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Table 2 Characteristics of the Primary Sample Units - mean, frequency, 95% confidence interval (95% CI) and minimum and maximum

From: Household food diversity and nutritional status among adults in Brazil

Demographics and socioeconomics characteristics Mean or frequency (95% CI) Minimum- maximum
Number of households (mean) 10.0
(9.9-10.1)
4.0-21.0
Number of individuals (mean) 35.8
(35.1-36.5)
7.0-93.0
Per capita household income (mean in U$) 201.3
(188.1-214.4)
17.1-1743.7
Age of the head of the family (mean) 46.4
(45.9-46.8)
27.6-68.1
Years of schooling of the head of the family (mean) 6.6
(6.4-6.8)
0.2-16.3
Frequency of household (%) with at least 1 child 37.9
(36.7-39.1)
0.0-100
Frequency of household (%) with at least 1 adolescent 43.5
(42.4-44.6)
0.0-100
Frequency of household (%) with at least 1 elderly member 17.9
(16.9-18.8)
0.0-90.0
Anthropometric characteristics   
Frequency (%) of adults with underweight 3.5
(3.2-3.7)
0.0-40.0
Frequency (%) of adults with overweight 26.5
(25.8-27.2)
0.0-75.0
Frequency (%) of adults with obesity 10.1
(9.6-10.6)
0.0-66.7
  1. Brazil - urban area, 2002-2003.