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Table 2 Health promotion or risk behaviours and objective health status of Turkish Speaking Communities

From: Challenges in access to health services and its impact on quality of life: a randomised population-based survey within Turkish speaking immigrants in London

Health promotion or risk behaviours Turkish Immigrants (Group A) Turkish Cypriots (Group B) Total
   n % n % N %
Regular Exercise Yes 181 58.8 72 66.7 253 60.8
  No 127 41.2 36 33.3 163 39.2
Smoking Yes 133 43.2 44 40.7 177 42.5
  No 175 56.8 64 59.3 239 57.5
Alcohol intake Yes 46 14.9 16 14.8 62 14.9
  No 262 85.1 92 85.2 354 85.1
Having chronic illness Yes 74 24.0 39 36.1 113 27.2
  No 234 76.0 69 63.9 303 72.8
Being disabled Yes 13 4.2 3 2.8 16 3.8
  No 295 95.8 105 97.2 400 96.2
Body Mass Index ± SD 25.5 ± 4.0 26.4 ± 4.4 25.7 ± 4.1
  1. Chi square, p < 0.001