Maria Teresa Anselmo Olinto

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Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. ncbi Waist circumference as a determinant of hypertension and diabetes in Brazilian women: a population-based study
    M T A Olinto
    Master Program of Population Health, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, RS, Brazil
    Public Health Nutr 7:629-35. 2004
  2. ncbi [Estimating the frequency of induced abortion: a comparison of two methods]
    Maria Teresa Anselmo Olinto
    Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos Unisinos, Programa de Pos Graduacao em Ciencias da Saude, Sao Leopoldo, RS, Brasil
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 15:331-6. 2004
  3. ncbi [Distribution of general and abdominal obesity in adults in a city in southern Brazil]
    Rogério da Silva Linhares
    Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Rua Marechal Deodoro 1160, Pelotas, RS, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 28:438-47. 2012
  4. ncbi [Association between dietary patterns and body mass index and waist circumference in women living in Southern Brazil]
    Gabriela Perozzo
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 24:2427-39. 2008
  5. ncbi Socioeconomic, demographic and lifestyle factors associated with dietary patterns of women living in Southern Brazil
    Adriana Lenz
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 25:1297-306. 2009
  6. ncbi [Non-pharmacological management of hypertension in Southern Brazil]
    Giovani Sturmer
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:1727-37. 2006
  7. ncbi Racial inequalities in access to women's health care in southern Brazil
    Fernanda Souza de Bairros
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Rua José do Patrocinio 486, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 27:2364-72. 2011
  8. ncbi Neighborhood sociodemographic and environmental contexts and self-rated health among Brazilian adults: a multilevel study
    Cleber Cremonese
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 26:2368-78. 2010
  9. ncbi [Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus in Southern Brazil: a population-based study]
    Juvenal Soares Dias da Costa
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, RS, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 40:542-5. 2006
  10. ncbi [Association between psychosocial factors and self-reported overweight in Brazilian adults]
    Vanessa Backes
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 27:573-80. 2011

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  1. ncbi Waist circumference as a determinant of hypertension and diabetes in Brazilian women: a population-based study
    M T A Olinto
    Master Program of Population Health, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, RS, Brazil
    Public Health Nutr 7:629-35. 2004
    ..To evaluate the role of central adiposity, as evaluated by the measurement of waist circumference (WC), as an independent risk factor for hypertension and type 2 diabetes mellitus in the setting of a developing country...
  2. ncbi [Estimating the frequency of induced abortion: a comparison of two methods]
    Maria Teresa Anselmo Olinto
    Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos Unisinos, Programa de Pos Graduacao em Ciencias da Saude, Sao Leopoldo, RS, Brasil
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 15:331-6. 2004
    ..To compare two methods-the "ballot box" method and the "indirect questioning" method-for estimating the frequency of induced abortions in population-based studies...
  3. ncbi [Distribution of general and abdominal obesity in adults in a city in southern Brazil]
    Rogério da Silva Linhares
    Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Rua Marechal Deodoro 1160, Pelotas, RS, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 28:438-47. 2012
    ..Abdominal obesity showed a small decrease in women, but remained stable in men. Prevalence of general obesity increased in the previous 10 years, while abdominal obesity remained basically stable...
  4. ncbi [Association between dietary patterns and body mass index and waist circumference in women living in Southern Brazil]
    Gabriela Perozzo
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 24:2427-39. 2008
    ..18; 95%CI: 1.35-3.53; p = 0.001). The study indicates the complexity of the association between dietary patterns and obesity. New studies are needed to further clarify the subject...
  5. ncbi Socioeconomic, demographic and lifestyle factors associated with dietary patterns of women living in Southern Brazil
    Adriana Lenz
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 25:1297-306. 2009
    ..Low and medium cost healthy diets were positively associated with age. The results showed that women's dietary choices are influenced by socioeconomic factors and are not only dependent on food prices...
  6. ncbi [Non-pharmacological management of hypertension in Southern Brazil]
    Giovani Sturmer
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:1727-37. 2006
    ..Some findings showed positive aspects, but differences according to socioeconomic status evidenced lack of equity in care...
