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Table 1 Functional capacity (mean and SD) in the study cohorts by sex

From: Longitudinal changes in functional capacity: effects of socio-economic position among ageing adults

   Cohort Oneway
   1946-1950 1936-1940 1926-1930 ANOVA
Functional capacity   Mean sd Mean sd Mean sd  
Men 2002 12,4 3,4 13,7 4,0 15,4 4,8 1<2<3
  2008 12,7 3,7 13,9 4,3 16,4*** 4,8 1<2<3
Women 2002 12,7 3,7 14,6 4,5 17,2 5,0 1<2<3
  2008 13,2** 3,8 15,3*** 4,6 18,9*** 4,9 1<2<3
  1. Longitudinal change in functional capacity by time and cohort.
  2. ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001.