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Table 1 Characteristics of the participants (n = 62).

From: No association between the aluminium content of trabecular bone and bone density, mass or size of the proximal femur in elderly men and women

  Mean (SD) Range
Age (years)   38 – 93
Aluminium ng/g dw 1262 (1377) 58 – 6435
log Aluminium 2.9 (0.4) 1.8 – 3.8
Weight (kg) 70 (14) 44 – 102
Height (m) 1.67 (0.09) 1.49 – 1.9
BMI (Kg/m 2 ) 24.6 (3.4) 19 – 32
Creatinine (μmol/l) 92 (20) 64 – 187
Creatinine clearance (ml/minute) 50 (19) 19 – 93
BMD femoral neck (g/cm 2 ) 0.81 (0.18) 0.46 – 1.25
BMC femoral neck (g) 4.20 (1.23) 1.96 – 7.25
BMD total hip (g/cm 2 ) 0.86 (0.19) 0.54 – 1.29
BMC total hip (g) 30.3 (8.1) 15.0 – 49.7
Width femoral neck (cm) 5.2 (0.7) 3.0 – 6.6
Area femoral neck (cm 2 ) 34.9 (4.0) 26.6 – 46.4
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