TABLE 3

Regression Analysis Results for Thigh and Deltoid Muscles Versus Age According to CDC Recommendations

SiteAgeDemographict Test Statistic ValueP
Thigh muscle1–12 moSkin-to-bone thickness1.038.324
Fat thickness1.013.335
Muscle thickness0.937.371
1–2 ySkin-to-bone thickness−1.438.163
Fat thickness−2.972.007a
Muscle thickness0.720.479
3–6 ySkin-to-bone thickness2.782.007b
Fat thickness1.557.125
Muscle thickness2.093.041c
Deltoid muscle1–2 ySkin-to-bone thickness1.188.262
Fat thickness1.248.240
Muscle thickness0.673.516
3–18 ySkin-to-bone thickness3.280.001d
Fat thickness−0.519.605
Muscle thickness5.547<.001e
  • a Statistically significant at α = .01 level.

  • b Statistically significant at α = .01 level.

  • c Statistically significant at α = .05 level.

  • d Statistically significant at α = .001 level.

  • e Statistically significant at α = .001 level.