Hospital morbidity for accidental poisoning for exposure to pesticides in Brazil (2010 - 2014)

  • Júlio César Jales Dantas Federal University of Campina Grande
  • Leandro Januário de Lima Universidade Federal de Campina Grande
  • Maria do Carmo Andrade Duarte de Farias Federal University of Campina Grande
  • Nat´ália Bitu Pinto Federal University of Campina Grande

Abstract

Objective: To describe the hospital morbimortality profile due to accidental pesticide poisoning in the Brazilian macro regions between 2010 and 2014. Method: This is a descriptive, retrospective, epidemiological study of the time series. As data source, the Hospital Information System of the Unified Health System (SUS) was adopted. Results: The number of cases was higher in the Southeast region. In the national scenario, the annual average number of hospitalizations per region decreased. In the Midwest there was the highest hospitalization rate. White patients, aged 20 to 29 years, were the most hospitalized. The Southeast presented the highest hospital mortality rate.

Author Biographies

Júlio César Jales Dantas, Federal University of Campina Grande
Graduando em Medicina, na Universidade Federal de Campina Grande (UFCG), campus Cajazeiras.
Leandro Januário de Lima, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande
Graduando em Medicina, na Universidade Federal da Campina Grande (UFCG), campus Cajazeiras.
Maria do Carmo Andrade Duarte de Farias, Federal University of Campina Grande
Doutora em Enfermagem pela Universidade Federal do Ceará (UFC). Pós-doutora em Saúde Pública pela Faculdade de Medicina do ABC (FMABC). Professora na Universidade Federal de Campina Grande (UFCG), campus Cajazeiras.
Nat´ália Bitu Pinto, Federal University of Campina Grande
Doutora em Farmacologia pela Universidade Federal do Ceará (UFC). Professora da Universidade Federal de Campina Grande (UFCG), campus Cajazeiras.
Published
2020-02-28
How to Cite
Dantas, J. C. J., Lima, L. J. de, Farias, M. do C. A. D. de, & Pinto, N. B. (2020). Hospital morbidity for accidental poisoning for exposure to pesticides in Brazil (2010 - 2014), 13(1), 27-35. https://doi.org/10.22280/revintervol13ed1.448