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Table 2 Health status by educational attainment (N and weighted percentages)

From: An average/deprivation/inequality (ADI) analysis of chronic disease outcomes and risk factors in Argentina

  N Educational Attainment Overall
   High Medium-high Medium-low Low  
Self-reported health status *       
Excellent 3,647 16.6 9.7 6.5 3.3 9.2
Very good 10,158 42.3 26.2 15.5 11.3 25.4
Good 18,141 34.7 48.6 50.9 45.9 45.5
Fair 8,260 7.8 13.8 23.5 32.1 17.3
Poor 1,129 0.6 1.6 3.6 7.4 2.6
Diet in the past week *       
Consumed fruits and vegetables 12,743 35.8 28.8 27.9 26.0 29.9
Consumed some fruits but no vegetables 5,184 13.2 13.1 13.0 14.2 13.2
Consumed some vegetables but no fruit 10,036 22.2 20.9 21.1 24.2 21.7
Consumed neither fruit nor vegetables in five days of the last week 13,372 28.9 37.2 38.1 35.6 35.3
Obesity *       
BMI < 25 18,740 61.7 53.1 42.3 38.8 50.9
25 = < BMI <30 (overweight) 13,161 29.4 33.2 38.9 39.9 34.5
BMI > = 30 (obese) 6,009 8.9 13.7 18.8 21.4 14.7
Diabetes *       
Yes 3,670 5.1 6.5 11.4 14.7 8.5
No 37,494 94.5 93.5 88.6 85.4 91.5
  1. Notes: * Chi-square test significant at p < 0.001.