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Table 3 Health behaviors of older adults grouped according to sitting time

From: Socio-demographic, clinical and health behavior correlates of sitting time in older adults

  Total (n = 3,296) G1 (n = 2,464) G2 (n = 832)  
Variables n % N % n % p-value*
Smoking        0.518
Yes 500 15.2 368 14.9 132 15.9  
No 2,796 84.8 2,096 85.1 700 84.1  
Alcohol consumption        0.933
Yes 522 15.8 391 15.9 131 15.7  
No 2,774 84.2 2,073 84.1 701 84.3  
Regular physical activity        0.001
Yes 1,875 56.9 1,474 59.8 401 48.2  
No 1,421 43.1 990 40.2 431 51.8  
  1. *Chi-square.
  2. G1: Sitting time < 330 minutes/day.
  3. G2: Sitting time ≥ 330 minutes/day.