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Table 5 Patient physical activity levels at baseline and follow-upa

From: Good Life with osteoArthritis in Denmark (GLA:D™): evidence-based education and supervised neuromuscular exercise delivered by certified physiotherapists nationwide

Baseline to 3 months (n = 7,273)
Physical activity level Percentage at baseline Percentage at 3 months
Physically inactive 8.1% 3.8%
Physically active but not meeting guideline recommendations 30.6% 32.4%
Physically active and meeting guideline recommendations 61.3% 63.8%
Odds of being more physically active at 3 months compared to at baseline (95% CI) 1.18 (1.10 to 1.27)
Baseline to 12 months (n = 3,429)
Outcome Percentage at baseline Percentage at 12 months
Physically inactive 8.2% 4.3%
Physically active but not meeting guideline recommendations 29.8% 32.7%
Physically active and meeting guideline recommendations 62.1% 63.0%
Odds of being more physically active at 12 months compared to at baseline (95% CI) 1.10 (0.99 to 1.23)
  1. a The proportion of patients being physically inactive (0–1 days per week with at least 30 min of physical activity), physically active but not meeting guideline recommendations (2–4 days per week), and physically active and meeting guideline recommendations (5–7 days per week)