Table 3

Baseline risk factors and falls previous year for hip fracture
17 Women with fracture 753 Women without fracture P- value CI 95% RR CI 95% RR
Age (SD) 69.4 (7.1) 56.5 (7.8) <0.001 9.2-16.7 11.49 (*) (4.12 – 32.08)
Weight (SD) 64.8 (8.1) 66.7 (11.5) 0.498 ns - -
Height (SD) 153.1 (7.3) 155.2 (5.8) 0.139 ns - -
BMI (SD) 27.7 (3.0) 27.7 (4.7) 0.945 ns 1.02 (**) (0.06 – 16.43)
Previous Fracture (%) 47.1 20.1 0.012 3.1- 50.9 3.42 (1.34 – 8.71)
Parental Hip Fracture (%) 17.6 15.5 0.738 ns 1.16 (0.34 – 3.98)
Smoker (%) 0.0 11.4 0.242 ns 0.225 (0.01 – 3.71)
Alcohol Risk (%) 0.0 1.1 1.000 ns 2.42 (0.16 – 37.26)
Glucocorticoids (%) 11.8 3.1 0.102 ns 3.97 (0.96 – 16.45)
Rheumatoid Arthritis (%) 11.8 0.8 0.012 4.3-26.3 12.7 (3.46 - 46.63)
Falls in previous year (%) 35.3 22.8 0.246 ns 1.81 (0.68 – 4.84)
Osteoporosis (baseline DXA) (%) 58.8 27.2 0.004 8.0-55.2 7.86 (‡) (1.02 – 60.80)
Osteopenia (baseline DXA) (%) 35.3 50.5 0.215 ns 2.63 (Φ) (0.32 – 21.65)
Normal (baseline DXA) (%) 5.9 22.3 0.106 ns - -

RR: Relative Risk, ns: no statistical significance.

(*) < 65 vs. ≥ 65 years.

(**) < 20 vs. ≥ 20.

(‡) Osteoporosis vs. normal.

(Φ) Osteopenia vs. normal.

Azagra et al.

Azagra et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:204   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-13-204

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