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Table 3 The relationship between overall score of SarQoL and nutritional status

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

Dependent variable: overall score of SarQoL B SE 95% CI for B P value
Lower Upper
SARC_F (ref: < 4)  − 13.314 1.900  − 17.053  − 9.575  < .001
SMI (ref: robust) .002 2.335  − 4.593 4.597 .999
Calf circumference (ref: robust) .411 1.532  − 2.603 3.425 .789
Grip strength (ref: robust)  − 3.866 1.820  − 7.448  − .285 .034
TUG (ref: robust)  − 5.459 1.682  − 8.768  − 2.150 .001
Determine (score: 3–5)  − 5.542 1.666  − 8.821  − 2.264 .001
Determine (score: ≥ 6)  − 8.136 1.882  − 11.839  − 4.433  < .001
  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; SarQoL, Sarcopenia-specific Quality of Life