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Table 2 Neuropsychological test scores according to sarcopenia by AWGS criteria

From: Associations of sarcopenia and its defining components with cognitive function in community-dwelling oldest old

  Overall (n = 428) Without Sarcopenia(n = 276) With Sarcopenia(n = 152) P Value
MoCA total score, median (IQR) 23 (19–26) 23 (21–26) 22 (17–25) 0.017
Visuospatial & Executive function, median (IQR) 3 (2–5) 4 (2–5) 3 (2–5) 0.056
Naming, median (IQR) 3 (2–3) 3 (2–3) 3 (2–3) 0.759
Attention, median (IQR) 6 (4–6) 6 (5–6) 5 (4–6) 0.183
Language, median (IQR) 2 (1–2) 2 (1–2) 1 (1–2) 0.328
Abstraction, median (IQR) 2 (1–2) 2 (1–2) 1 (1–2) 0.232
Delayed recall, median (IQR) 2 (0–3) 2 (0–4) 2 (0–3) 0.067
Orientation, median (IQR) 6 (6–6) 6 (6–6) 6 (5–6) 0.011