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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

Published: 29 Sep 2009
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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

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The Scottish Health Survey 2008
Table 5.6 Estimated odds ratios for consuming five or more portions of fruit and vegetables, by associated risk factors and sex

Table 5.6 Estimated odds ratios for consuming five or more portions of fruit and vegetables, by associated risk factors and sex

Aged 16 and over
2008

Independent variables

Men

Women

Base (weighted)

3088

Odds ratio

95% Confidence interval

Base (weighted)

3375

Odds ratio

95% Confidence interval

Age

(p=0.001)

(p<0.001)

16-24

464

1

444

1

25-34

481

1.31

0.77. 2.21

487

1.80

1.13, 2.86

35-44

563

1.29

0.78, 2.16

616

1.46

0.94, 2.27

45-54

555

1.49

0.91, 2.43

591

2.27

1.47, 3.51

55-64

480

2.17

1.33, 3.55

504

2.60

1.67, 4.04

65-74

327

2.78

1.63, 4.73

383

2.38

1.56, 3.64

75+

218

1.77

1.00, 3.15

350

1.73

1.04, 2.88

NS-SEC of household reference person

(p=0.067)

(p=0.004)

Managerial & professional

1123

1

1218

1

Intermediate

280

1.09

0.72. 1.63

386

0.81

0.60, 1.10

Small employers & own account workers

269

0.79

0.52, 1.19

279

0.90

0.64, 1.25

Lower supervisory & technical

434

0.75

0.52, 1.08

330

0.60

0.41, 0.87

Semi-routine & routine

925

0.73

0.52, 1.03

1074

0.65

0.52, 0.82

Others/not known

56

2.09

0.92, 4.74

89

0.84

0.46, 1.54

Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation quintile

(p<0.001)

(p=0.001)

5 th (least deprived)

550

1

629

1

4 th

757

1.28

0.91, 1.80

746

1.12

0.86, 1.44

3 rd

564

0.95

0.67, 1.36

629

0.68

0.51, 0.91

2 nd

630

0.56

0.38, 0.81

695

0.79

0.59, 1.06

1 st (most deprived)

587

0.42

0.27, 0.65

677

0.70

0.51, 0.97

Parental NS-SECa

(p=0.007)

(p<0.001)

Managerial & professional

794

1

783

1

Intermediate

225

0.70

0.43, 1.14

283

0.61

0.43, 0.88

Small employers & own account workers

247

0.63

0.42, 0.95

270

0.69

0.49, 0.98

Lower supervisory & technical

418

0.77

0.55, 1.07

448

0.75

0.57, 0.99

Semi-routine & routine

774

0.60

0.45, 0.81

1040

0.55

0.44, 0.70

Others/not known

630

0.54

0.36, 0.80

551

0.57

0.40, 0.81

Smoking status

(p<0.001)

(p<0.001)

Never smoked cigarettes at all b

1402

1

1619

1

Used to smoke cigarettes occasionally

116

1.82

1.12, 2.97

178

0.90

0.60, 1.33

Used to smoke cigarettes regularly

749

1.00

0.75, 1.33

750

1.01

0.81, 1.24

Current smoker

821

0.62

0.44, 0.88

828

0.53

0.40, 0.69

Physical activity levelsc

(p<0.001)

(p<0.001)

High d

1384

1

1119

1

Medium

830

0.56

0.42, 0.73

1134

0.63

0.52, 0.77

Low

872

0.39

0.29, 0.53

1122

0.40

0.32, 0.51

a NS-SEC of participant's mother or father (whichever was higher) when they were aged 14
b This category includes 13 men and 23 women who did not answer the question
c Low= fewer than 30 minutes of moderate or vigorous activity a week; Medium= 30 minutes or more on 1 to 4 days a week; High= 30 minutes or more on at least 5 days a week (this group represents those who meet the current physical activity recommendations)
d This category includes 5 men and 8 women who did not answer the question