Table 2

Pearson's correlation coefficient between baseline values in the 421 subjects

Age (years)

BMI (kg/m2)

BMD L2-L4 (g/cm2)

BMD total hip (g/cm2)

Lg OPG (pg/ml)1

RANKL (pg/ml)1

Serum 25(OH)D (nmol/L)

Serum PTH (pmol/L)


Age (years)

BMI (kg/m2)

- 0.15

BMD L2-L4 (g/cm2)

- 0.21

0.04

BMD total hip (g/cm2)

- 0.36

0.24

0.64

Lg OPG (pg/ml)1

0.38

- 0.04

- 0.13*

- 0.15

RANKL (pg/ml)1

- 0.062

- 0.082

- 0.012

- 0.032

- 0.022

Serum 25(OH)D (nmol/L)

0.31

- 0.16

0.04

- 0.07

0.20

0.072

Serum PTH (pmol/L)

0.08

0.19

- 0.18

- 0.11*

0.01

- 0.052

- 0.26

Serum calcium (mmol/L)

0.30

0.02

0.02

0.05

0.09

- 0.082

0.06

- 0.10*


*P < 0.05; P < 0.01; P > 0.001

1N = 336 2Spearman's correlation coefficient

Jorde et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:1   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-1

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