[Survey on medicine use by elderly retirees in Belo Horizonte, Southeastern Brazil].


OBJECTIVE To describe self-reported use of medicines by Brazilian elderly retirees focusing on gender differences. METHODS Household survey conducted in a random sample comprising 667 subjects aged 60 years or more who were living in Belo Horizonte, Southeastern Brazil, in 2003. The elderly were interviewed by pharmacists, using a standardized… (More)


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