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Table 4 Results of multivariate logistic regression analysis for risk factors of major and minor discordance getting T-score concordance at lumbar and femoral sites as the reference

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

Variables Minor Discordance Major Discordance
Gender (female) 1.09 (0.85 – 1.4) 1.02 (0.45 – 2.3)
Age decade 1.2 (1.1 – 1.3)* 1.5 (1.2 – 1.9)*
Age group (>65 years) 1.2 (1.01 – 1.6)* 1.4 (0.70 – 2.7)
Corticosteroid use 0.89 (0.73 – 1.1) 0.71 (0.37 – 1.3)
Body Mass Index (>30 kg/cm 2 ) 1.01 (0.87 – 1.2) 1.7 (1.2 – 2.6)*
History of osteoporotic fracture 1.1 (0.59 – 2.0) 1.3 (0.29 – 5.5)
Smoking 0.66 (0.45 – 0.97)* 0.49 (0.12 – 2.1)
Menopause 1.3 (1.1 – 1.5)* 1.7 (1.01 – 2.7)*
Hormone Replacement Therapy 0.37 (0.16 – 0.82)* 0.54 (0.36 – 0.82)*
Age at menarche (> 13 years) 1.1 (0.90 – 1.3) 0.82 (0.50 – 1.3)
Age at menopause (> 50 years) 1.4 (1.1 – 1.7)* 2.0 (1.2 – 3.4)*
  1. * indicates significant odds ratio. Numbers are presented as odds ratio (95% confidence intervals in parentheses).