Marcio Moscoso

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During the past decade, youth violence has received increasing attention as a major public health issue in Puerto Rico as well as in the United States. This study sought to identify risk and protective factors of youth violence in a representative sample of school adolescents in Puerto Rico. Risk and protective factors were grouped into five domains:(More)
PURPOSE To describe the services delivered by the Family Medicine Physicians at a Community Health Center. METHODS All information from patient visits during the natural year 1996 were registered using a commercialized computer program. The information was gathered by different means: initial interview, physician's report, records, and personal(More)
This paper reports results of the first wave of a two-wave panel survey carried out on a representative sample of Puerto Rican public and private secondary school students in the 1974--1975 academic year. Twelve percent of the students reported the use of one or more illicit drugs. The illicit drug most frequently used was marijuana. A greater proportion of(More)
PURPOSE Identify risk factors associated to violent behavior among adolescent students. METHODS A survey was conducted using a two-staged stratified cluster sampling design. It represents all junior and high school students of Puerto Rico. Students from 117 schools were administered an anonymous questionnaire. RESULTS Alcohol use was reported by 78.7%(More)
This Paper deals with robotic arm embed controller system, with distributed system based on protocol communication between one server supporting multiple points and mobile applications trough sockets .The proposed system utilizes hand with glove gesture in three-dimensional recognition using fuzzy implementation to set x,y,z coordinates. This approach(More)
PURPOSE Identify several HIV risk behaviors among adolescent students. METHODS The sample (n = 3,648) was selected using a two-staged stratified cluster sampling design, and weighted to represent all junior high and high school students. RESULTS About 28.8% of the students reported ever having sexual activity. Less than half of the sexually active(More)
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