  7. ncbi Racial inequalities in access to women's health care in southern Brazil
    Fernanda Souza de Bairros
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Rua José do Patrocinio 486, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 27:2364-72. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi Neighborhood sociodemographic and environmental contexts and self-rated health among Brazilian adults: a multilevel study
    Cleber Cremonese
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 26:2368-78. 2010
    ..04; 95%CI: 1.15-3.61) and lower-income neighborhoods (OR = 2.29; 95%CI: 1.16-4.50) compared to less populous, higher-income ones. Self-rated health depends on individual characteristics and the sociodemographic context of neighborhoods...
  9. ncbi [Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus in Southern Brazil: a population-based study]
    Juvenal Soares Dias da Costa
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, RS, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 40:542-5. 2006
    ..To compare the prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus among the adult population of an urban area, according to self-reported diabetes and fasting glucose test results...
  10. ncbi [Association between psychosocial factors and self-reported overweight in Brazilian adults]
    Vanessa Backes
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 27:573-80. 2011
    ..96-1.31), respectively, and was higher in those reporting high/moderate quality of life and high/moderate social support, respectively. The findings suggest that psychosocial factors can play a role in self-assessment of overweight...
  11. doi The association between self perceptions of psychological well-being and overweight in Brazilian children
    Silvia Letícia Alexius
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, RS, Brazil
    Matern Child Nutr 8:267-74. 2012
    ..02-2.28; P = 0.038) and (PR = 1.44 95% CI = 1.00-2.09; P = 0.049), respectively. The study suggests that actions aiming weight control of children should take into account psychological aspects of children and their families...
  12. ncbi [Abdominal obesity epidemiology amongst adult women resident in Southern Brazil]
    Maria Teresa Anselmo Olinto
    Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, RS, Brasil
    Arch Latinoam Nutr 57:349-56. 2007
    ..The understanding of how the abdominal obesity is distributed among the population allows effective planning and action implementation towards the reduction rates of this nutritional and public health problem...
  13. ncbi [Prevalence of poor self-rated mastication and associated factors in Brazilian elderly]
    Juvenal Soares Dias-da-Costa
    Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 26:79-88. 2010
    ..13; 95%CI: 1.03-1.25) or total prostheses (PR = 1.27; 95%CI: 1.16-1.39). The high prevalence emphasizes the dental care needs of this older group. Policies to deal with the problem should take the associated factors into account...
  14. ncbi [Pap test coverage in the city of Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil]
    Juvenal Soares Dias-da-Costa
    Departamento de Medicina Social, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, RS, 96030 002, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 19:191-7. 2003
    ..Pap smear coverage increased from 65.0% to 72.2% (1992 to 1999/2000) in the city, yet such figures had still not ensured the effectiveness of the program for uterine cervical cancer prevention...
  15. ncbi [Intervention levels for abdominal obesity: prevalence and associated factors]
    Maria Teresa Anselmo Olinto
    Programa de Pós graduação em Ciências da Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:1207-15. 2006
    ....
  16. ncbi [Coverage of Pap smear tests in the city of São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil]
    Deise Karine Muller
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 24:2511-20. 2008
    ..Poisson regression showed significant association with: income, age, skin color, and marital status. Although coverage was high, risk factors for uterine cervical cancer were not associated with performing the test...
  17. ncbi [Anemia prevalence and associated factors among adult women in São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil]
    Cristina Fabian
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 23:1199-205. 2007
    ..44; 95%CI: 0.19-1.07; p = 0.07) was found in women over 50 as compared to younger women (20-29 years). These findings suggest the need for public health policies for anemia prevention in black women...
  18. ncbi [Health services utilization by the adult population in São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil: a cross-sectional study]
    Juvenal Soares Dias-da-Costa
    Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 27:868-76. 2011
    ..The results suggest that the middle class in this city lacks the purchasing power to seek care in the private sector while also using public services less, thus generally seeking healthcare less frequently...
  19. ncbi Focused Principal Component Analysis: a graphical method for exploring dietary patterns
    Raquel Canuto
    Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 26:2149-56. 2010
    ..In an easy and direct fashion, FPCA allowed us to visualize dietary patterns based on a given focus variable...
