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Table 3 Weighted prevalence estimates of lifestyle behaviors, BMI and perceived health among respondents with chronic bronchitis or emphysema and controls and Mean ± SD of BMI

From: Lifestyle and perceived health in subjects with chronic bronchitis or emphysema: a cross-sectional study

  Respondents with bronchitis or emphysema
N (%)
Controls
N (%)
P
Consumption of fruits    
Every day 313 (39.6) 6019 (44.3) 0.008
Less than every day 474 (60.4) 7619 (55.7)  
Consumption of vegetables    
Every day 433 (56.5) 7385 (55.4) 0.521
Less than every day 333 (43.5) 5946 (44.6)  
Smoking    
Current smokers 301 (38.8) 4732 (35.4) 0.042
Ex-smokers 148 (19.1) 1905 (14.2)  
Nonsmokers 327 (42.1) 6730 (50.4)  
Binge alcohol use    
At risk 29 (3.9) 580 (4.4) 0.431
Not at risk 721 (96.1) 12591 (95.6)  
Heavy consumption of alcohol    
At risk 32 (4.2) 606 (4.6) 0.566
Not at risk 718 (95.8) 12565 (95.4)  
Physical activity    
Active 190 (25.2) 3370 (29.9) 0.004
Not active 563 (74.8) 7901 (70.1)  
Body mass index    
< 25 316 (42.0) 5670 (45.1 0.000
25-30 258 (34.3) 4513 (35.9  
> 30 178 (23.7) 19.0 (2389)  
Mean ± SD 27.08 ± 9.85 26.64 ± 11.66 -2.671, 0.008
Perceived health    
Very bad/bad 290 (38.4) 2123 (16.6) 0.000
Fair 316 (41.9) 4859 (38.0)  
Good/very good 147 (19.6) 5806 (45.4)