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Table 2 Average suitability of structure elements and work processes related to coping with oral cancer. Brazil, 2002–2008-2012

From: Oral primary care: an analysis of its impact on the incidence and mortality rates of oral cancer

Year BRAZIL
2002 2008 2012
% Full team (modality I)a
 Mean 98.7 98.0 88.1
 Standard deviation 8.1 9.7 21.3
 Q1 100.0 100.0 100.0
 Median 100.0 100.0 100.0
 Q3 100.0 100.0 100.0
% Dentist with legally protected work contract PHC
 Mean 30.4 57.3
 Standard deviation 45.4 46.1
 Q1 0 0
 Median 0 100.0
 Q3 100.0 100.0
% BHU with minimum equipment
 Mean 90.9 64.5 95.5
 Standard deviation 13.7 12.1 10.2
 Q1 88.9 61.5 100.0
 Median 100.0 61.5 100.0
 Q3 100.0 61.5 100.0
% BHU with instruments (clinical examination)
 Mean 81.0 99.2
 Standard deviation 39.2 9.0
 Q1 100.0 100.0
 Median 100.0 100.0
 Q3 100.0 100.0
% prevention actions/cancer diagnosis
 Mean 49.9 74.5
 Standard deviation 24.0 12.6
 Q1 35.7 66.7
 Median 50.0 75.0
 Q3 71.4 83.3
  1. (−-) not rated. Q1: first quartile. Q3: third quartile. BHU: Basic Health Units. PHC: Primary health care. aIncluding at least 01 dentist and 01 advanced dental hygiene practitioner (ADHP) or 01 dental hygiene practitioner (DHP)