Paulo Ruiz-Grosso

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Historically in developing countries, the prevalence of obesity has been greater in more advantaged socioeconomic groups. However, in recent years the association between socioeconomic status (SES) and obesity has changed and varies depending on the country's development stage. This study examines the relationship between SES and obesity using two(More)
We performed a descriptive study taking on account the characteristics of the registries of the patients hospitalized at the Hospital Nacional Cayetano Heredia between the years 2000 and 2009 with stroke as hospitalization diagnosis. 2225 records were obtained from patients older than 18, with stroke. According to ICD-10, 1071 had diagnosis of ischemic(More)
BACKGROUND Traffic related injuries are leading contributors to burden of disease worldwide. In developing countries a high proportion of them can be attributed to public transportation vehicles. Several mental disorders including alcohol and drug abuse, psychotic disorders, mental stress, productivity pressure, and low monetary income were found predictors(More)
We performed a descriptive study taking on account the characteristics of the registries of the patients hospitalized at the Hospital Nacional Cayetano Heredia between the years 2000 and 2009 with stroke as hospitalization diagnosis. 2225 records were obtained from patients older than 18, with stroke. According to ICD-10, 1071 had diagnosis of ischemic(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the association between violence against women inflicted by their partner and the prevalence of chronic malnutrition in their children less than five years old. MATERIALS AND METHODS A secondary cross-sectional analysis of the 2001 Peru Demographic and Health Survey performed in Peru, with national representativeness. The dependent(More)
This study aimed to determine the use and perceptions towards information and communication technologies (ICT) in 206 patients with arterial hypertension, dyslipidemia and diabetes, recruited from the outpatient clinic in a national hospital in Lima, Peru. 54.4% were older adults and 70.4% were women. The use of daily phone calls was 44.7%. Most had never(More)
4. Organización Mundial de la Salud. Polio vaccines and routine polio immunization in the pre-eradication era. posi-Los autores declaran no tener conflictos de interés en la publicación de la presente carta. 5. Barbui C, Tansella M. Identification and management of depression in primary care settings. A meta-review of evidence. What is the role of(More)
Objectives. To assess the association between violence against women inflicted by their partner and the prevalence of chronic malnutrition in their children less than five years old. Materials and methods. A secondary cross-sectional analysis of the 2001 Peru Demographic and Health Survey performed in Peru, with national representativeness. The dependent(More)
PURPOSE To map the geographical distribution and spatial clustering of depressive symptoms cases in an area of Lima, Peru. METHODS Presence of depressive symptoms suggesting a major depressive episode was assessed using a short version of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale. Data were obtained from a census conducted in 2010. One(More)