Profile of hospitalizations and prevalence of conditions sensitive to primary care in a university hospital

Lucia Aparecida de Souza, Ricardo Mattos Russo Rafael, Anna Tereza Miranda Soares de Moura, Mercedes Neto

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Objective: to describe the profile of hospitalizations and the prevalence of conditions sensitive to primary carein the medical clinic sector. Methods: exploratory cross-sectional study with 197 subjects hospitalized for over 24 hours. Data collected from interviews and medical records collection of hospitalized patients in the sector and analyzed through descriptive statistics. Results: adults, females, black skinned people, with 4-12 years of schooling, belonging to class C and residents of the urban zone predominated among the hospitalized people. The prevalence of hospitalizations due to sensitive conditions was 20.8% (Confidence Interval 95.0%: 15.7/27.1). Diseases of the respiratory tract, skin and subcutaneous tissue presented higher prevalence than the general estimate of hospitalizations for conditions sensitive to Primary Care. Conclusion: hospitalizations occurred predominantly in middle-class adults with up to 12 years of schooling. The frequency of hospitalizations due to sensitive conditions was high, and mainly due to circulatory, respiratory, digestive and genitourinary diseases.

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Health Services; Hospitals, University; Comprehensive Health Care; Indicators of Health Services.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15253/rev%20rene.v18i4.20234

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