Table 2

Selected health and lifestyle status (Health Status, Tobacco Use, Alcohol Consumption, Exercise) and Demographic Characteristics.

Demographic Factors (Response)

Health Status

Alcohol

Tobacco

No exercise


(Poor)

(Yes)

(Yes)

(Yes)


Gender

Female

1

1

1

1

Male

1.58 (0.83–3.02)

10.86 (5.91–19.96)

3.9 (1.35–11.27)

0.84 (0.50–1.40)

Age

> 45

1

1

1

1

30–45

0.75 (1.55–2.71)

0.89 (0.44–1.80)

1.41 (0.47–4.13)

1.70 (0.89–3.22)

< 30

0.50 (0.20–1.20)

0.32 (0.15–0.69)

1.86 (0.40–8.58)

1.54 (0.73–3.22)

0.310

0.001

0.564

Education

None/primary

1

1

1

1

Secondary

0.25 (0.09–0.72)

1.87 (0.69–5.00)

0.12 (0.01–1.78)

0.14 (0.03–0.64)

Higher

0.28 (0.11–0.72)

2.10 (0.81–5.36)

0.40 (0.02–3.05)

0.16 (0.04–0.69)

Duration of stay

< 1 year

1

1

1

1

1–5 year

1.14 (0.49–2.63)

0.46 (0.21–1.01)

1.40 (0.43–4.43)

1.17 (1.66–2.24)

6–10 year

1.58 (0.66–3.70)

3.00 (1.47–5.98)

1.18 (0.31–3.59)

1.66 (0.47–5.75)

> 10 year

0.96 (0.38–2.41)

2.34 (1.13–4.80)

2.17 (0.62–7.02)

1.57 (1.33–3.28)

0

Immigration Status in UK

Resident, ILR/UK Citizen

1

1

1

1

Work permit/fresh talent/highly skilled migrant/student/dependent/business

0.79 (0.41–1.50)

0.77 (0.52–1.13)

0.82 (0.42–1.59)

1.34 (0.90–1.97)

Refugees/asylum seeker/over stay

3.76 (1.30–10.69)

2.30 (0.64–8.16)

2.36 (0.67–8.16)

1.27 (0.44–3.52)


Adhikary et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2008 8:6   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-8-6

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