Table 3

Life expectancy and lifetime medical expenditure at age 40 years for time-spent-walking categories in 27 738 participants

Time spent walkingUnivariateMultiadjusted*
Estimate95% CIp ValueEstimate95% CIp Value
MenLife expectancy (years) at age 40 years
 <1 h42.4141.45 to 43.260.000443.4342.39 to 44.410.0073
 ≥1 h44.1943.15 to 45.1944.8143.66 to 45.94
Lifetime medical expenditure (£) at age 40 years
 <1 h107 023.2101 093.6 to 113 066.3<0.0001107 544.2101 234.0 to 114 044.60.0048
 ≥1 h94 402.187 812.3 to 101 248.099 423.692 515.9 to 106 694.7
WomenLife expectancy (years) at age 40 years
 <1 h52.2549.79 to 54.920.056956.6253.17 to 60.620.2351
 ≥1 h54.2551.38 to 57.4857.7854.02 to 62.22
Lifetime medical expenditure (£) at age 40 years
 <1 h123 553.0111 619.5 to 137 549.60.0644131 766.8115 902.4 to 150 714.30.2559
 ≥1 h115 896.0102 406.6 to 131 792.1128 161.2111 335.0 to 148 494.7
  • * Adjusted for age groups, smoking status, alcohol drinking, body mass index, self-rated health, sports and physical activity, and history of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, cancer, liver disease and kidney disease as same as table 2.