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Table 3 Adjusted1 health behaviour risk ratios for not working due to retirement or disability

  Both sexes Men Women
Daily smoking 1.40* 1.68* 1.16
Physical inactivity 0.93 0.90 1.04
Obesity 1.41* 1.36 1.62*
Heavy drinking 1.95* 1.95* 2.67
1. Adjusted for age, place of residence, marital status, household income adequacy, class of employment, highest level of schooling, and occupation.
* significantly different from those who do not have a given health behaviour at the 0.05 level (e.g., obese versus non-obese people)
Source: Statistics Canada, National Population Health Survey, 1994/1995 to 2006/2007.