Alterações na mobilidade comunitária e casos de Covid-19: uma análise multi-escala para os distritos portugueses


  • António Casa Nova Instituto Politécnico de Portalegre, Portalegre, Portugal
  • Paulo Ferreira VALORIZA - Research Center for Endogenous Resource Valorization, Portalegre, Portugal Instituto Politécnico de Portalegre, Portalegre, Portugal, CEFAGE-UE, IIFA, Universidade de Évora
  • Derick Quintino Department of Economics, Administration and Sociology, Luiz de Queiroz—College of Agriculture, University of São Paulo, Brazil
  • Ana Clara Moreira Unidade Local de Saúde de Matosinhos (ULSM)
  • Faheem Aslam Department of Management Sciences, Comsats University, Islamabad 45550, Pakistan



coeficiente de correlação; Detrended Cross-Correlation Analysis; distritos de Portugal; índices de mobilidade


Os confinamentos têm feito parte da luta contra a Covid-19, um pouco por todo o mundo, sendo que Portugal não tem sido exceção. Para perceber se as condições em diferentes regiões poderão permitir a tomada de medidas diferenciadas, aplicou-se o coeficiente de correlação da Detrended Cross- Correlation Analysis. Foi possível verificar que os níveis de mobilidade estão correlacionados com os novos casos da doença, ainda que alguns tipos de mobilidade, como a relativa aos locais de trabalho, não apresentam relação estatisticamente significativa com os novos casos da doença. Além disso, os níveis de correlação são distintos nos diferentes distritos de Portugal, deixando em aberto a possibilidade de as medidas de contenção da doença serem desenhadas tendo em conta essas diferenças.


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Casa Nova, A., Ferreira, P., Quintino, D. ., Moreira, A. C., & Aslam , F. . (2022). Alterações na mobilidade comunitária e casos de Covid-19: uma análise multi-escala para os distritos portugueses. RPER, (60), 89–104.