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Table 3 Distribution of T-scores 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

  Normal T-Score -2.5 < T-score < -1 T-score ≤ -2.5
Age stratum (y) Men Women Men* Women Men* Women*
40–49 399 (64.6) 712 (61.6) 195 (31.6) 366 (31.7) 24 (3.9) 78 (6.7)
50–59 383 (57.5) 466 (47.0) 236 (35.4) 361 (36.4) 47 (7.1) 164 (16.5)
60–69 423 (48.0) 166 (19.4) 340 (38.5) 302 (38.1) 119 (13.5) 325 (41.0)
70–79 191 (39.6) 71 (12.0) 188 (39.0) 174 (29.4) 103 (21.4) 347 (58.6)
≥80 52 (36.1) 10 (5.9) 59 (41.0) 40 (23.7) 33 (22.9) 119 (70.4)
Total 1448 (51.9) 1425 (38.5) 1018 (36.5) 1243 (33.6) 326 (11.7) 1033 (27.9)
  1. Data are the number (percentage).
  2. *p ≤ 0.001 on Mantel-Haenszel chi-square test for the trend.
  3. Not significant on Mantel-Haenszel chi-square test for the trend.