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Table 2 Frequency distribution of the context variables of the municipalities surveyed before and after the OHT course, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 2014

From: Factors associated with the inclusion of oral health technicians into the public health service in Brazil

  Municipal variables 2011 2014
n % n %
Health services organization Population coverage of FHT
< 100% 89 73.0 70 57.4
= 100% 33 27.0 52 42.6
Population coverage of DHT
< 70% 73 59.8 62 50.8
≥ 70% 49 40.2 60 49.2
ESB/ESF ratio
< 70% 62 50.8 56 45.9
≥ 70% 60 49.2 66 54.1
Presence of DHT modality II
Yes 33 27.0 38 31.1
No 89 73.0 84 68.9
Dentists per 1 000 inhabitants
<  0.67 83 68.0 81 66.4
≥ 0.67 39 32.0 41 33.6
Oral health indicators First consultation
< 15% 77 63.1 91 74.6
≥ 15% 45 36.9 31 25.4
Supervised dental brushing
<  3.5 66 54.1 68 55.7
≥ 3.5 56 45.9 54 44.3
Sociodemographic indicators   2010
  n %
MHDI
< 0.731 102 83.6
≥ 0.731 20 16.4
Gini Index
< 0.5634 114 93.4
≥ 0.5634 8 6.6
Population size
< 10 000 inhabitants 40 32.8
≥ 10 000 inhabitants 82 67.2
  1. Data sources: DAB, DATASUS, IBGE