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"Craving" is a motivational state that promotes an intense desire related to consummatory behaviors. Despite growing interest in the concept of food craving, there is a lack of available instruments to assess it in Brazilian Portuguese. The objectives were to translate and adapt the Trait and the...

Author(s)
Maranhão, M. F.; Estella, N. M.; Cogo-Moreira, H.; Schmidt, U.; Campbell, I. C.; Claudino, A. M.
Publisher
Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 2018, 34, 5, pp e00144717
Abstract

The objective of this study was to assess the quality of lunch consumed by adults in Brazil and its sociodemographic determinants in each Brazilian region. A cross-sectional study was carried out and a representative sample of regional populations was used. The sample comprised of 16,096 adults...

Author(s)
Gorgulho, B. M.; Santos, R. de O.; Teixeira, J. A.; Baltar, V. T.; Marchioni, D. M.
Publisher
Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 2018, 34, 5, pp e00067417
Abstract

Self-reported measures have been used to obtain weight and height information in some epidemiological surveys. The validation of such information is necessary to guarantee data quality. This study assessed the validity of selfreported weight and height to determine weight status. Data were obtained ...

Author(s)
Moreira, N. F.; Luz, V. G.; Moreira, C. C.; Pereira, R. A.; Sichieri, R.; Ferreira, M. G.; Muraro, A. P.; Rodrigues, P. R. M.
Publisher
Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 2018, 34, 5, pp e00063917
Abstract

The objective was to verify the association between built environment, contextual income, and obesity in older adults in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina State, Brazil. This was a cross-sectional study in a sample of 1,197 older people (≥60 years) evaluated in the EpiFloripa Older Adults Cohort in...

Author(s)
Araújo, C. A. H. de; Giehl, M. W. C.; Danielewicz, A. L.; Araujo, P. G. de; D'Orsi, E.; Boing, A. F.
Publisher
Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 2018, 34, 5, pp e00060217
Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the contribution of individual and school characteristics to the variability in body mass index (BMI) z-scores of 7 to 10 years old children. Anthropometric and sociodemographic data from two cross-sectional studies conducted with schoolchildren from the 2nd...

Author(s)
Leal, D. B.; Assis, M. A. A. de; Conde, W. L.; Lobo, A. S.; Bellisle, F.; Andrade, D. F. de
Publisher
Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 2018, 34, 5, pp e00053117
Abstract

This is a nationally-representative survey providing up-to-date estimates of basic demographic, health and social indicators in Timor-Leste in 2016. It presents information on household and respondent characteristics such as their living conditions and educational levels, marriage and sexual...

Publisher
The DHS Program, ICF, Rockville, USA
Citation
Timor-Leste demographic and health survey 2016, 2018, pp xxx + 565 pp.
Abstract

This survey provides up-to-date estimates of basic demographic, health and social indicators in Uganda in 2016. It presents information on household and respondent characteristics, marriage and sexualiy, fertility and family planning, infant and child mortality, maternal health care, child health...

Publisher
ICF, Rockville, USA
Citation
Uganda Demographic and Health Survey 2016, 2018, pp xxxii + 590 pp.
Abstract

Arsenic contamination of drinking water, which can occur naturally or because of human activities such as mining, is the single most important public health issue in Bangladesh. Fifty out of the 64 districts in the country have arsenic concentration of groundwater exceeding 50 µg L-1, the...

Author(s)
Rahman, M. A.; Rahman, A.; Khan, M. Z. K.; Renzaho, A. M. N.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2018, 150, pp 335-343
Abstract

The present study aims to contribute to a better assessment of pesticide environmental and human health (here evaluated in the context of human exposure via food items) risks for the estuarine system by comprehensively studying the spatial and temporal occurrence of the pesticides atrazine,...

Author(s)
Rodrigues, E. T.; Alpendurada, M. F.; Ramos, F.; Pardal, M. Â.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2018, 150, pp 224-231
Abstract

High levels of mercury (Hg), especially methylmercury (MeHg), in rice is of concern due to its potential of entering food chain and the high toxicity to human. The level and form of Hg in rice could be influenced by fertilizers and other soil amendments. Studies were conducted to evaluate the...

Author(s)
Tang ZhenYa; Fan FangLing; Wang XinYue; Shi XiaoJun; Deng ShiPing; Wang DingYong
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2018, 150, pp 116-122

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