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Table 2 Variables correlated (Pearson’s correlations) with RSMI in PrMW and PMW

From: Factors associated with measures of sarcopenia in pre and postmenopausal women

PrMW (n = 184) PMW (n = 166)
Correlated variables Correlation (r) Correlated variables Correlation (r)
Weight 0.83** Weight 0.84**
WC 0.80** WC 0.79**
HC 0.77** HC 0.79**
BMI 0.87** BMI 0.87**
WHR 0.47** WHR 0.26**
TBFM 0.74** TBFM 0.70**
TBBMD 0.32** TBBMD 0.46**
TBBMC 0.40** TBBMC 0.55**
HGS 0.27** HGS 0.33**
Fasting insulin − 0.39** Fasting insulin − 0.37**
Vitamin 25(OH)D 0.20**
Walking PA 0.16*
  1. PrMW premenopausal women, PMW postmenopausal women, WC waist circumference, HC hip circumference, WHR waist to hip ratio, BMI body mass index, ASMM appendicular skeletal muscle mass, RSMI relative ASMM, HGS hand grip strength, GS gait speed, TBBMD total body bone mineral density, TBBMC total body bone mineral content, TBFM total body fat mass, PA physical activities
  2. **Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed)
  3. *Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed)