Samuel C Dumith

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Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Clustering of risk factors for chronic diseases among adolescents from Southern Brazil
    Samuel C Dumith
    Department of Population and Health, Federal University of Rio Grande, Rio Grande, Brazil
    Prev Med 54:393-6. 2012
  2. pmc Predictors of physical activity change during adolescence: a 3.5-year follow-up
    Samuel C Dumith
    Postgraduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Public Health Nutr 15:2237-45. 2012
  3. pmc Predictors and health consequences of screen-time change during adolescence--1993 Pelotas (Brazil) birth cohort study
    Samuel Carvalho Dumith
    Department of Population and Health, Federal University of Rio Grande, Rio Grande, Brazil
    J Adolesc Health 51:S16-21. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint [Body dissatisfaction among adolescents: a population-based study]
    Samuel de Carvalho Dumith
    Departamento de Medicina Social, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Rua Marechal Deodoro 1160 3º piso, Centro, 96020 220 Pelotas RS
    Cien Saude Colet 17:2499-505. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Physical activity during pregnancy and its association with maternal and child health indicators
    Samuel C Dumith
    Departamento de População e Saúde, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande, Rio Grande, RS, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 46:327-33. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical fitness measures among children and adolescents: are they all necessary?
    S C Dumith
    Department of Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 52:181-9. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Worldwide prevalence of physical inactivity and its association with human development index in 76 countries
    Samuel C Dumith
    Post Graduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Prev Med 53:24-8. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Physical activity change during adolescence: a systematic review and a pooled analysis
    Samuel C Dumith
    Post Graduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Int J Epidemiol 40:685-98. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Sedentary behavior in adolescents: the 11-year follow-up of the 1993 Pelotas (Brazil) birth cohort study
    Samuel C Dumith
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Rua Marechal Deodoro 1160, Pelotas, RS, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 26:1928-36. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint [Overweight and obesity in children and adolescents: comparison of three classification criteria based on body mass index]
    Samuel C Dumith
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 28:30-5. 2010

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. doi request reprint Clustering of risk factors for chronic diseases among adolescents from Southern Brazil
    Samuel C Dumith
    Department of Population and Health, Federal University of Rio Grande, Rio Grande, Brazil
    Prev Med 54:393-6. 2012
    ..To investigate the clustering of risk behaviors for chronic non-communicable diseases and their associated factors among adolescents from Southern Brazil...
  2. pmc Predictors of physical activity change during adolescence: a 3.5-year follow-up
    Samuel C Dumith
    Postgraduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Public Health Nutr 15:2237-45. 2012
    ..To investigate the predictors of change in physical activity (PA) from early to mid adolescence in a cohort of adolescents...
  3. pmc Predictors and health consequences of screen-time change during adolescence--1993 Pelotas (Brazil) birth cohort study
    Samuel Carvalho Dumith
    Department of Population and Health, Federal University of Rio Grande, Rio Grande, Brazil
    J Adolesc Health 51:S16-21. 2012
    ..To investigate screen-time change from early to mid adolescence, its predictors, and its influence on body fat, blood pressure, and leisure-time physical activity...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Body dissatisfaction among adolescents: a population-based study]
    Samuel de Carvalho Dumith
    Departamento de Medicina Social, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Rua Marechal Deodoro 1160 3º piso, Centro, 96020 220 Pelotas RS
    Cien Saude Colet 17:2499-505. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Physical activity during pregnancy and its association with maternal and child health indicators
    Samuel C Dumith
    Departamento de População e Saúde, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande, Rio Grande, RS, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 46:327-33. 2012
    ..To analyze factors associated with the practice of physical activity during pregnancy and its relationship to maternal and child health indicators...
  6. ncbi request reprint Physical fitness measures among children and adolescents: are they all necessary?
    S C Dumith
    Department of Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 52:181-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this paper was to investigate the relationship among health and skill-related physical fitness variables, and with anthropometric measures in a sample of children and adolescents...
  7. doi request reprint Worldwide prevalence of physical inactivity and its association with human development index in 76 countries
    Samuel C Dumith
    Post Graduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Prev Med 53:24-8. 2011
    ..To describe the worldwide prevalence of physical inactivity and to analyze its association with development level of each country...
