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Table 1 Mean, median and 20th percentile of the maximum HGS among older people

From: Factors associated with low handgrip strength in older people: data of the Study of Chronic Diseases (Edoc-I)

VariablesOverallMenWomen
MeanMedianP20MeanMedianP20MeanMedianP20
Total27.225.018.933.633.125.021.620.616.8
Age (age group)
 60–69 years old29.427.420.036.436.628.823.321.918.7
 70–79 years old25.523.918.031.530.624.720.419.616.1
  ≥ 80 years old21.320.315.225.924.620.817.416.712.0