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Table 2 Associations between body composition factors and pre-sarcopenia

From: Prognostic role of pre-sarcopenia and body composition with long-term outcomes in obstructive colorectal cancer: a retrospective cohort study

  Non-pre-sarcopenia Pre-sarcopenia
Sex Male (N = 75) Female (N = 69) P Male (N = 51) Female (N = 21) P
BMI (kg/m2) 23.9 ± 2.6 23.6 ± 3.2 0.486 21.2 ± 2.7 21.0 ± 3.4 0.687
Visceral fat area (cm2) 129.2 ± 69.6 87.2 ± 56.8 < 0.001 101.6 ± 64.0 52.7 ± 39.8 < 0.001
Subcutaneous fat area (cm2) 88.9 ± 39.8 136.9 ± 57.9 < 0.001 68.3 ± 39.7 87.2 ± 45.3 0.083
Abdominal circumference (cm) 86.9 ± 8.8 82.9 ± 9.2 0.008 83.4 ± 9.3 74.3 ± 9.6 < 0.001
SMI (cm2/m2) 52.7 ± 4.2 43.8 ± 4.4 < 0.001 118.2 ± 11.5 83.1 ± 7.0 < 0.001
  1. BMI body mass index, SMI skeletal muscle index