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Table 2 Explanatory model for self-assessment of health status according to gender and to racial classification using IBGE categories and the skin color scale

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

Variables Women Men
IBGE OR CI 95% Sig OR CI 95% Sig
Age 1.04 1.03-1.04 0.00 1.03 1.03-1.04 0.00
Skin color (IBGE)       
White 1.00 - - 1.00 - -
Brown 0.84 0.69-1.03 0.95 1.01 0.79-1.29 0.96
Black 0.95 0.72-1.26 0.72 1.11 0.72-1.72 0.64
Years of schooling 0.91 0.90-0.94 0.00 0.93 0.90-0.96 0.00
Consumer goods 0.87 0.83-0.92 0.00 0.93 0.87-0.97 0.02
   Skin color scale       
Age 1.03 1.03-1.04 0.00 1.03 1.03-1.04 0.00
Skin color scale 1.01 0.96-1.04 0.61 1.03 0.97-1.10 0.31
Years of schooling 0.92 0.90-0.94 0.00 0.93 0.90-0.96 0.00
Consumer goods 0.87 0.82-0.91 0.00 0.93 0.87-0.99 0.02
  1. Brazil, 2003