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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the women participating in this study

From: Revisiting the association of sedentary behavior and physical activity with all-cause mortality using a compositional approach: the Women's Health Study

Characteristic No. = 16,676 women
Age, mean (SD), y 72.0 (5.7)
Smokers, No. (%)
 Never 8404 (50.4)
 Former 7688 (46.1)
 Current 584 (3.5)
Alcohol use, No. (%)
 Never 6338 (38.0)
 Rarely 1634 (9.8)
 Monthly 6053 (36.3)
 Daily 2651 (15.9)
Hormone therapy, No. (%)
 Never 11,995 (71.9)
 Former 3027 (18.2)
 Current 1654 (9.9)
General health, No. (%)
 Poor 4102 (24.6)
 Fair/good 8355 (50.1)
 Very good 3785 (22.7)
 Excellent 434 (2.6)
Parental history of myocardial infarction, No. (%) 2401 (14.4)
Family history of cancer, No. (%) 4319 (25.9)
History of cardiovascular disease, No. (%) 400 (2.4)
History of cancer, No. (%) 1984 (11.9)
Cancer screening, No. (%) 13,674 (82.0)
Accelerometer wear time, mean (SD), min/d 891.4 (75.2)
Moderate-to-vigorous intensity activity, mean (SD), min/d 14.7 (16.5)
Higher-light intensity activity, mean (SD), min/d 63.6 (35.1)
Lower-light intensity activity, mean (SD), min/d 222.0 (52.9)
Sedentary behavior, mean (SD), min/d 591.3 (81.3)