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Table 1 Summary of participant demographics and clinical characteristics

From: Performance on sit-to-stand tests in relation to measures of functional fitness and sarcopenia diagnosis in community-dwelling older adults

Variable Overall (n = 887) Men (n = 240) Women (n = 647) Pa Min-Max
Age, years 67.3 ± 7.0 68.7 ± 7.3 66.8 ± 6.8 < 0.05 51–100
Height, m 1.56 ± 0.79 1.65 ± 0.06 1.53 ± 0.06 < 0.05 1.31–1.83
Weight, kg 60.1 ± 12.0 65.9 ± 10.8 58.0 ± 11.7 < 0.05 29.6–112.3
BMI, kg/m2 24.5 ± 4.6 24.2 ± 3.8 24.6 ± 4.9 0.212 12.9–46.9
SMI (ASM/Height2) 6.8 ± 1.2 7.9 ± 1.2 6.5 ± 0.9 < 0.05 3.97–13.4
FMI (AFM/Height2) 3.3 ± 1.7 2.2 ± 1.0 3.7 ± 1.7 < 0.05 0–14.4
Grip Strength, kg 24.3 ± 6.9 31.7 ± 7.0 21.6 ± 4.4 < 0.05 6.2–48.9
30CST, Reps 16.0 ± 5.3 16.2 ± 6.0 16.0 ± 5.0 0.523 3–35
5TSTS, sec 10.1 ± 4.3 10.1 ± 4.3 10.2 ± 4.3 0.786 2.7–49.0
TUG, sec 10.1 ± 3.7 10.2 ± 0.2 10.0 ± 0.2 0.523 3.3–59.9
Habitual Gait Speed, m/s 1.3 ± 0.27 1.29 ± 0.29 1.28 ± 0.27 0.667 0.20–2.16
6MWT, m 468.6 ± 106.3 477.5 ± 117.7 465.5 ± 101.8 0.176 60.0–708.1
Physical Activity Hours/Week 11.8 ± 10.8 7.9 ± 7.6 13.2 ± 11.4 < 0.05 0–104.5
  1. BMI body mass index, SMI appendicular skeletal mass index, 30CST 30 s chair stands, 5TSTS five times sit to stand, TUG timed-Up-and-Go, 6MWT six-minute walk test
  2. a Independent sample T-test
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