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[Mortality spatial patterns and socioeconomic differences in the city of Rio de Janeiro].
Health situation analysis has been used to understand complex health processes and to contribute to decision-making in public policies. This paper analyzes the spatial relationship between mortalityExpand
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Antinociceptive and wound healing activities of Croton adamantinus Müll. Arg. essential oil
Leaves of Croton adamantinus have been used to treat inflammation and skin wounds in the semi-arid area of the Northeast of Brazil. In order to evaluate if the essential oil (EO) was responsible forExpand
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Ecological analysis of the distribution and socio-spatial context of homicides in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Over the last decade, the number of homicides in Porto Alegre has increased to the point where external causes are now the main group of causes of death in the 5-34-year age group. Preventing theseExpand
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Association between perceived neighbourhood characteristics, physical activity and diet quality: results of the Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Adult Health (ELSA-Brasil)
BackgroundThe study explores associations between perceived neighbourhood characteristics, physical activity and diet quality, which in Latin America and Brazil have been scarcely studied and withExpand
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Demarcation of local neighborhoods to study relations between contextual factors and health
BackgroundSeveral studies have highlighted the importance of collective social factors for population health. One of the major challenges is an adequate definition of the spatial units of analysisExpand
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[Association between contextual factors and self-rated health: a systematic review of multilevel studies].
The influence of residential characteristics on self-rated health has received little research attention, especially in Brazil. This study summarizes the available evidence on the association betweenExpand
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At the intersection of place, race, and health in Brazil: Residential segregation and cardio-metabolic risk factors in the Brazilian Longitudinal Study of Adult Health (ELSA-Brasil).
Residential segregation is the spatial manifestation of entrenched socioeconomic and racial inequities and is considered a fundamental cause of racial inequalities in health. Despite theExpand
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Assessment of participation bias in cohort studies: systematic review and meta-regression analysis.
The proportion of non-participation in cohort studies, if associated with both the exposure and the probability of occurrence of the event, can introduce bias in the estimates of interest. The aim ofExpand
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[Spatial clusters detection of violent deaths in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 1996].
Violence is of major importance in the health profile of Brazilian metropolitan areas and should be treated as a public health problem. Spatial analysis methods can be highly useful for theExpand
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Chemical composition, antioxidant and topical anti-inflammatory activities of Croton cordiifolius Baill. (Euphorbiaceae)
Croton cordiifolius is widely used in Brazilian Caatinga folk medicine to treat general inflammation, pain, and gastrointestinal disturbances. Currently, its medicinal properties are not wellExpand
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