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Table 1 Study population characteristics

From: Association of quadriceps muscle, gluteal muscle, and femoral bone marrow composition using chemical shift encoding-based water-fat MRI: a preliminary study in healthy young volunteers

 Males (n = 15)Females (n = 15)p value
Age (years)30.47 ± 4.9029.87 ± 7.130.790
Body mass index (kg/m2)26.25, 5.5026.13, 2.770.300
PDFFgluteus (%)5.25 ± 1.735.49 ± 1.830.707
PDFFquadriceps (%)2.53 ± 1.002.65 ± 1.020.714
PDFFfemoral head (%)86.29 ± 8.2583.69 ± 6.070.047*
PDFFfemoral neck (%)73.31 ± 10.5962.87 ± 8.700.006*
PDFFfemoral greater trochanter (%)92.13 ± 2.2090.26 ± 2.390.034*
  1. Data are given as mean ± standard deviation for age and PDFF, and as median and interquartile range for body mass index. PDFF, Proton density fat fraction
  2. *Statistical significance (p < 0.05)