Table 3

HRs (95% CI) for 5-year mortality in older general population: analyses adjusted for age and sex

Percentage of subjects with poor statusHR (95% CI)p Value*
All subjects
 Physical function ≥1.0 (vs <1.0)10%3.5 (2.1 to 5.7)<0.001
 Pain >40 (vs ≤40)20%2.2 (1.3 to 3.5)0.002
 Exercise <1 time/week (vs ≥1 time/week)28%5.2 (3.1 to 8.9)<0.001
 Current smoking (vs not smoking)17%4.6 (2.5 to 8.6)<0.001
Subjects with no acutely life-threatening conditions
 Physical function ≥1.0 (vs <1.0)5%4.5 (1.6 to 13)0.004
 Pain >40 (vs ≤40)14%3.1 (1.2 to 8.3)0.024
 Exercise <1 time/week (vs at least once/week)25%4.9 (1.8 to 13)0.001
 Current smoking (vs not smoking)18%7.4 (2.1 to 25)0.002
Subjects with acutely life-threatening condition
 Physical function ≥1.0 (vs <1.0)25%3.1 (1.8 to 5.5)<0.001
 Pain >40 (vs ≤40)40%1.5 (0.9 to 2.8)0.16
 Exercise <1 time/week (vs at least once/week)40%4.7 (2.3 to 9.6)<0.001
 Current smoking (vs not smoking)13%3.3 (1.5 to 7.3)0.003
  • * Adjusted for age and sex.