Perceived stress | p for trend | ||||
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Decreased n=828 | Stable n=1085 | Increased n=682 | |||
Proportion smoking >20 cigarettes daily (%) | 24 | 25 | 25 | 0.60 | |
Proportion consuming >15 units of alcohol weekly (%) | 31 | 33 | 35 | 0.17 | |
Proportion taking <3 hours exercise weekly (%) | 27 | 28 | 23 | 0.13 | |
Proportion with body mass index >25 kg/m^{2} (%) | 57 | 55 | 57 | 0.76 | |
Proportion with diastolic blood pressure ⩾ 90 mm Hg (%) | 29 | 27 | 27 | 0.31 | |
Proportion with FEV_{1} <90% of predicted value (%) | 43 | 41 | 40 | 0.08 |
Standardisation by the direct method for age and occupational class.