Ana Mb Menezes

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Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Worldwide burden of COPD in high- and low-income countries. Part II. Burden of chronic obstructive lung disease in Latin America: the PLATINO study
    A M B Menezes
    Post Graduate Programme in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:709-12. 2008
  2. pmc Happiness and depression in adolescence after maternal smoking during pregnancy: birth cohort study
    Ana Maria Baptista Menezes
    Post Graduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 8:e80370. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint A population-based cohort study on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Latin America: methods and preliminary results. The PLATINO Study Phase II
    Ana Maria Baptista Menezes
    Post Graduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brasil Electronic address
    Arch Bronconeumol 50:10-7. 2014
  4. pmc Waist circumference and pulmonary function: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Fernando César Wehrmeister
    Postgraduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Rua Marechal Deodoro 1160, 3º piso, Pelotas, RS, CEP 96020 220, Brazil
    Syst Rev 1:55. 2012
  5. 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
  6. pmc Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in anthropometric status in a population undergoing the nutritional transition: data from 1982, 1993 and 2004 Pelotas birth cohort studies
    Alicia Matijasevich
    Postgraduate Programme in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, RS, Brazil
    BMC Public Health 12:511. 2012
  7. pmc Quality of DNA extracted from saliva samples collected with the Oragene™ DNA self-collection kit
    Ana P Nunes
    Morphology Department, Institute of Biology, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:65. 2012
  8. pmc Physical activity and lung function in adolescents: the 1993 Pelotas (Brazil) birth cohort study
    Ana M B Menezes
    Postgraduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    J Adolesc Health 51:S27-31. 2012
  9. pmc The role of early life variables on the risk of fractures from birth to early adolescence: a prospective birth cohort study
    P C Hallal
    Post Graduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, ZIP 96030 002, Pelotas, Brazil
    Osteoporos Int 20:1873-9. 2009
  10. pmc Social and dental status along the life course and oral health impacts in adolescents: a population-based birth cohort
    Karen G Peres
    Research Group in Public Health Dentistry Post Graduate Program in Public Health, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:95. 2009

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Worldwide burden of COPD in high- and low-income countries. Part II. Burden of chronic obstructive lung disease in Latin America: the PLATINO study
    A M B Menezes
    Post Graduate Programme in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 12:709-12. 2008
    ..Five Latin American cities: São Paulo, Brazil; Mexico City, Mexico; Montevideo, Uruguay; Santiago, Chile; Caracas, Venezuela...
  2. pmc Happiness and depression in adolescence after maternal smoking during pregnancy: birth cohort study
    Ana Maria Baptista Menezes
    Post Graduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 8:e80370. 2013
    ..Prenatal cigarette smoke exposure may have adverse psychological effects on offspring. The objective was to assess the association between parental smoking during pregnancy and offspring happiness at age 18, as well as depression...
  3. ncbi request reprint A population-based cohort study on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Latin America: methods and preliminary results. The PLATINO Study Phase II
    Ana Maria Baptista Menezes
    Post Graduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brasil Electronic address
    Arch Bronconeumol 50:10-7. 2014
    ..The PLATINO baseline study, conducted from 2003-2005 in five Latin American cities (São Paulo, Mexico City, Montevideo, Santiago, Caracas), showed a high prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  4. pmc Waist circumference and pulmonary function: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Fernando César Wehrmeister
    Postgraduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Rua Marechal Deodoro 1160, 3º piso, Pelotas, RS, CEP 96020 220, Brazil
    Syst Rev 1:55. 2012
    ..The literature is scarce on the effects of waist circumference (WC) on pulmonary function. Our objective was to review the literature on the association between WC and pulmonary function...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Trends in socioeconomic inequalities in anthropometric status in a population undergoing the nutritional transition: data from 1982, 1993 and 2004 Pelotas birth cohort studies
    Alicia Matijasevich
    Postgraduate Programme in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, RS, Brazil
    BMC Public Health 12:511. 2012
    ..By studying three prospective birth cohorts in the same city over a period of more than two decades, we describe secular trends in overweight and stunting at different ages, according to socioeconomic position...
