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Table 4 Percentage of the population meeting current PA recommendations

From: Accelerometer-determined physical activity and self-reported health in a population of older adults (65–85 years): a cross-sectional study

  Women Men All
≥30 min of daily MVPA, in bouts of 10 min or more    
Age    
  65–69 yr 25.0 29.0 27.9b,c
  70–74 yr 20.3 19.5 19.9
  75–79 yr 5.8 22.8a 14.8d
  80–85 yr 7.1 3.0 5.6e
  1. a p = 0.01 for sex within age group.
  2. b 65-69 yr compared to 75–79 yr p = 0.02.
  3. c 65-69 yr compared to 80–85 yr p = 0.000.
  4. d 75-79 yr compared to 65–69 yr p = 0.02.
  5. e 80-85 yr compared to 65–69 yr p = 0.000.