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Table 3 Odds ratio for sarcopenia according to inflammatory markers and homocysteine

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

  OR (95%CI) P
After adjusting for age, sex and BMI
 inflammatory markers modeled separately
  Homocysteinea 2.844 (1.071–7.553) 0.036
  Hs-CRP 1.021 (1.000–1.042) 0.046
  Interleukin-6a 1.245 (0.825–1.877) 0.297
 inflammatory markers modeled together
  Homocysteinea 2.809 (1.046–7.538) 0.040
  Hs-CRP 1.019 (0.998–1.041) 0.069
  Interleukin-6a 1.195 (0.780–1.831) 0.412
After adjusting for age, sex, BMI and HbA1c
 inflammatory markers modeled separately
  Homocysteinea 2.829 (1.064–7.525) 0.037
  Hs-CRP 1.021 (1.001–1.042) 0.044
  Interleukin-6a 1.218 (0.804–1.846) 0.351
 inflammatory markers modeled together
  Homocysteinea 2.820 (1.048–7.590) 0.040
  Hs-CRP 1.019 (0.999–1.041) 0.066
  Interleukin-6a 1.166 (0.756–1.797) 0.487
  1. Values in bold are significant at P < 0.05
  2. aSkewed distributions were natural logarithmically transformed