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Musculoskeletal symptoms, autonomy and quality of life in the population of Bauru, São Paulo

Grant number: 11/20123-4
Support type:Regular Research Grants
Duration: July 01, 2012 - June 30, 2014
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy
Principal Investigator:Alberto de Vitta
Grantee:Alberto de Vitta
Home Institution: Pró-Reitoria de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação. Universidade do Sagrado Coração (USC). Bauru , SP, Brazil

Abstract

The overall objective is to contribute to improving the quality of life for adults 20 years and older, living in Bauru, São Paulo, studying the importance of musculoskeletal symptoms and their association with the autonomy and quality of life related to health. It will be an investigation in a population of individuals defined by age and sex (20 to 35 years male, 20 female and 35 years, 36 to 59 years male, 36 female and 59 years, male 60 years or more and 60 or more female). The complex will be sampling in two stages, with the sample size for each group shall be at least 200 individuals (100 males and 100 females), totaling 600 participants living in the city of Bauru, São Paulo. The sample size was calculated for prevalence unknown, ie, 0.50. To collect the data will be interviewed, at home, using the following instruments: 1. Characteristics of participants (demographics, socio-economic factors; characterization of the work, lifestyle, morbidity, anthropometric, and flexibility), 2. Musculoskeletal symptoms in the questionnaire Nordic - Nordic questionnaire for the analysis of muscoloskeletal symptoms. 3. Quality of life using the Medical Outcomes Study 36 - Item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36) 4. Activities of Daily Living and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living. The association between musculoskeletal symptoms (ME) and demographic, socioeconomic, lifestyle, work and morbidity, and anthropometric and flexibility association between musculoskeletal symptoms and autonomy with the total score obtained by the SF-36 will be tested by reason of the prevalence and later through logistic regression models. In all tests will be considered the significance level of 5%. (AU)

Scientific publications
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
NATHALIA CRISTINE FRAGA; NICOLY MACHADO MACIEL; CAIO VITOR DOS SANTOS GENEBRA; JOSÉ PAULO CANDIDO; THIAGO PAULO FRASCARELI BENTO; GUILHERME PORFÍRIO CORNELIO; RANGEL DAL BELLO BIANCON; ALBERTO DE VITTA. Physical activity patterns in adults: prevalence and associated factors. Cad. saúde colet., v. 26, n. 3, p. -, Jul. 2018.
NICOLY MACHADO MACIEL; MARTA HELENA SOUZA DE CONTI; SANDRA FIORELLI ALMEIDA PENTEADO SIMEÃO; JOSÉ EDUARDO CORRENTE; TANIA RUIZ; ALBERTO DE VITTA. Morbidades referidas e qualidade de vida: estudo de base populacional. Fisioter. Pesqui., v. 23, n. 1, p. -, Mar. 2016.

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