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Table 2 Summary of sarcopenia components and sarcopenia categories, stratified by gender

From: Prevalence of sarcopenia in community-dwelling older adults using the updated EWGSOP2 definition according to kidney function and albuminuria

  Total (n = 1420) Men (n = 616) Women (n = 804) p-value
Sarcopenia components
 Low muscle strength 306 (21.5%) 136 (22.1%) 170 (21.1%) 0.672
 Low muscle mass 463 (32.6%) 151 (24.5%) 312 (38.8%) < 0.001
 Low physical performance 440 (31.0%) 165 (26.8%) 275 (34.2%) 0.003
Sarcopenia categories
 No sarcopenia 1114 (78.5%) 480 (77.9%) 634 (78.9%) 0.672
 Probable sarcopenia 156 (11.0%) 77 (12.5%) 79 (9.8%) 0.110
 Confirmed sarcopenia 65 (4.6%) 26 (4.2%) 39 (4.9%) 0.573
 Severe sarcopenia 85 (6.0%) 33 (5.4%) 52 (6.5%) 0.382