2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil: Active Surveillance and Profile of Health Care in the Host City of Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil (Portuguese)

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Author(s)
Márcio Henrique de Oliveira Garcia, Francisco José de Paula Júnior, Jakeline Ribeiro Barbosa, Geziel dos Santos de Sousa, Alexandre José Mont'Alverne Silva, Lilian Alves Amorim Beltrão
Date published
Sep, 2016
Last updated
15 Oct 2019

Summary

Resumo Objetivo: descrever a estratégia de vigilância ativa em tempo real e o perfil dos atendimentos de saúde realizados no período da 20ª Copa do Mundo da FIFA Brasil 2014 (CMFB), na cidade-sede de Fortaleza, Ceará, Brasil. Método: estudo descritivo com dados das fichas de atendimento relacionados à Copa, entre 8/6 e 13/7/2014, nas unidades de saúde préselecionadas. Resultados: foram 2.570 atendimentos relacionados à CMFB, 56% de indivíduos do sexo masculino, 35% de 20 a 29 anos de idade, 68% foram atendimentos clínicos, 64% de torcedores/espectadores; 94% dos atendidos foram liberados, 3% removidos, 3% internados e 0,2% idos a óbito; os postos médicos avançados responderam por 79% dos atendimentos, principalmente nos dias de jogos. Conclusão: não foram identificados eventos de Saúde Pública de grande relevância; a estratégia de vigilância ativa possibilitou monitorar a situação de saúde dos envolvidos no evento. Palavras-chave: Vigilância em Saúde Pública; Futebol; Epidemiologia Descritiva. Abstract Objective: to describe the real-time active surveillance strategy and the profile of health care provided during the 20th FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 (FWCB), in the host city of Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil.

Methods: this was a descriptive study with data collected from medical records during the FWCB, between June 8 and July 13, 2014, in pre-selected health care units. Results: there were 2,570 medical assistance related to the FWCB; 56% of the patients were male, 35% were between 20 and 29 years old; 68% were clinical care, and 64% of the individuals were fans/spectators; 94% of the patients were discharged, 3% were referred, 3% were hospitalized and 0.2% died; the advanced medical units were responsible for 79% of the assistance, mainly on game days. Conclusion: no public health event of great importance was identified; the active surveillance strategy enabled the monitoring of health situation of those individuals involved in the event.

Key words: Public Health Surveillance; Soccer; Epidemiology, Descriptive