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Table 1 Demographical and anthropometrical characteristics of the groups.

From: Comparison of plasma endothelin levels between osteoporotic, osteopenic and normal subjects

  Number of cases Gender Age (years) Mean ± S.D. Height (cm) mean ± S.D. Weight (kg) mean ± S.D. BMI (kg/m2) mean ± S.D.
   M F     
Osteoporotics 24 4 20 65.95 ± 9.4a 153.29 ± 7.69b 65.79 ± 12.4c 28.02 ± 5.14a
Osteopenics 43 7 36 62.60 ± 7.9 156.09 ± 6.48 75.90 ± 11.72 31.19 ± 4.68
Normal 19 5 14 58.20 ± 7.6 160.0 ± 13.27 83.15 ± 11.5 33.01 ± 6.61
  1. a: There is a significant difference between normals, osteopenics and osteoporotics (p < 0.01)
  2. b: There is a significant difference between normals, osteopenics and osteoporotics (p < 0.05)
  3. c: There is a significant difference between normals, osteopenics and osteoporotics (p < 0.001)