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Table 3 Prevalence and characteristics associated to low Primary Health Care score among elderly, Ilheus, Bahia, Brazil

From: Assessment of primary health care received by the elderly and health related quality of life: a cross-sectional study

  Low primary health care score
Prevalence(%) Prevalence ratioƒ* (95%CI) Prevalence ratioƒ** (95%CI)
Age (years)
60-69 84 (84.8) 1.00 1.00
70-79 177 (86.3) 0.97 (0.91-1.05) 0.97 (0.91-1.04)
80-103 180 (87.8) 0.96 (0.87-1.05) 0.96 (0.87-1.05)
P value 0.8 0.6 0.6
Sex
Male 157 (86.3) 1.00 1.00
Female 284 (86.9) 0.98 (0.91-1.05) 0.98 (0.91-1.05)
P value 0.9 0.5 0.5
Years at school
0 203 (84.2) 0.98 (0.89-1.07) 0.97 (0.89-1.06)
1-4 168 (88.4) 1.02 (0.93-1.11) 1.01 (0.92-1.10)
≥5 70 (89.7) 1.00 1.00
P value 0.3 0.6 0.6
Work status
Yes 22 (68.8) 1.00 1.00
No 419 (87.8) 1.29 (1.02-1.63) 1.28 (1.02-1.62)
P value 0.002 0.03 0.04
Family living in the household
Alone 56 (83.6) 0.98 (0.87-1.10) 0.98 (0.87-1.09)
Spouse 103 (87.3) 1.02 (0.93-1.11) 1.01 (0.93-1.10)
Spouse and family 97 (88.2) 0.99 (0.90-1.07) 0.97 (0.89-1.06)
Extensive family or others 185 (86.4) 1.00 1.00
P value 0.8 0.9 0.8
Model of care
Family Health Strategy 148 (76.7) 1.00 1.00
Basic Health Unit 293 (92.7) 1.20 (1.11-1.31) 1.21 (1.11-1.31)
P value <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
Body mass index (kg/m2)
<25.0 178 (86.0) 1.00 1.00
25.0-29.9 153 (85.5) 1.00 (0.92-1.08) 1.00 (0.93-1.08)
≥30.0 109 (89.3) 1.03 (0.95-1.11) 1.03 (0.95-1.12)
P value 0.6 0.7 0.8
Abdominal obesity
No 255 (88.2) 1.00 1.00
Yes 186 (84.5) 0.97 (0.90-1.04) 0.96 (0.90-1.04)
P value 0.2 0.3 0.3
Hypertension
No 324 (88.8) 1.00 1.00
Yes 117 (81.3) 0.91 (0.84-0.99) 0.92 (0.84-1.00)
P value 0.03 0.03 0.049
Diabetes mellitus
No 381 (86.2) 1.00 1.00
Yes 60 (89.6) 1.02 (0.94-1.11) 1.03 (0.94-1.12)
P value 0.5 0.6 0.5
Cardiovascular disease
No 414 (85.9) 1.00 1.00
Yes 27 (100.0) 1.17 (1.11-1.23) 1.15 (1.09-1.21)
P value 0.04 <0.001 <0.001
Mental disorder
No 433 (86.6) 1.00 1.00
Yes 8 (88.9) 0.99 (0.81-1.22) 0.98 (0.79-1.20)
P value 0.8 0.9 0.8
Chronic pain
No 332 (86.9) 1.00 1.00
Yes 109 (85.8) 1.03 (0.95-1.11) 1.01 (0.94-1.10)
P value 0.8 0.5 0.7
Number of chronic conditions
0 92 (90.2) 1.00 1.00
1 203 (86.0) 0.98 (0.91-1.06) 1.00 (0.92-1.09)
≥2 146 (85.4) 0.97 (0.89-1.06) 1.00 (0.90-1.10)
P value 0.5 0.8 1.0
  1. Non-adjusted prevalence rate.
  2. ƒ Modified Poisson regression.
  3. * Prevalence ratio adjusted for age, sex, years at school, working status, model of care
  4. ** Prevalence ratio adjusted for age, sex, years at school, working status, model of care, hypertension, cardiovascular disease.