Journal of Obesity / 2012 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Leptin Deficiency and Its Effects on Tibial and Vertebral Bone Mechanical Properties in Mature Genetically Lean and Obese JCR:LA-Corpulent Rats

Table 4

𝐿 6 geometrical properties.

LeanObese 𝑛

Vertebral height (mm)7.46 ± 0.327.57 ± 0.51224
Total area (mm2)12.55 ± 2.1014.06 ± 1.4322
Trabecular area (mm2)7.59 ± 2.088.81 ± 1.1728
Cortical area (mm2)4.96 ± 0.835.24 ± 1.00168

Values are means ± SD. n denotes the sample size per group needed for the recorded differences to become statistically significant.