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Table 2 The characteristics of the individuals by subjective health perception

From: The association between subjective health perception and lifestyle factors in Shiga prefecture, Japan: a cross-sectional study

  Average or poor subjective health group a Good subjective health group b p value
n = 3660 n = 2397
Men (%) 46.6 45.2 0.266
Age (years) 55.7 ± 16.7 (58.0) 53.9 ± 17.1 (57.0) < 0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 22.6 ± 3.4 (22.3) 22.3 ± 2.9 (22.1) < 0.001
Energy intakes (kcal/d) 1759 ± 465 (1718) 1808 ± 472 (1766) < 0.001
Health behaviors score (points) c 2.6 ± 1.0 (3.0) 2.8 ± 1.0 (3.0) < 0.001
Health behaviors (%)
 DRIs-J score ≥ median in the study d 56.7 60.2 0.006
 Never smoking 62.4 62.7 0.806
 Consuming alcohol < 40 g/d for men or < 20 g/d for women 93.1 92.4 0.336
 Engaging in 30 min of exercise at least twice a week and continuing for a year 21.0 37.2 < 0.001
 Sleeping for ≥7 and < 9 h/d 22.4 25.2 0.012
  1. Values are mean ± SD, (median), or percent
  2. p value < 0.05 was significant
  3. a The individuals with “Average”, “Poor” or “Very poor”
  4. b The individuals with “Excellent” or “Good”
  5. c Health behaviors score was consisted of 5 health behaviors in this table
  6. d The value was 7.0 for both sexes