[Health and environment: an analysis of intra-urban differences focusing on the city of São Paulo, Brazil].


:A project concerned with the study of intra-urban health differentials in S. Paulo city, Brazil, is described. A brief outline of urban problems in the city is presented, followed by a review of the locally published literature on the subject of geographical differentials (stratification by socioeconomic status and environment). Two topics are introduced: geographical subdivision of the area studied and the methods used to choose the socio-environmental indicators for the construction of a deprivation index with to stratify the city. Suggestions are made as to possible applications of results achieved by the project.


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  • Patient and public involvement in health technology decision-making processes in Brazil.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:The study aims to characterize and discuss the processes of patient and public involvement (PPI) in the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa), the National Committee for Health Technology Incorporation (Conitec), and the National Agency for Supplementary Health (ANS) in Brazil. METHODS:This is an explo...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Lopes ACF,Novaes HMD,Soárez PC

    更新日期:2020-12-11 00:00:00

  • [Rabies in insectivorous (Mollossidae) bats of southeastern Brazil].

    abstract::Four rabid bats belonging to three species of Molossidae (one Molossus molossus, one Nyctinomops laticaudatus and two N. macrotis) were captured in the State of S. Paulo, southeastern Brazil. Three of these bats were found during the day in unusual, visible places and the other came flying through a window in the even...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Uieda W,Harmani NM,Silva MM

    更新日期:1995-10-01 00:00:00

  • [Safeguarding of the social right to pharmaceutical assistance in the state of São Paulo, Brazil].

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To evaluate how the Judicial Power safeguards the social right to pharmaceutical assistance as well as the relationships between the legal and political systems to safeguard this right. METHODS:There were assessed decisions in lawsuits of drug supply in the state of São Paulo, Southern Brazil, between 1997 a...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Marques SB,Dallari SG

    更新日期:2007-02-01 00:00:00

  • Influenza vaccination in Brazil: rationale and caveats.

    abstract::Mass vaccination campaigns against influenza in the elderly have been conducted in Brazil since 1999. A search of the literature on influenza in Brazil indicated that data on disease burden are still scarce and inaccurate. Published data seem to indicate that vaccination has produced some impact in the southern and so...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: da Cunha SS,Camacho LA,Santos AC,Dourado I

    更新日期:2005-02-01 00:00:00

  • [Mental disorders as risk factors for the development of cocaine abuse/dependence: case-control study].

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To evaluate the role of psychiatric disorders and alcohol dependence as possible risk factors for cocaine abuse/dependence. METHODS:The case-control study used the "snowball" technique in order to select untreated cocaine users (cases) and to match sex, age and friendship. Information was gathered using the ...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Lopes CS,Coutinho ES

    更新日期:1999-10-01 00:00:00

  • Imported and autochthonous cases in the dynamics of dengue epidemics in Brazil.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To estimate the basic reproduction number (R0) of dengue fever including both imported and autochthonous cases. METHODS:The study was conducted based on epidemiological data of the 2003 dengue epidemic in Brasília, Brazil. The basic reproduction number is estimated from the epidemic curve, fitting linearly t...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Degallier N,Favier C,Boulanger JP,Menkes C

    更新日期:2009-02-01 00:00:00

  • Ministry of Health's spending on drugs: program trends from 2002 to 2007.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To analyze the evolution of the Ministry of Health's spending on drugs. METHODS:The Ministry of Health's total (added) spending on drugs and its (not added) programs' were analyzed between 2002 and 2007. Actions that financed drug acquisition were obtained from the Siga Brasil system and classified according...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Vieira FS

    更新日期:2009-08-01 00:00:00

  • [Social inequalities and health services use: evidences from a stratified household survey].

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:The study aims to identify children who are not benefited by local health programs, looking for to characterize the excluded segment of the population in order to broaden the access to and use of the main actions provided by local health programs. METHODS:A sample of 465 children aged less than 1 year was st...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: da Silva NN,Pedroso GC,Puccini RF,Furlani WJ

    更新日期:2000-02-01 00:00:00

  • Geographical stratification by socio-economic status: methodology from a household survey with elderly people in S. Paulo, Brazil.

    abstract::Considering that in most developing countries there are still no comprehensive lists of addresses for a given geographical area, there has always been a problem in drawing samples from the community, ensuring randomisation in the selection of the subjects. This article discusses the geographical stratification by soci...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Ramos LR,Goihman S

    更新日期:1989-12-01 00:00:00

  • [Prevalence of violence against women users of health services].

