Table 7: Multiple-regression analysis of potential risk factors for significant let-right difference in hip bone mineral density.

Difference > S D D

Age > 65 yrs1.35 [1.07–1.71]*
Menopause0.88 [0.71–1.08]
B M I < 2 0 0.87 [0.53–1.43]
Corticoid use (>3 months)0.79 [0.53–1.17]

Total hip BMD0.25 [0.05–1.11]