Maria de Fátima Nunes Marucci

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The article presents gender and age-specific selected anthropometric data for a representative sample of elderly Brazilians in the city of São Paulo. This was a cross-sectional, population-based household survey. A total of 1,894 older adults (men and women, > 60 years) were examined from January to March 2001. Data were presented as means and percentiles(More)
This study provides the prevalence, by gender and age-groups, of observed physical performance test (PPT) assessing functional limitation for representative samples of elderly Brazilian subjects living in São Paulo city. This cross-sectional epidemiological study, both population and household-based, is part of a multi-center survey (SABE) undertaken in(More)
The aim of the present study was to analyze the anthropometric changes in a home-based cohort of Brazilian older adults who participated in the SABE Survey, conducted in 2000 and 2006. A total of 1030 men and women were examined by age group: 60-69, 70-79, and ≥80 years. This representative sample consists of the survivors of the 2000 cohort. The following(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the independent association between undernutrition and death in older adults in a community-dwelling setting. METHODS This retrospective study was based on the Health, Well-being and Ageing survey conducted in 2000 that included 1170 older adults (≥60 y) from São Paulo, Brazil. Death occurrences were considered through March,(More)
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