Social class and health behaviour in Danish adults: a longitudinal study.

@article{Osler1993SocialCA,
  title={Social class and health behaviour in Danish adults: a longitudinal study.},
  author={Merete Osler},
  journal={Public health},
  year={1993},
  volume={107 4},
  pages={251-60}
}
Health behaviours were examined in a random sample of 3,608 men and women aged 30, 40, 50 and 60 years, living in the western part of Copenhagen, Denmark. Data were collected by standardized questionnaires completed by each individual in 1982 and by 2,987 subjects who attended for follow up five years later. Smoking, leisure time inactivity and infrequent intake of vegetables were interrelated and highly influenced by social class. Between 1982 and 1987 the proportion of smokers decreased in… CONTINUE READING