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Socioeconomic Trajectories From Birth to Adolescence and Risk Factors for Noncommunicable Disease: Prospective AnalysesTo evaluate the associations between family socioeconomic trajectories from 0 to 11 years of age and risk factors for noncommunicable disease at 15 years.
Physical Activity and Lung Function in Adolescents: The 1993 Pelotas (Brazil) Birth Cohort StudyTo evaluate the association between physical activity changes in those aged 11 to 15 years and lung function at age 15 years.
Tracking of Medicine Use and Self-Medication From Infancy to Adolescence: 1993 Pelotas (Brazil) Birth Cohort StudyTo track the use of medicine and self-medication from infancy to adolescence.
Predictors of Body Mass Index Change From 11 to 15 Years of Age: The 1993 Pelotas (Brazil) Birth Cohort StudyWe explored predictors of nutritional status change from 11 to 15 years of age by analyzing prospective data.
Associations of Intrauterine and Postnatal Weight and Length Gains With Adolescent Body Composition: Prospective Birth Cohort Study From BrazilEarly growth patterns have been associated with subsequent obesity risk. However, findings from middle-income populations suggest that early infant growth may benefit lean mass and height rather than adiposity. We tested the hypothesis that rapid weight or length gain in different growth periods would be associated with size and body composition in adolescence, in a prospective birth cohort from southern Brazil.
Life Course Association of Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy and Offspring's Height: Data From the 1993 Pelotas (Brazil) Birth CohortTo evaluate the effect of (1) maternal smoking during pregnancy; and (2) partner smoking on offspring's height in infancy, childhood, and adolescence.
Adolescents' Perception of Causes of Obesity: Unhealthy Lifestyles or Heritage?To evaluate adolescents' perception of the causes of obesity, with emphasis on differences according to nutritional status and socioeconomic position.
Is Obesity a Risk Factor for Wheezing Among Adolescents? A Prospective Study in Southern BrazilTo investigate the effect of obesity at the start of adolescence on the prevalence, incidence and maintenance of chest wheezing among individuals aged 11–15 years in a birth cohort in a developing country.
Socioeconomic Changes and Adolescent Psychopathology in a Brazilian Birth Cohort StudyTo investigate the effects of socioeconomic changes from birth to 11 years of life on emotional, conduct, and attentional/hyperactivity problems in 15-year-old adolescents, from the 1993 Pelotas (Brazil) birth cohort study.
Incidence of School Failure According to Baseline Leisure-Time Physical Activity Practice: Prospective StudyTo evaluate the prospective association between leisure-time physical activity practice at 11 years of age and incidence of school failure from 11 to 15 years of age.