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Table 2 Physical function and health behaviors of survey respondents (N = 688)

From: Physical function and associations with diet and exercise: Results of a cross-sectional survey among elders with breast or prostate cancer

Variable Total Sample (N = 688) Women with Breast Cancer (N = 286) Men with Prostate Cancer (N = 402) p-value
Physical Function
[SF-36 – 9 items scaled 0–100, mean (sd)] 74.3
(25.3)
68.3
(25.5)
78.5
(24.3)
<.0001
Exercise
(% who "vigorously exercise for at least 20 minutes, 3 or more times a week") 44.6% 36.7% 50.2% .001
% of Energy (Calories) from Fat
mean (sd) 29.1
(21.8)
25.6
(16.2)
31.7
(24.7)
.0003
% consuming <30% of Energy from Fat 61.1% 65.8% 57.6% .031
Fruit and Vegetable Consumption
mean number of servings (sd) 4.1
(2.9)
3.7
(2.3)
4.4
(3.2)
.0005
% consuming 5+ servings/day 20.4% 15.4% 24.1% .005