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Table 1 Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry in 143 patients with a fracture at baseline: bone strain index (BSI), lumbar bone mineral density (BMD) and trabecular bone score (TBS)

From: Bone strain index in the prediction of vertebral fragility refracture

 Not refractured (n = 82)Refractured (n = 61)p value
Mean ± SDMedianRangeMean ± SDMedianRange
BSI4.978 ± 1.3234.8632.592–9.4385.266 ± 1.3895.0772.463–9.1300.2307
BMD (g/cm2)0.773 ± 0.1510.7550.401–1.4860.741 ± 0.1410.7220.450–1.1600.2297
BMD males0.874 ± 0.2220.8350.653–1.4860.892 ± 0.1650.8470.664–1.1600.7583
BMD females0.749 ± 0.1190.7460.401–1.0600.720 ± 0.1260.7010.450–1.0170.1788
TBS1.159 ± 0.0971.1760.982–1.3651.053 ± 0.1191.0450.805–1.2680.0016
  1. SD Standard deviation