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Table 1 Demographic data by group

From: Evaluation of muscle quality and quantity for the assessment of sarcopenia using mid-thigh computed tomography: a cohort study

Group    Age (year) Height (cm) Weight (kg) BMI (kg/cm2) Fall risk score
n    average SD average SD average SD average SD average SD
Normal 99 M 36 77.0 5.0 163.6 4.7 60.8 7.0 22.7 2.5 7.3 3.1
   F 63 75.6 5.1 150.7 5.4 52.3 9.7 23.0 3.9 7.9 3.2
Poor-function 55 M 13 77.7 5.1 159.3 8.5 67.9 12.1 26.6 3.1 9.2 3.2
   F 42 78.9* 5.3 146.7 7.2 53.9 10.1 25.0* 3.8 11.0* 3.0
Sarcopenia 26 M 14 79.9 5.8 159.9 4.9 55.6 7.6 21.7 2.2 8.8 2.9
   F 12 81.8* 3.5 148.7 4.9 41.5* 5.6 18.8* 2.5 10.4* 2.2
Severe Sarcopenia 34 M 15 81.6 7.9 161.6 7.7 54.1 9.7 20.7 3.5 10.1* 3.4
   F 19 83.6* 4.7 143.6 5.7 39.6* 5.6 19.1* 1.6 10.7* 2.8
Total 214 M 78 78.5 6.0 161.8 6.3 59.7 9.6 22.8 3.3 8.4 3.3
   F 136 78.3 5.7 148.3 6.5 50.1 10.5 22.7 4.1 9.5* 3.3
  1. *P < 0.05 compared with normal group, M men, W women, BMI body mass index, SD standard deviation
  2. Age was significantly higher in the poor-function, sarcopenia and severe-sarcopenia groups than in the normal group