volume 47, issue 1, P213-220 2013
DOI: 10.1590/s0080-62342013000100027
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Abstract: The objective of this study was to analyze the pattern of health service use of aged patients enrolled with the public health services of Guarapuava, Paraná, Brazil. Home interviews were performed with 359 aged individuals, who were selected using stratified proportional sampling. The interviews were conducted in the period between January and April of 2010 at the homes of the aged participants, using sections I and III of the BOAS (Brazil Old Age Schedule). Association analysis was performed using the χ² test…

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