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Table 3 Mortality hazard ratio (HR) by TUG in fifths, by gender, analyzed using Cox regression

From: Mobility as a predictor of all-cause mortality in older men and women: 11.8 year follow-up in the Tromsø study

  Basically adjusteda (N = 864, #deaths = 428) Fully adjustedb (N = 864, #deaths = 428)
All Men Women All Men Women
TUG HR (95% CI) HR (95% CI) HR (95% CI) HR (95% CI) HR (95% CI) HR (95% CI)
1 (quickest) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
2 1.28 (0.96, 1.71) 1.48 (0.99, 2.23) 1.09 (0.71, 1.67) 1.25 (0.93, 1.68) 1.51 (1.00, 2.68) 1.03 (0.66, 1.60)
3 1.23 (0.90, 1.67) 1.25 (0.80, 1.94) 1.18 (0.76, 1.81) 1.16 (0.85, 1.59) 1.22 (0.78, 1.92) 1.05 (0.66, 1.66)
4 1.55 (1.15, 2.09) 1.65 (1.12, 2.44) 1.43 (0.91, 2.25) 1.38 (1.02, 1.87) 1.60 (1.07, 2.39) 1.25 (0.77, 2.02)
5 (slowest) 1.79 (1.33, 2.42) 1.87 (1.25, 2.81) 1.68 (1.08, 2.61) 1.63 (1.20, 2.22) 1.72 (1.13, 2.61) 1.51 (0.95, 2.42)
Per 1 SD increase 1.23 (1.14, 1.33) 1.23 (1.11, 1.37) 1.23 (1.10, 1.37) 1.20 (1.10, 1.30) 1.20 (1.07, 1.34) 1.20 (1.06, 1.36)
Test for trend (across fifths) P < 0.001 P = 0.002 P = 0.010 P = 0.002 P = 0.012 P = 0.059
  1. aBasically adjusted = Adjusted by gender and age; bFully adjusted = Basically adjusted + adjustment for self-reported health status, smoking and education. (Test for interaction TUG in fifths by gender in basically adjusted model: p = 0.835; Test for interaction TUG in fifths by gender in fully adjusted model: p = 0.789)