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Table 2 Characterisation of patients included in study

From: Oestrogen-deficiency induces bone loss by modulating CD14+ monocyte and CD4+ T cell DR3 expression and serum TL1A levels

  Pre-Menopausal Post-Menopausal Osteoporotic
Age (years) 21–32 54–58 68 ± 3
Hip BMD 0.72 ± 0.08 0.68 ± 0.03
Spine BMD 0.90 ± 0.06 0.83 ± 0.04
Neck of Femur BMD 0.76 ± 0.03 0.55 ± 0.01b
Weight (kg) 85.95 ± 11.65 62.73 ± 1.59
Serum TL1A (pg/ml) 123.5 ± 24.1 64.4 ± 22.9 117.3 ± 10.7
Serum CCL3 (pg/ml) 195.1 ± 88.3 82.6 ± 51.4 41.6 ± 30.4
Serum Total MMP-9 (ng/ml) 4.43 ± 0.2 5.12 ± 0.4 5.49 ± 0.1a
  1. aSignificantly different to pre-menopausal; bSignificantly different to post-menopausal