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Fatores relacionados à autopercepção da audição entre idosos do município de São Paulo ¿ Projeto SABE

Saúde Coletiva 01/2008;
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ABSTRACT Este artigo relata a influência de fatores sociodemográficos e de saúde na autopercepção da audição entre os idosos do projeto ¿Saúde, Bem-Estar e Envelhecimento¿ (Projeto SABE) no município de São Paulo. O estudo incluiu 2.143 indivíduos de 60 anos e mais. Um modelo de regressão logística ordinal, considerando o desenho da amostra, foi usado na análise multivariável. O aumento da idade; o sexo masculino; morar acompanhado; relatar tontura, memória regular/ruim e saúde regular ou ruim aumentaram a chance de autopercepção ruim da audição. O conhecimento da autopercepção da audição e dos seus fatores relacionados é importante para avaliar a qualidade de vida dos idosos e a necessidade de reabilitação auditiva

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