Intra-urban differentials in child dental trauma in relation to healthy cities policies in Curitiba, Brazil.

@article{Moyss2006IntraurbanDI,
  title={Intra-urban differentials in child dental trauma in relation to healthy cities policies in Curitiba, Brazil.},
  author={Samuel Jorge Moys{\'e}s and Mark I. McCarthy and Aubrey Sheiham},
  journal={Health & place},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={48-64}
}
This paper is concerned with developing methods for assessing the potential impact of healthy public policies on health outcomes, particularly on dental trauma. The hypothesis is that in deprived areas of Curitiba, Brazil, there would be a lower prevalence of dental trauma in 12-year-old schoolchildren related to different degrees of implementation of healthy public policies. Fourteen socio-environmental variables gathered from 29 deprived areas were factor-analysed and three principal… CONTINUE READING

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