Table 3

Prevalence and characteristics associated to low Primary Health Care score among elderly, Ilheus, Bahia, Brazil
Low primary health care score
Prevalence(%) Prevalence ratioƒ* (95%CI) Prevalence ratioƒ** (95%CI)
Age (years)
60-69 84 (84.8) 1.00 1.00
70-79 177 (86.3) 0.97 (0.91-1.05) 0.97 (0.91-1.04)
80-103 180 (87.8) 0.96 (0.87-1.05) 0.96 (0.87-1.05)
P value 0.8 0.6 0.6
Sex
Male 157 (86.3) 1.00 1.00
Female 284 (86.9) 0.98 (0.91-1.05) 0.98 (0.91-1.05)
P value 0.9 0.5 0.5
Years at school
0 203 (84.2) 0.98 (0.89-1.07) 0.97 (0.89-1.06)
1-4 168 (88.4) 1.02 (0.93-1.11) 1.01 (0.92-1.10)
≥5 70 (89.7) 1.00 1.00
P value 0.3 0.6 0.6
Work status
Yes 22 (68.8) 1.00 1.00
No 419 (87.8) 1.29 (1.02-1.63) 1.28 (1.02-1.62)
P value 0.002 0.03 0.04
Family living in the household
Alone 56 (83.6) 0.98 (0.87-1.10) 0.98 (0.87-1.09)
Spouse 103 (87.3) 1.02 (0.93-1.11) 1.01 (0.93-1.10)
Spouse and family 97 (88.2) 0.99 (0.90-1.07) 0.97 (0.89-1.06)
Extensive family or others 185 (86.4) 1.00 1.00
P value 0.8 0.9 0.8
Model of care
Family Health Strategy 148 (76.7) 1.00 1.00
Basic Health Unit 293 (92.7) 1.20 (1.11-1.31) 1.21 (1.11-1.31)
P value <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
Body mass index (kg/m2)
<25.0 178 (86.0) 1.00 1.00
25.0-29.9 153 (85.5) 1.00 (0.92-1.08) 1.00 (0.93-1.08)
≥30.0 109 (89.3) 1.03 (0.95-1.11) 1.03 (0.95-1.12)
P value 0.6 0.7 0.8
Abdominal obesity
No 255 (88.2) 1.00 1.00
Yes 186 (84.5) 0.97 (0.90-1.04) 0.96 (0.90-1.04)
P value 0.2 0.3 0.3
Hypertension
No 324 (88.8) 1.00 1.00
Yes 117 (81.3) 0.91 (0.84-0.99) 0.92 (0.84-1.00)
P value 0.03 0.03 0.049
Diabetes mellitus
No 381 (86.2) 1.00 1.00
Yes 60 (89.6) 1.02 (0.94-1.11) 1.03 (0.94-1.12)
P value 0.5 0.6 0.5
Cardiovascular disease
No 414 (85.9) 1.00 1.00
Yes 27 (100.0) 1.17 (1.11-1.23) 1.15 (1.09-1.21)
P value 0.04 <0.001 <0.001
Mental disorder
No 433 (86.6) 1.00 1.00
Yes 8 (88.9) 0.99 (0.81-1.22) 0.98 (0.79-1.20)
P value 0.8 0.9 0.8
Chronic pain
No 332 (86.9) 1.00 1.00
Yes 109 (85.8) 1.03 (0.95-1.11) 1.01 (0.94-1.10)
P value 0.8 0.5 0.7
Number of chronic conditions
0 92 (90.2) 1.00 1.00
1 203 (86.0) 0.98 (0.91-1.06) 1.00 (0.92-1.09)
≥2 146 (85.4) 0.97 (0.89-1.06) 1.00 (0.90-1.10)
P value 0.5 0.8 1.0

Non-adjusted prevalence rate.

ƒ Modified Poisson regression.

* Prevalence ratio adjusted for age, sex, years at school, working status, model of care

** Prevalence ratio adjusted for age, sex, years at school, working status, model of care, hypertension, cardiovascular disease.

Honorato dos Santos de Carvalho et al.

Honorato dos Santos de Carvalho et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:605   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-605

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