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Table 1 Non-response analyses for the study phase conducted at home. Data were available for 857–1770 non-respondents and 1012–1021 participants depending on the variable. Results are stratified by age-cohort

From: Assessing physical performance and physical activity in large population-based aging studies: home-based assessments or visits to the research center?

  75 years80 years85 yearsAll
  Non-respondentParticipantNon-respondentParticipantNon-respondentParticipantNon-respondentParticipant
  % (n)% (n)% (n)% (n)% (n)% (n)% (n)% (n)
SexMale42.9 (224)42.1 (193)39.3 (249)44.3 (149)31.7 (195)41.4 (94)**37.7 (668)42.8 (437)***
Female57.1 (298)57.9 (265)60.7 (384)55.7 (187)68.3 (420)58.6 (133)62.3 (1102)57.2 (585)
Living situationAlone37.7 (95)33.0 (151)46.3 (151)39.9 (134)59.9 (170)61.4 (135)48.3 (416)41.6 (420)*
Together62.3 (157)67.0 (307)53.7 (175)60.1 (202)40.1 (114)38.6 (85)51.7 (446)58.6 (594)
Self-reported healthGood38.1 (98)53.5 (245)***28.2 (92)40.3 (135)***17.7 (50)32.7 (72)***27.9 (240)44.6 (452)***
 Fair46.8 (118)43.7 (200)50.9 (166)54.0 (181)54.1 (153)59.1 (130)50.8 (437)50.4 (511)
 Poor14.3 (36)2.8 (13)20.9 (68)5.7 (19)28.3 (80)8.2 (18)21.4 (184)4.9 (50)
Limitations due to health & functionNot at all44.0 (111)55.7 (255)***32.6 (106)46.0 (154)***27.5 (77)43.4 (95)***34.3 (294)49.8 (504)***
 To some extent34.9 (88)38.6 (177)45.5 (148)45.1 (151)46.8 (131)44.3 (97)42.8 (367)42.0 (425)
 Very much, much21.0 (53)5.7 (26)21.8 (71)9.0 (30)25.7 (72)12.3 (27)22.9 (196)8.2 (83)
Outdoor mobilityDaily78.9 (198)89.7 (411)**73.0 (238)84.8 (285)***68.1 (192)74.1 (163)**73.1 (628)84.7 (859)***
4-6x per week13.1 (33)6.6 (30)12.0 (39)9.5 (32)12.4 (35)18.2 (40)12.5 (107)10.1 (102)
Less frequently8,0 (20)3.7 (17)15.0 (49)5.7 (19)19.5 (55)7.7 (17)14.4 (124)5.2 (53)
Difficulty walking outdoorsNo57.1 (144)76.4 (350)***46.8 (152)61.3 (206)***36.2 (102)50.5 (111)**46.3 (398)65.8 (667)***
 Some27.4 (69)18.6 (85)36.9 (120)33.0 (111)40.1 (113)37.3 (82)35.2 (302)27.4 (278)
 A lot / unable15.5 (39)5.0 (23)16.3 (53)5.7 (19)23.8 (67)12.3 (27)18.5 (159)6.8 (69)
  1. Difference tested with Chi-square tests according to age cohort *p < .05, **p < .01, ***p < .001