[Estimated prevalence of hypertension and associated factors in Krenak indigenous adults in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil].

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dc.contributor.author Chagas, Cristiane Alvarenga en
dc.contributor.author Gontijo de Castro, Teresa en
dc.contributor.author Leite, Maurício Soares en
dc.contributor.author Viana, Maria Augusta Corrêa Barroso Magno en
dc.contributor.author Beinner, Mark Anthony en
dc.contributor.author Pimenta, Adriano Marçal en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-02-14T03:46:59Z en
dc.date.issued 2019-01 en
dc.identifier.citation Cadernos de saude publica 36(1):e00206818 Jan 2019 en
dc.identifier.issn 0102-311X en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/50048 en
dc.description.abstract This cross-sectional study in 2016 aimed to describe the estimated prevalence of systemic arterial hypertension and associated factors in Krenak adults and elderly in an indigenous community located along the Rio Doce in eastern Minas Gerais state, Brazil. We measured weight, height, waist circumference, systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure, and capillary blood glucose. Sociodemographic and lifestyle information was obtained from a face-to-face questionnaire. Poisson regression models were constructed to estimate independent associations between the target variables and hypertension. Prevalence of hypertension was 31.2% (95%CI: 24.4-37.9) in Krenak indigenous. The final model showed an independent association with increasing age, abdominal obesity, and hyperglycemia. The results highlight the need for effective measures in prevention, diagnosis, and follow-up of modifiable risk factors for hypertension, since high prevalence of this condition was observed in the Krenak indigenous community. en
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dc.title [Estimated prevalence of hypertension and associated factors in Krenak indigenous adults in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil]. en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1590/0102-311x00206818 en
pubs.issue 1 en
pubs.begin-page e00206818 en
pubs.volume 36 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The authors en
pubs.publication-status Published en
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pubs.subtype Journal Article en
pubs.subtype English Abstract en
pubs.elements-id 790717 en
pubs.org-id Medical and Health Sciences en
pubs.org-id Population Health en
pubs.org-id Epidemiology & Biostatistics en
dc.identifier.eissn 1678-4464 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2020-01-16 en
pubs.dimensions-id 31939548 en


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