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Table 1 Characteristics of subjects in two populations

From: The assessment of osteoporosis risk factors in Iranian women compared with Indian women

  Iran India
  Case (n = 178) Control (n = 185) p-value Case (n = 203) Control (n = 151) p-value
Age(SD) 58.2(7.1) 55.7(6.0) <0.05 58.9(8.1) 56.4(7.5) <0.05
Age group (%)       
   <50 16(9.0) 15(8.2)   18(9.0) 19(12.8)  
   50–59 100(56.2) 124(67.4) NS 103(51.2) 87(58.8) NS1
   60–69 55(30.9) 40(21.7)   66(32.8) 36(24.3)  
   >69 7(3.9) 5(2.7)   14(7.0) 6(4.1)  
Anthropometric characters (SD)       
   Weight (Kg) 64.5(10.6) 71.9(10.0) <0.05 60.5(12.8) 71.1(11.1) <0.05
   Height (Cm) 155.8(6.6) 157.1(5.6) <0.05 152.8(7.5) 157.5(6.4) <0.05
   BMI 26.7(4.4) 29.2(4.5) <0.05 26.1(5.6) 29.0(4.2) <0.05
  1. 1 = Non significant