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Table 4 Prevalence (%) of having > 4 healthy behaviours in males and females

From: Intergenerational educational mobility is associated with cardiovascular disease risk behaviours in a cohort of young Australian adults: The Childhood Determinants of Adult Health (CDAH) Study

  >4 healthy items (%)*
  Males Females
Parent's education   
   High 63 78
   Intermediate 60 70
   Low 52 73
P-value 0.011 0.079
Participant's education   
   High 67 81
   Intermediate 53 68
   Low 51 66
P-value <0.001 <0.001
Educational mobility   
   Stable high 68 83
   Stable intermediate 53 66
   Stable low 43 70
   Downward 57 65
   Upward 60 77
P-value <0.001 <0.001
  1. * Scores were dichotomised at the median value of 5
  2. Values are percentages
  3. P-values are from Person's χ2 tests
  4. Males, n = 918; females, n = 1033