Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 3 Occurrence of multiple health risk factors and of each behavioral health risk factor profile stratified by gender and age

From: Behavioral health risk factor profiles in general hospital patients: identifying the need for screening and brief intervention

Health risk factor(s)Women
(n = 2586)
Men
(n = 3665)
18–34 years
(n = 1546)
35–49 years
(n = 1615)
50–64 years
(n = 3090)
Mean number (standard deviation)1.7(0.9)2.0(1.0)1.7(1.0)2.0(1.0)1.9(0.9)
 %(95% CI)%(95% CI)%(95% CI)%(95% CI)%(95% CI)
Multiple, ≥257.9(56.0–59.8)71.2(69.7–72.7)57.3(54.8–59.8)69.5(67.2–71.8)67.9(66.3–69.6)
Profile
 no health risk factor10.9(9.7–12.2)5.6(4.8–6.4)12.8(11.2–14.6)6.7(5.6–8.1)5.8(5.0–6.7)
 moking (only)4.0(3.3–4.8)3.5(2.9–4.2)8.2(6.9–9.7)3.1(2.30–4.1)1.8(1.3–2.31)
 alcohol (only)1.4(0.9–1.9)1.5(1.1–1.9)3.9(3.0–5.0)0.9(0.5–1.5)0.5(0.3–0.8)
 overweight (only)11.3(10.1–12.6)11.8(10.8–12.9)8.3(7.0–9.8)9.9(8.5–11.5)14.1(12.9–15.4)
 inactivity (only)14.5(13.2–16.0)6.4(5.6–7.2)9.4(8.0–11.0)9.8(8.4–11.4)9.9(8.8–11.0)
 smoking plus alcohol1.0(0.7–1.5)2.5(2.0–3.1)5.3(4.2–6.5)1.2(0.76–1.9)0.5(0.3–0.84)
 smoking plus overweight3.3(2.6–4.0)4.5(3.9–5.3)5.8(4.6–7.0)5.3(4.3–6.5)2.5(1.9–3.1)
 smoking plus inactivity10.2(9.0–11.4)7.8(7.0–8.7)10.9(9.4–12.6)8.7(7.3–10.1)7.8(6.9–8.8)
 alcohol plus overweight1.5(1.0–2.0)3.2(2.6–3.8)2.7(1.9–3.6)2.6(1.9–3.5)2.3(1.8–2.9)
 alcohol plus inactivity1.0(0.7–1.5)1.6(1.2–2.1)1.8(1.21–2.6)0.7(0.3–1.22)1.5(1.1–2.0)
 overweight plus inactivity24.3(22.6–26.0)21.0(19.7–22.4)8.8(7.4–10.3)20.9(18.9–22.9)30.0(28.4–31.6)
 smoking plus alcohol plus overweight0.7(0.4–1.1)2.1(1.7–2.6)2.8(2.0–3.7)1.7(1.16–2.5)0.8(0.5–1.15)
 smoking plus alcohol plus inactivity3.2(2.6–4.0)5.0(4.4–5.8)6.0(4.8–7.2)5.5(4.4–6.7)2.8(2.3–3.5)
 smoking plus overweight plus inactivity9.8(8.7–11.0)11.4(10.4–12.5)7.6(6.3–9.0)13.4(11.8–15.1)10.9(9.9–12.1)
 alcohol plus overweight plus inactivity1.3(0.9–1.8)6.3(5.6–7.2)1.9(1.3–2.7)4.6(3.6–5.7)5.2(4.5–6.1)
 all four health risk factors1.7(1.2–2.2)5.6(4.9–6.4)3.9(3.0–5.0)5.0(3.9–6.1)3.5(2.9–4.2)
  1. Notes: CI = confidence interval, non-overlapping 95% CIs indicate significant differences at p ≤ 0.01