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Table 2 The SCL-10 scorea according to risk categories of malnutrition in elderly men and women, The Tromsø Study (2007-2008)

From: Risk of malnutrition is associated with mental health symptoms in community living elderly men and women: The Tromsø Study

   Men (n= 1558)    Women (n= 1553)  
Risk of malnutrition n SCL-10 score p-valueb n SCL-10 score p-valueb
Low 1470 1.10 (1.0-1.30)   1419 1.20 (1.05-1.40)  
Medium 55 1.13 (1.10-1.40) < 0.001 85 1.30 (1.10-1.65) < 0.001
High 33 1.36 (1.05-1.56)   49 1.40 (1.13-1.70)  
  1. aMedian (IQ range), bKruskal Wallis test.