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Table 3 Prevalence of low tongue pressure

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

  All patients Elderly patients Sarcopenic patients
Male 36 (77), 46.8% 26 (45), 57.8% 8 (9), 88.9%
Female 22 (28), 78.6% 15 (19), 78.9% 4 (5), 80.0%
All 58 (105), 55.2% 41 (63), 64.1% 12 (14), 85.7%
  1. Values expressed as number of low tongue pressure patients (all patients), prevalence rate of low tongue pressure in all patients, elderly patients aged 65 years and over, and patients with sarcopenia