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Table 6 Correlation with the Abdominal trunk muscle strength measured by the device in the all 38 participants

From: Abdominal trunk muscle weakness and its association with chronic low back pain and risk of falling in older women

  Mean ± SD Correlations with abdominal trunk muscle strength
Rp value P value
Abdominal trunk muscle strength measured by the device (kPa) 6.0 ± 4.0
Age (years) 77.7 ± 4.2 −0.23 0.16
Height (cm) 148.1 ± 4.8 − 0.11 0.51
Weight (kg) 50.0 ± 7.5 −0.12 0.48
Body-mass index (kg/cm2) 23.0 ± 3.3 −0.05 0.77
Girth (cm) 84.4 ± 6.3 −0.23 0.17
Grip power (kg) 79.7 ± 11.2 0.25 0.13
One-leg standing time with eyes open (sec) 14.2 ± 9.1 0.44 <  0.01
GLFS-25 Scores 18.1 ± 12.0 −0.01 0.95
  1. SD standard deviation, GLFS-25 the 25-Question Geriatric Locomotive Function Scale