Carolina Borges

Carolina Borges
The College of New Jersey | TCNJ · Department of Public Health

PhD, MPH, DDS

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A significant public health concern with regards to increasing rates of Alzheimer’s is that it disproportionately affects minority groups in the United States. The present ecological exploratory study uses secondary aggregate data from the fifty United States in the year of 2019. The purpose of this study was to address the disparities in Alzheimer...
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The objective of this study was to carry out a comparative analysis between handgrip strength and mobility in the quality of life (QOL) of older adults living in long-term care facilities. Methods: This was a cross sectional study conducted in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, comprised of a sample population of 127 older adults. Measurements included the Wo...
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The aim of this research was to analyze the perceptions on the quality of life of caregivers who care for older adults with Alzheimer's disease. This study was conducted in the municipality of Betim, located in the metropolitan area of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Thirty-two interviews were conducted with formal and informal caregivers. Data were organi...
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RESUMO Objetivo: analisar as representações dos profissionais da Atenção Primária acerca do aconselhamento em HIV/AIDS e sífilis às gestantes. Método: estudo qualitativo, fundamentado na Teoria das Representações Sociais, com dez enfermeiros e três médicos atuantes na Estratégia de Saúde da Família. A coleta de dados ocorreu por meio de entrevista...
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Data sources: PubMed Medline, Embase, LILACS, and reference lists of potential eligible studies. Study selection: Prospective control trials, cohort and case series analysing results on at least 20 patients treated with ARD therapy (IV or orally). Studies reporting a protocol used for dental extraction in patients on ARD; studies reporting data...
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Background Social capital can be viewed as a societal process that works toward the common good as well as toward the good of the collective based on trust, reciprocity, and solidarity.Our study aimed to present two multivariate statistical analyses to examine the formation of latent classes of social capital using the IQ-SC and to identify the mos...
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Objectives: To verify the association between functional dentition and social determinants of health in 35-year-old to 44-year-old adults residing in the metropolitan municipalities of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Methods: This cross-sectional study assessed a sample of 850 adults obtained using a cluster sampling scheme. Five of 33 municipalities were...
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Demographic and socioeconomic conditions play an important role in tooth loss in the population, however, there is little scientific evidence regarding the influence of social capital on this outcome. The scope of this study was to describe the tooth loss profile of adults aged 35-44, who are residents of the surrounding area of the city of Belo Ho...
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Condições socioeconômicas e demográficas exercem um importante papel nas perdas dentárias da população, no entanto existem poucas evidências científicas sobre a influência do capital social nesse agravo. O objetivo deste estudo foi descrever o perfil das perdas dentárias em adultos de 35-44 anos de idade, residentes em municípios do entorno de Belo...
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O objetivo deste trabalho foi medir o empoderamento de adolescentes trabalhadores e testar sua possível associação com a qualidade de vida. Estudo transversal realizado com 363 adolescentes trabalhadores assistidos por uma Entidade Filantrópica de Apoio ao Adolescente. A coleta de dados ocorreu por meio da aplicação de dois questionários, sendo um...
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The aim of this study was to determine the impact of periodontal disease on the quality of life of individuals with diabetes according to different clinical criteria (I-AAP, II-Beck, III-Machtei, IV-Lopez, V-Albandar, VI-Tonetti, and VII-CPI). This cross-sectional study sampled 300 individuals in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The Oral Health Impact Profi...
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Objective: analyze the association between empowerment and health perception, influenced by sociodemographic profile of Brazilian adults. Method: Analytical cross-sectional study with 1113 adults in Brazil carried out at home with cluster sampling. Initially we asked questions concerning socio-demographic aspects and perception of health. The dim...
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Objetivo: investigar a associacao entre os indicadores socioeconomicos e de saude da Atencao Basica nos municipios da Regiao Metropolitana de Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. Materias e Metodos: estudo ecologico com utilizacao de dados secundarios referentes a Regiao Metropolitana de Belo Horizonte. As variaveis dependentes foram os indicadores de sau...
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O objetivo deste estudo foi investigar as variações temporais na distribuição das internações hospitalares realizadas no Sistema Único de Saúde (SUS) em todas as Regiões Metropolitanas brasileiras entre os anos de 1995 e 2006. Trata-se de estudo ecológico de série histórica com dados secundários referentes às 36 regiões metropolitanas brasileiras....
