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Table 2 Sex-specific correlationsa among the four function measures: zero-order (before slash) and partial correlation controlling for age (after slash), respectively

From: Relative importance of four functional measures as predictors of 15-year mortality in the older Dutch population

  Lower-body performance Grip strength Peak flow
Men
Lower-body performance   
Grip strength 0.50 / 0.34
N = 694
 
Peak flow 0.38 / 0.24
N = 690
0.39 / 0.26
N = 721
Functional limitations 0.66 / 0.58
N = 684
0.45 / 0.33
N = 716
0.34 / 0.24
N = 711
Women
Lower-body performance   
Grip strength 0.47 / 0.26
N = 735
 
Peak flow 0.38 / 0.20
N = 711
0.42 / 0.27
N = 753
Functional limitations 0.70 / 0.58
N = 721
0.47 / 0.30
N = 761
0.34 / 0.18
N = 736
  1. aEach correlation calculated using the maximum number of cases available