|Table 2: Age-related serums OPG, TGF-β1, and TGF-β2 and BDR at different skeletal sites in native Chinese women.|
|OPG: osteoprotegerin, TGF-β: transforming growth factor-beta, BDR: bone mineral density decrease rate, PA: posteroanterior spine, FN: femoral neck, Hip: total hip, and RUUD: radius + ulna ultradistal.|
aValues are geometric mean ± SD.
b–0.000 compared with 45–54, 55–64 and ≥65-year age groups.
c–0.000 compared with 55–64 and ≥65-year age groups.
d–0.000 compared with ≥65-year age group.
e–0.000 compared with other sites in the same age group.