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Table 2 Profile of respondents

From: Dental vulnerability scale in primary health care: evidence of content and structure internal validity

Profile of respondents (n = 1227) Description
Age (years)* 33.30 (17.30)
Place of capture of respondent (n = 1151) Absolute no. (%)
Routine visit 751 (65.2)
Urgent consultation 230 (20.0)
Home visits 41 (3.6)
Triage 56 (4.9)
Group 21 (1.8)
Others 52 (4.5)
Sex (n=1223)  
Male 386 (31.6)
Female 834 (68.2)
Other 3 (0.3)
Skin color (n = 1199)  
White 384 (32.0)
Black 162 (13.5)
Brown 634 (52.9)
Yellow 14 (1.2)
Indian 5 (0.4)
Level of schooling (n = 1225)  
Illiterate 52 (4.2)
Incomplete elementary school 403 (32.9)
Complete elementary school 109 (8.9)
Incomplete high school 174 (14.2)
Complete high school 411 (33.6)
Complete college (or graduate) degree 60 (4.9)
Graduate degree 16 (1.3)
Occupation (n = 1224)  
Salaried employee 323 (26.4)
Salaried domestic worker 54 (4.4)
Self-employed 175 (14.3)
Employer 4 (0.3)
Unpaid worker 6 (0.5)
Student 123 (10.0)
Retired 76 (6.2)
Unemployed 289 (23.6)
Not applicable 174 (14.2)
Social class/Family income (Brazilian Geography and Statistics Institute (IBGE) (n = 1219)  
A—more than 20 minimum wages 1 (0.1)
B—from 10 to 20 minimum wages 6 (0.5)
C—from 4 to 10 minimum wages 31 (2.5)
D—from 2 to 4 minimum wages 230 (18.9)
E—up to 2 minimum wages 951 (78.0)
Number de persons who live in the house (including respondent) ** (n = 1204) 3.00 [1.00, 16.00]
Number of rooms in the house (including living room, kitchen, and bathrooms) ** (n = 1221)  
Prevalence of decays (n = 1209) 4.00 [1.00, 14.00]
DMFT-D, total score** (n = 1037) 11.00 [0.00, 32.00]
DEFT, total score** (n = 172) 3.50 [0.00, 26.00]
  1. *Continuous numerical variables described by mean and standard deviation
  2. **Discrete numerical variables described by medians, minimum, and maximum values