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The objective of this study was to investigate temporal variations in the distribution of hospital admissions occurring in the National Health System (SUS) in all Brazilian metropolitan areas between 1995 and 2006. This ecological, historical series study was performed using secondary data from 36 Brazilian metropolitan regions. We conducted a desc...
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The aim was to investigate the influence of social and health indicators on access to Primary Healthcare in the Belo Horizonte Metropolitan Area, Minas Gerais State, Brazil. Secondary data of 34 municipalities were analyzed; the dependent variables were three basic healthcare indicators: coverage of the Family Health Strategy; coverage of scheduled...
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Estudo qualitativo com inspiração fenomenológica que objetivou compreender as experiências de um grupo de acadêmicos de enfermagem durante o estágio de uma universidade privada sobre o contato estabelecido com pacientes terminais e seus familiares. A pesquisa foi conduzida por uma questão guia: Como foi a sua experiência no estágio com o paciente t...
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Objetivo: Verificar a associacao dos indicadores sociais, economicos e demograficos em relacao aos indicadores de saude bucal da Atencao basica Em Minas Gerais. Metodologia: Estudo ecologico com dados secundarios de todos os municipios de Minas Gerais (N=853). Os indicadores de Saude Bucal foram agrupados em dois clusters (Alto e Baixo) pela analis...
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Social capital may influence health and the patterns of association differ according its dimension such as cognitive, behavioral, bridging or bonding. There is a few numbers of studies in Latin America which comprise these aspects of social capital and health. The aim of this study was to examine the association between social capital and self-rate...
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"Table 1. Characteristics of respondents and their associated odds ratio for poor self-rated health (n = 363)". Table presenting the first part of results.
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"Table 2. Association of socio-demographic variables and social capital indicators with poor (regular/poor/very poor) self-rated health determined by logistic regression (n = 294)". Table presenting the second part of results.
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In spite of the high prevalence of malocclusion in adolescents reported worldwide, there are few studies that have investigated the association between normative malocclusion and self-rated dental and gingival appearance among adolescents. The aim of this study was to identify the association between normative malocclusion and dissatisfaction with...
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Purpose: The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence of dental trauma among 1- to 4-year-old children and test the association between dental trauma and demographic, socioeconomic, and clinical factors. Methods: Five calibrated researchers (intra- and interexaminer kappa values=0.89 and 0.81, respectively) examined a representative sam...
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The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence of dental trauma among 1- to 4-year-old children and test the association between dental trauma and demographic, socioeconomic, and clinical factors. Five calibrated researchers (intra- and interexaminer kappa values=0.89 and 0.81, respectively) examined a representative sample of 407 childre...
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Objective: To evaluate the use of pain evaluation and the risk classification used by nurses. Material and Methods: Descriptive cross-sectional study with a sample size of 15 nurses from the course of Urgency, Emergency and Trauma, Continued Education Institute, at Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Minas Gerais. The tool used for data collection...
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Objectives: to measure social capital through the empowerment of adolescent workers and analyze the relation to access and use of public health services. Methods: transversal analytical study with adolescent workers in Brazil (N=363). Initially we asked questions concerning socio-demographic aspects as well as access and use of health services. The...
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Objective: investigate the quality of life of three health care workers in a philanthropic Hospital in Minas Gerais. Method: this is about a descriptive study, from transversal design (n=27) with nurses, doctors and physiotherapists whom work in a philanthropic Hospital in Minas Gerais. The valid and reliable Portuguese WHOQOL-bref version was used...
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The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of dental and gingival pain and associated factors among Brazilian adolescents (15-19 years of age). Data from 16,126 adolescents who participated in the Brazilian Oral Health Survey SB-Brazil 2002-2003 were used. The outcome measured was dental and gingival pain in the last six months. Independe...
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Estimou-se a prevalência de dor nos dentes e gengivas e fatores associados em adolescentes brasileiros de 15 a 19 anos de idade. Foram utilizadas informações de 16.126 adolescentes participantes do levantamento epidemiológico nacional de saúde bucal - SB Brasil 2002-2003. O desfecho foi o relato de dor nos dentes e gengivas nos últimos seis meses....
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of preterm birth in the State of Santa Catarina, Brazil, and identify associated factors. Data were obtained from the SINASC database (Information System on Live Births). The chi-squared test and Wald linear trend test between the dependent variable (prematurity) and the covariates were applied....

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