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Table 2 Health-related physical fitness measurements according to general obesity status in Taiwanese older adults

From: Poor health-related physical fitness performance increases the overweight and obesity risk in older adults from Taiwan

Variables Obesity Overweight Normal weight p Tukey’s post hoc test
Men
 2-min step test (step) 85.33 ± 23.70 88.33 ± 23.01 87.68 ± 23.98 <  0.001* Obesity < Overweight, Normal weight
 30-s arm curl test (rep) 17.92 ± 5.44 17.90 ± 5.68 17.37 ± 5.69 <  0.001* Obesity, Overweight > Normal weight
 30-s chair stand test (rep) 14.67 ± 4.58 15.33 ± 4.94 15.35 ± 4.92 <  0.001* Obesity < Overweight, Normal weight
 Back scratch test (cm) −15.14 ± 12.73 −11.90 ± 12.54 −8.47 ± 12.31 <  0.001* Obesity < Overweight < Normal weight
 Chair sit-and-reach test (cm) 2.12 ± 8.17 2.69 ± 8.45 2.80 ± 8.32 0.035* Obesity < Normal weight
 8-ft up-and-go test (s) 7.46 ± 1.88 7.11 ± 1.86 7.04 ± 1.88 <  0.001* Obesity > Overweight, Normal weight
 One-leg stance with eye open test (s) 14.11 ± 11.17 15.93 ± 11.64 16.62 ± 11.63 <  0.001* Obesity < Overweight, Normal weight
Women
 2-min step test (step) 81.97 ± 24.43 84.77 ± 23.82 86.50 ± 23.84 <  0.001* Obesity < Overweight < Normal weight
 30-s arm curl test (rep) 17.33 ± 5.47 17.50 ± 5.33 17.05 ± 5.61 <  0.001* Obesity, Overweight > Normal weight
 30-s chair stand test (rep) 13.83 ± 4.42 14.65 ± 4.49 15.05 ± 4.78 <  0.001* Obesity < Overweight < Normal weight
 Back scratch test (cm) −8.79 ± 11.28 −5.26 ± 10.48 −2.49 ± 10.12 <  0.001* Obesity < Overweight < Normal weight
 Chair sit-and-reach test (cm) 4.64 ± 7.73 5.56 ± 7.90 5.82 ± 8.10 <  0.001* Obesity < Overweight, Normal weight
 8-ft up-and-go test (s) 7.89 ± 1.86 7.38 ± 1.74 7.18 ± 1.82 <  0.001* Obesity > Overweight > Normal weight
 One-leg stance with eye open test (s) 11.84 ± 10.40 14.21 ± 10.91 16.01 ± 11.45 <  0.001* Obesity < Overweight < Normal weight
  1. Values are expressed as means ± standard deviation
  2. *p < 0.05