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Table 1 Weighted ME Prevalence of Health Behaviors and Poor CVH Across Individual Characteristics, BRFSS 2011-2014a

From: Association between the food and physical activity environment, obesity, and cardiovascular health across Maine counties

Individual Characteristic Weighted n % Poor diet (%) Inactive (%) Obese (%) Diabetic (%) Poor CVH (%)
ME state 4,252,461 __ 79.7 44.9 28.3 9.6 17.0
Age Group
 18–45 1,695,630 40.1 79.1 44.1 25.2*** 2.7*** 6.2***
 45–64 1,612,818 38.2 79.7 46.1 33.0 11.4 20.3
 ≥64 918,532 21.7 81.0 44.1 25.9 19.2 25.0
Sex
 Female 2,197,921 51.7 74.8*** 45.2 27.8 9.0** 14.8***
 Male 2,054,540 48.3 85.0 44.7 28.8 10.3 19.3
Race
 White 3,993,057 95.2 79.8 44.8 28.4 9.5 17
 Non-White 202,050 4.8 78.1 47.3 27.7 9.7 17.9
Personal Income
 <$15,000 450,109 11.9 83.3*** 51.1*** 33.7*** 15.4*** 28.2***
 $15,000 to <$25,000 702,047 18.6 83.9 51.2 32.9 13.7 24.9
 $25,000 to <$50,000 1,082,144 28.6 81.7 45.7 30.0 9.7 17.7
 ≥$50,000 1,548,240 40.9 75.3 39.0 25.0 6.2 10.8
Education
 Less than high school 424,504 10.0 85.1 53.9 33.0 14.9 32.4
 High school or equivalent 1,464,257 34.5 84.8 51.4 31.4 11.2 21.4
 Some college 1,290,851 30.5 79.1 43.9 29.2 9.0 15.8
 Graduated college 1,059,278 25.0 71.4 33.8 21.1 6.1 8.3
  1. Results based on 40,398 respondents surveyed in the Maine BRFSS from 2011 to 2014. Percentages reflect BRFSS weighted estimates for Maine
  2. Chi-squared statistical significance within category (*p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.0001)
  3. Abbreviations: BRFSS, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System; CVH, cardiovascular health; ME, Maine
  4. aNumber of missing responses by category (): Age Group (317); Sex (0); Race (606); Income (4405); Education (146); Poor diet (20,359); Inactive (20,941); Obese (1747); Diabetic (45); Poor CVH (23,876)