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Table 1 Cut-off points for unhealthy lifestyle habits applied in medical records and LSQ.

From: A retrospective cohort study on lifestyle habits of cardiovascular patients: how informative are medical records?

Lifestyle habit Cut-off for unhealthy in medical records Cut-off for unhealthy in LSQ
Smoking (package-years, cigarettes per day) Current smoking idem
Alcohol use (alcohol; average daily alcohol use in units) > 2 U/day for females
> 3 U/day for males
Physical activity (type and frequency of physical activity) Once a week or less* Activity index: < 42 points
Eating habits (intake of vegetables, fruit, fibre and fat) Sufficient intake* Fruits/vegetables < 400 g/day
fibre ≥ 3 g/MJ;
total Fat > 35% of energy intake
Body Weight (body weight in kilograms; Body Mass Index (BMI)) Overweight/underweight*
or BMI > 25 kg/m2
BMI < 20 kg/m2
BMI > 25 kg/m2
BMI < 20 kg/m2
  1. U = units, a unit equals one standardized glass; g/MJ = gram/megajoule; g = grams; kg/m2 = kilograms/square meters; *judgment by doctor