Table 4

Results of multivariate logistic regression analysis for risk factors of major and minor discordance getting T-score concordance at lumbar and femoral sites as the reference

Variables

Minor Discordance

Major Discordance


Gender (female)

1.09 (0.85 – 1.4)

1.02 (0.45 – 2.3)

Age decade

1.2 (1.1 – 1.3)*

1.5 (1.2 – 1.9)*

Age group (>65 years)

1.2 (1.01 – 1.6)*

1.4 (0.70 – 2.7)

Corticosteroid use

0.89 (0.73 – 1.1)

0.71 (0.37 – 1.3)

Body Mass Index (>30 kg/cm2)

1.01 (0.87 – 1.2)

1.7 (1.2 – 2.6)*

History of osteoporotic fracture

1.1 (0.59 – 2.0)

1.3 (0.29 – 5.5)

Smoking

0.66 (0.45 – 0.97)*

0.49 (0.12 – 2.1)

Menopause

1.3 (1.1 – 1.5)*

1.7 (1.01 – 2.7)*

Hormone Replacement Therapy

0.37 (0.16 – 0.82)*

0.54 (0.36 – 0.82)*

Age at menarche (> 13 years)

1.1 (0.90 – 1.3)

0.82 (0.50 – 1.3)

Age at menopause (> 50 years)

1.4 (1.1 – 1.7)*

2.0 (1.2 – 3.4)*


* indicates significant odds ratio. Numbers are presented as odds ratio (95% confidence intervals in parentheses).

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

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