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Table 2 The association between risk factors and morphometric vertebral fracture in bivariate analysis (logistic regression)

From: Important risk factors and attributable risk of vertebral fractures in the population-based Tromsø study

Risk factor Unit of comparison OR and 95%CI OR and 95%CI
   Women Men
Age +5 years 1.43 (1.31 – 1.56) 1.28 (1.17 – 1.40)
Total hip BMD −0.13/-0.14 g/cm2* 1.60 (1.34 – 1.90) 1.40 (1.18 – 1.67)
Weight +5 kg 0.93 (0.88 – 0.99) 0.99 (0.92 – 1.06)
Height +5 cm 0.89 (0.79 – 1.01) 0.97 (0.85 – 1.11)
BMI + 4 kg/m2 0.88 (0.74 – 1.04) 0.99 (0.78 – 1.27)
Health status Good vs Poor 0.87 (0.64 – 1.19) 0.98 (0.70 – 1.38)
Physical activity High vs Low 1.11 (0.65 – 1.89) 0.92 (0.60 – 1.41)
Smoking status Yes vs No 0.77 (0.52 – 1.14) 0.88 (0.55 – 1.40)
  1. Note: The effect of BMD, weight, height, etc. was each adjusted for age *-1 SD which was −0.13 g/cm2 in women and −0.14 g/cm2 in men.