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Table 2 Overall Lifestyle Score (OLS) construction

From: Obesity and cardio-metabolic risk factors in urban adults of Benin: Relationship with socio-economic status, urbanisation, and lifestyle patterns

Individual component Score N (%) Male (%) Female (%)
Diet Quality Score (0–3)     
   1st quartile 0 55 (27.5) 19 36
   2nd quartile 1 61 (30.5) 31 30
   3rd quartile 2 47 (23.5) 27 20
   4th quartile 3 37 (18.5) 23 14
Smoking Score (0–3)     
   Smokers ≥10 cigarettes/day 0 2 (1) 2 0
   Smokers <10 cigarettes/day 1 3 (1.5) 3 0
   Former smokers 2 18 (9) 17 1
   Non smokers 3 177 (88.5) 78 99
Alcohol Consumption Score (0–3)     
   Binge drinkers 0 36 (18) 13 23
   Regular high drinkers 1 36 (18) 21 15
   Non drinkers 2 76 (38) 29 47
   Regular moderate drinkers 3 52 (26) 37 15
Physical Activity Score (0–3)     
   Inactive (no physical activity) 0 41(20.5) 6 35
   Light (moderate <30 min) 1 42 (21) 8 35
   Moderate (moderate ≥30 min) 2 77 (38.5) 47 29
   Active (vigorous ≥20 min) 3 40 (20) 39 1
Overall Lifestyle Score (0–12)     
   1st tertile (Low) 0–6 61 (30.5) 14 48
   2nd tertile (Medium) 7–8 76 (38) 39 34
   3rd tertile (High) 9–12 63 (31.5) 47 18