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Table 1 Risk factors among participants/non participants in the current study of FRIDEX cohort

From: FRAX® tool, the WHO algorithm to predict osteoporotic fractures: the first analysis of its discriminative and predictive ability in the Spanish FRIDEX cohort

  Participants Non Participants p-value
  (n= 1180) (n= 895)
Age years, mean (SD) 56.8 (8.0) 57.8 (8.5) <0.001
Weight in Kg., mean (SD) 66.6 (11.5) 65.9 (11.1) ns
Height in cm., mean (SD) 155.2 (5.9) 155.6 (6.0) ns
BMI in Kg/cm2 , mean SD) 27.7 (4.7) 27.9 (4.2) ns
Smoker, n (%) 132 (11.2%) 103 (11.5%) ns
Alcohol Risk, n (%) 6 (0.5%) 5 (0.5%) ns
Previous Fracture, n (%) 269 (22.8%) 245 (27.4%) ns
Parental osteoporosis or fractures, n (%) 185 (15.7%) 138 (15.4%) ns
Glucocorticoids, n (%) 44 (3.7%) 53 (5.9%) 0.024
Rheumatoid Arthritis, n (%) 12 (1.0%) 11 (1.2%) ns
Calcium/Vit. D Supplements, n (%) 221 (18.7%) 187 (20.9%) ns
Active Bone Drugs (antiosteoporotic drugs), n (%) 329 (27.9%) 277 (30.9%) ns