to estimate the vaccination coverage against influenza and pneumonia and to analyze the utilization of Brazilian National Health System-SUS for vaccination in adults and elderly with self-reported diabetes in São Paulo, Brazil, in 2003, 2008 and 2015.
Cross-sectional studies with data from the ISA-Capital (population-based household surveys).
3,357, 3,271 and 4,043 were interviewed in 2003, 2008 and 2015; the prevalence of diabetes mellitus were 5.0% (2003), 6.4% (2008) and 7.7% (2015); fewer than half of people with diabetes, vaccinated against influenza (47.2%) and pneumonia (17.9%) in 2003, with a small increase in 2015 (59.2% and 26.1%, respectively); the majority of people who are vaccinated against influenza and pneumonia used SUS, 88.7% (2003) and 97.2% (2015) for influenza; 84.7% (2003) and 94.5% (2015) for pneumonia, without difference among age, sex, education level and ethnicity.
despite the low vaccination coverage against influenza and pneumonia in the population with diabetes mellitus since 2003 the utilization of SUS to vaccination has been progressively expanding.
Vaccination; Brazilian National Health System; Cross-sectional studies; Diabetes Mellitus