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Table 4 Mortality rates and hazard ratio for all-cause death between categories of physical activity levels in the Tromsø study 1994-2008 until end of follow up on December 31, 2015

From: A prospective study on the effect of self-reported health and leisure time physical activity on mortality among an ageing population: results from the Tromsø study

  Counts Died Hazard ratio (Univariate models) Hazard ratio (Adjusted model)
HR (95% CI) HR (95% CI)
Self-Reported Health
 Poor 1125 416 5.24 (3.88, 7.06) 2.51 (1.84, 3.42)
 Not so good 8914 2581 3.16 (2.53, 3.94) 2.10 (1.68, 2.64)
 Good 15689 2045 1.64 (1.39, 1.94) 1.35 (1.14, 1.59)
 Very good (ref) 4432 230 1.00 1.00
Hard physical activity levels
 Sedentary 13075 3446 1.69 (1.50, 1.91) 1.32 (1.16, 1.49)
 Some high intensity 9596 891 1.03 (0.90, 1.19) 1.01 (0.88, 1.17)
 Moderate high intensity 6936 587 0.98 (0.85, 1.13) 1.00 (0.86, 1.15)
 Vigorous high intensity 3412 339 1.00 1.00
Light physical activity levels
 None 13075 3446 1.61 (1.50, 1.74) 1.23 (1.13, 1.33)
 <1 hour per week 9596 891 1.20 (1.11, 1.31) 1.02 (0.94, 1.11)
 1-2 hours per week 6936 587 1.04 (0.97, 1.11) 0.97 (0.91, 1.04)
 >3 hours per week 3412 339 1.00 1.00
Time Varying Covariates
 Self-Reported Health    1.016 1.009 1.023 1.009 1.002 1.016
  1. HR Hazard ratio, Number of participants = 24831, deaths=5508, Time at risk = 466436 person years
  2. Univariate models: Estimates are controlled for gender and age. SRH was entered as time varying covariate to
  3. The adjusted model: Estimates are controlled for gender, age, comorbid disease, mental health symptoms, cardio-vascular disease risk factors, BMI and smoking habits. SRH was entered as time varying covariate to control for interaction with time