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Table 2 Prevalence and 95% of Confidence Interval of Reported Chronic Disease and Lifestyle Habits of Active Workers of the EpiDoC Cohort 2011–2016

From: Obesity- attributable costs of absenteeism among working adults in Portugal

  EpiDoC 1 (2011–13) EpiDoC 2 (2013–15) EpiDoC 3 (2015–16) All Waves (2011–16)
n = 4338 n = 3391 n = 2444 n = 10,173
  n (%) 95%CI n (%) 95%CI n (%) 95%CI n (%) 95%CI
Chronic Disease
  High blood pressure 704 (16.3) (15.2–17.4) 548 (16.4) (15.1–17.7) 411 (29.9) (27.5–32.4) 1663 (18.4) (17.6–19.2)
  Diabetes Mellitus 187 (4.3) (3.7–5.0) 142 (4.3) (3.6–5.0) 106 (7.7) (6.3–9.2) 435 (4.8) (4.4–5.3)
  High Cholesterol Level 896 (20.9) (19.7–22.1) 742 (22.2) (20.8–23.7) 484 (35.5) (33.0–38.1) 2122 (23.4) (22.7–24.5)
  Lung Disease 133 (3.1) (2.6–3.6) 112 (3.4) (2.8–4.0) 37 (2.7) (1.9–3.7) 282 (3.1) (2.8–3.5)
  Cardiac Disease 181 (4.2) (3.6–4.8) 167 (5.0) (4.3–5.8) 97 (7.0) (5.7–8.5) 445 (4.9) (4.5–5.4)
  Gastrointestinal Disease 454 (10.5) (9.6–11.5) 389 (11.6) (10.5–12.7) 146 (10.6) (9.0–12.3) 989 (10.9) (10.3–11.6)
  Neurological Disease 66 (1.5) (1.2–1.9) 50 (1.5) (1.1–2.0) 84 (6.1) (4.9–7.5) 200 (2.2) (1.9–2.5)
  Allergies 893 (20.7) (19.5–21.9) 723 (21.7) (20.3–23.1) 293 (21.3) (19.1–23.5) 1909 (21.1) (20.3–22.0)
  Mental Disease 462 (10.7) (9.8–11.6) 387 (11.5) (10.5–12.7) 335 (24.2) (22.0–26.6) 1184 (13.1) (12.4–13.8)
  Cancer 82 (1.9) (1.5–2.4) 77 (2.3) (1.8–2.9) 72 (5.2) (4.1–6.5) 231 (2.6) (2.2–2.9)
  Hyperuricemia 139 (3.2) (2.7–3.8) 106 (3.2) (2.6–3.8) 21 (1.5) (0.9–2.3) 266 (3.0) (2.6–3.3)
  Renal Colic 251 (5.8) (5.1–6.6) 203 (6.1) (5.3–6.9) 47 (3.5) (2.5–4.6) 501 (5.6) (5.1–6.0)
  Rheumatic Disease 609 (14.4) (13.3–15.4) 649 (19.6) (18.2–21.0) 539 (22.0) (20.4–30.7) 1426 (14.3) (13.6–15.0)
  Obese 649 (15.3) (14.2–16.4) 439 (13.1) (12.0–14.3) 316 (13.3) (12.0–14.8) 1404 (14.1) (13.4–14.8)
Lifestyle habits
Alcohol
  Never 1548 (35.8) (34.4–37.2) 1125 (34.5) (32.9–36.2) 628 (26.0) (24.3–27.8) 3301 (33.0) (32.1–33.9)
  Occasionally 2048 (47.3) (45.8–48.7) 1461 (44.7) (43.2–46.6) 1137 (47.0) (45.1–49.0) 4646 (46.5) (45.5–47.4)
  Daily 731 (16.9) (15.8–18.0) 671 (20.6) (19.2–22.0) 652 (27.0) (25.2- 28.8) 2054 (20.5) (19.8–21.3)
Smoking habits
  Never 3131 (72.2) (70.9–73.5) 1753 (53.8) (52.1–55.5) 1380 (57.0) (55.0–59.0) 6264 (62.6) (61.6–63.5)
  Past smoking a Not applicable le Not applicable 683 (21.0) (19.6–22.4) 482 (19.9) (18.4–21.5) 1442 (14.4) (13.7–15.1)
  Present smoker/occasionally 1204 (27.8) (26.5–29.1) 821 (25.2) (23.7–26.7) 559 (23.1) (21.5–24.8) 2307 (23.0) (22.2–23.9)
Physical activity
  Yes 1658 (38.1) (36.7–39.6) 1700 (50.3) (48.0–51.4) 1358 (44.4) (42.5–46.4) 4439 (43.7) (43.8–46.5)
  No 2680 (61.9) (60.4–63.3) 1679 (49.7) (48.6–52.0) 1086 (55.6) (53.6–57.5) 5717 (56.3) (55.3–57.3)
  1. a Past smoker was not included at baseline