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Table 3 Body composition, overfat and sarcopenia according to the body fat normality curves measured by DXA

From: Bone mineral density and body composition in postmenopausal women with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis

  PsA Ps Control P
  N =45 N =52 N =98  
TLM (kg) 35.28 ± 3.96 37.45 ± 5.32 35.93 ± 4.81 0.06
TBF (%) 46 ± 5.7* 43.8 ± 6.2 43.4 ± 5.5 0.04
Within normality (%) 15.6†‡ 34.6 37.8 0.02
Above normality (%) 84.4†‡ 65.4 62.2 0.02
Overfat (%) 86.7 || § 61.5 58.2 0.03
Sarcopenia (%) 11.1 5.8 6.1 0.50
Obesity-sarcopenia (%) 11.1 3.8 4.1 0.19
  1. DXA, dual X-ray absorptiometry; Ps, psoriasis; PsA,: psoriatic arthritis; TBF, total body fat; TLM, total lean mass.
  2. *P = 0.03 (PsA vs. control)
  3. P < 0.05(PsA vs Ps)
  4. P < 0.05 (PsA vs control)
  5. § P < 0.01 (PsA vs. Ps)
  6. || P < 0.01 (PsA vs. control)