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Table 3 Between sex differences for correlations of the QOL domains and physical fitness parameters

From: Association of physical fitness with quality of life in community-dwelling older adults aged 80 and over in Poland: a cross-sectional study

  Feature Age [years] Height [cm] Body mass [kg] BMI [kg/m2] Chair stand [n] Arm curl [n] Two-minute step test [n] Sit and reach test [cm] Back scratch test [cm] Up and go [s]
Women (N = 67) Overall QOL [score] −0.12 −0.20 − 0.08 0.01 0.50 0.40 0.47 0.07 0.13 −0.53
General health [score] −0.16 −0.17 − 0.19 −0.06 0.60 0.34 0.44 0.15 0.09 −0.61
Physical domain −0.26 −0.13 − 0.02 0.08 0.56 0.39 0.37 0.19 0.08 −0.58
Psychological domain −0.28 0.14 −0.05 0.04 0.57 0.33 0.48 0.12 0.12 −0.56
Social domain −0.16 −0.14 0.03 0.09 0.41 0.17 0.38 0.12 0.10 −0.43
Environmental domain −0.08 −0.16 − 0.03 0.03 0.45 0.37 0.31 0.09 0.20 −0.48
Men (N = 33) Overall QOL [score] 0.14 −0.14 −0.05 − 0.04 0.21 0.13 0.42 0.23 0.11 −0.12
General health [score] −0.05 −0.11 0.01 −0.01 0.21 0.13 0.26 0.07 0.14 0.09
Physical domain 0.06 −0.21 0.04 0.09 0.48 0.37 0.47 0.46 0.06 −0.25
Psychological domain −0.02 −0.04 0.15 0.16 0.46 0.32 0.53 0.26 −0.11 −0.28
Social domain −0.08 −0.15 − 0.03 0.03 0.15 0.28 0.15 0.19 0.17 −0.02
Environmental domain −0.14 −0.16 0.24 0.27 0.55 0.51 0.47 0.43 −0.11 −0.31
  1. Abbreviations: N number of participants, QOL quality of life, BMI body mass index
  2. Notes: *values in bold indicate statistical significance (p < 0.05)