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Table 5 Correlation of number of NRT, GOHAI score, and MNA-SF score with sarcopenia

From: Correlation between nutrition, oral health, and different sarcopenia groups among elderly outpatients of community hospitals: a cross-sectional study of 1505 participants in China

   β OR (95% CI) P
Possible sarcopeniaa constant 5.28   0.00
  MNA-SF score -0.79 0.45 (0.39–0.53) < 0.001
  GOHAI score 0.03 1.03 (0.98–1.09) 0.22
  NRTb 0.00 1.00 (0.53–1.88) 1.00
Diagnosed sarcopeniaa constant 10.26   0.00
  MNA-SF score -1.04 0.35 (0.31–0.41) < 0.001
  GOHAI score -0.02 0.98 (0.94–1.03) 0.47
  NRTb 1.71 5.54 (3.57–8.59) < 0.001
Severe sarcopeniaa constant 13.14   0.00
  MNA-SF score -1.39 0.25 (0.21–0.30) < 0.001
  GOHAI score -0.01 0.99 (0.94–1.04) 0.57
  NRTb 2.35 10.50 (6.22–17.72) < 0.001
  1. MNA-SF Mini Nutritional Assessment short-form, GOHAI General Oral Health Assessment Index, NRT Remaining Natural Teeth, OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence interval
  2. aNon-sarcopenia was the reference
  3. bNRT ≥ 20 was the reference