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Table 2 Tongue pressure measurement value by age and gender

From: Low tongue pressure in peritoneal dialysis patients as a risk factor for malnutrition and sarcopenia: a cross-sectional study

  Male (n) Female (n) p value All (n)
< 60 35.6 ± 8.26 (22) 30.7 ± 6.09 (6) 0.186 34.5 ± 8.01 (28)
60–69 35.2 ± 12.0 (18) 25.4 ± 5.14 (9) 0.029* 31.8 ± 11.1 (27)
70–79 26.9 ± 8.91 (24) 26.1 ± 6.11 (6) 0.848 26.7 ± 8.33 (30)
> 80 28.0 ± 7.77 (13) 17.0 ± 9.38 (7) 0.011* 24.1 ± 9.75 (20)
  1. Values expressed as mean ± SD (kPa) or number
  2. n number of patients
  3. *p < 0.05