Table 5

Association between steps per day with all-cause mortality among 1181 British men without pre-existing CHD, stroke or heart failure

Quartile 1
(121–2927)
Quartile 2
(2928–4532)
Quartile 3
(4533–6412)
Quartile 4
(6413–17 781)
Total*
Number of participants
(n deaths)
293 (93)295 (45)299 (39)294 (17)1181 (194)
Person-years12811428146714705646
Mortality/1000 person-years72.631.526.611.634.4
HR 95% CI HR 95% CI HR 95% CI HR 95% CI
Model 1†Reference0.560.39 to 0.810.530.36 to 0.790.290.17 to 0.510.840.78 to 0.91
Model 2‡Reference0.630.43 to 0.930.590.39 to 0.900.310.17 to 0.570.840.78 to 0.91
Model 3§Reference0.630.43 to 0.930.590.39 to 0.900.310.17 to 0.570.860.80 to 0.93
  • *HR for mortality per 1000 steps per day (continuous variable).

  • †Model 1=age+ region of residence+season of wear+accelerometer wear time.

  • ‡Model 2=model 1+social class+alcohol use+smoking+sleep time+living alone+body mass index.

  • §Model 3=model 2+mobility disability.

  • CHD, coronary heart disease.