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Table 2 Effect of baseline ASM/TBF on follow-up BMI

From: Value of appendicular skeletal muscle mass to total body fat ratio in predicting obesity in elderly people: a 2.2-year longitudinal study

 MaleFemale
β (SE)P valueβ (SE)P value
Model 1−1.150 (0.161)< 0.001−4.744 (0.526)< 0.001
Model 2−1.141 (0.159)< 0.001−4.748 (0.526)< 0.001
Model 3−1.147 (0.161)< 0.001−4.727 (0.524)< 0.001
  1. Abbreviations: SE standard error; BMI body mass index; ASM appendicular skeletal muscle mass; TBF total body fat
  2. Model 1 was not adjusted for any factor. Model 2 was adjusted for age. Model 3 was adjusted for age, albumin, diabetes history
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