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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics and lifestyle risk factors of participants

From: Use of different subjective health indicators to assess health inequalities in an urban immigrant population in north-western Italy: a cross-sectional study

Variable Level Number %
Sex Male 275 54.8
Female 227 45.2
Age-class at survey, years 18-24 105 20.9
25-34 174 34.7
35-44 105 20.9
45-54 70 13.9
55+ 48 9.6
Marital status Never married/divorced/widowed 279 55.6
Married/cohabiting 223 44.4
Schooling Middle school or lower 149 29.7
High school or higher 353 70.3
Reason for migration Study 127 25.3
Work 257 51.2
Family 98 19.5
Religious 20 4.0
Duration of residence, years < 10 296 59.0
≥ 10 206 41.0
Current smoking status Non-smoker 398 79.3
Smoker 104 20.7
Alcohol consumption, drinks per day ≤ 1 461 91.8
> 1 41 8.2
BMI, kg/m2 < 25 337 67.1
  ≥ 25 165 32.9