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Table 1 Characteristic of the migrants recruited for the study, Brazil, 2020 (n = 903)

From: Factors associated with latent tuberculosis among international migrants in Brazil: a cross-sectional study (2020)

Variables n %
Gender
 Female 478 52.9%
 Male 405 44.9%
Race or color
 Brown 416 46.1%
 White 161 17.8%
 Black 154 17.1%
 Indigenous 80 8.9%
 Others 31 3.4%
 Creole 22 2.4%
 Yellow 20 2.2%
 Missing 19 2.1%
Marital Status
 Single 485 53.7%
 Married/Stable Union 339 37.5%
 Divorced 37 4.1%
 Widower 11 1.2%
Age Range
 25 to 59 years 662 73.3%
 18 to 24 years 182 20.2%
 Over 60 years 52 5.8%
Schooling
 9 to 11 years 388 43.0%
 5 to 8 years 228 25.2%
 Over 11 years 168 18.6%
 Up to 5 years 69 7.6%
Occupation
 Unemployed 501 55.5%
 Informal worker 239 26.5%
 Formal worker 79 8.7%
 Never worked 14 1.6%
 Undergraduate 11 1.2%
 Worker 8 0.9%
 Retired 7 0.8%
Vulnerability
 Asylum/shelter/hostel resident 632 70.0%
 Not in a situation of vulnerability 211 23.4%
 Indigenous 23 2.5%
 Incarcerated 3 0.3%
 Homeless 1 0.1%
 Healthcare worker 1 0.1%
 Missing 32 3.5%