Department of Biostatistics and Population, Faculty of Public Health, University of Indonesia, Depok, Indonesia
Unhealthy lifestyle is a risk factor for hypercholesterolemia. However, the study about lifestyle and hypercholesterolemia in Indonesia is not completely explored.
The present study attempted to examine the effect of lifestyle on hypercholesterolemia including smoking habits, physical activity, consumption of vegetables and fruits.
This study employed the data from Integrated Coaching Post (Posbindu) Non-Communicable Disease in DKI Jakarta Indonesia 2015- with a sample size of 1090 participants analyzed using multivariable binomial regression. The potential impacts were also measured to determine the contribution of risk factors.
The prevalence of hypercholesterolemia was 49,5%. The results of a multivariate analysis -highlighted that physical activity and smoking habits determined the lifestyle associated with hypercholesterolemia-. Less physical activity -contributed- significantly to hypercholesterolemia.
The prevalence of hypercholesterolemia in this study was quite high. Physical activity and smoking habits were significant determinants of hypercholesterolemia.
Keywords: Consumption of vegetables and fruits, Hypercholesterolemia, Lifestyle, Smoking habits, Physical activity, Indonesia.
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