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Table 3 Lifestyle and service satisfaction of patients with hypertension and diabetes under the care of Community Health Service - Conceição Hospital Group. Porto Alegre, Brazil, 2011

From: Socio-demographic caracteristics and prevalence of risk factors in a hypertensive and diabetics population: a cross-sectional study in primary health care in Brazil

  Adults with Chronic Diseases N = 2482
Hyper Diabetes Hyper + Diab OR (95 %) P*
n (%) n (%) n (%)   
Physical activity      0.594
 Yes 840 (51.3) 85 (53.1) 366 (53.5) 1  
 No 798 (48.7) 75 (46.9) 318 (46.5) 0.48 (0.46-0.5)
Medication use      <0.001
 Yes 1575 (96.2) 140 (87.5) 612 (91.8) 0.94 (0.93-0.95)  
 No 63 (3.8) 20 (12.5) 55 (8.2) 1
Excessive alcohol use      0.188
 Yes 84 (5.1) 12 (7.5) 28 (4.1) 0.51 (0.48-0.53)  
 No 1554 (94.9) 148 (92.5) 656 (95.9) 1
Smoking      0.001
 Never 873 (53.3) 77 (48.1) 353 (51.6) 0.53 (0.51-0.64)  
 Stopped 500 (30.5) 50 (31.2) 253 (37.0) 0.32 (0.30-0.34)
 Ever 265 (16.2) 33 (20.6) 78 (11.4) 0.15 (0.14-0.17)
Health self-evaluation      <0.001
 Poor 156 (9.5) 11 (6.9) 109 (16.0) 0.11 (0.10-0.12)  
 Regular/Good 1384 (84.6) 138 (86.8) 542 (79.7) 0.83 (0.82-0.85)
 VG/Excellent 95 (5.8) 10 (6.3) 29 (4.3) 0.05 (0.04-0.64)
Service use      0.888
 Unsatisfied 56 (3.4) 6 (3.7) 29 (4.2) 0.05  
 Regular/Satisf 327 (20.0) 34 (21.3) 139 (20.4) 0.11
 VS/Excellent 1253 (76.6) 120 (75.0) 515 (75.4) 0.83
  1. * Chi-squared test, VG Very Good, VS Very Satisfied