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Table 4 Risk of marital dissolution in concordant couples compared to discordant couples. Hazard ratios (HR) of marital dissolution

From: Health, health behaviors, and health dissimilarities predict divorce: results from the HUNT study

  HR 95% C.I. p
Poor subjective health     
 None 0.92 0.81 1.06 0.243
 Husband or wife 1.00    
 Both 1.08 0.83 1.40 0.583
Obesity     
 None 0.95 0.80 1.13 0.579
 Husband or wife 1.00    
 Both 0.89 0.47 1.70 0.727
Heavy drinking     
 None 0.75 0.66 0.85 <0.001
 Husband or wife 1.00    
 Both 1.03 0.74 1.42 0.875
Mental distress     
 None 0.48 0.42 0.55 <0.001
 Husband or wife 1.00    
 Both 1.32 0.93 1.88 0.123
No exercise     
 None 0.97 0.86 1.10 0.656
 Husband or wife 1.00    
 Both 0.81 0.71 0.93 0.002
Smoking     
 None 0.62 0.54 0.71 <0.001
 Husband or wife 1.00    
 Both 1.29 1.14 1.46 <0.001
  1. Note: The results are adjusted for years since marriage, age, income, education, and the spousal differences in these. All variables were entered in the model simultaneously.