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Table 4 Correlation matrix among the SARC-F score, HK-MoCA score and handgrip strength (Spearman’s)

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

  Baseline 1-year follow-up
SARC-Fa HK-MoCAb Handgrip strengthc SARC-F HK-MoCA Handgrip strength
Baseline
 SARC-F 1      
 HK-MoCA −0.15** 1     
 Handgrip strength −0.39*** 0.17*** 1    
1-year follow-up
 SARC-F 0.46*** −0.10* −0.30*** 1   
 HK-MoCA −0.13** 0.60*** 0.20*** −0.23*** 1  
 Handgrip strength −0.42*** 0.18*** 0.80*** −0.37*** 0.24*** 1
  1. aScore range 0–10
  2. bScore range 0–30
  3. cMaximum strength 90 kg
  4. *p < 0.05
  5. ***p < 0.001