Eating and Physical Activity Patterns of the Population Working in the Uruguayan State Electrical Company.


Stuydy of eatin and physical activity patterns in Uruguayan workers and association with obesity, overweight, and tasks.

Study Type

  • Study Type: Observational
  • Study Design
    • Time Perspective: Retrospective
  • Study Primary Completion Date: May 2021

Detailed Description

A sample of workers from the electrical company will be studies as to eating and physical activity patterns, weight variations, and assigned tasks.

Clinical Trial Outcome Measures

Primary Measures

  • Weight
    • Time Frame: 2010 at 2020
    • weight in kilograms will be taken records and in person from 2010
  • Height
    • Time Frame: 2010 at 2020
    • Height in meters will be taken records and in person from 2010
  • Body mass index
    • Time Frame: 2010 at 2020
    • body mass index in weight / meters squared

Secondary Measures

  • Diet by 24 hours recall
    • Time Frame: 2020
    • Diet in investigated with 24 hours recall
  • Diet by frequency of food consumption
    • Time Frame: 2020
    • Frequency of food consumption semi-qualitative

Participating in This Clinical Trial

Inclusion Criteria

  • It will include all the officials who joined the company from January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2017, of whom they are between 18 and 65 years old, and the total was from 1964. Exclusion Criteria:

  • On the other hand, regarding the officials who meet the inclusion criteria, the following exclusion criteria are established. Therefore, those officials who: – Do not have a medical check-up at admission and at least one checkup between one year and two years after entering the company – Officials who no longer continue to work at the institution at the date of the study. – Participants who do not have weight and height recorded in the medical record

Gender Eligibility: All

Minimum Age: 18 Years

Maximum Age: 69 Years

Are Healthy Volunteers Accepted: Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Investigator Details

  • Lead Sponsor
    • Administración Nacional de Usinas y Transmisiones Eléctricas
  • Collaborator
    • Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica
  • Provider of Information About this Clinical Study
    • Principal Investigator: Mercedes Medina Vadora, EATING AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PATTERNS OF THE POPULATION WORKING IN THE URUGUAYAN STATE ELECTRICAL COMPANY. – Administración Nacional de Usinas y Transmisiones Eléctricas
  • Overall Official(s)
    • Carlos Lecot, Dr., Principal Investigator, Servicio Medico UTE – Sta Fe 1041, 11800 Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Overall Contact(s)
    • Mercedes M Medina Vadora, MSC, 59899757969,

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