  20. doi Reproductive characteristics and obesity in middle-aged women seen at an outpatient clinic in southern Brazil
    Heloísa Theodoro
    Post graduate Programme in Collective Health, University of Vale do Rios dos Sinos, RS, Brasil
    Menopause 19:1022-8. 2012
    ..0 kg/m) in a sample of women between the ages of 40 and 65 years treated at an outpatient clinic in southern Brazil...
  21. ncbi Seasonal effect on nutrient intake in adults living in Southern Brazil
    Sinara Laurini Rossato
    Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 26:2177-87. 2010
    ..These findings highlight the importance of considering seasonal variations not only for evaluating dietary intake but also nutrition and public health policy recommendations, particularly in adult populations living in temperate regions...
  22. ncbi [Urban violence and social capital in a southern Brazilian city: a quantitative and qualitative study]
    Eloir Antonio Vial
    Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos Unisinos, Sao Leopoldo, RS, Brasil
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 28:289-97. 2010
    ..to study the relationship between reported urban violence and social capital in a medium-sized city in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil...
  23. ncbi [Prevalence of physical inactivity in adult women in São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil]
    Carmen Rosane Masson
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 21:1685-95. 2005
    ..Local and national policies for counseling and environmental improvements are necessary to reverse the high prevalence of physical inactivity observed in the community...
  24. ncbi [Risk factors and predictors of induced abortion: a population-based study]
    Maria Teresa Anselmo Olinto
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Av Unisinos 950, CP 275, Sao Leopoldo, RS 93022 00, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:365-75. 2006
    ..For women aged 20 to 49 years, marital status and reproductive characteristics, including knowledge of contraceptive methods, were the most frequent risk factors and predictors of induced abortion...
  25. ncbi Case-control study on infant mortality in Southern Brazil
    Karina Giane Mendes
    Post Graduate Program in Health Sciences, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, 950 Bairro Cristo Rei, 93022 000 São Leopoldo, RS, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 40:240-8. 2006
    ..To identify risk factors associated with infant mortality and, more specifically, with neonatal mortality...
  26. doi The role of psychosocial, behavioural and emotional factors on self-reported major injuries in Brazilian adolescents: a case-control study
    Marcos Pascoal Pattussi
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, RS, Brazil
    Injury 39:561-9. 2008
    ..The objective of this research was to investigate the sociodemographic, psychosocial, behavioural and emotional risk factors associated with self-reported major injuries...
  27. ncbi [Dietary patterns of adult women living in an urban area of Southern Brazil]
    Ana Luisa Sant anna Alves
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, 950 Bairro Cristo Rey, 93022 000 São Leopoldo, RS, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 40:865-73. 2006
    ..To explore the dietary patterns of adult women and to provide information for validating the instrument used...
  28. ncbi [Knowledge about pharmacotherapy among hypertensive patients]
    Fabiane Raquel Motter
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, RS, 93022 000, Brazil
    Cien Saude Colet 18:2263-74. 2013
    ....
  29. ncbi Clinical, social and psychosocial factors associated with self-rated oral health in Brazilian adolescents
    Marcos P Pattussi
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, RS, Brazil
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:377-86. 2007
    ..The objective of this study is to investigate the main social, psychosocial and clinical factors associated with poor self-rated oral health in adolescents...
  30. ncbi [Assessment of reproducibility and validity of a food frequency questionnaire in a sample of adults living in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil]
    Anelise Fernanda Zanolla
    Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 25:840-8. 2009
    ..10; 95%CI: 0.00-0.26), while vitamin C (0.38; 95%CI: 0.23-0.53) and total energy (0.38; 95%CI: 0.24-0.52) had the highest weighted kappa for the FFQ2. The FFQ showed good reproducibility and reasonable relative validity...
  31. ncbi Binge eating in adults: prevalence and association with obesity, poor self-rated health status and body dissatisfaction
    Giovanny Vinícius Araújo de França
    1 Postgraduate Program in Epidemiology, Federal University of Pelotas, Rua Marechal Deodoro, 1160 3 Piso, Bairro Centro Pelotas, RS, Cep 96020 220 Caixa Postal 464, Brazil
    Public Health Nutr 17:932-8. 2014
    ..To estimate the prevalence of episodes of binge eating and to assess potential associations with nutritional status, satisfaction with current body weight, self-rated health status and self-rated body weight...
