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Table 3 Distribution of MOVES across healthcare utilization, health behaviours, or health outcomes

From: Developing a comprehensive measure of mobility: mobility over varied environments scale (MOVES)

Health Characteristics Weighted Percentage (95% CI) Mean MOVES (95% CI) p-value for MOVESa
Receipt of Home Care    <.0001
 Did not receive home care 81.9 (81.2, 82.7) 30.1 (30.0, 30.2)  
 Informal home care only 1.8 (1.6, 2.0) 26.9 (26.6, 27.2)  
 Formal home care only 7.6 (7.1, 8.0) 25.8 (25.2, 26.4)  
 Both formal and informal home care 2.7 (2.4, 2.9) 23.5 (23.1, 24.0)  
Self-perceived health    <.0001
 Excellent 19.4 (18.4, 20.4) 31.2 (31.0, 31.4)  
 Very good 32.0 (30.9, 33.0) 30.6 (30.4, 30.7)  
 Good 28.3 (27.4, 29.3) 29.1 (29.0, 29.3)  
 Fair 10.8 (10.2, 11.4) 26.7 (26.5, 27.0)  
 Poor 3.5 (3.1, 3.8) 24.0 (23.5, 24.4)  
Satisfaction with Life Scale    <.0001
 Extremely dissatisfied 1.2 (1.0, 1.4) 25.6 (24.8, 26.4)  
 Dissatisfied 3.1 (2.7, 3.5) 26.8 (26.2, 27.4)  
 Slightly dissatisfied 6.2 (5.6, 6.7) 27.4 (27.0, 27.8)  
 Neutral 1.7 (1.4, 1.9) 27.6 (26.9, 28.3)  
 Slightly satisfied 13.2 (12.5, 14.0) 28.6 (28.4, 28.8)  
 Satisfied 47.3 (46.2, 48.5) 29.9 (29.8, 30.0)  
 Extremely satisfied 23.6 (22.7, 24.6) 30.9 (30.7, 31.0)  
Reported having a chronic condition    <.0001
 Has at least one chronic condition 73.1 (72.0, 74.2) 29.2 (29.1, 29.3)  
 Has no chronic conditions 21.0 (19.9, 22.0) 30.9 (30.8, 31.1)  
Smoking Status    <.0001
 Smoker 17.4 (16.5, 18.3) 29.2 (29.0, 29.4)  
 Former smoker 45.8 (44.7, 46.9) 29.7 (29.6, 29.9)  
 Never smoked 30.7 (29.7, 31.8) 29.5 (29.4, 29.7)  
Drinking Status    <.0001
 Regular drinker 58.0 (56.9, 59.1) 30.3 (30.2, 30.4)  
 Occasional drinker 16.3 (15.5, 17.2) 29.2 (28.9, 29.4)  
 Did not drink in the last 12 months 19.6 (18.8, 20.4) 27.7 (27.5, 27.9)  
Reported having arthritis    <.0001
 Yes 26.0 (25.1, 26.9) 28.1 (27.9, 28.2)  
 No 67.9 (66.9, 68.9) 30.2 (30.1, 30.3)  
Self-reported BMI    <.0001
 Underweight (<18.50) 1.4 (1.2, 1.5) 27.1 (26.4, 27.7)  
 Normal weight (18.50–24.99) 37.4 (36.3, 38.5) 29.6 (29.5, 29.8)  
 Overweight (25.00–29.99) 36.2 (35.1, 37.3) 29.8 (29.7, 30.0)  
 Obese-class I, class 2, class 3 (≥30.00) 21.2 (20.3, 22.2) 29.4 (29.2, 29.6)  
Number of falls (only 65+)    <.0001
 No 73.7 (72.7, 74.7) 27.8 (27.7, 27.9)  
 One fall 11.5 (10.7, 12.2) 26.4 (26.0, 26.7)  
 Two or more falls 6.3 (5.8, 6.8) 24.2 (23.7, 24.7)  
Depressive Symptoms    <.0001
 Did not feel depressed or did not lose interest in things 88.9 (88.2, 89.5) 29.7 (29.6, 29.8)  
 Felt depressed or lost interest in things 7.7 (7.1, 8.3) 28.1 (27.8, 28.5)  
  1. aP-values from t-test or ANOVA testing for differences in mean MOVE. All results weighted using the Statistics Canada proportional sampling scheme and applied Balanced Repeated Replication (BRR) with 500 bootstrap weight variables to obtain the correct standard errors for ANOVA
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