Table 3: Distal forearm BMD and t-scores for different age-groups.

Men
Variables Age Groups
40-49 years
(n =15)
50-59 years
(n =27)
60-69 years
(n= 20)
70-83 years
(n =14)
BMD, (g/cm2) 0.530 ± 0.065 0.508 ± 0.087 0.461 ± 0.098 0.438 ± 0.124
T-score -0.857 ± 1.088 -1.212 ± 1.448 -2.001 ± 1.630 -2.376 ± 2.064
Women
Variables Age Groups
40-49 years
(n=55)
50-59 years
(n=62)
60-69 years
(n=34)
70-83 years
(n=29)
BMD, (g/cm2) 0.392 ± 0.051 0.337 ± 0.063 0.232 ± 0.065 0.212 ± 0.069
T-score -1.414 ± 0.853 -2.330 ± 1.049 -4.091 ± 1.069 -4.408 ± 1.151

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