The percentage of obese adults in Brazil more than doubled in 17 years, with a change from In the same period, the proportion of overweight adults changed from Results were compared with those from the and editions of the Consumer Expenditure Survey POF and the previous edition of PNS, in , for persons aged 20 and over. According to the World Health Organization WHO , the anthropometric evaluation of adults must consider weight and height ratio. In the group aged 18 and over,
Predictors of overweight/obesity in a Brazilian cohort after 13 years of follow-up
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Metrics details. Obesity is a chronic complex disease with an increasing prevalence around the world. Second phase of an observational population-based prospective cohort study in a small town in the Midwest region of Brazil. Anthropometric, sociodemographic, dietary intake and lifestyle data were collected.
Trends in obesity prevalence among Brazilian adults from 2002 to 2013 by educational level
Metrics details. Obesity ranks as a major public health problem in many countries in the world. The obesity-socioeconomic status relationship is not well established in middle-income countries. The aim of this study was to estimate the obesity and overweight trends from to by sex, age, and educational levels among Brazilian adults.
Obesity is a major global epidemic and a burden to society and health systems. It is well known risk factor for a number of chronic medical conditions with high morbidity and mortality. This study aimed to provide an estimate of the direct costs associated to outpatient and inpatient care of overweight and obesity related diseases in the perspective of the Brazilian Health System SUS. After a broad search in the literature, two meta-analysis were selected to provide RR for PAR calculation. The extracted values were stratified by sex, type of service inpatient or outpatient care and year.