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Table 5 Prevalence of smoking, alcohol consumption and physical activity in the respondents aged 18 years or older in China

From: Male and Female Adult Population Health Status in China: A Cross-Sectional National Survey

Factors Total
N (% of 139831)
Male
N (% of 69748)
Female
N (% of 70083)
Currently smoking* 38943 (27.9) 36544 (52.4) 2399 (3.4)
Frequency of alcohol consumption* #    
   No or rarely 109283 (78.1) 42749 (61.3) 66534 (95.0)
   Sometimes (< 3 times per week) 18258 (13.1) 15507 (22.2) 2751 (3.9)
   Frequently (≥ 3 times per week) 12290 (8.8) 11492 (16.5) 798 (1.1)
Regular exercise in the last 6 months*& 19057 (13.6) 9932 (14.2) 9125 (13.0)
  1. * Note: P value < 0.001 for males versus females after adjustment for age, marital status, education, urban/rural residence and geographic region.
  2. #P-value < 0.001 for frequent alcohol drinkers versus none, rare or sometimes drinkers.
  3. &Regularity of exercise was determined based on respondent's perception.
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