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Table 3 Pearson correlation analysis

From: The correlation between skeletal muscle index of the L3 vertebral body and malnutrition in patients with advanced lung cancer

  PG-SGA L3 SMI
r p r p
PG-SGA −0.857 < 0.001
L3 SMI −0.857 < 0.001
Age 0.296 0.002 −0.240 0.012
ALB −0.205 0.039 0.216 0.029
NLR 0.248 0.020 −0.314 0.003
BMI −0.247 0.009 0.143 0.137
  1. Simple Pearson correlation analysis was conducted
  2. PG-SGA the Patient-Generated Subjective Global Assessment, ALB albumin, NLR neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio, L3 SMI the third lumbar vertebra skeletal muscle index, BMI body mass index