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Table 4 Multiple regression result of blood-borne nutritional markers on AMT, GDS and SF-36 at 6 weeks

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) +.06 (−.08 to .12)0.723−.4 (−.87 to −.09)0.017*.29 (−.59 to 5.7)0.109
Red cell folate (nmol/L)−.27 (−.003 to .001)0.065.05 (−.01 to .008)0.760−.02 (−.06 to .05)0.891
Ascorbic acid (μmol/L).05 (−.001 to .02)0.743−.02 (−.07 to .06)0.866- .06 (−.59 to .40)0.706
Retinol (umol/L).09 (−.43 to .89)0.490.04 (−2.2 to 2.8)0.805−.09 (−25 to 13)0.565
Lycopene (umol/L).09 (−1.9 to 3.7)0.515.08 (−7.6 to 13.4)0.582.08 (−60 to 101)0.610
Zinc (ng/ml).15 (−.002 to .005)0.396.21(−.01 to .02)0.211- .23 (−.17 to .04)0.209
  1. * P value < 0.05