Table 1

 Basic characteristics of the study subjects in male and female groups

Male (n = 308)Female (n = 313)
Values are mean (SD). The reported BMD are raw phenotype data.
Age (SD), years62.46 (10.75)61.91 (10.76)
Height (SD), cm176.62 (6.74)161.88 (6.31)
Weight (SD), kg89.85 (14.80)73.56 (15.48)
BMD, g/cm2
    Lumbar spine (SD)1.0708 (0.1732)0.9940 (0.1787)
    Total hip (SD)1.0159 (0.1414)0.8901 (0.1579)
    Femoral neck (SD)0.8094 (0.1285)0.7431 (0.1298)
    Trochanter (SD)0.7894 (0.1263)0.6738 (0.1332)
    Intertrochanter (SD)1.1908 (0.1693)1.0548 (0.1921)
    Ultradistal (SD)0.4950 (0.0772)0.4103 (0.0785)
    Mid-distal (SD)0.6764 (0.0718)0.5734 (0.0877)
    One-third (SD)0.7958 (0.0704)0.6550 (0.0934)
Total body (SD)1.1830 (0.1079)1.0819 (0.1228)