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Table 2 Correlation analysis of clinical and biochemical parameters with calf circumference

From: Low calf circumference can predict nutritional risk and mortality in adults with metabolic syndrome aged over 80 years

Variable r P
Age# −0.26 <  0.01
Male# −0.21 <  0.01
Smoking status 0.02 0.63
Drinking status 0.06 0.21
SBP# 0.13 <  0.01
DBP 0.04 0.37
HbA1c 0.01 0.13
FPG −0.11 0.06
TC 0.08 0.19
TG 0.06 0.27
LDL-c 0.06 0.32
HDL-c 0.22 0.71
Albumin# 0.31 <  0.01
Haemoglobin# 0.32 <  0.01
BMI# 0.55 <  0.01
WC# 0.54 <  0.01
Nutritional risk# −0.43 < 0.01
  1. BMI, body mass index; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; FPG, fasting plasma glucose; HbA1c,Haemoglobin A1c; HDL-c, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-c, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; SBP, systolic blood pressure; TC, total cholesterol; TG, triglyceride; WC, waist circumference
  2. #p < 0.05