  8. doi request reprint Physical activity change during adolescence: a systematic review and a pooled analysis
    Samuel C Dumith
    Post Graduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Int J Epidemiol 40:685-98. 2011
    ..Therefore, the purpose was to systematically review the international literature regarding PA change during adolescence, and to quantify that change according to a series of study variables, exploring gender-and-age differences...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sedentary behavior in adolescents: the 11-year follow-up of the 1993 Pelotas (Brazil) birth cohort study
    Samuel C Dumith
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Rua Marechal Deodoro 1160, Pelotas, RS, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 26:1928-36. 2010
    ..These 11-year-olds spent extensive time at TV viewing, videogames, and the computer. Special attention should be given to the most exposed groups of adolescents, including the more affluent, overweight, and those with limited schooling...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Overweight and obesity in children and adolescents: comparison of three classification criteria based on body mass index]
    Samuel C Dumith
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 28:30-5. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Physical activity in Brazil: a systematic review
    Samuel C Dumith
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 25:S415-26. 2009
    ..The criteria for defining physical activity varied widely, as did prevalence. The study highlighted the need for standardization of instruments, criteria, and nomenclature in epidemiological studies on physical activity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of physical activity among adolescents from Southern Brazil
    Samuel C Dumith
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, RS, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 44:457-67. 2010
    ..To estimate the prevalence and identify correlates of physical activity among adolescents...
  13. pmc Infancy and childhood growth and physical activity in adolescence: prospective birth cohort study from Brazil
    Pedro C Hallal
    Federal University of Pelotas, Rua Marechal Deodoro 1160, 96020 220, Pelotas, Brazil
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:82. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effects of prenatal, infancy and childhood weight and length/height gains on objectively-measured physical activity (PA) in adolescence...
  14. pmc Predictors of body mass index change from 11 to 15 years of age: the 1993 Pelotas (Brazil) birth cohort study
    Maria Cecília F Assunção
    Postgraduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil
    J Adolesc Health 51:S65-9. 2012
    ..We explored predictors of nutritional status change from 11 to 15 years of age by analyzing prospective data...
  15. pmc A longitudinal evaluation of physical activity in Brazilian adolescents: tracking, change and predictors
    Samuel C Dumith
    Post Graduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 24:58-71. 2012
    ..The main predictor of LTPA change was the number of physical activities performed at baseline. Regular physical activity early in life can predict this behavior afterward...
  16. pmc Is obesity a risk factor for wheezing among adolescents? A prospective study in southern Brazil
    Ricardo B Noal
    Epidemiology Postgraduate Program, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    J Adolesc Health 51:S38-45. 2012
    ..To investigate the effect of obesity at the start of adolescence on the prevalence, incidence and maintenance of chest wheezing among individuals aged 11-15 years in a birth cohort in a developing country...
  17. pmc Adolescent blood pressure, body mass index and skin folds: sorting out the effects of early weight and length gains
    Ana M B Menezes
    Rua Marechal Deodoro 1160, 96020 220, Pelotas, RS, Brazil
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:149-54. 2012
    ..This paper attempts to separate the effects of early life weight and length/height gains on blood pressure, body mass index (BMI), sum of skin folds and subscapular/triceps skin fold ratio at 14-15 years of age...
  18. ncbi request reprint Well-being in adolescents: the 11-year follow-up of the 1993 Pelotas (Brazil) birth cohort study
    Pedro C Hallal
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Rua Marechal Deodoro 1160, Pelotas, RS, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 26:1887-94. 2010
    ..Body mass index was inversely associated with well-being. Among girls, physical activity was directly associated with well-being...
  19. ncbi request reprint Ten-year trends in prevalence of asthma in adults in southern Brazil: comparison of two population-based studies
    Nadia Spada Fiori
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 28:135-44. 2012
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint [Size at birth and mental health problems at 11 years of age in a Brazilian birth cohort]
    Erika Alejandra Giraldo Gallo
    Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 27:1622-32. 2011
    ..The results suggest that early factors that are reflected as size measurements at birth can cause mental health problems later in life...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Self-reported discrimination by adolescents in a Brazilian birth cohort: prevalence and associations]
    Helen Goncalves
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia, Pelotas, Brasil
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 31:204-10. 2012
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of and factors associated with discrimination self-reported by adolescents...
