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Table 4 Linear regression model examining the change in trait Z-scores per + 1 standard deviation in PASE-score

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

  Individuals (n) β S.E P value 95% CI
Standard bone mass measurement
 Femoral neck aBMD 2955 0.09 0.02 < 0.001 0.05, 0.12
Traits included in the composite score
 Femoral neck area 2955 0.02 0.02 0.24 −0.01, 0.06
 Femoral neck BMC 2955 0.09 0.02 < 0.001 0.05, 0.12
 Calcaneal SOS 2630 0.07 0.02 < 0.001 0.03, 0.11
 Hand grip strength 2914 0.20 0.02 < 0.001 0.16, 0.24
 Total body lean mass 2917 0.09 0.02 < 0.001 0.06, 0.13
Composite score
 Composite score 2977 0.09 0.01 < 0.001 0.07, 0.12
  1. N Numbers, β Linear regression coefficient, S.E Standard error, 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