All publications of “Rachel Mola”

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Risky sexual behaviors and their association with overweight and obesity among adolescent students: a cross-sectional study

Alaine Souza Lima ORCID logo , Ana Carolina Rodarti Pitangui ORCID logo , Mayra Ruana de Alencar Gomes ORCID logo , Rachel Mola ORCID logo , Rodrigo Cappato de Araújo ORCID logo

DOI: 10.31744/einstein_journal/2019AO4782

Abstract Objective To determine the prevalence of risky sexual behavior and its association with overweight and obesity among adolescent students. Methods This is a cross-sectional study, conducted in public schools with adolescents aged 12 to 17 years. We used the questionnaire Youth Risk Behavior Survey. The body mass index percentiles were calculated by means of table from the Center for Control and Prevention of Diseases. Possible associations were assessed using the χ2 test and binary logistic regression model. The odds […]

Condom use and alcohol consumption in adolescents and youth

Rachel Mola, Ana Carolina Rodarti Pitangui, Sháyra Anny Moura Barbosa, Layane Sá Almeida, Mayara Ruth Marinho de Sousa, Wellypâmela Pauliny de Lima Pio, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082016AO3677

ABSTRACTObjectiveTo determine the association between not using the male condom and alcohol consumption in adolescents and schoolchildren.Methods An epidemiological study, with a cross-sectional, descriptive, and correlation design carried out from March to July 2014. The sample consisted of students in public primary and secondary education, aged between 12 and 24 years. The social and demographic survey and the Youth Risk Behavior Survey questionnaire were used.Results The study included 1,275 students, of these; 37.0% reported having had sexual relations. The prevalent […]