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Table 4 Parameters related to diabetic osteoporosis across quartiles of circulating BNP levels in patients with T2DM

From: Association of circulating B-type natriuretic peptide with osteoporosis in a Chinese type 2 diabetic population

Variables   Circulating BNP quintiles   P Value
Q1
(n = 78)
Q2
(n = 79)
Q3
(n = 79)
Q4
(n = 78)
Age (years) 59.59 ± 9.10 64.04 ± 9.91** 68.11 ± 8.89**## 68.53 ± 9.89**## 0.000
LS BMD (g/cm2) 0.998 ± 0.154 0.995 ± 0.189 0.968 ± 0.183 0.942 ± 0.173* 0.151
LS T score − 0.922 ± 0.155 −0.959 ± 0.189 −1.204 ± 0.184 −1.434 ± 0.175 0.144
FN BMD (g/cm2) 0.844 ± 0.129 0.797 ± 0.139 * 0.764 ± 0.125** 0.733 ± 0.121**## 0.000
FN T score −1.075 ± 0.120 −1.415 ± 0.124 * − 1.599 ± 0.106 ** −1.881 ± 0.110 **## 0.000
TH BMD (g/cm2) 0.787 ± 0.124 0.755 ± 0.136 0.713 ± 0.127 **# 0.680 ± 0.113 **## 0.000
TH T score −1.460 ± 0.103 −1.718 ± 0.113 −2.039 ± 0.110** ## −2.274 ± 0.098**## 0.000
Fragility fractures (n, %) 5 (6.41%) 7 (8.86%) 4 (5.06%) 9 (11.54%) 0.359
Osteoporosis (n, %) 18 (23.08%) 28 (35.44%) 36 (45.57%)* 39 (50.00%)* * 0.003
Osteopenia (n, %) 31 (39.74%) 34 (43.04%) 30 (37.97%) 25 (32.05%) 0.551
  1. Data are mean ± SD. vs. Q1, *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01; vs. Q2, #P < 0.05,##P<0.01