in the scenario document' or 'I want to see the scenes where someone is speaking'. In order to answer to such kinds of requests, the synchronization between images, sound and scenario document have to be carried out. In(More)
BACKGROUND It is well-known that health education programs carried out in the work place are useful for employees' health promotion. However, the effectiveness of group health education programs for workers as a population approach is unclear. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of a group health education program in the(More)
OBJECTIVES Sleep disturbances are related to somatic and mental disorders, industrial accidents, absenteeism, and retirement because of disability. We aimed to identify health-related behaviors associated with subjective sleep insufficiency in Japanese workers. METHODS This cross-sectional study included 5,297 employees (mean age: 43.6±11.3 years; 4,039(More)
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