Table 1

Age-standardized prevalence of noncommunicable disease risk factors among adults aged 18 or higher of 48 low- and middle-income countries, World Health Survey 2002-04
Current daily smokers Low-fruit/vegetable consumersa Physically inactive peopleb Heavy episodic alcohol drinkersc
Estimate    95% CI Estimate    95% CI Estimate    95% CI Estimate    95% CI
Men Middle-income country group 34.1 33.3 35.0 79.1 78.2 80.0 12.3 11.6 13.0 12.6 11.9 13.2
Low-income country group 25.2 24.5 25.9 72.8 71.8 73.8 8.4 7.9 9.0 6.9 6.4 7.4
Women Middle-income country group 10.8 10.2 11.3 78.6 77.7 79.5 14.9 14.2 15.5 3.0 2.8 3.3
Low-income country group 6.0 5.6 6.4 74.6 73.7 75.5 14.6 14.0 15.3 2.7 2.3 3.0

Abbreviations: 95% CI, 95% Confidence Interval.

All numbers are in percentage.

a No data were available for Mexico.

b No data were available for Morocco and Latvia.

c Mauritania; and Bosnia-Herzegovina, Comoros, Mauritania and Pakistan were excluded from males and females datasets, respectively.

Hosseinpoor et al.

Hosseinpoor et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:912   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-912

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