|Multiple linear regression analysis of factors correlated with lumbar spine and femoral neck DXA T-scores|
|Variables||Lumbar spine DXA T-scorea||Femoral neck DXA T-scoreb|
|β-coefficient||P <||β-coefficient||P <|
|nadir CD4+ T-cell count < 200 (cells/μL)||_||−0.32||0.05|
a Variables excluded from the model for lumbar spine DXA T-score assessment: bone alkaline phosphatase, drug addiction , time since HIV diagnosis, score of ART and PI exposure.
b Variables excluded from the model for femoral neck DXA T-score assessment: BMI score, Bone alkaline phosphatase, time since HIV diagnosis, score of ART and PI exposure, HIV/HCV co-infection.
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