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Table 2 Classification of T scores according to WHO criteria in different sites*

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

  Lumbar spine Total hip
  No. % 95% Confidence Intervals No. % 95% Confidence Intervals
Osteoporosis (T = -2.5) 1036 24.7 23.4–26.0 518 12.4 11.4–13.4
Osteopenia (-2.5 < T = -1) 1605 38.3 36.8–39.8 1592 38.0 36.5–39.5
Normal (T > -1) 1547 36.9 35.5–38.4 2078 49.6 48.1–51.1