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Cardiovascular risk in the nursing team: a descriptive study

Marcela Paulino Moreira da Silva, Claudinalle Farias Queiroz de Souza, Dândara Nayara Azevêdo Dantas, Iza Cristiane Costa Paiva, Bertha Cruz Enders


Aim: To analyze the cardiovascular risk factors in the nursing team. Method: a study with a quantitative and cross-sectional approach. The study population will comprise the nursing team, made up of 110 professionals. Data will be collected through a survey form for clinical, demographic and laboratory data about the population and the Framingham score. Furthermore, respondents will undergo measurements with regard to blood pressure, body mass index and waist circumference, collection of material for laboratory analysis of blood sugar, total cholesterol and HDL. A database for the analysis will be made with the use of the Statistical Package for Social Sciences 20.0 software, which will also be used to perform a descriptive assessment establishing mean and standard deviation for continuous variables, and frequency and percentages for categorical variables. This project was approved by the Research Ethics Committee of the Hospital.


Enfermagem cardiovascular; Estilo de vida; Profissionais de saúde.


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