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Table 2 Distribution of the lifestyle factors by family social conditions (n = 742)#

From: Associations between family social circumstances and psychological distress among the university students of Bangladesh: To what extent do the lifestyle factors mediate?

Lifestyle factors Childhood poverty (%) Family socio-economic position (%) Parents’ marital status (%) Living with family (%)
No Yes Don’t remember High Medium Low Married Unmarried Yes No
Physical inactivity           
 Inactive 44.6 37.3 39.8 38.8 43.6 40.0 41.5 45.5 42.4 39.3
 Moderately active 22.4 24.0 34.4 28.1 23.3 25.0 25.0 23.6 24.0 29.0
 Active 32.9 38.7 25.8 33.0 33.1 35.0 33.5 30.9 33.7 31.7
 P for difference* 0.021 0.673 0.847 0.456
Smoking           
 Never smoker 72.4 69.6 66.4 77.7 67.6 67.5 69.7 81.8 71.7 66.2
 Current smoker 22.0 23.0 24.2 17.4 25.1 23.8 23.1 16.4 21.6 26.9
 Former smoker 5.6 7.4 9.4 4.9 7.3 8.8 7.1 1.8 6.7 6.9
 P for difference 0.559 0.092 0.121 0.378
Alcohol consumption           
 Never 92.7 87.8 84.4 89.7 91.1 83.8 89.7 92.7 90.6 86.9
 Sometimes/Regularly 7.3 12.3 15.6 10.3 8.9 16.3 10.3 7.3 9.4 13.1
 P for difference* 0.012 0.134 0.469 0.182
Fruit consumption           
 Rarely 19.8 31.4 26.6 20.5 24.0 35.0 23.4 32.7 21.6 34.5
 Sometimes 38.3 37.3 36.7 37.5 38.4 35.0 37.7 38.2 36.9 41.4
 Regularly 42.0 31.4 36.7 42.0 37.7 30.0 38.9 29.1 41.5 24.1
 P for difference* 0.016 0.107 0.212 0.001
Poor sleep quality           
 No 65.4 58.3 64.8 63.0 62.3 70.0 63.8 58.1 62.1 68.3
 Yes 34.6 41.7 35.2 37.1 37.7 30.0 36.2 41.8 37.9 31.7
 P for difference* 0.217 0.420 0.409 0.169
  1. #Column percentages are presented. *P-value obtained by Chi-square test