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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Comparison of Cutoffs for the diagnosis of sarcopenia

VariableEWGSOPAWGS
Skeletal muscle index (kg/m2)
 DEXA
  Male7.27.0
  Female5.55.4
Handgrip strength (kg)
  Male30.026.0
  Female20.018.0
Gait speed (m/sec)0.80.8

EWGSOP = European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People; AWGS = Asian Working Group for Sarcopenia; DEXA = dual energy x-ray absorptiometry.

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