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Table 4 Adjusted associations between health behaviors and self-perceived health, and positive intention and actual participation during follow-up

From: Barriers and facilitators for participation in health promotion programs among employees: a six-month follow-up study

 

Positive intention (n = 195)

Actual participation during follow-up (n = 83)

 

OR (95% CI)

OR (95% CI)

Health behaviors and health

  

Body mass index

  

  Overweight

1.00 (0.69-1.45)

1.21 (0.72-2.04)

  Obesity

1.37 (0.80-2.33)

1.77 (0.89-3.58)

Insufficient moderate physical activity

0.87 (0.63-1.22)

1.56 (0.97-2.50)

Insufficient vigorous physical activity

0.72 (0.49-1.04)

0.71 (0.43-1.19)

Insufficient fruit and vegetable intake

0.71 (0.50-1.00)

1.16 (0.71-1.90)

Smoking

0.85 (0.55-1.31)

0.60 (0.30-1.18)

Less than good self-perceived health

2.36 (1.15-4.82)*

1.38 (0.51-3.71)

  1. Positive intention: employees with a positive intention towards participating in a WHPP.
  2. Actual participation during follow-up: employees who participated in a HPP during the six-month follow-up period.
  3. Adjusted for age, gender, educational level, and organization.
  4. *statistically significant at p <0.05.