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Prevalence of 3 Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors Among US Adults With and Without History of Stroke


Crude and adjusted odds of individual and total number of healthy behaviors in adults with history of stroke (HOS), 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Adults without HOS was the reference group. Sex, age, race/ethnicity, marital status, education, and annual household income were controlled for in the adjusted odds. Black squares represent crude values, and open circles represent adjusted values; horizontal bars represent 95% confidence intervals.

Category Crude Adjusted
Odds Ratio (95% Confidence Interval)
Healthy behavior
Consumes ≥1 fruit and ≥1 vegetable daily 0.81 (0.76–0.86) 0.85 (0.79–0.91)
Meets weekly aerobic physical activity recommendations 0.63 (0.59–0.68) 0.72 (0.67–0.78)
Has a body mass index <25 kg/m2 0.77 (0.72–0.82) 0.99 (0.91–1.07)
No. of healthy behaviors
0 1.55 (1.44–1.68) 1.26 (1.16–1.37)
1 1.11 (1.04–1.19) 1.05 (0.97–1.14)
2 0.77 (0.72–0.84) 0.86 (0.79–0.94)
3 0.59 (0.53–0.66) 0.73 (0.64–0.82)

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