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Table 2 Univariate and multivariate analyses the risk of sarcopenia

From: Serum creatinine/cystatin C ratio as a surrogate marker for sarcopenia in patients with gastric cancer

Factors Odds ratio for sarcopenia (95% CI)
Univariate analysis p value Multivariate analysis p value
Age     
 > 75/ ≤ 75 8.543 (4.056–17.998) < 0.001* 10.035 (4.217–23.877) < 0.001*
Sex     
 Male/female 1.662 (0.846–3.266) 0.140   
BMI, kg/m2     
 ≥ 18.5/< 18.5 0.177 (0.085–0.369) < 0.001* 0.144 (0.062–0.337) < 0.001*
Anemia     
 Yes/no 2.091 (1.032–4.235) 0.041* 1.607 (0.705–3.666) 0.259
Tumor location     
 Corpus/cardia 1.012 (0.388–2.641) 0.980   
 Pylorus/cardia 1.020 (0.426–2.441) 0.965   
 Mixed or total/cardia 0.614 (0.070–5.415) 0.660   
Tumor size     
 ≥ 4.75/< 4.75 2.100 (1.079–4.086) 0.029* 1.975 (0.842–4.632) 0.118
Type of differentiation     
 Moderate/well 1.151 (0.376–3.528) 0.805   
 Poor/well 0.955 (0.274–3.337) 0.943   
pTNM stage     
 II/I 2.819 (1.046–7.595) 0.040* 2.639 (0.716–9.731) 0.145
 III/I 2.409 (1.040–5.580) 0.040* 1.905 (0.595–6.599) 0.278
Serum Cr/Cys C     
 Low/high 0.336 (0.163–0.692) 0.003* 0.334 (0.144–0.773) 0.010*
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