Multiple risk behaviour: increasing socio-economic gap over time?

  title={Multiple risk behaviour: increasing socio-economic gap over time?},
  author={Sabine Drieskens and Herman van Oyen and Stefaan S. Demarest and J Van der Heyden and Lydia Gisle and Jean Tafforeau},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  volume={20 6},
BACKGROUND Unhealthy behaviours often occur in combination. In this study the relationship between education and lifestyle, defined as a cluster of risk behaviours, has been analysed with the purpose to assess socio-economic changes in multiple risk behaviour over time. METHODS Cross-sectional data from the Belgian Health Interview Surveys 1997, 2001 and 2004 were analysed. This study is restricted to persons aged ≥ 15 years with information on those health behaviours and education (n = 7431… CONTINUE READING