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Table 1 Comparison of clinical and anthropometric characteristics in postmenopausal women (n = 225), according to bone mineral density (BMD)

From: Evaluation of postural balance in postmenopausal women and its relationship with bone mineral density- a cross sectional study

Variables BMD > -2.0 SD (n = 140) BMD ≤ -2.0 SD (n = 85) p-value*
Age (years) 54.0 (50.0/57.5) 58.0 (52.0/64.0) < 0.001
Age of Menopause (years) 48.0 (43.5/50.0) 48.0 (42.0/52.0) 0.704
Menopause Duration (years) 7.0 (3.0/125.0) 10.0 (5.0/17.0) < 0.001
Parity (no. of children) 2.0 (2.0/3.0) 3.0 (1.0/4.0) 0.318
Foot Size 37 (36/37) 36 (35/37) 0.058
BMI (kg/m2) 28.5 (25.7/32.3) 26.7 (23.1/29.9) < 0.004
Waist (cm) 89.0 (81.0/98.0) 86.0 (77.0/90.0) 0.001
  1. SD standard deviation; BMI Body Mass Index
  2. Values expressed as median with the 25th and 75th percentiles in parentheses
  3. *Statistical difference between groups p < 0.05 (Wilcoxon Test)