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Table 1 Distribution of selected characteristics by time of COVID-19 outbreak among 242 Hong Kong older men

From: Changes in physical activity and rest-activity circadian rhythm among Hong Kong community aged population before and during COVID-19

  Before COVID-19 outbreak N = 106 N(%) Between 2nd and 3rd waves of COVID-19 N = 66 N(%) During 3rd wave of COVID-19 N = 70 N(%) p-value
Age, mean + SD 73.67 + 8.76 73.37 + 6.36 71.43 + 8.28 0.173
Education attainment     0.894
 Primary education or below 60 (56.6) 36 (54.5) 41 (58.6)  
 Secondary education or above 46 (43.4) 30 (45.5) 29 (41.4)  
Marital status     0.774
 Married 84 (81.6) 50 (78.1) 58 (82.9)  
 Single/widow/divorce 19 (18.4) 14 (21.9) 12 (17.1)  
Employment status     0.096
 Retired/unemployed 87 (82.9) 60 (90.9) 54 (77.1)  
 Full-time/Part-time 18 (17.1) 6 (9.1) 16 (22.9)  
Smoking     0.409
 Never smoke 56 (52.8) 28 (42.4) 35 (50.0)  
 Smoker/former smoker 50 (47.2) 38 (57.6) 35 (50.0)  
Alcohol consumption     0.181
 Non-drinker 72 (67.9) 43 (65.2) 55 (78.6)  
 Drinker/former drinker 34 (32.1) 23 (34.8) 15 (21.4)  
BMI     0.888
 Underweight/Normal weight 67 (63.2) 38 (57.6) 45 (65.2)  
 Overweight 32 (30.2) 22 (33.3) 20 (29.0)  
 Obesity 7 (6.6) 6 (9.1) 4 (5.8)  
  1. Abbreviations: 1st first, 2nd second, 3rd third, BMI body mass index