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MARCACINI, Stephania Ferreira Borges; BARICHELLO, Elizabeth  and  BARBOSA, Maria Helena. Profile of the patients submitted to colonoscopy in a university hospital. Enferm. glob. [online]. 2015, vol.14, n.39, pp.52-61. ISSN 1695-6141.

This research had the goal of analyzing the sociodemographic and clinical characteristics, food habits, smoking, alcoholism, practice of physical exercises and abdominal symptoms of patients submitted to colonoscopy during the period from february to June, 2012. It was observed that in the 84 patients interviewed the symptoms of higher prevalence that led to indication of colonoscopy were abdominal pain in 39 (46.4%). From the interviewed ones five (6%) presented CRC and familial history of this carcinoma was reported by 18 (21.4%) and neoplasm in question appeared in five (6%) of respondents, smoking was present in 17 (20.2%) of the patients and alcoholic beverage consumption was denied by 26 (31%) of the interviewed ones. Related to practice of physical exercises 71 (84.5%) of the patients were insufficiently active.

Keywords : Colorectal Neoplasms; Colonoscopy; Food habits.

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