Table 2

Characteristics of the 2081 participants included in the analyses, by gender and neighborhood socioeconomic class
Women Men
Class 1* Class 2* Class 3* Class 1* Class 2* Class 3*
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Age
   18-34 years 53 (16.4) 83 (11.0) 25 (11.5) 24 (12.4) 47 (10.7) 21 (13.7)
   35-54 years 152 (47.1) 281 (37.3) 101 (46.3) 92 (47.7) 158 (35.8) 57 (37.2)
   55-74 years 106 (32.8) 332 (44.1) 80 (36.7) 67 (34.7) 193 (43.8) 60 (39.2)
   75 or more years 12 (3.7) 57 (7.6) 12 (5.5) 10 (5.2) 43 (9.8) 15 (9.8)
   p 0.017 0.081
Education
   4 years or less 76 (23.5) 344 (45.7) 133 (61.0) 32 (16.6) 156 (35.4) 72 (47.1)
   5 to 11 years 90 (27.9) 204 (27.1) 49 (22.5) 61 (31.6) 164 (37.2) 57 (37.2)
   12 or more years 157 (48.6) 205 (27.2) 36 (16.5) 100 (51.8) 121 (27.4) 24 (15.7)
   p <0.001 <0.001
Marital status
   Married/living together 193 (59.8) 446 (59.2) 142 (65.1) 160 (82.9) 358 (81.2) 125 (81.7)
   Else 130 (40.2) 307 (40.8) 76 (34.9) 33 (17.1) 83 (18.8) 28 (18.3)
   p 0.273 0.747
Current smoking
   No 245 (75.8) 654 (86.8) 177 (81.2) 122 (63.2) 306 (69.4) 99 (64.7)
   Yes 78 (24.2) 99 (13.2) 41 (18.8) 71 (36.8) 135 (30.6) 54 (35.3)
   p 0.025 0.665
Excessive alcohol intake
   No 265 (82.0) 580 (77.0) 165 (76.7) 108 (56.0) 194 (44.0) 60 (39.2)
   Yes 58 (18.0) 173 (23.0) 53 (24.3) 85 (44.0) 247 (56.0) 93 (60.8)
   p 0.059 0.001
Fruits and vegetables consumption
   <5 portions per day 174 (53.9) 410 (54.4) 117 (53.7) 101 (52.3) 211 (47.8) 69 (45.1)
   ≥5 portions per day 149 (46.1) 343 (45.6) 101 (46.3) 92 (47.7) 230 (52.2) 84 (54.9)
   p 0.992 0.173
Sedentariness
   No 211 (65.3) 513 (68.1) 130 (59.6) 118 (61.1) 290 (65.8) 92 (60.1)
   Yes 112 (34.7) 240 (31.9) 88 (40.4) 75 (38.9) 151 (34.2) 61 (39.9)
   p 0.285 0.948

*Neighborhood classes 1 and 3 are interpreted as least deprived and most deprived, respectively.

Alcohol intake >15 g/day for women and >30 g/day for men.

Leisure-time physical activity ≤210 METs.min/day for women and ≤270 METs.min/day for men.

Alves et al.

Alves et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:1103   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-1103

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