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Childhood abuse, intimate partner violence, and placental abruption among Peruvian women
(Elsevier B.V., 2019-03)
Purpose Experiencing childhood abuse (CA) or intimate partner violence (IPV) has been linked to adverse pregnancy outcomes. We examined whether CA history and current IPV are independently and jointly associated with ...
Prevalence and risk factors of gestational diabetes mellitus: findings from a universal screening feasibility program in Lima, Peru
(Springer Nature, 2018-07-18)
Background Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a global public health concern with potential implications for the health of a mother and her offspring. However, data on the prevalence and risk factors of GDM in Latin ...
Placental genome and maternal-placental genetic interactions: a genome-wide and candidate gene association study of placental abruption
While available evidence supports the role of genetics in the pathogenesis of placental abruption (PA), PA-related placental genome variations and maternal-placental genetic interactions have not been investigated. Maternal ...
Cross-cultural validity of the spanish version of PHQ-9 among pregnant peruvian women: a rasch item response theory analysis
(Elsevier B.V., 2014-04)
Objective We sought to evaluate the validity of the Spanish language version of the patient health questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) depression scale in a large sample of pregnant Peruvian women using Rasch item response theory ...
Genetic variations and risk of placental abruption: a genome-wide association study and meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies
(Elsevier Ltd., 2018-04-16)
Introduction Accumulating epidemiological evidence points to strong genetic susceptibility to placental abruption (PA). However, characterization of genes associated with PA remains incomplete. We conducted a genome-wide ...
Using a body shape index (ABSI) and body roundness index (BRI) to predict risk of metabolic syndrome in peruvian adults
(SAGE Publishing, 2019-05-30)
Objective We examined the ability of anthropometric measures to predict the risk of metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its components in Peruvian adults. Methods Participants were 1,815 Peruvian adults. Body mass index ...
Construct validity and factor structure of the pittsburgh sleep quality index and epworth sleepiness scale in a multi-national study of African, South East Asian and South American college students
Background The Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI) and the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) are questionnaires used to assess sleep quality and excessive daytime sleepiness in clinical and population-based studies. The ...