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Table 2 Partial correlations between inflammatory markers, homocysteine and components of sarcopenia

From: Associations between homocysteine, inflammatory cytokines and sarcopenia in Chinese older adults with type 2 diabetes

  Homocysteinea Hs-CRP   Interleukin-6a  
  r P r P r P
After adjusting for age, sex and BMI
 SMI (kg/m2) −0.083 0.047 −0.113 0.007 −0.086 0.042
 Grip strength (kg) −0.050 0.236 −0.047 0.259 −0.072 0.090
 Walking speed (m/s) −0.204 <  0.001 −0.048 0.256 −0.034 0.434
After adjusting for age, sex, BMI and HbA1c
 SMI (kg/m2) −0.082 0.050 −0.107 0.011 −0.085 0.046
 Grip strength (kg) −0.050 0.238 −0.047 0.261 −0.072 0.091
 Walking speed (m/s) −0.204 < 0.001 −0.049 0.249 −0.034 0.432
  1. Values in bold are significant at P < 0.05
  2. r: Partial Correlation Coefficients
  3. aSkewed distributions were natural logarithmically transformed