Table 1: Bone mineral content (BMC) and bone mineral density (BMD) in cases and control at lumbar spine (LS), distal radius (DR), and neck of femur (NF).

ControlsCases value
Mean ± SDMin–maxMean ± SDMin–max

BMC_LS (gm)20.98 ± 6.4813.28–38.1820.55 ± 8.2213.28–38.180.818
BMD_LS (gm/cm3)0.568 ± 0.1100.379–0.8210.48 ± 0.170.211–0.7910.013
BMC_DR (gm)4.60 ± 2.680.60–10.013.711 ± 2.241.06–10.810.143
BMD_DR (gm/cm3)0.323 ± 0.060.218–0.4410.324 ± 0.990.110–0.5600.933
BMC_NF (gm)14.13 ± 12.231.2–37.31.87 ± 0.511.2–2.9<0.001
BMD_NF (gm/cm3)0.496 ± 0.170.321–0.869 0.464 ± 0.1980.230–0.9070.495