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Table 5 Threshold effect analysis of albumin and AGR on ASMI

From: Associations between albumin, globulin, albumin to globulin ratio and muscle mass in adults: results from the national health and nutrition examination survey 2011–2014

  Adjusted β(95%CI) P-value
Woman
 Albumin < 4.3 -0.018 (-0.042, 0.006) 0.144
 Albumin > 4.3 0.060 (0.032, 0.088)  < 0.001
Man
 AGR < 1.643 0.059 (0.024, 0.094) 0.001
 AGR > 1.643 0.010 (-0.012, 0.031) 0.393
  1. AGR Albumin to globulin ratio, ASMI Appendicular skeletal muscle index
  2. Gender, age, race, BMI, hypertension, diabetes, white blood cell count, hemoglobin, total calcium, phosphorus, uric acid, total cholesterol, triglycerides, 25[OH]D were adjusted in the model