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Table 4 Determinants of overall unhealthy dietary practices (high salt, high sugar, low fruits and vegetables when present together), STEPS survey Kenya, 2015

From: Dietary risk factors for non-communicable diseases in Kenya: findings of the STEPS survey, 2015

Unhealthy diet Adjusted odds ratio
AOR (95% CI)
Age group (years)
 46–69 1.00
 18–45 1.78 (1.42, 2.12)
Sex
 Female 1.00
 Male 1.33 (1.04, 1.70)
Residence
 Rural 1.00
 Urban 1.19 (0.89, 1.59)
Education level
 High school incomplete 1.00
 High school complete 1.29 (0.97, 1.71)
Marital Status
 Single 1.00
 Married 0.94 (0.73, 1.21)
Wealth band (divided into quintiles)
 Below middle 1.00
 Middle 1.07 (0.78, 1.47)
 Above middle 0.92 (0.67, 1.27)
Occupation
 Unemployed 1.00
 Employed 0.84 (0.58, 1.21)
 Student 15.57 (2.44, 99.39)
 Homemaker 1.25 (0.82, 1.93)
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