Journal of Public Health: From Theory to Practice (2018) 26:195–204 DOI 10.1007/s10389-017-0839-7 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Behavioral risk factors and non-communicable diseases among adult men in demographically developed states of India: evidence from District Level Household and Facility Survey-4 1 1 Shri Kant Singh & Swati Srivastava Received: 26 January 2017 /Accepted: 18 September 2017 /Published online: 6 October 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017, corrected publication January/2018 Abstract NCDs are a crude measures that does not reveal the reason for Aim To examine the association between behavioral habits the disease. Alcohol consumption, smoking, and chewing to- (alcohol consumption, smoking, and chewing tobacco) and bacco have the lifetime exposure, but NCDs are recurrent non-communicable diseases (NCDs) among adult males events. Therefore, it is recommended that the relationship be- (18 years and above) in demographically developed states of tween behavioral habits and NCDs should be analyse by using India. longitudinal data instead of cross-sectional data. Subjects and methods The latest round of the District Level . . Household and Facility Survey (2012–2013) and multivariate Keywords Non-communicable disease Behavioral habits logistic regression model was carried out to accomplish the CAB component Multivariate regression analysis objective. Results The analysis reveals that alcohol consumption signif- icantly
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Published: Oct 6, 2017
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