Article of American Journal of Scientific Research and Reviews 

To identify the sociodemographic profile and the lifestyle of users of the Unified Health System (SUS) with diagnosis of alcoholism in the city of Vitória de Santo Antão, PE.

Pereira, J.G.1; Machado, E.K.S.2; Santos, M.E.M.3; Moura, K.C.S4; Lima, C.R.5 Orange, L.G.6
1,2,3,4Estudantes do Curso de Nutrição – Universidade Federal de Pernambuco – UFPE; ; 5,6Docente Núcleo de Nutrição – Centro Acadêmico de Vitória- Universidade Federal de Pernambuco – UFPE

Abstract:
Introduction: The World Health Organization (2004)4, considers the alcoholic as an excessive drinker whose dependence on alcohol is accompanied by mental disorders, physical health, relationship with others and social and economic behavior.Objective: To identify the sociodemographic profile and the lifestyle of users of the Unified Health System (SUS) with diagnosis of alcoholism in the city of Vitória de Santo Antão, PE. Methodology: Cross-sectional, descriptive and quantitative study, performed in a Hospital Unit agreed with SUS, located in the city of Vitoria de Santo Antão, PE. Data were collected with patients admitted from September to November 2016, through of the questionnaires on the sociodemographic and lifestyle conditions of alcoholics. The data were statistically described. The research was approved by the Research Ethics Committee involving Human Beings of the Health Sciences Center - Federal University of Pernambuco (CAAE: 55297416.0.0000.5208). Results: Twenty-eight male patients aged 19-65 years old, were evaluated. It was observed that 93 % did not finish high school, 57 % with income of up to one minimum wage, 74 % unemployed and 70 % smokers. Conclusion: The present study verified a low socio-demographic condition and an unsatisfactory lifestyle in the population previously evaluated.

Keywords:
Alcoolismo; Condições sociais; Estilo de vida

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