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Table 1 Patient characteristics between the two groups

From: Effect of lumbar spinal stenosis on bone mineral density in osteoporosis patients treated with ibandronate

  Group 1
(osteoporosis)
Group 2
(osteoporosis + LSS)
P-value
Patients number 83 76  
Female : male 83 : 0 76 : 0 1.000
Age (years) 73.7 ± 9.6 74.8 ± 8.9 0.492
Height (cm) 154.2 ± 8.0 152.1 ± 4.8 0.284
Weight (kg) 56.3 ± 9.8 53.6 ± 8.5 0.352
BMI (kg/m2) 23.6 ± 3.3 23.1 ± 3.0 0.609
Underlying diseases
  Hypertension 30 (36.1 %) 29 (38.2 %) 0.793
  Diabetes 18 (21.7 %) 16 (21.1 %) 0.922
Initial BMD (T-score) -3.71 ± 0.49 -3.80 ± 0.77 0.388
  1. LSS lumbar spinal stenosis, BMI body mass index, BMD bone mineral density