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Table 3 Percentage with good or excellent health, daily smoking, body mass index 30 kg/m2 or higher and percentage scoring 1.85 or higher on the HSCL scale in The Oslo Health Study 2000–2001. Number answering the question (N), crude- and weighted percentages according to the inverse of the probabilities of participation from logistic regression models. All men and women aged 30, 40, 45, 59 and 60 years of age.

From: The Oslo Health Study: The impact of self-selection in a large, population-based survey

     Weighted percent
  N Crude percent (95% CI) Model 1* Model 2**
Reporting good or excellent health
Men      
   30 1813 90.3 (89.0–91.7) 89.6 90.3
   40+45 2899 80.0 (78.6–81.5) 78.8 78.3
   59–60 2075 72.5 (70.6–74.5) 71.5 69.9
  6787 80.5 (79.6–81.4) 80.5 80.2
Women      
   30 2257 85.7 (84.3–87.2) 84.9 84.8
   40+45 3607 77.8 (76.5–79.2) 76.9 76.4
   59–60 2307 64.5 (62.5–66.4) 63.4 61.9
  8171 76.2 (75.3–77.1) 76.3 75.6
Daily smokers
Men      
   30 1813 22.9 (21.0–24.8) 23.8 23.9
   40+45 2903 32.0 (30.3–33.7) 33.6 34.5
   59–60 2094 25.9 (24.0–27.8) 26.7 28.0
  6810 27.7 (26.6–28.8) 28.7 29.4
Women      
   30 2250 22.5 (20.8–24.3) 22.6 23.1
   40+45 3610 32.9 (31.4–34.4) 33.3 33.4
   59–60 2312 25.0 (23.2–26.7) 25.5 26.4
  8172 27.8 (26.8–28.8) 27.9 28.4
Body mass index 30 kg/m 2 or higher
Men      
   30 1801 11.1 (9.6–12.6) 11.3 10.9
   40+45 2848 14.3 (13.0–15.6) 14.6 13.9
   59–60 2039 18.6 (16.9–20.3) 18.8 18.5
  6688 14.8 (13.9–15.7) 14.5 14.1
Women      
   30 2204 9.1 (7.9–10.3) 9.7 9.7
   40+45 3556 13.5 (12.4–14.6) 14.3 14.5
   59–60 2291 17.9 (16.3–19.5) 18.5 19.2
  8051 13.5 (12.8–14.2) 13.8 14.1
HSCL 1.85 or higher
Men      
   30 1755 5.9 (4.8–7.0) 6.4 6.4
   40+45 2736 10.3 (9.2–11.4) 10.7 11.7
   59–60 1952 7.6 (6.4–8.8) 7.8 8.7
  6443 8.3 (7.6–9.0) 8.6 9.2
Women      
   30 2166 10.6 (9.3–11.9) 10.6 11.2
   40+45 3452 13.4 (12.3–14.5) 13.8 14.5
   59–60 2120 15.5 (14.0–17.0) 16.3 17.4
  7738 13.2 (12.4–14.0) 13.3 14.1
  1. *Model 1: Age, sex and education **Model 2: Age, sex, education, marital status, residential region, total income and disability benefit