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Table 2 Distribution of adults regarding the categories of individual and collective empowerment

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

  Number Percent 95 % IC
Individual empowerment    
Did not participate in community activities, feels unable to make decisions that change the course of life 241 22.15 17.80–26.50
Did not participate in community activities, feel able to make a decision that changes the course of life 633 59.82 56.44–63.21
Participated in community activities, feels able to make decisions that change the course of life 178 18.03 13.37–22.68.
Total 1052a   
Collective empowerment    
Unlikely collective cooperation + nor likely, nor unlikely 421 37.09 31.14–43.04
Likely collective cooperation 662 62.91 56.96–68.86
Total 1083b   
  1. aLoss of 98 individuals: 52 excluded because they answered less than 21 questions of the WHOQOL + 37 who answered participate in community activities and feel unable to make decisions that change the course of life + 9 adults did not answer the questions giving rise to individual empowerment variable. bLoss of 67 individuals: 52 excluded because they answered less than 21 questions of the WHOQOL + 15 adults did not answer the question giving rise to collective empowerment variable