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Table 2 TBLβ vs. BMD in over-50s women with/without bone fragility vertebral fracture

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

Subjects TBLβ P BMD P
VF- VF+ VF- VF+
Overall 51 (28–101) 31 (23–60) 0.002 0.895 ± 0.107 0.875 ± 0.094 0.131
Osteopenic 47 (23–104) 38 (24–89) 0.123 0.953 ± 0.040 0.972 ± 0.071 0.071
Osteoporotic 52 (32–93) 30 (23–51) 0.001 0.803 ± 0.057 0.804 ± 0.069 0.351
Untreated 52 (29–107) 30 (23–53) 0.027 0.920 ± 0.106 0.885 ± 0.096 0.039
Treated 50 (26–93) 31 (23–62) 0.078 0.853 ± 0.095 1.025 ± 1.148 0.280
  1. Values are median (interquartile range) for TBLβ and mean ± standard deviation for BMD
  2. TBLβ: trabecular bone lacunarity parameter β; BMD: bone mineral density expressed in mg/cm2; VF+: with vertebral fracture; VF-: without vertebral fracture; P: Statistical significance for p ≤ 0.05