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Research Article

Skeletal Muscle Mass Indices in Healthy Young Mexican Adults Aged 20–40 Years: Implications for Diagnoses of Sarcopenia in the Elderly Population

Table 2

Sex-effect on the proposed cut-off points based on two standard deviations below the mean value of the ASMI and TBSMI derived from healthy young Mexican adults.

VariablesMen ( )Women ( ) value

ASMI, (kg/m2)5.864.720.0001
TBSMI, (kg/m2)6.635.220.0001

ASMI: appendicular skeletal muscle mass index; TBSMI: total-body skeletal muscle mass index.

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