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Table 4 Bivariate analysis between the health service organization variables and oral health indicators according to the entry of the OHT into the public health service in the participating municipalities, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 2014

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

  Variables 2011 2014
Entered Not entered p* Entered Not entered p*
n % n % n % n %
Health services organization Population coverage of FHT
< 100% 11 12.4 78 87.6 0.685 10 14.3 60 85.7 0.657
= 100% 5 15.2 28 84.8   6 11.5 46 88.5  
Population coverage of DHT
< 70% 9 12.3 64 87.7 0.754 7 11.3 55 88.7 0.544
≥ 70% 7 14.3 42 85.7   9 15.0 51 85.0  
DHT/FHT ratio
< 70% 9 14.5 53 85.5 0.641 5 8.9 51 91.1 0.207
≥ 70% 7 11.7 53 88.3   11 16.7 55 83.3  
Presence of DHT modality II
No 11 12.4 78 87.6 0.685 7 8.3 77 91.7 0.020
Yes 5 15.2 28 84.8   9 23.7 29 76.3  
Dentists per 1 000 inhabitants
< 0.67 12 14.5 71 85.5 0.521 10 12.3 71 87.7 0.724
≥ 0.67 4 10.3 35 89.7   6 14.6 35 85.4  
Oral health indicators First consultation
< 15% 9 11.7 68 88.3 0.541 9 9.9 82 90.1% 0.071
≥ 15% 7 15.6 38 84.4   7 22.6 24 77.4%  
Supervised dental brushing
< 3.5 8 12.1 58 87.9 0.724 4 5.9 64 94.1% 0.008
≥ 3.5 8 14.3 48 85.7   12 22.2 42 77.8%  
  1. * Chi-square test
  2. Data sources: DATASUS, IBGE