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Assessment of the alcohol use disorders identification test (AUDIT) to detect problem drinkers Background: AUDIT is a self reported questionnaire used to detect problem drinkers. It must be translated into Spanish and validated in order to be used in Chile. Aim: To assess the validity of a Chilean version of the AUDIT questionnaire. Material and methods:(More)
The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of dental caries, tooth loss, and risk factors among adult population of Chile. Furthermore, age, gender, and behavioural specific differences in caries prevalence and tooth loss were examined. A national stratified multistage probabilistic sample design in two-age cohorts was applied to the Chilean(More)
  • Martina Calais, Nigel Wilmot, +5 authors H. Sharma
  • 2008
In photovoltaic (PV) arrays with several strings in parallel certain fault conditions may lead to potentially damaging reverse currents for PV modules. The Australian Standard AS/NZ5033 Installation of Photovoltaic (PV) Arrays recommends fuses to protect both cabling and PV modules in case of the occurrence of these fault conditions. The above standard(More)
The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the World Health Organization, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme or the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its(More)
The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the World Health Organization, the United Nations Human Settlements Programme or the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its(More)
Background In Chile, primary health care is under municipal administration since 1981 [1]. Hospitals are under administration of geographical health services. This separation has been deemed as an obstacle for an integral functioning of the health care network [2]. In the 2005 health reform in Chile, an administrative arrangement called Health Care(More)