Utilização dos serviços odontológicos e fatores associados em idosos do Sul do Brasil

OBJECTIVE : To analyze the use of dental services and associated factors among elderly treated at Family Health Units in southern Brazil. METHODS : This cross-sectional study evaluated 438 elderly attending Family Health Units in Pelotas, southern Brazil. Data were collected using a standardized questionnaire covering demographic and socioeconomic variables, in addition to information on time elapsed since their last dental visit. Explanatory variables were classified according to Andersen and Davidson's model. Clinical variables were obtained by a trained dentist. Multivariable Poisson regre...

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