Vilma Santana

Summary

Affiliation: Universidade Federal da Bahia
Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Workdays lost due to occupational injuries among young workers in Brazil
    Vilma S Santana
    Federal University of Bahia, Institute of Collective Health, Program of Environmental and Workers Health, PISAT, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Am J Ind Med 55:917-25. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint [Fatal work-related injuries and interpersonal violence in Brazil, 2000-2010]
    Vilma Sousa Santana
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brasil
    Salud Colect 9:139-49. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint [Health and work in the construction industry in an urban area of Brazil]
    Vilma S Santana
    Programa Integrado em Saúde Ambiental e do Trabalhador, Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 20:797-811. 2004
  4. pmc Beyond the duality of disease and illness in occupational medicine
    V S Santana
    Occup Environ Med 62:284-5; discussion 287. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Adolescent students who work: gender differences in school performances and self-perceived health
    Vilma S Santana
    Program of Environmental and Workers Health, Institute of Collective Health, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
    Int J Occup Environ Health 11:294-301. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint [Workers' health in Brazil: graduate research]
    Vilma Sousa Santana
    Programa Integrado em Saúde Ambiental e do Trabalhador, Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 40:101-11. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint [Occupational accidents: social insurance costs and work days lost]
    Vilma Sousa Santana
    Programa Integrado em Saúde Ambiental e do Trabalhador, Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 40:1004-12. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint [Mortality, years of life lost, and incidence of occupational accidents in the State of Bahia, Brazil]
    Vilma Souza Santana
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Rua Augusto Vianna s n, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 23:2643-52. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Severity of occupational injuries treated in emergency services
    Vilma Sousa Santana
    Programa Integrado em Saúde Ambiental e do Trabalhador, Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 43:750-60. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Informal jobs and non-fatal occupational injuries
    Vilma S Santana
    Program of Environmental and Workers Health, Institute of Collective Health, Federal University of Bahia, Rua Padre Feijó 29, 4 degrees andar, 40110 170 Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Ann Occup Hyg 48:147-57. 2004

