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Table 1 Characteristics of participants

From: Relationships between social factors and physical activity among elderly survivors of the Great East Japan earthquake: a cross-sectional study

  Men (n = 1862) Women (n = 2454)
  No. of participants % No. of participants %
Physical activity
 High 974 52.3 1111 45.3
 Low 888 47.7 1343 54.7
Age group
 65-74 years 1190 63.9 1613 65.7
 75-84 years 608 32.7 765 31.2
  ≥ 85 years 64 3.4 76 3.1
History of disease
 Diabetes 238 12.8 165 6.7
 Hypertension 880 47.3 1228 50.0
 Hyperlipidemia 114 6.1 374 15.2
 Depresion 9 0.5 31 1.3
Body mass index
 Normal body weight 1158 62.2 1539 62.7
 Slim 50 2.7 103 4.2
 Overweight/Obese 654 35.1 812 33.1
Standard of living
 Acceptable 1040 55.9 1405 57.3
 Slightly difficult 483 25.9 645 26.3
 Difficult/Severely difficult 339 18.2 404 16.5
Working status
 Working 612 32.9 636 25.9
 Non-working 1250 67.1 1818 74.1
Social network
  ≥ 12 1126 60.5 1562 63.7
  < 12 736 39.5 892 36.3
Place of residence
 Own home 1176 63.2 1503 61.2
 Elsewhere 686 36.8 951 38.8