TITLE

Risco de doenças crônicas não transmissíveis na população atendida em Programa de Educação Nutricional em Goiânia (GO), Brasil

AUTHOR(S)
Silva, Maria Sebastiana; e Silva, Nathalia Barbosa; Pereira Alves, Ana Gabriella; Araújo, Samantha Pereira; de Oliveira, Amanda Cristine
PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
Revista Ciência & Saúde Coletiva;may2014, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p1409
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The scope of this work was to evaluate the risk factors for chronic non-communicable diseases (CNCDs) in subjects treated in the Nutrition Education Program of the School of Physical Education of the Federal University of Goiás. The number of individuals evaluated was 79, namely 65 adults and 14 adolescents. Socio-economic data, lifestyle and previous diseases were recorded by using anamnesis, the feeding habits (FH) were assessed by a food frequency questionnaire and the anthropometric indexes used were body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC). The prevalence of overweight and obesity in the population was 42.9% (n = 27) and the average WC of adults was 82.67 ± 12.49, and 45.1% had increased or very increased risk of cardiovascular diseases. About 88.6% of the population reported the existence of CNCDs in the family. Most of the people (75%) exercised regularly. Those who smoked also drank alcohol frequently, and those that did not smoke were the ones that exercised more. The intake of fruit and vegetables is practiced by 36.7% and 63.3% of participants at least once a day, respectively. The conclusion reached is that the population studied had a high prevalence of exposure to at least one risk factor for CNCDs.
ACCESSION #
96122014

 

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