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Table 3 Association and correlation between 10-year probability of MOF and HF with demographic and clinical variables 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 Median (interquartile range) 10-y prob. of MOF; ( P value) Median (interquartile range) 10-y prob. of HF; ( P value)
Age category   
50 < Age ≤65 3.2% (2.20 – 6.08) 0.2% (0.00 – 0.48)
90 ≥ Age >65 4.9% (3.65 – 6.50) 0.5% (0.4 – 0.98)
  P = 0.008a P < 0.001a
Gender   
Male 3% (1.65 – 4.65) 0.2% (0.00 -0.45)
Female 3.8% (2.70 – 6.5) 0.4% (0.10 - 0.7)
  P = 0.024a P = 0.087 a
Marital status   
Married 3.5% (2.3 – 6.2) 0.3% (0.1 – 0.6)
Others 4.5% (3.2 – 5.55) 0.6% (0.25 – 0.95)
  P = 0.47a P = 0.088a
Parity   
Null parity 3.8% (2.58 - 4.4) 0.5% (0.15 – 0.6)
Have ≤ 6 children 3% (2.30 – 5.3) 0.1% (0.08 – 0.4)
Have > 6 children 5.3% (2.95 – 7.5) 0.5% (0.25 – 1.0)
  P = 0.003b P = 0.002b
Education level   
Illiterate 5.4% (3.78 – 7.35) 0.55% (0.4 – 1.05)
School educated 3.4% (2.3 – 6.28) 0.3% (0.1 – 0.7)
Achieved university degree 2.9% (2.15 – 3.98) 0.2% (0.1 – 0.4)
  P = 0.01b P = 0.005b
Current tobacco use   
Yes 3.4% (2.6 -5.6) 0.4% (0.2 – 0.7)
No 3.8% (2.3- 6.4) 0.3% (0.1 – 0.6)
  P = 0.802a P = 0.199a
BMI - -
  P = 0.576c, r = 0.057 P = 0.798c, r = -0.026
Exercise   
Yes 3.1% (1.88 – 5.7) 0.2% (0.00 – 0.63)
No 3.8% (2.78 – 6.35) 0.4% (0.1 – 0.73)
  P = 0.066a P = 0.098a
Previous fracture   
Yes 6.75% (5.58 - 10.45) 0.7% (0.38 – 1.43)
No 3.2% (2.2 - 4.8) 0.2% (0.1 – 0.5)
  P < 0.001a P < 0.001a
Previous parents’ hip fracture   
Yes 7.2% (5.7 -13) 0.3% (0.3 – 1.1)
No 3.3% (2.3 – 5.3) 0.3% (0.1 – 0.65)
  P < 0.001a P = 0.211a
History of OCT use   
Yes 3.4% (2.45 – 5.33) 0.3% (0.10 – 0.63)
No 3.9% (2.9 – 7.2) 0.4% (0.15 – 0.8)
  P = 0.031a P = 0.115a
History of corticosteroid use   
Yes 6.7% (5.2 – 10.7) 0.55% (0.2 – 1.03)
No 3.05% (2.2 – 4.83) 0.3% (0.1 – 0.5)
  P < 0.001a P = 0.031a
Secondary osteoporosis   
Yes 5.4% (3.9 – 7.2) 0.5% (0.3 – 1.2)
No 3.4% (2.3 – 5.65) 0.3% (0.1 – 0.6)
  P = 0.013a P = 0.034a
Diabetes mellitus   
Yes 4.9% (2.75 – 6.5) 0.4 (0.2 – 0.95)
No 3.4% (2.30 – 5.5) 0.3 (0.1 – 0.5)
  P = 0.12a P = 0.024a
Cardiovascular diseases   
Yes 3.9% (2.5 – 6.18) 0.4% (0.1 – 0.7)
No 3.3% (2.3 – 6.05) 0.3% (0.1 – 0.6)
  P = 0.418a P = 0.665a
Gastrointestinal tract   
Disorders 4.9% (2.9 – 6.68) 0.5% (0.13 – 0.95)
Yes 3.35 (2.3 – 5.93) 0.25% (0.1 – 0.5)
No P = 0.09a P = 0.031a
Rheumatoid arthritis   
Yes 5.3% (3.65 – 7.5) 0.6% (0.4 – 1.1)
No 3.3% (2.30 – 5.6) 0.2% (0.1 – 0.5)
  P = 0.002a P = 0.003a
  1. Abbreviations: SD standard difference, Q 1-Q 3 quartile 1, quartile 3, OCT oral contraceptives, MOF major osteoporotic fracture, HF hip fracture, BMI body mass index.
  2. aStatistical significance of differences estimated with the Mann–Whitney U test.
  3. bStatistical significance of differences estimated with the Kruskal-Wallis test.
  4. cStatistical significance of differences estimated with the Spearman's correlation coefficient.