Korean Journal of Family Practice

Table. 4.

Personal health-related and mental characteristics between two household types

Characteristics Category Living alone Living with one or more persons Total χ2 P-value
Body shape Either skinny or more 1,639 (20.5) 415 (17.3) 578 (18.1) 4.458 0.108
Normal 332 (41.8) 1,069 (44.7) 1,401 (44)
Either obese or more 299 (37.7) 908 (38) 1,207 (37.9)
Weight change No 570 (71.8) 1,805 (75.5) 2,375 (74.5) 4.412 0.11
Weight loss 131 (16.5) 334 (14) 465 (14.6)
Weight gain 93 (11.7) 253 (10.6) 346 (10.9)
Weight control Yes 335 (42.2) 1,193 (49.9) 1,528 (48) 14.099 <0.001
No 459 (57.8) 1,199 (50.1) 1,658 (52)
Current smoking Yes 70 (8.8) 209 (8.7) 279 (8.8) 0.005 0.946
No 724 (91.2) 2,183 (91.3) 2,907 (91.2)
Alcohol drinking No 475 (59.8) 1,147 (48) 1,622 (50.9) 38.007 <0.001
114 (14.4) 364 (15.2) 478 (15)
≥Once a month 205 (25.8) 881 (36.8) 1,086 (34.1)
Heavy alcohol drinking No 690 (86.9) 1,873 (78.3) 2,563 (80.4) 28.081 <0.001
31 (3.9) 162 (6.8) 193 (6.1)
≥Once a month 73 (9.2) 357 (14.9) 430 (13.5)
Usual feeling of stress Much or more 149 (18.8) 447 (18.7) 596 (18.7) 32.616 <0.001
A little bit 312 (39.3) 1,190 (49.7) 1,502 (47.1)
Rarely 333 (41.9) 755 (31.6) 1,088 (34.1)
Feeling depressed Yes 59 (7.4) 115 (4.8) 174 (5.5) 7.944 <0.001
No 735 (92.6) 2,277 (95.2) 3,012 (94.5)
Suicidal thoughts Yes 25 (3.1) 54 (2.3) 79 (2.5) 1.958 0.162
No 769 (96.9) 2,338 (97.7) 3,107 (97.5)

Values are presented as number (%).

P-values were analyzed by cross tabulation analysis (χ2 test).

Korean J Fam Pract 2021;11:113~119 https://doi.org/10.21215/kjfp.2021.11.2.113
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