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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of LOTO patients

From: Fractal lacunarity of trabecular bone in vertebral MRI to predict osteoporotic fracture risk in over-fifties women. The LOTO study

Characteristic Overall without VF with VF
N = 279 N = 191 N = 88
Age, years 60 ± 7 59 ± 7 62 ± 7
  < 65 212 (76.0) 153 (80.1) 59 (67.0)
  ≥ 65 67 (24.0) 38 (19.9) 29 (33.0)
Body mass index, kg/m2 23.09 ± 3.00 22.98 ± 2.94 23.32 ± 3.14
  ≤ 25 217 (77.8) 152 (79.6) 65 (73.9)
  > 25 62 (22.2) 39 (20.4) 23 (26.1)
Bone mineral density, L1-L4 T-score −2.4 ± 0.9 − 2.4 ± 0.9 − 2.5 ± 0.8
  ≤ − 2.5 133 (47.7) 87 (45.5) 46 (52.3)
  > − 2.5 146 (52.3) 104 (54.5) 42 (47.7)
Osteoporosis medication
 any medication 123 (44.1) 70 (36.6) 53 (60.2)
 Vitamin D and/or Calcium supplements a 95 (77.2) 55 (78.6) 40 (75.5)
 Bisphosphonates a 70 (56.9) 43 (61.4) 27 (50.9)
 other a 10 (8.1) 3 (4.3) 7 (1.3)
  1. Data are represented as mean ± SD or n (%). VF: prevalent vertebral fracture
  2. a Percentage calculated within treated patients’ group