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Table 4 Associations of physical performance predictors with life satisfaction

From: Associations of physical performance and physical activity with mental well-being in middle-aged women

Predictors Model 1 Model 2
B CI p B CI p
Hand grip −0.03 − 0.14 – 0.09 0.664 − 0.03 −0.14 – 0.08 0.615
PA (medium level)a     0.36 0.18–0.54 < 0.001
PA (high level) a     0.51 0.29–0.73 < 0.001
Knee extension 0.06 −0.02 – 0.13 0.149 0.03 −0.05 – 0.11 0.449
PA (medium level)a     0.37 0.18–0.57 < 0.001
PA (high level) a     0.58 0.34–0.81 < 0.001
Vertical jumping height 0.57 −1.48 – 2.62 0.587 −0.12 −2.19 – 1.95 0.909
PA (medium level)a     0.40 0.21–0.59 < 0.001
PA (high level) a     0.57 0.33–0.81 < 0.001
Maximal walking speed 0.10 −0.05 – 0.25 0.194 0.08 −0.07 – 0.23 0.312
PA (medium level)a     0.36 0.18–0.54 < 0.001
PA (high level) a     0.52 0.29–0.74 < 0.001
Six-minute walking distance 0.19 0.05–0.32 0.006 0.15 0.01–0.28 0.033
PA (medium level)a     0.28 0.09–0.47 0.004
PA (high level) a     0.47 0.23–0.71 < 0.001
  1. Model 1 adjusted for height, fat mass %, menopausal status and symptoms, marital status, parity, employment status, self-reported mental disorders, use of psycholeptics, use of psychoanaleptics
  2. Model 2 = Model 1+ Physical activity
  3. B unstandardised coefficients, PA physical activity
  4. Values in bold indicate statistically significant results
  5. areference category is low physical activity level