TableĀ 2

Crude and adjusted HR of death and 95% CIs in the whole study population

Unadjusted
HR (95% CI)Model 1Model 2Model 3
Sarcopaenia3.67 (1.94 to 6.95)2.91 (1.50 to 5.67)2.06 (1.01 to 4.25)2.15 (1.02 to 4.54)
Age1.18 (1.10 to 1.27)1.11 (1.03 to 1.20)1.10 (1.02 to 1.19)
Gender (female)0.48 (0.27 to 0.85)0.45 (0.25 to 0.83)0.54 (0.29 to 1.00)
ADL impairment1.13 (0.86 to 1.48)1.08 (1.81 to 1.43)
IADL impairment1.29 (1.06 to 1.56)1.28 (1.04 to 1.57)
Cognitive impairment1.16 (0.82 to 1.64)1.18 (0.83 to 1.68)
BMI0.93 (0.87 to 0.99)0.92 (0.87 to 0.99)
CRP1.01 (0.90 to 1.11)
IL-61.31 (1.00 to 1.57)
  • Model 1: adjusted for age and gender.

  • Model 2: adjusted for age, gender, ADL impairment, IADL impairment, cognitive impairment and BMI.

  • Model 3: adjusted for age, gender, ADL, IADL impairment, cognitive impairment, BMI, CRP and IL-6.

  • ADL, activities of daily living; BMI, body mass index; CRP, C reactive protein; IADL, instrumental ADL; IL-6, interleukin 6.