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Table 6 Sociodemographic characteristics of the pre-final sample correlated with the PMQ. Recife- Pernambuco, Brazil, 2015–2017

From: Cross-cultural adaptation of the Pain Medication Questionnaire for use in Brazil

Variable PMQ classification p-value
Low Medium High
N % n % N %
HEMOPE (Blood Center of Pernambuco)/emergency sector 5 18.50 16 59.30 6 22.20 pb = 0,105
 Outpatient 7 53.80 4 30.80 2 15.40  
Age range (years)        pb = 0.346
 18 to 29 4 19.00 12 57.10 5 23.80  
 30 to 53 8 42.10 8 42.10 3 15.80  
Sex        pb = 0.691
 Male 4 26.70 9 60.00 2 13.30  
 Female 8 32.00 11 44.00 6 24.00  
Color        pb = 0.229
 White 0 0.00 1 50.00 1 50.00  
 Black 3 16.70 11 61.10 4 22.20  
 Brown 9 45.00 8 40.00 3 15.00  
Marital status        pb = 0.206
 Married/common law 6 54.50 4 36.40 1 9.10  
 Single 4 19.00 13 61.90 4 19.00  
 Separated/divorced 2 25.00 3 37.50 3 37.50  
Schooling        pb = 0.391
 Incomplete elementary 6 50.00 4 33.30 2 16.70  
 Elementary 2 15.40 7 53.80 4 30.80  
 Secondary 3 25.00 8 66.70 1 8.30  
 University 1 33.30 1 33.30 1 33.30  
Occupation        pb = 0.025a
 Student 1 33.30 2 66.70  
 Casual labor 4 57.10 2 28.60 1 14.30  
 Unemployed 3 21.40 8 57.10 3 21.40  
 Formally employed 2 66.70 1 33.30  
 Homemaker 2 100.00  
 Others 1 9.10 9 81.80 1 9.10  
Current religion        pb = 0.825
 Catholic 2 20.0 6 60.00 2 20.00  
 Evangelical 9 39.1 9 39.10 5 21.70  
 None 1 20.0 3 60.00 1 20.00  
 Others 0 0.0 2 100.00 0 0.00  
  1. Source: the others
  2. a Significant association at 5%
  3. b Fisher Exact test