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Table 3 Associations between perceived stress and health-risk behaviours in deprived neighbourhoods. ORs with 95% CI for health-risk behaviours

From: Associations between perceived stress, socioeconomic status, and health-risk behaviour in deprived neighbourhoods in Denmark: a cross-sectional study

  % Unadjusted Adjusted
Perceived stress No perceived stress OR 95% CI ORa 95% CI ORb 95% CI ORc 95% CI
Fruit and vegetables
 Low intake of fruit or vegetables 10.1 6.4 1.63 (1.32–2.01) 1.83 (1.47–2.28) 1.56 (1.22–1.99) 1.25 (0.94–1.68)
Smoking
 Daily smoking 46.6 33.9 1.71 (1.51–1.92) 1.71 (1.51–1.93) 1.59 (1.39–1.82) 1.49 (1.27–1.75)
Alcohol
 High-risk alcohol intake 5.9 5.5 1.07 (0.83–1.38) 1.27 (0.98–1.64) 1.19 (0.90–1.57) 1.20 (0.86–1.67)
Physical activity
 Physical inactivity 25.1 15.6 1.81 (1.56–2.09) 1.91 (1.65–2.22) 1.95 (1.67–2.28) 1.56 (1.29–1.90)
Co-occurrence of health-risk behaviours
 Having 2 or more health-risk behaviours 20.9 12.3 1.89 (1.61–2.21) 2.03 (1.73–2.39) 1.93 (1.62–2.30) 1.59 (1.28–1.96)
 Having 3 or more health-risk behaviours 5.1 2.4 2.17 (1.59–2.97) 2.57 (1.86–3.55) 2.10 (1.48–2.98) 1.57 (1.03–2.38)
  1. Bold values indicate significant odds ratios
  2. aAdjusted for sex, age and ethnic background
  3. bAdjusted for sex, age, ethnic background, educational level and cohabitation status. Analysis restricted to respondents aged 25 years or older
  4. cAdjusted for sex, age, ethnic background, educational level, cohabitation status and employment status. Analysis restricted to respondents aged 25–64 years and employed, unemployed, disability pensioners and other non-employed