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Table 2 correlation between bone density parameters and age, weight and BMI

From: Risk factors of osteoporosis in healthy Moroccan men

   Age (yrs) Weight (Kg) BMI LS BMD (g/cm2) TH BMD (g/cm2) FN BMD (g/cm2)
Age (yrs) r 1 -0.06 0.15** -0.31** -0.47** -0.61**
  p   0.109 <0.0001 <0.0001 <0.0001 <0.0001
Weight (Kg) r -0.06 1 0.87** 0.29** 0.32** 0.30**
  p 0.109   <0.0001 <0.0001 <0.0001 <0.0001
BMI (kg/m2) r 0.15** 0.87** 1 0.18** 0.20** 0.12**
  p <0.0001 <0.0001   <0.0001 <0.0001 0.002
LS BMD (g/cm2) r -0.31** 0.29** 0.18** 1 0.68** 0.65**
  p <0.0001 <0.0001 0.000   <0.0001 <0.0001
TH BMD (g/cm2) r -0.47** 0.32** 0.20** 0.68** 1 0.90**
  p <0.0001 <0.0001 <0.0001 <0.0001   <0.0001
FN BMD (g/cm2) r -0.61** 0.30** 0.12** 0.65** 0.90** 1
  p <0.0001 <0.0001 0.002 <0.0001 <0.0001  
  1. ** means correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed).
  2. BMI: body mass index; LS: lumbar spine; TH: total hip; FN: femoral neck.