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Table 2 Comparison of BUA in schizophrenic patient and community population group stratified by age group, gender by fractional factorial generalized linear model

From: Bone mass in schizophrenia and normal populations across different decades of life

  (dependent variable = BUA)
Independent variables coef. std. err. p-value
Gender (female vs. male) -4.251 1.054 ***
Weight (kgw) 0.158 0.036 ***
Group#(community vs. schizophrenic) 13.069 4.096 **
Age group 20–39 -23.949 6.497 ***
Age group 30–39 -15.424 4.980 **
Age group 40–49 -10.727 4.777 *
Age group 50–59 ----- ----- n.s.
Age group 60 ----- ----- n.s.
Group*Age group 20–39 ----- ----- n.s.
Group*Age group 30–39 ----- ----- n.s.
Group*Age group 40–49 ----- ----- n.s.
Group*Age group 50–59 -16.723 4.826 **
Group*Age group 60 -20.967 4.563 ***
Constant 80.987 4.741 ***
  1. n.s. : not significant
  2. * : p < 0.05
  3. ** : p < 0.01
  4. *** : p < 0.001
  5. #: schizophrenic patient group and community population group