Variation in the prevalence of sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity in older adults associated with different research definitions: dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2004.

@article{Batsis2013VariationIT,
  title={Variation in the prevalence of sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity in older adults associated with different research definitions: dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2004.},
  author={John A. Batsis and Laura K Barr{\'e} and Todd Mackenzie and Sarah Ilana Pratt and Francisco L{\'o}pez-Jim{\'e}nez and Stephen J. Bartels},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={61 6},
  pages={974-80}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence range for sarcopenic obesity and its relationship with sex, age, and ethnicity. DESIGN Cross-sectional analysis of a population-based sample. SETTING Noninstitutionalized persons in the United States participating in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys 1999-2004. PARTICIPANTS Subsample of 4,984 subjects aged 60 and older with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry body composition data. MEASUREMENTS Eight definitions of sarcopenic… CONTINUE READING

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