Table 1

Description of the PMAQ engagement across municipalities and FHTs over the period 2009–2018, Brazil

YearNo of municipalitiesNo of municipalities enrolled in PMAQ*No of PMAQ teamsNo of PMAQ teams classified as unsatisfactory or declassifiedNo of family health teams†
2009556900030 897
2010556900032 242
20115569396517 48264433 213
20125569396517 48264433 979
20135569507130 522100835 850
20145569507130 522100839 753
20155569507130 522100841 302
20165569532338 864182041 483
20175569532338 864182042 896
20185569532338 864182043 408
  • *Municipality has at least one PMAQ team. ‘Unsatisfactory’ means that teams have not complied with the rules of PMAQ. ‘Declassified’ complies three situations: (1) teams have asked to be formally removed from the PMAQ or (2) teams have refused to be evaluated by the external evaluation or (3) teams that did not have a dental chair.

  • †Number of family health teams in December of each year.

  • FHTs, family health teams; PMAQ, Programme for Improving Primary Care Access and Quality.