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Table 2 Spearman correlation of relationship between of handgrip strength and age, BMI, education years, and neuropsychology test scores

From: Association between handgrip strength and cognition in a Chinese population with Alzheimer’s disease and mild cognitive impairment

  Male Famale
r P r P
Age −0.566 < 0.001 −0.503 < 0.001
BMI 0.492 < 0.001 0.512 < 0.001
Education years 0.128 0.416 0.188 0.302
MMSE 0.440 < 0.001 0.558 < 0.001
MoCA-BC 0.430 < 0.001 0.443 < 0.001
ACE-III-CV 0.418 < 0.001 0.436 < 0.001
FAQ −0.481 < 0.001 −0.436 < 0.001
ADL −0.502 < 0.001 −0.437 < 0.001
  1. ADL Activities of Daily Living, ACE-III-CV,Chinese version of Addenbrooke’s Cognitive Examination III, BMI body mass index, FAQ Functional Activities Questionnaire, MMSE Mini-Mental State Examination, MoCA-BC Montreal Cognitive Assessment-Basic