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Intimate partner abuse is a complex phenomenon and a public health problem and health care services are one of the places sought by women in this situation. The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of violence against women attending a health care center. METHODS:This study was carried out in...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Marinheiro AL,Vieira EM,de Souza L

    更新日期:2006-08-01 00:00:00

  • Association between social capital and self-perception of health in Brazilian adults.

    abstract::OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between social capital and social capital and self-perception of health based on examining the influence of health-related behaviors as possible mediators of this relationship. METHODS A cross-sectional study was used with 1,081 subjects, which is representative of the populati...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Loch MR,de Souza RK,Mesas AE,González AD,Rodriguez-Artalejo F

    更新日期:2015-01-01 00:00:00

  • [The international language of science].

    abstract::There is a trend, with a view to achieving greater scientific visibility and international projection, that favors the adoption of the English language in Brazilian journals dealing with nosological problems. This argument is here questioned. Latin America is a large continent with characteristic health problems. Thus...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Forattini OP

    更新日期:1997-02-01 00:00:00

  • [Trends of mortality from avoidable causes and expansion of municipal health resources in a southern Brazilian city].

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:An assessment of the evolution of the profile of mortality from avoidable diseases, in the municipality of Maringá, PR (Brazil), 1980 through 1993, as related to the quality of health attendance. METHODS:Based on the proposal to study caregiving results, eleven causes of avoidable deaths were selected. The e...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Scochi MJ

    更新日期:1999-04-01 00:00:00

  • [Mother's ability of childcare and children malnutrition].

    abstract:OBJECTIVES:To identify and measure the risk of malnutrition associated to determining indicators of mother's ability of childcare: familial structure, education level, work, maternal physical and mental health. METHODS:A case-control study was performed. Cases (101 children whose weight/age was below 5th percentile) a...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Carvalhaes MA,Benício MH

    更新日期:2002-04-01 00:00:00

  • Ordinance 3992/2017: challenges and advances for resource management in the Brazilian Unified Health System (SUS).

    abstract::To advance in order to overcome the challenge of enabling greater autonomy in the use of financial resources in the Unified Health System (SUS), system managers agreed that transfers from the Union to other federated entities will be carried out through a financial investment account and a costing account. Over the pa...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Pereira BLS,Oliveira Junior ACR,Faleiros DR

    更新日期:2019-07-18 00:00:00

  • Safety and health of professional drivers who drive on Brazilian highways.

    abstract::Traffic accidents and resulting injuries and deaths have become a global epidemic. In Brazil, most professional drivers, especially truck drivers, face irregular working hours and can be awake for more than 18 hours/day, which reduces their performance and alertness. In this article, we discuss the laws related to Bra...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Narciso FV,Mello MT

    更新日期:2017-03-30 00:00:00

  • Effect of the Family Health Strategy on surveillance of infant mortality.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To evaluate the effect of the Family Health Strategy on infant mortality surveillance. METHODS:An ecologic study was performed with a multiple group design, and the unit of analysis was municipalities in Bahia state (Northeastern Brazil) in 2008. The 3,947 deaths analyzed were obtained from the Mortality Inf...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Santana M,Aquino R,Medina MG

    更新日期:2012-02-01 00:00:00

  • Health self-assessment by hemodialysis patients in the Brazilian Unified Health System.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To examine whether the level of complexity of the services structure and sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of patients in hemodialysis are associated with the prevalence of poor health self-assessment. METHODS:In this cross-sectional study, we evaluated 1,621 patients with chronic terminal kidney...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Moreira TR,Giatti L,Cesar CC,Andrade EI,Acurcio Fde A,Cherchiglia ML

    更新日期:2016-01-01 00:00:00

  • [Longitudinal study of the mother and child population in an urban region of southern Brazil, 1993: methodological aspects and preliminary results].

    abstract::All babies born in the hospitals of the city of Pelotas, Brazil, in 1982 were studied soon after delivery and followed up prospectively during the first years of their lives. In 1993, this study was repeated with a similar methodology, with the aim of assessing eventual changes in the level of maternal and child healt...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Victora CG,Barros FC,Halpern R,Menezes AM,Horta BL,Tomasi E,Weiderpass E,Cesar JA,Olinto MT,Guimarães PR,Garcia MM,Vaughan JP

    更新日期:1996-02-01 00:00:00

  • [The concepts of health education and promotion: individual and organizational changes].

    abstract::The distinguishing characteristics of the definitions of health promotion and health education are here examined. Two different planning frameworks, the PRECEDE-PROCEDE and the HELPSAM models are introduced. Solutions can be directed in two major directions are discussed: individual changes and organizational changes....

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Candeias NM

    更新日期:1997-04-01 00:00:00

  • [Socioeconomic differentials in performing urinalysis during prenatal care].

