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Risk factors for COVID-19 from interculturality and the preservation of ancestral knowledge
Investigacion Clinica ; 62(Suplemento 3):148-158, 2021.
Article in Spanish | CAB Abstracts | ID: covidwho-1929329
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In December 2019, an outbreak of pneumonia cases emerged in Wuhan, China, which evolved into the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of the work is to design a community prevention strategy in the indigenous population of zone 3 at the starting point of the epidemiological characterization carried out. A longitudinal and prospective experimental explanatory study was conducted with deliberate intervention, descriptive and inferential statistical methods were used. It was identified that the age of 60 years or more pre- dominated in the subjects surveyed, which represented 9,7%, and the other risk group located at ages under 18 years, were located 17 for 4,5% of the sample, although the figure of both age groups of risk is not high, it is necessary to work with the indigenous population at the community level, ischemic heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes mellitus and bronchial asthma were also identified as a risk. As social factors, extreme poverty, living alone, overcrowding and poor accessibility to health services. The community prevention strategy of Covid-19 in the indigenous population will favor the epidemiological control of the pandemic with probable economic and social impact added, which will guarantee a rational use of resources focused on the most vulnerable population.
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Collection: Databases of international organizations Database: CAB Abstracts Type of study: Etiology study / Prognostic study / Randomized controlled trials / Risk factors Language: Spanish Journal: Investigacion Clinica Year: 2021 Document Type: Article

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Collection: Databases of international organizations Database: CAB Abstracts Type of study: Etiology study / Prognostic study / Randomized controlled trials / Risk factors Language: Spanish Journal: Investigacion Clinica Year: 2021 Document Type: Article