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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study population

From: A preliminary study of mercury exposure and blood pressure in the Brazilian Amazon

  Women Men
Characteristics n Mean ± SD % N Mean ± SD %
Age (years) 118 34.4 ± 15.3 100 133 35.8 ± 16.2 100
Education (years) 118 4.1 ± 2.6 100 133 3.3 ± 2.5 100
Alcohol consumption       
   Drinks 27   22.9 67   50.4
   No longer drinks 15   12.7 25   18.8
   Never drank 76   64.4 41   30.8
Smoking habits       
   Smokes 25   21.2 50   37.6
   No longer smokes 22   18.6 28   21.0
   Never smoked 71   60.2 56   41.4
Ever suffered malaria 56   47.5 94   70.7
Body mass index 118 22.5 ± 4.1 100 133 22.2 ± 3.0 100