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Table 1 Sociodemographic profile of participants (complainants)

From: Judicialization of health: profile of demands for oncological medicines in a state in the central region of Brazil

Variables All groups TJ TRF (GO)
n % n % n %
Gender 301 100% 264 88% 37 12%
 Male 138 46% 123 41% 15 5%
 Female 163 54% 141 47% 22 7%
Age 301 100% 264 88% 37 12%
 0–17 10 3% 8 3% 2 1%
 18–24 8 3% 6 2% 2 1%
 25–34 25 8% 21 7% 4 1%
 35–44 41 14% 39 13% 4 1%
 45–54 59 20% 50 17% 7 2%
 55–64 67 22% 86 29% 7 2%
 65 years or older 91 30% 54 18% 11 4%
Occupation 301 73% 264 88% 37 12%
 Retiree 81 27% 70 23% 11 4%
 Social Assistance or pensioner 6 2% 5 2% 1 0%
 Student 5 2% 4 1% 1 0%
 self-employed professional 28 9% 26 9% 2 1%
 Rural worker 11 4% 10 3% 1 0%
 domestic worker 32 11% 30 10% 2 1%
 Others 138 46% 119 40% 19 6%
Family incomea 301 100% 264 88% 37 12%
 Less than 1 SM (up to USD 209) 48 16% 43 14% 5 2%
 1–3 SM (between USD 209–627) 51 17% 40 13% 11 4%
 Above 3SM (more than USD 627) 0 0% 0 0%   0%
 Not Specified 202 67% 181 60% 21 7%
  1. aFamily income: The national minimum wage (SM) in 2020 was R$1045.00, 1USD = (apx) R$5.00 [61]