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Health Academy Program: correlation between hospitalizations due to noncommunicable chronical diseases and adherence to the program in Brazilian municipalities, 2011-2017




Primary Health Care, Health Programs, Health Equity, Chronic Disease


Objective. To analyze the relationship between municipalities adherence to the Health Academy Program (HAP) and the noncommunicable chronical diseases (NCDs) and socioeconomic levels from 2011 to 2017. Methods. Were analyzed the adherence indicator (ADH-indicator) to HAP in 2,837 municipalities and hospitalizations due to NCDs (NCDs-indicator) according to the funding types and the Firjan Socioeconomic Development Index (FSDI) from 2011 to 2017. Results. ADH-indicator presented higher values for municipalities that received congress funding (1.18), moderate to high FSDI (0.94) and high NCDs-indicator (1.03) (p<0.001). There were positive correlations (p<0.05) between the indicators in municipalities funded by the Ministry of Health´s budget (r=0.14) and mixed (r=0.12) and negative correlation for municipalities with moderate to low FSDI (r=-0.09; p=0.013). Conclusion. Congress funding was the main type of cities adherence to the HAP, adjusted by population. In the municipalities with critical socioeconomic and NCD indicators, there was less adherence to the HAP.


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