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Review Article

Does Physical Activity Increase Life Expectancy? A Review of the Literature

Table 1

Number of deaths (percentage of total number of deaths) for the three most frequent causes of death for women and men in Germany in 2008 [9].

Women (per 100,000 persons/y)Men (per 100,000 persons/y)

Total467.3 (100.0%)720.5 (100.0%)

Vascular diseases186.4 (39.9%)263.6 (36.6%)
 Coronary heart disease61.8 (13.2%)117.4 (16.3%)
 Strokes35.8 (7.7%)41.6 (5.8%)
Malignant tumors134.0 (28.7%)210.9 (29.3%)
Respiratory diseases27.7 (5.9%)53.3 (7.4%)