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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Prenatal And Childbirth Care For Women Using The Public Health System Resident In Amazonia Legal And The Northeast Region Of Brazil 2010 [atenção Ao Pré-natal E Parto Em Mulheres Usuárias Do Sistema Público De Saúde Residentes Na Amazônia Legal E No Nordeste, Brasil 2010]
Abstract: Objectives: To describe the adequacy of healthcare among women undergoing prenatal and/or childbirth care in the Brazilian National Health System, SUS, in municipalities that have been earmarked for reduction of infant mortality in Amazonia Legal and the Northeast Region. Methods: Secondary data from a populationbased survey involving mothers and children aged under one year of age attended by the 2010 vaccination campaign were analyzed. The sample under study comprised 13.205 women who had received prenatal care and 13,044 whose deliveries had been accompanied, in 252 earmarked municipalities. The adequacy of prenatal and childbirth care was classified according to process indicators proposed by the National Program for the Humanization of Prenatal Care and Childbirth. Results: Of the women studied, 75.4% had attended six or more prenatal consults, but only 3.4% had access to prenatal care classified as adequate. Access to ultrasound was reported by 96.1% of the women, an HIV exam by 91.8% and a syphilis test by 68.7%. Only 44.2% of the women were told which maternity hospital they should give birth in and only 8.6% were in fact admitted to the recommended facility. Childbirth care was considered adequate for only 1% of those interviewed. The results varied from one State to another and according to the socioeconomic status of the women. Conclusions: Shortcomings were identified in prenatal and childbirth care, which is inadequate and socially unjust in these regions, thereby contributing to poor indicators for maternal and child health in Legal Amazonia and the Northeast Region of Brazil. © 2015 Instituto Materno Infantil Professor Fernando Figueira. All rights reserved.
Editor: Instituto Materno Infantil Professor Fernando Figueira
Citation: Revista Brasileira De Saude Materno Infantil. Instituto Materno Infantil Professor Fernando Figueira, v. 15, n. 1, p. 91 - 104, 2015.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S1519-38292015000100008
Date Issue: 2015
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