Table 2

Distribution or prevalence of demographic and lifestyle variables, stratified by age and sex
Age 18-25 Age 25-35 Age 35-45 Age 45-55 Age 55-65 Age 65 or older
Men N=1,235 Women N=2,499 Men N=839 Women N=1,769 Men N= 995 Women N= 1,891 Men N=1,192 Women N= 2,265 Men N= 1,255 Women N= 1,507 Men N= 536 Women N= 604
Educational attainment (N=14,799) % % % % % % % % % % % %
  Primary/lower vocat. 19.3 20.0 8.8 7.4 12.3 16.7 22.2 28.7 30.5 50.6 35.8 57.3
  Intermediate vocat./ upper sec. 70.2 66.5 30.8 32.2 35.5 40.4 29.5 34.4 24.8 21.5 22.5 18.6
  Upper vocat./university 10.5 13.5 60.4 60.4 52.2 42.9 48.3 36.8 44.7 27.9 41.6 24.1
Work-related stress (N=13,956)
  Never 61.0 53.8 49.0 43.0 51.0 46.7 48.6 48.6 58.2 60.9 71.1 78.3
  Occasionally 32.7 36.8 35.6 36.8 33.1 38.0 38.8 36.1 30.9 27.7 22.1 15.8
  Regularly 5.4 8.9 14.6 18.1 14.1 13.7 10.9 13.7 9.0 10.3 5.0 5.1
  Constantly .9 .5 .8 2.1 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.9 1.1 1.8 .8
Financial stress (N=14,985)
  None/little 73.8 64.6 71.7 65.5 71.7 66.8 71.2 67.2 78.5 77.4 84.6 84.4
  Moderate 23.3 29.3 23.5 26.3 23.8 26.9 25.5 26.1 18.1 18.4 14.2 13.4
  Severe 2.9 6.1 4.8 8.2 4.5 6.3 3.3 6.7 3.4 4.2 1.2 2.2
Degree of urbanization (N=16,194)
  Urban residential area 28.7 32.4 48.4 44.1 36.1 32.0 28.3 27.6 31.9 31.6 34.2 37.3
Religiousness (N=16,180)
  Not religious 62.0 59.8 61.9 57.2 55.9 47.6 47.3 39.2 41.2 31.9 31.9 21.2
  Religious, not actively 26.7 28.9 26.2 29.1 29.6 37.4 35.1 41.7 40.1 44.9 39.1 37.8
  Active church member 11.3 11.3 12.0 13.7 14.4 15.1 17.7 19.1 18.7 23.2 29.0 40.9
Smoking initiation (N=15,527) 52.6 47.0 62.1 55.9 60.7 55.4 68.9 72.7 84.3 76.5 83.3 57.0
Cannabis initiation (N=15,122) 41.6 29.5 47.9 31.2 30.6 20.6 16.6 10.9 11.9 7.3 4.0 1.3
BMI (N=15,889)
  Underweight 7.7 8.8 2.2 4.6 .2 2.0 .3 1.1 .2 1.3 .2 1.1
  Normal weight 81.6 79.1 65.1 71.4 51.2 63.5 41.8 55.3 37.4 49.5 44.9 48.5
  Overweight 10.7 12.1 32.7 24.0 48.6 34.5 57.8 43.5 62.4 49.2 54.9 50.4

Geels et al.

Geels et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:207   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-207

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