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Table 1 Demographic data of the sample

From: Non-verbal intelligence outperforms selective attention in a visual short-term memory test

  M/count SD/%
Age (years)   26.62 9.97
Gender Female 781 53.9%
Male 667 46.1%
χ21 = 8.98, p < 0.01    
Education Middle school 60 4.1%
High school 501 34.6%
Undergraduate 883 61.0%
Not specified 4 .3%
χ22 = 704.8, p < 0.01    
Place of birth in Brazil Southeast Brazil 860 59.4%
South Brazil 263 18.2%
North Brazil 2 0.1%
Northeast Brazil 159 11.0%
Center-West Brazil 5 0.3%
Foreign born 3 0.2%
Not specified 156 10.8%
χ26 = 2701.8, p < 0.01    
Total   1448  
  1. M mean, SD standard deviation
  2. χ2 Chi-squared test