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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the participants by genders

From: Association with subjective measured physical activity (GPAQ) and quality of life (WHOQoL-BREF) of ageing adults in Hungary, a cross-sectional study

  Total Female Male  
  Mean or Frequency SD or N Mean or Frequency SD or N Mean or Frequency SD or N p
Gender
Female 61.32 149  
Male 38.68 94
Age groups
50–59 20.16 49 18.79 28 22.34 21 0.615
60–64 18.52 45 17.45 26 20.21 19
65- 61.32 149 63.76 95 57.45 54
Education
Low 15.64 38 16.11 24 14.89 14 0.966
Middle 49.79 121 49.66 74 50.00 47
High 34.57 84 34.23 51 35.11 33
Place of living
Urban 71.60 174 72.48 108 70.21 66 0.702
Rural 28.40 69 27.52 41 29.79 28
Anthropometric properties
Height (cm) 168.17 8.78 164.14 7.31 174.50 7.01 ≤0.001
Weight (kg) 76.16 14.50 70.48 11.45 85.33 14.26 ≤0.001
Waist circumference (cm) 95.93 16.08 92.00 17.29 102.73 11.04 0.003
Hip circumference (cm) 106.91 23.78 107.32 28.19 106.23 13.87 0.091
Waist to hip ratio 0.98 0.11 0.88 0.18 0.91 0.16 ≤0.001
BMI 26.95 4.50 26.26 4.75 28.04 3.85 ≤0.001
Health status
Average, good, very good (%) 80.25 202 79.87 119 80.85 76 0.475
Sport
Does not do any sports regularly 70.78 172 67.79 101 75.53 71 0.196
Does sport regularly 29.22 71 32.21 48 24.47 23
  1. BMI Body Mass Index; N number; SD standard deviation
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