Physical activity counseling in primary health care in Brazil: a national study on prevalence and associated factors

@inproceedings{Florindo2013PhysicalAC,
  title={Physical activity counseling in primary health care in Brazil: a national study on prevalence and associated factors},
  author={Alex Antonio Florindo and Gr{\'e}gore I Mielke and Grace Ang{\'e}lica de Oliveira Gomes and Luiz Roberto Ramos and Mario Bracco and Diana C Parra and Eduardo Simoes and Felipe Lobelo and Pedro Rodrigues Curi Hallal},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and correlates of physical activity counseling among physicians and nurses working in primary health care in Brazil. METHODS A phone survey was carried out in 2011 with professionals working in primary health care in Brazil. The target sample consisted of 1,600 randomly selected primary care units covering all regions of the country. We successfully interviewed 529 professionals within the sampled units; 182 physicians and 347… CONTINUE READING
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