publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Assessing the role of appropriate primary health care on the use of dental services by Brazilian low-income preschool children

Baldani, Márcia Helena; Rocha, Juliana Schaia; Fadel, Cristina Berger; Nascimento, Antonio Carlos; Antunes, José Leopoldo Ferreira; Moysés, Samuel Jorge;
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  • Published: 21 Nov 2017 Journal: Cadernos de Saúde Pública, volume 33 (eissn: 0102-311X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: FapUNIFESP (SciELO)
Abstract
Abstract: This cross-sectional study aimed to assess the association between the quality of primary health care (PHC) and the use of dental services by preschoolers served by the Family Health Strategy (FHS), controlling for socio-demographic determinants and perceived need. The sample encompassed 438 children aged 3-5 years, enrolled in 19 FHS facilities in Ponta Grossa, Paraná State, Brazil. Individual level variables were collected by interviewing parents or caregivers at home. They answered a questionnaire on socioeconomic conditions, oral hygiene habits and use of dental services. Parental perception of child’s oral health related quality of life, as percei...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: stomatognathic diseases
free text keywords: Dental Health Services, Primary Health Care, Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation, Preschool Child, SERVIÇOS DE SAÚDE BUCAL, ATENÇÃO PRIMÁRIA À SAÚDE, QUALIDADE DOS CUIDADOS DE SAÚDE, AVALIAÇÃO EM SAÚDE, PRÉ-ESCOLAR, Qualidade, Acesso e Avaliação da Assistência à Saúde, Pediatrics, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Socioeconomic status, Multilevel model, Quality of life, Early childhood, business.industry, business, Normative, Oral hygiene, Cross-sectional study, Interview, Servicios de Salud Dental, Atención Primaria de Salud, Calidad, Acceso y Evaluación de la Atención de Salud, Preescolar, R, Public aspects of medicine, RA1-1270
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Assessing the role of appropriate primary health care on the use of dental services by Brazilian low-income preschool children

Baldani, Márcia Helena; Rocha, Juliana Schaia; Fadel, Cristina Berger; Nascimento, Antonio Carlos; Antunes, José Leopoldo Ferreira; Moysés, Samuel Jorge;