Project/scholarship details

  • Funder

    FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.

  • Funder's country


  • Funding program


  • Funding amount

    100,932.00 €

  • Start date

    Mon Apr 02 00:00:00 WEST 2012

  • End date

    Sat Aug 01 00:00:00 WEST 2015

  • Date awarded

    Wed Dec 07 00:00:00 WET 2011


Geografias da Diabetes Mellitus em Portugal: Como as Condições do Contexto Infl...

Santana, Paula; Costa, Cláudia; Loureiro, Adriana; Raposo, João; Boavida, José Manuel

Introduction: Diabetes Mellitus is a public health problem that is on the increase throughout the world, including in Portugal. This paper aims to identify the changing geographic pattern of this cause of death in Portugal and its association with sociomaterial deprivation. Material and Methods: This is a transversal ecological study of the deaths by Diabetes Mellitus in Portuguese municipalities in three perio...

Date: 2014   |   Origin: Direção-Geral da Saúde

Suicide in Portugal: spatial determinants in a context of economic crisis

Santana, Paula; Costa, Cláudia; Cardoso, Graça; Loureiro, Adriana; Ferrão, João

This study compares the existing statistical association between suicide mortality and the characteristics of places of residence (municipalities), before and during the current economic crisis, in Portugal. We found that (1) the traditional culture-based North/South pattern of suicidal behaviour has faded away, while the socioeconomic urban/rural divide has become more pronounced; (2) suicide is associated wit...


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