LIM/39 - Laboratório de Processamento de Dados Biomédicos

O Laboratório de Processamento de Dados Biomédicos é ligado ao Departamento de Medicina Preventiva da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (FMUSP).

Linhas de pesquisa: epidemiologia ambiental; epidemiologia psiquiátrica; epidemiologia e estudos em AIDS e drogas; epidemiologia em serviços de saúde; avaliação em saúde; qualidade de vida do idoso; epidemiologia da mortalidade neo e perinatal; necessidade, práticas e profissionais em saúde em abordagem interdisciplinar; proteção social e saúde; estados cidadania e políticas de saúde.

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Recent Submissions

  1. The Rockefeller Foundation and the development of Global Health: local contours and international circulations

    REVISTA HISTORIA-DEBATES E TENDENCIAS, v.21, n.3, p.5-15, 2021

  2. Continuity of primary care in the brazilian amazon: A cross-sectional population-based study

    INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, v.12, n.1, article ID 57, 6p, 2021

    Background: Few studies have evaluated the continuity of primary care in universal health care systems, especially in underserved areas. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study with 4,001 adults (>= 18 years old) living in the Manaus Metropolitan Region in 2015. Interviews were conducted in hou...

  3. The continuity of effect of schizophrenia polygenic risk score and patterns of cannabis use on transdiagnostic symptom dimensions at first-episode psychosis: findings from the EU-GEI study

    TRANSLATIONAL PSYCHIATRY, v.11, n.1, article ID 423, 10p, 2021

    Diagnostic categories do not completely reflect the heterogeneous expression of psychosis. Using data from the EU-GEI study, we evaluated the impact of schizophrenia polygenic risk score (SZ-PRS) and patterns of cannabis use on the transdiagnostic expression of psychosis. We analysed first-episod...

  4. Assessment of initial SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence in the most affected districts in the municipality of Sao Paulo, Brazil

    BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, v.25, n.4, article ID 101604, 7p, 2021

    Background: Sao Paulo city has been one of the regions most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in Brazil. Frequent asymptomatic and oligosymptomatic infections and poor access to diagnostic tests make serosurveys crucial to monitor the magnitude of the epidemic and to inform public health policies...

  5. Self-care management practices for arterial hypertension and diabetes mellitus among elderly people in Campinas, Brazil, in three periods

    SALUD COLECTIVA, v.16, article ID e2407, 13p, 2020

    The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence of self-care management practices - both with and without medication - in elderly hypertensive and diabetic patients in Campinas, Brazil, in three periods. Data from health surveys conducted in three periods 2001-2002, 2008-2009 and 2014-...

  6. Hospital-based health technology assessment in Brazil: current experiences and challenges


    In Brazil, there is no consensus on the concept of hospital-based health technology assessment (HB-HTA). There is great variability in the existing models and difficulty in evaluating their results-whether in respect of clinical decisions, quality of care, and hospital policy and management or in...

  7. Use of medicines in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and State Health Care Coverage, 2003 and 2015

    CLINICS, v.76, article ID e2781, 6p, 2021

    OBJECTIVES: To analyze the use and acquisition of medicines in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 2003 and 2015, according to sociodemographic factors, socioeconomic status, and health conditions of the population. METHODS: Data were obtained from population health surveys ""ISA-Capital"". Descriptive analysi...

  8. Examining the dynamics between young people's mental health, poverty and life chances in six low- and middle-income countries: protocol for the CHANCES-6 study


    Purpose Poverty and poor mental health are closely related and may need to be addressed together to improve the life chances of young people. There is currently little evidence about the impact of poverty-reduction interventions, such as cash transfer programmes, on improved youth mental health a...

  9. Trends and Inequalities in Unplanned Pregnancy in Three Population-Based Birth Cohorts in Pelotas, Brazil (vol 10, 1505, 2020)

    INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, v.66, article ID 1604257, 2p, 2021

  10. Effect of a Digital Intervention on Depressive Symptoms in Patients With Comorbid Hypertension or Diabetes in Brazil and Peru: Two Randomized Clinical Trials

    JAMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, v.325, n.18, p.1852-1862, 2021

    Key PointsQuestionWhat is the effect of a behavioral activation digital intervention delivered over a 6-week period on depressive symptoms among patients with comorbid hypertension or diabetes in Brazil and Peru? FindingsIn 2 randomized clinical trials conducted separately in SAo Paulo, Brazil (8...