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Table 1 Overview of subjects invited to participate.

From: Handgrip performance in relation to self-perceived fatigue, physical functioning and circulating IL-6 in elderly persons without inflammation

  invited to participate (N = 274) matching inclusion criteria (N = 45) Excluded (N = 5) participating in the study (N = 40)
Male/Female (N) 130/144 27/18 2/3 25/15
Age (years) 76.4 ± 5.4 75.8 ± 5.5 77.6 ± 6.5 75.5 ± 5.5
MMSE (score/30) 27.8 ± 1.5 27.8 ± 1.3 27.0 ± 0.8 28.0 ± 1.4
  1. Values represent number or mean ± Standard Deviation, MMSE = Mini Mental State Evaluation.