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Table 6 Proportion of respondents with above median scores on susceptibility to disease among total demographic subgroup.

From: Factors influencing consumer dietary health preventative behaviours

  Gender Education Age
  M F Primary school Technical High School Univ. <34 35–54 >55
Blood pressure 56.5 53.4 61 45.5 55.9 53.8 46.1 60.3 62.5
Liver diseases 43.1 55.2 63.6 60.7 44.2 61 45.8 61.4 50
Diabetes 22.1 26.5 36.2 20 22.1 33.7 30.3 27.4 24.6
Ulcer 34.4 47.4 51.2 40.7 43.3 51.1 47.6 51.1 35.5
IHD 37.3 43.9 56 40.7 42.8 44 36.4 47.6 53.1
  1. Note: ** p < .01; * p < .05; ++ p < .10
  2. Source: derived from authors survey data