Table 6: Prevalence of diagnosis discordances between left and right hips sorted by sex and BMI.

Major discordanceMinor discordance 2

Sample study B M I < 2 0 ( 𝑛 = 1 7 6 )50 (28.4%)13 (7.4%)
2 0 < B M I < 3 0 ( 𝑛 = 2 1 6 5 )318 (14.7%)147 (6.8%)
B M I 3 0 ( 𝑛 = 1 1 4 0 )111 (9.7%)67 (5.9%)

Females B M I < 2 0 ( 𝑛 = 9 9 )38 (38.4%)5 (5.1%)
2 0 < B M I < 3 0 ( 𝑛 = 1 6 9 2 )287 (17%)114 (6.7%)
B M I 3 0 ( 𝑛 = 1 0 8 2 )110 (10.2%)65 (6%)

Males B M I < 2 0 ( 𝑛 = 7 7 )12 (15.6%)8 (10.4%)
2 0 < B M I < 3 0 ( 𝑛 = 4 7 3 )31 (6.6%)33 (7%)
B M I > 3 0 ( 𝑛 = 5 8 )1 (1.7%)2 (3.4%)

Minor discordance 2: osteoporosis in one hip and osteopenia in the other hip; major discordance: osteoporosis in one hip and normal BMD in the other.