Table 2

Classification of T scores according to WHO criteria in different sites*

Lumbar spine

Total hip


No.

%

95% Confidence Intervals

No.

%

95% Confidence Intervals


Osteoporosis (T = -2.5)

1036

24.7

23.4–26.0

518

12.4

11.4–13.4

Osteopenia (-2.5 < T = -1)

1605

38.3

36.8–39.8

1592

38.0

36.5–39.5

Normal (T > -1)

1547

36.9

35.5–38.4

2078

49.6

48.1–51.1


Moayyeri et al. BMC Endocrine Disorders 2005 5:3   doi:10.1186/1472-6823-5-3

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