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Table 1 Participant Demographics (N = 7104, 6243 females and 861 males)

From: Fitness and health-related quality of life dimensions in community-dwelling middle aged and older adults

  All (%) Male (%) Female (%)
Age    
   50-54 171 (2.4) 4 (0.5) 167 (2.7)
   55-59 534 (7.5) 24 (2.9) 510 (8.2)
   60-64 1506 (21.2) 105 (12.2) 1401 (22.4)
   65-69 1786 (25.1) 226 (26.0) 1560 (24.9)
   70-74 1677 (23.7) 235 (27.4) 1442 (23.1)
   75-79 970 (13.6) 160 (18.7) 810 (13.0)
   80 + 460 (6.5) 107 (12.3) 353 (5.7)
   All 7104 861 6243
Marital status    
   Single 297 (4.2) 54 (6.3) 243 (3.9)
   Married 4616 (65) 693 (80.5) 3923 (62.8)
   Widow/separated/divorced 2142 (30.2) 111 (12.9) 2031 (32.5)
   All 7055 (99.3) 858 (99.7) 6197 (99.3)
   Missing 49 (0.7) 3 (0.3) 46 (0.7)
Education    
   No formal education 4307 (60.6) 477 (55.4) 3830 (61.3)
   Primary education 2464 (34.7) 314 (36.5) 2150 (34.4)
   Secondary education 210 (3.0) 45 (5.2) 165 (2.6)
   Superior studies 114 (1.6) 24 (2.8) 90 (1.4)
   All 7095 (99.9) 860 (99.9) 6235 (99.9)
   Missing 9 (0.1) 1 (0.1) 8 (0.1)
Physical Activity at week    
   0 hours/week 3935 (55.4) 522 (60.6) 3413 (54.7)
   < 3 hours/week 1533 (21.6) 149 (17.3) 1384 (22.2)
   ≥ 3 hours/week 1462 (20.6) 167 (19.4) 1295 (20.7)
   All 6930 (97.6) 838 (97.3) 6092 (97.6)
   Missing 174 (2.4) 23 (2.7) 151 (2.4)
Smoking    
   +24 cigarettes/day 26 (0.4) 12 (1.4) 14 (0.2)
   15-24 cigarettes/day 72 (1.0) 27 (3.1) 45 (0.7)
   5-14 cigarettes/day 98 (1.4) 31 (3.6) 67 (1.1)
   1-4 cigarettes/day 55 (0.8) 26 (3.0) 29 (0.5)
   No smoke 6853 (96.5) 765 (88.9) 6088 (97.5)
Alcohol habits (more than 1 glass/day)    
   Every day more than 1 glass 162 (2.3) 128 (14.9) 34 (0.5)
   2-3 times/week more than 1 glass/day 113 (1.6) 64 (7.4) 49 (0.8)
   1 time/week more than 1 glass/day 150 (2.1) 55 (6.4) 95 (1.5)
   2-3 times/month more than 1 glass/day 284 (4.0) 34 (3.9) 250 (4.0)
   Less than 1 time/month more than 1 glass/day 247 (3.5) 34 (3.9) 213 (3.4)
   Never more than 1 glass/day 555 (7.8) 138 (16.0) 417 (6.7)
   Never drink alcohol 5593(78.7) 408 (47.4) 5185 (83.1)