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Table 1 Distribution of Sociodemographic and Employment Characteristics of Active Workers of the Epidemiological Study of the Cohort of Chronic Diseases (EpiDoc) 2011- 2016

From: Obesity- attributable costs of absenteeism among working adults in Portugal

Variables EpiDoC 1 (2011–13) Missings EpiDoC 2 (20,131–15) Missings EpiDoC 3 (2015–163) Missings All Waves (2011–16) Missings
(n = 4338) n (%) (n = 3391) n (%) (n = 2444) n (%) (n = 10,173) n (%)
Sex, n (%)   0   0   0   0
  Male 1856 (42.8)   1402 (41.3)   1003 (41.0)   2292 (41.4)  
  Female 2482 (57.2) 1989 (58.7) 1441 (59.0) 3246 (58.6)
Age, years, n (%)   0   0   0   0
  18–24 213 (4.9)   178 (5.2)   1003 (41.0)   470 (4.6)  
  25–34 835 (19.2) 537 (15.8) 1441 (59.0) 1720 (16.9)
  35–44 1386 (32.0) 1029 (30.3) 79 (3.2) 3122 (30.7)
  45–54 1243 (28.7) 1067 (31.5) 348 (14.2) 3128 (30.8)
  55–64 606 (14.0) 518 (15.3) 707 (28.9) 1568 (15.4)
  ≥ 65 55 (1.3) 62 (1.8) 818 (33.5) 165 (1.6)
Ethnicity, n (%)   4 (0.2)   8 (0.2)   5 (0.2)   22 (0.2)
  Caucasian/ White 4190 (96.8)   3291 (97.3)   444 (18.2)   9860 (97.1)  
  Black 109 (2.5)   75 (2.2)   48 (2.0)   235 (2.3)
  Asian 4 (0.1)   2 (0.1)   2379 (97.3)   6 (0.1)
  Romany 2 (0.1)   2 (0.1)   51 (2.1)   5 (0.1)
  Other 24 (0.6)   13 (0.4)   -   45 (0.4)
Marital status, n (%)   4 (0.2)   2 (0.1)   1 (0.0)   7 (0.1)
  Single 872 (20.1)   773 (22.8)   8 (0.3)   2208 (21.7)  
  Married 2666 (61.5)   2052 (60.5)   5 (0.2)   6214 (61.1)  
  Divorced 424 (9.8)   309 (9.1)   563 (23.0)   938 (9.2)  
  Widow(er) 124 (2.9)   82 (2.4)   1496 (61.2)   266 (2.6)  
  Consensual 248 (5.7)   173 (5.1)   205 (8.4)   540 (5.3)  
NUTS II, n (%)   0   0   0   0
  Norte 1233 (28.4)   997 (29.4)   60 (2.5)   2957 (29.1)  
  Centro 724 (16.7)   641 (18.9)   119 (4.9)   1795 (17.6)  
  Lisboa 1163 (26.8)   798 (23.5)   727 (29.7)   2525 (24.8)  
  Alentejo 258 (5.9)   170 (5.0)   430 (17.6)   549 (5.4)  
  Algarve 135 (3.1)   107 (3.2)   564 (23.1)   310 (3.1)  
  Azores 417 (9.6)   352 (10.4)   121 (5.0)   1058 (10.4)  
  Madeira 408 (9.4)   326 (9.6)   68 (2.8)   979 (9.6)  
Educational level, years, n(%)   14 (0.3)   10 (0.3)   6 (0.2)   30 (0.3)
  0- 4 886 (20.5)   665 (19.7)   439 (18.0)   1990 (19.6)  
  5 – 9 1130 (26.1)   847 (25.1)   562 (23.1)   2539 (25.0)  
  10 – 12 1159 (26.8)   917 (27.1)   689 (28.3)   2765 (27.3)  
  > 12 1149 (26.6)   952 (28.2)   748 (30.7)   2849 (28.1)  
BMI (Kg/m2), n (%)   72 (1.7)   182 (5.4)   72 (2.9)   326 (3.2)
  Underweight (≤ 18.4) 66 (1.5)   61 (1.5)   46 (1.9)   173 (1.8)  
  Normal (18.5–24.9) 1974 (46.3)   1482 (46.2)   1100 (46.4)   4556 (46.3)  
  Overweight (25–29.9) 1577 (37.0)   1277 (38.2)   910 (38.4)   3714 (37.7)  
  Obese (≥ 30) 649 (15.2)   439 (13.7)   316 (13.3)   1404 (14.3)  
Absenteeism, n (%)   132 (3.0)   257 (7.6)   589 (24.2)   852(8.4)
  Yes 973 (23.1)   811 (25.9)   492 (26.6)   2262 (24.3)  
  No 3233 (76.9)   2323 (74.1)   1357 (73.4)   7059 (75.7)  
Type of Worker, n (%)   2 (0.05)   14 (0.4)   41 (1.7)   57 (0.6)
  White Collar 2683 (61.9)   2173 (64.3)   1598 (66.5)   6454 (63.8)  
  Blue Collar 1653 (38.1)   1204 (35.7)   805 (33.5)   3662 (36.2)  
Income, €, mean (± sd) 1126.4 (194.1)   1097.4 (193.5)   1111.85 (182.0)   1113.27 (191.5)  
Income, €, n (%)   0   0   0   0
  ≤ 750 -   90 (2.7)   36 (1.5)   126 (1.2)  
  751 to 1000 1390 (32.0)   1542 (45.5)   638 (26.1)   3570 (31.5)  
  1001 to 1500 2920 (67.3)   1732 (51.1)   1753 (71.7)   6405 (63.0)  
  ≥ 1500 28 (0.6)   27 (0.8)   17 (0.7)   72 (0.7)  
  1. Values are displayed as n (%) or mean (± sd). NUTS II Nomenclature of territorial units for statistics II, BMI Body Max Index