Table 5
Age-adjusted hazard ratios for mortality associated with selected health behaviours, by sex, respondents aged 20 or older to 2003 and 2005 Canadian Community Health Surveys linked to Canadian Mortality Database

Table 5
Age-adjusted hazard ratios for mortality associated with selected health behaviours, by sex, respondents aged 20 or older to 2003 and 2005 Canadian Community Health Surveys linked to Canadian Mortality Database
Table summary
This table displays the results of Age-adjusted hazard ratios for mortality associated with selected health behaviours. The information is grouped by Health behaviour (appearing as row headers), Men, Women, Hazard ratio and 95% confidence interval, calculated using from and to units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Health behaviour Men Women
Hazard ratio 95% confidence interval Hazard ratio 95% confidence interval
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Smoking  
Non-smokerTable 5 Note § 1.00 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 1.00 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Light smoker 1.92Note * 1.51 2.33 1.81Note * 1.52 2.11
Heavy smoker 2.36Note * 1.84 2.89 2.91Note * 1.92 3.91
Former smoker 1.23Note * 1.05 1.40 1.31Note * 1.16 1.46
Body Mass Index (BMI), with correction  
Underweight (less than 18.5) 1.77Note * 1.06 2.47 1.50Note * 1.16 1.85
Normal weight (18.5 to less than 25.0)Table 5 Note § 1.00 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 1.00 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Overweight (25.0 to less than 30.0) 0.87Note * 0.79 0.95 0.86Note * 0.78 0.94
Obese I (30.0 to less than 35.0) 0.96 0.85 1.07 0.91 0.80 1.02
Obese II (35.0 or more) 1.51Note * 1.25 1.76 1.20Note * 1.00 1.40
Alcohol consumption  
Light or non-drinker 1.20Note * 1.09 1.31 1.15Note * 1.01 1.29
Moderate drinkerTable 5 Note § 1.00 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 1.00 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Heavy drinker 1.35Note * 1.06 1.63 2.29 0.41 4.16
Former drinker 1.65Note * 1.46 1.83 1.56Note * 1.36 1.75
Minutes of physical activity per day  
None 1.89Note * 1.61 2.16 2.04Note * 1.65 2.43
Less than 30 1.23Note * 1.08 1.38 1.22Note * 1.03 1.41
30 to 60 0.99 0.86 1.12 1.10 0.92 1.28
More than 60Table 5 Note § 1.00 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 1.00 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Fruit and vegetable servings per day  
None 1.93 0.49 3.36 1.71 0.57 2.85
Less than 2 1.52Note * 1.30 1.74 1.82Note * 1.51 2.13
2 to 5 1.18Note * 1.03 1.32 1.18Note * 1.05 1.32
More than 5Table 5 Note § 1.00 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 1.00 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
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