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Table 2 Percent Obese by Health and Behavioral Characteristics of Sample (N = 747)

From: Frequency of alcohol use and obesity in community medicine patients

  Overall Not Obese Obese p-value
  % (#) % %  
Usually can take care of own health%     0.020
   Strongly agree 20.08 (142) 69.72 30.28  
   Agree 35.79 (253) 62.06 37.94  
   Not sure 13.30 (94) 53.19 46.81  
   Disagree 22.21 (157) 52.87 47.13  
   Strongly disagree 8.63 (61) 55.74 44.26  
Frequent mental distress%     0.001
   Less than 15 days/month 72.50 (514) 63.81 36.19  
   15 days or more 27.50 (195) 50.26 49.74  
Days with impaired ADL%     0.027
   None 58.92 (416) 63.46 36.54  
   One or more 41.08 (290) 55.17 44.83  
Hours spent watching TV daily%     0.001
   Less than 3 39.41 (256) 65.63 34.38  
   3 to 7 hours 50.00 (327) 54.74 45.26  
   8 or more 10.86 (71) 42.25 57.75  
Number of cigarettes per day%     0.008
   None 71.72 (535) 56.26 43.74  
   1 to 20 20.11 (150) 68.67 31.33  
   More than 20 8.18 (61) 68.85 31.15  
Drink days per month%     0.001
   None 69.45 (516) 55.62 44.38  
   1 to 2 16.15 (120) 65.83 34.17  
   3 or more 14.14 (107) 73.83 26.17  
5+ Drinks/day per month %     0.010
   None 86.35 (639) 58.22 41.78  
   1 to 2 7.85 (58) 62.07 37.93  
   3 or more 5.81 (43) 81.40 18.60  
Days/Week Exercise%     0.005
   None 31.65 (226) 57.96 42.04  
   1 to 3 45.10 (322) 54.04 45.96  
   4 or more 23.25 (166) 69.28 30.72