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Table 1 Physical activities and exercise frequency of Young, Older and Tai Chi subjects

From: Tai Chi exercise improves age‐associated decline in cerebrovascular function: a cross‐sectional study

Group Frequency Tai Chi Dancing Jogging Walking Others
Young (n = 102)      
  2/week 2 (1.96 %) 1 (0.98 %) 10 (9.8 %) 0 12 (11.76 %)
  > 2/week 2 (1.96 %) 0 11 (10.78 %) 0 27 (26.47 %)
  everyday 6 (5.88 %) 0 9 (8.82 %) 0 17 (16.67 %)
  sum 10 (9.8 %) 1 (0.98 %) 30 (29.41 %) 0 56 (54.90 %)
Older (n = 168)      
  2/week 0 6 (3.57 %) 5 (2.98 %) 7 (4.17 %) 31 (18.45 %)
  > 2/week 0 10 (5.95 %) 5 (2.98 %) 5 (2.98 %) 14 (8.33 %)
  everyday 0 11 (6.55 %) 7 (4.17 %) 8 (4.76 %) 18 (10.71 %)
  sum 0 27 (16.07 %) 17 (10.12 %) 20 (11.91 %) 63 (37.5 %)
Tai Chi (n = 168)#     
  2/week 14 (8.33 %) 0 0 1 (0.60 %) 2 (1.19 %)
  > 2/week 38 (22.62 %) 3 (1.79 %) 0 0 1 (0.60 %)
  everyday 116 (69.05 %) 9 (5.36 %) 3 (1.79 %) 4 (2.38 %) 0
  sum 168 (100 %) 12 (7.14 %) 3 (1.79 %) 5 (2.98 %) 3 (1.79 %)
  1. Data were shown as number (percentage). #In the Tai Chi group, all of the participants regularly practice Tai Chi, whereas 36 subjects among them also participate in other sports practices