Questioning Caregivers About Pediatric High Blood Pressure

  • M. Filomena TeodoroEmail author
  • Carla Simão
  • Andreia Romana
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10408)


Children caregivers must know the pediatric high blood pressure existence, the consequences associated with it, the risk factors and it’s prevention. In [12, 13] can be found a statistical data analysis using a simpler questionnaire introduced in [4] under the aim of a preliminary study about pediatric arterial hypertension caregivers acquaintance. The present article presents a preliminary analysis of a questionnaire applied to children caregivers and filled online. The questionnaire structure consists in 15 questions which were built under the aim of easy and quick answer. We have developed multivariate techniques to get models with enough explication of the data.


Pediatric hypertension Caregiver Questionnaire Statistical approach Factorial analysis 



This work was supported by Portuguese funds through the Center for Computational and Stochastic Mathematics (CEMAT), The Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), University of Lisbon, Portugal, project UID/Multi-/04621/2013, and Center of Naval Research (CINAV), Naval Academy, Portuguese Navy, Portugal.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Filomena Teodoro
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Carla Simão
    • 3
    • 4
  • Andreia Romana
    • 4
  1. 1.CINAV, Portuguese Naval Academy, Portuguese Navy, Base Naval de Lisboa, AlfeiteAlmadaPortugal
  2. 2.CEMAT - Center for Computational and Stochastic Mathematics, Instituto Superior TécnicoLisbon UniversityLisboaPortugal
  3. 3.Medicine FacultyLisbon UniversityLisboaPortugal
  4. 4.Pediatric DepartmentSanta Maria’s Hospital, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa NorteLisboaPortugal

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