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Table 3 Proportion of behaviours related to cardiovascular disease at pre-test and post-test among men and women

From: A community intervention for behaviour modification: an experience to control cardiovascular diseases in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Health behaviour Type of communitya Men (n = 448) Women (n = 547)
Pre-test (%) Post-test (%) p-value (McNemar) Pre-test (%) Post-test (%) p-value (McNemar)
High knowledgeb I 56 70 0.000 60 75 0.000
  R 69 80 0.167 58 76 0.006
Positive attitudec I 26 28 0.624 27 31 0.191
  R 26 28 1.000 31 34 0.860
Non smokerd I 55 53 0.302 100 100 N.A.
  R 52 56 0.727 100 99 N.A.
Physically activee I 55 51 0.388 51 48 0.402
R 48 61 0.169 52 39 0.090
Sufficient fruit and vegetable intakef I 13 13 0.826 12 17 0.033
R 10 24 0.146 9 23 0.012
  1. aI = Intervention communities, number of respondents was 851; R = Referent communities, number of respondents was 144.
  2. bHigh knowledge defined as a total knowledge score ≥6 (the mean score).
  3. cPositive attitude as a total attitude score ≥36 (the mean score); positive attitude means more agreeable to behaviour change to prevent CVD.
  4. dSmoker was defined as smoking at least one cigarette per day.
  5. ePhysically active was defined as total activity time of ≥150 minutes per week.
  6. fSufficient fruit and vegetable intake was defined as eating ≥4.5 portions of fruit and/or vegetables per day.