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Table 1 Distribution of baseline characteristics of centenarians in different nutritional status

From: The association between nutritional status and functional limitations among centenarians: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Total
(n = 1002)
Nutritional status p-Value a
Normal (n = 123) At-risk (n = 671) Malnutrition (n = 208)
Age, M (IQR), years 102.0(3.0) 102.0(3.0) 102.0(3.0) 102.0(3.0) 0.533
Woman, % 822(82.0) 93(75.6) 545(81.2) 184(88.5) 0.008
Primary school and below, % 982(98.2) 7(5.7) 11(1.6) 2(1.0) 0.006
Living with families, % 863(86.1) 104(84.6) 565(84.2) 194(93.3) 0.004
Physical activity, % 129(12.9) 23(18.7) 93(13.9) 13(6.3) 0.002
BMI, M (IQR) 17.9(16.0-19.9) 21.8(20.3–23.8) 17.8(15.9–19.5) 17.1(16.0-18.4) < 0.001
Hb, M (IQR), g/L 114.0(20.0) 119.0(18.0) 114.0(19.0) 112.0(21.8) < 0.001
ALB, M (IQR), g/L 4.6(1.2) 4.8(1.2) 4.6(1.1) 4.5(1.3) < 0.001
TC, M (IQR), mmol/L 38.5(5.1) 40.2(3.7) 38.6(4.9) 37.4(6.2) < 0.001
Diabetes, % 96(9.6) 13(10.6) 63(9.4) 20(9.6) 0.920
Hypertension, % 757(75.5) 99(80.5) 501(74.7) 157(75.5) 0.385
Heart disease, % 41(4.1) 5(4.1) 26(3.9) 10(4.8) 0.839
  1. a All p-values were significant at P < 0.05