Table 2

Regional and total and aBMD measurements by DXA in MGUS patients and control subjects

MGUSControlPr > t*
Total femur BMD, g/cm20.95 ± 0.021.00 ± 0.02.044
Total femur area, cm235.8 ± 0.636.0 ± 0.4.667
Femur neck BMD, g/cm20.86 ± 0.020.91 ± 0.01.052
Femur neck area, cm25.46 ± 0.105.38 ± 0.05.260
Spine L2-L4 BMD, g/cm21.21 ± 0.031.26 ± 0.02.117
Spine L2-L4 area, cm247.2 ± 0.946.9 ± 0.6.729
Total radius BMD, g/cm20.67 ± 0.020.70 ± 0.01.077
Total radius area, cm216.7 ± 0.416.1 ± 0.2.026
Total body BMD, g/cm21.18 ± 0.021.20 ± 0.01.335
Total body area, cm22317 ± 442364 ± 27.186
  • * P values are adjusted for age and sex.