Corpus ID: 131441373

Prevalencia de incapacidades em dois diferentes grupos sociais em Salvador, Brasil

@inproceedings{Santos1989PrevalenciaDI,
  title={Prevalencia de incapacidades em dois diferentes grupos sociais em Salvador, Brasil},
  author={Antonio Carlos Silva Santos and In{\^e}s Lessa},
  year={1989}
}
To assess physical and/or mental disability prevalence in Salvador, Bahia, 485 favela (shantytown) dwellers and 753 non-favela dwellers age 7 and older were studied in October 1985. Some 77.3 percent of the favela dwellers were either illiterate or had incomplete primary schooling, while 77.2 percent of the non-favela dwellers had completed high school or college. The total prevalence of disability, adjusted by age, was 8 percent for favela dwellers and 2.5 percent for non-favela dwellers. The… CONTINUE READING

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