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Table 2 General characteristic of people in low-income householdsa in Brazil, 2008–2009

From: Planning dietary improvements without additional costs for low-income individuals in Brazil: linear programming optimization as a tool for public policy in nutrition and health

Variables Percent
Sex
Male 45.8
Age (years)
10–19 29.5
20–59 62.7
60 or more 7.8
Years of schooling
  < 4 33.1
4–8 36.2
8 or more 30.7
  median (interquartile range)
 Household members 2 (2)
 Household per capita income (US$/month) b 229.8 (166.4)
  1. a restricted to individuals with dietary data (n = 16,962)