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Table 5 Factors significantly associated with Practices

From: Knowledge of non-communicable diseases and practices related to healthy lifestyles among adolescents, in state schools of a selected educational division in Sri Lanka

Model Unadjusted
(95% CI)
Adjusted b
(95% CI)
Model 1-Healthy Diet
 Female 3.2 2.1–4.8 3.3 2.1–5.2
Model 2-Adequate Physical Activity
 Male 2.3 1.5–3.6 2.1 1.4–3.2
 Non-Science 1.6 0.9–2.8 2.1 1.2–3.7
 Upper SES 2.0 1.3–3.0 2.0 1.3–3.0
Model 3- Abstinence from Smoking
 Females 0 5.6-Infinity 0 1.5-Infinity
 Good overall knowledge 2.1 0.8–5.6 4.1 1.2–13.7
Model 4- Abstinence from Consumption of Alcohol
 Females 3.9 3.9–15.7 6.9 3.4–13.9
 Mothers’ education
 >GCE (O/L)a
1.1 0.6–2.0 2.9 1.1–8.4
 Father’s education
 >GCE (O/L)
1.9 0.9–3.9 3.5 1.1–11.2
  1. aGeneral Certificate of Education Ordinary Level
  2. b adjusted for Sex, Stream of study, Fathers Education level, Mothers Education level, Socio economic status, Knowledge on NCDs