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Table 4 Mean physical activity level for Sami and non-Sami. The SAMINOR 2 Clinical Survey (2012–2014)

From: Physical activity in Sami and non-Sami populations in rural Northern Norway, the SAMINOR 2 Clinical Survey

  Winter, inlanda (n = 1202) Winter, coastb (n = 964) Autumn/spring, coastc (n = 3462) Total (n = 5628)
Sami Non-Sami P-value Sami Non-Sami P-value Sami Non-Sami P-value Sami Non-Sami P-value
Women
 40–49 yr 5.4 (2.1) 5.8 (2.0) 0.47 5.5 (2.0) 5.8 (2.2) 0.43 5.5 (2.2) 5.9 (2.0) 0.08 5.4 (2.1) 5.9 (2.0) 0.01
 50–59 yr 5.0 (2.2) 5.9 (2.1) 0.02 5.5 (2.3) 5.2 (2.2) 0.50 6.1 (1.9) 5.8 (2.1) 0.28 5.4 (2.2) 5.8 (2.1) 0.02
 60–69 yr 4.7 (2.1) 5.3 (2.4) 0.16 5.4 (2.0) 5.0 (2.0) 0.26 5.5 (2.0) 5.5 (2.0) 1.0 5.1 (2.1) 5.4 (2.0) 0.01
 70–79 yr 4.0 (1.9) 5.1 (2.4) 0.07 5.8 (2.4) 5.4 (2.2) 0.49 4.9 (2.5) 5.2 (2.1) 0.47 4.8 (2.3) 5.2 (2.1) 0.03
 Total 4.9 (2.1) 5.6 (2.2) 0.002 5.5 (2.1) 5.3 (2.1) 0.41 5.6 (2.1) 5.6 (2.1) 0.79 5.2 (2.2) 5.6 (2.1) < 0.001
Men
 40–49 yr 4.6 (2.3) 5.5 (1.6) 0.15 5.4 (1.7) 5.5 (1.7) 0.84 5.6 (2.3) 5.3 (1.9) 0.31 5.1 (2.2) 5.3 (1.9) 0.17
 50–59 yr 5.0 (2.2) 4.2 (1.8) 0.12 5.5 (2.1) 4.6 (1.9) 0.02 5.6 (2.0) 5.5 (2.0) 0.64 5.3 (2.1) 5.3 (2.0) 0.93
 60–69 yr 4.9 (2.2) 4.2 (1.8) 0.22 5.0 (2.0) 4.6 (1.8) 0.22 5.3 (2.0) 5.3 (2.0) 1.0 5.0 (2.1) 5.1 (2.0) 0.43
 70–79 yr 5.0 (2.3) 5.8 (1.8) 0.21 5.5 (2.2) 4.8 (2.7) 0.26 4.7 (2.2) 5.2 (2.1) 0.12 5.1 (2.2) 5.2 (2.1) 0.63
 Total 4.9 (2.2) 4.8 (1.9) 0.89 5.3 (2.0) 4.8 (2.0) 0.01 5.3 (2.1) 5.3 (2.0) 0.92 5.1 (2.2) 5.2 (2.0) 0.23
  1. Note: Values are means (standard deviation)
  2. yr years
  3. aMunicipalities included in winter, inland area: Kautokeino and Karasjok
  4. bMunicipalities included in winter, coast area: Tana and Nesseby
  5. cMunicipalities included in autumn/spring, coast area: Porsanger, Kåfjord, Storfjord, Lyngen, Skånland and Evenes