Table 1

Anthropometric, DXA and biochemical characteristics of the study population
Hip fracture Osteoarthritis
N 6 6
Age (year) 77.8 ± 4.5 65.4 ± 3.7
Sex (f/m) 5/1 4/2
BMI (body mass index) 29.69 ± 1.5 34.25 ± 2.2
Neck BMD (gHA/cm2) 0.59 ± 0.03 0.74 ± 0.08
Total hip BMD (gHA/cm2) 0.83 ± 0.04 0.88 ± 0.06
25(OH)D (ng/mL) 12.1 ± 2.7 15.4 ± 2.8
P1NP (ng/mL) 41.5 ± 6.04 41.8 ± 11.6
β-CrossLaps (ng/mL) 0.51 ± 0.1 0.36± 0.08

f/m . Female/male. BMD, bone mineral density.

Comparasion were assessed by t-Student test. Values are mean ± standard error.

Giner et al.

Giner et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013 14:41   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-41

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