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Social Inequalities in Health in São Paulo city - A population-based study (ISA-CAPITAL 2008)

Grant number: 10/11463-3
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): November 01, 2010
Effective date (End): February 28, 2011
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Collective Health - Epidemiology
Principal Investigator:Chester Luiz Galvão Cesar
Grantee:Neuber José Segri
Host Institution: Faculdade de Saúde Pública (FSP). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


Introduction. Inequality in health is defined as differences in lifestyle, health status and access and utilization of health services. It assumes a relation that begins in the distribution of health indices among different population groups and extends towards to the inequity of access and use of health services. Objective. To study the social inequalities in health in São Paulo city in 2008. Methods. Cross sectional population-based study to analyze living conditions and health. 3271 individuals living in São Paulo city, Brazil were interviewed, in 2008, drawn by complex sampling by clusters in two stages. The main factors related to living conditions, associated to inequality in lifestyle, health status, access and utilization of health services will be identified. In order to analyze the data, STATA 10 will be used, considering survey package. Association beetwen variables will be performed by Pearson´s chi-square test and will be calculated prevalence rates as well as unadjusted and adjusted prevalence ratios by univariate and multiple Poisson regression analysis.

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(References retrieved automatically from State of São Paulo Research Institutions)
SEGRI, Neuber José. Estimates, adjustments and statistical techniques in health surveys. 2013. Doctoral Thesis - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Saúde Pública (FSP/CIR) São Paulo.

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