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Table 1 Distribution of sociodemographic and behavioral variables, according to the frailty

From: Association between frailty and the combination of physical activity level and sedentary behavior in older adults

Variable N Non Frail n (%) Frail n (%) χ2
Age groups (years)
 60 to 69 254 243 (58.3) 11 (27.5) b22.06
 70 to 79 135 120 (28.8) 15 (37.5) P = 0.0001
 80 to 89 58 48 (11.5) 11 (25)  
 90 or more 10 6 (1.4) 4 (10)  
Sex
 Male 172 159 (38.1) 13 (32.5) a0.49
 Female 285 258 (61.9) 27 (67.5) P = 0.48
Marital Status
 Single 41 39 (9.4) 2 (5) a5.14
 Married 214 200 (48) 14 (35) P = 0.16
 Widower 122 106 (25.4) 16 (40)  
 Divorced 80 72 (17.3) 8 (20)  
Family arrangement
 Alone 74 67 (16.1) 7 (17.5) a0.05
 Accompanied 383 350 (83.9) 33 (82.5) P = 0.81
Years of Study
 > 4 years 145 137 (32.9) 8 (20.5) b2.53
 ≤ 4 years 310 279 (67.1) 31 (79.5) P = 0.11
PAL (min/week) and SB (min/day)
 ≥ 150 and < 540 141 131 (31.4) 10 (25) a13.9
 < 150 and < 540 92 86 (20.6) 6 (15) P = 0.003
 ≥ 150 and ≥ 540 105 101 (24.2) 4 (10)  
 < 150 and ≥ 540 119 99 (23.7) 20 (50)  
  1. aPearson’s chi-square; b Chi-square for linear trend; PAL physical activity level; SB sedentary behavior