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Table 2 Group difference of the inflammatory indexes according to sarcopenia defined by different criteria

From: Inflammatory indexes are not associated with sarcopenia in Chinese community-dwelling older people: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics No sarcopenia Sarcopenia p
AWGS n = 323 n = 61  
 PLR 94.3 ± 39.5 101.6 ± 40.6 0.190
 NLR 2.1 ± 0.9 2.1 ± 0.8 0.828
 LMR 4.4 ± 1.3 4.4 ± 1.5 0.939
AWGS 2019 n = 208 n = 176  
 PLR 93.7 ± 35.5 97.5 ± 44.2 0.348
 NLR 2.1 ± 0.8 2.1 ± 1.0 0.407
 LMR 4.4 ± 1.5 4.4 ± 1.6 0.757
EWGSOP n = 339 n = 45  
 PLR 94.2 ± 39.6 105.3 ± 39.4 0.079
 NLR 2.1 ± 0.9 2.3 ± 1.2 0.078
 LMR 4.5 ± 1.5 4.1 ± 1.5 0.141
EWGSOP2 n = 346 n = 38  
 PLR 94.5 ± 39.7 104.3 ± 38.9 0.149
 NLR 2.1 ± 0.9 2.3 ± 1.1 0.177
 LMR 4.4 ± 1.5 4.4 ± 1.6 0.909
IWGS n = 288 n = 96  
 PLR 94.1 ± 38.6 99.7 ± 42.9 0.228
 NLR 2.1 ± 0.9 2.1 ± 0.9 0.758
 LMR 4.4 ± 1.5 4.4 ± 1.5 0.884
FNIH n = 325 n = 59  
 PLR 96.1 ± 40.2 92.1 ± 37.1 0.484
 NLR 2.1 ± 0.9 1.9 ± 0.8 0.178
 LMR 4.4 ± 1.5 4.7 ± 1.4 0.078
  1. Abbreviations: AWGS Asia Working Group for Sarcopenia, AWGS 2019 the updated version of AWGS, EWGSOP European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People, EWGSOP2 the updated version of EWGSOP, FNIH the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, IWGS International Working Group on Sarcopenia, LMR lymphocyte-to-monocyte ratio, NLR neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio, PLR platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio