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Table 3 Hazard ratios of incident fractures during the follow-up period per + 1 standard deviation trait change

From: The fracture predictive ability of a musculoskeletal composite score in old men – data from the MrOs Sweden study

  HR 95% CI
Standard bone mass measurement
 Femoral neck aBMD 0.62 0.57, 0.67
Traits included in the composite score
 Femoral neck area 1.04 0.96, 1.12
 Femoral neck BMC 0.67 0.62, 0.73
 Calcaneal SOS 0.68 0.62, 0.75
 Hand grip strength 0.80 0.74, 0.87
 Total body lean mass 0.91 0.84, 0.98
Composite score
 Composite score 0.61 0.54, 0.69
PASE
 PASE-score 0.83 0.76, 0.90
  1. HR Hazard ratio, 95% CI 95% confidence interval, BMC Bone mineral content, aBMD Areal bone mineral density, SOS Speed of sound, PASE Physical Activity Scale for the Elderly