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Table 1 Sociodemographic and anthropometric characteristics of the interviewed elderly

From: Association of sleep quality with excessive daytime somnolence and quality of life of elderlies of community

  Total (n = 131)
Variables N %
Gender
 Female 114 87
 Male 17 13
Age (years)
 60 to 69 68 51.9
 70 to 70 48 36.6
  ≥ 80 15 11.5
Education
 Illiterate 14 10.7
 1 to 3 years 99 75.6
 4 to 7 years 15 10.7
 8 years or more 3 2.3
Monthly income per capita
  < 1 MW 58 44.3
 1 to 2 MW 53 40.5
  > 2 to 3 MW 12 9.2
  > 3 MW 8 6.1
Family composition
 Live alone 42 32.1
 Live with relatives 89 67.9
Marital status
 Single 11 8.4
 Married 52 39.7
 Widowed 8 6.1
 Cohabiting 47 35.9
 Divorced 13 9.9
BMI (Kg/m2)
 Low weight (<  18.5) 4 3.1
 Normal (18.5 to 24.9) 34 26.0
 Overweight (25.0 to 29.9) 62 47.3
 Obese (≥ 30) 31 23.7
Waist Circumference (cm)
 Women   
 Increased riska (WC ≥ 80 cm) 118 90.1
 Men   
 Increased riska (WC ≥ 94 cm) 2 1.5
  1. MW minimum wage during the study (in real) = R$ 788.00, BMI Body mass index, WC Waist Circumference
  2. aRisk for cardiovascular disease