Avaliação de fatores de vulnerabilidade para a infecção da AIDS em pacientes residentes no município de Santa Maria, RS

Elisandra Dos Santos, Lorena Vicini, Adriano Mendonça Souza
2020 Ciência e Natura  
AIDS is causes concern to society and has been a challenge for health authorities, as it affects an increasing number of people, many of whom become chronically ill, who need government assistance for its treatment, thus becoming a major public health problem. This work aims to understand the epidemiological profile of AIDS in Santa Maria and present the Multiple Correspondence Analysis as an exploratory data tool. A descriptive study was carried out, which relates the number of people notified
more » ... of people notified with AIDS to the region of residence in Santa Maria, using a multivariate technique. We analyzed 893 cases of AIDS reported in Santa Maria of 2007 to 2013. When the multiple correspondence maps were evaluated, there was a relationship between the number of women and the southern region of the municipality, whereas men are related to the eastern region. It was also observed that there is a relationship between the mode of transmission: women sexual intercourse with men and men sexual intercourse with women and bisexual. The multiple correspondence analysis technique provided the verification of several relationships between socio-demographic variables and vulnerability factors.
doi:10.5902/2179460x40505 fatcat:6op65a33yvaq3j536ltmqwh2za