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:Urinalysis is an essential component of the prenatal routine, as urinary tract infections during pregnancy may lead to preterm delivery and neonatal morbidity. The objective of the study was to analyze factors associated to the solicitation of urinalysis during pregnancy. METHODS:During 2004, 4,163 women liv...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Silveira MF,Barros AJ,Santos IS,Matijasevich A,Victora CG

    更新日期:2008-06-01 00:00:00

  • Impact of socioeconomic status on Brazilian elderly health.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To investigate the impact of socioeconomic status on elderly health. METHODS:The study was based on cross-sectional data from Survey on Health, Well-Being, and Aging in Latin America and the Caribbean. The sample comprised 2,143 non-institutionalized elderly aged 60 years and older living in the urban area o...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Ramos M

    更新日期:2007-08-01 00:00:00

  • [Demographic profile and health conditions of the elderly in a community in an urban area of southeastern Brazil].

    abstract::Some specific characteristics of the aging of the Brazilian population in different areas, states and communities all over the country, have shown significant variations. Historical series of demographic and health indicators for the population in their sixties and over in Brazil, state of S. Paulo and in the municipa...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Telarolli Júnior R,Machado JC,Carvalho F

    更新日期:1996-10-01 00:00:00

  • WHODAS 2.0-BO: normative data for the assessment of disability in older adults.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To examine the normative data of WHODAS 2.0-BO for older Brazilians (World Health Disability Assessment Schedule - Brazilian version for older people) and its distribution according to sex, age, health, subjective health perception, performance in a mobility test and presence of chronic diseases and depressio...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Ferrer MLP,Perracini MR,Rebustini F,Buchalla CM

    更新日期:2019-01-31 00:00:00

  • [Availability of voluntary prenatal HIV screening in primary health centers].

    abstract::A summary of the main steps towards the implementation of anti-HIV testing for pregnant women in the city is presented. Starting from August 1996, voluntary HIV testing became available to pregnant women seen at primary health centers in Ribeirão Preto, SP (Brazil), as part of the Prenatal Care Program. By the end of ...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Neves FR,Passos AD,Gueleri WL

    更新日期:1999-12-01 00:00:00

  • Quality of scientific articles.

    abstract::The paper discusses the difficulties in judging the quality of scientific manuscripts and describes some common pitfalls that should be avoided when preparing a paper for submission to a peer-reviewed journal. Peer review is an imperfect system, with less than optimal reliability and uncertain validity. However, as it...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Szklo M

    更新日期:2006-08-01 00:00:00

  • Factors associated to persistence with hormonal therapy in women with breast cancer.

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To analyze factors associated with persistence to breast cancer hormone therapy in order to contribute to the quality of care improvement. METHODS:Retrospective longitudinal study, based on secondary data. A cohort of 5,861 women with breast cancer registered in different datasets of the Brazilian National C...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Brito C,Portela MC,Vasconcellos MT

    更新日期:2014-04-01 00:00:00

  • Isolated and synergistic effects of PM10 and average temperature on cardiovascular and respiratory mortality.

    abstract::OBJECTIVE To analyze the effect of air pollution and temperature on mortality due to cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. METHODS We evaluated the isolated and synergistic effects of temperature and particulate matter with aerodynamic diameter < 10 µm (PM10) on the mortality of individuals > 40 years old due to ca...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Pinheiro Sde L,Saldiva PH,Schwartz J,Zanobetti A

    更新日期:2014-12-01 00:00:00

  • [Communication related to pesticides use in a rural area of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil].

    abstract:OBJECTIVE:To assess communications aspects related to pesticide use in a rural area of the Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil. METHODS:The study was carried out in the area of São Lourenço stream. It was based on methodological triangulation comprising: semi-structured interviews and observation of a local population sample...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Peres F,Rozemberg B,Alves SR,Moreira JC,Oliveira-Silva JJ

    更新日期:2001-12-01 00:00:00

  • [Phlebotomine sandflies and domestic animals interaction and Lutzomyia (Nyssomyia) intermedia (Lutz & Neiva, 1912) predominance in an area with a high level of anthropy, in southern Brazil].

    abstract::Information on phlebotomine collections in an area with a high level of human interference, in S. Jorge do Ivaí county, Paraná State, Southern Brazil, is reported. Lutzomyia (Nyssomyia) intermedia (Lutz & Neiva, 1912) was the dominant species. The number of sandflies in domiciles decreased sharply in the second period...

    journal_title:Revista de saude publica

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Teodoro U,Kühl JB

    更新日期:1997-10-01 00:00:00