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Table 2 Selected health and lifestyle status (Health Status, Tobacco Use, Alcohol Consumption, Exercise) and Demographic Characteristics.

From: Health and lifestyle of Nepalese migrants in the UK

Demographic Factors (Response) Health Status Alcohol Tobacco No exercise
  (Poor) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
Gender     
   Female 1 1 1 1
   Male 1.58 (0.83–3.02) 10.86 (5.91–19.96) 3.9 (1.35–11.27) 0.84 (0.50–1.40)
Age     
   > 45 1 1 1 1
   30–45 0.75 (1.55–2.71) 0.89 (0.44–1.80) 1.41 (0.47–4.13) 1.70 (0.89–3.22)
   < 30 0.50 (0.20–1.20) 0.32 (0.15–0.69) 1.86 (0.40–8.58) 1.54 (0.73–3.22)
  0.310 0.001 0.564  
Education     
   None/primary 1 1 1 1
   Secondary 0.25 (0.09–0.72) 1.87 (0.69–5.00) 0.12 (0.01–1.78) 0.14 (0.03–0.64)
   Higher 0.28 (0.11–0.72) 2.10 (0.81–5.36) 0.40 (0.02–3.05) 0.16 (0.04–0.69)
Duration of stay     
   < 1 year 1 1 1 1
   1–5 year 1.14 (0.49–2.63) 0.46 (0.21–1.01) 1.40 (0.43–4.43) 1.17 (1.66–2.24)
   6–10 year 1.58 (0.66–3.70) 3.00 (1.47–5.98) 1.18 (0.31–3.59) 1.66 (0.47–5.75)
   > 10 year 0.96 (0.38–2.41) 2.34 (1.13–4.80) 2.17 (0.62–7.02) 1.57 (1.33–3.28)
     0
Immigration Status in UK     
   Resident, ILR/UK Citizen 1 1 1 1
   Work permit/fresh talent/highly skilled migrant/student/dependent/business 0.79 (0.41–1.50) 0.77 (0.52–1.13) 0.82 (0.42–1.59) 1.34 (0.90–1.97)
   Refugees/asylum seeker/over stay 3.76 (1.30–10.69) 2.30 (0.64–8.16) 2.36 (0.67–8.16) 1.27 (0.44–3.52)