Resultados: 4

Excess weight in children living in rural areas related to the nutritional profile and to maternal habits

Invest. educ. enferm; 39 (1), 2021
Objective. To assess the relationship between the nutritional status and eating habits of children aged from five to ten years old and their mothers, living in rural areas. Methods. A cross-sectional study conducted with 156 children aged from five to ten years old, registered in the Family Health Strate...

Educational software and improvement of first grade school students' knowledge about prevention of overweight and obesity

Invest. educ. enferm; 34 (2), 2016
Objective.To evaluate the effects of educational software to improve first grade school students' knowledge about prevention of overweight and obesity. Methods. This non-controlled trial with a before-and-after evaluation was carried out in an school located in the municipality of Divinópolis (Brazil) a...

Risk factors associated with treatment abandonment by overweight or obese children and adolescents

Invest. educ. enferm; 34 (2), 2016
Objective.To evaluate the risk factors associated with treatment abandonment by overweight or obese children and adolescents. Methods. A cross-sectional study, conducted in 2011, at the Childhood Obesity Center, in Campina Grande, Brazil, with the records of 208 children and adolescents, between three an...

Risk factors associated with diabesity in primary school students in the Amazon region of Brazil

Invest. educ. enferm; 31 (3), 2013
Objective. Identifying risk factors for diabesity (diabetes plus obesity) in primary students in the Brazilian Amazon. Methodology. Descriptive study carried out in 2009 with the participation of 1218 students. A questionnaire from the Ministry of Health of Brazil was employed with the question ''How is ...