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Table 2 Description of incident CV, risk factors and unhealthy behaviours and reasons for changes in behaviour (left-hand column) of patients and regression model on life satisfaction adjusted with age, sex and income (centre column) and adjusted on age, sex, income and all CVRF (right-hand column)

From: Life satisfaction, cardiovascular risk factors, unhealthy behaviours and socioeconomic inequality, 5 years after coronary angiography

  Simple description mean (s.d.) or % Life satisfaction [1–10]1 Estimate p3 Life satisfaction [1–10]2 Estimate p3
Incidents of cardiovascular diseases in the previous 5 years:
- Bypass surgery Yes 21.2 −0.013 0.935 −0.002 0.990
- Myocardial infarction Yes 12.0 −0.053 0.804 0.012 0.961
- Angina pectoris Yes 10.6 −0.843 0.000*** −0.763 0.002**
CV risk factors: Yes 29.0 −0.336 0.023* −0.268 0.114
- Diabetes       
- Hypertension Yes 43.1 −0.257 0.056 −0.118 0.473
- Hypercholesterolemia Yes 48.4 −0.307 0.018* −0.300 0.049*
- Body mass index (BMI) Obesity 31.8 −0.512 0.001** −0.327 0.152
  Overweight 44.1 0.005   −0.038  
  Normal 24.1 0.000   0.000  
Unhealthy behaviours: Smoker 10.0 −0.096 0.648 −0.111 0.645
- Tobacco consumption       
  Non-smoker 90.0 0.000   0.000  
Reason for stopping smoking:       
Cardiovascular diseases Yes 31.6 −0.377 0.055 −0.258 0.252
Fear of consequences on health Yes 48.7 −0.056 0.755 −0.017 0.934
Peer pressure Yes 15.7 0.229 0.344 0.534 0.046*
- Physical activity No 33.9 −0.903 0.000*** −0.678 0.000***
  Occasional 23.6 −0.306   −0.311  
  Regular 42.5 0.000   0.000  
Reason for increasing physical activity:       
Cardiovascular diseases Yes 36.0 0.341 0.172 0.373 0.213
Fear of consequences on health Yes 43.4 −0.147 0.556 −0.236 0.426
Peer pressure Yes 6.4 −0.089 0.859 −0.011 0.984
- Pay attention to eating habits Yes 71.0 −0.060 0.633 0.089 0.529
Reason for changing eating habits:       
Cardiovascular diseases Yes 46.3 0.030 0.866 0.152 0.458
Fear of consequences on health Yes 42.7 −0.060 0.737 −0.012 0.952
Peer pressure Yes 8.3 0.063 0.843 0.387 0.237
  1. 1Regression model adjusted with age, sex and income. Other variables were introduced one by one
  2. 2Regression model adjusted with age, sex, income and risk factors. Other variables were introduced one by one
  3. 3Type III F Tests. Significant p-value: *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001
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