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Table 3 Distribution of diagnostic discordances according to WHO criteria in different genders*

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

  Male participants (n = 340) Female participants (n = 3848) Total (n = 4188)
Major T-score Discordance 7 (2.1) 108 (2.8) 115 (2.7)
Hip Osteoporosis, Normal Lumbar 5 16 21
Hip Normal, Lumbar Osteoporosis 2 92 94
Minor T-score Discordance 117 (34.4) 1514 (39.3) 1631 (38.9)
Hip Osteoporosis, Lumbar Osteopenia 10 99 109
Hip Osteopenia, Lumbar Osteoporosis 39 515 554
Hip Osteopenia, Normal Lumbar 35 220 255
Hip Normal, Lumbar Osteopenia 33 680 713
T-score Concordance 216 (63.5) 2226 (57.8) 2442 (58.3)
Hip and Lumbar Osteoporosis 50 338 388
Hip and Lumbar Osteopenia 93 690 783
Hip and Lumbar Normal 73 1198 1271
  1. * Numbers are presented as frequency (percentage in parenthesis).