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Table 1 Health Behavior Practice to the General Characteristics of Participants (n = 189)

From: Factors influencing health behavior practice in patients with coronary artery diseases

Characteristics Categories N (%) Mean (SD) t/F p Scheffé
Sex Male 131 (69.3) 3.09 (0.42) −3.13 .002  
Female 58 (30.7) 3.32 (0.47)
Age (year) ≤49a 23 (12.2) 2.74 (0.61 9.90 <.001 a < c,d,e
b < e
50-59b 35 (18.5) 3.08 (0.39
60-69c 60 (31.7) 3.18 (0.31)
70-79d 26 (13.8) 3.26 (0.36)
≥80e 45 (23.8) 3.38 (0.48)
Education level ≤Middle school 55 (29.1) 3.23 (0.48) 1.34 .183  
≥High school 134 (70.9) 3.13 (0.43)
Cohabitation Yes 136 (72.0) 3.25 (0.39) 4.24 <.001  
No 53 (28.0) 2.95 (0.51)
Smoking Yes 40 (21.2) 2.85 (0.51) −5.26 <.001  
No 14 (78.8) 3.25 (0.39)
Morbid period (year) <1 96 (50.8) 3.14 (0.49) 0.33 .718  
1-2 30 (15.9) 3.15 (0.39)
≥3 63 (33.3) 3.20 (0.42)
Family history Yes 65 (34.4) 3.06 (0.47) −2.31 .022  
No 124 (65.6) 3.22 (0.43)
Monthly income (thousand won) <500 49 (25.9) 3.03 (0.55) 2.83 .062  
≥500, <2000 65 (34.4) 3.20 (0.29)
≥2000 75 (39.7) 3.22 (0.47)
Regular exercise Yes 73 (38.6) 3.33 (0.32) 4.34 <.001  
No 116 (61.4) 3.06 (0.48)
Education experience Yes 105 (55.6) 3.25 (0.38) 2.95 .004  
No 84 (44.4) 3.06 (0.50)
Body mass index (kg/m2) <23a 76 (40.2) 3.27 (0.41) 7.87 .001 a,b>c
≥23, <25b 33 (17.5) 3.26 (0.43)
≥25c 80 (42.3) 3.02 (0.46)
LDL Chol (mg/dL) ≤130 155 (82.0) 3.22 (0.35) 2.61 .013  
> 130 34 (18.0) 2.90 (0.70)
  1. SD Standard deviation