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Table 1 Prevalence (%, [95% CI]) of health and health-related outcomes among respondents in waves 1, 2 and 3

From: Revisiting the continuum of resistance model in the digital age: a comparison of early and delayed respondents to the Norwegian counties public health survey

  Wave 1 Wave 2 Wave 3
Poor general health 7.8 [7.1, 8.5] 6.5 [5.7, 7.3]* 7.5 [6.6, 8.5]
Dissatisfied with life 4.2 [3.7, 4.7] 3.0 [2.5, 3.6]* 3.9 [3.3, 4.6]
Mental distress 11.5 [10.7, 12.4] 9.9 [9.0, 10.9]* 12.3 [11.2, 13.5]#
Chronic health problems 10.1 [9.3, 10.9] 9.0 [8.1, 9.9] 8.8 [7.8, 9.8]*
Alcohol >1x week 21.3 [20.2, 22.4] 19.5 [18.3, 20.8]* 18.7 [17.3, 20.0]*
Monthly binge drinking 17.8 [16.7, 18.8] 16.5 [15.3, 17.7] 18.4 [17.0, 19.8]
Daily smoking 8.2 [7.4, 8.9] 9.2 [8.3, 10.1] 9.6 [8.6, 10.6]*
Physically active 35.6 [34.3, 37.0] 36.8 [35.1, 38.4] 35.0 [33.2, 36.8]
Low social support 11.6 [10.7, 12.4] 10.5 [9.6, 11.5] 12.1 [11.0, 13.2]
Disability pension 8.2 [7.5, 9.0] 7.7 [6.9, 8.5] 7.9 [7.0, 8.9]
  1. * Sig. different to wave 1 (p < 0.05)
  2. # Sig. difference between wave 2 and wave 3 (p < 0.05)