@article{ Zarlotti2017,
 title = {Hospitalizations due to primary care sensitive conditions after family health strategy implementation on Petrópolis/RJ},
 author = {Zarlotti, Camilla and Scudese, Estêvão and Senna, Gilmar W. and Tonini, Teresa and Lopes, Taís de S. and Pestana, Carlos L. S.},
 journal = {Revista de Pesquisa: Cuidado é Fundamental Online},
 number = {3},
 pages = {811-817},
 volume = {9},
 year = {2017},
 issn = {2175-5361},
 urn = {},
 abstract = {Objective: To quantify and to compare the hospitalizations
sensible to primary care (HSPC) with the brute rate of
hospitalizations analyzing its frequency with the family
health program (FHP) in Petrópolis/RJ. Methods: After
analyzing the national health system data, we extracted the
rate of HSPC between 1999-2013. Then we have established
the ratio of the hospitalizations and city residents multiplied
by a thousand. The Pearson correlation coefficient was
applied to obtain the the variables correlation. Results: The
data presented a reduction of 54.4% in the number of HSPC
for the investigated period. Total hospitalizations related to
primary care conditions went from 19.9% to 16.5%. The rate
of HSPC decreased as the coverage of the FHP increased its
coverage. Conclusion: The changes observed are significant
and stimulate further investigations regarding the FHP
strategy and its potential as an effective way of reducing the
HSPC in other regions.},