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Table 4 Participant characteristics

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

  Meeting PA Guidelines (n (%)) Not Meeting PA Guidelines (n (%))
Depression status   
 Depressed 327 (7.4) 773 (13.5)
 Not depressed 4076 (92.6) 4957 (86.5)
Age (years)   
 < 50 175 (4.0)a 154 (2.7)b
 50–59 1987 (45.2)a 2196 (38.4)b
 60–69 1482 (33.7)a 1859 (32.5)a
 70–79 609 (13.9)a 1055 (18.4)b
 80+ 144 (3.3)a 461 (8.1)b
Sex   
 Male 2381 (54.1) 2207 (38.5)
 Female 2022 (45.9) 3523 (61.5)
BMI   
 Underweight 15 (0.4)a 24 (0.6)a
 Normal 787 (22.7)a 966 (22.2)a
 Overweight 1589 (45.8)a 1802 (41.4)b
 Obese 1078 (31.1)a 1557 (35.8)b
  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, PA Participant characteristics