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Table 2 Associations between PLT, WBC, PWR, and sarcopenia parameters in the BEH program

From: Association between platelet, white blood cell count, platelet to white blood cell ratio and sarcopenia in community-dwelling older adults: focus on Bushehr Elderly Health (BEH) program

Independent Variables Quartiles
PLT Analytic Model Q1 220 220 < Q2 < 259 259Q3 300 Q4 > 300 P-value for trend
OR (95% CI) P-value OR (95% CI) P-value OR (95% CI) P-value OR (95% CI) P-value
Unadjusted 1 (reference) .86(.68 to 1.10) 0.242 .91 (.72 to 1.14) 0.433 1.07(.84to 1.34) 0.564 0.546
Model 1 1(reference) 1.00 (.77 to 1.28) 0.987 1.14 (.88 to 1.46) 0.306 1.40 (1.08 to 1.81) 0.009 0.007
Model 2 1(reference) 1.13 (.84 to 1.52) 0.390 1.24 (.92 to 1.66) 0.143 1.62 (1.20 to 2.18) 0.002 0.002
Model 3 1(reference) 1.24 (.82 to 1.86) 0.300 1.46 (.98 to 2.18) 0.062 1.87 (1.23 to 2.84) 0.003 0.003
Model 4 1(reference) 1.25 (.83 to 1.88) 0.275 1.45 (.97 to 2.17) 0.066 1.82 (1.20 to 2.78) 0.005 0.004
WBC Analytic Model Q1 6.1 6.1 < Q2 < 7.3 7.3Q3 8.4 Q4 > 8.4 P-value for trend
OR (95% CI) P-value OR (95% CI) P-value OR (95% CI) P-value OR (95% CI) P-value
Unadjusted 1 (reference) .87 (.69 to 1.09) 0.248 .88 (.69 to 1.11) 0.295 .81 (.64 to 1.03) 0.093 0.112
Model 1 1(reference) .87 (.68 to 1.11) 0.281 .91(.71 to 1.16) 0.460 .82 (.64 to 1.05) 0.123 0.169
Model 2 1(reference) .86 (.65 to 1.14) 0.317 .94 (.71 to 1.25) 0.712 .95 (.71 to 1.27) 0.759 0.883
Model 3 1(reference) .85 (.61 to 1.19) 0.373 .82 (.59 to 1.15) 0.264 .93 (.66 to 1.29) 0.672 0.598
Model 4 1(reference) .86 (.59 to 1.27) 0.469 1.16 (.78 to 1.73) 0.444 1.13 (.76 to 1.67) 0.541 0.335
PWR Analytic Model Q1 29.46 29.46 < Q2 < 36 36Q3 43.28 Q4 > 43.28 P-value for trend
OR (95% CI) P-value OR (95% CI) P-value OR (95% CI) P-value OR (95% CI) P-value
Unadjusted 1 (reference) 1.07 (.84 to 1.36) 0.555 1.05 (.82 to 1.33) 0.666 1.24 (.98 to 1.57) 0.070 0.094
Model 1 1(reference) 1.12 (.87 to 1.44) 0.361 1.19 (.92 to 1.538) 0.176 1.55 (1.20 to 2.00) 0.001 0.001
Model 2 1(reference) 1.15 (.85 to 1.54) 0.345 1.31 (.97 to 1.76) 0.073 1.62 (1.20 to 2.18) 0.001 0.001
Model 3 1(reference) .99 (.66 to 1.48) 0.974 1.31 (.88 to 1.96) 0.178 1.62 (1.07 to 2.46) 0.022 0.009
Model 4 1(reference) .98 (.65 to 1.46) 0.922 1.31 (.88 to 1.96) 0.180 1.57 (1.03 to 2.40) 0.035 0.015
  1. Multivariate logistic regression was used for analysis
  2. Model 1 adjusted for age, marital, and sex
  3. Model 2 adjusted for Model 1+ smoking, metabolic syndrome, and the number of chronic diseasesa
  4. Model 3 adjusted for Model 2 + anti-inflammatory medications, anti- platelet medications, anti-diabetic medications, anti-hyperlipidemic medications, HTN medications, IADL, and BMI
  5. Model 4 adjusted for Model 3 + Hgb, TG, and creatinine
  6. BEH Bushehr elderly health, PLT platelet, WBC White blood cells, PWR PLT to WBC ratio, HTN Hypertension, IADL Instrumental activities of daily living, WHR waist to hip ratio, BMI Body mass index, Hgb Hemoglobin, HbA1c hemoglobin A1c, HDL high-density lipoproteins, ALK-P Alkaline phosphatase, TG triglycerides
  7. aChronic diseases included: liver diseases, lung diseases, cardiovascular disease, Hypertension,, diabetes mellitus, thyroid diseases, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis