Table 4

Contextual effects of neighborhood socioeconomic deprivation on fruits and vegetables consumption and leisure-time physical activity
Fruits and vegetables consumption* Leisure-time physical activity
β 95% CI β 95% CI
Women (n = 1294)
Neighboorhood socioeconomic class 1 1
Neighboorhood socioeconomic class 2 0.24 −0.11 to 0.58 −9.43 −46.4 to 27.6
Neighboorhood socioeconomic class 3 0.43 −0.033 to 0.89 −47.8 −97.8 to 1.41
Men (n = 787)
Neighboorhood socioeconomic class 1 1
Neighboorhood socioeconomic class 2 −0.23 −0.62 to 0.17 26.6 −25.6 to 78.9
Neighboorhood socioeconomic class 3 −0.046 −0.55 to 0.46 −12.4 −78.8 to 54.1

95% CI, 95% confidence interval.

*Model adjusted for age, education, marital status, smoking, alcohol consumption and leisure-time physical activity.

Model adjusted for age, education, marital status, smoking, alcohol consumption and fruits and vegetables consumption.

Neighborhood classes 1 (reference class) and 3 are interpreted as least deprived and most deprived, respectively.

Alves et al.

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

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