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Table 4 Barriers to physical activity in subjectively insufficiently active women and men by age group

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

  Women Men
  < 80 yrs.
(n = 104)
≥ 80 yrs.
(n = 41)
< 80 yrs.
(n = 92)
≥ 80 yrs.
(n = 49)
Poor health 55.8 65.9 46.7 75.5
Lack of company 51.0 41.5 37.0 38.8
Lack of interest 36.5 36.6 37.0 36.7
Lack of opportunities 29.8 31.7 13.0 20.4
Afraid of fall/injury 27.9 22.0 19.6 14.3
Lack of transport 31.7 22.0 6.5 8.2
Lack of time 19.2 19.5 14.1 12.2