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Table 2 Study characteristics

From: Associations of self-reported physical activity and depression in 10,000 Irish adults across harmonised datasets: a DEDIPAC-study

  TILDA Mitchelstown
MVPA (minutes (median IQR)) 90.00 (600.00) 0.00 (180.00)
PA (n (%))
 Not Meeting PA guidelines 4471 (53.8) 1259 (69.0)
 Meeting PA guidelines 3858 (46.3) 545 (30.2)
Depression status (n (%))
 Not Depressed 7522 (90.3) 1511 (83.8)
 Depressed 807 (9.7) 293 (16.2)
Age (n (%))
  < 50 327 (3.9)a 2 (0.1)b
 50–59 3210 (38.6)a 973 (53.9)b
 60–69 2540 (30.5)a 801 (44.4)b
 70–79 1636 (19.7)a 28 (1.6)b
 80+ 605 (7.3)a 0 (0.0)b
Sex (n (%))
 Male 3706 (44.5)a 882 (48.9)b
 Female 4623 (55.5)a 922 (51.1)b
BMI (n (%))
 Underweight 32 (0.5) 7 (0.4)
 Normal 1353 (22.5) 401 (22.1)
 Overweight 2576 (42.8) 821 (45.3)
 Obese 2056 (34.2) 584 (32.2)
  1. Different subscript letters indicate a subset of each category whose column proportions differ statistically significantly at the .05 level
  2. BMI Body mass index, MVPA Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, TILDA The Irish longitudinal study on ageing