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Table 1 Prevalence (%), respective confidence intervals and estimate of the population n from the complex sample of Digital Rectal Examinations in Brazilian men, with private health plan and SUS users, according to the independent variables

From: Digital rectal examination and its associated factors in the early detection of prostate cancer: a cross-sectional population-based study

 PrivatePublic
VariablesPrev (%) CI (95%)n estimated popPrev (%) CI (95%)n estimated pop
Age group
 40–4938.1 (33.8–42.7)1.405.76323.2 (20.7–26.0)1.948.036
 50–5966.5 (60.9–71.6)2.460.50244.2 (40.9–47.6)3.368.704
 60–6986.1 (81.8–89.5)1.632.06156.3 (52.3–60.3)2.597.727
 70–7987.2 (80.9–91.6)883.170,1063.5 (57.9–68.7)1.597.197
 8087.1 (70.7–94.9)486.952,4053.7 (44.7–62.4)493.567,30
Self-reported skin color
 White64.8 (61.3–68.1)4.562.03744.9 (42.0–47.8)4.714.661
 Non white60.5 (55.8–65.0)2.306.41139.0 (36.8–41.4)5.290.570
Marital status
 No spouse56.1 (50.3–61.7)935.843,3034.6 (31.7–37.7)2.127.869
 With spouse64.6 (61.4–67.6)5.932.60544.0 (42.0–46.1)7.877.363
Health self-perception
 Very good/good61.2 (57.9–64.5)4.865.34235.8 (33.5–38.2)4.485.569
 Regular68.5 (62.5–73.8)1.752.56547.1 (44.1–50.0)4.359.475
 Bad/Very bad71.6 (55.6–83.5)250.542,3051.0 (46.1–55.8)1.160.187
Consumption of alcohol
 Abstinent63.8 (60.2–67.3)4.286.34244.3 (42.2–46.4)7.433.818
 Moderate63.4 (58.4–68.2)2.077.42439.2 (35.4–43.1)1.924.645
 Excessive58.2 (48.8–67.1)504.683,4027.4 (23.1–32.3)646.768,60
Consumption of tobacco
 Never smoked61.5 (57.9–65.0)3.693.28141.3 (38.8–44.0)4.518.163
 Ex-smoker72.0 (66.9–76.5)2.392.35449.4 (46.2–52.6)3.687.023
 Smoker51.2 (43.2–59.1)782.812,7031.8 (28.5–35.3)1.800.046
Brazil Criterion
 A and B67.1 (62.3–71.5)2.744.02644.0 (39.3–48.9)1.937.959
 C60.4 (55.6–65.0)2.333.54043.7 (40.8–46.6)4.170.152
 D and E61.8 (56.7–66.5)1.790.88238.8 (36.3–40.9)3.897.120
Education level
 Iliterate70.2 (57.9–80.2)273.077,6038.3 (34.7–42.1)1.700.334
 Primary65.4 (60.1–70.4)2.152.60241.9 (39.6–44.3)5.804.146
 High school57.0 (52.1–61.8)1.944.31241.6 (37.4–45.9)1.864.492
 Undergraduate66.3 (61.3–71.0)2.498.45749.1 (42.3–56.0)636,258,9
Employment
 Employed57.7 (54.3–61.1)4.442.58236.1 (34.0–38.2)5.552.262
 Unemployed76.7 (71.2–81.5)2.425.86651.4 (48.3–54.5)4.452.969
Multmorbidity
 0 or 157.9 (54.6–61.2)4.203.41435.2 (33.2–37.3)6.109.789
 272.5 (65.3–78.6)1.334.48753.2 (48.8–57.5)2.001.653
 377.3 (68.4–84.3)786.950,3061.7 (55.1–67.8)1.085.068
 4 or more73.5 (62.9–81.9)543.597,4068.3 (60.7–75.1)808.721,10
Geographic region
 Southeast63.7 (59.5–67.7)3.985.68746.4 (43.1–49.9)4.446.176
 South66.2 (60.1–71.8)1.252.06841.1 (36.7–45.7)1.452.174
 Midwest62.9 (57.1–68.3)512.759,4045.5 (41.4–49.6)775.189,50
 Northeast60.9 (54.8–66.6)926.761,9037.1 (34.2–40.0)2.715.986
 North52.5 (42.8–62.0)191.171,7032.1 (28.6–35.8)615.705,50
Housing area
 Urban64.2 (61.3–67.0)6.707.96743.6 (41.4–45.7)8.230.541
 Rural39.1 (30.1–48.9)160.481,9034.4 (31.7–37.1)1.774.691