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Fernanda Ewerling
Universidade Federal de Pelotas
Rural areaFamily planningMarital statusMedicineEnvironmental health
18Publications
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#1Carolina de Vargas Nunes Coll (UFPEL: Universidade Federal de Pelotas)H-Index: 7
#2Fernanda Ewerling (UFPEL: Universidade Federal de Pelotas)H-Index: 4
Last. Aluísio J. D. Barros (UFPEL: Universidade Federal de Pelotas)H-Index: 54
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Introduction Intimate partner violence (IPV) against women is a critical public health issue that transcends social and economic boundaries and considered to be a major obstacle to the progress towards the 2030 women, children and adolescents’ health goals in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs). Standardised IPV measures have been increasingly incorporated into Demographic and Health Surveys carried out in LMICs. Routine reporting and disaggregated analyses at country level are essent...
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#1Cesar Augusto Oviedo Tejada (UFPEL: Universidade Federal de Pelotas)H-Index: 5
#2Lívia Madeira Triaca (UFRGS: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul)
Last. Janaína Calu Costa (UFPEL: Universidade Federal de Pelotas)H-Index: 3
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Resumo O objetivo do estudo foi analisar como as crises economicas afetam a saude infantil a nivel global e entre subgrupos de paises com diferentes niveis de renda. Foram utilizados dados do Banco Mundial e da OMS para 127 paises entre os anos de 1995 e 2014. Foi utilizado um modelo de efeitos fixos, avaliando o efeito da mudanca em indicadores macroeconomicos (PIB per capita, taxa de desemprego e de inflacao, e taxa de desconforto) na taxa de mortalidade neonatal, infantil, e de menores de cin...
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Nonuse of contraceptive methods by women in need of contraception may impact their sexual and reproductive health. The aim of this study was to describe the reasons for nonuse of contraception among women with demand for contraception not satisfied in low and middle-income countries (considering both overall countries and various subgroups of women). We used the latest Demographic and Health Survey data from 47 countries. A descriptive analysis of the reasons for nonuse of contraceptive methods ...
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#1Alexander ManuH-Index: 15
#2Fernanda EwerlingH-Index: 4
Last. Cesar G. VictoraH-Index: 110
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Background Stimulating home environments that have children's books, pictures and play toys facilitate caregiver-child interactions and enhance children's development. Although this has been demonstrated in small-scale intervention studies, it is important to document whether book ownership is beneficial at large scale in low and middle-income settings. Methods We conducted a secondary analysis using data from the multiple-indicator cluster survey, covering 100 012 children aged 36-59 months, fr...
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Background There is still a large gap in relation to effectively meet the contraceptive needs and family planning goals of adolescents. Our aim was to describe how having a partner and children impact on contraceptive behavior of sexually active female adolescents from low and middle-income countries (LMICs).
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#1Rodolfo Gomez Ponce de Leon (OPS: Pan American Health Organization)H-Index: 3
#2Fernanda EwerlingH-Index: 4
Last. Aluísio J. D. BarrosH-Index: 54
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Summary Background The rise in contraceptive use has largely been driven by short-acting methods of contraception, despite the high effectiveness of long-acting reversible contraceptives. Several countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have made important progress increasing the use of modern contraceptives, but important inequalities remain. We assessed the prevalence and demand for modern contraceptive use in Latin America and the Caribbean with data from national health surveys. Methods ...
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#2Fernanda EwerlingH-Index: 4
Last. Franciele HellwigH-Index: 2
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Introduction Despite the worldwide positive trends in contraceptive use and family planning indicators over the last decades, progress among adolescent women has been happening in a slower pace, and the demand for family planning satisfied remains very low in this populational group. Social-cultural and structural barriers often prevent adolescents from achieving their reproductive desires, which can result in unintended and unhealthy pregnancies. The aim of the present study is to describe the ...
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#1Fernanda EwerlingH-Index: 4
#2Cesar G. VictoraH-Index: 110
Last. Aluísio J. D. BarrosH-Index: 54
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Family planning is key for reducing unintended pregnancies and their health consequences and is also associated with improvements in economic outcomes. Our objective was to identify groups of sexually active women with extremely low demand for family planning satisfied with modern methods (mDFPS) in low- and middle-income countries, at national and subnational levels to inform the improvement and expansion of programmatic efforts to narrow the gaps in mDFPS coverage. Analyses were based on Demog...
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