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Table 2 Unadjusted prevalence of insufficient physical activity and unhealthy diet and smoking by age, sex and socio-economic status, 2014 to 2013

From: Ten-year trends in major lifestyle risk factors using an ongoing population surveillance system in Australia

   Year; prevalence, % (95% CI) Relative change % (absolute change) Pvalue for trend
   2004-2005 2006-2007 2008-2009 2010-2011 2012-2013   
Insufficient physical activity         
Overall   61.7 (60.6-62.7) 59.6 (58.5-60.8) 59.4 (58.2-60.6) 59.7 (58.5-60.9) 59.6 (58.2-60.9) -3.4 (-2.1) 0.005
Sex Males 59.4 (57.8-61.0) 58.2 (56.5-60.0) 57.7 (55.9-59.5) 58.1 (56.2-59.9) 58.1 (55.9-60.2) -2.2 (-1.3) 0.174
Females 63.8 (62.4-65.2) 61.0 (59.5-62.4) 61.1 (59.5-62.6) 61.3 (59.7-62.8) 61.0 (59.3-62.7) -4.4 (-2.8) 0.009
Age (y) 18 - 39 54.4 (52.3-56.5) 52.6 (50.3-54.9) 50.8 (48.2-53.3) 53.4 (50.9-55.9) 51.0 (47.9-54.1) -6.3 (-3.4) 0.017
40 - 64 63.2 (61.7-64.7) 60.2 (58.7-61.7) 60.5 (58.9-62.0) 60.0 (58.3-61.6) 61.1 (59.3-62.9) -3.3 (-2.1) 0.046
  65 and over 72.2 (70.7-73.8) 71.6 (70.0-73.1) 73.0 (71.6-74.4) 70.4 (69.0-71.7) 70.3 (68.9-71.7) -2.6 (-1.9) 0.097
SES Low/lowest quintile 65.7 (64.0-67.4) 63.8 (62.0-65.6) 62.1 (60.1-64.0) 62.9 (61.0-64.9) 64.7 (62.5-67.0) -1.5 (-1.0) 0.244
Middle quintile 61.5 (59.1-63.8) 61.3 (58.9-63.7) 63.9 (61.4-66.4) 61.1 (58.5-63.8) 57.8 (55.7-61.6) -6.0 (-3.7) 0.074
High/highest quintile 58.6 (56.9-60.2) 55.3 (53.5-57.1) 55.1 (53.2-56.9) 56.3 (54.5-58.1) 55.5 (53.4-57.6) -5.3 (-3.1) 0.022
Daily vegetable (<5 servings) and/or fruit (<2 servings) intake         
Overall   54.5 (53.4-55.5) 54.1 (53.0-55.2) 49.8 (48.6-50.9) 51.2 (50.0-52.4) 51.5 (50.1-52.8) -5.5 (-3.0) <0.001
Sex Males 60.9 (59.4-62.5) 61.3 (59.6-62.9) 55.3 (57.1-46.0) 58.0 (56.2-59.8) 60.0 (57.9-62.0) -1.5 (-0.9) 0.015
Females 48.3 (46.9-49.7) 47.2 (45.8-48.7) 44.5 (50.9-55.9) 44.7 (43.2-46.2) 43.5 (41.7-45.1) -9.9 (-4.8) <0.001
Age (y) 18 - 39 60.9 (58.9-62.9) 58.8 (56.5-61.0) 53.4 (48.7-51.8) 54.6 (52.2-57.1) 53.0 (49.9-56.1) -13.0 (-7.9) <0.001
40 - 64 52.8 (51.3-54.3) 53.2 (51.7-54.8) 50.3 (40.4-43.5) 51.3 (49.7-53.0) 53.0 (51.2-54.8) 0.4 (0.2) 0.571
65 and over 45.9 (44.1-47.6) 47.3 (45.6-49.0) 41.9 (40.4-43.5) 44.6 (43.2-46.1) 45.6 (44.1-47.0) -0.7 (-0.3) 0.352
SES Low/lowest quintile 57.2 (55.4-58.9) 57.1 (55.3-59.0) 52.6 (50.7-54.6) 55.2 (53.2-57.1) 55.8 (53.6-58.1) -2.4 (-1.4) 0.066
Middle quintile 54.9 (52.6-57.2) 53.3 (50.9-55.7) 51.5 (49.0-54.1) 52.2 (49.5-54.8) 53.6 (50.1-56.5) -2.4 (-1.3) 0.263
High/highest quintile 52.1 (50.4-53.7) 52.0 (50.2-53.7) 46.5 (44.6-48.3) 47.1 (45.3-49.0) 46.5 (44.4-48.6) -10.7 (-5.6) <0.001
Smoking         
Overall   19.4 (18.5-20.3) 17.8 (16.9-18.7) 15.5 (14.6-16.4) 15.4 (14.5-16.3) 13.4 (12.4-14.3) -30.9 (-6.0) <0.001
Sex Males 21.5 (20.1-22.8) 20.8 (19.3-22.3) 17.5 (16.1-18.9) 17.7 (16.2-19.2) 16.2 (14.5-17.8) -24.7 (-5.3) <0.001
Females 17.4 (16.2-18.5) 14.9 (13.8-16.0) 13.6 (12.5-14.6) 13.2 (12.1-14.3) 10.7 (9.6-11.8) -38.5 (-6.7) <0.001
Age (y) 18 - 39 25.3 (23.4-27.2) 23.5 (21.5-25.5) 19.2 (17.3-21.2) 17.9 (16.0-19.9) 14.6 (12.5-16.7) -42.3 (-10.7) <0.001
40 - 64 19.7 (18.5-20.9) 18.0 (16.8-19.2) 16.5 (15.4-17.7) 17.9 (16.7-19.2) 15.8 (14.5-17.2) -19.8 (-3.9) <0.001
65 and over 7.2 (6.3-8.1) 6.6 (5.7-7.4) 6.3 (5.6-7.1) 5.2 (4.6-5.8) 5.9 (5.3-6.6) -18.1 (-1.3) 0.018
SES Low/lowest quintile 23.2 (21.6-24.8) 21.7 (20.1-23.3) 20.3 (18.7-22.0) 19.0 (17.4-20.7) 15.7 (14.1-17.3) -32.3 (-7.5) <0.001
Middle quintile 19.4 (17.5-21.4) 18.2 (16.1-20.3) 14.8 (13.0-16.7) 15.1 (13.1-17.1) 16.1 (13.6-18.6) -17.0 (-3.3) <0.001
High/highest quintile 16.2 (14.9-17.5) 14.3 (12.9-15.6) 11.7 (10.6-12.9) 12.3 (11.1-13.6) 9.9 (8.6-11.2) -38.9 (-6.3) <0.001