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Table 2 Fatigue scores for the subscales of MFI-20, stratified by sex and age groups

From: Fatigue in the general population- associations to age, sex, socioeconomic status, physical activity, sitting time and self-rated health: the northern Sweden MONICA study 2014

General fatigue Physical fatigue
Age Men Women p-value Men Women p-value
25–34 y 10.7 12.2 0.004 9.0 10.0 0.087
35–44 y 10.6 11.5 0.056 9.1 9.5 0.4
45–54 y 9.8 11.4 <0.001 9.1 9.9 0.097
55–64 y 9.8 10.2 0.3 9.3 9.9 0.2
65–75 y 8.5 9.4 0.025 8.6 9.4 0.067
Total 9.7 10.8 <0.001 9.0 9.7 0.001
Reduced activity Mental fatigue
25–34 y 9.7 9.7 1 9.5 10.0 0.3
35–44 y 9.2 9.4 0.6 9.1 9.1 1
45–54 y 8.4 9.3 0.026 8.3 8.9 0.1
55–64 y 8.8 9.1 0.4 7.9 8.3 0.2
65–75 y 9.1 9.4 0.4 7.7 7.9 0.7
Total 9.0 9.3 0.046 8.4 8.7 0.044
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