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Table 3 Distribution of adults regarding the individual and collective empowerment and independent variables

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

Independent variables Individual Empowerment (%) Collective Empowerment (%)
Did not participate/Feels unable Did not participate/Feels able Participate/ Feels able Deff Unlikely + neither likely nor unlikely Likely Deff
Sociodemographic        
Sex        
 Male 17.31 64.87 17.83   37.40 62.60  
 Female 24.58 57.30 18.12 1.20 36.47 63.53 1.25
Age        
 35 and 39 21.47 60.30 18.23   36.23 63.77  
 40 and 44 22.90 59.29 17.80 1.55 38.04 61.96 0.54
Years of study        
 ≤4 29.86 58.15 11.99   36.63 63.37  
 5 a 11 17.29 60.78 21.93   37.48 62.52  
 ≥12 13.60 62.46 23,93 1.77 36.65 63.35 1.06
Skin color        
 Brown, Black, Asian, and Indigenous 21.75 61.45 16.80   38.85 61.15  
 White 23.56 57.71 18.73 1.15 34.47 65.53 0.65
Marital status        
 No companion 22.42 57.34 20.24   35.63 64.37  
 With companion 22.07 60.64 17.29 1.95 40.92 59.08 1.41
Religion        
 No religion 32.09 55.08 12.83   46.79 53.21  
 Catholic 21.47 61.96 16.57   31.05 68.95  
 Other Religions (Protestant/evangelicals/spiritualist/ Jehovah’s witness) 20.70 58.38 20.92 2.01 41.33 58.67 1.27
Lifestyle        
Physical activity        
 No 26.29 57.67 16.05   39.35 60.65  
 Little 20.08 61.49 18.43   38.31 61.69  
 Much 10.28 65.52 24.20 1.56 29.19 70.81 1.08
Smoke cigarettes        
 Much 17.13 59.39 23.48   40.02 59.98  
 Little 22.12 54.77 23.11   41.14 58.86  
 No 22.77 60.42 16.81 1.33 36.34 63.66 1.73
Consumption of alcoholic beverages        
 Much 32.51 46.68 20.81   52.55 47.45  
 Little 17.87 66.88 15.25   39.06 60.94  
 No 23.74 56.80 19.46 1.94 34.81 65.19 1.14
Health Conditions        
General Health Perception        
 Very bad/bad 18.52 62.36 19.12   34.93 65.07  
 Regular 30.67 52.72 16.61   42.54 57.46  
 Very good/good 26.57 63.31 10.11 1.21 37.08 62.92 1.21
Have a health problem that causes pain        
 Yes 28.32 54.43 17.25   37.40 62.60  
 No 18.10 63.69 18.21 1.94 36.99 63.01 0.95
Ability to handle the stress of every day life        
 No 42.95 47.23 9.82   44.34 55.66  
 Little 30.35 54.25 15.40   35.58 64.42  
 Much 15.56 63.79 20.65 2.25 37.04 62.96 1.92
Relax and enjoy leisure time        
 No 38.94 45.50 15.56   37.33 62.67  
 Little 25.63 57.84 16.53   34.80 65.20  
 Much 16.45 64.28 19.27 1.52 38.45 61.55 2.21
Toothache in the last three months        
 Yes 25.18 57.68 17.14   36.41 63.59  
 No 21.19 60.50 18.31 1.25 37.34 62.66 1.25
Per capita income (average,, EP) 404,79 (50,17) 421,89 (55,46) 432,74 (50,68) - 410,71 (58,75) 428,73 (48,2) -
Time to live in the same location (Average, EP) 14,91 (0,68) 13,84 (0,63) 15,19 (1,64) - 13,13 (0,90) 15,01 (0,83) -
DMFT (Average, EP) 18,36 (0,38) 16,54 (0,32) 16,77 (0,74) - 17,08 (0,66) 16,83 (0,31) -