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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the participants

From: Estimation of 10 - year probability bone fracture in a selected sample of Palestinian people using fracture risk assessment tool

Variable name Statistics Mean ± SD or Median (interquartile range) or N (%)
Age (years) 61.5 (55–67 )
50 < Age ≤ 65 72 (72%)
65 < Age ≤ 90 28 (28%)
Gender  
Male 21 (21%)
Female 79 (79%)
Marital status  
Married 91 (91%)
Others (single, widowed, or divorced) 9 (9%)
Parity (for females)  
Nulliparity 8 (10.13%)
Have ≤ 6 children 29 (37.05%)
Have > 6 children 42 (53.16%)
Education  
Illiterate 18 (18%)
School educated 58 (58%)
Achieved university degree 24 (24%)
Current tobacco use  
Yes 19 (19%)
No 81 (81%)
Body mass index 32.20 ± 4.69 g\cm2
For males 28.92 ± 4.91 g\cm2
For females 33.07 ± 4.26 g\cm2
Exercise  
Yes 38 (38%)
No 62 (62%)
Previous fracture  
Yes 22 (22%)
No 78 (78%)
Previous parents’ hip fracture  
Yes 15 (15%)
No 85 (85%)
History of OCT use among females  
Yes 37 (53.16%)
No 42 (46.84%)
History of oral corticosteroid use  
Yes 22 (22%)
No 78 (78%)
Secondary osteoporosis  
Yes 15 (15%)
No 85 (85%)
Diabetes mellitus  
Yes 29 (29%)
No 71 (71%)
Cardiovascular diseases  
Yes 60 (60%)
No 40 (40%)
Gastrointestinal tract disorders  
Yes 32 (32%)
No 68 (68%)
Rheumatoid arthritis  
Yes 25 (25%)
No 75 (75%)
  1. Abbreviations: SD standard difference, OCT oral contraceptives.