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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Association of relative leg strength and relative grip strength with anemia by age

Characteristic of risk factor Total (n=1,987) Age <65 yr (n=1,195) Age ≥65 yr (n=792)
Relative leg strength
Low 1.00 (Reference) 1.00 (Reference) 1.00 (Reference)
Middle 0.78 (0.53–1.16) 0.85 (0.46–1.56) 0.84 (0.48–1.44)
High 0.55 (0.34–0.88) 0.45 (0.24–0.87) 0.79 (0.37–1.69)
p-trend 0.013 0.011 0.484
Relative grip strength
Low 1.00 (Reference) 1.00 (Reference) 1.00 (Reference)
Middle 0.55 (0.36–0.83) 0.86 (0.45–1.65) 0.43 (0.24–0.78)
High 0.45 (0.27–0.73) 0.66 (0.32–1.34) 0.32 (0.14–0.72)
p-trend 0.001 0.227 0.002

Values are presented as odds ratio (95% confidence interval).

Multivariable adjusted age, sex, sleep time, serum glucose, meat intake, human serum-C-reactive protein, body mass index, lean body mass, history of hypertension, history of diabetes mellitus, and estimated glomerular filtration rate.

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