Clustering of Risk Factors for Non-Communicable Diseases among Adolescents from Southern Brazil

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Nunes, Heloyse Elaine Gimenes; Gonçalves, Eliane Cristina de Andrade; Vieira, Jéssika Aparecida Jesus; Silva, Diego Augusto Santos;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 7 (eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4951139, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0159037
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Education | Adolescents | Sociology | Alcohol Consumption | Age Groups | Physical Activity | Population Groupings | Nutrition | People and Places | Schools | Demography | Public and Occupational Health | Social Sciences | Health Risk Analysis | Diet | Medicine and Health Sciences | Behavior | Health Care

Introduction The aim of this study was to investigate the simultaneous presence of risk factors for non-communicable diseases and the association of these risk factors with demographic and economic factors among adolescents from southern Brazil. Methods The study includ... View more
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