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Table 3 Differences in DXA-measures between 50 patients with FNF and the control group

From: Low bone density and high morbidity in patients between 55 and 70 years with displaced femoral neck fractures: a case-control study of 50 patients vs 150 normal controls

Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry Fracture group
n = 50/45 hips
n (%)
Control group
n = 150
n (%)
p-values
Lumbar spine T-score    0.003 a
T-score >-1 19 (38%) 83 (55%)  
T-score - 1- -2.5 17 (34%) 53 (35%)  
T-score ≤ -2.5 14 (28%) 14 (9%)  
Hip total T-score b    < 0.001 a
T-score >-1 8 (18%) 79 (53%)  
T-score - 1 - -2.5 22 (49%) 63 (42%)  
T-score ≤ -2.5 15 (33%) 8 (5%)  
Hip femoral neck T-score b    < 0.001 a
T-score >-1 4 (9%) 47 (31%)  
T-score- 1 - -2.5 21 (47%) 85 (57%)  
T-score ≤ -2.5 20 (44%) 18 (12%)  
  1. aPearson Chi-square test
  2. b5 patients with implants after fracture care in both hips, making measurements in the hips impossible