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Table 1 Subjects socioeconomic characteristics and health care coverage - Brazilian National Health Survey, 2013a

From: Inequities in Healthcare utilization: results of the Brazilian National Health Survey, 2013

Variable/categories Prevalence %b (95 % CI)c n
Sex
 Male 47.1 (46.4–47.9) 25920
 Female 52.9 (52.1–53.6) 34282
Skin colord
 White 47.5 (46.7–48.3) 24106
 Non-white 52.5 (51.7–53.3) 36096
Educational level
 No education/primary incomplete 38.9 (38.1–39.8) 24083
 Secondary incomplete 15.5 (15.0–16.1) 9215
 Undergraduate (college) incomplete 32.8 (32.1–33.5) 19149
 Undergraduate complete and above 12.7 (12.0–13.5) 7755
Social Class
 E 2.8 (2.6–3.1) 2563
 D 21.8 (21.1–22.5) 15610
 C 43.0 (42.1–43.9) 25818
 B 28.6 (27.7–29.5) 14514
 A 3.8 (3.4–4.4) 1697
Age (years)
 >=18 and <30 26.1 (25.4–26.7) 14321
 >=30 and <40 21.6 (21.0–22.2) 14269
 >=40 and <50 18.1 (17.5–18.6) 11405
 >=50 and <60 16.2 (15.7–16.7) 9030
 >=60 18.0 (17.5–18.7) 11177
Private Health Insurance
 noe 69.7 (68.8–70.7) 43834
 yes 30.3 (29.3–31.2) 16368
Family Health Coveragef
 no 68.7 (67.6–69.8) 42051
 yes 31.3 (30.2–32.4) 18151
Total    60202
  1. aSample of subjects with 18+ years old that answered the ‘Pesquisa Nacional de Saúde’ individual questionnaire in 2013
  2. bPrevalence (%), considering the complex sample design
  3. c95 % Confidence Interval (CI), considering the complex sample design
  4. dThe categories of skin color are defined by the IBGE (Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística) and reported by the respondent. IBGE 2010
  5. ePopulation covered by the Brazilian Public Health System, or SUS (in Portuguese)
  6. f“Family Health” refers to “Equipe de Saúde da Família”; a community based primary health care program funded by the Brazilian Public Health System or SUS