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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants at baseline

From: Causes of death and associated risk factors among climacteric women from Southern Brazil: a population based-study

Characteristic Overall group Survivors Non-survivors pa
  (n = 358) (n = 341) (n = 17)  
Age (years) 44.29 ± 6.01 44.13 ± 6.01 48.00 ± 4.48 0.009
White skin color (yes) 86.3 87.0 76.5 0.263
Educational level (years) 8.44 ± 4.77 8.55 ± 4.73 6.29 ± 5.21 0.062
  0-4 24.6 22.9 52.9 0.046
  5-8 28.5 29.1 17.6  
  9-11 21.5 21.8 17.6  
  ≥12 25.4 26.2 11.8  
Menopausal status     
  Premenopause 47.1 48.2 23.5 0.040
  Perimenopause 39.0 38.8 41.2  
  Postmenopause 10.3 9.8 29.4  
Hysterectomy 3.2 3.1 5.9  
Smoker (yes) 26.8 26.0 47.1 0.055
Alcohol intake (g) 0.18 (0-1.78) 0.21 (0-1.82) 0.08 (0-0.57) 0.213
Nondrinkers 29.3 28.5 41.2 0.480
Social drinkers 66.5 67.4 52.9  
Abusers 4.2 4.1 5.9  
Hypertension (yes) 49.4 49.3 52.9 0.767
Diabetes (yes) 3.9 2.9 23.5 <0.001
Dyslipidemia (yes) 6.7 6.5 11.8 0.395
Hormonal therapy 15.6 15.0 29.4 0.109
  1. aContinuous variables were compared using the Student’s t-test and expressed as means ± standard deviation or median (IQ). Categorical variables were compared using Pearson’s chi-square test and expresses as percentage.