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Table 4 Occupation classification and health behaviors

From: Social gradient in health-related quality of life among urban middle-age residents in Limassol, Cyprus: research article

  Occupation classification
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4
Smoking
  < 1 pack years of smoking 35.3% 60.2% 50.5% 70.4%
 1–25 pack years of smoking 17.6% 13% 8.1% 14.1%
  > 25 > 50 pack years of smoking 35.3% 17.9% 25.3% 7%
  > 50 pack years of smoking 11.8% 8.9% 16.2% 8.5%
 p- value 0.02    
Alcohol consumption
 Often or daily 0% 4.1% 6.1% 1.4%
 1–2 times a week 11.8% 12.2% 8.1% 12.7%
 2–3 times a month 35.3% 24.4% 25.3% 25.4%
 Almost once a month 29.4% 45.5% 45.5% 47.9%
 Hardly any or no 23.5% 13.8% 15.2% 12.7%
 p- value 0.85    
Physical activity
 Low intensity 47.1% 41.5% 47.5% 38%
 Moderate intensity 29.4% 37.4% 31.3% 47.9%
 Vigorous intensity 23.5% 21.1% 21.2% 14.1%
 p- value 0.43