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Table 4 Health behaviour benefits ratings (1–10 scale)

From: Prevalence, risk awareness and health beliefs of behavioural risk factors for cardiovascular disease among university students in nine ASEAN countries

Country Keep body weight within normal range Taking regular exercise Not smoking Not drinking too much alcohol Not eating too much fat
All Men Women All Men Women All Men Women All Men Women All Men Women
Cambodia 8.05 8.15 7.94 8.17 8.09 8.24 8.49 8.52 8.47 8.98 9.05 8.92 6.27 6.44 6.10
Indonesia 8.53 8.40 8.58 7.97 8.19 7.88 8.91 8.30 9.16* 9.09 8.83 9.20* 7.54 7.45 7.58
Laos 7.86 7.66 7.96 7.84 8.40* 7.56 7.25 6.42 7.68* 7.88 7.40 8.12* 5.69 5.16 5.96*
Malaysia 8.25 8.05 8.44* 7.91 8.12 7.71 9.22 8.99 9.44* 8.94 8.58 9.29* 7.22 7.01 7.43*
Myanmar 7.50 7.25 7.67 7.13 7.22 7.06 8.76 8.16 9.20* 8.43 8.18 8.61 6.98 6.68 7.20
Philippines 8.31 7.98 8.43 7.26 7.53 7.16 9.50 9.15 9.62* 8.84 8.12 9.09* 6.64 6.46 6.70
Singapore 7.78 7.57 7.99 8.01 8.22* 7.80 8.87 8.72 9.01 8.01 7.74 8.28* 6.79 6.59 6.98
Thailand 7.51 7.23 7.57 6.40 6.88* 6.29 8.63 8.17 8.74* 8.36 7.64 8.52* 6.29 6.40 6.27
Vietnam 7.96 7.61 8.30* 7.93 7.92 7.93 9.15 8.92* 9.38 8.57 8.26 8.87* 7.35 7.02 7.68*
All 7.96 7.82 8.05* 7.58 7.92* 7.37 8.74 8.46 8.91* 8.59 8.30 8.76* 6.67 6.59 6.71
  1. *P < 0.001