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Table 2 The results of weight-normalized QUS parameters

From: The effect of physical loading on calcaneus quantitative ultrasound measurement: a cross-section study

  wn_SOS
(m·s-1·kg-1)
wn_nBUA
(dB·MHz-1·cm-1·kg-1)
wn_STI
Group 0 32.13 ± 3.10 0.39 ± 0.10 1.72 ± 0.38
Group 1 25.31 ± 3.43a 0.25 ± 0.06a 1.13 ± 0.30a
Group 2 25.48 ± 3.82a 0.23 ± 0.11a 1.07 ± 0.42a
Group 3 26.58 ± 3.88a 0.20 ± 0.05a,b 0.94 ± 0.22a
  1. The prefix ‘wn_’ means “weight-normalized”
  2. a Significantly different from group 0 (p < 0.001).
  3. b significantly different from group 1 (p < 0.05).