Table 4

Models of equations developed to estimate appendicular muscle mass in elderly
Model Equation R R2 R2a SEE T VIF
1S AMM = 5.843 + 0.309(BM)-0.376(BMI) 0,277 3,611
0.83 0.70 0.68 1.33
0,277 3,611
2S AMM = 4.150 + 0.251(BM)-0.411(BMI) + 0.011(PANTd)2 0,215 4,643
0.87 0.75 0.73 1.21 0,272 3,678
0,393 2,544
3S AMM = 4.087 + 0.255(BM)-0.371(BMI) + 0.011(PANTd)2-0.035(TS) 0,215 4,649
0,261 3,833
0.88 0.78 0.77 1.14
0,393 2,544
0,818 1,223
4S AMM = 7.944 + 0.244(BM) + 0.010(AGE)-0.145(PH) + 0.230(PANTd) 0,189 5,249
0,905 1,105
0.84 0.70 0.68 1.34
0,389 2,573
0,332 3,009
5E AMM = 5.927 + 0.2399(BM) + 0.0119(AGE)-0.121(PH) + 0.272(PANTd)-0.033(TS) 0,188 5,318
0,905 1,105
0,302 3,307
0.85 0.73 0.70 1.29
0,383 2,608
0,768 1,301
6E AMM = 2.855 + 0.298(BM) + 0.019(AGE)-0.082(PH) + 0.400(PANTd)-0.332(BMI) 0,167 6,004
0,212 4,719
0.88 0.77 0.75 1.17 0,901 1,110
0,359 2,785
0,268 3,725
7E AMM = 11.631 + 0.256(BM)-0.141(PH) + 0.036(TMC) 0,295 3,388
0.84 0.70 0.68 1.32 0,356 2,806
0,736 1,358
8E AMM = 3.971 + 0.292(BM)-0.328(BMI) + 0.397(PANTd)-0.078(PH) 0,176 5,690
0,213 4,694
0.88 0.77 0.75 1.17
0,359 2,782
0,280 3,574
9E AMM = 8.527 + 0.230(PANTd)-0.142(PH) + 0.241(BM) 0.84 0.70 0.68 1.33 0,198 5,048
0,389 2,573
0,356 2,810
10E AMM = 6.575 + 0.272(PANTd)-0.117(PH) + 0.236(BM)-0.033(TS) 0,197 5,069
0,383 2,608
0.85 0.72 0.70 1.28
0,321 3,115
0,769 1,301

Abbreviation: R, Correlation coefficients, R2 Determination coefficient, R2a Adjusted determination coefficient, SEE, Standard error of estimate, T, Tolerance, VIF, Variance inflation factors, BM Body mass, BMI, Body mass index, PANTd Right forearm perimeter, PANTd2, Squared right forearm perimeter, PH, Hip perimeter, TS, Thigh skinfold, TMC, Thigh muscle circumference, S Stepwise, E Enter.

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Pereira et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:92   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-92

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