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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Cut-off values for sarcopenia. EWGSOP guideline, 2010 [3]

 Criterion  Measurement  Cut-off points by gender  Reference group defined
Muscle mass DXA, CT, MR Skeletal muscle mass index (SMI) <2 SD of mean of young adults
Men: 7.26kg/m2, Women: 5.5 kg/m2
BIA SMI <2 SD of mean of young adults
Men: 8.87 kg/m2, Women: 6.42 kg/m2
Muscle strength Handgrip strength Men: <30 kg Based on statistical analysis of study group
Women: <20 kg
Physical performance SPPB SPPB ≤8 Epidemiologic Studies of the Elderly data
Gait speed 6 meters course: GS <1 m/s Health ABC participant data
15 ft (4.572 m) course: Based on quartiles of study group (n=5,317)
Men: Ht 173 cm: ≥7 s, Ht>173 cm : ≥6 s
Women: Ht≤159 cm: ≥7 s, Ht>159 cm: ≥6 s
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