2009
DOI: 10.1590/s0034-89102009000900006
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Doença crônica, auto-avaliação de saúde e comportamento de risco: diferença de gênero

Abstract: OBJECTIVE:To assess the association between chronic diseases and health risk behaviors and self-perceived health status by gender. Respondents were grouped into three categories: no disease; one chronic disease; and two or more. The associations between the dependent variable and sociodemographic characteristics, behavioral risk factors (smoking, consumption of fatty meat and whole milk, leisure-time physical inactivity, low fruit and vegetable intake and intake of added salt) and self-perceived health status … Show more

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“…Many studies [11][12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20][21][22][23][24][25][26][27][28] indicate that the most common cause of ABI are CVA, and the derivatives of ischemic events (ICVA) the most frequent, as indicated by the data in this study, in which 41.1% of subjects were affected by ischemic stroke. ICVA has as a main risk factor the SAH, DM, hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol), smoking and genetic factors 29 .…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 85%
“…Many studies [11][12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20][21][22][23][24][25][26][27][28] indicate that the most common cause of ABI are CVA, and the derivatives of ischemic events (ICVA) the most frequent, as indicated by the data in this study, in which 41.1% of subjects were affected by ischemic stroke. ICVA has as a main risk factor the SAH, DM, hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol), smoking and genetic factors 29 .…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 85%
“…De forma geral, há predominância de gradientes de morbidade desfavoráveis à população de pior nível socioeconômico, com exceção de algumas doenças, como o câncer, cujo gradiente se inverte, acometendo com maior frequência os segmentos mais favorecidos economicamente 42,43,44 .…”
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“…3,4 Research has shown that women evaluate their own health more negatively, though the variables with greater explanatory power are related to factors such as the presence of chronic illness, social determinants or levels of diffi culty in carrying out everyday tasks. 5,17 Waiting times increased for those with private health insurance who used public services for expensive procedures, such as those requiring a hospital stay. Among those with health plans, only 58% in 2000 and 56.0% in 2006 underwent all the tests requested after consultations.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%