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Table 3 Crude and adjusted association between light intensity physical activity with sociodemographic and health characteristics in older adults – Pelotas/Brazil, 2014

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

Variable Male Female
N Crude (Mean and IC95%) p n **Adjusted (Mean and IC95%) p n Crude (Mean and IC95%) p n **Adjusted (Mean and IC95%) p
Age    <0.001    <0.001    <0.001    <0.001
 60 - 69 188 144 (137; 151)   173 143 (136; 150)   308 156 (151; 161)   270 151 (146; 157)  
 70 - 79 128 117 (108; 127)   117 122 (112; 132)   209 130 (122; 137)   176 134 (126; 143)  
 ≥80 51 93 (77; 109)   48 98 (81; 115)   87 83 (72; 93)   69 86 (74; 99)  
Socioeconomic status    0.62    0.5    0.2    0.8
 A/B (richest) 136 132 (123; 142)   131 129 (120; 138)   191 140 (132; 147)   173 136 (129; 144)  
 C 180 125 (118; 132)   172 127 (120; 134)   326 136 (130; 142)   288 138 (132; 144)  
 D/E (poorest) 36 127 (108; 146)   35 140 (120; 159)   62 124 (108; 140)   54 132 (117; 148)  
Body Mass Índex (BMI)    0.2    0.3    0.3    0.01
 Normal (BMI < 25 kg/m2) 112 122 (112; 132)   107 127 (117; 137)   147 136 (125; 146)   126 141 (131; 151)  
 Overweight (BMI > 25 < 30 kg/m2) 161 135 (127; 143)   154 133 (125; 141)   239 141 (133; 148)   200 142 (134; 149)  
 Obese (BMI > 30 kg/m2) 83 126 (116; 137)   77 124 (115; 133)   206 132 (125; 139)   189 129 (123; 135)  
Marital status    0.05    0.09    <0.001    0.04
 Single 78 117 (105; 129)   71 119 (108; 131)   347 127 (121; 133)   296 133 (128; 138)  
 Married 289 130 (124; 137)   267 132 (125; 138)   257 149 (142; 155)   219 142 (135; 149)  
Occupational status    <0.001    0.001    <0.001    <0.001
 Currently not working 262 118 (111; 124)   239 123 (117; 129)   466 130 (125; 135)   437 133 (128; 138)  
 Currently working 110 153 (143; 162)   99 144 (133; 155)   84 170 (159; 181)   78 158 (147; 169)  
Self-perceived health    0.003    0.001    <0.001    <0.001
 Very good/ Good 200 135 (128; 143)   186 134 (127; 141)   304 147 (142; 153)   260 144 (138; 149)  
 Regular 146 123 (114; 131)   135 127 (118; 136)   229 129 (122; 137)   199 135 (127; 143)  
 Very bad/Bad 20 89 (69; 110)   17 91 (70; 113)   69 108 (92; 124)   56 111 (96; 127)  
  1. * Non-parametric Kruskall Wallis test for ordinal variables and Wilcoxon test for dichotomized variables
  2. ** Adjusted for: age, socioeconomic status, BMI, marital status, occupational status and self-perceived health