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Table 2 Univariate associations of health-related behaviours with demographic and socioeconomic factors

From: Association of smoking, physical activity, and dietary habits with socioeconomic variables: a cross-sectional study in adults on both sides of the Hungarian-Romanian border

Variables Health-related behaviour
  Smoking Unhealthy diet Leisure time physical inactivity
  Hungarians Romanians Hungarians Romanians Hungarians Romanians
  OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Age (continuous) 0.96 (0.96-0.97)*** 0.98 (0.97-0.98)*** 1.00 (0.99-1.01) 1.04 (1.03-1.05)*** 1.00 (0.99-1.01) 1.01 (0.99-1.02)
Gender       
   Females 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Males 2.29 (1.78-2.97)*** 2.89 (2.16-3.86)*** 2.22 (1.69-2.90)*** 1.75 (1.27-2.40)*** 1.11 (0.86-1.43) 0.87 (0.64-1.18)
Educational level       
   High 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Medium 1.66 (1.16-2.38)* 0.61 (0.41-0.89) 1.29 (0.92-1.82) 1.44 (0.97-2.15) 1.04 (0.73-1.48) 0.87 (0.56-1.35)
   Low 1.23(0.84-1.82) 0.95 (0.64-1.42) 1.77 (1.21-2.59)** 7.91 (4.93-12.68)*** 1.02 (0.69-1.48) 1.02 (0.66-1.57)
Self-perceived financial conditions       
   Good 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Acceptable 1.43 (0.97-2.09) 1.11 (0.81-1.52) 1.15 (0.81-1.63) 4.08 (2.88-5.79)*** 1.05 (0.73-1.49) 0.71 (0.50-1.01)
   Poor 3.13 (2.06-4.74)*** 1.36 (0.89-2.07) 2.05 (1.35-3.12)** 4.25 (2.52-7.15)*** 1.21 (0.81-1.79) 0.88 (0.55-1.42)
  1. OR: odds ratio; CI: confidence interval; *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001
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