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Table 1 Frequencies Statistic for WOMEN: Spanish National Health Surveys (SNHS) 1987, 1993, 1995-7, 2001, 2003 and 2006.

From: Time trends in leisure time physical activity and physical fitness in elderly people: 20 year follow-up of the Spanish population national health survey (1987-2006)

   SNHS 1987 SNHS 1993 SNHS 95-97 SNHS 2001 SNHS 2003 SNHS 2006
   N = 2,846 N = 2,137 N = 1,303 N = 2,494 N = 3,830 N = 5,022
Age Mean (SE)+   72.3 (0.15) 74.3 (0.23) 72.6 (0.17) 73.0 (0.14) 74.7 (0.16) 74.8 (0.14)
Age group+ 65-79 85.5 84.5 84.9 83.6 76.2 75.5
  ≥ 80 14.5 15.5 15.1 16.4 23.8 24.5
Marital status* Unmarried/widow/divorced 54.0 47.9 49.8 47.5 50.9 49.4
  Married or living with couple 46.0 52.1 50.2 52.5 49.1 50.6
Educational level* No studies 72.9 49.7 38.9 26.5 42.0 42.0
  Primary education completed 21.7 42.7 55.2 67.2 46.3 45.2
  Secondary education or more 5.4 7.6 5.9 6.3 11.7 12.8
Self rated health Very good/good 34.6 39.4 37.0 36.5 33.0 33.1
  Fair/poor/very poor 65.4 60.6 63.0 63.5 67.0 66.9
Nª of chronic conditions* None 40.8 41.3 37.6 32.9 26.8 19.0
  1 31.8 33.0 32.3 33.2 33.2 32.7
  ≥2 27.4 25.7 30.1 33.9 40.0 48.3
Number of medications* None 26.7 26.1 19.0 15.4 9.1 6.5
  1 34.5 33.6 33.1 31.2 21.4 14.7
  ≥ 2 38.8 40.3 47.9 53.4 69.5 78.8
BMI* Normal 41.6 39.1 49.7 31.2 35.2 31.5
  Overweight 41.9 43.4 31.4 41.8 42.3 42.4
  Obesity 16.5 17.5 18.9 27.0 22.5 26.1
Smoking habits* Smoker 1.9 3.9 1.7 2.2 1.7 3.1
  Ex Smoker 2.7 2.5 2.4 2.9 2.9 4.5
  Non Smoker 95.4 93.6 95.9 94.9 95.4 92.4
Sleep habits (hours day) < 8 45.8 48.2 41.9 42.8 44.8 46.8
  ≥ 8 54.2 51.8 58.1 57.2 55.2 53.2
  1. Data are expressed as percentages (%)
  2. + Significant differences between SNHS/*Significant differences between SNHS (adjusted by age)