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Table 4 Logistic regression of the low HGS (≤ P20) with independent variables, by sex, among older people

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

VariablesMenWomen
OR (CI95%) CrudeOR (CI95%) AdjustedOR (CI95%) CrudeOR (CI95%) Adjusted
Marital status (With vs. Without partner)1.57 (0.91, 2.70)2.44 (1.32, 4.51)
Smoking (Smoker /Ex-smoker vs. Non-smoker)2.11 (0.89, 4.97)3.25 (1.25, 8.44)
Assessment of current health in relation to that of the previous 12 months (Worse vs. Better /Equal)2.28 (1.23, 4.21)2.21 (1.14, 4.30)
ADL (Dependent vs. Independent)2.83 (1.63, 4.93)2.92 (1.35, 6.30)
BMI
 Low weight2.38 (1.07, 5.27)2.80 (1.19, 6.61)2.56 (1.49, 4.33)2.61 (1.46, 4.66)
 Eutrophic1111
 Overweight0.83 (0.44, 1.57)1.09 (0.50, 2.38)0.91 (0.91, 1.32)0.86 (0.58, 1.26)
Anemia (Yes vs. No)4.01 (2.14, 7.51)4.15 (2.09, 8.21)1.86 (1.08, 3.22)1.80 (1.06, 3.06)
Diabetes (Yes vs. No)1.75 (0.98, 3.12)1.95 (1.00, 3.81)0.70 (0.40, 1.23)0.53 (0.28, 1.01)
Insomnia (Yes vs. No)1.77 (1.09, 2.89)1.83 (1.10, 3.03)
Waist-to-hip ratio (Altered vs. Normal)1.35 (0.85, 2.14)1.79 (1.02, 3.12)
Physical activity in displacement /occupational physical activity (Yes vs. No)1.67 (1.09, 2.56)1.75 (1.08, 2.84)
p-value (Wald) < 0.001 < 0.001
 % Concordance 76.0 67.4
  1. % Concordance is a fitness quality criterion of the logistic regression model