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Obesity and Poverty: The Apparent Paradox. A Study of Women in the Rocinha Favela, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Title: Obesity and Poverty: The Apparent Paradox. A Study of Women in the Rocinha Favela, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Author: Ferreira, A.; Magalhães, R.
Subject: body perception
health care center
regular diet
symbolic information
Abstract: Objectives: Investigate obesity in the context of poverty, to understand this paradox through a broad approach that embraces sociocultural and symbolic information.
Date: 2008-04-03
Publisher: Universidad de Guadalajara Centro Universitario de Ciencias de la Salud (CUCS)/University of New Mexico Latin America Knowledge Harvester (LAKH)
Citation: Cadernos de Saúde Pública (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) 2005 November-December; 21(6): 1792–1800
Series: 1Y-17E
Description: Abstract of the article referenced in the citation field. Original in Portuguese.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1928/4850


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