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Table 1 Characteristics and prevalence of chronic musculoskeletal conditions in the Brazilian estimated population, 2013

From: Prevalence of chronic musculoskeletal conditions and associated factors in Brazilian adults – National Health Survey

Variable Sample Estimated Population Musculoskeletal conditions
n N % Yes % (95% CI) No % (95% CI)
Sex
 Male 25.920 68.916.470 47.1 17.6 (16.7-18.4) 82.4 (81.6-83.2)
 Female 34.282 77.391.988 52.9 25.3 (24.4-26.1) 74.7 (73.9-75.6)
Age
 18-29 years 14.321 38.157.850 26.1 9.7 (8.8-10.7) 90.2 (89.3-91.1)
 30-39 years 14.269 31.643.091 21.6 15.5 (14.5-16.6) 84.4 (83.4-85.5)
 40-49 years 11.405 26.423.124 18.1 23.7 (22.3-25.1) 76.3 (74.9-77.7)
 50-59 years 9.030 23.676.562 16.2 30.9 (29.2-32.5) 69.1 (67.4-70.8)
 60 years or more 11.177 26.407.831 18.0 35.8 (34.2-37.4) 64.2 (62.6-65.8)
Skin colour
 White 24.106 69.443.157 47.5 22.6 (21.6-23.5) 77.4 (76.5-78.3)
 Black 5.631 13.454.442 9.2 21.0 (19.0-23.0) 79.0 (77.0-80.9)
 Yellow 533 1.371.897 0.9 16.7 (11.4-21.9) 83.3 (78.0-88.6)
 Mixed race 29.512 61.419.933 42.0 20.8 (19.9-21.7) 79.2 (78.3-80.1)
 Indigenous 417 619.030 0.4 29.3 (21.3-37.3) 70.7 (62.7-78.7)
Marital status
 With partner 34.522 89.537.328 61.2 23.6 (22.7-24.4) 76.4 (75.5-77.2)
 Without partner 25.680 56.771.130 38.8 18.6 (17.8-19.3) 81.4 (80.6-82.2)
Schooling level
 Illiterate/Elementary education incomplete 24.083 57.041.784 39.0 28.7 (27.6-29.8) 71.3 (70.2-72.4)
 Elementary completed/High school incomplete 9.215 22.761.619 15.5 19.1 (17.6-20.5) 80.9 (79.5-82.4)
 High school completed/College incomplete 19.149 48.109.933 32.9 16.2 (15.3-17.1) 83.8 (82.9-84.7)
 Higher education complete 7.603 18.395.122 12.6 17.4 (15.8-19.0) 82.6 (81.0-84.2)
Geographical area
 Rural 10.957 20.176.036 13.8 24.5 (22.7-26.2) 75.5 (73.7-77.3)
 Urban 49.245 126.132.422 86.2 21.2 (20.5-21.9) 78.8 (78.1-79.5)
Occupational statusa
 Yes 34.102 87.164.817 59.6 18.2 (17.4-19.0) 81.8 (81.0-82.6)
 No 24.443 59.143.641 40.4 26.4 (25.4-27.4) 73.6 (72.6-74.5)
Smoking
 Yes, daily 7.334 18.628.350 12.7 25.6 (23.9-27.3) 74.4 (72.7-76.1)
 Yes, less than daily 1.395 2.891.025 2.0 18.4 (14.9-21.9) 81.6 (78.1-85.1)
 No 51.473 124.789.083 85.3 21.1 (20.4-21.8) 78.9 (78.2-79.6)
Drinking per month
Excessive 8.104 19.972.635 13.6 16.6 (15.2-18.0) 83.4 (82.0-84.8)
Moderate 14.898 39.152.545 26.8 20.5 (19.3-21.6) 79.5 (78.3-80.7)
None 37.200 87.183.278 59.6 23.3 (22.5-24.1) 76.7 (75.8-77.5)
Leisure physical activity
 More than 150 min weekly 11.212 28.250.116 19.3 17.3 (16.0-18.6) 82.7 (81.4-83.9)
 Less than 150 min weekly 6.137 16.339.629 11.2 21.0 (19.2-22.8) 79.0 (77.2-80.8)
 Inactive 42.853 101.718.713 69.5 22.9 (22.2-23.7) 77.1 (76.3-77.8)
BMI
 Underweight 1.705 7.031.280 6.7 18.7 (13.8-23.6) 81.3 (76.4-86.1)
 Eutrophic 15.412 54.132.226 37.1 19.1 (18.1-20.2) 80.9 (79.8-81.9)
 Overweight 14.969 58.011.497 41.4 22.6 (21.4-23.8) 77.4 (76.1-78.6)
 Obese 6.284 27.060.415 14.8 23.0 (22.1-23.9) 77.0 (76.1-77.9)
Depression
 Yes 5.051 11.553.035 7.9 45.1 (42.8-47.4) 54.9 (52.6-57.2)
 No 55.151 134.755.423 92.1 19.6 (19.0-20.3) 80.4 (79.7-81.0)
Multimorbidity
 None 29.477 85.955.634 58.8 14.4 (13.7-15.2) 85.6 (84.8-86.3)
 One 12.245 35.946.588 24.6 26.6 (25.2-27.9) 73.4 (72.1-74.8)
 Two 5.416 15.692.311 10.7 37.3 (34.9-39.7) 62.7 (60.3-65.1)
 Three or more 3.028 8.682.057 5.9 49.4 (46.5-52.3) 50.6 (47.7-53.4)
  1. Legend: n Sample, N Estimated population, avariable with missing data n = 58,545, BMI Body Mass Index