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Table 4 Associations between PA and MVPA with falls stratified by age

From: Association between physical activity and falls among older adults in rural China: are there gender and age related differences?

Variable Aged 60–74 (n = 2,499) Aged 75–100 (n = 743)
Model 1 Model 2 Model 1 Model 2
OR 95% CI p-valve OR 95% CI p-valve OR 95% CI p-valve OR 95% CI p-valve
PA
 Low level 1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00   
 Moderate level 0.74 0.55–0.99 0.042 0.86 0.63–1.16 0.320 1.06 0.61–1.83 0.834 1.09 0.62–1.93 0.758
 Elevated level 0.45 0.31–0.64  < 0.001 0.54 0.37–0.79 0.001 1.07 0.61–1.88 0.813 1.13 0.63–2.04 0.685
 High level 0.51 0.37–0.72  < 0.001 0.68 0.48–0.98 0.037 0.57 0.31–1.03 0.064 0.66 0.35–1.24 0.198
MVPA
 Low level 1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00   
 Moderate level 1.97 1.04–3.73 0.037 1.95 1.00–3.82 0.051 0.52 0.07–4.07 0.529 0.73 0.09–5.89 0.767
 Elevated level 0.85 0.54–1.34 0.475 0.96 0.60–1.53 0.863 0.57 0.20–1.64 0.300 0.54 0.18–1.60 0.268
 High level 0.61 0.44–0.84 0.003 0.75 0.53–1.05 0.096 0.36 0.14–0.91 0.030 0.42 0.16–1.11 0.080
  1. PA Physical activity, MVPA Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence interval. Model 1 was unadjusted. Model 2 was adjusted for gender, education, household income, alcohol consumption, BMI, living alone, number of chronic disease, ADL score, PD score and MMSE score