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Table 1 Characterization of the sample according to the independent variables investigated

From: Individual and collective empowerment and associated factors among Brazilian adults: a cross-sectional study

  Totala % (95 % IC)
Sociodemographic  
Sex (n = 1150)  
 Male 33.37 (18.90–47.84)
 Female 66.63 (52.16–81.10)
Age (n = 1150)  
 35 e 39 52.30 (48.06–56.54)
 40 e 44 47.70 (43.46–51.94)
Years of study (n = 1144)  
 ≤4 41.15 (33.27–49.02)
 5 a 11 50.58 (43.99–57.17)
 ≥12 8.27 (5.10–11.45)
Skin color (n = 1067)  
 Brown, Black, Asian, and Indigenous 72.75 (67.95–77.55)
 White 27.25 (22.45–32.05)
Marital status (n = 1143)  
 No companion 28.51 (24.71–32.31)
 With companion 71.49 (67.69–75.29)
Religion (n = 1128)  
 No religion 9.20 (5.25–13.15)
 Catholic 48.99 (38.31–59.68)
 Other Religions (Protestant/evangelicals/spiritualist/Jehovah’s witness) 41.81 (34.31–49.30)
Lifestyle  
Physical activity (n = 1095)  
 No 61.95 (53.97–69.93)
 Little 20.02 (15.25–24.80)
 Much 18.08 (13.99–22.07)
Smoke cigarettes (n = 1096)  
 Much 10.91 (7.9913.82)
 Little 9.38 (8.06–10.70)
 No 79.71 (76.56–82.85)
Consumption of alcoholic beverages (n = 1093)  
 Much 5.7 (4.19–7.28)
 Little 33.13 (26.38–39.89)
 No 61.13 (55.09–67.17)
Health Conditions  
General Health Perception (n = 1148)  
 Very bad/bad 68.49 (60.15–76.83)
 Regular 26.80 (20.44–33.15)
 Very good/good 4.75 (2.23–7.19)
Have a health problem that causes pain (n = 1090)  
 Yes 40.46 (35.19–45.73)
 No 59.54 (54.27–64.81)
Ability to handle the stress of every day life (n = 1121)  
 No 8.52 (6.39–10.66)
 Little 28.51 (25.11–31.91)
 Much 62.97 (58.66–67.28)
Relax and enjoy leisure time (n = 1129)  
 No 13.46 (11.54–15.38)
 Little 29.89 (26.03–33.75)
 Much 56.65 (52.27–61.03)
Toothache in the last three months (n = 1116)  
 Yes 24.10 (20.95–27.63)
 No 75.90 (72.74–79.05)