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Table 1 General characteristics of Brazilian adults

From: Antioxidant intake among Brazilian adults - The Brazilian Osteoporosis Study (BRAZOS): a cross-sectional study

  Total (%) Men (%) Women (%)
Age group    
40-50 years 799 (34.3) 247 (35.8) 552 (33.7)
51-70 years 895 (38.4) 273 (39.4) 622 (37.7)
70 years or more 634 (27.2) 169 (24.4) 464 (28.1)
Geographic region    
North 307 (13.1) 94 (14.0) 210 (12.7)
Northeast 491 (20.9) 139 (20.1) 352 (21.3)
Central-West 338 (14.4) 102 (14.7) 236 (14.3)
Southeast 824 (35.1) 240 (34.6) 584 (35.4)
South 385 (16.4) 115 (16.6) 269 (16.3)
Socioeconomic Class    
A-B (highest) 321(13.8) 111 (16.1) 210 (12.8)
C 753 (32.4) 233 (33.9) 519 (31.4)
D-E (lowest) 1252 (49.4) 344 (49.6) 562 (34.0)
Nutritional State    
Malnutrition 66 (2.9) 16 (2.5) 50 (3.0)
Normality 887 (39.4) 247 (37.1) 640 (40.4)
Overweight 840 (37.3) 281 (42.3) 558 (35.2)
Obesity 459 (20.4) 121 (18.2) 338 (21.3)
  1. Mean (Standard Deviation)