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Table 3 Employees Meeting WHO Health Guidelines across Theoretical Stages of Change

From: Measuring healthy behaviours using the stages of change model: an investigation into the physical activity and nutrition behaviours of Australian miners

Health Behaviour & Stages of Change Meet Guidelines
No Yes
n % n %
Physical Activity (n = 828)
 Precontemplation (traditional) 74 29.8 174 70.2
 Precontemplation (new) 48 59.3 33 40.7
 Contemplation 130 66.0 67 34.0
 Preparation 100 78.1 28 21.9
 Action 60 50.4 59 49.6
 Maintenance 33 60.0 22 40.0
Nutrition (n = 880)
 Precontemplation (traditional) 308 88.0 42 12.0
 Precontemplation (new) 89 93.7 6 6.3
 Contemplation 137 95.1 7 4.9
 Preparation 74 96.1 3 3.9
 Action 133 97.1 4 2.9
 Maintenance 66 85.7 11 14.3
  1. Note. Values represent valid responses only