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Table 1 Participants’ characteristics

From: Aging effects on prefrontal cortex oxygenation in a posture-cognition dual-task: an fNIRS pilot study

  Young adults (N = 10) Older adults (N = 10) p value
Sex 7 women 6 women  
Age (years) 22.6 ± 2.8 72.3 ± 3.2 < 0.001
Height (cm) 173.4 ± 6.6 166.8 ± 8.6 0.074
Weight (kg) 75.3 ± 12.2 73.8 ± 11.2 0.798
Education duration (years) 14.3 ± 1.6 14.1 ± 2.1 0.828
MoCA total score   28.0 ± 1.2  
Subjective health assessment:
a.) General health status 4.3 ± 0.5 3.9 ± 0.6 0.123
b.) Physical fitness 4.2 ± 0.6 4.0 ± 0.8 0.631
c.) Mental health 4.5 ± 0.5 4.2 ± 0.6 0.353
d.) Quality of life 4.4 ± 0.5 4.3 ± 0.7 0.853
  1. Note: Data are mean ± SD. MoCA, Montreal Cognitive Assessment
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