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Table 1 Descriptive analysis (%) of sample profile concerning sex, age group, socioeconomic, and educational level of adolescents and adults from eight Latin America countries

From: Association of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity with neck circumference in eight Latin American countries

Country N Sex (%) Age group (%) Socioeconomic level (%) Educational level (%)
Male Female 15–19 20–34 35–49 50–65 Low Medium High Basic or lower High school University degree
Argentina 293 44.4 55.6 10.6 30.7 33.1 25.6 53.9 41.3 4.8 73.7 23.9 2.4
Brazil 563 46.2 53.8 11.0 36.2 29.0 23.8 41.7 50.4 7.8 44.9 46.7 8.3
Chile 297 46.5 53.5 10.8 36.7 27.6 24.9 41.4 47.5 11.1 61.6 23.6 14.8
Colombia 339 49.9 50.1 10.0 35.7 27.4 26.8 64.0 31.0 5.0 66.4 22.1 11.5
Costa Rica 273 47.6 52.4 13.6 35.5 30.0 20.9 34.1 54.2 11.7 83.9 11.4 4.8
Ecuador 268 50.4 49.6 13.4 40.3 29.9 16.4 44.8 40.7 14.6 79.1 11.9 9.0
Peru 330 48.2 51.8 14.5 39.7 24.8 20.9 47.0 30.0 23.0 20.6 67.6 11.8
Venezuela 367 49.9 50.1 13.4 42.2 27.8 16.6 80.9 14.2 4.9 69.2 13.1 17.7
Full sample 2730 47.8 52.2 12.1 37.2 28.6 22.2 51.2 38.8 10.0 60.1 29.7 10.2