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Table 1 Statements on barriers to physical activity and abbreviated designation for use in figures/tables

From: Barriers to physical activity in older adults in Germany: a cross-sectional study

  Item Abbreviated designation
1 I haven't any time for physical activity. Lack of time
2 I am afraid that I will fall or hurt myself during exercise. Afraid of fall/injury
3 I don't have any company. I would be more active with a partner or in a group. Lack of company
4 For health reasons, I don't feel I can be more active. Poor health
5 There are no appropriate sports programmes or leisure facilities for me. Lack of opportunities
6 I do not have transport to sports programmes or leisure facilities. Lack of transport
7 I am not interested in physical activity. Lack of interest