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Table 4 The adjusted hazard ratio for all-cause mortality for sedentary versus active subjects in the Elderly Medication Cohort Follow-up Study in Tainan, Taiwan, 1996-2004.

From: Non-leisure time physical activity is an independent predictor of longevity for a Taiwanese elderly population: an eight-year follow-up study

  Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
Physical activities HR(95%CI) HR(95%CI) HR(95%CI)
LTPA    
   Non-participants vs. participants 1.27(0.97-1.66) - 1.21 (0.92 - 1.59)
NLTPA    
   Inactive vs. active - 1.45(1.07 - 1.97) 1.40 (1.03-1.91)
C statistica 0.49 0.49 0.48
  1. 67 participants with difficulty in ADLs were excluded in multiple-adjusted Cox model.
  2. Model 1: include LTPA and other 16 covariates (age, gender, level of education, habitual smoking and drinking, living status, BMI, cancer, stroke, heart disease, diabetes, liver disease, renal disease, pulmonary disease, hypertension, and osteoarthropathy).
  3. Model 2: include NLTPA and other 16 covariates.
  4. Model 3: include LTPA, NLTPA and 16 covariates.