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Table 3 Correlations table (between sarcopenia parameters and anthropometric measurements)

From: Should knee extension strength testing be implemented as a screening test for identifying probable and confirmed sarcopenia in older T2DM patients?

Variable Men Women
KES / ASMI r = 0.55, p < 0.001 r = 0.55, p < 0.001
HGS / ASMI r = 0.058, p = 0.721 r = 0.14, p = 0.157
KES / BMI r = 0.45, p = 0.004 r = 0.51, p < 0.001
HGS / BMI r = 0.133, p = 0.41 r = 0.03, p = 0.82
KES / body weight r = 0.414, p = 0.007 r = 0.5, p < 0.001
HGS / body weight r = 0.0, p = 0.97 r = 0.038, p = 0.814
KES / body fat % r = 0.22, p = 0.19 r = 0.37, p = 0.004
HGS / body fat % r = −0.26, p = 0.1 r = − 0.151, p = 0.25
KES / WC r = 0.32, p = 0.049 r = 0.38, p = 0.002
HGS / WC r = −0.17, p = 0.27 r = 0.05, p = 0.68
KES / height r = 0.05, p = 0.74 r = −0.05, p = 0.69
HGS / height r = 0.36, p = 0.02 r = 0.32, p = 0.01
  1. Abbreviations: ASMI Appendicular Skeletal Mass, BMI Body Mass Index, HGS Hand Grip Strength, KES Knee Extension Strength, WC Waist Circumference