Table 4

Prevalence (%) of having > 4 healthy behaviours in males and females

>4 healthy items (%)*

Males

Females


Parent's education

High

63

78

Intermediate

60

70

Low

52

73

P-value

0.011

0.079

Participant's education

High

67

81

Intermediate

53

68

Low

51

66

P-value

<0.001

<0.001

Educational mobility

Stable high

68

83

Stable intermediate

53

66

Stable low

43

70

Downward

57

65

Upward

60

77

P-value

<0.001

<0.001


* Scores were dichotomised at the median value of 5

Values are percentages

P-values are from Person's χ2 tests

Males, n = 918; females, n = 1033

Gall et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:55   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-55

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