Maria Alice Altenburg de Assis

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A qualitative evaluation of the diet of a probabilistic sample of 7-10 year old schoolchildren (n=1,232) from Florianópolis (southern Brazil) was carried out by analyzing compliance with(More)
The aim of this study was to assess the validity of the third version of the Previous Day Food Questionnaire (PDFQ-3) for schoolchildren. PDFQ-3 is a structured instrument with 6 meals and 21 foods.(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine sociodemographic risk or protection factors for chronic non-communicable diseases (CNCDs) that may be associated with increase in body mass index (BMI) after the age of 20. (More)
In this paper we describe the standardization and reliability of anthropometric measurements carried out by five population survey anthropometrists. For the standardization of anthropometric(More)
To examine changes in the time spent in each mode of transportation used for going to school by gender and age among adolescents from Santa Catarina State, Brazil. Two school-based surveys were(More)