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Table 1 Characteristics of the study sample aged 65 years and older participating in the ELANE study (N = 276)

From: The role of high-intensity physical exercise in the prevention of disability among community-dwelling older people

    T0 T1
  Sex (% women) 48.2  
  Mean age (years) 74.6 ± 6.7  
  Disabilities (range 0–8) (% one or more) 33.3 36.6
   (mean) 0.7 ± 1.4 0.8 ± 1.3
MVPA exercisea Participation (% yes) 46.4 42.4
Mean duration (hours in 2 weeks) 2.4 ± 4.6 2.1 ± 4.9**
Mean intensity b (METs) 2.7 ± 3.1 2.3 ± 2.9**
Mean energy expenditure (MET-hours in 2 weeks) 14.1 ± 32.8 11.7 ± 30.1**
  1. **p < 0.001
  2. aall MVPA means are among the total study population
  3. bmean score of T0 and T1 (in case participants participated in two different types of exercise, highest METs of both was used)