The Journal of Korean Physical Therapy Indexed in /covered by CAS, KoreaScience & DOI/Crossref:eISSN 2287-156X   pISSN 1229-0475

The Journal of Korean Physical Therapy Indexed in /covered by CAS, KoreaScience & DOI/Crossref:eISSN 2287-156X pISSN 1229-0475

Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Demographic characteristics of older and young adults

Variable Older adults (n=20) Young adults (n=20) p value
Sex (m/f) 12/8 10/10 0.751
Age (yr) 80.2± 4.4 24.3± 2.9 < 0.001***
Height (cm) 159.6± 9.4 166.9± 8.4 0.014*
Weight (kg) 60.9± 8.6 59.7± 12.8 0.717
BMI (kg/m2) 24.0± 3.5 21.2± 2.7 0.007**
Aids (none/cane) 3/17 NA NA

BMI: body mass index, NA: not applicable.

*<0.05, **p<0.01, ***p<0.001.

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