Table 2: (a) Univariate associations with shoulder flexibility. (b) Univariate associations with hip flexibility.
(a)

Mean (SD) value

Sex:
males = 205; females = 231
−0.0170.722
Age (years)71 ± 8.6−0.290<0.001
Total physical activity405.8 ± 201.00.0290.547
Light activity186.1 ± 82.60.0570.235
Moderate activity115.1 ± 91.10.0300.530
Heavy activity104.6 ± 141.3−0.0120.810
BMI26 ± 3.9−0.0940.052
Sum of skinfolds56.0 ± 20.50.0130.825
Plantar flexion strength879.5 ± 322.90.197<0.001
Handgrip strength292.1 ± 112.70.126<0.001
Arthritis:
no = 107; yes = 108
−0.0220.752

BMI: body mass index; self-reported arthritis data available for 215 subjects.
(b)

Mean (SD) value

Sex:
males = 205; females = 231
0.341<0.001
Age (years)71 ± 8.6−0.256<0.001
Total physical activity 405.8 ± 201.00.0270.586
Light activity 186.1 ± 82.60.0390.435
Moderate activity 115.1 ± 91.1−0.0100.839
Heavy activity 104.6 ± 141.30.0220.658
BMI26 ± 3.9−0.1310.009
Sum of skinfolds 56.0 ± 20.50.0800.187
Plantar flexion strength 879.5 ± 322.90.0550.279
Hand grip strength 292.1 ± 112.7−0.1130.029
Arthritis:
no = 107; yes = 108
−0.1070.132

BMI: body mass index; self-reported arthritis data available for 215 subjects.