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Table 4 The differences among locomotive syndrome (LS) classifications by three different LS risk tests and comparison of blood parameters between participants without LS (non-LS) and those with LS

From: Association between locomotive syndrome and blood parameters in Japanese middle-aged and elderly individuals: a cross-sectional study

  n (male, female) non-LS: LS non-LS LS p value
HbA1c (%) NGSP
 Stand-up test 140 (61,79): 83 (43,40) 5.53 ± 0.46 5.79 ± 0.61 0.0008*
 Two-step test 180 (86,94): 43 (18,25) 5.58 ± 0.50 5.81 ± 0.65 0.0132*
 25-question GLFS 167 (84,83): 56 (20,36) 5.59 ± 0.48 5.74 ± 0.67 0.0756
Albumin (g/dL)
 Stand-up test 60 (19,41): 41 (22,19) 4.37 ± 0.27 4.26 ± 0.22 0.0890
 Two-step test 81 (34,47): 20 (7,13) 4.35 ± 0.25 4.21 ± 0.22 0.0178*
 25-question GLFS 74 (34,40): 27 (7,20) 4.34 ± 0.27 4.27 ± 0.21 0.1950
  1. Values are means ± standard division (SD). NGSP National Glycohemoglobin Standardization, GLFS Geriatric Locomotive Function Scale. * p < 0.05