Aiming for Intrasectorality: Public Safety and Health

  • Luiz Fernando de Lima Paulo Lima Paulo
  • Marco Akerman


         Question: Are Public policies that contemplate intrasectorality capable of producing better results for society, public health and safety?

          Design: Descriptive study with data analysis from September 2014 to December 2015.

          Participants: Civil and Military Police of São Paulo State (western region of São Paulo City).

          Intervention: Analysis of criminal indicators of public health interest in the western region of São Paulo City during the period of applicability of intrasectorality as public health and safety policy.

          Outcome measures: analysis of the management model and record of reports interesting to public health. The first analysis was carried out in 3 police districts, later spreading to the entire western region of São Paulo City.

          Qualitative variables were based on the International Code of Diseases (ICD). The quantitative results obtained were extracted from the Criminal Intelligence System.

          Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics with a significance level of 95%. The software used was the bioestat 5.0 for windows.

          Results: There was a reduction of 4% to 44% in criminal indicators of public health interest.

          Conclusion: Intrasectorality was able to improve public health outcomes when used as public policy in police institutions, reducing the impact of violence on public health.


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How to Cite
LIMA PAULO, Luiz Fernando de; AKERMAN, Marco. Aiming for Intrasectorality: Public Safety and Health. International Archives of Medicine, [S.l.], v. 12, jan. 2019. ISSN 1755-7682. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 27 jan. 2020. doi:
Public Health and Health Management

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