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The health condition of women working as street vendors: an observational study

Débora Cristina de Almeida Mariano Bernardino, Marilda Andrade

Abstract


Aim: To describe the epidemiological profile and analyze the health conditions of female street vendors in the light of the social determinants of health. Method: Observational and on the streets of the city center of Rio de Janeiro. Data will be collected from June to July 2014 with mixed questionnaires. Subsequently these data will be entered in a database and imported into the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) software, where they will be analyzed by means of descriptive and analytical statistics. Expected Results: Scientific evidence that allows a diagnosis in terms of the health conditions and the needs of the female street vendor population. Implications for Health: To create better alternatives for integral health care, enabling increased quality of life for the individuals concerned.


Keywords


Woman; Informal Working; Social Determinants of Health

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5935/1676-4285.20145027