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Table 3 The correlation coefficient among appendicular muscle mass, appendicular muscle mass index, mass strength, gait speed, and repeated chair stands (r)

From: Sarcopenia-related features and factors associated with lower muscle strength and physical performance in older Chinese: a cross sectional study

  ≥60 years <60 years
Male HS GS RCS HS GS RCS
  ASM (kg) 0.28* 0.02 0.06 0.24** 0.01 0.01
  ASM index 0.05 −0.07 0.07 0.25** −0.02 0.05
  HS   0.35* −0.15**   0.17 0.04
  RCS −0.14** −0.26*   0.04 0.08  
Female       
  ASM (kg) 0.30* 0.05 −0.02 0.35 0.05 −0.08
  ASM index 0.07 −0.11 0.03 0.30* −0.09 0.04
  HS   0.40* −0.17*   0.09 −0.08
  RCS −0.17* −0.23*   −0.08 −0.12  
  1. *: p < 0.01; **: p < 0.05. ASM appendicular muscle mass, HS handgrip strength, GS gait speed, RCS repeated chair stands