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Table 2 Descriptive statistics for the included measures of health and life style (proportions)

From: Self-reported oral and general health in relation to socioeconomic position

Variable Item Women Men Total
Oral health N = 3490 Poor
Fair
Good
Very good
3.0
22.7
44.6
29.6
3.3
25.4
43.7
27.6
3.2
24.0
44.2
28.7
General health* N = 3489 Poor
Fair
Good
Very good
Excellent
3.7
13.6
33.3
35.1
14.4
1.5
10.3
33.8
35.1
19.1
2.7
12.0
33.5
35.1
16.7
Physical activity N = 3490 No
A little
Once/week
≥Twice/week
Intensive ≥Twice/week
7.3
15.6
8.8
21.6
46.7
8.6
17.3
9.5
20.9
43.7
7.9
16.4
9.2
21.3
45.3
Smoking* N = 3496 Yes
Previous smoker
No
9.2
29.5
61.3
9.0
33.8
57.2
9.1
31.5
59.4
  1. * = statistically significant differences between women and men (p < 0.05)