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Table 3 Logistic regression on the determinant factors of low gait speed and low handgrip strength

From: Gait speed and handgrip strength as predictors of all-cause mortality and cardiovascular events in hemodialysis patients

 Low gait speedLow handgrip strength
 UnivariateMultivariateUnivariateMultivariate
 OR (95% CI)p valueOR (95% CI)p valueOR (95% CI)p valueOR (95% CI)p value
Age (per 10 years increment)1.61 (1.28–2.01)< 0.0011.51 (1.20–1.91)0.0011.32 (1.10–1.59)0.0041.02 (1.00–1.4)0.026
Male (vs. female)1.42 (0.83–2.45)0.202  0.63 (0.38–1.04)0.072  
BMI (per 1 kg/m2 increment)1.01 (0.95–1.08)0.702  0.92 (0.86–0.98)0.0140.92 (0.86–0.99)0.022
Time on dialysis (per 1 year increment)0.91 (0.86–0.98)0.0080.94 (0.88–1.01)0.0811.02 (0.97–1.06)0.451  
Diabetes (vs. absent)2.27 (1.30–3.96)0.0042.12 (1.16–43.86)0.0141.47 (0.91–2.38)0.114  
Previous cardiovascular event (vs. absent)1.68 (0.97–2.92)0.066  1.91 (1.14–3.21)0.0141.73 (1.02–2.95)0.043
Albumin (per 1 g/dL decrement)4.90 (2.03–11.83)< 0.0013.37 (1.32–8.62)0.0111.69 (0.79–3.62)0.177  
  1. Abbreviations; OR Odds ratio; CI Confidence interval; BMI Body mass index