9º World Congress on Health Information and Libraries

Salvador, Bahia - Brazil, September, 20 to 23 - 2005


4th Regional Coordination Meeting of the VHL

September, 19 to 20 - 2005

P150 - The Supplementary Health Epidemiological Information System (SIEPI): some data on mortality

INTRODUCTION: The Supplementary Health Epidemiological Information System main objective is to monitor the health conditions of beneficiaries’ of private health plans, to supply the National Supplementary Health Agency (NSHA), Health Ministry, Health Plan Organizations and Healthcare providers with statistical analyses epidemiological reports concerning health status and, trends and determinants of health of beneficiaries and on impact of the politics of the sector on the health of this population and so to establish a system of feedback, that makes possible the development of strategies more effective of prevention, earlier detection and treatment of the detected diseases. SIEPI was constructed as an InterNet application. Its architecture is in compliance with the three layers model. Informations are grouped in the following topics: demographic data; access and use of health care providers and morbidity (CID10).
METHODOLOGY: Informations for the epidemiological health plans beneficiaries’ indicator s construction will be obtained from NSHA information systems and the Public Health Information Systems through linkage techniques. Currently the linkage is done between Beneficiaries’ Information System - SIB and Mortality Information System - SIM.
RESULTS: Males (56,4%) had greater deaths’ proportion. Men had higher mortality in practically all ages, exception to the most advanced ones (70 years old and more), which had greater women’s deaths percentual (56%). The commonest cause of death according CID 10 was circulatory diseases (31,5%); followed by cancer (20,3%), respiratory diseases (11,3%) and external causes (10,4%). Similarity of prevalence of death from circulatory diseases; to cancer was found in Southeastern Region (33,6%) and Northeast Region (31%). 21,7% of all deaths occurred in the Southeastern region; the, 20,3% in the Northeast and 25,3% in the South region. Concerning to deaths caused by respiratory diseases, the Southeast got a higher percentual (12,6%), but was while the Northe ast had 12% and the South, 9,7%. In relation to the external causes, the Southeast got 10% of the all deaths by this cause, the Northeast, 10.5%, the South, 11.8% and the Center-West, 13,3%.