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Table 1 Baseline clinical and demographic characteristics of two groups

From: Comparison of microstructural and mechanical properties of trabeculae in femoral head from osteoporosis patients with and without cartilage lesions: a case–control study

Variable Group 1 (N = 18) Group 2 (N = 18) Pvalue
Age (years) 74.2 ± 11.7 76.1 ± 9.4 0.164
Menopausal age 49.9 ± 2.3 50.1 ± 2.8 0.669
Body weight (kg) 67.6 ± 16.0 61.8 ± 16.3 0.267
Body height (cm) 167.2 ± 8.5 164.3 ± 10.6 0.419
BMI 24.0 ± 4.7 22.8 ± 5.5 0.461
Thickness in WBA (mm) 1.84 ± 0.67 1.76 ± 0.52 0.684
Diameter of femoral head (cm) 5.13 ± 0.44 4.92 ± 0.43 0.153
Mankin score 2(1,6) 10(9,11) 0.000*a
BMD (femoral neck) (g/mm2) 0.628 ± 0.10 0.680 ± 0.09 0.169
T-SD −2.1 ± 0.8 −1.7 ± 0.7 0.176
PINP (ng/ml) 38.1 ± 11.1 54.7 ± 18.7 0.003*
β-CTX (ng/ml) 0.55 ± 0.15 0.64 ± 0.35 0.324
  1. Group 1: OP control group, Group 2: OP with Cartilage lesions. Statistically significant difference at the level P < 0.05*, P value column was calculated by student’s t test. aMankin score were analyzed by Mann Whitney U test, data was expressed as median with 25%-75% interquartile range.