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Table 2 Association between frailty and the combination of physical activity level and sedentary behavior controlled for sociodemographic characteristics

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

Variable Wald chi-square PR CI 95% p
Age groups (years)
 60 to 69   1   
 70 to 79 4.44 2.34 1.06 to 5.17 0.035
 80 to 89 4.74 2.89 1.11 to 7.51 0.029
 90 or more 5.42 5.48 1.31 to 22.95 0.020
Sex
 Male   1   
 Female 0.35 1.24 0.60 to 2.58 0.55
Marital status
 Single   1   
 Married 0.24 1.47 0.31 to 6.93 0.62
 Widower 0.23 1.45 0.31to 7.78 0.63
 Divorced 0.91 2.13 0.45 to 10.0 0.33
Family arrangement
 Alone   1   
 Accompanied 0.33 0.76 0.30 to 1.92 0.62
Years of study
 > 4 years   1   
 ≤ 4 years 0.94 1.49 0.66 to 3.35 0.33
aPAL (min/week) and SB (min/day)
 ≥ 150 and < 540   1   
 < 150 and < 540 0.108 1.15 0.49 to 2.71 0.74
 ≥ 150 and ≥ 540 0.021 0.89 0.19 to 4.13 0.88
 < 150 and ≥ 540 6.020 2.83 1.23 to 6.52 0.01
  1. PAL physical activity level, SB Sedentary behavior; aAdjusted for sociodemographic variables (age, gender, marital status, home arrangement and years of study)