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Table 4 Prevalence rates and proportions or mean values of each psychosocial and lifestyle variables for the four clusters among girls

From: Accumulation of lifestyle and psychosocial problems and persistence of adverse lifestyle over two-year follow-up among Finnish adolescents

  All Externalizing behavior Multiple risk behaviors Obese Reference
Prevalence 100% 15.0% 11.8% 6.7% 66.5%
Internalizing problemsa 0.20 0.36 0.40 0.18 0.12
Externalizing problemsa 0.26 1.00 0.80 0.22 0.00
Physical activitya, h/week      
<2 0.41 0.31 0.73 0.52 0.36
2–3 0.30 0.30 0.19 0.30 0.32
>3 0.29 0.39 0.08 0.18 0.32
Sitting timea,b, h/day      
mean value (CI) 6.3 (6.2–6.4) 5.4 (5.2–5.6) 9.5 (9.1–9.9) 7.3 (6.8–7.8) 5.9 (5.7–6.0)
Sleeping timea, h/day      
<8 h 0.25 0.24 0.53 0.30 0.20
8–9 h 0.65 0.65 0.32 0.55 0.72
>9 h 0.10 0.11 0.15 0.16 0.09
BMIa,b, kg/m2      
mean value (CI) 21.2 (21.1–21.3) 20.6 (20.4–20.8) 20.9 (20.7–21.2) 29.9 (29.4–30.5) 20.5 (20.4–20.6)
Smokinga      
non-smoker 0.80 0.68 0.19 0.80 0.93
0.1–1.0 pack-years 0.12 0.29 0.26 0.13 0.06
  1. ap < 0.001.
  2. bContinuous variables used.
  3. CI = confidence interval.
  4. BMI = body mass index.