Table 4

Bone density and body mass index

At the diagnosis

After gluten-free diet

Mean; 95% confidence intervals

Mean; 95% confidence intervals


Lumbar spine Z-score (SD)

0.6

0.0 - 1.1

0.9

0.1 - 1.5

0.060

Femoral Z-score (SD)

-0.1

-0.5 - 0.2

0.1

-0.2 - 0.6

0.009

Lumbar spine T-score (SD)

-0.7

-1.2 - -0.1

-0.4

-1.2 - 0.1

0.241

Femoral T-score (SD)

-1.1

-1.5 - -0.6

-1.1

-1.5 - -0.5

0.670

Body mass index (kg/m2)

25.9

24.6-27.1

25.3

24.1-26.5

0.139


Bone mass density (T and Z -score) and body mass index (mean with 95% confidence intervals (CI)) at diagnosis and after gluten-free diet in 32 screen-detected older celiac disease patients

Vilppula et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2011 11:136   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-11-136

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