Hemoglobin concentrations and associated factors in adolescentes from Recife, Brazil

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Mendonça,Elisângela Barros Soares; Muniz,Lilian Ferreira; Arruda,Ilma Kruze Grande de; Diniz,Alcides da Silva;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas
  • Journal: Revista de Nutrição (issn: 1678-9865)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/1415-52732014000500003
  • Subject: Nutrition. Foods and food supply | Epidemiology | Nutritional status | TX341-641 | Fatores socioeconômicos | Adolescente | Socioeconomic factors | Adolescent | Estado nutricional | Epidemiologia | Anemia

OBJECTIVE: To estimate the prevalence of anemia and associated factors in adolescents from the city of Recife in Pernambuco state. METHODS: This is a cross-sectional study, involving a random sample of 256 adolescents of both genders, aged 13 to 18, whose hemoglobin con... View more