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Table 4 Risk of dependence for the BADL and IADL and physical performance according to the categories of physical activity

From: Association between physical activity and physical and functional performance in non-institutionalized Mexican older adults: a cohort study

  BADLd IADLe Physical Performance
Model 1b Model 2c Model 1b Model 2c Model 1b Model 2c
ORa CI 95% ORa CI 95% ORa CI 95% ORa CI 95% ORa CI 95% ORa CI 95%
Low PA (< 3.0 METs) or inactive 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Insufficiently increased PA (≥ 3.0 < 6.0 METs) 0.95 0.50, 1.70 0.96 0.51, 1.72 0.28 0.12, 0.63 0.35 0.13, 0.95 0.27 0.14, 0.54 0.41 0.19, 0.91
Met the PA guidelines (≥ 6 METs) 0.60 0.05, 6.74 0.84 0.13, 4.18 0.11 0.05, 0.37 0.17 0.10, 0.80 0.09 0.03, 0.25 0.18 0.11, 0.58
  1. a Generalized estimating equation (GEE) models
  2. b Model 1: Unadjusted model
  3. c Model 2: Adjusted by age, sex, occupation, marital status, educational level, nutritional status, comorbidities, medicine use, depressive symptoms, cognitive level, tobacco, alcohol and drug use
  4. d Basic Activities of Daily Living
  5. e Instrumental Activities of Daily Living