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Table 1 Characteristics of workers with temporary work disability due to CVD, Brazil, 2005–2014

From: Time trends and social security burden of temporary work disability due to chronic venous disease in Brazil

VariablesFemale (n = 292,800)Male (n = 136,638)P value**
n (%)n (%)
Age group
  < 191219 (0.4)541 (0.4)0.343
 20–2922,747 (7.8)13,910 (10.2)< 0.001
 30–3975,901 (25.9)34,602 (25.3)< 0.001
 40–4999,648 (34.0)44,338 (32.5)< 0.001
 50–5978,202 (26.7)34,954 (25.6)< 0.001
 60–6914,341 (4.9)8171 (6.0)< 0.001
  > 70742 (0.3)122 (0.1)< 0.001
Affiliation category
 Employee139,641 (47.7)88,650 (64.9)< 0.001
 Self employed65,667 (22.4)19,378 (14.2)< 0.001
 Housekeeper29,065 (9.9)667 (4.9)< 0.001
 Special*27,764 (9.5)9971 (7.3)< 0.001
 Unemployed17,978 (6.1)15,817 (11.6)< 0.001
 Others12,685 (4.3)2155 (1.6)< 0.001
Income (monthly)
  ≤ 2 MW265,964 (90.8)91,439 (66.9)< 0.001
 2–4 MW22,522 (7.7)35,354 (25.9)< 0.001
  ≥ 4 MW4314 (1.5)9845 (7.2)< 0.001
Regions
 Southeast154,141 (52.6)76,079 (55.7)< 0.001
 South88,705 (30.3)37,126 (27.2)< 0.001
 Northeast26,054 (8.9)13,645 (10.0)< 0.001
 Midwest21,007 (7.2)7828 (5.7)< 0.001
 North2893 (1.0)1960 (1.4)< 0.001
  1. *Special, rural workers and fishermen; CVD Chronic venous disease, MW minimum wage
  2. ** Chi-Square Test