Table 1: Prevalence of malnutrition and sarcopenia in older adults across clinical settings.

Patient Population/SettingMalnutritionSarcopenia

Hospital/Acute Care56% [11]
23% [15]
Long Term Care21% [15]32.8% [21]
2–9% [15]25% [20]
Community1–10% [15]37–61% (class I sarcopenia) [22]
(41–48% at risk) [14]5–11% (class II sarcopenia) [22]