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Table 4 Logistic regression models for odds of Healthy Behaviors

From: Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors across six African Immigrant Groups in Minnesota

  Never smoker Physical activity Conscious effort to exercise Effort to eat a healthy diet
Country OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Group Somalia Referent        
  Ethiopia 0.91 [0.5,1.64] 0.8 [0.54,1.2] 0.9 [0.65,1.29] 0.9 [0.58,1.37]
  Kenya 3.3 [0.73,14.96] 0.9 [0.44,1.77] 2.2 [1.06,4.41] 0.9 [0.38,1.97]
  Liberia 3.59 [1.26,10.23] 1.5 [0.9,2.44] 3.7 [2.09,6.63] 2.8 [1.27,6.25]
  Sudanese 0.87 [0.39,1.95] 0.8 [0.42,1.42] 0.6 [0.35,0.96] 0.3 [0.15,0.45]
  Others 1.2 [0.49,2.96] 0.4 [0.22,0.87] 2.7 [1.47,5.1] 0.7 [0.35,1.27]
Characteristic   OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Female   4.02 [2.25,7.2] 1.3 [0.92,1.71] 1.1 [0.82,1.45] 1.2 [0.85,1.72]
Age   0.99 [0.97,1.01] 1 [0.99,1.02] 1 [0.99,1.01] 1 [1.01,1.04]
Length of Stay ≥5 years 1.12 [0.6,2.1] 0.8 [0.54,1.21] 0.9 [0.64,1.34] 1.1 [0.69,1.61]
Understand English Well   0.74 [0.35,1.57] 1.1 [0.67,1.8] 2.8 [1.86,4.34] 3.8 [2.33,6.28]
Trouble Meeting Expenses Never or Rarely 1.54 [0.92,2.58] 0.8 [0.55,1.08] 0.7 [0.51,0.96] 1.4 [0.99,2.06]
Insurance Status Private insurance Referent        
  No insurance 1.12 [0.41,3.06] 0.8 [0.43,1.67] 0.9 [0.49,1.65] 1.1 [0.51,2.28]
Public insurance 0.97 [0.54,1.74] 0.6 [0.39,0.86] 1.1 [0.75,1.48] 1 [0.65,1.51]