Table 2

Relative risks* (RR) of all cause mortality in women according to physical activity or physical fitness

No of studies†Median RR*
*Comparing most with least active or fit women. These data exclude references 12 and 40, because RRs were not provided.
†No of studies do not sum to total because studies may have assessed more than one dimension of physical activity or fitness.
All studies380.66
Studies of physical activity340.68
    Total physical activity130.75
    Leisure time physical activity230.66
    Occupational or non-recreational physical activity60.54
Studies of physical fitness60.55