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Table 3 Multiple regression result of blood-borne nutritional markers on AMT, GDS and SF-36 at admission

From: Associations between low muscle mass, blood-borne nutritional status and mental health in older patients

 Abbreviated mental test score (AMT) Geriatric Depression Score (GDS) Quality of life Scores (SF-36) 
Standardized Regression coefficient (95% C.I)P valueStandardized Regression coefficient (95% C.I)P valueStandardized Regression coefficient (95% C.I)P value
Albumin (g/L) +.01 (−.04 to .05)0.780−.02 (−.28 to .05)0.1541.5 (.48 to 2.5)0.005*
Red cell folate (nmol/L).001 (−.01 to .01)0.527−.001 (−.005 to .002)0.395−.003 (−.02 to .02)0.756
Ascorbic acid (μmol/L).01 (−.006 to .017)0.376−.014 (−.06 to .03)0.536−.01(−.29 to .27)0.940
Retinol (umol/L)−.09 (−.39 to .22)0.580.24 (−.89 to 1.4)0.674−5.1 (−11.9 to 1.9)0.151
Lycopene (umol/L).24 (−.94 to 1.42)0.691−3.9 (−8.5 to .75)0.10025 (−.81 to 51)0.057
Zinc (ng/ml).001 (−.001 to .002)0.724−0.01 (−.19 to .004)0.766−.01 (−.04 to .02)0.633
  1. * P value < 0.05