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Campina Grande

(kəmpē`nä grän`dĭ), city (1991 pop. 326,307), Paraíba state, NE Brazil, on the Borborema plateau. It is an important commercial and financial center and a shipping point for products from the Brazilian interior (hides and skins, cotton, and agave). Campina Grande manufactures metal products, plastics, pharmaceuticals, leather, and textiles. Other industries in the city are linked to agriculture and cattle raising; beans, cassava, sisal, and cotton are the chief agricultural products. The city was founded in the late 17th cent. and developed rapidly as an important point on the route from the coast to the interior.

Campina Grande

 

a city in northeastern Brazil, in the state of Paraíba. Population, 196, 000 (1970). It has a railroad station. Campina Grande is a center for textile and food industries. There are also ferrous metallurgical, chemical, furniture, and leather enterprises.

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We would like to thank the entire academic community of the medicine course of the Life Sciences Academic Unit of Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, campus Cajazeiras, whose pedagogical project was the object of this research, as well as the Postgraduate Program in Family Health in the Northeast of Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, the Center of Collective Health Studies (NESC/UFRN), and the Northeast Network of Family Health Education (RENASF), which enabled the Master's thesis that originated the present article.
A total of 86 elderly people living in Campina Grande, PB were selected from the database of the FIBRA Study (an acronym for The Fragility of Brazilian Elderly People) to participate in the study.
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A Associacao Industrial e Comercial de Quatro Barras e Campina Grande do Sul (QBCAMP) e uma entidade sem fins lucrativos, formalizada em 1988, por empresarios locais com o intuito de estabelecer uma entidade que reunisse os interesses da classe e que auxiliasse no desenvolvimento economico e social dos municipios de Quatro Barras e Campina Grande do Sul (QBCAMP, 2016), que estao localizados na regiao metropolitana de Curitiba, Estado do Parana, Sul do Brasil.
The city of Campina Grande showed the highest frequency of cases, representing half of the total recorded and showing the highest prevalence among the cities analyzed, with 7.5/10,000.
Laboratorio de Entomologia, Embrapa Algodao, Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria, Rua Oswaldo Cruz, 1143, Campina Grande, Paraiba, Brasil, 58.428-095, carlos.domingues-silva@embrapa.br, raul.almeida@embrapa.br.
Endereco para correspondencia: Kaio Keomma Aires Silva Medeiros Rua Francisco Calixto, 111--CEP: 58400-750--Monte Santo, Campina Grande (PB), Brasil--E-mail: keomma.kaio@gmail.com
(1) Programa de Pos-graduacao em Sistemas Agroindustriais, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande (UFCG), 58840-000, Pombal, PB, Brasil.
The study was conducted from May 2010 to October 2011, at the Experimental Station of the National Semi-Arid Institute (INSA), located in the municipality of Campina Grande, State of Paraiba, Brazil, at the geographical coordinates 7[degrees]16'35.9"S and 35[degrees]57'55.3"W with 552 m altitude, maximum temperature of 31-32[degrees]C and minimum around 23-15[degrees]C, relative air humidity between 75-82% and rainfall of 1,046 [mm.sup.3].
Natan Cabral, 5, stands on the cracked ground of the Boqueirao reservoir in the Metropolitan Region of Campina Grande, Paraiba state, Brazil, February 13, 2017.