Table 1

Main characteristics of the sample
Independent variables Percentage/ average (standard desviation)
Age 47.38 (19.55)
Male/Female 49.5%/50.5%
Education
No studies completed 14.73%
Primary school completed 23.66%
Secondary school completed 46.50%
University completed 15.11%
Marital status
Singles 30.47%
Married / partnered 57.06%
Widow 8.28%
Separate 4.20%
Reported diseases
Diabetes Mellitus 6.40%
Cardiovascular Risk 37.78%
Vascular problems 10.15%
Osteomuscular problems 46.85%
Respiratory problems 10.17%
Digestive problems 12.27%
Mental illness (anxiety/depression) 18.72%
Reported health risks
Risk alcohol intake 4.63%
Smoker 28.25%
Ex-smoker 19.40%
lllegal Drug user 8.39%

Oliva et al.

Oliva et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:812   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-812

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