Evaluation of the epidemiological profile of patients with Gestational Trophoblastic Disease treated at the Reference Center of Sergipe





Gestational trophoblastic disease; Epidemiology; Health profile.


Objective: To describe the epidemiological profile of patients with Gestational Trophoblastic Disease (DTG) in Sergipe. Methods: This is an observational, descriptive, collaborative study, carried out with female patients diagnosed with GDD through the application of a questionnaire. 86 women with GDD treated at the referral center in Sergipe, at the University Hospital of the Federal University of Sergipe (HU-UFS), were evaluated. Results: After analyzing the 86 questionnaires included, it was observed that most of the studied patients are women aged 35 years or over (57.1%), brown skin was the most prevalent (77.8%) and in great Catholic (52.7%). As for the level of education up to high school, it was the most common (37.2%), more than half of whom had already had a previous pregnancy (60.5%). Most of them have a partnership (92.5%) monthly family income of up to 1 minimum wage (73.6%) and residents of the interior of the state of Sergipe (70.0%). Conclusion: The profile drawn was women aged 35 years or older, mixed race, Catholic, with schooling up to complete high school, with a previous pregnancy history, with a present partnership, with monthly income up to 1 minimum wage and who come from interior of Sergipe to receive treatment at the State Reference Center for DTG.


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MATOS, M. M. R. de .; MENEZES, M. de P. N. .; RODRIGUES, L. M. C. L. .; MENDONÇA, M. N. P. S. . Evaluation of the epidemiological profile of patients with Gestational Trophoblastic Disease treated at the Reference Center of Sergipe. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 10, n. 3, p. e4110312934, 2021. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v10i3.12934. Disponível em: https://rsdjournal.org/index.php/rsd/article/view/12934. Acesso em: 14 apr. 2021.



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