Table 2 Different sarcopenia definitions for predicting the incidence of falls or hospitalization according to Cox Regression Models.

From: Sarcopenia for predicting falls and hospitalization in community-dwelling older adults: EWGSOP versus EWGSOP2

 UnadjustedModel 1Model 2
Incidence of falls
EWGSOP-defined sarcopenia1.90 (1.27–2.86)1.52 (0.99–2.34)1.51 (0.98–2.33) a
EWGSOP2-defined sarcopenia2.39 (1.60–3.56)1.86 (1.22–2.83)1.86 (1.22–2.84) a
Modified EWGSOP-defined sarcopenia2.35 (1.44–3.85)1.69 (1.01–2.82)1.65 (0.98–2.79) a
Modified EWGSOP2-defined sarcopenia2.83 (1.73–4.64)2.07 (1.23–3.46)2.09 (1.23–3.55) a
Incidence of hospitalization
EWGSOP-defined sarcopenia1.84 (1.04–3.27)1.51 (0.81–2.77)1.48 (0.81–2.72) b
EWGSOP2-defined sarcopenia1.88 (1.07–3.30)1.56 (0.87–2.82)1.57 (0.87–2.83) b
Modified EWGSOP-defined sarcopenia2.31 (1.19–4.51)1.87 (0.93–3.77)1.98 (0.98–3.98) b
Modified EWGSOP2-defined sarcopenia2.36 (1.18–4.72)1.92 (0.94–3.94)2.07 (1.01–4.27) b
  1. Data are presented as hazard ratios (95% confidential intervals).
  2. Model 1: adjusted for age and gender.
  3. a.Model 2: adjusted for age, gender, coronary heart disease, cognitive impairment, and history of falls.
  4. b.Model 2: adjusted for age, gender, and hypertension.
  5. EWGSOP: European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People; EWGSOP2: the updated version of the European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People.