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Table 2 BUA (dB/MHz) by age and sex

From: Screening for low bone mass with quantitative ultrasonography in a community without dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry: population-based survey

Age stratum (y) Men Women
40–49 87.2 ± 18.0 82.8 ± 15.3
50–59 84.4 ± 18.4 77.2 ± 16.3
60–69 80.9 ± 20.4 66.0 ± 14.8
70–79 76.6 ± 20.9 59.9 ± 15.5
≥80 73.6 ± 19.1 56.2 ± 14.6
  1. Data are the mean ± SD. On statistical analysis, p ≤ 0.001 for men versus women in all age strata, and p ≤ 0.001 for the trend on simple linear regression for men and women.