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Table 3 Participation in outdoor recreational physical activity according age and gender.

From: A gender perspective on factors that influence outdoor recreational physical activity among the elderly

  Never/1-3 times per month Several times per week/every day Total
  n (%)* (%)** n (%)* (%)** n (%)*
Men (n = 451)      
60-66 years (n = 167) 55 (12) (33) 112 (25) (67) 167 (37)
72-78 years (n = 120) 32 (7) (27) 88 (20) (73) 120 (27)
81-87 years (n = 145) 55 (12) (38) 90 (20) (62) 145 (32)
90-96 years (n = 19) 13 (3) (68) 6 (1) (32) 19 (4) 19 (4)
Total 155 (34) 296 (66) 451 (100)
Women (n = 548)    
60-66 years (n = 183) 29 (5) (16) 154 (28) (84) 183 (33)
72-78 years (n = 149) 46 (8) (31) 103 (19) (69) 149 (27)
81-87 years (n = 184) 89 (17) (48) 95 (17) (52) 184 (34)
90-96 years (n = 32) 21 (4) (66) 11(2) (34) 32 (6)
Total 185 (34) 363 (66) 548 (100)
All (n = 999)    
60-66 years (n = 350) 84 (8) (24) 266 (27) (76) 350 (35)
72-78 years (n = 269) 78 (8) (29) 191 (19) (71) 269 (27)
81-87 years (n = 329) 144 (14) (44) 185 (19) (56) 329 (33)
90-96 years (n = 51) 34 (3) (67) 17 (2) (33) 51 (5)
Total 340 (34) 659 (66) 999 (100)
  1. * Percentage referring to all participants
  2. ** Percentage within the age group