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Table 1 Group characteristics, mean (SD)

From: Does long-term recreational gymnastics prevent injurious falls in older women? A prospective 20-year follow-up

 Sedentary controls
n = 84
Recreational gymnasts
n = 103
All
n = 187
Missing cases
n = 56
Age at baseline 1997, years62.1 (4.6)63.3 (5.9)*62.8 (5.4)62.3 (5.2)
Height at baseline, cm161.4 (5.8)160.8 (5.2)161.1 (5.5)162.2 (5.3)
Weight at baseline, kg68.4 (10.4)66.7 (9.6)*67.5 (10.0)67.6 (9.9)
BMI26.3 (3.8)25.8 (3.5)26.0 (3.6)25.7 (3.3)
Age at register 2018, years81.3 (5.1)82.8 (5.6)82.1 (5.4) 
Follow-up time, years19.3 (3.1)19.6 (2.4)19.4 (2.7) 
Range of follow-up, years5.6–20.79.3–21.05.6 – 21.0 
  1. *Statistically significant difference between groups, p < 0.05