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Table 1 Characteristics of the cohort at baseline

From: Combinations of motor measures more strongly predict adverse health outcomes in old age: the rush memory and aging project, a community-based cohort study

Variable Resultsa
Age, years 79.7 ± 7.3
Women, n (%) 704 (74.2)
White non-Hispanic, n (%) 837 (88.2)
Education, years 14.5 ± 3.2
MMSEb, marks out of 30 27.9 ± 2.0
Global Cognition, composite 0.11 ± 0.53
Body mass index 27.7 ± 5.31
Physical activity, hours/week 3.2 ± 3.53
Existing illnesses, %  
   Myocardial infarction 11.3
   Congestive heart failure 5.2
   Claudication 6.7
   Diabetes 13.7
   Smoking 40.3
   Hypertension 58.5
  1. aData are mean ± SD unless otherwise indicated.
  2. bMini Mental Status Examination.