Table 1

Comparison of the three groups
Characteristic Only spinal fractures Spinal & hip fractures Only hip fractures All hip fractures
(N=50) (N=50) (N=50) (N=100)
Women 36 38 41 79
Men 14 12 9 21
Age, mean +/- SD 76.6+/- 9.3+# 79.5+/- 6.5 81.0+/- 5.9+ 80.2+/- 6.2#
Age, Range 52-92 65-91 66-89 65-91
Lumbar BMD Results, mean +/- SD 0.801+/-0.178*+# 0.913+/-0.176* 0.967+/-0.205+ 0.940+/-0.192#
Lumbar T-Score, mean +/- SD -2.539+/-1.551*+# -1.578+/-1.542* -0.956+/-1.832+ -1.265+/-1.713#
Lumbar Z-Score, mean +/- SD -0.461+/-2.003*+# 0.533+/-1.442* 1.233+/-2.029+ 0.864+/-1.767#
Total Hip BMD Results, mean +/- SD 0.666+/-0.174 0.703+/-0.143 0.727+/-0.136 0.716+/-0.139
Total Hip T-Score, mean +/- SD -2.251+/-1.457 -1.946+/-1.319 -1.866+/-0.999 -1.905+/-1.163
Total Hip Z-Score, mean +/- SD -0.577+/-1.286 -0.420+/-1.128 -0.102+/-1.012 -0.268+/-1.078
Intertrochanteric Hip BMD Results, mean +/- SD 0.773+/-0.211+# 0.825+/-0.164 0.864+/-0.167+ 0.845+/-0.166#
Intertrochanteric Hip T-Score, mean +/- SD -2.168+/-1.261+# -1.855+/-0.979 -1.552+/-0.890+ -1.703+/-0.942#
Intertrochanteric Hip Z-Score, mean +/- SD -0.646+/-1.309+ -0.421+/-1.076~ 0.142+/-0.999+~ -0.152+/-1.070
Trochanteric BMD Results, mean +/- SD 0.510+/-0.145 0.547+/-0.142 0.556+/-0.133 0.552+/-0.137
Trochanteric T-Score, mean +/- SD -2.026+/-1.278 -1.686+/-1.188 -1.573+/-1.192 -1.630+/-1.184
Trochanteric Z-Score, mean +/- SD -0.614+/-1.322+ -0.353+/-1.098 0.035+/-1.106+ -0.168+/-1.111
Femoral Neck BMD Results, mean +/- SD 0.561+/-0.125 0.590+/-0.103 0.607+/-0.122 0.599+/-0.112#
Femoral Neck T-Score, mean +/- SD -2.681+/-1.057*# -2.177+/-1.245* -2.273+/-0.935 -2.225+/-1.095#
Femoral Neck Z-Score, mean +/- SD -0.622+/-0.910+ -0.450+/-1.027 -0.077+/-1.044+ -0.272+/-1.044
Hip Axis Length, mm, mean +/- SD 126.91+/-12.55 129.52+/-11.03 128.84+/-11.48 129.18+/-11.21
Femoral Neck Length, mm, mean +/- SD 111.06+/-9.97 112.66+/-8.67 112.43+/-9.00 112.55+/-8.79
Femoral Neck Width, mm, mean +/- SD 37.93+/-4.49 38.77+/-4.01 38.15+/-3.86 38.46+/-3.93
Cortical Bone Thickness, mm, mean +/- SD 4.09+/-0.75*+# 4.77+/-0.95* 4.55+/-1.15+ 4.66+/-1.06#

* indicates significant differences (p < 0.05) between the 'Only Spinal Fractures' group and the 'Spinal and Hip Fractures' group.

+ indicates significant differences (p < 0.05) between the 'Only Spinal Fractures' group and the ‘Only Hip Fractures' group.

# indicates significant differences (p < 0.05) between the 'Only Spinal Fractures' group and the ‘All Hip Fracture’ group.

~ indicates significant differences (p < 0.05) between the ‘Spinal and Hip Fractures' group and the ‘Only Hip Fractures' group.

Crilly and Cox

Crilly and Cox BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013 14:68   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-68

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