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Table 3 Prevalence of smoking and weekly required physical activity by age and sex

From: Ethnic differences in prevalence and risk factors for hypertension in the Suriname Health Study: a cross sectional population study

Age group Smoking Recommended physical activity
%(CI 95 %) % (CI 95 %)
Male Female Male Female
(n = 2093) (n = 3533) (n = 1784) (n = 3070)
15-24 years 8.8(6.9-11.2) 0.6(0.2-1.5) 82.2(78.9-85.2) 61.9(58.0-65.7)
25-34 years 23.1(20.0-26.6) 3.8(2.6-5.6) 75.5(71.6-79.0) 55.8(51.7-59.9)
35-44 years 28.9(25.3-328) 5.6(3.9-7.9) 68.7(64.4-72.8) 57.0(52.6-61.4)
45-54 years 35.9(31.8-40.2) 7.5(5.5-10.2) 66.0(61.4-70.3) 55.8(51.2-60.3)
55-64 years 33.6(28.1-39.4) 5.8(3.7-9.1) 50.6(43.3-57.1) 49.5(43.7-55.5)
Total pop. 24.4(22.8-26.0) 4.3(3.6-5.1) 71.3(69.4-73.2) 56.9(54.9-58.9)
  1. The values are estimated proportions (95 % confidence interval [CI]) and are based on weighted data. Total pop = total population