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Table 3 Final multiadjusted odds ratios (OR) with 95% confidence intervals (95% CI) for the association between pre-pandemic factors at baseline and reduction in physical activity (PA) during the COVID-19 pandemic by age and intensity of PA, N=624a

From: Factors associated with physical activity reduction in Swedish older adults during the first COVID-19 outbreak: a longitudinal population-based study

  Reduction in light PA Reduction in intense PA
<70 years
n=347
>80 years
n=277
<70 years
n=347
  >80 years
n=277
 
OR (95% CI) P-value OR (95% CI) P-value OR (95% CI) P-value OR (95% CI) P-value
Social network
 Poor social support -   -   -   2.2 (1.2-4.3) 0.016
 Poor social connection -   -   0.7 (0.4-1.1) 0.143 -  
Somatic diseases
 Any cardiovascular disease 2.0 (0.9-4.1) 0.071 -   -   -  
 Any musculoskeletal disease -   -   1.8 (1.1-2.9) 0.011 -  
Mental diseases
 MADRSb >6 2.6 (1.1-6.4) 0.033 -   -   -  
Physical functioning
 Impaired balance -   1.7 (1.0-2.8) 0.051 -   0.4 (0.2-0.8) 0.009
Lifestyle factors
 Current smoker -   -   0.3 (0.1-0.8) 0.017 -  
 No/occasional or heavy alcohol consumption 1.5 (0.9-2.7) 0.121 -   -   -  
 Under- or overweight -   -   -   0.6 (0.3-1.1) 0.110
Personality
 High/moderate neuroticism -   -   1.6 (1.0-2.6) 0.052 1.6 (0.9-3.1) 0.130
  1. Final multiadjusted models from backward elimination procedure with a <0.1 p-value significance limit. Controlled for age, sex and education in all analyses. Abbreviations: b The Montgomery-Åsberg Depression Rating Scale