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Table 3 DXA characteristics of lumbar area in both case and control groups

From: Bone density, fractures and the associated factors in iranian children and adolescent with Osteogenesis Imperfecta

variable Control group
N = 23
Mean ± SD
OI children
N = 23
Mean ± SD
P-value t-value
Lumbar BMD (g/cm2) 0.60 ± 0.15 0.47 ± 0.10 0.002 3.00
Lumbar BMC (g) 25.35 ± 10.74 14.76 ± 5.30 0.000 4.00
Lumbar BMAD (g/cm3) 0.40 ± 0.10 0.31 ± 0.07 0.002 1.00
Lumbar BMD Z-score -0.53 ± 0.75 -2.27 ± 2.17 0.001 3.00