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Table 3 Factors associated with sarcopenia using backward stepwise logistic regression

From: Prevalence of and factors associated with sarcopenia among multi-ethnic ambulatory older Asians with type 2 diabetes mellitus in a primary care setting

Characteristics Chi-square R-square Adjusted Odds Ratio (95% CI) P value
122.520 0.393
Age, years    1.14 (1.09–1.20) < 0.001
Dietary protein intake     
Legumes/Lentils, number of meals    0.6 (0.35–1.04) 0.067
Hip Circumference, cm    0.86 (0.82–0.9) < 0.001
Diabetic nephropathy
 No    1
 Yes    2.50 (1.30–5.00) 0.006
Number of consultations at polyclinics in past 1 year    0.74 (0.59–0.92) 0.008
Number of medical conditions (multiple morbidities)    1.25 (1.05–1.49) 0.011