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Table 4 Odds-ratios of death associated with baseline physical capability, age, BMI and total number of chronic diseases. N = 11,149

From: Cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health disorders associate with greater decreases in physical capability in older women

Physical capability level in 1994: Mortality. N (%) OR for death Confidence interval. p -value
Completely physically capable (N = 6219) 15.1 (939) 1 ref < 0.01
Able to walk but not run (N = 3918) 19.7 (770) 1.087 0.919–1.285 0.330
Can walk up to 1000 m (N = 758) 28.4 (215) 1.680 1.269–2.224 < 0.001
Can walk up to 100 m(N = 167) 48.5 (81) 3.469 2.060–5.843 0.357
Temporarily severely incapable (N = 87) 49.4 (43) 3.821 2.035–7.177 < 0.01
Baseline Age (N = 11,149) N/A 1.103 1.076–1.131 < 0.01
Baseline BMI (N = 11,149) N/A 1.014   0.088
Total number of chronic diseases at baseline (N = 11,149) N/A 1.164 1.101–1.231 < 0.01
Alcohol consumption (increase of 1 unit of 12 g 100% alcohol per month) N/A 1.000 0.999–1.000 0.237
Smoker N/A 1.244 1.020–1.516 0.031