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Table 1 Original and analytical sample characteristics according to sociodemographic and health characteristics – Pelotas/Brazil, 2014

From: Physical activity levels objectively measured among older adults: a population-based study in a Southern city of Brazil

Characteristics Total N (%) Analytical N (%) p-value
Gender    0.700
 Male 537(37.0) 367(37.8)  
 Female 914(63.0) 604(62.2)  
Age    0.255
 60 - 69 756(52.3) 496(51.1)  
 70 - 79 460(31.8) 337(34.7)  
 ≥80 230(15.9) 138(14.2)  
Skin color    0.301
 White 1211(83.7) 797(82.1)  
 Not White 236(16.3) 174(17.9)  
Marital Status    0.090
 Married 763(52.7) 546(56.2)  
 Single 684(47.3) 425(43.8)  
Occupational Status    0.320
 Currently not working 1084(80.4) 728(79.6)  
 Currently working 264(19.6) 172(20.4)  
Socioeconomic Status    <0.001
 A/B (richest) 384(27.9) 327(35.1)  
 C 781(56.8) 506(54.4)  
 D/E (poorest) 210(15.3) 98(10.5)  
Body Mass Índex (BMI)    0.887
 Normal (BMI < 25 kg/m2) 385(28.2) 259(27.3)  
 Overweight (BMI > 25 < 30 kg/m2) 571(41.9) 400(42.2)  
 Obese (BMI > 30 kg/m2) 408(29.9) 289(30.5)  
Self-perceived health    0.885
 Very good/ Good 765(53.1) 504(52.1)  
 Regular 545(37.8) 375(38.7)  
 Very bad/ Bad 132(9.1) 89(9.2)