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Table 3 Sociodemographic characteristics of households in Chile, by zone. VII Family Budget Survey 2011–2012a

From: Price elasticity of the demand for soft drinks, other sugar-sweetened beverages and energy dense food in Chile

Variable Gran Santiago CI 95% Regional capitals CI 95% Total CI 95%
Sex of head of the household (%)
 Male 57.7 (55.7, 59.6) 61.8 (60.4, 63.2) 59.4 (58.1, 60.7)
 Female 42.3 (40.1, 44.3) 38.2 (36.8, 39.7) 40.6 (39.3, 41.9)
Age of head of the household (years)
 Mean 52.1 (51.5, 52.7) 52 (51.5, 52.5) 52.1 (51.7, 52.5)
Equivalent adults
 Mean 3.3 (3.2, 3.4) 3.2 (3.1, 3.2) 3.3 (3.2, 3.3)
Education level of head of the household (%)
 Kindergarden 0.6 (0.3, 1.4) 0.3 (0.2, 0.5) 0.5 (0.3, 0.9)
 Elementary 8.4 (7.3, 9.6) 6 (5.3, 6.7) 7.4 (6.7, 8.1)
 Secondary School 47.5 (45.5, 49.4) 43.6 (42.1, 45.1) 45.8 (44.6, 47.1)
 Upper tertiary 38.2 (36.3, 40.1) 46.1 (44.6, 47.5) 41.5 (40.2, 42.8)
 Post tertiary 5.3 (4.6, 6.2) 4.1 (3.6, 4.7) 4.8 (4.3, 5.4)
  1. a Weighted using survey design (expansion factors) to represent populations in urban households