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Over 95% of people are opposed to the creation of new tax for Health

On a scale from 0 to 10 public hospitals had an average score of 5.7 on CNI-Ibope, while the private reached 8.1

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Research commissioned by the National Confederation of Industry (CNI) to Ibope Institute shows that 96% of people are opposed to the creation of a new tax to improve health care. Only 4% of respondents said they believed the need for the government to increase taxes to get more resources for the sector. Research shows that 96% of the population has used any public or private, throughout life.

On a scale of 0 to 10 public hospitals of the respondents received an average score of 5.7 and the private, 8.1. The delay in patient care was cited by 55% of respondents as the main problem of public health, 61% had used some health service in the last 12 months, with 79% of outpatient attendances was. Women used the health services in greater numbers (68%) in the last 12 months. Of the men interviewed, 53% said they needed care in this period. Of the total survey respondents, 79% used the service in public health in the last 12 months.

The increase in the number of physicians was reported by 57% of the population as one of the measures to be taken to improve medical services in public schools. For 71% of respondents, preventive health policies are more important than the construction of hospitals. The privatization of health, with the transfer of management of public hospitals to the private sector was reported by 63% of people interviewed as a measure that would improve patient care.

One of the things that surprised the researchers, according to the Executive Manager of Research at CNI, Renato da Fonseca, the agreement was 84% ​​of respondents from the sale of drugs should be allowed only with the presentation and retention of revenue. He said it was common among Brazilians seek to ask the pharmacist for medicine instead of going to the doctor.

Generic drugs were mentioned by 82% of the population to be as good as the brand and 80% of respondents agreed, in whole or in part, that a vaginal birth is better than CS.

People of higher income or better educated have more negative assessment on the quality of public health in Brazil, with emphasis on cities with more than 100 000 inhabitants or in the capitals. Women give more negative opinion about the system of their city, with 55% of the reviews for bad or very bad, that number drops to between 51% men.

Ibope heard 2002 people in 141 municipalities.

   Palavras-chave:   Contrary position    New tax    Health    Public health    Private health care    Research    Survey    The National Confederation of Industry    CNI    Ibope   
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