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Age at Menarche and Its Association with Excess Weight and Body Fat Percentage in Girls in the Southwestern Region of the Brazilian Amazon.
STUDY OBJECTIVE To analyze age at menarche and its association with excess weight and body fat percentage. DESIGN School-based cross-sectional survey. SETTING Southwestern region of the BrazilianExpand
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Estado nutricional de escolares no ensino infantil de Rio Branco/AC
The purpose of this study was to analyze the nutritional status of preschool children from Rio Branco/AC. Therefore, 145 boys (6.32 ±0.47 yrs) and 147 girls (6.21 ±0.40 yrs) from public schoolsExpand
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Self-Rated Health in University Students from Rio Branco in the Western Brazilian Amazon
The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and associated factors of unsatisfactory self-rated health in university students. A cross-sectional study was conducted in graduateExpand
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ESTADO NUTRICIONAL DE ESCOLARES NO ENSINO INFANTIL DE RIO BRANCO/AC NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF PRESCHOOL CHILDREN FROM RIO BRANCO/AC
The purpose of this study was to analyze the nutritional status of preschool children from Rio Branco/AC. Therefore, 145 boys (6.32 ±0.47 yrs) and 147 girls (6.21 ±0.40 yrs) from public schoolsExpand
Prevalence and concordance in the prediction of excess body weight by two anthropometric criteria in adolescents of western Brazilian Amazon
The aim of this study was to identify the prevalence and concordance of excess weight (BMI) and body fat (fat %) in adolescents of both sexes from cities of Rio Branco-AC and Porto Velho-RO. ThisExpand
Body adiposity and nutritional status among indigenous children in villages of Kaxinawá tribe in Southwest Amazon rain forest, State of Acre, Brazil
The present study aimed to investigate body adiposity and nutritional status among indigenous children from Kaxinawa Tribe by using anthropometry. The sample was composed by 93 children aged 6 to 10Expand
Factors associated with overweight among school adolescents
Introduction: Overweight has been reported as a public health problem. Consequently, this suggests epidemiological studies for nutritional surveillance. Objective: To analyze the prevalence andExpand
Adiposidade corporal e estado nutricional em aldeias indígenas da tribo Kaxinawa no sudoeste da Amazônia, estado do Acre, Brasil
The present study aimed to investigate body adiposity and nutritional status among indigenous children from Kaxinawá Tribe by using anthropometry. The sample was composed by 93 children aged 6 to 10Expand
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Prevalence of excess weight and associated factors in adolescents of private schools of an Amazonic urban area, Brazil
Objective: To assess the prevalence and factors associated with excess weight among high school students. Methods: Cross-sectional study with 741 adolescents from private schools in Rio Branco, Acre,Expand
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