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Table 2 SD and CV of SARC-F and handgrip strength by cognitive impairment statusa

From: Handgrip strength but not SARC-F score predicts cognitive impairment in older adults with multimorbidity in primary care: a cohort study

  HK-MoCAb < 22 HK-MoCA ≥22 Brown–Forsythe test
Mean SD CV Mean SD CV F statistic p-value
SARC-Fc 1.7 1.83 1.08 0.9 1.26 1.41 17.9 < 0.001
Handgrip strengthd 17.9 4.86 0.27 22.1 7.05 0.32 13.0 < 0.001
  MLRT Statistic 128.4 MLRT Statistic 799.7   
p-value < 0.001 p-value < 0.001   
  1. aBaseline and follow-up values of handgrip strength, HK-MoCA, and SARC-F scores were pooled because of similar statistics between the two time points
  2. bScore range 0–30
  3. cScore range 0–10
  4. dMaximum strength 90 kg