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Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128·9 million children, adolescents, and
  • Leandra Ziad A Zargar Abdul Niveen M Benjamin Cecilia Robe Abarca-Gómez Abdeen Hamid Abu-Rmeileh Acosta-Cazar, Leandra Abarca-Gómez, +1,022 authors M. Ezzati
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • 16 December 2017
Summary Background Underweight, overweight, and obesity in childhood and adolescence are associated with adverse health consequences throughout the life-course. Our aim was to estimate worldwideExpand
Worldwide trends in blood pressure from 1975 to 2015: a pooled analysis of 1479 population-based measurement studies with 19·1 million participants
Summary Background Raised blood pressure is an important risk factor for cardiovascular diseases and chronic kidney disease. We estimated worldwide trends in mean systolic and mean diastolic bloodExpand
Trends in adult body-mass index in 200 countries from 1975 to 2014: a pooled analysis of 1698 population-based measurement studies with 19·2 million participants
BACKGROUND Underweight and severe and morbid obesity are associated with highly elevated risks of adverse health outcomes. We estimated trends in mean body-mass index (BMI), which characterises itsExpand
Worldwide trends in diabetes since 1980: a pooled analysis of 751 population-based studies with 4·4 million participants
Summary Background One of the global targets for non-communicable diseases is to halt, by 2025, the rise in the age-standardised adult prevalence of diabetes at its 2010 levels. We aimed to estimateExpand
[Critical analysis of the estimated number of Schistosomiasis mansoni carriers in Brazil].
The number of carriers of Schistosoma mansoni infection in Brazil was estimated based on the results of parasitological examinations of feces carried out by the Fundação Nacional de Saúde (FNS -Expand
Factors associated with health-related quality of life in elderly patients on hemodialysis.
OBJECTIVE To identify factors associated with health-related quality of life in elderly patients on hemodialysis. METHODS Cross-sectional study including 223 patients aged > 60 years onExpand
Genomic ancestry and ethnoracial self-classification based on 5,871 community-dwelling Brazilians (The Epigen Initiative)
Brazil never had segregation laws defining membership of an ethnoracial group. Thus, the composition of the Brazilian population is mixed, and its ethnoracial classification is complex. PreviousExpand
[Assessment of schistosomiasis and other intestinal parasitoses in school children of the Bambuí municipality, Minas Gerais, Brazil].
This work was carried out with the purpose of determining the prevalence of intestinal parasitoses in the school children of Bambuí, through parasitological examinations (direct and Kato-KatzExpand
Factors associated to smoking habit among older adults (The Bambuí Health and Aging Study).
OBJECTIVE To describe the characteristics and associated factors of the smoking habit among older adults. METHODS A population-based study was carried out comprising 1,606 (92.2%) older adults (>Expand
[Validity of self-reported hypertension and its determinants (the Bambuí study)].
OBJECTIVE Assessing the validity of self-reported hypertension and its determinants among adults living in the community was the objective of this study. METHODS A simple random sample of residentsExpand
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