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Table 6 Receiver operating characteristic curve analysis for optimal cutoffs of hand grip strength for detecting slow 6-meter walking speed test

From: Using hand grip strength to detect slow walking speed in older adults: the Yilan study

  Hand grip strength (kg) Sensitivity Specificity Area under curve p-value Accuracy rate (%)
Total 19.73 0.55 0.83 0.74 < 0.001 66.9
Men 35.10 0.92 0.42 0.70 < 0.001 66.4
Women 17.93 0.62 0.80 0.76 < 0.001 67.9
< 75 years 23.65 0.71 0.60 0.68 < 0.001 65.3
≥ 75 years 16.58 0.52 0.94 0.79 < 0.001 63.3