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Table 4 Variations in bone mineral density and Tscore in premenopausal (N = 51) and Postmenopausal (N = 50) women

From: Walking balance is mediated by muscle strength and bone mineral density in postmenopausal women: an observational study

Menopausal status Right Toe Left Toe
BMD T Score BMD T Score
Pre-menopause 2.38 ± 0.22 −0.59 ± 0.22 2.20 ± 0.19 −0.61 ± 0.19
Post-menopause 2.19 ± 0.29 −0.78 ± 0.29 2.39 ± 0.18 −0.76 ± 0.19
Mean difference −0.19 ± 0.36 −0.18 ± 0.36 − 0.19 ± 0.26 −0.15 ± 0.26
t-value −1.04 − 1.00 − 1.49 − 1.16
df 99 99 99  
p-value one tailed 0.15 .16 0.07 0.12
  1. BMD = bone mineral density; Tscore = Standardized bone mineral density score relative to sex and age