Preprint / Version 1

NECK CIRCUMFERENCE AS A MARKER FOR METABOLIC SYNDROME IN PRIMARY CARE IN RURAL AREAS

##article.authors##

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1590/SciELOPreprints.4885

Keywords:

Rural population, Family Health, Primary Health Care, Metabolic syndrome

Abstract

Considering neck circumference as a marker for metabolic syndrome in Primary Care in rural areas, this study had the general objective of contributing to the identification of users at risk of metabolic syndrome, favoring adequate management as necessary and a new look at the practice of how triage and intervene in the population based on the principles of health promotion and prevention of diseases and injuries. The research is descriptive with a quantitative approach. The method used an objective questionnaire, sociodemographic questions, chronic conditions, drug therapy, anthropometric measurements, results of biochemical tests, food consumption, Framingham score and physical activity habits. The sample consisted of 130 respondents with a margin of error of 0.5 and a confidence interval of 95%. The analysis of tabulated data was performed using the R Studio program. The results showed that neck circumference can be an important health indicator, as it is a screening tool capable of identifying individuals diagnosed with MS. The ease of application and low cost can enable its use in Primary Health Care services.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

Metrics

Metrics Loading ...

Author Biographies

Karine Domingos de Araújo, Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul

Colaboração: Interpretação dos dados; redação do artigo e revisão crítica relevante do conteúdo intelectual; Aprovação final da versão a ser publicada.

Profissão: Nutricionista e pesquisadora

Cláudia Cristina Vieira Gonçalves Pastorello, Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul

Colaboração: Análise e interpretação dos dados; redação do artigo; aprovação final da versão a ser publicada.

Profissão: Nutricionista e cientista de dados

Bruna Paola Murino Rafacho, Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul

Colaboração: Interpretação dos dados; redação do artigo e revisão crítica relevante do conteúdo intelectual; aprovação final da versão a ser publicada.

Profissão: Nutricionista e docente

Camila Medeiros da Silva Mazzeti, Federal University of Mato Grosso do Sul

Responsável por todos os aspectos do trabalho na garantia da exatidão e integridade de qualquer parte da obra.

Profissão: Nutricionista e docente

Posted

11/01/2022

How to Cite

Guedes, V. T. de S., Araújo, K. D. de, Pastorello, C. C. V. G., Rafacho, B. P. M., & Mazzeti, C. M. da S. (2022). NECK CIRCUMFERENCE AS A MARKER FOR METABOLIC SYNDROME IN PRIMARY CARE IN RURAL AREAS. In SciELO Preprints. https://doi.org/10.1590/SciELOPreprints.4885

Section

Health Sciences

Plaudit

Metrics