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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of manual sugar cane cutters in the Northeast and Central regions of Brazil, 2016 (n = 937)

From: Epidemiology of HIV, syphilis, and hepatitis B and C among manual cane cutters in low-income regions of Brazil

Variables Participants %
n = 937
Sex
 Male 937 100.0
Agea mean (standard deviation) 35.4 (9.2)  
  = < 29 266 28.4
 30–39 380 40.5
 = > 40 291 31.1
Educationa mean (standard deviation) 5.2 (3.6)  
  < = 4 444 47.4
  > 4 493 52.6
Civil Status
 Married 726 77.5
 Single 211 22.5
Region of Origin
 Northeast 803 85.7
 Midwest 129 13.8
 North 4 0.4
 Southeast 1 0.1
Work region   
 Paraíba 301 32.1
 Goiás 636 67.9
Incomeb mean (standard deviation) 554.1 (165.7)  
  ≤ 461 326 34.8
 462–615 412 44
  > 616 199 21.2
  1. aYears; bUS$/per month