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Table 2 Estimated distributions of country-specific samples according to age range, gender, and SEL

From: Latin American Study of Nutrition and Health (ELANS): rationale and study design

  Age range Gender SEL Total sample size Margin of error (%)
  15–19.9 years 20–34.9 years 35–49.9 years 50–65 years Male Female High Middle Low
Argentina 144 444 336 276 576 624 72 504 624 1200 2.83
Brazil 220 760 600 400 940 1060 520 940 540 2000 2.19
Chile 113 305 270 183 426 444 61 348 461 870 3.32
Colombia 148 443 357 283 615 615 62 357 812 1230 2.79
Costa Rica 111 300 229 150 395 395 87 450 253 790 3.49
Ecuador 128 312 224 136 400 400 104 576 120 800 3.46
Peru 165 440 308 187 528 572 209 374 517 1100 2.95
Venezuela 143 418 319 220 528 572 55 154 891 1100 2.95