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Table 2 Categorical associations with physical function and frailty (beta coefficients (95% CIs) and corresponding p-values)

From: Dose-response association between physical activity and sedentary time categories on ageing biomarkers

Outcome ‘Physically active & low sedentary’ ‘Physically active & high sedentary’ ‘Physically inactive & low sedentary’ ‘Physically inactive & high sedentary’
Beta (95% CI) p-value Beta (95% CI) p-value Beta (95% CI) p-value  
Short Physical PerformanceBattery (n = 765) 1.73 (0.77, 2.68) < 0.001 1.30 (0.63, 1.98) < 0.001 0.31 (−0.31, 0.84) 0.263 Reference
Frailty Trait Scale (n = 749) −13.96 (−18.31, −9.62) < 0.001 −8.71 (−11.77, −5.65) < 0.001 −2.50 (−4.98, −0.03) 0.047 Reference
  1. Adjusted linear regression models were fitted for physical function and frailty outcomes. The models were controlled for: age, sex, education, income and marital status
  2. Bold indicates statistical significance at α = 0.05