Table 2.

ORs and 95% CIs for the presence of sarcopenia in 330 incident dialysis patients

ParameterOR (95% CI)P
Intercept0.001
Age>60 yr2.85 (1.42 to 5.74)0.003
Men1.56 (0.76 to 3.18)0.22
Diabetes mellitus, presence1.05 (0.51 to 2.19)0.89
CVD, presence1.48 (0.72 to 3.05)0.29
GFR<7 ml/min/1.73 m21.40 (0.71 to 2.74)0.33
Inflammation, CRP>10 mg/L1.40 (0.65 to 2.99)0.39
Serum albumin>3.3 g/dl0.46 (0.21 to 0.98)0.04
PEW, SGA>15.66 (2.81 to 11.4)0.001
  • Pseudo r2=0.20. eGFR and albumin were categorized according to median value in the study group. PEW was estimated by means of SGA. OR, odds ratio; 95% CI, 95% confidence interval; CRP, C-reactive protein; SGA, subjective global assessment.