Table 2: Sample correlation matrix among theorized latent factors influencing practice of healthy lifestyle.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Age 1.00 - - - - - - - -
Gender -0.076* 1.000 - - - - - - -
Family history of IHD 0.016 0.010 1.000 - - - - - -
Distance 0.026 -0.029 -0.029 -0.029 - - - - -
Chronic Illness 0.076* -0.019 0.098* 0.042 1.000 - - - -
Education 0.047 -0.006 0.049 -0.062* -0.253* 1.000 - - -
Health Literacy 0.010 0.066* 0.015* 0.062 0.028 0.147** 1.000 - -
MetS Knowledge -0.001 0.018* 0.070 -0.068* 0.009 0.042** 0.223* 1.00 -
Healthy Lifestyle -0.091* 0.292* 0.012 0.011 0.007 0.012 0.130* 0.118* 1.00

*=P value < 0.05, **= P value < 0.001

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