Table 4

Correlation between FL and HSA indices
CSA CTh SM BR
DXA-HSA in NN
FLSC 0.70* 0.70* 0.49* −0.52*
FLFC 0.68* 0.66* 0.60* −0.52*
DXA-HSA in IT
FLSC 0.66* 0.64* 0.60* −0.54*#
FLFC 0.78* 0.73* 0.71* −0.65*#
CT-HSA in NN
FLSC 0.67* 0.61* 0.38* −0.47*
FLFC 0.69* 0.56* 0.52* −0.45*
CT-HSA in IT
FLSC 0.62* 0.64* 0.60* −0.24*#
FLFC 0.77* 0.71* 0.68* −0.29*#

Values are Pearson's correlation coefficient.

CSA: bone cross-sectional area, SM: section modulus, CTh: average cortical thickness, BR: buckling ratio, NN: narrow neck region, IT intertrochanteric region, FL: fracture load, SC: stance configuration, FC: fall configuration.

*p<0.001.

#Significantly different between HSA-DXA and CT-DXA (p<0.001).

Ohnaru et al.

Ohnaru et al. SpringerPlus 2013 2:331   doi:10.1186/2193-1801-2-331

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