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Table 2 Weight status by health behaviours for the representative Australian population aged 20-64 years.

From: Occupational risk of overweight and obesity: an analysis of the Australian Health Survey

   Male Female
Health risk behaviour n BMI
mean (sd)
Over-
weight
%
Obese
%
n BMI
mean (sd)
Over-weight
%
Obese
%
Physical Activity category1          
   No LTPA & No TW   1524 27.4 (5.2)R 39.8 25.4 1294 26.2 (6.4)R 27.6 22.1
   LTPA, No TW   3129 26.8 (4.4)b 46.4 18.8 2756 25.4 (5.0)b 28.5 16.3
   No LTPA, TW   830 27.0 (5.4) 38.1 25.5 839 25.3 (5.9)b 27.3 17.3
   LTPA & TW   1983 26.6 (4.3)b 45.8 17.1 2263 25.1 (5.1)b 24.7 16.1
Other Health indicators          
Smoking status          
   Not-current   5306 27.1 (4.6)R 45.7 21.0 5528 25.5 (5.4)R 26.7 17.7
   Current   2160 26.3 (4.7)b 39.5 19.0 1624 25.2 (5.3) 27.9 16.3
Diet          
Alcohol intake: g/day         
Male: 0 Female: 0 2027 27.0 (5.4)R 38.1 23.7 3077 26.0 (6.0)R 26.8 21.0
1-40 1-20 3835 26.9 (4.5) 45.8 19.2 2901 25.2 (5.1)b 27.1 15.4
41-80 21-60 984 26.6 (4.0) 47.3 17.2 1015 24.8 (4.4) 25.9 13.3
>80 >60 620 27.0 (4.4) 46.3 22.3 160 24.7 (4.6)a 34.9 11.2
2 fruit&>3 veg daily2 plus         
Low fat milk   6825 26.9 (4.7)R 43.5 20.6 5982 25.3 (5.5)R 26.1 16.9
   No   641 27.1 (4.3) 48.5 19.1 1171 26.0 (5.0)b 31.4 20.1
   Yes          
  1. 1 LTPA = leisure time physical activity TW = transport-related walking
  2. 2 veg = vegetable servings
  3. R = Referent group
  4. a = p-value < 0.05
  5. b = p-value < 0.01