Table 3: Correlation coefficients () for serums OPG, TGF-β1, and TGF-β2 with BDR at various skeletal sites in native Chinese women. | ||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

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Pearson’s correlation coefficients (r) and partial correlation coefficients (P-r) after adjustment for age and body mass index are shown.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.^{
a}–0.000. |