Table 5

The discriminatory ability of QUS parameters for menopause
Parameter AUC Std. Error P Asymptotic 95% CI
wl_nBUA 0.831 0.042 <0.001 0.749 - 0.912
l_nBUA 0.818 0.043 <0.001 0.733 - 0.903
wn_nBUA 0.922 0.027 <0.001 0.868 - 0.975
wl_SOS 0.845 0.042 <0.001 0.763 - 0.926
l_SOS 0.843 0.042 <0.001 0.761 - 0.926
wn_SOS 0.905 0.026 <0.001 0.854 - 0.956
wl_STI 0.809 0.046 <0.001 0.719 - 0.899
l_STI 0.798 0.045 <0.001 0.710 - 0.887
wn_STI 0.914 0.029 <0.001 0.856 - 0.971

The prefixes ‘l_’, ‘wl_’ and ‘wn_’ mean “loading”, “without loading” and “weight-normalized”, respectively

AUC: area under the curve; CI: confidence interval.

Liu et al.

Liu et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012 13:70   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-13-70

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