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Prevalence of medical visits and associated factors, Pelotas, Southern Brazil, 1999-2000.

Authors
  • da Costa, Juvenal Soares Dias
  • Reis, Mauri Caldeira
  • Silveira Filho, Claudio Viana
  • Linhares, Rogério da Silva
  • Piccinini, Fábio
Type
Published Article
Journal
Revista de Saúde Pública
Publisher
Universidade de Sao Paulo Sistema Integrado de Bibliotecas - SIBiUSP
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2008
Volume
42
Issue
6
Pages
1074–1084
Identifiers
PMID: 18853044
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Health inequalities were identified in relation to ethnicity and family income. In addition, there was high prevalence of medical visits, especially among individuals who were older and suffered from certain chronic, non-communicable diseases.

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