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Table 4 Variables between which significant differences are found based on gender using U Mann–Whitney test and age using Kruskal–Wallis

From: Keys to active ageing: new communication technologies and lifelong learning

Variables Gender M p U W r
Male (n = 32)
Female (n = 80)
Subjective health pretest Male 3.58 0.000*** 131.50 911.50 −0.353
  Female 2.61     
Objective health pretest Male 3.51 0.000*** 112.50 853.50 −0.343
  Female 3.24     
Mental health pretest Male 3.12 0.004** 163.00 983.00 −0.271
  Female 2.95     
Mental health postest Male 3.03 0.004** 161.50 981.50 −0.275
  Female 2.84     
Health factor pretest Male 3.40 0.000*** 87.00 790.00 −0.383
  Female 2.94     
Social integration factor pretest Male 3.37 0.001*** 86.00 789.00 −0.324
  Female 2.84     
Functional skills factor Male 3.77 0.016* 169.50 835.50 −0.228
  Female 3.10     
  Years M p X 2 Gl. V
Subjective health postest 51–60 years (n = 16) 3.35 0.008** 11.72 3 0.265
  61–70 years (n = 60) 2.63     
  71–80 years (n = 28) 2.58     
  + de 81 years (n = 8) 3.25     
Objective health pretest 51–60 years (n = 16) 3.46 0.024* 9.40 3 0.237
  61–70 years (n = 60) 3.27     
  71–80 years (n = 28) 3.24     
  + de 81 years (n = 8) 3.54     
Objective health postest 51–60 years (n = 16) 3.65 0.001*** 15.50 3 0.303
  61–70 years (n = 60) 3.20     
  71–80 years (n = 28) 3.16     
  + de 81 years (n = 8) 3.55     
Mental health pretest 51–60 years (n = 16) 3.31 0.037* 8.48 3 0.223
  61–70 years (n = 60) 3.25     
  71–80 years (n = 28) 2.72     
  + de 81 years (n = 8) 2.87     
Social integration factor postest 51–60 years (n = 16) 2.62 0.007** 12.26 3 0.273
  61–70 years (n = 60) 3.45     
  71–80 years (n = 28) 2.93     
  + de 81 years (n = 8) 3.37     
Functional skills factor postest 51–60 years (n = 16) 3.93 0.039* 8.39 3 0.221
  61–70 years (n = 60) 3.49     
  71–80 years (n = 28) 2.86     
  + de 81 years (n = 8) 3.46     
  1. * p ≤ 0.05; ** p ≤ 0.01; *** p ≤ 0.001
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