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Table 2 Characteristics of the study population

From: Time allocation to active domains, physical activity, and health indicators in older adults: cross-sectional results from the OUTDOOR ACTIVE study

  Women Men
Total (n = 465) < 70 yrs. (n = 210) ≥70 yrs. (n = 255) Total (n = 448) < 70 yrs. (n = 227) ≥70 yrs. (n = 221)
n (%) n (%)
Education
 Lower secondary education 374 (85.0) 162 (81.8) 210 (87.6) 332 (79.0) 151 (70.5) 181 (87.9)
 Upper secondary education 56 (12.7) 31 (15.7) 25 (10.4) 77 (18.3) 56 (26.2) 21 (10.2)
 No degree 10 (2.2) 5 (2.5) 5 (2.1) 11 (2.6) 7 (3.2) 4 (2.0)
Socioeconomic status
 Lower class 108 (24.6) 43 (21.9) 64 (26.6) 67 (15.9) 32 (15.0) 35 (16.9)
 Middle class 264 (60.1) 112 (57.1) 151 (62.7) 250 (59.4) 122 (57.0) 128 (61.8)
 Upper class 67 (15.3) 41 (20.9) 26 (10.8) 104 (24.7) 60 (28.0) 44 (21.3)
Marital status
 Married 251 (58.0) 118 (59.9) 133 (56.4) 347 (82.2) 179 (83.3) 168 (81.2)
 Divorced 63 (14.5) 35 (17.8) 28 (11.9) 35 (8.3) 19 (8.8) 16 (7.7)
 Widowed 99 (22.9) 33 (16.8) 66 (28.0) 20 (4.7) 4 (1.9) 16 (7.7)
 Unwed/single 20 (4.6) 11 (5.6) 9 (3.8) 20 (4.7) 13 (6.0) 7 (3.4)
Occupational status
 Volunteer work only 162 (38.3) 76 (40.0) 86 (38.4) 114 (28.6) 58 (28.0) 56 (29.3)
 Paid occupation only 37 (8.8) 26 (13.7) 11 (4.9) 67 (16.8) 42 (20.3) 25 (13.1)
 Paid occupation + volunteer work 14 (3.3) 11 (5.8) 3 (1.3) 18 (4.5) 10 (4.8) 8 (4.2)
 No occupation 201 (47.5) 77 (40.5) 124 (55.4) 199 (50.0) 97 (46.9) 102 (53.4)
Self-reported health status
 Less good or bad 103 (23.6) 39 (19.8) 64 (27.0) 78 (18.6) 37 (17.1) 41 (20.1)
 Good 258 (59.2) 117 (59.4) 139 (58.6) 244 (58.1) 126 (58.3) 118 (57.8)
 Very good or excellent 75 (17.2) 41 (20.9) 34 (14.4) 98 (23.4) 53 (24.6) 45 (22.0)
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Age (years) 70.0 (3.1) 67.0 (1.4) 72.43 (1.7) 69.8 (3.1) 67.2 (1.5) 72.5 (1.9)
Total PA (CPM) 1770.4 (454.6) 1840.0 (466.7) 1700.4 (432.4) 1426.1 (340.5) 1475.1 (352.8) 1366.5 (316.2)
  1. CPM Counts per minute