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Table 2 Cardiovascular events according to physical self-efficacy and leisure-time physical activity

From: Self-efficacy regarding physical activity is superior to self-assessed activity level, in long-term prediction of cardiovascular events in middle-aged men

  VAS ≥ 50 mm (n = 56) VAS < 50 mm (n = 321) Inactive lifestyle (n = 39) Moderate PA (n = 260) Vigorous PA (n = 78)
Myocardial infarction n, (%) 5 (8.9) 13 (4.0) 4 (10.3) 12 (4.6) 2 (2.6)
Stroke n, (%) 7 (12.5) 27 (8.4) 5 (12.8) 22 (8.5) 7 (9.0)
Claudication n, (%) 0 (0) 2 (0.6) 0 (0) 2 (0.8) 0 (0)
Revascularization n, (%) 2 (3.6) 9 (2.8) 1 (3) 5 (1.9) 5 (6.4)
Heart failure n, (%) 4 (7.1) 2 (0.6) 0 (0) 6 (2.3) 0 (0)
Angina n, (%) 0 (0) 2 (0.6) 0 (0) 2 (0.8) 0 (0)
Total n, (%) 18 (32.1) 55 (17.1)** 10 (25.6) 49 (18.8) 14 (17.9)
  1. Pearson Chi-square; ** <0.01