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Table 1 Distribution of socio-demographic characteristics in the studied groups

From: Ageing with Chagas disease: an overview of an urban Brazilian cohort in Rio de Janeiro

Variable

Clinical form n (%) (n = 619)

Indeterminate (n = 180)

Cardiac (n = 343)

Digestive (n = 34)

Mixed (n = 62)

Total (n=619)

P-value

Sex

0.194

 Male

76 (42.2)

156 (45.5)

9 (26.5)

26 (41.9)

267 (43.1)

 Female

104 (57.8)

187 (54.5)

25 (73.5)

36 (58.1)

352 (56.9)

 Age, years

55.5 ± 12.7

61.5 ± 11.3

61.6 ± 13.9

65.2 ± 9.6

60.1 ± 12.1

< 0.001

Ethnicity

0.926

 Caucasian

73 (40.5)

142 (41.4)

16 (47.1)

23 (36.5)

254 (41.0)

 Afro-Brazilian

25 (13.9)

46 (13.4)

6 (17.6)

10 (15.9)

87 (14.1)

 Mixed/Pardo

82 (45.6)

155 (45.2)

12 (35.3)

29 (46.8)

278 (44.9)

Place of origin

0.192

 North

1 (0.3)

1 (0.2)

 Northeast

118 (65.6)

243 (70.8)

24 (70.6)

40 (64.6)

425 (68.6)

 South

8 (4.4)

1 (0.3)

2 (3.2)

11 (1.8)

 Southeast

52 (28.9)

91 (26.6)

10 (29.4)

19 (30.6)

172 (27.8)

Central-West

2 (1.1)

7 (2.0)

1 (1.6)

10 (1.6)

Time outside the endemic area

 < 10 years

24 (13.8)

25 (7.5)

2 (6.1)

51 (8.5)

0.002

 10–20 years

53 (30.5)

73 (22.0)

6 (18.2)

21 (35)

153 (25.5)

 > 20 years

90 (51.7)

227 (68.4)

25 (75.7)

37 (61.7)

379 (63.3)

 Born in RJ state

7 (4.0)

7 (2.1)

2 (3.3)

16 (2.7)