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Table 3 Hazard ratios for mortality of sex-specific tertiles of physical function measures, separate models for each functional measure

From: Relative importance of four functional measures as predictors of 15-year mortality in the older Dutch population

  Model 1
HR 95% CI
Model 2
HR 95% CI
Lower-body performance (range)
Men
  Tertile 1 (0–7) 1.70 (1.36–2.14) 1.52 (1.20–1.92)
  Tertile 2 (8–9) 1.30 (1.02–1.65) 1.27 (0.99–1.61)
  Tertile 3 (10–12) Reference Reference
Women
  Tertile 1 (0–6) 2.06 (1.50–2.83) 1.97 (1.40–2.76)
  Tertile 2 (7–8) 1.23 (0.90–1.70) 1.19 (0.86–1.65)
  Tertile 3 (9–12) Reference Reference
Grip strength
Men
  Tertile 1 (10–33) 1.66 (1.32–2.10) 1.57 (1.23–1.99)
  Tertile 2 (34–40) 1.17 (0.94–1.46) 1.21 (0.97–1.51)
  Tertile 3 (41–69) Reference Reference
Women
  Tertile 1 (16–19) 1.83 (1.41–2.38) 1.65 (1.25–2.16)
  Tertile 2 (20–23) 1.50 (1.18–1.92) 1.49 (1.16–1.91)
  Tertile 3 (24–39) Reference Reference
Peak flow
Men
  Tertile 1 (60–365) 2.21 (1.75–2.80) 1.76 (1.38–2.26)
  Tertile 2 (370–495) 1.37 (1.09–1.73) 1.21 (0.95–1.53)
  Tertile 3 (500–780) Reference Reference
Women
  Tertile 1 (60–285) 1.79 (1.39–2.32) 1.51 (1.16–1.98)
  Tertile 2 (290–365) 1.25 (0.96–1.62) 1.13 (0.87–1.46)
  Tertile 3 (370–700) Reference Reference
Functional limitations
Men
  Tertile 1 (10–28) 1.93 (1.59–2.35) 1.62 (1.31–2.00)
  Tertile 2 (29) 1.12 (0.87–1.44) 1.05 (0.81–1.35)
  Tertile 3 (30) Reference Reference
Women
  Tertile 1 (6–25) 1.62 (1.26–2.08) 1.52 (1.13–2.04)
  Tertile 2 (26–29) 1.10 (0.85–1.44) 1.12 (0.85–1.49)
  Tertile 3 (30) Reference Reference
  1. To facilitate comparability, the models for all function measures and each sex include the same covariates:
  2. Model 1: Adjusted for age
  3. Model 2: Adjusted for age, no. of chronic diseases, cognitive impairment, body mass index, smoking, alcohol use