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Table 2 Association between SARC_F (suspected sarcopenia (≥ 4) versus not suspected sarcopenia (< 4)) and nutritional status

From: Associations between the quality of life in sarcopenia measured with the SarQoL® and nutritional status

Dependent variable: SARC_F OR 95% CI for OR P value
Lower upper
SMI (ref: robust) 1.218 0.470 3.156 0.685
Calf circumference (ref: robust) 2.150 1.057 4.376 0.035
Grip strength (ref: robust) 1.944 0.957 3.950 0.066
TUG (ref: robust) 3.414 1.710 6.816 0.001
Determine (score: 3–5) 1.798 0.768 4.206 0.176
Determine (score ≥ 6) 3.703 1.580 8.682 0.003
  1. Adjusted for demographic characteristics (sex, age, living alone, education level, smoking) and depressive symptoms
  2. OR, odds ratio; TUG, timed up and go; SMI, skeletal muscle index; Determine: Disease, Eating poorly, Tooth loss, Mouth pain, Economic hardship, Reduced social contact, Multiple medicines, Involuntary weight loss or gain, Need for assistance in self-care, and Elderly