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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Multidimensional Study Of Elderly Diabetics At National Health System Clinics [estudo Multidimensional De Idosos Diabéticos Atendidos Em Ambulatório Do Sistema único De Saúde]
Author: Tavares Nogueira A.M.
Temoteo T.L.
De Carvalho C.M.R.G.
De Oliveira Carvalho A.M.
Do Espirito Santo Mendes Moura Borges M.
Araujo Luz M.H.B.
Mendes Teles J.B.
Abstract: This transverse, observational study of 119 elderly diabetics of both sexes enrolled in a diabetics program at a medium-complexity clinic of Brazil's national health system was carried out from September 2007 to August 2008, with a view to characterizing the participants according to the variables studied. It was approved by the Research Ethics Committee of the Federal University of Piauí. Data were calculated using the EPI-INFO program, version 6.04d. The chisquare test was used to analyze the association between variables. It was found that 11.8% of the subjects lived alone; and 33.6% had been diabetic for more than 15 years. Most were women (69.7%), aged between 60 and 69 (58.0%) and overweight (60.5%). The respective rates of high and very high risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) were 28.8% and 45.8%. The risk for CVD was associated with the values of weight, BMI, waist circumference and male sex.
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Date Issue: 2010
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