  32. ncbi [Contraceptive methods and adequacy of hormonal oral contraceptive use in the city of Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil: 1992-1999]
    Juvenal Soares Dias-da-Costa
    Departamento de Medicina Social, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, RS, 96030 002, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 18:93-9. 2002
    ..As compared to the previous study, there was a reduction in the use of oral contraceptives. Meanwhile, other methods such as surgical sterilization, condoms, and IUD were used more frequently than in 1992...
  33. ncbi [Assistance to obstetrical deliveries in São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul State: a population-based study]
    Margareth Schreiner
    Departamento de Administração Hospitalar, Instituto Porto Alegre, Igreja Metodista, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
    Cien Saude Colet 15:1411-6. 2010
    ..It was evidenced the association of the type of delivery and some variables related to economic class, making it possible to state that financial compensation intervenes with the type of obstetrical delivery...
  34. ncbi [Epidemiology and organization of health services: diabetes mellitus in a community of the city of Porto Alegre]
    Rodrigo Geisler Mielczarski
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos Av Unisinos 950, S João Batista 93022 000 São Leopoldo, RS
    Cien Saude Colet 17:71-8. 2012
    ..Only one patient was classified as controlled. Diagram interpretation points to the need for policies and actions aiming to reduce body weight in the community, which would include practically all patients with diabetes...
  35. ncbi [Use of contraceptive methods by sexually active women in São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil]
    Ioná Carreno
    Centro Universitário do Vale do Taquari, Lajeado, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:1101-9. 2006
    ..6%). Regarding tubal ligation, the schooling variable showed a linear trend, that is, women with less schooling showed a higher prevalence. Prevalence of oral contraception was higher in low-income women...
  36. ncbi Epidemiology of leisure-time physical activity: a population-based study in southern Brazil
    Juvenal Soares Dias-da-Costa
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Epidemiologia, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 21:275-82. 2005
    ..We found no differences according to skin color or alcohol consumption. In conclusion, the prevalence of PI in this adult population was higher than in populations from developed countries, but the associated variables were similar...
  37. ncbi [Socio-demographic and lifestyle factors associated with abdominal fat distribution in adults: a population-based survey in Southern Brazil]
    Marcelo Castanheira
    Escola de Nutri o, Universidade do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 22290 040, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 19:S55-65. 2003
    ....
  38. ncbi Hypertension prevalence and its associated risk factors in adults: a population-based study in Pelotas
    Juvenal Soares Dias da Costa
    Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos
    Arq Bras Cardiol 88:59-65. 2007
    ..To determine hypertension prevalence and its associated risk factors...
  39. ncbi [Adult obesity in Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, and the association with socioeconomic status]
    Denise Petrucci Gigante
    Faculdade de Nutrição, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 22:1873-9. 2006
    ..Obesity prevalence was higher in middle-income men. Women with more schooling had lower obesity rates. There was a non-statistically significant reduction in obesity rates compared to a similar study from 1994...
  40. ncbi [Risk factors for asthma in adults in Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil]
    Silvia Elaine Cardozo Macedo
    Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Av Duque de Caxias 250, Pelotas, RS 96030 002, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 23:863-74. 2007
    ..01 minimum wage, history of atopic disease, and female gender. The results highlight the variation in asthma prevalence according to diagnostic criteria and confirm the importance of genetic, social, and lifestyle factors...
  41. ncbi [Prevalence of overweight and obesity and associated factors among schoolchildren in a southern Brazilian city]
    Fabio Rodrigo Suñé
    Faculdade de Educação Física e Ciência do Desporto, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 23:1361-71. 2007
    ..Prevalence of overweight and obesity in these schoolchildren was high (24.8%), in keeping with the literature, confirming the problem's magnitude and severity in Brazil...
  42. ncbi [Inequalities in clinical breast examination in São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil]
    Juvenal Soares Dias-da-Costa
    Departamento de Medicina Social, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 23:1603-12. 2007
    ....
  43. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of hypertension treatment: a population-based study
    Juvenal Soares Dias da Costa
    Departamento de Medicina, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 120:100-4. 2002
    ..The cost-effectiveness of the treatment of hypertension has scarcely been investigated in population-based studies. Most data come from secondary analysis of clinical trials and administrative sources...