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Table 3 Comparisons between adulthood impact groups (high, mixed, low) in terms of midlife vertebral CSA. Results from linear regression models

From: High-impact exercise in adulthood and vertebral dimensions in midlife - the Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966 study

  Men (n = 459) Women (n = 564)
Crude Adjusteda Crude Adjusteda
β (95% CI) β (95% CI) β (95% CI) β (95% CI)
Adulthood impact group
 Mixed vs. low −2.1 (−39.8; 35.6) 2.1 (−33.8; 38.1) 19.5 (3.3; 59.2) 36.8 (11.2; 62.5)
 High vs. low −5.6 (−45.7; 34.6) 5.0 (−33,7; 43.7) 27.6 (1.5; 53.8) 43.2 (15.2; 71.1)
  1. aAdjusted for vertebral height and BMI at age 46. β Beta estimate (mm2). CI confidence interval