The Nutritional Status and Food Intake of Community Health Agents

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 22, 2008
Last Update Posted : May 22, 2008
Information provided by:
Unidade Itaquera

Brief Summary:
This research had as a goal to characterize the social demographic profile, nutritional status, the presence of chronic non-transmissible diseases and food intake of the community health agents who belong to five family health units in the east zone of Sao Paulo City.

Condition or disease
Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases

Detailed Description:
It's a descriptive, exploratory and quantitative study developed among 88 individual.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 88 participants
Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Community Health Agents From East Zone of Sao Paulo City, Brazil: A Look at Their Nutritional Status and Food Intake
Study Start Date : September 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2006

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Community health agents from East Zone of Sao Paulo City, Brazil.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Be an agent comunnity health who belong in the family health unit choosed to participate of this study;
  • Assign the autorization to participate of the study;
  • Answer a questionary of health, social demographic profile and food intake.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Refuse to participate or assign the autorization;
  • Don´t answer the questionary of health and food intake;
  • Don´t participate of the nutricional status evaluation.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00682604

Faculdade Santsa Marcelina - Unidade Itaquera
São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Sponsors and Collaborators
Unidade Itaquera
Principal Investigator: Alexandra C. Freitas Faculdade Santa Marcelina - Unidade Itaquera

Responsible Party: Alexandra Corrêa de Freitas, UItaquera Identifier: NCT00682604     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: UItaquera
First Posted: May 22, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 22, 2008
Last Verified: May 2008

Keywords provided by Unidade Itaquera:
Family Health Program; Food consumption; Nutritional status

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Metabolic Diseases