volume 47, issue 3, P451-459 2013
DOI: 10.1590/s0034-8910.2013047003428
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Abstract: ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE:To estimate the prevalence and describe the distribution of trachoma among schoolchildren in Brazilian municipalities. METHODS:Cross-sectional study, using cluster sampling, of the schoolchildren population of the Brazilian municipalities with Human Development IndexMunicipal lower than the national average. This trachoma prevalence survey was conducted by the Ministry of Health, in the period [2002][2003][2004][2005][2006][2007]. There were 119,531 schoolchildren selected from 2,270 school…

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