  22. ncbi request reprint Mental health problems and smoking among adolescents from Southern Brazil
    Ana M B Menezes
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, RS, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 45:700-5. 2011
    ..To analyze the association between mental health problems and smoking in adolescents...
  23. pmc Nutritional status of adolescents: the 11-year follow-up of the 1993 Pelotas (Brazil) birth cohort study
    Cora Luiza Araujo
    Faculdade de Nutrição, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Campus Universitario s n, Pelotas, RS, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 26:1895-903. 2010
    ..Overweight and obesity were directly associated with socioeconomic status and maternal BMI, the former showing the strongest association with nutritional status among adolescents...
  24. ncbi request reprint Resting pulse rate among adolescents: the 11-year follow-up of the 1993 Pelotas (Brazil) birth cohort study
    Pedro C Hallal
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Rua Marechal Deodoro 1160, Pelotas, RS, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 26:1963-71. 2010
    ..Physical activity was inversely associated with pulse rate in the crude analysis only. Elevated pulse rate is strongly associated with high blood pressure, and both variables are predictors of risk of chronic disease in adulthood...
  25. pmc Gestational age at birth and morbidity, mortality, and growth in the first 4 years of life: findings from three birth cohorts in Southern Brazil
    Fernando C Barros
    Postgraduate Course in Health and Behavior, Catholic University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    BMC Pediatr 12:169. 2012
    ..We assessed anthropometric status, breastfeeding duration, morbidity, and mortality outcomes during the first four years of life according to gestational age, in three population-based birth cohorts in the city of Pelotas, Southern Brazil...
  26. pmc Bidirectional cross-sectional and prospective associations between physical activity and body composition in adolescence: birth cohort study
    Pedro C Hallal
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    J Sports Sci 30:183-90. 2012
    ..We provide evidence of tracking of physical activity and particularly body composition during adolescence. Our results do not support the hypothesis that physical activity and fatness are strongly related in adolescents...
  27. pmc Socioeconomic trajectory from birth to adolescence and lung function: prospective birth cohort study
    Ana M B Menezes
    Postgraduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    BMC Public Health 11:596. 2011
    ..Additionally, we investigate the role of adolescent and parental variables at mediating these associations...
  28. pmc Hospital admissions from birth to early adolescence and early-life risk factors: the 11-year follow-up of the 1993 Pelotas (Brazil) birth cohort study
    Ana M B Menezes
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Rua Marechal Deodoro 1160, Pelotas, RS, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 26:1980-9. 2010
    ..For admissions between 1 and 11 years of age, low family income and gestational age > 37 weeks were found to be significant risk factors...
  29. ncbi request reprint Validity of a wrist digital monitor for blood pressure measurement in comparison to a mercury sphygmomanometer
    Ana M B Menezes
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 94:345-9, 365-70. 2010
    ..Valid measurements of blood pressure, both at clinical and community settings, are essential for monitoring this variable at the population level...
  30. doi request reprint HIV/AIDS transmission knowledge among adolescents aged 11 years from Southern Brazil
    Helen Goncalves
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Departamento de Medicina Social, Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia, PelotasRS, Brasil
    Rev Bras Epidemiol 16:420-31. 2013
    ..To investigate the effect of demographic, socioeconomic, educational and family variables on HIV/AIDS knowledge among adolescents aged 11 years...
  31. ncbi request reprint The 11-year follow-up of the 1993 Pelotas (Brazil) birth cohort study: methods
    Cora Luiza Araujo
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 26:1875-86. 2010
    ..When added to the 141 deaths, these represent 87.5% of the original cohort. In spite of the logistic and financial difficulties, it is possible to carry out prospective studies with long-term follow-up in the Brazilian context...
  32. doi request reprint Associated factors for accelerated growth in childhood: a systematic review
    Maria Aurora Chrestani
    Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Matern Child Health J 17:512-9. 2013
    ..The determinants of accelerated growth still need to be studied further, especially among AGA children...
  33. ncbi request reprint Blood donation prevalence and associated factors in Pelotas, Southern Brazil
    Alethea Zago
    Departamento de Medicina Social, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, RS, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 44:112-20. 2010
    ..To estimate the prevalence of blood donation and factors associated...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Regular use of dental care services by adults: patterns of utilization and types of services]
    Maria Beatriz J Camargo
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 25:1894-906. 2009
    ..Dental services, especially in the public sector, should develop strategies to increase regular and preventive use...