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Table 2 Urine values at baseline

From: Low urine pH and acid excretion do not predict bone fractures or the loss of bone mineral density: a prospective cohort study

Urine values Fracture study BMD study
Urine pH 6.1 +/- 0.70 6.1 +/- 0.71
Calcium/creatinine, mmol/mmol 0.37 +/- 0.24 0.38 +/- 0.24
Chloride/creatinine, mmol/mmol 17.4 +/- 9.0 17.1 +/- 8.7
Magnesium/creatinine, mmol/mmol 0.43 +/- 0.20 0.43 +/- 0.20
Phosphate/creatinine, mmol/mmol 2.51 +/-0.84 2.53 +/-0.84
Potassium/creatinine, mmol/mmol 6.18 +/- 3.05 6.14 +/- 3.07
Sodium/creatinine, mmol/mmol 16.4 +/- 9.2 16.1 +/- 8.9
Sulfate/creatinine, mmol/mmol 2.09 +/- 0.85 2.08 +/- 0.85
Organic acids/creatinine, mmol/mmol 6.89 +/- 5.37 6.76 +/- 5.25
Urine creatinine, mmol/L 8.8 +/- 5.2 8.9 +/- 5.3
Acid excretion, mEq/L 46.6 +/- 25.0 47.5 +/- 25.4
  1. *mean +/- sd, mmol = millimole, L = litre, mEq/L = milliequivalent/litre