Table 12
Physical activity and walking among senior women and men, by age group, Canada, 2009

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Table 12
Physical activity and walking among senior women and men, by age group, Canada, 2009
Table summary
This table displays the results of Physical activity and walking among senior women and men. The information is grouped by Physical activity appearing as row headers and is grouped by Women, Men, 65 to 74 years, 75 to 84 years, 85 years and over, Total 65 years and over appearing as column headers, calculated using percentage as a unit of measure.
Physical activity Women Men Women Men
65 to 74 years 75 to 84 years 85 years and over 65 to 74 years 75 to 84 years 85 years and over Total 65 years
and over
percentage
Active or moderately active 43.8* 30.6* 19.4 53.3* 46.9* 32.5 37.2 50.0
Inactive 56.2* 69.4* 80.7 46.7* 53.1* 67.5 62.8 50.0
Walking 69.9 55.7 44.4 67.8* 59.9 48.0 62.5 63.8
refers to reference group
statistically significant difference between women and men at p<0.05
* statistically significant difference in relation to reference age group at p<0.05
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Community Health Survey, 2009.
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