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Table 4 Multivariate 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
  Hungarians Romanians Hungarians Romanians
  OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Age (continuous) 0.96 (0.95-0.97)*** 0.98 (0.97-0.99)*** 0.99 (0.99-1.00) 1.02 (1.01-1.03)***
Gender     
   Females 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Males 2.08 (1.57-2.74)*** 3.09 (2.28-4.17)*** 2.19 (1.66-2.89)*** 1.91 (1.35-2.72)***
Educational level     
   High 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Medium 1.36 (0.92-2.01) 0.97 (0.63-1.49) 1.11 (0.79-1.59) 1.01 (0.65-1.56)
   Low 1.59 (1.01-2.51)* 0.76 (0.47-1.22) 1.63 (1.06-2.51)* 3.58 (2.08-6.15)***
Self-perceived financial conditions     
   Good 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Acceptable 1.60 (1.06-2.42)* 1.32 (0.93-1.87) 1.21 (0.85-1.74) 3.04 (2.07-4.46)***
   Poor 3.70 (2.32-5.89)*** 1.72 (1.07-2.77)* 1.90 (1.22-2.96)** 3.04 (1.72-5.38)***
  1. OR: odds ratio; CI: confidence interval; *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001
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