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Table 2 Association between sarcopenia and anthropometric indicators among community-dwelling older adults

From: Anthropometric indicators as a discriminator of sarcopenia in community-dwelling older adults of the Amazon region: a cross-sectional study

Variables Sarcopenia
Anthropometric indicators OR 95%CI p* Value
Body mass index (BMI)
 Unadjusted 0.66 0.57–0.76 < 0.001
 Adjusted 0.64 0.53–0.76 < 0.001
Calf circumference (CC)
 Unadjusted 0.73 0.64–0.83 < 0.001
 Adjusted 0.73 0.62–0.85 < 0.001
Arm circumference (AC)
 Unadjusted 0.63 0.54–0.73 < 0.001
 Adjusted 0.63 0.53–0.76 < 0.001
Waist circumference (WC)
 Unadjusted 0.94 0.91–0.97 < 0.001
 Adjusted 0.93 0.90–0.97 < 0.001
  1. OR: Odds Ratio; 95%CI: 95% Confidence interval; * p < 0.05; Adjusted for age, sex, schooling, income, health perception, number of diseases and medications, hospitalization and occurrence of falls in the last year, smoking habit, level of physical activity, functional disability for basic and instrumental activities of daily life; Hosmer-Lemeshow test (p > 0.05)