  7. pmc Quality of DNA extracted from saliva samples collected with the Oragene™ DNA self-collection kit
    Ana P Nunes
    Morphology Department, Institute of Biology, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:65. 2012
    ..The present study aimed to verify whether a storage time of 8 months decreases the quality of DNA from collected samples...
  8. pmc Physical activity and lung function in adolescents: the 1993 Pelotas (Brazil) birth cohort study
    Ana M B Menezes
    Postgraduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    J Adolesc Health 51:S27-31. 2012
    ..To evaluate the association between physical activity changes in those aged 11 to 15 years and lung function at age 15 years...
  9. pmc The role of early life variables on the risk of fractures from birth to early adolescence: a prospective birth cohort study
    P C Hallal
    Post Graduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, ZIP 96030 002, Pelotas, Brazil
    Osteoporos Int 20:1873-9. 2009
    ..The incidence was 14.2% (95%CI 13.2, 15.2). Male sex, birth length, and maternal age at delivery were positively associated with the risk of fractures...
  10. pmc Social and dental status along the life course and oral health impacts in adolescents: a population-based birth cohort
    Karen G Peres
    Research Group in Public Health Dentistry Post Graduate Program in Public Health, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 7:95. 2009
    ..Harmful social conditions in early life might predispose individuals to dental status which in turn may impact on adolescents' quality of life...
  11. pmc Maternal anthropometric characteristics in pregnancy and blood pressure among adolescents: 1993 live birth cohort, Pelotas, southern Brazil
    Helen C Laura
    Post Graduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, CP 464, 96001 970, Pelotas, RS, Brazil
    BMC Public Health 10:434. 2010
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  12. pmc Socioeconomic position and overweight among adolescents: data from birth cohort studies in Brazil and the UK
    Alicia Matijasevich
    Post Graduate Programme in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, RS, Brazil
    BMC Public Health 9:105. 2009
    ..The patterns of overweight/obesity differ by age, sex, rural or urban residence and socioeconomic position (SEP) and vary between and within countries...
  13. pmc Caesarean sections and risk of wheezing in childhood and adolescence: data from two birth cohort studies in Brazil
    A M B Menezes
    Postgraduate Programme in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Clin Exp Allergy 41:218-23. 2011
    ..Objective To evaluate the association between mode of delivery and wheezing (current and persistent) in childhood and adolescence, in two birth cohort studies in Brazil...
  14. pmc Concurrent determinants of blood pressure among adolescents: 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 26:1972-9. 2010
    ..4mmHg higher than among premenarcheal girls. Similar trends were found for diastolic arterial pressure. Our findings suggest that blood pressure control must begin already in childhood and adolescence...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological treatment of COPD
    Ana Maria Baptista Menezes
    Graduate Program in Epidemiology, Department of Social Medicine, Federal University of Pelotas School of Medicine, Pelotas, Brazil
    J Bras Pneumol 37:527-43. 2011
    ..Few studies analyzed mortality as an outcome, and the role that pharmacological treatment plays in this outcome has yet to be fully defined. The medications studied are safe to use in the management of COPD and have few adverse effects...
  20. 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...
  21. pmc The Platino project: methodology of a multicenter prevalence survey of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in major Latin American cities
    Ana M B Menezes
    Federal University of Pelotas CEP 96030 000, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    BMC Med Res Methodol 4:15. 2004
    ..The PLATINO study is aimed at measuring COPD prevalence in major cities in Latin America...
  22. ncbi request reprint Infant mortality in Pelotas, Brazil: a comparison of risk factors in two birth cohorts
    Ana Maria Baptista Menezes
    Post Graduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 18:439-46. 2005
    ..To compare two population-based birth cohorts to assess trends in infant mortality rates and the distribution of relevant risk factors, and how these changed after an 11-year period...
  23. ncbi request reprint Smoking in early adolescence: evidence from the 1993 Pelotas (Brazil) Birth Cohort Study
    Ana M B Menezes
    Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    J Adolesc Health 39:669-77. 2006
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of tobacco use, and factors associated with it, in early adolescent (aged 10-12 years) participants of the 1993 Pelotas (Brazil) Birth Cohort Study...
  24. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease according to symptoms and spirometry
    Ana Menezes
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas UFPel, Pelotas, RS, Brazil
    COPD 1:173-9. 2004
    ..The fixed ratio criterion is recommended when population-specific reference curves are not available, while the GOLD definition is recommended to evaluate severity of COPD...
  25. ncbi request reprint Size at birth and blood pressure in early adolescence: a prospective birth cohort study
    Ana M B Menezes
    Federal University of Pelotas, Domingos de Almeida 1146 25, 96085 470 Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Am J Epidemiol 165:611-6. 2007
    ..The postulated inverse association between birth weight and later blood pressure was not confirmed in this cohort. Instead, a positive effect of birth length was detected...
  26. ncbi request reprint Early determinants of smoking in adolescence: a prospective birth cohort study
    Ana M B Menezes
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 23:347-54. 2007
    ..Although the smoking prevalence was similar in boys and girls, risk factors for smoking were different between the sexes. Social environment appears to be the strongest predictor of tobacco use in adolescence...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and associated factors: the PLATINO Study in São Paulo, Brazil
    Ana Maria Baptista Menezes
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 21:1565-73. 2005
    ..COPD was positively associated with age and smoking and inversely with body mass index. Utilization of different COPD spirometry criteria resulted in different percentages of COPD, but similar associated factors...
  28. ncbi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in five Latin American cities (the PLATINO study): a prevalence study
    Ana Maria B Menezes
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Lancet 366:1875-81. 2005
    ..The aim of the PLATINO study, launched in 2002, was to describe the epidemiology of COPD in five major Latin American cities: São Paulo (Brazil), Santiago (Chile), Mexico City (Mexico), Montevideo (Uruguay), and Caracas (Venezuela)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for wheezing in early adolescence: a prospective birth cohort study in Brazil
    Ana M B Menezes
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 98:427-31. 2007
    ..Many asthma studies are available in the literature, but few investigated whether risk factors for asthma differ by sex...
  30. ncbi request reprint Role of passive smoking on COPD risk in non-smokers
    Ana M B Menezes
    Universidade Federal de Pelotas, 96020 Pelotas, Brazil
    Lancet 370:716-7. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint Tuberculosis and airflow obstruction: evidence from the PLATINO study in Latin America
    A M B Menezes
    Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Eur Respir J 30:1180-5. 2007
    ..Among females, the unadjusted and adjusted odds ratios were 2.3 and 1.7, respectively. In conclusion, history of tuberculosis is associated with airflow obstruction in Latin American middle-aged and older adults...
  32. pmc [Smoking prevalence in the 1982 birth cohort: from adolescence to adult life, Pelotas, Southern Brazil]
    Ana M B Menezes
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, RS, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 42:78-85. 2008
    ..To assess smoking prevalence in adolescents and young adults of a population-based birth cohort...
  33. pmc [Prevalence of wheezing in the chest among adults from the 1982 Pelotas birth cohort, Southern Brazil]
    Ana M B Menezes
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, RS, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 42:101-7. 2008
    ..To estimate the prevalence of wheezing in the chest among adults, and to explore the effect of some variables on the prevalence of this condition...
  34. pmc Prevalence of smoking and incidence of initiation in the Latin American adult population: the PLATINO study
    Ana M Menezes
    Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    BMC Public Health 9:151. 2009
    ..The aim of this paper was to evaluate the prevalence of smoking and incidence of initiation among middle-aged and older adults (40 years or older). Special emphasis was given to the association between smoking and schooling...
  35. pmc Childbearing during adolescence and offspring mortality: findings from three population-based cohorts in southern Brazil
    María C Restrepo-Méndez
    Postgraduate Programme in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Rua Marechal Deodoro, 1160 3 Piso, 96020 220, Pelotas, Brazil
    BMC Public Health 11:781. 2011
    ..This work assessed the association between adolescent childbearing and early offspring mortality in three birth cohort studies from the city of Pelotas in Southern Brazil...
  36. ncbi request reprint Cohort Profile update: The 1993 Pelotas (Brazil) Birth Cohort follow-up visits in adolescence
    Helen Goncalves
    Postgraduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil and Postgraduate Program in Health and Behaviour, Catholic University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Int J Epidemiol 43:1082-8. 2014
    ..We welcome requests for data analyses from outside scientists. For more information, refer to our website (http://www.epidemio-ufpel.org.projetos_de_pesquisas/estudos/coorte_1993) or e-mail the corresponding author. ..
  37. 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...