Fábio Piccinini

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OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of visiting doctors and to analyze associated factors. METHODS Cross-sectional, population-based study performed in the city of Pelotas, Southern Brazil, between December 1999 and April 2000. A total of 1,962 individuals of both sexes, aged between 20 and 69 years and living in the urban area were included in this(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of hospitalizations and to identify characteristics associated with hospital admission. METHODS We carried out a population-based cross-sectional study of subjects of both sexes, aged 20-69 years, and who lived in the urban area of Pelotas, Southern Brazil, between 1999 and 2000. Subjects were interviewed using a(More)
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