Paulo Franscisco Mascarenhas Bender

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OBJECTIVE To estimate the proportion of U.S. homes with installed smoke alarms, smoke alarms on the same floor as occupants' bedrooms, and fire escape plans. METHODS The authors analyzed data on smoke alarm use and fire escape planning from a 1994 stratified random telephone survey of 5238 U.S. households. RESULTS Respondents from 91% of surveyed(More)
To compare the disease-free survival (DFS) and overall survival (OS) rates of men and women undergoing treatment for breast cancer. A retrospective cohort study of patients with breast cancer diagnosed and treated at the Cancer Hospital III of the National Cancer Institute of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, between 1999 and 2013. Male breast cancer cases(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of a bicycle helmet giveaway program on helmet use among children. METHODS In 1995, a bicycle helmet giveaway program was conducted in two rural towns in Texas. Helmets were given to all 403 school children in kindergarten through grade 8. Helmet education, a bicycle rodeo, and incentives to increase helmet use were part(More)
BACKGROUND There were 783 recreational boating fatalities in the United States in 1994. One contributor to this toll is alcohol-influenced operation of boats. Our study objective was to determine the prevalence of alcohol-influenced motor boat operation, and describe its relationship to demographic factors and other risk behaviors. METHODS In 1994, a(More)
Background and Objectives: Male breast cancer (MBC) is rare. While surgical treatment may result in several complications in women, little is known about how it affects men. The objective of this study was to compare the incidence of postoperative wound complications between men and women after breast cancer surgery. Methods: This cohort study included all(More)
analysis stratified by age. For this, we classified patients into subgroups of age (<50 or ≥70 years), assuming the age of 50 years as a proxy for menopause in women (Phipps et al., 2010). In the population less than 50 years of age, there were no statistically significant differences in oestrogen, progesterone, or HER2 receptors between sexes. However,(More)
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