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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population*

From: Discordance in diagnosis of osteoporosis using spine and hip bone densitometry

  Male participants (n = 340) Female participants (n = 3848)
Age (years) 49.7 (16.3) 53.8 (11.2)
Weight (kilograms) 68.5 (13.1) 67.1 (11.9)
Height (centimeters) 168.5 (7.7) 156.1 (6.1)
Body Mass Index (kg/cm 2 ) 24.1 (4.2) 27.6 (4.7)
History of osteoporotic fracture 8 (2.4) 47(1.2)
Smoking 35 (10.3) 94 (2.4)
Corticosteroid use 89 (26.2) 298 (7.7)
Hormone Replacement Therapy   231 (6.0)
Age at menarche (years)   13.6 (1.5)
Menopause   2137 (55.5)
Age at menopause (years)   47.2 (5.8)
Femoral T score -0.93 (1.24) -1.43 (1.18)
Lumbar T score -1.40 (1.48) -1.45 (1.54)
  1. * Numbers are presented as mean (standard deviation in parenthesis) for numerical variables and frequency (percentage in parenthesis) for categorical variables.