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Table 3 Correlation between muscle mass indices and baPWV

From: Low skeletal muscle mass is associated with arterial stiffness in community-dwelling Chinese aged 45 years and older

 Men (n = 6390)Women (n = 14,087)
rprp
ASMI (kg/m2)− 0.080< 0.0001− 0.054< 0.0001
ASM (kg)− 0.115< 0.0001− 0.112< 0.0001
SMM (kg)− 0.120< 0.0001− 0.114< 0.0001
LAMM (kg)− 0.106< 0.0001− 0.116< 0.0001
RAMM (kg)− 0.107< 0.0001− 0.115< 0.0001
LLMM (kg)−0.114< 0.0001− 0.100< 0.0001
RLMM (kg)−0.116< 0.0001− 0.111< 0.0001
TMM (kg)−0.123< 0.0001− 0.114< 0.0001
  1. Pearson’s correlation coefficient was calculated using bivariate correlation analysis
  2. The natural logarithm was applied for baPWV
  3. Abbreviations: baPWV Brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity, ASMI appendicular skeletal muscle index, ASM appendicular skeletal muscle, SMM Total muscle mass, LAMM Left arm muscle mass, RAMM Right arm muscle mass, LLMM Left arm muscle mass, RLMM Right leg muscle mass, TMM Trunk muscle mass