Table 2

Women’s socio-demographic and self-reported health characteristics, Brazil, 2010
Variable Variable category % Crude PR (CI 95%) p Adjusted PRa(CI 95%) p
Age up to 56 years 49.1 1 0.17 1 0.20
57–75 years 50.9 1.30(0.79–2.15) 1.40(0.79–2.45)
Skin color non-White 59.8 1 0.05 1 0.15
White 40.2 1.58(0.94–2.68) 1.51(0.85–2.66)
Schooling Secondary/higher 37.5 1 0.13 1 0.39
Primary 52.7 1.18(0.70–2.00) 1.78(0.55–5.72)
Illiterate 9.8 2.24(0.80–6.26) 1.61(0.54–4.79)
Obesity No 70.5 1 0.19 1 0.35
Yes 29.5 1.31(0.77–2.25) 1.31(0.74–2.32)
Vascular changes No 95.5 1 0.00 1 0.02
Yes 4.5 3.84(1.39–10.54) 3.67(1.22–1.11)

aVariables adjusted within their blocks.

Women’s socio-demographic and self-reported health characteristics, associated with the occurence of lymphedema following surgical treatment for breast cancer, Juiz de Fora (MG), \Brazil, 2010.

Paiva et al.

Paiva et al. BMC Women's Health 2013 13:6   doi:10.1186/1472-6874-13-6

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