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Table 1 Mean and standard deviation for age, years of schooling and possession of consumer goods according to racial classification and gender

From: Comparison between two race/skin color classifications in relation to health-related outcomes in Brazil

Racial classification Women Men
  Age (years) Years of schooling Consumer goods Age (years) Years of schooling Consumer goods
Race/color (IBGE)       
White 42.3 (16.4) 8.1 (8.8) 5.4 (2.4) 42.8 (16.7) 8.4 (9.4) 5.5 (2.4)
Brown 40.5 (15.5) 6.4 (7.9) 4.1 (2.1) 41.6 (16.2) 6.4 (8.2) 4.0 (2.2)
Black 41.0 (16.3) 6.4 (9.5) 3.9 (2.2) 40.1 (16.1) 5.9 (7.3) 3.7 (2.1)
Total 2654 2654 2626 2074 2074 2051
Color scale       
   1 45.2 (16.7) 6.3 (4.9) 5.0 (2.2) 46.9 (18.9) 6.6 (5.5) 4.7 (2.1)
   2 42.8 (16.8) 7.4 (8.4) 5.1 (2.5) 44.3 (17.1) 7.2 (8.3) 5.0 (2.4)
   3 41.8 (16.5) 7.8 (8.0) 5.2 (2.5) 43.6 (16.4) 7.9 (9.1) 5.2 (2.5)
   4 41.6 (15.9) 7.7 (8.6) 4.9 (2.4) 42.6 (16.6) 7.7 (8.7) 5.1 (2.4)
   5 40.2 (15.3) 7.2 (7.7) 4.8 (2.3) 40.6 (16.1) 7.0 (6.9) 4.8 (2.3)
   6 38.5 (14.7) 7.5 (9.7) 4.6 (2.4) 39.7 (15.2) 8.7 (11.7) 4.6 (2.4)
   7 40.7 (15.6) 7.1 (7.8) 4.4 (2.1) 37.9 (15.4) 6.7 (4.5) 4.3 (2.2)
   8 41.0 (16.0) 7.1 (10.9) 3.9 (2.3) 44.2 (17.8) 5.5 (5.0) 4.0 (2.5)
   9 43.7 (16.6) 7.0 (13.6) 4.3 (2.2) 40.1 (14.6) 4.3 (5.7) 2.8 (1.9)
   10 42.0 (16.3) 4.7 (3.6) 3.7 (2.0) 43.3 (17.7) 4.6 (3.6) 3.7 (1.9)
Total 2586 2586 2560 2026 2026 2003