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Workdays lost due to occupational injuries among young workers in Brazil
    Vilma S Santana
    Federal University of Bahia, Institute of Collective Health, Program of Environmental and Workers Health, PISAT, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Am J Ind Med 55:917-25. 2012
    ..The severity of non-fatal work-related injuries has seldom been examined among young workers. We estimated the extent and distribution of workdays lost due to non-fatal work injuries using compensation data...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Fatal work-related injuries and interpersonal violence in Brazil, 2000-2010]
    Vilma Sousa Santana
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brasil
    Salud Colect 9:139-49. 2013
    ..Better training on death certificate completion and studies to quantify the underrecording of work injuries and work injuries involving interpersonal violence are needed. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint [Health and work in the construction industry in an urban area of Brazil]
    Vilma S Santana
    Programa Integrado em Saúde Ambiental e do Trabalhador, Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 20:797-811. 2004
    ..Narrative data show lack of information and lack of access to personal protective equipment. Prevention programs and the formalization of job contracts are strongly recommended for construction workers...
  4. pmc Beyond the duality of disease and illness in occupational medicine
    V S Santana
    Occup Environ Med 62:284-5; discussion 287. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Adolescent students who work: gender differences in school performances and self-perceived health
    Vilma S Santana
    Program of Environmental and Workers Health, Institute of Collective Health, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
    Int J Occup Environ Health 11:294-301. 2005
    ..Brazilian labor legislation for adolescent workers needs to be revised to take into account that jobs can compromise educational achievement...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Workers' health in Brazil: graduate research]
    Vilma Sousa Santana
    Programa Integrado em Saúde Ambiental e do Trabalhador, Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 40:101-11. 2006
    ..To study trends of dissertation and thesis production in workers' health in Brazil...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Occupational accidents: social insurance costs and work days lost]
    Vilma Sousa Santana
    Programa Integrado em Saúde Ambiental e do Trabalhador, Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 40:1004-12. 2006
    ..To estimate the proportion of occupational accident benefits granted within the total for health-related social security benefits, viewing the costs according to benefit type and the impact on productivity according to work days lost...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Mortality, years of life lost, and incidence of occupational accidents in the State of Bahia, Brazil]
    Vilma Souza Santana
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Rua Augusto Vianna s n, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 23:2643-52. 2007
    ..3%. Occupational accidents are preventable, but still common in Brazil. Underreporting is widespread, and corrected statistics need to be published, thereby turning this neglected public health problem into a policy priority...
  9. ncbi request reprint Severity of occupational injuries treated in emergency services
    Vilma Sousa Santana
    Programa Integrado em Saúde Ambiental e do Trabalhador, Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 43:750-60. 2009
    ..To estimate the severity of occupational injuries and associated factors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Informal jobs and non-fatal occupational injuries
    Vilma S Santana
    Program of Environmental and Workers Health, Institute of Collective Health, Federal University of Bahia, Rua Padre Feijó 29, 4 degrees andar, 40110 170 Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    Ann Occup Hyg 48:147-57. 2004
    ..This study estimates the annual incidence of non-fatal work-related injuries for workers with and without job contracts and examines gender differences...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Occupational noise exposure and hypertension]
    V S Santana
    Instituto de Saúde Coletiva da Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 29:478-87. 1995
    ..This could be another evidence of socially related inequalities underlying exposure distribution among workers at the workplace, which should be addressed, at greater depth, in future studies...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Morbidity among job applicants in the Metropolitan Region of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil]
    V S Santana
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, 40110 170, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 17:107-15. 2001
    ..Special attention should to be given to drivers, who are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Housemaids and non-fatal occupational injuries]
    Vilma S Santana
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 37:65-74. 2003
    ..To estimate the annual incidence of non-fatal work injuries according to sociodemographic and occupational variables among housemaids...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Non-fatal work-related accidents in adolescents]
    Vilma Santana
    Programa Integrado em Saúde Ambiental e do Trabalhador, Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, 40110 170, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 19:407-20. 2003
    ..0%) were treated in emergency-care facilities. These results show that work-related injuries need to be considered in adolescent protection policies...
  15. ncbi request reprint Brain neoplasms among naval military men
    V S Santana
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Canela, Salvador Bahia 40110 170, Brazil
    Int J Occup Environ Health 5:88-94. 1999
    ..30; 95% CI: 0.89, 5.99). More detailed occupational data on exposures and potential confounders are necessary to improve research on occupational risk factors...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Non-fatal occupational injuries: gender and job contract differences]
    Vilma Santana
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, 40110 170, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 19:481-93. 2003
    ..These similarities between work-related accidents across gender and type of job contract highlighted the need for greater attention to this problem among women and informal workers, who are largely ignored in official statistics...
  17. ncbi request reprint Military rank and AIDS proportionate mortality in the Brazilian Navy
    Marlene Silva
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 23:419-26. 2007
    ..Higher rates were observed in some occupational groups when the members were low ranking. Power distribution, gender issues, and low socioeconomic status require further investigation using more appropriate methods...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Cancer mortality among Brazilian Navy personnel]
    M Silva
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 34:373-9. 2000
    ..To identify differences in cancer proportionate mortality among male servicemen of the Brazilian Navy when compared to a referent population and to detect potential occupational risk factors...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Acid mist occupational exposure and oral disease: a review]
    M I Vianna
    Faculdade de Odontologia, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, 40110 150, Brasil
    Cad Saude Publica 17:1335-44. 2001
    ..These findings support the relevance of this research area and the need for improved research design. They also highlight the importance of considering oral health as a component of workers' health in effective preventive programs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Housework, paid work and psychiatric symptoms
    V S Santana
    , Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 35:16-22. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Major correlates of high QMPA scores are work burden variables. Being married or having pre-school children are also associated with high QMPA scores only when associated with work burden...
  21. ncbi request reprint [The Brazilian Workers' Food Program and its impact on weight gain and overweight]
    Iracema Santos Veloso
    Escola de Nutrição, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 41:769-76. 2007
    ..To evaluate the impact of worker food programs on weight gain and overweight...
  22. ncbi request reprint [Impact of the worker food program in Brazil]
    Iracema Santos Veloso
    Universidade Federal da Bahia, Escola de Nutrição, Salvador, BA, Brasil
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 11:24-31. 2002
    ..This study evaluates the nutritional impact of the program, which currently serves approximately 10 million workers...
  23. ncbi request reprint Periodontal health and oral mucosal lesions as related to occupational exposure to acid mists
    Maria Isabel Pereira Vianna
    Department of Social Odontology, Dentistry School, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:341-8. 2005
    ..The role of sociodemographic factors, lifestyle, and oral health behavior in relation to these outcomes was also examined...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Reliability of reported data from adolescent and their mothers in a health survey]
    Helena Fraga-Maia
    Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, BA, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 39:430-7. 2005
    ..To estimate the reliability of data obtained from questionnaires applied to adolescents and their mothers in a health survey...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Occupation and mortality in the Brazilian Navy]
    Marlene Silva
    Fundacão para o desenvolvimento das Ciencias, Bahiana de Medicina e Saúde Pública, Bahia, BA, Brazil
    Rev Saude Publica 38:709-15. 2004
    ..To describe the distribution of mortality due to digestive tract, genitourinary and nervous system diseases according to occupation among Brazilian Navy servicemen...
  26. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposures to acid mists and gases and ulcerative lesions of the oral mucosa
    Maria Isabel Pereira Vianna
    Department of Social Odontology, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Am J Ind Med 45:238-45. 2004
    ..This study examines the hypothesis that acid mist or mixtures of acid mists and acid gases are associated with ulcerative lesions of the oral mucosa...
  27. ncbi request reprint Depressive and anxiety symptoms among housemaids
    Eliane Cardoso Sales
    Program of Environmental and Workers Health, Institute of Collective Health, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
    Am J Ind Med 44:685-91. 2003
    ..In this cross-sectional study, the association between being a maid and having depressive and anxiety symptoms was evaluated...